Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I have been using xubuntu on my portege m200 since version 11.10 with support for the internal nVIDIA GeForce graphics card without any porblems.

But after the last major update there is no more hardware support for the nVIDIA card. The GUI tool for proprietary drivers states that there ist some driver, but it is not active.

The question is: what is the correct package to get the card running? And why did you remove the support for this card from version to version!?

share|improve this question
    
The nvidia guys might have not updated the driver. Update and support for closed source software is maintained by the party not ubuntu. However what is your card model no ? you can get it by running lspci | grep VGA. –  Web-E Jun 24 '12 at 18:07
    
Just Remove and reinstall driver. –  Uri Herrera Jun 24 '12 at 21:33
add comment

1 Answer 1

Try using Synaptic package manager (can be found in the Software Center). Than look for ''nvidia''. There are different drivers available, my system works on nvidia-current-updates. (Xubuntu 12.10).

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.