are nVidia drivers automatically installed?

Clay Weber claydoh at
Sun Jun 26 19:40:17 UTC 2011

On Sunday, June 26, 2011 02:59:24 PM Larry Alkoff wrote:
> I have just configured a new installation of Kubuntu 10.04.2
> and am using a Nvidia GeForce PhysX HTMI video card
> otherwise marked as a Asus 210 Silent 1 gb card with DDR3.
> The card came with a Windows only CD.
> Are the video drivers automatically installed when I do a clean install
> of the Kubuntu DVD?
> How to I install the nVidia control panel?
> Thanks for any help.
> Larry Alkoff

A free/open-source video driver (nouveau)  comes installed by default,  and it 
does seem to support your video card. If you want to try the closed, 
proprietary Nvidia, you can install it using the Additional Drivers tool found 
in Kmenu >> System subsection.

Clay Weber 

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