nvidia-support - NVIDIA binary graphics driver support files

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Contrib amd64
Package filename nvidia-support_20141201+1_amd64.deb
Package name nvidia-support
Package version 20141201+1
Package release -
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category contrib/misc
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Debian NVIDIA Maintainers <pkg-nvidia-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org>
Download size 21.63 KB
Installed size 88.00 KB
This package contains support files needed for all current and legacy
versions of the non-free NVIDIA graphics drivers. These include scripts
used for warning about a mismatching version of the kernel module or for
creating a minimal xorg.conf to enable the NVIDIA driver.


Package Version Architecture Repository
nvidia-support_20141201+1_i386.deb 20141201+1 i386 Debian Contrib
nvidia-support - - -


Name Value
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package nvidia-support_20141201+1_amd64.deb
Source Package nvidia-support

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install nvidia-support deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install nvidia-support




2014-12-02 - Andreas Beckmann <anbe@debian.org>
nvidia-support (20141201+1) unstable; urgency=medium
* check-for-conflicting-opengl-libraries: Fix bashism and check multiarch
libdirs on armhf, too.  (Closes: #771665)
2014-10-20 - Andreas Beckmann <anbe@debian.org>
nvidia-support (20131102+2) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Debconf translations ]
* Dutch (nl): Frans Spiesschaert              (Closes: #765085)
* Swedish (sv): Anders Jonsson                (Closes: #754931)
* Turkish (tr): Mert Dirik                    (Closes: #757875) (new)
[ Andreas Beckmann ]
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.6. No changes needed.
2013-11-02 - Andreas Beckmann <anbe@debian.org>
nvidia-support (20131102+1) unstable; urgency=low
* check-for-{conflicting-opengl-libraries,mismatching-nvidia-module}: Always
register the debconf templates.  (Closes: #722469)
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5. No changes needed.
2013-08-17 - Andreas Beckmann <anbe@debian.org>
nvidia-support (20130816+1) unstable; urgency=low
* Create /usr/lib/nvidia/alternate-install-present to notify
nvidia-installer that there is an alternative installation method being
used on Debian.
* check-for-conflicting-opengl-libraries: Check/cleanup /usr/lib32/libGL.so*
that may be remaining from the ia32-libs age.  (Closes: #719915)
2013-08-03 - Andreas Beckmann <anbe@debian.org>
nvidia-support (20130803+1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Andreas Beckmann ]
* nvidia-bug-report.sh.1: Point to the new official forum location.
* Build for armhf, too.
* nvidia-installer-cleanup: Add Conflicts against Ubuntu's NVIDIA driver
packages to prevent mixed installations.
* nvidia-installer-cleanup: Add Conflicts against NVIDIA's CUDA package
repository setup package for Ubuntu.
* /etc/init.d/nvidia-kernel: Source /lib/lsb/init-functions.
[ Debconf translations ]
* Japanese (ja): victory                      (Closes: #717711)
2013-05-05 - Andreas Beckmann <anbe@debian.org>
nvidia-support (20130505+1) unstable; urgency=low
* Templates and package descriptions reviewed by the debian-l10n-english
team.  (Closes: #686262)
* Use canonical Vcs-* URLs.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4. No changes needed.
* Switch to debhelper 9.
* Drop alternative dependency on module-init-tools.
* Bump glx-alternative-nvidia dependency.
* Update lintian overrides.
* Upload to unstable.
2012-08-03 - Andreas Beckmann <debian@abeckmann.de>
nvidia-support (20120731+1) experimental; urgency=low
* nvidia-kernel-common: The nouveau blacklist is now handled by
glx-alternative-nvidia which allows disabling it on removal without
requiring nvidia-kernel-common to be purged.
* Remove instructions for purging nvidia-kernel-common from the
nvidia-support/removed-but-enabled-in-xorg-conf debconf template.
* Upload to experimental.
2013-05-02 - Andreas Beckmann <anbe@debian.org>
nvidia-support (20120630+4) unstable; urgency=low
[ Andreas Beckmann ]
* Silence lsmod disgnostics if /sys is not mounted.
* Update my email address and drop DMUA.
[ Debconf translations ]
* Brazilian Portuguese (pt_BR): J. S. JĂșnior  (Closes: #685262)
2012-08-03 - Andreas Beckmann <debian@abeckmann.de>
nvidia-support (20120630+3) unstable; urgency=low
[ Debconf translations ]
* French (fr)  (Closes: #683681)

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