Another Nvidia graphics problem.

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Another Nvidia graphics problem.

Postby bmert on Thu Mar 13, 2014 4:03 pm

Hello,

When I had done a fresh install of Mint 16 I had an ATI 5570 graphics card which I had no problem installing the proprietary graphics driver using the driver manager in the administration menu, but later I switched it to a Nvidia 610 graphics card and also had no problem getting the proprietary graphics driver working. I have now switched the Nvidia 610 out for a Nvidia GTX 750ti card and I guess I was just hoping naively that since they both were Nvidia cards I could just put the new one in and everything would be fine but it turns out that isn't the case. I now have a 640 x 480 desktop working but could someone please tell me how to get the proprietary driver working with this new card and what the proper procedure is upon installing a new graphics card for future reference?
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Re: Another Nvidia graphics problem.

Postby bmert on Fri Mar 21, 2014 11:37 am

I just tried a reinstall and after I got the screen saying it was starting to boot up the screen turned white with a flashing cursor and the DVD was active for a little while and nothing else. Will Mint 16 even work with the Nvidia GTX750ti?
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Postby ridobe on Tue Mar 25, 2014 11:32 am

You can't use the drivers from driver manager. Support wasn't added for your card until 334.21. You will have to download and install manually directly from Nvidia.

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Re: Another Nvidia graphics problem.

Postby bmert on Wed Mar 26, 2014 9:00 pm

Okay thanks, I'll just wait and hope it gets into the repository soon.
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Postby ridobe on Mon Mar 31, 2014 8:37 am

Fyi: they just showed up.

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Re: Another Nvidia graphics problem.

Postby bmert on Sat Apr 05, 2014 4:20 am

I'll install right now. Thanks.
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Postby ridobe on Wed Apr 09, 2014 10:46 am

Well, now 337 is available. Man, that was quick compared to 334.

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