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ubuntu help for a n00b... how do you install nvidia drivers?

 
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franpa
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 14, 2006 8:16 pm     Post subject: ubuntu help for a n00b... how do you install nvidia drivers? Reply with quote

ubuntu 6.06 lts x86
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how do you install the nvidia drivers? i know...

apt-get install packagename
sudo sh blah.run
cd
dir
uname -s

how do i install it? it tells me it cant find the source for my kernel... how do i resolve this issue? (its been 3 days with no real help from the official ubuntu forums)

thanks in advance, franpa.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 16, 2006 10:02 pm     Post subject: Reply with quote

Give us tthe exact error...

and the compilation process

Thanks
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franpa
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 8:52 am     Post subject: Reply with quote

i figured it out Happy
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