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

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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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Nvidia driver suppresses live lightdm

I had a fresh installation of ubuntu 14.04, and I need nvidia drivers to normally handle my screen, otherwise, the screen displays random dots and slashes. When I got nvidia-current, my screen ran ...
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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

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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(SOLVED) 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 ...
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Problem with nvidia driver (NVRM: Xid (PCI:0000:04:00): 6, PE007e )

Sometimes my system (Ubuntu 14.04 64bit with the latests proprietary drivers from repositories) hangs, artefacts appear on the screen and systems doesn't respond on any commands from keyboard or ...
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Nvidia Go5600 video, black screen after login after 12.04 > 14.04 upgrade

There are several questions and answers around this, and none seem to help. I upgraded a laptop with an Nvidia NV31M GeForce FX Go5600 video adapter from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. I have tried the ...
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Bumblebee installation problems for Nvidia GTX 970M

I have a weirds problems with ubuntu 15 when I try install bumblebee on my MSI GS60-2QE. I had try many installations way especialy this one: How to install nVidia drivers with Bumblebee on Ubuntu ...
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Mouse cursor disappears in Kubuntu 15.04

Recently I installed Kubuntu 15.04 and found that when I'm using Nvidia drivers mouse cursor disappears when I move it to top of the display. It is few pixels "invisible" gap on top. Every other side ...
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GUI restarts after wake up from suspend or boot ('Application 'compiz.desktop' killed ..)

I am facing a crash almost each time I boot my computer and sometimes that I wake it from suspend. I've looked at the logs, and what seems to appear as a critical error is this: May 21 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with NVIDIA Quadro K1100M

I use Ubuntu for testing WiFi networking hardware at my job. I recently had to replace the laptop that I was using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with a new laptop. It is an HP laptop with the NVIDIA Quadro ...
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Video stuttering all OS from windows 8.1/10 IP/Linux mint and also Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS [on hold]

I asked this question on VLC forum but nobody helped me. So I will ask it here. I have a problem with stuttering in VLC on Windows 8.1/10 IP and also on Linux Mint 17.1 and Ubuntu. I tested it on all ...
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Problems difference with installing drivers for nVIDEA GTS 450

Help me I'm a newbie at Ubuntu or Linux. I have a NVIDIA Corporation:GF 106 [Geforce GTS 450] I thought I could just change my driver on the "Additional Drivers: menu for my video card but when I ...
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Unable to run cudaminer on jetson

After downloading and running ./autogen.sh and ./configure execution of the make command gives the following error on my Jetson TK1 gcc -std=gnu99 -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -msse2 -fopenmp -pthread ...
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nvidia control panel reporting 60hz on 144hz monitor. how to make ubuntu output 144hz?

OK, I'm using Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 wit gnome shell 3.16.1 and nvidia control panel 349.16 (think that's the newest one, correct me if i'm wrong) I have no idea why it says 60hz under the name of my ...
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Ubuntu installation is getting terminated. Also overheating and battery discharges fast while doing the same [duplicate]

My laptop shuts down by itself while using Ubuntu 14.04. Also, it gets over heated. But no problems while using Windows 7. Laptop Specs are: Model: Asus K53SM-SX010D CPU: Intel Core i5-2450M, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04 black screen with Nvidia proprietary driver

At 12.04 all work fine. I try to read same question on this site and in google, but it don't solve problem for me.
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Mouse lags in Draftsight for Ubuntu 64 Bit 14.04

Mouse lags in Draftsight 2015 SP2, Ubuntu 14.04, Video Card Nvidia Quadro 600, Nvidia driver version 340.76 SuperMicro X9-SCA series board, Intel E3-1230 Processor, 8 Gig memory.
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How to find a graphics driver that works (faulty with nouveau & nvidia)?

I'm unable to access my Ubuntu 14.04 or Win XP partitions. When I try to log in to Ubuntu sometimes I get to the password point and my mouse stops working, or I get a black screen before that and ...
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Videos stuttering and ACPI eror on booting

I have a problem with playing 1080p video. They are stuttering. I tried both VLC and the default video player I used the nvidia open source nouveau drivers(I also tried the nvidia proprietary drivers ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 is warming Lenovo Z50-70 too much

Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my Lenovo Z50-70 with NVidia GForce 840M, but my laptop is too hot since I installed it. I installed Jupiter (through) Jolicloud raring repositories), TLP, and ...
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Can graphics drivers cause checkboxes to not show up correctly and make line numbers in gedit disappear?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with the Intel HD4000 graphics and recently my checkboxes have been not been showing the boxes. Only the checkmark shows. Same with many other options like dropdown menus. Today ...
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Can't login after Nvidia driver install v 14.04

I successfully installed drivers to run the Nvidia 750 Ti graphics card in my desktop. Ubuntu ran perfectly for a short time after that. Then, the update manager prompted me to install some updates. I ...
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how to make britness control work on ubuntu 14.04 with nVidia graphic card?

I have a Sony vaio VPCEJ equipped with an Nvidia Gforce 410m with cuda ,currently I am under ubuntu 14.04 and using the Nouveau Nvidia driver for my graphic card because I found it to be the most ...
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How can I change my resolution to 1280x1024 [duplicate]

How can I change my resolution to 1280x1024? I used the info from this link How set my monitor resolution? but it didn't work. This is what appears http://imgur.com/FFlE4G6 How can I fix this? ...
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desktop graphics choppy after waking from sleep using nvidia driver

anyone know how to resolve this? when this happens, the desktop performance is noticeably slower and choppy, and sometimes in terminal i have to hit Ctrl+L to get the screen to update after typing ...
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Blank screen on dual Monitor (ubuntu 15.04)

I've recently upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04. I have two displays (laptop + samsung). At the beginning, both displays worked without any problem (using the nouveau-driver). I've changed to the NVIDIA driver ...