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Huge splash screen

Just did clean install of Ubuntu 16.04. Everything was good, but the screen kept flashing after booting to desktop. The default X.org X server was set. I have a Geforce 7025 / nforce 630a video card. ...
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No proprietary Nvidia drivers, only open source ones

After installing Ubuntu, I see that I only have options to install open source Nvidia drivers, not proprietary drivers. In 'Additional Drivers', there are 5 different open source nvidia drivers. ...
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How to add 2560x1080 resolution in Ubuntu 16.04 over HDMI

I am trying to get Ubuntu to display a 2560x1080 resolution over HDMI. I know this is possible because I was able to do it with a raspberry pi. I have tried: nvidia-settings : setting both viewport ...
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I need help with Running in software rendering mode [on hold]

I rly need your help with this problem.so i bought a new graphics card and installed into my pc (gigabyte gtx 750 TI) and now when i start my computer i get this window saying Running in software ...
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Specific display view to avoid broken screen part

Hello recently I broke my screen at bottom left, so I need it fixed to top right and a bit smaller. mb xrandr or something. Green It's screen I need (with width x1 ; height y1) Black whole screen(...
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Nautilus Crashes when dragging and dropping files

Surely I can't be the only one having this problem. I had the problem with previous versions of Ubuntu and I'm still having it with the newest version. When dragging and dropping files in Nautilus (...
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Issues with Nvidia Quadro and Geforce on one machine

I have a machine with Quadro FX 580 and Geforce GTX 970 cards installed. I would like to use the Quadro FX for Desktop monitor and the Geforce for CUDA processing. I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. My ...
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High temperatures from sensors on Asus Zenbook UX501 VW

I bought a new laptop: Asus Zenbook UX501VW, i7, 24GB RAM, 512 SSD, Intel Graphics + Geforce 960M. sensors returns this: acpitz-virtual-0 Adapter: Virtual device temp1: +65.0°C (crit = +103....
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Can I install nvidia drivers if I boot as nomodeset?

nouveau issues. Can I install graphic drivers when its loaded like "quiet splash nomodeset"? I tried stopping lightdm, blacklisting modules and updating initrams but can't install NVidia, it says ...
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Battery drains fast in Ubuntu14.04LTS. Screen goes out when switched to NVidia proprietary driver

I am facing power issues on my HP Pavilion 15 - p073tx laptop running on Ubuntu 14.04LTS. The battery drains much faster as compared to when I run Windows(I have a dual boot). One solution I found is ...
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Dual monitor setup with Two Graphic cards on Ubuntu 16.0 (GTX 630 and GTX 610)

I'm trying to setup Dual monitors for extended desktop on Ubuntu. I have two cards, GTX 630 and GTX 610, its been a mess for the last 2 days but I've made it work up to a point where the mouse moves ...
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Slow performance on powerful laptop

2 weeks ago i bough Asus K501UX with 128GB SSD. This one seems to be a powerful laptop. The first thing i did was installing Ubuntu 16.04 on it. But now i'm very disappointed because it doesn't go as ...
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OpenCL 1.2 on 16.04 / Xenial

I'm trying to port an application that uses OpenCL 1.2 to Linux, but I'm having trouble getting the correct headers to build against - it seems that the opencl-headers package has only had 2.0 headers ...
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Ubuntu - Gigabyte z170MX gaming 5- 3 benq monitors

It would appear that ubuntu recognizes my 3 Benq 24" inch monitors. The motherboard in question supports 3 displays. Unfortunately, when all 3 are plugged in the one from the VGA port works, the ...
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Optirun Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] Invalid argument for -config

I am experiencing a weird issue with bumblebee. I have installed bumblebee-nvidia with nvidia-364. Bumblebeed starts, but when I try to connect with optirun, optirun reports: [ 1225.971452] [ERROR]...
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Can't Install, Can't work around black screen and blinking cursor

Darn kid, had a working version of 12, but he overwrote it with a manufacturer's Windows XP that won't register. Duh... So I'm trying to get Ubuntu re-installed. The motherboard has an integrated ...
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Game is working, but not display

I'm fresh Ubuntu user. Installed newest Wine and EU4. When I start EU4.exe, launcher is totally black, but if you go on the place, where usually button is, game is loading. I hear the sound, mouse ...
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How can I rotate my notebook screen 90 degrees although 'xrandr --rotate' does not support it?

