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Old 03-30-08, 10:03 AM   #2
zap
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Default Re: dont hate me for this question

It tells you that the X server (the graphics interface) is running. The generic nvidia drivers for some strange reason require to be installed with a stopped X server.

Here's a howto install nvidia drivers from the generic package:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=57368
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