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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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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 ...
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Cannot change screen refresh rate

Here is my xrandr output: Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 1920 x 1080, maximum 16384 x 16384 VGA-0 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) HDMI-0 disconnected (normal left inverted ...
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NVDIA SLI with Prime and Flickering

i have a lenovo y510p with nvidia gt750m sli. when both cards plugged in, prime does not work. "lspci | grep -i "vga"" command shows only nvidia card. but when i plugged out the second card, prime ...
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Terrible screen tearing on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Nvidia proprietary driver

So I installed Ubuntu about a week ago after finally getting around to sorting out my partitions. Everything has gone great except that I get screen tearing on anything that goes fullscreen. I've ...
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Desktop not appearing after a change in xorg.conf

I tried to install nvidia-current on my Ubuntu 12.04 because I didn't have the driver for it but it seemed that had no effect so I removed. After that, I don't remember anymore, I tried to configure ...
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Clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 - Screen goes black after login, but mouse works

Disclaimer there are MANY questions on this topic and none of them apply to my situation. Note the following: The system previously ran Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop 32bit without issue. This is a clean ...
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3answers
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Screen brightness not working in Ubuntu 14.04

My Lenovo Z570 has two GPU's, nVidia and Intell. Brightness control has no effect what so ever over the screen brightness, and because I've had some major issues in the past when I was trying to ...
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1answer
410 views

NVIDIA Screen Tearing problem

Recently I freshly installed Xubuntu 14.04 on my low-end computer. Everything is working fine except that I'm experiencing screen tearing issues while I'm scrolling through a webpage. I thought I ...
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screen freezes ubuntu 14.04 lts

I have a GT 520MX and updated with the nvidia proprietary driver (tested), each time the screen freezes, you can touch the keys but can not see anything. Each 5 seconds the system freezes . any ...
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2answers
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Can't save nvidia settings for screens after reboot

I have two screens and sometimes I just want the 27" to display. So far I have tried to run the nvidia-settings as sudo -s nvidia-settings But every time I reboot I have to redo my preferences.. ...
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1answer
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Black screen with nVidia drivers on ubuntu

I have: ASUS P4V800D-X Intel Pentium 4 HT 2.80GHz 2.5GB RAM 40GB HDD nVidia 9500GT When I installed nVidia drivers downloaded from nvidia.com website (selected recommended drivers), I simply can't ...
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10 minutes in start after install nvidia

After installing nvidia after reboot it take to show the login almost 10 minutes, I found reading to review the log, but do not understand it to be, I see these lines there is something unusual as it ...
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1answer
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Failed to get size of gamma for output default when trying to add new screen resolution

I'm trying to adjust resolution on my new MSI GT70 2OC. In settings, only one resolution is available: 1920x1080. This is fine, except that I need to decrease the resolution and make it more ...
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0answers
32 views

Blurry screen (Windows is normal)

Okay, I've installed Ubuntu today. I've been using it at University but I have came across an annoying problem. The screen is just blurry compared to my Windows OS. Something must be wrong here. All ...
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1answer
270 views

Dual view with Nvidia GTX 770

I have a PC with 2 Monitors (connected via displayport to a nvidia gtx770 and the other one to the asus z87-pro c2 mainboard) When I installed Ubuntu 13.10 everything was exactly as i wanted it to ...
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166 views

Ubuntu 13 doesn't have an option for screen resolution 1600x900 for NVidia graphics

I am looking for a way to configure my display to the correct resolution of 1600x900. When I initially installed Ubuntu 13 the display resolution was perfect but after a few updates it now only gives ...
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0answers
17 views

Unable to keep dual screen configuration?

