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

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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 ...
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Choosing between binary or source Nvidia drivers

I've been using ubuntu for a while now and had a bit of a problem a while back with my graphics card and got to messing around with drivers. Even though I'va had experience (nasty ones) with drivers, ...
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Disabling Macbook Auto-Dimming

I was toying around with different kernels on my Macbook Pro, and during the process my Xorg.conf got wiped out. After I rebooted with a more recent kernel, and re-installed the Nvidia driver, I found ...
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Upgrade of nvidia graphics adapter fails on Lucid Lynx, low resolution only, no driver?

I run two Ubuntu distros (& two MS systems) on the same hardware. -Computer- Intel Core 2 Quad CPU @ 2.66GHz; 8192MB; LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 780i SLI FTW I recently upgraded the graphics ...
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Can T520+Bumblebee run an external monitor via DisplayPort?

Using 64-bit Ubuntu 11.10 and integrated (Intel) graphics, I can run the 1600x900 laptop display plus a 1600x1200 external monitor connected to the VGA adapter. But my external monitor is 1920x1200 ...
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Effects don't work after I install the Nvidia Drivers

I just installed ubuntu 11.10 64bit on my laptop and everything worked fine until I installed the nvidia driver (for a GeForce GT 525M). After I install the driver and reboot, the effects like snap ...
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How do I install the latest Nvidia drivers via the Additional Drivers tool?

Well obviously I can do it manually, I was just wondering why aren't these drivers available through "Additional Drivers", and why are the versions available there outdated.
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Can't use Nvidia drivers in Dell Inspiron n5110

I have a Nvidia gt525m card installed in my Dell Inspiron n5110 laptop. After installing recommended drivers of my graphic card in Ubuntu 11.10 it happens nothing but that disables Unity3D effects ...
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Can't get NVIDIA drivers to work on Dell Latitude E6520, Unity on Oneiric [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? My external monitor works fine when connected to my laptop's dock using a VGA cable. However, with a DVI cable, I can't ...
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Nvidia 9600 gm doesn't detect displays

I'm trying to connect my laptop to an external display. But the attached display isn't shown in ubuntu and neither is the laptop screen. I have an Nvida 9600 gm card and I would like to connect ...
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Nvidia Dual Displays not being detected

I just installed Ubuntu for the first time, downloaded 11.04 and updated to 11.10. I have a setup with a NVidia 7600GT Graphics Card, with DVI-Out and VGA-Out. I have two displays connected to those ...
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Problem installing Ubuntu in my new computer

I have a new computer with an Nvidia graphics card and I'm trying to install Ubuntu. Any version newer than Natty will freeze in this state: This case is me trying to install 11.10. Whats weird is ...
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Updating Nvidia drivers 11.10 (nvidia 290.xxx.xxx)

Hi I installed NVIDIA drivers using terminal. I added the newest repositories, to ensure getting the newest driver, once that was complete, I ran the following command: sudo apt-get install ...
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configuring separate X screens instead of TwinView

My Sony Vaio laptop is connected to an external Samsung monitor and my nVidia driver is configured in TwinView mode. Everything is OK with this, however, I can not adjust my displays individually so ...
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Installation hangs during boot on new computer

I wanted to install Ubuntu 11.10 on my new PC. But LiveUSB hangs on boot (stops at line x initrd memory freed; if I press enter it writes some more lines and hangs again, this time completely). Tried ...
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How do I enable SLI on an Alienware m9750?

I have a Alienware m9750 with dual 7950 gtx go's. I have Ubuntu 11.10 installed.. I installed the newest drivers, and had no issues with just installing the drivers... i went to terminal and did sudo ...
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How can I increase resolution when impossible to set up nvidia driver?

I was stuck at 1024x758 before creating an /etc/X11/xorg.conf file as follows which works well to allow me to have a resolution of 1920x1200 with the vesa driver. Section "Device" Identifier ...
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Nvidia driver installation results in resolution change to 800x600 with Xubuntu 10.04 (can't change)

I have a 2.8 P4 and a Nvidia FX 5500 AGP graphics card. I've installed Xubuntu 10.04. It is WAY too laggy with the default o/s driver. Installing the Nvidia 173 driver, modaliases and nvidia-settings ...
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where can i download geforce gt425m driver? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? Hi people i have just installed ubuntu 11.10, so i do not know much about it. My problem is that ubuntu does not recognize ...
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Does Unity generally perform better with proprietary Nvidia drivers?

I always feel stressed when updating or switching to proprietary drivers, because it has crashed my Ubuntu before. Unity is a little slow on my system. Can switching to a new version of proprietary ...