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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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Ubuntu Crashes After Updating Nvidia Card [duplicate]

I installed the Nvidia GT 520M using the following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install nvidia-current and then I restarted my computer and it logs in fine, ...
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Ubuntu and the HP Envy 15t-3200

Could someone post a tutorial on making Ubuntu 13.04 work with the HP Envy 15t-3200? I own this laptop, and have had to use Windows so far. :( There are several problems (touchpad, sound, etc), but ...
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I want to install 12.04LTS 64bit on HP Z820. Will there be any problems?

I am considering the purchase of HP Z820. I want to install 12.04LTS 64bit. Z800 is given in the hardware support information. Z820 is not written yet. Please tell me if you know how it can be used in ...
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Blank Cursor after Installing Ubuntu 12.10 on laptop with Nvidia GeForce Graphics Card

Installed Ubuntu off a USB and system loaded and correctly installed the first time. Used the desktop GUI and loaded Firefox but when clicked back to 'return to desktop' or the like, the monitor ...
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What's the best driver for NVIDIA GeForce GT 230 M

I've installed the new Version of Ubuntu 13.04. It works great but i think the system can run more faster with the right driver of my hardware. I actually use the NVIDIA GeForce GT 230 M. I'm sorry, ...
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How do I install drivers for a NVIDIA 720M on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Today I installed Ubuntu for the very first time. I am having trouble installing any drivers for my GT 720M card. I've tried to follow the guides for general NVIDIA driver installation but haven't ...
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3.13.0-24 Kernel and NVIDIA Drivers

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I installed Nvidia drivers from additional software. Everything was working fine. After a few days an update notifier came out to install kernel 3.13.0-24 (and ...
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Need “correct” method to install nvidia driver on thinkpad running ubuntu 12.04+

Yes, I have read How to Install Nvidia Drivers and yes, I have looked for years and experimented extensively with directions from many dozens of pages. My question here on askubuntu yesterday was ...
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Nvidia Current shows 304 driver but i require a 331 driver

I want to install CUDA toolkit 6 on my ubuntu 12.04. While trying to install the nvidia driver, the command: sudo apt-get install nvidia-current shows: nvidia-304 nvidia-current ...
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How can I install GTX260 Drivers on Ubuntu?

I'm trying to install GTX260 drivers on 32 bit ubuntu. Gedit will not open the file. When run, the file says I'm running 'x server' and that the correct graphics card is not installed. When I turn ...
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Problem installing ATI driver 13.3 beta on Ubuntu Precise 12.04

OS: Ubuntu Precise 12.04 LTS 64 bit Kernel : 3.5.0-27-generic Header files: dpkg -s linux-headers-$(uname -r) Package: linux-headers-3.5.0-27-generic Status: install ok installed deb ...
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How to decide on the right Nvidia driver based on the Linux Kernel version?

After trying to install the Nvidia drivers and got them working and then got them broken, I would like to check one important thing: One of the main problems I run into was "Kernel version and Nvidia ...
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twitch.tv video full screen opens on different monitor?

I have a Nvidia eVGA GeForce GTX 680 and I am running three monitors off of it. Whenever I watch the live streams on twitch.tv and I want to watch in full screen via the little button on the bottom of ...
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Managing a laptop with dual graphics cards?

I understand this question has been asked before, but I'm still confused as to how it works and if I need to get anything else. Initially, this computer had been running Windows 7 and I had used it ...

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