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Old 05-15-2009, 04:06 PM   #1
jbumgarjr
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Can't install Nvidia 180.51 drivers for Ubuntu


How I install the Nvidia 180.51 drivers for Ubuntu?
 
Old 05-15-2009, 05:10 PM   #2
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is that the nvidia.run driver from the nvidia web site
Did you read the README?
"Chapter 4. Installing the NVIDIA Driver"
http://us.download.nvidia.com/XFree8...hapter-04.html
 
Old 05-16-2009, 02:19 AM   #3
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Your first choice should be the nvidia driver from the Ubuntu repos. You can go to: system > administration > hardware drivers to enable the driver; or open a terminal and run:
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sudo apt-get install nvidia-glx-180
 
Old 05-16-2009, 09:44 AM   #4
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The Nvidia drivers, just follow the directions...

http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux_d...32_180.51.html

http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux_d...64_180.51.html

The README mentioned in a prior post is that linked to in Step 3.

Installing the drivers from Nvidia is not that hard, but will require that you repeat the process if and when there is an update of the linux kernel.

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