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

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Nvidia-331 Nvidia-Settings Prime Profile Switching Error

I'm having an issue with my nvidia-331 driver. I can't seem to switch between Intel and Nvida via nvidia-settings. The option is there but when I click 'nvidia' a blank error window pops up. It's very ...
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Problem with optirun bumblebee

I'm trying to run optirun on my Lenovo G580 with nVidia 610M. Getting the following error $ optirun glxgears [ 98.457967] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] (EE) intel(0): [drm] ...
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Black screen with nVidia drivers on ubuntu

I have: ASUS P4V800D-X Intel Pentium 4 HT 2.80GHz 2.5GB RAM 40GB HDD nVidia 9500GT When I installed nVidia drivers downloaded from nvidia.com website (selected recommended drivers), I simply can't ...
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How to fix ubuntu load screen after install nvidia driver (331,38)

I installed nvidia proprietary driver (331.38 on ubuntu 14.04 by sudo apt-get install nvidia-331) and now the Ubuntu load screen is with a bad resolution (640x480). I followed some recommendations ...
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Update to 14.04 results in booting to a black screen [duplicate]

yesterday I updated to 14.04 from 13.10 using the update-manager -d. and after it installed and asked to reboot, it rebooted to a black screen. I really don't know what to do here. my other machine ...
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Problems after upgrading to 14.04

After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 I could log in to my X session (albeit with really low graphics). While trying to fix the graphics, I managed to break the X session. Now, after typing my password ...
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Windows are going black when mini/maximizing

I´ve got 14.04 running perfectly on my desktop. There is however one slightly frustrating thing, which is that sometimes when I minimize a window, and then maximize it again the window is completely ...
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Is it possible to show launcher on a non-primary monitor?

I'm using the new Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and have an annoying problem. I have 3 monitors connected to my computer and I would like to have the unity launcher show on my left screen while using my middle ...
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switching between nVidia GeForce 640M and Intel integrated graphics

Hello I'm new to Ubuntu and all in Linux. I have a computer with 8 GB of RAM and a processor Intel core i7 3770S and video card nVidia GeForce 640M and and Intel integrated graphics. In my system ...
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Installing WINE 14.04 (with nvidia proprietary drivers enabled)

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit and enabled the nvidia drivers. Now I am trying to install WINE but I get the message: nvidia-libopencl1-331 has to be removed before installing WINE (translated ...
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Cant Start NVIDIA performance mode

What does this error means? Is not possible to select the NVIDIA GPU, whenever I try this blank error appears and returns immediately to to Intel Graphics I just upgraded to Kubuntu 14.04, but ...
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very slow to login after installing nvidia

After installing nvidia after reboot it take to show the login almost 10 minutes, I found reading to review the log, but do not understand it to be, I see these lines there is something unusual as it ...
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Disabling a Second GPU?

I have both an AMD ( HD 7850 ) and an Nvidia ( 8400 GS ) GPU installed on my motherboard. The Nvidia card is only there because of its S-video port, which I use to output to my old'n'bulky CRT TV. I ...
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Dual monitor setup not working even though xrandr reports two monitors

I re installed ubuntu 13.10 and now my dual monitor setup is not working. One of my monitors currently works fine. However, the other is black. The strange thing is that xrandr is reporting two ...
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How do I install Nvidia Optimus in 14.04?

Hello dear Ubuntu users, 14.04 for is just released and I'm very happy with how snappy and stable it is compared to 13.10. However, 1 question remains: How do I install Nvidia Optimus in 14.04? I've ...
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Switching to nvidia graphics (nvidia prime,nvidia x server settings)

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I tried to switch to my Nvidia graphic card via Nvidia x server settings, but it doesn't allow me. It shows the blocking sign. Any ideas? -- with NVIDIA 745M
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Laptop shutting down when trying to run Portal from Steam

