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

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Hp dv6t Laptop heated up after removing Windows and installing Ubuntu

I completely formatted my laptop (HP dv6t 7000), removing windows and installed Ubuntu which is required at work. But Ubuntu is quickly draining my battery and is also heating up my laptop to the ...
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How to find what causes my notebook to crash?

I have a new notebook and it crashes frequently. $ uname -a Linux bpgergo-notebook 4.2.0-27-generic #32-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 22 04:49:08 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ lsb_release -a No ...
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Onboard audio not working after graphics drivers set

I have just built a computer and installed 14.04 (trusty) from USB. When I was trying Ubuntu running off the USB the audio was working, as it was after I installed Ubuntu. Then I changed my graphics ...
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Nvidia drivers black screen

while setting up a new workstation (2x XenonCPU, 2x SSD, 2xTeslaK40, 1xQuadroK620) First installation of Ubuntu 14 went fine, but then I realized that the Teslas were visible but I could not query ...
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nvidia dual screen

I can't use dual screen with my Nvidia card proprietary drivers (I've tried them all!), and if I'm using the open source driver it says I'm switched to an Intel graphics card. When the proprietary ...
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HDD overheating ubuntu 15.10

I've made a dual boot of Ubuntu 15.10 and Windows 10 but for some unknown reason my hard drive seems to be overheating. My laptop is a Lenovo z40-70 with an intel core i3 u4030, Intel graphics HD 4400 ...
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brightness indicator doesn't change backlight brightness (15.10, Cinnamon, Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M)

the problem My laptop's brightness adjustment keys affect the brightness indicator, but do not affect the real brightness of the monitor's backlight. related facts My Ubuntu version is 15.10. My ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 - Settings App Crashes On Opening “Displays”

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 - I had used V14 previously however I figured as 15.10 is the newest, I may as well give that a shot. As soon as I log in to my machine, I get this textbox that says ...
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“Additional Drivers” problem switching

I am running an old ASUS P4P800 motherboard,with a GeForce FX 5200 graphics card installed. When I bring up Additional Drivers, it shows the nouveau and also an Nvidia-173 driver, which is the correct ...
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Black screen, kernel panic and 'cannot enumerate USB' when installing Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkStation P700

I just got a new Lenovo ThinkStation P700 with Windows 7 Professional on it, and I would like very much to install Ubuntu on it. I tried to install Ubuntu both 14.04 and 15.10, unsuccessfully. First ...
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I'm trying to install Starcraft II on my system but the Battle.net client is messed-up

I'm a Linux newbie trying to run Starcraft 2 on my 14.04 Ubuntu system, I downloaded and installed Battle.net launcher successfully, but when I open it to try downloading the game client (I'm using ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 ; Gnome 3.10 launcher is stuck off screen

sorry if this is off topic. i am posting here and hoping somebody knows how to fix this. I installed Ubuntu studio version 14.04 LTS and then installed gnome desktop. the left launcher where ...
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Screen flickers during 3D gameplay on 15.10

So this is not the first time this has happened. I recently installed an Nvidia graphics card, but even before that the screen would flicker from time to time on the Intel HD graphics. Installing the ...
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Ubuntu doesn't like my nvidia card

I've been trying to find a solution to this for around a month, with no luck. So I'm just going to ask. If I install the nvidia drivers, I cannot login. If I don't, the screen is too big. I've tried ...
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nVidia driver messed up Blender

I bought a new nVidia card for Blender. Simply to use it as a render node (I think it is called that if you don't use it for display only to render the scene). I downloaded the appropriate .run file ...
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Two independent monitors with two independent desktops

OS: Xubuntu 15.10 GPU: Nvidia Quadro K4000 with nvidia-352-63 driver I asked this question on the Xfce forum and got no responses, so I decided to repost the question here. I have two independent ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS keeps freezing, I feel like it's the Nvidia card I have

