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I need help on how I would enable nvidia-glx-new so i can get the 3d acceleration. Thanks
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what distro?
    
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if its connected to the net, there should be a restricted drivers thing already on there.

otherwise, why not just download the linux drivers right from the nvidia site and install them?
    
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The drivers from nvidias linux distro should do it.. GL,,
    
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yeah its already "installed" so to speak, I just need to enable the thing
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post #7 of 16
it should enable when you install it... when you reboot, is there an nvidia splash screen at any point?
    
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Originally Posted by that7dude View Post
yeah its already "installed" so to speak, I just need to enable the thing
Did you go to System > Administration > Hardware Drivers ?

If it is enabled there you need to restart X by Ctrl+Alt+Backspace
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yeah it keeps telling me to enable nvidia-glx-new..."the software source for this package nvidia-glx-new is not enabled" thats all it say when i try to enable the "nvidia accelerated graphics driver"
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yeah it keeps telling me to enable nvidia-glx-new..."the software source for this package nvidia-glx-new is not enabled" thats all it say when i try to enable the "nvidia accelerated graphics driver"
Have you run the following from the terminal?

Code:
"sudo nvidia-glx-config enable"
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