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

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Which Nvidia driver should I use [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which nvidia driver from additional drivers option should I choose? My Laptop is a Toshiba Satellite A660 and my video card is GeForce GT 330M. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 and nVidia drivers don't like each other? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot make NVIDIA driver work with Ubuntu 12.10 I decided to upgrade both my computers from Precise to Quantal. What a mistake that was. My laptop has a nVidia GT 330M ...
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12.10 64-bit does not want to work with the GTX 670

I have been trying to install Quantal AMD64 on the following PC: ASUS P8Z77-I Deluxe LGA (Z77-based) Ivy Bridge i5-3570K (overclocked but why would that matter?) EVGA GTX 670 Dual Samsung 830 Series ...
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NVIDIA display driver not working in text mode

I have the NVIDIA display driver from CUDA 5.0 Pre-release (on a SONY vaio) installed with 12.04. X works fine, but I if I press Ctrl+Alt+F1 the screen turns black and no login prompt appears. Its ...
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12.10 system with optimus, bumblebee and nvidia current wont install

I have a system with the optimus technology, when I try to install bumblebee-nvidia, I receive a message saying that I am missing nvidia-current (>= 260.19.12~) so, I go on and try to install nvidia-...
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Nvidia Graphic installed?

I have an Optimus graphic card and had the blank screen issue after installing Nvidia drivers. I think I installed Bumblebee drivers correctly and everything is running correctly. But, in the ...
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screen saver no longer dims the display before shutting it down

I have a Nvidia driver for my desktop computer. In 12.04 and all previous versions it would first start to dim and then switch to the off state if I didn't move the mouse for 10 min or so. Since the ...
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Is Unity 3D the issue and not the driver? Clean Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on system with NVIDIA GeForce FX 5700LE [closed]

My system has a NVIDIA GeForce FX 5700LE. I just performed a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (ubuntu-12.04.1-desktop-i386.iso). The first boot after installation, the icons on the Unity Launcher ...
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Overscan Compensation Disabled [closed]

A fresh install of 12.04. I need to compensate for overscan, but the setting is disabled for one of my monitors. Not sure why and not sure what I can do aboot it. Is there any way I can enable the ...
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Boot screen appears to be asking a question but garbled [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu 12.04 NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600 black screen during boot I'm running 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Kernel 3.2.0-32 w/ GNOME 3.4.2 I perused the prior questions/answers and ...
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Mixing onboard Nvidia and an ATi card, each connect to one monitor

I'm using on-board Nvidia 6100. I got an offer to buy a second-hand, cheap, ATi 4350 card. The card only have one VGA output (not DVI/HDMI). My plan is to buy it and a second monitor. So, one monitor ...
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Which is the best low/mid level GPU in terms of compatibility for 12.04 and 12.10? [closed]

I'm tired of dealing with the disaster that is catalyst on a 4xxx IGP and I want to buy some discrete graphics that support both Unity and alternative environments like GNOME3 and Mate-Cinnamon ...
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Thinkpad W520 fails to suspend [duplicate]

Since updating to Ubuntu 12.10, my Thinkpad W520 fails to suspend properly (when closing the lid). It will stay on and not turn off. The little error report windows say it might be related to the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 not resuming from suspend Zenbook UX32VD

this is the first time I installed Linux so I might be doing a few things wrong. I have Asus Zenbook UX32VD, I separated the SSD and HDD, left Windows 7 on the HDD and Installed Ubuntu (12.04 x86-64) ...
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Unity + Gnome 3 broke on update — NVidia card — OpenGL working

Think the title is fairly clear (system specs below) I cannot get Unity (2d works) nor Gnome 3 to load properly since an update run last Friday thus far I've tried installing propietary drivers ...
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missing resolution in ubuntu 12.04 lts

I have a NVida GT 630M in my laptop. I tried to install the graphics driver by using the following command : sudo nvidia After installing I face a serious problem with the resolution: The only one ...
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Display issues when logging in

