View Full Version : [ubuntu] Restrictid drivers - won't download/install

November 19th, 2008, 03:06 AM
After updating to 8.10 I was notified that restricted drivers were available for my video card. (Nvidia 7600gt) The hardware drivers window suggests "NVIDIA accelerated graphics driver (version 177). When I go to activate the driver a window pops up that says "downloading and installing driver.." The window closes and nothing seems to have been installed. The hardware drivers window does not recognize is as being activated. What's going on here, and what do I need to to do fix the problem?

November 19th, 2008, 03:46 AM
I am experiencing the same issue. I did a clean install of Kubuntu 8.10, and I have an ATI Radeon X1200 (on Dell Inspiron 1525). Word to the wise - do not enable updates for Pre-released updates and Unsupported updates.