New install and Nvidia

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Fri Jun 10 00:58:21 UTC 2011

On 09/06/11 19:07, Mark Fraser wrote:
> 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,
>>> 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.

OK, but you haven't yet answered Alvin's post nor his questions.


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