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Old 08-09-2007, 02:52 PM   #1
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Question desktop effects...

hi...i'm new to linux... i have installed fedora core 7 on my laptop... but i'm not able to enable the desktop effects...whenever i try to enable, it tries for some time and then says "desktop effects could not be enabled"...
i have nvidia geforce go 6150 graphics card...
plz help me get over this problem....
Old 08-09-2007, 03:43 PM   #2
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have u installed all your nvidia drivers ? Are u trying to use compiz ?
Old 08-09-2007, 04:01 PM   #3
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You can find Linux NVidia drivers at the following link:
Old 08-09-2007, 11:12 PM   #4
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desktop effects...

actually i hav not installed drivers....
so thanx... i'll try to get it from the net...
Old 08-12-2007, 01:46 PM   #5
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i tried installing drivers but couldn't....
whenever i try to install it says some "lib" files or some "helper" files are required...
plz tell me how to install drivers exactly....

my graphics card is nvidia geforce go 6150
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In Fedora I would recommend installing, if possible, the nvidia drivers using the Fedora package manager software (command-line-wise it's "yum", but it has a graphical front-end found in the menu, maybe something like "Add/remove software", "Manage software" or something). Using that way you get a driver installation that is customized to fit in Fedora distribution specifically, if other files are needed they are automatically fetched also, and you don't have to worry about doing the thing the correct way yourself (package manager does it all for you).

So, open up the applications menu from your panel corner, the administrative/system/similar menu and there look for the program that says it can handle your software updates. Open it (it asks for a password, either yours or root), find nvidia driver and click install.
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how to configure yum for adding and removing softwares..???


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