I am wondering if anyone has a cure for an issue where usage of the nvidia drivers cause the computer to freeze when resuming from a suspended state.

I don't have this issue if I remove all the nvidia drivers, but I'm pretty sure it is defaulting to the intel gfx and I would like to use the GPU.

I have used the 390, 410, and 415 drivers. All have the same issue.


  • Dell XPS 15 9570
  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile
  • 16 GB RAM
  • i7-8750H CPU

First of all, I would check to see if the drivers are correct for your computer.

For this in the terminal enter the following command:

ubuntu-drivers devices

Then with the information of which graphic card you have, enter the repository, update and finally install the driver for your graphic card.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa   
sudo apt update
sudo apt install nvidia-XXX (You replace the XXX with your card number.)

Sorry for how I write, my native language is not English.

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    – Hasan
    May 10 '20 at 10:40

Me too.

The only way to fix the suspend freezing is to open the "Nvidia X Server Settings" and set the Intel (power saving mode) option in the PRIME profiles panel.

Hope someone could help us with a better idea...


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