GeForce 6100 and Ubuntu 14.04 issues

blind Pete 0123peter at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 06:14:45 UTC 2015


Bruno Mendoza wrote:

> Hi all,
> 
> I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 in my old desktop pc unsuccessfully.
> 
> This desktop pc has a K8NF4G-SATA2 motherboard. This motherboard has a
> GeForce 6100 northbridge chipset (integrated video device) and I think
> that this component isn’t fully compatible with Ubuntu.
> 
> I could install Ubuntu in the system not without issues. I supposed that
> blinking screen during installation was by nouveau drivers so, after os
> installation and using a terminal, I installed nvidia proprietary drivers
> with “ubuntu-drivers” command.
> 
> I can’t see anything. After login I only get a blank screen.
> 
> I read it is possible that it was a problem with Unity desktop interface.
> 
> Can you help me to solve this problem?
> 
> Thanks.

Just a wild guess, but which nvidia driver did you install?  
The old GeForce 6100 video needs the 304 series driver or older.  

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