New install and Nvidia

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Thu Jun 9 07:25:27 UTC 2011

On 09/06/11 17:13, Mark Fraser wrote:
> I've tried twice in two days to do a new OEM install of Kubuntu 11.04. Both
> times it has failed after I have installed the proprietary Nvidia drivers with
> "Additional Drivers".
> I did an OEM install, rebooted, installed the updates, rebooted and then
> installed the Nvidia drivers. After rebooting again, the splash screen was
> just a series of black/white lines and the KDE splash stopped part way through
> displaying the KDE logo.
> I have searched the Internet and found this on Kubuntu Forums,
> Which wasn't much
> help.
> Any ideas?

The basic question is: why did you find it necessary to install the 
proprietary nVidia drivers to start with?


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