The nouveau project aims to build high-quality, free/libre software drivers for nVidia cards. “Nouveau” [nuvo] is the French word for “new”.

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3.11.0-20 vs 3.13.0-24 ubuntu 14.04

I've upgraded from 13.10 ubuntu to 14.04 and if I run with kernel 3.13.0-24 it is slow/laggy and after a while i get screen glitches and shortly after that whole pc freezes. If I choose instead ...
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Nvidia GeForce FX 5200 hibernation / suspend not working

I have an old pc with Nvidia GeForce FX5200. I have ubuntu 12.04 using nouveau driver and everything works smoothly except hibernation/suspend. I also want to have two monitors connected as such: a) ...
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Divide error 0000 when trying to boot live cd [closed]

I get some nouveau errors and a GUID screen with a bunch of computer specs... Can't boot live cd of ubuntu 13.10 and Linux mint 16. Can boot to windows 7 disk. How can I get past this? I'm on a laptop ...
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Unable to Install Nvidia Binaries for Zotac GT640 on 13.10

I installed 13.10 using LiveUSB and it automatically installed 'nouveau' for me. I'd like to install the binaries to get my GT640 working fully. However, when I try to use the proprietary driver ...
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Nvidia driver for Macbook Pro 9,1

I am current using the default nouveau driver on my Macbook Pro 9,1. I tried installing nvidia-current, then Ubuntu just went blank after restart. Is there any safe way to install nvidia proprietary ...
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How to install Ubuntu 13.10 if hardware doesn't support nouveau video driver

I have Acer Aspire V3-772G laptop with NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M. I had a 13.04 with windows 8 until recently and all works fine. But when I try to install 13.10 from usb it crashes during boot. ...
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Nouveau GPU lockup error while updating [closed]

Installed Ubuntu, updates installed. Clicked in the search lens, then the It hung there for about 15 minutes and then got out, :
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What is the best stable ppa for Nouveau?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and I want to know if there are stable and updated ppas for Nouveau that provide bug fixes or should I stick to default? Maybe somebody uses those ppas with Nouveau and can ...
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How or do I need to configure Nouveau driver?

I'm wondering how or do I need to configure to use Nouveau driver after complete removal of Nvidia driver to scratch and use of only Nouveau? Because when I run: echo 'nouveau' | sudo tee -a ...
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Facing speech-dispatcher issue and system freeze after Nouveau activation [closed]

I'm facing an issue on Ubuntu 12.04 with Nouveau after complete removal of the Nvidia driver. I did this for removal: sudo apt-get remove --purge nvidia-* sudo rm /etc/X11/xorg.conf sudo apt-get ...
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Want to use NVIDIA Drivers. (without errors)

For a brief period of time i have had Ubuntu reinstalled, the 12.10 LTS version due to want to have encrypted harddrives (and that was the installaiton i could make the drives perform what i wanted) ...
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Ubuntu 3.11.0-15 (on machine with NVidia) - can boot from USB drive - not hard-drive

In trying to install nvidia drivers a number of times I end up corrupting my install of Ubuntu to the point where it won't boot. I end up with the messages: nvidia: module license 'NVIDIA' taints ...
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Ubuntu 13.10: How to disable Nvidia graphics (nouveau)?

I have a MSI GS70 laptop with Ubuntu 13.10 installed. Unfortunately, my laptop has an NVidia graphics card, the only effect of which for me is constant fan noise, hot temperature of the laptop and ...
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how to custumize ubuntu 12.04 after installing NVIDA driver?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and install MyUnity tool. I was able to customize the interface but after I installed the NVIDIA Driver a lot of changes to the interface happens. Some changes are good when ...
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Ubuntu start hangs (Nouveau / iwlwifi)

I tried to install Ubuntu 13.10 on my XPS 15 Haswell. The hardware is: Intel i7 4702HQ (+Intel HD Graphics 4600) Nvidia GT550M 16GB RAM 512GB mSATA SSD I had already Win 8.1 ...
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What is the best way to support 3 monitors on 2 NVidia 285 video cards on Ubuntu 12.04?

