The latest Nvidia driver for Linux improves suspension reliability on systems using UEFI.


Nvidia has made its latest Linux driver available for download, the version number is 525.85.05 and its size is 395.9 MB. There are four items in the release notes and the most notable is improved suspend and resume reliability on UEFI systems on certain display panels. If you have an Nvidia GPU and have any display issues after the system hangs, this driver can fix those issues.

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The full release highlights are as follows:

  • Improved suspend and resume reliability on UEFI systems when using specific display panels.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented some controls in the Nvidia-settings control panel from working when running an X server as an unprivileged user.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause VK_ERROR_DEVICE_LOST when using VK_MEMORY_ALLOCATE_DEVICE_ADDRESS_CAPTURE_REPLAY_BIT to allocate memory.
  • Passive Fixed Rate Link (FRL) When using passive DisplayPort for HDMI dongles, which are not FRL compatible.

The driver is supported by many Nvidia products but some notable ones are the GeForce RTX 40 Series, 30 Series, and 20 Series. You can find out if your hardware is supported by going above. Download page And click on the “Supported Products” tab. When you press the download button, you will be given a run file to download.

If you decide to download the file instead of waiting for your Linux distribution to send an update through its channels, you’ll need to right-click on the downloaded file and make sure That you allow it to be implemented. Once you’ve done this, open a terminal and type sudo followed by a space, then drag the file onto the Terminal window or manually type the file path and press Enter. Type your password to run the file as administrator and follow the on-screen instructions to install.

Source: Nvidia through Phronics


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