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I have Acer V3-771G Laptop that has 1920×1080p full HD resolution. My OS is 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04. I have Nvidia 650M GPU and integrated Intel i5 2.5 CPU graphics HD4000. I can't install nvidia-current drivers properly. I just made fresh install of Ubuntu (I messed few times trying to configure Nvidia drivers) and this is the situation I have now:

nvidia drivers

Reading on Web about installation, I first did this:

sudo apt-get install linux-headers-3.5.0-26-generic
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nvidia-current

Installed but receive this message/error (this I copied from web, similar problem, not my terminal output, lost mine):

Removing all DKMS Modules
Done.
Unpacking replacement nvidia-current ...
Setting up nvidia-current (304.64-0ubuntu1~quantal~xup1) ...
INFO:Enable nvidia-current
DEBUG:Parsing /usr/share/ubuntu-drivers-common/quirks/put_your_quirks_here
DEBUG:Parsing /usr/share/ubuntu-drivers-common/quirks/lenovo_thinkpad
DEBUG:Parsing /usr/share/ubuntu-drivers-common/quirks/dell_latitude
DEBUG:Processing quirk ThinkPad T420s
DEBUG:Failure to match Acer with LENOVO
DEBUG:Quirk doesn't match
DEBUG:Processing quirk Latitude E6530
DEBUG:Failure to match Acer with Dell Inc.
DEBUG:Quirk doesn't match
Loading new nvidia-current-304.64 DKMS files...

I solved that problem with these:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa
sudo apt-get update

but my Nvidia drivers were not activated and lost resolution (old drivers too). Now I have fresh install of Ubuntu and don't want to do same steps before asking here. (This time when I installed Ubuntu didn't download any updates yet).

Should I just type this in terminal or try something else now (do I need to configure something else too?):

sudo apt-get install linux-headers-3.5.0-26-generic
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nvidia-current
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Did you try installing drivers delivered by nVidia? –  Misery Apr 2 '13 at 19:02
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Don't install nvidia driver in that way. Your card is optimus enabled card (hybrid graphics) which are not supported by nvidia-driver. Please read more at How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? –  Web-E Apr 2 '13 at 19:06
    
ok, didn't know that –  balky Apr 2 '13 at 19:28
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