Monday, February 23, 2009

Fedora 10 - Geforce 6800

Recently I installed Fedora 10 and ran into some difficulty trying to install the correct drivers for my graphics card - a GeForce 6800. After much searching, and re-installing a couple times, I found these simple steps to be my answer.

Firstly from

rpm -Uvh
yum install kmod-nvidia xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-libs.i386 xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-libs.x86_64

Then of course I wanted the CompizFusion desktop effects.

su -c 'yum -y install compiz-fusion-extras libcompizconfig ccsm compiz-manager libcompizconfig'
su -c 'yum -y install compiz-fusion-extras-gnome fusion-icon-gtk'

This took my Fedora 10 out the box, from being pretty good to looking flippen great!