I have installed latest NVidia drivers for my graphic card and then used NVidia-settings program to setup my dual screen configuration and save it to xorg.conf file but each time I restart system it ...
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0answers
125 views

Purple screen after installing ubuntu. Drivers are not installing

At startup a purple screen, changing "Secure Boot" and the system is switched. nomodeset does not eliminate the purple screen I'm installing the drivers for the video card and reboot the system: ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu 12.04 pixelated screen in between login screen and appearance of the desktop

I've posted this problem here and hope to get a fix, but until now still no result, so I'm trying here too. I hope there is a Linux pro here who can help me out. I've do some searching here on this ...
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0answers
93 views

Setting DVI monitor as primary display

I'm trying to set things for Youtube hangouts and capturing my desktop but it always records my secondary monitor instead of my moin one. None of the following works: Setting the primary display in ...
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0answers
23 views

Upgraded nvidia driver, now when I boot my screen is black [duplicate]

I am a new user to ubuntu, I have the linux ubuntu 13.10 version on my dual boot computer. I booted up my ubuntu os this morning and logged in and the screen resolution was all big, so I thought it ...
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Acer Emachines Screen Jumbled

I have an Acer emachines El321-18se that uses an NVIDIA GeForce graphics. I recently installe Ubuntu 13.04 and from time to time the screen gets jumbled and distorted. I try to recreate the issue but ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 boot to blank screen after upgrading nvidia graphic driver [duplicate]

I installed an Ubuntu 12.04 from CD, then upgraded the device driver for my nvidia FX 1800 from the "additional drivers" section at "system settings". After rebooting my desktop screen turns to blank ...
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0answers
258 views

Desktop Icons disappear when I position my second screen not left or right

I am having various issues with dual screen as my setup is not having my screens side by side. But rather the second is above the main and half way to the right. When I set this option my desktop ...
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1answer
296 views

My screen is bigger than my TV, how can I change the size?

I'm running Ubuntu on a Mid-2010 Mac Mini with in-built Nvidia 320M graphics, it's connected to a 32" LCD TV via HDMI cable. The edges of the screen are 'cut off' somewhat, and changing the resolution ...
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1answer
85 views

2 monitor setup, copied screen

I have two monitors for my PC. - This problem only started recently, up until a couple a days ago it was fine. I am using the latest open source nvidia driver. The problem is that the right screen in ...
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0answers
241 views

Ubuntu won't load after installing new Graphics Card

Recently, I built a computer and was deciding to run Ubuntu because it's free and works very well. Just to start it off, I put some old 128MB video card in it and it booted fine. However, I realized ...
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48 views

Can't install Ubuntu Server with Screen Problem

I want to install Ubuntu server on notebook Acer Aspire 4750g (vga Intel + Nvidia). But when boot via dvd or usb drive back across the screen as a line. Can not read the text. The picture attached. ...
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68 views

Nvidia Driver and missing resolutions

When i download one any of the additional Nvidia drivers to run 3D mode, i lose the screen resloution that fits my laptop 1152x864. how can i get it back? I have looked everywhere but have been unable ...
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1answer
448 views

Installed Nvidia driver from website and now Ubuntu won't even start up

Installed Nvidia driver from website and now Ubuntu won't even start up. Just a black screen with a flashing cursor. I did a boot-repair but did nothing? Very frustrating. Any solutions or is it still ...
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Black screen installing ubuntu server 12.04 64 bit [duplicate]

I am trying to install ubuntu server 12.04 64 bit via USB external hard drive. My processor does not have integrated graphics (Intel Xeon E3 1230 V2) so I am forced to use a cheapo graphics card ...
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1answer
342 views

Desktop PC, Two video cards, two monitors, still having problems

First of all, please keep in mind, that I'm a Linux user for a hour or two. This is my first day of migration from Windows. SO HELLO! :) So, here's my issue. I have two graphics cards on my desktop ...
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616 views

Ubuntu 13.04 boot problem. Devices are being listed

After I installed nVidia driver whenever I start up Ubuntu 13.04 it stays approximately 1 minutes as image shown in link below. Then it shows me a black screen, When I press power button, ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.10. Can't add custom resolution

