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15.04 PC boots to black screen after splash logo w/ Nvidia sli enabled

During boot, before Ubuntu gets to the login screen, I'm greeted with a black screen on my primary monitor and the PC doesn't proceed to login. Second monitor is inactive (both are plugged into my top ...
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Black screen when logged in Ubuntu after Nvidia drivers update

Since the last update of my nvidia drivers on Ubuntu (15.04, 64 bit), I get a black screen when logged in Ubuntu. A second monitor does not help. Choosing the recovery mode on Grub doesn't help ...
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No “Hdmi” option in my Sound Settings. How to fix it?

My laptop is a Dell 5748 (Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed). After formatting the hard drive I installed Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 8.1 Pro. My problem is that there's no Hdmi option in the sound settings. I ...
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How do I hold all updates related to nvidia 346.72 driver?

Recently had to reinstall my system because of an update to the nvidia driver preventing the system from booting. I don't want to have to start all over again every time the nvidia driver updates. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 connects to Wi-Fi in some locations only

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 and for some reason it only connects to some Wi-Fi connections. It can't connect to some connections that my laptop is connected to, so what may be the problem?
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Set resolution for GDM on 15.04

All the current guides on setting the resolution at login are outdated. Most of them suggest using an xrandr command in /etc/gdm/init/default. Problem is, it doesn't seem to work in 15.04 because ...
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Ubuntu gets stuck in a login loop - Not even Ctrl+Alt+F1/6 working

Ok, don't judge this as a duplicate question, please read through the whole thing. I have read the other thread and the solution is usually to press Ctrl+Alt+F1 and then start working on the problem. ...
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Nvidia color correction reset after Open Rhythmbox or Delete File

I've just installed the Nvidia driver 346.72 for GT520M on Ubuntu 14.04 and set Color Correction in the Nvidia X server setting. I've set the Nvidia driver to load its config on startup and it's ...
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Ubuntu 15.04, Intel on host and Nvidia detecated to guest OS on one monitor?

With VT-d and KVM, would it be possible to have the Host OS use the embeded Intel graphics and use the Nvidia GTX870M on the guest (Win8.1x64) on the VM on the same laptop monitor? So, in theory I ...
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SLI with Kubuntu 15.04 and twin Nvidia 970

Have successfully installed nvidia 346 driver for 970 GPU. Using Kubuntu 15.04 and twin 970's. What is the procedure to bring up SLI? For that matter, how do I ask the computer to tell me if it's ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't boot after installing CUDA 7

I got a laptop (Dell Precision M4700) with a Quadro K2000M. I have two drives, one for Windows 7 and one for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS followed by an upgrade to ...
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Installed Nvidia driver 64-bit stuck at login screen

I am new to ubuntu. I just recently install a fresh copy of ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on my old Vostro 3750. It's spec is roughly: - core i7-2670QM - NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M - 4GB RAM However, right now, ...
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15.04 How to check if Nvidia SLI is enabled w/ proprietary drivers?

With the latest (tested) proprietary Nvidia drivers installed, how can you find out if Nvidia SLI is enabled? Can you check in the "Nvidia X Server Settings" application? Command-line? (Running ...
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Everything looks too big on Ubuntu. How to fix?

The icons, text, and really everything seems slightly too big on my monitor. When I first installed ubuntu everything was fine. Then I must have messed something up but I have no idea what I did. How ...
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New OS, New problems

I just bought a 'new' Samsung np-x460 equipped with a Core 2 duo with GeForce 9200m GS to try out Ubuntu 15.04 with a fresh install, and was generally happy with it prior to the system updates. My ...
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X Screen on two graphic cards and three monitors

I have a desktop with an Intel HD (1x DVI out) and a GeForce GTX 560 TI (2x DVI out) and three monitors. And I would like to use the third monitor with the Intel HD. Xinerama is not what I want. I ...
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Why do Nvidia mobile cards not work with Ubuntu

