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Use nvidia gpu on fedora 28

asked 2018-09-29 10:24:27 -0600

sayres gravatar image

I am new on fedora. I have installed nvida driver :

$ lspci |grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF106 [GeForce GTS 450] (rev a1)

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Now i want to know does my gpu is enable or it is working? Because as you can see on my image, on memory gpu usage wrote not supported

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answered 2018-09-29 11:01:19 -0600

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First of all: Have you installed the right driver for NVidia-card? How did you install the driver and from where? Have you installed the NVidia tools too? Look also here: https://ask.fedoraproject.org/en/ques... (here you will find additional Links for doing NVidia things right!).

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I have installed NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-390.87.run that have downloaded from nvidia web site. I think this is a right driver . I installed my driver according this page . What is your mean about NVidia tools? NVIDIA X server setting installed on my fedora. http://pasteall.org/pic/335197367740a...@heliosstyx

sayres gravatar imagesayres ( 2018-09-29 13:17:13 -0600 )edit
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Okay. There(X-Server) settings you can check, if your Nvidia card is used really. That is Imean with Nvidia tools. Ed209 is all right, what he says.

heliosstyx gravatar imageheliosstyx ( 2018-09-29 18:34:12 -0600 )edit
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answered 2018-09-29 18:22:38 -0600

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What is wrong with using rpmfusion? Goto

https://rpmfusion.org/Howto/NVIDIA

and read the procedure there. It all boils down in most cases to enter as root

dnf install vdpauinfo libva-vdpau-driver libva-utils

and enjoying your new nvidia card.

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answered 2018-10-02 12:39:40 -0600

You can also open Gnome Software and go to Add-ons > Hardware Drivers tab > click and install :)

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