What is the best way to support 3 monitors on 2 NVidia 285 video cards on Ubuntu 12.04? When I tried NVidia drivers they just crashed my system. Nouveau driver does not seem to support 3 monitors? Any ...
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No display, no tty after upgrade (13.10)

My upgrade from 13.04 -> 13.10 was a fail, the upgrader stalled at DKMS: install completed, apparently this is an issue with the Broadcom Wireless driver. I had to kill dpkg to continue the process ...
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what graphics drivers are now in use on this NVIDIA card?

Given the following /var/log/Xorg.0.log, which graphics driver is the X server currently using? This log is too confusing for me to parse (I had to snip hopefully irrelevant parts to be able to post ...
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Problem with 4th monitr under Nouveau

I have 2 GPU (Nvidia G96GL Quadro FX 580) hooked to 2 monitors each, and while I was on 12.04 I was happily using all 4 monitors using the proprietary drivers. I recently upgraded to 13.10 and all ...
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Issues on 12.04.3 on Asus Notebook with geforce 710m

I have 12.04.3 installed on an ASUS x552CL notebook which has GeForce 710M(optimus). I have 2 issues: Wireless gets disabled from hardware switch, I resolved it using echo "options asus_nb_wmi ...
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nouveau problem starting ubuntu 13.10

recently, I've installed Ubuntu 13.10 in a Asus VivoBook S551LB with a Nvidia geforce 740M. Every time when I start the labtop, an error appears: [13.803205] nouveau E[DEVICE][0000:04:00.0] unknown ...
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Why would using one video driver over another cause the OS to crash when starting/ending an app?

When i installed (fresh) Lubuntu 13.10, I found that the OS crashed when attempting to start Firefox, and when leaving Abiword. The first thing I would notice was the mouse arrow stopped responding; ...
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Can't install Dual Boot from USB live - crash and nouvea problem

I just got a new laptop with Windows 8 pre-installed and I'm trying to make a dual boot with Ubuntu on my other hard drive but I can't make the Live USB work. I followed all the procedure for ...
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Second Monitor stays black/in power save mode

I'm using two Monitors, a Belinea o.display 1 (Recognized as a Rogen Tech Distribution Inc 20" by Ubuntu, but working fine) on the DVI-Output (connected via DVI-to-VGA-adapter) as my primary Monitor ...
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Garbled screen after return from suspend 13.10

Configuration: Asus motherboard m2n68 w/onboard Nvidia Geoforce 7025 and nforce630a chipset. I've tried the Nouveau driver, and Nvidia 304,173. Everything works great with Nvidia except return from ...
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ubuntu 13.10 secondary monitor - doesn't redraw properly

Hi I've just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on a Lenovo w350 and am having some issues with graphics driver. standard nouveau drivers work great on the laptop display but when I attach an external display it ...
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Failed to load session “ubuntu” - Ubuntu 13.10 on MacBook Pro

I've installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my MacBook Pro 7, 1 and have run into difficulties. On my first reboot of this freshly installed system, I cannot log in to the default graphical session. After I log in ...
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Saucy boots default with nouveau in twin gfx (Asus UX32VD) setup

I'm a long time Ubuntu user. I've used my current computer (Asus Zenbook UX32VD) with 12.04 and 12.10, using bumblebee when needing the nvidia card, but defaulting to intel for better battery life. ...
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Cannot get rid of nvidia drivers, restore nouveau driver and get desktop working

I made the mistake of installing the Nvidia Linux drivers direct from their website. It failed because it could not remove the nouveau driver. Next I manually installed the nvidia drivers from the ...
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Cause for not being able to login?

Before Ubuntu 12.04 login screen I get this message and was wondering if this could be the cause for the login screen returning after entering my password and hitting Enter: The disk drive for ...
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How to fix off-center display image and cursor/pointer offset

I'm new to Ubuntu and have installed 12.04.1 (again).. Already I have worked through getting new display modes into the Xorg.conf so I have several valid resolutions to choose from (initially the ...
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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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When Firefox loads, backlit brightness resetting to max

For an example, when I set the backlit brightness to 50% in Ubuntu 12.04 and then start Mozilla Firefox, it will reset the brightness to 100% and starts Firefox. However the brightness slider in the ...
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How do I disable the Nouveau driver and install the proprietary Nvidia driver in recovery mode?

