How do I execute a .run file in Linux Mint 11?

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Tue Jan 24 01:51:05 UTC 2012

On 01/23/2012 05:26 PM, jimmckenzie at wrote:
> GNU EMACS 23 shows me the script and that's it.
> How do I actually use the file.
> I'm trying to install the latest Nvidia drivers (Version 290.10) for my GeForce GT 430. I can't find anything online about it. Everything is about older Distro's, not one thing about Mint 11 or Ubuntu for that matter.
> Any / all help will be appreciated.

Why not use Jockey to auto-install it?? jockey-gtk is the package name I 
think. The only problem with using the nVidia run file is that it places 
libraries in other-than-official-Ubuntu directories. With Fedora I HAD 
to do that, I thank my lucky stars that with Ubuntu I don't. Ric

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