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

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Upgraded Hardware-Enablement-Stack on 12.04. Nvidia isn't working, and won't install

There also seem to be some weird behaviours related to the network (taking a very long time to pull updates, but also load webpages, etc.) Note: I can't do a full update to 14.04 for work reasons. Is ...
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boot up problem (14.04 + GRUB + Swap + Nvidia) - with pictures

When I start my laptop, it takes as much as 7 tries to get past the place where the swap gets mounted; if anyone is looking over my shoulder then it becomes 15 tries! My laptop is a lenovo W520 with ...
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Solution for installing cuda by 'apt-get' on Ubuntu 14.04?

I want to install CUDA on my laptop which have the GPU GeForce 760M. Here is the official page for .deb files for 12.04 and 13.04. When I set up the .deb for 13.04, I find out that it has a chain of ...
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Checking Nvidia (610) GPU temp

I have had a terrible time with my new computer, constant crashes in really any flavor of ubuntu or mint. I am now on Mint 13, which is better, but just had 2 crashes in 12 hours, one while the ...
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NVidia-prime with 14.04 problems

Heeeelllppppp! System: I have a Dell 17xps with an NVidia Optimus 555M graphics card. Annoying History: It's all worked ok with Ubuntu 12.x and bumblebee. But I really want to use 14.04 and ...
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NOUVEAU on 2013 15" macbook 14.04 crashes on resume

I have a 2013 Macbook Pro 15" (Macbook 11,3). My laptop works perfectly fine except awaking from suspend. I can see the screen, the keyboard does not work after waking up and my laptop (at least my ...
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How to completely purge everything that is associated with nvidia?

I have followed endless amount of guides in order to make primus work with steam in ubuntu 14.04 and yet nothing works. I would like to completely purge everything that is associated with nvidia, ...
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My Graphics go technicolor when playing any game

I have an Nvidia GeForce GTX 550 Ti, when I am playing Garry's Mod, TF2, and all other games I own, while it is loading, the screen will freeze and the graphics become technicolor. I have identified ...
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Xorg server intermittently freezes

The bug in a nutshell: The system will randomly freeze up, anywhere from 2-5 seconds at a time, fairly frequently. So this issue started with the installation of a new GPU (Geforce 760) over the ...
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Dual-monitor setup; one monitor changes to low resolution

Dear AskUbuntu Community, I am using Ubuntu 13.10 at work with dual-monitor display. One has 1920x1080 resolution and the other 2560x1440 (main), the graphics card is Radeon 7570 1GB. The main high ...
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I have a problem with HDMI sound on both Ubuntu 14 and Windows 7, is this hardware?

I have a problem with HDMI sound on both Ubuntu 14 and Windows 7, is this hardware? The problem only occurs when running games (something sound intensive) I get ugly noise through the speakers. This ...
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A few beginner questions [duplicate]

Greetings to all here.. I'm a complete Linux virgin, so apologies if anything I'm asking is blatantly obvious.. (I have done a brief search for the issues I'm having) Please go easy on the ...
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Custom resolution doesn't add to display

I'm trying to add custom resolution to display, but it won't add. What I've tried so far : 1-firstly see my current resolutuins $ xrandr The output : Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 1024 x 768, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with gtx 670 slow window animations

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on an i5 2500k, 8GB ram and gtx 670. The problem is that all the window animations are very slow. For example when trying to resize a window is like it will take hours to ...
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Fail to run some CUDA 6 samples ubuntu 12.04

I've installed CUDA 6.0 on ubuntu 12.04 and I'm trying to run some of the examples but I can't make them successfully runs. I've tried to run: ./deviceQuery and below is the ouput: CUDA Device Query ...
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Recent update in ubuntu 14.04 resulted in my external monitor being unable to go above 1024x768 without being met with a black screen/no signal

This is all through HDMI. I cannot go above 1024x768 or I get a black screen / no signal. This means anywhere between 1152x864 and 1920x1080 (which is what I had been set at before the issue). ...
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Nvidia GPU Fan Speed Setting Not Staying Permanent

