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

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NVIDIA GTX 660M on 14.04 64-bit

I have checked the other questions on here (e.g. Nvidia driver for GeForce GTX 660), yet nothing has provided any help. Generally, what happens is that I get nvidia-current downloaded and installed, ...
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How to install X.org drivers and be able o boot a

I have a small Nvidia GTS 250 Graphic card connected to my PC and i burned my Ubuntu 14.04 System several times by installing the Nvidia Drivers after the OS was already in place. The problem was that ...
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New install - doesn't seem to recognize my graphics card

I have a nvidia 8800 card the installer seems to try and recognize it but I end up with a blank screen. Is there a way to do a non-graphics install or something and grab the drivers and getting it ...
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Unity not working in 14.04.01 LTS, blank desktop

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS as a dual boot installation (the other OS is Win XP with SP 3), but when I log in there is nothing on the desktop, just the background. My computer: Intel D865PERL, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 unresponsive after installing nvidia drivers

I followed the second answer of this question to install nvidia drivers on my lenovo z570. But now, as a result, My ubuntu 14.04 is unresponsive. Mouse clicks not working. The login screen looks ...
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Unable to install nvidia drivers on ubuntu 14.04 on my lenovo z570

I have NVIDIA GeForce GT520M graphics card on my laptop. Unfortunately I am unable to use it on my laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. I tried installing drivers from Settings>Additional Drivers. But I am ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes!

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit on my PC. After I've installed nVidia drivers (recommended) to solve the problem of the cursor that vanishes, Ubuntu freezes randomly when I'm working, I mean that ...
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Configuring multiple monitors to use Custom EDIDs

A few months ago, I purchased a Korean 1440p monitor - the X-Star DP2710 LED. Out of the box, it does not work correctly with Ubuntu, which detects a corrupted EDID over the DVI cable, and refuses to ...
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Nvidia GTX 780- windows going black when minimizing/maximizing

Maybe some of you who are using the Nvidia drivers know of this problem. Everytime I minimize my windows they are going black when they "fade" into the Unity launcher. No big deal. Doesn't look that ...
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Memory usage by Compiz in Ubuntu 14.04

Having scanned the various sources to check out the issue with compiz memory leak, I have not found any solution to reduce it. It keeps growing and beyond a point, I have to restart the PC. My ...
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Second monitor not detected Nvidia ubuntu 14.04

I'm relatively new to ubuntu. I have an HP with intel xeon and Nvidia Quadro FX380 GPU with dual monitors( Dell 19" and HP 24". I've been happily using it for the past 6 months but last week I ...
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CUDA conflict with Wine

Every time I install Wine on Ubuntu 14.04 my CUDA gets disabled, so I can't use GPU compute with Cycles in Blender. For some reason I can either use Wine or CUDA, not both. I forgot to mention that ...
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wrong resolution using LG Ultrawide 29EA73 with Nvidia GTX 650 on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to set the resolution of a LG 29EA73 ultrawide monitor to its native value (2560x1080). But nvidia-settings pannel limit the resolution to only 1920x1080. How can I solve this? I searched ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not give resolution option that Vista gives

I have a dual boot machine with Windows Vista Home and Ubuntu 14.04 just recently installed. It has a GeForce 6100 nForce 405 internal graphics processor. In Vista I can set my monitor to 1280x720 ...
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Ubuntu boots to black screen or blinking cursor [duplicate]

I know this looks like a dupe, but I've tried every solution I could find in any other thread. I'm trying to install ubuntu 14.04. I'm planning to install in a dual-boot configuration with Windows ...
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Brightness change freezes Ubuntu with Noveau and Nvidia drivers

Both Nvidia and Noveau were working fine before my bios update and now they both crash when I change the brightness. Integrated still works fine with brightness and I've tried several Nvidia drivers ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 SLI flicker

I keep getting a lot of flickering and artifacts the moment I enable sli.Tried updating the nvidia drivers.But the problem remains.Is there a possible fix or work around?I'm running gtx 760s. Thanks
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which of nvidia drivers shall I use

I am using NVIDIA binary driver-version 331.38 from NVIDIA-331-updates (proprietary) drivers, but for some reason I have some problems with my display, like I can see sometimes the windows which is ...
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Xserver error “(EE) module ANI major version(6) doesn't match the server's version(8)”

I have upgraded Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04. Afterwards, xserver couldn't start. I have downloaded the latest nvidia drivers from here and rebooted. GRUB now has the following entries: *Ubuntu ...
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Installed 4th Graphics Card; Now System is Running in Low-Graphics Mode

I had 2 Titan Blacks and 1 Titan. The system worked fine; after initial problems with Nvidia-driver related black screen which I was able to fix. Today I added a fourth Titan Black (3 ASUS Titan Black ...
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graphics problem in xubuntu 14.04: images and text disappear

I recently migrated from Win XP to Ubuntu, and I have been having a very annoying graphics problem ever since. I am currently running Xubuntu 14.04, but I do not have the impression that the exact ...
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CUDA fails to detect graphics card

I have the problem that I get an error message Exception during execution: CUDA error: no CUDA-capable device is detected (src/cuda/lm/Cuda.cu:60) Some information on the graphics card: $ ...
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startx results in a black screen

I recently wanted to solve a problem with using a second monitor from my laptop that is running debian (jessie) but because I lack knowledge things didn't go as planned. Now I am getting booted into ...
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Ubuntu issues when upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

I've upgraded from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. There were display driver issues and I could only work in a terminal. I have installed the nvidia drivers from here. During the installation there seemed to ...
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Updating from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04.1 and graphic driver?

I have a question regarding Ubuntu OS v. 13.10 update to the newest version of 14.04.1. Does this update alter the current driver setup what I have installed? Most importantly, does it affect the ...
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How to fix,“system is running in low quality graphics mode?”

