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Ubuntu 14.04: nvidia drivers cannot be installed

I have an Asus laptop with a nVidia card. lspci tells me: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF119M [GeForce 610M] (rev a1) I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64-bit ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 install NVIDIA driver

After I have managed to get running Ubuntu 14.04 (look at my last question about booting upgraded Ubuntu) now there is another problem: To continue with that story: I found a way to burn the image on ...
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I just installed ubuntu 12.04 & when it's boots up it pop's up a blank screen

This is my first time using Ubuntu, I downloaded it to my hp desktop, installed fine with dvd, and when it restarted a black screen pops up saying This is low video mode I tried almost everything on ...
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122 views

White screen with black strips Ubuntu 12.04 LTS after install NVidia drivers

I was trying to install Steam and it get me a message about that my NVidia drivers were outdated and they recommend me to install at least the NVidia 304 drivers, so I installed and rebooted my PC, ...
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1answer
125 views

nVidia 331.49 Installaton on P151EM1 Clevo (with dual-boot Ubuntu 13.10)

(apologies for the possibly confusing title) Here is the situation: I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed on my P151EM1 Clevo laptop (GTX670MX) (dual boot with W7). I'm trying to update the drivers to ...
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26 views

video driver related problems 13.10?

I have installed 13.10 64bits version on an I7 laptop with a 610m radeon graphic card. I have also installed flash player I have a few problems. youtube plays only with huge black areas above and ...
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1answer
209 views

“/usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lboost_python-mt" installing pycuda 2011.2.2

Trying to install PyCuda I followed these instructions as I ran into that problem but unfortunately I am still getting the error: c++ -pthread -shared -Wl,-Bsymbolic-functions ...
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1answer
690 views

Ubuntu 12.04.4 installation doesn't work

I uninstalled Ubuntu 13.10 due to problems with the Nvidia driver and installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 and it has the same problems, but in the Ubuntu 12.04.4 version I can't login to the session because the ...
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1answer
113 views

Ubuntu runs real slow, then crashes installing nvidia driver [duplicate]

Here's the hardware P4 2.4ghz (32bit) 2 gigs ram Asus dvd burner MSI GeForce 5200 FX 1 Seagate 60 gig (IDE) 1 WD Black 80 gig (IDE) USB mouse PS2 keyboard 17" NEC LCD Software Ubuntu 13.1 Default ...
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1answer
236 views

Installing freeglut3-dev on Ubuntu 12.04.4

I'm a fairly new Ubuntu user and have been trying to get the CUDA toolkit installed for a project. I've been following this guide: http://pastebin.com/fDpqvSi5 to try and get it installed correctly, ...
0
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1answer
102 views

Black screen on HP Pavilion zd7000 [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on an old HP Pavilion zd7000. It has a Pentium 4 | 2.8GHz | only 512 of RAM. The installation appeared to work fine, I can boot to a login screen but after entering my ...
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0answers
129 views

Install drivers for nvidia geforce gt 630 on newly installed 13.10

I have tried several different tutorials during the last couple of days, all of them resulting in different states of nonworking computer and the need to reinstall ubuntu. Now I need help. Which is ...
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39 views

How can i install cuda if i have GeForce GTX 570 and GeForce GT 520

I have GeForce GTX 570 and GeForce GT 520, and when i install Nvidia drivers 304 , and i enter lspci | grep -i nvidia i could see the 2 GPU, so when i want to install CUDA, following this page I ...
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1answer
350 views

Can't install nvidia drivers, multiple methods tried, all failed, have reinstalled Ubuntu multiple times

I have never used a linux distribution before in my life. After downloading Ubuntu 13.10 because it is the only one compatible with my motherboards onboard lan, I wanted to install the drivers for my ...
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0answers
58 views

USB Installation: First Boot Problem

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 alongside windows 7/64 bit. Everything was going fine, using a live usb. The trial is running fine. But when I tried to boot using ubuntu, all I get is a black ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 doesn't boot up after successful installation

Installed Ubuntu first time on my pc. Flashed it on my flash-drive, ran it on my computer and decided to install, after successful installation computer restarts and I only see white line on black ...
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2answers
262 views

Ubuntu 13.10 64bit installation problems with hp elitebook 8540w

I have tried both 32bit and 64bit versions of ubuntu 13.10 and 12.04 LTS and allways the same screen pops on! And I tried it with CD and USB. For burning CD I used Poweriso. For USB i used poweriso ...
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2answers
105 views

