New install and Nvidia
ubuntu at mfraz.orangehome.co.uk
Thu Jun 9 09:07:51 UTC 2011
On Thursday 09 Jun 2011 08:25:27 Basil Chupin wrote:
> 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,
> > http://kubuntuforums.net/forums/index.php?topic=3116528.0. 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?
To allow things that require 3D acceleration to work.
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