NVIDIA Graphics Card Installation
dduong at goldenmunky.org
Thu Nov 29 20:54:02 UTC 2007
Caleb Marcus wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-11-29 at 15:24 +0600, Angel wrote:
>> Caleb Marcus wrote:
>> > On Thu, 2007-11-29 at 15:01 +0600, Angel wrote:
>> >> How ill install my *NVIDIA Graphics Accelerator Port*?I got the NVIDIA
>> >> driver from the driver CD.Its a .run
>> >> file."*NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-4496-pkg2.run*".All i know,the .run file is
>> >> a self-extracting archive.Now,how ill extract the file?Archive Manager
>> >> cant extract the file.My graphics cards *NVIDIA GeForce Fx 5200*
>> >> models,128 MB video memory.Hope now,some one can help me.
>> > The correct way to install the nVidia driver is to go to
>> > System>Administration>Restricted Drivers Manager. It'll automatically
>> > download and install the correct version of the driver. Do not use the
>> > version downloaded from the site.
>> i tried to installed the driver from *System>Administration>Restricted
>> Drivers Manager*.but it says "The software source for the package
>> nvidia-glx-new is not enabled".now wat to do?
> Go to System>Administration>Software Sources and check off
> "Proprietary drivers for devices (restricted)"
You should try this script called "Envy". It works great!!
~ David Duong
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