I've gone through 8 laptops already. I keep returning them because I can't get Ubuntu working with the latest Nvidia drivers. When I first install Ubuntu it works perfectly. But I need OpenGL 4.3 ...
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Boot hangs at drive unlock after Grub

When booting certain kernels, the boot process hangs where it wants me to unlock a fully encrypted hard drive. The input to type the passkey is there, but there is a blinking cursor on top-left corner ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - black screen after login

I have an issue with my Ubuntu installation (14.04 LTS 32bit) on HP Pavilion DV 6000. More specifically, my graphics cards is: GeForce 7150M / nForce630M (nvidia-304) I installed Ubuntu via USB ...
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Cannot Mirror Display to HDTV

I am not able to mirror my laptops display to the HDTV, I am using a HDMI cable, Initially i tried connecting the HDMI cable after ubuntu had loaded. It didnt work. Then i tried connecting the HDMI ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 GTX 970 [on hold]

Okay a guy on a forum told me that its issues installing the drivers for the 970. Can anyone confirm that its doable from additional drivers? Also is the 290 easier to deal with? (except drivers ...
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What is the currently accepted means of getting Nvidia to work on ubuntu 15.04?

I've seen and followed at least 8 guides to getting Nvidia's proprietary drivers working with ubuntu. Here are a list of answers and guides that I have tried (about twice each) that do not work. ...
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problem with dual monitor

I am using a dell laptop and I sometime connect it to an external monitor. That creates a lot of odd problems. I'm on Uubntu 14.04 with and Nvidia graphicd card (Quadro K1100M) and running the 331.113 ...
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How do I reset my video driver settings using ONLY the command line?

I recently installed Ubuntu14.04 in virtual box. After installing, all of the software, I installed the nvidia-current driver, as a particular graphics program (pymol) was not working. Following ...
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Java applications show title-bar only with multiple monitors

I'm having an issue with Ubuntu, Java and multiple monitors. I am running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. Java 1.7.0_80 (application requirement) and a laptop with a monitor hooked up via VGA. The issue is when ...
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How to install my nVidia drivers? nvidia-current gives black screen at login

I am a new user to Ubuntu (14.04), and I want to install nvidia drivers to get my second monitor to work, however if I use sudo apt-get install nvidia-current, I get problems during boot. When I boot, ...
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System Runs slowly [on hold]

I installed the Ubuntu 13.04 OS, i really like it that's why i want to keep it on my laptop but it's Run slow . system specification Memory 2.5 Gb Processor Core 2 CPU T5600 1.83GHz x 2 Graphics ...
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Connect 2 external monitors to LenovoY580 at Ubuntu 14.04

I have LenovoY580 laptop with Intel HD 4000 Graphics + nvidia GEFORCE GTX 660M. I have been trying to connect one external monitor via VGA and another (a TV) by HDMI (to work on three screens - ...
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Nvidia driver not loading properly for Geforce GTX 570hd

I'm having a problem with using the nvidia driver for my Geforce GTX 570. I've tried re-installing the drivers, installing using the .sh file from nvidia's website, and using every driver available ...
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How can i get my display to fit?

Pretty new to linux. But on the computer that I just built I have both windows and ubuntu. On windows the display works just fine, but when I boot up ubuntu the display is really big. I have tried ...
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Ubuntu Graphics Not Loading Properly even after fresh installation

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.2 in my workstation ( Dell T7500 ). I installed it successfully once but after recent problems and finally messing up while installing my Nvidia driver ( Nvdia ...
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Ubuntu won't install from USB

Whenever I try installing ubuntu from my USB i get the following error nouveau E[ DEVICE] unknown chipset nouveau E[ DRM] failed to create I've tried running it in nomodeset and that ...
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installed nvidia bumblebee, shoud i install driver?

I'm newbie user in linux. I'm using laptop with dedicated nVidia graphic card. I was using integrated graphic card, there was no need to install nvidia driver. So i need to use nVidia CUDA. Once i ...
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NVIDIA Prime Issue

hey guys having a problem with NVIDIA Prime, unable to switch to NVIDIA Performance Mode. Its a setting on Nvidia X Server Settings. I;ve got a discrete card and a built in Intel chip. Using Ubuntu ...
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Blank screen after Nvidia driver installation

What I have done: I have follow the steps here. I downloaded the Nvidia driver for Linux 64 bit version 346.72. Does that have anything with Optimus? After seeing the said blank screen, I've ...
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Nvidia CUDA in 15.04? (for GPU rendering in Blender)

I'm trying to get CUDA (although not sure exactly what it is) to work in Ubuntu 15.04 for GPU rendering in the Blender 3D modelling program. On Windows 7 64-bit, it works flawlessly. In Ubuntu, I ...
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How to reset ubuntu to default display settings after failed nVidia driver install attempt?

This is the same dreaded story in Ubuntu with nVidia drivers ... I got a new machine with the K2200 nVidia card in it and now I'm unable to boot again after installing the latest nVidia drivers for ...
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What is the purpose of the xorg.conf file on Ubuntu 15.04?

What is the purpose of the xorg.conf file located in /etc/X11/ on Ubuntu 15.04? It doesn't seem to do anything, and appears to be overwritten on each boot.
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Black Screen on boot Ubuntu 15.04 - Nothings working

None of the solutions this thread have worked: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I'm dual booted on a windows computer using an nvidia card. This isn't a fresh ...
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How to fix screen resolution after driver upgrade?

For quite some time, I have had Ubuntu 15.04 installed and working well, using the nvidia-349 driver from the xorg-edgers ppa. However, I recently noticed that the nvidia-352 driver was available, so ...
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Nvidia geForce 7100 driver problem Ubuntu 14.04

i dual booted my PC with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 and there is a graphic card Nvidia GeForce 7100 installed on it. However i am getting some problems while using Ubuntu. First the system ...
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After recent upgrade, nvidia card cannot be detected

After recent upgrade from 346.59 to 346.72, my nvidia card can no longer be detected. Any one got suggestions on how to further troubleshoot on this one? My last good reboot was around 5/22. After ...
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Failed to build OpenCL kernel: -11

I have problems with OpenCl compilation. For example, when I wan't to launch SmallptGPU : Usage: ./smallptGPU Usage: ./smallptGPU 0 and power of 2)> OpenCL Platform 0: NVIDIA ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, ext4 remounts read-only 10-30 minutes after hibernate

After waking the laptop from hibernate, it successfully resumes. There are no errors in /var/log/pm-suspend.log and the filesystem is mounted read-write. After 10-30 minutes of regular use including ...
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How do I get back my CUDA support?

I had a very nice installation with Kubuntu 14.10 and CUDA working perfectly in Blender/Cycles renders. I did not know that this upgrade to 15.04 would erase the support for this technology. What can ...
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Login loop even after full hard disk recovery

after system update of my Ubuntu 14 I got login loop problem (after enter user name and password the screen flash then go back to the login screen again). I tried different solutions from previous ...
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New installation hangs up after restart

My Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS system hung up after latest updates were installed in it. Then, I tried installing a fresh copy of the same distro from a DVD onto a new clean HD. The installation proceeded ...
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14.04.2 hangs after updates installed

After I installed the latest updates to 14.04.2 (including the new linux kernel) my display was wacky and the computer hung as soon as I tried to do something. I tried reverting to the previous kernel ...
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14.04 Nvidia issues - black screen, freeze etc

I have some issues with nvidia drivers on ubuntu 14.04, switchable graphics (intel HD + nvidia GT 740M). Currently installed (from xorg-edgers repository): nvidia-352 (was recommended by ...
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Nvidia Brightness Control Not Working

I have an Acer laptop with Nvidia 520M. The problem is, the screen brightness isn't working. If I switch to use Intel display driver, the brightness can be controlled. I've tried all ways such adding ...