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I have an old graphics-card which needs the nvidia-96 drivers. But the drivers need xorg-video-abi-10 to be installed, and my version of Ubuntu (Precise) has (i think) an newer version, because that package is not available in the repos.

I need the graphics drivers for OpenGL programs like Google Earth, Blender, etc.

Is it safe to downgrade X or will it break other programs (like Unity 2D)? And if yes, where do I get the package from?

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Actualy, I think I could try the downgrade anyway—even if it doesn't work I could always upgrade again. But where do I get the package from? –  Hippo Aug 29 '12 at 8:26
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Theoretically you can try the downgrade. Use synaptic to do this.

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The package (xorg-video-abi-10) isn't available in the repository, so I can't add it using Synaptic. Is there a PPA or something I can get the package from? I tried googling but couldn't find anything... –  Hippo Aug 29 '12 at 8:25
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