Newsstand: Open GL 4.4

OpenGL 4.4 is out in the wild, with beta support so far from NVIDIA. Unfortunately at least at the moment, only newer cards are supported, and probably for good reason too.  Do take note that in order to use this, you likely will need to install the proprietary NVIDIA binary blob listed in the source link below, not the driver used by your specific linux distro, which is likely even older than the current NVIDIA driver set.  Even bleeding edge distros, such as Arch Linux, are using the 3.19 drivers.

Details:

  • Binary filename:  NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-325.05.03.run
  • Architecture Support (as of 7/24/13): 32/64 bit
  • Packages available:  Solaris/FreeBSD

Source: https://developer.nvidia.com/opengl-driver

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