nvidia driver on xubuntu

Asked by frankdunn

I have installed the older nvidia driver for my geforce 2 mx 400, because the system felt a little "slow" when refreshing icons and such. But after that, now it seems it's even slower.

My question is, if I remove the driver using the "Add/Remove" program, will the xconfig file revert to it's original form, or will it not start and I will have to configure it manually?

Thanks in advance

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Best actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :

the post install should revert it back. You can read the xorg.conf to check and if it says:

Driver "nvidia"

change it to

Driver "nv"
Driver "vesa"

you will need:
gksudo mousepad /etc/X11/xorg.conf to get write access.

(replace mousepad with your favourite editor.I seem to remember mousepad is default in Xubuntu)

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frankdunn (hellarchvile) said :

Thanks a lot. It worked!

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frankdunn (hellarchvile) said :

Thanks actionparsnip, that solved my question.