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Nvidia will make the Optimus system compatible with Linux



Nvidia will make the Optimus system compatible with Linux


Even though it is an operating system with a fairly marginal percentage of use in the home environment and even more so if we focus on compatible games, Nvidia has announced that it is working on making the Optimus system compatible with different Linux-based distributions.

This technology allows the change of graphics integrated in the processor, either Intel or AMD, automatically to the dedicated one, more powerful and with greater consumption, in order to always have the necessary graphic power at all times and save energy when it is not necessary.

In addition, with the news of porting Steam to Linux, there are more and more games compatible with Linux, or without going into the recreational field, applications that make intensive use of graphics for video encoding or multimedia editing, so you can enjoying the dynamic change between graphs is a long-awaited feature by users of this operating system.

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There is no estimated date for the release of drivers compatible with the Linux platform, but from Nvidia they claim to be working on it.