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Old 12-13-2003, 01:53 PM   #1
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More Nvidia problems

Ok, i got my nvidia drivers installed alright and i changed the line in that file to say nvidia instead of nv, now when i try to open armagetron all that happens is i see the tron window in my taskbar and an hourglass flips around a couple times, then the window dissapears, this happens with any game i try to open in fullscreen...any clues? also i wanted to know if anyone knew how to install ut2k3, i tried double clicking the install file but it just asked me what program i would like to use to open it, and i also tried dragging the file into the konsole but it said cannot execute binary file....any clues?
Old 12-13-2003, 02:11 PM   #2
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did you uncomment "load glx"
did you comment out "load dri"
are there any specific errors that show up??
what does the command ......dmesg show??
Old 12-13-2003, 02:42 PM   #3
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run the app on the command line and see what it tells you for an error.
Old 12-13-2003, 02:45 PM   #4
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there are no errors at all, the program just never shows up, all i see in the file for load is load "dbe" load "v41" load "extmod" load "type1" load "freetype" load "glx" and glx isn't a comment, although it is red, and load is green...i don't know what the colors mean in linux though
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If this is happening in a lot of programs then make sure they are installed, KDE will try to load a program and show that hourglass even if it dosnt exists. Open up a terminal and run the program from there too see if its installed.

If you click on a shell script in Konqueror ( I can tell your a Windows User) then ur right, KDE will try and execute the program with something, you can choose run in terminal, however a much more natural way would be to open up a new terminal window, cd to where you have the file and run ./ as root


su sh ./



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