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

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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 ...
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Nvidia driver for toshiba p850

I have tried over and over installing the latest drive for my 630m on Ubuntu 12.04 but all it succeeds in doing is changing my resolution and I have to remove it again, the laptop came with both a ...
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How do you purge NVIDIA GeForce 7025 drivers?

How do you remove and purge NVIDIA graphics drivers recommended for installation in Ubuntu 12.04?
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Dual-monitor configuration with one in landscape mode and the other in portrait mode?

I am currently using two monitors with one in landscape mode and the other in portrait mode. Video card is Nvidia Geforce 9600 GT with nvidia's propriety driver. I was able to force the issue in 11....
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Youtube runs very slowly on all web browsers Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are Flash applications so sluggish? I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS last week, and it has been running fine. However, whenever I try to view a video on YouTube, there are ...
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How to enable vga switcheroo on an Asus U41S?

I have Asus U41S notebook with 2 wideocards, Intel HD Graphics 3000 and GeForce GT540M. I want to turn off the GF videocard, and work only with Intel. On the internet I found out how to do this ...
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I can't install Ubuntu 12.04 on my PC

I'm having a bit of a problem while installing Ubuntu 12.04 on my PC. I have used both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of it but they both seem to freeze at around the same point during the install (both ...
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laptop almost freezes when try to dim screen (nvidia optimus)

I just got a Samsung NP300E5A notebook with Nvidia Optimus. Following other answers, I installed Bumblebee and after some troubleshooting (followed https://github.com/Bumblebee-Project/Bumblebee/...
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How can I set the resolution on a Dell 19 inch monitor to 1368x768?

I am using a Dell 19 inch LCD monitor.Every time I boot, I get output at 1368x768, 60Hz. In my display settings I have set "Laptop" to 1024x768, but my monitor is compatible with 1368x768 (16:9). How ...
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Installed Nvidia driver got blank screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I'm having the problem with updating Nvidia. After updating the driver, I logged in and got a blank ...
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Multiple Nvidia errors

I am one among many who seem to be having many problems with the current nVidia drivers found in the additional drivers dialog. These issues include Blue youtube videos A message saying "Ubuntu has ...
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System reverts to 87Hz refresh rate at every startup after I have installed nvidia drivers

Every time the system starts the screen's refresh rate reverts to 87Hz which results in a pixelated and flickery screen which I have to manually correct every time by either selecting 60Hz as my ...
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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 ...
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Hardware acceleration doesn't seem to be working on an Nvidia GeForce 8800

So, I decided to ditch my old 11.10 Wubi install and make my install of 12.04 a fresh install that doesn't use Wubi. Unity 3D worked fine on 11.10 until NVidia sent out those botched drivers, but here ...
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How to install proprietary Nvidia driver in 12.04?

I am trying to install Ubuntu on an AMD processor and NVIDIA graphics card machine. How do I load the proprietary driver to be able to install the open source driver for Nvidia GTX 560 or how do I ...
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Grub background messed after installing a new Graphics card

I had a nVidia Geforce 6200 128mb AGP Vga card before and ubuntu was working fine and I had customized my Grub boot menu background, Today I installed a new graphics card which is same as above but ...
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Why does Ubuntu ignore my xorg.conf?

Hi my Ubuntu has developed a strange problem. It just ignores my xorg setting and falls back to what I presume is a hardware default setting. In more detail when I do a clean install it automatically ...
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Problems with nvidia drivers on Dell XPS

Just trying to install Ubuntu on my laptop and can't get nvidia drivers to work. Have been googling and trying for a while, but since I am not used to Ubuntu I am not sure quite how to diagnose the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 refuses to work with GTX 550 Ti

Ubuntu installation would not work with my GTX 550 ti, so I pulled it out and installed ubuntu just fine using my motherboards onboard graphics. But now I dont know how to get ubuntu to work with my ...
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Compiz cube not working with 12.04 in gnome classic or unity

I have a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Studio XPS (Specs at end of post) with nvidia-current installed as the proprietary drivers and I'm mainly using Gnome Classic but this issue does ...
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Dual-Boot: Blank screen after choosing Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I have a problem but I don't know exactly what it is about problem . Installed Ubuntu 12.04 on in ...
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How can I install NVidia driver from a .tar.gz? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install extra drivers? I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, so please, don't suggest anything extremely advanced please. I downloaded my driver from the NVidia website, and ...
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I can't watch the flash video (e.g. youtube) with a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04

