Ubuntu Gnome GTX 960 Support

Jackson Doak noskcaj at ubuntu.com
Wed Feb 17 03:42:51 UTC 2016


I've been running a 970 on 15.10 and 16.04 for some time and it's working
great.

On Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 2:35 PM, Andrew Welch <welchandrew559 at gmail.com>
wrote:

>
>
> On Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 1:48 PM, Ty Young <bluesoviet at outlook.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello once again,
>>
>> I'm going to be upgrading my graphics card from an GTX 750 TI to the GTX
>> 960 and was wondering what support Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 has for it and what
>> steps I would need to take to ensure that I don't run into any issues(black
>> screen, for example).
>>
>> If it matters at all, I currently have a small issue with my install of
>> Ubuntu Gnome where the only driver that will work(Open Source or Nvidia's)
>> is Nvidia's 361.28. I am also using the 4.4.1 kernel.
>>
>> Assuming the "recovery" boot option still works, getting to a terminal to
>> do the install for Nvidia's 361.28 driver isn't an issue. Its just any
>> quirks that might occur that I'm worried about(like "recovery" boot option
>> not working, if its even possible for that to happen due to a new GPU).
>>
>> Thanks for any information or help!
>>
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> Best bet would be to keep the second graphics card incase the driver
> install doesn't want to work properly, but it looks like it's been
> working since Nvidia's 346.35 driver in 14.04 with Unity
> <http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=nvidia-geforce-gtx960&num=2>,
> so you would think it would work with 15.10 and GNOME Shell.
>
> Andrew Welch
> welchandrew559 at gmail.com
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