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You need to unload the nouveau driver before you can load the nvidia driver. However, the nouveau driver is currently in use by the X-server, so it cannot be unloaded yet. You have to stop the X-server first (but don't just re-start it, as then it will use the nouveau driver again). So in short: stop X-server: sudo service lightdm stop unload the nvidia ...
Have you tried just restarting X? End session / logout and login again
Try to use Network Installers for Ubuntu from this page: https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-downloads#linux Installers for Ubuntu 14.* should be enough compatible.
Reset the user by moving everything in /home/faultyuser to a backup directory like this: mkdir /home/faultyuser/BACKUP mv /home/faultyuser/* /home/faultyuser/BACKUP mv /home/faultyuser/.* /home/faultyuser/BACKUP cp -v /etc/skel/.[a-z]* /home/faultyuser/ chown faultyuser:faultyuser /home/faultyuser/.* and try to login. When this works, move all you need ...
Try running Google Chrome with the argument --disable-gpu. It should help you if the problem is related to the graphics card and its drivers. If you want to see the logs while the system is frozen, log in to the system with ssh before of to run the browsers and look the logs. If the ssh session is also frozen then probably the kernel crashed.
Typo mistake, use == for match and = for assignment. So your rule should be: KERNEL=="nvidia[0-9]", GROUP="video", MODE="0666"
Since the other drivers are legacy drivers or a nouveau driver you should choose the first one. Can you translate me what stands in the 1. and 4. brackets?
The versions are as follows: nvidia-331: the current release nvidia-173: an old legacy binary driver, supporting (much) older cards nvidia-304: a more recent legacy binary driver, supporting older cards nvidia-331-updates: the update channel for the current release (but it's the same as the version in nvidia-331 now) nvidia-304-updates: the update channel ...
Finally I found some instructions that worked (almost) fine. http://sammart.in/2012/05/29/enabling-resolutions-in-ubuntu-12-04-lubuntu-12-04/ Followed everything exactly as it is there, I tried to set 1280x1024 (max for this LCD monitor), rebooted and it was like that while in login-screen! Once I logged in resolution changed back to 640x480 (I thought to ...
Debian has packages for the nvidia-driver have you tried using them? In case you can't find them make sure that there is a repository with non-free Software activated in /etc/apt/sources.list
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