Excuse me. I am a newer on linux. Because my Mac air is older. And i found elementary OS is a good solution on old mac air. So i installed it. It’s beautiful. But I have a problem to use it. It has something problem on my screen. Please see the picture under it.i just installed the elementary OS directly, did not install anything,it has the screen problem.

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My Mac air is

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But when i opened the AppCenter. It appeared has two apps to install as free. Then I installed the Nvidia 340.107 .

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It’s bad. I can’t open my Mac again. When open my mac. The screen is black. and stop, can not enter it, Maybe the nivida driver 304 is not support to my Mac. Then i searched it on nvidia website. I found nvidia 340.1010 to support GEFORCE 320M.

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But how can I use it and run it on my Mac. Please help me. I have restored my computer for 3 times. So amazing. Because I like elementary OS. So i didn’t give up.

At this time. I installed pop_s! It has nvidia OS,it is ok, screen does not has any problem. But the system made my mac so slow. At last I back to elementary OS. Please help me to solve the screen problem. Thanks!

Your truly!


You better not install the driver from the Nvidia website, most of the people who do this complain for problems later. Instead you can try the appCenter first, use the "Installed" tab on top and wait for a while. A list of Nvidia drivers should appear there. I do not know about the macs, but my laptop works well with the latest version of the driver, you can start with it. But it is important to wait until the information is fetched. If this do not work, you can try using terminal, type there sudo ubuntu-drivers autoinsall the system will ask for your admin password - you have to enter it.

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  • thanks so much,,i didnot install the driver from the nvidia websit.i only install eos directly..It can open,but has some problem on the screen,,I wish to solve it ,and pointed the install 340 on the appstore,so it made me canot enter it when i reboot my mac ,,then i search any solutions,google tell me the webesit ,.but i donot know how to install .run haha ,,,,, – C Jason Dec 12 '19 at 10:36
  • So, did you follow the steps above to resolve the problem? Share if you have any progress – Bo rislav Dec 13 '19 at 0:29

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