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    strange problem with apt

    Anybody know what's going on here?

    Code:
    root@ubuntu:~# dpkg -l | grep nvidia
    rc  nvidia-glx-new                             169.12+2.6.24.13-19.44             NVIDIA binary XFree86 4.x/X.Org 'new' driver
    ii  nvidia-kernel-common                       20051028+1ubuntu8                  NVIDIA binary kernel module common files
    ii  nvidia-settings                            1.0+20080304-0ubuntu1.1            Tool of configuring the NVIDIA graphics driv
    root@ubuntu:~# apt-get --purge remove nvidia-glx-new
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree       
    Reading state information... Done
    Package nvidia-glx-new is not installed, so not removed
    0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 78 not upgraded.
    root@ubuntu:~#
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    Re: strange problem with apt

    Do this as sudo. Also, does this package show up as installed in Synaptic?
    Sayak Banerjee
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