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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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NVidia dual monitor set-up 11.04

I am running Ubuntu 11.04. I have an NVidia GeForce GTX 295 card installed with driver version 295.53 installed. I had struggled with this for a while a few weeks ago, and gave up. However, last week, ...
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GeForce 6800 fan speed control; nvclock segmentation fault

I recently did an update on my Ubuntu 11.04. Unfortunately I can't remember what was updated, but I am sure there were some core things. Anyway, before that update I could change the fan speed, due ...
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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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1answer
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External monitor support for Sandy Bridge integrated graphics

I have a Lenovo W520 with an I7 2720QM+Nvidia Quadro 2000M. Now, I always use the system in integrated graphics mode, but I've found that with this setup, the system doesn't detect external monitors ...
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1answer
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Upper part of desktop cut off on a Panasonic VIERA TC-P50X3 50-Inch 720p television

Ubuntu displays the upper 2/3-3/4 of the desktop only. Top panel is partially off screen and lower panel is way off screen. Video card is Nvidia GF FX 5200 AGP 8x. It's older and replaced a GF 6200 ...
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Nvidia GTS450, turn on nvidia drivers = blank screen after boot

I know this is possibly a duplicate of Blank screen after installing nvidia restricted driver. But now 11.10 has been released. Is this issue near to being resolved? I've even uninstalled the ...
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How do I perform easy switching to external monitor

I am currently changing between my laptop and my external monitor with the NVidia X Server Settings program and I'm sure I'm doing it in a really dumb way: I currently select the external monitor, ...
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Can not get Dual Monitors to work on Different GPUs [closed]

My setup is a follows: 19" 1440x900 monitor on my nVidia 460 GTX 17" 1280x1024 monitor on the internal nVidia card Now, I am able to get a xserver running on both monitors, but I am trying to ...
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1answer
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Nvidia NVS 4200M Problems on Lenovo T420S

I have a problem in getting the NVIDIA card to load. I get the classic "no screens" found. I've even forced it to used "ConnectedMonitor" DFP-0 for my laptop screen. I suspect that something is ...
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1answer
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Only one monitor shows options in nvidia-settings

I have dual monitors setup with Ubuntu 11.04. One is a dell and other is HannsG. I suspect that the HannsG monitor is not setup correctly as the colors look very weird. I think the problem is with ...
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How can I toggle between single and dual monitor setup?

I have two monitors working just right with nvidia driver. There are times, however, where I want to have just one monitor and other times where I need two: I must open NVidia XServer Settings, go to ...
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1answer
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How to stop booting into terminal mode?

My ubuntu 11.04 is only booting in terminal. From the terminal when I enter command startx I see the following: The NVIDIA GPU at PCI:1:0:0 is not supported by the 173.14.30 NVIDIA Driver ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 11.04 displays white lines when falling to prompt

First, I tried installing Ubuntu Server 11.04 on an older PC of mine in order to make it a file/ftp and web server. The installation went fine, but when I tried booting I only got a bunch of white ...
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Enabling Nvidia Graphics on Ubuntu 11.04

I've been struggling this for quite some time and it's come to a point where looking at my screen hurts my eyes because I think my video driver settings are all messed up. Additional Drivers says I ...
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1answer
558 views

3D support from Nouveau drivers

My GPU is an old one (FX 5500), but it supports 3D acceleration with the NVIDIA driver. There is experimental acceleration support in the open source drivers as far as I know, and I would like to try ...
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1answer
268 views

System boots in fallback mode half of the time

Half of the time when I boot up my laptop it enters Gnome Classic fallback mode and all 3d graphics are disabled. If I log out and log back in, then it will enter Unity properly and 3d effects will be ...
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1answer
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black screen when booting whereas failsafe mode works

I've had a problem for quite some time now. When I boot up my Ubuntu 11.04 it just won't load X. It works when I first load in failsafe mode and then restart X, however this is a quite annoying ...
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1answer
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“Failed to set DisplayPort power” - Dual Head freezes OS

Problem No picture appears on the second, externally, connected monitor. All used to work perfectly until a week ago or so. I always used nvidia-settings + TwinView/Clone to clone my laptops view, ...
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1answer
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/sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo missing

i wanted to install and use asus_switcheroo but unfortunately the vgaswitcheroo folder is missing. I already checked whether vgaswitcheroo is actually enabled and as i use the vanilla kernel it is ...
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585 views

How can I get both of my monitors working with Ubuntu?

