Visit the LQ Articles and Editorials section
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Mandriva
User Name
Mandriva This Forum is for the discussion of Mandriva (Mandrake) Linux.


  Search this Thread
Old 08-20-2005, 08:11 PM   #1
Bob Verreault
LQ Newbie
Registered: Aug 2005
Posts: 2

Rep: Reputation: 0
Unhappy Nvidia driver install on Mandriva 10.2 how to??

Im trying to get NVIDIA driver installed on my version of Mandriva 2005Le and I could use a little help, some pointers in easy to understand steps please. P.S. I,m not into the technical stuff too much yet.
Old 08-20-2005, 09:10 PM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: Jul 2004
Location: Denmark
Distribution: Ubuntu, Debian
Posts: 1,524

Rep: Reputation: 46
google for `installing nvidia drivers', go to the page on

hth --Jonas
Old 08-20-2005, 09:11 PM   #3
Registered: Dec 2004
Location: USA
Distribution: Gentoo Linux
Posts: 41

Rep: Reputation: 15
Check You probably want Linux IA32, unless you have an AMD chip or a 64bit system. The link provides the script and instructions.
Old 08-23-2005, 07:10 PM   #4
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Oakland, TN
Distribution: Debian, Kubuntu
Posts: 257

Rep: Reputation: 30
Try this method:

It works everytime!!

Old 08-23-2005, 08:17 PM   #5
Registered: Aug 2004
Location: Albany, Western Australia
Distribution: Mageia 4, Debian 8, SME 9, IP Fire
Posts: 629
Blog Entries: 2

Rep: Reputation: 55
Check out this

Dalek wrote a pretty good how-to

get the how-tos from Nvidia as well

but generally Daleks one should carry you through OK

Dont use KWrite to edit the conf files
read my episode about that in the first link



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Mandriva 2005,cannot install nvidia driver with geforce 6200 idagon Mandriva 1 09-24-2005 12:43 AM
Mandriva 10.1 & Atheros 802.11 Driver Install Help Needed Tunein_Connect Linux - Newbie 2 07-21-2005 03:29 AM
installing nvidia driver in mandriva 2005? greythorne Mandriva 4 05-23-2005 07:10 AM
X does not startup automatically on mandriva LE 2005 after Nvidia driver is installed Sparks71 Mandriva 7 05-03-2005 08:57 PM
Nvidia Driver Install - rivafb driver conflicts rjcmi Debian 5 10-11-2004 12:58 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:35 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration