Honestly I wouldn't concern yourself with it at this point. Ubuntu 18.04 is due out in just over two weeks.
-- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Desktop Packages, which is subscribed to gnome-shell in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1705369 Title: Ubuntu 17.10 boots to black screen when using Nvidia drivers (on a desktop with an Intel GPU) Status in gdm3 package in Ubuntu: Confirmed Status in gnome-shell package in Ubuntu: Invalid Status in nvidia-graphics-drivers-375 package in Ubuntu: Won't Fix Status in nvidia-graphics-drivers-384 package in Ubuntu: Confirmed Bug description: Ubuntu 17.10 boots to black screen when using Nvidia drivers (on a desktop with an Intel GPU) WORKAROUNDS: * Disable integrated graphics/GPU in your BIOS. * Add 'nomodeset' to your kernel command line. ORIGINAL DESCRIPTION: This bug is very similar to https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu-gnome/+bug/1559576 which is closed. I have been asked to open a new bug report. The issue is on Ubuntu 17.10 with gdm3 fully updated as of July 20, 2017. I upgraded to 17.10 from a freshly installed Ubuntu 17.04. - Lightdm works - Nouveau driver works - Nvidia driver 375.66 (proprietary) does not work - Nvidia driver 384.47 (open source) does not work (from https://launchpad.net/~graphics-drivers/+archive/ubuntu/ppa) - Nvidia drivers work with Ubuntu Gnome 17.04 I am using Nvidia GTX 1080 and Intel i7-4790K lsb_release -rd: Description: Ubuntu Artful Aardvark (development branch) Release: 17.10 apt-cache policy gnome-shell: gnome-shell: Installed: 3.24.2-0ubuntu7 Candidate: 3.24.2-0ubuntu7 Version table: *** 3.24.2-0ubuntu7 500 500 http://sa.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu artful/main amd64 Packages 100 /var/lib/dpkg/status uname -s -r -v -p -i -o: Linux 4.11.0-11-generic #16-Ubuntu SMP Wed Jul 12 20:40:19 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux To manage notifications about this bug go to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gdm3/+bug/1705369/+subscriptions -- Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~desktop-packages Post to : email@example.com Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~desktop-packages More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp