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NVIDIA announce new security issues, make sure you have updated drivers

By Liam Dawe,
Here we are again. NVIDIA has today sent out a security bulletin to inform users on Linux and Windows to ensure your GPU drivers are up to date due to freshly revealed security problems.

NVIDIA 470.57.02 released as the next stable Linux driver (updated)

By Liam Dawe,
On top of today NVIDIA revealing RTX and DLSS from Arm, plus the DLSS SDK updated for native Linux games they've now released the first stable driver of the 470 series with 470.57.02. ARTICLE UPDATE: a fresh legacy driver was issued too.

More Vulkan goodness arrives in Mesa with the PanVK driver for Arm Mali Midgard & Bifrost

By Liam Dawe,
Collabora has given word that another exciting development has been made for Arm Mali Midgard and Bifrost GPUs, as the new PanVK Vulkan driver has landed in Mesa.

NVIDIA 470.42.01 for Linux adds DLSS for Proton, Xwayland, asynchronous reprojection

By Liam Dawe,
This is it. The big one! NVIDIA has today released the NVIDIA 470.42.01 beta driver which brings in lots of fun new things and further improves their Linux support.

NVIDIA to launch DLSS support for Proton on Linux tomorrow (June 22)

By Liam Dawe,
While DLSS has been technically available in the NVIDIA drivers for Linux for some time now, the missing piece was support for Proton which will be landing tomorrow - June 22.

OpenGL over Vulkan driver Zink gets a huge performance boost

By Liam Dawe,
We heard you like performance and it seems the new OpenGL over Vulkan driver Zink is going to bring some FPS friends whenever the next release lands.

Collabora give an overview on the status of Zink, the OpenGL over Vulkan driver

By Liam Dawe,
It seems the OpenGL over Vulkan driver, Zink, has been coming along at a ridiculously impressive pace. Open source consulting firm Collabora has given an overview on how it's doing.

NVIDIA driver 470 for Linux to include support for async reprojection

By Liam Dawe,
Seems like NVIDIA are going all-out for the upcoming 470 driver series for Linux. As they've stated that finally async reprojection will be supported on Linux.

There's experimental patches to bring Vulkan Ray Tracing to older AMD hardware on Mesa

By Liam Dawe,
Want to see how Ray Tracing would run on Linux using the Mesa RADV driver on an older GPU? Well, thanks to developer Joshua Ashton that's starting to be possible.

OpenGL and Vulkan applications can now talk to each other with Mesa drivers

By Liam Dawe,
Not specifically gaming related but we love to cover industry stuff too, that might be interesting for some of our more technically minded users. Collabora have mentioned that thanks to work done on Mesa, OpenGL and Vulkan applications can now talk to each other.

Looks like Trust Factor in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on Linux is fixed for Mesa

By Liam Dawe,
For quite some time now, there's been a few troubles for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on Linux with players Trust Factor being severely reduced. Now though, it looks to be finally solved.

NVIDIA 465.31 driver out, plus NVIDIA takes another shot at limiting crypto

By Liam Dawe,
A few bits of NVIDIA news to cover today with some small and some big news including drivers, hardware and open source.

NVIDIA released the stable Linux 460.80 driver following their new GPU releases

By Liam Dawe,
Following on from the news earlier that NVIDIA has released the RTX 3050 and RTX 3050 Ti for laptops, their new stable driver 460.80 is out for Linux.

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.
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