NVIDIA Display Driver 173.14.12

July 30th, 2008 by TimeDoctor

NVIDIA has released a new Linux display driver build, version 173.14.12, for 32-bit and 64-bit x86 Linux systems that utilize their graphics hardware. Here’s what’s new:

  • Added support for GeForce 8600 GS.
  • Fixed a problem with missing rendering in OpenGL Workstation Overlays.
  • Fixed a problem with running some SDL applications and virtual terminal switching.
  • Fixed a potential crash in nvidia-settings when saving to the X configuration file.
  • Improved error recovery paths in the case of corruption of the commands sent to the GPU.

The README has more info on installation and configuration.

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