What is the BEST? Envy or Restricted Nvidia Drives?

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What is the BEST? Envy or Restricted Nvidia Drives?

Postby maduranga » Sun Aug 05, 2007 11:52 am

Hello... :)
I just want to install Nvidia drivers to get the Compiz Fusion installed and running on my pc. But still don't know what method to use to get the Nvidia driver installed. What I want is GOOD PERFORMANCE and QUALITY.. so what do you suggest to use? what method you are using to install Nvidia and ATI drivers :?:

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Postby newW2 » Sun Aug 05, 2007 12:06 pm

Use Envy to install drivers. Select Cassandra --> System Tools --> Envy. That launches the GUI to install / remove drivers.

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Postby maduranga » Sun Aug 05, 2007 1:06 pm

yep.. can use envy. but i have heard that some people says that installing drivers through envy can cause problem when the kernel is updated to a newer version? what is the way to get the latest nvidia driver? and the way to get most out of my vga card?

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Postby newW2 » Sun Aug 05, 2007 1:53 pm

madduranga said:
but i have heard that some people says that installing drivers through envy can cause problem when the kernel is updated to a newer version?

I believe that issue was fixed. Look at Alberto's blog and post the question there. I've had no problems in any case, since Envy is included in Linux Mint, it is as simple as running envy again. :wink:

The blog is at: http://albertomilone.com/wordpress/


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