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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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Why do the Nouveau drivers work better than the Nvidia ones?

I have a bit of a weirdie here. My rig uses an Nvidia GeForce 8600 GTS in a PCIE x16 slot. Up to about a year ago, no problems with the card. I then started getting random crashes. They got more ...
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ubuntu 12.04 freezing

When I close Google 'Chrome (sometimes it happens with other apps) the system freezes for 5-7 seconds, even the mouse doesn't move. That problem is only with proprietary drivers. Everything's OK with ...
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How to run Humble Bundle V games on a system with Nvidia Twinview?

When I run Amnesia: Dark Descent or Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery, the games are stretched across both my monitors, like this: Limbo crashes on start-up: How can I solve these problems?
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How can I avoid the random restart of the xserver?

I'm using a desktop pc with 64bit Ubuntu 12.04 (Kernel 3.2.0-24-generic). Hardware specs are - Intel Core i7 CPU 860 @ 2,80GHz x 8 - Nvidia GeForce GTS 250 - 750 GB Hard Disk ATA WDC WD7501AALS-00E3A0 ...
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Updating nVidia Driver to 295.53 in 12.04

I custom build Linux kernels. I enjoy tinkering with the settings to try and slim down the build as much as possible. But here is the problem: The version of the nVidia drivers in oneric is too low ...
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How do I enable the Nvidia Geforce GTX 570?

I just installed 12.04, it was running smoothly and I downloaded and installed all the recommended updates. After checking the details pane of the System Settings window I noticed that the GTX 570 ...
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Does gnome 3.4 perform better when using 64-bit Ubuntu than when using 32-bit Ubuntu?

So I stupidly downloaded the 64-bit amd version and installed it on my system. Everything worked flawlessly. But my friend suggested it wasn't the supported version for my system since I'm running a ...
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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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12.04 install now just blank screen

I have attempted to install a new copy of 12.04 using usb stick instead of using download manager. Everything went fine while using usb stick until I restarted after installation was complete. Then, ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04. Show windows issue. Blank window appears

I've got a problem with an action "show windows" which shows all windows when I reach a right down edge of my screen (similar to Expose at MAC). Since I installed Ubuntu 12.04 this function has ...
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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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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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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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can't login to Unity always login to Unity 2D

I select Ubuntu on login and it always loads Unity 2D. I ran /usr/lib/nux/unity_support_test -p And got this error X Error of failed request: BadWindow (invalid Window parameter) Major opcode ...
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Ubuntu won't use my nvidia driver [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 on a laptop that has both Intel Integrated Graphics and an Nvidia ...
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Nvidia GeForce 8600 GT HDMI no audio?

I can't get audio working using a HDMI cable with my Nvidia GeForce 8600 GT card.
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NVIDIA Driver troubles on GeForce2 Go at 1600x1200

My system (Dell Inspiron 8100) uses Nvidia NV11 GeForce2 Go at 1600x1200. All is working, save I cannot get any hardware acceleration, making video playback and animation unbearably slow and jerky. ...
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I'm running in low graphics mode on ubuntu 12.04, I have and nvidia fx 5500 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? So, I'm running ubuntu along xp and I have an Nvidia geforce fx 5500 graphic card, in the normal boot it does ...
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My Laptop Starts Heating Up Using Every Version Of Ubuntu

I Have A Dell XPSL502X , And I'm Facing Issues Using A Lot Of Hardware Resources And Not Making My Computer Melt Down, It has 8GB RAM Memory, 2GH i7 intel, and .... Why The Hell It's acting like this....
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How do I get rid of nvidia xserver?

How can I get rid of Nvidia Xserver? I have tried: sudo apt-get remove nvidia-xserver
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With Nvidia proprietrary drivers cannot choose monitor launcher appears on

It's awesome that unity now let you choose in which monitor you want the unity launcher to apear. However, once I've install the nvidia privative drivers I can't chose anymore. I force what normally ...
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What's difference between version-current and post-release updates for Nvidia drivers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the difference between the nvidia-current, and nvidia-current-updates packages? What's difference between version-current and post-release updates for Nvidia ...
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Gnome 3 - Multiple Video Cards - Xinerama — Forced Fallback Mode

Just installed a 2nd nvidia video card -- previously had gnome 3 working perfectly with 2 monitors on a a single video card using twinview tried a number of things thus far twinview on 1 card + ...
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Intel graphic chipset and NVIDIA Geforce GTX560

I have an NVIDIA Geforce GTX560 with two video projectors and I would like to use the onboard Intel Graphic Chipset to plug an additional monitor. I saw the question : How can I use both Intel ...
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12.04 Unity capable, but still stuck with no loader/dash/

I ran /usr/lib/nux/unity_support_test -p And it seems I pass all tests, I'm using the latest proprietary drivers, Unity 2D/Gnome works just fine, just not Unity 3D I already tried Unity doesn&#...
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Which NVIDIA-related bug is affecting me since proposed solutions did not work?

