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

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Ubuntu 14.10 Launcher won't open

I've read through literally 1-2 hours of similar questions, and this time, no answers have helped :( Everytime I log in, I just get my wallpaper, a cursor, and a right click menu. I've reset compiz ...
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Which nvidia to install? Latest from Nvidia.com or from additional drivers?

A very simple question Which Nvidia driver is best to install? The latest Nvidia driver from nvidia website which is 346.47 or Nvidia-331.113 from Additional Drivers tool? I have updated my ...
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Official Nvidia drivers not compatible with ubuntu

So i'm sort of at a loss for words here, I have a brand new gaming laptop with a Nvidia Geoforce GTX 860M gpu. I noticed that the computer wasn't recognizing it. If I "optirun" anything I get the ...
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CS GO native opens then closes on black screen

Basically I've got Steam and CS:GO installed but when I try to open CS:GO it opens and then closes on the black screen back to my desktop. I've tried changing all Nvidia drivers from additional ...
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Can't log in after installing CUDA

Ubuntu 14.10, CUDA 7, installed throught deb repository and then sudo apt-get install cuda. I have the Nvidia 349 drivers. After reboot I'm stuck on a screen with written Ubuntu 14.10 and four ...
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Complication over VNC, lightdm and startx

I managed to run x11vnc server on my Ubuntu 14.04. I can log into my Ubuntu from my Windows PC using UltraVNC Viewer. The Ubuntu machine is headless. I followed instructions below. ...
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Updated Nvidia Drivers, Now Get ACPI Error

So, I followed this guide and got my Nvidia driver issue fixed: install nvidia driver instead nouveau Everything seemed fine until after I rebooted, then I got: [0.834825] ACPI: [Package] has zero ...
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Black-screen after enabling SLI or MultiGPU

I have ubuntu 14.04 installed. My Graphics Card is Nvidia GeForce GT755M SLI Whenever i enable SLI or MultiGPU the screen goes black after bootlogo. The bootlogo appears, when the bootload is ...
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Catastrophic GUI breakdown and feezing

I'm experiencing catastrophic GUI breakdowns and freezing with my Ubuntu machine. It also randomly freezes but the time it takes from booting to freezing is different everytime. Observation so far ...
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Nvidia card problems on hybrid setup

System: Ubuntu 14.04 Hybrid graphics, Intel Corporation 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics and NVIDIA GT 745M. Fresh from installation the system worked, I could use Nnvidia prime to switch ...
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How to disable Nvidia GPU in ubuntu 14.04?

This command cat /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch shows 0:IGD:+:Pwr:0000:00:02.0 1:DIS: :DynPwr:0000:01:00.0 Then , i used echo off > /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch But ...
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Nvidia not displaying correctly HDMI monitor

I hope to find solution to my issue. I have laptop Dell N5110 with nvidia 525m and i installed nvidia-331 driver which can be found in ubuntu repo. The issue is that when i connect my hdmi all screens ...
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Need Help Updating NVIDIA Drivers

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, and I'm trying to get it working on a computer of mine. It's an older PC that I've had windows 7 on. Currently, when I boot to the desktop, within a few moments, the screen ...
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Updated my nvidia driver on 14.04, black screen nothing works

Hope you guys will be able to help me out. I formatted my Windows 8 machine and decided to go Linuxy after a horrible experience with Windows. After installing and having all my stuff working in ...
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Black windows on some applications

Suddenly using some applications will result on black windows as shown here: Not every window looks like this. Exceptions are applications like firefox, thunderbird, google chrome. Applications ...
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Backlight Brightness is not adjustable - Dual Boot with Win8.1 and two graphic chips

I'm really sorry to ask again a FAQ, but all suggested solutions does not work out. I have problem with the backlight brigthness controll. Ubuntu response to pressing Hotkeys with an poping up the ...
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nVidia drivers for Bumblebee

