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by dombot
Fri Mar 08, 2013 3:19 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Stopping X server
Replies: 11
Views: 38738

Re: Stopping X server

Ok I was able to successfully install the bumblebee drives. However, when I rebooted, my resolution is still set to 640x480 and can't be changed. I am seeing this from Preferences > Monitors. Am I supposed to go somewhere else to manage my resolution settings? I went back into the console to run the...
by dombot
Fri Mar 08, 2013 1:54 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Stopping X server
Replies: 11
Views: 38738

Re: Stopping X server

Nvidia NVS 5200M

Thanks
by dombot
Fri Mar 08, 2013 1:35 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Stopping X server
Replies: 11
Views: 38738

Re: Stopping X server

Is your Nvidia Graphics based on Optimus technology? Then may require installation of bumblebee. Please post the results of below cooamnd lspci | grep VGA soulfly ~ # lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09) 01:00.0 VG...
by dombot
Fri Mar 08, 2013 12:59 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Stopping X server
Replies: 11
Views: 38738

Re: Stopping X server

Maybe my problem is because I have two graphics cards? I found this command which tells me a little more info about my cards. inxi -SGx Here's the output: soulfly ~ # inxi -SGx System: Host: soulfly Kernel: 3.5.0-17-generic x86_64 (64 bit, gcc: 4.7.2) Desktop: N/A Distro: Linux Mint 14 Nadia Graphic...
by dombot
Fri Mar 08, 2013 12:28 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: How to install the Nvidia proprietary drivers in LinuxMint
Replies: 150
Views: 123993

Re: How to install the Nvidia proprietary drivers in LinuxMi

hit ctrl+alt+f1, that will make sure you get back to the tty1, sometimes when you shut down the Xserver, it switches you to the tty7, not sure why it does it sometimes, but it's easy to just get back to tty1. Doesn't work with Nadia on an ASUS X51vz. That's my default check when hung up changing vi...
by dombot
Fri Mar 08, 2013 12:12 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Stopping X server
Replies: 11
Views: 38738

Re: Stopping X server

Instead of installing the file downloaded from nvidia's website, why not grab one in the repos and let mint do the work? eg. Open synaptic package manager, then locate and install nvidia-current This is what got me in my situation in the first place. I wanted to install the Nvidia drivers so I coul...
by dombot
Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:13 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Stopping X server
Replies: 11
Views: 38738

Stopping X server

Hello and thank you in advance to anyone that can help me out. I am trying to install NVIDIA drivers. I know I need to stop the X server from the console before I can run the installer from NVIDIA. However when I run the command sudo service mdm stop all I get is a blank screen with a flashing curso...

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