Help Installing Newest Nvidia Driver v.185

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proxima_centauri
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Re: Help Installing Newest Nvidia Driver v.185

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[Assuming the downloaded file is on your desktop]
1. Close all open applications
2. Switch consoles, Ctrl+Alt+F1 (this will drop you to a full terminal), sign on with user credentials
3. Type these commands

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sudo /etc/init.d/gdm stop

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sudo sh /home/$USER/Desktop/NVIDIA*
$USER = Your username
NVIDIA* = hit Tab after NVIDIA to autocomplete the package name.
4. Go through the dialog, allow it to overwrite your xorg.conf
5. You should be back to the terminal prompt, type

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sudo /etc/init.d/gdm start
GDM login screen will start, using the nvidia drivers for display.

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Re: Help Installing Newest Nvidia Driver v.185

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Run

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compiz
in terminal.
Post the output here.

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Re: Help Installing Newest Nvidia Driver v.185

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