I've got an Acer Aspire E5-773G notebook with those graphics-related specs: Card-1: Intel Sky Lake Integrated Graphics Card-2: NVIDIA GM108M [GeForce 940M] Display Server: X.Org 1.18.3 driver: nvidia ...
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System hangs when I use Terminal

I just bought a computer with X10DAi Supermicroe mb ,e5-2683 v4 CPUs, two GEFORCE® GTX 1080 and one HD 6450. After I installed Ubuntu 16.04 and tested it for two hour, the system hang on ...
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Asus A455LJ brightness Fn+F5+F6 doesn't work on ubuntu 16.04

i've just installed ubuntu 16.04 on my asus A455LJ i5 5200u with Nvidia 920m, and just install nvidia driver properly but i can't get my brightness control Fn+F5 nor Fn+F6 work, but in the system ...
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Help! No brightness slider in the settings (ubuntu 16.04 desktop with nvidia GTX960)

Just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my system(cpu:amd fx 6300),there is no setting to change the screen brightness.earlier i was using deepin os 15.2 and the brightness slider worked perfectly. I have ...
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black screen after installing Ubuntu

Hopefully this has an easy solution. I recently installed Ubuntu using the Ubiquity installer for the latest release. Due to my hardware, in order to install it from my USB, i had to use the nomodeset ...
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Why when I disable secure boot in Ubuntu 14.04 can I still not run NVIDIA-367 graphics driver?

Ok, so following the answer here I disabled secure boot module with: sudo apt install mokutil sudo mokutil --disable-validation I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on an Asus M51AC machine. The BIOS version ...
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Installed driver not showing up

So, I have a ASUS X550L with a GT 720m in it and I'm trying to use a specific driver for it, the 331 driver. I'm currently on the 340 driver but since my other hard drive with Windows on it died ...
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How to use 1k external monitor with 4k Dell Precision laptop

I have a 4k Dell Precision 5510 laptop, and I need to add a 1k external monitor to it, but I can't get the resolutions to get along. If I use @2x scaling, everything looks comically large (and ...
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No wifi and can't enter BIOS, nor bootable with any kind of USB after installing Ubuntu

Asus K401UB, Intel Core i5 6200U, nVidia 940M with Ubuntu 14.x.x was upgraded to 16.04. The screen lit up:- Ubuntu at your service! Issues include: Wifi does not work Unable to select / enter BIOS ...
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Upgrading to a new graphics card, any tips?

I am willing to get a new graphics card - Nvidia GTX 950. I currently have the Nvidia GT 730. The last time I tried installing the new graphics card's drivers I had to reinstall Ubuntu from scratch. ...
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Can't boot from clean install

I've recently been having trouble booting my computer. I tried to re-install some NVIDIA drivers after an update broke CUDA and led to some poor video performance. However that led to some conflicts,...
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Disable Nvidia GPU on Ubuntu 16.04

I recently bought a “gaming laptop”, therefore it boards an Nvidia GPU and an Intel “GPU”. I have managed to install Ubuntu 16.04, but I have some problems with the way Ubuntu is using the GPUs. I ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 damaged completely [on hold]

I face a problem that unity launcher of ubuntu desktop disappered, I had solved this problem after that I tried to setup genome ubuntu along with ubuntu desktop I found that the response of ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu black screen: no login, no console, nothing

I upgraded ubuntu and after reboot I got the infinite loop login screen. I followed all online advice to fix this, which did not help and I resorted to purging the graphics card through the terminal. ...
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Video Playback issues (could be hardware acceleration)

I have an issue with video playback in various applications such as Kodi or mpv player. Sound usually is the problem and I think it is down to hardware acceleration. Often when I playback mp4 or mkv ...
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Why are my displays not working anymore?

