Questions related to the Nvidia graphics and motherboard chipsets and the related drivers.

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Ubuntu will not start with Nvidia drivers installed

When I have the nvidia graphics drivers installed. My computer just gives me the error Starting Light Display manager... and Deal with any system changes... link was shut down..... I have a lenovo ...
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CUDA installation [duplicate]

How to install cuda 5.5 under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit? I was following this answer by Raja. In step-I, this command did not work: chmod +x NVIDIA*.run It said, following file doesn't exist or ...
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how to install proprietary nvidia GeForce 9600M GT driver on ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

Hi everyone I have installed driver for my nVidia GeForce 9600M GT by checking this link and it works. But I realized that I had installed 'open source' drivers for my graphic card. Can anyone ...
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mid 2010 macbook and nvidia drivers

Having problems with Nvidia's proprietary drivers (any) on a Ubuntu MATE based flavour on a mid 2010 macbook, set to boot with rEFInd. When the display manager starts, the X server dies, leaving me ...
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Nvidia ASUS Strix gtx960 Kubuntu 14.04: screen tear and ghosting.

Background: I'm having issues with the Nvidia ASUS Strix GTX960. I am using Kubuntu 14.04. I just built a brand new system, upgrading from my laptop with AMD HD radeon. I had K 14.04 on that build ...
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OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems

Running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on an Athlon II X4 631 with 4GB DDR3 and a GTX 285. I've tried all the solutions listed in various different forums including here and none of them seem to work. The ...
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Infinite Login Loop (not permissions issue) - proprietary NVIDIA driver install gone wrong

I've got an infinite login loop issue that I need help with. Let me start at the beginning. I followed instructions from here: Ubuntu 14.04 install NVIDIA driver Result of my lspci | grep VGA is: ...
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Cuda installation on msi with two graphics card

I have a msi laptop CX61 2QF core i7, 4GB RAM, Intel HD Graphics 4600, Nvidia Geforce 9400M, Ubuntu 14.04 I want to install cuda 7.0, I downloaded the run file, made it as an executable and ...
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Ubuntu LTSP - no icons and top panel

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit desktop, to use as an LTSP server. I've configured networks and everything and thin clients connect to it, but after logging in there is only the background image. I ...
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Not available native resolution 2560x1440 (Display: DELL U2515H, GPU: nVidia GF550Ti, Ubuntu 15.04)

My display: DELL U2515H, GPU: nVidia GF550Ti both should support native resolution 2560x1440 over HDMI. But highest resolution ubuntu detected automaticaly is 2048x1152. Tested solution "A" ...
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How to get Ubuntu to utilize my Nvidia GT 520M graphics card?

OS: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Laptop Model: ASUS K53SJ Graphics card: Nvidia GeForce GT 520M CUDA 1GB Here is the output of my system > details: Output of Additional Drivers: Output of glxinfo | grep ...
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I want to install Nvidia module 352.30 on ubuntu 14.04 (2 video cards intel and nvidia)

This is my hardware Using: nvidia-installer ncurses user interface WARNING: You do not appear to have an NVIDIA GPU supported by the 352.30 NVIDIA Linux graphics driver installed in this system. ...
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With Ubuntu 14.04, get 'Kerneloops BUG: bad page state in process compiz pfn:42c97'

currently using a 'NVIDIA GF108 GeForce GT 620 rev a1' card With this new card, terminal sessions work but local terminal locked when I started Chrome. When that happens, remote connections (VNC) ...
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Opengl for Ubuntu14 (building QT 5.4)

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14 LTS from this morning, I am using a PC with Nvidia graphic cards and I have successfully installed the latest version of the driver from the Nvidia website ...
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Display with graphic card - Nvidia GeForce 7025 / NVIDIA nForce 630a keeps flickering for Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I have nvidia card - GeForce 7025 / NVIDIA nForce 630a. When I have installed Ubuntu, my screen keeps flickering and gets stuck when I login into my desktop, after ...
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Bumblebee not switching card off