I recently changed my graphics driver over to nividea 314.22(I think) everything was fine. Until I turned my laptop off then on again. I had done that multiple times and had no problems. The today ...
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Can`t mount my device from live cd

I tried to install manually the graphics drivers for my nvidia graphics card. Therefore I removed the nouveau driver like in the tutorials https://help.ubuntu.com/community/NvidiaManual Now I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 black screen after switch GPU to nvidia at nvidia-prime

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 , desktop manager is lightdm, kernel is 3.13, after I installed the nvidia driver( I tried 331, 340, 343, all have this issue) from 'addtional driver' application and reboot, ...
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Setting up VGA Passthrough on Ubuntu with KVM : error no iommu_group for device qemu-system-x86_64 [on hold]

I'm trying to configure the VGA Passthrough on the Debian SID because I want to use Debian on the first monitor and Windows 7/8 on the other one. I have tried with XEN and with KVM but in both case I ...
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1min+ Boot Time. Bootchart linked

This is my first post, let me know if more information is needed or if I presented it poorly. I'm running a Latitude | E6410 on 14.04 with Nvidia graphics. I have uploaded the bootchart image as you ...
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terminal won't show in failsafex

so after recently reinstalling some drivers I came across the issue detailed in this post How to fix "The system is running in low-graphics mode" error? I run 12.04 on my HP laptop with an ...
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Nvidia x server setting no specific option

I just freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04 and did only 4 things: 1) $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install nvidia-340 2) sudo apt-get install ...
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bumblebee error under 12.04.5 amd64 with kernel 3.13.0-34-generic

My notebook has i5-2450M CPU and Nvidia GT550M video driver. I installed ubuntu 12.04.5 amd64 with kernel 3.13.0-34-generic . After booted, I run the following three commands consecutively . $ ...
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CUDA 6.5 not performing any computation under Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I've installed CUDA 6.5 on my system (I did not want to use 5.5 since there are some features after version 6 that I need). My system is a Notebook with an NVIDIA GPU, namely lspci | grep -i ...
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No GUI before login on Ubuntu 14.04

After I installed Ubuntu 14.04 as the only OS on my computer on nomodeset to install the Nvidia drivers for my video card. I installed it and all is working properly. The only problem that I have is ...
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ubuntu 14.10 flicker and freeze [on hold]

I just upgraded to 14.04 from 13.04. I thought the flicker I experienced using 13.04 would go away when I upgraded. It did, but only temporarily. I've done everything I can think of, read all the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidea GT 840M Graphics

I am having trouble with my Geforce GT 840M on my brand new Ubuntu instillation, it does not seem to be listed as my graphics card. Details Page However the card is listed under lspci lspci I have ...
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Lost kde desktop effect after installing nvidia drivers

I have lost all desktop effects after installing the new driver of my graphic card. When I try to start it manually, I got an error and the details I got is : For technical reasons it is not ...
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Thick black edges appear after coming out of sleep ubuntu

When my laptop comes out of sleep, there are thick black edges appear behind each window. This happens to all UI elements which cast a shadow, like some dropdowns an textbox suggestions. These thick ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit: Resolution reset after reboot / HDMI display wrong colors

Situation I have attached my pc, which has a nvidia geforce GT-610 graphics card, to my samsung led tv with an hdmi cable. I have ubuntu 14.04 installed. Problem The image doesn't seem to be ...
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bumblebee on ubuntu 14.04 amd64 does NOT work

My notebook has nvidia optimus GT550M and cpu intel i5-2450M . I installed ubuntu 14.04.1 amd64 desktop version. According this wiki page : https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bumblebee#Installation I install ...
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Install Graphics Drivers

How do I install NVIDIA GeForce GTX 610 drivers in Ubuntu 14? I've installed on VMWare running on Windows 7. I have already tried downloading and installing from Ubuntu websites, but files which I ...
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Nvidia Driver versions?

I've looked all over and can't find any reason as to why or how Nvidia names their drivers. for example they have a 330.xxx/340.xxx series that are current but also a 300.xxx and i've found that they ...
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Desktop compositing issues with gtx 690 and Kubuntu 14.04

I'm having a bit of trouble with Kubuntu 14.04 on my desktop. I have a GTX 690 with the Nvidia 331 drivers installed (through the driver manager). Whenever I boot into Kubuntu, I'm met with terrible ...
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Display not using xorg.conf?

How can I force my PC to use the xorg.conf file ? I have it set up correctly and it is located at etc/x11/xorg.conf but it is ignored by at start up, I know the file is valid as I created it using ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: After login, top- and sidepanel don't load and system settings don't open

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on a Medion Erazer with the Nvidia GTX570M card. At first, while I had not installed the last nvidia driver, each time I would try to suspend my pc it would freeze frame on the ...
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14.04.1 failed to load module “nvidia”

Next try. I have a nvidia geforche 825M graphics card (Optimus) and an Intel integrated graphics card. So I purged every installed nvidia driver (I tried to get a driver directly from nvidia to work, ...
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How can I install the driver for Nvidia GeForce 8600 GT on Ubuntu 14.04?

I am new to the community so please forgive me if I don't provide the necessary details... So, I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 in a dual boot, and I'm having issues with my video card in ...
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Dual-Monitor layout and primary display with Nvidia in Gnome-Shell

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 with gnome-shell version 3.10.4. I can attach a second monitor to my laptop and it is recognized. If I configure it with the nvidia-settings at the right of my laptop ...
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nVidia Dual Monitor Resolution Problem

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04. I have two monitors and the monitor on the left has a different resolution and I can't change it. (See: screen shot) Output of xrandr: Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, ...