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live usb nouveau drivers crash

I am trying to install ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop which i previously had done but there seems that there is some problem with the nouveau drivers. (i have a GTX770) I get errors of this kind: nouveau ...
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Unity System Daemon crash after upgrade to 15.04

I just updated to 15.04, and I had to fix my LightDM as it wouldn't start the GUI. I uninstalled my NVIDIA drivers and installed the dependencies for it, and I can boot into Unity now. However now ...
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ubuntu 12.04 LTS not detecting my 2nd display

Hi I just assembled my pc and got 2 graphic cards into it, I installed ubuntu 15.04 and both screens work , however the pc randomly freezes for a few seconds, so I installed 12.04 and doesnt freeze ...
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Installing Nvidia Drivers: open source vs proprietary

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04.2, and now I want to start using Nvidia's official drivers, rather than the Nouveau drivers that come as default with Ubuntu. So, on the Nvidia website, I ...
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Screen dimming doesn't work (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

I have an Asus laptop (G53SW), on which I installed Ubuntu 12.04 (because I had it laying around) which upgraded itself to 14.04LTS. For the most part it works well but the one annoying issue is that ...
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Wrong screen resolution in Ubuntu/Windows Dual Boot

I've found related problems that usually advise updating GRUB or the NVIDIA drivers online but nothing exactly like my use case, so I apologize if the solution is already addressed somewhere here. I ...
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No Brightness Control in Samsung Q430 Laptop EXCEPT with Bumblebee and Ubuntu MATE 15.04

Over the last few years, I've used various flavors of Ubuntu (as well as Mint and other forks) and up to Kubuntu 15.04, they don't ever seem to have functional brightness control on my Samsung Q430 ...
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Linux as an OS not religion? [on hold]

I wanted to get the sense of persons using a form of Ubuntu for everyday business tasks. My goal is to replace an aging OSX-powered Mac with a Linux box and Lubuntu. Can linux just 'get out of the ...
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UBuntu 14.04 LTS - switching between nvidia and nouveau drivers - blacklist

I found a similiar question. In my case a catalog /etc/modprobe.d/ doesn't contain blacklist-nvidia-nouveau.conf but there is nvidia-graphics-drivers.conf Can I use following command (when switching ...
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graphic issue with intel 4400 graphic card on ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on a Dell Latitude E5450 machine. The kernel version is: Linux 3.16.0-37-generic #49~14.04.1-Ubuntu. The issue: When I start the machine and boot normally, the screen is ...
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GTX660 ubuntu 15.05 second display correct resolution not displayed

Got a Nvidia GTX660. Tried all driver versions since 6 months without getting the solution to work in 1024x768 60. Now I choosed to use the 346.59-0ubuntu1 driver. It was working with the "nouveau ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Blank screen at login. Nvidia

Ubuntu 14.04 Blank screen at login. Nvidia Geforce 820M, has intel too. HP laptop Can hear the login sound. When I close the lid and open it again, it shows the login after coming back from standby. ...
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How can I have both TwinView for an UHD monitor, and a separate monitor?

Old situation I used to have an HD (1920x1200) monitor and a smaller (1280x1024) monitor connected to my nVidia GeForce GTX 660 Ti. In the NVIDIA X Server Settings this are automatically two ...
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Issues enabling my nvidia driver

I'm trying to enable my nvidia driver and it appears in additional drivers and I have selected it there but it seem to be actually using it. I heard that sometimes the nouveau driver will always have ...
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couldnt install ubuntu 10 or above version in MSICR400 laptop

I tried installing ubuntu 13.10 ,14.04.2 in MSI CR400. the screen get freeze. it doesn't install.I have used both unetbootin-windows and universal USB installer in different pendrives.But it didnt ...
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Ubuntu has a heavily pixelated screen when I try to use it?

