I'm looking at different Nvidia cards and would like to know which are supported by the nouveau driver - is there a list of these available and the levels of support offered?

  • Supported in what way? By default Ubuntu uses the open-source driver, so basically it supports all the basic function of Nvidia cards. – Oxwivi Feb 17 '11 at 19:45
  • @Toki I've updated my question to define the scope better. – Marco Ceppi Feb 17 '11 at 19:49
  • I think the first answer pretty much sums it up. – Oxwivi Feb 18 '11 at 4:42
  • @Toki you didn't place an answer yet – Marco Ceppi Feb 18 '11 at 14:14
  • I will be honest, I had no answer other than the first comment. Your question was simply too vague. I'm relatively new to the open-source scene myself, I had no extra details (related to your question) to give you, so I simply commented to help you get the answer you were seeking. – Oxwivi Feb 18 '11 at 23:56

Here is a list of Nvidia chipsets and supported features by the nouveau driver: http://nouveau.freedesktop.org/wiki/FeatureMatrix


You can see the specific devices by clicking on the chipset name.

  • Looks like my card is actually pretty well supported. – Nathan Osman Feb 18 '11 at 1:11
  • Good for you.I installed Nvidia driver because of CUDA.I don't know if nouveau is better.Maybe I should test it! – Pedram Feb 18 '11 at 6:35

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