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

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12.04 Nvidia driver makes system run really slow…

Hello i have tried to install Nvidia drivers for my GPU from the Hardware Additional Drivers section. i tried all that was on the list. when i reboot to make the driver active, computer logs in and ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is unstable on my system

I have installed 12.04 LTS as a Upgrade and even after waiting for that seemed to be a very long time to complete, I found the system to be unstable and for apps not to work. So I decided to format ...
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12.04 Unity 3D does NOT load

I have a nvidia graphics card, and Unity 3D will not load. When I log into a 3D session, I see my wallpaper. I am able to right click. How can I fix this?
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1080p Screen resolution problem after 10.04 to 12.04 update

I have a Samsung LCD 40" with a NVidia GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 Card. I recently upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04 and the best resolution I can get is 1360x768. I've tried the propietary drivers ...
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How to install Ubuntu on a computer with a Nvidia Geforce GTX 550 TI?

When I try to install Ubuntu 12.04 64-Bits on my desktop computer, I don't get any video output from the installation since I click "Install Ubuntu" (or something like that). It stays with a black ...
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Desktop doesn't load after install Nvidia drivers

When I load Ubuntu 12.04, it logs in with slight flickering, and proceeds to the desktop. With no Unity. Or Icons. I can right-click but that's all. This started since I installed the restricted ...
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After upgrading to 12.04, my screen resolution is small

I just upgraded Ubuntu to 12.04 from 11.10. My screen resolution is now stuck at 640x480, and xrandr shows: Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 640 x 480, maximum 8192 x 8192 DVI-I-1 connected ...
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Nvidia driver problem with 12.04

I have just updated to 12.04 but on reboot, I only have one display working and cannot change the resolution on this. I have tried to activate the Nvidia driver but get the following error.....Sorry, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 dual displays not working

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04. I am having trouble setting up my nVidia settings. I have a monitor connected to the DVI port and a Sony TV connected to the HDMI. I am trying to set up the displays ...
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Backlight Issue - Samsung RV509 Notebook

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 today on my Samsung RV509 Notebook (Nvidia Geforce 315M) and the backlight brightness controls don't work on it. I did some digging around the web and found the samsung tools ...
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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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Nvidia driver cannot be installed with jockey for old hardware

I have a GeForce FX/5-series card and I cannot install the driver using the Additional Drivers (jokey) tool. I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and installed all nvidia drivers, but my drivers are not ...
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How do I get 1366x768 resolution working on 12.04 with nvidia GTX275

My PC (VGA Nvidia GTX275) is connected directly to a TV (Philips 42" lcd) and Ubuntu does not recognize the native resolution, the closest working resolution is 1280x768 I have tried some xorg tricks ...
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Resolution issue in 12.04

A few months back I installed 12.04 on a separate hard drive just to keep track of developments. during that time I noticed that the resolution was not great, everything seemed just a little blurry. ...
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How to use integrated Intel graphics instead of Nvidia graphics on MacBook Pro?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on MacBook Pro 15" 2010 (MacBookPro6,2) and I would like to use the integrated Intel graphics instead of the dedicated Nvidia graphics Ubuntu boots with on this machine....
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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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Screen messed up when resumes from suspend

When ubuntu resumes from suspend the screen messed up!, I have installed correct drivers for the graphics card (nVidia geforce 6200 128mb agp) and updated to the latest. This also happens when ...
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Screen connected to the 'mini-displayport' doesn't work anymore on an Apple Monitor

I am running Ubuntu on a Mac Pro with a Apple monitor. The machine has a GeForce GT 120 (aka GeForce 9500GT). The DVI output is still working, but the screen connected to the 'mini-displayport' doesn'...
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NVidia Doesn't Show Up in Additional Driver + Power Regression Issue in Ubuntu 12.04

Thank you for reading. I am still having issue with power regression on my Asus K53SV after doing a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 (I have this issue with Ubuntu 11.10 as well). Thus a helpful guy told ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 sometimes doesn't halt completely

I am using an Dell Latitude D830 with Ubuntu 12.04. Now, when I turn off the pc, Ubuntu doesn't halt completely sometimes. I think that is due to the latest Nvidia drivers, because in the past with ...
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System won't start after installation of Nvidia drivers

I've installed the Ubuntu 12.04. But the problem is when I try to install the Nvidia driver, I chose recommended version and when installation finishes, I reboot my system but all I see is a black ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 responsiveness very slow on Nvidia 8800? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity 3d no longer works after installing 12.04 Just installed 12.04. This is the first time I run Ubuntu with the Unity UI, not a pleasant experience. The responsiveness ...
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Can run 3D games but not Unity(only 2D version). GeForce 8800 GTS 12.04 [closed]

I'm having trouble getting Unity to run properly. I can play HoN but if I log in with Unity the system becomes slow and laggy.I think this system had earlier versions of Unity running before but now ...
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Wine claims Nvidia OpenGL Drivers not installed correctly? [closed]

It seems like wine doesn't see the Nvidia propretary drivers properly. When I try to launch wine ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/system32/dxdiag.exe, Dxdiag crashes immediately. It says it has problems with ...
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Second monitor on NVidia card cannot detect proper resolution

A friend had given me one of his extra monitors, and even in Windows it gave me trouble in producing the right resolutions. I switched back to Ubuntu with the release of Pangolin but can't get it to ...
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Just Installed 11.10 on a PC that had problems with 9 - First Run, Screens going black

Last time I had ubuntu on this PC the screen would go black every few seconds and stay black for a bit, that was running 9, now I've upgraded to 11.10 hoping that would fix the issue, but the issue ...
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Rebooted Ubuntu 12.04 after installing Nvidia driver. Monitor now says 'Out of Range'

Just to let you know before reading this. I am a complete Ubuntu noob. After installing Ubuntu 12.04 I installed the Nvidia driver. It asked to be rebooted, so I did so. Now when I power up my ...
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Does 12.04 need graphics drivers for NVidia?

