Ubuntu 13.10 essentials: Nvidia & Skype setup

Discussion in 'all things UNIX' started by Mrkvonic, Nov 16, 2013.

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  1. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

    May 9, 2005
    Article #1 today: a tutorial explaining how to install the Nvidia graphics drivers in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, including several methods starting with Additional Drivers in Ubuntu Software Center, references to older guides and tutorials, general recommendations on command line work, compilations, and kernel modules: how to check, load and remove modules, how to blacklist modules and solve Nvidia and Nouveau conflicts, how to backup Xorg configuration, how to restart the LightDM desktop manager, and other tips, some suggestions for Nvidia Optimus, Nvidia Prime and Bumblebee projects, and more. Enjoy once.


    Article #2 today: a short tutorial explaining how to install Skype in Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander by using apt-get from the command line, with tips on enabling additional software resources in the Ubuntu Software Center, mixed 32-bit and 64-bit libraries and a bit more. Enjoy twice.


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