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Old 06-13-2009, 02:09 PM   #1
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I cannot download drivers for my EVGA GeForce 8400GS video card in Ubuntu 8.10.

Can someone please help me?

I am trying to download the "NVIDIA accelerated graphics driver (version 177) from the hardware drivers, but I keep getting this error: "SystemError: Failed to lock /var/cache/apt/archives/lock" or it won't download.

Is there anyway to fix this? I just got Ubuntu today and I'm still configuring it a bit.
Old 06-13-2009, 02:22 PM   #2
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Hi, and welcome to LQ!

Exactly how are you trying to download the drivers?
Old 06-13-2009, 02:30 PM   #3
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Never mind, I think I may have fixed it. All I did was update Ubuntu (293 updates by the way.) and restarted it.

Yeah, it's fixed. Thanks for wondering though.


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