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

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Ubuntu 15.04 doesn't start with nvidia driver

Hello I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 and when I use the proprietary Nvidia driver Ubuntu doesn't boot. It shows "Starting 219" on my secondary screen and on my primary screen it shows something ...
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Vivid Vervet upgrade mess

I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 which was just released. After reboot, I get as far as the login screen but it only appears for a second, then it goes to an infinite loop of screen flickering. How could I ...
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Problem booting after updating from Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04

I just updated my laptop from Ubuntu 14.10 to Ubuntu 15.04. Now on a restart it fails to make it to the login prompt. The system looks to be in a cycle of failure and I see the message repeatedly [ ...
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HDMI not working with Ubuntu 14.10 on Asus K93SV

I have an Asus K93SV laptop and Ubuntu 14.10 installed. I'm trying to use it along with a brand new LG 27MS53S-PZQ TV Set via HDMI. The cable is tested and it works. Both HDMI ports of the TV are ...
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Nvidia Geoforce 8600M on Ubuntu 15.04 won't start (MacBookPro 4,1)

My MacbookPro 4,1 with Nvidia Geoforce 8600M worked find under Ubuntu 14.10. I did the upgrade to 15.04 and couldn't get a desktop. I got the popup about couldn't configure. I saw a posting ...
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Wireless mouse lag / delay in Ubuntu 14.04

My wireless mouse is very laggy in Ubuntu 14.04. I think this started after installing CompizConfig Settings Manager. I only enabled Wobbly Windows and disabled Snapping Windows. I also tried this ...
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Huge window movement/resize lag with nvidia driver 346.59

I have the GTX 980 with 2 144hz monitors. The mouse moves at 144hz but the windows do not. How do I solve this issue?
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Had to do nvidia-xconfig?

I just install fresh Ubuntu 15.04 and then I installed the nvidia driver from Additional drivers. I rebooted and all I got was black screen. I had to used recovery menu and then on there I click on ...
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Nvidia: Xorg crashes on 15.04: “drmSetMaster failed: Invalid argument”

Nvidia: Xorg crashes on 15.04: "drmSetMaster failed: Invalid argument" On a clean install of Ubuntu GNOME 15.04, I get the following screen after installing the Nvidia proprietary driver: starting ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 freezing on shutdown/reset and having problem with Nvidia

I've just installed ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop (Asus N56JR). I noticed that when i click on reset/shutdown my computer freezes and it wont turn off. I waited for too long, But nothing happened. I also ...
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Impossible to boot after proprietary drivers installation (Nvidia)

I was using Ubuntu 14.04 before, with the suggested proprietary drivers (can't remember exactly which version). I've just updated to Ubuntu 15.04. Everything is working fine with open source drivers. ...
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Periodic Freeze, no discernible pattern

I am (almost) completely new to Linux operating systems, but prefer the freedom of customisation and open source aspect of Linux. I am having, in Ubuntu 14.04, a problem where my screen will freeze ...
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Can not support a full graphical boot with 14.04 LTS

What could be the difference between a standard booting and to do it with recovery mode/resume sequence? In my case, if I do it in the standard mode, the computer boots but freezes after a while when ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 with interesting boot options and now it's black screen instead of GUI

Installed Ubuntu 14.04 with acpi=off, nolapic, and nomodeset to get it to skirt around my discreet graphics card only to find it running super slow. The frame rate was terrible. So I decided to ...
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Nvidia dedicated graphics slower than Intel integrated

I have a laptop with Geforce 640M video and Intel i5-3317U processor(Acer Aspire M3-581TG). Nvidia uses driver 331.113 and Intel integrated graphics uses i915. With Nvidia Prime, when I switch to ...
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steam ubuntu 14.10 erro--askubuntu.com/…/opengl-glx-context-is-not-using-direct-ren

I have tried some of the more obvious things like restarting and reinstalling everything. I have also tried OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering 14.10 and nothing. I still get the same ...
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Graphic driver issue on 14.10

