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

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Nvidia - The EDID for CNDLCD (DFP-1) contradicts itself

I keep getting the following error on my xorg.log file which causes my TV monitor to not be able to get 1920x1080 and other smaller resolutions: [ 26.967] (WW) NVIDIA(GPU-0): The EDID for CNDLCD ...
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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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Fix for poor HD playback using ATI or NVidia graphics

Hi all I was wondering if any one had a fix for the poor HD playback of ubuntu I see many questions on here and google but no one seems to know.
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unable to install nvidia drivers on ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install Nvidia drivers on sony vaio E series with nvidia GEforce When I try to instal additional drivers its coming like unable to download . for more options see /var/log/jockey.log ...
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Cannot upgrade or install 12.04 - Black screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Blank screen after installing nvidia restricted driver An update from 11.10 to 12.04 failed because of a boot into black screen (Nvidia graphics card) after selecting ...
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Problem booting in text mode Ubuntu 12.04

I made the big mistake of upgrading to Ubuntu 12.04 on my computer with NVidia card and the interface is now broken. I have to use Unity 2D and the games I used to play with my daughter are not ...
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Force full-screen game to one monitor?

I have two monitors, one 1920x1200 and the other 1920x1080, and in 10.10 they were "separate". As in when I opened the display preferences they were shown as separate screens. Since installing (from ...
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Downgrading nVidia driver problem

I have been experiencing the bug mentioned here. People have reported downgrading their driver to 290.10 prevented the issue for them so I tried this but I am not sure whether I have installed the ...
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Ubuntu does not work with Nvidia drivers, gives random squares after logging in

I tried installing both with Wubi and by booting from a USB drive. After I tried both it was the same. Ubuntu tried to login, but after a while, a weird pattern with squarely shapes appeared. At one ...
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Why don't 12.04 Nvidia drivers work on my GeForce 6150 LE?

I got a slimline s7600n and of course i put ubuntu 12.04 on it. Im using recommended proprietary drivers and they are just not working to well. My monitor is 1366x768 but it will only do 1360x768 and ...
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Why is my streaming video so choppy?

I am new to Ubuntu and have installed the most recent copy of Ubuntu 64bit. I also have a relatively new NVidia video card, GeForce 210 1GB DDR3. I have downloaded the drivers for linux from NVidias ...
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Nasty CPU spikes that aren't connected to any visible processes

Really strange issue here. I intermittently keep getting really unpleasant CPU spikes, where the CPU gets to 80-90% busy across all cores for about 5 minutes. When I look at conky, in htop or system ...
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how to make external monitor primary (xubuntu)

I am using Xubuntu 12.04 and I want to use my 24" monitor as a secondary display. Ok! First Try: Going to the Settings Manager --> display and searched for the secondary display to enable it. But ...
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How do I increase the verbosity level of nvidia's drivers in Mythbuntu 12.04?

nvidia says to do this: % startx -- -verbose 5 -logverbose 5 But how can I do it without using startx?
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Double X-screens on one monitor

I have two monitors connected currently, my laptop display and an old Dell monitor. For some reason one monitor (the Dell) has double everything (it will make sense when you see the image). I think ...
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Nvidia driver issue

I have a laptop with an nVidia 9300m GS 512mb graphics chip. When I install the nvidia drivers, either of the options (current or post release), it repeats my screen 6 times on the same screen, with ...
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Nvidia Drivers and GPU

I've a laptop with an Nvidia optimus graphic card (GEForce GT 630m) with Ubuntu 12.04 installed. After a while of looking around, I found that the optimus controller for linus is bumblebee, so I ...
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Why does the optirun command shut down my computer?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on the Ivy Bridge Sony Vaio S. I installed bumblebee for nvidia-optimus support. Everything seemed to install fine, but if I use a command like: optirun firefox my ...
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Impossible quandrary involving UCK, graphics card, and Nvidia drivers

I have a computer that I want to install Ubuntu on. It is an older gaming computer with a Nvidia graphics card. When I attempt to boot any unmodified Linux distribution onto it, I get a "Boot error" ...
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How can I use multi-monitor in my computer?

I have a "multi-monitor" system on my desktop. My main screen is connected via DVI (a Samsung Sync Master, 1680x1050) and the other screen is a LG Samsung (full hd 1920x1080) that is connected via ...
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Unable to install driver for Nvidia GT540M on 10.04

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 10.04 on my Dell XPS15 L502x notebook, but I can't find a solution about how to install the Nvidia driver. Could someone help me please ? Spec Graphics Graphics Type ...
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How can you make the option “Flat panel scaling” permanent on an Nvidia Ion device?

I am trying to connect an Zotac Nvidia Ion motherboard to my new Pioneer A/V through HDMI on a Ubuntu machine. While I was fiddling around with the nvidia-settings I managed to make the system work: ...
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Bumblebee 3.0 has disabled Unity desktop effects [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to reenable Unity 3D after installing Bumblebee? I have an Acer Aspire 5750G intel core i3 intel/nvidia Geforce 610m graphics Teeworlds, Supertux, Google Earth did ...
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Where to find gtx560Ti driver for ubuntu 12.04?

I found in this nvidia link : http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux-display-amd64-295.59-driver.html It says Linux x64 (AMD64/EM64T) Display Driver Version: 295.59 Certified Supported: NVS 5400M ...
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12.04 monitor brightness commands ignored

I cannot change the brightness of the monitor on a laptop either from the command line or from keyboard shortcuts. I have verified that the file in /sys/class/backlight/acpi_video0/brightness is ...
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Why nvidia-smi displays only 127MB memory out of 512MB available?

