LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 03-24-2017, 03:02 PM   #1
serkas001
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Mar 2017
Posts: 2

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Can not get nvidia drivers to work, when I did cinnamon de was crashing.


A complete noob here. I know about linux nothing at all(maybe I do know something from my researches about android but still). And I just decided to leave Windows for Linux, because I've always hated Windows, but could not do it, 'cause I was playing a lot of win games. So installed Linux Mint alongside Windows, but I can not get nvidia drivers to work or even load at all. I have a Nvidia GT630 and I have my VGA-monitor connected to my DVI-only video-card using an adapter. Any help? I really want to use, learn and enjoy Linux, but I just can't.
Here's my Xorg.log, I think it might help.
Thanks!
 
Old 03-24-2017, 05:18 PM   #2
floppy_stuttgart
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2010
Location: Stuttgart, Germany
Distribution: Debian like
Posts: 809
Blog Entries: 2

Rep: Reputation: 76
http://askubuntu.com/questions/72665...t-ubuntu-15-04

Open a terminal and execute :

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nvidia-352
sudo reboot
 
Old 03-24-2017, 06:47 PM   #3
serkas001
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Mar 2017
Posts: 2

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Quote:
Originally Posted by floppy_stuttgart View Post
http://askubuntu.com/questions/72665...t-ubuntu-15-04

Open a terminal and execute :

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nvidia-352
sudo reboot
It didn't help, but I've done some research and here's what I've come up to: i did more googling and found a command, which helped me to get Nvidia X server to work. I even managed to get my native resolution! Now, the only problem is that cinnamon stopped working. Right after the start of the os a message appears saying that cinnamon is running in fallback mode.

What I did:
Code:
sudo update-alternatives --config x86_64-linux-gnu_gl_conf
There are 3 choices for the alternative x86_64-linux-gnu_gl_conf (providing /etc/ld.so.conf.d/x86_64-linux-gnu_GL.conf).

  Selection    Path                                       Priority   Status
------------------------------------------------------------
  0            /usr/lib/nvidia-375/ld.so.conf              8604      auto mode
  1            /usr/lib/nvidia-375-prime/ld.so.conf        8603      manual mode
* 2            /usr/lib/nvidia-375/ld.so.conf              8604      manual mode
  3            /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/mesa/ld.so.conf   500       manual mode
I've changed it from 3 to 0 and got Nvidia X Server working(1 and 2 work too). If only I could fix cinnamon, so it would stop crashing :c

Edit: My updated Xorg log. AFAIU there's some kind of a problem with memory overloading...

Edit2: So I fixed cinnamon crash by removing $/.cinnamon and reinstalling it from software manager. Now everything works great.
Thanks!

Last edited by serkas001; 03-24-2017 at 07:10 PM.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Why cinnamon is crashing ? Gagan352 Linux - Newbie 1 06-17-2016 04:09 AM
[kinda solved i guess]Installing nvidia drivers for gtx970 on linux mint 17 cinnamon oskar Linux - Hardware 2 03-24-2015 02:33 AM
[SOLVED] Applet keeps crashing Cinnamon CamTheSaxMan Linux - Software 3 12-31-2013 03:50 PM
Xorg crashing with nvidia-legacy-drivers xaajjaax Linux - Desktop 3 03-16-2007 08:06 PM
NVIDIA drivers crashing computer Schmots Linux - Hardware 5 06-26-2003 01:25 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:17 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration