nvidia-modprobe - utility to load NVIDIA kernel modules and create device nodes

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Backports Contrib amd64
Package name nvidia-modprobe
Package version 334.16
Package release 1~bpo70+1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 31 B
Download size 16.11 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
This setuid program is used to create NVIDIA Linux device files and load the
NVIDIA kernel module, on behalf of NVIDIA Linux driver components which may
not have sufficient privileges to perform these actions on their own.


Package Version Architecture Repository
nvidia-modprobe_334.16-1~bpo70+1_i386.deb 334.16 i386 Debian Backports Contrib
nvidia-modprobe - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4


Type URL
Binary Package nvidia-modprobe_334.16-1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb
Source Package nvidia-modprobe

Install Howto

  1. Add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list:
    deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian/ wheezy-backports contrib
  2. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  3. Install nvidia-modprobe deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install nvidia-modprobe




2014-05-24 - Andreas Beckmann <anbe@debian.org>
nvidia-modprobe (334.16-1~bpo70+1) wheezy-backports; urgency=medium
* Rebuild for wheezy-backports.
2014-04-29 - Andreas Beckmann <anbe@debian.org>
nvidia-modprobe (334.16-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release.  (Closes: #746352)

See Also

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nvidia-settings-legacy-304xx_304.116-1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb tool for configuring the NVIDIA graphics driver (304xx legacy version)
nvidia-settings-legacy-96xx_96.43.20-2~bpo70+1_amd64.deb tool for configuring the NVIDIA graphics driver (96xx legacy version)
nvidia-settings_319.72-1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb tool for configuring the NVIDIA graphics driver
nvidia-support_20131102+1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb NVIDIA binary graphics driver support files
nvidia-xconfig_340.46-1~bpo70+1_amd64.deb X configuration tool for non-free NVIDIA drivers
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