nvidia-kernel-common - NVIDIA binary kernel module support files

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Contrib i386
Package filename nvidia-kernel-common_20141201+1_i386.deb
Package name nvidia-kernel-common
Package version 20141201+1
Package release -
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category admin::kernel contrib/kernel hardware::video role::kernel use::configuring
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Debian NVIDIA Maintainers <pkg-nvidia-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org>
Download size 10.94 KB
Installed size 18.00 KB
This package contains support files used for any version of the NVIDIA
kernel module. It sets up udev and ConsoleKit rules, ensures the NVIDIA
control device is created, associates the NVIDIA card with the correct
kernel module, and performs any other tasks required for the module to
work properly.


Package Version Architecture Repository
nvidia-kernel-common_20141201+1_amd64.deb 20141201+1 amd64 Debian Contrib
nvidia-kernel-common - - -


Name Value
glx-alternative-nvidia >= 0.3
kmod -


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package nvidia-kernel-common_20141201+1_i386.deb
Source Package nvidia-support

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install nvidia-kernel-common deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install nvidia-kernel-common




2014-12-02 - Andreas Beckmann <anbe@debian.org>
nvidia-support (20141201+1) unstable; urgency=medium
* check-for-conflicting-opengl-libraries: Fix bashism and check multiarch
libdirs on armhf, too.  (Closes: #771665)
2014-10-20 - Andreas Beckmann <anbe@debian.org>
nvidia-support (20131102+2) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Debconf translations ]
* Dutch (nl): Frans Spiesschaert              (Closes: #765085)
* Swedish (sv): Anders Jonsson                (Closes: #754931)
* Turkish (tr): Mert Dirik                    (Closes: #757875) (new)
[ Andreas Beckmann ]
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.6. No changes needed.
2013-11-02 - Andreas Beckmann <anbe@debian.org>
nvidia-support (20131102+1) unstable; urgency=low
* check-for-{conflicting-opengl-libraries,mismatching-nvidia-module}: Always
register the debconf templates.  (Closes: #722469)
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5. No changes needed.
2013-08-17 - Andreas Beckmann <anbe@debian.org>
nvidia-support (20130816+1) unstable; urgency=low
* Create /usr/lib/nvidia/alternate-install-present to notify
nvidia-installer that there is an alternative installation method being
used on Debian.
* check-for-conflicting-opengl-libraries: Check/cleanup /usr/lib32/libGL.so*
that may be remaining from the ia32-libs age.  (Closes: #719915)
2013-08-03 - Andreas Beckmann <anbe@debian.org>
nvidia-support (20130803+1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Andreas Beckmann ]
* nvidia-bug-report.sh.1: Point to the new official forum location.
* Build for armhf, too.
* nvidia-installer-cleanup: Add Conflicts against Ubuntu's NVIDIA driver
packages to prevent mixed installations.
* nvidia-installer-cleanup: Add Conflicts against NVIDIA's CUDA package
repository setup package for Ubuntu.
* /etc/init.d/nvidia-kernel: Source /lib/lsb/init-functions.
[ Debconf translations ]
* Japanese (ja): victory                      (Closes: #717711)
2013-05-05 - Andreas Beckmann <anbe@debian.org>
nvidia-support (20130505+1) unstable; urgency=low
* Templates and package descriptions reviewed by the debian-l10n-english
team.  (Closes: #686262)
* Use canonical Vcs-* URLs.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4. No changes needed.
* Switch to debhelper 9.
* Drop alternative dependency on module-init-tools.
* Bump glx-alternative-nvidia dependency.
* Update lintian overrides.
* Upload to unstable.
2012-08-03 - Andreas Beckmann <debian@abeckmann.de>
nvidia-support (20120731+1) experimental; urgency=low
* nvidia-kernel-common: The nouveau blacklist is now handled by
glx-alternative-nvidia which allows disabling it on removal without
requiring nvidia-kernel-common to be purged.
* Remove instructions for purging nvidia-kernel-common from the
nvidia-support/removed-but-enabled-in-xorg-conf debconf template.
* Upload to experimental.
2013-05-02 - Andreas Beckmann <anbe@debian.org>
nvidia-support (20120630+4) unstable; urgency=low
[ Andreas Beckmann ]
* Silence lsmod disgnostics if /sys is not mounted.
* Update my email address and drop DMUA.
[ Debconf translations ]
* Brazilian Portuguese (pt_BR): J. S. JĂșnior  (Closes: #685262)
2012-08-03 - Andreas Beckmann <debian@abeckmann.de>
nvidia-support (20120630+3) unstable; urgency=low
[ Debconf translations ]
* French (fr)  (Closes: #683681)

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nvidia-settings_340.46-2_i386.deb tool for configuring the NVIDIA graphics driver
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