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Is it possible to install CUDA and nVidia drivers in Ubuntu 11.10 that is installed in an external HDD?

We have to do cuda 5.0 programming on Ubuntu 11.10. Since we are using a shared workstation, we have chosen to go for a external HDD installed Ubuntu. Will this ubuntu work as the normal PC version ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Performance Problems [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I improve overall system performance? I have recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 in my hp pavilion t440m (this is a pc, not a laptop; with extra ram, now 1.5G) and I ...
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Not able to configure graphics

I bought a new Dell Inspiron 5420 with 11.10 preinstalled. I am not able to configure my graphic settings. how do i check whether my nvidia graphics is working or not? how to check my intel ...
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CUDA on Ubuntu 11.10 MacTel

Can anyone please point me to a tutorial or give me directions how to make my machine Cuda ready without crashing my system? Tried it once with the Cuda guide on the Nvidia site but that is not for ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 then 12.04 then 60+ updates then boot only shows grub

I had 11.10 x64 installed on AMD 4core with NVidia card. I had problems changing screen resolution. I have just over-installed 12.04 x64. It went well. Screen resolution changes worked well. I ran ...
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12.04 performing worse than 11.10

For what reason, do you think, 12.04 performs worse than 11.10? I recently fresh-installed 12.04 and have found that the general screen animations (like swiping between desktops, window fading, etc) ...
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11.10 to 12.04: Post-upgrade boot failure [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My system is totally messed up. What is the best course of action? When booting after upgrading to 12.04 from 11.10, it stalls with the ubuntu logo and the dots going. ...
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Just Installed 11.10 on a PC that had problems with 9 - First Run, Screens going black

Last time I had ubuntu on this PC the screen would go black every few seconds and stay black for a bit, that was running 9, now I've upgraded to 11.10 hoping that would fix the issue, but the issue ...
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129 views

Vertical Resolution Over Vnc Multiplied by 12

I run Ubuntu 11.10 with 2 monitors at a resolution of 3840x1080. This is done via NVIDIA's TwinView mode. When I run the following command: x11vnc -safer -localhost -once -display :0 -ncache 10 ...
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Youtube video stutters

I have an nvidia geforce 7400 graphics card with 1 GB of RAM. Just did a clean installation of 11.10 Ubuntu. Everything is fine except for the youtube videos, apart from being a lil slow it stutters, ...
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NVIDIA QUADRO 4000 graphics card not working

I have a new home build with the following hardware: Memory: (16GB - 2 of Corsair Vengeance 8 GB ( 2 x 4 GB ) DDR3 1866 MHz (PC3 15000) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM) Mobo: (ASUS LGA 1155 - Z68 - PCIe 3.0 and ...
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Blank Screen on Boot in Dell Vostro 3750 [duplicate]

I have been using Ubuntu in My Acer Aspire 5920 and Aspire 1 since last many years. Recently I purchased Dell Vostro 3750 - Intel® Core™ i7-2670QM with Nvidia® Geforce™ GT 525M, 1GB (Quad Core) I ...
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Xen 4.1 + NVidia driver = Unity has no window decorations [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 with Unity. I installed XEN and booted its kernel. The machine booted normally. However, when I started Unity (3D), there were no window decorations. I tried Unity 2D and ...
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How can i go back to nvidia 295.33 driver?

when i updated my nvidia driver to 295.40 Unity is not working any more i just get a black screen and nothing happens although Unity 2D and gnome classic are working fine so i think it's a problem ...
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Compiz uses 100%CPU since nvidia update

This morning, I logged into Unity 3D and noticed that everything was really slow and unresponsive. I pressesd ctrl + alt+ F1 to open a terminal and diagnose the problem. It turns out that compiz is ...
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Why does Windows 7 overall performance is better than Ubuntu 11.10?

