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

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On 16.04, How config Integrated Graphics, not Nvidia GPU?

I am running ubuntu 16.04 on a desktop which has an nvidia gpu chip. dan@redt:~ $ dan@redt:~ $ cat /etc/os-release NAME="Ubuntu" VERSION="16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)" ID=ubuntu ID_LIKE=debian ...
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Lost Nvidia drivers on 14.04

I have been trying to install Theano on my Ubuntu partition on a Dell Vostro laptop. It requires Cuda for using the gpu. But I seem to have lost the Nvidia drivers somehow. lspci -vnn | grep -i VGA ...
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Ubuntu (GNOME) 14.04 just updated, and now cannot login to X server

I have just updated my Ubuntu gnome 14.04 and restarted the computer, Now the system does not load the X and gnome. It is stuck in a black screen, and I can see some text flashes from time to time. ...
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Why is the motherboard temperature is high when idle , but is normal under Windows?

I have a Lenovo y50-70 with the following specs: CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-4720HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz × 8 Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M and Intel HD Graphics 4600 I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 ...
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Screensaver/black screen doesn't start on its own

Running 16.04, 5 minute inactivity timeout, sometimes the screensaver (or blank screen, to be accurate) won't start until I hit Super+L and lock the session. Suggestions? Running Nvidia 367 drivers, ...
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bizarre screen displayed upon login

System Information: Model: Acer Veriton VN282G-UD5253W Processor: Intel Atom D525 1.80GHz Chipset: Intel NM10 Memory: 4GB DDR3 Hard Drive: 500GB Graphics: NVIDIA ION GPU - GT218 OS: Ubuntu Desktop ...
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vlc wont play multiple instances

I read these instructions: https://wiki.videolan.org/How_to_play_multiple_instances_of_VLC/ and my settings are already that which are recommended. But when I go to open multiple windows, in vlc, ...
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lightdm freezes frequently when working with windows

Ubuntu 14.04LTS keeps hanging if I close or minimize windows. When this happens pressing "Alt", Ctrl+Alt+Backspace or Ctrl+Alt+F1 and then Ctrl+Alt+F7 usually solves the problem: window which does not ...
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Error when booting and graphics card issues after installing cuda toolkit 7.5 for Ubuntu 16.04

I wanted to enable a GPU for use with TensorFlow. To do this, I needed to install the Cuda Toolkit 7.5 and cuDNN v4. The installation seemed to work fine and I can use a GPU with TensorFlow, but after ...
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I still can not install Nvidia driver on Ubuntu 16.04

I input the command "sudo service lightdm stop", I still can not install the Nvidia driver NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-367.27.run. The error information is that I need stop X server. How can I install the ...
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Broken screen (V-sync)

Then... a part of my screen is unsynchronized with the rest, for example when i'm in a text editor and the 'edge' of the unsynchronized part is at the same line as the cursor it will appear the bottom ...
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(Problem) Unity load failed [on hold]

After instalation NVidia graphic driver (in additional drivers window) and Blueman, Unity can`t be loaded. Context menu and windows works, but elements of GTK and Metacity doesn't. What's wrong? ...
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Does the usb 3.0 to vga (or dvi or hdmi or even displayport) function work with the new 4.4 kernel?

I've bought a laptop with a nvidia optimus graphics card and I don't want to activate the nvidia profile every time I want to use an external display. So I thought that a usb to vga adapter could be ...
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Ubuntu 16.04, NVIDIA, Logout not working

In Ubuntu 16.04 after installing NVIDIA drivers I can't Logout (black screen with clean sda and flicker on the screen. What should I do?
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Successfully installing Steam on Ubuntu 16.04 64Bit

This question has been discussed so many times already but I've tried all those answers I still can't seem to get Steam running on Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit. My system: i7 6700k, NVIDIA GTX 1070, Asus z170 ...
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Switching window focus produces a small lag spike

Whenever I switch my window focus (i.e. Nautilus to System Monitor) it takes much longer than it should. I click, and then it switches after ~1 sec. Using System Monitor I noticed a larger than normal ...
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Correct Monitors Not Detected on 16.04 Nvidia or Nouveau

Upon installation of 16.04, a Dell 2408WFP was not detected by the default Nouveau driver. I then installed the actual Nvidia driver hoping for a different result, but that yielded the same result. ...
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How can I fix 'Unable to load: nvidia-installer ncurses v6 user interface'?

