Ubuntu 18.04 installation

    2020年05月08日 字数:1961

Prepare the USB drive


  • press F12 when starting the computer and select install ubuntu then press e in the grub menu
  • find quite splash, delete --- after that, and add nomodeset, press F10
  • we can use the default partition to install ubuntu, no need to partition on our own


  • after installation, we need to restart, keep the USB stick plugged in and press F12 when restarting
  • in grub menu, press e at the ubuntu option and find quite splash, add nomodeset after it, press F10
  • after seeing the desktop, open a terminal and enter sudo gedit /etc/default/grub, change GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash nomodeset", then sudo update-grub


  • at this time after restart the resolution is not correct, we need to install nvidia driver via this post, this post
  • after installing the drive, we can also install CUDA


  • for remote access via VNC, we need to setup the VNC server via this post
  • note that we also need to install openssh, refer to this post
  • on the local laptop (not the ubuntu remote), also need to use ssh-keygen -R [hostname], refer to this post
  • we can use VS code’s remote ssh to edit the code using ssh, refer to this post

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