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Nvidia Go5600 video, black screen after login after 12.04 > 14.04 upgrade

There are several questions and answers around this, and none seem to help. I upgraded a laptop with an Nvidia NV31M GeForce FX Go5600 video adapter from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. I have tried the ...
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Bumblebee installation problems for Nvidia GTX 970M

I have a weirds problems with ubuntu 15 when I try install bumblebee on my MSI GS60-2QE. I had try many installations way especialy this one: How to install nVidia drivers with Bumblebee on Ubuntu ...
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Mouse cursor disappears in Kubuntu 15.04

Recently I installed Kubuntu 15.04 and found that when I'm using Nvidia drivers mouse cursor disappears when I move it to top of the display. It is few pixels "invisible" gap on top. Every other side ...
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GUI restarts after wake up from suspend or boot ('Application 'compiz.desktop' killed ..)

I am facing a crash almost each time I boot my computer and sometimes that I wake it from suspend. I've looked at the logs, and what seems to appear as a critical error is this: May 21 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with NVIDIA Quadro K1100M

I use Ubuntu for testing WiFi networking hardware at my job. I recently had to replace the laptop that I was using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with a new laptop. It is an HP laptop with the NVIDIA Quadro ...
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Video stuttering all OS from windows 8.1/10 IP/Linux mint and also Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

I asked this question on VLC forum but nobody helped me. So I will ask it here. I have a problem with stuttering in VLC on Windows 8.1/10 IP and also on Linux Mint 17.1 and Ubuntu. I tested it on all ...
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Problems difference with installing drivers for nVIDEA GTS 450

Help me I'm a newbie at Ubuntu or Linux. I have a NVIDIA Corporation:GF 106 [Geforce GTS 450] I thought I could just change my driver on the "Additional Drivers: menu for my video card but when I ...
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Unable to run cudaminer on jetson

After downloading and running ./autogen.sh and ./configure execution of the make command gives the following error on my Jetson TK1 gcc -std=gnu99 -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -msse2 -fopenmp -pthread ...
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nvidia control panel reporting 60hz on 144hz monitor. how to make ubuntu output 144hz?

OK, I'm using Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 wit gnome shell 3.16.1 and nvidia control panel 349.16 (think that's the newest one, correct me if i'm wrong) I have no idea why it says 60hz under the name of my ...
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Ubuntu installation is getting terminated. Also overheating and battery discharges fast while doing the same [duplicate]

My laptop shuts down by itself while using Ubuntu 14.04. Also, it gets over heated. But no problems while using Windows 7. Laptop Specs are: Model: Asus K53SM-SX010D CPU: Intel Core i5-2450M, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04 black screen with Nvidia proprietary driver

At 12.04 all work fine. I try to read same question on this site and in google, but it don't solve problem for me.
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Mouse lags in Draftsight for Ubuntu 64 Bit 14.04

Mouse lags in Draftsight 2015 SP2, Ubuntu 14.04, Video Card Nvidia Quadro 600, Nvidia driver version 340.76 FIXED! Go to Nvidia X server settings; OpenGL Settings; and uncheck Sync to VBlank. ...
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How to find a graphics driver that works (faulty with nouveau & nvidia)?

I'm unable to access my Ubuntu 14.04 or Win XP partitions. When I try to log in to Ubuntu sometimes I get to the password point and my mouse stops working, or I get a black screen before that and ...
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Videos stuttering and ACPI eror on booting

I have a problem with playing 1080p video. They are stuttering. I tried both VLC and the default video player I used the nvidia open source nouveau drivers(I also tried the nvidia proprietary drivers ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 is warming Lenovo Z50-70 too much

Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my Lenovo Z50-70 with NVidia GForce 840M, but my laptop is too hot since I installed it. I installed Jupiter (through) Jolicloud raring repositories), TLP, and ...
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Can graphics drivers cause checkboxes to not show up correctly and make line numbers in gedit disappear?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with the Intel HD4000 graphics and recently my checkboxes have been not been showing the boxes. Only the checkmark shows. Same with many other options like dropdown menus. Today ...
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Can't login after Nvidia driver install v 14.04

I successfully installed drivers to run the Nvidia 750 Ti graphics card in my desktop. Ubuntu ran perfectly for a short time after that. Then, the update manager prompted me to install some updates. I ...
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how to make britness control work on ubuntu 14.04 with nVidia graphic card?

