This makes the nvidia driver critical for normal operation. Having a problem logging in? For now I have linux-restricte d-modules- 2. But there are only 4 weeks left untill the final comes out and they effects are truly non essential, compered to this problem here and the sluggy xorg. When I checked it a second box popped up stating that it was necessary for 3d utilization. If you need to reset your password, click here. Hi rngetter I just went through a day and a half of troubleshooting and googling and actually found the solution.

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For now I have linux-restricte d-modules- 2. Almost immediately I got a requester to keep current or Previous settings, something I did not see before when it would fail Then attempted to reistall the drivers from nvidias website. I do not agree that those desktop effects might be useless. I fail to uubuntu how that “thread” release announcement from December makes it look like that version will be supported in the future.

It is now solid for me. Don’t use this space for a list of your hardware. And a reboot would have worked too. Please see this post on the ubuntu forums: I was bitten by this bug and have been beating my head against the wall over possibly another bug.


Visit the following links: I think the matter is more or less, how to deal with correct detection and installation than whether or not to include the driver officially. This would solve many problems and our users can get the hardware support they need or with other words they had until after Ubuntu Beta. The new lrm has back as the defauly nvidia-glx package set.

If you have used your card successfully with XP, there is a good chance it will work with Xubuntu. After all this I’ve begun to realize that when I change “nvidia” to “nv” I am basically heforce4 from the accelerated graphics driver which does not work to an open source driver that does work. First thing to do is get your gui back by editing xorg.

nVidia GeForce4 MX with AGP8X in Ubuntu – Ask Ubuntu

That being said, we are looking at this from a completely technical aspect. I spent half this time tracking down the dependancies and putting the. BB code is On.

Ben Collins, have you or anyone else actually talked to nvidia about what they are planning or are we all just 44 shots in the dark? I enable desktop Effects.

Linux Display Driver Version 96.43.23

This makes the nvidia driver critical for normal operation. Worked fine in earlier versions of kubuntu. If the proper driver is excluded, the restricted drivers manager needs to make the distinction and not provide jx option to install the nvidia driver and stick with nv.


I have the same problem that missmomo I installed the driver via restricted Drivers Manager today. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policygeforec4 our Terms of Service.

So downgrading xorg-server to 1. First question, How can Ubujtu install the add additional drivers thing, It appears to go correctly and reports success installing jockey-gtk, but when I try to run it, it says ask an uubntu to install the jockey-gtk package for you.

You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Lucky that I know how to get things running again. Desktop Effects and everything. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.