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Old 05-17-2009, 03:58 AM   #1
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Question Full remove nVidia driver 180.51 (pkg1) on Debian 5.0.1


I have a little question =)
How can I remove ALL components of nVidia driver?

PS. in first time, driver was installed by module-assistant (unsuccess), after that, by nVidia installer.
Old 05-17-2009, 09:10 PM   #2
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You can view all the command line options in an Nvidia driver by viewing the run file. I believe that you just want to run the nvidia run file with "--uninstall" appended to the command.
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Lightbulb problem solved

Thanks for answer, but I resolve this problem by following steps:
1. # apt-get purge nvidia-glx
2. # nvidia-installer --uninstall
3. clean /lib ("find /lib -name nvidia" & "rm -r ...") and delete all trash (certainly exclude /lib/modules/<your_kernel>/kernel/drivers/nvidia)
4. remove all kinds of trash created by installer "find / -name nvidia" & "find / -name NVIDIA" (e.g. "# rm -r /usr/share/doc/NVIDIA*" )
5. correct xorg.conf - reset to standard drivers
6. reboot
7. # sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86...
8. correct xorg.conf again

In fact, xorg.conf for average desktop system w/nVidia card on board must look like that:

# text header

Section "Module"
    Load           "dbe"
    Load           "extmod"
    Load           "type1"
    Load           "freetype"
    Load           "glx"

Section "InputDevice"
# your keyboard

Section "InputDevice"
# your mouse

Section "Device"
	Identifier	"Configured Device"
	Driver		"nvidia"

Section "Monitor"
	Identifier	"Configured Monitor"

Section "Screen"
	Identifier	"Default Screen"
	Monitor		"Configured Monitor"
ps And thanks everyobe again


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