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post #21 of 24
You'll probably have to shutdown X before installing it.

Open terminal:
> su
> (enter root pass)
> sudo service gdm (or kdm) stop

that will take you out of the GUI.

From there, navigate to where the driver file is, then type:

> sh Nvidia-driver-whatever-23525.235.25.run

follow instructions. Make sure to let it automatically update your xconf if it gives you the option.

To get back in:
> sudo service gdm start
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Yes! Thanks you all very much, I installed the drivers with additional drivers and it fixed it perfectly.
post #23 of 24
right on dude. enjoy your linuxing haha
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Good to see this got sorted, I edited the name of the thread to Ubuntu 10.10 just for clarities sake. Don't want to confuse any Linux new guys (Currently, I fall into that category as well)
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