[SOLVED] re NVIDIA accelerated graphics drivers...r/o, pls.

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[SOLVED] re NVIDIA accelerated graphics drivers...r/o, pls.

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Please, I have a question regarding NVIDIA accelerated graphics drivers...

I've just installed Linux Mint 13 Xfce (BEAUTIFUL distro/edition, by the way). :)

When I ran "Additional Drivers", there were two (2) that came up:

NVIDIA accelerated graphics driver (version current) [Recommended]

and

NVIDIA accelerated graphics driver (post-release updates) (version current-updates)

Please, do I have to choose which one to activate, or should I activate both?

Thank you very, very much.

Sincerely,

UUUnicorn
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Re: re NVIDIA accelerated graphics drivers...r/o, pls.

Post by z1p101 »

Depends what graphics chipset you have.

I have an old nvidia ge force 210 card and the recommended drivers work fine. If it is older than that (which I doubt) you will want to look it up and there is a place to look it up but I can't remember where.

Hope that helped and post again if it didn't.
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Re: re NVIDIA accelerated graphics drivers...r/o, pls.

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I activated the first one--the one that included "[Recommended]" at the end.

I don't know if I should activate only one or both.

Thank you. I just switched over today from Xubuntu 12.04.

Sincerely,

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Re: re NVIDIA accelerated graphics drivers...r/o, pls.

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You can only activate one set of drivers.
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Re: re NVIDIA accelerated graphics drivers...r/o, pls.

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Thank you very much; I activated just the first one.

Thanks again. Linux Mint 13 Xfce seems to function MUCH better on my Asus Eee PC 1201N-PU17-SL! :D

Sincerely,

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