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I've installed Ubuntu on my computer for the first time, so I'm an Ubuntu-noob. Can anyone please tell me how I install my gfx? I've tried to install it by using some guides, but I can't do it the right way. My launcher disappeared and my resolution dropped. Can anyone post me an exact guide to my problem?

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Have you tried this: – Mateng Nov 23 '12 at 0:26

I guess you better take a look over here first, before adding those PPA listed in the guide remember to uninstall your previous Nvidia driver:

sudo apt-get remove nvidia-current
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nvidia-current nvidia-settings
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Welcome to AU! Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link only for reference. Read more: – Mateng Nov 23 '12 at 0:31

I guess you should install bumblebee. More information at the ubuntu wiki.


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Read the updated instructions in this page :-) – Dox Nov 19 '12 at 23:05
Why would the OP need bumblebee at all? – Uri Herrera Nov 19 '12 at 23:38
i get this message, when i have to add myself as a user. usermod: group 'bumblebee' does not exist – Kasper Kristensen Nov 20 '12 at 0:06
UPDATE! Ubuntu says Driver :VESA: BIOS-P/N@N7211 but my monitor is now degraded to Laptop with a max res on 1024x768. – Kasper Kristensen Nov 20 '12 at 0:26
And now after Rebooting again, empty desktop and no unity. What to do ?? – Kasper Kristensen Nov 20 '12 at 1:07

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