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How to install nvidia driver


next week I will try to install debian-amd64 on a new computer 
with a nvidia graphic card (7800GTX).

I don't really like these closed source drivers from ati and 
nvidia, but I think I have to use it.

I have just done some google search about debian and nvidia 
drivers. Some people recommend not to install the nvidia way, 
but to use the debian way. I found only one detailed explanation 
about how to do it: 


This tutorial is very nice, but I am not sure if it is an 
official debian recommendation and if it will work for AMD64 

Can you comment on this? Are there other tutorials around? Will I 
have only textmode available until I install the nvidia driver, 
or will the X-Org driver give me  an unaccelerated graphical 

Thank you for your support

Stefan Salewski

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