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I've been having a nightmare trying to install the 635M Nvidia drivers in my Asus N46VJ. I've install bumblebee and follow a bunch of suggestion from many places, I think maybe all the attempts I've done to install the drivers are in conflict with each other or maybe I'm missing one important step.

My current status is this:

according to system details, I'm not using my Nvidia card.

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I checked for the additional drivers and always got nothing, after many tries but without knowing how, I got, FINALLY!, some driver in the list.

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In my desperate intent to try to get the card to work I tried to activated all the listed options, but it seems not to make any difference.

As you can see in the picture the driver is "not currently in use"

When I open the Nvidia X server Settings, I get this message. enter image description here

Then I go to the terminal and get this message: enter image description here

and use this line command to restart

sudo restart lightdm

after that I got this message and I'm stuck in a 640x840 resolution. :S additionally all the system and ndivia settings are the same as before.

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To get back to my resolution I use this command line.

cd /ext/X11 sudo rm xorg.conf

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I've seen something about Kernel, headers and "black lists" but honestly I have no idea what are those things.

I know this is kind a known and common problem but I couldn't resolve it. is something inherent to Ubuntu 12.04? Maybe I'm still to much new at it.

Thanks for your time.

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PS: More info: :~$ lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09) 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF108M [GeForce GT 635M] (rev a1) –  Andres Oct 27 '13 at 22:20

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