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Old 06-28-2008, 06:40 PM   #1
uriah
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kubuntu install problem with nvidia 7900gs


I am trying to install kubuntu 8,04 on a system which ran the prior kubuntu fine. The only change other than version was that I went from an nvidia 7300 to nvidia 7900gs.

Other than scrambled video when kubuntu is booted or when I try to boot from the run disk the install its self seems to go OK.
 
Old 06-28-2008, 06:52 PM   #2
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Try the nv /nouveau driver, then the proprietary driver.
 
Old 06-28-2008, 10:32 PM   #3
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nvidia 9700 problem

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Try the nv /nouveau driver, then the proprietary driver.
I am afraid I am much the beginner. If i install (dual boot win xp) I am sitting there with a nonsense screen. Is this something I need to do from command line and if so how?
 
  


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