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Nvidia drivers on CentOS 7

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Since RPM Fusion doesn’t support RHEL / CentOS 7 and I didn’t feel like dealing with the Nvidia installer, I tried to find alternative package repositories. Fortunately I came across ELRepo which has been providing Nvidia drivers (from the long-lived branch release) in form of precompiled kernel drivers (kmod-nvidia)

Nvidia introduces support for 3.11 and newer kernels

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A week after releasing a new Beta driver 331.17 which didn’t compile by default on kernels >=3.11 Nvidia finally releases support for latest kernels in form of official patches that can be applied to the existing Nvidia driver installers. As of now the support is limited due to changes

Compile Nvidia driver 331.17 against kernel 3.11

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Nvidia released a new beta driver 331.17 as a minor update to the previous beta driver 331.13. I wanted to do the update on my Fedora 19 machine running kernel 3.11 (I was still using the older 325.15 driver provided by the RPMFusion repository) and — not exactly unexpected

Nvidia 325.05.03 on Fedora 19

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Nvidia has released a beta driver sourced from the 325 branch which adds OpenGL 4.4 support. If you own a GPU built on Nvidia’s latest architectures (Fermi or Kepler) and you want to take advantage of the OpenGL 4.4 features then head over to the download page and grab