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Gnome 3.14 keeps minimizing windows

I've been using Ubuntu for a long time, but I decided yesterday to wipe my system to move everything to my RAID-0 array. I have a clean install of Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 with the binary Nvidia drivers and ...
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Broken packages while installing cuda-drivers in Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install cuda on Ubuntu 14.04, I posted a question , and tried to install cuda via aptitude. I eventually got an error message of broken packages (and now I have a red sign on the upper ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 nVidia 6200 proprietary drivers cause artefacts on unity/GUI

I had recently reformatted and installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 32-Bit desktop and my nVidia graphics card is playing up showing horrible artefacts on Unity. The open source driver that Ubuntu installs by ...
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Failed to add GPGKEY at http://cuda-repo/repos/GPGKEY to apt keys

I am trying to install JetPack-1.1.0 to my Ubuntu 14.04.2 x86_64 laptop. When the installation was at between %80 and %90 it warned me for installation of cuda-toolkit-6-5 cuda-cross-armhf-6-5 failed. ...
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Nvidia 331 and GF119M [GeForce GT 520MX]: Using Nvidia 331 Computer Unresponsive

I tried to use Nvidia 331, and I found that the computer running faster and the temperature is lower. It seems that it fits to my GF119M [GeForce GT 520MX]. However, there is a problem, after being ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 GTX 970 Woes

Okay so I'm trying to use an Asus Strix GTX-970 on my (14.10 Ubuntu) Linux box and I'm running into some boot issues. Here's what I did: after it's done, finish by booting normally at the prompt ...
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Just installed Ubuntu 14, very bad performance on games, need help

So today I installed Ubuntu 14 on my laptop and I tried running counter-strike global offensive, but I only got 30-ish fps, which spikes to 120 sometimes and a lot of stuttering. My laptop has 2 GPUs: ...
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 730m doesn't work properly with nvidia-prime

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a Dell notebook with hybrid video cards, one integrated Intel card and one dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GT 730m card. I've selected the proprietary driver in the ...
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Proprietary nvidia 310m driver - temperature issues?

Please help me. I have ubuntu 14.04. When I use nouveau driver gpu temperature don't up more then 70°C. But when I switch to nvidia-331-proprietary my temperature jump to 90°C or even higher when ...
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booting to 800x400 resolution

I tried to accepted answer from here because my nvidia settings were getting reset on reboot. I did as said according to answer and booted to 800x400 resolution, but my laptop's resolution is ...
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Fresh Install 14.02.02, Nvidia GTX960 driver update failing [duplicate]

I've scoured the internet for advice and tried many guides, but have had no success setting up my graphics drivers, please can you assist? My latest attempt has been to reinstall Ubuntu 14.04.02 and ...
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Set custom resolution when Display Data Channel is broken

I am running dual 23 inch monitors. The first one is a Samsung SA300 and the second one is a S23B00 which is a year or so newer. The native resolution of each one is 1920x1080 at 60Hz. I have had to ...
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“NTFS5: No wubildr” on reboot after installing Ubuntu [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 as dual-boot with Windows 7 using the live USB method. The computer has a NVIDIA GeForce 210 graphics card. After Ubuntu installed it prompts me to reboot, after ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 x32 Nvidia Screen Resoulution Problem

I am using Ubuntu 14.10 32bit System. After Installing Nvidia 340 Driver for Nvidia Geforce 6150se nforce 430 my system is working fine, but there is little problem my screen is not full, left and ...
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UBUNTU 14.04 LTS tearing and black screen

I had no problem with nvidia card and suddenly lost driver... I tried everything in the Internet with no luck. I removed, reinstalled, etc. The card is nvidia c67 geforce 7000m / nforce 610m] rev a2 ...
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How do I switch graphics driver without access to a shell?

I just tried to switch to the nouveau driver (from Nvidia proprietary) on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine, and now I can't access anything. When I start the computer I hear the drumroll when I reach the login ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Black screen nvidia driver 347. taints Kernel?

