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I am trying to install latest NVDIA graphics drivers on the ASUS zenbook 14, running Ubuntu 19.04. I am following this tutorial: https://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/ubuntu-linux-install-nvidia-driver-latest-proprietary-driver/

According to the window of the software updater, the driver is there:

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But when I am checking the status of the driver, I got

giulio@giulio-ZenBook-UX431FN:~$ nvidia-smi
NVIDIA-SMI has failed because it couldn't communicate with the NVIDIA driver. Make sure that the latest NVIDIA driver is installed and running.

PS. Grub is on nomodeset

How can I get the driver installed?

I am posting the edit of the following commands:

giulio@giulio-ZenBook-UX431FN:~$ sudo ubuntu-drivers devices
[sudo] password for giulio: 
== /sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1c.0/0000:01:00.0 ==
modalias : pci:v000010DEd00001D12sv00001043sd00001EBEbc03sc02i00
vendor   : NVIDIA Corporation
model    : GP108M [GeForce MX150]
driver   : nvidia-driver-390 - distro non-free
driver   : nvidia-driver-418 - distro non-free recommended
driver   : xserver-xorg-video-nouveau - distro free builtin


giulio@giulio-ZenBook-UX431FN:~$ mokutil --sb-state
SecureBoot enabled

giulio@giulio-ZenBook-UX431FN:~$ test -d /sys/firmware/efi && echo efi || echo "Legacy(bios)"
efi

giulio@giulio-ZenBook-UX431FN:~$ sudo lshw -c video 
  *-display UNCLAIMED       
       description: VGA compatible controller
       product: Intel Corporation
       vendor: Intel Corporation
       physical id: 2
       bus info: pci@0000:00:02.0
       version: 00
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pciexpress msi pm vga_controller bus_master cap_list
       configuration: latency=0
       resources: iomemory:600-5ff iomemory:400-3ff memory:6012000000-6012ffffff memory:4000000000-400fffffff ioport:4000(size=64) memory:c0000-dffff
  *-display UNCLAIMED
       description: 3D controller
       product: GP108M [GeForce MX150]
       vendor: NVIDIA Corporation
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:01:00.0
       version: a1
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list
       configuration: latency=0
       resources: iomemory:600-5ff iomemory:600-5ff memory:80000000-80ffffff memory:6000000000-600fffffff memory:6010000000-6011ffffff ioport:3000(size=128) memory:81000000-8107ffff


giulio@giulio-ZenBook-UX431FN:~$  dkms status
nvidia, 418.56, 5.0.0-13-generic, x86_64: installed


giulio@giulio-ZenBook-UX431FN:~$ echo $XDG_SESSION_TYPE
x11

giulio@giulio-ZenBook-UX431FN:~$ lspci -knn | grep -A 3 -E "(VGA|3D)"
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation UHD Graphics 620 (Whiskey Lake) [8086:3ea0]
    Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. UHD Graphics 620 (Whiskey Lake) [1043:1ebe]
    Kernel modules: i915
00:04.0 Signal processing controller [1180]: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v5/E3-1500 v5/6th Gen Core Processor Thermal Subsystem [8086:1903] (rev 0b)
--
01:00.0 3D controller [0302]: NVIDIA Corporation GP108M [GeForce MX150] [10de:1d12] (rev a1)
    Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. GP108M [GeForce MX150] [1043:1ebe]
    Kernel modules: nvidiafb, nouveau, nvidia_drm, nvidia
02:00.0 Non-Volatile memory controller [0108]: Sandisk Corp Device [15b7:5003] (rev 01)

giulio@giulio-ZenBook-UX431FN:~$ lsmod | grep nvidia gives no output

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