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--Nvidia GeForce2 GO 16mb graphics card-- I've been trying to make linux run on my newer laptop since christmas and I cannot make the OS accept the graphics card. The ...
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    Nvidia graphics card on dell inspirion 2650 & RH7


    --Nvidia GeForce2 GO 16mb graphics card--
    I've been trying to make linux run on my newer laptop since christmas and I cannot make the OS accept the graphics card.
    The X desktop is patchy and fuzzy.
    Is there a patch that I need?

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    Hvae you tried nVidia's own drivers?

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    nvidia doesn't make linux drivers for GeForce cards

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    Yes, they do, I'm running them.

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    no they don't....
    I am using Nvidia GeForce2 GO..... they dont even make windows drivers for it.....It supposed to come with the OS

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    I have had 2 dell inspiron notebooks, 8100(gf2 go, redhat 7.3) and my 8200(gf4 go, gentoo 1.4) and nvidia makes drivers for both of them for linux. You can download them from the nvidia site.

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    --http://nvidia.com/content/drivers/drivers.asp--

    Detonator 40 is the graphics driver for all NVIDIA Graphics Processing Units (GPUs). Detonator 40 supports 2D graphics, DirectX 8.1, OpenGL 1.4, nView Desktop Management software version 2.0, NVRotate. NVKeystone, Digital Vibrance Control and includes a new control panel and the CineFX emulator. Through NVIDIA’s Unified Driver Architecture, Detonator software supports all GPUs below in a single driver.

    Products Supported: RIVA TNT
    Aladdin TNT2
    TNT2
    TNT2 Pro
    TNT2 Ultra
    TNT2 Model 64 (M64)
    TNT2 Model 64 (M64) Pro
    Vanta
    Vanta LT GeForce 256
    GeForce DDR
    GeForce2 MX
    GeForce2 MX 100
    GeForce2 MX 200
    GeForce2 MX 400
    GeForce2 GTS
    GeForce2 Pro
    GeForce2 Ti
    GeForce2 Ultra GeForce3
    GeForce3 Ti 200
    GeForce3 Ti 500
    GeForce4 MX 460
    GeForce4 MX 440
    GeForce4 MX 440 with AGP8X
    GeForce4 MX440SE with AGP8X
    GeForce4 MX 420
    GeForce4 Ti 4200
    GeForce4 TI 4200 with AGP8X
    GeForce4 Ti 4400
    GeForce4 Ti 4600
    Quadro
    Quadro2 Pro
    Quadro2 EX Quadro2 MXR
    Quadro DCC
    Quadro4 200 NVS
    Quadro4 400 NVS
    Quadro4 500 XGL
    Quadro4 550 XGL
    Quadro4 700 XGL
    Quadro4 750 XGL
    Quadro4 900 XGL
    NOTE: GeForce2 Go and GeForce4 Go mobile processors are not supported in this driver. Please contact the notebook's manufacturer for graphics drivers for your notebook PC.

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    You shouldn't be looking at the detonator driver, since that's for Windows. Check out the Linux driver page instead.

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    Incase you still can't figure it out, here is the link:
    http://www.nvidia.com/view.asp?IO=li..._ia32_1.0-4191

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    thanks for the link....

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