I have a Sony vaio VPCEJ equipped with an Nvidia Gforce 410m with cuda ,currently I am under ubuntu 14.04 and using the Nouveau Nvidia driver for my graphic card because I found it to be the most ...
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How can I change my resolution to 1280x1024 [duplicate]

How can I change my resolution to 1280x1024? I used the info from this link How set my monitor resolution? but it didn't work. This is what appears http://imgur.com/FFlE4G6 How can I fix this? ...
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desktop graphics choppy after waking from sleep using nvidia driver

anyone know how to resolve this? when this happens, the desktop performance is noticeably slower and choppy, and sometimes in terminal i have to hit Ctrl+L to get the screen to update after typing ...
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Blank screen on dual Monitor (ubuntu 15.04)

I've recently upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04. I have two displays (laptop + samsung). At the beginning, both displays worked without any problem (using the nouveau-driver). I've changed to the NVIDIA driver ...
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Poor documentation of crash responses make casual use of Ubuntu for anything serious untenable [closed]

I was introduced to Ubuntu on a laptop that was given to me, and found things I liked about it. So when I later bought a laptop with Windows 7, I went ahead and installed Ubuntu too; and when things ...
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Can't start X server on main partition — Mesa/NVidia conflict?

I am unable to start my X server any time I try booting my computer -- which is running Ubuntu 14.04 -- from the default partition (i.e., by choosing the first "Ubuntu" option in the GRUB menu). ...
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Problem to stop lightdm

I'm trying to stop LightDM, but I receive the following error message (translated from German): root@robert-desktop:/home/robert/Downloads# stop lightdm stop: Connection to Upstart not possible: ...
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How to install Cuda 7 with 349 drivers?

I have been using the mamarley ppa, and recently support for nvidia 346 was stopped, so I switched to 349. Unfortunately, when I tried to install cuda, it removes nvidia 349 and reinstalls the older ...
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Stuck in a login loop

I know this maybe somewhat of a duplicate post because I have on the forum for the last few hours trying to find a solution and nothing that has been mentioned has helped. One thing that I noticed ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Screen Freezing Frequently [on hold]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed alongside an NVIDIA Titan X graphics card with driver 349.16. My screen freezes very frequently (several times a day) and I am unable to do anything - no key combinations ...
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Nvidia Corporation: G96 [GeForce 9500 GT]

After I recently updated my computer software "Ubuntu" I went to my "System Settings" And click on "Software And Updates" There was something new I have never seen before. Nvidia Corporation: G96 ...
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Machine Check error using Nvidia drivers on 15.04

Hwæt, Hardware specs: CPU: AMD FX 8350 8-core GPU: Nvidia GeForce GT 630 Motherboard: ASUS M5A78L-M/USB3 A few weeks ago, under Trusty Tahr, I started having graphics problems. Several bad ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 flashes log-in screen then black

A few weeks ago, I built a desktop and installed Ubuntu 15.04 and have been battling with it ever since. There seems to be an issue with the compatibility of the NVIDIA drivers and Ubuntu. (After ...
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Help understanding or preventing this Kernel Panic?

Recently, I recieved a Kernel Panic while playing a game. I have not the slightest clue on how to even understand the panic, but I have provided few pictures that show it all. Other relevent info: ...
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How do I install drivers and configure my screen to actualy work? (15.04, nvidia 760 gtx, QNIX QX2710)

Sorry to bother you with this question but I can't seem to figure this out no matter how much I try. It might also be because I'm new. Ok, so here's the deal: Every time I try to install the nvidia ...
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Black borders Ubuntu 14.04

After installing wine, I see the black borders everywhere and can't see my terminal: I've reinstalled the wine, nvidia drivers and Bumblebee, but the problem still exist. Can anyone help me? The ...
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PCC ACPI Probe Failed on ubuntu after installing Debian [duplicate]