I've been having troubles with my computer as of late. I was running Ubuntu previously and it suddenly crashed on me so I did a fresh install and it has become a bit better but not really. 1) Whole ...
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nvidia-prime doesn't turn off Nvidia card while using intel graphics

So I'm using nvidia-352-updates and nvidia-prime. It also installed bbswitch and some other packages. I've set nvidia-prime to use the Intel card. It is using that card but powertop reports that the ...
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Error on boot, driver ebridge is already registered, cannot enter ubuntu

I run Ubuntu 15.10. After clean reinstalling drivers for graphics card I got the following error while trying to boot: Error: Driver 'ebridge' is already registered, aborting... ...after a few ...
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Cannot switch from Intel to Nvidia GPU somehow

I'm trying to get the GPU GeForce 940M on my new HP laptop ENVY 17-n101ng running, but have somehow extreme troubles switching from Intel to Nvidia. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (16-bit). I have ...
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Proprietary nvidia drivers for TitanX screen refresh problems (Ubuntu 14.04)

How screen looks like with proprietary drivers Hi all, I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my new machine. (Machine specs: Nvidia Titan X, dual Xeon E5-2687W v3, 128GB Ram). The machine works fine ...
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How to use only the Nvidia GPU?

I have a laptop with an integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 and a dedicated GPU from Nvidia. Since the Intel HD Graphisc is crashing all the time, how can I switch only on the Nvidia GPU and never use ...
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unable to log in after tinkering with drivers

I was having some trouble getting steam to work on my ubuntu installation, while doing this I followed some suggestions about deleting/changing various files and changed a few packages. At some point ...
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15.10 - Bad performance, even with a SSD?

already asked this at the ubuntu forums, hopefully i get an answer here, I migrated from Windows10 to Ubuntu. I used Linux already in the past and distrohopped from Arch, to Fedora, to Debian and ...
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Secondary Screen & Mouse Click snafu

I think both my problems are related. When I connect my laptop (Dell Latitude E6410) to my TV, after some overscan tweaking’s, it looks good on the TV but when I move my mouse to any of the edges of ...
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Unity keeps crashing back into login screen

Every now and then my desktop freezes and after a few seconds i will see the login screen again. My system is only hours old, and did no bigger changes to the UI. There is no real trigger, seems to be ...
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Kubuntu: Second monitor not detected correctly

After a recent update, my second monitor is not detected correctly anymore. It is displays a copy of the first ones content. Strange is that it appears to be detected correctly on the login screen: ...
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How can I use my Intel HD GPU at the same time as my NVIDIA GPU on a Desktop system?

So, I've found only a handful of questions / articles about this topic but in pretty much all cases it's about laptops. This is very different because it's usually related to Nvidia Optimus sort of ...
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Screen Tearing GeForce 7300 GS

Im using this card with the priority driver, and somehow it works great with the LiveCD and after the installation without updating. but after installing updates, dragging a window or square select ...
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Fan is not detected

I'm trying to use ubuntu in my laptop. But the fan seems to not working.. I try use sudo pwmconfig but this is the result.. sudo pwmconfig # pwmconfig revision 6166 (2013-05-01) This program will ...
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Installing CURA 7.5 on Ubuntu 15.10 - difference between runfile and deb?

I have GeForce GT 740 on my computer, and I am trying to install CUDA toolkit, in order to use CUDA with Python. I think I have installed the driver correctly: ~$ lspci | grep -i nvidia 01:00.0 VGA ...
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Every new linux image update I get black-screen on login

Ubuntu pushes a new linux image through the software updater pretty frequently, i.e today I got; linux-image-extra-3.13.0-77-genereic linux-image-3.13.0-77-genereic Every time these updates are ...
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Blank Screen on Edubuntu 14.04 after changing the Home partition

Good day! I made changes to my system that was currently running out of space in the root and the home partition. So I popped in to gparted and adjust the sizes of the partition, everything went ...
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Acer Laptop with Nvidia GPU and Optimus: Can't get past black screen when trying to install

