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Old 08-16-2005, 07:08 PM   #1
Registered: Aug 2005
Distribution: Debian x86_64
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nVidia drivers not installing with debian x86_64

Gives me a bunch of kernel errors, I just need to get into mozilla firefox in a GUI! I've been on task for three days slowly learning.

In exact words: "No precompiled kernel interface was found to match your kernel;" ... Then it asks for permission to download a kernel. When I hit yes I get...

"No matching precompiled kernel interface was found on the Nvidia ftp site; this means that the installer will need to compile a kernel interface for your kernel." I hit OK

"Error: Unable to find the kernel source tree for the currently running kernel, please make sure you have installed the kernel source files for your kernel; on Red Hat Linux systems, for example, be sure you have the 'kernel-source' rpm installed. If you know the correct kernel source files are installed, you may specify the kernel source path with the '--kernel-source-path' commandline option."

I have no clue what to do, can someone please point me to what I need to do?

(Think holding my hand and walking me through it, I don't know any commands for it other then startx, wget, and believe sh executes a file.)

Sorry for the noob needs.
Old 08-16-2005, 07:16 PM   #2
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Got into KDE, feels like a low refresh rate, but says it's at 85 HZ...I guess I'll get used to it. I hope.

If you guys know how to manually set your refresh rate up higher, tell me.


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