I successfully installed
NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-290.10.run on my Debian Squeeze desktop but I do not see
/var/log/nvidia-installer.log clearly stating which file(s) have been added/replaced. Does anybody know which file(s) it installs or modifies ?
You can install Nvidia drivers as follows.
nvidia-glx (metapackage) and the kernel driver source (
nvidia-kernel-source), It sounds like you will want to get these from unstable or experimental.
Then you can build the binary kernel module using
module-assistant. First, install
gives you interactive mode.
- First run UPDATE and PREPARE
- Go into SELECT, and pick
- Then run BUILD and then INSTALL.
nvidiain the device section. I.e.
Section "Device" Identifier "nVidia Corporation G70 [GeForce 7300 GS]" Driver "nvidia" BusID "PCI:02:00:0"
You can find moved files in
/var/lib/nvidia/. A log containing touched files can be found at
For a more detailled list from an installation attempt in VirtualBox, see https://lists.launchpad.net/bumblebee/msg00019.html