Package:NVIDIA Linux Display Drivers

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x11-drivers/nvidia-drivers


Current Maintainer(s):Ricardo Bastos
Source Repository:Gentoo Portage Tree
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Summary: NVIDIA accelerated graphics driver

Use Flags

X
Install the X.org driver, OpenGL libraries, XvMC libraries, and VDPAU libraries
gtk2
Install nvidia-settings with support for GTK+ 2
gtk3
Install nvidia-settings with support for GTK+ 3
pax_kernel
PaX patches from the PaX project
tools
Install additional tools such as nvidia-settings
uvm
Install the Unified Memory kernel module (nvidia-uvm) for sharing memory between CPU and GPU in CUDA programs

NVIDIA Linux Display Drivers

Introduction

NVidia have proprietary graphics drivers for Linux under binary blob. The alternative open source driver is nouveau.