My pc, gtx 750 with nvidia 347 driver ubuntu gnome 14.04, boots only to black screen. When I look into the /var/log/syslog I get this error with the nvidia driver. nvidia: module license 'NVIDIA' ...
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I need nvidia-modprobe, but it causes Ubuntu to freeze on boot [closed]

I bought a laptop with GTX860M and trying to make OpenCL working in it. However, something goes wrong. I tried to use xorg-edgers on 14.04/14.10/ Ubuntu 15.04 to install nvidia-346 driver. However ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Audio pitched over HDMI

The audio output from the speakers of my laptop is fine, but when I attempt to play audio and video on an LG tv using an HDMI cable, I do get a picture and sound, but the sound and picture are both ...
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Installing nvidia GTX 860M drivers

I have been trying to install the drivers for my Lenovo y50 graphics card, GTX 860M but nothing seams to work! There are some guides on the net, but everyone of them make my screen go black on start ...
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nvidia on 12.04

I have been reading and following instructions to install the 173 driver for my GeForce FX Go5200. I have tried terminal commands, and synaptic package manager to install this driver. Synaptic says it ...
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Black screen Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 Nvidia gtx 750

I have the problem that lately my pc only boots to a black screen. My system(Ubuntu 14.04 gnome) uses a gtx 750. I installed the Nvidia driver 346.47 by sudo apt-get install nvidia-346 I then ...
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CS:GO mini stutters

My pc: i7-4770k @3.5 GHz 16GB of RAM NVIDIA GTX 780 Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 I get steady 290+ FPS on Windows when playing CS:GO I've recently moved to Ubuntu since I don't have to use Adobe for work ...
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Various Graphics Issues Nvidia on Ubuntu 14.04

Alright, I'm very aware of the issues in compatibility between the various Nvidia graphics drivers and Ubuntu. I have been trouble-shooting for days trying to properly square away all my issues ...
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Ubuntu UEFI installation no video / currupted video out

I wan't to install Ubuntu 14.04.2 on my new system via a bootable USB stick (UEFI). The system correctly recognizes the stick as UEFI and I get the UEFI grub menu where I can choose what to do. ...
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i'm trying to update my nvidia driver but i keep getting this error

$ sudo apt-get install nvidia-340 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer ...
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Animation/Image texture tearing

I have ASUS K53SV with nvidia GT540M card(with Optimus). Using Ubuntu 14.04. When I'm using javascript animations in either Firefox or Chrome there is texture tearing of an moving image. For example a ...
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Package dependency problem while installing CUDA on Ubuntu 14.04

I tried to follow the instructions on this link to install CUDA on Ubuntu 14.04, but on this step I got package dependency problem: ~/Downloads$ sudo apt-get install cudaReading package lists... Done ...
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How to change my display settings? [closed]

I have read a lot of other threads and questions related to this, but as I am still kinda new to Ubuntu in general, I'm still lost. My problem is that I use my desktop with a TV as a monitor, except ...
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nouveau “unknown chipset” On Installer

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.10, however when I boot, a nouveau "unknown chipset", "failed to create" error is all that is on the screen (just black with white text). The computer then freezes ...
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Insatlling CUDA : Failed to add GPGKEY at http://cuda-repo/repos/GPGKEY to apt keys

I have a brand new installed Ubuntu 14.04, my laptop has an NVIDIA GEFORCE 740M. I've been following this guide to install CUDA, and right after tyiping: sudo dpkg -i ...
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Ubuntu 14.10: Error while reading from descriptor - broken pipe

Every time when i start my laptop i'll get this error message Error while reading from descriptor - broken pipe I don't know what to do. I think my graphic card cause this problem, because the ...
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Enable CUDA GPU working under VM

I've connected a graphic adapter to my Linux server (OS: ubuntu 14.10). I'm using VirtualBox and need to enable access to the GPU under VM. The GPU is working on the server but not on the VM. Here is ...
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screen flickering

I have HP G60 notebook. Just installed ubuntu. Now screen flickers when mouse moves over browser and apps. Also can't find a way to access Grub. Booting doesn't offer me a choice. NVIDIA AM 64. Did ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 get two different NVIDIA cards working

My current PC has two Nvidia cards installed. One GTX 750 Ti and one 9600 GT. I want to use both of them at the same time each one outputting to one monitor. Unfortunately I can't get the ...
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Can I use Ubuntu 14.04 on HP Pavilion Slimline s3720f PC?