I am running Kubuntu 14.04.2 x86-64 on a ASUS Q551L. I have a Nvidia GeForce 840m that I am running the 352 driver from Nvidia. I am using bumblebee to switch between the two graphics cards. I can use ...
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Screen keeps flashing/flickering

I have tried many 'solutions' and none of them seems to work. The flickers/flashes only last less than a second or millisecond, it's like it's refreshing.The OS is fully usable but it's really ...
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Dual Monitor Problem

I want use my dual monitor, which each monitor connected with different graphic hardware, Intel graphic and Nvidia graphic card. a both monitor is on, monitor which connected on Nvidia work correctly, ...
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Install NVIDIA drivers through .deb files

So sometime ago I remember installing a NVIDIA driver through a .deb file instead of having the Terminal with .run files and it was a lot faster and the end result is the same. There was an PPA ...
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Installed Driver for Evga GTX 970. Can't log in to Ubuntu

Hello everyone linux noob here. Basically I installed the driver from apt get. Restarted my computer, and now when I log in. I get stuck in a loop,the screen shows some funny colours and sends me back ...
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The system running in low grapics mode please help

I dont now why this happened.. I am running ubuntu 14.04.02 my vga is NVIDIA GF104 GeForce GTX 460 lspci -k | grep -EA2 'VGA|3D command output: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation ...
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Installing nVidia driver on hybrid card

I am running Ubunutu 14.04 and I have just installed it onto my new laptop (MSI PE70 2QE) and it has a hybrid intel/nVidia 960m GFX card. I have found the excellent post here How do I install the ...
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lenovo flex-2-14 showing random lines on display

(1) I have installed 15.04 vivid on my lenovo flex-2-14 and after installing it, the display(nvidia geforce 610/710/820m) is not stable showing some lines randomly on screen disturbing real output, ...
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How to run .run file (No answer found from searching)

I need to install an NVIDIA driver, and I can't get my terminal to run it, not by marking it as can be exectuted. This is what I'm trying to install - ...
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No correct resolution after installing nvidia drivers

I recently installed the relevant nvidia drivers via the edgers ppa, and it definitely worked because my frame rate in minecraft went from 10 to over 200. But the problem now is that the resolution is ...
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nvidia vs. nvidia-updates?

OK, so I haven't find any answer, only one that claims the "nvidia-updates" is newer versions, yet the driver instalator says this: 4 options: nvidia 331.113, nvidia-updates 331.113, legacy nvidia ...
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install bbswitch to disable nvdia graphic card

i want to permanently disable nvidia gcard on my laptop. i just finished installation of ubuntu. so please post every step. and there is no option on in BIOS to disable gpu. ubuntu is 14.04. laptop=hp ...
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Setup in Ubuntu 14.04 for debugging CUDA code

I'm trying to set my machine with Ubuntu 14.04 (3.13.0-59) for debugging CUDA code. I have an nVidia discrete card and an integrated GPU. The plan is to have the display connected to the integrated ...
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NVIDIA Geforce 840m Driver Issue

Okay, I have an HP Envy 17 laptop that was preloaded with Windows 8.1. I ditched Windows in favour of Linux. My laptop comes with the NVIDIA Geforce 840m. I install Ubuntu 14.04, and go to the ...
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14.04 - Nividia GPU driver install fails

I have tried installing any version of the Nvidia gpu drivers in an attempt to move away from 331 which has been causing and issue upgrading the kernel and hasn't been fixed. I have tried using the ...
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Is Ubuntu compatible with NVIDIA NVS 510 2GB 1st GFX [on hold]

Would this configuration be compatible with Ubuntu? I know for ex that graphic card drivers are sometimes not supported, etc Proc: Intel® Intel Xeon E5-1630 v3 @ 3.7GHz Mem: 16GB DDR4-2133 HD: HP Z ...
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Second nvidia is not recognised

I have msi CX61 2QF intel core i7 intel hd graphics NVIDIA GeForce 940m Ubuntu 14.04 I want to install cuda 7.0, But when I install it (using .run file in tty1 mode - this is how I ...
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Same Ubuntu on external SSD used on different machines : feasible, or not?

