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HardwareSupportComponentsVideoCardsNvidia. BinaryDriverHowto/Nvidia. By default Ubuntu will use the open source video driver Nouveau for your NVIDIA graphics card.


This driver lacks support for 3D acceleration and may not work with the very latest video cards or technologies from NVIDIA. An alternative to Nouveau are the closed source unified NVIDIA drivers, which are developed by NVIDIA. This driver provides excellent 3D acceleration and video card support. What package one would use depends on the version of Ubuntu one is using, and what graphics card one has installed. Usually you will see a notification and/or an icon in the top panel, reminding you that restricted drivers are available.

By clicking the icon you will be taken to a dialog where you can choose which version you want to install, choose the recommended driver. If you are using an older version of Ubuntu, or if you aren't notified about additional drivers, you can launch the installation yourself. Note: In older version of Ubuntu, Additional Drivers are called Hardware Drivers. Psensor - A Graphical Temperature Monitor  If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed and if you have questions related to your ubuntu system post question to our forums.

Psensor - A Graphical Temperature Monitor 

Thanks for visiting! Sponsored Link Psensor is a graphical hardware temperature monitor for Linux.It can monitor the temperature from: * the different motherboard and cpu sensors (using lm-sensors) * the NVidia GPUs (requires the NVidia library XNVCtrl) since the version 0.2.0 * the hard disk drives (requires hddtemp) since the version 0.4.0 Fan speed using lm-sensors is supported since the version 0.4.0 The temperature range scales automatically and the window can be resized. The application is designed to be simple, don’t expect complex drawing or settings. Install Psensor in ubuntu 10.04/9.10 First step is to install required packages sudo apt-get install lm-sensors make gcc libsensors4-dev libgtk2.0-dev libgconf2-dev Then, starts the detection of your hardware sensors: sudo sensors-detect Now you need to download Psensor from here Extract this file.

How to uninstall Video drivers from command line? Unix Drivers Portal Page. Unix Driver Archive Linux x86_64/AMD64/EM64T Latest Long Lived Branch version: 331.49 Latest Short Lived Branch version: 334.21 Latest Legacy GPU version (304.xx series): 304.121 Latest Legacy GPU Version (71.86.xx series): 71.86.15 Latest Legacy GPU Version (96.43.xx series): 96.43.23 Latest Legacy GPU Version (173.14.xx series): 173.14.39Archive.

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