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Backlight Brightness is not adjustable - Dual Boot with Win8.1 and two graphic chips

I'm really sorry to ask again a FAQ, but all suggested solutions does not work out. I have problem with the backlight brigthness controll. Ubuntu response to pressing Hotkeys with an poping up the ...
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nVidia drivers for Bumblebee

Right now Bumblebee is working with nvidia-331.113 driver, but in Software&Drivers is available nvidia-340. Should I update? I have some problems with this driver, while playing my fps instantly ...
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Nvidia GTX 860M ubuntu 14.04 blackscreen

community I have since a clean ubuntu 14.04.2 install and two weeks searching the following Problem. System Specs: OS: Ubuntu 14.04.02 Kernels: 3.16.0-30-generic (does not boot) 3.16.0-31-generic ...
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Nvida drivers update

I have downloaded that latest nvida drivers for my system they are in the downloads folder all i do is drag it into terminal when i am root user it checks the integrity and runs checks on it when it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 : Installing cuda 7

I am following the procedure given here : http://www.r-tutor.com/gpu-computing/cuda-installation/cuda6.5-ubuntu However, after I do sudo apt-get install cuda I get the following message: You might ...
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ASUS Q550lf - Ubuntu 14.10 - Screen randomly freezes

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my ASUS laptop. Install was kinda rough, I had to change some settings around in BIOS to enable legacy settings but in the end I got it working. I was having ...
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Issue when loading steam and some games

So when i launch steam i keep getting the following error message: "OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. For more information visit ...
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(Ubuntu 14.04.2) Unity will not load on Dell Inspiron 531s with Nvidia GeForce 6150SE graphics [duplicate]

I have a Dell Inspiron 531s desktop computer. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on it, but I can only install it from USB when I go to the "Install Ubuntu" option and not the "Try Ubuntu without ...
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Right side of touch pad becomes too hot while using Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu 14.10 alongside Windows 8.1. Everything seems correct in Windows but whenever I use Ubuntu, portion near right of touch pad gets too hot. My laptop have 2 GB dedicated Nvidia ...
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Blurry screen during and after install process

Alright so I've been stumped on this issue for a while now and I'm not sure how to fix it. I'm trying to migrate from Windows 8.1 however when I try to install Ubuntu (or any other OS that supports ...
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Nvidia video driver installation

I do not think my video drivers are configurated properly. In the Driver manager I have checked the option: Using X.Org X server -- Nouveau display driver from xserver-xorg-video-nouveau, but running ...
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xorg-edgers very slow access in China

In order to install Nvidia proprietary drivers I have added xorg-edgers repository. However it is insanely slow to access it in China and prevent to install my drivers (hours to download 75 Mb). I`m ...
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Problems with graphics trying to install ubuntu

I have a fresh 14.04 LTS 64-bit USB-Stick that I am able to boot from. (With nomodeset) I get the black-white menu on which I can tell to boot Ubuntu without installation properly. After that comes ...
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ASUS GTX750ti STRIX not working

I recently purchased a new GPU (specifically the ASUS GTX750ti STRIX) for use with my Ubuntu 14.10 machine. But when I launch it now, only my first monitor is displaying a picture (out of 2, the first ...
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Pixelated display as if my display was 16bit

I Manually installed the latest Nvidia GeForce GT755m driver. The installation succeeded without any error but now my display is pixelated as if it was 16 bit. You can take a look at the picture ...
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Remove/Add nvidia drivers ubuntu 14.04.2

I'm following Ubuntu Wiki to install the drivers for hybrid-graphics in Ubuntu 14.04.2. Here are the steps: NVIDIA systems: Make sure that no other NVIDIA driver is installed (keep the ...
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Anyone had luck installing nvidia drivers on ubuntu 14.10?

