A small batch of end-user improvements to the “Additional Drivers” screen are being prepped ahead of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Now that the latest NVIDIA graphics are available in Ubuntu LTS releases directly (without the need […]
If you’re using Nvidia Optimus on Linux you switch between discrete and integrated graphics using the ‘mate-optimus’ utility. This panel-based applet even supports the Nvidia PRIME offloading feature included in the latest NVIDIA 435.x Linux […]
Ubuntu 19.10 will include proprietary Nvidia graphics drivers directly on the installation ISO. “This addition is a first for Ubuntu, but could dramatically improve the Linux experience for Ubuntu users” Shocked? If you’ve read our […]
A couple of graphic-related tidbits ahead of next week’s Ubuntu 18.10 release that some of you might be interested to know about. First up, Mesa. A feature freeze exception was granted to allow Mesa 18.2.x […]
Google says it has no plans to enable Chrome hardware acceleration on Linux — not even as an experimental option. The news is certain to be greeted with groans by those who struggle to stream […]
The latest Mesa 18.1.1 graphics stack is now available to install on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Mesa 18.1.1 is the first point release update in the Mesa 18.1.x series, which debuted back in May with Mesa 18.1.0. The […]
It's easy to install Mesa 17.2 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and 17.10 thanks to the X-Swat Updates PPA, which packages the latest Mesa release for Ubuntu users.
It’s been a busy few week for Mesa related news, and today is no exception as Mesa 17.0 is now officially available. Mesa 17.0.0 is the first release with the new year-based versioning system (it would’ve been Mesa […]
Mesa 13.0.3 will shortly be available to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS users to install, without needing to add any additional PPAs.