Feedback on the Dell Inspiron 3542 - Cedar 15 HSW

Asked by mohamed_zezo

i have bought a Dell inspiron 15 - 3542 that has Nvidia (GM108M [GeForce 840M]). every time i install the Nvidia driver i have a black screen at the next boot, so i need to format again ! which causes me a huge pain !

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mohamed_zezo (net-66) said :

No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS
Release: 16.04
Codename: xenial


Linux mohamed-dell-laptop 4.4.0-45-generic #66-Ubuntu SMP Wed Oct 19 14:12:37 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux


       description: VGA compatible controller
       product: Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller
       vendor: Intel Corporation
       physical id: 2
       bus info: pci@0000:00:02.0
       version: 0b
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: msi pm vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
       configuration: driver=i915 latency=0
       resources: irq:59 memory:b5000000-b53fffff memory:c0000000-cfffffff ioport:6000(size=64)
  *-display UNCLAIMED
       description: 3D controller
       product: GM108M [GeForce 840M]
       vendor: NVIDIA Corporation
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:0a:00.0
       version: a2
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm msi pciexpress cap_list
       configuration: latency=0
       resources: memory:b3000000-b3ffffff memory:a0000000-afffffff memory:b0000000-b1ffffff ioport:3000(size=128)

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Po-Hsu Lin (cypressyew) said :

please check this thread to restore it.

Also, you can download the driver with Additional Driver tool, and from the nvidia official website.
FAQ #2737: “How do I install drivers on my system?”.

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Po-Hsu Lin (cypressyew) said :

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