I am a total ignorant about Linux, but I am slowly learning. But today I have two problems that are way beyond my reach. Please help! My livelihood depends on it.
A couple of months ago we had an unexpected electricity outage in my home and my computer was on while the power went and came over and over in a short period of time. The computer restarted automatically and partially several times and since then I cannot update packages or anything through the updated program.
I tried to fix it but I get this:
E:The package xserver-xorg-core needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it.
The machine otherwise seems to work well and I was too busy to dive into research like now in order to fix it.
I am trying to install Davinci Resolve 16 basic free version software but once I did, it says I need to update my graphics card.
The program comes with a pdf how to install document and has detailed instructions about updating graphics drivers and such. But I cannot proceed.
My system info from the inxi comand is
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gigabyte@gigabyte-H270M-D3H ~ $ inxi -Fxxxzr System: Host: gigabyte-H270M-D3H Kernel: 4.4.0-189-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0) Desktop: Cinnamon 3.6.7 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3) dm: mdm Distro: Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia Machine: System: Gigabyte product: H270M-D3H v: Default string Mobo: Gigabyte model: H270M-D3H-CF v: x.x Bios: American Megatrends v: F8d date: 03/09/2018 Chassis: Default string type: 3 v: Default string CPU: Quad core Intel Core i5-7500 (-MCP-) cache: 6144 KB flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 27264 clock speeds: min/max: 800/3800 MHz 1: 893 MHz 2: 1099 MHz 3: 799 MHz 4: 844 MHz Graphics: Card: NVIDIA GP108 [GeForce GT 1030] bus-ID: 01:00.0 chip-ID: 10de:1d01 Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 drivers: nvidia (unloaded: fbdev,vesa,nouveau) Resolution: firstname.lastname@example.org GLX Renderer: GeForce GT 1030/PCIe/SSE2 GLX Version: 4.5.0 NVIDIA 384.130 Direct Rendering: Yes Audio: Card-1 Intel 200 Series PCH HD Audio driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1f.3 chip-ID: 8086:a2f0 Card-2 NVIDIA GP108 High Definition Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 01:00.1 chip-ID: 10de:0fb8 Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.4.0-189-generic Network: Card-1: Intel Ethernet Connection (2) I219-V driver: e1000e v: 3.2.6-k bus-ID: 00:1f.6 chip-ID: 8086:15b8 IF: enp0s31f6 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter> Card-2: Qualcomm Atheros AR9227 Wireless Network Adapter driver: ath9k bus-ID: 03:01.0 chip-ID: 168c:002d IF: wlp3s1 state: up mac: <filter> Drives: HDD Total Size: 2128.4GB (5.0% used) ID-1: /dev/sda model: ST2000DM005 size: 2000.4GB serial: Z9801W37 ID-2: /dev/sdb model: ADATA_SU800 size: 128.0GB serial: 2H2920067196 Partition: ID-1: / size: 102G used: 84G (87%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sdb1 ID-2: swap-1 size: 17.13GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sdb5 RAID: System: supported: N/A No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present Unused Devices: none Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 29.8C mobo: 27.8C gpu: 0.0:38C Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A Repos: Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/additional-repositories.list deb http://packages.domain.com/ xenial main Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list deb [arch=amd64] http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/graphics-drivers-ppa-xenial.list deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/graphics-drivers/ppa/ubuntu xenial main deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/graphics-drivers/ppa/ubuntu xenial main Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list deb http://packages.linuxmint.com sylvia main upstream import backport #id:linuxmint_main deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial main restricted universe multiverse deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates main restricted universe multiverse deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports main restricted universe multiverse deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ xenial-security main restricted universe multiverse deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ xenial partner Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/skype-stable.list deb [arch=amd64] https://repo.skype.com/deb stable main Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/stebbins-handbrake-releases-xenial.list deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/stebbins/handbrake-releases/ubuntu xenial main deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/stebbins/handbrake-releases/ubuntu xenial main Info: Processes: 223 Uptime: 3 min Memory: 1379.5/16007.7MB Init: systemd v: 229 runlevel: 5 default: graphical.target Gcc sys: 5.4.0 Client: Shell (bash 4.3.481 running in gnome-terminal-) inxi: 2.2.35 gigabyte@gigabyte-H270M-D3H ~ $ [/b]
I think I have to fix the first problem to then get to the second one. Or what do you guys think? Please help!
Thanks in advance