okay, here's the process:
root@STC:/home/halstan# sudo apt-get purge nvidia-current
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages will be REMOVED:
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 3 not upgraded.
After this operation, 78.4MB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
(Reading database ... 211204 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing nvidia-current ...
Removing all DKMS Modules
update-alternatives: using /usr/lib/mesa/ld.so.conf to provide /etc/ld.so.conf.d
/GL.conf (gl_conf) in auto mode.
Purging configuration files for nvidia-current ...
dpkg: warning: while removing nvidia-current, directory '/usr/lib/nvidia-current
' not empty so not removed.
Processing triggers for libc-bin ...
ldconfig deferred processing now taking place
Processing triggers for man-db ...
root@STC:/home/halstan# sudo apt-get install nvidia-current
(here the output went out of the screen but I got the important part)
Setting up nvidia-current (260.19.12-0ubuntu1~xup1) ...
update-alternatives: using /usr/lib/nvidia-current/ld.so.conf to provide /etc/ld
.so.conf.d/GL.conf (gl_conf) in auto mode.
update-alternatives: warning: skip creation of /usr/lib32/vdpau/libvdpau_nvidia.
so.1 because associated file /usr/lib32/nvidia-current/vdpau/libvdpau_nvidia.so.
1 (of link group gl_conf) doesn't exist.
update-alternatives: warning: skip creation of /usr/lib32/libvdpau_nvidia.so bec
ause associated file /usr/lib32/nvidia-current/vdpau/libvdpau_nvidia.so (of link
group gl_conf) doesn't exist.
update-initramfs: deferring update (trigger activated)
Loading new nvidia-current-260.19.12 DKMS files...
First Installation: checking all kernels...
Building only for architecture i686
Module build for the currently running kernel was skipped since the
kernel source for this kernel does not seem to be installed.
Processing triggers for initramfs-tools ...
update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-2.6.35-22-generic
Funny, i thought i had my linux-sources installed already.. infact, i did it earlier today. I'll make sure...
(btw dkms-status still says added, i'm gonna check if my linux source package is installed, if not i'll install it.
is installed. no other versions of linux-source