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How can I find out if RDM has installed the latest NVIDIA driver. I feel that the performance is poor and I want to make sure that the best/latest driver is installed.
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Everyone recommends Envy for installing Ubuntu drivers. I don't know what the difference is, though.
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The Ubuntu repositories does not have up to date drivers, for neither nvidia or ATI. The Envy repositories update almost as soon as new drivers are released, so it's recommended to use it if you want to automate driver installation.
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I was figuring I would have to go that route. Before I install envy is there anything special I should do to remove RDM?
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Originally Posted by cinajohn View Post
I was figuring I would have to go that route. Before I install envy is there anything special I should do to remove RDM?
Install Envy

Reboot into recovery mode (you will be root) and
Code:
envy -t
Choose uninstall nVidia Drivers. And let Envy configure X for you.

Reboot again into recovery mode and
Code:
envy -t
.

Choose Install nVidia Drivers. Let Envy do it's thing and also let it configure X for you.

Then reboot to your desktop.

Good to go!!
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