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Note: NVIDIA Drivers Hack

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Installing NVIDIA drivers in Lucid Beta 2
(Bug #552653 [Lucid] Jockey gives message that it failed to install nvidia hardware driver).

sudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf

Add these lines:

# NVIDIA Lucid beta2
vga16fb
nouveau

Details:
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=9102066#post9102066
Blacklisted as above.
I then installed recommended driver.
The wizard downloaded and installed then reported an error.
[Lucid] Jockey gives message that it failed to install nvidia hardware driver.
I rebooted and all is working.

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Written by SilverWav

April 10, 2010 at 6:41 pm

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