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After much frustration. I have written a guide on how I got my 970 drivers working below. The guide also covers how to fix any general NVIDIA driver if your OS is giving you a black screen of death on bootup, or installation. It is very detailed. HOW TO FIX THE BLACK SCREEN OF DEATH WITH UBUNTU. Let’s say you have a new hard drive and you are using a ...


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If you don't have dkms installed, and you do a dist-upgrade, you MUST to reinstall the proprietary nvidia driver. First, install dkms so that this does not happen again in the future: sudo apt-get install dkms Now, reinstall the nvidia driver and next time you do a dist-upgrade, the driver will install itself for you. You should be able to boot from ...


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It is probably best if you use Lubuntu or Xubuntu, which both use lightweight desktop environments. Make sure you use the proprietary nvidia drivers, as there are known issues with running nouveau drivers on this device. Other good options include Peppermint, Puppy, Crunchbang (now deceased but there are forks). You may even wish to run Unity2D. (I ...



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