My laptops shuts down a minute or two into the game when I try to run Portal from the native steam client. I have Ubuntu 12.04 (kernel version 3.11) with Nvidia GT 335M graphics card (Nvidia driver ...
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SublimeText turns into black hole with Unity/nVidia/Xinerama

I recently upgraded to 14.04, and after a little bit of fighting, I got my 4-monitor setup "working". However, a few applications (I've noticed gedit and SublimeText), will have the entire window ...
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I have nvidia driver 304, can I install instead nvidia-331? [on hold]

I have a computer in which there's Linux Mint 16 64Bit. Currently I have the nvidia-304 driver, exactly the 304.121 one. I've installed it thanks to the xorg-edgers PPA, because i don't have any ...
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Nvidia Graphic not allowing boot

Hello and welcome to the toughest question on the internet! Brought to you today by this machine: Toshiba Qosmio x505-q830 core i7 720qm, 4gb DDR3, 320GB HDD, nVidia GTS 250M. I have tried installing ...
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Ubuntu is not working properly with videos and DVDs

You see, I wanted to set up a media-center using my Ubuntu Laptop, but I'm having some issues. To provide context, I have plugged in my UbuntuLaptop into a Samsung3DTV using an HDMI cable. I know ...
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Unity segmentation fault under nVidia Xinerama [on hold]

I just upgraded to 14.04, and I knew ahead of time that I was going to have X issues, but I did it anyway. I have 4 screens attached to an nVidia Quadro NVS 450, using the proprietary nVidia driver ...
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My laptop monitor does not turn on in KDE and I only have display when docked

I use Kubuntu 12.04 64 bit. Currently using the nvidia drivers for my Dell E6510. When the laptop is docked the two multiple monitors are working perfectly. When I restart when I am undocked the ...
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Cuda issues..need help

I have been trying for the last 3 days trying to get Cuda to work on my labtop solely for the purpose of using Pyrit. Everytime I think I have got it Pyrit will still only list CPU cores. My last ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Dell Latitude E5540 Multiple Monitors not working [on hold]

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and have the following configuration: lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 0b) I ...
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xorg.conf getting backed up to xorg.conf.date and then deleted almost daily

I am having an issue where my xorg.conf file is getting copied to xorg.conf.<date> (e.g. today was xorg.conf.04142014) and then deleted. This happens almost daily. Upon next boot, there will be ...
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Bumblebee and Lenovo IdeaPad Z580 with Nvidia GeForce GT 630M

Bumblebee doesn't recognizes my graphic card, $ lspci | grep -i vga 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09) 01:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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installed libopencv results in blackscreen after login

I am new to Ubuntu and set it up a few days ago. Now I wanted to install OpenCV since I need this for university matters. After turning off my pc I was able to log in but afterwards just a black ...
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Upgrading from 2 to 4 monitors

I have Ubuntu 12.4 (precise), and for a long time, I had two monitors. Yesterday, I got a second pair of monitors and another video card. I spent hours searching the internet and experimenting, but I ...
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Cannot get full resolution with Geforce 210

I have GeForce 210 on Ubuntu 13.10 connected with HDMI to a 29 AOC display. The display can do 2560x1080 resolution, the maximum resolution the video card can provide is 2560x1600. However, the best ...
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ubuntu stuck on purple loading screen, nvidia graphics card problem

my nvidia geforce gtx 750ti graphics card is why ubuntu will not boot. It hangs in the purple screen. i have 13.10 installed. how do i boot ubuntu with this nvidia card?
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Can't set custom resolution with TV and GT610, xrandr and Nvidia woes!

