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How to disable Nouveau kernel driver

When installing CUDA in Ubuntu 16.04 by executing cuda_8.0.44_linux.run, I got the following error message in /var/log/nvidia-installer.log Then I checked /etc/modprobe.d/nvidia-installer-disable-...
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Booting Problem - Ubuntu GNOME 16.04.01 LTS

So, I mounted Kali Linux Light iso image on my usb stick and ran it Live. Eveything was fine. When I finished, I shut down the Kali and unplugged my usb. Then I turned back on my PC and my screen ...
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Nvidia driver install Ubuntu 16.04

I have the following message currently on screen after accepting the licence The distribution-provided pre-install script failed! Are you sure you want to continue? Is it safe to proceed? What ...
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How to completely disable Nouveau, as other tutorials aren't helping? [duplicate]

I'm attempting to install the drivers for my Nvidia GPU by following the steps listed here, but after launching the installer it informs me that I must disable the Nouveau kernel driver before ...
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How to install drivers for NVIDIA GT210?

I've spent several hours on making my videocard work after upgrading Ubuntu to 12.04. Nothing worked. The latest attempts were: Installing the 'official' driver (http://us.download.nvidia.com/...
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How can I get nvidia-96 installed?

I'm at my wits end here. This is my last effort before I go back to Windows. I need to get nvidia-96 proprietary driver installed. Synaptic won't install it because it says it has dependencies. I ...
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Removing nvidia drivers without killing kubuntu-desktop (Kubuntu 12.04)

I am trying to install CUDA drivers on kubuntu 12.04, but in order to do so I need to remove nvidia drivers (which come in with the distro). The problem I have is that while doing so it also removes ...
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Trouble installing Nvidia drivers Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

So I've been pulling my hair out over this for the last couple days now, I can't seem to find any solutions that work. I've fresh installed Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 on my system which has no other OS's ...
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Flickering behavior on Ubuntu 16.04 with AMD Ryzen 5 1600 + GTX1050 graphics card

I beg for help. Please have a look on this video to see my problem. You'll see that my screen flickers when I move the pointer to a link (indeed I was looking for help on askubuntu). I don't ...
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Implications of disabling nouveau? [closed]

I want to compile OpenCV with CUDA support but first I need to install NVIDIA drivers. So my question is: Based on this thread, some people seem to have problems with disabling nouveau? And Ubuntu ...
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Broken nvidia display driver for Thinkpad T460p / GeForce 940MX

When I start my Ubuntu 20.04 normally, I get an (backlit) black screen. When I hold Shift during startup, I can see the grub startup menu: I can choose "advanced options" and then the ...
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