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by jmaebe
Mon Nov 07, 2016 6:23 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Nvidia update crashes Cinnamon
Replies: 19
Views: 3009

Re: Nvidia update crashes Cinnamon

Thanks jmaebe, will do so. On another thread saw someone recommend running dkms status to get information, and it looks like graphics drivers have been removed. Result of dkms status .jpg I also had that problem, see the first bullet point of https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=59&t=23...
by jmaebe
Sun Nov 06, 2016 2:40 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: If you are having problems with Mint18 Cinnamon and Nvidia drivers read this
Replies: 16
Views: 47801

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 op...
by jmaebe
Sun Nov 06, 2016 2:25 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Nvidia update crashes Cinnamon
Replies: 19
Views: 3009

Re: Nvidia update crashes Cinnamon

Laurent, thanks again, but the root menu said that "prime select" was not installed and that I could install it by typing apt-get install nvidia-prime I did so, but the following error appeared: W: Not using locking for read only lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock E: Unable to write to /var/cac...

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