So, I've looked around, and I know nothing about xrandr and the lot. I thought I had my display fixed, but it kinda... Pans, or scrolls, when I move my mouse to the edge of my display... Anyone know ...
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Intermitent Firefox/Thunderbird screen problem

Ubuntu 13.10, I7 3970, 12Gb Memory, Nvidia 650Ti driver 331. Sometimes, switching from one workspace to another, Firefox or Thunderbird fail to render the screen correctly. Below, the screen with the ...
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My hardware can handle OpenGL 3.2 but my system throws error related to the OpenGL version that my computer supports

I have the following hardware configuration - NVIDIA Corporation GF108M [GeForce GT 525M] Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller According to ...
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Dualscreen problem with optimus

I have a Lenovo T430 (with an Optimus graphical system), connected to a Dock Station with an output DVI (a 23" screen is on this output). I have Ubuntu 14.04 Beta1. Optimus works great with the last ...
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14.04 login window split to two parts [on hold]

Every time I shutdown the computer, and start it again. Then login in window become like this. When I login, it won't bother me any more, all the displays are fine. When I directly restart window, ...
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Nvidia Overvolting Utiity (Ubuntu 14.04) [on hold]

I am trying to find a way to overclock my Nvidia 660M with the new beta drivers that recently got released. Of course with overclocking you must also change voltage. However I can not seem to find a ...
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Display Issues with Dell 8100 NVIDIA TNT2 Card

I am working on resolving a display issue on an old Dell with an NVIDIA NT2 card , what is the trick to copying to the /home directory? I have downloaded the file and have instructions for running it ...
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NEW NV 337.12 BETA drivers (optimus)

Update: This is now solved. Thank you @Luis Alvarado for pointing out those guides and the PPA. I really appreciate it. I can now overclock with the new beta drivers. I have an optimus system. HD4000 ...
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12.04 will not install on XP/Dell Dimension E310

Dell Dimension E310 with XP SP3; 2GB RAM; 2 partitions already; Pentium 4; nVidia GEForce 8500 video card installed with the board video controller disabled. Each partition has right at 35 GB. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Optimus black issue [closed]

So I installed Trusty for the second time, as the first one messed up graphics. Whilst this works great, there is something I'm having trouble with, and once again it's graphics related. I have a ...
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Ubuntu heat up too much my computer when it uses the integrated intel graphics

My machine is a Lenovo G580 with these specifications: Processor: intel core i7 3520M Graphics: intel core HD graphics 4000 + nvidia Geforce 710M RAM: 6GB I'm on ubuntu 13.04 64 bits and I've set ...
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Second monitor not on by default

When I log in, my second monitor is "off" by default; Ubuntu acts as if it's not connected. I can enable it by going to System Settings -> Displays and flipping the OFF switch to ON, but I'd rather ...
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Black screen for a second when I start any application [on hold]

I've upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 and I see a full black screen for a second when I open each application... any ideas? The hardware is: NVIDIA Corporation G86 [GeForce 8400 GS] (rev a1) Using NVIDIA ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Nvidia black screen with cursor after login

I have problem with installing Nvidia drivers. I used over 5 types of installing nvidia drivers and everytime it ends the same. I have low resolution login screen then I log in i get black screen with ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 fresh install not finding second screen/videocard screen

Gigabyte Z87N-Wifi motherboard MSI GTX760 Grahpics Card Samsung SSD I've just done a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 but I'm having a major problem where my screens are not being recognized when they ...
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Error when boot: Could not write bytes: broken pipe

Good day, I see there are various questions about the same topic but it looks like the cause are somewhat different. I tried tor resolve my problem by looking and trying some of the solutions but ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Bumblebee vs Nvidia GeForce GT 740M

After a week checking a lot of references about bumblebee/nvidia, I decided to post this new Thread. Nothing I've tried have worked in my scenario :-( ... testing of virtualgl and primus, different ...
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Removed Nvidia from startup items, now cannot boot [duplicate]

I removed the Nvidia server(?) from the startup items now whenever I boot I get stuck at the "The system is running in low-graphics mode" pop-up. No matter what I do I cannot get past this. If I ...
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Resolution and Driver Issue

I can't seem to figure out what happened, but after a recent update my machine will not use it's NVIDIA graphics driver. It is stuck at 1280x720 when the native resolution of the display is 1920x1200. ...