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Downloader and installer for the nVidia driver package (340.58)

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.

Tips and tricks

You can use the /usr/lib/nvidia/switch-libGL.sh or /usr/lib64/nvidia/switch-libGL.sh to force the use of the nVidia libGL* libraries.
This is only necessary if an application is compiled with hard linked library paths ( the rpath option was used ).
A better solution is to start the offending application with:

LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib/nvidia:/usr/lib/nvidia/vdpau <application_name> [ <arguments> ]

LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib64/nvidia:/usr/lib64/nvidia/vdpau <application_name> [ <arguments> ]

and force the application to use the nVidia libs.

Release info

- Update to 340.58

  * Added support for the following GPUs:
        GeForce GT820M
        GeForce GTX 760A
        GeForce GTX 850A
        GeForce 810A
        GeForce 820A
        GeForce 840A
  * Fixed a bug that could cause VT-switching to fail following a
    suspend, resume, and driver reload sequence.
  * Fixed a bug that caused incorrect colors to be displayed on
    X screens running at depth 8 on some GPUs.
  * Fixed a bug that prevented GPUs from being correctly recognized
    in MetaMode strings when identified by UUID.
  * Implemented support for disabling indirect GLX context creation using
    the -iglx option available on X.Org server release 1.16 and newer.
    	Note that future X.Org server releases may make the -iglx option the default.
        To re-enable support for indirect GLX on such servers, use the +iglx option.
  * Added the "AllowIndirectGLXProtocol" X config option. This option can
    be used to disallow use of GLX protocol. See "Appendix B. X Config Options"
    in the README for more details.

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