So I was gonna install it and tried it out before actually going through with the installation, but when I did that, the desktop loaded up for a few seconds then became a heavily reddish-orange ...
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Ubuntu live usb installer wont boot up

Good day, Can anyone help me in regards to the installation of ubuntu 15.04, first of all I've downloaded the amd64 or the x64 version of it, after making a bootable flash drive using the Universal ...
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14.04 - How to use integrated CPU graphics with NVIDIA driver?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, and am having some graphics troubles. Basically, what I want to do is have the NVIDIA driver installed, while still use CPU graphics for the display, and have my NVIDIA ...
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stuck on tty, black startx, unable to locate package ubuntu-dekstop

I'm posting this question using my tablet since I cannot use my laptop normally. 2 days before I installed wine and picasa, photoscape, and some other windows app. Usually I didnot shutdown my ...
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Graphics Messages while running LightTable on 14.04 x64

I'm new to Ubuntu, and receive the following issues when running Juno within LightTable: marktab@ubuntu0617:~$ ./LightTable/LightTable markab@ubuntu0617:~$ ...
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Every time I get an update that says “Ubuntu Base” I lose graphics, and have to reinstall the driver. Is there a fix?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a 64 bit Intel box with a GeForce GTX 750 Ti (used for gaming on my Windows partition). Every time I get an update to Ubuntu Base, I lose graphics. The only way I've ...
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Black screen on boot with thinkpad yoga 14 and ubuntu/windows 8.1 dual boot

I tried to install ubuntu 14.04 on my new thinkpad yoga 14. The installation seems ok I can choose windows when GRUB starts and it works. But if I choose ubuntu I get a black screen and have to hard ...
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Can't upgrade kernal after installing Nvidia drivers

A while back I set up an installation of Ubuntu 14.04.1. Part of this process, I installed Nvidia drivers from the Ubuntu Software Center. Everything went ok and I never thought anything about it ...
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External HDMI Monitor not working with vmlinuz-3.13.0-51-generic

My colleagues and I (four of us) have been using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS since it was released. We are using HP ENVY 17 Laptops with the HDMI port running an external monitor. Since upgrading to 3.13.0-51 ...
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ubuntu-desktop login loop; LXDE and others are working - compiz problem?

I've had some graphics issues recently that are resolved now, but while trying to resolve them I may have done some stupid things that caused the ubuntu-desktop to break. Symptoms Can't login with ...
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Error in optirun with nvidia

Well $ lspci -vnn | grep '\''[030[02]\]' 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:0116] (rev 09) (prog-if ...
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Unknown chipset drm failed after grub

I have been receiving this error every time I try to try Ubuntu or install it. I boot it in non uefi mode ( if its in uefi the screen is just blank) and choose my language. I pick an option and this ...
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What does “ACPI PPC Probe failed Starting version 219 ” mean exactly?

I've recently installed Xubuntu 15.04 on my desktop The video playback was kinda slow and buggy so I installed the nvidia drivers (the gpu is an onboard 7025) As some people, I get the "ACPI PPC ...
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Second monitor displays black screen after adding new X Screen with Nvidia X Server Settings

Before this problem occurred, I had a different problem, which was that most programs I would open would automatically open onto the wrong monitor. To fix this, I went into 'Nvidia X Server Settings' ...
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Graphic card maximum supported resolution

How can I get the maximum supported resolution for the graphic card? I'm looking for a terminal command to see if the graphic card supports a 4K display. If there is no all-in-one command, then I'm ...
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(X)Ubuntu 14.04 LTS completely freezes on my Alienware 14

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (and Xubuntu 14.04 LTS afterward) on my Alienware 14 (specs below) in dual boot with Windows 8.1 x64. I'm experiencing random and sporadic freezes (the mouse is not ...
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Cannot set correct resolution

My monitor is Acer H233H, video card is NVIDIA GT 218, video driver version is 340.76. In Settings -> Monitors is see the following resolutions: 1360x768, 1152x864, 1024x768, 800x600. 1152x864 is ...
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Graphical mode only in rescue mode after upgrade to 15.4 Kubuntu

I upgradded to 15.4, now my GUI is blank when booting regular. But iam able to boot the GUI while selecting rescue mode. apt-get update && apt-get-upgrade Says ecerything is up 2 date I ...
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lightdm restarts in cycle when using /etc/X11/xorg.conf

