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Re: [SLUG] ubuntu 10.4 to 10.10 upgrade nvidia GeForce 8600GT


On 08/09/2011 11:16 AM, David wrote:
> I need to upgrade to 10.10 to get the latest version of a particular
> software.
>
> 10.10 release notes talk about problems with GeForce 8600GT drivers (and
> several other nVidia drivers).
>

I had an 8800GT and no problems.


> Has anybody done this successfully? Google seems to suggest very mixed
> results. I don't want to find myself unable to use my desktop for
> critical work.
>

The cards in the first link are ancient, and were dropped from the
standard proprietary nvidia drivers.

Maybe try with the live CD first? You can upgrade from the CD I think.


HTH,
Felix