This PC is an HP Pavilion Slimline s3720f PC. It has Pentium Dual Core E5200 @ 2.50 GHz (according to Windows Vista), 4.00 GB RAM, and is 64-bit. The video is NVIDIA GeForce 7100 / nForce 630i ...
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How can I have my discrete graphics card always enabled?

I'm using Bumblebee and I have to run optirun (program name) in order to get my graphics card working. how can I make it work for everything from the start? I tried nvidia-prime but it wouldn't work ...
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Nvidia drivers still in driver manager after uninstall

I have a rather peculiar problem: I used the xedgers nvidia-340 drivers for a while before trying to purge them and upgrade to a newer version from the Nvidia web site. After doing this the manually ...
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DisplayLink USB monitor with Ubuntu 14.04 and nVidia GPU

I figured even before reading http://plugable.com/2014/03/06/displaylink-usb-2-0-graphics-adapters-on-linux-2014-edition that DisplayLink won't work with proprietary nVidia driver. I also see that the ...
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How do i download the latest driver? [duplicate]

I have tried downloading the one from the site since i'm not able to find the driver on additional drivers,i don't know how to install it however, i have a gtx 750ti and i recently switched over to ...
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Can't switch prime profile

prequel: I've already used the search function and found very similar questions but nothing worked out for me. I've installed the nvidia-331 driver and want now to switch profile in the ...
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On 14.10, nonstop problems trying to get intel i915 and Nvidia 860M to play together

I must have spent 3 total days on this, and I keep running in circles. Essentially I just want to do this: Use the intel i915 drivers as the main display drivers Have NVidia drivers installed Be ...
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On installation, my computer shows a white box on a black screen and the installation consequently fails. What can I do to fix it? [duplicate]

Good day, I have googled this problem and it doesn't seem to have come up before, if it's a duplicate that's been solved then please redirect me there. I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 as a ...
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Risk of apt-get upgrade on Ubuntu 12.04 with manually installed Cuda 6.5

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 along with a manually installed Cuda 6.5. I'm wondering if there is a risk doing apt-get upgrade? The question is: Does apt-get upgrade install some default Ubuntu Nvidia ...
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installing graphics drivers nVidia 310M on Lenovo V460

Installation of driver for nVidia 310M on Lenovo V460 just failed, I have tried this. I am kind of not very experienced linux user, so I don't actually understand what just happened. This was first ...
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Installing Wine, but Need to Remove Nvidia-opencl-304

I want to install a software that only support Windows platform. So, I think I need to install Wine first. But, in the beginning of installation I got a message to remove Nvidia-opencl-304 before to ...
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repeating error: nouveau 0000:00:12.0: DDC responded, but no EDID for DVI-D-1

I've been trying to get Lubuntu to install on a machine which seems like it should take Lubuntu with no problems. It already has Vista and boots fine into Windows. I have created a live-usb using ...
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Can't load nvidia driver in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu Gnome and installed nvidia 331 driver from Software and Updates.But after restart gdm starts and freezes and won't goes to log in screen.Although I have previously installed the ...
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HP ZBook15 with multiple monitors - Kubuntu 14.04

Hi I am using Hp ZBook 15 with Kubuntu 14.04 64bit and I want to use an external monitor and laptop's monitor. But it does not work. Only the external monitor works fine. If I set to use both monitors ...
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Install PlayonLinux

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit and enabled the nvidia drivers. Now I am trying to install PlayonLinux but I get the message: nvidia-libopencl1-331 has to be removed before installing ...