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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

0
votes
0answers
23 views

Get nvidia driver to work in gdm OR fix workspaces in lightdm

I have a lenovo with two GPUs, intel and nvidia. The problem is that if I set gdm, the driver doesn't work, and I can't switch to high performance mode. If I change gdm and select lightdm, that ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

Games are laggy and unplayable on Linux

Currently i have my computer on a dual boot with windows 8 and Ubuntu 14, I have been trying to use Ubuntu more as of late because I would like to cut windows out of my life. However the one thing ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

Ubuntu 15.04 will NOT run on HP DV2845se with dual core AMD Turion and nvidia 630M graphics

I have been an Ubuntu user for about 5 years and have had Ubuntu on the subject laptop the entire time. Yes I have had some trials and tribulations with the nvidia hardware but always managed to make ...
-1
votes
0answers
28 views

Crashes -Ubuntu 15

I recently installed two video cards, 2X(NVIDIA GT730 2GB). I have installed the driver from the main Nvidia website and the driver works well. But, when I try to drag a file, nautilus crashes and ...
1
vote
1answer
16 views

Motherboard Monitor no image

First time posting here. I am running 14.04, and have been using it with my monitor plugged into my nvidia graphics card (GeForce GT 610). I recently obtained a new monitor, and tried to plug it ...
0
votes
1answer
76 views

How to use NVidia Gpu simultaneously with intel HD

My laptop has an high-end NVidia Geforce GTX 860m graphics card and the intel integrated graphics (Intel HD 4600, pretty weak) So in my case, i have to work in ue4 (very heavy on the graphics card), ...
1
vote
1answer
51 views

Changing Nvidia Driver black screen

I searched everyone online for solution, but it is still not working. At first I changed the Nvidia driver to use the propriety driver from the additional tab, twice, and it shows black screen which ...
2
votes
1answer
43 views

Ubuntu 15.04 suspend halt

I have laptop Lenovo E540 with SSD + HDD Ubuntu 15.04 on SSD with UEFI, kernel 3.19.0-26-generic Nvidia GeForce 840M with driver 346.59 The problem When I suspend the laptop, i hear HDD heads ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Problem with displaymanager

Have installed Ubuntu 15.04 Unity with double-core 32 processor. Since I have tried to install a driver for my NVIDIA Geforce 630 with NVIDIA-current I have problems with the display-managers lightdm. ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Ubuntu freezing but cursor moving

I just got a dell inspiron 17R with 8gig ram and 1 terabyte hardisk. I install windows 8 alongside Ubuntu 15.04 and it started freezing frequently, mostly freeze just after logging in or at the log in ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

GPU fan speeds up extremely, if the laptop has been idle for a while

So, this seems a bit strange but if I leave the laptop and go for a snack or cup of tea, and I return 15-20 minutes laters, I will hear a exceptionally high voice from my laptop, as if all fans are ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

ubuntu14.04:unknown display and low resolution

I work on a supermicro server with 3 nVidia GPUs:GPU0 Quadro k600,GPU1 Tesla k40c,GPU3 Tesla c2050.GPU0(Quadro k600) is connected to a SAMSUNG monitor(1920x1080). BUT my machine is running on a ...
0
votes
1answer
153 views

Nvidia drivers cause Minecraft to crash

I play Minecraft on my computer, and whenever I press F3, it says "Gallium 0.4 on NV98" I looked up what this means, and found out that it is a default graphics driver. So, I looked around for how to ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

NVIDIA graphics drivers options

I have DELL inspirion laptop and i have both integrated and non-integrated nvidia 340 series graphics card. When I open additional drivers tab and i have 3 options : use NVIDIA binary driver - ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Blender slow rendering when using GPU mode

I'm on ubuntu 15.04 and my laptop's graphic cards are Intel and Nvidia GTX 760m. I've installed latest version of driver available for nvidia (nvidia-355) from the repository which ubuntu has released ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

How to force Xorg to use integrated video (ASPEED) instead of my Tesla K20?

