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How do I kill the x-server?

Every time I try to kill the x-server, sudo service lightdm stop so that I can install the latest Nvidia drivers, I get an error message. stop: Unknown instance: What am I doing wrong?
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12.04.3 can start only after press “resume” in rescue mode (every boot) - problem with Nvidia driver

I tried to install maybe ten Linux distros on my new PC, and every time I have problems with video driver: black screen or visual artefacts. I was able to install only Ubuntu 12.04.3 x64 LTS, but ...
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How Do I Get Rid of “Broken NVIDIA RandR detected, falling back to RandR 1.0”?

My short question is: How do I get rid of the RandR error below, while still using a proprietaty nVidia driver package (e.g. 304) ? The gore follows. A fresh install of wine 1.5 (latest, from ...
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4answers
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Installing NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 on Ubuntu 13.04

I have a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 graphic card with Ubuntu 13.04 running kernel 3.8.0-19 (tried with 3.10.0-999, same issue) and whenever i tried to install NVIDIA driver, either by downloading the ...
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Garbage in primus with nvidia bumblebee on Trusty

The following appears when running optirun glxgears with primus and nvidia-331-updates configured in bumblebee.conf: This is on 14.04 Trusty Tahr, upgraded from 13.10. The application seems to run ...
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1answer
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Cannot get Nvidia drivers working on Lenovo Y510P

I cannot get nVidia drivers to load on my Lenovo Y510p. It ends up in either of 2 different states, either nothing loads, and I'm stuck in runlevel3, or I get a super low resolution desktop. I have ...
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How can I install Geforce 310M drivers Raring Ringtail?

I've got a problem. I've installed Raring Ringtail, and have done all the updates. However, my hardware, Geforce 310M, is not detected and does not appear in additional drivers (software update). ...
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Random crashes after Nvidia instalation, even before boot!

I've recently bought my desktop a PNY Geforce GTX 650 TI Boost so I could play Steam games on Ubuntu. I've also bought a brand-new 500 W power supply unit because my older one wouldn't be able to ...
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0answers
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NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 330M: Driver problem

My system (Toshiba Satellite A660-167 Core i7-740) overheats and turns off. This happens when I play videos online, YouTube or any other sites. I used Psensor to check the temperatures. Normal ...
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at 10 percent brightness my screen is at 100%

I have Kubuntu 13.04 installed on an HP envy DV7 with the dual graphics chipsets intel 4000 and Nvidia 630M. And when I try to reduce my screen brightness it doesn´t actually go down until it reaches ...
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Visual Artifacts when using nVidia Prime on Intel driven monitors

I've got a Dell XPS 15 which has 2 display outputs, one HDMI which is apparently driven by the onboard intel graphics card, one DP driven by the nVidia card. I've tried to setup a triple screen setup ...