With a little work, the group of community Linux developers
without any corporate backing have clean-room reverse-engineered the
proprietary NVIDIA GeForce graphics driver to write a fully open-source
2D/3D driver for NVIDIA graphics cards. After years of work, this
open-source driver called Nouveau is now just as fast -- or faster --
than the official NVIDIA driver when running it on low-end GeForce
8/9/200 series graphics cards."
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