Driver Update: Nvidia Linux Display Driver 195.36.24

Nvidia released new *nix display drivers with version number 195.36.24 a few days ago. They are available for Linux (32 bit), Linux (AMD64/EM64T), Solaris (x64/x86) and FreeBSD. Specific installation instructions can be found on the individual pages. This release includes support for some new cards and officially adds support for Xserver version 1.8. The full changelog changelog for this release looks like this:

Release Highlights

  • Added support for the following GPUs:
      GeForce GTX 480
      GeForce GTX 470
      Tesla C2050
  • Fixed a problem that caused occasional red flashes in XVideo frames.
  • Added official support for xserver 1.8. The -ignoreABI option is no longer required with this version of the server.
  • Updated the “Supported NVIDIA GPU Products” list to include various supported GPUs that were missing previously.

The following downloads are available:
Linux Display Driver – x86
Linux x64 (AMD64/EM64T) Display Driver
Solaris Display Driver – x64/x86
FreeBSD Display Driver – x86

Version number 195.36.24
Release status Final
Operating systems Linux, BSD, Solaris, Linux AMD64, Linux IA-64
Website nVidia
File sizes 13.80MB – 40.10MB
License type Conditions (GNU/BSD/etc.)