Which command to install nvidia drivers..?

Asked by Black Gold

which command i can use to install nvidia drivers after pressing ctrl+alt+f1. and where to put this dirver setup up. i have got it in my D:/Ubuntu/ or should i copy them in to some place else.. My PC is Old i mean P4 1.80GIGA Nvidia MX440 64mb RAM 512 only.

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Fran├žois Tissandier (baloo) said :
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I would not try to install the driver manually, unless no other solution.
To install the driver, use "Hardware Drivers" in the "System" menu. There you should see the different drivers, and you can enable the recommended one.

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Black Gold (thebigmbg) said :
#2

hardware drivers not show any thing. i tryed it. i just wana install 'em maunally it is the best way. i have not got modem drivers on ubuntu. when i start a live cd session it show drivers but no internet so i gotta di it manually.

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Fran├žois Tissandier (baloo) said :
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There are explanations how to install it there:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/NvidiaManual

But it includes steps which are optional I think, and which require an internet connection (all the "sudo apt-get..." commands).

I would really recommend you to find an internet connection to install the driver using the included tool, as it will take just 5 minutes and install everything properly. The manual installation is really complicated, and there is always a danger to mess up with the config.

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Black Gold (thebigmbg) said :
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i know installing over internet is easy but i have not got my modems drivers for linux

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Rajinder Sandhu (sandy744) said :
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I have the same care MX440 and having driver 96.43.17 which was downloaded and installed by update manager in ubuntu 10.04... and here is the download link from nvidia
http://www.nvidia.in/object/linux_display_ia32_100.14.11_in.html

 I have copied and pasted the manual installation procedure from nvidia website for the driver....

To download and install the drivers, follow the steps below:

STEP 1: Review the NVIDIA Software License.

You will need to accept this license prior to downloading any files.

STEP 2: Download the Driver File
Download - NVIDIA-Linux-x86-100.14.11.pkg1.run

SuSE users: please read the SuSE NVIDIA Installer HOWTO before downloading the driver.

STEP 3: Install
Type "sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86-100.14.11.pkg1.run" to install the driver. NVIDIA now provides a utility to assist you with configuration of your X config file. Please see Chapter 3 of the README or run 'man nvidia-xconfig' for details on usage. Instructions for those wishing to edit their X config file by hand can also be found in the README.

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