I've been using lubuntu for years on my laptops to save battery life tremendously, and this is the first time that nomodeset has failed for me, so I searched far and wide for all sorts of different ...
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Graphics driver problem: full grey screen

My laptop GPU integrated is: Intel HD Graphics 3000 Sandybridge. The dedicated one is Nvidia Geforce GT 630M 2GB. I installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 on this laptop. I installed all the updates from the ...
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Ununtu 15.10 desktop on a HP Laptop Video Driver Issues Nvida

I have a HP G60-445DX laptop that I installed Ubuntu Desktop 15.10 on. The install went great using a CD with a ISO image and installed it to run directly on the laptop. I selected most of the ...
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Can't switch to my nvidia graphics card and i am not sure if system detects it

I looked up many similar questions in this and other sites for really long time; but couldn't find any solutions. I have a laptop with GeForce 840M and cant get it work. I am using Intel's graphics ...
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Connecting second screen causes ubuntu to quit session

I have been using a second screen with my laptop for some time and it was working fine. But now when I connect the second monitor, it logs me off (if I was already logged in) or will not log me in at ...
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Slow shutdown / reboot with 15.10

I have a GeForce GT 740 graphics card installed and am running a clean install of 15.10. I was running the stock (X.Org X server) graphics driver installed by Ubuntu. Everything was great, shutdown ...
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Installed Nvidia Drivers, but can't adjust brightness in the Settings

I recently dual booted Ubuntu 14.04 and installed the drivers for my GPU (Nvidia GTX 960). For some reason, I am unable to control the brightness using the slider in the Brightness & Lock ...
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Graphics broken after 4.2.0-27 update

I was using Ubuntu 15.10, driver nvidia 358 from graphics-drivers PPA, my discrete card is GT-650M. Some time after said update, I had some ugly poligons and horizontal lines on my notebook, and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't reach log-in screen after Nvidia Driver Installation

I've recently installed Ubuntu onto my MSI GS60 6QE which comes with an i7-6700HQ CPU and an NVIDIA 970M graphics card. I'm dual booting Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS with Windows 10. In order to install ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS x64 HP zbook UEFI nvidia driver

I have an HP Zbook running Ubuntu-gnome 14.04.3 LTS x64. This machines comes with the nvidia K610m video card. Here is my issue: Leave the default BIOS setting to "Legacy" and install Ubuntu. Once ...
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Why does HDMI sound fail?

On the following machines, my HDMI sound doesn't work: 1> Raspberry Pi 2 with Raspbian (Debian Jessie based GNU-Linux) tested with the following monitors: a) Sharp Big Screen TV b) ViewSonic 1080p ...
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firefox+html5+hdmi audio = crackling

I'm having problems watching videos, mostly on youtube, using the html5 player. The sound has a lot of crackles and is not easy to listen to at all. This only happens when I'm outputting the audio to ...
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1 Help with installing Nvidia drivers in Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install an Nvidia driver for the GeForce GTX 750 Ti graphics card I have but I am running into some issues in the process. Running Ubuntu 14.04. Essentially, I have followed the ...
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Console login redisplays login screen after entering password

I attempted to login the console using 'ubuntu default' and after a very brief moment of displaying the desktop background I am returned to the login screen. It was working flawlessly until a few ...
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Problem with nvidia/bumblebee

I recently had to reinstall my Ubuntu 14.04.3 and now have problems with using bumblebee. I installed it as per https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bumblebee, but when I try to check it I get this: ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Problem with monitor since today

Since today, my system stopped recognizing my monitor. The display is surrounded by black space, like if it was a 17' monitor. My monitor is a samsung 22', and my graphic card is GF GT 520. On system ...
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MSI GE62 6QD Nvidia GTX960m Ubuntu 15.10 issues

Community, I've been trying to make this laptop work with Ubuntu 15.10 for a couple of days now without luck. I've already looked at the previous related posts but didn't work. What I've done: ...