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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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very slow to login after installing 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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Ubuntu 13.10 Nvidia black screen with cursor after login

I have problem with installing Nvidia drivers. I used over 5 types of installing nvidia drivers and everytime it ends the same. I have low resolution login screen then I log in i get black screen with ...
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1answer
52 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
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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
136 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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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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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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83 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
238 views

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
59 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
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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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363 views

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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164 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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214 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 ...
0
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1answer
76 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 ...
0
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0answers
210 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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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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61 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
391 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
302 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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612 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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553 views

how to adjust screen brightness and contrast on desktop

Just moved to ubuntu from windows ... I have NVIDIA card 8400GS and my screen is LG 1970HR on windows I was able to adjust the screen whenever I wanted to. (thanks to LG screen software and/or ...
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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
200 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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3answers
119 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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12.10 screen is dim, as if the lowest setting of power saver

Installed Ubuntu a few days ago, right from the installation the screen is really, I mean, really dim. My graphics is Nvidia go 7900 GS. Ubuntu recognizes the card and assigns it a NOUVEAU driver, ...
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356 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
345 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
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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
903 views

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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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 ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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441 views

Blank Screen on Boot in Dell Vostro 3750 [duplicate]

I have been using Ubuntu in My Acer Aspire 5920 and Aspire 1 since last many years. Recently I purchased Dell Vostro 3750 - Intel® Core™ i7-2670QM with Nvidia® Geforce™ GT 525M, 1GB (Quad Core) I ...
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3answers
4k views

How to install a NVIDIA driver for 11.10 [duplicate]

I have a Thinkpad T61p with Quadro FX570M. I just installed the Ubuntu 11.10. I have tried to download the driver LINUX DISPLAY DRIVER - X86 version 295.20 from NVIDIA, but I do not manage to install ...
2
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1answer
527 views

Using on-board graphics + PCI together? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well will Nvidia Optimus cards be supported in 12.04? I would like to know if it is possible in 10.04.4 LTS to have both an Intel on-board graphics and a nvidia card ...
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1answer
174 views

Drivers to screen, audio, keyboard/mouse

I am new to ubuntu, and I am about to replace Windows 7 with Ubuntu 11.10. I know how to install the operating system from a CD. But when I have done that, do I need to install any drivers? for ...
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1answer
649 views

How can I increase resolution when impossible to set up nvidia driver?

I was stuck at 1024x758 before creating an /etc/X11/xorg.conf file as follows which works well to allow me to have a resolution of 1920x1200 with the vesa driver. Section "Device" Identifier ...
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1answer
556 views

Why I can't see the screen borders?

I have install Ubuntu 11.10 on my PC and all goes right except the screen. I can't see the borders of the screen, especially up and down. I have an Nvidia Geforce GT220 connected to a Samsung TV ...
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6answers
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Brightness not working after installing NVIDIA driver

I recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Mac Book Pro 7,1. I installed the NVIDIA driver (285). The brightness keys are working (F1 and F2) and I get the box showing the brightness but it does nothing. ...
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1answer
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Separate X screen + TwinView on NVIDIA GT 440

I want to use 3 displays connected on one Nvidia GeForce GT 44O under Ubuntu 10.04. So there is my configuration: 1 display 1680x1050_60 1 display 1280x1024_60 1 DLP 1920x1080_60 (video projector) ...