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how to install nvidia proprietary driver Fedora 20?

I got Fedora 20 (x86_64) running just fine with the built-in open source nouveau driver. However after installing the official nvidia driver via the rpm fusion repos (yum install akmod-nvidia); I was greeted to a black screen upon reboot. I was able to get back in by editing the grub entry and removing the driver. How can I install their drivers properly?

My system is up to date as of this writing (12/28/13). gpu: Nvidia 660 ti kernel: 3.12.5-302.fc20.x86_64 xorg: 1.14.4

Do I need to downgrade my xorg version?

how to install nvidia proprietary driver Fedora 20?

I got Fedora 20 (x86_64) running just fine with the built-in open source nouveau driver. However after installing the official nvidia driver via the rpm fusion repos (yum install akmod-nvidia); I was greeted to a black screen upon reboot. I was able to get back in by editing the grub entry and removing the driver. How can I install their drivers properly?

My system is up to date as of this writing (12/28/13). gpu: Nvidia 660 ti kernel: 3.12.5-302.fc20.x86_64 xorg: 1.14.4

Do I need to downgrade my xorg version?

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how to install nvidia proprietary driver Fedora 20?

I got Fedora 20 (x86_64) running just fine with the built-in open source nouveau driver. However after installing the official nvidia driver via the rpm fusion repos (yum install akmod-nvidia); I was greeted to a black screen upon reboot. I was able to get back in by editing the grub entry and removing the driver. How can I install their drivers properly?

My system is up to date as of this writing (12/28/13). gpu: Nvidia 660 ti kernel: 3.12.5-302.fc20.x86_64 xorg: 1.14.4

Do I need to downgrade my xorg version?

EDIT: Per Fransico's recommendation here is the info from the xorg5 log.

[ 4.347] (II) Loading /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/libfb.so [ 4.347] (II) Module fb: vendor="X.Org Foundation" [ 4.347] compiled for 1.14.4, module version = 1.0.0 [ 4.347] ABI class: X.Org ANSI C Emulation, version 0.4 [ 4.347] (WW) Unresolved symbol: fbGetGCPrivateKey [ 4.347] (II) Loading sub module "wfb" [ 4.347] (II) LoadModule: "wfb" [ 4.347] (II) Loading /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/libwfb.so [ 4.347] (II) Module wfb: vendor="X.Org Foundation" [ 4.347] compiled for 1.14.4, module version = 1.0.0 [ 4.347] ABI class: X.Org ANSI C Emulation, version 0.4 [ 4.347] (II) Loading sub module "ramdac" [ 4.347] (II) LoadModule: "ramdac" [ 4.347] (II) Module "ramdac" already built-in [ 4.349] (EE) NVIDIA: Failed to load the NVIDIA kernel module. Please check your [ 4.349] (EE) NVIDIA: system's kernel log for additional error messages. [ 4.349] (EE) No devices detected. [ 4.349] (EE) Fatal server error: [ 4.349] (EE) no screens found(EE) [ 4.349] (EE) Please consult the Fedora Project support at wiki X for help. [ 4.349] (EE) Please also check the log file at "/var/log/Xorg.5.log" for additional information. [ 4.349] (EE)

how to install nvidia proprietary driver Fedora 20?

I got Fedora 20 (x86_64) running just fine with the built-in open source nouveau driver. However after installing the official nvidia driver via the rpm fusion repos (yum install akmod-nvidia); I was greeted to a black screen upon reboot. I was able to get back in by editing the grub entry and removing the driver. How can I install their drivers properly?

My system is up to date as of this writing (12/28/13). gpu: Nvidia 660 ti kernel: 3.12.5-302.fc20.x86_64 xorg: 1.14.4

Do I need to downgrade my xorg version?

EDIT: Per Fransico's recommendation here is the info from the xorg5 log.

[ 4.347] (II) Loading /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/libfb.so [ 4.347] (II) Module fb: vendor="X.Org Foundation" [ 4.347] compiled for 1.14.4, module version = 1.0.0 [ 4.347] ABI class: X.Org ANSI C Emulation, version 0.4 [ 4.347] (WW) Unresolved symbol: fbGetGCPrivateKey [ 4.347] (II) Loading sub module "wfb" [ 4.347] (II) LoadModule: "wfb" [ 4.347] (II) Loading /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/libwfb.so [ 4.347] (II) Module wfb: vendor="X.Org Foundation" [ 4.347] compiled for 1.14.4, module version = 1.0.0 [ 4.347] ABI class: X.Org ANSI C Emulation, version 0.4 [ 4.347] (II) Loading sub module "ramdac" [ 4.347] (II) LoadModule: "ramdac" [ 4.347] (II) Module "ramdac" already built-in [ 4.349] (EE) NVIDIA: Failed to load the NVIDIA kernel module. Please check your [ 4.349] (EE) NVIDIA: system's kernel log for additional error messages. [ 4.349] (EE) No devices detected. [ 4.349] (EE) Fatal server error: [ 4.349] (EE) no screens found(EE) found(EE) [ 4.349] (EE) Please consult the Fedora Project support at wiki X for help. [ 4.349] (EE) Please also check the log file at "/var/log/Xorg.5.log" for additional information. [ 4.349] (EE)

how to install nvidia proprietary driver Fedora 20?

I got Fedora 20 (x86_64) running just fine with the built-in open source nouveau driver. However after installing the official nvidia driver via the rpm fusion repos (yum install akmod-nvidia); I was greeted to a black screen upon reboot. I was able to get back in by editing the grub entry and removing the driver. How can I install their drivers properly?

My system is up to date as of this writing (12/28/13). gpu: Nvidia 660 ti kernel: 3.12.5-302.fc20.x86_64 xorg: 1.14.4

Do I need to downgrade my xorg version?

EDIT: Per Fransico's recommendation here is the info from the xorg5 log.

[     4.347] (II) Loading /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/libfb.so
[     4.347] (II) Module fb: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[     4.347]    compiled for 1.14.4, module version = 1.0.0
[     4.347]    ABI class: X.Org ANSI C Emulation, version 0.4
[     4.347] (WW) Unresolved symbol: fbGetGCPrivateKey
[     4.347] (II) Loading sub module "wfb"
[     4.347] (II) LoadModule: "wfb"
[     4.347] (II) Loading /usr/lib64/xorg/modules/libwfb.so
[     4.347] (II) Module wfb: vendor="X.Org Foundation"
[     4.347]    compiled for 1.14.4, module version = 1.0.0
[     4.347]    ABI class: X.Org ANSI C Emulation, version 0.4
[     4.347] (II) Loading sub module "ramdac"
[     4.347] (II) LoadModule: "ramdac"
[     4.347] (II) Module "ramdac" already built-in
[     4.349] (EE) NVIDIA: Failed to load the NVIDIA kernel module. Please check your
[     4.349] (EE) NVIDIA:     system's kernel log for additional error messages.
[     4.349] (EE) No devices detected.
[     4.349] (EE) 
Fatal server error:
[     4.349] (EE) no screens found(EE) found(EE)
[     4.349] (EE) 
Please consult the Fedora Project support 
     at wiki X
 for help. 
[     4.349] (EE) Please also check the log file at "/var/log/Xorg.5.log" for additional information.
[     4.349] (EE) 

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