GUI broke when installing nvidia closed sources driver
I’ve been having problems with my system, in the part of Graphical Interface freezing sometimes, so I thought it might have been a problem with the drivers as I saw some people when updating it fix their problem.
So I installed the nvidia driver from the application for managing devices in manjaro, after reboot, the computer is not able to get to a GUI, I’m forced to log via TTY, I tried to start x.org with
startx with no success showing an error, this is the log (
The resolution of the screen is not normal at all, I tried to resize it, but it seems that the system doesn’t recognize the screens
When I try to run
xdpyinfo: unable to open display “”.
I’m able to have an operating system at least, that I can interact with, what can I do to fix it?
For trying to give more information this is the
I use Manjaro KDE, what other information can I give for any further assistance? Thank you for helping
You must install
Could you give me the command to install it?
Also that doesn’t depend for different graphics card?
I search the driver in and it showed a website:
software .manjaro .org/package/linux61-nvidia
Is this command legit?
pamac install linux61-nvidia
Yes, though why you didnt get the correct packages for your kernel by mhwd
sudo mhwd -f -i pci video-nvidia )
is still a mystery.
It seems that the package
linux x61 was already installed, so I started to search more deeply in nvidia drivers, and started to follow a guide to search for the specific driver that I needed for my graphics card.
One of the steps was to do a
pacman -Syu to upgrade the system and reboot to make the updates appear, and magically the problem was solved
I used the GUI of manjaro software management, I didn’t manually install it, on the contrary I didn’t want to do it manually as I could have broke my system
Manjaro Settings Manager is just a gui for
I dont care if you passed the command or clicked a box.
Somehow you were in a partial-upgrade state.
Glad its fixed.
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