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Can't install Ubuntu12.04.1 LTS; is the Graphics card responsible for that?

Specs: Intel Core i7 Win7 32-bit nVidia GeForce GTX 560 23 inch monitor I have an Ubuntu DVD. It boots fine, but when I select any of the options (like "Install Ubuntu") I get a blinking cursor which ...
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Unable to detect second display via HDMI with NVIDIA X Server Settings?

Under bumblebee I was able to run nvidia-settings. I have two dell monitors which on win7 I am able to use by using one via VGA and the other via HDMI. In ubuntu, I can only use one with VGA as ...
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How To Set Nvidia Overscan To Persistent After Reboot?

Stats of what I'm running: TV: HP MediaSmart TV 47" / OS: Ubuntu 10.10 64-bit / Video Card: Nvidia GeForce GT 220 / Video Driver: Nvidia 260.19.06 When I first setup Ubuntu on this computer, ...
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Why do my displays settings show up as “laptop” after installing nvidia drivers?

Why does the displays setting in Ubuntu 12.04 show my displays as "laptop" after I have installed the recommended nVidia drivers for my GTX460? Is this normal and my displays need to be set up using ...
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How can I install drivers for nvidia gtx 560?

I have Ubuntu 12.04.1 and nVidia gtx 560 The "Additional Drivers" in system setting is empty! How can I install the driver...? Should I download them from the GeForce.com ? Thanks!
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xorg, nvidia, log-in all hosed - how can I completely reset graphics set-up/settings?

I just did a fresh install of Mythbuntu 12.04.1 on my Intel MB with nVidia 9500GT graphics card. Hardware's been working great with 10.10 for about 2 years. Background: (optional - feel free to skip ...
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NVIDIA driver error in 12.04 - NVIDIA GT 540M [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “You do not appear to be using the nvidia x server”(screenshot included) I removed all packages associated with NVIDIA from Synaptic Package Manager and ...
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Twinview on Gnome when monitor is unplugged

i have a macbook pro which is often connected to a monitor, twin view on gnome works pretty well, but a problem arises when i disconnect the monitor, any window that resided on that workspace is no ...
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Three monitors supported on NVIDIA card?

I have a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 and have been trying to figure out if it has three monitor support. I tried plugging in three monitors and the card does pick all three up. After I set them up, save ...
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How can I update my NVIDIA driver?

I recently installed the opensource game 0AD. Everything went fine, but when I run it I get the error "You are using 260.19.* series NVIDIA drivers, which may crash the game. Please upgrade to 260.19....
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NVIDIA driver problem after updating to 12.04 [closed]

As the title says I have problems with the driver after updating to 12.04. The GUI doesnt start anymore, I only see the terminal. I have googled this for a couple of days now and have tried different ...
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NVIDIA GeForce4 4200 Go (Dell Mobile) Driver

I have a Dell Inspiron 8500 and would like a driver for the graphics card that works ok with 12.04. The one supplied makes the cursor sketchy and windows appear with black lines and fuzzy sections, ...
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Can't set proper resolution with a Geforce 520

I installed the 12.04 LTS but cannot get my two monitors working. The latest nvidia-current drivers installed, but i just cant set proper resolution. My card is a geforce 520 1 DVI 1 VGA. With the ...
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How can I fix stability problems with Unity 3d on 12.04 with Nvidia drivers?

Ever since I upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04 I've been having display problems. Basic symptom is that the display buffer appears corrupted. It seems to affect the alt-tab display most often - instead of ...
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Restoring NVIDIA drivers from “older version of Ubuntu” to new version on disk? Both 12.04 on Sony Vaio

I selected one of the alternative NVIDIA drivers on my Sony Vaio from the Additional Drivers application. That ruined my installation and all I get is the login prompt at bootup. However I can go in ...
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Nvidia/Ubuntu Compatiblity problems

I run a multi boot machine with XP, Windows 7 and ubuntu. Occasionaly ubuntu looses its marbles and drops the resolution to 640 X 480. I spend a month or two running on windows then ubuntu finds its ...
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Installing Nvidia Drivers in 12.04 [closed]

1> I have been fed up trying to install nvidia graphic drivers. After the installation ubuntu starts looking ugly, the taskbar or the sidebar doesnt remain the same as before. The window close button ...
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Purple Screen, first time using Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? It's my first time using Ubuntu and after my first reboot I loaded Ubuntu and a purple screen ...
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Can I trust in X/SWAT PPA?

