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I am having trouble installing the latest Nvidia driver 96.43.23 downloaded from Nvidia website on Ubuntu 12.04.

This is what I did:

blacklisted nouveau in blacklist.conf

turn off X server by sudo stop lightdm

sudo sh nv.run

Driver prompt: nouveau haven't been disabled

sudo reboot

blank screen so I reboot into recovery mode

open shell prompt

sudo sh "driver name".run

nvidia asked to auto configure my xorg.conf file and auto backup previous xorg.conf, I clicked yes

After it is done, sudo reboot

Monitor out of range message and just hang there

How do I do this properly? I am new and have just got started on ubuntu yesterday. Thanks.
    
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the latest drivers probably won't work.
look for some legacy branded drivers for your video card.
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I dont think ubuntu supports such old nvidia card, as even my "newer" 5000 series doesnt work properly with latest version of ubuntu..
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Ubuntu 11.10 auto detected my graphic card and provide me with a link to install version 96. So it seems version 12.04 doesn't support nvidia driver version 96 yet.
    
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