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Re: How to install nvidia driver

I have followed the tutorial and have not had any problems. Seems to run
fine for me but I have a Asus EN6600 Geforce 6600.

On Sun, Nov 13, 2005 at 01:01:31AM +0100, Stefan Salewski wrote:
> Hello,
> 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: 
> http://home.comcast.net/~andrex/Debian-nVidia/installation.html
> This tutorial is very nice, but I am not sure if it is an 
> official debian recommendation and if it will work for AMD64 
> too.
> 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 
> display?
> Thank you for your support
> Stefan Salewski
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