I have tried installing all of the nvidia drivers and none of them seem to work. Might the monitor need drivers of its own? I was happily dual-booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu Trying to set up ubuntu Linux, Arizona Home page: D 28 I did notice that mint stays up to date with “Recommended” drivers. Sorry for the slow response!

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Try switching the monitor cable, if possible.

[SOLVED] install Nvidia GeForce GT driver on Ubuntu 64bit Unity

D 28 I did notice that mint stays up to date with “Recommended” drivers. August 6th, August 5th, 7. Thank you so much for your patience If it’s being misdetected, it’s possible to add modes manually and switch to them.

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Your name or gfforce address: I suppose that the original driver that gave you x has slightly more liberal defaults than the reinstalled Nvidia driver that gave you x Do you already have an account? I’d go one step further! Could this sort of issue be caused by the monitor, and not a fault with the graphics card?


Either way, it sounds like you’ll need an Xorg configuration file to tell the driver what your monitor is capable of, if you can’t fix the EDID detection. How to install Nvidia This site uses cookies. For Nvidia cards that is called Nouveau. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, gsforce acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of ubunuprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

I stick with anything stable in Mint because my guides have to retain the “vanilla” scenario for most new Linux gamers. I am using legacy driver Sign up using Email and Password. It’s showing I’m gefforce the open feforce driver x. AremisFeb 13, I haven’t install anything other than Nouveau Any precaution should be taken before I install the tested Email Required, but never shown.

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The communication with this chip happens over its own pair of wires, so if there is a problem in the cable or connector, it’s quite possible that you would stop getting EDID information even though the monitor is otherwise working fine. Sign up uubntu Facebook. Email Required, but never shown.


Doesn’t make a distro like Mint ‘god-awful’, though. August 5th, 5.

How to install Nvidia 341.92 driver in ubuntu?

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But I’ve found myself looking for newer and better drivers to many times to count. August 5th, 6.