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Old 22nd June 2012, 04:29 AM
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Question Installing Nvidia Drivers F17 Help

Hi guys after weeks of trouble with installing FGLRX for my AMD HD7770 i got a Nvidia GTX560

I would like to know How to Install Nvidia Drivers for my GTX560 So i can install
Playonlinux and Diablo 3

I need the drivers for 3D support

I am at my desktop from a clean install and Everything is Up to date all updates Installed and Rebooted

What is my next step ?

this is on Fedora F17 32Bit
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Old 22nd June 2012, 04:57 AM
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Re: Installing Nvidia Drivers F17 Help

Have you looked at this guide?
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Old 22nd June 2012, 07:59 AM
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Re: Installing Nvidia Drivers F17 Help

hello and thanks for the link what i did to get the drivers installed was

1st. http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/...ble.noarch.rpm


2nd. in term

yum --enablerepo=updates-testing repolist


3rd. in term

yum update

4th. in tem

yum install akmod-nvidia xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-libs.i686


5th in term

mv /boot/initramfs-$(uname -r).img /boot/initramfs-$(uname -r)-nouveau.img

then

dracut /boot/initramfs-$(uname -r).img $(uname -r)

then

reboot
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that is all it takes for me and i am playing Diablo 3 in Fedora

Man that was so much better then AMD drivers

thanks for the help
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Old 22nd June 2012, 12:45 PM
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Re: Installing Nvidia Drivers F17 Help

Glad it helped. Please mark the thread as SOLVED. Cheers.
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