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Old 11-26-06, 06:36 AM   #4
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Default Re: Installing latest drivers. WHAT HAVE I DONE!!

Originally Posted by TPG
There are plenty of howtos on to be honest.
But then again only 5% of them cares to mention that if you have installed the package linux-restricted-modules-common, after reboot the driver you just installed is no longer working.

What you have to do if you want to install the driver by hand and have the aforementioned package installed is to edit this file:


and make the line at the bottom look like this:
Then install/reinstall the nvidia driver.
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