How To Install Nvidia Drivers In LUbuntu

Lee Gold leegold at
Mon May 20 03:29:30 UTC 2013


On Sun, May 19, 2013, at 07:15 PM, Tong Sun wrote:
> [resend to the group]
> On Sun, May 19, 2013 at 9:08 PM, Lee Gold <leegold at> wrote:
> > I think it's in the Synaptic Package Manager. IMO try the driver that
> > says "Nvidia-173". Then reboot ...
> >
>  Thanks Lee, what makes you believe that it is nvidia-173, instead of the
> others that in the Synaptic Package Manager, i.e., nvidia-304 or
> nvidia-310
> etc?

Hi Tong,

I don't have a "scientific" reason why. 173 "just works " so I'll stick
with it until it's not in the respositories anymore  for my Linux

So sure, try the newer drivers, they should have more bug fixes (at
least in theory).


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