Right now Bumblebee is working with nvidia-331.113 driver, but in Software&Drivers is available nvidia-340. Should I update? I have some problems with this driver, while playing my fps instantly ...
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Nvidia GTX 860M ubuntu 14.04 blackscreen

community I have since a clean ubuntu 14.04.2 install and two weeks searching the following Problem. System Specs: OS: Ubuntu 14.04.02 Kernels: 3.16.0-30-generic (does not boot) 3.16.0-31-generic ...
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Nvida drivers update

I have downloaded that latest nvida drivers for my system they are in the downloads folder all i do is drag it into terminal when i am root user it checks the integrity and runs checks on it when it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 : Installing cuda 7

I am following the procedure given here : http://www.r-tutor.com/gpu-computing/cuda-installation/cuda6.5-ubuntu However, after I do sudo apt-get install cuda I get the following message: You might ...
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ASUS Q550lf - Ubuntu 14.10 - Screen randomly freezes

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my ASUS laptop. Install was kinda rough, I had to change some settings around in BIOS to enable legacy settings but in the end I got it working. I was having ...
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Issue when loading steam and some games

So when i launch steam i keep getting the following error message: "OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. For more information visit ...
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(Ubuntu 14.04.2) Unity will not load on Dell Inspiron 531s with Nvidia GeForce 6150SE graphics [duplicate]

I have a Dell Inspiron 531s desktop computer. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on it, but I can only install it from USB when I go to the "Install Ubuntu" option and not the "Try Ubuntu without ...
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Right side of touch pad becomes too hot while using Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu 14.10 alongside Windows 8.1. Everything seems correct in Windows but whenever I use Ubuntu, portion near right of touch pad gets too hot. My laptop have 2 GB dedicated Nvidia ...
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Blurry screen during and after install process

Alright so I've been stumped on this issue for a while now and I'm not sure how to fix it. I'm trying to migrate from Windows 8.1 however when I try to install Ubuntu (or any other OS that supports ...
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Nvidia video driver installation

I do not think my video drivers are configurated properly. In the Driver manager I have checked the option: Using X.Org X server -- Nouveau display driver from xserver-xorg-video-nouveau, but running ...
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xorg-edgers very slow access in China

In order to install Nvidia proprietary drivers I have added xorg-edgers repository. However it is insanely slow to access it in China and prevent to install my drivers (hours to download 75 Mb). I`m ...
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Problems with graphics trying to install ubuntu

I have a fresh 14.04 LTS 64-bit USB-Stick that I am able to boot from. (With nomodeset) I get the black-white menu on which I can tell to boot Ubuntu without installation properly. After that comes ...
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ASUS GTX750ti STRIX not working

I recently purchased a new GPU (specifically the ASUS GTX750ti STRIX) for use with my Ubuntu 14.10 machine. But when I launch it now, only my first monitor is displaying a picture (out of 2, the first ...
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Pixelated display as if my display was 16bit [duplicate]

I Manually installed the latest Nvidia GeForce GT755m driver. The installation succeeded without any error but now my display is pixelated as if it was 16 bit. You can take a look at the picture ...
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Remove/Add nvidia drivers ubuntu 14.04.2

I'm following Ubuntu Wiki to install the drivers for hybrid-graphics in Ubuntu 14.04.2. Here are the steps: NVIDIA systems: Make sure that no other NVIDIA driver is installed (keep the ...
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Anyone had luck installing nvidia drivers on ubuntu 14.10?

