Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
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.


  Search this Thread
Old 06-11-2002, 03:44 PM   #1
Registered: Jun 2002
Location: Sweden
Distribution: slack, redhat
Posts: 91

Rep: Reputation: 15
downloading nvidia drivers

i'm going to download nvidia's drivers for RH7.2, but i have a small newb problem.
i don't know how to find the information needed for choosing the appropriate file to download.
this is the address:
they mention things like RedHat UP, enterprise and stuff..
how do i found out which one to choose?
Old 06-11-2002, 04:48 PM   #2
LQ Newbie
Registered: May 2002
Distribution: RedHat, Gentoo
Posts: 17

Rep: Reputation: 0
On that very page you linked, there is a download for nvchooser, download an run it. It will tell which ones to download for your system.
Old 06-13-2002, 05:19 AM   #3
Senior Member
Registered: Apr 2001
Location: Plymouth, England.
Distribution: Debian + Ubuntu
Posts: 4,358

Rep: Reputation: 57
Or, at it's very simplest, download the tar file at the top, and the one at the bottom.

There's plenty of RPM files to get confused with, and should you decide that you need/want to recompile your kernel (at any point), then you'll find most of the RPMs useless. Go for the source files (tar files) and you shouldn't have problems. They're not hard at all to install, and the readme.txt file also on that page is really comprehensive.


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
Installing nvidia drivers from nvidia website on mepis 3.3 xbennyboy Linux - Hardware 4 04-23-2005 09:19 AM
Proprietary nvidia drivers vs. generic intel sound and ethernet drivers vharishankar Linux - Hardware 2 02-22-2005 05:32 AM
Nvidia Drivers Graphics and motherboard drivers help sithyoda Linux - Newbie 4 10-01-2004 06:32 PM
Downloading and Installing Drivers luigidrummer Linux - Networking 1 08-16-2004 06:57 PM
nvidia drivers / nv vs nvidia & TNT2 trekk Fedora 0 01-26-2004 01:11 PM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:14 PM.

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