Objective

The objective is to install the NVIDIA drivers on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish Linux. This article will discuss three methods of Nvidia driver installation in the following order:
  • Automatic Install using standard Ubuntu Repository
  • Automatic Install using PPA repository to install Nvidia Beta drivers
  • Manual Install using the Official nvidia.com driver

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish Linux

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish Linux installation will be required.

Difficulty

EASY - MEDIUM

Conventions

Objective

The objective is to set the acpi kernel boot parameters on Ubuntu Linux.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

Objective

The objective is to create a persistent storage Live Ubuntu USB stick

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04
  • Software: - mkusb version 11.2.2

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.

Difficulty

MEDIUM

Conventions

Objective

Fix an Ubuntu system that won't boot properly.

Distributions

Ubuntu 18.04

Requirements

An Ubuntu install with root privileges, and preferably a second computer to create a live CD.

Difficulty

Easy

Conventions

  • # - requires given linux command to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
  • $ - given linux command to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

Introduction

No one wants a system that doesn't boot. It's about as bad and frustrating as any technical problem gets, and more often than not, it feels like the system is totally shot. Fear not, though, Ubuntu has a couple of convenient ways to help repair your computer and get things back to normal.

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