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Lorenkia 03-29-2007 03:06 PM

Drivers for XPS M1710 laptop - Nvidia Geforce GTX 7900 GO
could anyone please point me to the drivers for this machine and video card in particular please?

I am fairly new to linux, not a total stranger but as everything changes with each distro I am a bit lost.

I need to find the driver for the Nvidia Geforce GTX 7900 Go w/512 mb in an XPS M1710
I also would really appreciate a step by step on installing it properly
right now the default Fc6 video driver works ok until I ask it to do something with open GL

I am also looking for a way to play my MP3 music files
I am not super familiar with installing from source code etc so any step by steps or pointers to detailed instructions would be hugely appreciated
thank you in advance!

DJNolz83 03-31-2007 12:23 AM

Hi Loren

I did a google search for you at and found this site:
This whould help you get MP3 playback happening, at least.
As for the NVIDIA drivers, I remember seeing a site address around one of these threads somewhere, but cannot remember where. It was one of those sites that showed you how to do (almost) everything......sorry.......

DJNolz83 03-31-2007 12:25 AM

Actually, no, sorry, scratch that, I may have found something.

Its a guide for FC5, but should not be (hopefully) that much different to FC6.
Try it and see:

Lorenkia 03-31-2007 12:36 PM

Thank you!
Thanks DJ =)
I will print these out, I am sure they will be a huge help!

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