I happen to work with some new and old computers, all of them 64-bits, with at least 4 GB of RAM. So my question could remind this one : How can I install Ubuntu on an external hard drive so that I ...
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Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 ti doesn't work in Ubuntu?

I have the no longer new Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 ti graphic card. I tried installing the Nvidia drivers directly from the Nvidia site (latest available NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-352.21.run) and ubuntu won't ...
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Wrong interface when using dual screen (only on reboot)

I'm having huge issues with my computer in dual screen mode, and after searching everywhere, I can figure out how to solve this. My setup is a laptop with 1366x768 resolution and I connect to a ...
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Theres red lines on my screen

Ever since I got this video card (Gigabyte GTX 750 Ti), its had red lines all over the screen as is it was repeating exclamation points or semicolons. even after I added the driver it seemed fixed ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 hangs with black screen or dead slow refresh when installed nvidia drivers

-Installed ubuntu 15.04 as a dual boot with windows 7. -Ubuntu installed a default graphics driver and the screen resolution could never be changed to other than 4:3. - I changed the default drivers ...
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nVidia driver kills text virtual consoles - how to get them back?

I was recently reminded of one of the things I didn't like about nVidia cards & Linux. I've installed 3-4 of them over the years in different machines (different cards, driver versions), and ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 vivid - Nvidia GTX 660M (Optimus again)

I'm really sorry that I pull this topic again but "I still haven't found what I'm looking for...". I've tried tons of solutions with several behaviors, and I can't get it work properly. First of all ...
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screen freezes after short period of usage

When starting my PC the screen freezes after using it for a short period of time. I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS installed with Google Chrome, Dropbox. It seems like something which came after Ubuntu ...
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How can I tell Ubuntu to use my NVIDIA GPU for specific programs?

I am using a laptop with an Intel Core i7-4702MQ CPU (which has Intel HD Graphics 4600 integrated) and a discrete NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M graphics card. In Windows, I can use the NVIDIA Control Panel ...
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Replace screen colors

Is it possible to replace colors on my screen? I want to search for colors close to white (#FFFFFF) and replace it with something darker like a light grey. My current setup is Ubuntu 14.04, XFCE, ...
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Unable to run OpenGL 3.3 on an nvidia optimus system

I have made a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo Y-410p(Optimus) with Nvidia Geforce 750M. After running the update tool, I see that nvidia-331 drivers are installed. I am unable to use nvidia ...
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Can't switch to TTY / virtual console, 14.04

Running Ubuntu 14.04 on a 2008 MBP (3,1). Dual booting with rEFInd. Pressing CTRL+ALT+F# does nothing at the greeter or once logged in. I have nomodeset in grub, if I remove it I can't get ubuntu to ...
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Unable to enter passphrase for encyrtion - screen looks weird

I have two PCs with encrypted / (home is not separated) partitions. On both i struggle with entering my pass phrase to decrypt the /. One PC has an ATI VGA card with the default driver and the ...
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New laptop install not recognising GTX980M

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit on my laptop, which has an internal Intel video for the internal monitor and a GeForce GTX980M for an external monitor. Unfortunately Ubuntu does not see ...
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unable to get display over hdmi

After following this tutorial: tutorial HDMI Nvidia trying to run : export DISPLAY=:8.0 && optirun startlxde I encountered following thin in my .cache/lxsession/LXDE (openbox:7988): ...
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Errors installing CUDA development libraries on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having some trouble getting the CUDA development environment up and running on Ubuntu 14.04. I initially tried using the nvidia-cuda-toolkit package from the repository, and although everything ...
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installing Nvidia NVS 3100M driver fails, what am I missing?

running Kubuntu 14.04 in Oracle virtual box 5.0 on Dell (Windows 7) E6410 laptop. I've installed DKMS & guest additions. I can get better resolution now. But I assume for performance I need to ...
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mouse doesnt stop until left click is pressed

I have an acer aspire 5951g, I installed ubuntu 14.2 along with windows 8, when I move the mouse it leaves a trail and that trail keeps moving while the actual cursor is elsewhere. it doesnt stop ...