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I have a Dell L501x with a clean install (now clean, anyway) of 12.04.

My issue is that I do not have anything in the additional/restricted driver dialog. I have an Optimus Nvidia 425m I believe with the associated Intel card.

Now, from a fresh install (since I've already failed at attempting to use xorg-edger ppa, using ironhide, bumblebee, etc) how would I set up my Nvidia card so that I can at the very least, have it show up as a named card and not as "unknown". My eventual goal is to play Minecraft with decent framerates.


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Have you followed these instructions and still couldn't get your nvidia card to work?

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