1 Fedora 29
- UEFI/Legacy: UEFI
- Secure Boot (optional): It is recommended to disable ‘Secure Boot’ if you plan on using Nvidia Primus or akmod. For the ‘nouveau’ driver, you can leave ‘Secure Boot’ enabled.
After installation, open the terminal and update all packages:
‘sudo dnf update’
1.3.1 Enabling advanced power saving features
We will be using TLP for this.
sudo dnf install tlp tlp-rdw
Now we’ll want TLP to run at startup, so enter:
systemctl enable tlp.service
systemctl enable tlp-sleep.service
1.3.2 Nvidia Optimus
Although the open-source nouveau driver generally works fine. You can get extra performance by installing the proprietary drivers following this official guide.
The HDMI-port will work out of the box with external monitors with either drivers and will not require extra configuration.