I have a Intel i7 2600 processor, 8GB DDR3 RAM, nVidia GTX570 graphics card, and still Ubuntu taking 45-50 seconds to boot and 32-35 seconds to power off, while Windows 7 boots in only 20-25 seconds ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 problem with Nvidia

I have an acer with a Gforce graphics card. I installed ubuntu 11.10 and it was working properly until I installed Nvidia drivers via additional drivers, I hit "nvidia-xconfig" in terminal and then ...
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Problem with brightness Sony Vaio NVIDIA graphics

Recently I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop (Sony Vaio VPCF22MOE). My graphics card is NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M. After ubuntu installation I installed NVIDIA Driver Version which is 295.33. I ...
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Horible lag on Xubuntu media center setup [closed]

I am setting up a media center running Xubuntu 11.10 as a media center. It is using the XFCE desktop enviroment. I have the NVIDIA drivers installed from the Additional Drivers program, and ...
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Can't use nvidia card/driver on optimus notebook

I installed (once again) the latest official nvidia driver for my GT540m on Ubuntu 11.10. Even though everything seems OK with my xorg.conf file (I've manually added BusID "PCI:1:0:0", since lspci ...
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how do I get dual monitors to work properly in Ubuntu 11.10 on a Dell Latitude D630? [closed]

I have spent a lot of time trying to get dual monitors to work on Ubuntu 11.10 on my Dell Latitude D630 (nVidia NVS 135m video card). For starters, the System Displays settings app always only ...
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Acer Aspire 8951G Nvidia Optimus and HDMI issues

After loooong searches it seems that linux users are pretty much screwed when it comes to Optimus. Does anyone know of a workaround other than trying to flash the BIOS with the hack that will show an ...
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Strange resolution on Ubuntu 11.10

I only just installed Ubuntu 11.10, so excuse me if this question is silly ;-) I have a Fujitsu Esprimo Mobile V655, nvidia 8200 graphics, and recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 using wubi. I had to ...
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No monitor output after fresh install of 11.10 64-bit

I have a machine with a Nvidia 8600GT graphics card and a CRT monitor. Previously, I have only used Windows on it, and the graphics card seems to be working correctly in Windows 7. I booted up and ...
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How to install a NVIDIA driver for 11.10 [duplicate]

I have a Thinkpad T61p with Quadro FX570M. I just installed the Ubuntu 11.10. I have tried to download the driver LINUX DISPLAY DRIVER - X86 version 295.20 from NVIDIA, but I do not manage to install ...
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No OpenGL in 11.10 / GUI won't start with Nvidia [closed]

I've got a Dell D630 that I've been running with Ubuntu 11.04 and I recently decided to do a web upgrade to 11.10. After the upgrade Blender wouldn't start. I did some investigating and discovered ...
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How to use external displays with Intel driver on a NVidia/Intel hybrid system

I switched to a new laptop, a Dell Latitude E6520. This laptop has a NVidia/Intel hybrid GPU setup. When "NVidia Optimus" is enabled then Linux (Ubuntu Oneiric) sees both GPUs: lspci | grep VGA ...
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Problem with running WebGL with Chrome

I just setup ubuntu 11.10 on Dell XPS 15z by following the instruction from here: Current status/known issues for DELL XPS 15z? Everything seems ok until the point I failed to run openGL on chrome: ...
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Dual nVidia GPUs (3 monitors) not working in 11.10

after searching I have not found a solution. I have 2 nvidia quadro 295 cards with 3 monitors but I can not extend twinview across multiple GPUs. I have the most recent nvidia proprietary drivers ...
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Tried every solution but my monitor resolution is still stuck at 640x480

I have problems getting my Viewsonic VX2025wm LCD monitor with Ubuntu 11.10. I have another monitor which works well (although in VGA mode), but this one refuses to go beyond 640x480. I'm trying to ...
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How do I fix dragging items between two monitors?

I have two monitors set up using Nvidia Twinview on Ubuntu 11.10. When I drag something (a file, a link on a website, select text, etc.), my right-hand monitor screws up. Usually the screen shifts up ...
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791 views

Help required to install an Nvidia GT520 card into 11.10

I'm a total newbie with Ubuntu, installed Windows and built PCs numerous times over the years, but this O/S is utterly new to me. I am trying to install Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit with a Nvidia/Asus GT520 ...
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Plymouth splash not showing, purple and black on boot

I've got Ubuntu 11.10 on Asus machine with Nvidia G-Force 210M,...everything works fine, but bootscreen Plymouth splash does not show... First time I've had big resolution logo so I Googled some ...
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NVIDIA Optimus GEFORCE GT 540M not recognised as a proprietary driver

I have no idea what I'm doing wrong, when I first install Ubuntu 11.10 as a dual boot on my Acer Aspire 5750G laptop, I could select my additional driver, my Nvidia graphics card and I got informed to ...
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Nvidia geforce 6150-unity 3d won't work

The Nvidia Geforce 6150 does not work with Unity. What should I do to fix it? I am using Ubuntu 11.10.
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Can T520+Bumblebee run an external monitor via DisplayPort?