I'm trying to get my brand new server up and running for gpgpu with 14.04LTS, but I'm having issues with the graphics drivers. If I install the CUDA Toolkit, it also installs regular nvidia drivers ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Running OpenCL code on 14.04 with an NVIDIA GPU

I would like to use OpenCL with my Ubuntu desktop, with an NVIDIA Quadro K600 GPU. It is running the latest version of ubuntu (14.04.3 LTS). I cannot successfully run an OpenCL Hello World example ...
0
votes
1answer
82 views

Integrated Graphics not recognized on Ubuntu 15.04

I've got an Asus G751JW which has an Nvidia GTX 970M and some integrated intel graphics card as far as I know. What I'd like to do is disable the Nvidia card and just use the integrated graphics. ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

how do i upgrade my gpu (drivers)

I want to get a new gpu, but I'm afraid if I just swap it out with the new one the drivers will not be compatible. Also do I even need to change the drivers manually, or can I just swap out the card ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

libva error: Cannot use VDPAU on nVidia 840M

I have a Primus laptop, and I cannot use VDPAU on Nvidia. I have installed Nvidia's proprietary driver from "Additional Drivers", but if I run "vainfo" in a terminal I get the error message: ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

Nvidia geforce 7100 Ubuntu 14.04 problems

I have a desktop I wanted to install Ubuntu on but the problem is my graphics card. I can install 14.04.1 by disabling acpi (if it's 14.04.2 won't work and 14.04.3 gets gpu lockup and freezes) and the ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

My screen gets brighter when I close applications and darker when I open them?

It almost looks like a flicker. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a computer with the latest proprietary nvidia drivers. Also it happens on all applications.
2
votes
2answers
56 views

config dual monitors with quite different resolution

I have two monitors at work. One is a Dell 27 inch with 4K resolution and the other one is a Dell 20 inch at 1680 x 1050. However, due to the resolution difference between these two monitors, the ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Display issue while using Nvidia Quadro 600

I am having issues while setting up a dual monitor setup using Nvidia Quadro 600. I am getting video only on the monitor connected to the nvidia card and no video appears on the d monitor connected to ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

How do I get started with OpenGL on Ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying to get myself setup to do some development in Ubuntu. I got my IDE codeblocks for c++, but regarding OpenGL side I am lost. I do not where to start from. I was expecting it to be ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Unable to connect two LG screens, GeForce GTX 750

I have trouble to connect two screens in my computer. I installed (with one screen) Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04 (just to try) and everything is ok. But then I try to connect the other screen and everything ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

The System Running In Low Graphics Mode’ Error. Guides will help

Hello Ask Ubuntu community. I've been trying to setup / load Ubuntu for a while now, but It won't let me set it up. I get the error "The system is running in low graphics mode" and I have a NVIDIA ...
-1
votes
0answers
30 views

when nvidia card awake from sleep it resets primary monitor

When video card (nvidia) gets back from sleep, I have to set primary monitors again nearly every time. Full Xorg.0.log
0
votes
1answer
47 views

Ubuntu 14.04 not lauching after login

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04. First, when I launched the CD, I wanted to try Ubuntu without installing it, but it didn't work. I don't know why it was stuck in the screen of the selection where you ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

bbswitch failing to turn of Nvidia GPU

I've noticed that my laptop has been running hotter than it should be as well as output similar to the following from dmesg around when bbswitch should be shutting down my Nvidia GPU [ 5775.721636] ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Nvidia drivers only work as guest? Windows 10 killed me too

I have two Optimus laptops, one with 820m and 14.04, one with 980m and 15.10. Under 15.10 glmark2 worked only until the first Ubuntu update, has been crashing ever since, same for the version I ...
0
votes
2answers
264 views

Unable to install Steam in 14.04.03 (dependency problem?) [updated]( This should also help with issues in 15.04)

Just got my new computer and installed 14.04.03. No errors during install. Nvidia video card with prop. drivers (geforce gts 970- version 346 and 352 of drivers tried) After installing ...
0
votes
1answer
101 views

How am I supposed to use nvidia-prime?

