Sorry, didn't notice this earlier. Linux Distribution Specific Installation Instructions Please use the following links to find the installation instructions for specific Linux distributions. Optional Make a backup copy of grub. I guess they were talking about hardware and software with respect to the computer industry — at least that is my opinion. If you're upgrading from a previous release and you modified the default priorities, please revert your changes. I ended up switching my laptop to Mate, which seems to play nicely with nvidia drivers on my laptop. Switching Between Nouveau and Nvidia Drivers Users can switch between Nouveau and Nvidia proprietary drivers.
The Nvidia drivers worked too but had problems with Wi-Fi and the Update Manager, saying I had to fix first some broken packages, which I did by upgrading everything from terminal. I don't think I was having reboots, Cinnamon was crashing and restarting. Click on it and wait till your computer restarts. I will have to wait and see if the periodic ones disappear as well, but it looks promising. It's better to remove older drivers in order to avoid conflicts.
Just like I experienced in elementary school, the teacher handed out an assignment that had a list of instructions. Unfortunately you need to now the following steps, since you otherwise might end up with an unusable system that just tells you that it couldn't load the right driver. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Just want to mention that I have completely given up on this for now and reinstalled Mint 17. I did find a couple threads concerning the error messages you mentioned but I'm not sure they will solve them, though. It's helpful to understand what you're doing, instead of just typing a command because someone said to do it. My desktop works flawlessly though on Mint 17.
They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. The installer showed a bunch of error messages 1. From the output, we can see the recommended driver is nvidia-driver-390. However, after turning off and restart my computer, the problem occur as follows : 1 The system go black screen and take a very long time 20-40 minutes to show up the log-in screen. I don't remember when it upgraded; I just found the 361 one installed in the driver manager. If your machine is equipped with a Nvidia gpu and you want to make use of it to the fullest, you need to install the proprietary Nvidia drivers.
While citing information subscribers references required. I advise to install the latest kernel from the 4. Then it's time to test lubuntu. Read through these instructions before doing anything so you understand the procedure. Same with lightdm if it fails. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.
Certainly, I have to wait another 30-40 minutes for the system to come up. Now now thats a pretty common problem usually caused by a graphics driver more from a lack of. At this moment the drivers nvidia-367 and intel-microcode are activated without error codes or crashes on Mint 18. I would have to disagree with 4, Nvidia is one of the best supported graphics chips in Linux, along with Intel. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. At first everything will going apparently wrong because your Cinnamon will crash. Linux Mint is copyrighted 2006 and trademarked through the Linux Mark Institute.
As indicated in the original post. I'm wondering if this is a new problem inherent to Mint 18, as well. I had expected that using these new hardware with the latest in Linux in general would be easy — but I was wrong! Pjotr wrote:Why are you running Mint 18 on an unsupported kernel 4. Selecting previously unselected package lib32gcc1. I also tried updating the Kernel but this had no effect either. I cannot use the Noveau open-source nVidia drivers because they can not handle this setup. For some reason my desktop computer is just fine with the same version of the drivers.
It should take several minutes depending on your internet connection. Do not worry; just launch the Driver Manager application and select the 340. I think relying on the repo for everything isn't the answer here. Note: If you really need secureBoot, you will need to use and. Usually you need to check for new updates a second time after you run updates because the first update may only update the updater. Any other ideas how to get Steam running with my proprietary nVidia drivers on Linux Mint? This is a dual-boot installation with Windows 10 on a laptop of 1 week of use where everything works correctly until now. Even updating from Linux Mint 17.
Having solved the proper way to get these hardware and software to work nicely with each other, I came to realize that some users out there may face the same problems as me — hence the purpose of this article. I also tried the nvidia-370 drivers, since they've been released since this thread was started and I had no luck. . I got way too invested in this problem. Yes, you can either try Linux Xfce when the website comes back up or Xubuntu As a personal opinion, I think that Xfce will still be too heavy for your system but you can give it a try anyway.
But at least its written specifically written for the nvivia driver 173 i want to install thx ardvark! In the past, open-source Nouveau developers used to take the firmware images of the Nvidia device drivers and reverse engineer them to find out more about the internals of the drivers. I have installed Quadro P600 on my system by following the guide written by roblm » Mon Apr 14, 2014 4:02 am The installation of driver looked successful at the beginning. You can use Nvidia cards with the open-source Nouveau device driver or the Nvidia proprietary drivers. I tried reinstalling cinnamon, ran sudo apt-get update and upgrade, nothing helped. So uninstalling the proprietary drivers and plumping for Noveau is not an option for me.