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I'm a new Ubuntu user. I need to find a driver for the NVIDIA GPU on my Asus K53SC laptop. The system doesn't find any additional drivers. When I try to install the graphics driver from the Software Center, it says that it's missing some files and displays some internal errors. I also get errors when installing software updates.

I tried Ubuntu 13.10 and now Ubuntu 12.04, and it's all failing. I want to stop using Windows, but these problems don't help. Which version of Ubuntu is more compatible with my system: https://www.asus.com/Notebooks_Ultrabooks/K53SC/#specifications? My laptop has a 2nd generation Core i3 processor. I need step-by-step instructions.

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Do movies/games work? –  Melon Feb 4 '14 at 13:04
This answer to this question: Nvidia 520MX on Asus K53SC by Pavak Paul should help, especially the screenshots. The laptop in the question has the same GPU as in the specifications you linked to in your question. Since you have more than one problem, you should comment if you need more help. –  karel Feb 4 '14 at 13:17
@Melon I had to undo your edit, since user244445 is currently using Ubuntu 12.04, however I agree with you that Ubuntu 13.10 would be nice for this laptop because Ubuntu 13.10 comes with official bumblebee support. –  karel Feb 4 '14 at 13:24

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