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by shevaroyan
Tue Apr 17, 2012 1:36 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Installing Latest Nvidia Driver into Linux Mint 12
Replies: 30
Views: 26058

Re: Installing Latest Nvidia Driver into Linux Mint 12

Did you install nvidia-current from synaptic? nvidia-settings alone isn't enough. Ah-ha. Did that and seems OK thank you! Had a look at DISPLAY in System Settings. LM reports my monitor as "unknown" and there are two resolutions, neither of which is the natural resolution of my monitor. Can I impro...
by shevaroyan
Mon Apr 16, 2012 6:05 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Installing Latest Nvidia Driver into Linux Mint 12
Replies: 30
Views: 26058

Re: Installing Latest Nvidia Driver into Linux Mint 12

I think if you use the nvidia-current repository package, or the updated one from the Ubuntu-X-Swat PPA instead of nvidia's downloads.I think that is best for you and you indeed need root/administrator access. As a newbie, I only think I know what you are saying. After many hours of searching the '...
by shevaroyan
Sun Apr 15, 2012 1:34 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Installing Latest Nvidia Driver into Linux Mint 12
Replies: 30
Views: 26058

Re: Installing Latest Nvidia Driver into Linux Mint 12

Hi, Well I followed your how-to up to the point "then use package manager to install NVIDIA driver". Hunted around for a bit, found synaptic on LM and searched for NVIDIA. Whole lot of stuff came up and I chose something that had 295 in the title. Seemed to install and wanted to update NVIDIA-Common...
by shevaroyan
Sat Apr 14, 2012 7:28 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Installing Latest Nvidia Driver into Linux Mint 12
Replies: 30
Views: 26058

Re: Installing Latest Nvidia Driver into Linux Mint 12

I am a nubie. I have managed to get LM12 to load to a graphics screen using nomodeset in grub. Tried then to install the correct NVIDIA graphics driver following the instructions here. When I try to create the file to disable nouveau I get warning messages which I think is telling me I do not have r...

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