choosing replacement video card

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at gmail.com
Mon Aug 17 05:55:53 UTC 2015


On 17/08/2015 01:22, Richard Barmann wrote:
> 
> 
> On 08/16/2015 05:29 PM, Felix Miata wrote:
>> Richard Barmann composed on 2015-08-16 14:42 (UTC-0400):
>>
>>> I downloaded the Driver NVIDIA-Linux-x86-304.125.run. How do I
>>> install it?
>> http://us.download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86/304.125/README/installdriver.html
>>
>> seems to provide rather complicated instructions. I've never tried
>> installing
>> any proprietary driver on any Linux distro, so won't be of any help if
>> you
>> wish to proceed with this.
> I am at am Impasse. I looked at the installation instructions in your
> Email and the other instructions sent by Little Girl. I do not think I
> can do the
> Install shown in either one. I will have to wait until I feel better. I
> am not as mentally sharp as I was 50 years ago. I was an Ironworker for
> 40 years and worked with drawings every day. I will save both Emails and
> may try it on a better day. Or pass them on if I find a Linux Geru in
> this area. Thanks again to all that tried to help. I still have the iso
> of 15.04 if I can figure out how to partition the drive.
> 
This might help you in an easier way, Ubuntu has put up a repo for
latest graphics drivers. I would make a system backup before trying..
http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Ubuntu-Fresh-Driver-PPA





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