Switch between proprietary and non proprietary nvidia drivers in Ubuntu Desktop in Ubuntu Bionic 18.04

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Testcase (Report an issue with this testcase)
Precondition
You have installed Ubuntu desktop
You are using the non propietary open source nvidia drivers
Check that the graphic card is using the non proprietary open source driver
Open a terminal and execute: $software-properties-gtk
Select "Additional Drivers"
Verify that nvidia is using the xOrg Xserver driver (open source)
Open up some applications
Applications should work properly
Switch to proprietary nvidia driver
Open a terminal and execute: $software-properties-gtk
Select "Additional Drivers"
Select nvidia-# proprietary driver and apply changes
reboot
Check that the graphic card is using the nvidia proprietary driver
Open a terminal and execute: $software-properties-gtk
Select "Additional Drivers"
Vefiry that using nvidia-# proprietary driver is selected
Open up some applications
Applications should work properly

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ReporterLast updateBugsComment
Failedgintoki34522018-09-12 13:38
Plone Placeless Translation Service metadata missing from po files (#5)
In: Launchpad itself
Status: Fix Released
Importance: Low
Assignee: Dafydd Harries
1 reports, 8 comments, 9 subscribers, 0 duplicates
5

01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GP107 [GeForce GTX 1050 Ti] (rev a1) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. [MSI] GP107 [GeForce GTX 1050 Ti]
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 29, NUMA node 0
Memory at fd000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
Memory at d0000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
Memory at ce000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=32M]
I/O ports at dc00 [size=128]
[virtual] Expansion ROM at 000c0000 [disabled] [size=128K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: nvidia
Kernel modules: nvidiafb, nouveau, nvidia_drm, nvidia

01:00.1 Audio device: NVIDIA Corporation GP107GL High Definition Audio Controller (rev a1)
Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. [MSI] GP107GL High Definition Audio Controller
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 19, NUMA node 0
Memory at fea7c000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel driver in use: snd_hda_intel
Kernel modules: snd_hda_intel

{
"Version": "18.04",
"OEM": {
"Vendor": "ASUS",
"Product": "M5A78L-M LX3"
},
"BIOS": {
"Vendor": "American Megatrends Inc.",
"Version": "1401"
},
"CPU": {
"OpMode": "32-bit, 64-bit",
"CPUs": "4",
"Threads": "2",
"Cores": "2",
"Sockets": "1",
"Vendor": "AuthenticAMD",
"Family": "21",
"Model": "2",
"Stepping": "0",
"Name": "AMD FX(tm)-4300 Quad-Core Processor",
"Virtualization": "AMD-V"
},
"Arch": "amd64",
"GPU": [
{
"Vendor": "10de",
"Model": "1c82"
}
],
"RAM": 12.3,
"Disks": [
500.1,
500.1,
0,
0,
0,
0
],
"Partitions": [
28.7,
94.1,
381
],
"Screens": [
{
"Size": "410mmx230mm",
"Resolution": "1366x768",
"Frequency": "59.79"
}
],
"Autologin": true,
"LivePatch": true,
"Session": {
"DE": "ubuntu:GNOME",
"Name": "ubuntu",
"Type": "x11"
},
"Language": "es_CO",
"Timezone": "America/Bogota",
"Install": {
"Media": "Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS \"Bionic Beaver\" - Release amd64 (20180725)",
"Type": "GTK",
"OEM": false,
"PartitionMethod": "manual",
"DownloadUpdates": true,
"Language": "es",
"Minimal": false,
"RestrictedAddons": true,
"Stages": {
"0": "language",
"8": "console_setup",
"16": "console_setup",
"19": "prepare",
"243": "partman",
"272": "partman",
"273": "partman",
"291": "partman",
"308": "partman",
"309": "partman",
"335": "partman",
"336": "partman",
"348": "partman",
"354": "start_install",
"356": "timezone",
"361": "usersetup",
"400": "user_done",
"886": "done"
}
}
}

Nvidia driver version:390.87

the multimedia videos and videogames present small blocks, I leave an example in the following link of youtube, video of my desk
https://youtu.be/X9nEBZRbo9w

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Failedalons452018-09-11 12:48
No information about this bug (#1791951)
Bug information are updated every 5 minutes.
1791951

02:00.0 3D controller: NVIDIA Corporation GP108M [GeForce MX150] (rev a1)
Subsystem: Lenovo GP108M [GeForce MX150]
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 255
Memory at e8000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16M]
Memory at 70000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=256M]
Memory at 80000000 (64-bit, prefetchable) [size=32M]
I/O ports at d000 [disabled] [size=128]
Expansion ROM at <ignored> [disabled]
Capabilities: <access denied>
Kernel modules: nvidiafb, nouveau, nvidia_drm, nvidia

{
"Version": "18.04",
"OEM": {
"Vendor": "LENOVO",
"Product": "20LAS0CV00"
},
"BIOS": {
"Vendor": "LENOVO",
"Version": "N27ET29W (1.15 )"
},
"CPU": {
"OpMode": "32-bit, 64-bit",
"CPUs": "8",
"Threads": "2",
"Cores": "4",
"Sockets": "1",
"Vendor": "GenuineIntel",
"Family": "6",
"Model": "142",
"Stepping": "10",
"Name": "Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-8250U CPU @ 1.60GHz",
"Virtualization": "VT-x"
},
"Arch": "amd64",
"GPU": [
{
"Vendor": "8086",
"Model": "5917"
}
],
"RAM": 7.9,
"Disks": [
0
],
"Partitions": [
28.4,
0.3,
210.4
],
"Screens": [
{
"Size": "344mmx194mm",
"Resolution": "1600x900",
"Frequency": "59.99"
}
],
"Autologin": false,
"LivePatch": false,
"Session": {
"DE": "communitheme:ubuntu:GNOME",
"Name": "ubuntu-communitheme-snap",
"Type": "x11"
},
"Language": "en_US",
"Timezone": "America/Bogota",
"Install": {
"Media": "Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS \"Bionic Beaver\" - Release amd64 (20180725)",
"Type": "GTK",
"OEM": false,
"PartitionMethod": "manual",
"DownloadUpdates": true,
"Language": "en",
"Minimal": true,
"RestrictedAddons": true,
"Stages": {
"0": "language",
"4": "console_setup",
"18": "console_setup",
"21": "wireless",
"86": "prepare",
"205": "partman",
"250": "partman",
"251": "partman",
"252": "partman",
"267": "partman",
"281": "partman",
"297": "partman",
"300": "start_install",
"314": "timezone",
"333": "usersetup",
"343": "user_done",
"800": "done"
}
}
}

Nvidia driver version: 396.54

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Failedmoh.hiz2018-08-30 13:52
No information about this bug (#1782882)
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1782882
No information about this bug (#1784795)
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1784795
No information about this bug (#1785826)
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1785826
No information about this bug (#1786634)
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1786634
No information about this bug (#1788168)
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1788168
No information about this bug (#1788838)
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1788838

Xorg crached when using nvidia 390 driver when suspend or turn off the screen, it logs out where the greeting screen says `login` instead of `Unlock` and when enter all applications are closed ( the session was killed).

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