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Old 08-12-2006, 03:57 AM   #1
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Hooray!... got nVidia driver working. How do I enhance nVidia's advance functions?


I'm using Debian testing with kernel 2.6.15-1-686 and successfully installed nVidia's official driver.

I'm using Gnome 2.14.

Is installing nVidia's driver enough to use all it functions or do I need to add something in xorg.conf to enhance it? How do I know that Debian is using the full video memory, which is 512MB?

I noticed that I cannot use GL screensavers and what do I have to do enable it?

Finally, how can I use MS fonts?

Thanks in advance.
 
Old 08-12-2006, 05:18 AM   #2
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Is installing nVidia's driver enough to use all it functions
Just the nvidia driver is enough to get video acceleration. To play with some more settings there is nvidia-settings that should have been installed with the driver.
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I noticed that I cannot use GL screensavers and what do I have to do enable it?
Check the output of glxinfo and make sure direct rendering is enabled. Did you edit your xorg.conf to use the nvidia driver instead of nv?
 
  


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