I upgraded to Kubuntu 12.04 today. I noticed some of my desktop effects were not working, like Wobbly Windows, and a couple others. So I went into Jockey to see if there were NVidia drivers that I ...
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Unity 3d no longer works after installing 12.04

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 by cd. Unity 3D will not work now only 2D It worked fine in 11.10 and also when I upgraded to the beta of 12.04 through update manager. I tried both Nvidia Proprietary ...
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Edges of screen cut off in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have a Visio 19" t.v that I am using as a high-def monitor. I am using a PCI graphics card (EVGA GeForce 8400 GS). I am using an HDMI cable to transmit the display. I have already checked and ...
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NVIDIA Graphics - resolution problems with new 12.04 LTS installation

I've been trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my desktop most of the day. The desktop uses a NVIDIA GEFORCE 9800 (GT I think) graphics card. I am unable to set the correct resolution (1680 x 1050) ...
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Unusable desktops settings with nVidia

I am owner of nVidia GeForce GT 320M and I have two displays: external montior BenQ 1920x1080 and laptop's display 1366x768. Ubuntu with installed additional hardware drivers recognize my monitors ...
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Can't set proper resolution with a Geforce 520

I installed the 12.04 LTS but cannot get my two monitors working. The latest nvidia-current drivers installed, but i just cant set proper resolution. My card is a geforce 520 1 DVI 1 VGA. With the ...
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Newly installed 12.04 on Radeon or NVIDIA type of gfx card?

I use a Nvidia Quadro NVS 290/PCIe/SSE2 at work with dual monitor setup. Since 11.10 things has gone downwards with performance. But now with 12.04 performance is even worse, and I can agree that the ...
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How do I stop video tearing? (Nvidia prop driver, non-compositing window manager)

I have that problem which seemingly afflicts many using the proprietary Nvidia driver: Video tearing: fine horizontal lines (usually near the top of my display) when there is a lot of panning or ...
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Vertical Resolution Over Vnc Multiplied by 12

I run Ubuntu 11.10 with 2 monitors at a resolution of 3840x1080. This is done via NVIDIA's TwinView mode. When I run the following command: x11vnc -safer -localhost -once -display :0 -ncache 10 -...
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Bumblebee and Nvidia Settings: external monitor [closed]

I just installed bumblebee. I'm finally able to enter into Nvidia X Settings using the "optirun"command. This is all great, but now I would like to get my second monitor working via the HDMI port. I'...
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After installation of bumblebee: i386 OpenGL Apps stopped working

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on my notebook (ASUS K53SV, i7-2670QM, Intel HD 3000, GeForce 540M). In order to save energy i've installed "bumblebee", a solution for Nvidia Optimus Technology on Linux. So ...
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Updated Nvidia graphics driver, now won't make it past the boot screen

I recently installed a ASUS GTX560 graphics card in my desktop and out of the box everything was working fine. I decided to check for available updates and one of the suggested ones was the most ...
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Restarting LightDM after running nvidia-xconfig results in unresponsive text-only display

So, for awhile I've been trying to get my external display to work. I'm running a Nvidia Geforce 305M graphics card in a Lenovo IdeaPad U460s. But when I open Nvidia X settings (Ubuntu 11.10 btw) a ...
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After Nvidia driver install, LightDM won't start automatically

I did a clean install and after installing updates and drivers (Nvidia VGA) for a 460GTX, I'm shown a black screen with various Stopping/Starting messages. The last of these messages is different (...
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Huge performance issues with nVidia GeForce 7100

There are several reports that say that there are serious performance issues using 12.04 and nVidia 7100. Are there any work-a-round in sight?
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Overscan Compensation Disabled [closed]

A fresh install of 12.04. I need to compensate for overscan, but the setting is disabled for one of my monitors. Not sure why and not sure what I can do aboot it. Is there any way I can enable the ...
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Issue with Nvidia graphic card and display resolution

Translation: I have an issue with my graphic card (Nvidia Quadro Fx 1400). When I go to system information this card is reported as "unknown" even though I installed nvidia-current drivers. Now I ...
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How do I install Nvidia drivers on a Lenovo Ideapad Y570? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Nvidia 555M driver installation problem with a Lenovo Y570 I just got myself a nice Lenovo ideapad Y570, first thing i did was load kubuntu on it Everything was going ...
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Youtube video stutters

I have an nvidia geforce 7400 graphics card with 1 GB of RAM. Just did a clean installation of 11.10 Ubuntu. Everything is fine except for the youtube videos, apart from being a lil slow it stutters, ...
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NVIDIA QUADRO 4000 graphics card not working

I have a new home build with the following hardware: Memory: (16GB - 2 of Corsair Vengeance 8 GB ( 2 x 4 GB ) DDR3 1866 MHz (PC3 15000) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM) Mobo: (ASUS LGA 1155 - Z68 - PCIe 3.0 and ...
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Ubuntu doesn’t load after install NVIDIA graphic drivers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? I have installed NVIDIA drivers on Ubuntu 11.10. I have referred following article which describes “The Advanced Way of ...
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GeForce 6800 fan speed control; nvclock segmentation fault

I recently did an update on my Ubuntu 11.04. Unfortunately I can't remember what was updated, but I am sure there were some core things. Anyway, before that update I could change the fan speed, due it'...
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I am running Unity 3D without nVidia driver in Ubuntu 11.10!

you will perhaps amaze as I was but I am running Unity 3D in ubuntu 11.10 without nVidia driver and I hereby uploading the screen shot to prove this. So my question is that will I even need to ...