[ubuntu-za] UEFI

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Mon Apr 25 13:52:45 UTC 2016


Found this: http://www.binarytides.com/install-nvidia-drivers-ubuntu-14-04


*Hilton Gibson*
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On 25 April 2016 at 15:14, William Walter Kinghorn <williamk at dut.ac.za>
wrote:

> Hi All,
>
>
> This might help someone
>
>
> For the Nvidia driver, are you installing the right driver for your GPU
>
> There are these in the repos :
>
> nvidia-304
>
> nvidia-331
>
> nvidia-340
>
> nvidia-352
>
> nvidia-361
>
> last night for my PC,
>
> I first installed nvidia-340, did not work, would just go back to the
> login screen
>
> I then installed nvidia-361, same problem
>
> Then I, installed nvidia-304, works now
>
>
>
> When it did not work,
>
> At the login screen, pressed Ctrl + Alt + F1 for command line login,
> logged in with my Username and password
>
> At the command prompt, typed sudo -i ( for intereactive sudo use ), then
> enter, and the password when asked
>
> Typed apt-get remove nvidia-340, then enter, to remove the nvidia-340
> driver
>
> Typed apt-get install nvidia-361, then enter, then accept with a y
>
> After installed, typed reboot, to reboot the PC
>
> When I logged in, did the same as nvidia-340
>
> So followed the above, to uninstall the nvidia-361 driver, and install the
> nvidia-304 driver, and rebooted, worked
>
> Hope this helps
>
> William
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> *From:* ubuntu-za-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com <
> ubuntu-za-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com> on behalf of Quintin van Rooyen <
> quintin.vanrooyen at gmail.com>
> *Sent:* 25 April 2016 13:09
> *To:* Ubuntu South African Local Community
> *Subject:* Re: [ubuntu-za] UEFI
>
> Just rebooted into secure mode and it boots fine. I have run into the
> login loop issue with Nvidia-361 drivers, so that is a separate issue to
> fix.
>
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> On 25 April 2016 at 12:52, Quintin van Rooyen <quintin.vanrooyen at gmail.com
> > wrote:
>
>> Yes I do, did at least when I installed 15.10 and Win10 together.
>>
>> I think I did this morning when I re-installed 16.04 on a new faster
>> drive, but I havent added the proprietary drivers on this install yet.
>>
>> When I reboot I can confirm for you.
>>
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>> On 25 April 2016 at 12:41, Mozzi <mozzi.glug at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Have you got secure boot enabled?
>>>
>>> On Mon, Apr 25, 2016 at 10:02 AM, Quintin van Rooyen <
>>> quintin.vanrooyen at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Are you sure this is UEFI that is causing this?
>>>>
>>>> I UEFI boot Ubuntu ever since getting my HP Envy (dual booted in UEFI
>>>> with Windows 8 and post format Windows 10.) and proprietary drivers work as
>>>> advertised.
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>> On 25 April 2016 at 09:39, Mozzi <mozzi.glug at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Morning all.
>>>>>
>>>>> Okay, new laptop, Toshiba satellite.
>>>>> Now installing kubuntu is a snap, converted to GPT partitions and UEFI.
>>>>> Now my problem.....
>>>>>
>>>>> No "proprietry" drivers will load, Virtualbox and Nvidia just refuse!!
>>>>> Can anyone help here?
>>>>>
>>>>>
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>
>
>
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