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misc:nvidia [2018-11-02 17:36]
jens [GCC errors]
misc:nvidia [2019-11-09 08:26] (current)
jens [Official Nvidia drivers]
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 If you don't need the latest driver versions for any specific reason, I recommend installing the Nvidia drivers the Debian way. This method is easier, faster and less vulnerable to kernel changes. If you don't need the latest driver versions for any specific reason, I recommend installing the Nvidia drivers the Debian way. This method is easier, faster and less vulnerable to kernel changes.
  
-An extensive description is given in the [[http://​wiki.debian.org/​NvidiaGraphicsDrivers|Debian Wiki]], especially the section about [[http://​wiki.debian.org/​NvidiaGraphicsDrivers#​Use_DKMS|DKMS]] is important. Here I'll just summarize the steps for your (and my) convenience that are specific for Debian ​Squeeze ​(and the latest Nvidia cards).+An extensive description is given in the [[http://​wiki.debian.org/​NvidiaGraphicsDrivers|Debian Wiki]], especially the section about [[http://​wiki.debian.org/​NvidiaGraphicsDrivers#​Use_DKMS|DKMS]] is important. Here I'll just summarize the steps for your (and my) convenience that are specific for Debian (and the latest Nvidia cards).
  
 Just install some necessary tools: <​code>​apt install linux-headers-`uname -r` nvidia-kernel-dkms</​code>​ Just install some necessary tools: <​code>​apt install linux-headers-`uname -r` nvidia-kernel-dkms</​code>​
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 ==== Official Nvidia drivers ==== ==== Official Nvidia drivers ====
-If you need the latest driver for any reason, please follow these steps for the installation of the official Nvidia driver.+If you need the latest driver for any reason ​(e.g. you just got a brand-new card that is not yet supported), please follow these steps for the installation of the official Nvidia driver.
  
 === Blacklisting '​nouveau'​ === === Blacklisting '​nouveau'​ ===
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