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I would definitely recommend using one of the two packaged for Fedora nvidia drivers instead of installing generic one as you did.

Basically you have 2.5 ways of doing that.


1) Official way - activate pre-installed repository with nvidia drivers (subsection of RPMFusion).

sudo dnf config-manager --set-enabled rpmfusion-nonfree-nvidia-driver
dnf install xorg-x11-drv-nvidia akmod-nvidia

1.5) Enable the whole RPMFusion repo, install from there (as Benjamin Doron suggested).

https://rpmfusion.org/Howto/NVIDIA

You should use this how-to with (1) too, it's the same packages, as far as I understand.


2) Use https://negativo17.org/nvidia-driver/

I've used both versions, they're both good. I'd suggest trying (1) or (1.5) first.

Also see my answer to this question, I've provided some additional details there as well as link to Fedora magazine article on the subject (though I like RPMFusion's how-to more).

I should say that I experienced transient problems with RPMFusion's drivers (modules wouldn't compile on 4.20 at first), but they were fixed reasonably quickly by maintainers.

If you have additional questions about these two versions of packaged drivers -- feel free to ask, I've used them both for several years (right now I use only RPMFusion's).

I would definitely recommend using one of the two nvidia drivers packaged for Fedora nvidia drivers instead of installing generic one as you did.

Basically you have 2.5 2 ways of doing that.


1) Official way - activate pre-installed repository with nvidia drivers (subsection of RPMFusion).

sudo dnf config-manager --set-enabled rpmfusion-nonfree-nvidia-driver
dnf install xorg-x11-drv-nvidia akmod-nvidia
xorg-x11-drv-nvidia-340xx akmod-nvidia-340xx

1.5) 2) Enable the whole RPMFusion repo, install from there (as Benjamin Doron suggested).

https://rpmfusion.org/Howto/NVIDIA

You should use this how-to with (1) too, it's the same packages, as far as I understand.


2) Use You can also find info on the web about negativo's version (and quite a lot of useful info https://negativo17.org/nvidia-driver/here

I've used both versions, they're both good. I'd suggest trying (1) or (1.5) first.), but he provides packages only for the latest driver version, which wouldn't support your card.

Also see my answer to this question, I've provided some additional details there as well as link to Fedora magazine article on the subject (though I like RPMFusion's how-to more).

I should say that I experienced transient problems with RPMFusion's drivers (modules wouldn't compile on 4.20 at first), but they were fixed reasonably quickly by maintainers.

If you have additional questions about these two versions of packaged drivers -- feel free to ask, I've used them both for several years (right now I use only RPMFusion's).

years.