I have tried for two days to get my GF 750Ti Nvidia card to work in Ubuntu 14.10 without success - it only accepts 1024x768 (4:3) resolution and each time I use some of the guides on the net it either ...
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How to install Nvidia Drivers

So I literally just installed ubuntu, but I just can't seem to find an answer that makes any sense and works for me. I have an Nvidia GTX 750Ti GPU, and I want to play some steam games. I am using ...
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Pixelated wallpaper/background

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo IdeaPad Y510P today. Everything worked fine, but after installing my graphics card driver the background became pixelated (Nvidia GeForce GT755m). I downloaded ...
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Run OpenGL apps with CUDA with Nvidia Optimus and Bumblebee

I am attempting to start learning CUDA using my old laptop with a hybrid Nvidia GT650M/Intel iGPU setup. I have tried following the instructions on a couple resources[1,2,3]. Those resources helped ...
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Can't see loading screen with NVIDIA graphics card

When I boot my computer, and my monitor is plugged into my NVIDIA graphics card, I see the motherboard brand, then GRUB, but after I see a black screen. But after some time the monitor springs back ...
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How to get nvidia-346 driver with optimus to work on Ubuntu 14.10

I'm using notebook with optimus technology (Asus K73SV). I have installed proprietary nvidia 346 (346.47-0ubuntu4~xedgers14.10.1 from ppa xorg-edgers) on Ubuntu 14.10. If I select to use an intel ...
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Chrome NVidia problem

I'm getting this error: $ google-chrome Xlib: extension "RANDR" missing on display ":0.0". Xlib: extension "RANDR" missing on display ":0.0". NVIDIA: could not open the device file /dev/nvidia0 ...
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nvidia 840m driver problem with kubuntu 14.10

I'm having some trouble installing the 346 driver on Kubuntu 14.10. After I followed this tutorial and after I reboot the system (without anything saying that I must do that after installation), It ...
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Do nvidia drivers update?

In order to get the latest nvidia drivers for my Nvidia GTX 560 ti, I am installing the proprietary Nvidia drivers from their website. Will these update automatically? Is it worthwhile to do so?
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cinnamon locks up after recent upgrade

Since I applied Ubuntu system patches yesterday, my Cinnamon environment is locking up regularly. I'm running on an older Thinkpad with an nvidia card. (lspci says that it is a GF119M [Quadro NVS ...
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Cannot access secondary GPU Bumblebee (Ubuntu 12.04)

When running optirun glxgears, I get: [ 1211.541206] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver [ 1211.541351] [ERROR]Aborting because fallback start is disabled. When ...
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Overheating causing applications to crash?

I am playing Cities Skylines on my Notebook. It's a Clevo W230ST. Specs: i7 4700MQ GTX 765M 8 Gig Ram Ubuntu 14.04. I am using the Nvidia 331 Driver. My questing is: Does some part of Ubuntu or ...
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Latest Nvidia Drivers Cause Gnome Desktop to hang after login

I followed the instructions to download and install nvidia driver as .run and it seems to be kind of working, but when i login with my password using gnome desktop, it just sits there with the ...
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After Ubuntu 14.04 LTS update, nothing works

Ubuntu updated and I rebooted. I get to the login screen and am greeted with incredibily low resolution, leading me to believe that this is a graphics driver problem because i have installed my nvidia ...
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WINE not working on external monitor

Certain games/applications on WINE work fine on my primary display, but just freeze (display wise) on my external monitor. They still function (ie: arrow keys result in sounds and things) and if I ...
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Direct rendering disabled

Originally games lagged a lot so I found out I should switch my driver to one that wasn't open source. I did that through the additional drivers setting and I chose what I believe is the most ...
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freeglut OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display ':0'

I am trying to run an application with OpenGL and the following message apears: freeglut OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display ':0' I already read lots of topics here and in stackexchange ...
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NVIDIA GTX 750Ti Doesn't Work

My graphics card (NVIDIA GTX 750Ti) will display the BIOS, GRUB, then a black screen on launch. I know that this is a graphics card problem because the only way to see Ubuntu is by switching the ...
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MacBook Pro 3,1 (late 2007, g84m), Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Nvidia won't boot

