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by hellguy
Thu Nov 24, 2016 5:48 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: If you are having problems with Mint18 Cinnamon and Nvidia drivers read this
Replies: 16
Views: 47859

Re: If you are having problems with Mint18 Cinnamon and Nvidia drivers read this

Metal Mick wrote:Many thanks, hellguy. This worked a treat, although in my case I was almost at the end of your excellent instructions prior to arriving at a solution.
I'm glad it worked for you!
by hellguy
Thu Nov 24, 2016 5:44 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: If you are having problems with Mint18 Cinnamon and Nvidia drivers read this
Replies: 16
Views: 47859

Re: If you are having problems with Mint18 Cinnamon and Nvidia drivers read this

I also had problems after the Update Manager installed new NVidia drivers (instead of the Drivers Manager). X was (and is) configured to use the Intel chipset for graphics. The result was a constantly crashing Cinamon desktop. To open a terminal window, I right-clicked on the desktop and chose to o...
by hellguy
Thu Nov 24, 2016 5:42 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: If you are having problems with Mint18 Cinnamon and Nvidia drivers read this
Replies: 16
Views: 47859

Re: If you are having problems with Mint18 Cinnamon and Nvidia drivers read this

If you are having a black screen problem during boot, you can follow this tutorial(how to use nomodeset flag): Reboot o grub Select your linux mint option on the list with using the directional arrows Press E to temporarily edit the boot flags Edit the section highlighted in this image: http://i.sta...
by hellguy
Thu Oct 20, 2016 11:11 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: If you are having problems with Mint18 Cinnamon and Nvidia drivers read this
Replies: 16
Views: 47859

If you are having problems with Mint18 Cinnamon and Nvidia drivers read this

OBS:Issue seems to be gone in linux mint 18.1. Many people are having problems after updating their dist to Linux MInt 18 or their kernel, which includes: Cinnamon won't load/ Crashes/ goes into fallback mode Monitor will be listed as unkown device or you can't get output to external monitors WHen ...
by hellguy
Thu Oct 20, 2016 11:06 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Nvidia drivers freeze login screen
Replies: 1
Views: 598

Re: Nvidia drivers freeze login screen

try booting into verbose mode or using ctrl+alt+f2 when the screen freezes and type the following: sudo apt-get purge nvidia* if that works be sure to re-compile your graphic drivers for your kernel following the first solution in my post over here: https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=49&am...
by hellguy
Thu Oct 20, 2016 11:03 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Cinnamon 18: can't set primary screen (laptop+ext)
Replies: 3
Views: 371

Re: Cinnamon 18: can't set primary screen (laptop+ext)

When you update your distro and/or your kernel, you need to re-compile your Nvidia(graphic) drivers with the new kernel headers, to do this follow the first solution of my list, you can find it over here: viewtopic.php?f=49&t=226769
by hellguy
Thu Oct 20, 2016 12:37 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Nvidia Drivers Crashing Cinnamon
Replies: 40
Views: 40515

Re: Nvidia Drivers Crashing Cinnamon

Many people are having problems after updating their dist to Linux MInt 18 or their kernel, which includes: Cinnamon won't load/ Crashes/ goes into fallback mode Monitor will be listed as unkown device or you can't get output to external monitors WHen you open Nvidia Server X the options will be emp...

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