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When I boot up my Linux Box, I get the following message every time:

Sorry a problem occurred while installing software package: nvidia-settings-experimental-310.

I have older video card nvidia 7300 LE that only supports the 304 drivers and would like to resolve this error.

the software package: nvidia-settings-experimental-310 doesn't seem to be installed but its attempting to and I would like to remove this package.

How can I remove this package?

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you can simply do that in synaptic package manager . Fillup the search field with nvidia-settings-experimental-310 and that will be listed and you can remove that very easily from there .

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Thanks!! I found it with your advice by using the Synaptic Package Manager, however since its not installed how do I remove it? The only option I have available is "Mark for Installation" –  shaolin Dec 28 '12 at 17:43
    
well Then you have to uncheck the PPA of it , so then next time onwards it wont appear to be . –  AgentCool Dec 28 '12 at 17:45
    
I'm not seeing a PPA for it –  shaolin Dec 28 '12 at 17:52
    
I think I found a way, I found the deb package under var/cache/apt/archives. I ran apt-get clean on the archives directory to clean out the all the cached packages. Hopefully once I restart I should not get this error anymore –  shaolin Dec 28 '12 at 19:31
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Looks like by cleaning ("apt-get clean")the deb packages under var/cache/apt/archives has certainly fixed the problem. I have restarted my box and no more error upon signing into Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

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