Graphics card drive for Nvidia...
wayward4now at gmail.com
Fri Oct 29 02:23:23 UTC 2010
On Thu, 2010-10-28 at 16:32 -0500, Larry wrote:
> On 10/28/2010 03:40 PM, Nils Kassube wrote:
> > 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
> *Thanks for the info, now just what I need, humm hate to go out and buy
> another graphics card...
Another reason for hanging back to 10.4 is confirmed. Gad! This is like
Hardy vs Karmic all over again. <chortles> Ric, with the nVidia card
that requires 173 driver.
My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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