Kernel


Install proprietary NVIDIA drivers on Fedora

In this tutorial I'll show the installation of the proprietary NVIDIA drivers on Fedora Core systems. First of all, you need to download the drivers on the NVIDIA homepage: www.nvidia.de Then you need to make it executable: chmod +x NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-190.53-pkg2.run The filename may be different depending on the current version. Executing ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-190.53-pkg2.run you can start […]


Installing Nvidia graphic drivers via YUM on Fedora Linux (RPM Fusion)

First of all, you need to install the repositories: rpm -Uvh http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/fedora/rpmfusion-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm http://download1.rpmfusion.org/nonfree/fedora/rpmfusion-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm With SElinux activated, you need to configure its settings a little bit. Else the driver may not be loaded: setsebool -P allow_execstack on Now you proceed with the driver installation. If you have a current graphics card, a simple yum install kmod-nvidia […]


Debian: Installing/Updating your kernel

You can show the currently running kernel version by: uname -a There are 3 possibilities updating your kernel on Debian:   1. Installation of a kernel image: This is the simpliest way of installing a new kernel. If you have no special requirements or special stuff that you want to have in your kernel, this […]