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Re: Nvidia Drivers for Fedora 9



2008/10/5 Jerry Feldman <gaf blu org>:
> On 10/04/2008 10:58 AM, Alex Makhlin wrote:
>>
>> Jerry Feldman wrote:
>>>
>>> The advantage to using livna is that they are included in RPM packages.
>>> If you get them directly from Nvidia, when you get an updated kernel you
>>> would have to reinstall the drivers.
>>> IMHO: It is usually better to use RPM packages rather than tarballs
>>> because of the database. But, there are always exceptions.
>>>
>> Thanks allot!! You really answered my question with this. I spent all day
>> yesterday trying to install Nvidia's driver with no success. Now the driver
>> is working great!
>
> I had been installing the drivers manually, until it dawned on me to check
> Livna. I'm just getting used to Fedora having come over from SuSE.
>
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> Jerry Feldman <gaf blu org>
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So Suse / OpenSuse has no 3rd party repo's for things like nvidia,
non-free ( e.g. MPEG, etc ) packages ?


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