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How can I automatically load nVidia X Server resolution settings on startup/login?

First, yes I have searched far and wide for answers to this question. There are many (far too many) answers, and thus far I have not found one which works. I've tried various forms of "save the ...
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System does not boot up without connected to external monitor via HDMI

yesterday I just updated Ubuntu Gnome from 15.10 to 16.04. I have an external monitor connected to my Asus G55VW notebook via HDMI. After the update there weren't any problems until today, when I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04, Nvidia and ACPI issues

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 in Legacy Mode on a MSI PE60 6QE (Nvidia GTX960M, I7 Skylake). However, it is not working well. Secure boot and Fast boot are not enabled. I have tried all these steps ...
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How to reset Display and Monitor > Display Configuration > Scale Display

On upgrading to 16.04 from 15.10, my font size was tiny. Somewhere I found the suggestion to go to: System Settings > Display and Monitor > Display Configuration > Scale Display And change the ...
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Ubuntu 16 Stuck in Login Loop after Installing Nvidia 364 Drivers

This didn't start out as a problem with the login loop. I was attempting a clean install of Ubuntu 16 and using the new feature that allows it to detect proprietary drivers for me. I started off ...
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Windows flickering, lag on window resize

I have a 3 Years old PC (GeForce GTX570, i7, 16GB RAM, SSD, 2x 24'' LCD monitors) and I installed Ubuntu 15.10 (I also tried with Mint). Depending on the graphic driver I installed, I got various ...
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Problems installing Nvidia drivers

I own a Dell Inspiron 15-5558, wich has a Nvidia 920m and the integrated intel graphics. I already followed lots of guides on how to install nvidia drivers, needless to say none of them worked. When i ...
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Nvidia issues with Lenovo Y700 on ubuntu 15.10

I have seen many encounter the same issues. Can't get my drivers/configuration correctly and I keep getting the same errors : The system is running in low-graphics mode after I choose to run on low ...
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Notebook display not detected after upgrade to Ubuntu Gnome 16.04

I have an Asus N55S notebook with Nvidia Gefore GT555M and an external Samsung monitor connected via HDMI. With the proprietary Nvidia driver dual display mode was working perfectly in Ubuntu Gnome ...
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Boot freeze after install fresh of 16.04 and nvidia drivers

I've been struggling with a fresh 16.04 desktop install on PC with Nvidia GTX 950. Initial install is fine. Only thing is in Nouveau my 4k monitor only goes up to full hd resolution. After I install ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 broken after upgrade

When my desktop rebooted after upgrading Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 to 16.04, startup gets stuck in a state where it constantly switches between a terminal and graphics mode, as if it tries to start graphics ...
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Dual monitor on Ubuntu 16.04

This is my first time dealing with the problem of dual display. Here's the detail of my laptop: TF-T5-SKELAKE: CPU: i7-6700HQ Graphics: Intel HD 530 NVIDIA GTX 970M Thunderbold ports After ...
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Problems launching Steam game (OpenGL error)

So, fresh install of Ubu MATE 16.04, and the lastest Steam from Software Boutique. Dell Latitude E4310, 8 gigs ram, decent processor, integrated graphics (I'm not sure how to get a detailed report of ...
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CUDA integration with Theano

I am working with Theano, a deep learning benchmark, on a freshly installed Ubuntu Mate 16.04 machine. Theano can use GPU acceleration for speeding up calculations. I have a NVIDIA K2200M video card ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 GTX 850M and nvidia drivers cause login screen fail to load

I upgraded from Ubuntu 15.10 to Ubuntu 16.04 (which should be a stable LTS) and when I rebooted the system the login screen failed to load, a lot of [FAILED] lines appeared and a text login prompt was ...
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After installing 16.04 LTS, I can't log in

I've been using 15.10 for quite some time and I updated to 16.04. I did a complete reinstall. After the installation was completed, I logged in, downloaded a few apps, set the nvidia driver and ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Nvidia Problem

I did a Ubuntu 16.04 fresh install. System uses Nvidia 980 GTX graphics card. Everything works fine until I install nvidia drivers. After I login it kicks me out to the login screen. Tried purge ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 kernel 4.4.0-21 not loading nvidia/vboxdrv modules anymore (Required key not available)

