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Black screen with nVidia drivers on ubuntu [duplicate]

I have: ASUS P4V800D-X Intel Pentium 4 HT 2.80GHz 2.5GB RAM 40GB HDD nVidia 9500GT When I installed nVidia drivers downloaded from nvidia.com website (selected recommended drivers), I simply can't ...
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Black screen - Can't reconfigure Xorg [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a laptop with an nVidia 850m. I installed proprietary drivers and bumblebee and everything worked fine for weeks. After running a dist-upgrade I have a black screen on boot....
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Changing NVIDIA Drivers makes Ubuntu freeze on startup [duplicate]

I recently followed this guide by TensorFlow/Google on how to install all needed drivers/libraries in order to use Tensorflow with my GPU. That is a NVIDIA 1080Ti running on Ubuntu 18.04. In before, I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 screen shuts down after boot. Problem with NVIDIA. How to set NOMODESET from GRUB [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 14.04.3 installed on my new machine equipped with an nvidia geforce 970. Not to mention the pains I had in installing nvidia.352, last night I made a simple update and shut down. ...
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Ubuntu fails to boot after updating nvidia drivers [duplicate]

I have a Dell XPS 15, and my computer runs Kubuntu 16.10. I recently updated my NVIDIA graphics driver (through the terminal), and while installing it asked me to "turn off Secure UEFI Boot", so I ...
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Cannot upgrade or install 12.04 - Black screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Blank screen after installing nvidia restricted driver An update from 11.10 to 12.04 failed because of a boot into black screen (Nvidia graphics card) after selecting normal ...
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No Unity desktop after last kernel update [duplicate]

I was using Ubuntu 12.04 perfectly on my desktop until last kernel update (3.2.0-51). After the update process and reboot of the system, the Unity interface didn't start. The only way to login in the ...
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Ubuntu runs real slow, then crashes installing nvidia driver [duplicate]

Here's the hardware: P4 2.4ghz (32bit) 2 gigs ram Asus dvd burner MSI GeForce 5200 FX 1 Seagate 60 gig (IDE) 1 WD Black 80 gig (IDE) USB mouse PS2 keyboard 17" NEC LCD Software: Ubuntu 13.1 ...
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Blank Screen after trying to install nvidia proprietary drivers [duplicate]

I tried to install the nvidia-331 drivers but as usual it doesn't want to work... I get a blank screen when I boot up. I tried the instructions here Blank screen after installing nvidia restricted ...
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Black screen after installing graphic drivers [duplicate]

I just installed the nvidia drivers for my gpu following this guide. After the reboot i quickly see tty1 login but then the screen goes black with a flashing underscore (_) and I can't do anything. ...
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Blackscreen after installing nvidia drivers [duplicate]

I am running into black screen problems after installing nvidia drivers in my notebook. I have a nvidia mobile 540 but everytime I try installing the driver, I boot to a black screen. Only the cursor ...
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Can't use Ubuntu after NVIDIA driver installation [duplicate]

I've downloaded the NVIDIA 319.17 .run driver on www.nvidia.com and i tried to install it in Ubuntu 12.04. So I logged out, I pressed CTRL+ALT+F2 and I wrote the following commands: sudo service ...
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My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it?

I am trying to boot Ubuntu on my computer. When I boot Ubuntu, it boots to a black screen. How can I fix this? Table of Contents: If you are trying to install Ubuntu If you have a dual boot system ...
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4 answers
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How do I install additional drivers?

I've just installed Ubuntu and I need either video, wireless, or some sort of other manufacturer (non-opensource) driver. How can I run the tool that will fetch all of these for me? I'd like graphical ...
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Brightness fn key shortcut doesn't work on ASUS laptop

The brightness shortcuts via fn key don't work. I tried each solution from this answer and its comments. After editing /etc/default/grub file I rebooted. GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="acpi_osi=Linux" ...

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