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Why does Windows 7 overall performance is better than Ubuntu 11.10?

I have a Intel i7 2600 processor, 8GB DDR3 RAM, nVidia GTX570 graphics card, and still Ubuntu taking 45-50 seconds to boot and 32-35 seconds to power off, while Windows 7 boots in only 20-25 seconds ...
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unity toolbar icons disappear on boot

My toolbar icons sometimes are missing on boot. I have no idea why. Another odd thing that could be related is it seems sometimes my terminal windows don't have transparency on boot.(I have a ...
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Can't adjust backlight on an Nvidia 335m GT

I have a laptop mySN QMG6 / Chiligreen Mobilitas NW which is Quanta TW9 barebone with intel i3 and nvidia 335m GT onboard. On ubuntu distros 10.04, 10.10, 11.04 and 11.10 i had problem with changing ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 problem with Nvidia

I have an acer with a Gforce graphics card. I installed ubuntu 11.10 and it was working properly until I installed Nvidia drivers via additional drivers, I hit "nvidia-xconfig" in terminal and then ...
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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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Problem with brightness Sony Vaio NVIDIA graphics

Recently I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop (Sony Vaio VPCF22MOE). My graphics card is NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M. After ubuntu installation I installed NVIDIA Driver Version which is 295.33. I ...
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Can't use nvidia card/driver on optimus notebook

I installed (once again) the latest official nvidia driver for my GT540m on Ubuntu 11.10. Even though everything seems OK with my xorg.conf file (I've manually added BusID "PCI:1:0:0", since lspci ...
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how do I get dual monitors to work properly in Ubuntu 11.10 on a Dell Latitude D630? [closed]

I have spent a lot of time trying to get dual monitors to work on Ubuntu 11.10 on my Dell Latitude D630 (nVidia NVS 135m video card). For starters, the System Displays settings app always only ...
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ubuntu 12.04 acer display not proper 16:9

I try to install ubuntu 12.04 lts edition on acer latptop 4752G with core i5 and geforce 610m 1 gb video driver. But when i try for additional hard ware , no nvdia driver is loaded there. What could ...
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Acer Aspire 8951G Nvidia Optimus and HDMI issues

After loooong searches it seems that linux users are pretty much screwed when it comes to Optimus. Does anyone know of a workaround other than trying to flash the BIOS with the hack that will show an ...
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How do I fix “Ubuntu is running in low-graphics mode?” for NVIDIA GeForce GT555M [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? As title, I'm using Ubuntu 10.04, and my ubuntu kept showing the sign “Ubuntu is running in low-graphics ...
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Coolbits not working

I want to use coolbits to increase fan speed of my Fermi GPU. 280.13 driver installed. Ubuntu 11.10 I edited /etc/X11/xorg.conf as follows, by pressing Alt+F2 and gksu gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf I ...
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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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Flash video appears blue

The Problem After updating to Ubuntu 12.04 from Ubuntu 11.10, all video is still blue, whether playing in a browser or a player. Same problem occurs in 11.10 as well. I have tried to uninstall all ...
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How do i stop or turn off the x-server?

I'm trying to do this tutorial : Installing CUDA Under Ubuntu 10.04 I need the command that would completely stop/turn off the x-server. When i try to install the NVidia developer driver, I get a ...
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Where is the graphics card driver fot NVIDIA GEFORCE 610M on ubuntu 10.10?

The graphics card of my notebook is NVIDIA GEFORCE 610M. I installed ubuntu 10.10. I installed NVIDIA-Linus-x86_64-295.33.run, but it seems not support NVIDIA GEFORCE 610M. Which driver should I ...
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What positive changes will NVIDIA support to Linux release? [closed]

I've recently heard about NVIDIA is joining the Linux Foundation. I just tought, well here comes full functioning NVIDIA Drivers. My card is a G210M, and I have graphic acceleration, glxgears echoes ...
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installing ubuntu 10.04 over top 11.04

im looking to install 10.04 over top the 11.04 partition, it wouldnt let. keeps giving me a "root file system not found" error ever time i manually select partition. (i have a win7 partition) 11.04 ...
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Ubuntu Live usb with persistence mode, how to install nvidia driver?

Im trying to install graphics drivers on my usb ubuntu live, but i get errors when i activate them. through the hardware drive window. would be nice if some gave me a tutorial of installing ubuntu ...
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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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Get and install Nvidia GeForce 8400 GS driver

Recently, I changed my OS kernel from 10.04 to 11.10 (bugs), but after doing it, the video driver for the 8400 GS disappeared (was there in 10.04). I worked out the same procedure I did to install it ...
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Dual monitor, with a low resolution projector

I need to show a presentaion to a conference tomorrow. Today I tryed my Ubuntu 10.04 with the projector. My notebook has a resolution of 1440x960, the projector seems to have a really lower ...
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nvidia-settings not working properly

I posted a question before at Dell monitor not detected (Ubuntu 11.10) but I figured it's best to create a separate question since the real issue at hand is not really tied to my monitor and the info ...
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Is there any need to install nvidia graphics drivers if I am running Ubuntu Server?