I cannot boot from a Ubuntu CD / DVD

I am trying to dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10. After burning the ISO and then booting the disc, I get to the purple menu that asks whether I want to Try, install, or check disk. Any option I ...
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0answers
88 views

Problem in AlienwareX51 Efidisk : Error: efidisk read error

I have the Graphics card nVidia GeForce 660 I have wanted Linux for quite some time. I finally decided to make a Live-USB. First I had an issue with ATP config. Then I switched back over to Windows ...
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1answer
121 views

System Drivers (Third Party)

I have a NVIDIA graphics card and the driver that the system found works okay. I would like to download something better. How hard is it to find and install them?
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1answer
302 views

Will Ubuntu work on MSI GE40?

I am going to buy a new laptop and I am thinking about MSI GE40 2OL-276 because of it's power and relatively low weight. But at the same time I am going to use it with Ubuntu. There are not too many ...
0
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0answers
36 views

Installation on Sony Vaio SVS1511A4E Single Boot

I need to install Ubuntu single boot on a Sony Vaio SVS1511A4E laptop, which specs are: http://www.sony.fr/support/fr/product/SVS1511A4E/specifications The Bios is H20 and there is Nvidia card on ...
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0answers
61 views

glx-alternative-nvidia what is it? do i need to install it sepately

I have a desktop with an NVidia gpu (a quadro FX 1800). I installed the nvidia gpu driver using sudo apt-get install nvidia-current and I am wondering about a few things: do I need to install ...
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0answers
68 views

Unable to Install Ubuntu (Any Version) on Malibal Lotus P150SM with NVIDIA GPU

I have an interesting situation. I have read that with two GPU's in my laptop, I cannot install Ubuntu without disabling one of them first. This seems to be true, as I begin to boot from the USB ...
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0answers
82 views

Nvidia Gforce 700 series drivers ISSUES on Unbuntu 12.4 , HELP!

I have an older HP Media center PC from like 2006, it runs pretty good with Windows7 Home Premium, but I wanted to try Ubuntu Linux 12.4LTS on my machine. I installed the Ubuntu OS while in Windows ...
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0answers
111 views

Nvidia driver install issue w/ 12.04 Quantal - shall I follow 12.10 instructions?

spent more than a week now, trying to install nvidia and blender on my Ubuntu 12.04 i7 processor with GeeForce 640. following several instruction here and at other forum still I am in the middle of ...
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1answer
932 views

Installing NVIDIA graphics Driver

How to stop X server before installing Nvidia graphics Driver in Ubuntu 13.10
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2answers
353 views

I can't install nvidia correctly

I tried to install the nvidia drivers in my laptop dell Inspiron i7 with Graphyc g-force running with Ubuntu 13.10. I tried this commands : apt-get install nvidia-current-updates - nvidia-xconfig ...
0
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0answers
111 views

Corupted Kernel as a result of Nvidia driver 319

I'm new here, first time posting, only reading here for a couple days. I recently installed ubuntu on my box so I could do work on something similar to a senior thesis from home. Upon first start up ...
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1answer
885 views

Black screen, blinking cursor and purple line left

Last week I installed Ubuntu on my notebook, now I'm also trying to install it on my PC, but with no luck. When i start from my USB stick (same as I installed my notebook with, Ubuntu 13.04) first ...
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1answer
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Problems while installing Ubuntu on HP Envy 17-j050

I had several issues while trying to install Ubuntu (x64) on the new laptop that I just bought: HP Envy 17-j050ex (specs). I will not raising the common issues about dual-boot, secure boot, setting ...
0
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1answer
648 views

Nvidia Drivers - Synaptic

So I am in synaptic package manager and want to install a new Nvidia driver I see: Nvidia-319 Nvidia-319-updates which one should I pick? Which on is the non-free proprietary one? I have a ...
3
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0answers
361 views

Ubuntu not installing on toshiba satellite [closed]

I recently bought a Toshiba Satellite s70 and customized it to have nvidia GEFORCE graphics card. I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my old laptop and created a 13.04 and 13.10 install usbs. I jump through ...
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1answer
83 views

Which Ubuntu I should install on this laptop? [duplicate]

