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Downloader and installer for the nVidia driver package (346.22)(beta)

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 346.22

  * Added support for X.Org xserver ABI 19 (xorg-server 1.17).
  * Improved compatibility with recent Linux kernels.
  * Fixed a bug that prevented internal 4K panels on some laptops
    from being driven at a sufficient bandwidth to support their
    native resolutions.
  * Fixed a regression that prevented the NVIDIA kernel module
    from loading in some virtualized environments such as
    Amazon Web Services.
  * Fixed a regression that caused displays to be detected
    incorrectly on some notebook systems.
  * Fixed a bug that could cause X to freeze when using Base Mosaic.
  * Fixed a regression that prevented the NVIDIA X driver from
    recognizing Base Mosaic layouts generated by the nvidia-settings
    control panel.

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