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  1. [SOLVED] Re: LiveCD Demo fails using NVIDIA GeForce 6200 GPU

    I am not using "compiz." I had to switch to "ubuntu classic" until the Nvidia driver 173 was installed, then I was able to switch back to "unity." And, yes, it has been a learning experience...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: LiveCD Demo fails using NVIDIA GeForce 6200 GPU

    Ubuntu 11.04/Nvidia GeForce 6200 Install Procedures:

    After great consternation and repeated failures with installing 10.04/Nvidia 6200, tried 11.04/Nvidia 6200. That didn't help, (arrggghhh). Same...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: LiveCD Demo fails using NVIDIA GeForce 6200 GPU

    Are there any other Ubuntu versions (Kubuntu, Lubuntu etc.) that might be more friendly to Nvidia? (and me?)
  4. [SOLVED] Re: LiveCD Demo fails using NVIDIA GeForce 6200 GPU

    Hello again -
    tried "sudo apt-get --purge remove nvidia" with similar results

    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
    E: Couldn't find...
  5. [SOLVED] Re: LiveCD Demo fails using NVIDIA GeForce 6200 GPU

    Yes - I always run
    "sudo apt-get --purge remove nvidia-*" as a precaution to make sure no old drivers exist. But, since I can't install any - nothing is there to remove and the command results in...
  6. [SOLVED] Re: LiveCD Demo fails using NVIDIA GeForce 6200 GPU

    Hi again - no, unfortunately none of the three Ubuntu tested drivers worked. (173 was one of them). Two went to the failed/locked screen with multicolored densely spaced vertical lines, and the...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: LiveCD Demo fails using NVIDIA GeForce 6200 GPU

    p { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }a:link { } I also tried the following, which prevented me from booting Ubuntu and required me to reload Ubuntu from scratch.



    ERROR: Unable to load the kernel...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: LiveCD Demo fails using NVIDIA GeForce 6200 GPU

    ignore the previous
    "pre.cjk { font-family: "DejaVu Sans",monospace; }p { margin-bottom: 0.08in; }a:link { } X-terminal Failure when installing NVIDIA GeForce 6200 Drivers"
    That was an Open...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: LiveCD Demo fails using NVIDIA GeForce 6200 GPU

    Oops - marked thread as solved prematurely (doh) - had to re-mark as unsolved.
    Thanks again wildmanne39 - definitely posted a note for your membership!

    My foibles installing any Nvidia drivers...
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    Re: Membership Application for wildmanne39

    I wish you the best with your membership. Thanks for helping a beginner view the LiveCD demo (I've got Nvidia GeForce 6200 - arghhh) and opening up Ubuntu to me. May your membership arrive.
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  11. [SOLVED] Re: LiveCD Demo fails using NVIDIA GeForce 6200 GPU

    SUCCESS!! Able to run Ubuntu LiveCD Demo with EVGA Nvidia GeForce 6200 GPU. Method I used:
    (a) Booted with Ubuntu Live CD
    (b) At initial screen, "hit any key" and went to graphical screen with...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: LiveCD Demo fails using NVIDIA GeForce 6200 GPU

    Thank you for the link. I've been using the f6 options, individually, as described. I either get the "failure" screen (white background/densely spaced vertically colored lines) requiring hard...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: LiveCD Demo fails using NVIDIA GeForce 6200 GPU

    Is this the appropriate modification to the "Boot Options" line to get the Nvidia 6200 to respond? (I'm not sure where to place the code)

    "Boot Options file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed boot=casper...
  14. [SOLVED] Re: LiveCD Demo fails using NVIDIA GeForce 6200 GPU

    Well, my first "doh" has arrived. Trying the nomodeset option again, I now see the "Boot Options" line appear and that I can edit. The line is:

    "Boot Options file=/cdrom/preseed/ubuntu.seed...
  15. [SOLVED] Re: LiveCD Demo fails using NVIDIA GeForce 6200 GPU

    Thanks for all the help. Sorry for the response delay. I did try the "hit any key" and "nomodeset" in my initial trials, but tried it again. The events are:
    (a) "hit any key" and went to graphical...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: LiveCD Demo fails using NVIDIA GeForce 6200 GPU

    Wow! Thanks for the immediate response. Unfortunately, I was unable to get to a point where I could enter code. The events were:
    (a) Booted the LiveCD multiple times, having to hit the "any key" to...
  17. [SOLVED] LiveCD Demo fails using NVIDIA GeForce 6200 GPU

    LiveCD demo for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS runs the Ubuntu splash screen, then dumps to a white background with densely spaced multicolor vertical lines. Searches indicate that the problem is my EVGA Nvidia...
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