Questions about hardware and drivers
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How to install NVIDIA drivers in LMDE 3: Add the following commands in the terminal
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nvidia-detect
Here nvidia-legacy-304xx-driver is the right driver package for my gpu Install the recommended driver and linux headers:
sudo apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r) nvidia-legacy-304xx-driver
the correct kernel will be chosen automatically
I have the info from next page and it works: https://linuxsuperuser.com/install-nvid ... rs-debian/
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I tried this - text seems a bit misleading.
says that my current driver for my not especially new card is
nvidia v: 390.116
However when I run
This is rather misleading.
Detected NVIDIA GPUs:
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller : NVIDIA Corporation GK208 [GeForce GT 730] [10de:1287] (rev a1)
Checking card: NVIDIA Corporation GK208 [GeForce GT 730] (rev a1)
Your card is supported by the default drivers and legacy driver series 340.
It is recommended to install the
Attempting to install the
nvidia-driver is already the newest version (390.116-1).
So all is well.