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Old 01-22-06, 02:46 PM   #1
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Question Problem Installing nvidia driver on debian

when ever i go and try to install the driver it says You appear to be running an X server; please exit X before installing. I tried to exit x but i cant seem to get it to work. can anyone tell me how to do this?
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Old 01-22-06, 03:16 PM   #2
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Default Re: Problem Installing nvidia driver on debian

You can't exit X or the installer fails anyway? Please clarify...
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Old 01-22-06, 03:27 PM   #3
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Default Re: Problem Installing nvidia driver on debian

I don't know how to exit X, whenever i try to do what other people did it doesnt work
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Old 01-22-06, 05:10 PM   #4
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Default Re: Problem Installing nvidia driver on debian

move over to the console , ctrl+alt+F1, then login as root and type /etc/init.d/gdm stop
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