Nvidia GEForce 8500GT on Ubuntu 9.04

A quick how-to on getting 3d graphics working in Ubuntu with an Nvidia 8500GT.  This process has been tested on both x86 and x64 distros and has also been tested with an Nvidia 8400GS.  I have also successfully used a similar process on Fedora 11 x64, but the step-by-step was slightly different. It appears that all Nvidia 8000 and 9000 series graphics cards use the same set of drivers, so I would hazard a guess that this process would work on any of these, but I don’t have the cash to find out. Make sure that all updates are installed … Continue reading Nvidia GEForce 8500GT on Ubuntu 9.04