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Cannot use monitor plugged into dock with Thinkpad t440p on Ubuntu 15.04

This question also covers other graphics problems I've been experiencing. The Thinkpad t440p is certified for Ubuntu, but appears to have major problems after I upgraded it from 14.10 to 15.04 ...
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Ubuntu Flickering Screen

When I first boot up in Ubuntu, it works fine for a couple of minutes. But then, the screen starts flickering really bad. It happens the most when I type something. My laptop has the Nvidia 8200m ...
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Cpyrit Installation help

I keep having trouble installing cpyrit error is as follows Precision-M4600:~/Downloads/cpyrit-cuda-0.4.0$ python setup.py build The CUDA compiler and headers required to build kernel were not found. ...
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Mplayer + VDPAU still crazy HIGH CPU [closed]

I don't know what's wrong with it. Just using xu has much lower CPU usage then running VPDAU codec enabled in Smplayer. The video becomes really choppy and entire system begins to lag. Have to revert ...
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nvidia is failed to unload on hibernate

I am trying to hibernate Ubuntu 14.04 using sudo hibernate and sudo hibernate --force also but in both cases system is not hibernated. Terminal results during this process are below: sudo hibernate ...
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screen breaks up on 15.04

screen appears as multiline blur/interlacing screen breaks up , normally on going from terminal to browser result/ resolution is power reset !! Result of lscpi | grep -i vga Using VGA compatible ...
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nvidia-331: nvidia-settings contains no options except Profiles [closed]

On Linux Mint 17.1 with nvidia-331 drivers installed, running nvidia-settings gives this window: It seems that the left panel should have more settings (about resolution, antialiasing, etc.) which ...
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Can't install NVIDIA driver. GT-430 Ubuntu 14.04

Need help! I'm not able to install the driver of my GT-430. Ubuntu freezes just before it boots. I get desktop and Terminal an then no response. Any help? I've seen some post either to go crtl + alt ...
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Grub acting up, and monitor resolution not detected - Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome

I've been having a lot of trouble with this lately and wanted to check if anyone here had a solution. I installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 on my secondary drive, but now when I boot up I get into the GRUB ...
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Slow application switching - Ubuntu 14.04 - XORG CPU spike

I am currently experiencing some infuriating lag/sluggishness with Ubuntu 14.04 when doing relatively trivial, undemanding work across a few basic applications (Chrome, Mudlet, Sublime Text 3, and the ...
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Installing CUDA 7.0 on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install the CUDA toolkit 7.0 (https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-toolkit) on Ubuntu 14.04 without luck. I have been following a guide ( ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 14.04.2 not detecting my monitors resolution [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 LTS on my gaming/design machine! (Specs: i7 4790k; Strix 970; MSI G45-z97;) and when I go into my display settings it says I'm using a built-in display and will ...
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Xubuntu error dialogue. It's driving me nuts. No info or anything in the dialogue box. Any ideas?

So I just installed a fresh copy of xubuntu and when I boot-up/log-in to my machine I get this generic error popup twice: . I checked the syslog file and couldn't locate anything. Is there another ...
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How to install NVIDIA Driver proprietary, tested on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

know anyone how can I install NVIDIA Driver proprietary, tested on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I've try different methods but no one of them don't work. First them all I've try to install official Nvidia ...
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Wacom Intuous 4 + Ubuntu 14.04 Switch monitor doesn't work

So, my tablet works perfectly, it recognises the pressure, tilt, all the buttons works and I can switch between relative and absolute mode. However I have two monitors, and pressing the button of ...
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triple monitors and xinerama = black screen when game starts?

after a fresh clean install of ubuntu (my old install got borked somehow) i cannot for the life of me get my games from steam to play when Xinerama is enabled, it worked with my last ubuntu install ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Screen Freezes Randomly with NVidia

