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review request for the debconf templates used by the nvidia graphics driver [non-free]


I recently added some debconf templates that are used by the various
variants (current and legacy) of the non-free nvidia graphics driver.

I'm asking for an English language review before I mark the new ones as
translatable and send out a call for translations.

The following two templates are based on the fglrx-driver
templates added recently:

Template: nvidia-support/needs-xorg-conf-to-enable
Type: note
Description: Manual configuration required to enable nvidia driver
 The nvidia driver is not yet configured.
 This driver needs to be enabled in xorg.conf before it can be used.
 Please see the package documentation for instructions.

Template: nvidia-support/removed-but-enabled-in-xorg-conf
Type: note
Description: Nvidia driver is still enabled in xorg.conf
 The Nvidia driver was just removed, but it is still enabled in the
 Xorg configuration. X cannot be (re-)started successfully until Nvidia
 is disabled in the following config file(s):
 Note that switching to the free Nouveau driver requires the
 nvidia-kernel-common package to be purged (not just removed).

I'm not sure whether it's worth to translate the following as the
unsupported 96xx legacy driver will be removed in wheezy+1:
(the package displaying this error already depends on

Template: nvidia/unsupported-legacy-96xx
Type: error
Description: NVIDIA legacy 96xx driver is no longer supported.
 NVIDIA has not updated the legacy 96xx driver to support the current Xserver
 This driver is therefore no longer usable.  For graphics adapters that are
 not supported by a newer Nvidia driver generation the only possibility is to
 use the free Nouveau driver.
 In order to switch to the nouveau driver, please uninstall all nvidia
 driver packages and *purge* (just removing is insufficient) the
 nvidia-kernel-common package.  Also remove all nvidia specific configuration
 from /etc/X11/xorg.conf (and xorg.conf.d/).

For completeness, I'm also adding the templates that have been in use since
squeeze, are already translated, but haven't gotten a review so far:

Template: nvidia-installer-cleanup/uninstall-nvidia-installer
Type: boolean
Default: true
_Description: Run 'nvidia-installer --uninstall'?
 The 'nvidia-installer' program was found on your system.  This is
 probably left over from an earlier installation of the non-free NVIDIA
 graphics driver, installed using the NVIDIA *.run file directly.  This
 installation is incompatible with the Debian packages.  To install the
 Debian packages safely, it is therefore necessary to undo the changes
 performed by 'nvidia-installer'.

Template: nvidia-installer-cleanup/delete-nvidia-installer
Type: boolean
Default: true
_Description: Delete 'nvidia-installer' files?
 Some files from the 'nvidia-installer' still remain on your system.
 These probably come from an earlier installation of the non-free NVIDIA
 graphics driver using the *.run file directly.  Running the
 uninstallation procedure may have failed and left these behind.  These
 files conflict with the packages providing the non-free NVIDIA graphics
 driver and must be removed before the package installation can continue.

Template: nvidia-installer-cleanup/remove-conflicting-libraries
Type: boolean
Default: true
_Description: Remove conflicting library files?
 The following libraries were found on your system and conflict with
 the current installation of the NVIDIA graphics drivers:
 These libraries are most likely remnants of an old installation using the
 nvidia-installer and do not belong to any package managed by dpkg.  It
 should be safe to delete them.

Template: nvidia-support/warn-mismatching-module-version
Type: note
# Translators, do not translate the substitution variables (${new-version},
# ${running-version}) and the command 'rmmod nvidia'.
_Description: Mismatching nvidia kernel module loaded
 The nvidia driver that is being installed (version ${new-version})
 does not match the nvidia kernel module currently loaded
 (version ${running-version}).
 The X server, OpenGL or GPGPU applications may not work properly.
 The easiest way to 'fix' this is to reboot the machine once the
 installation has finished.  You can also stop the X server (usually by
 stopping the login manager, e.g. gdm3, kdm or xdm), manually unload the
 module (rmmod nvidia) and restart the X server.

Template: nvidia-support/warn-nouveau-module-loaded
Type: note
_Description: Conflicting nouveau kernel module loaded
 The free 'nouveau' kernel module is currently loaded and conflicts with the
 non-free 'nvidia' kernel module.
 The easiest way to fix this is to reboot the machine once the
 installation has finished.

There is an inconsistent way of capitalizing or using quotes (or doing
nothing) for driver, package, command and other names.
Which one should be preferred?



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