I am currently having a "small" problem getting my Nvidia drivers to work. It is identical to this post: NVidia X Server Settings GUI doesn't start on ubuntu 18.04
I however have not installed CuDNN and TensorFlow-GPU.
$ uname -a Linux OVG-HP 4.19.9-041909-generic #201812130432 SMP Thu Dec 13 09:34:53 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
$ nvidia-settings ERROR: Unable to load info from any available system (nvidia-settings:9737): GLib-GObject-CRITICAL **: 21:50:05.392: g_object_unref: assertion 'G_IS_OBJECT (object)' failed ** (nvidia-settings:9737): WARNING **: 21:50:05.394: PRIME: Failed to execute child process “/usr/bin/prime-supported” (No such file or directory) ** Message: 21:50:05.394: PRIME: is it supported? no
I also tried to do
$ nvidia-xconfig WARNING: Unable to locate/open X configuration file. WARNING: Unable to parse X.Org version string. Package xorg-server was not found in the pkg-config search path. Perhaps you should add the directory containing `xorg-server.pc' to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable No package 'xorg-server' found ERROR: Unable to write to directory '/etc/X11'.
Seems to me that I am missing "bunch" of files to run Nvidia driver, even if this is a fresh install of it (was just reinstalling). I have tried searching around for this behaviour but haven't really found much that helps.
Could this be caused of
nomodeset in my grub? I noticed that I am also missing some folders from Intel, basically to control the screen brightness. I saw that happen from when I restarted after adding
nomodeset to grub. The computer however won't run unless it has
If this is a bug, I will do my best to report it to developers. If not, all help is welcome. :)