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I just recently upgraded from Jaunty to Karmic and now I can't seem to get the nvidia drivers to work properly. It originally came up in low graphics mode and said that the 190 driver was installed, but it didn't work properly so I disabled it.After rebooting, the 190 driver will never properly activate. I tried launching jockey-gtk and it tells me to see /var/log/jockey.log which shows:

Code:

2010-05-16 08:54:58,054 DEBUG: Installing package: nvidia-glx-190
2010-05-16 08:54:58,778 ERROR: XorgDriverHandler.enable(): package or module not installed, aborting

I wasn't able to get the 185 drivers either until I did a manual apt-get install nvidia-glx-185. Then it eventually worked and nvidia-xconfig got my xorg.conf updated and correct. So now the 185 drivers are installed (though jockey-gtk does NOT show those drivers in green -- it doesn't think that I have any of the drivers enabled so all of the little bubbles show up as grey). The 185 drivers are definitely installed though (185.18.36 to be exact) and Compiz is enabled, desktop effects are on, etc.

Any idea what is up with this? Why doesn't jockey show the drivers that are installed and more importantly, how come I cannot install the 190 drivers? I tried doing it via apt but this is what it tells me:

Code:

$ sudo apt-get install nvidia-glx-190
[sudo] password for bdmayes:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree

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