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Old 03-08-07, 02:21 PM   #1
tminter
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Default Installing drivers in command line on Ubuntu 7.10 x64

Hi,

I am trying to install the NVIDIA drivers for my 7800GT on Ubuntu 7.10 edgy (x64) in the command line(as I can't get the desktop to work at the moment). I have managed to extract it following the instructions, However when I get to the line "sudo ./nvidia-installer -n -s --x-prefix=/usr/lib64/xorg/ --kernel-source-path=/usr/src/linux-headers- `uname -r`"

I get the error
"./Nvidia-installer : 2 : Syntax error : ")" unexpected"

Any ideas how I can get the drivers to work? Or at least get Ubuntu to boot
to the desktop so I can install the drivers a different way?

I am trying to use the NVIDIA-Linux-ia64-1.0-5336-pkg1.run drivers

Spec
E6600
Asus P5N32-E SLI
2*1Gb DDR800 Geil
BFG 7800GT
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