Rollback Video Driver

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jimmm33
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Rollback Video Driver

Postby jimmm33 » Thu Mar 10, 2011 1:09 pm

I'm running LMDE on a Thinkpad T61 with the Nvidia Quadro NVS140m video. I use Frickleplatz repos for Chromium. I did a 1-5 update a couple of weeks ago and realized that the Frickleplatz repo updated my video driver also. Now I have 270.26 Beta. I'm getting some strange behavior (flickering and then freeze) and I like to go back to the 195 version that is in the testing repos. Can anyone tell me the best way to do that?

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viking777
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Re: Rollback Video Driver

Postby viking777 » Thu Mar 10, 2011 1:48 pm

Open synaptic package manager. Bottom left highlight status, top left highlight installed then top right under quick filter search for the word nvidia. It will return several results. I would suggest the best one to go with is nvidia-kernel-dkms. So highlight this and then top left click Package/Force version. you should see the current nvidia driver in that list. Highlight it and install it. If you don't see it under the dkms package try the nvidia-glx package instead.

After that don't be so impatient again you naughty boy :lol:
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