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Re: Dell 8600 WUXGA (1920x1200, 15.4", NVidia chipset)

According to Marcus Crafter,
> Hi Tony,
> On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 03:57:26AM -0800, Tony Godshall wrote:
> > Thanks for the reply, Marcus.
> > 
> > Any tips on how to install a proprietary driver "safely"
> > (i.e. in a way that can be backed out if it doesn't work
> > right)?  I suppose I could just do a complete backup.
> I installed the nvidia driver via the debian package (nvidia-glx and
> nvidia-kernel-source) which should be reversible. 

Excellent!  Thanks for the tip.

> Worked fine for me - I'm 
> running sid though - will these packages work with your debian-like 
> distribution?

I expect so, since I'm running lots of stuff from testing
and I've run xfree86 from sid before.  So far I've been able
to update the /etc/apt/sources.list and apt-get -s install
whatever (occasionally it wants to remove packages I don't
want removed (thus the -s), so I have to track down Debian 
vs. Xandros dependencies, but mostly it Just Works).

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