nvidia driver..........

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nvidia driver..........

Postby kaddy » Sun Aug 09, 2009 7:11 am

quick stupid question..........

the nvidia driver thats in the repo or preinstalled on alot of distro's...... I was wondering if its the closed source official driver
or the open source driver.........

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Re: nvidia driver..........

Postby Penguinclaw » Sun Aug 09, 2009 2:55 pm

Because Nvidia drivers are non-free, most disro's default to nv driver which is free. To install the proprietry Nvidia drivers in LinuxMint use "Hardware Drivers" under the Administration menu. Hope this helps
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Re: nvidia driver..........

Postby kaddy » Fri Aug 14, 2009 11:51 pm

lol. Yes I know How......
But that answered my question....
I wasn't sure whether the version from hardware drivers (ubuntu repo) was an official nvidia driver or the open source one.
it was picking at me. lol.


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