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I would like add nouveau driver during boot time but I don't know where is the place in ubuntu 12.04 to add modprobe nouveau.

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I think this is a semi-duplicate (or at least answered by this): askubuntu.com/questions/12937/… -- it should be picked up if you don't have the restricted nvidia driver installed and if your graphics card is supported by nouveau: askubuntu.com/questions/26873/… –  medigeek Sep 20 '12 at 20:01
    
you don't understand me... I already switched to nouveau in X session. But I'm asking what I should do to setup this permamently during boot not per one session. –  karolszk Sep 20 '12 at 20:12
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  1. Make sure you don't see lines "blacklist nouveau" with this command:

    grep -ri nouveau /etc/modprobe*
    
  2. To permanently add nouveau at boot time:

    echo "nouveau" | sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/nouveau.conf
    
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