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Installing Linux on a Clevo N850HK1

Since buying the Clevo N850HK1, installing linux distributions has always been difficult. After some experimentation, I settled for Ubuntu 17.10 and this is how I installed it.

Here's my notebook specs:

Machine:   Device: laptop System: Notebook product: N85_N87 HJ HJ1 HK1 serial: N/A
           Mobo: Notebook model: N85_N87 HJ HJ1 HK1 serial: N/A
           UEFI: American Megatrends v: 1.05.13 date: 05/08/2017
CPU:       Quad core Intel Core i7-7700HQ (-HT-MCP-) cache: 6144 KB
           clock speeds: max: 3800 MHz 1: 2800 MHz 2: 2800 MHz 3: 2800 MHz
           4: 2800 MHz 5: 2800 MHz 6: 2800 MHz 7: 2800 MHz 8: 2800 MHz
Graphics:  Card-1: Intel Device 591b
           Card-2: NVIDIA GP107M [GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile]
           Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.19.5 ) drivers: modesetting,nvidia
           Resolution: 1920x1080@60.02hz
           OpenGL: renderer: GeForce GTX 1050 Ti/PCIe/SSE2
           version: 4.5.0 NVIDIA 384.111
Audio:     Card Intel Device a171 driver: snd_hda_intel
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.13.0-32-generic
Network:   Card-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCIE Gigabit Ethernet Controller
           driver: r8169
           Card-2: Intel Wireless 8265 / 8275 driver: iwlwifi

I followed this when installing.

Afterwards, I removed gdm3 and installed both lightdm and NVIDIA drivers:

sudo apt install lightdm
sudo apt purge gdm3
sudo apt-get remove gdm3
sudo apt-get install nvidia-384
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