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nvidia driver is not loading after kernel update

I downloaded Nvidia driver from Nvidia's website. I set up it under kernel 3.11.0-17. Every thing was almost perfect for me. It was even working after update to kernel 3.11.0-18. However I wanted to ...
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Optimus - still doesn't work?

I was using Ubuntu 12.04 with Bumblebee for a while. Since I've bought an SSD, I've decided to install Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.10. Now, AFAIR Ubuntu 13.10 has 3.11.* kernel. I read, that with some ...
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Optimus graphics in kernel 3.12.9

Quick question: Since kernel 3.12.9 supports hybrid graphics laptops, it means it can enable/disable nvidia on its own, right? at least i can tell that from the battery life i get. So, since i have ...
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What combination of Nvidia drivers and Kernel version is recommended for gaming?

I'm somewhat new to Linux, although I have a fair amount of experience. I've been having a lot of graphical issues lately, and figured that upgrading to the latest linux kernel and Nvidia drivers ...
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Installing Nvidia drivers with pkg1.run ends with “no Version.h found”

I have read a lot and tried a lot - nothing worked for me. I have a Dell Inspiron 8200 (1600x1200) with a Geforce MX440 Mobile. Installing the driver the "easy way" (sudo apt-get install ...
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548 views

Nvidia 331 with kernel 3.13

nvidia 331.20 or nvidia 331.38 xorg edgers not working with ubuntu 14.04lts with kernel 3.13, x crashs when loading, how i resolve this? system: asus k56cb intel 4000/nvidia 740m nvidia_prime 0.5.3 ...
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Propietary Nvidia driver kernel initialization error

Brief summary: I installed Nvidia proprietary drivers and at boot I see the splash screen and then it drops to the command line login screen. Details: I am running Kubuntu 13.10 and wanted to install ...
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After apt-get upgrade system always boot to low-graphics mode

Some time ago I have installed xorg edgers nvidia 331 drivers for my Nvidia 420M with Ubuntu 13.10. Today I have run like always sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade -y && ...
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Crashing of certain programs after continuing from suspend - noveau drivers

I have noticed certain programs won't work after I continue from suspend. Most things work OK, but for instance when I run Amarok and switch to "Context" tab (the one with graphic display of played ...
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82 views

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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1answer
504 views

How do I find Ubuntu drivers for my gigabyte GA-Z77-D3H motherboard?

I am going to build a computer and just ordered my parts. Here are my parts... http://pcpartpicker.com/user/jdabi13/saved/2AbA Gigabyte, (the brand of my motherboard) says to find linux drivers from ...
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106 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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Ubuntu 13.10, kernel 3.11 blank screen issue with hybrid graphics

On my HP Envy, which has both an Intel on-chip graphics card and an Nvidia Geforce: *-display UNCLAIMED description: 3D controller product: GK208M [GeForce GT 740M] vendor: NVIDIA ...
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1answer
111 views

problem updating to ubuntu 12.04.3

Followed instructions, all nvidia drivers gone. when I enter: sudo apt-get install nvidia-current nvidia settings I get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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133 views

System crashes and reboots randomly while browsing

Please, help me finding out what's happening! I'm totally clueless. I can't seem to find the cause of the reboots in dmesg or any other log. Basically, my system reboots randomly while browsing, ...
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0answers
41 views

Initrd size seems large. Related to nVidia driver?

I'm using a 100mb partition for /boot on a clean install of Ubuntu 13.04. With only 2 kernels on it, it's already full. The biggest culprit seem to be both initrd (3.8.0.29, 3.8.0.19) images are ...
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36 views

Ubuntu 13.04 keeps freezing after latest update [duplicate]

I am running Ubntu 13.04 64-bit. My laptop has a dual-core Intel i5 processor, NVidia GT540M GPU, 4GB RAM and a 60GB SATA 3 SSD. After the most recent update it takes more than twice as long to boot ...
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1answer
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Best NVIDIA Additional Driver Option

