nvidia graphic driver installation multiple problems

Asked by domino

Can't get around installing the latest NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-195.30.pkg2.run on my laptop,I used Envyng it could not even read it not to talk of install it...I placed it a /tmp directory maybe it would yet no I have been trying it for the past 3 days using different method all to no avail..my install nvidia driver is 185 recommended,my computer HP Pavilion Entertainment dv6820ea one of dv6700 series please somebody should help...thanks...!!!

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Best actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :


add that ppa then run:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install nvidia-195-modaliases nvidia-glx-195


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domino (hdominor) said :

Lots of thanks to the contributors to my problem but I still have a step to go now I can find nvidia 195 recommended in my hardware drivers but it is not installing it said "Sorry, the installation of this driver failed please have a look at the log file for details:/var/log/jockey.log".Really I'm at my wits end couldn't just think of anything...so please you have started it help me to finish this off nicely thanks....!!!

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :

don't use jockey, the command I have will install the driver which is what jockey is for. We are sidestepping it.

At no point have I mentioned jockey. Why are you running it??

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domino (hdominor) said :

Brandon Snider...! Really I want to thank U for endless contributions and answers!
I just done it...thanks a million times!!!

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domino (hdominor) said :

Thanks actionparsnip, that solved my question.