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

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Hardware check for new laptop

I purchased a used laptop (Lenovo Z710 Intel i7-4710MQ 2.50GHz 16GB Ram 1TB SSHD NVIDIA 840M WIN 8.1 Laptop) It is not a touch screen and does have a backlit keyboard. My question: Is there a site ...
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Gdm with nvidia-331 and nvidia-prime causes a black screen at boot

I'm on an Asus UX51vz laptop, which has RAID0 SSD's and an nvidia 650M graphics card. I installed lubuntu instead of ubuntu-gnome because lubuntu still has a RAID0 compatible alternate install ISO. ...
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Unbinding nouveau freezes system

I unbound the nouveau driver from my unused Nvidia graphics card and wanted to bind it to the vfio-pci driver but my whole system froze. I used this script #!/bin/bash modprobe vfio-pci for dev in ...
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ubuntu 15.04 wakeup from sleep : unclaimed register

I have Ubuntu 15.04 installed on Lenovo Z5070 laptop. For Nvidia 840m I have nvidia-346 installed. While waking up from sleep I get the following error on a black screen drm: hsw_uncalimed_reg_clear ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and higher not running properly on my computers

I am confronted with a very strange problem. After having used Ubuntu 12.04 for years on my 3+ computers without any major problems, I am now trying to upgrade to 14.04 (or later). But on none of my ...
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Linux Ubuntu HDMI screen detected but not showing (GT 525M

After searching every solution possible nothing seems to work for me. WHen i do nvidia-settings it shows the screen detected but i receive no output from the screen. In addition following this HDMI ...
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No HDMI Audio on Ubuntu 15.04 and NVIDIA Quadro 2000

I took me a long time to discover the sudo nvidia-xconfig to get the NVIDIA drivers working. I was assuming that was the cause of getting no HDMI audio, unfortunately it was not. The the output is ...
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Install nvidia geforce gt 845m driver on ubuntu 14.04.02 lts

I am trying to install the driver on my asus n551jq, under ubuntu 14.04.02 lts. My steps are: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-337 ...
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NVIDIA Screen Tearing Help

Just recently installed Kubuntu 15.04 onto my Precision M4800. Just trying to fix a few issues. I've spent ages trying to get the NVIDIA screen tearing to go away, however I am unsuccessful. Intel ...
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How to update the graphics driver in Ubuntu 14.04?

I have an Nvidia G84 [GeForce 8600 GT] graphics processor. Does anyone know how to update the graphics driver in Ubuntu 14.04?
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Install 14.04 on desktop with Kraken X61 cooler

I have bought all the hardware parts for my new desktop machine. The motherboard is MSI X99 Sli plus. The CPU cooler is Kraken X61. I checked online, the motherboard support linux. But I just ...
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Blender 2.75, nVidia GTS 450 & CUDA, everything is there, and Blender swears why?

So Good day dear. So this is the problem I have a question to her. I put the driver from nVidia and fresh (352.21), then downloaded from the same website the latest version of CUDA (7.0), after all ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Login fails and returns to login

I recently upgraded my desktop from an NVIDIA 560ti graphics card to a 970 SC. Before upgrading the card, I updated to Vivid Vervet with no issues. After upgrading the card, my login screen is blown ...
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Wine and Football M 2015

I'm facing an issue with Football Manager game. I've already tried to remove/reinstall nvidia current (first I found the 331 drivers installed, then by searching on internet i installed the 304 ...
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Nvidia driver does not install

I upgraded kernel of my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 4.0.5 and when I try to install video drivers sudo apt-get install nvidia-current nvidia-settings I get this error: Building initial module for ...
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Bumblebee isnt active, now what? nvidia-prime takes whole session

Bumblebee stopped developing in 2013. How to use optirun/primerun etc... now (e.g. 15.04)? How to run desktop on intel and single app on prop. nvidia (not nouveau)? I would like nvidia to powerdown ...
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Purple screen then black screen with white line

