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Re: NVIDIA cards stopped working with recent testing updates

On Sun, 15 May 2011 08:37:43 +0000 (UTC)
Camaleón <noelamac@gmail.com> wrote:

Hello Camaleón,

> Just a quick note on nvidia (or ati) proprietary drivers: they need
> the corresponding kernel version package. 

Whilst what you say is true, a lot of the agony of installing nVidia
drivers can be done away with by installing the nvidia-kernel-dkms
package and associated dependencies.

Doing that takes care of all the kernel dependant rebuilds of the
driver, meaning that the sys-admin (me) doesn't have to remember to do

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