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Old 07-20-07, 02:52 AM   #12
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Default Re: HOW TO: install nvidia driver .run packages yourself in ubuntu edgy 6.10

Originally Posted by testbenchdude
apt-get install build-essential

I tried that, here's what I get:

# apt-get install build-essential
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
E: Couldn't find package build-essential

So... no dice there.
You need to update aptitude before you can use it. Like this:

sudo apt-get update
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