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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Nouveau or Nvidia proprietary drivers? (cur. status)

    Using drivers from nvidia has never worked very well for me, so I've stayed with open source.

    Noveau works well for me in 12.04, but bumblebee is what saved the day for my laptop :)
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    [ubuntu] Re: Update Manager Problems

    I've seen a slightly modified version of plucky's suggestion in another forum:



    sudo rm /var/lib/apt/lists/* -vf


    You can try that followed by apt-get clean/autoclean/update.
  3. [ubuntu] Re: Can't boot into Ubuntu 12.04 after installing it beside windows 7

    Not sure I get all the details, did you only specify '/'? What might be helpful is if you boot from USB again, follow installation until disk partitioning, and post the partitioning/configuration you...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Update Manager Problems

    I've seen this before when dependencies are broken, maybe the icon appears for other reasons as well. Anyways I would try one of these in terminal:


    sudo apt-get autoclean

    sudo aptitude...
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    Re: Upgrade from 10.10 to 12.04 using LiveCD

    In my opinion a fresh install is the way to go. I've tried upgrading (in smaller steps) before, and it has always turned out to be more work.

    I suppose the only value in the upgrade feature is...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 12.04 Nvidia issue

    Ok, looking into the glxinfo issue I found this debian thread:

    http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=73028

    Installed bubmlebee using this guide:

    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bumblebee
    ...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 12.04 Nvidia issue

    Suggestions were:

    1) Install NVIDIA driver via repository: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMi3-2MyBtQ

    2) Install driver from NVIDIA webpage

    Two good suggestions that has worked for me in the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 12.04 Nvidia issue

    Tried booting with nomodeset for disabling KMS, but it just resulted in lower screen resolution.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 12.04 Nvidia issue

    Activate quick reply?
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    [SOLVED] Re: Ubuntu 12.04 Nvidia issue

    Thx for the quick reply.

    The post you refer to says that there are problems with proprietary drivers. I've seen this before, and have stuck with an open source alternative as it has had better...
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    [SOLVED] Ubuntu 12.04 Nvidia issue

    Ok, so I've upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 recently and my graphics card is not working. Same old story if you ask me, but I'm not able to fix this one.

    Here's my NVIDIA info:



    :~$ lspci | grep...
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