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aplay -l says no soundcards found; alsaconf says no supported cords; yet /proc/asound contains cards

I am trying to get HDMI output using a Gainward Nvidia 210 512 MB on Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx. I have upgraded alsa-driver, alsa-lib and alsa-utils to 1.0.24 by building from source, thanks to this ...
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Nvidia drivers with GeForce 680M problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I have a new Alienware M17x which I have installed 64-bit Ubuntu 12.10 (dual boot). I have ...
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Install to a RAID 0 array from Windows

I have an ASUS MB with an NVIDIA RAID 0 array set up as my boot disc with 200Gb unformatted ready for Ubuntu. Will WUBI install onto this?
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Are there any programs/applications/commands that will monitor and report GPU memory usage during a programs execution?

We're running algorithms on Ubuntu and we need to know how much memory the program uses. Any help is appreciated.
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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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How do I install Bumblebee?

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and noticed that the battery life drastically lower than it was in Windows due to the fact that Optimus was disabled. After some search I have found the ...
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How do I choose which of the offered nvidia drivers is best? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: which nvidia driver from additional drivers option should i choose …? These are the options presented by Jockey: NVIDIA accelerated graphics driver (version 173) ...
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How can I get Geforce gt630m working?

I have this hp 5008tx laptop: Core i5 (2nd Generation) 2450M 6 GB RAM DDR3 Mobile Intel HM77 Express NVIDIA GeForce 630M 2 GB DDR3 I'd just installed 12.04lts 64-bit (kernel 3.2.0-23-generic)
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Nvidia card 640M can't be detected

I am new in Ubuntu. I have a Acer v3-571g with Nvidia 640M and Intel HD 4000. I installed Ubuntu and Nvidia driver but I can't choose resolution 640x480. I tried reinstalling the driver, configured ...
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Slight stuttering when moving windows in fresh 12.04 install

Installed Ubuntu 12.04 today and my problem is that when I'm moving the windows around my screen it doesn't feel smooth at all. Usually I can fix this by changing the refresh rate to 60Hz, but this ...
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Input Signal Out of Range 1920x1080

I've recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my computer. Now, every time I boot and when I shut down, my monitor goes blank and says "Input Signal Out of Range - Change Setting to 1920x1080 60Hz." Once ...
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Unable to log into Unity 3D session on Ubuntu 12.04 with NVidia graphics card

There has been lots of questions here on how to get Unity 3D working with NVidia graphics cards - I've read many of them, but I've still not been able to figure out a solution to my problem. My setup ...
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Corrupt screen with an nvidia 6100 on a HP S2031 monitor

On a blank 20G drive I loaded a CD install, it gets to the choice screen, but the screen corrupts either in Try mode or Install mode, it gives a login screen on the Left side of the screen and ...
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Compiz does not work with proprietary nvidia driver

I have a ThinkPad T420 with an NVidia Quadro video card. It crashes constantly when I close this lid (if you are curious..) and I suspect on a problem with nouveau drivers, so I installed the ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 won't upgrade nVidia Drivers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I've been running 12.10 for about a week now with pretty minimal issues so far; the main ...
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How to run two monitors on two diffrent nVidia cards?

The problem I have is that the graphic cards are old and I cant install it correctly lspci| grep vga 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation NV18 [GeForce4 MX 440 AGP 8x] (rev a2) 02:...
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Removing nvidia drivers without killing kubuntu-desktop (Kubuntu 12.04)

I am trying to install CUDA drivers on kubuntu 12.04, but in order to do so I need to remove nvidia drivers (which come in with the distro). The problem I have is that while doing so it also removes ...
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Kubuntu , Ubuntu (unity) : Which is faster?

I installed Kubuntu package on top of Ubuntu server; It works alright but compared to the specs of the computer (i3,4GB RAM) I would expect more. The problem is not so much the speed of execution of ...
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Cannot connect my laptop to TV via HDMI

I need some assistance with my Laptop connected to my TV through HDMI. I have a Asus G73SW Laptop with an Nvidia -Geforce GTX 460M Cuda 1gb I am an Ubuntu novice and I need some assistance (hand ...
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Effect of using dedicated NVidia card instead of Intel HD4000

Short version: Can someone please advise me of the effect of adding a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M card to an Ubuntu laptop in terms of power consumption and performance gains/losses when doing ...
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My computer freezes when nvidia drivers activated

I'm talking about the ubuntu recommended drivers at Additional Drivers in System Settings. Its sad and frustrating. I have a GeForce 7300 LE with Ubuntu 12.04. Any solution to this?
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Dual Monitor Lock Screen Problem [closed]

Ubuntu 12.04 Nvidia GTX 550-Ti x-swat Nvidia driver Problem: Using 2 monitors. When screen locks there is a blue box on top of the wallpaper and password dialog box that hides the field for entering ...
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Nvidia quantal/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? I get an 404 error when I try to download Nvidia updates on Ubuntu 12.10 Beta2. The reason why I get this error is simply because ...
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How do I make my monitors show up as two separate monitors? - NVidia GeForce GTX 550 ti

I've got a dual-monitor setup, with the monitors configured through the "Nvidia X Server Settings" application. In the Ubuntu Display settings, the monitors show up as one extra-wide monitor labelled ...
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Geforce(410m with CUDA) screen resolution on Ubuntu 12.04 issue

I made a succesful installation of Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit on my Sony Vaio PCG-71811M. I have a Geforce 410M with CUDA,it seems works fine and i have already installed packages nvidia-current and nvidia-...
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Driver problems with NVidea Geforce GO 6600 on ubuntu 12.04

