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

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14.04 Freezes during startup

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Z710 running Ubuntu 14.04. It has an nvidia geforce gt 750M. I started having trouble when I tried to install CUDA and played around with the nvidia drivers. Now, whenever I ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Nvidia NVS 5200m not working and mini display port not working

so I have about 3 issues that may be all related. I have a thinkpad T430s with nvidia optimus. I cannot for the life of me get the GPu working with bumblebee (used all the guides posted around here) ...
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How to force GTX 970 to identify second display?

I have recently upgraded my system to a GTX 970 graphics card on which I hooked up my primary (HDMI) and secondary (DVI) displays. The first thing I noticed was the stock drivers not working at all, ...
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Optimus: Using optirun logs me out, then fails?

I have a Samsung QX411, with an Intel HD Graphics 5000 and a nVidia GeForce 520M GPU, both bridged with Optimus. I'm running Ubuntu 15.04. Now, here's my problem. When I run optirun glxinfo for the ...
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Graphic problems in Ubuntu 14.04?

A week I was having a problem booting into Ubuntu. The symptoms were as follows :- Unable to shutdown Ubuntu Missing mouse for a few seconds after boot Laptop must undergo a force restart after a ...
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Optirun says that discrete video card is on

~$ optirun --status Bumblebee status: Ready (3.2.1). X inactive. Discrete video card is on. Does that mean that card is somewhy working or just ready to use? Is that message ok when I actually don't ...
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Second monitor not rendering correctly with NVidia drivers

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and NVidia Drivers 346. I have a Samsung monitor and it works nice except because it does not appear to render correctly. For example, when I scroll a page or something, it ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 Dual Monitors

I recently installed Kubuntu 15.04, mostly for the upgrade of KDE to KDE Plasma 5. I have been quite happy, but when I got back to school and plugged in my monitor I was very disappointed. Kubuntu is ...
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12.04 LTS can't boot from battery [on hold]

I am new to Linux and have installed CAELinux xubuntu 12.04 LTS. The install seemed to work, but the problem is when I try to log into my account while using my battery and not a/c power. At first ...
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No signal on HDMI connected screen, but is detected in xrandr

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 on my (old) Dell Vostro 3500 laptop. I have been struggling to get my hybrid graphical card working. At the moment I just use my integrated intel gpu, not my nvidia ...
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Hearthstone graphics glitch (shadows on Blackrock board)

Specs: VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF114 [GeForce GTX 560] (rev a1) Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device 83b5 Kernel driver in use: nvidia Ubuntu 15.04 - Linux-x86_64 NVIDIA ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 sees 2560x1080 resolution only sometimes ;/

I have a huge problem with my ubuntu 15.04. I have the monitor lg 29UB65-p. When I connect monitor to the launched laptop (i5 1st gen, NVIDIA GT330M, drivers 340.76), the Ubuntu doesn’t see 2560x1080 ...
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HDMI audio only works when X is started with KeepTty

I have my Ubuntu 15.04 installation setup to boot into the console, and then I manually startx when I need X. My machine has an nvidia card (346.82 drivers from distro) that is connected to a ...
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Boot “hangs” when NVIDIA binary driver is installed

THE BACKGROUND Installed a fresh version of Xubuntu 15.04 and started up a game (Team Fortress 2), to my surprise it ran horribly even though I have a GTX 970. My system apparently recognized the ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 Help with portrait orientation in dual monitor setup (Nvidia GPU)

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 and am using a GTX 660 with 2 1920x1080p monitors. By assigning the commands xrandr --output DVI-I-1 --rotate normal and xrandr --output DVI-I-1 --rotate left to certain key ...
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Can't dual boot!

