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nvidia-331 drivers hanging on hibernate (and now boot) with a ThinkPad W520

I'm having quite a bit of trouble trying to use my W520 thinkpad with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and an external display (VGA out). I know many are having similar issues with this graphics card (mine is the ...
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Cant connect to TV with VGA cable. Acer Aspire 4520, 12.04LTS

When I connect my TV to my laptop with a VGA cable it does not detect an input. Here is some info but not sure what it means mark@mark-Aspire-4520:~$ xrandr xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for ...
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Dell E6400 FN F8 does not work; LCD/Projector connected to VGA port not recognized

Brand new to Linux/Ubuntu, but LOVING it so far. I have 12.04 installed on a Dell Lat E6400 and everything is fantastic. Except the fact that the laptop will not seem to recognize any type of LCD or ...
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303 views

My monitor keeps going into sleep mode when it reaches the background just before you log in, after booting up

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 and it works when I use an LCD television. My graphics card is a GeForce 650 Ti and my monitor is a HP w1907v. The graphics card works perfectly, the monitor works, the VGA ...
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Wrong resolution with VGA, correct with HDMI [duplicate]

I have 12.10 installed with NVIDIA driver 304.43. My card is an XFX GT 240. Monitor is an RCA 32-inch generic 1080p television. My problem is a VGA connection will only expose a maximum resolution of ...
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HDMI to VGA adapter on ubuntu 12.10

I have an Ubuntu 12.10 machine with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 650 which has one vga output and an hdmi output, I already have one monitor connected via vga and I just recently bought an HDMI to VGA ...
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Only Vga works (not dvi) - Ubuntu 12.10

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10. For some reason I can not get the DVI to work. The monitor says: Cable not connected. The VGA cable works, but the everything looks blurry. The resolution is fine 1920 ...
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876 views

Nvidia card 640M can't be detected

I am new in Ubuntu. I have a Acer v3-571g with Nvidia 640M and Intel HD 4000. I installed Ubuntu and Nvidia driver but I can't choose resolution 640x480. I tried reinstalling the driver, configured ...
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884 views

VGA monitor won't detect on NVIDIA Quadro NVS 4200M

I am on a Dell Latitude E6420 and just installed 12.04. When I plug in my external monitor's VGA cable, the laptop doesn't detect any new monitor. Here's the output of my lspci: 00:00.0 Host bridge: ...
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VGA Monitor won't display after NVIDIA driver install on Ubuntu 12.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04, and the first thing that came up was the driver manager, which told me to install the drivers for my nvidia graphics card (I don't remember what it is). I have a ...
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Dual displays not working - NVidia - Ubuntu 12.04 - Second Monitor - Two Screens

Graphics Card: NVidia 460 GTX. Driver: NVIDIA accelerated graphics driver (version current) I have one DVI monitor, an old Dell LCD from 2005, and one VGA monitor, an Asus ML238H from 2010 whose ...
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Secondary display showing Ubuntu logo, but is not detected

I recently installed Ubuntu using WUBI, and it worked perfectly. However, my laptop is showing the main desktop screen, and my secondary display is only showing the Ubuntu logo with its loading bar ...
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Use external monitor automatically, when started in Docking Station

I am using a Thinkpad T510 and I often boot it in a ThinkPad Mini Dock Plus Series 3 (EU). The problem is that if I boot it with the lid closed, I can see grub, I can see the Ubuntu boot splash, but ...
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what are the Nvidia video card compatible with ubuntu 12.04 64bit

what are the Nvidia video card compatible with ubuntu 12.04 64bit? Could you provide the list of compatible Nvidia video cards with ubuntu 12.04 64bit
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Why lspci outputs the wrong id of my discrete graphics card?

In an optimus enabled laptoto (Dell XPS 15 L502X) I have a discrete graphics card ( GT525M) and when running Nvidia-settings, one can confirm it: Yet, The command: lspci -vnnn | grep VGA ...
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Nvidia 9600 gm doesn't detect displays

I'm trying to connect my laptop to an external display. But the attached display isn't shown in ubuntu and neither is the laptop screen. I have an Nvida 9600 gm card and I would like to connect ...
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HDMI/VGA connection cuts borders of screen or creates blurry text

Ok this is an extension of another problem I had with a VGA connection and an Nvidia Geforce GT 440 card. The question has been updated to include other problems related to HDMI Video and also since I ...
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Switch to external monitor by default when it is plugged in [closed]

I have Thinkpad T510 with NVidia videocard and an external monitor connected via VGA. I have a following usage pattern: Turn on the laptop in the docking station below the desk Take it out, open, ...
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Can I improve HD video playback for an NVIDIA card?

I'm using a NVIDIA card with the proprietary drivers, it can play HD videos but lags. Is there a way to buffer frames or something? FX 5500, 173.xx (legacy, the new version does not support this ...
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Plymouth and GRUB do not show at all [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit as my only OS on my desktop computer, which used to only run Ubuntu 10.04 LTS until I had the time to upgrade it with a fresh install. It uses integrated NVIDIA graphics ...