The latest kernel for Ubuntu 16.04 (4.4.0-21) doesn't load the nvidia (and vboxdrv) module anymore. $ sudo modprobe -v nvidia insmod /lib/modules/4.4.0-21-generic/updates/dkms/nvidia_361.ko ...
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Unable to display on second screen - lagging and shuttering Nvidia Graphics after upgrade to 16.04

I'm at Ubuntu 16.04, I did upgrade from 15.10 two days ago. Please take a look in the details below. Using X.Org X server - Nouveau display drivers OS: Ubuntu 16.04 xenial Kernel: x86_64 Linux ...
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No Shadows under menus on application decoration borders and unity panel

After upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 my system works well, except some minor issues with video drivers for NVIDIA at least. I had to re-install NVIDIA driver for it to work well (as always after the ...
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Help installing the latest nVidia proprietary driver from a PPA [closed]

(Sorry for the wall of text, skip to the last paragraph if you want a tl;dr) I use a derivative of 14.04 LTS and a GT 740M (in addition to an integrated Intel GPU). I had previously tried to use the ...
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nvidi-361 login loop ubuntu 16.04 lts

i installed ubuntu 16.04 and installed nvidia-361 drivers that were shown as trusted drivers. but as i rebooted my system my system struck into login loop. i am using hp envy 15 series laptop with ...
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What to do with the low graphic mode error? [duplicate]

I am getting the error of running in low graphics mode. I am using nvidia gtx960m. I was using the alternate driver (xorg) and everything was working ok and after installing the properiaty driver ...
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CUDA driver version is insufficient for CUDA runtime

I know this question has already been asked on here but none of the proposed solutions seem to work for me. I have a GeForce GTX 960 running on Ubuntu 14.04 and am trying to install CUDA 7.5.18. When ...
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Problem with Nvidia GeForce 840M on my Lenovo Z50-70 (Ubuntu 14.04)

I have a Lenovo Z50-70 with Ubuntu 14.04 (3.13.0-85-generic)and since I was trying to enable the Nvidia GeForce 840M for gaming on this laptop, I tried several proprietary drivers plus Bubmlebee plus ...
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How can I include NVidia drivers during installing Ubuntu

I have a GTX 750 which causes flickering while booting to Ubuntu Live CD. I have learnt that my 750 was causing this. I found that Nvidia DOES provide driver solutions to Linux, but I'll have to ...
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And when I just starting to think my problems are over

During beta process several times I installed Ubuntu with clean installation to see if it'll work as it should and with my surprise it did. After installing WiFi and Nvidia drivers (from additional ...
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lxc nvidia error: xf86EnableIOPorts: failed to set IOPL for I/O (Operation not permitted)

In the process of trying to have lxc container (host 16.04, lxc 14.04) share nvidia I run into this error when starting X in the container: startx -- vt8 I get the following error: ...
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change out nvidia graphics for radeon in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 bit

I've been using an nvivdia 560 ti in 16.04, previously 15.10, using nouveau (Gallium 0.4 on NVCF). Because of problems on the Windows 10 side of things, I am putting in a radeon r7 250. In windows I ...
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Ubuntu locks up after reboot with 2nd monitor

Ubuntu 16.04 or Ubuntu MATE 16.04. Install OS, updates, and apply Nvidia driver. Install several applications like Skype, Chrome, Dropbox, and HipChat. No problems. Reboot, no problems. Connect 2nd ...
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Computer wont shutdown/restart and Ctrl+Alt+F1 no longer work after updating to nvidia drivers

I recently installed Nvidia drivers (361.42) for my GTX780 on ubuntu 14.04 to prevent random crashes/freezes. So far everything is working as intended however I no longer can shut down my computer ...
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Inspiron 7559 not shutting down 16.04 Gnome

So far tried 4.5 kernel that did nothing, nvidia drivers stops me from booting with black screen, bumblebee hangs while installing, enabled preliminary support that did nothing aswell, tried with/out ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 nvidia drivers don't work

I've just installed a new ubuntu 16.04 , fresh install clean , logged in the first and only thing i did is selecting the proprietary driver 361 for nvidia , rebooted the machine . anfter rebooting i ...
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ubuntu 16.04: When I change the video card driver from `nouveau` to `nvidia`, the top menu bar can't be displsyed?

