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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.

OpenGL on top of Vulkan with Zink to work with NVIDIA drivers on Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Here's a short and sweet update on the work for Zink, the upcoming OpenGL on top of Vulkan implementation announced by Collabora which has been progressing steadily.

Raspberry Pi 4 Vulkan driver 'v3dv' continues advancing, watch the talk at FOSDEM 21

By Liam Dawe,
Interested in keeping up with the Vulkan driver development on the Raspberry Pi 4? We have a new update for you and an upcoming event you might want to watch.

Collabora talk enhancing apitrace with gltrim to get replayable cut traces

By Liam Dawe,
Developers working across different areas of Linux are always looking for ways to squeeze a bit more performance, and it seems Collabora came up with a new way to performance test with upgrades to apitrace.

NVIDIA release the 460.39 Linux driver update, improved support for kernel 5.10+

By Liam Dawe,
Ready for a new stable NVIDIA driver for Linux? There's a new one out now with added GPU support and some tidying up work done with bug fixes too.

NVIDIA release the Vulkan Beta Driver 455.50.03, new extensions supported

By Liam Dawe,
Need to be on the bleeding edge of what NVIDIA have to offer? They just released driver version 455.50.03, as part of their Vulkan Beta Driver series.

Mali Midgard and Bifrost GPUs to get OpenGL 3.1 with Mesa 21.0 - first RC up

By Liam Dawe,
With the first Mesa release of 2021 for open source Linux GPU drivers upcoming with Mesa 21.0 hitting the Release Candidate stage, Collabora have been busy bringing up OpenGL on ARM Mali GPUs.

Update your NVIDIA drivers due to multiple security issues found

By Liam Dawe,
Here's something we missed with the latest NVIDIA driver updates - turns out that NVIDIA had multiple security issues that they put out in a recent security bulletin.

AMD make switching between Vulkan drivers AMDVLK and RADV easier

By Liam Dawe,
On Linux with AMD GPUs you can decide between the RADV and AMDVLK drivers for Vulkan API support, and it appears AMD want to make things a little easier for you.

Getting Linux running properly on Apple M1 Silicon has begun with Asahi Linux

By Liam Dawe,
Asahi Linux is the name of a new project aiming to get Linux properly supported and working on Apple Silicon, the new ARM based chips designed by Apple like the Apple M1 found in their latest hardware.

NVIDIA 460.32.03 released - their first stable driver with official Vulkan Ray Tracing

By Liam Dawe,
Now that The Khronos Group has released the official Vulkan Ray Tracing API, which NVIDIA got in early it's all a bit more official with the NVIDIA 460.32.03 stable driver release.

NVIDIA getting geared up to support hardware accelerated XWayland

By Liam Dawe,
Looks like 2021 really could properly be the year of Wayland on the Linux desktop. For plenty it already is but NVIDIA have been a sore spot and it looks like they're moving forward now too.

Sony to officially support the PS5 DualSense on Linux with a new driver

By Liam Dawe,
Roderick Colenbrander of Sony Interactive Entertainment has sent in a brand new and official Linux driver for the PS5 DualSense for even better out of the box support.

Corsair open source driver and UI 'ckb-next' expands in the latest release

By Liam Dawe,
Have some trendy Corsair hardware and you're a Linux user? You're in luck as ckb-next is a great open source alternative to their usual Windows-only applications.

NVIDIA has a small update to their Vulkan Beta Driver, plus naming changes to mainline

By Liam Dawe,
NVIDIA have released a small and sweet update to their developer focused Vulkan Beta driver series with 455.46.04 out now for Linux.

Mesa 20.3.0 is out bringing tons of improvements for Linux open source graphics drivers

By Liam Dawe,
Mesa 20.3.0 is the latest and greatest when it comes to Linux open source graphics, bringing with it new hardware support, performance improvements and more.

Valve funds open source developer to work on Zink, the OpenGL on Vulkan driver

By Liam Dawe,
Developer Mike Blumenkrantz has announced that they're now being funded by Valve, so Blumenkrantz's work on the OpenGL implementation on top of Vulkan with 'Zink' will continue.
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