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Old 10-01-2010, 10:11 AM   #1
joham34
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Wrong display after installing GeForce GT 335M


Hello everybody
I bought a new laptop 2 months ago, with a GeForce GT 335M VGA and win 7 preinstalled. I installed in parallel Ubuntu 10.04 64 bit but face the following problem
When I activate nvidia driver from the "hardware drivers" tab ( it gives me only one choice ,to install :version current" driver ), I get after restarting, my screed divided in 4 quadrants with something like a corridor in the middle ,each quadrant showing a tiny ubuntu log screen Only after uninstalling it or booting in graphics fail safe mode I get a normal screen again but then , google earth e.g runs slowly and complains that it works in open gl mode or something like that . May be its only that the VGA card is new and there is not yet a proper driver for it? Or should I try some changes in some configuration file? I have tried the advices from https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Bi...erHowto/Nvidia but it didnt help . In win7, the card works fine but ....
Please, any help would be very appreciable
 
Old 10-01-2010, 10:27 AM   #2
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There is a driver...

The Nvidia site lists the card as supported by the latest driver(256.53). You can use the command "nvidia-settings" to change the configuration of the graphics card and screen, but the question is, will it help? Type the command "nvidia-settings -h" for command options.

http://linux.die.net/man/1/nvidia-settings

If you do not have the latest driver and want to install it, you can do so directly from Nvidia.

http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us

The README has information on configuration that might help you.

http://us.download.nvidia.com/XFree8...DME/index.html

Four screen images at a time is not a fault I have ever read about. Interesting.

Last edited by thorkelljarl; 10-01-2010 at 10:37 AM.
 
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Old 10-01-2010, 11:30 AM   #3
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Thanks, its ok now

Thank you, its OK now ! Driver works OK
 
Old 08-31-2013, 08:37 PM   #4
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I have the same graphics card but my audio doesn't go to the tv when I plug in hdmi. Any suggestions?
 
  


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