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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.

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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


sudo gedit /etc/default/grub

Find this line


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


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 :)

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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
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