View Full Version : [ubuntu] [SOLVED] Can't download nvidia drivers?

November 24th, 2008, 12:34 AM
Once again I have installed 8.04 and hooked up to my router wired to avoid the wireless problems for now.

I have an nvidia geforce 4 video card. So, once ubuntu was installed, i clicked on hardware drivers to enable the nvidia driver. When it goes online to download the drivers, i get a 404 error...the file is not found. I know the internet works as i'm typing on it right now. Anyone know what happened to the nvidia drivers?

November 24th, 2008, 12:52 AM
It looks like the server you are using is not responding.
Try changing the download server (System > Administration > Software Sources).

jimmy the saint
November 24th, 2008, 12:58 AM
yes, in that area choose "other" where it says "server for the united states"
Then click "select best server" and when it picks one confirm the selection.

November 24th, 2008, 02:39 AM
Hurray...that was the problem. Thanks guys, the drivers downloaded perfect and updated the software list. Thanks again.