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

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Nvidia GTX970M Optimus Driver installation on ubuntu 14.04 with MSI 6QF Apache Pro

I recently bought a MSI 6QF Apache Pro equipped with Nvidia GTX970M graphics card. I needed to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 10 for engineering projects. My first issue was to get Ubuntu ...
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No titlebars, menus and panels while using Nvidia drivers on Xubuntu 16.04 LTS

Sorry to bother you with this, but I searched everywhere and couldn't find a solution for this. I installed the Nvidia binaries a few weeks ago, then I selected them on Nvidia Prime through sudo ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 nvidia drivers don't work

I've just installed a new ubuntu 16.04 , fresh install clean , logged in the first and only thing i did is selecting the proprietary driver 361 for nvidia , rebooted the machine . anfter rebooting i ...
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Installing Nvidia Graphics drivers on Ubuntu-GNOME 16.04

I am using Ubntu-GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20 When I install Nvidia graphic drivers by sudo apt-get install nvidia-361 , I am facing the following problems. During the installation of Nvidia-361, it ...
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Nvidia Driver Installation

I have tried almost 6 times to install nvidia propritery driver 361 on ubuntu. I have tried adding repository and then installing it. I have also tried the gui method of selecting the driver from ...
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Strange screen at bootup Xubuntu 16

A saw a complain about Ubuntu 14, but the picture is no longer available, so I don't know if is the same problem of mine. Photo: Xubuntu booting with style: I just installed Xubuntu 16 and I'm ...
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Can't get Samsung 27" monitor to get proper resolution

I'm new to Ubuntu. I've got an older Samsung 27" monitor (60 Hz) which is capable of 1920x1080 resolution... but I can't get better than 1280x768 resolution. I've also read that there are some ...
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How to update Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 without graphic card (nVidia) problems?

I usually have problems when upgrade Ubuntu with nVidia graphics card. Is there any way to prevent these potential problems before updating? Change to the Nouveau driver before updating solve me the ...
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ubuntu gnome 16.04 freezes after login

If i have my second display pluged in everything freezes after a couple of seconds after login. I'm running version 16.04. The grahpics card is a gtx960m and i have driver version 361.42. It only ...
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Installing NVIDIA GEFORCE 820M Driver in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I want to install Nvidia Geforce 820M graphic card driver in ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I tried all sort of sudo apt-get install nvidia-current and all those ppa, Additional Driver, Synaptic.. But still the ...
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CPU overloads when playing 3D games

Starting today, every 3D game I try to play slows down to a crawl of 1 FPS, and the CPU goes past 100%. This is seen specifically in Minecraft, Counter-Strike: Source, and Europa Universalis IV. ...
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how to install / compile NVENC in ubuntu?

I see support for nvidia NVENC in this document, but it seems confusing, some step by step? or PPA with ffmpeg-nvenc for ubuntu? ...
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GPU passthrough to multiple vm's

I am just wondering if anyone here knows if it it possible to pass a single GPU onto multiple virtual machines one at a time? Basically what I'm thinking is if it is possible to have two virtual ...
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List of confirmed working Nvidia cards

Is there a crowd-sourced list of Nvidia cards which are confirmed to actually work on Ubuntu with the proprietary Nvidia drivers? A matrix of Ubuntu version, Nvidia model and whether they work with ...
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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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Ubuntu 16.04 dual monitor resolution problem with dell precision 5510

i was installed ubuntu 16.04, my laptop is dell precision 5510 graphics are intel 530 and nvidia quadro m1000m and using dual monitor that resolution 1920x1080 kernel version 4.4.11 xenial, ...
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Nvidia backlight/login screen/external display issue

I`m combining this three issues becauese they are probably connected with each other. 1. Backlight is not natively supported. In order to set backlight using function key on keyboard I have to add ...
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Thinkpad w540 w/ Ultra Dock only one external monitor works