I have had Ubuntu installed for a couple of days now and I was installing graphic drivers and accidentally installed nvidia ones when I needed AMD ones. I tried to delete all the nvidia drivers. When ...
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Thinkpad W520 DisplayPort/HDMI sound

On my Thinkpad w520 with Nvidia Optimus (using Nvidia properietary drivers) I connected an external monitor via DisplayPort, using a Displayport -> HDMI adapter cable. The monitor has integrated ...
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Radeon R7 260X Drivers help

Okay so I am using ubuntu 15.04 becaouse ubuntu 14.04 won't let me install it alongside with windows 7. So my problem is that i have a graphics card Radeon R7 260X and when I have tried to install ...
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Pixelation and Low-Performance GUI on Install and Boot

On my desktop, whenever I try to install a new version of ubuntu, the live CD/USB Drive boots up with a GUI that's scaled for my resolution (1440x900), but the pixel size is two or three times the ...
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14.04 Screen does not recover after blanking

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 on a computer with an NVIDIA Quadro K2200 GPU running the nvidia-331 driver, driving a 4K UHD screen. I have set nomodeset in /etc/default/grub to be able to use the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 nvidia problems after update

I updated a laptop a couple of days ago and I can no longer completely boot into UBuntu. Once it gets to the login screen, I can login but will never reach the desktop. The screen goes black ...
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Which Ubuntu Flavor is best for old PC WITH Nvidia GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 and AMD 64Bit and 4 GB Ram?

I had horrible experience installing Ubuntu on my machine with Nvidia. Just want to hear some expert advice. Currently using Linux Mint but want to switch back to any Ubuntu flavor, just not sure ...
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Qemu adjusting microphone

I have a qemu virtual machine with vfio vga passthrough. When I start it my microphone adjusts to 100% but I only when I have the Nvidia drivers installed on my virtual machine (I'm not sure if thats ...
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ASUS X555LN Brightness fn key not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my ASUS X555L Laptop using an nVidia GeForce 520M Graphics card. The fn+f5/f6 keys are unable to adjust brightness. Currently my screen brightness level is maximum. My ...
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ACPI PCC probe failed after Nvidia instalation and the keybaord is broken

I get the APCI PCC probe failed starting version 219. I know this is harmless. But ACPI failing breaks my keyboard (it might be using the ACPI bus). The option of "enable function keys" won't work ...
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Why the result : “Compiz supported: no” in Ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying for a while to get a working Ubuntu system going in our house. I even had a computer built with the requirements listed on the Ubuntu website in mind. (But I will be clear, nothing ...
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Black screen - Can't reconfigure Xorg [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a laptop with an nVidia 850m. I installed proprietary drivers and bumblebee and everything worked fine for weeks. After running a dist-upgrade I have a black screen on ...
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Settings or something on Nouveau driver?

I'm on Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 and Nouveau driver is set by default. I don't want to set Nvidia proprietary driver because of my little fear (I broke my pc a while ago on 14.04 only trying to set it on ...
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2015 and they still can't get linux right [closed]

god forbid they include these legacy drivers within the build and the distro, just 1 more reason linux is still the same, free as in free ,is just still a ploy for a claim of better solution from ...
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Installing nvidia-331 on Ubuntu 14.04 (Acer Aspire Z370, NVIDIA GeForce GT 620)

When attempting to install nvidia-331 drivers on Ubuntu 14.04 x86_64 (Acer Aspire Z370, with NVIDIA GeForce GT 620 card), the software center reports this on attempt to install the mentioned driver: ...
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The screen goes black when I exit a full screen game

I am looking for some help in a specific (I suspect drive related) problem. The screen goes black when I attempt to quit a game (in a normal way - not force quit - through the menu) and it simply ...
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Installing Nvidia drivers breaks cinnamon

What is the safest way to install Nvidia drivers with bumblebee and optirun? The bumblebee and optirun packages installed fine, but I got a "Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 - the newest nvidia driver

