Should I try installing the drivers directly from nvidia again? Added java and restricted extras from the install additional software. Post as a guest Name. I do not know yet if solving the driver problem will solve this too, similar to removing Nvidia and changing driver solved the Ubuntu splash. Join Date Feb Beans It displayed “applying changes” and started a progress bar that did not move despite waiting many minutes. I hope it can help somebody!!!
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The time now gefprce geforce 8400 gs linux I am using a Gnome Throwback metacity 2D desktop because the performance geforce 8400 gs linux so awful with the standard Ubuntu desktop.
I have the nvidia-current package installed. I have not changed any drivers, I played a video in VLC, it crashed the player to a black screen with limux video at all displayed and music that stutters on the same words, I had to use the reboot button on tower to stop that as only the black screen was visible.
I don’t really understand the Linux display stack, so I hope it is something easy. December 17th, 3.
[SOLVED] GEforce and RECOMMENDED driver
In reference of the thread: I do not know yet if solving the driver problem will solve this geforce 8400 gs linux, similar to removing Nvidia and changing driver solved the Ubuntu splash. Added java and restricted extras from the install additional software. Thanks for the fish.
I have also read on the web that there are different drivers that can be use. Post as a guest Name.
December 18th, 7. If so you’ll need to remove it. There still appeared errors relating to “X.
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Valtam on August 03, If your computer is not compatible with the geforce 8400 gs linux, try some lower version. Bad things can happen when you install the drivers that way. I haven’t don’t this because I don’t know what I am supposed to call the saved file or where to put it.
Did you miss your activation email? I installed the card and I expected Jockey to recognize it but failed to do so on both OS, it installed the nouveau drivers instead.
I will edit original post to show update. Something also seems to have broken settings because now the Gnome Throwback graphic desktop won’t launch. I gefotce the card and [non KDE geforce 8400 gs linux item], it installed the nouveau drivers instead.
If you are running nvidia drivers, you might want to try installing sudo apt-get install nvidia nvidia-prime.
[SOLVED] Nvidia Geforce GS Rev.3 – Driver
I was able then to proceed to the graphic desktop. On the nVidia website they got recommended drivers for your graphic card and in my opinion, they geforce 8400 gs linux better than what is recommended by the Ubuntu distribution. I don’t know best how to describe my problem, so will give as many details as I can.
Board index All times are UTC From the desktop, I went into system settings and then chose Display.
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