On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 1:44 PM, Paul Cartwright <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri February 5 2010, Patrick Wiseman wrote:
>> After much head bashing, I decided to try starting X using 'startx',
>> bypassing gdm. *My nvidia card is now working splendidly with the
>> 195.36.03 beta driver, which I installed using the nvidia installer
>> (as that seems to be the easiest way to ensure I have 32-bit
>> compatible OpenGL libraries, which Google Earth requires). *Maybe I
>> should file a bug against gdm for apparent (although not invariable)
>> incompatibility with nvidia drivers?
> did you try a different WM, like XFCE, or KDE? or maybe just for grins install
> try logging into a different session at bootup, NOT gnome..
It isn't the WM that's the problem - I'm still using GNOME. I might
try xdm, though.
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