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Controlling GTX Titan on Ubuntu 12.04

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 and the latest Nvidia 313.30 driver from their official site on my new System: MSI BigBang XPower II I7 3930K 64 GB 1833Mhz DDR3 eVGA GTX Titan superclocked I've run ...
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/usr/share/apport/apport-gpu-error-intel.py - Another case of this issue on 12.04 update

I am aware that this has already been reported in various places, I've searched using the forum and the 'similar questions' but I've not seen any solutions as of yet. Hopefully this question will aid ...
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GPU lockup on nvidia GeForce 8200m G

I have recently installed 12.04 LTS on an old Toshiba Satellite A215 which works just fine. I am attempting to load Ubuntu on an MSI CR600 with a GeForce 8200m G video controller (I am trying to dump ...
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How can I find the memory usage on my GPU?

Previously I was checking the memory usage on my GPU with the following command: nvidia-settings -q all | grep Memory I am processing some scientific data on my GPU with numpy and theano. I was ...
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“System program problem detected” with apport-gpu-error-intel.py

My Ubuntu 12.10 was working fine, until a week ago when a software update was installed. Now, every two minutes, the computer hangs for a couple of seconds, and then an error message pops up saying ...
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On 12.10 & 13.04 with i915 Detected a hung GPU, disabling acceleration

My system has been stable for about 3 months then without warning I started to get a freeze of the display and then a problem report saying GPU hung. I have update the graphics driver as per How to ...
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limitations when computing on CUDA GPU, Ubuntu shut down

I have created project in C++ for CUDA GPU. it runs OK, I tried for 1 000 000 paths for 512 european options, then I increased the number so loop took longer and longer (but still few seconds), but ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 + Intel GPU: random freezes

I have a ThinkPad T420 with Intel Graphics, and an external monitor through DisplayPort. I was running 12.10 with no problems, but 2 days ago, after an update, my system started to crash with no ...
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How can I make my onboard HDMI to work with my GPU?

I want to use my TV as a second monitor through HDMI in the motherboard, while use my main monitor through my graphics card since my motherboard is the only one who allows it. Ubuntu won't detect my ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 not recognizing the graphic card [duplicate]

I just installed an Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on my laptop which has this graphic card: Nvidia Geforce 610M 2GB but the output of lspci | grep VGA is this: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel ...
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What does it mean that my GPU is running 0 ops per second

I am currently running an Ubuntu 12.04 laptop built by System76. I fired up powertop, which I do frequently because my battery life on this machine is attrocious, and I noticed a line at the top ...
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GPU Driver Problem [duplicate]

I installed wubi 12.04 LTS. After restart, ubuntu says its starting for the firts time and gives an error: "stopping system v runlevel compatibility[OK]". Then monitor starts to go black and come back ...
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ubuntu 12.10 high temperature

i have an hp g6 with ubuntu 12.10 (64), when i watch a flash in full screen or play even a small ubuntu game like chess, the temperature goes to 80-90 degrees, normal browsing temperatures 64-70, i ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Installation problem

I have a GTX580 and I installed Ubuntu 12.04 using the nomodeset option. Now when I start the PC, in the login screen I can't move my mouse and then a black screen appears and the following message ...
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Temperature soars when glxspheres is off-screen

My laptop Samsung RF511 is overheating. I noticed this problem while playing minecraft: my computer would suddenly shut down. I checked /var/log/kern.log and sure enough the system reported ...
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How to fix “gpu lockup” error, Ubuntu froze after install [closed]

I installed Ubuntu dual-booting alongside Windows XP. After completing the install and rebooting, the machine froze, with this error message: GPU lockup- switching to software fbcon Failed to idle ...
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High Cache and slow Fallout 3 (wine) on Ubuntu 64bit 12.10

My Setup: Sony Vaio VGN-FW11E with Radeon HD 3470 (tech spec) 3 GB RAM Ubuntu 12.10 64bit The Problem: After a few minutes of gameplay the game is going down in speed to very slow. After quitting ...
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GPU fan spins like crazy in 12.10 on HD 6870

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 yesterday on my computer and everything is working fine apart from my GPU fan. For some reason, it spins to what sounds like 100% and just stays there no matter what I do. I ...
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How do I prevent Ubuntu from upgrading?

I've been struggling with this bug the whole day. I've managed to install following the first workaround proposed, but after I install the nvidia-current drivers I end up in a small 640x480 screen and ...
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Temperature and other statistics from Radeon Open Source Drivers?

How can I see GPU % usage, temperature, fan speed, etc, with Radeon Open Source Drivers?
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How can I fade the screen to black?

I've got an Ubuntu setup with OpenBox, and I'm just using it to play various media using vlc and feh. When switching media I have been "fading out" by using xrandr --brightness to decrement the ...
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How do I determine whether bumblebee is working as expected?

I followed the instructions at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bumblebee sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bumblebee/stable sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates sudo apt-get update Instead of ...
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Is the Atom Z2460 supported?

Couldn't find anything in the component database, I'm mostly worried about the PowerVR GPU it has. There are many Windows tablets using it and I was wondering if I could use 12.04 on it
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How do I undo and install the proprietary GPU driver?

At https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bumblebee I did steps 1 to 3. However, instead of doing step 4, I did: sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends bumblebee linux-headers-generic? If one day, I wanted ...
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Is this the right way to enable power saving with Bumblebee?

I am dual booting. Win7 for the occasional game, and Ubuntu 12.10 for everything else. I've got a Nvidia 680m 4GB GPU. At https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bumblebee If I only want to install bumblebee for ...
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How do I prevent my HDMI-audio-only connected GPU from powering off itself?

