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May
31
answered Lubuntu's asking password for shutting down
May
30
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May
30
accepted Boot to old kernel: GPU driver issues
May
30
comment Boot to old kernel: GPU driver issues
Well, turns out that just installing 3.7.0-030500 headers wasn't enough - evidently, they didn't match the 3.5.0-27 kernel I was running, which is why sudo apt-get install nvidia-304 failed to install the drivers. I installed the kernel image to match the headers, and now graphics are working again - both on the 3.5 and 3.9 kernels.
May
27
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May
27
revised Boot to old kernel: GPU driver issues
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May
27
comment Boot to old kernel: GPU driver issues
I installed the 3.5.0 kernel headers from the Quantal repo, but the nvidia driver refused to install with those: "Module build for the currently running kernel was skipped since the kernel source for this kernel does not seem to be installed". But while trying this, I noticed that the Nouveau drivers seem to have the same problem - so perhaps it's not specific to the nvidia drivers? Updating the original post to reflect.
May
26
asked Boot to old kernel: GPU driver issues