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After a while, I found out, it is a separate package called nvidia-prime-applet. sudo apt-get install nvidia-prime-applet and enabling it in Applets (one of Mint's configuration application).


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Solution: sudo apt-get purge bumblebee* sudo apt-get purge bbswitch* sudo apt-get purge nvidia* sudo apt-get --purge autoremove Afterwards, run driver-manager, install the Nvidia proprietary driver and reboot.


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If you're saying that you previously had no xorg.conf, and that you created it with that content, then I would start simpler. You don't need all that. All you should need to utilize the nvidia driver is: Section "Device" Identifier "nvidia" Driver "nvidia" EndSection You might also need the following for OpenGL: Section "Files" ModulePath "/...


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Using a windows program on a linux machine for ssh is a bit unusual, but that's just me. If you are looking for a gui-frontend for ssh you are maybe better off with the answers provided here: http://askubuntu.com/questions/616863/gui-ssh-for-ubuntu-14-04


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I fixed this by uninstalling Bumblebee and autoremoving its dependencies. I'll worry about it later.


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I spend 2 hour to solve similar problem and problem was in vga cable. Replace vga cable I can change resolution to 1920x1080 without using xrandr or xorg it's very strange.


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I understood the Nouveau should be disabled manually before of installing another video driver. So I did it and I've got trouble to use the GT520's under Fedora 24. My results: the repository's one has a problem with the secondary video; the downloaded driver has a problem of shutting the desktop later. The Nouveau came back then. It is flawless. Even ...


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On Debian, the recommended approach if you want to install the proprietary NVIDIA drivers is to enable the contrib and non-free repositories and install the packaged driver. Adapting the instructions for Debian 8 (do everything as root or via sudo): add contrib non-free to the appropriate line in /etc/apt/sources.list, so you end up with something like ...


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http://askubuntu.com/questions/92556/how-do-i-boot-into-a-root-shell could allow you to reinstall gdm, from the terminal. if you have grub, it will be the same process as above, but instead of ubuntu, it will be arch... hope this helps!



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