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When I try to install Ubuntu, after I select install, the monitor displays this:

Booting 'Install Ubuntu'

(hd0,1)

Filesystem type is ntfs, partition type 0x7

[Linux-bzImage, setup=0x4200, size=0x583c58]

[Linux-initrd @ 0x7ec26000, 0x13c9603 bytes]

Previously I tried to install with two monitors (a HDMI TV and a VGA monitor), with the VGA monitor being the one I currently use. When I did this, the HDMI TV worked, with the VGA monitor displaying the same as it is now. FYI: No, I don't have the HDMI TV to use

I also have a NVIDIA GTX 750 Ti as a graphics card, which plugs into the monitor with a DVI adapter

UPDATE: I plugged the VGA cable into the motherboard so I can install Ubuntu, but I would still like to be able to use my (fairly expensive) GPU

  • Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! ;-) I'm sorry and, please, blame it on me: I'm confused and confusing... But... What's your question??? :/ Please visit the Ask Ubuntu Tour to better understand how this site works, as it is quite different from a forum... – Fabby Mar 25 '15 at 19:09
  • @Fabby I'm sorry, It's just I'm a little desperate to get Ubuntu working. But basically, I want to be able to plug my monitor into my graphics card, and it to be able to display the GUI in the same way that it does if I plug it in to the motherboard. My problem is, that right now the graphics card doesn't display the GUI, so I can't play any games at a reasonable framerate. I've heard I can fix it with NVIDIA drivers, but every time I install it, there is either no effect, or it breaks Ubuntu – Orfby Mar 26 '15 at 7:30
  • possible duplicate of How do I install the Nvidia drivers? – Fabby Mar 26 '15 at 18:56
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After some frustration I have fixed my problem. All I needed to do was install an older driver (340) because the newer one had a bug. For those who are also in the same position I was in, I used this guide to install the driver.

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