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If you're really using an Nvidia GeForce 210 the hangup could very well just be the old hardware. Circuits age, boards start to mess up and eventually die. You're issue likely has almost nothing to do with Ubuntu and everything to do with your hardware. I would say step up to something in the GTX series, even if it's one of the older GTX cards it should ...
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.
I suggest booting to recovery console and running mount -o remount,rw / apt-get purge nvidia* apt-get install nvidia-331 reboot If this does not help, I suggest upgrading kernel from recovery mount -o remount,rw / apt-get install linux-generic-lts-vivid It looks that there is some compatibility problem with the standard nvidia package. Run this sudo ...
A much better way to install 352 driver is running in terminal 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 and reboot.
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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