Let me be clear - this is only a problem when using the Nvidia drivers. I can boot the machine with nouveau, however the machine won't sleep properly and I have no 3D acceleration. Any time I install ...
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NVIDIA Graphics Card Issues

Apparently Ubuntu and NVIDIA graphics cards don't get along. This is because I have received a multitude of issues while trying to install and use my NVIDIA GTX 750Ti graphics card. ISSUE 1: I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 After installing nvidia property drivers unity became strange

I have an ASUS laptop, model X550LN-BRA-DM550H, with intel graphics and geforce 840M card. I downloaded nvidia driver from their website (NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-346.47.run) and installed after. The ...
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CUDA 7.0 test failed on Ubuntu 14.04

I followed nvidia official guide to install cuda-7.0, but I had a few problems they didn't provide a complete explanation. And my test samples cannot be built by make. I'll explain the several ...
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Xorg frezes on gnome icon

maybe you can help me to solve this problem. Because I read thousand of question, I tried thousand of solution. I'm fighting to make Xorg works. When I boot my notebook it freeze on the GNOME Icon. ...
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When I boot some words showed on screen,what do they mean?

The text is: [ 1.3087766] pci 0000:00:01.0 ASPM: Could not configure common clock My pc is lenovo Y400,and OS is ubuntu kylin 14.04LTS(ubuntu for Chinese:-)) Intel corei5 3230M NVIDIA GeForce ...
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Removing cuda-repo Network Installer and installing the local version

I have followed the instructions in a tutorial to install cuda on Ubuntu 14.04. Problem is that I didn't notice that I installed the Network Version of the cuda-repo*.deb . How can I change this and ...
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NVIDIA X Server Settings Not Saving

I have a GT 630 (2GB DDR2 Ram, PCIe16, HDMI, DVI, And VGA) Im running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS 64Bit With Gnome Shell. I have the "NVIDIA bianary driver - version 331.113 from nvidia-331 (proprietary, ...
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nvidia-346 driver works, but UI shows “nouveau”

I am running 14.04 on a lenovo y510P with a GT 750M graphics card and I installed the NVIDIA-346 driver from xorg to run CUDA 7. CUDA 7 requires the 346 driver. I didn't install the driver which came ...
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Writing to a specific memory location

I am trying to edit a file inside /proc/devices-tree to be exact, and i am unable to do so, I am getting: "permission denied" or "Input/Output error". I have tried all possible combinations of ...
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Gnome 3.14 keeps minimizing windows

I've been using Ubuntu for a long time, but I decided yesterday to wipe my system to move everything to my RAID-0 array. I have a clean install of Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 with the binary Nvidia drivers and ...
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Broken packages while installing cuda-drivers in Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install cuda on Ubuntu 14.04, I posted a question , and tried to install cuda via aptitude. I eventually got an error message of broken packages (and now I have a red sign on the upper ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 nVidia 6200 proprietary drivers cause artefacts on unity/GUI

I had recently reformatted and installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 32-Bit desktop and my nVidia graphics card is playing up showing horrible artefacts on Unity. The open source driver that Ubuntu installs by ...
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Failed to add GPGKEY at http://cuda-repo/repos/GPGKEY to apt keys

I am trying to install JetPack-1.1.0 to my Ubuntu 14.04.2 x86_64 laptop. When the installation was at between %80 and %90 it warned me for installation of cuda-toolkit-6-5 cuda-cross-armhf-6-5 failed. ...
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Nvidia 331 and GF119M [GeForce GT 520MX]: Using Nvidia 331 Computer Unresponsive

I tried to use Nvidia 331, and I found that the computer running faster and the temperature is lower. It seems that it fits to my GF119M [GeForce GT 520MX]. However, there is a problem, after being ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 GTX 970 Woes

Okay so I'm trying to use an Asus Strix GTX-970 on my (14.10 Ubuntu) Linux box and I'm running into some boot issues. Here's what I did: after it's done, finish by booting normally at the prompt ...