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

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Ubuntu 12.04 nomodeset fixes boot problem but causes screen resolution to get stuck

I've been searching the askubuntu forum for the past 3 days trying to figure out what's going on with my system and I have tried a lot of things but to no avail. So, I will explain my situation and ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu 12.04, log to a black screen

I have the same problem as My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? and the solutions there did not help me fix it. I want to dual boot this to my Windows 8.1. I disabled ...
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How do I use integrated Graphics dor display and nvidia card for rendering

I have a dell m3800 laptop with integrated Intel HD4000 and a Nvidia Quadro K1100M Graphics card. The problem is that the Nvidia drives the display and does the rendering. When I am rendering in ...
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Unity and launcher not loading, but short cuts dont work to

I know there is a lot of questions about that issue, but none of the solutions worked for me, because I can't even open a terminal. I can loggin in either my account or the guest account, but both of ...
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How do I install the Nvidia drivers?

I just ordered the Nvidia GTX 560 card, which should arrive tomorrow. I have a dilemma, though. Should I keep using the driver which is available in "additional drivers" in Ubuntu (10.10), or should I ...
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I changed my video driver wrongly, how can I fix it?

I'm new in Ubuntu. I encountered a problem very similar to this link. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS crashes after login I followed the answer. But It seems that I chose a wrong driver. The bars are not showing, ...
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Multi-display Nvidia issue, desktop sliding on secondary display - Ubuntu 14.04

I've been attempting to configure my laptop with a secondary display. Here's the details: Laptop: Asus N56V OS: Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit Primary display: 1080p laptop display Secondary display: Samsung ...
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Nvidia 840M driver installation Acer E5-571

After a lot of trying and installing I don't know anything more to I can do to get this running. I am having trouble installing the current Nvidia proprietary driver 346.35 on a Nvidia 840M graphics ...
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NVidia drivers and 1440p

I'm making the switch to Linux and in the process I've ran into a weird issue. After installing Nvidia drivers (I'm using a GTX 780) after reboot my 1440p monitor is not displaying. I found where ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not loading desktop after login

After login my ubuntu shows only the background without loading the desktop. Yes i have reinstalled the nvidia drivers.
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How to check my GPU in NVIDIA site?

At http://www.geforce.com/drivers there is a button called Auto detect GPU. It automaticly shows drivers for my GPU. I wanted to ask how do I use it? It requieres java. I couldn't find way to get it ...
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Nvidia Powermizer Performance Levels

Is there anyway to configure Nvidia Powerimizer performance levels? My current setup has 3 power levels with the lowest one being 50mhz. The problem with this it that it lags compiz when it goes to ...
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Nvidia-drivers problem in Ubuntu 14.04.1 64bits

Today I've upgraded the system and the problem is that it appears and 640*480 screen with the login and the background, after logging in, the screen got stuck. I have an NVIDIA card, GT610 to be ...
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No additional driver listed for Nvidia GPU - 14.10

Specs Intel® Core™ i5-3570K CPU @ 3.40GHz × 4 GTX 980, but appears as VESA: GM204 Board 64bit When I try to install the proprietary drivers none are listed. When I enter lspci -v into terminal I ...
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/sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo missing

i wanted to install and use asus_switcheroo but unfortunately the vgaswitcheroo folder is missing. I already checked whether vgaswitcheroo is actually enabled and as i use the vanilla kernel it is ...
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Problem Updating from CUDA-5.0 to 6.5

I just tried updating from CUDA-5.0 to CUDA-6.5 and seem to have broken my GUI interface. I tried to update with the following procedure: sudo dpkg -i cuda-repo-ubuntu1404_6.5-14_amd64.deb sudo ...
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Having Issues connecting my two non-sli videocards to Unbuntu and getting the desktop to show accross them

My current system is. SSD - Samsung EVO 850 500g Processor- Intel 4770k Motherboard- asus maximus extreme vi GPUS - Nvidia 970, Nvidia 780 Ram 32gb im running this on a dual boot with windows 7 with ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS middle mouse button on scroll not working

Before I describe the problem I honestly say that I'm really surprised that no-one has experienced that bug! Description of problem: I have installed new Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on new hard-drive. At ...
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How to reduce Gpu fan speed after boot?