System: Ubuntu 12.10, nVidia Geforce GT240 (nvidia-current privative driver), LG display connected to VGA-0 The 1920x1080 resolution is not listed, I've added it in Windows but I'm having problems ...
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1answer
225 views

Black loading screen

This is the first time that I use Xubuntu and I'm experiencing a problem with it. D: I've just installed Xubuntu 12.10 desktop 64-bit on my laptop alongside with Windows 8. When I choose Ubuntu from ...
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Ubuntu starts in tty1 only - no screens detected - cant' startx

I just rebooted my laptop and I can't start the gui. I logged in in text mode and startx says no screens detected. I have tried to purge and install the nvidia driver, I have tried to reinstall ...
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After system update, screen size very small

Please help! I am pretty "newb" to linux and have no idea what to do. I got the message "your system must reboot to complete updates" (or similar). After rebooting I am greeted with a giant login ...
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2answers
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Xorg does not see my monitor EDID

Below is the output from my Xorg.0. X.Org X Server 1.11.3 Release Date: 2011-12-16 [ 22.311] X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0 [ 22.311] Build Operating System: Linux 2.6.42-23-generic x86_64 ...
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205 views

Use laptop with external screen closing its cover

I have an HP Pavilion dv6 with an Nvidia GeForce GT 230M running the privative driver version 304.43 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64. I am able to clone the screen and use "extended desktop". The problem ...
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1answer
373 views

I just dual booted 12.10 into my asus g74sx installed nvidia drivers and now I cant see the dash and pretty much anything HELP!

I installed some nvidia drivers on my laptop and now I cant see anything. Not the menu bar, the dash, no window buttons, that is to say the x the minimize button or the maximize one. This is getting ...
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1answer
373 views

12.04 isn't recognising my screen properly after an Nvidia failed driver update

I updated my Nvidia drivers via the Additional Drivers tab and the installation went ahead and installed then requested a reboot, after the reboot I lost the desktop and it instead booted to command ...
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1answer
50 views

How to change GUI on DVD?

I downloaded Edubuntu 12.04 LTS DVD and when I boot from it, all I get is a white screen, after selecting to install or run from DVD. I'm almost sure it is a graphic card problem since I'm using ...
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1answer
4k views

Missing nvidia-settings application

To make a long story short, I seem to have lost my nvidia-settings application. So, when I select Settings from the drop down, and then Display, I don't see the configuration screen that I normally ...
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2answers
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Why am I stuck at 640x480 on an Optimus hybrid-graphics system?

I have Intel HD 3000 graphics card onboard and nvidia 520 mx optimus techolonogy card. I was try to install Nvidia driver but it was failure. Now I cant use anything. Have one resolution 640x480 every ...
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2answers
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HP EliteBook 8440p screen flickers after blank screen (nvidia)

When my screen turns blank after 10 min or after locking the screen and I begin using the laptop again, the screen is flickering. It looks as if every second line of pixels is blinking and the ...
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1answer
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Dual monitors with two Nvidia GPU's

I have two gtx 275s SLI'd, When I connect both monitors to same card it allows me to enable twinview, and it works. But when I want to connect each monitor to different cards, I lose the option of ...
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3answers
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System reverts to 87Hz refresh rate at every startup after I have installed nvidia drivers

Every time the system starts the screen's refresh rate reverts to 87Hz which results in a pixelated and flickery screen which I have to manually correct every time by either selecting 60Hz as my ...
0
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1answer
61 views

Just Installed 11.10 on a PC that had problems with 9 - First Run, Screens going black

Last time I had ubuntu on this PC the screen would go black every few seconds and stay black for a bit, that was running 9, now I've upgraded to 11.10 hoping that would fix the issue, but the issue ...
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1answer
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Edges of screen cut off in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have a Visio 19" t.v that I am using as a high-def monitor. I am using a PCI graphics card (EVGA GeForce 8400 GS). I am using an HDMI cable to transmit the display. I have already checked and ...