I just bought a new computer this week.So, I am new to this NVIDIA issues.I installed an Ubuntu 15.04 on my system and used an official driver which was downloaded from the nvidia website.I ...
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How can I switch graphics from Intel to nVIDIA in ubuntu 14.10?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 and it shows that I'm using VESA: Intel® Sandybridge/Ivybridge Graphics. I don't really like the performance and I'm searching for a solution to switch on the nVIDIA GeForce ...
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Reinstall Nvidia [closed]

Just did a fresh install of ubuntu mate 15.04 and had everything working perfectly. Wanted to try to update the nvidia driver because my secondary monitor was hiding some of the window so I updated ...
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Unfortunate resolution change. Xrandr refuses to switch

So unfortunately, just recently having installing Kubuntu 15.04, I wanted to get the resolution to fit my TV. The starting res of 1024x768 was too small for me. Having installed the NVIDIA drivers for ...
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How can I install nvidia driver 331.113 on Ubuntu Gnome 15.04?

Is there a way to install nvidia driver 331.113 because this is only driver who works fine on my graphic card (Nvidia Quadro NVS 5100)? I upgraded my system from 14.10 where I had 331.113 and now I ...
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Extend monitor on 12.04 doesn't work with laptop, whereas mirroring does?

I'm trying to extend the desktop from my laptop to an external monitor - Ubuntu detects the display, lets me activate it and extend my desktop to it, but then nothing shows up on the external display. ...
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Source games stopped working through bumblebee

Yesterday I've installed some updates to my Ubuntu 14.04. I have nvidia-331 and bumblebee installed on my computer. After update I wanted to play games such as Dota 2 or Left 4 Dead 2 but it didn't ...
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Steam won't work after MATE 14.04 updates.

Every time I download an update for 14.04, I am unable to start Steam. I get an error to the effect of "OpenGL is not using direct rendering". Up until now, my way around it is to ignore the ...
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3 monitors (vga, dvi, hdmi) recognized, but no image on HDMI

So far, I have used VGA and DVI monitors on NVidia GeForce 650 card and all worked flawlessly. Today I purchased BenQ 2460 HDMI monitor, connected it, NVidia Xserver Conf tool recognized it but the ...
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3 Monitors, 2 graphics card (NVIDIA, Intel) on Ubuntu 15.04

I have three monitors connected to my computer. Two using my GTX 550 and the last is connected to my mainboard. On Windows, all three monitors work like expected, but I get problems when running ...
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How to fix the lag of screen?

I use nvidia card Geforce GTX 560. After I install CUDA, all the window on ubuntu 12.04 64bits become abnormal. The situation is when I click a page, it will not update the screen immediately. I ...
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Upgraded to 15.04; hangs on login screen?

I'm somewhat worried about what has happened upon upgrading to 15.04. Just based on the symptoms, I believe it is an issue with GRUB boot flags, or perhaps something with the graphics driver. I'm ...
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Freeze on 14.04 installation: graphic issues with Nouveau (Nvidia Geforce 6100)

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on an older PC. Installation always freezes at a certain point as well as live cd running (at first just small glitches then hangs completely). Reason for that are ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Resolution Limited to 1024x768 - Something wrong with EDID - Any way to set manually?

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 today for the first time. The resolution is set at 1024x768. When I go to System Settings - Hardware - Displays settings, that is the highest resolution listed in the ...
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Bumblebee broke my nvidia drivers

I tried to install Bumblebee, since my graphics card supports Optimus. However, apparently there was no integrated graphics card in my computer so it turned out to be a bad idea. The desktop scaling ...
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Why do I have two drivers for my display?

I have bought a new laptop recently it is the Asus K555LD and I have ubuntu 14.04 installed and up to date. One of the problem I faced is finding the driver for my nVidia GeForce 820M. After some time ...
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Major problem with Nvidia after a release upgrade, 12.04 to 14.04. Can't access terminal to fix it!

After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 I experience a complete freeze at the login. I can't use any input devices, so I can't use Ctrl+Alt+F2 to get to the command line. I can't ssh in for whatever ...