I have two W2252TQ Flatron screens, both were working in windows 7 prior to installing Ubuntu 10.04. The active monitor is connected via DVI with the VGA one dark. If I disconnect the DVI one then the ...
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2answers
652 views

Not able to start my laptop after nvidia driver install

I have a dell inspiron N5110, with i5, 4Gb ram and nvidia GT525 graphic card. I installed ubuntu 11.04. It was working fine with unity. Then in additional driver I installed the recommended nvidia ...
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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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Ubuntu keeps randomly freezing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? My Ubuntu 11.04 installation keeps randomly freezing. I can't really find a pattern in when it happens. First the cursor starts ...
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1answer
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Duplicated, interlaced and distorted graphics on my HP dv6000

Issue When I boot from the live USB, after selecting "Try Ubuntu ..." all graphics are interlaced, shifted to the right, duplicated and distorted -- Even the terminal when I access it by pressing ...
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2answers
692 views

Black screen on login and then flickering of GUI elements on Nvidia 9500GS [duplicate]

Last week i tried to install Ubuntu 11.04 and i have a problem i cannot solve. Mit Grafics Card is an Nvidia 9500GS which worked well with Ubuntu, Compiz and stuff before. The Problem: i installed ...
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1answer
607 views

How can I fix the compiz effects lag in unity?

I've recently installed ubuntu 11.04, and I actually liked Unity (although many others prefer Gnome), but there seems to be a lag problem. Every time I press the super button to bring out the Dash, or ...
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3answers
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How to switch between GPU's on an Asus EEE1015PN

I have an Asus EEE1015PN intel N550 with two GPU's: GMA3150 and Nvidia ION2. If I use (but I don't want to) windows 7 and I want to watch a full hd movie, then it switches to the bigger GPU. If I ...
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1answer
301 views

Only starting in command mode after I tried installing nvidia drivers

I had put in a new video card on the box and tried installing nvidia drivers version 173 via command line and System ➜ Administration ➜ Additional Drivers. Now when I try to restart ubuntu 11.04 it ...
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1answer
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How can I remove nvidia drivers?

Recently I installed Ubuntu 11.04 (32 bit) on my Core i5 750 with a GeForce 210 graphics card. Unfortunately, it installs the nVidia drivers automatically, without any prompt (unlike in earlier ...
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0answers
405 views

Why is my NVIDIA Additional Driver Installed but not in use [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Nvidia driver activated but currently not in use I am on Ubuntu 11.04, NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT, Ubuntu Classic. Why is my driver installed but now in use?
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How to disable VGA

If i run lspci | grep VGA I get below output which tells me below VGA cards are present on my computer. 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation GT216 [GeForce GT 220] (rev a2) ...
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3answers
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Dell D820 - Nvidia - Compiz crashes / won't run

I'm running a Dell Latitude D820 and a fresh / clean install of Ubuntu 11.04 x64. My graphics card is detected as nVidia Corporation G72M [Quadro NVS 110M/GeForce Go 7300] (it's the NVS 110M - the Go ...
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2answers
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Is a Zotac Geforce GT 220 supported?

