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Ubuntu thinks HDMI audio is unplugged

I am running Xubuntu 14.10 on a brand new machine. Fresh install and everything. I have a GeForce 610 video card with an HDMI out, and the PC is hooked up to a TV. The video transmits fine - but ...
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Unity not loading on 13.04 with nvidia-current

The desktop environment loads (I can use ctrl+alt+T, for example) but neither the topbar nor the unity launcher appear on the desktop. dmesg | grep NVIDIA [ 2.592879] NVRM: loading NVIDIA UNIX ...
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Installing latest Nvidia from Xorg PPA gives black screen

After several years of using dual boot (windows to play and Ubuntu to work) I decided to just use ubuntu, but I have a problem after installing nvidia-drivers 331.20 and rebooting the screen is black, ...
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Laptop Nvidia Bumblebee clarification

So this is partly clarification (to help future users) and partly questions to make sure I understand what's going on. Recently attempted to make the switch from MacOSX to Ubuntu as I can't afford ...
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Enable HDMI audio for an Nvidia card

I am using a GTX470 with an HDMI output, this card is able to handle the video and audio. I have no issues with the video but I get no sound. Is there a guide to enable sound on this card through hdmi ...
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How do I get a higher resolution than 1280 X 800 in Ubuntu 13.04

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a Dell Inspiron 1520 that has an nVidia G84M graphics card I have followed the instructions from this link How to install the Nvidia Drivers and I installed the ...
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14.04: How to use NVIDIA Graphics instead of Intel integrated graphics?

I previously tried to install my nvidia graphics card driver more than 50 times when this version was released (14.04) and every time i always got either blank screen, terminal only with no x-server ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu 12.10 graphics problem

I can't boot since installing Ubuntu 12.10 When I try to run Ubuntu My computer never gets to the Ubuntu screen with the loading dots. I tried to run in recovery mode with safe graphics (failsafex) ...
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hardware rendering issues with nvidia-304 in kubuntu 15.04

I'm experiencing a similar problem to this thread in my personal machine (pentium 4 3GHz, 2GB ram, GeForce 6200 using nvidia-304). After the update to Kubuntu 15.04, the desktop showed nothing but a ...
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12.04.2 Nvidia driver issue?

I just installed 12.04.2 and I'm stuck with 1024x768 resolution on my GTX560. Impossible to change the resolution; the native resolution (1680x1050) is not detected. Any clue ? Thanks. The ...
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13.04 nvidia GeForce 8800 GTS - no second monitor and other problems

I have spent about an hour trying to find a solution to this, if someone has an answer or a link to an answer I would appreciate it. I just wiped my disk (formerly running 12.04 LTS) and installed ...
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How do I enable desktop visual effects?

I have lenovo g460 with VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation GT218 [GeForce 310M] (rev a2) grapics card I have install the driver using gksudo jockey-gtk command, but when I change the ...
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Failing to initialize Nvidia GPU Geforce GTX 650 Ti

I am unable to use nvidia drivers for my GPU, an Nvida Geforce 650TI since I updated to 13.04. I was using the nouveau drivers, but it became unstable, crashing at least once per day and I need to ...
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NVidia 331 driver with ubuntu 13.10 - graphics crash

I hope this is not a duplicate and will not be seen as one. I have browsed all the answers and solutions on this forum plus everything I could find on google. My problem is that when I install ...
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Ubuntu 3.11.0-15 (on machine with NVidia) - can boot from USB drive - not hard-drive

In trying to install nvidia drivers a number of times I end up corrupting my install of Ubuntu to the point where it won't boot. I end up with the messages: nvidia: module license 'NVIDIA' taints ...

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