Graphics Driver

debian debiani386 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 29 22:58:38 UTC 2007


<snip>
      * ¨Enable the Driver?
> NVIDIA accelerated graphics driver (latest cards)
> This driver is required to fully utilise the 3D potential of NVIDIA
> graphics cards, as well as provide 2D acceleration of newer cards.
> If you wish to enable desktop effects, this driver is required.
> If this driver is not enabled, you will not be able to enable desktop
> effects and will not be able to run software that requires 3D
> acceleration, such as some games.¨
</snip>
<snip>
> ¨The software source for the package nvidia-glx-new is not enabled.¨

It looks like some of your repositories are commented out. Open the
terminal by clicking Applications->Accessories->Terminal.

Once in the terminal, type:
sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

search for anything with a "# deb ..." or "## deb...." and remove the #
or ##

Save it and close out of gedit, then return to the terminal and type:

sudo apt-get update

Then try re-enabling your video card. BTW, the cd isnt required since
the drivers for ATI's and Nvidia's are on the repository


--cj





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