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

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Xubuntu [fresh install] pushes my GPU to 129 Deg Celsius, 264 Farenheit

I have an Intel Core2Duo Dell Precision 390, with some kind of Nvidia graphics card - nothing special. While doing nothing, the GPU heats up to 129 degrees C, or 264 Farenheit, over the course of ...
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Need help getting optirun to work

I have been searching for a few weeks now (must have spent 30+ hours) and cannot get bumblebee to run for the life of me. Here's what I do: run optirun firefox: and here's my syslog and Xorg log: ...
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How can I get xrandr to detect both nvidia cards: 2 x GTX480, triple-head? [closed]

I am running Linux Mint 16 (Petra) I am running the default driver nvidia-319 shipped with the distro I have 2x GTX480 cards I have three monitors Using the Nvidia driver, all monitors and GPUs are ...
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changed Graphic Driver on MacBook, cant boot now

So hello first, a few days I had the great idea to put ubuntu on my Macbook (Mid 2010, non-pro), because I needed a couple of programms for studying and the professor suggested using Ubuntu. I than ...
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how to install NVIDIA Gforce GT740M driver on ubuntu 13.10 [closed]

how do i install nvidia gforce gt 740 m driver on ubuntu 13.10,lenovo idealpad z410 laptop .Please help this question .
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xserver-xorg-video-ati do not support dual head with DVI connection

I am running (gnome) Ubuntu 13.10 and I have an AMD Radeon hd 7470 graphic card (dual head). I am using the xserver-xorg-video-ati as video driver. This driver is working fine if I connect my screens ...
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Nvidia driver isn't shown in system details \ graphics

I have installed nvidia 304 on my laptop lenovo ideapad z5 but it shows Intel® Haswell Mobile in graphics -(ubuntu 13.10) -nvidia driver : NVIDIA® GeForce® GT740M 2GB
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Compiz, weird artifacting on desktop cube

So I got MATE installed on Ubuntu GNOME I installed compiz compizconfig-settings-manager compiz-plugins and changed the window manager from marco to compiz. I enabled the desktop cube ...
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Intel HD4000 slow graphics performance on external display

I am using ubuntu 13.10. I have a Dell Latitude E6430 laptop. It has two graphic adapters, Intel HD 4000 and nvidia NVS 5200M with optimus technology. 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel ...
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Triple-screen setup w/ two mismatched GPU's

I am trying to run a triple-screen setup with two "mismatched" Nvidia GPU's, a GTX 470 and an 8400 GS, on Ubuntu 13.10. Two of the monitors are hooked up to my GTX 470 and the third is hooked up to ...
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How To Use Nvidia-Prime On Ubuntu?

I have optimus laptop so i have installed nvidia drivers with prime. I have googled but didn't found any help regarding using Nvidia-prime. So How do i use my optimus card ? I know i can switch to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Problem after manually installing NVidia Drivers, Unity issue

After manually installing Nvidia drivers (downloading nvidia .run driver) Laptop model - dell inspiron 14 3421 Video card - NVIDIA GeForce GT 625M I could still access the side bar(unity)/ Here's ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 boots to command line after upgrade

Today package manager suggested the usual updates and I installed everything. After it prompted for reboot, Ubuntu restarted in command line mode. Not sure what to do here. By browsing the forum it ...
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Problems with nvidia gt630m drivers

Hello i have used Ubuntu 12.04 for some time now but now i have encountered a really annoying problem that drives me crazy. I first got this problem when i updated my nvidia drivers, version 331 ...
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What Nvidia Driver do I use for a Geforce 880M GTS? [closed]

I have an iMac 9,1 The graphic card is: GeForce GT 130 based on what I found here. What Nvidia driver do I use in Ubuntu to support this card? I am using Ubuntu 12.04
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Problem with nvidia 331.49 drivers on ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

I have: ASUS P4V800D-X Intel Pentium 4 HT 2.80GHz 2.5GB RAM 40GB HDD nVidia 9500GT When I installed nVidia drivers downloaded from geforce website, I simply can't boot into desktop. I pass through ...
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Trying Ubuntu from live DVD: hangs and/or gives “unable to find a medium…” error

