nividia drivers

boeckx.johan at boeckx.johan at
Thu Jun 11 13:27:39 UTC 2009


Fix the Driver-part in the Device section (look in backup-config in /etc/xorg/... or install the drivers manually from the nvidia-site. 

>----- Oorspronkelijk bericht -----
: Gary Kirkpatrick [mailto:pegngary at]
: donderdag
, juni
 11, 2009 03:01 PM
: 'Ubuntu user technical support,	not for general discussions'
: nividia drivers
>When I try to run "System/Admin/Xserver settings I get "You do not appear to
>be using the NVIDIA X driver. Please edit your X configuration file (just
>run `nvidia-xconfig` as root), and restart the X server. "
>When I follow the instructions I get:
> sudo nvidia-xconfig
>Using X configuration file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf".
>VALIDATION ERROR: Data incomplete in file /etc/X11/xorg.conf.
>                  Device section "Configured Video Device" must have a
>                  line.
>Backed up file '/etc/X11/xorg.conf' as '/etc/X11/xorg.conf.backup'
>New X configuration file written to '/etc/X11/xorg.conf'
>Don't know what to do next.   What brought all this about is the mediocre
>font and scree resolutions.
>Thanks for any help.

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