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Old 05-29-2008, 03:37 PM   #1
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How to Uninstall Nvidia Driver and Install old one

hi, i bought a new amd computer with Msi Nvidia Geforce 8600 GT, and i have a problem with some video colors,(pple faces are blue for example) especially with realplayer´s RMVB. When i Install a SO , Ubuntu 8.04 (kde or gnome), Mandriva 2008.1 (kde or gnome) they work perfectly, but when I enable the graphical acceleration to run Compiz, it just turn the video colors. I tried Mandriva 2008.0 and with the acceleration, all worked perfectly for the vids.

I want to Uninstall those drivers that the SO bring with the installation, and get and old one like in version 2008.0 of mandriva...

How can i uninstall the new driver that bring the SO like Ubuntu or mandriva and install an old one?

Old 05-29-2008, 10:13 PM   #2
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Download the desired Linux driver from Make sure you have the gcc and kernel-header packages for your current kernel installed in Ubuntu.

Run 'sudo sh' in a command shell.

The old driver will be overwritten.

There are other ways especially for Ubuntu, but this one works as well.



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