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hey all i just checked NVIDIA DRIVERS 285.05.09 Certified and my card is on the list, yet unless i set nomodeset i go into display failure, any insight?...
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    hey all i just checked NVIDIA DRIVERS 285.05.09 Certified

    and my card is on the list, yet unless i set nomodeset i go into display failure, any insight?

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    Though I can't tell you why only 'nomodeset' solves your issue, I can recommend sticking with whatever package your distribution has for the latest proprietary Nvidia driver. Many popular distros. package this. Other than that, it's just RTFB.

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    yea, i hear ya, i dont know my way around enough anyway to try Arch or Slackware so Ubuntu is the best for me so far

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