nividia drivers

Muzer muzerakascooby at gmail.com
Fri Jun 12 16:43:13 UTC 2009


Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Jun 2009 19:24:01 -0500
> Gary Kirkpatrick <pegngary at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>   
>> On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 7:08 PM, Gary Kirkpatrick
>> <pegngary at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>     
>>> Having trouble installing.  How do you terminate X?  control alt
>>> backspace does notwork.  Instructions say to load into VGA and I
>>> have no idea how to do that.
>>> thanks
>>>
>>> gary
>>>
>>>       
>> Also control/alt/F1 does notwork.  Sudo sh
>> NVIDIA-Linux-x86-185.14-pkg1.run says I am running X still.
>>     
>
> Jaunty?
> I've not followed the thread but you can always hit it with this hammer:
> sudo killall gdm (or kdm or xdm, whichever you use)
> and see what that gets you. Out of X, I'll bet.  Others don't agree with
> that method but It Works For Me.
> Then you might want to enable that well-known and so very useful but
> unfortunately disabled command, Ctrl-Alt-Backspace again.  There is
> bound to be someone who will tell you how.  I saw it in a .sig just
> today, too.
> I just don't remember whose .sig it was.
>
> Cybe R. Wizard
>   
Safer is sudo /etc/init.d/gdm stop


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