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on this Lenovo ThinkPad W540 laptop, and everything appears to be working ok by itself. Today I received my docking station to which I intended to hook up 2 external ...
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Problems with screen after connecting to projector

I've been having issues after connecting my laptop to a projector, via HDMI. I have Ubuntu 14.04 on an Acer Aspire V5-591G, graphics card is Nvidia GeForce GTX 950M. When I connected my laptop to the ...
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Unable to get audio through HDMI connection to TV with Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having trouble getting audio through my TV which is connected via HDMI. The item is available (HDMI / DisplayPort 2) via sound settings, but it doesn't play any sound. I'm able to get the volume ...
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Ultrawide monitor only showing desktop on part of the screen

I'm currently running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a MSI Dominator Laptop, and with the laptop screen disabled and only using my external monitor (LG 34UC88 @ 3440x1440 21:9) Ubuntu refuses to display across ...
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Can't use nvidia GPU optimization (libcublas.so)

I have a Nvidia 750Ti on a dedicated server I'm trying to install cuda in order to use GPU optimization in Theano. I did several cuda 7 installations (on ubuntu server x86_64 12.04, ubuntu server ...
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hibernate resume failure

I am getting this error sometimes when I resume from hibernation. All of my open windows are closed. There is also an extra reboot before it will actually get to the login screen. The title of the ...
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Can't change display resolution : nVidia GT610

I was using Win7. But on Ubuntu 16.04 I get bad performance in every single game, no matter how old it is. So I thought I could add a lower custom resolution to improve the performance. Tried ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Nvidia Driver Problems [on hold]

Ubuntu 16.04, 15.10, 15.04, 14.10, 14.04, 13.10, 13.04 ... until the first version we have Nvidia Driver Problems Whats wrong with you Cannonical and Ubuntu Devs? Since first versions of Ubuntu, the ...
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Can't boot into Ubuntu after installation of nVidia driver

I run Ubuntu 16.04. After reinstalling drivers for graphics card (nVidia prime) I got the following error while trying to boot: Error: Driver 'ebridge' is already registered, aborting...
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How to install nvidia-smi?

How can I install nvidia-smi? I installed CUDA and nvidia-352 driver but unfortunately nvidia-smi is not installed. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-smi E: Unable to locate package ...
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How do I update to Ubuntu kernel 3.13.0 on 12.04 LTS without breaking the Nvidia graphics driver?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 "LTS" on a Lenovo W530 (Nvidia Optimus architecture) and updated the kernel to 3.13.0-32-generic as the version of the kernel I was running was going out of support, ...
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Adjusting an Nvidia GPU's Fan Curve

So I was trying to figure out how to make a custom fan curve for my Gigabyte GTX 960 ITX card. It is about half-length (for my small case) but that means it has a very small heat sink, and the Nvidia ...
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Installing nvidia vulkan drivers for 16.04

I am on 16.04 with an Nvidia 760GTX which should be supported by vulkan. I installed libvulkan-dev added this ppa https://launchpad.net/~canonical-x/+archive/ubuntu/vulkan I also installed ...
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ubuntu 14.04 HDMI wrong resolution

I recently purchased a NVIDIA GTX960 and having issue with my secondary monitory connected by hdmi cable ( using HDMI to VGA converter ). The monitor in question is Acer X233H and has resolution of ...
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How to prevent nvidia-auto-select switch to incorrect resolution at login screen?

I have a small issue when starting up my machine into Ubuntu. Everything goes smoothly, the login screen appears at the correct resolution. Then it switches to an incorrect resolution, after I login ...
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“Authentication is required to update SMART data from” in 16.04

I upgraded to 16.04 [Ubuntu Gnome]. I am using a Lenovo Y700 with a GTX960M. After suspend or closing the lid I ended locked outside the login after that message appeared. It happened twice today, I ...
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nvidia-current vs ubuntu-drivers for graphics card?

The Problem: I recently installed Ubuntu and I realized I'm probably not using the Nvidia drivers. I found that I could get the right driver via "Software and Updates," but wanted to learn how to do ...
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Yet another login loop problem with Nvidia Graphics Driver install

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I followed close instruction on how to install the nvidia drivers. I did sudo apt-get purge nvidia-* then I did sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa ...
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Issue installing Nvidia drivers on ElementaryOS [on hold]

I recently decided to dual-boot my MacBook Pro (mid 2013, 15 inch retina) with ElementaryOS (found here). However, I have been running into an issue with the nvidia drivers. When I try to follow the ...
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How to reinstall the Nvidia graphic driver in the recovery mode of Ubuntu?

I use Titan X graphic card in Ubuntu. But it crashes yesterday and I can't login after reboot. But I am able to login in the recovery mode. I think it is the driver that caused the problem and I wish ...
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ubuntu 16.04 shuts down after a few minutes

Trying to run 16.04 on my Intel I7-6700HQ 4x260GHz, Nvidia GeForce GTX965m. It works fine on 15.10, but when I boot up 16.04 from the USB, the fan (graphics card I think) just starts running and runs ...
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Nvidia GeForce 930M driver and PCI bus error

I bought a new laptop ASUS-X556UF and installed Ubuntu 14.04 in it. Now I was trying to install Nvidia drivers according to the tutorial. At this point I noticed the problem with my system. When I ...
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Problems with Xubuntu 16.04 and Intel/Nvidia graphic card

I have a notebook Santech t67 with the following features : CPU intel core i7-6700HQ, 16 Gb RAM, Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M + intel integrated card. I installed Xubuntu 16.04 in dual boot with Windows 10 ...
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Speed up Ubuntu or to walk away?

I did install Ubuntu 14 32 bits in a Pentium 4 3GHz HT with 3GB RAM (max possible). First I used an IDE HD, but since it was too slow, I'd put a SATA HD and the speed increased a little bit. But ...
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Dual graphics set up: NVIDIA and Intel, possible?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a system with an NVIDIA Geforce GTX 950 graphics card. I had no problems until I switched on the iGPU (Intel HD Graphics 4600) in the UEFI settings. I want to use the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 black screen on boot

I have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop, a Dell Inspiron 3543 (Intel i5 at 2.2 Ghz, 4GB ram, nvidia 820m) and every time i boot it, i get a black screen. I did not install any proprietary ...
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How can I get my Nvidia Overscan setting to work on start up. Ubuntu 12.10

Hi all as with a lot of people my new nvidia driver doesn't include a overscan bar so my tv's desktop is chopped off. After many searches and some trail and error I've been able to get my Tv to fit ...
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Updates stepping on nvidia drivers on ubuntu

How can I update Ubuntu without needing to re-install the Nvidia drivers?
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16.04 can't use external monitor with nvidia drivers

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 (did a clean install of 16.04) on a Lenovo W540. The only important thing (hardware-wise) is that it has an intel CPU and Nvidia Quadro K2100M that supports prime. I install ...
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Dell Quickset application

Is there any way to install or unlock some features of Dell Quickset application in Ubuntu? I'm very new to using Ubuntu and Linux, but within Dell Quickset there's a option do disable Dell ...
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Skype 4.3.0.37 stopped working after installation of Nvidia 340.32 drivers

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 and tried skype, it worked. Now I decided to install the video driver from NVIDIA website, install went successful but now Skype is not starting anymore, no ...
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after update from 15.10 to 16.04 Update-manager / Software manager apt-get dpkg is not working anymore

System DELL XPS 17,3..... Starting Update by pressing the button Update now from the Update manager this was not finishing. no Error message nothing! Restart runs always into System 16.04 even when i ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 external monitor lags and won't rotate

I just installed a fresh Ubuntu 16.04 on my Lenovo P50, Nvidia M2000M graphics card. When I connect my Dell Ultrasharp U2713HM to the DisplayPort on my Lenovo Dock, and it displays the image fine in ...