When I boot Ubuntu 12.04, the screen hangs with the error: nouveau : unknown i2c port51 nouveau : unknown i2c port48 I believe the fault is with the nouveau driver. I want to disable this driver and ...
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Games won't run after installation and removal of NVIDIA driver

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Some months ago I installed Amnesia - The Dark Descent which uses 3D graphics and therefore refused to run using Nouveau. So, after having no luck using the Additional ...
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Screen rendering problems in Unity and Gnome 3 (Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit)

A friend who runs Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit, experienced screen rendering problems after an update. Symptoms include: a) In Unity (3D), opening an application window in Desktop 1 opens it in Desktop 2. ...
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How can I Install Nvidia Driver GT 520 and Cuda 5.0 in Ubuntu13.04?

I'm just newbie with Ubuntu/Linux. Actually I am attempting to install Pyrit which requires GPU acceleration. I have dual-booted Ubuntu 13.04 and Windows 7 in my Desktop PC Gigabyte G31M-ES2C with: ...
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Ubuntu won't boot after RAM upgrade: “nouveau unexpected pageflip in channel 0”

I am trying to set up an old laptop I had lying around as a cheap media server to serve my macs and as a time machine backup. With Ubuntu Server 12.04, netatalk, avahi, and Plex I managed to get it ...
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Nvidia driver install [duplicate]

I tried blacklisting and everything I could find on the internet used with root and Alt+Ctrl+F1 with no solution : nvidia-installer log file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log' creation time: Mon Jun 17 ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 is not suspending

My machine, Dell Inspiron 7720 i7-3630QM - doesn't suspend correctly "dmesq -l err" output looks as follows: [ 1197.618555] nouveau E[ PFIFO][0000:01:00.0] playlist 0 update timeout [ 1199.615578] ...
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Run bumblebee with nouveau driver only?

TL;DR Has anyone managed to enable DVI output with the "Switchable Graphics" setting in the BIOS on a ThinkPad T430? I am trying to get to work switchable graphics with bumblebee, in order to enable ...
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13.04 nouveau driver displaying artefacts

Upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04 (AMD 64Bit). Have nvidia 8600GT video card. Tried to upgrade to NVIDIA proprietary drivers but in each case system would display a black screen after login and would ...
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Pointer wrapping from right to left; make it stop!

After installing a proprietary (nvidia) driver for my Samsung notebook, the mouse pointer started wrapping from the right side of the screen to the left. I went back to nouveau after purging the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 installation problems due to nouveau

Ubuntu installation failed due to power off and now getting the following error when trying to start installation again: nouveau failed to idle channel 1 and nouveau failed to idle channel 2. What is ...
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Nouveau driver on Ubuntu 13.04 freeze and I get nouveau dri failed to idle

Ok so I want to like Unity I really do but this is very annoying with default nouveau driver I get constant gpu lockups and I have to manually reboot. If I install nvidia drivers it doesn't freeze ...
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Can I use a different graphical driver while booting, and the proprietery NVIDIA driver once my computer has started?

I have a bit of a problem in that as I am booting my PC, the boot screen isn't exactly pretty because I am using the proprietary NVIDIA drivers. I am wondering if there is a method to use the VESA ...
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Why is the Unity launcher pixelated after suspend on Ubuntu 13.04?

Having a lot of issues with suspend on Ubuntu 13.04. Can't wake up after suspending when using Nouveau driver (nVidia quadro fx370). When using every single proprietary driver on the list, the Unity ...
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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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No nVidia/nouveau modules loaded, but sytem working fine?

Okay, so right now, I have installed both nvidia drivers and bumblebee and am getting all the necessary functions working - battery conservation, higher fps etc.... But when I try lsmod | grep ...
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Can't recover my desktop environment

Good evening Everyone, I am having problems recovering my desktop. Before it came to this desktop without the taskbar at the top, and the sidebar. Also the title bar for applications are gone. What ...