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Old 04-13-2009, 10:16 AM   #1
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Dell Widescreen Drivers

I need help on installing Dell wide srceen drivers for devices with RedHat as the OS. The monitor properties: NVIDIA Quadro FX 1600M.
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Dell is well supported with Linux, Redhat is one of the finest Linux distro and nVIDIA has constant updated releases of their driver software: this means that a visit in their website will give you more than what is needed. Use google.

BTW: Linux is not like microsoft windows where a driver for an Xp can fail under Vista. Not so in linux. Most often nVidia drivers that run under Debian distribution can also run under Redhat or Slackware --difference only applies in their build and packaging system-- something that you don't need worry about.

Try the latest nVidia driver with a "" extension and install it outside X <therefore, in a shell> and you have great chance. Or goto Dell site find out if they provide a prepackaged driver for your hardware.

Hope this helps. Goodluck.


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