I recently install Nvidia 352.21 driver. All works fine except one thing and I don't know why. Sometime my Ubuntu Screen Freezes and to fix it I need to switch from graphics mode(CTRL+ALT+F7) in ...
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Warthunder crashing on startup with short terminal dialog

this is a question concerning warthunder, a game that is available in linux. I downloaded it from steam, and when i start it it opens up a terminal for a tenth second before automatically closing it, ...
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My new Nvidia card has screen tearing in games

The desktop display is fine, watching videos is okay, but when I load up games I get constant screen tearing. I'm running 14.04 64-bit on an Intel i5-2500k 3.30GHz, 16GB RAM, 2TB Barracuda 7200 RPM, ...
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Desktop loads, but no dash. Ubuntu 15.04

This all originated when I installed Nvidia drivers from terminal using the xorg edgers PPA. I have since uninstalled them, but that did not help much. I can't even open terminal unless it is with ...
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Full-screen game issues (Ubuntu 14.04-Warzone 2100): freezing, permanent resolution change, crash

Could not launch the game (possible full screen issue) but can navigate main menus. When launching, computer freezes and will not go back to normal. Forced to ALT+SysReq+REISUB many times. Updated ...
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KDE Compositor “disconnecting”

When using KDE, I have the following occur after the desktop has been used heavily for several days: The compositor stops working properly for one or more applications. An example of this would be ...
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Which driver is best suited for the tank and what do i do in case of another breakdown

I'm using a ASUS X550LN Intel® Core™ i5-4210U CPU @ 1.70GHz × 4 Ubuntu 14.04.2 x64 4GB I had a problem identifying my Nvidia card , so I added the xorg edgers repository and updated as usual. ...
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Slight stutter navigating Ubuntu

Ubuntu newbie here, I am on Dell Xps 15z, and have installed bumblebee and all that jazz to get my graphics to work. I also installed TLP and CPUFreq. The problem I have is that when I'm navigating ...
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Video playback very slow Ubuntu 15.04

I've had numerous problems with the installation of Ubuntu 15.04, and one of them involved the Nvidia Geforce graphics card I have on my old Sony Vaio. I reset it to the default drivers which come ...
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Blank screen and cursor following error message 'ACPI PCC probe failed starting version 219

Hi there Ubuntu community. Allow me to set the scene. I've had Ubuntu on an old laptop in the past and I love it. I decided to swap computers with my girlfriend and I installed Ubuntu 15.04 on her old ...
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Black Borders - Different suspend commands?

I have the popular "Black window borders" problem after coming back from standby when closing the lid. I use a NVIDIA graphics card and Ubuntu 15.04. The surprising thing is that when going to ...
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How to remove graphics driver

recently i turned over to Linux from Windows . There was a problem because Linux wouldn't show my Nvdia GPU with the lscpi command i would only get my VGA as intel chipset . After that and a little ...
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How to use Nouveau for graphics and NVIDIA GPU for only CUDA programs on Optimus notebook?

I am using a notebook with a Intel i7 (with its own GPU) and a NVIDIA GPU. On Windows, the notebook uses Optimus to switch between the GPUs intelligently. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I installed CUDA ...
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Choose Different Screen Layouts with Latest NVIDIA Driver Dual 4K Setup

I just bought a ASUS PB287Q monitor and hooked it up (via HDMI) to my ASUS N550JK-DS521H. Everything works...but the performance of rendering on the external (right) monitor is terrible. So bad I can ...
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Ubuntu not displaying with HDMI output and Nvidia GTX970

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 15.04 in my new computer. I'm using the HDMI output of a Nvidia GTX970 to display it but, after the GRUB menu, nothing else is displayed, so I can't even install the OS or ...
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NVIDIA card and Bumblebee refuse to run

Whenever I try to use optirun to run a program using my NVIDIA card, I get this error message: libGL: screen 0 does not appear to be DRI2 capable libGL: OpenDriver: trying ...
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Several problems: Can't get multi monitor setup to work (or nvidia drivers/cuda toolkit), tty console not working aswell

I'm reinstalling Ubuntu 14.04 for the fifth time today, I already tried several solutions on a completely fresh installation (my default keyboard/mouse don't work during installation, have to use a ...
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Blender 2.75a has massive lag

