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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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What's the proper way to install NVidia drivers now? [duplicate]

BACKGROUND: Once upon a time, when I installed Ubuntu 10.x on an older machine, and kept upgrading it until 13.04 or 13.10, there was an easy-to-find option in Settings that allowed to install ...
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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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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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Can not install Nvidia driver [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop. I have three monitors, and after installing, ubuntu only detected one at 1080p. I downloaded the driver from the nvidia website, but when I stop ...
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Nvidia GT 640 Issues [duplicate]

I've recently installed Ubuntu, and my mouse is extremely laggy. I have attempted using multiple mice, some wired, others wireless, but to no avail. Turning off 3D Ubuntu on the log on screen doesn't ...
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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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GeForce 8600M GT: Nouveau performance better than proprietary driver?

After installing Ubuntu 12.10 on this computer, I installed NVIDIA's proprietary driver, since I might want to play a few games. I soon started having problems with video and audio. I'd be watching a ...
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Nouveau Error: unknown chipset during startup Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using laptop Acer Nitro VN7-571G-53N6, nvidia GeForce 840M. What can i do to fix this? Please help, thank you. This is the screenshot of the error: [11.128989] nouveau E[DEVICE][0000:03:00.0] ...
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AMD/ATi driver boots with no Unity/GUI display 12.10 [duplicate]

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.10 64" ready to play some steam games. The install went fine I did all the updates etc, however I need to install the proprietary AMD drivers (ATi HD5750) for any decent ...
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NVIDIA X Server Display Configuration - I don't have any resolution! (Ubuntu 13.04)

I have some problems with configuring the resolution of my screen in Ubuntu 13.04. The data of my hardware: Acer Aspire V3-531G Intel B970 processor (2.3GHz dual core) NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M My ...

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