I think I am experiencing issues with the graphic driver. I have installed 14.10 with encrypted hd. When I boot there is a graphical prompt for the password of the root partition. The keyboard ...
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No USB ports working after updates

All usb ports stopped working. I observe the light coming out of the mouse and it stops lighting when that nvidia splash screen comes. (which I've never seen before) Apparently it is the graphics ...
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Desktop never loads when using I Nvidia drivers

I upgraded to 14.04 on a Macbook Pro 5,5 and now none of the Nvidia drivers work. If I install nvidia-current, that installs the 304 driver, which appears to actually be the oldest. With that, I ...
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Why doesn't my nvidia driver module get aliased to just 'nvidia'

I have nvidia-346, nvidia-346-dev and nvidia-346-uvm installed (on my Kubuntu 14.04). For some reason, the modprobe.d file this installation create does not alias 'nvidia-346' as just 'nvidia'. Why? ...
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Ubuntu Crashed & can't reinstall from USB

When I tried to log in to Ubuntu 14.04 after it was in sleep mode, the cursor freezed so I restarted using the command: sudo reboot But whenever I try to log in again, I get a Black screen. I ...
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ubuntu 14.04 only boots in recovery mode

I have the same problem in my Ubuntu desktop, then if I change the X.Org X server-Nouveau driver for the NVIDIA one, the display crashes next reboot (even in recovery mode) so only reinstall option ...
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Ubuntu characters missing with Nvidia GeForce 840M and Nouveau driver

I recently bought a new laptop (ASUS-X555LN) with a 840M graphics card in it. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit with its install DVD, during and after the install, there are missing characters, like in ...
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Replacing Nouveau driver with Nvidia driver

I am running a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04, and I want to use Nvidia drivers rather than the default Nouveau drivers. So, as advised here ...
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How to install Nvidia driver?

First of all after installation of Ubuntu 14.04 I was having problem - system freezes after few minutes of work. I installed nvidia-current driver, it helped. I decided to install something more ...
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Login screen never appears after resume

I just upgrade to 14.04 on a Macbook Pro, using the Nouveau driver instead of Nvidia, and after I resume from suspend, my desktop background and mouse cursor appear, but the login/unlock screen never ...
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14.10 Black Screen on Resume [duplicate]

I recently installed 14.10 on my dell latitude e6510. The machine is running an i5-540m, NVS3100M, Vertex turbo SSD, 6GB RAM, and an intel wifi link 5100AGN wireless card. Every few resumes from ...
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Black screen on Nvidia HDMI on Ubuntu Gnome 15.04

I'm running Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 64-bits kernel 3.19.0-15-generic on a Dell Vostro 3460 with Intel + Nvidia card. I have installed the nvidia-349 drivers from xorg-edgers ppa. Everything is working ...
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Want to use second monitor but has no EIED

I have a small monochrome CRT display I would like to use on my Ubuntu PC. This display is a Smith Corona typewriter display, quite old. Under Windows it could be used with a max 600x400 resolution, ...
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Dark and black colors on screen have fuzzy 'noise'

The closest thing to this problem I can find is Fuzzy static noise on screen, but that is not the same problem I am having. I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 on an Asus G750JW laptop. I have installed the ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a sager like gaming laptop

Smaller question version: - How to boot Ubuntu Desktop into shell without X? - Or how to install Ubuntu with default drivers, without nouveaux, bumblebee and nvidia* ? Longer quest version with ...
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Ignore second monitor workspaces

I recently switched from Mint to Ubuntu. In Mint I had an option to only use my primary monitor for workspaces. I can't seem to replicate that in Ubuntu. I am fairly new to Linux. I almost always got ...
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Can I use CUDA 7 32 bit, on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit?

