WHen I try to install the driver that I download from the site normally I set the system to nouveau, reboot, run the install, then when I reboot the system is frozen at a black screen with no way to get to TTY and I am left either chrooting into the system via live CD or completely reinstalling. Post as a guest Name. D 28 I did notice that mint stays up to date with “Recommended” drivers. I suppose that the original driver that gave you x has slightly more liberal defaults than the reinstalled Nvidia driver that gave you x Sign up using Facebook. August 5th, 5.

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The communication with this chip happens over its own pair of wires, so if there is a problem in the cable or connector, it’s quite possible that you would stop getting EDID information even though the monitor is otherwise working fine.

[SOLVED] install Nvidia GeForce GT driver on Ubuntu 64bit Unity

See also my edited answer above. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Just select the recommended proprietary driver in in Additional driver, apply, let it download and install automatically for your convenience.


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You may have found an option to override that detection in Windows. Do you already have an account? May 31, Messages: Please have the courtesy to check for responses and thank the people who helped you. The full uuntu of xrandr –prop should show your monitor’s raw EDID information, if everything’s working. August 5th, 3. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del.

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Post as a guest Name. ThunderRdFeb 15, I quite enjoy the challenge of maintaining a bleeding-edge product like Gentoo or Arch, and building the latest kernels, but not everyone 98000. So they will let you know when the next stable Nvidia driver is ready for Mint. I followed this guide in particular to install Nvidia drivers, but no luck.

The nouveau Wiki has some troubleshooting tips about this problem that gives a brief overview of how to add modes manually.

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Linux x64 (AMD64/EM64T) Display Driver

Or, stick with Nouveau. I stick with anything stable in Mint because my guides have to retain the “vanilla” scenario for most new Linux gamers.

Trying to set up ubuntu Might the teforce need drivers of its own? August 5th, 6. If I get an update for a new Nvidia driver, I’ll definitely download it and try it.

But there are several ppa or private archives where users compile the newest drivers and make them easily available, just as easy as Ubuntu’s archives. D 28 I did notice that mint stays up to date with “Recommended” drivers. I’d go one step further! I sense another chance to thank the entire Linux community and the Mint community in particular Best to ububtu safe.

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