boeckx.johan at telenet.be
Thu Jun 11 18:15:31 UTC 2009
Go to http://www.nvidia.com/object/unix.html , choose the 32-bit or
64-bit version. Download the driver. For how-to-install, go to
http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux_display_ia32_185.18.14.html , in
case of 32-bit-version
Gary Kirkpatrick wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 8:27 AM, <boeckx.johan at telenet.be
> <mailto:boeckx.johan at telenet.be>> wrote:
> 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 gmail.com
> <mailto:pegngary at gmail.com>]
> : 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
> >font and scree resolutions.
> >Thanks for any help.
> I'd tried from the Nvidia website but I have to figure out what
> product I have (automated search not supporting Linux) and as I do not
> know how to do that, i was hoping for an easy fix. Fixing driver in
> device section is also something i do not know how to do. I'll try
> to figure all this out get back if I can't.
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