Open-source News

NVIDIA Releases More GameWorks Projects As Open-Source With Linux Support

Phoronix - Tue, 07/20/2021 - 01:38
It looks like NVIDIA could be feeling the pressure from AMD's GPUOpen efforts with NVIDIA now publishing more GameWorks projects as open-source for both Linux and Windows...

NVIDIA Releases 470.57.02 Linux Driver, DLSS SDK Adds Official Linux Support

Phoronix - Mon, 07/19/2021 - 22:48
In addition to showcasing NVIDIA RTX support on Arm, NVIDIA also used this first day of GDC week to release their 470.57.02 stable Linux driver as well as official DLSS SDK support for Linux...

The Importance Of Thermald On Linux For Modern Intel Tiger Lake Laptops

Phoronix - Mon, 07/19/2021 - 22:00
Most Linux distributions including the likes of Ubuntu and Fedora have been shipping Intel's Thermald daemon the past few years as it's important to achieving good thermal/power behavior on modern Intel SoCs. For those curious about its impact, here are some benchmarks carried out with Intel Thermald or not when using an Intel Core i7 1185G7 Tiger Lake notebook.

NVIDIA Talks Up RTX Capabilities On Arm - Showcased Using Arch Linux

Phoronix - Mon, 07/19/2021 - 21:20
NVIDIA announced from the Game Developers Conference this week that they have been working to bring RTX ray-tracing support with their graphics cards to also work on Arm hardware running Linux...