Acer Aspire 5750G GFX drivers not working! Help me!

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Acer Aspire 5750G GFX drivers not working! Help me!

Post by Ottaxik » Tue May 15, 2012 2:44 pm


I'm getting tired of Windows always crashing, but hte problem with Linux for me is that I can never find out how to install stuff and it drives me nuts. I currently use the Aspire 5750G laptop for my main computer and I have recently installed Linux Mint on it. So far I am really enjoying it. I have everything up to do and all is well. The only problem is that I can't seem to find out how to install my graphics card so that I can play online games. I need the Intel HD 3000 driver I believe, which I found here; , I don't know what one I'm supposed to download though... I also need the Nvidia driver aswell. Also, I couldn't install them with the additional drivers feature found in my system settings. It was there originally, then I tried to install it, and it felt very unresposnive, so I waited, and it closed, and now the list is empty.

I'd be greatful for any help that isn't "rtfm" or "use the search button," thanks.


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Re: Acer Aspire 5750G GFX drivers not working! Help me!

Post by hellfire695 » Wed May 16, 2012 3:16 pm


I think what your looking for is the nvidia glx driver,

try apt-get install nvidia-glx, let me know if that helps
as for the intel i believe thats in the mainline kernel
however try
apt-cache search intell and see what comes up

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Re: Acer Aspire 5750G GFX drivers not working! Help me!

Post by remoulder » Wed May 16, 2012 6:41 pm

Please search the forums for hybrid graphics. Also see
[Edit] your original post and add [SOLVED] once your question is resolved.

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