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

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cannot detect NIVIDIA GPU after switching to iGPU

I have NVIDIA GPU installed in my system with Ubuntu 12.04. It has been acting as display driver for my monitor but I also used it (happily so far) for CUDA-based scientific computing. Since the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Nvidia GeForce (840M) compatability on 64-bit laptop

My laptop diagnostic shows several pre-fails and has other issues so I am urgently shopping for a new laptop, my second using Ubuntu. I need a laptop with good graphics capabilities and have come ...
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Why is my Display Controller Intel when I have nvidia graphics card?

When I run lspci command i get this: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor DRAM Controller (rev 09) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd ...
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How do i get Ubuntu to recognize my graphics card? (trusty tahr)

First of, hello! I have a Asus X552C laptop with a Nvidia Geforce 710m graphics card, and i do have some issues. I have looked online and I've tried mostly everything, but it just won't work for me! ...
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Installing Nvidia Driver on Dell

I have a Dell XPS 14 l421x that I have loaded Ubuntu on, but for the life of me I cannot get the Nvidia propritery drivers installed. The system has the onboard Intel apu, as well as an Nvidia gt630m. ...
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Resolution drops upon wake from suspend - 14.04

Whenever I wake my computer from suspend, the resolution is significantly lower than where I have it set. However, if I simply open System Settings, the resolution instantly resets itself to where it ...
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Xrandr not working with Nvidia

I have a problem. I have a lapop with an Nvidia card and an Intel one While I am using the Nvidia one (using PRIME profiles) I cannot change the display resolution using xrandr in terminal. All it ...
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GeForce FX5200 problem in Ubuntu 12.04.5

I am new user in Ubuntu and I have this problem. I can not run properly hardware GeForce FX5200 in my older machine. Can you write to me straight list of steps how to run properly and instal properly ...
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Ubuntu Freezes while using terminal and firefox

Hi I am extremely new to programming. I downloaded Ubuntu 14.0 and it keeps freezing while I am using firefox and while using the terminal. I would really like for someone to give me some insight into ...
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Clean install of 14.04 on Dell Vosro 400 with dual screen setup boots to black screen with working cursor

I am installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit on my Dell Vostro 400, but upon every attempt to boot, I only get a black screen with a working cursor. It is set up with a Nvidia GeForce 7300 LE videocard ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on Dell XPS L701X with GeForce GT 435M - Low Resolution

Moving from Ubuntu 12.x to 14.04 (clean install, not an upgrade) I've ran into trouble I've never had before. Many times I've installed bumblebee with the proprietary nvidia drivers, but this time ...
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Setting screen resolution Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Best resolution for my monitor is 1440 x 900. I had everything working well, but after some update the screen was totally black on startup so I had to reinstall Nvidia drivers. Now I have lower ...
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Updated to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. screen resolution stuck at 640x480 on Dell Dimension C521

I just updated Ubuntu to 14.04 from 12.04 and I have this display issue where the monitor is stuck at 640x480 - it won't give me any other option choices. I used The lspci | grep VGA and this is my ...
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How to assign one X Screen to one LightDM seat?

I'm trying to configure a multiseat setup on a desktop PC with two keyboards two mice two monitors attached to the same graphics card (Nvidia NVS 310) Using these instructions I managed to make ...
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Which NVIDIA driver to install?

I am having issues with the current Nvidia driver and I wanted to install new one using Synaptic drivers tool. I got a list of updated drivers and all of them seems OK. Which one to install? Take a ...
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Gnome 14.04 64-bit: HDMI Resolution 1920x1080 but displayed as 640x480

I just did a fresh install of ubuntu gnome 14.04 64 bit. During the installation I had my 22" screen attached to it and the image looked good and no problems at all. Problem I connected my tv with ...
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Multiple montior Issues, Xinerama ruined everything

I am new to linux/ubuntu, and I am having issues with getting my displays to work. My setup works perfectly fine on windows. but I am having trouble getting it to work on ubuntu. I have 5 monitors, ...
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Wine: messed up window in winecfg, can't do anything

I'm running Linux Mint 17 with Nvidia 331 drivers, my GPU is a GTX 760. When I start winecfg I get this problem. The first fourth of the window is displayed correctly, I can switch tabs but the bottom ...
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Installing Maya 2013 on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Hello there peeps of AskUbuntu! I'm new here, and I REALLY need someone to help me install Autodesk Maya 2013 on my Ubuntu 14.04. I've tried running a couple scripts, which led me to no avail, and I'm ...
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14.04 update broke my graphic drivers

I updated from 13.10 to 14.04 .I had installed bumblebee and it was working fine until then. Now I'm getting the following error. [ 725.319677] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not ...
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Black screen when entering password for system partition encryption (nvidia)

I'm with nvidia driver and system partition encryption set during installation. While I was with the default open source driver the password screen for the decryption was appearing fine. As soon as I ...
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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 ABI 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 [closed]

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 ...