[ubuntu-za] UEFI

Quintin van Rooyen quintin.vanrooyen at gmail.com
Tue Apr 26 10:23:02 UTC 2016


Hi Mozzi.

Just had a tool around and got an error message when installin
bumblebee-nvidia that secureboot is not compatible with proprietary drivers
yet.

That may answer your question there.

Kind Regards



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On 25 April 2016 at 15:52, Hilton Gibson <hilton.gibson at gmail.com> wrote:

> Found this: http://www.binarytides.com/install-nvidia-drivers-ubuntu-14-04
>
>
> *Hilton Gibson*
> Stellenbosch University Library
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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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