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my PC alongside Windows 7 option. All seemed to be working fine. I installed Chrome and FileZilla, installed updates which had downloaded during the install, rebooted,...
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Use Noveau NVIDIA driver instead of proprietary driver

I would like to try the Noveau driver instead of the proprietary NVIDIA driver. No problem with the proprietary one, but I would like to see a proper Linux Kubuntu splash screen, which requires kernel ...
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How do I install nvidia GT 440 graphics drivers on Ubuntu 12.10

I have been having a problem where the screen 'blinks' twice every 5-10 seconds. The blink is like somebody is turning my monitor off 2 times quickly. I believe this is due to my graphics drivers, if ...
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Ubuntu 11.20 launcher disappeared after installing Nvidia Driver [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Desktop does not show when I installed nvidia drivers! Yesterday, I have installed and updated Nvidia driver from Ubuntu Software Center. After restarting my PC launcher ...
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Unity doesn't work on Nvidia ION [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Asus 1201N and Unity refuses to work after installing the nvidia binary drivers. It works fine on the default, but those are no where good enough when it comes to ...
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after installing nvidia-current via jockey on 12.10 i only see my desktop but not the unity interface [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Desktop does not show when I installed nvidia drivers! I also tryed to install via the x-swat ppa but there are no quental packages yet. how can i install nvidia-current
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How to install NVIDIA driver in ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Desktop does not show when I installed nvidia drivers! I've downloaded "NVIDIA-Linux-x86-304.60.run" from NVDIA website... Tried to execute it in command promptmode (Grub ...
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Dash bar is not comming up 12.04

I have an nVidia card and drivers installed. Everything was going on correctly until I installed he updates. After the updates(nVidia drivers are also updated) the hidden Dash bar stays hidden :( Is ...
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Black screen in installation when Nvidia graphic card plugged

When I try to install any recent version of Ubuntu, the screen shows some green and purple mess (like analog TVs when thers no signal). Then, a black screen. I guess it keeps booting in live/install ...
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Never before had a problem with Ubuntu desktop graphical display; Trying to use nvidia GT630

I've been using ubuntu since 9.04 and never had a problem with Ubuntu bringing up the desktop graphical user interface. However I am currently not able to see anything graphical past the install ...
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Strange resolution on Ubuntu 11.10

I only just installed Ubuntu 11.10, so excuse me if this question is silly ;-) I have a Fujitsu Esprimo Mobile V655, nvidia 8200 graphics, and recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 using wubi. I had to ...
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Will the nvidia-experimental-310 be packaged for 12.10 (quantal)? [closed]

Nothing much to add outside the title. The package is currently available for 12.04, but not 12.10.
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Older GPU: Is it possible to enable Unity 2D in Quantal Quetzal to fix slowness in Unity

I just upgraded from Precise Pangolin to Quantal Quetzal. I have a Nvidia Quadro FX 3450 and a Intel Quad Core Q9450 2.66 Ghz , 8 GB RAM , 64 bit CPU In precise I had to use Unity 2D to have snappy ...
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Suspend hangs on 11.10 - need help debugging

I have an ASUS X53SD laptop I just bought. I deal with a lot of linux development, so I prefer to have Ubuntu running as my primary OS. I have a fresh install of 64bit 11.10 with just "bumblebee" and ...
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Parallel use of Intel and Nvidia (eGPU) driver / Not Hybrid!

