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G R E E N
May 31st, 2012, 10:52 PM
update :
ok so after a long struggle i came across 2 main issues

first one: when i download the nvidia shell from their site and all goes well it boots into :

http://img96.imageshack.us/img96/5179/screenshotfrom201206031.png

the resolution becomes so big and i am unable to navigate i have to delete my xorg config and remove nvidia !



Second : after blacklisting some stuff and whatnot i finally got there in my additional hardware
but i am unable to use them because each time i try to activate it it gives me an eror
http://img26.imageshack.us/img26/4259/screenshotfrom201206052.png






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OLD ISSUE :
i am having issues using my nividia VGA as the main graphics card
when i try to launch additional hardware it gives me no hardware to identify


here is my lspci

abdallah@abdallah-Inspiron-N5110:~$ lspci |grep VGA
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF108 [GeForce GT 540M] (rev a1)


http://img27.imageshack.us/img27/904/screenshotfrom201206010.png

G R E E N
May 31st, 2012, 10:59 PM
hallbb me

G R E E N
May 31st, 2012, 11:05 PM
added picture

G R E E N
June 1st, 2012, 11:19 AM
anyone help me ???????????????

CatKiller
June 1st, 2012, 11:27 AM
It's not polite to bump a thread more than once a day.

If your laptop is using Optimus (which Nvidia refuse to support on Linux) then you'll probably want to check out Bumblebee. Installing the proprietary driver will break your graphics completely, so it's probably good that you didn't.

G R E E N
June 2nd, 2012, 09:05 PM
how ?

Temüjin
June 3rd, 2012, 12:19 AM
how ?
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bumblebee

G R E E N
June 5th, 2012, 08:18 PM
still nothing i tried many ways but no luck at all