I'm running Blender 2.75a Game Engine on Ubuntu 14.04. My system specs are: 4GB RAM Intel Core 2 Duo Nvidia Geforce 210 Once I select the Texture mode the program begins to lag hugely, taking ...
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Ubuntu hangs…Mostly when doing something graphically intensive [closed]

My ubuntu hangs. Its not the unity, since i tried different desktop environments, but something else,. It hangs only during i watch a video or play war3 using wine. Also, it sometimes crashes back to ...
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Skype Breaks Pulse & Bumblebee, badly. Awesome. 15.04

Installing skype from the partner repositories. Try to start Skype. It fails. Search online. Find this person with the same error message: Error loading libGL.so.1 and ...
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The system is running in low-graphics mode?

First off, I've searched and tried every method I could find the last ~6 hours. Nvidia 750 TI graphics card. Running in VMWare. The system ran fine for a few days and out of nowhere I received a ...
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cinnamon just crashed and in fallback mode. Now what?

I was just tweaking installing cuda for theano. It just put my cinnamon in fallback mode. I can't use ctrl + alt + T for terminal. I just want to revert back to normal. Please help me!
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Installing nvidia driver [duplicate]

I just downloaded the nvidia geforce 920M driver from their official site for linux. I dont know how to install the driver.How to install the downloaded driver?
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Slow steam gameplay on xubuntu

Some time ago I had elementary-os luna installed and I played "battleblock theater" on steam there. Since my computer isn't specially good it didn't run awfully fast, but it was quite playable indeed. ...
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Cannot Edit xorg.conf (permissions)

I want to edit the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file but I can't save the file. It says "permission denied." I have tried: username@ubuntu:/etc/X11$ sudo gedit xorg.conf to no avail as i recieved: ...
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Sluggish Desktop Experience on Laptop with External 4K Monitor

I just bought a ASUS PB287Q monitor and hooked it up (via HDMI) to my ASUS N550JK-DS521H. Everything works...but the performance of rendering on the external monitor is terrible. The experience on the ...
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CUDA on laptop with 14.04

I have a question about CUDA on a Laptop with Ubuntu 14.04. I am trying to make CUDA work on my computer and after 7 formats and about 36 hours I am out of any ideas. My problem is, whenever I try to ...
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Screen resolution doesn't persist

I just installed an NVidia GeForce GTX 750 Ti card, and I'm using the proprietary drivers from NVidia's website, on a computer running 14.04. It works perfectly... until I log out and log back in. ...
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Kernel upgrade breaks NVIDIA. Am I stuck with the same kernel forever?

I switched to Ubuntu ~3 months ago and it is an incredible way to interact with a computer. I ran into a snag last night after a restart. I fixed the issue, but it left me with some questions. ...
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Nvidia crashes after updating ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit and Nvidia driver on my PC. After updating Ubuntu, Nvidia crashes and this is my new Ubuntu desktop: http://i.stack.imgur.com/m4Jyo.jpg When I enter to tty and run ...
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Weird pixel errors in the corners of my screen

In the all the far corners of my screen, I am seeing weird, glitchy dots/errors, in squares of about 2x2 pixels. I am on the most recent version of elementary OS with an nvidia GeForce 9300m and the ...
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Cannot access secondary GPU

After turning on computer and login I cant use optirun. $ optirun glxheads [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver [ERROR]Aborting because fallback start is disabled. ...
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No HDMI output Nvidia 331 driver

I've had a long running battle trying to get dual external monitor outputs from my 14.04 system. One monitor is VGA, the other is HDMI. Specifically, I get no HDMI video signal, but Ubuntu knows I ...
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How do I get Ubuntu / Nvidia GeForce 8400GS to correctly recognize two identical monitors?

Thank you all for the help so far, I think I'm stuck trying to edit or create a proper xorg.conf file that will give me a consistent display on start up. I have two identical monitors - Samsung ...