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Old 07-10-07, 06:11 PM   #12
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Exclamation Re: Nvidia driver with ubuntu.

FYI there is a but with the nvidia-glx-new in Ubuntu

See here :

The bottom line is not only do you need to purge the nvidia-new-glx you also need to :

sudo apt-get remove --purge nvidia-glx-new
sudo rm /lib/linux-restricted-modules/
Otherwise you will get an error message :

Error: API mismatch: the NVIDIA kernel module has the version 1.0-9755, but this X module has the version 1.0-9631. Please make sure that the kernel module and all NVIDIA driver components have the same version.

*Obviously the version information varies with which driver you are installing.

*I know this information is in these forums, but I though I would add the information to this thread as well

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