Using 64-bit Ubuntu 11.10 and integrated (Intel) graphics, I can run the 1600x900 laptop display plus a 1600x1200 external monitor connected to the VGA adapter. But my external monitor is 1920x1200 ...
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Can't use Nvidia drivers in Dell Inspiron n5110

I have a Nvidia gt525m card installed in my Dell Inspiron n5110 laptop. After installing recommended drivers of my graphic card in Ubuntu 11.10 it happens nothing but that disables Unity3D effects ...
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Can't get NVIDIA drivers to work on Dell Latitude E6520, Unity on Oneiric [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? My external monitor works fine when connected to my laptop's dock using a VGA cable. However, with a DVI cable, I can't ...
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Problem installing Ubuntu in my new computer

I have a new computer with an Nvidia graphics card and I'm trying to install Ubuntu. Any version newer than Natty will freeze in this state: This case is me trying to install 11.10. Whats weird is ...
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How can I increase resolution when impossible to set up nvidia driver?

I was stuck at 1024x758 before creating an /etc/X11/xorg.conf file as follows which works well to allow me to have a resolution of 1920x1200 with the vesa driver. Section "Device" Identifier ...
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Thinkpad T520 - problem detecting nvidia card after enabling it after installation

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit edition on my Lenovo Thinkpad T520. At that time, I had turn off the discrete graphics through the BIOS settings to preserve battery life. Now, I want to enable ...
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Screen blurry, overflows visible area in Gnome classic on Ubuntu 11.10

I'm having a lot of trouble getting things setup to work nicely with my monitors in 11.10. I have an "old" VGA connected 19" Acer monitor to the left (secondary) and a newer, HD Acer monitor ...
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960 views

Xorg 11.10 kernel 3.0.0-16-generic running Extremely High CPU memory. Was a bug Introduced in recent update? [closed]

So any luck with this yet? I am running Kubuntu 11.10 x86_64 kernel 3.0.0-16-generic i7 @ 3.8GHz 24GB Ram NVIDIA gtx 260 running the 290.10 Drivers This actually didn't start happening until I ...
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How to fix resolution to 1920x1080 on Panasonic HDTV [closed]

Ive been having trouble figuring out why the Nvidia driver cannot work with my HDTV (Panasonic LCD HDTV (TC - L42U30). The problem right now is that the Nvidia configuration sets the display at ...
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771 views

Supertuxkart not able to start

Was working fine before i played around with NVIDIA drivers and ended up with this problem. I tried running it through the terminal and i see these messages: subsharm@subsharm-ThinkPad-T61:~$ ...
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Gnome desktop locks up, no keyboard or mouse clicks

Just updated the Nvidia driver and now when reboot the login works but then Gnome just locks up (freezes). Mouse can move across screen but no clicks work neither does keyboard commands like ...
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1answer
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How do I turn off nVidia high performance mode?

I am new to Ubuntu 11.10 and never touched linux until today. I installed Ubuntu alongside with Windows 7. I have an issue with my laptop overheating and freezing when it uses the high performance GPU ...
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Problem with display resolution using a NVIDIA Quadro NVS 160M [closed]

After following the steps of Bruno Pereira's answer in "NVIDIA Quadro NVS 160M in the Dell Latitude E6500". My NVIDIA Quadro NVS 160M driver installed on my system without any error, but after ...
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2answers
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NVIDIA Quadro NVS 160M in the Dell Latitude E6500

How can i install NVIDIA Quadro NVS 160M driver for my Dell Latitude E6500? I downloaded NVIDIA-Linux-x86-290.10.run by searching in nvidia site. After download I stop lightdm service and then run ...
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How do I fix 11.10 GUI?

This happens in both gnome and Ubuntu. I can log in just fine. But nothing loads. All I see is my background. This happend after I was trying to get my dual screens configured correctly.