LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 11-03-2005, 11:29 PM   #1
Nauntilus
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2005
Distribution: All of them
Posts: 137

Rep: Reputation: 17
Does anyone know how to get the Nvidia drivers to install?


I have been trying for days to get the Nvidia drivers installed on my Mandriva system, i keep getting the same error. It tells me that it cant find a precompiled Kernal. Anybody have any ideas?
 
Old 11-04-2005, 02:15 AM   #2
bathory
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Jun 2004
Location: Piraeus
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 12,700

Rep: Reputation: 1823Reputation: 1823Reputation: 1823Reputation: 1823Reputation: 1823Reputation: 1823Reputation: 1823Reputation: 1823Reputation: 1823Reputation: 1823Reputation: 1823
You must install kernel-source to be able to compile nvidia module.
 
Old 11-04-2005, 05:30 AM   #3
runlevel0
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2005
Location: Hilversum/Holland
Distribution: Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 (“Lenny”)
Posts: 290

Rep: Reputation: 31
Here is a complete guide with instructions for every distribution and manual instructions LQWiki: Installing NVIDIA drivers
 
Old 11-08-2005, 01:32 AM   #4
Nauntilus
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2005
Distribution: All of them
Posts: 137

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 17
Ok everyone thanks for all the help, i got it working.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
NVIDIA drivers doesn't install crud Slackware 1 03-08-2005 08:41 PM
Can't install nvidia drivers.. porrblomman Linux - Newbie 1 12-20-2004 11:59 AM
How do I install nvidia drivers? jon_k Linux - Software 2 11-11-2004 07:03 AM
Yes i was able to install the NVIDIA drivers! Tyir General 9 10-11-2003 09:45 PM
install NVIDIA drivers serji Linux - General 5 07-06-2003 03:27 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:45 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration