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

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Blank Screen, no terminal, when ctrl+alt+f1, trying to install nvidia drivers

So I'm trying to update my graphics card drivers because right now I don't have any. To do this the installer says I need to quit x server. I know what I should do is do ctrl+alt+f1, then run some ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Login Loop after installing new GPU

I've looked everywhere and tried seemingly everything, I am not able to log into my ubuntu partition. It loads, opens up the login screen, and I can type in my password, but when I enter it it ...
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Laptop resolution lowered after automatic updates

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 on a laptop with 1920x1024 native resolution. After the latest automatic update (including kernel upgrade to 3.13.0-92-generic), the maximum available screen resolution ...
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Tried to install Nvidia M1000M driver on Dell Precision 5510. Ubuntu 16.04 turned into Debian 8

I am a total beginner at Ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside with Windows 10. After that I tried to install drivers for GPU. But, Ubuntu couldn't use it (tried with optirun) even though I ...
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How to get accurate colors and contrast in Ubuntu?

I just bought a couple of Dell U2414H monitors, but I don't think this has anything to do with the monitors. In windows the black levels are perfect, but in Ubuntu the black levels are way off. ...
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Installing Ubuntu On Dell Precision 5510

Has anyone had any success installing Ubuntu 14.04, 15.10, or any variety on the new Dell Precision 5510? I have been trying for 3 days with very little success. Issues I'm Facing The Intel 8260 ...
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RandR problem running League of Legends

I'm having some problems after the installation (that went pretty easy on PlayOnLinux). I can't open the game; it says "Broken RandR detected" and "consider using Nouveau drivers instead". I tried to ...
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How to install sane graphics drivers for Nvidia Optimus hardware on *Ubuntu 16.04?

Can we (please) build a community summary of how to install sane graphics drivers for Nvidia Optimus hardware on *Ubuntu 16.04? I can see this becoming a recurring thing every few years. Ubuntu 16....
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VGA splitter doesn't show two separate screens on ubuntu MATE 15.04

A few days ago I was lucky enough to obtain a free monitor and I decided to buy a VGA splitter to use it with my other screen. The splitter is an Aten VS92A, if it can be useful. The device works ...
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Rotate dual monitor screen 90 degrees on Ubuntu 15.10

I am trying to rotate a dual monitor which is attached to the VGA output of my laptop. My system is Ubuntu 15.10. However, here is the outcome I get when I use xrandr: xrandr --output VGA-1-0 --...
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eGPU Setup on Deepin 15.2 (Ubuntu Based) [migrated]

I have an eGPU setup of nVidia GT710 via Express Card. When linux boots up my main laptop screen works but the secondary screen doesn't work. I am using opensource drivers as both cards require ...
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Kubuntu: ugly widgets, weather app resets, plasma crashes

Kubuntu 16.04, nvidia blob. Widgets added to desktop look ugly: tiny in size by default, when enlarged, suddenly their headings (?) and icons have huge text size. The weather widget and taskbar ...
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No Shadows under menus on application decoration borders and unity panel

After upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 my system works well, except some minor issues with video drivers for NVIDIA at least. I had to re-install NVIDIA driver for it to work well (as always after the ...
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Making sure Nvidia driver components are used by xorg

Default Ubuntu install of 16.04 and latest edgers updates for NVidia driver 367 for my gtx 770. I occasionally get screen corruption and freezes when I update driver or make some changes in xorg.conf. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 & 2016 Razer Blade 14" Display Issues

For starters, I am quite new to Ubuntu. I had to do what to me seemed like a fair amount of work to get Ubuntu to work on my system. As of right now, it is working seemingly fine. There are a few ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Nvidia GeForce 940M black screen after suspend

I just purchased an ASUS laptop that has the Nvidia GeForce 940M GFX card in it. Ubuntu installed the Nvidia 361 driver and it works fine. Computer boots up using the Nvidia graphics. The problem is ...
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Why are nvidia binary drivers called opensource in Software & Updates? [duplicate]

