Lunix : How to Install Nvidia Video Drivers In 10.04 Lucid Lynx ?

1. Open your terminal

[email protected]<3r:~$ sudo apt-get purge nvidia*

2. Next we need to blacklist “nouveau”. Do so by adding the following into /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf with your favorite text editor.

About Nouveau

[email protected]<3r:~$ sudo blacklist nouvea

3. Install the latest official stable driver from the repository

[email protected]<3r:~$ sudo apt-get install nvidia-current

4. Next we’ll load the Nvidia kernel module

[email protected]<3r:~$ sudo modprobe nvidia

5. Verify it’s successful entry via lsmod like so

[email protected]<3r:~$ sudo lsmod | grep -i nvidia

6. And one last step, we must create the Nvidia configuration file.

[email protected]<3r:~$ sudo nvidia-xconfig

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