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post Apr 9 2006, 12:31 PM
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Whats this Lie-nix Thing?

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I got Nbuntu Linux and i wanted to update my gfx card drivers. Now my Gfx card is a geforce 6600GT 120mb and i have the linux drivers. When i go into the terminal and try to run the update it says to me " nvidia-installer must be run as root" now as i`m a newbie at this i aint got a clue what this means can someone help me to install this please

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post Apr 9 2006, 12:36 PM
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Its GNU/

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you'll need to type

su - root

and enter the root password

Robert B

ps.: you also need to start up the system without X , check your /etc/inittab to see which level is that.

Robert Becskei
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