Install NVIDIA Driver Backtrack 5
Before install, make sure you've been downloaded NVIDIA Driver. If not download here nvidia.com.
So, let's begin, Internet Connection Needed
First you must install kernel sources, to know your kernel version type this in terminal:
Then, use apt-get install :
apt-get install linux-source-2.6.38
apt-get install linux-source-'uname-r'
next, go to /usr/src/ with :
see what inside :
ll or ls
You must have :
we need to unpack that file :
tar -xvf linux-source-2.6.38.tar.bz2
look again what inside, you must have :
drwxr-xr-x 25 root root weight date linux-source-2.6.38/
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root weight date linux-source-2.6.38.tar.bz2
Next you need to configure :
or for GUI :
Now, let's Compile the source (This will take much time, so be patient) :
type this on your source-directory
once, done type
Now you can install nvidia driver, but before you install you'll need to close your Xserver session by pressing :
after you entered first console, you need to press :
and Xserver will close.
Now for the main part, Installing NVIDIA Driver (You need to enter your kernel source directory):
sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86-260.19.44.run --kernel-source-path /usr/src/linux-source-2.6.38
Now you've you NVIDIA driver installed.
If you get problem just ask me.