Running a Nvidia 660ti and Ubuntu 14.04 with Nvidia driver 331.38 from the stock additional drivers repo. This also effects my 12.04.4 box running the 319.76 proprietary driver from nvidia as well. ...
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Two monitors, two DP-connectors, Ubuntu sees those as one

I have a IBM ThinkPad in a dockingstation. Attached are two monitors (default resolution: 1920x1200) via two DisplayPort connectors. The laptop have Nvidia/Intel chipset, but I only using Intel. ...
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update-initramfs hangs on cuda drivers, how to remove / complete update?

I was trying to "apt-get install cuda" from nvidia's repository, and the process hung on update-initramfs. All apt/dpkg commands I've since tried, including "apt-get remove cuda", have attempted to ...
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NVidia Quadro K2000M temperature rises too high playing Oil Rush

Every time I play Oil Rush, after a few minutes the screen flickers black. If I don't exit quickly enough I will be left with a black screen but still able to hear the game (and unable to exit). I ...
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How can I get Ubuntu working on my G4 Powerbook 1ghz 17"

Completely new to Linux but very keen to get it working on my G4 Powerbook 1Ghz 17 Have tried install of MintPPC 11 which failed to boot xorg and gave error: [drm] failed to open device Fatal ...
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After reboot, my ubuntu 'freezes' at the purple ground, without any menu icon, just movable mouse [duplicate]

I just rebooted my computer with Ubuntu14.04 Than the login prompt shows, with a very-low resolution, which is not the same as before reboot. Then Logged in, but nothing happens, just leaving me ...
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Installed NVidia 610 now, no menu on left

I'd like to use MythTV so I purchased an NVidia 610 and installed in my Ubuntu Server tower. First boot, no issues, so I update Linux while installing NVidia drivers from "Additional Drivers". After ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 setting Primary Monitors

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 with the 331.38 drivers that I installed via the "Additional Drivers" My issue is that when ever I start up a game it starts up in the wrong monitor, to fix this I when my ...
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very long time start ubuntu after install nvidia

After installing nvidia after reboot it take to show the login almost 10 minutes, I found reading to review the log, but do not understand it to be, I see these lines there is something unusual as it ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 login returns me to login manager, how to diagnose?

This started with me adding a graphics card to my system. When I booted up, ubuntu complained that the graphics config had changed, and gave me a terminal session. I copied ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Unknown Display, nvidia graphics

I tried the @Golboth solution in this thread. Worked sometimes, it has an intermittent behavior, sometimes work, most of times doesn't work. Installed Nvidia drivers, Ubuntu detects the Graphics : ...
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Nvidia GT 610 mouse lags bad now

I am having problems with Graphics and don't know what to do. I am very new to all this so please bear with me. My comps video card bit the dust so i picked up a Nvidia GT 610. Everything seemed to ...
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NVIDIA GPU Ubuntu Support

Quick question. I'm building a workstation at present (based on: i7, 16GB, 120SSD, ASUS Mobo). My question is really to do with GPU support. I'm considering something from the Nvidia range (750) ...
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USB Mouse stops working after NVIDIA proprietary driver installation

After installation of NVIDIA drivers (331.38) through Driver Manager on Ubuntu 14.04, after a while usb mouse stops working without any success of reconnecting it (only reboot helps). When falling ...
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In my system details my graphics line is blank

I tried updating my drivers and I typed these following commands into a terminal sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-current However ...
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xrandr --addmode doesn't add to the wanted output (DVI-I-0), instead adding to HDMI-0

The monitor I use is a Samsung SyncMaster S24B300, and no matter what the heck I do, Ubuntu refuses to use 1920x1080 at 60hz for the output I want, despite my monitor (which is unrecognized by the ...
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How to get accurate colors and contrast in Ubuntu?

