removing Nvidia Drivers?

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removing Nvidia Drivers?

Postby jup173r » Wed Mar 06, 2013 1:55 pm


I installed a nvidia driver which i downloaded from nvidia, but now i want to remove it and use the one in "additional drivers" instead. could someone please teach me how to do so? i have done my research but haven't been able to find anything... :(

thanks a million in advance.

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Re: removing Nvidia Drivers?

Postby Jamesc359 » Wed Mar 06, 2013 2:48 pm

You'd do it just like you were installing it, except you use the --uninstall flag. e.g.

sudo sh --uninstall

Be sure to go into /etc/X11 to remove xorg.conf and restore the old xorg.conf.backup. From there you can reboot and you should be set.
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