NVIDIA Accelerated Linux Graphics Driver README and Installation Guide

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Table of Contents

I. Installation and Configuration Instructions
1. Introduction
2. Minimum Requirements
3. Selecting and Downloading the NVIDIA Packages for Your System
4. Installing the NVIDIA Driver
5. Listing of Installed Components
6. Configuring X for the NVIDIA Driver
7. Frequently Asked Questions
8. Common Problems
9. Known Issues
10. Allocating DMA Buffers on 64-bit Platforms
11. Specifying OpenGL Environment Variable Settings
12. Configuring Multiple Display Devices on One X Screen
13. Configuring GLX in Xinerama
14. Configuring Multiple X Screens on One Card
15. Support for the X Resize and Rotate Extension
16. Configuring a Notebook
17. Using the NVIDIA Driver with Optimus Laptops
18. Programming Modes
19. Configuring Flipping and UBB
20. Using the Proc Filesystem Interface
21. Configuring Power Management Support
22. Using the X Composite Extension
23. Using the nvidia-settings Utility
24. NVIDIA Spectre V2 Mitigation
25. Using the nvidia-smi Utility
26. The NVIDIA Management Library
27. Using the nvidia-debugdump Utility
28. Using the nvidia-persistenced Utility
29. Configuring SLI and Multi-GPU FrameRendering
30. Configuring Frame Lock and Genlock
31. Configuring SDI Video Output
32. Configuring Depth 30 Displays
33. Offloading Graphics Display with RandR 1.4
34. Direct Rendering Manager Kernel Modesetting (DRM KMS)
35. Addressing Capabilities
36. NVIDIA Contact Info and Additional Resources
37. Acknowledgements
II. Appendices
A. Supported NVIDIA GPU Products
B. X Config Options
C. Display Device Names
D. GLX Support
E. Dots Per Inch
F. i2c Bus Support
G. VDPAU Support
H. Audio Support
I. Tips for New Linux Users
J. Application Profiles
K. GPU Names