I would like to install the latest nvidia driver (367.27) for my GeForce 940MX. Why I want to switch Currently, I have 361.42 installed from the official repositories. However, this one has problems ...
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Boot problems after graphic driver change

My system: Notebook with Intel+Nvidia graphic card Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 x64 System is encrypted with LVM/LUXS My problem: If i want to change from the opensource driver to the nvidia proprietary ...
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Chrome lags and runs up CPU usage

I have a Dell 7559 core i7 (67 machine and after spending some time I got Ubuntu 16.04 up and running. However for some reason beyond me chrome and firefox is laggy and choppy. Really frustrating!! I ...
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Team Fortress 2 - Low Frame Rate

I have observed a strange problem with Team Fortress 2 on Ubuntu 16.04. Note This does not seem to affect the single player mode, only multiplayer. I can play on the single player training mode for ...
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Installing GTX 970 Ubuntu 16.04

I have been following the answers of many questions on here and I have finally managed to install the correct drivers and my GTX 970 works with Ubuntu 16.04. The only problem is that it's locked at a ...
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How to get my Nvidia Geforce GTX960 Graphic Card to work in Ubuntu 16.04

My DETAILS shown about my computer in SYSTEM SETTINGS: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Device name bob-kaares-system memory: 62,9 Gib Processor: Intel Core i7-3930K CPU @ 3.20GHz x 12 Graphics: Gallium 0,4 on ...
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Very slow boot on 16.04 version/ nvidia card instead of intel

I installed the 16.04 version and it's very slow compared to the boot of my previous OS (win10). Ubuntu takes about 1min40sec to boot up while win10 was +- 30s laptop specs: 6GB ram Intel® Core™ i5-...
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How to force Linux to use a specific video card from two available gpu?

system and hardware: MB: MSI Z170A PC MATE; Intel i7-6700 3.4GHz; Nvidia GTX 750 Ti; Nvidia GTX 960; 2 PCIe 3.0 x16 (1st slot) and x4 (2nd slot); Noveau driver Goal: make the 2nd PCIe slot with its ...
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Turn on proprietary Nvidia graphics driver on Ubuntu 16.04 in recovery mode

I had a working system running Ubuntu 16.04 with the proprietary Nvidia graphics drivers. I decided to switch to nouveau (foolish, I know) and now the system won't boot. It forces me into recovery ...
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Where can i download Video(Graphics) and Audio driver for my Laptop with NVDIA Graphics Processor

I need the Video driver or the Graphics Driver for my Hp pavilion laptop with NVIDIA processor. And i need the Audio driver for the same laptop configuration. Where can i find those drivers ?
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Installing NVIDIA GEFORCE 920 M on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS | Acer Aspire E Series

I Bought Acer Aspire E15 E5-573G-39G8 (NX.MVMSI.045) Notebook last month back which has the below graphic cards 2GB DDR3 NVIDIA 920M Intel Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics ( fallback i guess ) ...
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How to know the utilization of intel GPU in ubuntu?

In case of nvidia GPU, if we use the command nvidia-smi --loop-ms=1000, it will show Here in processes ./ImageMagick has been added, which is my program. Thus my program runs in GPU. In similar way,...
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(Dual Screens) Mouse moves main display to side and shows second display on both main and second display

This is the most hardest thing to explain but here is a video of my problem: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0TIGQnxlWUpamlGaG5KLXRkVkE/view This has been bugging my ever since I when from Windows ...
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Nvidia Geforce 820M driver [duplicate]

I have ubuntu 16.04, want to play games, But nvidia driver is not installed, Should I install the driver for better performance or Intel Graphics will cope up with it? In additional drivers nvidia ...
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Laggy windows, while steam open

While steam is open, dragging a window is laggy. But it's just laggy at the same monitor where steam is open (i have 2 monitors).. why? I have the problem with ubuntu, and with linux mint 18 cinnamon. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 not working on my new PC, Intel i5-6600 Skylake with Nvidia GTX 970

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 before on my laptop and I'm trying to dual boot my new PC with Windows and Ubuntu. I had read that Skylake processors only work with Ubuntu 16.04 so I've tried to install ...
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Can my laptop support Ubuntu?