This is the repository for get the lastest NVIDIA propietary. Im not happy with the repos one because Im having problems with unity, sometimes it lags and freezes. But I want to know if I should trust....
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Can't login to Unity 3d after enabling Xinerama for a short moment

Today I connected a second monitor to my computer. I set it up using nVidia's control panel, and all was working quite well, so I figured it won't be a problem to try Xinerama, just to see the ...
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How to get GUI back after freeze interrupted an Nvidia driver update?

I just went through a driver update. The OS froze, so I had to hard reboot the PC. Now I just get the login prompt in terminal. So, I tried to run startx. codeError: API mismatch: the NVIDIA kernel ...
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TX 1000 Nvidia driver problem

Hello I installed the new ubuntu the other day and installed all the drivers and then restart the laptop. then i get the login screen with no problem then when i login the black screen in about 10 ...
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12.04 isn't recognising my screen properly after an Nvidia failed driver update

I updated my Nvidia drivers via the Additional Drivers tab and the installation went ahead and installed then requested a reboot, after the reboot I lost the desktop and it instead booted to command ...
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Will Xorg 1.13 land in ubuntu 12.10?

I am asking this because there may be some Optimus Nvidia updates before next year April ubuntu release and i read somewhere its connected with 1.13 features? Or i am maybe wrong.
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Ubuntu 12.04 NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600 black screen during boot

I'm using Ubuntu as the only operating system since two years. In the first Ubuntu versions I had seen my BIOS screen and the boot screens. Actually im using Ubuntu 12.04 and my screen stays black ...
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No gui 12.04 login terminal screen only. startx doesn't work [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to get GUI back after freeze interrupted an Nvidia driver update? So I just went through driver update. The os froze so I had to hard reboot the pc. Now I just get the ...
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How can I get SLI working with 295.40?

I've been doing a lot of googling these last few hours and I'm not having much luck. Perhaps I don't know exactly what I am looking for. I just recently installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS x86_64. Looks ...
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can't install latest nvidia drivers

I'm trying to install the latest x-swat nvidia drivers. I follow the process described here. It seems to work ok, i.e. my repository shows the right version (304.43), but when I load the Nvidia X ...
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How do I make a Google Presentation appear on the projector display?

When I click the Start Presentation button in a Google presentation in Google Docs, the full-screen presentation appears on my laptop display instead of the display of the TV or projector I'm ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 Performance Problems [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I improve overall system performance? I have recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 in my hp pavilion t440m (this is a pc, not a laptop; with extra ram, now 1.5G) and I am ...
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I have tearing on lubuntu 12.04 32bit (on flash videos things are very bad) , on ubuntu 12.04 i dont have tearing

I have tearing on Lubuntu 12.04 32-bit (on Flash videos things are very bad). On Ubuntu 12.04 I don't have tearing. When I use compiz there is no tearing but my machine is low-end and has a slow ...
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Nvidia gt555m and Ubuntu 11.10 drivers

I have a laptop with the Nvidia gt555m on it but i want to use its full power not just the on board graphics. I tried installing the driver provided by Nvidia at http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux-...
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Why aren't 3d effects working?

