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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

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 [on hold]

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 - ...
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Set Up Second Monitor in Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 and I'd like to use both of my dell 20'' 1600x900 resolution monitors. I can only use one of them. I have a Nvidia 980 graphics card and I have an msi motherboard (if ...
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Black screen with blinking cursor on logout

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a workstation, and activated the proprietary NVIDIA driver for the GPU. The only other installed software is Chrome and Java. The problem is, when I log out, the ...
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Nvidia Coolbits don't work

nvidia-settings app outputs following in the console when i try to change frequencies. (nvidia-settings:3612): Gtk-CRITICAL **: IA__gtk_range_set_range: assertion 'min < max' failed I know ...
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14.04 gives blank screen/not waking up after sleep (Lenovo Z510)

I tried all of 3 driver settings(Nvidias, Xorg), and tried lots of things(even reinstalled Ubuntu) but still facing with this problem. After reinstall, at my first suspend try, after wake up it gave ...
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VRAM usage from DE

I'm using NVIDIA GT 705 /1gbDD3.64bit.48CudaCores/, Ubuntu 14.04 with Gnome 3. While playing Heroes of the Storm VRAM usage is going up to 945 so here is the question: Will it makes difference if i ...
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How do I run Steam games without removing xorg-edgers?

I have just recently found out the problem to my previous question seen here in which I concluded that the problem was the xorg-edgers PPA. I don't want to remove it becuase: I require better ...
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Is this a smplayer bug and how can I fix it? [closed]

Smplayer: When I use the Nouveau drivers I get image tearing how can I fix that? When I use Nvidia drivers with xy output there also happens image tearing. When I use the VPDAU output I get green ...
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Are these bugs and how can I fix them VLC [closed]

VLC with Nouveau drivers. There is a stuttering and also image tearing when Firefox is in the background opened with song on You Tube why? But there is no stuttering or tearing when chrome is opened ...
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Cant purge nvidia-331-updates

Just cant install/purge/update ANYTHING because apt-get tells me it MUST DELETE nvidia-331-updates before that. Purging/installing/deleting nvidia-331-updates fails with a message from dpkg. Removing ...
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booting 15.04 live cd no signal via hdmi with GTX 970

Hello I did not install Ubuntu.The system that I'm running is Windows 8.1. However, I'm using Ubuntu often as a Live DVD. Ubuntu 14 is booting and running perfectly. But when I boot Ubntu 15 my ...
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Software controller for any ATI/Nvidia GPU

I wanted to know which GPU to buy for my new PC in order to: 1) Work with Ubuntu. 2) Manage the contrast, brightness... etc. This is really important as I normally have my screens very dim (Via ...
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Google Chrome suddenly increased size (see picture)

I now find Google Chrome in this state (Probably after a system upgrade) : On the left the unity icons are at default size, it is chrome maybe 4-8 times bigger! $ google-chrome --version Google ...
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Window graphics becomes unresponsive, though still reacts to mouse events

I have a weird bug in Ubuntu that I think is somehow related to graphics drivers or something like this. The issue is not only related to browser windows. Currently I've seen the bug happen both on ...
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odd xorg hang when starting intellij

I have a REALLY odd hang that I just cant figure out. When I start intellij (using java7/java8) my terminal will accept input for a few minutes. Then it'll stop accepting any input. vmstat shows the ...
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Dual monitor problem (only 1 monitor displays)

so I have 2 working monitors, and after installing Linux ChaletOS x64 (based on Ubuntu 14.04) only one of them is displaying. Now at 1st neither would show anything pass the bios, so i changed them ...
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Ubuntu not booting properly with GTX 970

I'm having a problem with booting into Ubuntu 14.04 through my GTX 970 graphics card. I had installed it previously onto my system along with the NVIDIA driver and it was working fine for the most ...
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Nvidia GeForce GT 650m Blank Screen on Reboot with Asus UX51VZ on Ubuntu-Gnome 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm starting from a fresh install from the lxde alternate iso. I then purged lubuntu in favor of ubuntu-gnome (I'm following the guide here: http://ux51vz.blogspot.com and didn't know how to make ...
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Nvidia graphics drivers not installing properly

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I didn't find a solution to my problem anywhere (even though I read countless threads about Nvidia drivers) and I am starting to think that it may be hardware problem. I ...
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How to fix screen tearing of the Nvidia 675m gtx in ubuntu 14.04?

I tried to use the common methods: In nvidia X server settings and compiz-manager, but the Vblank option and the screen refresh rate is missing. If i switch back to my intel 4000hd card, everything ...
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How to get multiple displays working with docking station?

I shortly installed Ubuntu on my Notebook. Standalone everything works like a charm, but if I connect it with the docking station the displays will not work like they are meant to be. So after three ...
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Error when trying to run nvidia-settings and nvidia-prime

I've installed nvidia-prime and nvidia-346 drivers on my Asus K550J with intel integrated card and nvidia geforce gtx850m.. When I try to use nvidia-settings on the terminal it says: ...
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Optimus in 14.04 - should I just get reinstall with 15.04?

I've been trying for a while to get the nvidia driver (331) working on my new laptop. The problem seems to be that optimus support is really hard to get working properly. Added to that, when I try to ...
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Where can I find the right GPU driver for a MSI M670 notebook runnig Ubuntu 14.04.2?

I'm searching for the right GPU driver for a MSI M670 notebook runnig Ubuntu 14.04.2 and I can't find it. I set the Notebook up for a friend an it worked fine after I installed the close-sourced ...
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NVidia card runs quite hot on dual monitors

I have a Ubuntu 14 partition (with Windows 7) with a GTX 460SE running at ~60C idle with two monitors, one 23" and one 16". On Windows this occurred too, but this was resolved with NVidia's ...
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Shell script & “nvidia-smi” - needs right command/flag!

I've got a problem regarding a shell-script and the "nvidia-smi" command! I've made a script that as protection against CPU overheating on my Ubuntu Server 14.04.2. The scripts works nicely but I ...