Hello, Under Additional Drivers, there are a few options to choose from, but which one is the best? Using NVIDIA binary Xorg driver, kernel module and VDPAU library from nvidia-310-updates ...
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156 views

How to update the kernel for 3.10.6 AND have nVidia support on Ubuntu 13.04

I have a problem with my set up here. Well, I would like to use a bluetooth mouse/keyboard with my asus laptop, BUT the BT dongle keeps causing kernel panic with the kernel from the ubuntu repos ...
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118 views

Ubuntu 12.04 - [drm] nouveau 0000:01:00.0: nv50cal_space: -16, bios display is showing but once ubuntu starts booting no more display

BIOS is showing with this external card in Alienware X51 Dell PC. After bios while booting to Ubuntu screen shows no more signal. I have tried to update kernel and also old kernel but none is working. ...
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1answer
183 views

Xubuntu 13.04 some images won't load properly in any browser

I've had this problem for a couple of days now and I have no clue what might be causing it. When entering a particular website, it won't load the same images over and over again. At first I thought it ...
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0answers
65 views

Problem installing ubuntu 13.04

I have a laptop with an nVidia video card and an Intel integrated graphics. My computer was upgraded from Windows 7 to windows 8 64 bit before. I would love to try out Ubuntu. When I made a bootable ...
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2answers
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Unable to install drivers after updating linux kernel 3.10

After updating to linux 3.10 my GPU stopped working, it is a EVGA NVIDIA geforce 650. So I went about to purge nvidia and reinstall, did not work. The first time I installed it worked the flawlessly. ...
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86 views

No Unity/Dash after every kernel update

I've got an annoying issue since I upgraded to 13.04 and changed my graphic card to a nVidia GTX 560 Ti. Basically, every time there's a kernel update, I lose Unity/Dash. The first time this happened ...
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163 views

lenovo y570 ubuntu

I have dual boot via wubi both windows 7 and ubunutu 12.04 with kernel 3.5 in my lenovo y570 ideapad. There was heating problem in linux with respect to optimus(discrete switchable technology) ...
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1answer
196 views

How to manage kernel upgrades

I'm using 12.04LTS. Last week I upgraded to the latest (at the time) kernel, 3.2.0.48 and my display system became completely unusable. I have two displays on an Nvidia video adapter. I suspect the ...
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1answer
114 views

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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2answers
502 views

Can't Install nvidia driver on ubuntu 13.04

Here's the case. My Computer can boot ubuntu 13.04 but the time it loads my unity session --I have set autologin, the video card chrashes and the monitor blacks out. Even if I go console to do the ...
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302 views

Cannot boot either Win8 or Ubuntu after a kernel update (Linux 3.8.0-23-generic)

I dual boot Ubuntu 13.04 x64/Windows 8 x64 in UEFI mode. After downloading a kernel-update (Linux 3.8.0-23-generic), I can no longer boot into either OS. I have put around 10 hours into this already, ...
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0answers
65 views

changed the drivers for GPU and now the computer wont start

I changed the drivers for the GPU in ubuntu 12.04 because there were 4 available versions and I wanted to try them to fix the resolution problem, but when I restarted it now the computer wont start ...
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update-initramfs: /usr/share/initramfs-tools/hooks/fixrtc failed with return 1

I'm using Kubuntu 13.04 x64. I found out about this problem after installing Nvidia drivers from jockey and seeing that nouveau was still loading instead. I tried to manually reinstalling ...
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resolution and unity broken after kernel update in 12.04 with nvida

I'm runnig 12.04 with a nvidia GeForce 9300M GS and since kernel update from 3.2.0-42-generic to 3.2.0-43-generic (and from 3.2.0-43 to 44 and 44 to 45) the screen resolution and unity configuration ...
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How to install NVIDIA driver in Ubuntu

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 on DELL XPS L501 - Nvidia GeForce GT 420M. I'm using kernel 3.9.0-030900-generic. All kernel-headers are installed in the system. and I've tried the following. Use ...
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1answer
246 views

Boot to old kernel: GPU driver issues

When booting 13.04 to the 3.5.0 kernel that came with 12.10, the NVidia drivers seem to be playing up. Screen resolution is not what it should be, and I can't set it to the correct resolution either. ...
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2answers
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How to decide on the right Nvidia driver based on the Linux Kernel version?