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo X220 notebook with onboard Intel graphics. I purchased a so called external PCIe GPU (GeForce GTX 560 Ti) which is connected via the card slot of my laptop. Now I ...
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Ubuntu freezing after boot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? 12.04 stuck at the login screen I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS dual booting with windows 7 on my laptop without any problems and felt like ...
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Precise Beta 2: Screen won't power down

I am running Precise beta 2 on a Dell Latitude E6410 with nVidia graphics. I have set up the power management to turn the screen off after 10 mins of inactivity. Instead of it turning off, it simply ...
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Changing to tty (ctrl-alt-F1) produces black screen (proprietary nvidia driver) [closed]

Ubuntu 11.10 works really well with my Nvidia GTS 450 except that when I try to change to a tty (Ctrl+Alt+F1 to F6) all I get is a black screen. I can get back to Gnome Shell with Ctrl+Alt+F7. I ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu nvidia-current support the later proprietary drivers for LTS releases?

e.g. in my Lucid 10.04 LTS system I had to uninstall the ubuntu proprietary drivers and manually install drivers from nvidia.com for an upgraded video adapter to get the system to work. This does not ...
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Unable to adjust brightness on a Sony VAIO F133FXB

I cant control my laptop screen brightness with Fn+F5/F6 keys and also with Brightness control tool in settings. I tried to edit xorg.conf file but it didn't work (after restart my ubuntu didn't boot!)...
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Apply button not active in Nvidia Xserver configuration settings in Ubuntu 12.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 but when I want to connect an external monitor, TV or projector it does not recognise it anymore (it used to with Ubuntu 09.04). I opened the Xserver configutation ...
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Screen Doesn't Display After Resume using X-Swat Nvidia Drivers

I upgraded the Nvidia Drivers from the X-Swat ppa on my Sony Vaio VPCF1390X laptop. Everything seems to be working great, but suspend/resume. The laptop successfully suspends and seems to resume;the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 responsiveness very slow on Nvidia 8800? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity 3d no longer works after installing 12.04 Just installed 12.04. This is the first time I run Ubuntu with the Unity UI, not a pleasant experience. The responsiveness ...
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How to reenable Unity 3D after installing Bumblebee?

I installed Bumblebee to solve Nvidia/Intel driver problem. It does work well, but it also disabled Unity 3D. How can I get my Unity 3D back?
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How do I set up three monitors with 2x Nvidia NVS 300?

I have got triple monitor setup, with two Nvidia graphics adapters. I wanted to set it up the same way as it is configured when I run Ubuntu under VMware - e.g. each screen allows to separately ...
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No Cuda in Ubuntu 12.04?

Is there no solution for CUDA for Ubuntu 12.04? Blender uses it under windows, but Ubuntu can't handle it.
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Dual screen is not recognized

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS in my computer with 2 monitors, but when I open "Displays", just one is shown. Im running a NVIDIA card. If you need anymore information, tell me and Ill add ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 dual screen - live version OK but does not work after installation

I have a desktop machine, a bit old Intel Core 2 4400 (64bit), with nVidia GeForce 7900, two Iiyamas, one 2403, one 2202. The problem is that everything works fine under Live version -- the display ...
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Black Screen after installing recommended Nvidia drivers. What to do? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? New to Ubuntu. Problem description: Until recently I had Windows on my computer. My hard disk is ...
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Problem installing NVIDIA-Linux-x86-302.07.run in 12.04

I have a catch 22 problem in trying to install this driver (NVIDIA-Linux-x86-302.07.run) to set my screen to its native resolution of 1280x1024 (hpL1906). Problem is that in order to install this ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 Cant Adjust brightness on my lenovo Thinkpad?

I cant seem to be able to adjust the brightness on my think-pad laptop running Ubuntu 10.04. In the power management applet it shows that the power is set to 100%, but even if i try to lower it the ...
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NVIDIA error “fallen off the bus” [closed]

i have been having a Serious Issue with my LG notebook and its Nvidia Geforce 310M GPU. It usualy (99% of the time) happens when i leave the computer idle for a while, but it has also happened ...
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nvidia driver stops working after kernel update [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I update my nvidia modules after updating my kernel? At work I have a desktop with an nvidia card. 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: NVIDIA Corporation ...
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How do I install the new beta driver for Nvidia?

How do I install the new beta driver for Nvidia? With Ubuntu before 12.04 I could do this: 1) Downloaded it from the site www.nvidia.com 2) Logout, 3) Move to tty1 (Ctrl + Alt + F1), 4)...