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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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What graphics card can I get for a 2nd 30" 2560x1600 monitor?

I recently got a 30-inch Nixeus monitor that I'm really happy with and highly recommend -- 16:10 aspect ratio, 2560x1600 resolution. Now I want to get a second one. Problem: the monitor uses a ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 couldn't detect nvidia graphic card (not even detect the model of card)

I am pretty new to Linux and I am working to install Cuda, which requires the Nvidia Graphic Card to work. My laptop is Lenovo Y50-70 with a GTX960M card. My system is Ubuntu 14.04. This is the ...
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Nvidia Optimus - Bbswitch showing different gcard in use than Xsettings icon [on hold]

I'm currently using Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela on a Lenovo Thinkpad T450S (the version with a 940m). I installed the proprietary Nvidia-driver via the driver manager and everything seems to be working ...
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kubuntu 15.04 no sound - nvidia 970

My issue is very similar to this item: Xubuntu 15.04, no sound through HDMI but a bit different. Using a pair of nvidia 970 with an asrock exctreme6 MB. Sound output through display port to ...
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Increasing free graphics card memory

My system is using an nVidia GTX 960 with 2GB of graphics memory, of which 1GB is used by Ubuntu when running just a firefox instance with a single window (checked with nvidia-smi). I would like to ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 NVIDIA Drivers

I am trying to install NVIDIA drivers (NVIDIA GForce 210) to my Ubuntu Linux 15.04 [32bit]. The download file is a .run file, and the only thing online I've found was to do in terminal: cd Downloads ...
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Slow window switching in 15.04

Upon upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04, my window switching (alt+tab, super+w) suddenly became laggy. I thought maybe something went wrong in the upgrade so I did a fresh install just to be sure. Unfortunately ...
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multiple configuration in ~/.config/monitor.xml

I am using fresh installed ubuntu 15.05 with integrated and discrete intel and nvidia graphic cards. why my ~/.config/monitor.xml file contain two configuration tags having same configuration ...
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Xorg.conf isn't saving?

So I installed the proper Nvidia drivers for my graphics card and modified the screen to a personalized resolution and size because my "monitor" isn't actually a monitor and therefore isn't made to ...
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Gnome 14.04 NVIDIA Driver issue

I was using Ubuntu with Unity and lightdm, where the NVIDIA driver did work, before I switched to the Gnome flavour. Now the issue I'm facing is that I can no longer use any NVIDIA driver with my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 can't login after update!

Hello Yesterday i installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 and all was going right i installed my gpu drivers too. Today the system asked me to do some updates and i gave the system the permission to download the ...
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Unable to load kernel module

I've clean install ubuntu 15.04 and updated all required packages for installing:- LINUX X64 (AMD64/EM64T) DISPLAY DRIVER Version: 346.87 Release Date: 2015.7.21 Operating System: Linux ...
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XB240H Abprz (144hz, 1080p, GSync) only running at 60hz without GSync! Solution?

I run Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 Trusty Tahr with a GTX970, 4790k, 16gb DDR31866, etc. I have the XB240H 24 inch, and it is running at 60hz. The on-board monitor options do not let me modify this, and when I ...
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I want to check if Ubuntu is using my NVIDIA graphics card

After giving "nvidia-smi -a" command I got below output, Does this means Nvidia graphic not working? I am new to linux os ==============NVSMI LOG============== Timestamp : ...
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Nvidia Prime in powersave mode corrupts screen

I have an ASUS ux303ln with Xubuntu 15.04 that hosts Nvidia 840M. Aiming for longer battery life, I want to use the Intel graphics, so i do prime-select intel as root and that's OK. The problem ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 update nvidia drivers failed (352)

I was using ubuntu with nvidia drivers 331. System was very laggy/choppy. So I decided to update to newest nvidia drivers (currently 352). I did that through software & updates menu. After restart ...
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Backlight fuction not working lenovo z570 intel i5 nvidia geforce

Processor Intel® Core™ i5-2410M CPU @ 2.30GHz × 4 Graphics GeForce GT 525M/PCIe/SSE2 I can't change the backlight, it's always set on high. Even though when the system goes to sleep, the light gets ...
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Cannot use monitor plugged into dock with Thinkpad t440p on Ubuntu 15.04

This question also covers other graphics problems I've been experiencing. The Thinkpad t440p is certified for Ubuntu, but appears to have major problems after I upgraded it from 14.10 to 15.04 ...
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Ubuntu Flickering Screen

When I first boot up in Ubuntu, it works fine for a couple of minutes. But then, the screen starts flickering really bad. It happens the most when I type something. My laptop has the Nvidia 8200m ...
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Cpyrit Installation help

I keep having trouble installing cpyrit error is as follows Precision-M4600:~/Downloads/cpyrit-cuda-0.4.0$ python setup.py build The CUDA compiler and headers required to build kernel were not found. ...
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Mplayer + VDPAU still crazy HIGH CPU [on hold]

I don't know what's wrong with it. Just using xu has much lower CPU usage then running VPDAU codec enabled in Smplayer. The video becomes really choppy and entire system begins to lag. Have to revert ...
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nvidia is failed to unload on hibernate

I am trying to hibernate Ubuntu 14.04 using sudo hibernate and sudo hibernate --force also but in both cases system is not hibernated. Terminal results during this process are below: sudo hibernate ...
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screen breaks up on 15.04

screen appears as multiline blur/interlacing screen breaks up , normally on going from terminal to browser result/ resolution is power reset !! Result of lscpi | grep -i vga Using VGA compatible ...
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nvidia-331: nvidia-settings contains no options except Profiles [closed]

On Linux Mint 17.1 with nvidia-331 drivers installed, running nvidia-settings gives this window: It seems that the left panel should have more settings (about resolution, antialiasing, etc.) which ...
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Can't install NVIDIA driver. GT-430 Ubuntu 14.04

Need help! I'm not able to install the driver of my GT-430. Ubuntu freezes just before it boots. I get desktop and Terminal an then no response. Any help? I've seen some post either to go crtl + alt ...
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Grub acting up, and monitor resolution not detected - Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome

I've been having a lot of trouble with this lately and wanted to check if anyone here had a solution. I installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 on my secondary drive, but now when I boot up I get into the GRUB ...
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Slow application switching - Ubuntu 14.04 - XORG CPU spike

I am currently experiencing some infuriating lag/sluggishness with Ubuntu 14.04 when doing relatively trivial, undemanding work across a few basic applications (Chrome, Mudlet, Sublime Text 3, and the ...
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Installing CUDA 7.0 on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install the CUDA toolkit 7.0 (https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-toolkit) on Ubuntu 14.04 without luck. I have been following a guide ( ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 14.04.2 not detecting my monitors resolution [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 LTS on my gaming/design machine! (Specs: i7 4790k; Strix 970; MSI G45-z97;) and when I go into my display settings it says I'm using a built-in display and will ...
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Xubuntu error dialogue. It's driving me nuts. No info or anything in the dialogue box. Any ideas?

So I just installed a fresh copy of xubuntu and when I boot-up/log-in to my machine I get this generic error popup twice: . I checked the syslog file and couldn't locate anything. Is there another ...
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How to install NVIDIA Driver proprietary, tested on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

know anyone how can I install NVIDIA Driver proprietary, tested on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I've try different methods but no one of them don't work. First them all I've try to install official Nvidia ...
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Wacom Intuous 4 + Ubuntu 14.04 Switch monitor doesn't work

So, my tablet works perfectly, it recognises the pressure, tilt, all the buttons works and I can switch between relative and absolute mode. However I have two monitors, and pressing the button of ...