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

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Ubuntu 14.04: After login, top- and sidepanel don't load and system settings don't open [duplicate]

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, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 compiz thumbnails preview flicker

Ubuntu 14.04.1 x64 (upgraded from 12.04) with Unity desktop Dell Latitude with NVIDIA GF119M (NVS 4200M) - Optimus is DISABLED Using NVIDIA legacy binary driver 304.117 When I set the CCSM option to ...
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Unable to force resolution

I've got a system with a GTX 750. I've also got a 2560x1440 monitor. I'm having trouble getting it to work at all. Initially, I had an older graphics card installed and got the system up with 14.04 ...
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Laptop, unable to install discrete graphics card GTX 880M

So I've bought the GT70 2PE Dominator Pro a few weeks ago and I installed Zorin OS 9 Ultimate on it. Today I tried to install the Nvidia drivers on my laptop since it has the GTX 880M, but my system ...
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GPU overheating while not in use

Hi Maybe some general explanation about GPU's will answer my question. My question: After some struggle I managed to install the open source drivers for nvidia My specs: 00:02.0 VGA compatible ...
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Ubuntu - Nvidia drivers causes weird behaviour

I installed the latest nvidia drivers after many dirty attemps (I'm not used to linux and using console to install drivers) and well, finaly aparently I made it. One thing I noticed is that when I'm ...
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NVIDIA driver for Quadro FX 330 in Ubuntu 14.04.1, Kernel module load error

My Ubuntu computer (Pentium-D, 64-bit) has sofar worked well in Ubuntu upgrades. The only down-side of the old and exotic configuration has been that I need to compile the driver each time a kernel ...
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Unable to get audio through HDMI connection to TV with Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having trouble getting audio through my TV which is connected via HDMI. The item is available (HDMI / DisplayPort 2) via sound settings, but it doesn't play any sound. I'm able to get the volume ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 cannot start after installing bumblebee

My laptop is Dell N5110. It has 2 graphic cards: Intel and Ndivia. Yesterday I installed bumblebee. After installing and reboot, my laptop cannot start anymore. I get some error messages on my screen ...
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Multiple Monitors Detect Add Remove Laptop Auto Change Nvidia X Server Settings

Physical Setup; 4 monitors, 1 laptop, 1 hdmi switch box, 1 graphics card used for all 4 displays. Monitors listed in nvidia x server settings as; CRT-0, DFP-1, DFP-3, DFP-4. Short description of ...
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Gnome does not load after installing nvidia cuda drivers [on hold]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed and GeForce 540M CUDA enabled Nvidia Graphics card on my Lenovo Ideapad z570. I was using gnome shell in it and installed nvidia drivers and cuda on it using the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 very slow even with video card

I installed ubuntu 14.04 on my computer that already had windows installed system. The graphical windows is very peforming due to the video card that I have installed. But the ubuntu was not so well. ...
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Blank desktop upon install in VirtualBox on Windows 8.1

I've successfully installed Debian in my VirtualBox on Windows 8.1, but I wished to have Ubuntu. My machine is HP Envy with Intel i7 and 8GB RAM, NVidia GeForce GT 750M. First strange thing I ...
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Cannot boot/install linux on MSI Z87-GD65 & GTX 770 (i7-4770K)

I have been trying to install Ubuntu on my gaming PC (I use *nix on all my other machines) for quite a while, never got to it really because everytime I get this problem and can't get it to work. So ...
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Nvidia GeForce GT 650M Drivers for Ubuntu on Lenovo Y500 [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu. I have used it and installed it on an old pc for my family which works wonderfully even playing SimCity 2013 through wine. I am looking to switch my Lenovo Y500 to Ubuntu. ...
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Only one display works on GeForce 770 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have three monitors in my system - all three are Dell E2014H 19" displays. One monitor is connected to a GeForce 550Ti, and the other two are connected to a GeForce 770, all via DVI. After ...
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I have installed the latest nvidia drivers from nvidia.com however display is corrupted

Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS I have installed NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-340.32 using the installer from Nvidia I achieved this by disabling nouveau. When x starts it is in low resolution and is corrupted. When ...
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unfixable system crashing after replacing NVIDIA driver with xorg-server

I was offered a "hardware upgrade" in the update center of Ubuntu 12.04 and I installed it. Then, as I was automatically asked to "restart the computer to complete the installation", I did so. Now, ...
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14.04 will not boot after installing the latest Nvidia Drivers

I have a HP Envy laptop with an Nvidia Optimus GPU. When installing Nvidia 331 from the additional drivers application everything appears to be fine until I reboot. It will not go further than asking ...
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Which applications should I open with Bumblebee?

Having a Nvidia-optimus laptop, I have, on recommendation, installed the Bumblebee optimization. Though I am unclear about when to actively use it. There seems to be a a GUI called Bumblebee GUI where ...
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NVidia Optimus: how to disable onboard Intel GPU so that NVidia drivers work - other than in BIOS

BACKGROUND: I have an Acer Aspire V3-571G laptop which has an NVidia GeForce 710M GPU with "Optimus" technology (meaning it is capable of automatically switching between the onboard Intel GPU and the ...
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The 'resume after suspend' problem

I recently moved back to Ubuntu. And it has seriously improved. Everything is so smooth and fast. Except, I have this issue, like so many others, I cant wake up after suspend while on battery. With ...
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Random ZorinOS (Ubuntu) Freezing. (Drivers) [closed]

So i've just installed ZorinOS on my Gaming PC because i only play games like Minecraft and Garry's Mod so linux is good for me for the fast booting and supports the games i play but when i try to ...
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Digital Vibrance Problem

