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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: ...
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Monitors not detected after installing Nvidia drivers

I've recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 to my PC. I've have Windows 7 on it as well. When I first started up Ubuntu, it detected both of my monitors. I then updated the drivers and restarted, but when ...
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Dual nVidia GPUs (3 monitors) not working in 11.10

after searching I have not found a solution. I have 2 nvidia quadro 295 cards with 3 monitors but I can not extend twinview across multiple GPUs. I have the most recent nvidia proprietary drivers ...
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Tried every solution but my monitor resolution is still stuck at 640x480

I have problems getting my Viewsonic VX2025wm LCD monitor with Ubuntu 11.10. I have another monitor which works well (although in VGA mode), but this one refuses to go beyond 640x480. I'm trying to ...
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How do I fix dragging items between two monitors?

I have two monitors set up using Nvidia Twinview on Ubuntu 11.10. When I drag something (a file, a link on a website, select text, etc.), my right-hand monitor screws up. Usually the screen shifts up ...
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NVIDIA GeForce GT525M problem with ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? I have problem with nvidia in 11.10 when i setup nvidia driver gnome not work and more effects too and compiz not work ( i ...
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runt integrated intel graphics card + nvidia pcie graphics card?

Its days I am searching for information/help. Is this possible at all? I am running Ubuntu 11.10 on an intel core i3 530 on a intel dh55hc mainboard. I have 2 monitors attached, one on dvi and one on ...
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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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Help required to install an Nvidia GT520 card into 11.10

I'm a total newbie with Ubuntu, installed Windows and built PCs numerous times over the years, but this O/S is utterly new to me. I am trying to install Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit with a Nvidia/Asus GT520 ...
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nVidia GeForce 8500GT + Old Monitor = Low resolution

So I've just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my old PC. It has an nVidia 8500GT, and the Desktop monitor is pretty old though; like 1998 old. I have installed the drivers using this guide: ...
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Plymouth splash not showing, purple and black on boot

I've got Ubuntu 11.10 on Asus machine with Nvidia G-Force 210M,...everything works fine, but bootscreen Plymouth splash does not show... First time I've had big resolution logo so I Googled some ...
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nouveau driver logs into unity-2d by default

I have an old system with NVIDIA Corporation NV25 [GeForce4 Ti 4600]. When running Ubuntu , the nouveau driver loads fine but does not log into Unity with compiz. Instead it logs into Unity-2D. Any ...
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No 3D support on Lenovo W520 with nVidia Optimus

i know about projects like Bumblebee but i don't need them. I've got a Lenovo W520 and i can choose in the BIOS which graphics card I'd like to use. And now my problem: I've installed the ...
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NVIDIA Optimus GEFORCE GT 540M not recognised as a proprietary driver

I have no idea what I'm doing wrong, when I first install Ubuntu 11.10 as a dual boot on my Acer Aspire 5750G laptop, I could select my additional driver, my Nvidia graphics card and I got informed to ...
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My Nvidia Driver Disappears After Installing and Restart? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: NVIDIA Optimus GEFORCE GT 540M not recognised as a proprietary driver When I first installed Ubuntu 11.10 as a dual boot with Windows 7 on my Acer laptop, I could select ...
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How to save the current Xorg configuration to Xorg.conf?

I've this situation/hardware on my desktop PC: Ubuntu Linux Oneiric 11.10 (32 bit) Monitor Asus VW222s (22'') 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation G92 [GeForce 8800 GS] (rev a2) ...
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Nvidia geforce 6150-unity 3d won't work

The Nvidia Geforce 6150 does not work with Unity. What should I do to fix it? I am using Ubuntu 11.10.
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Ubuntu stuck in low resolution after UNinstalling / disabling NVidia drivers

Tried the Nvidia driver, installed using the Additional Drivers panel. Didn't like it much; the CPU seemed to overheat more and the brightness controls stopped working. Also selecting a second ...