Fix/Install graphics drivers in ubuntu 16.10
After upgrading to ubuntu 16.10, I face a problem with graphics drivers. When I connect extended display to the system it start
flickering. It’s due to the graphics drivers not proper for
Here are the steps to Fix/Install the graphics drivers in ubuntu-16.10.
Remove install drivers
sudo apt-get purge nvidia-*It will remove all installed
nvidiapackages from your system.
You have add ppa first to install graphics drivers. Follow these steps:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nvidia-370 nvidia-370-dev
- Restart your system and test by adding the extended screen, If the problem is still not resolved then use the alternative way to fix it.
Alternative way to install graphics drivers
- Click here to download intel graphics drivers for ubuntu.
sudo apt-get install libpackagekit-*
- Open the installer downloaded from the above link into ubuntu software centre and install or just run
sudo apt-get install 'PLACE_FOR_INSTALLER/intel-graphics-update-tool_2.0.2_amd64.deb'
- Reboot your system.