Today I tried to dual boot Ubuntu with Windows 7 Ultimate which I already had installed. I downloaded a program to boot Ubuntu directly from a flash drive. My first try was with version 14.04.3. The ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 nVidia GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost External Monitors Detected as Built-In Display

http://i.stack.imgur.com/x9Vh4.jpg http://i.stack.imgur.com/lBgsS.jpg Ever since I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.10, my GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost has not worked well with Ubuntu 15.04. I installed Driver ...
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OS drive and Data drive partitioning on Ubuntu Server 14.04

My server has 1GB RAM, 160GB nvidia RAID 1 disk that I want to use for the OS and a 2TB nvidia RAID 1 disk that I want to use for data (for Samba shares). What would be the best partitioning and file ...
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Nvidia drivers not loading

I'm using Kubuntu 15.04 with the latest kernel at the moment (4.2rc7) from here: http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.2-rc7-unstable/ and the latest Nvidia drivers form ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa ...
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My Ubuntu resets to lock screen

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 on my new laptop, but while im working the screen messes up and it put me at lockscreen and after i login all things are closed, just like when you reboot, any help witht ...
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Is there a problem with the compatibilaty of my chipset?

I've recently built my own PC and i want to run Ubuntu on it. however when i try to boot ubuntu from my usb drive it says: ACPI PCC probe failed I tried installing with nomodeset and the install ...
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Get nvidia driver to work in gdm OR fix workspaces in lightdm

I have a lenovo with two GPUs, intel and nvidia. The problem is that if I set gdm, the driver doesn't work, and I can't switch to high performance mode. If I change gdm and select lightdm, that ...
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Games are laggy and unplayable on Linux

Currently i have my computer on a dual boot with windows 8 and Ubuntu 14, I have been trying to use Ubuntu more as of late because I would like to cut windows out of my life. However the one thing ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 will NOT run on HP DV2845se with dual core AMD Turion and nvidia 630M graphics

I have been an Ubuntu user for about 5 years and have had Ubuntu on the subject laptop the entire time. Yes I have had some trials and tribulations with the nvidia hardware but always managed to make ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 apt-get not installing xorg-edgers [closed]

I added the edgers repository and it successfully appears in my list of places to check for software, but it won't actually use it. I've removed ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa and re-added it successfully more ...
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Crashes -Ubuntu 15

I recently installed two video cards, 2X(NVIDIA GT730 2GB). I have installed the driver from the main Nvidia website and the driver works well. But, when I try to drag a file, nautilus crashes and ...
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Motherboard Monitor no image

First time posting here. I am running 14.04, and have been using it with my monitor plugged into my nvidia graphics card (GeForce GT 610). I recently obtained a new monitor, and tried to plug it ...
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How to use NVidia Gpu simultaneously with intel HD

My laptop has an high-end NVidia Geforce GTX 860m graphics card and the intel integrated graphics (Intel HD 4600, pretty weak) So in my case, i have to work in ue4 (very heavy on the graphics card), ...
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Changing Nvidia Driver black screen

I searched everyone online for solution, but it is still not working. At first I changed the Nvidia driver to use the propriety driver from the additional tab, twice, and it shows black screen which ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 suspend halt

I have laptop Lenovo E540 with SSD + HDD Ubuntu 15.04 on SSD with UEFI, kernel 3.19.0-26-generic Nvidia GeForce 840M with driver 346.59 The problem When I suspend the laptop, i hear HDD heads ...
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Problem with displaymanager

Have installed Ubuntu 15.04 Unity with double-core 32 processor. Since I have tried to install a driver for my NVIDIA Geforce 630 with NVIDIA-current I have problems with the display-managers lightdm. ...
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Ubuntu freezing but cursor moving

I just got a dell inspiron 17R with 8gig ram and 1 terabyte hardisk. I install windows 8 alongside Ubuntu 15.04 and it started freezing frequently, mostly freeze just after logging in or at the log in ...
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GPU fan speeds up extremely, if the laptop has been idle for a while

So, this seems a bit strange but if I leave the laptop and go for a snack or cup of tea, and I return 15-20 minutes laters, I will hear a exceptionally high voice from my laptop, as if all fans are ...
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ubuntu14.04:unknown display and low resolution

