My understanding is the maintainer of those packages worked with the rpmfusion folks to unify forces. How do we contact you in case there are problems? Please look at the official RPM Fusion howto related to the packaged driver. With some help received here and some additional googling, I concluded that the KDE-spin update utility does not refer to dnf to handle the updates, but to packagekit that for a probably old and unresolved bug does not obey to the excudepkgs command placed in dnf. This time, however, I receive a black screen. It is sad for one of the most open source distro out there with regards to free software to write an article on how to use proprietary drivers for the world worse company that deals with Linux.

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Well, if he uses the driver installation method I outlined, he will never have driver update problems, since the driver was not installed from an rpm.

Install an NVIDIA GPU on almost any machine

But for now I decided to have Fedora with open source nouveau driver as my primary workhorse distribution, nviidia dual-boot to Ubuntu or SolusOS with proprietary NVidia drivers for Steam and maybe some other 3D games. It’s working correctly now without any problems.


That is weird, installing the latest driver using the nvidia installer worked on my system. Is packager application owner or developer?

Through my studies in CS and Neuro at Dartmouth I aim to prepare myself for disciplines that fall at the crossroads of computational power and the life sciences. Could not load GPU driver How to solve boot problem caused by nvidia driver?


Please see the dedicated Optimus Howto. Rpmfusio seeing, I was overly optimistic and tried it out. You can install theses packages: When booting, press e on the kernel to edit the boot line.

Before proceeding, ensure your motherboard is compatible with your GPU of choice. Unplug the power supply to your machine. Open up your desktop case and check the maximum power output printed on your power supply. If, like Windows dominating the desktop, NVidia dominates the rlmfusion card arena, more people will have reason to migrate away from Fedora.


Use GL Mark 2 instead. It will produce a broken and uneeded configuration files.

See this relevant reddit post: Sign up using Facebook. If your PSU has a power switch, switch it off. This feature allows to set the screen resolution on the kernel side once at bootinstead of after login from the display manager. I also do let it modify the xorg. I haven’t experienced any issues with the nvidia driver on 4.


Contribute Read about how you can submit an idea or even write an article for Fedora Magazine. With this I may be able to get it to work.

Could you please point me out how to switch between GPUs? Nvidia proprietary drivers work fine with Gnome and Wayland in current Fedora release. Please look at the official RPM Fusion howto related to the packaged driver.

Issue # Add RPM Fusion NVIDIA driver as 3rd party repository – fedora-workstation –

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Please start posting anonymously – your entry will be published after you log in or create a new account. Fedora and Nvidia https: I rmpfusion they are called Optimus. Thanks to the work done on glvnd we can now offer it without package conflicts with Rpmfksion. Ensure that your setup contains enough space for the GPU. Login to comment on this ticket.