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Open source Linux GPU drivers Mesa 21.1 released

By Liam Dawe,
Developer Eric Engestrom has announced the availability of Mesa 21.1, the latest release for Linux open source graphics drivers powering Intel, AMD and more.

NVIDIA driver 465.27 is out now for Linux

By Liam Dawe,
A small stable update is out for NVIDIA users with a new driver 465.27 that rolled out on April 29 adding support for new laptop cards and some bug fixes.

Make sure your NVIDIA drivers are up to date, new security issues detailed

By Liam Dawe,
NVIDIA has today revealed a bunch of new vulnerabilities in the GPU drivers that affect both Linux and Windows.

Radeon Software for Linux 21.10 brings Vulkan Ray Tracing in preview

By Liam Dawe,
While work is ongoing in Mesa to get AMD GPUs to support Ray Tracing, AMD directly have released Radeon Software for Linux 21.10 that brings along support to Linux.

Metro Exodus for Linux to run better on AMD GPUs soon with a Mesa fix now merged

By Liam Dawe,
The new Linux port of Metro Exodus sadly came with a rough launch but for AMD GPU owners it's set to get more playable, with a fix in the Mesa RADV driver now merged.

Vulkan 1.2.176 spec update with VK_EXT_extended_dynamic_state2, new NVIDIA Vulkan Beta

By Liam Dawe,
The Khronos Group continues tweaking and expanding Vulkan with the 1.2.176 specification update out, which includes a new extension and NVIDIA have already hooked up support.

NVIDIA 465.24.02 stable driver rolls out for Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Get ready to upgrade your NVIDIA drivers once again, as NVIDIA has today rolled out the 465.24.02 stable driver.

NVIDIA Vulkan Beta 455.50.12 rolls out with new Vulkan Video extensions

By Liam Dawe,
As expected, NVIDIA continue to be at the forefront of new and improved Vulkan support as they've today rolled out the 455.50.12 Vulkan Beta Driver.

Xwayland work for hardware accelerated NVIDIA support has been merged in

By Liam Dawe,
Another exciting moment for fans of Wayland and the future of Linux, especially if you're an NVIDIA user, as the work to provide hardware accelerated rendering for NVIDIA GPUs was merged in for Xwayland.

NVIDIA releases the 465.19.01 Beta driver for Linux, looks like more Wayland work coming

By Liam Dawe,
Get ready to do some more testing NVIDIA users, as a fresh Beta just went up for their mainline Linux drivers with 465.19.01 now available. Plus, news for pass-through on virtual machines.

Collabora announce PanVk, an open source Vulkan driver for Arm Mali Midgard and Bifrost

By Liam Dawe,
Open source consulting firm Collabora are certainly busy. While they work with Steam owner Valve on various things, they also work in other areas of Linux like driver development - their latest being PanVk.

OpenRazer 3.0.0 expands with many new Razer devices supported on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Get your fancy Razer mouse, keyboard, laptop and whatever else ready as OpenRazer 3.0.0 is out now to further expand what Razer devices are nicely supported on Linux.

Linux driver releases - NVIDIA 460.67 and Radeon Software for Linux 20.50 out now

By Liam Dawe,
Two new drivers went out this week with both NVIDIA and AMD getting in on the update action so let's take a look.

V3DV Vulkan driver for the Raspberry Pi 4 keeps on improving

By Liam Dawe,
Soon, the Raspberry Pi 4 will become even better with the constant improvements being made to the V3DV Vulkan driver.

Mesa 21.0.0 open source graphics drivers out now

By Liam Dawe,
After much waiting, the latest release of the Mesa graphics stack is out now with tons of improvements to lots of drivers for Linux users and for Linux gaming.

Building a Retro Linux Gaming Computer - Part 2: Selecting a Graphics Card

By Hamish,
Linux graphics support is still remarkably similar to how it was 20 years ago, even with all the progress that has been made in the years since. By the time of Red Hat Linux 9 the Direct Rendering Infrastructure or DRI was firmly in place in Mesa and offered 3D support for a wide number of cards.

NVIDIA Vulkan Beta Driver 455.50.10 rolls out for Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Need the absolute latest special fixes? The developer-focused NVIDIA Vulkan Beta Driver 455.50.10 has rolled out and it includes quite a few fixes - including some just for Linux.

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 goes out today, new Linux driver released

By Liam Dawe,
NVIDIA will today release the GeForce RTX 3060 graphics card as their entry-level next generation Ampere, plus they have a new Linux driver release to go with it.

NVIDIA continues tweaking their work for hardware accelerated Xwayland support

By Liam Dawe,
Back in January we reported on how NVIDIA was looking to support hardware accelerated GL and Vulkan rendering with Xwayland, and it seems it's continuing to progress.

Monado now officially OpenXR conformant, gets a SteamVR driver

By Liam Dawe,
Monado, the free and open source OpenXR runtime for Linux has reached a massive milestone as it's now officially conformant.
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