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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: 25861

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. C...
by shevaroyan
Mon Apr 16, 2012 6:05 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Installing Latest Nvidia Driver into Linux Mint 12
Replies: 30
Views: 25861

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: 25861

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 NVI...
by shevaroyan
Sat Apr 14, 2012 7:28 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Installing Latest Nvidia Driver into Linux Mint 12
Replies: 30
Views: 25861

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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