[ubuntu-za] How To install nvidia drivers on Dell XPS L502X in Ubuntu 11.10?

Mpho Langa percylanga at gmail.com
Thu Jan 12 09:26:52 UTC 2012


On 2012/01/12 11:20 AM, Navdeep Singh Sidhu wrote:
> Hello everyone,
>
> I had purchased Dell XPS L502x with windows 7 64-bit. recently i 
> installed Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit on it. But i'm unable to use 3d 
> accelration on it. i had already installed nvidia drivers using 
> additional driver support in ubuntu. But still not working. i had 
> downloaded Nvidia drivers for my Nvidia geforce gt 540m card and tried 
> to follow other available tutorials but still unable to install it. 
> can anyone help me please?
Have a look at this:
http://hanynowsky.wordpress.com/2011/11/12/dell-xps-15-l502x-linux-ubuntu-11-10/

more pointers here:
http://askubuntu.com/questions/69269/how-can-i-enable-unity-3d-on-a-dell-xps-15-l502x
http://www.google.co.za/search?sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8&q=nvidia+drivers%2C+Dell+XPS+L502X%2C+Ubuntu+11.10

Happy linuxing,
Percy



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