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Cannot go to black screen (Manual login, Ctrl+Alt+F2) and cannot stop light dm

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my Connoiseur work station with Intel Xeon processor. It has Tesla C1060 graphics card. Recently, the system encountered a kernel error and a pop up window appeared ...
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3.13.0-24 Kernel and NVIDIA Drivers

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I installed Nvidia drivers from additional software. Everything was working fine. After a few days an update notifier came out to install kernel 3.13.0-24 (and ...
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Graphical issues with 3.13.1 kernel on Ubuntu 13.10 on MBP 9,1

I recently added an Ubuntu 13.10 installation to my OSX 10.9.1 and Windows 8.1 dual-boot on a MacBook Pro 9,1. It was hard to find documentation for installation on this model, as everyone seems to ...
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Ubuntu 3.13 Kernel update not working

I started on Linux a week ago. My friend hooked me up with it and I started with Kernel 3.10. I'm trying to update to 3.13, but when I try to install it through the terminal it won't go past 3.11. ...
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Boot failure after fallback grapihcs driver doesn't load - can't figure out how to fix problem via live disk

I'm almost positive the issue is that there are 2 graphics kernels, however I can't get past the boot to rectify the situation. I tried via terminal on a live cd but I can't figure out how to run the ...
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How well is AMD's family of APUs supported under Ubuntu? [closed]

Can anyone provide current information on whether or not it is possible to get these A-series APUs fully functioning with the latest release of Ubuntu (13.04)? By "fully functioning" I mean seeing the ...
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Screen resolution lowers every time there is a kernel update

Every time I get a kernel update, my screen resolution is lowered. I can fix this by switching the NVIDIA driver to a different version and then restarting. I think what is happening is that the ...
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Ubuntu 13 change drm_kms_helper poll param

I had ubuntu for 3 years( since version 11). Every version I had, had the Intel Graphics bug in it's kernel - randomly freezing mouse. I fixed this problem using "echo N> ...
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How to Customize personalized ubuntu installation including nvidia drivers [duplicate]

I have a computer with 12 core processors, 32 GB memory and Nvidia GTX 530M graphics card. I tried to install the gnome-desktop preceded by the server-12.10 installation. It took some attempts to ...
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How do I enable/disable graphics card at will without logging out?

My battery backup hardly lasts for 45mins. I searched for a similar problem but din't find any solution applicable to me. I use Nvidia GeForce 525M graphics card and use Nouveau. My laptop gets ...
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How can I make Linux behave better when EDID is unavailable?

I'm using Mythbuntu 12.04 with a TV which only provides EDID information when it is turned on. Since the computer will be used for recording video via MythTV, I don't want to always have the TV on ...
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Will Ubuntu be releasing an update for Cedar Trail Processors?

There is a file available on the Intel web site with the file name "cdv-gfx-drivers-1.0.1_bee.tar.bz2" and a date of July 6, 2012. It can be found by searching the Intel Download Center for the ...
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nvidia driver problems after upgrading to 3.2.0-26 on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit [closed]

After installing latest updates I can't set screen resolution higher than 1024x768; every time after the boot I get a message Could not apply the stored configuration for the monitors (Note: ...
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1k views

Google Earth freezes during zoom-in on Intel processors with integrated graphics

When I zoom in at a certain zoom level, Google Earth makes my system freeze completely so that I have to power off or reboot I use Kubuntu 12.04 and my laptop has an Intel(R)Core(TM)i3-2310M CPU ...
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Screen keeps freezing, then kernel panic

I have a Hp DV6-3079tx. It has a ATI Radeon graphics chip. The system seems to randomly freeze up, sometimes it will unfreeze, other times it will un-freeze, freeze, then go black. Looking in the ...
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What does the kernel boot parameter “set acpi_osi=Linux” do?

I am facing an issue with brightness control in my laptop which has Intel HD graphics. So when I searched for a fix I found that a common suggestion is to edit the GRUB file line, ...