I have install Ubuntu 12.04 in my computer and I want to Know, what is the best driver for the video card NVidia Geforce GO 6600?
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How to fix my monitor which is always out of range

I could really use some help. Sorry in advance for long post. Friend gave me sweet 24" LG monitor, which worked when I plugged it in. Perfect resolution, etc. Then power went out or something happened ...
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Error while installing nVidia driver

I'm trying to install the latest (as of 27/09/2012) nVidia drivers for my GTX 660 through the Additional Drivers tab in System Settings. It ends up aborting, producing a log that says something about ...
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Why do System Detail doesn't show my graphics card [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get my graphics card to be recognized in System Info? I am using Nvidia 9500GT Graphics Card and so I use Nvidia Proprietory Driver as my Driver But in the ...
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Duplicated menu, panel indicators and taskbar [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: gnome-panel has multiple rows — how to undo that? Ubuntu 12.04. The first time I log into Gnome Classic I get a duplicate of every menu, panel indicator and taskbar ...
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Why are my Nvidia drivers “installed but not in use”?

Activated but not in use ? The desktop decided (after install) that I am using a laptop!
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Problem with NVIDIA G86 on Kubuntu 12.04

I got problems some weeks ago with my NVIDIA G86 (8500 GT), supposedly due to the infamous 295.40 version of the driver. I got errror messges like NVRM: RmInitAdpterFailed. Tried varous sugestions ...
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How can I stop Ubuntu making my TTYs a nice resolution?

I have a Nvidia card. Binary drivers. No KMS support. For these reasons, I've been used to a fairly awful resolution in my TTYs. I did once try increasing the resolution of the TTYs using a grub hack ...
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I can't set 1280x1024 resolution in 12.04

After installing a fresh Ubuntu 12.04 on my PC, Ubuntu can't detect my monitor which is a Phillips 190c 19". With 10.10, I used 1280x1024 and on Nvidia drivers I was able to see my monitor brand. ...
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Dual Screens not working nVidia

I just install Ubuntu to my P.C. I started it up with both my screens plugged into my nVidia's dvi and vga ports and logged in, change the skin to classic gnome, because that's how it was when I last ...
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It appears you are running a x server NVIDIA Drivers 304.02 Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install NVIDIA.run? So I went to NVIDIA's site and I saw they had a version with a lot of bug fixes. http://www.geforce.com/drivers/results/49073 and I downloaded ...
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How to change back to xserver-xorg-video-nouveau? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove nVidia driver and go back to Nouveau I try to install GT 630M driver--NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-304.51.run and nvidia-current, but they decrease the resolution. That ...
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Can't Install Ubuntu 12.04 on New Machine

I built a new system with the intent of using Ubuntu 12.04 as my primary OS, but I am unable to install it. Every time I boot, the splash screen with the options to try or install Ubuntu appears as it ...
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Clean install, shows only purple screen

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on clean PC from Live mode. After reboot I can only see purple screen - no boot splash etc, can't access to alternative screens like ctrl+alt-f6 etc, but I can hear login ...
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Nvidia proprietary driver performance in 10.10

I've just upgraded to Maverick 10.10 beta and notice heavy performance penalty on my Nvidia GT240 card. Will it be fixed for release? EDIT:For me, 260.19.12 fixes all bugs. Perfomance & stability ...
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Ubuntu (any version) and 650M CUDA

I'm trying to get CUDA working on Ubuntu. I can install any flavor and version, but have begun with Ubuntu 12.04 because I can't get the network set up with 11.04. This question is similar: No Cuda ...
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Graphics Card Dilemma

Looking to update my graphics card and cannot decide between the Geforce GTS 450 or GTX 550Ti. I'm not really a gamer. Looking for easy install and stability more than anything. Anybody had any great ...
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Best low range graphic card for Ubuntu

I have a AMD HD5770 But I have big issues with the driver. So I decided to invest in a card that is more "Ubuntu friendly". I need a card with 2 dvi ports. Im going to run Virtualbox and some light ...
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Nvidia GTS 450 HDMI problem

Problem: I have a Nvidia GeForce GTS 450 video card and a Samsung TV Series 4 43 and I have it connected to my computer via a Mini HDMI cable and all the hardware works perfectly. I installed 12.04 ...
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Unity Geforce 8400 GS support [closed]

Why doesn"t Unity work with Nvidia GeForce 8400 GS ? This GPU supports Windows 7 Aero very well . I have tried to install Nvidia driver version 270.41.06 , but the installer requests to disable ...
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Will Nvidia problematic ubuntu laptops will be fixed in 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? First things to say... i have a good laptop in general, but i can just now count you 30 bugs that i see everyday.. bugs that ...
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Video tearing with KDE compositing

I have video tearing with compositing enabled in KWin. I have 2 monitors in twinview, VBlank is set to sync with one of them. I have some tearing on that monitor anyway, and it's much worse on the ...
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Xorg 11.10 kernel 3.0.0-16-generic running Extremely High CPU memory. Was a bug Introduced in recent update? [closed]

So any luck with this yet? I am running Kubuntu 11.10 x86_64 kernel 3.0.0-16-generic i7 @ 3.8GHz 24GB Ram NVIDIA gtx 260 running the 290.10 Drivers This actually didn't start happening until I ...
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what are the Nvidia video card compatible with ubuntu 12.04 64bit

what are the Nvidia video card compatible with ubuntu 12.04 64bit? Could you provide the list of compatible Nvidia video cards with ubuntu 12.04 64bit
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Does an onboard video affect the X windows configuration?

Does the onboard video on the motherboard affect the X windows configuration? My system has onboard and pcie video. The onboard video is a NVIDIA GeForce 7025 GPU, On Board Graphic Max. Memory ...