Every time I boot my computer, the GPU fan is at max speed and very noisy. The problem Fan speed stays at maximum level: when I start the computer without screen or keyboard when I use the ...
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Install Zotac NVIDIA Linux x86_64 drivers in Ubuntu 14.10

Had to pull ideas from several sources to get this to work, so I thought I'd outline the steps here in one post. I just bought a Zotac GEForce GT630 video card (model ZT-60416-20L). I went with ...
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Asus n73 sm with Ubuntu 14.04 problems

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my Asus n73sm laptop.Almost everything works fine except two things: the first one is that the NVidia GT 630M driver on the 3.13.44 kernel using a proprietary ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Gnome/Nvidia Driver Conflict

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 yesterday with full-disk encryption, installed all the updates, and then I installed G++, Clang 3.5, Intel Parallel Studio 2015 (Update 1), and Nvidia's newest stable ...
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After Ubuntu 14.04 update nvidia-331 gives black screen at startup

I have a laptop Asus K53s with nVidia GeForce GT 540M. I (freshly) installed Ubuntu 14.04 64bit and set up nvidia-331 proprietary driver for the graphic card. I set prime option to run nVidia ...
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Nvidia Proprietory Drivers for Linux Mint 17.1 (http://www.dell.com/in/p/inspiron-15-3542-laptop/pd) [on hold]

My laptop has dual graphics (Intel + Nvidia GeForce 820M) and i'm finding it difficult to install Proprietory graphic card drivers for the GeForce. Have tried many methods on Ubuntu 14.04, and they ...
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How can I get TTYs to work with NVIDIA drivers?

If I'm debugging my graphics driver, I rely on the commandlines I can access by pressing Ctrl+Alt+F1-F6. However, after installing the latest NVIDIA drivers, the screen goes black when I switch to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Freezes

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit on my PC. After I've installed nVidia drivers (recommended) to solve the problem of the cursor that vanishes, Ubuntu freezes randomly when I'm working, I mean that ...
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Remove nVidia driver and go back to Nouveau

I've installed nVidia driver successfully but I want to go back to Nouveau driver and eliminate any xorg.conf file created by nVidia config tools. What is the proper way to do it? (not ending up with ...
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Why recommended driver is different from the latest supported driver

I was going step by step reading this tutorial: http://www.binarytides.com/install-nvidia-drivers-ubuntu-14-04/ but after I installed nvidia-current and open the Kubuntu Driver Manager , the ...
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Blank screen after installing nvidia restricted driver

I've installed the current nvidia restricted driver and rebooted my machine and now I get a black or blank screen. How can I fix this?
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Nouveau Error: unknown chipset during startup Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using laptop Acer Nitro VN7-571G-53N6, nvidia GeForce 840M. What can i do to fix this? Please help, thank you. This is the screenshoot error: Click here [11.128989] nouveau ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 with Nvidia Geforce FX 5200

I installed pure Ubuntu 13.04 and tried to install the restricted driver,but it became yellow-screen after reboot. I found this question: Help! 13.04 installation nvidia driver I do in this way: sudo ...
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How to use NVIDIA GTX 970 GPU?

