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    Hi allthis time we will discuss how to install the nvidia-96 in ubuntu Natty, Oneiric, Precise do the following steps:

    1. Download the Driver:

    Natty: Oneiric: Precise:
    Nvidia 96 Nvidia 96 nVidia 96

    2. Open Terminal
    3.Move to where you downloaded the file
    4. Install the driver using the following command:

    sudo dpkg -i nvidia-96_96.43.20-0ubuntu1~natty1_i386.deb nvidia-glx-96_96.43.20-0ubuntu1~natty1_i386.deb

    5. Edit "/etc/default/grub":

    sudo nano /etc/default/grub

    6. Change this line:


    To this :


    7. After saving changes to the file, update your GRUB configuration by typing the following into the command line:

    sudo update-grub

    8. Run the following command:

    sudo nvidia-xconfig

    9. Edit xorg.conf

    sudo nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf

    10. Add the following section:
    Section "Extensions"
    Option "Composite" "Enable"
    EndSectionSection "Module"
    Load "extmod"
    Load "glx"
    11.Add the following lines(above the"EndSection"in the "Section"Monitor"):

    Option "AddARGBGLXVisuals" "True"

    12. Replace Depth inSubSection"Display"to 24

    SubSection "Display"
    Depth 24

    13. Change the DefaultDepth inSection "Screen"to 24

    DefaultDepth 24

    14. Reboot


    With this Compiz and OpenGL became more gentle and stable. If there is a problem put it in Reply box.

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    Last edited by airinuxazis; May 16th, 2012 at 03:31 AM.

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