I have Nvidia Optimus graphic card: erkanmdr@HELYX:~$ lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09) 01:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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Really slow Video on 14.04 with a nvidia GeForce4 420 Go 32m

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 in Dual Boot with Windows XP. Every thing works great on my HP TC1100 with Intel Pentium(R) M Processor 1.20GHZ, 2.0G RAM, 32-bit. But the video is really slow. I ...
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libEGL warning: DRI2: failed to authenticate

Trying to run a game & the game opens the closes right away & in the terminal it says "libEGL warning: DRI2: failed to authenticate" I have searched for weeks trying to fix the problem. All I ...
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Stuttering screens on 14.04 on MacPro

A friend gave me an old MacPro and installed 14.04 on it. Having a problem with occasional stutters on the video - screen freezes for a second or two, then returns to normal. Guessing it's something ...
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i needed to install a driver directly from nvidia, how to use it correctly?

i needed to install this driver http://www.geforce.com/drivers/results/73221 because no other driver seems to support the geforce 825m. under "additional drivers" "continue using a manually installed ...
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Frames twiching between two states on occasion

Sometimes the Unity window frame twitches between two states, the new and a previous one. I am quite sure it doesn't affect the whole screen only the active window. It stops when I switch my workspace ...
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HP Zbook 15 brightness adjustment issue after an update

I am using HP ZBook15. i7, 4800MQ processor with 16GB RAM and NVIDIA Quadro 2100M. I am facing a problem, when I update the the driver for HP Hotkey Support 5.0.27.1 (11 Jun 2014) The function keys ...
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Unable to restart the system after installation of nvidia driver331.89

Installation of nvidia drivers is very important to me as I want to do molecular dynamics. I have been struggled for three months. I have have tried these command to uninstall and re-installation: ...
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Failed to suspend due to nouveau failure

There are many questions about failed suspension on ubuntu ([1][2]), but each of them seem so specific that I'm posting mine. In my case, sometimes (very randomly) my XP15 does not suspend. I'm ...
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GTX 780 and video card drivers failing

I installed the current version of Nvidia drivers through sudo apt-get and I use current as the parameter for version and after I install (no errors installs properly). When I try to restart to get ...
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Install Mini Pcie in Jetson Tk1

I'm trying to run my wireless adapter in my embedded computer running Ubuntu 14.04 (Nvidia's Jetson TK1 Kernel: 3.10.24). The adapter is a miniPCIe board 7260 hmw. I was thinking that Ubuntu didn't ...
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Graphic driver don't work correctly, system kernel stays at 3.11.0-20

Yesterday I updated graphic driver automatically and today my system don't boot correctly. I could get to the login screen but after enter password system shows an error message and shows nothing. ...
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Can only login using nomodeset method

I am only able to log in if i via GRUB edit the startup option such that the nomodeset command is input If i don't do this when logging on the screen flickers and goes blank. I understand it is likely ...
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Which server version (64-bit) of Ubuntu will be suitable (for Gazebo and Ros Simulation)?

I am using Dell Precision T7500 Chassis (Intel(R) Xeon(R) E5606 2.13GHz, 8M cache, 4.8 GT/s QPI, Turbo, HT, 4C,NVIDIA Tesla C2050 Graphic Card,1GB NVIDIA Quadro 600,Dual Monitor,1DP & 1DVI) as ...
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LiveUSB AND LiveCD not letting me install 14.04

Once the purple screen with the keyboard and person appear, I press enter and get taken to a language screen. Once there, I select English, press F6, and then set nomodeset so that it has an ''x' next ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: very slow response from a 64 bit fresh install on 4 core server

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 desktop version (64 bit) on the Dell quad-core (2.3 Ghz) AMD64 server with 8 GB of memory. The graphics card is NVIDIA CK8-04 Pro (System details says ...
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Will changing my username fix Ubuntu freezing?

Ubuntu is freezing while I am using it. This is my setup: Processor AMD Phenom(tm) 9150e Quad-Core Processor Video Card NVIDIA GeForce GT 430 Memory 6.2 GB Will changing my username fix this? :24: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't load desktop [duplicate]

After installing drivers and CUDA 6.0 I have same problem as here. I have an Ubuntu 14.04. Any of this solutions doesn't help me. I can't load ccsm When I type it in a terminal, I get an error ...
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I can not install or remove apps After trying to install bumblebee and nvidia prime

Here are the details which terminal output when trying to remove or upgrade I tried autoremove - install configure dpkg and nothings work for me Removing nvidia-331 (331.89-0ubuntu1~xedgers14.04.2) ...
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14.04 Blank screen after last update nvidia

Since I installed last update this morning, Ubuntu starts with a blank screen and NO cursor. I can get the prompt and login with ctrl-alt-f6. I don't know what is not starting and I have no clue what ...
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nvidia 331.89 super + W causes black window

When i am hitting Super + W and choosing one of active window it opens. But when i am mazimizing another minimized window i am getting blank black window, if i minimize then maximize it again it ...
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How to install a second graphics card and use 4 monitors?

I finally decided to take the plunge and ditch windows. After several hours I got things working perfectly with all my apps installed. Only problem is that I run 4 desktop displays off 2 nvidia ...
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Second screen not working with Kubuntu 14.4 or any other Ubuntu OS

I have an Nvidia Geforce graphics card and have been searching for weeks for a fix to get both screens working and have no idea how to fix this issue. Both screens are hooked up with HDMI cables. I am ...