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<h1>Nouveau: Accelerated Open Source driver for nVidia cards</h1>

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The <b>nouveau</b> project aims to build high-quality, free/libre software drivers for [[nVidia cards|CodeNames]].  “Nouveau” [<i>nuvo</i>] is the French word for “new”. Nouveau is composed of a Linux kernel KMS driver (nouveau), Gallium3D drivers in Mesa, and the Xorg DDX (xf86-video-nouveau).
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<h2>Current Status</h2>

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<li>2D/3D acceleration supported on all cards; see [[FeatureMatrix]] for details</li>
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<li>Performance level selection (also known as "reclocking") is not supported yet. Expect low 3D performance on laptops using a Tesla GPU and all Fermi/Kepler cards. (see [[CodeNames]])</li>
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<h2>News</h2>

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<li>July, 2013: H.264/MPEG2 decoding for cards with [[VP2]] merged into 3.11 and Mesa-9.2</li>
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<li>July, 2013: NVF0 (GTX 780) support merged into 3.11 and DDX</li>
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<li>May, 2013: Performance counters GSoC ([[blog|https://hakzsam.wordpress.com/2013/05/27/google-summer-of-code-2013-proposal-for-x-org-foundation/]])</li>
<li>Dec, 2012: Thermal management for [[NV43+|CodeNames]] (see [[this|http://cgit.freedesktop.org/nouveau/linux-2.6/tree/Documentation/thermal/nouveau_thermal]] and [[this|http://www.spinics.net/lists/dri-devel/msg31902.html]])</li>
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<h2>Software</h2>

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<tr><td>[[Linux Kernel|http://www.kernel.org/]]</td><td>[[git|http://cgit.freedesktop.org/nouveau/linux-2.6/]]</td><td>3.10.4</td></tr>
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<tr><td>libdrm</td><td>[[git|http://cgit.freedesktop.org/mesa/drm/]]</td><td>2.4.46</td></tr>
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<tr><td>[[Mesa|http://www.mesa3d.org/]]</td><td>[[git|http://cgit.freedesktop.org/mesa/mesa/]]</td><td>9.1.5</td></tr>
<tr><td>xf86-video-nouveau</td><td>[[git|http://cgit.freedesktop.org/nouveau/xf86-video-nouveau/]]</td><td>1.0.9</td></tr>
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<h2>Contacting the Team</h2>

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<li>IRC: #nouveau on [[freenode|http://freenode.net]]. [[Logs|http://people.freedesktop.org/~cbrill/dri-log/index.php?channel=nouveau]], or [[IrcChatLogs]]</li>
<li>Mailing lists: [[nouveau|http://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/nouveau]], [[dri-devel|http://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/dri-devel]], [[mesa-dev|http://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/mesa-dev]]</li>
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<h2>Common Tasks</h2>

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<li>[[Installing Nouveau|InstallNouveau]]
<li>Multiple monitors: [[Randr12]] and [[MultiMonitorDesktop]]</li>
<li>Prime/Optimus: [[Optimus]]</li>
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<li>[[VDPAU]]/[[XvMC]]: [[Video decoding acceleration|VideoAcceleration]]</li>
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<li>[[KernelModuleParameters]]</li>
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<h2>Get Involved</h2>

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<li>Join us on IRC</li>
<li>[[Become a developer|IntroductoryCourse]]</li>
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<li>[[Run tests on your hardware|TestersWanted]]</li>
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<li>[[Donate hardware|HardwareDonations]]</li>
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<h2>Report Bugs</h2>

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<li>[[TroubleShooting]]</li>
<li>[[Bugs]]</li>
<li>[[FAQ]]</li>
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<h2>Development/Debugging</h2>

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<li>[[Development]] resources</li>
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<li>[[envytools|https://github.com/envytools/envytools/]]: RE tools and docs</li>
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