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16answers
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Blank screen after installing nvidia restricted driver

I've installed the current nvidia restricted driver and rebooted my machine and now I get a black or blank screen. How can I fix this?
272
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31answers
645k views

My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it?

I am trying to boot Ubuntu on my computer. When I boot Ubuntu, it boots to a black screen. How can I fix this? Table of Contents: If you are trying to install Ubuntu If you have a dual boot ...
0
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0answers
29 views

Desktop graphics (compiz) buttery smooth, but Chromium says “hardware acceleration unavailable”

I have the ATI Wrestler Radeon HD 6320 in my laptop, and it works great with Compiz (the animations are buttery smooth). Chromium says "Software only, hardware acceleration unavailable" for ...
0
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1answer
60 views

Kubuntu 15.10 recognizes graphic card wrongly [duplicate]

Today I switched my Toshiba Satellite C55D-A from Windows 8.1 to Kubuntu 15.10. When it finished installing, everything seemed fine until I noticed that my desktop effects were acting very glichty. I ...
1
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0answers
108 views

Ubuntu Nvidia drivers GTX965m

So I am just about to rip the last hair out off my head over this. Been trying to setup a dual boot of windows and linux for the last 3 days since getting my new Alienware 15 r2 laptop and I am having ...
9
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5answers
40k views

How do I install the latest NVIDIA drivers from the .run file?

This is what I am trying to do. I downloaded the latest driver for my VGA from http://www.nvidia.com. The installation needs the X11 to be shut down, so I log out of my account, then press ...
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1answer
36 views

Problem in installing WiFi External LAN from Installer CD to PC, O/S Ubuntu 12.04 32 Bit

Unable to Install from the Installation CD, software of a WiFi LAN Card of MediaTek USB 2.0 -- 802.11N, by WINE application "Wine Windows Programe Loader or Q4 Wine". It shows an Error Message ...
44
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8answers
435k views

Ubuntu 14.04 install nVidia driver

I recently installed 14.04. But now I need a new driver for my nVidia GeForce GT 630. The former driver was rejected as not compatible with the 64-bit. I found that other driver and when I wanted to ...
0
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1answer
35 views

Whats the best way to install drivers? [duplicate]

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu, been using it for about a week (I love it). Can someone tell me what the best way to install video drivers is? I've been having some troubles. I have a GeForce 750ti and am ...
0
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0answers
16 views

How to install all the drivers for ubuntu 12.04 hp laptop? [duplicate]

how to install all the drivers including (Audio,graphics and all other drivers ) in hp 15 ac026tx (OS type ubuntu 12.04) . Thanks in advance
0
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1answer
70 views

What can I do to improve my computer's speed when using Ubuntu? [duplicate]

My computer is limited in resources and it just has 2GB ram and 1.8ghz cpu. I want to use Ubuntu, but only Xubuntu 15 seems to run well. So if I want to use Ubuntu, what can I do to improve my ...
0
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0answers
101 views

How to resize 720p videos to 480p using Handbrake

Can anyone provide me a step-by-step process on how to change a video's resolution from 720p to 480p using Handbrake? My netbook can't smoothly run 720p videos so I was thinking of reducing them to ...
0
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1answer
130 views

Can I install Ubuntu on an HP R007TX?

Can I install Ubuntu on an HP Pavilion R007TX notebook? And for that, from where I can get the drivers from HP that I'll need?
43
votes
5answers
68k views

Can I install extra drivers via the command prompt?

Since I can't seem to open the Additional Drivers program? And how do I know what driver I need to install?
0
votes
2answers
137 views

Extremely slow display of JPEGs and other images in 15.10

[This question has been marked as a duplicate (relating to graphics drivers) but it is not. I have traced the problem to VMware Workstation 12 running on the system. The problem is triggered by ...

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