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Old 05-02-2009, 10:21 AM   #1
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Problem Installing Nvidia Drivers

I'm running Ubuntu 9.04 64-bit.
I try to install the drivers for my graphics card using System->Administration->Hardware Drivers but the progress bar remains at 0 for a while then crashes and shows this error.

Sorry, the Jockey backend crashed. Please file a bug at:

ubuntu-bug jockey-common

Trying to recover by restarting backend.

Apparently this is quite a common error but I m unable to find a solution, any help would be greatly appreciated.
Old 05-02-2009, 10:40 AM   #2
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Use Synaptic

Enable Restricted repositories

or use nv or nouveau
Old 05-02-2009, 10:44 AM   #3
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Old 07-15-2009, 12:41 AM   #4
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I can confirm this bug on Ubuntu 9.04 64bit Desktop on a AMD dual core (X2)

I have a work-around for those who need it:


drivers, error, gfx, nvidia

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