Installing nVidia Drivers
cliff at ccpip.com
Tue Nov 15 23:56:01 UTC 2005
from a root window, do apt-get install binutils . that will install it
wherever it needs to be. you can also use synaptic if you prefer a gui,
either one _should_ work...i still can't get used to the sudo thing, so
i set up a root password so that i can open a root term session if i
need to...obviously you could sudo apt-egt install binutils and get the
John W Redelfs wrote:
> I just installed Ubuntu, and it is totally cool! But I've hit a snag.
> I've downloaded the latest nVidia driver for my graphics card onto my
> Desktop, and I can get the install script to run using sudo in a
> terminal. But I get a screen saying it cannot find ld and to make
> sure I have binutils installed and that ld is in the path.
> How do I check to make sure I have binutils installed? Where do I get
> binutils if I don't haved it? Can I use sudo from my user account to
> install binutils? Which directory do I install it in? Can I use sudo
> to put ld in the path? What file do I edit, and where do I find it?
> Can you tell that I haven't done much with Linux lately? It seems
> like I've forgotten almost everything. What is the quickest way for
> me to get back up to speed?
> Your friend and brother,
> John W. Redelfs, jredelfs at gmail.com
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