Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

How to fix black splash screen or broken splash screen after installation of nvidia proprietary drivers in Ubuntu (it happens usually in all Ubuntu releases)? It's no matter what version of nvidia drivers I install bug is always present.

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer

up vote 3 down vote accepted

This is soultion how to fix no splash screen in Ubuntu after nvidia proprietary driver installation. It's no matter what Ubuntu version you use, it should work anyway.

Open your terminal and type

sudo apt-get install v86d

Then

sudo gedit /etc/default/grub

Find this line

#GRUB_GFXMODE=640x480

and chagne for this one (of course choose your resolution)

GRUB_GFXMODE=1440x900x24
GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=keep

Save file and type in terminal

echo FRAMEBUFFER=y | sudo tee /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/splash
sudo update-initramfs -u
sudo update-grub2

It's worked for me in all Ubuntu versions.
Give it a try :)

share|improve this answer
    
Is this still valid for AMD graphic cards? –  João André Jan 28 at 0:27
    
Unfortunately I don't have AMD graphic so you need a test by yourself. –  Nolt Jan 30 at 11:27
    
Already tested it, it works :) –  João André Jan 30 at 20:26
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.