Nvidia 325.08 Beta Driver Is Out for Linux, It Now Requires Linux Kernel 2.6.9 or Later

The new driver has been released by Nvidia and it can be downloaded from Softpedia

Nvidia has announced the immediate availability for download of the 325.08 Beta version of its graphics driver for Linux operating systems.

Soon after Nvidia released the 319.32 Linux Certified Driver, the company has announced a new Beta version, with even more changes and improvements.

The driver has been launched without an official statement, leaving users with the task of locating a list of changes.

Luckily for you, the list of new features and fixes wasn't too hard to track down, so here is a short rundown of this release.

Highlights of Nvidia 325.08 Beta Driver:

• A bug that could cause display flickering after setting some scaling configurations has been fixed;

• A bug, which prevented the status bar on the "PowerMizer" and "X Server XVideo Settings" pages in the nvidia-settings control panel from being updated, has been repaired;

• A bug, which could cause some UI elements to be duplicated in the nvidia-settings control panel following a VT switch on X server configurations, has been fixed;

• A bug in nvidia-settings, which caused GTK+ theme colors to be ignored for some UI elements, has been fixed;

• The support for Linux 2.4 kernels has been removed and the driver now requires Linux 2.6.9 or later;

• A bug that caused some settings in the nvidia-settings control panel to be reset when reprobing displays has been fixed;

• A bug that caused the X server to crash, when querying the current mode of disabled displays, has been fixed.

Download the Nvidia Display Driver 325.08 Beta for Linux right now from Softpedia, for both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures.

Remember that this is a development version and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended for testing purposes only.

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