After trying to install the Nvidia drivers and got them working and then got them broken, I would like to check one important thing: One of the main problems I run into was "Kernel version and Nvidia ...
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1answer
102 views

13.04 Not working period

I have reinstalled this 4 times now and cant seem to get it to boot now. I have a Phenom x6 AMD on a Gigabyte MB with 8 Gigs of ram and a Galaxy GeForce 210 GPU. Everything I have read is pointing ...
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1answer
105 views

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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Restore from deja-dup backup in low-graphic mode? [duplicate]

Kernel update from 3.2.0-40 to 3.2.0-41 resulted in low-graphic mode. My search of solutions for low-graphic mode leaded me to the page recommending to cleanup root partition by erasing unused ...
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0answers
198 views

How to disable nvidia/nouveau graphics driver?

I don't use linux for any particularly hardcore graphics applications (thankfully, there are nice, stable, proprietary systems for this). I just keep running into this bug: ...
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2answers
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How install Nvidia drivers in Ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

Today I performed fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04. After this I tried to install Nvidia graphics driver. I used 2 methods: How do I install extra drivers? ...
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0answers
226 views

Can't boot into Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

Today I installed Ubuntu 13.04 by doing clean install but I could only see purple screen. Then I installed nvidia drivers using root, now I can see only background image and Unity is not loading. I ...
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0answers
175 views

12.10 only booting when I select older kernel version

I recently installed 12.10 in a dual-boot with Windows 8 (no UEFI or anything) and all worked well until the first update. I've been having trouble with Nvidia drivers for the past couple of versions ...
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0answers
101 views

Kernel compiling: `nvidia config not found!`

I am trying to compile a new kernel from source. Specifically, I am using the localmodconfig option. Whenever I type make localmodconfig, I get the following output: $ make localmodconfig using ...
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0answers
486 views

Problem with Nvidia drivers after kernel update

Each time the update manager does an update related to the Linux kernel, I get problems with the Nvidia module not loading. The solution I always use is to re-install the Nvidia drivers. I'm fed-up ...
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3answers
642 views

How to install bug fixes for nvidia in kernel 3.7.9?

I am using Kernel 3.7.9 in Ubuntu 12.04. I currently can not build the Nvidia packages for Bumblebee. There is a bugfix available, but I have no clue how to use it. The instructions are: [Impact] ...
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1answer
130 views

Is Ubuntu totally functional on Intel Extreme DZ77GA hardware? [closed]

Well, I installed Windows 8 and found multiple incompatibilities with my hardware. I experienced freezes while shutting down and restarting Windows 8. I'm totally new to Ubuntu, and before trying it ...
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0answers
855 views

Nvidia drivers installation failed after kernel update (3.7.0-7)

I just updated my kernel to 3.7.0-7 from the Ubuntu software updater. However after I rebooted, I got to a blank desktop with only a wallpaper. I had this issue before I installed my nvidia drivers on ...
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1answer
606 views

Update manager updates the kernel mod but not the nvidia client, how to get them to match?

12.04 update on 2012-12-22 updated the kernel to 3.2.0-35-generic and attempted to update nvidia driver to nvidia-experimental-310 310.14-0ubuntu0.1 but did not. Update on 2013-01-06 update manager ...
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0answers
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kernel 3.7 switching to clocksource tsc freeze on startup [duplicate]

I can't start my ubuntu 12.10 with kernel 3.7, it freezes on a black screen. When I choose advanced options and select the newest kernel it shows some lines and the last of them is "switching to ...
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On installing nvidia drivers on 12.10 I get “Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.5.0-19-generic (x86_64)”

New Ubuntu user - just recently made the mistake of trying a different nvidia driver. I'd managed to get the last (nvidia-current) one working through software sources a few weeks ago. The other day I ...