can this laptop run ubuntu? https://www.pcspecialist.co.uk/notebooks/cosmosXT-15/ these are the specs I choose but I don't knwo if drivers are compatible: Intel® Core™ i7 Quad Core Processor 6700HQ ...
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16.04 no HDMI audio out option

I have read every other thread on this and I can't find a fix. I have an Asus Zenbook UX51V - built in Nvidia 650m graphics (where the HDMI comes from). I have selected the Nvidia drivers in the "...
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After upgrading from 12.10 to 16.04 can sign in but screen eventually freezes and breaks

I upgraded my ASUS AMD desktop from Ubuntu 12.10 to 16.04. Although I am able to sign in the cursor and screen will freeze while switching back/forth between applications, then after a few seconds the ...
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ubuntu freezes after sleep on laptop V Nitro 17 791G

sometimes, after a sleep, my Ubuntu 16.04 freezes. It was the same thing when I used the 14.04 and 14.10 version. when I use the sleep button fn + f4 it takes a few second to flash the screen and to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 lagging

I have a problem with lagging ubuntu and really high temperature of GPU (nvidia). Laptop specs: RAM: 8gb CPU Intel® Core™ i5-3210M CPU @ 2.50GHz × 4 GPU GeForce GT 635M/PCIe/SSE2 Ubuntu 16.04 x64 ...
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Adjusting PowerMizer performance levels without restarting X

I have a NVidia GeForce Ti 550 and am running Xubuntu 16.04, using the official drivers. nvidia-settings reveals that I have three different "performance levels" under the PowerMizer settings, but it ...
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After Nvidia Update Ubuntu Toolbars and desktop missing [duplicate]

I recently tried updating the nvidia drive versions, now i am unable to access terminal or any of the toolbars.I can login but clt alt T does not open terminal.I had run the following commands earlier ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 is not detecting my Nvidia 820M graphic card, how should I install the drivers

Ubuntu 16.04 is not detecting my Nvidia 820M graphic card, how should I install the drivers ? Will I face any problems if I install the drivers?
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Kubuntu 16.04 won't boot to desktop after fresh install

Kubuntu 16.04 won't boot to desktop after fresh install. Using proprietary NVIDIA driver. On boot up, I get 2 blank screens. To start, I get a console up (ctrl-alt-F1), log in as the user and ...
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No Sound from AlC888S

I have a "alc888S" in HP Touchsmart 600-1050 its showing up as a alc888. front speakers do not work at all no matter what I have tried is there anyway I can get joy from this? I have seen and tried ...
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xcalib -inver -alter does not work with the NVIDIA driver version 364

I have been using xcalib -invert -alter to reverse the colors in my screen. The command works fine with the nouveau driver using the onboard graphics driver. However, when I switch to NVIDIA binary ...
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Ubuntu-Studio 14.04.3 LTS “Trusty Tahr” on an Acer Aspire V5 laptop and won't display anything through HDMI

jah@jah-Aspire-V5-571G:~$ xrandr Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 1366 x 768, maximum 32767 x 32767 LVDS1 connected 1366x768+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 345mm x 194mm 1366x768 ...
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Switching from Intel (Battery Saver) to GTX 970M doesn't work

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Alienware 17R3, and managed to get the proprietary drivers from the Additional Drivers option. However, trying to switch to the 970M from the Intel GPU using the ...
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Nvidia low-graphics mode problem after upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04

After upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04, my Nvidia proprietary driver suddenly become not working. The "system is running in low-graphics mode" message appear every-time I boot my laptop with have Nvidia ...
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Unable to stub 1 of 2 nvidia cards

I am unable to have my video card claimed completely by stub: [ 9.897987] pci-stub: add 10DE:13C2 sub=FFFFFFFF:FFFFFFFF cls=00000000/00000000 [ 9.897998] pci-stub: add 10DE:0FBB sub=FFFFFFFF:...
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NVIDIA ,Sun Grid engine ,load too high

my cuda version:7.5 nvidia graphic driver version:364.19 the problem is :when running parallel computation, using grid qhost or the top we can see the load is very high (1K~2K),and the machine ...
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Backlight too low on Ubuntu 16.04 (Lenovo Laptop)

I can't get the brightness control to work properly on my Ubuntu 16.04 installation. My laptop screen appears really dark, but my second monitor works well. I've already tried a lot of alternatives (...