Package:NVIDIA Linux Display Drivers
|Current Maintainer(s):||Ricardo Bastos|
|Source Repository:||Gentoo Portage Tree|
Summary: NVIDIA accelerated graphics driver
NVIDIA Linux Display Drivers
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NVidia have proprietary graphics drivers for Linux under binary blob. The alternative open source driver is nouveau.
Preparing to Install
Hardware compatibility and driver versions
Currently there are five meta versions of nVidia Linux drivers each of which supports a specific group of GPUs. To check the type of driver that is related to your video card, check the link on this page of the official nVidia:
If you have identified as your driver version 337.25, for example, you need the mask(s) driver(s) latest(s) to which you want to install.
root # echo “>x11-drivers/nvidia-drivers-340” >> /etc/portage/package.mask
# echo “>x11-drivers/nvidia-drivers-340” >> /etc/portage/package.mask