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Hi there all. I have a quick Q.. How do i install latest nvidia drivers on ubuntu downloaded from Nvidia site...With Suse it was easy i did it the same ...
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- 07-05-2008 #1
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- Aug 2006
Hi there all. I have a quick Q.. How do i install latest nvidia drivers on ubuntu downloaded from Nvidia site...With Suse it was easy i did it the same way in Ubuntu and killed my system had to redo the hole lot..
Im running Ubuntu 8.04..
- 07-06-2008 #2
Set execution bit of downloaded Driver and execute it.
chmod +x nvidia_driver ./nvidia_driver
- 07-06-2008 #3
Or even use EnvyNG, a little GUI/CLI tool to install nvidia/ati proprietary drivers without much hassle. Last time I check, it was on Universe.
Another way to install the downloaded .run from nvidia's site is to simples doCode:
- 07-06-2008 #4
I tried installing the Nvidia 3D driver on my Kubuntu 8.04 machine because I'm used to installing the one from Nvidia, and it caused me problems. As esquiso recommends, I also used EnvyNG and it did a great job getting my Nvidia drivers installed properly on that machine. See this thread for more in depth info on running envy.