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NVIDIA released another small update to their Vulkan Beta Driver

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After releasing upgrading their stable drivers with version 460.80 following the release of the the RTX 3050 and RTX 3050 Ti for laptops - a new Vulkan Beta Driver is out now.

Vulkan Beta 455.50.19 is a pretty small one, here's what's changed:

  • New:
  • Fixes:
    • Added support for Vulkan provisional video session picture parameters objects

Reminder: This special Vulkan beta driver is where all the shiny new stuff goes in before making its way into the stable release for everyone. Really, it's mostly aimed at developers and serious enthusiasts. Unless you need what's in them, it's generally best to use the stable drivers.

The newest stable versions of the main NVIDIA driver for Linux are at 460.80 released on May 11, 2021 from their "Production Branch" series or 465.27 released on April 29, 2020 from their "New Feature" series. Confused? It's a lot of numbers to remember but both Production and New Feature series are fine for normal use.

Note: you should probably make sure your drivers are up to date, especially after the recent security issues.

See the driver page for more.

Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
Tags: Beta, Meta, NVIDIA, Vulkan
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kon14 14 May
All that teasing before they finally release the 470 series.

Just how many 46X releases has it been at this point ever since they announced driver-side support for accelerated XWayland would arrive with the 470 drivers?
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