The Nvidia 173.14.39 Legacy Drivers For Linux Have Been Released + Installation Instructions

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know the NVIDIA 173.14.39 Legacy drivers for Linux have been released a while ago.

The NVIDIA 173.14.39 Legacy drivers comes with upgrades for old graphics card, support for X.org Server ABI 15 (xorg-server 1.15), and fixed the conflict with the OpenGL driver, caused by the libglamoregl.so, which could not be loaded in the kernel before.

how to install the NVIDIA 173.14.39 Legacy drivers on the most popular Linux systems, including: Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS, Elementary OS, Debian, Kwheezy, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia

In this article I will show you how to install the NVIDIA 173.14.39 Legacy drivers on the most popular Linux systems, including: Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS, Elementary OS, Debian, Kwheezy, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia and many others.

How to install the Nvidia Legacy 173.14.39 drivers on 32 bit Linux systems:

$ wget -c http://us.download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86/173.14.39/NVIDIA-Linux-x86-173.14.39-pkg1.run
$ sudo chmod +x NVIDIA-Linux-x86-173.14.39-pkg1.run
$ ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86-173.14.39-pkg1.run

How to install the Nvidia Legacy 173.14.39 drivers on 32 bit Linux systems:

$ wget -c http://us.download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86_64/173.14.39/NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-173.14.39-pkg1.run
$ sudo chmod +x NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-173.14.39-pkg1.run
$ ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-173.14.39-pkg1.run

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One comment on “The Nvidia 173.14.39 Legacy Drivers For Linux Have Been Released + Installation Instructions
  1. Suro Capde says:

    I’ve just done it in a brand new Elementary Luna (nVidia FX5500): total FAIL, the screen looks scrambled with rectangles, no menu, no login screen.

    You know what Linus Torvalds said about nVidia.

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