I have NVIDIA GTX 970 GPU, which is pretty new chip and it is not recognized by nouveau driver shipped with Ubuntu 14.10, hence I am stuck on 1024x768 resolution on Full HD monitor - not so good. ...
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Blank screen boot after UPDATE

I have Ubuntu 14.04, with an Nvidia 740M card, I installed propriety drivers as well as bumblebee and everything was working great, I did an update the other day, restarted, and once it displays the ...
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Cannot purge nvidia-304 - DKMS issue returns a removal error

sudo apt-get purge nvidia-304 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no ...
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Removing or fixing Infinality install

I tried setting up Infinality on my system. Ever since I changed its settings to the Windows 7 font settings the system has been extremely slow. Ubuntu is running slow on KDE Plasma Workspace, and ...
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Nvidia GT635M, Ubuntu 14.04: unable to turn VSYNC ON

I have a notebook ASUS K56C with Nvidia GeForce 635M and an integrated Intel video cards. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and I have Nvidia driver 331.49 version installed from the packages. The problem ...
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Can't switch anymore from Intel to NVIDIA GPU

[Ubuntu 14.04 64bit] After switching between Intel / NVIDIA graphics and the different NVIDIA drivers I am now suddenly stuck with the Intel GPU. It used to be no problem at all switching between the ...
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No devices found when trying to use NVIDIA GPU

I'm attempting to use Bumblebee for my NVIDIA GPU, and I'm running into errors when running programs. I'm testing it with a Minecraft client, which actually starts, but crashes after a moment. $ ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 freezes/crashes [duplicate]

So I have been using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for 2 days until I updated to 14.10 yesterday because LTS was freezing and required a hard restart a lot. Sadly updating did not make anything better and Ubuntu ...
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Nvidia-settings PowerMizer performance-mode on 12.04.4 64-bit [duplicate]

Whenever I try to set the performance mode of my Nvidia 525M gpu from adaptive to performance, it actually works, but only until I reboot my PC. After a reboot/relog I have to do it all over again via ...
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graphics problem in xubuntu 14.04: images and text disappear

I recently migrated from Win XP to Ubuntu, and I have been having a very annoying graphics problem ever since. I am currently running Xubuntu 14.04, but I do not have the impression that the exact ...
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Nvidia GT750M driver Ubuntu14.04

I configured my graphic card with the nvidia driver-331 by terminal with the command explained in this guide. ...
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Thinkpad T440p Docking - dual monitor problems

I have a Thinkpad T440p in an UltraDock with Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 installed. The T440p includes the optimus graphics system (nvidia + intel). I have two monitors attached to the UltraDock. One is ...
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Has xorg deleted the nvidia 343 package?

I'm following this answer to get my GTX 970 working, however before installing nvidia-343 I noticed that I couldn't find the package on xorgs site: ...
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Cant change screen resolution in Kali Linux [on hold]

So I bought a brand new laptop, I bought a Lenovo Y50. It runs a Nvidia GEFORCE GTX. I installed Kali linux on the HDD and the screen is to large and does not fit on the actual computer screen. ...
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12.04 Failed to load module “nvidia” (module does not exist, 0)

I have ASUS UL50Vt with nvidia optimus hybrid graphics (GeForce 210M). I recently installed ubuntu 12.04, and in Details app it was showing me, that I am on Intel video driver. So, I installed ...
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Ubuntu won't login after installing nvidia drivers

yesterday i installed ubuntu 14.04 without any problems. I want to use my nvidia drivers instead of the integrated intel graphics so I tried to use the driver checker provided by ubuntu, the problem ...
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Graphics on 4K Sager NP8651 (Clevo P650SE NVIDIA GTX970M + Intel 4600HD) Can't Change Resolution

I recently purchased a Sager NP8651 with both NVIDIA 970M and an Intel 4600HD on the Haswell chip. By default, the Nouveau drivers are loaded (no hardware found in "Additional Drivers"). I have tried ...
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Ubuntu stops responding frequently

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Ideapad Y500(Core i7 3630QM, 8GB RAM and nvidia Geforce GT750M with 2GB of memory). This is a relatively fresh Ubuntu installation because I wanted to learn more ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Nvidia GeForce (840M) compatability on 64-bit laptop

My laptop diagnostic shows several pre-fails and has other issues so I am urgently shopping for a new laptop, my second using Ubuntu. I need a laptop with good graphics capabilities and have come ...