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Re: etch RC1 installer

On Tue, Dec 12, 2006 at 11:25:56PM -0800, Francesco Pietra wrote:
> Thank you for answering, though my point was to where
> learning as this my new installation without nvidia
> works. Why should I install nvidia when it works
> perfectly and very speedy? Finally, everything was
> done through official debian and I suppose they know
> how to do.

The nvidia binary driver does DRI openGL.  The free driver is 2D only.
I also believe the free driver doesn't do video playback acceleration
while the binary one does.  Of course if you never play video or use any
opengl programs, then there is no reason to use the binary driver.

Len Sorensen

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