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Old 10-31-2012, 08:52 AM   #1
arijspieter
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NvidiaGraphicsDrivers


hi everyone,

i tried to install the nvidia graphics driver by following the instructions here http://wiki.debian.org/NvidiaGraphicsDrivers
but unfortunately my whole gui disappeared after restarting x

OS: Debian Squeeze (Stable)
GPU: nVidia GeForce GTX560Ti
Desktop Environment: XFCE4
x display manager: SLIM

everything is CLI at the moment i want Debian with XFCE4 and SLIM back

thanks in advance,
Pieter
 
Old 10-31-2012, 09:48 AM   #2
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Have you already checked the restart x and troubleshooting section?

Here are the steps to revert back:
http://wiki.debian.org/NvidiaGraphicsDrivers#Restart_X


http://wiki.debian.org/NvidiaGraphic...roubleshooting

Thanks!
 
Old 10-31-2012, 11:04 AM   #3
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You should be able to run through those instructions again (more carefully) without any ill effects. It can be a bit difficult to follow if you're just scrolling down, make sure you didn't miss something. Just start over - there's no reason for that card to not work in debian stable.
 
Old 11-07-2012, 09:39 AM   #4
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i actually never solved the problem but i'm running wheezy now and no problems there (at least not with the graphics driver
 
  


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