New NVIDIA Driver ‘Doubles Performance’ on Linux

The latest NVidia GeForce driver, released yesterday, gives Linux users ‘double the performance’ and ‘dramatically reduces game loading times’, according to the company’s press release.

Having been in development for almost a year, the GeForce R310 driver has been designed to ‘showcase the enormous potential of the world’s biggest open-source operating system’.

How to install Nouveau graphics drivers for NVidia in Ubuntu

Longing to install and try out the open-source accelerated ‘Nouveau’ driver in Ubuntu 10.04 or 10.10? There’s a guide that just might help…

Nouveau is a project tasked with creating Open Source 3D drivers for NVidia cards. Whilst they don’t (yet) provide anywhere near the same level of performance as the proprietary drivers most folks use they are a free and capable drop-in.