I have a single precision GPU (my understanding is that this is 32 bit). My linux version is Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I would like to use CUDA 7 for some scientific programming applications; however ...
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Can't Boot After Nvidia Driver Update [duplicate]

I installed recent Nvidia drivers for the 770 card on my 14.04 Ubuntu desktop, I believe it was the 340 version that I installed, replacing the current 304. After restart, I get a black screen with a ...
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Unity 14.04: Cannot open Launcher because of NVIDIA screen corruption

I've just clean-installed 14.04 with Unity on my amd64 box, which has a NVidia 6150SE GPU. It's having a problem with screen corruption; after you login and try to open, say, the Unity launcher (if ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 Ctrl+Alt+F1 causes screen to go blank

I need to install my Nvidia driver. In order to do that I need to stop X server. Stopping X server sudo service lightdm stop makes my screen go blank. Trying Ctrl-Alt-F1 first makes my screen go ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not logging in after NVIDIA update

I want to run a cuda program on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit, but the error i got was: cuda driver version is insufficient for cuda runtime So i downloaded nvidia driver from its official website. I ...
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Cannot install native NVidia driver on Ubuntu 14.04

I am starting the "software and updates" and want to switch to the nvidia 331.38 that is proposed there, but I am getting this when I press the nvidia check box and apply sudo /usr/bin/python3 ...
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do i have to install nvidia propreitary driver?

do i have to install nvidia propreitary driver or the default driver (xserver) is ok ? when i install the nvidia driver couple of white phrases ( error e i guess ) appear in each boot but no problem ...
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Setting up environment for Nvidia OpenGL Samples with Netbeans

As title, I would like to set up the environment for the Nvidia OpenGL Samples with Netbeans. You can find the SDK here In Netbeans I tried to choose the first one.. I gave it the directory with ...
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Where can i get safe Nvidia driver to laptop

I tried to install GPU(GT 635m) driver on my linux(kubuntu), but last 3 times update are failed. Because after reboot i get black blank screen and haven`t ability to repare video drivers. When i ...
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Problems getting 2 Video cards working

I'm currently running Ubuntu 14. my system is fairly old.. Motherboard is d925xbc with p4 CPU. I have an ATI video card that runs two monitors no problem. I wanted to try getting 3 monitor to work but ...
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Web video (YouTube, etc) doesn't play in Chrome after suspend

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 and nvidia-346 driver After a suspend, all websites doesn't play video in Chrome. Firefox appears to still play video. The video still loads. If I "click forward in time" ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Dual graphics Nvidia doesn't work

I used to be able to switch to Nvidia by going to software sources. Now when I click the driver for my graphics card it downloads, turns green and it looks like its using the correct driver but when I ...
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Interface delay with NVIDIA driver

I am experiencing a strange bug with a new installation of Ubuntu 14.10. It looks like I/O events are processed with a delay. That is, every event from either the mouse or the keyboard (both USB) ...
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Nvidia drivers 346 or 349? [duplicate]

I have a gtx 960 and Ubuntu 14.10 and I have installed the drivers for my card that the Nvidia driver website recommended (nvidia 346) through the mamarley ppa. I found that, on the ppa and on the ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 overheat(Extreme)

I have a serious overheating problem. I installed Ubuntu 14.10 2-3 days back and it is experiencing high overheat problems. I am using a Dell XPS L502X PC with Nvidia graphics. I know that I should ...
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4K (3840x2160) with GeForce GT 730M (Notebook Acer v3-571g) on HDMI port not working

I have a notebook Acer v3-571g with a GeForce GT 730M and try to get my new Samsung UHD Monitor 28" "U28D590D" to work in a 4K resolution via HDMI. As I can see on ...
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ASUS pb278 1440p monitor only has an option up to 1080p. GTX 780 graphics card

Have been looking for a fix for this since two days ago and after a good number of hours searching I finally decided to make a post about this. So as the title says in the NVIDIA settings panel there ...
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Fresh 14.10 Install + Nvidia GTX980

Hello after having a lot of problems with AMD (R9 290x to be specific) I was promised "unparalleled performance and smooth installation" from Some Nvidia fans that I asked. My goal basically is to ...