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Installing Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu

posted Oct 13, 2010, 5:33 AM by Andre Rossouw   [ updated Oct 13, 2010, 5:40 AM ]
Edit /etc/modprobe.d/blacklost.conf by adding the following lines:

blacklist vga16fb
blacklist nouveau
blacklist rivafb
blacklist nvidiafb
blacklist rivatv

Reboot the machine. Once restarted Ctrl+Alt+F2 and login.

sudo service gdm stop

Run the Nvidia installer.