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I was able to do this entirely via network manager by creating a new "Wireless (shared)" connection which defaulted to Ad-Hoc mode. This should probably suffice if you're trying to use your laptop as a repeater for other devices. Don't forget to set your WiFi security to "WPA/WPA2 Personal" and set a secure key. You might see two different versions of the ...


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You will need to install firmware first. It can be done using this answer. But it looks like kernel 3.13.0-59 has many bugs. Among them is inability to load the firmware. I suggest upgrading kernel to 3.19. It can be done by running in terminal sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-vivid and reboot.


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The easiest way to install drivers for this new card is to run sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-352 nvidia-prime sudo add-apt-repository -r ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa You will get an option to switch adapters (PRIME) in Nvidia X Server Settings.


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I managed to setup with slight modification of above instructions which I got in this nvidia forum 1 While installing NVIDIA drivers nvidia-libgl(or nvidia-gl) overwrites mesa-libgl. This results AMD GPU based GUI to broke. In order to prevent this I installed nvidia with --no-opengl-files option. sudo ./NVIDI* --no-opengl-files However later when ...


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Do NOT install video drivers to systems running in VirtualBox. Guest systems do not have direct access to hardware. Install the Guest Additions instead.


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The easiest way is to upgrade kernel. Run in terminal sudo apt-get linux-generic-lts-vivid and reboot after installation finishes. But you have to be connected to internet by wire or a USB dongle. If it is not easy, you can try to boot with a previous kernel using grub menu.


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Did you by any chance have a kernel upgrade since you installed the driver? I have a similar graphic card and I have the same issues when upgrading the kernel, meaning that I need to install the driver again every time. You probably know the installation procedure, but I will write it here below. Unfortunately NVIDIA requires that the graphic user interface ...


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If you did a kernel upgrade then @Zilvador answer may be good for you. If not the issue is the driver from Nvidia's site as there linux support is rubbish (but getting better thanks to steam). Boot the system and press ctrl+alt+f1 to get a terminal, log in and remove the driver like this sudo apt-get purge nvidia* Then use the one from the Ubuntu repos ...


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Install the drivers this way sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-352 sudo add-apt-repository -r ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa



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