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Blurry screen (Windows is normal)

Okay, I've installed Ubuntu today. I've been using it at University but I have came across an annoying problem. The screen is just blurry compared to my Windows OS. Something must be wrong here. All ...
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how can I get /usr/lib32 on my 32-bit ubuntu?

how can I get /usr/lib32 on my 32-bit ubuntu ? This file is missing on my system.
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Painlessly updating from Ubuntu 10.04 to 11.04 or 11.x

Is there a way to update from 10.04 to 11.04? I see an option to update to 12.04 LTS but I would rather keep it 11.04 because the new UI is terrible :) It's because of nvidia drivers and failing to ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 32 Bit VMWare

Attempting to configure my video cards, GTX 560 TI x 2 SLI Mode for use of CUDA processing power for use with Pyrit. I am unable to install the driver I downloaded as it says I don't have a supported ...
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Nvidia card installation error - ubuntu 10.04

Im trying to setup my Nvidia card GT555M on my Ubuntu 10.04 (x64) No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS Release: 10.04 Codename: lucid ...
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Is it possible to install nvidia 310 drivers version on ubuntu 10.04?

I have just installed ubuntu 10.04 and want to install lastest nvidia drivers on it too.
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How do I get drivers working for an Nvidia GT560i on 10.04?

My beloved and hard working 10.04 LTS x86_64 workstation can no long run in anything but command-line no, xorg won't run. When my nvidia GT260 adapter failed, I replaced with a GT560i. The ...
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aplay -l says no soundcards found; alsaconf says no supported cords; yet /proc/asound contains cards

I am trying to get HDMI output using a Gainward Nvidia 210 512 MB on Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx. I have upgraded alsa-driver, alsa-lib and alsa-utils to 1.0.24 by building from source, thanks to this ...
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Color calibration not working in 10.04.4 with GNOME Color Manager

Calibrating my monitors, or loading a different icc profile, does not affect the color representation on my monitor. System setup: PC: MD8822 dual core. OS: ...
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1answer
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List of supported graphics cards for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 64bit

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 64bit on an Intel i7-3700 system, and I've just found out the hard way that my intel HD 4000 integrated graphics is not supported on the OS. Because of this, my dual ...
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1answer
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Why can't I get sound through HDMI with nVidia GTX580

I've just installed the newest version of ALSA and my NVIDIA device showed up in the gnome-volume-control. I can't actually get any sound on the TV though. When searching around it seems the solution ...
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Unable to install driver for Nvidia GT540M on 10.04

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 10.04 on my Dell XPS15 L502x notebook, but I can't find a solution about how to install the Nvidia driver. Could someone help me please ? Spec Graphics Graphics Type ...
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How do i stop or turn off the x-server?

I'm trying to do this tutorial : Installing CUDA Under Ubuntu 10.04 I need the command that would completely stop/turn off the x-server. When i try to install the NVidia developer driver, I get a ...
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installing ubuntu 10.04 over top 11.04

im looking to install 10.04 over top the 11.04 partition, it wouldnt let. keeps giving me a "root file system not found" error ever time i manually select partition. (i have a win7 partition) 11.04 ...
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Ubuntu Live usb with persistence mode, how to install nvidia driver?

Im trying to install graphics drivers on my usb ubuntu live, but i get errors when i activate them. through the hardware drive window. would be nice if some gave me a tutorial of installing ubuntu ...
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Dual monitor, with a low resolution projector

I need to show a presentaion to a conference tomorrow. Today I tryed my Ubuntu 10.04 with the projector. My notebook has a resolution of 1440x960, the projector seems to have a really lower ...
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2answers
455 views

64 bit nvidia driver on 32 bit machine

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 x86 version.I have two video cards ( 1 integrated and 1 Nvidia on inter core-i5 processor with 3GB ram).Right now my display resolution is very poos as i cant use graphic card. ...
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Upgrade of nvidia graphics adapter fails on Lucid Lynx, low resolution only, no driver?