I work on a supermicro server with 3 nVidia GPUs:GPU0 Quadro k600,GPU1 Tesla k40c,GPU3 Tesla c2050.GPU0(Quadro k600) is connected to a SAMSUNG monitor(1920x1080). BUT my machine is running on a ...
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Nvidia drivers cause Minecraft to crash

I play Minecraft on my computer, and whenever I press F3, it says "Gallium 0.4 on NV98" I looked up what this means, and found out that it is a default graphics driver. So, I looked around for how to ...
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Ubuntu install and live cd wont boot on GTX 970

I had a Ubuntu 15.04 install that i was running well and i got a new graphics card. The nvidia gtx 970 and after uninstalling the previous nvidia drivers and reverting to nouveau i swapped the card ...
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NVIDIA graphics drivers options

I have DELL inspirion laptop and i have both integrated and non-integrated nvidia 340 series graphics card. When I open additional drivers tab and i have 3 options : use NVIDIA binary driver - ...
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Blender slow rendering when using GPU mode

I'm on ubuntu 15.04 and my laptop's graphic cards are Intel and Nvidia GTX 760m. I've installed latest version of driver available for nvidia (nvidia-355) from the repository which ubuntu has released ...
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How to force Xorg to use integrated video (ASPEED) instead of my Tesla K20?

I'm trying to get my brand new server up and running for gpgpu with 14.04LTS, but I'm having issues with the graphics drivers. If I install the CUDA Toolkit, it also installs regular nvidia drivers ...
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Running OpenCL code on 14.04 with an NVIDIA GPU

I would like to use OpenCL with my Ubuntu desktop, with an NVIDIA Quadro K600 GPU. It is running the latest version of ubuntu (14.04.3 LTS). I cannot successfully run an OpenCL Hello World example ...
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Integrated Graphics not recognized on Ubuntu 15.04

I've got an Asus G751JW which has an Nvidia GTX 970M and some integrated intel graphics card as far as I know. What I'd like to do is disable the Nvidia card and just use the integrated graphics. ...
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how do i upgrade my gpu (drivers)

I want to get a new gpu, but I'm afraid if I just swap it out with the new one the drivers will not be compatible. Also do I even need to change the drivers manually, or can I just swap out the card ...
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libva error: Cannot use VDPAU on nVidia 840M

I have a Primus laptop, and I cannot use VDPAU on Nvidia. I have installed Nvidia's proprietary driver from "Additional Drivers", but if I run "vainfo" in a terminal I get the error message: ...
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Nvidia geforce 7100 Ubuntu 14.04 problems

I have a desktop I wanted to install Ubuntu on but the problem is my graphics card. I can install 14.04.1 by disabling acpi (if it's 14.04.2 won't work and 14.04.3 gets gpu lockup and freezes) and the ...
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My screen gets brighter when I close applications and darker when I open them?

It almost looks like a flicker. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a computer with the latest proprietary nvidia drivers. Also it happens on all applications.
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config dual monitors with quite different resolution

I have two monitors at work. One is a Dell 27 inch with 4K resolution and the other one is a Dell 20 inch at 1680 x 1050. However, due to the resolution difference between these two monitors, the ...
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Display issue while using Nvidia Quadro 600

I am having issues while setting up a dual monitor setup using Nvidia Quadro 600. I am getting video only on the monitor connected to the nvidia card and no video appears on the d monitor connected to ...
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How do I get started with OpenGL on Ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying to get myself setup to do some development in Ubuntu. I got my IDE codeblocks for c++, but regarding OpenGL side I am lost. I do not where to start from. I was expecting it to be ...
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Unable to connect two LG screens, GeForce GTX 750

I have trouble to connect two screens in my computer. I installed (with one screen) Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04 (just to try) and everything is ok. But then I try to connect the other screen and everything ...
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The System Running In Low Graphics Mode’ Error. Guides will help

Hello Ask Ubuntu community. I've been trying to setup / load Ubuntu for a while now, but It won't let me set it up. I get the error "The system is running in low graphics mode" and I have a NVIDIA ...