Nvidia drivers black screen

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Nvidia drivers black screen

Postby Kiske » Fri Aug 01, 2008 6:11 pm

I have installed on a fresh linux mint elyssa nvidia drivers 173.12.14.run After reboot i got blank black screen.

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Re: Nvidia drivers black screen

Postby Lantesh » Fri Aug 01, 2008 10:28 pm

I don't know why you are having this problem, but one theory is that the drivers did not install correctly. Here is the method I used to install the latest nvidia driver using both the CLI, and Envy.

1. sudo apt-get remove nvidia*
2. sudo apt-get install envyng-gtk
2. enable the "proposed" repositories in sources.list
3. sudo apt-get update
4. sudo envyng -g
5. Select Nvidia on the left side, now click on Install the Nvidia driver (Manual Selection of the Driver), select 173, and finally click Apply.
6. Once the installation is completed, reboot.

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