I was curious looking into various tabs of Software & Updates GUI, and found a strange thing: most of versions of nvidia binary drivers are called "opensource". Only legacy ones are called ...
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X over SSH error

So I have a simple question. I am trying to run programs that use graphics rendering using X11 forwarding. Currently I have two computers both running XUbuntu 16.04 LTS, a desktop and a laptop. I am ...
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“Aw, snap!” (chromium bugs out)

I didn't had this issue before but now (without any software or hardware change) "aw snap" screens tend to appear very frequently and it's very irritating!!! I tends to happen (I think) more often ...
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Kubuntu -> Chrome and Firefox Tab and bookmarks fonts are really tiny

How do you make them bigger? Things I did today. I had a monitor go black today, loaded nvidia management to correct this problem, also adjusted monitors via window management. Not sure if those ...
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0.646495 Error parsing PCC subspaces from PCCT

I have lenovo thnikpad e540 laptop with dual graphic, Intel integrated and Nvidia gt 740m discrete. After changing from nouveau drivers to Nvidia binary driver 346.82 proprietary before login screen I'...
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how do I speed test (benchmark) CUDA?

Just installed Nvidia CUDA (Ubuntu 15.04) and I would like to run a speed test to compare GPU use with cuda and without it.
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Install nvidia gtx960m drivers on Ubuntu 14.04 on samsung sm951 nvme drive

I have a new msi laptop with the specs detailed at the end of this post (using lshw command). Here you have some short description of the system: I am booting on a nvme samsung sm951 drive on ...
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Cannot use CUDA, NVIDIA gpu is not detected, ubuntu 14.04

I have ubuntu 14.04 and nvidia 660m. I have read several similar questions but non of them solved my problem. My problem is that either CUDA does not detect my gpu or I cannot login to ubuntu after ...
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Second screen is black [Nvidia GTX 970]

From Graphics issues after installing Ubuntu 16.04 with NVIDIA graphics I can say that I've tried all the different drivers and even the nouveau won't work. Tried the purge and what follows in ...
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Help debugging Xorg crashing return to login screen 16.04 skylake system

I have a Clevo P650RE laptop (Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M) that I have recently tried to get a 16.04 install on (others have apparently had success with this). After getting past the UEFI issues, I have ...
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How to force the GPU do the display rendering?

I've installed 2 NVIDIA QUADRO K620 cards. But fullscreen video is sluggish, missing frames. one CPU core (of the 12, it's a 6-core Hyperthreading) is running 100% for xorg. I tried the nouveau and ...
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Installing NVIDIA proprietary drivers?

I'm trying to install a proprietary graphics driver from NVIDIA (so I can run modern OpenGL) using the "additional drivers application". Whenever I try I can't do it. The progress bar after I select "...
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Dell Precision 7510 external monitor

Has anyone managed to get some version of Ubuntu working well on a Dell Precision 7510? I have tried 14.04 and 15.10. The latter works ok, except for graphics. I am running on the Intel integrated, ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 Blender 2.77a GPU render not active

I run Ubunru Gnome 16.04. My laptop has Nvidia GT 740M and I installed nvidia-364 driver.I installed CUDA-TOOLS 7.5. How can I enable GPU rendering for Blender 2.77a? 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel ...
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Screen tearing in Ubuntu with Nvidia/Intel graphics

I really hope someone here can help, because I'm very close to giving up and moving back to Windows. I have an MSI GT70 Dominator with an i7-4710MQ 2.5 GHz, Intel HD 4000 (I'm pretty sure) integrated ...
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What is the most sensible graphics driver to install for Nvidia GTX 670MX and Kubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

Information for *ubuntu 16.04 and later It is my understanding that one should run sudo apt-get install nvidia-XXX-updates nvidia-prime and then select desired graphics card from the Nvidia-X ...
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No HDMI sound on Nvidia card on Ubuntu but no problem winth windows