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. The live CD ran perfectly, with all 3d effects available. However, now that I have done a full installation, those effects aren't working. My graphic ...
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Cannot set up resolution for screen on an ASUS A55V

I have an ASUS A55V which comes with the infamous nVidia Optimus chipset. I installed bumblebee, and tested it correctly with optirun glxspheres. The problem is that I cannot change the screen ...
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I can't set my resolution higher than 1024x768 in ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I'm an Nvidia GT 440 user. I can already click on the 1280x1024 option in monitors but as shown in the image below it outputs an error. The message says:The virtual size required doesn't fit the ...
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What is the difference between nvidia-graphics-drivers and nvidia-graphics-drivers-updates

I see that there are two packages nvidia-current and nvidia-current-updates. The apparently stem from nvidia-graphics-drivers and nvidia-graphics-drivers-updates respectively: https://launchpad.net/...
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VGA monitor won't detect on NVIDIA Quadro NVS 4200M

I am on a Dell Latitude E6420 and just installed 12.04. When I plug in my external monitor's VGA cable, the laptop doesn't detect any new monitor. Here's the output of my lspci: 00:00.0 Host bridge: ...
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How to enable nvidia-settings and nvclock to set clock frequencies

I am trying to modify the clock frequencies in nvidia-settings. I have added the Option Coolbits 1 in my /etc/X11/xorg.conf file and restarted gdm, and even my computer. The options are now ...
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Need to edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf from a live CD

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an HP Laptop with Nvidia Graphics hardware. This machine used to run Ubuntu 10.10 and I have to use an external monitor as the internal screen on the laptop is ...
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How to change GUI on DVD?

I downloaded Edubuntu 12.04 LTS DVD and when I boot from it, all I get is a white screen, after selecting to install or run from DVD. I'm almost sure it is a graphic card problem since I'm using ...
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NVIDIA vs. 12.04 Unity > Recovery

I had successfully installed NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-302.07.run from the nVidia website. That got me nothing but an unalterable 640x480 screen. purge and autoremove didn't seem to undo it. I attempted, ...
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External monitor support for Sandy Bridge integrated graphics

I have a Lenovo W520 with an I7 2720QM+Nvidia Quadro 2000M. Now, I always use the system in integrated graphics mode, but I've found that with this setup, the system doesn't detect external monitors ...
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Only HDMI audio since installing Nvidia card: onboard audio device has disappeared

I replaced my graphics card with an Nvidia GT620. However, when I rebooted with the new card, my onboard Intel audio device disappeared completely - does not even appear in lshw. Now the only audio ...
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Size 1280x800 not found in available modes?

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu and am trying to learn more. While looking for information on something unrelated, someone suggested using Ctrl+Alt+F2, when I did this it went to a terminal screen, and I ...
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flash problem after installed nvidia [closed]

a few days ago I install nvidia xserver because I have a monitor (DELE207WFP) with was saw with maximum resolution 1024x740, and I read that on xserver is possible to write own monitor configuration. ...
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Accelerated graphics with an nVidia card

How can I get a program like glxgears to run on my computer? I've tried installing nVidia proprietary drivers (which reduce the resolution to 640x480) and bumblebee to no avail. When I run optirun ...
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resolution problem with nvidia craphic card GT540M [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? i upgraded ubuntu to 12.04, i have lenovo ideapad with GT540M 2GB graphic card, 2nd gen i5 processor. when i installed nvidia ...
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Need a non-X terminal for the nvidia driver installation

When I try to install the nvidia driver for my video card, I receive an error message. ERROR: You appear to be running an X server; please exit X before installing. For further ...
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Does TwinView work with Nvidia SLI?

This might be a rubbish question for AskUbuntu but I'm getting a hardware itch and I think the cheapest way to alleviate it is by chucking another Nvidia GTX 260 in my box and strapping it to my ...
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Sluggish HD movies on Lenova Y550 with Geforce 240M

I have a Lenova Y550 Laptop with dual boot 12.04 LTS and Windows 7. My graphics card is Nvidia Geforce 240M. In windows HD movies (2 GB to 4 GB) are playing so smooth and I didn't find any ...