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I installed pure Ubuntu 13.04 and tried to install the restricted driver,but it became yellow-screen after reboot.
I found this question:
Help! 13.04 installation nvidia driver
I do in this way:
sudo apt-get remove nvidia*
sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-source linux-headers-`uname -r`
sudo apt-get install nvidia-current
sudo depmod -a
sudo depmod -a
sudo modprobe nvidia_current
but it says:
FATAL: Module nvidia_current not found.
so I typed:
sudo modprobe nvidia_304
and then
sudo lsmod
shows that nvidia is loaded
but when i ran
sudo /etc/init.d/lightdm restart and logged in,I can only see the background!
Then I ran
sudo nvidia-xconfig
sudo reboot
and when it's rebooted,the resolution became small(small?perhaps bad english),and I can still see the background only. What can I do?
Edit:
$sudo nvidia-settings
ERROR: The control display is undefined; please run `nvidia-settings --help` for usage information.

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can you use nvidia-settings to configure your graphics? –  phoeagon May 10 '13 at 13:43
    
@phoeagon No,I can't. $sudo nvidia-settings ERROR: The control display is undefined; please run `nvidia-settings --help` for usage information. –  gjz010 May 11 '13 at 0:19
    
@gjz010 Attention: There is no underline or something else before `uname -r`. Use exactly like this: sudo apt-get install linux-headers-`uname -r`. And, before, only sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-source linux-headers –  Radu Rădeanu May 11 '13 at 0:32
    
@Radu sorry,that's only a typing mistake.I did as you say in fact. –  gjz010 May 11 '13 at 0:41
    
@gjz010 And use those 2 commands separatly, atention the second is conditioned by the results of the first –  Radu Rădeanu May 11 '13 at 0:55

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You should be using nvidia-173, FX5200 is not supported for nvidia-current

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