I'm running Precise Pangolin in my desktop pc; it works globally, but I can't watch any kind of flash video on the web. I've installed flashplugin-installer and ubuntu-restricted-extras, like ...
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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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External Monitor not recognized dynamically with NVIDIA graphics card

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on dell E6420 with Nvidia NVS4200M. I can configure any external display properly using NVIDIA X Server Settings, but monitors are not recognized automatically nor recognized ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 I'm trying to ugrade my Geforce 8400 to Geforce GTX 560, getting a black screen

I have an NVidia Geforce 8400 which is working fine in Ubuntu 12.04. I have just purchased an NVidia GeForce GTX 560 and have been trying to install it. No matter what I do all I get is a black ...
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12.04 LiveUSB turns to black screen on Test Installation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I wanted to try Ubuntu first before installing so I put it on a flash drive. I boot the the drive no ...
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Psychonauts for Ubuntu 12.04 won't start

I'm having problems starting Psychonauts, from the latest Humble Indie Bundle. Every time I try to start it, the Launcher icon flashes a bit, and then nothing. Here's the output I'm getting: STUBBED: ...
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Need help: multiple displays on Ubuntu 12.04 with NVIDIA driver

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit on my Asus K43SM Laptop with NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M. I am having trouble connecting another monitor (Samsung SMS19A100) as I don't know where to start the ...
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Ubuntu boots in 2D mode on GT 540M [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. In live mode, ubuntu booted in "3d" mode. But after installing it would always ...
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One of my monitors is detected by X Server but does not display anything on screen. How do I fix TwinView?

I just recovered from a white screen of death I was having by reinstalling my nvidia drivers via the command line in recovery mode. When I rebooted after that, everything was fine, except one of my ...
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Hibernation/suspend - nvidia/nouveau - Tried everything, still not working, any idea?

Having tested all the solutions that I could find on the net, I try my luck here: I use Precise Pangolin, version 32bit kernel with pae Symptoms: Suspend goes well, but on resume, my screens ...
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Problem with dual-view

I've just installed 12.04 LTS on my old IBM ThinkPad R51 and I connected Samsung Syncmaster 21.5" monitor via VGA port. I've tried to do dual-view, but when I try to set a resolution on a monitor, ...
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nvidia-current as default graphic driver

I'm just recently used Ubuntu 11.10 for a change. I've install it on a Dual-boot with Windows 7 - but eventually going to remove Windows. I'm using a Asus K42Jc having an NVidia GeForce 310M chip. ...
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How to define multiple xorg screens using the same device?

I have a video-adapter(Dell MMH11) that is connected to the display-port of my graphics card. The adapter identifies itself to the graphics card as a 3840x1200 display. The adapter has two monitors ...
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Trouble Installing NVIDIA GTX 560 SE [duplicate]

The latest Nvidia drivers claim support for this card, but when I try to install them, my computer won't boot. The card shows up in lspci as: VGA compatible controller [0300]: NVIDIA Corporation ...
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Bumblebee problem with external monitor on hdmi: program doesn't fill whole screen

I have a DELL L501X computer supporting Optimus; my Nvidia chip is connected to the hdmi port. The driver is Nvidia-current; Bumblebee is installed and working. My PC resolution is set to 1366x768. I ...
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Black screen after suspend-after moving to the nvidia official drivers (not priority)

So, when I used the priority drivers, the suspend worked normal. But the official drivers works better, so I installed the official driver. Then suspend won't work. Should I change any text/documants ...
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What's a good alternative to NVidia's proprietary drivers for a GF119

I have a Thinkpad T520 with switchable (Optimus) graphics. The integrated card is Intel, which works great, but won't drive a DVI monitor. The computer also have an NVidia GF119 (Quadro NVS 4200M) ...
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Asus N56V: Nvidia Geforce Gt not enabled

The video works with the integrated card without swithcing to Nvidia Geforce Gt Using the info-center I can see in PCI, an Nvidia Non-VGA unclassified device (0x00) in Opengl, an Intel Ivy Bridge ...
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Installing Nvidia 610m 2gb from root

I've read some answers regarding on how to install the nvidia driver. I followed those steps but got a problem when I ran it in the terminal. This is the error: ERROR: You appear to be running an X ...