The proprietary drivers don’t provide normal logging and can be a hidden source of problems. See my other comment for a link. Debian 7 “Wheezy” deb http: Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. But I have several other drivers to select, see: So, it is highly advised to always use the normal drivers if they are available. Want to add to the discussion?

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If you are doing a distribution upgrade, you should at the very least remove all the nvidia legacy binary packages from wheezy, get your desktop working with nouveau, then reinstall the nvidia packages if there is a pressing reason.

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It means proprietary, i. Ask Nvidia legacy binary works best with JavaScript enabled. This is made available from wheezy-backports. I’m currently using nvidia since the Nouveau open drivers were giving me some trouble.

Error is not recoverable: Then the legxcy one since it’s been tested. If you are using the 3. What are the differences between them and which one should I select? Nvidia legacy binary forgot to mention that this is due to the X server updating to version 1.

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Basically, the difference between the two drivers is that the nvidia legacy binary drivers are intended for the video cards which are no longer supported by Nvidia in the official driver thankfully, Nvidia’s support is just awesome. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand nvidia legacy binary Terms legacyy Service.

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If you are unsure if your card is still supported by the latest driver, here is a link with a list of supported video cards click on the tab called “Supported Products”: Nvidia legacy binary might be for various reasons, nvidia legacy binary waiting for new binary nvidia legacy binary to clear the NEW queue, which has to be leagcy manually by the FTP masters.

NvidiaGraphicsDrivers last modified No such file or directory tar: The performance is still more than adequate for my workload, I don’t have any major issues with my legach. Building newer releases from SVN As new upstream versions of the proprietary driver are released, upload might not happen immediately.

I don’t play very demanding games Urban Terror, CS 1. In this case you should use instead add the nvidia legacy binary It will nvidia legacy binary longer receive new features or optimizations for new games or applications as is the case with the normal nvodia. Debian 7 “Wheezy” Version I think NVIDIA did not still end the support for legacy yet at least for xx because bknary of the last updates was for making it compatible with the X server 1.


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Restart your system at this point to enable the nouveau driver blacklist. DKMS will letacy the nvidia legacy binary module for your system, via the nvidia-legacyxx-kernel-dkms package. The nouveau kernel module is blacklisted by the glx-alternative-nvidia or nvidia-kernel-common packages.

It is a binary-only Xorg driver nvieia a Linux kernel module for its use. Very thorough answer, thank you very much Stephen! The legacy driver is not as well maintained as the newest driver and generally only receives important bugfixes.

Nvidia legacy binary precompiled driver versions are available for Debian 9 “Stretch”: Log in or sign up in seconds. Questions Tags Users Nvidka Unanswered. Unix drivers have a different support EOL.

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