I run two Ubuntu distros (& two MS systems) on the same hardware. -Computer- Intel Core 2 Quad CPU @ 2.66GHz; 8192MB; LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 780i SLI FTW I recently upgraded the graphics ...
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1answer
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1920x1200 resolution shows black area on bottom right

I just bought a new 27 inches monitor, I plugged it in and ubuntu started with my old monitor resolution (1440x900). So I went to the nvidia-xconfig (the default config tool wont work because I use a ...
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1answer
520 views

Why does my Ubuntu run on low-graphic mode?

My graphic card is Nvidia GTX 460 and I am using Ubuntu 10.04. I have reinstalled graphic driver for two times, but my Ubuntu shows that it runs on low-graphic mode after a period of time of driver ...
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Triple Monitor Setup with Nvidia and Compiz

I have a triple monitor setup with two video cards on Ubuntu 10.04. I have the monitors and graphics cards currently setup as follows: Nvidia Geforce 210 #1 -> 1920x1080 Monitor (Twinview) [Center ...
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663 views

Nvidia Graphics Card and 4 monitors

Hi I am using a Nvidia Quadro NVs 420 on a HP desktop. When I put the card in I can see the BIOS screen but I do not see anything after that. If I put the card in my Windows XP computer I get all 4 ...
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Help, my NVIDIA drivers are completely broken

I'm on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and everything was fine up till about two hours ago, since when I've spent all my time trying to make things work again. I was trying to install the latest drivers from the ...
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X won't start when using NVidia ION

I'm trying to get X to start on a system with an nvidia ion chipset, but no matter what I do, it fails. This device worked with nvidia as the driver with ubuntu Karmic, so I'm not sure why it's ...
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1answer
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Separate X screen + TwinView on NVIDIA GT 440

I want to use 3 displays connected on one Nvidia GeForce GT 44O under Ubuntu 10.04. So there is my configuration: 1 display 1680x1050_60 1 display 1280x1024_60 1 DLP 1920x1080_60 (video projector) ...
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1answer
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Why is /usr/lib/libGL.so.1 always linked to libGL.mesa.so?

I use the nvidia binary drivers and therefore need those libGL* links in /usr/lib to point to /usr/lib/nvidia-current. But Ubuntu insists on pointing libGL.so.1 (not libGL.so) to libGL.mesa.so ...
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1answer
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Driver for Integrated Display on Lenovo 420s Core i7

I am looking for the drivers for Integrated Display on Lenovo 420s Core i7. This computer has the nvidia optimus option. Can anyone point me in the right direction?
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I've just bought my first 23'' monitor. Which settings to tweak to fill myself comfortable with 1920x1080? [closed]

I've just installed Ubuntu 10.04 on my brand new computer with 23" 1920x1080 monitor. This is my first experience with such a large screen resolution. I don't know what settings should be changed but ...
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3answers
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Nvidia Optimus card does not work?

My notebook (ASUS A40J Series) comes with hybrid graphics: nVIDIA GF310M and Intel. I can't use the nVIDIA card in my machine and am using Ubuntu 10.04. How can I get this work?
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578 views

Virtual Terminals messed up with proprietary NVidia graphics driver

At the current moment if I press ctrl + alt + F1 I get a blank screen for a few seconds then the bottom is filled with a mess of pixels (mainly white and a bit of brown). When I put in the open source ...
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2answers
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Mouse locks when keys are pressed

Whenever I play Minecraft and try to walk and turn at the same time, I can't. When I hit keys on my keyboard, my mouse locks in place. (This happens both in and outside of Minecraft) (Ubuntu 10.04 ...
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3answers
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Smooth fullscreen 1080p playback

My computer has a PCI Express x16 socket on the motherboard. What is the minimum graphics card I need to get smooth fullscreen 1080p playback?
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Why doesn't my Nvidia driver support 1280*1024?

