How to install the NVIDIA drivers on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish Linux - LinuxConfig.org


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The objective is to install the NVIDIA drivers on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish Linux. This article will discuss three methods of Nvidia driver installation in the following order:
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-install-the-nvidia-drivers-on-ubuntu-18-10-cosmic-cuttlefish-linux

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How is this working on Ubuntu Cosmic without any blacklisting of the nouveau driver? On a 2008 MacPro with a EVGA GTX680 flashed to Mac ROMs, this driver installation recipe results in a black screen (no backlighting) after the Ubuntu splash screen with progress squares appears.