3d games can't change resolution when on full screen , and nvidia proprietary driver can't be isntalled ... needs kernel sources ?

Bug #1068773 reported by Carnalbeast on 2012-10-19
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nvidia-graphics-drivers (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

I have problems with nvidia driver and repos on ubuntu 12.10 64bit.
1)
When i 'm in a 3d game and try to change resolution ingame the game exits.

I tried to install the proprietary drivers (tested) but after reboot couldn't login to ubuntu , it lower the resolution and when i try to login i got nothing but the desktop screen no dash no menus no nothing !!!!

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Book 'em Dano (heymrdjd) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. Please run the command 'apport-collect 1068773' which will attach necessary information for debugging this as an Xorg problem. Thanks in advance.

affects: ubuntu → xorg (Ubuntu)
Changed in xorg (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
bugbot (bugbot) on 2012-11-15
affects: xorg (Ubuntu) → nvidia-graphics-drivers (Ubuntu)
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bugbot (bugbot) wrote :

We're closing this bug since there has not been a response from the original reporter. However, the issue still exists please feel free to reopen with the requested information. If you're not the original reporter, we'd prefer you file a new bug report.

Some tips:

  * Report X.org bugs via the command: `ubuntu-bug xorg`

  * Test against the latest development Ubuntu. http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/daily-live/
    Bugs marked as affecting the development version tend to get priority attention.

  * The `xdiagnose` utility has functionality for enabling debugging and
    analyzing a few common X problems.

  * Tag your bugs with the Ubuntu versions you have reproduced the issue in.

  * See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/X/Reporting for tips on writing good bug reports.

Changed in nvidia-graphics-drivers (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
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