Ok, so I've had crunchbang installed on an acer revo. It has not been my primary desktop so I haven't bothered installing the drivers for the graphics card. Until now, that is.
I've searhed a bit around but most of the info is getting a bit old. I would like to install nvidia proprietary drivers because last time I did so, they were clearly superior than the alternatives.
could somebody point me in the right direction? I'm running statler.
Just install latest Nvidia drivers available from debian. I recommend the DKMS method. Easy. I'm currently running v. 304.43. Latest versions are available from unstable or testing repositories, or backports for stable.
$ sudo apt-get install nvidia-kernel-dkms nvidia-glx nvidia-xconfig nvidia-settings nvidia-vdpau-driver vdpau-va-driver
You should also read this. Remember to search the forums first.
Last edited by jotapesse (2012-09-17 11:27:46)
On an ASRock VisionX 321B, Asus EeeBoxPC 1501P and EeePC 1000H with Debian Sid/Experimental Xfce 4.10 Linux
How to: Install Xfce 4.10 with upgraded Apps and Plugins
The ION GPU is supported by the nvidia-glx package in the stable repositories. (v.195.xx)
You can also install from squeeze backports: http://packages.debian.org/squeeze-backports/nvidia-glx (v.295.xx)
Hint: The ION supports the VDPAU libray. If you don't have a strong cpu, you can forward the video (i.e. 1080p and flash streams) via vdpau to the gpu.
Last edited by xf (2012-09-17 11:15:27)
#! CrunchBang Waldorf @ Lenovo Thinkpad X131e