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  1. Re: Nvidia 418.56 upgrade error on 18.04 System76

    [Solved] Purged all Nvidia. Used
    $ sudo apt-get install system76-driver-nvidia Problem fixed. Curiously, just selecting the same named package in Synaptic did not work. Using synaptic to...
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    Re: Nvidia 418.56 upgrade error on 18.04

    All the way back to nouveau again. I was just about to start a support ticket on System76. I then tried this from the command line:

    $ sudo apt-get install system76-driver-nvidia did the...
  3. Re: Nvidia 418.56 upgrade error on 18.04 System76

    I just read that the other day. It can't come soon enough. Video drivers have always been exciting under linux.

    I could do without the excitement, all I want is for it to just work. That way...
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    Re: Nvidia 418.56 upgrade error on 18.04

    This certainly has been a bit frustrating. apt list --installed *340* doesn't show anything.
    I then re-installed nvidia-340, now apt list shows the 3 packages, libcuda1-340, nvidia-340, and...
  5. Re: Nvidia 418.56 upgrade error on 18.04 System76

    After mucking about in synaptic, the broken installation is fixed. Still can't install latest System76 nvidia drivers. Package seems to be broken. If I install nvidia-340, (successfully)...
  6. Nvidia 418.56 upgrade error on 18.04 System76

    This seems like it might belong here? If I am cross-posting and broken a rule, please let me know.
    https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2422905

    I am trying to install nvidia-driver-418 on...
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    Re: Nvidia 418.56 upgrade error on 18.04

    Finally unbroken again and back to nouveau. No nvidia, or libnvidia, or cuda files. Searching for 340 shows nothing is selected. Searching for dkms shows there is an unselected package called...
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    Re: Nvidia 418.56 upgrade error on 18.04

    I can't find any selected 340 stuff. Using a search of nvidia*340, I see 20 packages, none of which are selected. Hard to purge stuff that is invisible!
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    Re: Nvidia 418.56 upgrade error on 18.04

    To my knowledge, I never added a popos repo. However, this is a System76 laptop. I bought it before PopOS was a gleam in their eyes. However, System76 always had a repo to ensure the drivers...
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    Re: Nvidia 418.56 upgrade error on 18.04

    I'll try your suggestion. Is it sufficient to uncheck the ppa or do I have to do a ppa-purge?
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    Re: Nvidia 418.56 upgrade error on 18.04

    This is a System76 laptop. I had their ppa enabled. It has been useful to ensure everything worked. I didn't realize that the ppa was now pulling in pop!os packages. Hmm, maybe I need to contact...
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    Re: Nvidia 418.56 upgrade error on 18.04

    There seems to be a problem with nvidia-driver-418 metapackage. Starting from a nouveau "non-broken" system. Synaptic popped up a window. "An error occurred, the following details are provided" ...
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    Re: Nvidia 418.56 upgrade error on 18.04

    Or should I install (in synaptic) nvidia-driver-418 metapackage?
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    Re: Nvidia 418.56 upgrade error on 18.04

    Hmm, unsuccessful so far.
    $ sudo apt purge nvidia*
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
    Note, selecting 'nvidia-325-updates' for glob...
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    Re: Nvidia 418.56 upgrade error on 18.04

    Thanks, I'll try that and report back.
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    Nvidia 418.56 upgrade error on 18.04

    Sort of in a broken state with an Nvidia update. Not even sure how I got there, but I'd appreciate some help fixing this.
    Synaptic shows the following error:

    nvidia-driver-418 depends on...
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