Articles Tagged nvidia

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‘Bumblebee’ Gets a PPA, Brings NVidia Optimus Graphics Switching to Ubuntu

Open-source "Nvidia Optimus" graphics switching tool 'Bumblebee has a PPA for easy installation in Ubuntu.

25 June 2011
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Bumblebee brings nvidia optimus GPU switching to Linux users

Ubuntu users with laptops housing NVIDIA's "Optimus" technology, which allows Windows users to switch between Intel integrated graphics and NVIDIA's own graphics chips as and when needed, may be interested to learn of a new open-source tool which aims to enable the feature on Linux.

24 May 2011
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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.

18 March 2011
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Weekly testing of nVidia drivers begins

Jean-Baptiste Lallement from the Ubuntu Quality Assurance team has announced the introduction of a weekly testing program for nVidia proprietary drivers.

16 March 2011
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NVIDIA have ‘no plans to support Wayland’

With the current flurry of excitement over the announced aim of Ubuntu switching the current X server with the promising ‘Wayland’ display server in the near future,  NVidia have decided to join in the jamboree […]

7 November 2010
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Nvidia graphics laggy in Maverick? Try this

Nvidia using Ubuntu 10.10 adopters suffering from performance regressions in which some applications are slow to 'redraw' and text rendering is laggy, may wish to try one of the two following solutions.

16 September 2010
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How To Install Nvidia Drivers Manually in Ubuntu

Installing Nvidia drivers manually isn’t as big of a deal as it sounds. It’s literally a few button pushes, a round of “Ok”, “Ok”, “Ok” and a reboot. In many respects it’s the easiest way […]

8 February 2010
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How To Fix Video Tearing In Videos; Nvidia, Ubuntu

Screen-tearing is an issue for many Nvidia users on Ubuntu. Videos are plauaged by a visible ‘tear’ mid way through the screen during any moments of intense action or horizontal panning. Gamers find anything that […]

25 January 2010
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Automatically Install Your Nvidia Driver For New Kernels – Hands Free!

If you manually install your Nvidia drivers- be they beta or stable releases – you’ll probably have noticed that you need to manually reinstall them every time you receive a kernel update via update manager. Thankfully you […]

16 October 2009