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Fedora 18, Xorg, GLX and the Nvidia installer

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If you installed the Nvidia drivers on Fedora using the Nvidia installer, pay attention to any Xorg update as it might break the glx module. I wrote about this some time ago but I found a new, easier way do deal with the issue. Basically, instead of reinstalling the

Busy week for Nvidia

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In less than a week Nvidia managed to release updated Unix and Linux drivers for nearly all of their active branches: 304.84 (legacy driver for GeForce 6 and 7 series), 313.26 (Short Lived Branch version), 310.40 (Long Lived Branch version) and finally 173.14.37 (legacy driver for GeForce FX series).

Nvidia drivers on Fedora 18 with kernel 3.8

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It appears the workaround to allow the Nvidia 313.18 driver installation on Fedora 18 running 3.7.x kernels doesn’t work with the recently released 3.8.1 kernel. I found another workaround to install the Nvidia drivers for 3.8 kernels, so here it is:   Create a patch file and save it

Fedora 18 updates, issues with Nvidia

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One of the disadvantages of using the Nvidia installer as opposed to installing the rpms provided by the RPMfusion repository is that updating your system may break things. The latest Fedora 18 updates caused X server issues on my machine. I noticed the gdm login screen looked different, but