Graphics card drive for Nvidia...

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Thu Oct 28 20:40:55 UTC 2010


Larry wrote:
> *Now I have installed the latest version of Ubuntu 10.10 on another
> hard drive, it never did ask me to install the graphics drive for my
> nvidia card, like it has always done before...Showing up an icon
> update graphics card, then does a search, and it installs it...
> 
> May anyone know what the name of this is, or is there away to bring
> it up, so I can have the correct drive installed, which is
> 96.43.17...

It looks like Nvidia doesn't support your hardware any longer. From 
<https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MaverickMeerkat/ReleaseNotes>:

| The new Xorg 1.9 available in Maverick is not compatible with nVidia
| based chipsets that use the (nvidia-96) and (nvidia-173) drivers.
| (626974)


Nils




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