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Old 01-27-2006, 06:02 PM   #1
YellowFin
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Problem installing Nvidia glx drivers


i just switched form SuSE to Kubuntu, was able to get some of the problems solved.

Now i am having a problem installing the drivers for the video card.

it is an Nvidia mobile go420 (or something along those lines)
the initail time i insatlled the drivers, i restarted and X11 would crash, so i restored the xorg.conf file.

i tried reinstalling the driver, which it installs fine, but when i run the "sudo" command which is on the Adept installer notification thing it says to chk the md5sum when i do those commands it asks, it still does not go. i try to edit the file manually, and it still wont work. when i change the driver to "nvidia" my X11 crashes when i restart.

Thanks for the help.

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Old 01-28-2006, 11:10 AM   #2
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try removing the nvidia-glx you install from apt, maybe it conflicts with the nvidia drivers if you got them from nvidia.com
 
Old 01-28-2006, 03:47 PM   #3
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i didnt use the drivers from nvidia yet, but ill try them.
 
  


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