binary graphics drivers

John Vivirito gnomefreak at
Fri Apr 7 11:49:08 UTC 2006

> Matthew East wrote:
> > Has someone got an ATI or NVIDIA graphics card that needs binary
> > drivers to work with 3d? If so, can they please check this section
> > of the Desktop guide for accuracy (none of the authors have such a
> > card, and can't check)?
> > 
> >
> > 
> > Please cc: me if you reply, I don't tend to read -users.
> > 
> > Thanks very much in advance for any replies.
> > 
> > Matt
> > 
> The nvidia-glx package conflicts with nvidia-settings in dapper, so
> you might want to either include a special mention or just remove the 
> mention of nvidia-settings, as it is really not necessary, most
> people won't use it.
> Sasha

its not too much of a conflict but nvidia-settings is already installed
its with the kernel so you dont need to install it just grab the
nvidia-glx or the nvidia-glx-legacy packages.


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