I've added the
xorg-edgers PPA using
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa. Then I've tried different packages, all with the same problem. I'm currently using
nvidia-331 as it's working almost perfectly.
The only problem that's left is that
nvidia-settings is working perfectly when I'm using nVidia graphics, but as soon as I switch to Intel graphics (I'm on a notebook with nVidia Optimus)
nvidia-settings won't open (it crashes instantly). Executing
nvidia-settings in the terminal only gives me:
** Message: PRIME: Requires offloading ** Message: PRIME: is it supported? yes Segmentation fault (core dumped)
I used the following commands to install
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get --purge remove nvidia* sudo apt-get --purge autoremove sudo apt-get install nvidia-331 sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
I can't use the nVidia drivers in Ubuntu's repository as the performance is horrible on my Notebook. However,
nvidia-settings never had those problems using Ubuntu's repository.
Update: seems to be a bug (LP #1214508). However, they claim all packages >= 319 are affected, but it was working just fine using
nvidia-331 from Ubuntu's repository.