I am planning to install Ubuntu 11.04 on a machine using Zotac Geforce GT 220. Does anyone know if this card is supported? Thanks
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0answers
716 views

System freezes when external monitor is enabled [closed]

I have a laptop with a dual head nVidia graphic card. I have two external monitors connected to the docking station. I am running 11.04 (upgraded from 10.10, which was a clean install). Ubuntu ...
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1answer
599 views

How to 'Expo' One Big Wall with Dual Monitors [closed]

With Dual Monitors, when I use the Expo, it clones repeating itself in each monitor. With 10.10 I solved this with the option 'One Big Wall' but this doesn't work on 11.04 I have a nvidia 560Ti with ...
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0answers
472 views

Nvidia coolbits settings don't work when I click the checkbox [closed]

I have enabled coolbits on my system. I am running ubuntu 11.04 with unity 2D. When I open Nvidia x server settings I have clock frequencies as I should. When I click enable clock frequencies I get ...
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1answer
895 views

Incorrect screen resolution on login on a MacBook Pro 7.1 [closed]

I'm having trouble with x11...when I restart my laptop, the screen resolution is always reset to 1024x768. I set the resolution to the appropriate 1280x800 and everything is fine for that session, ...
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2answers
555 views

Audio backend for 11.04?

Often the audio quality is very bad so I've to restart the audio backend. When I'm using ALSA I can't since the command to restart it seems not to find the file (strange as ALSA works..) when I'm ...
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2answers
5k views

Unity with GeForce FX 5200

I have a computer with a Nvidia GeForce FX 5200 With the nvidia binary driver (version 173) my computer wont boot. I get a white screen with random black characters on it. With the Experimental open ...
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1answer
912 views

Flickering with experimental driver on a Geforce 8200M [duplicate]

I've just installed Natty in a laptop with a non-working back-light, so I have to use an external monitor in order to see anything. The problem is that the two nVidia proprietary drivers available ...
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4answers
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Nvidia driver activated but not in use (gtx280)

I have nvidia gtx280. Using the 10.10 version I had no problem with it. But at 11.04 I keep getting the "This driver is activated but not currently in use" message. Output of ...
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1answer
816 views

Only displaying background/cursor after login after Natty upgrade (using NVIDIA drivers) [closed]

I just upgraded to 11.04. Now, after I log in all I get is the background and a cursor (which I can move, no panel, no desktop icons, etc.). Same thing happens if I select classic mode. I tried ...
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2answers
915 views

Why is Spotify (WINE) so slow?

I'm using Unity and wine1.3. Spotify installs fine, but every click in the window slows the whole system down incredibly for a few seconds. System Monitor shows that suddenly Xorg starts using ~50% ...
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3answers
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How do I install the nvidia driver for a GeForce 9300M?

Yesterday i've installed ubuntu 11.04 (instead of 10.10). And i need to install nvidia driver which supports opengl 3.3 In 10.10 i did it in a such way: Ctrl+alt+f1 login sudo /etc/init.d/gdm stop ...
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2answers
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How can I add the Nvidia X Settings to the panel?

Is it possible to add the Nvidia X Settings to the Panel so it can be worked from there? For example to have the ability to change resolutions, change AA, AF, Vsync, Detect other monitors, change ...
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2answers
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Why does Nvidia Settings have different resolutions than the Monitor option?

I checked the resolutions in System -> Preferences -> Monitors and it has different resolutions than the System -> Administration -> Nvidia X Server Settings I have installed the proprietary Nvidia ...
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6answers
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How do I get my blacked out ttys back? [closed]

Original Question: After I replaced my Ubuntu 10.10 with 11.04 all I get when I Ctrl+Alt+F1–F6 into a tty is a black screen. Also when I boot there's a while of black screen after grub2 menu is ...
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1answer
249 views

Unity indicators slowly disappear after suspending laptop on dual monitor configuration

I have one quite annoying issues with Unity behaviour after waking laptop up from suspend. Second issue is that after waking up, list of indicators on second, smaller monitor move small amount to ...
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2answers
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How to automatically switch monitors with my laptop dock

I have a Dell Precision M4300 with a Dell Dock PRO1X running Ubuntu Natty. When I have the laptop docked the lcd display is off and I use two external monitors however when I undock the laptop it ...