xserver-xorg-video-nouveau - X.Org X server -- Nouveau display driver

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name xserver-xorg-video-nouveau
Package version 1.0.1
Package release 5
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 470 B
Download size 300.05 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
This driver for the X.Org X server (see xserver-xorg for a further description)
provides support for NVIDIA Riva, TNT, GeForce, and Quadro cards.
This package provides 2D support including EXA acceleration, Xv and
RandR.  3D functionality is provided by the libgl1-mesa-dri package.
This package is built from the FreeDesktop.org xf86-video-nouveau driver.


Package Version Architecture Repository
xserver-xorg-video-nouveau_1.0.1-5_i386.deb 1.0.1 i386 Debian Main
xserver-xorg-video-nouveau - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libdrm2 >= 2.4.17
libudev0 >= 146
xorg-video-abi-12 -
xserver-xorg-core >= 2:


Name Value
xorg-driver-video -


Type URL
Binary Package xserver-xorg-video-nouveau_1.0.1-5_amd64.deb
Source Package xserver-xorg-video-nouveau

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install xserver-xorg-video-nouveau deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-video-nouveau




2013-02-07 - Sven Joachim <svenjoac@gmx.de>
xserver-xorg-video-nouveau (1:1.0.1-5) unstable; urgency=low
* New patch 03-fix-shaders-on-big-endian-machines.diff from
Marcin Slucarz, fixes missing fonts on NV30 cards on powerpc
(Closes: #699214).
2012-11-17 - Sven Joachim <svenjoac@gmx.de>
xserver-xorg-video-nouveau (1:1.0.1-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Cherry-pick some bugfixes from upstream:
- exa: use CLAMP_TO_EDGE for RepeatPad.
- shadowfb: fix segfault due to reading outside of shadow buffer.
- dri2: Fix potential race and crash for swap at next vblank.
(Closes: #686474)
2012-07-26 - Sven Joachim <svenjoac@gmx.de>
xserver-xorg-video-nouveau (1:1.0.1-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Update NEWS.Debian, Debian kernels from 3.2.23-1 onward are
sufficient for Fermi acceleration (Closes: #679557).
2012-07-07 - Sven Joachim <svenjoac@gmx.de>
xserver-xorg-video-nouveau (1:1.0.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Cherry-pick commit d1bc38b ("nv40/exa: fix shaders on big-endian
machines") from upstream (Closes: #679127).
2012-06-20 - Sven Joachim <svenjoac@gmx.de>
xserver-xorg-video-nouveau (1:1.0.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Maarten Lankhorst ]
* New upstream snapshot.
- Bump to 1.0.1 release.
- Pick up a firefox tab draw fix for nv50 cards.
[ Sven Joachim ]
* Actually look for upstream releases in debian/watch.
2012-06-16 - Sven Joachim <svenjoac@gmx.de>
xserver-xorg-video-nouveau (1:0.0.16+git20120614+36d3f8c-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Maarten Lankhorst ]
* New upstream snapshot. Picks up a EXA fix for pre-nv50 cards.
* Cherry pick the silence flip event patch too to reduce spam.
2012-06-02 - Sven Joachim <svenjoac@gmx.de>
xserver-xorg-video-nouveau (1:0.0.16+git20120529+ace77b6-1) experimental; urgency=low
[ Maarten Lankhorst ]
* New upstream snapshot. First one to have the new ABI.
* Add 02-drm-nouveau-newabi.patch to build with old libdrm
- Until mesa 8.1 is released, we cannot build with new libdrm yet
[ Sven Joachim ]
* Mention in NEWS.Debian that Linux 3.4 is currently necessary to
provide acceleration for Fermi cards.
2012-05-01 - Cyril Brulebois <kibi@debian.org>
xserver-xorg-video-nouveau (1:0.0.16+git20120322+ab7291d-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Julien Cristau ]
* Add Dm-Upload-Allowed control field to allow Sven to upload this package.
[ Sven Joachim ]
* New upstream snapshot.
* Update README.Debian:
- Nouveau moves out of staging in Linux 3.4.
- Generalize the firmware section.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.3, no changes needed.
2011-12-02 - Cyril Brulebois <kibi@debian.org>
xserver-xorg-video-nouveau (1:0.0.16+git20111201+b5534a1-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Sven Joachim ]
* New upstream snapshot.
- Default color depth is now 16bpp for low memory cards, so it should
be possible to use high resolutions with them (Closes: #585651).
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.2, no changes needed.
* Don't claim that the driver is experimental in the description.
* Recommend libmesa-gl1-dri (>= 7.11.1) for the 3D drivers.
* Update README.Debian:
- No need to uninstall nvidia-glx anymore, you can select the mesa
alternative with "update-alternatives --config glx".
- Linux 3.1 includes free firmware for some Fermi cards.
- Drop section about lack of DRI and 3D support.
* Use dpkg-buildflags to set compiler flags.
* Update debian/copyright.

See Also

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xserver-xorg-video-trident_1.3.5-1_amd64.deb X.Org X server -- Trident display driver
xserver-xorg-video-tseng_1.2.4-3_amd64.deb X.Org X server -- Tseng display driver