I have a monitor Acer H233H and want to set resolution of 1920x1080. I googled it and found that it's necessary to use /etc/X11/xorg.conf. I created this file using sudo Xorg -configure, copied it to ...
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ubuntu 15.04 unity problem

I can access to gnome (metacity) like someone posted as solution, I installed it: sudo apt-get install gnome but I can't use ubuntu default, I tried many suggestions: sudo apt-get install ...
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Ubuntu graphics look terrible with games (dota 2)

In Dota 2, the grahpics of the game look pixelated and awful. The resolution is the same as windows and all the settings appear to be on high, but the game looks like a ps2 game. I am running with ...
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Installing cuda toolkit Ubuntu 14.04 causes dpkg error

When I was installing cuda toolkit Ubuntu 14.04 causes dpkg error. This is what I did: sudo apt-get install build-essential followed by sudo dpkg -i cuda-repo-ubuntu1404-7-0-local_7.0-28_amd64.deb ...
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Unable to change brightness via nvidia-settings nor brightness keys

I'm using a MacBook Pro Mid-2010 13-inch. Sorry for the double post, but I didn't notice attention to the original and I need help with the issue badly :|
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Xorg.conf is not changing the Display orientation

I am currently using Ubuntu 15.04 with a GTX 570 on 346.46. I have a 2560x1440 display with a 1080x1920 (portrait) display to the right. I am using i3 as a window manager. The displays seem to be set ...
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Upgrade from 14.04 to 14.04.2 broke nvida/x … howto fix that?

I followed the answer from here, using sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-utopic xserver-xorg-lts-utopic libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-utopic libegl1-mesa-drivers-lts-utopic early on ...
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Windows distorted, can't start lightdm - now can't even boot in graphics mode anymore

I have kind of an urgent problem here as my laptop turned out to be completely useless while on a trip. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo U410. When I boot, there is no problem. The login screen ...
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Cannot access secondary GPU error in bumblebee

I am having trouble with bumblebee in 14.04. When I run optirun -vvv glxgears, this is what I get. [ 3328.473661] [DEBUG]Reading file: /etc/bumblebee/bumblebee.conf [ 3328.474046] [INFO]Configured ...
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15.04 Problem: No Nvidia, No Mouse, No Connection

I have upgraded 14.04 to 15.05. After booting, it only opens after I enter as recovery mode and then internet does now work neither my mouse.
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Ubuntu MATE brightness keys not working on MacBookPro7,1 with NVIDIA driver, even after fix

I tried the fix detailed in the first answer for this question: Brightness not working after installing NVIDIA driver The second answer caused a failed boot and I had to fix it via Recovery. The ...
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Ubuntu gets stuck at boot screen (freeze, not black) after attempting brightness fix for NVIDIA card

I tried editing /etc/X11/xorg.conf as detailed here: Brightness not working after installing NVIDIA driver My Ubuntu MATE installation on my MacBook Pro Mid-2010 13" now gets stuck at the ...
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Can't install nvidia drivers on a 2 card laptop for xubuntu 14.04

I just installed xubuntu 14.04 on an asus gl771j laptop. It comes with an integrated intel video card and another nvidia 860m video card. I open the additional drivers setting window and I get "no ...
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Display unknown after nvidia driver update, resolution stuck at 800x600

I am currently running Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 I just installed the proprietary nvidia driver version 346 to resolve issues with another application and restarted my desktop to find that my main monitor is ...
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GTX970 349.16 Fan issue

My MSI GTX970 Gaming 4G's fans turn on and off constantly in Kubuntu 15.04 with 349.16 drivers. This doesn't happen in Windows 8.1 with 350.12 drivers.
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Low resolution after installing nvidia

I installed Ubuntu Mate 15.04. After installing Nvidia Graphics Card driver from Additional drivers the screen resolution went very low. I opened Nvidia-settings it seems fine there, it says ...
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Screen resolution too big (EDID is wrong)

This question might have been asked before but I have googled for days now, found nothing. So I decided to ask here. I got a TV with (what I believe) the resolution of 1366x768. On the TV it says "HD ...