How To Install Nvidia Drivers on Fedora 20 Dell M1530

This post covers how to install the latest nvidia drivers on a Dell M1530 laptop running Fedora 20. Find out what chipset you are running. $ lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation G84M [GeForce 8600M GT] (rev a1) Update to the latest kernel and SELinux and reboot $ sudo yum update kernel* selinux-policy* $ reboot Install RPMFusion $ su -c ‘yum localinstall... read more

How to install NIVIDIA drivers on Fedora 17

Recently i felt the need to upgrade the video card to an NVIDIA GT610 on my Fedora 17 system and with that thought installing the proprietary drivers might be a good idea. Lucky for me rpmfusion provides the drivers I am looking for installation. First step is to make sure your are at the latest kernel, so run $ sudo yum update kernel\* selinux-policy\* and reboot after completed. Second step is to make... read more

Installing NVIDIA Drivers Fedora 14

Recently I was rebuilding a system with Fedora 14 which has an Nvidia GeForce 9500 GT chipset and ran into an issue in which the nouveau driver supplied by the distribution could not support some of the features I was needing. With a bit of digging in multiple places I was able to find pieces to accomplish the task at hand. In this post I will attempt to show the process I used to get Fedora 14 to use the... read more

Installing NVIDIA drivers on CentOS 5.5

After you have installed CentOS, you see that your Desktop is running quite a bit slower than you expected, resolution is 800×600 and a bit jerky. What is needed is to install the drivers for your graphics card. CentOS does not have these drivers available in its default yum repository, so you will first need to add a repository to make the drivers available for installation. First, you will need to... read more