I have an older desktop (general specs below) that I want to "Try Ubuntu" (12.04.4, i386) on using the live DVD before I install. However, I'm having several issues. The first few times, after ...
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Driver Nvidia 96.43.23 for Quadro 4 wont stay installed [migrated]

No matter how many times I re-install my driver it will be uninstalled after restart. I select and install the correct driver using Device Driver Manager by Mint I restart as prompted It comes back ...
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Lenovo Y510p with Nvidia graphic crashes on resume from suspend?" [on hold]

Ubuntu goes to sleep and turns back on after unplugging charger. And then crashes and displays the following screen. This is a fresh install. I have a lenovo y510p, with an Nvidia Geforce 550M ...
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Bumblebee and Nvidia black area instead of image Lenovo Y410P Ubuntu 14.04

I installed bumblebee with nvidia-331.38. I expected optirun glmark2 to run glmark2 but it gave me a window with nothing in it. (Completely black) Ubuntu 14.04 Lenovo Y410P Kernel.log (Part that ...
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Problems with Nvidia graphics driver (6600GT)

I just recently installed Ubuntu 12.04, and I am new to Linux. After my first attempt, the system crashed and ubuntu would not start, not even in recovery mode with low graphics. The error message ...
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If not manually launching with bumblebee, are nvidia drivers irrelevant to display problems?

I have a Dell XPS 17 L702X with an Nvidia optimus card. I have installed bumblebee. Is the following correct? If I don't manually launch a program with optirun or primusrun, then bumblebee is not ...
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Moving window is slow and tearing after installing Nvidia driver

When I installed Ubuntu 13.10, the Nouveau driver was on it. Everything was fine, windows moved very smoothly with my 144 Hz monitor. Now I installed the latest driver from xorg-edgers and after ...
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Ubuntu is using Intel Compatible controller instead of NVidia

I'm trying to run Minecraft on my Ubuntu 12.04 but I'm having the following error: [08:04:00 INFO]: Client> org.lwjgl.LWJGLException: Could not init GLX [08:04:00 INFO]: Client> at ...
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Ubuntu Gnome / Nvidia - Triple Monitor possible?

Ubuntu Gnome / i5 3570k Desktop / Nvidia GTX 260 & GTX 210. 260 drives two 21.5" monitors at 1920x1080, 210 drives an old 17" monitor at 1024x768. Using default graphics it works fine without ...
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I can't run steam and I think my nvidia driver is the problem

I have read many, many posts and guides about how to do this, and I am just getting frustrated. I've reinstalled the xubuntu 12.04 half a dozen times. What I would like to do is play games with steam. ...
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Trouble with Video Card Drivers on New Laptop

I've just purchased a new laptop and started by installing Xubuntu onto it. I can't seem to get any controls to work for my video card. Being fairly new to Linux, I'm not sure what steps to take to ...
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Cant change size of wallpaper (stock or from home/pictures) 13.10 using gnome3

Anyone got any idea why there are no options to adjust selected desktop wallpaper (ie Zoom / scale etc) in ubuntu 13.10 and gnome3 (works fine in unity but i really dont like using it). Same issue for ...
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How do I disable a Nvida GPU (not on a Laptop, no Optimus)?

I have an MSI Z77A-GD55 mainboard with a Core i5-3570K CPU and integrated HD 4000 GPU. I also have a Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 GPU on PCIe. I mainly use Ubuntu, but occasionally boot into Windows for ...
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2D Graphics appear blurry with NVIDIA GTX 550 Ti

Since I installed Ubuntu 12.04, everything worked fine on my Computer except for the graphics. The Desktop and Dash Images are working correctly, but everytime I start a game, all 2D Graphics that are ...
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System running very lagish and slow-responding

The system is very slow to respond, and wherever I click, the window appears slowly (almost as if its transparency is reduced). The specification is: -OS: Ubuntu 13.1 32-bit -Memory: 1GB -Processor: ...
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Installing NVIDIA 720M driver in Ubuntu 12.04 with VERIFICATION

** QUESTION ** My laptop model is ASUS F550CC with NVIDIA 720M (not optimus) graphics card. I'm confused with what method should I really use to install NVIDIA 720M in my Ubuntu. Should it be via ...
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ubuntu 12.04 dual monitor on nvidia quadro 2000M problems

I've been struggling with this for a while and was hoping to get some answer I have a thinkpad w520 laptop and ubuntu 12.04 which I fail to get working with dual monitors. $ lspci | grep VGA ...
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OpenGL (2.1 or greater) on Oracle VirtualBox?