I have a PC running Ubuntu and XBMC with the following specifications: CPU - AMD A6-3500 APU - Radeon(tm) HD Graphics integrated discrete graphics card: AMD HD6400 I got the HD6400 just to have ...
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AMD FGLRX driver graphic switch problem

I have laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. My laptop have mobile graphics AMD Radeon HD 6370M onboard (AMD + Intel GPU), problem is with switching current GPU, i can switch from AMD to Intel, but after ...
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Does linux support Intel DVMT?

Does Linux (Ubuntu in particular) support Intel DVMT? I've Intel i5-2500K, 8GB RAM with NO graphics card. It has inbuilt 32MB dedicated graphics memory. In my Windows OS, graphics memory is ...
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How to have many Ubuntu workstations centrally managed?

I have about a dozen Alienware workstations that are used for CUDA development and for execution of MPI jobs. What is the best way to manage them? I'd like to have something like an apt-get but for ...
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Graphics issues nvidia GTX 560 Ti

I have a Asrock z77 Extreme 4 with a nvidia GTX 560 Ti video graphics card and I recently bought built it about six months ago. I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit on it (I installed the 32-bit ...
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Black screen using dedicated graphics

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. I also have win 7. the thing is I can only boot into both when I change graphics settings in the BIOS menu and I have to make it integrated. If I have it on ...
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Laptop boots at low color depth, close lid and reopen and voila--normal?

I boot the computer and the color depth is low in the sense that gradients don't look impressive as you can see banding in them. That is they don't appear to be dithered. I know this is a sign of low ...
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Unable to see Desktop in 12.10 after installing AMD Catalyst

I followed a tutorial to install the AMD catalyst for my GPU. When Ubuntu boots, all I can see is my desktop background. I can right click on it. Is there something I can do to fix this? Oh and the ...
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12.10 - GPU lockup [closed]

I just downloaded the Ubuntu 12.10 and i am trying to install on my laptop with Nvidia chipset, on previous version i was able to install on through nomodeset command and the i use to install later ...
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Always use one GPU [duplicate]

I got a Linux-Box with 2 GPU (intel and nvidia). I'm using bumblebee (and primus) for using the nvidia card, but I'm quite far from be really satisfied. I would like to know if there is a way to ...
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Can I view Nvidia GPU usage?

I know that I can view CPU usage using System Monitor: Is there such a tool for viewing GPU usage, as well?
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How do I get both AMD Mobility Radeon hd 4250 and 5650's working in a laptop? [duplicate]

My laptop has 2 GPUs inside: AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4250 AMD Mobility Radeon HD 5650 After fresh installing Ubuntu 12.10, I tried installing official drivers, which broke Unity and made it ...
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Hybrid graphics on desktop with Ivy Bridge

While there's plenty of resources on laptop hybrid graphics, I couldn't find any relevant info on desktop hybrid graphics. Suppose following scenario: I have an Ivy Bridge CPU with integrated GPU and ...
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Is there a recommendation for graphics card for Ubuntu 12.10? [closed]

I want to build my own computer to run Ubuntu 12.10. What are your recommendations for graphics card brands that work best with 12.10?
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Ubuntu 12.10 Laptop temperature

I'm using a laptop with a dedicated graphics card with Ubuntu and Windows 7 dual boot. Windows 7 Idle Temperature The Windows 7 idle temperature for CPU is 51°C average, and GPU is 46-48.5°C. ...
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Problems booting Ubuntu 10.10 with Nvdia GeForce 6600gt

I am quite new to Ubuntu and I already stumbled upon a problem. I run Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat now and Install went fine, when trying to boot the screen popped black and I faced this message "gpu ...
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No video signal after install

Today I tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 to my machine, but all the time I encountered the same problem, I successfully boot from Ubuntu 12.04 DVD, and a purple background comes up with accessibility and ...
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Display cuts off launcher, everything's blurry, Hulu choppy, system slower than Vista [closed]

Just installed 12.10 64bit. Display cuts off launcher, every thing's blurry, Hulu choppy, overall the system is slower than Vista. I'm guessing it's a GPU problem? I have a GeForce 9300M, but the ...
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Switching between Intel and NVIDIA GPU

My laptop has 2 GPUs, the Intel HD Graphics 4000, and NVIDIA GeForce FT 650M. How do I switch between GPUs? I tried installing drivers from NVIDIA, but that ruined my Ubuntu installation, and I had to ...
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Can I install Ubuntu/Lubuntu on a pc with a video card that is not supported if I add `nomodeset` in using the live cd/usb?

I have a computer with a video card that has no Linux support. I discovered this issue while trying to use a persistent usb to boot from. I found that I can boot like that if I change options and ...
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Best low range graphic card for Ubuntu

I have a AMD HD5770 But I have big issues with the driver. So I decided to invest in a card that is more "Ubuntu friendly". I need a card with 2 dvi ports. Im going to run Virtualbox and some light ...
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NVIDIA error “fallen off the bus” [closed]

i have been having a Serious Issue with my LG notebook and its Nvidia Geforce 310M GPU. It usualy (99% of the time) happens when i leave the computer idle for a while, but it has also happened ...
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AMD Driver not working on Ubuntu 12.04

I've just updated Ubuntu to latest version using Update Manager. It upgraded my kernel to 3.2.0-30. As always after installing new kernel I've reinstalled GPU drivers but with no success. AMD Driver ...
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AMD Radeon HD 7750 HW Acceleration?

Is it possible to get ATI Catalyst drivers and hardware acceleration working for a AMD Radeon HD 7750 in Ubuntu?
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Ubuntu 12.04 and KDE, graphical temperature monitor for GPU

I have ubuntu 12.04 and KDE. I already installed "lm-sensors", "hardware sensors indicator" and "Psensors" but none works well for me. I also know a couple of commands to find gpu temperature on ...