When I change my video card server to the Nvidia dirver, then when I log out, when I log in again, it turned back. Later, I changed the driver to Nouveau. When I reboot, the screen is a blank screen, ...
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How to recover from a Nvidia fail on Ubuntu 16.04?

If you have an older Nividia video card, as I do, chances are near certain your PC will crash after installing any Nvidia driver into Ubuntu 16.04. In my case, I got to the login screen but no ...
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Graphics issues after installing Ubuntu 16.04 with NVIDIA graphics

I installed or upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04, but I'm having some problems with my graphics card. The display is blank The display flickers Items on the screen do not display correctly Certain programs ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 flickering and disappearing screen - tried everything!

Video https://youtu.be/W7hm5Iorw8s with the problem. Running Skylake/Nvidia gtx 950 on a clean install. I'm no expert at all and I haven't got a clue what to do. I've tried various things but nothing ...
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unable to use nvidia graphics in lxc container after upgrade to ubuntu 16.04

I have upgraded my system from 15.10 to 16.04 and the container from 14.04 to 16.04. I have used the default cuda/nvidia driver in both. cuda 7.5 and nvidia 361.42 When I start the container I get ...
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Infinite login loop after upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04

I got infinite login loop after upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04. I have a dell 8700 desktop with Nvidia GTX 960 video card. I have tried nvidia-361 or nvidia-364, both have the same problem. I have to ...
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Internal laptop display is disconnected (LVDS-0 disconnected)

I did a clean install of ubuntu gnome 16.04 on my lenovo w520 (without formatting the home partition; before I had ubuntu gnome 15.10). My laptop comes (sadly - since I have always had troubles with ...
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I lost my home folder on update to 16.04, is it possible to retrieve it?

I have only one user on my computer, me - paul. My update to 16.04 crashed at the very last second, when I tried to restart I was experiencing login loop. After some research, I found that there was ...
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ubuntu 14.04 freezes on dual monitor desktop setup powered by nVidia GT730 graphics card

first things first I am really new to ubuntu so forgive me if my what I am about to ask sounds a little bit stupid!I have desktop setup with nVidia 730 card and intel core i5 processor with dell ...
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NVIDIA proprietary driver does not load when using shimx64 since xenial

I have a strange behavior after upgrading my PC from wily to xenial (both Kubuntu flavor). Before and after the upgrade I have two "ubuntu" boot options in my BIOS. Here you can see the values behind ...
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Xorg Config File with two monitors: How do I get Xorg Config to run?

Specs: Ubuntu 15.10, 2 Gpus: nvidia 970 and 950; 800 watt power supply, dual monitor--one using dvi, one HDMI from the 950. Right now, I have an nvidia geforce 970 and 950. I am trying to specify ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 + Nvidia Driver = errors

problem: 1 If install driver 340 then i have black screen I use last driver 2 lspci -v | grep -A 14 NVIDIA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF114 [GeForce GTX 560 Ti] ...
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Screen Tearing After Kubuntu Upgrade 15.10 -> 16.04

Just upgraded today, already regretting it. I have terrible VSync/tearing problems. Before it worked flawlessly. I already tried all compositor settings, some of them seemed to temporarily remove ...
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sorry ubuntu has encountered an internal error /usr/bin/compiz with 16.04 on start

I have just installed 16.04 as dual boot with Windows 10. MSI z170a M3 MB Nvidia gtx980Ti. I get this error: Sorry Ubuntu has experienced an internal error. /usr/bin/compiz Have checked MD5 and ...
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How do I remove screen tearing in 16.04 with nvidia GTX 960 M?

My 16.04 installation suffers from quite bad screen tearing. If I drag a window, for example, sideways across the screen, it fragments so that the bottom of it is quite a bit behind the top, and when ...
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16.04 Nvidia proprietary driver problems

On 16.04 xubuntu fresh install, I have an Nvidia Gtx 980 and an apple 30" 2560x1600 display, after installing proprietary nvidia drivers, I get two problems, the first, I can't log in during the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 + Nvidia Driver = Blank screen

SOLUTION UPDATE 1: To make the grub change permanent: from terminal run: sudo gedit /etc/default/grub add nomodeset i.e. (GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="nomodeset quiet splash") save the file from ...