Basic recommendation is stay away from hybrid, nvidia does not give driver support for linux on those yet! Just type sudo apt-get install nvidia-and keep tapping the Tab key, it will print the available driver versions. The tool shows miscellaneous information about the graphics card and the monitor connected, and also allows to configure various options. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. I followed the instructions given here and it rectified the problem on both occasions. Please make sure that the kernel source packages are installed and set up correctly.
If you are using dual monitors for example, then you can configure the monitor positions as well. Changing any settings did not work, savings not work! If you are using Fedora 29, Fedora 28 or Fedora 27 then follow this tutorial. If you are using Nvidia graphics card, this article will show you how to install the latest Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu and its derivatives such as Linux Mint. This is different on different Ubuntu flavors. Installation is pretty easy and it uses a ppa repository. I have also summarized key steps below.
Should I install the last Nvidia driver available for my graph card, or any other? If not, I hope the wide web holds a solution to your problem. I ended with a 640x480 display resolution in my brand new laptop 1600x900 maximum display resolution. The tool allows to configure the resolution of the monitor. Execute dnf install dkms libstdc++. This tutorial is tested on Ubuntu 17.
Reboot your computer and you are up and running again. Thank you so much your tutorial worked for me i used the binary version since the ubuntu one is a few months behind. After few hours struggle, I am back to the home desktop. Could you suggest what I should do? Do not install any separate drivers like 304. If you want to down load the driver directly in a Linux shell, the script below would be useful. There are tons of solutions for these problems online.
Please be sure you have reboo ted your system since these files were written. You may be able to get help on. It is also possible that the driver is not available in your system's driver database. This post is amazingly helpful! It just involves copying files to system directories and has nothing to do with the system kernel or online compilation. The new driver would be downloaded, installed and configured for use. If you run into that case, there are instructions on how to download and install directly from the Nvidia web here: After installation, you can check that the installation went well with the information in this article.
Install Dependencies Software required for the runfile are officially listed. Done 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded. X is an application that manages one or more graphic displays. Installation is as simple as one command. If not mine, have you see this thread yet? Keeping your system up to date is essential, right? Right now I'm trying Ubuntu 16. From there you can check information about the graphics card and configure it. Then it indicates that the hardware drivers are being used for hardware acceleration.
Run this to get a list of versions: sudo apt-cache search nvidia- Adding the repository worked fine, but once the driver was installed in Ubuntu 16. Thanks for sharing your expertize. I installed Nvidia Titan X and drivers, Cuda, everything worked well half a year ago. Restart again, the graphic card will work. Are you sure you want to continue? The images on screen are unstable and the mouse impossible to use though working.
This can be verified by checking the contents of nvidia driver files in the the modprobe. I have purged all nvidia drivers right now. I started with a fresh install of Ubuntu 16. However I see that apt-get nvidia-384 installs 384. I used the first procedure to install the nvidia 304 drivers in Black Lab Enterprise linux. Reboot the system Now you need to reboot the system to take the changes effect. It will list all currently loaded kernel modules in Linux, then filter only nvidia using.
To install the driver, excute sudo apt-get nvidia-375 nvidia-modprobe, and then reboot the machine. . I have not done the following step, as I am uncertain how to do this - could this be the reason for the missing command? I have not tested it on older versions of Fedora. This option should be turned on by default. Possible Duplicate: If I try to install the driver for my nvidia 320M card it shows me Sorry, this driver installation failed. For example, if your system is running kernel version 3.
Settings for monitors work fine, saving settings worked too. I never would have thought too look to apply the driver. Remove Previous Installations Important One might have installed the driver via apt-get. At present February 18, 2015 I still see no solution to the problem. You might be familiar with most of the steps presented here, so don't mind jumping a few steps until you find something useful. If you are using any other version, try it out and let me know if it worked or not.