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Free Software NVIDIA driver now supports 3D acceleration with all GeForce GPUs

aloniv (1972020) writes | about a year ago

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aloniv (1972020) writes "The reverse-engineered free/libre and open source driver for NVIDIA cards Nouveau has reached a new milestone. The Nouveau driver in the current Linux 3.8 development branch has recently acquired everything that's necessary to support the 3D acceleration features of any GeForce graphics hardware. Together with a current version of libdrm and the Nouveau 3D driver in Mesa 3D 9.0, this allows Linux applications to use 3D acceleration even with the most recent GeForce graphics cards."
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Stereoscopy (1)

ninlilizi (2759613) | about a year ago | (#42488147)

But will it do stereoscopic 3d without the forced upgrade to a Quadro card. That the same under windows does not not require?
As, that's now the only thing keeping a windows install on my box for gaming.

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