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leinad11 06-05-2010 03:52 PM

no screens found! NVIDIA GeForce 6150 LE
 
this blows. my computer has been down for like 2 weeks. cant get any help. please someone help!

Error: API mismatch: the NVIDIA kernel module has version 195.36.24, but this NVIDIA driver component has version 195.36.15. Please make sure that the kernel module and all NVIDIA DRIVer components have the same version.
(EE) NVIDIA(0): Failed to initialize the NVIDIA kernel module.
(EE) NVIDIa (0) aborting
(EE) Screen(s) found, but none have usable configureation

Fatal server error:
no screens found.

ok thats my problem.
ive tried purging and reinstalling my drivers.
man, i shouldve never upgraded my drivers. kubuntu 10.04 was working
awesome until i decided to upgrade my drivers. please im a noob, totally frustrated with my fists in the air ready to burn down this computer and go back to windows. i dont wanna go back to windows. =(

jlinkels 06-05-2010 08:41 PM

Find your kernel version by issuing this command in a terminal:
Code:

uname -r
Then install the Linux headers which correspond with this kernel version.

Download the latest NVIDIA driver for your graphics card from the NVIDIA web site. Store in /tmp.

Run the install package using:
Code:

sudo sh /tmp/nvidia_installer.run
(Then name of your downloaded package might be different)

Go to a terminal again. issue:
Code:

sudo /etc/init.d/gdm stop
sudo /etc/init.d/gdm start

It is supposed to work now. Substitute kdm for gdm if you use KDE.

jlinkels

leinad11 06-06-2010 05:21 PM

DUDE! =)
*hugs*cookies*teddy bears*
Thank you very much. I hate being such a noob, but I'm glad you were there.
*fistbump*

2ck 06-21-2010 10:53 AM

Please, mark this thread as solved.


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