I use Xubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have added the xorg-edgers repo for apt: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa -y sudo apt-get update It contains nvidia-346 drivers but the newest driver is ...
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Unbuntu splash screen not working

I am new to Ubuntu but I have plugged my HDMI into my nvidia gtx 645 and now at the enter pass phrase screen it's wont let me type
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Nvidia display driver

I have recently installed Ubuntu as a duel boot with Windows 7, I have already installed Nvidia driver software in Windows, my questions are that "Should seperate driver software be installed in ...
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does not detect my sound card HDMI

Mainly, the sound only heard in the computer and not on TV, I have no problems with the video, it works correctly. Ubuntu never detect my sound card hdmi. commands: aplay -l results: **** Lista ...
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Installed Nvidia GeForce 6200 video card and have video but

First off my machine is an older dell from 06? With an Intel Pentium 4 2.80GHzx2 processor. Im running ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. I installed a Nvidia GeForce 6200 video card because the onboard video ...
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ubuntu 14.04 HDMI wrong resolution

I recently purchased a NVIDIA GTX960 and having issue with my secondary monitory connected by hdmi cable ( using HDMI to VGA converter ). The monitor in question is Acer X233H and has resolution of ...
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KDM (maybe) freezing occasionally, usually on login screen

I am running Kubuntu 15.04 on my Sager NP8268. I have played with Linux in the past and am re-introducing myself to it right now. I am experiencing random freezing, most often on the KDM Login screen. ...
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Ubuntu server 15.04 blank screen after install

Everything installed fine but when I went to boot the monitor timed out and went to sleep after post finished. Tried adding nomodeset to launch configuration but instead just got a blank screen with ...
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How to select which graphics adapter is primary? ATI & Nvidia Ubuntu 14.04

I have a laptop which has 2x ATI 5870 graphics cards in crossfire configuration. However, I am not interested in the least with using these video cards. I purchased an external graphics card adapter ...
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Problem with Install Nvidia gtx 680 driver on Ubutu 15.04

I have tired to reinstall ubuntu and Reinstall Nvidia driver on ubuntu 15.04 I install gtx 680 driver in 2 way but Every time startx give me this error : can not connect to x server Install with ...
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Setting up teska K40 withATI radeon. End up with black screen while installation on ubuntu 14.04

For almost a week I can't set up Tesla K40 on CUDA. Currently I have 2 GPUs 1.Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Oland XT [Radeon HD 8670 / R5 340X / R7 250/350X] 2. Nvidia Tesla K40 active ...
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Troubles installing Ubunto on a flash drive

I have a 128GB flash drive that I've been trying to boot Ubuntu onto. I formatted the drive to NTFS and followed these steps. It all works fine, almost. I can boot from the flash drive and it takes me ...
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Install CUDA 7.0 on Ubuntu 14.04.2

I am trying to install CUDA 7.0 on Ubuntu 14.04.2. I already tried everything I could find around: ...
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i just installed ubuntu 14.04

just installed linux, but have some problems. System is working slow, and have issue with, i think it is problem of video card, cuz mouse jams and windows move slow. Here my system spec AMD ...
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Can only reboot - not boot 14.04.2

I had a perfectly running system, after an update Ubuntu would boot into a black screen. I figured out it was an issue with the latest kernel and Nvidia Drivers, fixed everything but got a lot of ...
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Error in nvidia-331 causes me unable to install, delete, or do almost anything besides open up a browser

I have Ubuntu 14.10 I cannot purge, or reinstall nvidia-331 and this seems to be destroying my computer. This is what happens when I put in sudo apt-get purge nvidia* sudo apt-get install nvidia-331 ...
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cannot get my nVidia drivers to install

I have a problem with the Driver & update window. I can't install the proprietary nVidia drivers. I select the top driver (a nVidia one) and hit apply. But it goes back to the 3rd option - ...