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Nvidia driver for Macbook Pro 9,1

I am current using the default nouveau driver on my Macbook Pro 9,1. I tried installing nvidia-current, then Ubuntu just went blank after restart. Is there any safe way to install nvidia proprietary ...
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Can't get Working Drivers for Nvidia 330M - MacBook Pro 6.2 - 12.04 LTS

Yes… One more post about nvidia driver… Sorry! Usually I always found answers to my questions by reading through forums like ask ubuntu. This time, even after a week (almost 10 re-installations of ...
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Can't adjust screen brightness on Macbook Pro 10,1 Ubuntu 13.10

I recently installed Ubuntu on my retina Macbook Pro (following this great guide). Everything works fine so far however the screen brightness / backlight cannot be adjusted neither by using the ...
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Mac Book Pro 6,2 Nvidia graphics & suspend don't work

As soon as I suspend my mbp the led starts pulsing after a while but by opening the lid Xserver hangs, I get a black screen and am presented with the login screen after 2 minutes. Logging in results ...
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Running Fresh 13.04 on MacBook Pro 6,2, External Monitor Does Not Work

After many troubles with 12.04.2 LTS, I decided to go with 13.04, which is much more compatible as far as graphics go. However, I have an external monitor that I cannot get to work. It is a VGA, ...
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Disabling restricted graphics drivers not listed by jockey-text

I've got a Mid 2010 13" Macbook Pro (7.1) that's been running 12.04 happily for the past year or so. I recently upgraded to 12.10, and so reverted to Nouveau graphics drivers. This led to serious 3D ...
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Lubuntu 13.04 works, except for unpredictable blank screens

I just installed Lubuntu 13.04 on my MacBook Pro 6,2. It seems to work fine. However, once in a while, when I am logged in and using the computer, the screen will suddenly become blank. (Sound still ...
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How to decide on the right Nvidia driver based on the Linux Kernel version?

After trying to install the Nvidia drivers and got them working and then got them broken, I would like to check one important thing: One of the main problems I run into was "Kernel version and Nvidia ...
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MacBook Pro, Retina (10,1) and Ubuntu 13.04 - Nvidia Resolution Issue

I have been using Xubuntu 12.04 LTS on a slightly older iMac, dual booting it. And it has been a mostly smooth experience. Getting the same was really tricky on one of those new MacBook Pro laptops. ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - TTYs not working on MacBook Pro 9,1

On my Ubuntu install on my MacBook Pro 9,1 (late or early 2012, IIRC), the graphical mode works fine. However, when I switch to a tty (Ctrl+Alt+F1-through-F6), the screen seems to completely turn off ...
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Nvidia breaks brightness controls. Editing xorg.conf, installing pommed and changing grub doesn't help

Hardware: 13" MacBook Pro 5,5 (Summer 2009), GeForce 9400M. OS: Ubuntu 12.04.2 AMD64 My hardware and OS are similar to what some others with this problem had, but what worked for them doesn't work ...
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Brightness control not working- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Macbook pro 5,5

I am new to Ubuntu and recently installed it on my Mac. I have ran all of the update i.e.: (apt-get update), and have as well installed the proprietary nVidia driver (nvidia-current-updates). After ...
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Mouse Flickering/Disappearing

When I move my mouse around in Ubuntu 12.10 it flickers. When it's not moving it disappears. Any ideas? Info Macbook Pro 7.1 Nvidia 320m Ubuntu 12.10