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Downloader and installer for the nVidia driver package (331.20)

Installing these packages can take a long time. These packages will automatically download the NVIDIA driver (+-70MB) from
http://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86_64 or http://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86 and save it in /usr/src.
The driver and libraries will be installed after the download.

The installer will install the nVidia files the Bumblebee way. The libraries will NOT interfere with any other libraries of a distribution and will be installed in a seperate nvidia directory. Usage will be controlled by editing the ld.so.conf(.d) and/or using the "ModulePath" var in xorg.conf.

You can also download the NVIDIA package yourself and copy it to the /usr/src directory. The installer will then skip the download part and just install the driver and libraries the Bumblebee way.

These rpms can be used by normal and Optimus enabled nVidia systems.

New in this release:

- Update to 313.20

  * Added support for NVIDIA OpenGL-based Framebuffer Capture (NvFBCOpenGL).
    This library provides a high performance, low latency interface to capture
    and optionally encode the composited framebuffer of an X screen.
    NvFBC and NvIFR are private APIs that are only available to approved partners
    for use in remote graphics scenarios.  Please contact NVIDIA at
    GRIDteam@nvidia.com for more information.
  * Fixed a bug that prevented configuration files containing application profiles
    from being loaded when directories were present in the application profile
    configuration search path.
  * Deferred initialization of libselinux in the NVIDIA OpenGL driver, in order to
    avoid a problem where libselinux might not be ready when the NVIDIA
    libGL shared library is first loaded.
  * Fixed a bug that could lead to memory exhaustion in OpenGL applications
    running on 32-bit systems.
  * Added nvidia-uvm.ko, the NVIDIA Unified Memory kernel module, to the NVIDIA
    Linux driver package. This kernel module provides support for the new
    Unified Memory feature in an upcoming CUDA release.
  * Fixed a bug that caused the X server to fail to initialize when DisplayPort 1.2
    monitors were assigned to separate X screens on the same GPU.
  * Fixed a bug that could cause a deadlock when forking from OpenGL programs
    which use some malloc implementations, such as TCMalloc.
  * Fixed a bug that prevented Warp & Blend settings from being retained across
    display configuration changes.
  * Fixed a bug that prevented some settings changes made via the nvidia-settings
    command line interface from being reflected in the nvidia-settings
    graphical user interface.
  * Changed the clipping behavior of the NVIDIA X driver on Trapezoids and
    Triangles for some RENDER operations to match the behavior in newer
    versions of Pixman:
  * http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/pixman/2013-April/002755.html
  * Fixed a bug in MetaMode tracking that could cause spurious error messages
    to be printed when attempting to add or delete Metamodes via NV-CONTROL.
  * Fixed a bug that caused the NVIDIA X driver to attempt to load the
    X11 "shadow" module unconditionally, even in situations where the driver
    had no need to use the module. This could result in the printing of
    spurious error messages, on X servers where the module was not present.
  * Fixed a bug that prevented display configuration changes made with
    xvidtune(1) from working correctly.
  * Fixed a bug that occasionally caused display corruption in GLX applications
    while changing the display configuration.
  * Fixed a bug that prevented glReadPixels from working correctly when reading
    from Pixel Buffer Objects over indirect rendering, when the image width is
    not a multiple of 4.
  * Added a new NV-CONTROL attribute, NV_CTRL_BACKLIGHT_BRIGHTNESS, for
    controlling backlight brightness.
  * Fixed a bug that prevented nvidia-settings from creating display device
    configuration pages for newly connected DisplayPort 1.2 Multi Stream
    Transport downstream devices.
  * Added GPU utilization reporting to the nvidia-settings control panel.
  * Fixed a bug in the nvidia-settings control panel that prevented users from
    configuring stereo, when stereo was not already configured.
  * Added support for reporting the tachometer-measured fan speed on capable
    graphics boards via nvidia-settings and the NV-CONTROL API. The preexisting
    mechanism for reporting fan speed reports the speed of the fan as
    programmed by the driver.
  * For example, `nvidia-settings --query=[fan:0]/GPUCurrentFanSpeedRPM`.
  * Fixed a regression that caused GPUs that do not support graphics to not
    appear in nvidia-settings.
  * Fixed a bug that caused DisplayPort 1.2 multi-stream devices to stop working
    if they were unplugged and plugged back in while they were active in the
    current MetaMode.
  * Added support for multiple NVIDIA kernel modules. This feature allows users
    to assign different GPUs in the system to different NVIDIA kernel modules,
    potentially reducing the software overhead of coordinating access to multiple GPUs.
  * Added support for the EGL API on 32-bit platforms.  Currently, the
    supported client APIs are OpenGL ES 1.1, 2.0 and 3.0, and the only
    supported window system backend is X11.
  * Add a new option, AllowEmptyInitialConfiguration, which allows the X server
    to start even if no connected display devices are detected at startup.
    This option can be enabled by running
    "sudo nvidia-xconfig --allow-empty-initial-configuration"
  * This option is useful in RandR 1.4 display offload configurations where
    no display devices are connected to the NVIDIA GPU when the X server is
    started, but might be connected later.
  * Updated nvidia-installer to provide a scrollable text area for
    displaying messages from the /usr/lib/nvidia/alternate-install-present and
    /usr/lib/nvidia/alternate-install-available distro hook files. This allows
    for longer messages to be provided in these files.
  * Updated nvidia-installer to avoid recursing into the per-kernel "build" and
    "source" directories when searching for conflicting kernel modules
    in /lib/modules.
  * Added a system memory cache to improve the performance of certain
    X rendering operations that use software rendering fallbacks.  The
    X configuration option "SoftwareRenderCacheSize" may be used to configure
    the size of the cache.
  * Removed the "DynamicTwinView" X configuration option: dynamic
    reconfiguration of displays is always possible, and can no longer
    be disabled.
  * Fixed a bug that caused nvidia-settings to display incorrect information
    in its display configuration page when all displays on
    an X screen were turned off.
  * Updated nvidia-installer to only install the libraries libvdpau and
    libvdpau_trace if an existing installation of libvdpau is not detected
    on the system. This behavior can be overridden with
    the --install-vdpau-wrapper and --no-install-vdpau-wrapper options.
  * Future NVIDIA Linux installer packages will no longer include copies of
    libvdpau or libvdpau_trace: VDPAU users are recommended to install these
    libraries via other means, e.g. from packages provided by their
    distributors, or by building them from the sources available
    at: http://people.freedesktop.org/~aplattner/vdpau/

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