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Offline musca

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Re: [solved] nvidia-driver 340.46-2 breaks KDE (and more)
« Reply #15 on: 2014/10/23, 12:22:30 »
Hello Peneylam,

the numbers are Versionnumbers of the driver. The 173xx driver supports the ancient Geforce 5000 series and Xorg 1.12. Don't install it! Your GT520 will work well with the recent nvidia-driver 340.46-3.

I suggest you use the nouveau driver to get your system up and then seek help in our irc channel.
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mv /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/* /home/$USER
apt-get purge $(dpkg -l | awk '/nvidia/ {print $2}')
This commands move the 20-nvidia.conf away and remove about 12 to 16 packages. Please read carefully what it does remove.
You should not remove your whole desktop. Please reboot afterwards.

(The following command works in textmode and in graphical mode!) Please login as user and start:
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You will find us there and can easily fix your problem with our experienced support.

« Last Edit: 2014/10/23, 12:31:16 by musca »
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Re: [solved] nvidia-driver 340.46-2 breaks KDE (and more)
« Reply #16 on: 2014/10/24, 08:16:11 »
Hi Musca,
many  thanks for your excellent help yesterday at the irc.

I recreated my user account and copied .kde/share, .local and Desktop back.
Some apps like gmail were left and needed to install again, but this was easy doing.
So everything works fine now.

Kind regards