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Disabling a Second GPU?

I have both an AMD ( HD 7850 ) and an Nvidia ( 8400 GS ) GPU installed on my motherboard. The Nvidia card is only there because of its S-video port, which I use to output to my old'n'bulky CRT TV. I ...
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RAM upgrade causes firefox, compiz crashes, even kernel panic on HP Pavilion [closed]

I use a HP Pavilion dv6500, and I recently upgraded my ram on my laptop from 1G to 4G, but I keep getting random issues. Here are a few: When watching youtube videos / vlc videos after a long period ...
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Where can I get the newest proprietary Nvidia drivers

Ubuntu 13.04 Nvidia gtx580 As you can see in the image the newest proprietary Nvidia driver is version 313. The newest open-source one is version 331. Where can I get the newest proprietary ...
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Installed New Graphic Nvidia GeForce GT610 WITH VGA HDMI DVI PORTS

Hi My Pc had only VGA output so I bought this card to run my PC from HDMI port. Installed card: switched on PC. Ubuntu started. changed monitor settings to hdmi, connected cable but black screen. ...
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Problems with video card or motherboard

I am using a Sony VGN-SZ32CP laptop, which is equipped with a nVidia GeForce Go 7400 video card with a 128MB memory, and a integrated card which is "Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS/GME, 943/940GML ...
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231 views

Flash Video in full screen system failure

I have recently reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04 and replaced hard drives and video cards (both nvidia) but changed drivers as I went from a 7600gt with the 173 driver to GT 640 with 310 driver. I had some ...
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Installing NVIDIA geforce 9 driver using the installer I got from their website

In my ubuntu 12.10 it didn't detect my graphic card. When I check the graphics in system settings>details it says none I've downloaded my driver installer from the NVIDIA website, make it executable, ...
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Which graphics-driver is used? (multiple drivers installed)

I have to set up one Ubuntu 12.04-Image for diffrent Hardware (PC's, Notebook's, etc) My Question: How do I support most of the graphics cards in my Hardware?! Is it useful to install the ATI and ...
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NVIDIA driver error in 12.04 - NVIDIA GT 540M [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “You do not appear to be using the nvidia x server”(screenshot included) I removed all packages associated with NVIDIA from Synaptic Package Manager and ...
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Which driver should I use with a 9600 GT Mobile?

I checked the Additional Drivers offered for my card and I saw four options: NVIDIA accelerated graphics drivers (version 173) NVIDIA accelerated graphics drivers (post-release updates) (version ...
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Why don't 12.04 Nvidia drivers work on my GeForce 6150 LE?

I got a slimline s7600n and of course i put ubuntu 12.04 on it. Im using recommended proprietary drivers and they are just not working to well. My monitor is 1366x768 but it will only do 1360x768 and ...
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Monitor shows 'no signal' after Nvidia driver installation (ubuntu 12.04 amd64)

I use Ubuntu 12.04 amd64 The last thing I see before this message is ubuntu boot splash screen. The hardware configuration is: Gigabyte 970a-ud3 motherboard AMD Phenom II X4 975 processor 8 GB RAM ...
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what are the Nvidia video card compatible with ubuntu 12.04 64bit

what are the Nvidia video card compatible with ubuntu 12.04 64bit? Could you provide the list of compatible Nvidia video cards with ubuntu 12.04 64bit
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Upgrading Hardware (GPU), will it work?

In a couple of days, I will change my old nVidia Quadro FX570 to nVidia GTX560Ti and I've been wondering if simply changing the GPU will work with my Ubuntu or it will break my system/create ...
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Is the GT430/GT520 enough for 1080p flash?

UPDATE 1: It seems that the gt520 is better at hd flash decoding that the gt430. Does anyone know if the gt520 is able to play 1080p video smoothly and if it can have 2 monitors connected to it at ...
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Nvidia driver activated but currently not in use

I have just finished an install of ubuntu 11.04 beta 2. At the end of the installation I got a message informing that I do not have the required hardware for unity, and that I should choose "ubuntu ...
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14answers
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Is a NVIDIA GeForce with Optimus Technology supported by Ubuntu?

I am considering buying a Dell XPS 15 laptop. The laptop has a Nvidia 420m card which should work with Linux but I keep reading that the Nvidia Optimus technology isn't supported on Linux. I am not ...
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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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What is the current status of the performance of nVidia vs ATI video cards?

Which is probably better for a new machine running Ubuntu?