When I log in to Ubuntu, I select Unity from the list of sessions (not Unity 2d). It logs in but is using Unity 2d instead of 3d. I read several bug reports for NVIDIA graphics cards but am unsure ...
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Dell D620 can't detect external monitor when docked

Installing 12.04 on Dell D620 laptop (Nvidia Quadro NVS 110M) in a Dell docking station with Dell 1907FP external monitor. During install the external monitor is used fine but once installed, the 12....
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Dual-monitor (TwinView) vertical, rotated display: how to make mouse span horizontally?

In a dual-monitor configuration (I happen to employing NVIDIA, but not sure it matters), want to both: display each monitor vertically, in "portrait" mode (rotated, with xrandr(1)), and make mouse ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu on my computer. Black and white static appear [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can't install Ubuntu since 10.10 I've been trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my computer for some time now. It works on my laptop, but won't install on my desktop. I've ...
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When Installing nvidia drivers it doesnt resuming suspend

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and I installed recommended Nvidia drivers from "Additional Drivers." Now when I try to resume from suspend the monitor doesn't show anything and I have to restart my computer. ...
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How do I get two X displays across two monitors, working independently

I'm running an nvidia card on a machine running a fresh install of 12.04. I'm using the drivers available from the main repos. I have the program 'nvidia-settings' available. I have an x display on ...
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gnome shell choppy/flicking after --replace (nvidia gfx)

after regular updates/upgrades my gnome-shell stopped working and got into fallback mode. I have tested installing nvidia drivers (i have an nvidia gfx), removing them, blacklisting nouveau and other ...
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Touchscreen with dual monitors

i have ubuntu 12.04 and two monitors, where first is touchscreen. System recognizes resolution as one big screen with 3840 * 1080 resolution. Problem is when using touch calibration, calibrator ...
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Geforce video card problems with Ubuntu 11.10

I'm having issues with my video card drivers: GeForce 9600 GT/PCI/SSE2 When installing Nouveau - not getting 3d support and the 2d is really buggy, fuzzy fonts and lots of other stuff. Really ugly. ...
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Nvidia Card not detected — clean install — Have tried many solutions

I have a Dell L501x with a clean install (now clean, anyway) of 12.04. My issue is that I do not have anything in the additional/restricted driver dialog. I have an Optimus Nvidia 425m I believe with ...
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nvidia GT630M with HDMI second monitor

I am unable to use double screen with HDMI (works with VGA however) on my ASUS laptop with nvidia 630M I tried downloading the newest nvidia driver, however I cannot make it work properly and my ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Nvidia GTX 460 video card installation

Currently testing Ubuntu 12.04 x64 for our development team. After upgrading from 11.10 I've been having video card issues. I'm using Nvidia GeForce GTX 460. When ever I try to launch Nvidia X server ...
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Window and menu freezes after watching flash videos [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash issues? I've got a problem with a freezing desktop. After or while watching flash videos in firefox or chrome, all menus and windows are freezing ...
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Can't Logout in Ubuntu 12.04 x64 with Nvidia drivers

I know more people with this issue: After we upgraded to 12.04, we can't log out with Nvidia drivers enabled, I got a blank screen, sometimes with fuzzy words (like X server crash), and after some ...
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Nvidia Drivers and Kernel Update Problems (nomodeset)

I have the problem that I installed (Ubuntu 12.05) the Nvidia CUDA drivers 285.05.33 and everything worked fine but after an update of the kernel via the update manager to uname -v **Linux zfmgpu ...
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Nvidia drivers not working on Toshiba AC100

I had ubuntu 11.10 working well on this netbook, but I decided to upgrade to the latest release. I followed official ubuntu wiki tutorial and managed to install the system correctly. What bugs me, is ...
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linux headers not found

I upgraded to ubuntu 12.04 and the x server is not running anymore. It turned out to be the nvidia driver, so I installed nvidia-current. Doing this I got an error message telling me that linux ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and Nvidia woes

So I know this has been posted a few times, I have searched and tried options but I cannot for the life of me figure out how to install my video card drivers. Where I stand now: Fresh install of 12....
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Dual boot ubuntu 12.04 and Mageia

I am new to Linux, and I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04. I would like to set up a dual-boot of Mageia 2 and Ubuntu. Should I install Mageia first so when I install Ubuntu I can use GRUB2? Will it ...
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Cannot adjust brightness on my Packard Bell EasyNote TS11HR-127GE laptop

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Packard Bell EasyNote TS11HR-127GE laptop and I cannot adjust the brightness. If I change the slider, the brightness is always at maximum. My laptop is using NVIDIA ...
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nvidia card driver not detected: no settings & cannot use HDMI

I have an HP Pavilion DM3-1120eb laptop with an Nvidia Geforce G105M graphic card, running a fresh Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin install. When connecting to a new Samsung S23B550 23 inch LCD monitor ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Live CD won't Boot

I run the installer and when it hits the nouveau video section I see it flash and try to load the desktop, but drops back to a cursor. It appears that the nouveau drivers are failing with my Geforce ...
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games and rendered surfaces get slow after having computer on for some time

I have an i5 2500K and nvidia 9600 GT with proprietary driver. For some reason, this set up on 12.04(and was same on 11.10) seems to work fine on boot up, but after about 30 mins of use, games and ...