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Old 01-13-06, 08:08 AM   #1
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Default GeForce Go 7800 GTX - Linux

Hello,

I am awaiting a new Dell XPS with GeForce Go 7800 GTX, I was hoping to install a Linux distribution but have not seen a driver available. Can any kind person suggest a Linux distribution that will support the card?
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Old 01-13-06, 08:10 AM   #2
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You should be fine with the default driver from what ive heard, i havnt owned a laptop for a while, and the newbie distros seem to haave beter hardware support, id try ubuntu (what i use its great), suse, or debain...
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Old 01-13-06, 08:14 AM   #3
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thanks a12ctic, do you mean the default driver that comes with the Linux distribution or is the a default Nvidia Linux Driver, sorry to be a pain.
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Old 01-13-06, 08:26 AM   #4
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the default linux drivers they can be found here http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux_d..._1.0-8178.html

the ones that come with it usualy arent 3d drivers
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Old 01-13-06, 08:27 AM   #5
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Also if your new to linux i suggest you sign up on www.linuxforums.org great helpful forum with a mature community.
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Old 01-13-06, 08:31 AM   #6
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thanks, much appreciated.....
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