I have an acer laptop with these GPUs: - GPU0: Intel HD Graphics 4000 (M) (obviously integrated) - GPU1: NVIDIA GeForce GT 710M I uninstalled all nvidia-drivers because I was experiencing a lot of ...
1
vote
0answers
40 views

Jumpy/laggy scrolling with Nvidia drivers

I need your help on an extremely irritating issue. I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 and i'm having many different issues with my Nvidia card, mostly tearing and jumpy/laggy performance. These problems occur ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

I can't make Ubuntu work with nVidia Geforce 960GT drivers

after hours and hours of reading and trying possible solutions, I give up, I'm running through the internal graphics card of my computer but every time I try to install nvidia drivers and use the ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

How to install nvidia-cuda-toolkit package?

If I enter sudo apt-get install nvidia-cuda-toolkit it will remve almost all my packages (xorg server, abiword etc.). Downloading local repository from nvidia official site breaks a lot of ...
-1
votes
0answers
47 views

ubuntu 15.04 with nvidia-346.59 can't save screen resolution settings

please forgive me for my poor english . currently, i use ubuntu 15.04 with nvidia-346.59 driver, graphic card: geforce gtx 970m, max laptop screen resolution: 2880x1620. with nvidia-settings utility ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

Driver Installing Problem for NVIDIA Tesla K80 under Linux

I have tried to install the driver for K80 under Ubuntu for 1 week and I can't install successfully even though I have tried every method from NVIDIA forum/Google. When I use lspci, the following ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Weird display error / Black lines all over the screen when using nvidia driver

My system: Laptop: Asus K55 Grapics driver: Nvidia 340.76 (I also have nvidia prime, so I can switch to intel graphics) GPU: GeForce GT 635M CPU: Intel Core i5-3210M CPU @ 2.501GHz So, I ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Audio over Displayport on docked Thinkpad T530

I have Lenovo Thinkpad T530, with docking station. Then I have a monitor (Lenovo ThinkVision Pro2840m), and I have Displayport cable from docking station to the display. Monitor does have speakers, ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

ERROR : could not set the configuration for CRTC 64 any idea? 15.04

I have been trying to connect the Hdmi to my laptop so i watch movies on the LED but whenever i connect it, I only get audio but not the video and only the wallpaper appears on the LED,when i ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Issues with upgrade 12.04 to 14.04 (battery drain, freezes…)

I've been using ubuntu 12.04 for over a year without any issues with my laptop (MSI GT70.) It has an integrated intel graphics card and an nvidia GTX 870M. Therefore, I have been using the bumblebee ...
-1
votes
0answers
19 views

Is Kubuntu using my GPU?

I am having a constant problem with installing my GPU, I tried to figure out the reason why, with no luck. I have an ASUS laptop (X55V) with an Nvidia 610M 1GB GPU. I am using Kubuntu 13.3. I have ...
0
votes
3answers
50 views

HDMI monitor stuck in 800x600 resolution

I turned my computer on and the internet wasn’t working (Ethernet cable) so I restarted and it came back online. after the restart my HDMI screen (my main screen) I am using two screens went to ...
0
votes
1answer
80 views

Nvidia Driver and Heating Problem

this is my first question at here, so please be gentle if do something wrong. I have Ubuntu 14.04.03 LTS installed on my laptop. Also i have working dual boot to Windows 10 with UEFI activated. My ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

Ubuntu 14 on lenovo w540 with external 4k display

I am trying to launch Ubuntu 14 on a Lenovo W540(K2100M) with an external 4k display connected to a Display port. The laptop can work in such a configuration (I tried it with Windows 8). When I ...
-1
votes
0answers
54 views

Doesn't detect graphic card

Ubuntu 14.04 seems to neither detect my graphics card (nVidia GeForce 800) automatically nor use the corresponding nvidia-340 driver even after manually installing it, so I really don't know what to ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

Can't start any application - unable to open connection to X

I have a strange problem on one pc that seems to have developed over the last couple of days. I log in and my wireless connection will fail continuously. While this is happening, I can open ...
0
votes
1answer
34 views

World of Warcraft lagging using Wine

World of Warcraft is lagging My PC is does not have the latest hardware. But thing is when I was running Windows I could tweak it and set it to lowest performance and the game was running just fine. ...
2
votes
1answer
120 views

Ubuntu 15.04: GUI disappeared after trying to install nvidia drivers [closed]

My first problem was that playing videos made everything freeze - totem was using almost all my cpu power. To solve this I installed nvidia drivers with sudo apt-get install nvidia-### Where ...