I’m following this tutorial, trying to install nvidia drivers on my machine, and somehow a wifi driver seems to be in the way?
[last:s][user@local:~] $ ubuntu-drivers devices == /sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:14.3 == modalias : pci:v00008086d0000A370sv00008086sd00000030bc02sc80i00 vendor : Intel Corporation model : Wireless-AC 9560 [Jefferson Peak] manual_install: True driver : backport-iwlwifi-dkms - distro free
Gross but fine. So delete it!
[last:s][user@local:~] $ sudo apt purge backport-iwlwifi-dkms Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package 'backport-iwlwifi-dkms' is not installed, so not removed 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 3 not upgraded.
What!? It just said it was installed! cf Intel Backport driver crashes the system completely
I don’t understand:
- What does a wireless driver have to do with my video card?
- Why can’t I remove it?
Although my wifi itself works fine, the driver does not seem to be correct according to this: