Q: howto for updating NVIDIA driver

John L Fjellstad john-ubuntu at fjellstad.org
Sat Jan 6 16:45:34 GMT 2007

"D. R. Evans" <doc.evans at gmail.com> writes:

> The instructions then say to run "sh
> NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-1.0-9746-pkg2.run". But when I do that, the
> installation program complains that I am running an X server.
> I tried logging out and running the program from a console session,
> but it still made the same complaint.
> So how *exactly* do I go about updating the video driver?

How did you drop down to a console session? 
Did you switch by doing ctrl-alt-f1?

If you log out to kdm, there should be an option to drop down to
console.  You could also at the console, do /etc/init.d/kdm stop.
This will stop kdm.

John L. Fjellstad
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