I have tried for two days to get my GF 750Ti Nvidia card to work in Ubuntu 14.10 without success - it only accepts 1024x768 (4:3) resolution and each time I use some of the guides on the net it either ...
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How to install Nvidia Drivers

So I literally just installed ubuntu, but I just can't seem to find an answer that makes any sense and works for me. I have an Nvidia GTX 750Ti GPU, and I want to play some steam games. I am using ...
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Pixelated wallpaper/background

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo IdeaPad Y510P today. Everything worked fine, but after installing my graphics card driver the background became pixelated (Nvidia GeForce GT755m). I downloaded ...
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Run OpenGL apps with CUDA with Nvidia Optimus and Bumblebee

I am attempting to start learning CUDA using my old laptop with a hybrid Nvidia GT650M/Intel iGPU setup. I have tried following the instructions on a couple resources[1,2,3]. Those resources helped ...
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Can't see loading screen with NVIDIA graphics card

When I boot my computer, and my monitor is plugged into my NVIDIA graphics card, I see the motherboard brand, then GRUB, but after I see a black screen. But after some time the monitor springs back ...
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How to get nvidia-346 driver with optimus to work on Ubuntu 14.10

I'm using notebook with optimus technology (Asus K73SV). I have installed proprietary nvidia 346 (346.47-0ubuntu4~xedgers14.10.1 from ppa xorg-edgers) on Ubuntu 14.10. If I select to use an intel ...
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Chrome NVidia problem

I'm getting this error: $ google-chrome Xlib: extension "RANDR" missing on display ":0.0". Xlib: extension "RANDR" missing on display ":0.0". NVIDIA: could not open the device file /dev/nvidia0 ...
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nvidia 840m driver problem with kubuntu 14.10

I'm having some trouble installing the 346 driver on Kubuntu 14.10. After I followed this tutorial and after I reboot the system (without anything saying that I must do that after installation), It ...
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Do nvidia drivers update?

In order to get the latest nvidia drivers for my Nvidia GTX 560 ti, I am installing the proprietary Nvidia drivers from their website. Will these update automatically? Is it worthwhile to do so?
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cinnamon locks up after recent upgrade

Since I applied Ubuntu system patches yesterday, my Cinnamon environment is locking up regularly. I'm running on an older Thinkpad with an nvidia card. (lspci says that it is a GF119M [Quadro NVS ...
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Cannot access secondary GPU Bumblebee (Ubuntu 12.04)

When running optirun glxgears, I get: [ 1211.541206] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver [ 1211.541351] [ERROR]Aborting because fallback start is disabled. When ...
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Overheating causing applications to crash?

I am playing Cities Skylines on my Notebook. It's a Clevo W230ST. Specs: i7 4700MQ GTX 765M 8 Gig Ram Ubuntu 14.04. I am using the Nvidia 331 Driver. My questing is: Does some part of Ubuntu or ...
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Latest Nvidia Drivers Cause Gnome Desktop to hang after login

I followed the instructions to download and install nvidia driver as .run and it seems to be kind of working, but when i login with my password using gnome desktop, it just sits there with the ...
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After Ubuntu 14.04 LTS update, nothing works

Ubuntu updated and I rebooted. I get to the login screen and am greeted with incredibily low resolution, leading me to believe that this is a graphics driver problem because i have installed my nvidia ...
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WINE not working on external monitor

Certain games/applications on WINE work fine on my primary display, but just freeze (display wise) on my external monitor. They still function (ie: arrow keys result in sounds and things) and if I ...
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Direct rendering disabled

Originally games lagged a lot so I found out I should switch my driver to one that wasn't open source. I did that through the additional drivers setting and I chose what I believe is the most ...
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freeglut OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display ':0'

I am trying to run an application with OpenGL and the following message apears: freeglut OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display ':0' I already read lots of topics here and in stackexchange ...
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NVIDIA GTX 750Ti Doesn't Work

My graphics card (NVIDIA GTX 750Ti) will display the BIOS, GRUB, then a black screen on launch. I know that this is a graphics card problem because the only way to see Ubuntu is by switching the ...
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MacBook Pro 3,1 (late 2007, g84m), Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Nvidia won't boot

Let me be clear - this is only a problem when using the Nvidia drivers. I can boot the machine with nouveau, however the machine won't sleep properly and I have no 3D acceleration. Any time I install ...