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Thread: How to install NVIDIA drivers on Asus UL80VT?

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    Question How to install NVIDIA drivers on Asus UL80VT?

    Hello, i installed ubuntu 12.10 (64bits) two days ago, i'm a completely new ubuntu user so i don't know much yet.
    I tried to install the nvidia dirvers but i couldn't. I have a Asus UL80VT with a Gforce G210m. I intalled jockey-gtk but it didn't work, so i download the drivers for linux from nvidia official page and tried this (http://kuyne.blogspot.com/2012/03/in...mente.html?m=1) :

    sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-$(uname -r)
    sudo apt-get remove --purge nvidia*
    sudo apt-get remove --purge xserver-xorg-video-nouveau
    sudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf

    add
    this to the file and save:
    blacklist vga16fb
    blacklist nouveau
    blacklist rivafb
    blacklist nvidiafb
    blacklist rivatv

    sudo /etc/init.d/lightdm stop
    go to the terminal: CTRL+ALT+F1
    login with you user
    sudo reboot
    sudo sh NVIDIA.run
    sudo service lightdm start

    but when i enter sudo sh NVIDIA.run appears this message:

    failed to tun "/usr/sbin/dkms build -m nvidia -v 310.40 -k 3.5.0-25generic": Error! Your kernel headers for kernel 3.5.0-25-generic cannot be found. Please install the linux-headers-3.5.0-25-generic package, or use the --kernelsourcedir option to tell DKMS where it's located

    please someone help

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    Re: How to install NVIDIA drivers on Asus UL80VT?

    Moved as this is not specific to Asus.

    Next time please use text colours and fonts sparingly.
    Bringing old hardware back to life. About problems due to upgrading.
    Please visit Quick Links -> Unanswered Posts
    Don't use this space for a list of your hardware. It only creates false hits in the search engines.

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