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I bought an ASUS K55 VD with Inte i3, but cannot install Nvidia GeForce 610M in Ubuntu 12.04, Please guide me with step by step installation if u could please.

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Here it is How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? – Web-E Aug 7 '13 at 18:12

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The documentation is provided on the Ubuntu wiki here.

Basic steps:

sudo apt-get update


sudo apt-get install  nvidia-kernel-common nvidia-current nvidia-settings 

Finally change the driver on the Xorg.conf

Section "Device"
Identifier "Configured Video Device"
Driver  "nvidia"
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@Braiam thanks for the tips. Edited for completeness. – vfbsilva Aug 7 '13 at 18:35
If it is optimus graphics, installing nvidia forcefully will cause black screen. – Web-E Aug 7 '13 at 18:45

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