İm using windows 8 my system is : İntel core2duo t6400 2.0 ghz 2mb cache 6 gb ddr3 1033 mhz ram Nvidia 9600mGS Gpu and i have 500 gb hdd i love to play games so i prefer windows 8 for games but i ...
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0answers
22 views

Installing Ubuntu 12.04 ATAPI Issue [duplicate]

I am currently running Windows 7 and thought it would be cool to test out Ubuntu 12.04, got my old HDD in my machine. I used Wubi to install it. (yes, I did format to fat32). Now I get this error: ...
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0answers
48 views

Can't install Ubuntu Server with Screen Problem

I want to install Ubuntu server on notebook Acer Aspire 4750g (vga Intel + Nvidia). But when boot via dvd or usb drive back across the screen as a line. Can not read the text. The picture attached. ...
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1answer
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I have a problem with installing ubuntu 13.04

I have Windows 7 like main system, but I want to install Ubuntu, and delete windows so I download normally Ubuntu put it on USB bootable and boot it after laptop restart..now problem is that I can see ...
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0answers
63 views

Failed to install Ubuntu

I have a problem whereby when I tried to install Ubuntu with my USB pendrive, my laptop crashes whenever i choose the Install option. My DVD reader is broken therefore my last resort is to use USB ...
0
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0answers
25 views

Low Graphics Mode on Fresh Install [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside a Windows 7 install. I get the very discouraging "low graphics mode" error after trying to install. First, the screen shows a funky pattern then gives ...
0
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1answer
808 views

Nvidia Geforce 210 on 12.04

The problem is that when I install the recomended drivers for the graphic card and next to that I reboot as the system says, the system loads so far and the screen turns off. I've tried several ...
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0answers
49 views

After installing Ubuntu 13.04 via Mini.iso through USB all of the colors of my screen are messed up [Pictures]

HP TouchSmart 9300 Elite Nividia GeForce 425M Ubuntu 13.04 Pictures: http://i.imgur.com/pOfYv73h.jpg http://i.imgur.com/shgNRSch.jpg If anymore information is needed just ask.
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1answer
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Ubuntu freezes at boot / many trouble installing Ubuntu 13.04

I have many trouble installing Ubuntu Gnome 13.04 (the same holds for Ubuntu 12.04) on my new desktop PC which I will describe in the following. Hardware Processor: Intel Core i5-4570 Mainboard: ...
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0answers
302 views

Ubuntu 13.4 starting problem [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 13.4 on my Lenovo by using Wubi installer,at the boot menu when i select the Ubuntu option the screen goes black ,but when i select the advace Ubuntu option in recovery mode it ...
1
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1answer
155 views

Screen shuts down when trying to install or try ubuntu? [duplicate]

I bought Lenovo Y510P and I want to use Ubuntu. When I try install or try Ubuntu the screen shuts down and nothing appears. When I selected to try Ubuntu. I hear the sound of Ubuntu start yet, the ...
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0answers
12 views

How do I install nvidia-319.32 drivers [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu I want to install the nvidia-319.32 drivers on Ubuntu 12.04 system for better performance. The drivers that were installed by default gave extremely poor performance in minecraft ...
0
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1answer
146 views

Non Bootable system -> Ubuntu is installed fine but it doesn't boot!? [closed]

I have a Dell Dimension 3000 and I am trying to make it a web server. I have tried installing the Ubuntu server 13.04 and Ubuntu Desktop 13.04. I have had no luck. The only thing that works is the ...
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0answers
82 views

Ubuntu installed but have multiple issues

When I go to install, Ubuntu only sees my RAID array, and won't let me install on my boot drive alongside Vista 64-bit. So I had to use the Windows Installer to get Ubuntu to install on the correct ...
0
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0answers
31 views

ubuntu 13.04 x64 install hrlp

I have a desktop I built has a 8 core amd cpu 32gb of ram 1gb nvidia gt550 ti vid card 3 sata hdds 2 are 1tb other is 150gb.I disconntected the 1tb's and have tried installing from usb and dvd both ...
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2answers
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Installing Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 12.04

So, I've been trying to run Steam on my computer (hp Pavilion dv7, Ubuntu 12.04), but I end up with the following error : Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0". After some research, I ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 - Graphic freeze [duplicate]

My ubuntu will not boot. It is a fresh install on the PC from a live usb. No errors were reported during install. When booting from the freshly installed ubuntu, the PC freezes before the graphical ...