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Well this weekend half of my raid 0 failed. ONE DAY BEFORE MY BACKUP...
So to say at best, i was devastated. For the next month or so, im going to be running suse 10.1. Since it's been well over a year since i have done any linux work, im gonna need help, first things first though. Nvidia drivers...
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Latest nvidia driver here.

You need to be root to install and you'll have to stop the x server.

FIRST, save the file in like /home/user/
that way its easy to find.
Atl+F1 then log in (or ctrl+alt+F1) that takes you to text mode.
Code:
init 3
to stop X
then navigate to the folder the driver is in: ex) cd /home/<userid>/ (it'd be better if you moved it to /home/<userid>/bin though maybe)
then
Code:
chmod +x NVIDIA blah blah
then
Code:
sh NVIDIA blah blah blah
then the install for the driver will start.

Also before that make sure kernel source is installed. Just use YaST to find out/install if need be.
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I'm going to try the Yast method first then maybe do it from command line if all else fails. I'm running the amd64 version and i can't get flash to install.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Blue_Fire
I'm going to try the Yast method first then maybe do it from command line if all else fails. I'm running the amd64 version and i can't get flash to install.
You cannot install the driver via YaST, Novell no longer includes them. And the X server cannot be running when you install thats why you kill it with init 3.

What browser are you using?
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Either browser:firefox/konqueror no flash is present.
Hmm this is going to be alot more troublesome than i had hoped, and getting sli to work, well, i dont think ill be doing much gaming anytime soon to help relieve stress.
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I dont think there is a 64bit version of flash. For windows or Linux.
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Yea, it didn't really register with me that i was running the x64 bit linux... ugh.
Well i think ill dload another distro and run them both....
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Well got the 32 bit up a running, going smooth all except 3d acceleration, which is due to an outdated xgl hardware list, by any chance does anyone remember how to swith between desktops>
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Blue_Fire
Well got the 32 bit up a running, going smooth all except 3d acceleration, which is due to an outdated xgl hardware list, by any chance does anyone remember how to swith between desktops>
<ctrl>+<alt>+ left click and hold down and drag or <ctrl>+<atl>+<arrow left or right(or down to unfold)>
Check out my FAQ in sig.
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Not exactly what i meant, how does one switch between gdm/kdm at will? Just curious cause i couldnt find it in google. On to my next thread, the 32 bit adventures of Blue.
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