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NVIDIA driver for Quadro FX 330 in Ubuntu 14.04.1, Kernel module load error

My Ubuntu computer (Pentium-D, 64-bit) has sofar worked well in Ubuntu upgrades. The only down-side of the old and exotic configuration has been that I need to compile the driver each time a kernel ...
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nVidia driver reset after each kernel update

I am using the official nVidia driver because my card (GeForce 750 Ti) isn't yet supported by the Ubuntu one. Every time the kernel updates, my system breaks. I've formatted my system two-three times ...
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How to safely update software with a non-standard kernel?

Background I have an Asus UX302LA laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. As the default kernel mainline (3.13.*) is incompatible with the GeForce graphics card it ships with I switched to to a ...
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1answer
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Desktop broken after standard Ubuntu updates

A popup showed up on my desktop for the standard updates for Ubuntu, and I selected the option to install these and then let it reboot. Now my desktop manager does not start, and I can only use the ...
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Random shutoffs while using NVIDIA driver

I'm running 14.04 and I have an NVIDIA GT540M. Works fine with Intel graphics, but suffers from random shutoffs while using NVIDIA drivers (and has done so over a few reinstalls/upgrades). I pulled ...
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Black screen after upgrade 12.10 now a very simple question

SO HERE IS MY QUESTION: What can I do to prevent this from happening next time I upgrade Ubuntu to another version? Here is a long involved saga of reinstalling nvidia drivers resulting in a happy ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 system messed up after kernel update [duplicate]

Yesterday i updated my 12.04 to 14.04 which went very well except some smaller issues. Today is installed the nvidia package 337 (through the additional drivers app) and rebooted, everything was just ...
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545 views

The system freezes a lot and dmesg gives an error in Nvidia drivers

I faced constant system freezing in Ubuntu under both Unity and Gnome shell. So I came to Arch. In Arch also im facing the same issue. I tried many things in these forums but nothing helped. Please ...
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159 views

Wrong patch for nvidia-331?

I tried to install the most recent nvidia-331 driver (ubuntu-x-swat repository). However, it seems like the installer tries to apply a wrong patch (3.10 patch, but I have a 3.11 kernel) -> the ...
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322 views

Any Patches Available for Ubuntu 14.04? [closed]

I have tested Ubuntu 14.04 and Xubuntu 14.04 and in both cases I had issues with installing the latest nvidia driver from nvidia.com and also with being able to perform a scheduled shutdown using a ...
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how to trigger for some action on package upgrade?

I've got some problems. I have vga passthrough setup on my desktop. And I had to apply some patches to kernel and Nvidia driver. Now I've got custom patched kernel installed and patched nvidia driver. ...
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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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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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1answer
383 views

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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567 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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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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956 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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112 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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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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154 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
46 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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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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1answer
208 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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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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1answer
225 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
120 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
527 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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1answer
735 views

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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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
255 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
627 views

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
103 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
122 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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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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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 ...
2
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3answers
650 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
134 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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1answer
679 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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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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1answer
5k views

nvidia drivers fail completely after update to 3.5.019

I'm running a duel-screen set-up and need the proprietary drivers because the standard ones won't drive the second screen at full resolution. After updating to 3.5.019, downloading the latest linux ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu stops using Nvidia driver after kernel upgrade

Just updated and restarted, Ubuntu's doesn't display correctly. After restart, the desktop now looks like this. I've temporarily switched to the Nouveau driver. The update history reveals the kernel ...
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1answer
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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 ...