installation problems Dell Precision 690

Karl Larsen k5di at
Tue Mar 25 15:15:11 UTC 2008

Pejman Rohani wrote:
>> I'm sure someone can help if you'd ask a question we can answer.
> OK, I've tried to install the NVIDIA accelerated graphics driver (by 
> going to the restricted drivers manager), but when I reboot the X server 
> doesn't come up.
> I've also tried to install the NVIDIA graphics driver manually but when 
> I try to kill the GDM, the machine hangs.
> Can you help with these more specific questions?
> Thanks.
    Yes I can help. Your system is working with the nv software that 
comes with Ubuntu. But it is not pretty and no frills. But it works :-)

    I have tried several versions of updated nVidia software and none 
work. So relax.



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