I was working and managed to run out of memory with a Java VM which required me to reset my machine. From that moment on Ubuntu was broken. It was not possible to login for me until I re-installed ...
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GTX1080 gpu passthrough Qemu

Never had a problem passing through a Titan with QEMU, I've replaced it with a GTX1080 and cant seem to get it to display anything. vfio is doing it's thing: 03:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: ...
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Cannot configure external monitor

I'm trying to connect my laptop (Dell precision m7510) to an external monitor (Dell U2711), either using DisplayPort, or using the HDMI and to no avail. It appears as though the monitor is recognized,...
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Need to create a Xconfig file- ubuntu 16

So i need to create a xorg-config file and put it into the folder that holds the video configurations. I need the config to contain the following. Section "ServerLayout" Identifier "layout" ...
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what is the driver for nvidia optimus

I have a samsung laptop with nvidia optimus graphics card. My cursor blinks too fast or cannot be seen sometimes. Can you suggest a driver for rectifying this
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Dual Monitor problems

Good Afternoon, I'm running Kubuntu 16.04, and on a Laptop with Nvidia Graphics, and a use an external display. The first time I connected the monitor, everything worked exactly as I wanted, and by ...
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Login Loop - “BadValue (integer parameter out of range for operation)” - 16.04

I was running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with a manually installed NVIDIA 361 driver. After upgrading the driver to v367 I am now locked out of Unity with a login loop with the following error in .xsession-...
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NVIDIA Driver problem with Bumblebeed

I installed the NVIDIA driver 361 with Bumblebeed: After that as I go to additional driver, the system shows NVIDIA driver is being used as following: Screenshot on Additional driver However, when I ...
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Black background and no input from neither the mouse nor the keyboard after user login

After I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my machine and tried to log in, all I got was the Unity launcher, a black background, the volume bar with the mute icon and no way of interacting with the UI. The ...
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multiple 4k monitors on 16.04, issues

The problem is supporting two external 4k monitors from a notebook that has a built in 4k display. I can run either external 4k monitor from HDMI or mDP just fine on all desktops (Unity, Gnome, Gnome ...
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Do I need to install drivers for headless server?

I'm creating a file server with Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS. The motherboard doesn't have a on-board graphics card so I'm using a Nvidia graphics card for the install. I've tested that I can install with ...
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Nvidia driver breaks X? [duplicate]

I have recently replaced my old broken hard drive in my laptop. The bad thing is that the old hard drive had a pre-installed ubuntu and recovery partition with all the drivers shipped with it. So ...
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Cannot login on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I installed Nvidia drivers and now I cannot log on to my computer whatsoever, not even as guest. The login screen appears to be zoomed in more than when it was working. I tried purging nvidia and ...
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“No controller found” message during boot just after GRUB

The last 6 months have been a saga with my main computer, and as a result the motherboard, one of the processors, and the video card have all been replaced under warranty. I've just got it running ...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04, Nvidia GPU isn't outputting a Video signal. Motherboard doesn't have a video out [duplicate]

Fairly new to Ubuntu and I've just updated a machine from 14.04 to 16.04 and when finished updating the screen is black and I'm not getting any video signal out from the Nvidia GPU. There isn't ...
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Ubuntu and Nvidia 960m

I've noticed several issues with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (64-bits) and my Nvidia drivers. I have an Acer V-Nitro7 with a Intel® HD Graphics 530 (Skylake GT2) and Nvidia GTX 960M. Two major issues One is ...
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Why does Toshiba C50-C stay hot while suspended

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit along side Windows 10 on a Toshiba C50-C. Intel I7 gen 6, 8GB RAM, Nvidia Geforce 930M, Intel Dual Band Wifi 3165 Everything works perfectly except Suspend. The ...
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VGA passthrough with QEMU and KVM - Nothing on screen

These last few days I've been trying to set up a windows virtual machine with VGA passthrough, using this guide as my main reference: https://www.pugetsystems.com/labs/articles/Multiheaded-NVIDIA-...