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    Move vidio driver from download file to driver manager

    I just loaded a driver for nvidia geforce 210 64 bit linux and it is in my download file, how do I get it in my driver manager so I can use it. If I can I want to open the question up more and ask what can I do to any program downloaded into download file to put it in my menu list to use it.

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    Linux Guru Rubberman's Avatar
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    I can be found either 40 miles west of Chicago, in Chicago, or in a galaxy far, far away.
    You need to open the directory where it was downloaded, and then either change its attributes to executable so you can run it directly (it is a shell script), or you need to run it in bash directly, as "bash filename". The nVidia drivers have the extension .run, but that really doesn't mean much.
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    Thanks Rubberman, so in terminal I type BASH (FILENAME) doe I include the( .run) if I run it, where does it go ,does it go to my Nvidia card and update the driver or do I have to do something else after BASH(FILENAME)

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