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Finally I got it working for both screens. I didnt read the xorg log carefully enough. Noveau was being loaded along with nvidia and intel drivers. And it might be that the priority for noveau was higher. I did a complete uninstall of noveau and didnt install any driver apart form nvidia-340. That makes ubuntu graphics stable. sudo apt-get purge ...


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Hi unfortunately in linux you can only use one driver at a time, as its loaded from the kernel (when using kms) and loaded using modules compiled for the running kernel. I see you trying to load both Intel and NVIDIA(nouveau) drivers at the same time. which will not work. For the two displays to work at the same time you have to use either vesa or fbdev ...


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The poster has a Nvidia Optimus laptop. It turns out, per the Bumblebee page on the Debian Wiki, that you need to do: apt-get install bumblebee-nvidia primus and remove any existing xorg.conf and prevent debconf from creating a xorg.conf during the installation of the packages above. @Spiralwise confirmed that this works for him. Note courtesy of ...


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I had a similar issue. Installed the nvidia graphics drivers on Debian and suddenly the TTY resolution went awry. I was not particularly worried about the resolution of GRUB itself though, only the console I would get from it. With such simplifications of the problem the following portion from the OP worked perfectly for me: sudo vi ...



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