Restricted Drivers module won't download nVidia drivers.

Karl Larsen k5di at
Sat Nov 1 20:48:44 UTC 2008

Diogo Böhm wrote:
> I've upgraded my Hardy Heron system to Intrepid this morning, through
> mounting an Alternate CD image in. Followed the process and restarted.
> Once back, only one of my two displays was detected, and the restricted
> drivers module informed there were drivers to be installed. I get in it,
> select the nVidia 177 driver (the recommended one) and clicked on
> "activate". It then asked my password, to install the driver. I typed it in,
> correcly. It then started downloading. The meter runs from one side to
> other, but won't go over 0%, and after it closes with no notice. No drivers
> are installed.
> What can I do?
> My graphics card is a nVidia GeForce 6200 and I use two monitors in it, no
> workarounds needed since Ubuntu 7.04.
    My Intrepid first boot with a GeForce6100 got those exact results. I 
fear your in the same boat with me. We will just have to wait in Hardy 
until someone has time to fix the kernel and Intrepid.



	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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