Tested Mint 17,ubuntu 14LTS,kubuntu 16LTS,currently on ubuntu 16LTS. Nvidia driver installed. Checked alsamixer for muted device & unmuted them. pavucontrol shows all HDMI output unplugged. In ...
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NVIDIA GT860m GPU clock stuck at 33Mhz after resume from suspend 14.04 -> 16.04

Every time my laptop resumes from suspend GPU performance becomes poor (e.g. glxgears performance test shows ~100 fps while on normal mode it shows around 19k). nvidia-settings' powermiser shows ...
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Screen tearing with Ubuntu 16.04 and GT710M (NVIDIA Driver 367.27)

Before you storm me with links to other threads, I'm a novice Linux user and this is my foray into the Linux world. I do like to fix things myself but I've been trying various things for ages and I ...
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Black screen after boot with Nvida drivers and bios screen corruption

[Cross posting from ubuntu forums: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2324197] Hi, hope someone can help. I've a old Rock x770 laptop (clevo M57RU) with nvidia GTX7950go graphics card, intel ...
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Dual boot ubuntu 16.04 with windows 10 stucks in login page loop after nvidia installation

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside windows 10. After Nvidia 364 installation, Ubuntu can't get past the login page. My laptop in HP Pavilion Notebook - 14-ab108tx which has an NVIDIA GeForce 940M. Is ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 16.04 install with Nvidia GTX 1070 is crashing

I am one of the lucky people who received a MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X already, and so I decided to upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 via a fresh install. The installation completed without any problems, and ...
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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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Sound will not default to s/pdif (DVI-to-HDMI) without unplugging headphone jack

I have recently installed Lubuntu 16.04 on my HTPC and it has an Asus M3A78-EM motherboard and a nVidia 9500 GT videocard. I have a 3.5mm audio cable running from the motherboard audio out to the TV, ...
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NVidia GeForce GTX970 problem ubuntu 16.04

I've been trying to setup my GeForce GTX 970 on my desktop. It used to work, and then I messed up something (unrelated issue) and decided I should start from scratch since the computer was still new ...
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How to update nvidia driver?

I'm currently on Ubuntu 15.10 and I was wondering how I can update my graphics card because some games are not running smoothly at all. Here is my current driver that I am using: Specs I was ...
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How can I install CuDNN on Ubuntu 16.04?

The title says it all: For TensorFlow I would like to install cuda and CuDNN. How do I do that on Ubuntu 16.04?
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I can't change the brightness on Ubuntu 16.04

I was able to change brightness manually before but unfortunetly this solution doesn't works for me anymore. Here is the solution that used to work for my computer : Now I can still change the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 completely freezes when using Nvidia card

If I change the PRIME profile configuration on Nvidia XServer Settings to NVIDIA performance mode, it tells me to logout and log in again to apply the alterations. When I do that, nothing changes. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 — NVIDIA X Server Display Configuration ( No Scanout)

I am currently using Ubuntu 16.04. My laptop's GPU: NVIDIA NVS 5200 m (and the Intel one).I installed NVIDIA Driver version: 340.96 through sudo ubuntu-drivers devices | grep recommended (the same ...
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Dual monitor connected to hdmi port not detecting on Dell Vostro 3750

I am using Dell Vostro 3750 laptop with 2 monitors. OS Kubuntu 13.04 1 monitor I connected with VGA and it is working fine. But another monitor connected to HDMI port is not detected. I connected ...
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Cannot set lowest color depths

Want to change color depth to something like 1 or 4. With xorg.conf DefaultDepth it won't load anything other than blinking cursor if is set under 8. startx -- -depth works with 16+ bit. Xorg -depth ...
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3 monitor layout Ubuntu 16.04

I've just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my desktop with GeForce 660 GTX. I've been messing around with this problem for some hours now so I'm posting this here. I'm having 3 monitors here, all connected ...
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How to tell the kernel to set up for a display it does not “see”?

This is a reply from a guru at Ubuntuforums.org; I am using 14.04.1 and I am trying to get my GeForce FX5200 working with this install. 34.906] (II) NVIDIA(0): Support for GLX with the Damageand ...