It seems that Loki can't see my discrete GPU (Nvidia GTX1070). Here's the output from a couple of useful commands I've seen listed while trying to debug this.
$ inxi -Gx Graphics: Card: NVIDIA Device 1b81 bus-ID: 01:00.0 Display Server: X.Org 1.18.3 drivers: fbdev (unloaded: vesa) FAILED: nouveau Resolution: firstname.lastname@example.org GLX Renderer: Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 3.8, 256 bits) GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 11.2.0 Direct Rendering: Yes $ lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation Device 1b81 (rev a1)
I have tried installing the 370 drivers several times. I always get a black screen upon reboot. Here is the sequence I've tried many times:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-370 sudo reboot
After reboot, I get a black screen. I then purge the nvidia driver and reboot into omfg low-resolution mode (purgatory?). My monitor is 4K and I'd like to use those pixels...
Loki is also unable to identify my LG monitor.
Is there some "proper" means of installing the Nvidia 370+ drivers?