I need to run the Corona SDK, but I'm running Ubuntu (13.10), so I installed the W8 as guest on the VirtualBox. I am struggling to make it work, because the Corona SDK states the following when I run ...
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External display is being overlapped by laptop display. Blue edges

I seem to be having difficulty setting Ubuntu up to run on an external monitor for use as a HTPC/XBMC box. No matter what settings I apply I am unable to have the laptop display remain in a position ...
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Optirun problem

I cannot run 'glxspheres'. Here is the result for optirun glxspheres: [ 54.811157] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] (EE) Problem parsing the config file [ 54.811195] ...
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NVIDIA DRIVER for LG A530-U.BE54P1(5466)

I am trying to install NVIDIA's proprietary driver in my laptop: LG A530-U.BE54P1(5466) I installed it and when i try to log in, it shows the screen in low resolution. After log in, it shows a black ...
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bumblebee and lenovo: OS crash after (unsuccesful) installation

I have been struggling for some days now, and unfortunately not solved the problem: I am trying to install Bumblebee on Ubuntu (both 12.04 and 13.10) with a Lenovo T440p with hybrid graphic cards ...
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Nvidia DVI/VGA problem

I have a Nvidia GT 630 with two LG Flatron E2242 screens connected. One of them is connected with a DVI/VGA connector because the card has 1 DVI and 1 VGA output. The driver (got the latest one) ...
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BeatHazard Humble Bundle Not Installing? [duplicate]

Ive tried to install beat hazard from a humble bundle pack from awhile ago on my Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm getting cannot install nvidia-experimental:i386 I tried doing this as it kept asking for more ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 empty desktop after any update

I use gnome 3 with NVIDIA Driver. every time i make an update after reboot my desktop is empty. I solve the problem reinstall nvidia driver. So is very frustrating that every time need to reinstall ...
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How to change min desktop resolution

I'm trying to use my MSI GT70 with my old tablet Wacom PL-550. My problem is that each attempt to install Nvidia driver on the laptop resulted in a unbooteable system, and that in current ...
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Start desktop manager when display turns on

I have a computer that serves as some kind of HTPC. It's running XUbuntu (12.04, will upgrade in spare time) with XBMC. Everything works great, except one thing. The computer is connected to a ...
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Nvidia driver problems [duplicate]

After install Nvidia driver my PC is not working. I have installed it from ubuntu software center. After entered my login password, only black screen is appearing. Please help to recover my system. ...
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Failed to get size of gamma for output default when trying to add new screen resolution

I'm trying to adjust resolution on my new MSI GT70 2OC. In settings, only one resolution is available: 1920x1080. This is fine, except that I need to decrease the resolution and make it more ...
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How well does the GTX 780 perform on Ubuntu?

I looked at the related questions and found a few pertaining to the drivers for the 780 not working correctly, but I assume those are isolated cases. Anyhow, I'm a gamer, and I have my computer that ...
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How to adjust brightness vaio nr21s ubuntu 13.10?

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Vaio nr21s but cannot adjust brightness levels. The fn keys work, but they don't change a thing, brightness remains at max level. Thought I should choose a repository ...
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Weird invisible boundaries on secondary monitor

I'm using ubuntu 13.10 with Gnome 3.8.4 I have strange invisible boundaries or borders that I cannot drag windows across on my secondary monitor with my dual monitor set up. Also, program menus ...
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low-graphics mode after update to 13.10 and reinstaltion of nvidia drivers

I recently updated to 13.10, it broke all my opencv installation (impossible to compile or run previous programs that were ok on 13.04). I've found out that cuda wasn't installed anymore, nor were the ...
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How to play Diablo III on Ubuntu?

Is it possible to play Diablo 3 on Ubuntu? What should I install to play D3 with good graphics? How can I get an Nvidia video card to work well with Diablo III?