I Have a GeForce 210 and i use the Nvidia-current driver. I know my card has 512MB but that command shows differently. I also noticed that after upgrading from 11.04 my graphics' performance got ...
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NVIDIA 550M Drivers

First to say, I am newbie, to the linux world and in situation where i have to get used to using ubuntu. My system is: i7-2630QM 8GB Ram with 750GB HD + NVIDIa 550M (1GB) Since i was facing problems ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 dual displays not working

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04. I am having trouble setting up my nVidia settings. I have a monitor connected to the DVI port and a Sony TV connected to the HDMI. I am trying to set up the displays ...
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OpenCL broken on 11.10, CUDA works

I have two GPUs, one is AMD (fglrx-updates) and one nVidia (nvidia-current), drivers from x-swat PPA. The AMD card is used byt xorg (without problems). Both devices show up in lspci|grep VGA: 01:00.0 ...
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Brightness goes down for the whole screen, when windows with dark backgrounds are enlarged

The brightness of the whole screen goes down considerably when I enlarge windows with a dark background (Gnome-terminal and TTYs for example, as well as Games, especially when in fullscreen). It's up ...
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kubuntu 12.04 runs slowly

i have a 3ghz amd 64 dual core am3 socket processor, asus mom board, 4GB ram, 8800GTS nividia video card with 500MB ram. installed kubuntu 12.04 and very laggy. select menu and 20 seconds later ...
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External display not detected on Lenovo T520

In Ubuntu 12.04 64bit, I installed nvidia-current-updates and enabled the discrete NVIDIA card only in BIOS (Optimus completely disabled). Ubuntu uses the nvidia driver but fails to detect an external ...
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Xubuntu slow login, unable to go back to login screen. How to debug?

Fresh Xubuntu install (enabling TwinView in Nvidia's propietary drivers) is suddenly taking too long to login after I enter my credentials in the login screen. When I log out (trying to go back to the ...
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Unable to 'Apply' Settings to nVidia X Server Settings

Im unable to save any settings to nVidia Server Settings. I did 'Save to X Configuration File' but no effect. Enable Xinerama is still unchecked the next time I start X. . Original Image here.
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nvidia-settings makes one of my dual monitors grey and useless, disables network

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit, Precise Pangolin, with a PNY GTS 250 1GB video card and a monitor plugged into each of the DVI ports. I'm using the proprietary drivers (post-release updates). If I ...
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I can't play games with ubuntu 12.04

I erased the entire disk to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer Aspire 5750G. I tried Heros of Newerth, Teeworlds, and Super Tux 2. None of these games can be initialized. Can anyone help me? I can ...
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Why can't I get sound through HDMI with nVidia GTX580

I've just installed the newest version of ALSA and my NVIDIA device showed up in the gnome-volume-control. I can't actually get any sound on the TV though. When searching around it seems the solution ...
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Question About Graphics Card Driver Installation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? I'm really new to Ubuntu and really liking the help given on this site, i used quite a bit so far but I'm really confused ...
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How do I get Nvidia GT650M working? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? I just bought a brand new asus n56vz laptop witch comes with a 3610qm Ivy bridge (+HD4000) cpu and a a Nvidia Kepler GT650M ...
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Offline installation of addtional drivers , how to determine correct pakage [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does 12.04 need graphics drivers for NVidia? I have an old system which is not connected to internet. The computer specification as below, Intel Dual Core 3GB RAM ...
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Graphic Card Installation Failure (NV 9600M GT)

I wanted to switch from 7 to Ubuntu. Now, the first thing that holds me back is the installation of the driver for my Nvidia 9600M GT. Ubuntu recommends me 4 drivers from the "Additional Driver" ...
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Can't get ubuntu 12.04 to set pixel resolution higher than 1360x768

Can't get ubuntu 12.04 to set pixel resolution higher than 1360x768. Very new to linux liking it other than this lol. I have a dell xps 420 with a nvidia geforce 260 hooked up to my 55 inch tv through ...
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Nvidia GeForce Gt-520M-cn on intel dh61ww Ubuntu 12.04

I have this desktop: i7 2600, 8gb ram ddr3, board intel dh61ww, Geforce Nvidia GT520-cn 2Gb ddr3, I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit (kernel 3.2.0-23-generic). I want to setup two Samsung ...
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nVidia (GeForce 2) graphics card 3d support

Blender and Stellarium aren't working for me in Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise). But blender was working is the previous releases of Ubuntu. I think this is because Precise's drivers for my graphics card don't ...
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Why do I see a purple then black screen when booting and a 'failed to load module “nv”' error when running startx in tty1?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS from a USB stick. After the Installation (XP works besides) grub shows both OS. When trying to start there is the purple Screen for some seconds, and then the Screen ...
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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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Can't detect/use external monitor on HP Pavilion DV5

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a HP Pavilion DV5 laptop that was previously with Ubuntu 11.04. The installation was not an upgrade, was a fresh install to clean up the hard-drive with an ...
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“PANIC: early exception 08 rip 246:10” error with an Nvidia 210G

I have a Nvidia 210 graphics card and have gone in to text mode in Ubuntu and disabled the standard driver and replaced it with the new driver I got from Nvidia's website. Everything works fine but ...
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Is new Multi-Monitor feature on 12.04 working with nvidia binary driver?

I still can't use Multi-Monitor on 12.04 with nvidia binary driver. Anyone has a workaround for this ? I know i can use nvidia settings using twinview but this has several disadvantages (e.g. some ...
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Use intel chip on systems with two graphics chips

I have a computer with two graphics chips. For reference, one is the Nvidia GTX 670, and the other is the integrated graphics on the Intel 3770k. When I pull out the NVidia card, Ubuntu uses the ...