EDIT: I think the problem is in the NVIDIA x server, that doesn't support an RGB screen from 1990. The screen was the best of them all when it was released. This a strange thing! In windows the ...
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All video players display black screen

I'm working in 10.04 Lucid. All my video players (Movie Player and VLC) and the preview windows in editors (OpenShot and Pitivi) will only display a black screen when playing a video. The sound is ...
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Freezing at login screen [closed]

Diagnosis: I'm running Ubuntun 10.04. It has been running smoothly for pleny of time (8~9 months). I've done the clean install (not upgrading). One day I left the screen locked and when I returned ...
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6answers
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Can't set 1280x1024 with Nvidia Geforce 8400 GS

I've just installed 10.04 LTS using the Windows installer. The system hangs during boot; the splash screen is frozen and it accepts neither Ctrl+Alt+F2 nor Ctrl+Alt+Del, only a hard reset. (I'm a ...
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3answers
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Enable compiz on intel core i5 (Nvidia GT330M) based laptop

I am trying to enable compiz on my laptop via Desktop Effects but it does not allow it. I modified the xorg.conf file as on the compiz wiki but still no luck. So can someone just tell me how to ...
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No Longer Able to Suspend … Why?

I used to be able to suspend my Ubuntu 10.04 PC just fine, but a few days ago, suspend stopped working for me. Does anyone have any idea how I could troubleshoot this? I've found the log, but I ...
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Remove nVidia driver and go back to Nouveau

I've installed nVidia driver successfully but I want to go back to Nouveau driver and eliminate any xorg.conf file created by nVidia config tools. What is the proper way to do it? (not ending up with ...
3
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1answer
961 views

Resolution stuck after playing OpenGL game

I used to start the game,Frozen Throne (using wine) with the option of "-opengl".When I entered the game,the resolution will changed,and restored after exit the game. But this time a problem ...
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1answer
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10.04 > 10.10 upgrade and the splash screen hangs

I have a computer that once I upgraded from 10.04 to 10.10 the splash screen hangs. I had this issue on another machine that I simply boot into recovery mode and reinstalled the nvidia drivers (both ...
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2answers
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How to make a single program span two monitors when in TwinView

I'm trying to make emacs span two screens but the size is automatically resized to a single screen. I'm running a NVidia card in TwinView, with Ubuntu 10.04. I'm having this problem with other ...
4
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4answers
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How to get NVidia GeForce GT 210 drivers working on Lucid Lynx?

I have a workstation with NVIDIA GeForce GT 210 graphics card & Ubuntu 10.4, and am having rather annoying problems trying to get them working together. (On other machines and earlier Ubuntu ...
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3answers
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How do I enable visual effects when running Ubuntu as a Guest machine in VirtualBox?

I have Ubuntu 10.04 64bit guest with Windows 7 64-bit host. I do have 3D Acceleration enabled in Virtualbox settings. Every time I enable visual effects in Ubuntu the Virtualbox GUI crashes. What do ...
2
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2answers
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NVIDIA 173 drivers/nvidia-settings are never loaded on boot

It seems while the 173 driver is installed, my resolution settings are not loaded when I log in or reboot. I've tried opening nvidia-settings as superuser and user, changed the resolution, applied, ...
3
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1answer
559 views

Switch user fails to complete successfully [closed]

Switching users is not reliable; when switching users, often when returning to the first logged-on user, the computer ends up a blank screen and I must turn it fully off with the power button. ...
4
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3answers
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How to set up two screens in one vertical-one horizontal formation?

I've tried to set up that configuration a lot of times, but I'm not able to make it work properly. I want to set up one of the screens as vertical and the other one as horizontal... I'm able to use ...
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2answers
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how can I fix the (broken) icons in the notification area upon login?

The icons in the notification area are sometimes broken upon login. This is always fixed if I close the session and login again. See in this screenshot, the usual "power" button is replaced by a part ...