I just bought a couple of Dell U2414H monitors, but I don't think this has anything to do with the monitors. In windows the black levels are perfect, but in Ubuntu the black levels are way off. ...
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nVidia driver reset after each kernel update

I am using the official nVidia driver because my card (GeForce 750 Ti) isn't yet supported by the Ubuntu one. Every time the kernel updates, my system breaks. I've formatted my system two-three times ...
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Cannot get 12.04 or 14.04 to work?

So my video card is nvidia 6150se and before I can even type in my password, it freezes. I am using 12.04 in "demo mode" right now, but when I try to start the installed version, it goes to a blank ...
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nvidia driver problems with EDID

I have EDID problems with proprietary NVIDIA drivers in Ubuntu 14.04. I have a Lenovo Y470 with dual NVIDIA/Intel graphics card. The resolution of the screen is 1366x768. I have tried drivers the ...
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What could cause display not as sharp under Ubuntu as under WinXP? [closed]

I dual boot (14.04 & Win XP). Both are using nVidia GeForce 8400 card and latest nVidia drivers. Both work fine... except, when I play .avi or any other video formats, the picture doesn't seem as ...
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How to make the desktop fit my monitor in 14.04?

I have a dell xps 8700 and just installed 14.04. The desktop is too large for my monitor and I cannot see the apps on the left side of the screen unless I make them as large as I can and the top of ...
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Login screen freeze

I've installed Ubuntu 14 on my laptop using Lili. When I try to log in after a few second screen freezes (I know I should change my display driver), The problem is I can't download the NVIDIA display ...
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Cannot install drivers for GeForce 5600

I'm trying to get ubuntu on a machine w/ an old video card (nVidia GeForce 5600). I'm able to get to the desktop w/ a fresh install of 14.04 but its really laggy. I've tried the default nvidia ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - sensors with bumblebee

I installed ubuntu last week and since I have two graphic cards in my notebook (nvidia geforce 5400 and intel integrated) I installed bumblebee to switch between them. The only problem is that since I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 With Nvidia Proprietary Driver Problem

Okay hi guys, I've tried multiple solutions to other (similar) problems posted here but sadly they don't yield anything good :( My stuff: Acer Aspire V3-471G Intel Core i5-3210M Currently using ...
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Monitor resolutions with open source driver vs Nvidia driver, missing resolutions and refresh rates

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 with a Nvidia GT 640 (OEM Dell w/GDDR5) video card. When I use the open source driver the display detects as Dell 18" which is correct, as it is a Dell P96 Trinitron display. ...
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resize to full screen with xrandr without blur effect

I have an Asus A52JC notebook http://www.asus.com/Notebooks_Ultrabooks/A52JC/specifications/ with Nvidia GEforce 310M and I use it with a 22" external monitor philips with 1920x1080 native resolution. ...
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Stuck on loading screen after install displaylink driver

I am not sure if this is a bug or not, I just want a fix for this or revert what I had done. I have a fresh 12.04LTS ubuntu, and then I tried to install displaylink driver by running apt-get ...
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Screen freezes after suspension with wierd screen.

Whenever I suspend my computer using either the desktop GUI or the sudo pm-suspend command it suspends fine, but when I wake the computer from the suspension, it freezes to a weird screen, I have ...
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Could I try Ubuntu 14 before permanent install?

I got som problems with my Ubuntu 12 after an update. The display does not work any more, can not find nvidia-173. Since there is a 14 out now I wonder if I could create the image on a CD and boot ...
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Nvidia installing

Trying to install Nvidia .run drivers to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop version But X server is up and has a lock to prevent concurent installations. I think I should switch in mode 1 or so to shut off ...
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Ubuntu becomes unstable when connected to external monitor and eventually freezes

I've got this really anoying problem and haven't been able to find anyone that's ever had one like this. I use a Dell XPS 15 (L502x) with an NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M tunning Ubuntu 14.04. Before even ...
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Problems Installing Bumblebee

Ok, first I'd just like to say that I know very little about how Ubuntu works and I am a complete idiot. However I've been trying my hardest to get Bumblebee to work for about 6 hours now and I just ...