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Old 05-12-2006, 03:05 PM   #1
hab186
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Nvidia driver


Hello,

I am a newbie,trying to install the Nvidia driver for my sony vaio sz-110.

During installation i get the error, missing libc distribution package, and check that gcc compiler is installed.

Can someone help please?
Thanks
 
Old 05-12-2006, 03:32 PM   #2
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If your compiler isn't installed, this isn't a hardware issue (yet, anyway!). Can you tell us what distribution you're using so that someone can advise the packages you need for the gcc compiler?
 
Old 05-13-2006, 01:54 AM   #3
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Nvidia

I am running Mandriva Linux 2006

Yeah, most of my hardware is not recognised by Linux.
 
  


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