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April 20th, 2012, 06:25 PM

I dont know what to do with my graca problem on ubuntu (im new but i love it ;-)

On my win7 I first need to install the intel HD graphic driver and than my nvidia driver.
How can i do this on xubuntu?
I think now its using some other driver.
I now get error:

"You do not appear to be using the NVIDIA X driver. Please edit your X configuration file (just run `nvidia-xconfig` as root), and restart the X server."

I tried the additional driver search but he doesnt find anything.
Can someone help me pls with this.

thx in advance

April 20th, 2012, 10:45 PM
You need to state the exact model of PC..
But this sounds like optimus graphics..

The best intel driver is included with ubuntu. Sometimes you need a later build from xorg-edgers..

To utilise optimus graphics on linux you have to use Ironhide or bumblebee.

Do not manually install the nVidia driver, let Ironhide do it..

April 21st, 2012, 07:59 AM
thx mate ill try that its is an "optimus".

thx in advance