I have googled this question and arrived at no answer, so here I am. If I am going to be running Ubuntu Server, (as before I was running 10.04 Desktop) is there any need to install the Nvidia drivers ...
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All imported video is green in OpenShot [closed]

Ubuntu 11.10 64bit NVidia Graphics Card: GeForce GTX 580M/PCI/SSE2 Openshot Version: 1.4.2.1 All imported video has a green tinge, for example, people are green, etc. All video played back in ...
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Nvidia GeForce GT630M/GT640M/GT650M graphics card support?

Is the Nvidia GeForce GT630M/GT640M/GT650M graphics card supported in Ubuntu 11.10 or Ubuntu 12.04?
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No monitor output after fresh install of 11.10 64-bit

I have a machine with a Nvidia 8600GT graphics card and a CRT monitor. Previously, I have only used Windows on it, and the graphics card seems to be working correctly in Windows 7. I booted up and ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 nvidia module failed to load (no module exists)

I have an ASUS Ul30vt with an intel/nvidia hybrid graphics card. I can get the intel driver to load just fine, but I am struggling to get the nvidia graphics card loaded. I have tried a number of ...
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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 ...
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X server cannot start after executing sudo nvidia-xconfig and sudo reboot (NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M) [duplicate]

OS: Ubuntu desktop 11.10 Video card: NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M I executed the following commands to install driver of the video card: sudo apt-get install nvidia-current reboot the system run NAVIDIA ...
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Ugly boot ubuntu 11.10 with NVidia Graphics card

Is there a way to fix the ugly boot when using NVidia and Ubuntu 11.10? I fixed the issues when I was using 10.10 but 11.10 the same fix just trashes the system. Thanks
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How do I remove the driver installed from nvidia.com? [duplicate]

I have updated my graphics card with NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-295.20 driver and since then the screen turns white with black vertical lines at startup, shootoff and reboot. Since then I have tryed to ...
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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 ...
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How do I install Nvidia drivers in ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

I love Ubuntu but My # 1 issue with the 173 nVidia drivers that I have installed is the size of my desktop icons! They are way too big (everything is too big). I would like to improve on the ...
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Why lspci outputs the wrong id of my discrete graphics card?

In an optimus enabled laptoto (Dell XPS 15 L502X) I have a discrete graphics card ( GT525M) and when running Nvidia-settings, one can confirm it: Yet, The command: lspci -vnnn | grep VGA ...
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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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Ubuntu 11.10 Nvidia TwinView display error / Flash video playback lag

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 with '2' Nvidia GTS-250 GPU's. I am trying to get TwinView to work. Currently I have everything working as far as both screens are on and I can drag between them and use ...
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64 bit nvidia driver on 32 bit machine

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 x86 version.I have two video cards ( 1 integrated and 1 Nvidia on inter core-i5 processor with 3GB ram).Right now my display resolution is very poos as i cant use graphic card. ...
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How do I disable the “Nouveau Kernel Driver”?

I'm trying to install proprietary nvidia graphics driver I downloaded from nvidia website. It will not install because it says that the "Nouveau kernel driver" needs to be disabled first. I opened ...
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How can I get nvidia-96 installed?

I'm at my wits end here. This is my last effort before I go back to Windows. I need to get nvidia-96 proprietary driver installed. Synaptic won't install it because it says it has dependencies. I ...
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How to install a NVIDIA driver for 11.10 [duplicate]

I have a Thinkpad T61p with Quadro FX570M. I just installed the Ubuntu 11.10. I have tried to download the driver LINUX DISPLAY DRIVER - X86 version 295.20 from NVIDIA, but I do not manage to install ...
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Multi-screen and Nvidia GT220

Excuse me first for my broken English I have 3 monitors on two Nvidia GT220. Unity 2D works fine after using the proprietary drivers. But no way to use compiz effects. I'm on Ubuntu 11.10 (I also ...
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Nvidia 555M driver installation problem with a Lenovo Y570

I am trying to install the Nvidia 555M driver on my Lenovo Y570. I've tried all the advises here and other sites but I couldn't solve the problem. I downloaded the graphics card driver from the ...
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Using on-board graphics + PCI together? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well will Nvidia Optimus cards be supported in 12.04? I would like to know if it is possible in 10.04.4 LTS to have both an Intel on-board graphics and a nvidia card ...
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How to use external displays with Intel driver on a NVidia/Intel hybrid system

I switched to a new laptop, a Dell Latitude E6520. This laptop has a NVidia/Intel hybrid GPU setup. When "NVidia Optimus" is enabled then Linux (Ubuntu Oneiric) sees both GPUs: lspci | grep VGA ...
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Ubuntu won't load with graphics card installed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I recently brought graphics card but ubuntu will not boot if I have graphics card in, as soon as I ...
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Drivers to screen, audio, keyboard/mouse

I am new to ubuntu, and I am about to replace Windows 7 with Ubuntu 11.10. I know how to install the operating system from a CD. But when I have done that, do I need to install any drivers? for ...
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T420 DisplayPort [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Triple-head on a Lenovo T520 I've got a Thinkpad T420. I want to know if it's possible to get three displays running at once (laptop + vga + displayport)? Has anyone ...
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Ubuntu 11.10, Nvidia GeForce 8400 gs driver support?

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 two weeks ago and I have been trying since then to install my graphic card but it does not seem to be working. help anyone?
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Problem with running WebGL with Chrome

I just setup ubuntu 11.10 on Dell XPS 15z by following the instruction from here: Current status/known issues for DELL XPS 15z? Everything seems ok until the point I failed to run openGL on chrome: ...