driver install

can anyone pls help me: i downloaded new driver for nvidia from the site and it has a .run extension
how do i install this driver?


Hi there, u make the file executable in a terminal with 'sudo chmod +x' and then ' sh' should run it(may need to run it as root)

Hope this helps :-)



thanks a bunch pat.
that worked but it gave an erorr claiming that i am running a X server i dont know what that means exactly :(

Installing Nvidia driver

Hi again,

The x server( and is the server application in charge of graphics on the system.

If you follow the advice given here: ( it should work.