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

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How do I run Steam games without removing xorg-edgers?

I have just recently found out the problem to my previous question seen here in which I concluded that the problem was the xorg-edgers PPA. I don't want to remove it becuase: I require better ...
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Cant purge nvidia-331-updates

Just cant install/purge/update ANYTHING because apt-get tells me it MUST DELETE nvidia-331-updates before that. Purging/installing/deleting nvidia-331-updates fails with a message from dpkg. Removing ...
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booting 15.04 live cd no signal via hdmi with GTX 970

Hello I did not install Ubuntu.The system that I'm running is Windows 8.1. However, I'm using Ubuntu often as a Live DVD. Ubuntu 14 is booting and running perfectly. But when I boot Ubntu 15 my ...
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Software controller for any ATI/Nvidia GPU

I wanted to know which GPU to buy for my new PC in order to: 1) Work with Ubuntu. 2) Manage the contrast, brightness... etc. This is really important as I normally have my screens very dim (Via ...
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Google Chrome suddenly increased size (see picture)

I now find Google Chrome in this state (Probably after a system upgrade) : On the left the unity icons are at default size, it is chrome maybe 4-8 times bigger! $ google-chrome --version Google ...
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Window graphics becomes unresponsive, though still reacts to mouse events

I have a weird bug in Ubuntu that I think is somehow related to graphics drivers or something like this. The issue is not only related to browser windows. Currently I've seen the bug happen both on ...
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odd xorg hang when starting intellij

I have a REALLY odd hang that I just cant figure out. When I start intellij (using java7/java8) my terminal will accept input for a few minutes. Then it'll stop accepting any input. vmstat shows the ...
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Dual monitor problem (only 1 monitor displays)

so I have 2 working monitors, and after installing Linux ChaletOS x64 (based on Ubuntu 14.04) only one of them is displaying. Now at 1st neither would show anything pass the bios, so i changed them ...
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Ubuntu not booting properly with GTX 970

I'm having a problem with booting into Ubuntu 14.04 through my GTX 970 graphics card. I had installed it previously onto my system along with the NVIDIA driver and it was working fine for the most ...
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Nvidia GeForce GT 650m Blank Screen on Reboot with Asus UX51VZ on Ubuntu-Gnome 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm starting from a fresh install from the lxde alternate iso. I then purged lubuntu in favor of ubuntu-gnome (I'm following the guide here: http://ux51vz.blogspot.com and didn't know how to make ...
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Nvidia graphics drivers not installing properly

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I didn't find a solution to my problem anywhere (even though I read countless threads about Nvidia drivers) and I am starting to think that it may be hardware problem. I ...
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How to fix screen tearing of the Nvidia 675m gtx in ubuntu 14.04?

I tried to use the common methods: In nvidia X server settings and compiz-manager, but the Vblank option and the screen refresh rate is missing. If i switch back to my intel 4000hd card, everything ...
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How to get multiple displays working with docking station?

I shortly installed Ubuntu on my Notebook. Standalone everything works like a charm, but if I connect it with the docking station the displays will not work like they are meant to be. So after three ...
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Error when trying to run nvidia-settings and nvidia-prime

I've installed nvidia-prime and nvidia-346 drivers on my Asus K550J with intel integrated card and nvidia geforce gtx850m.. When I try to use nvidia-settings on the terminal it says: ...
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Optimus in 14.04 - should I just get reinstall with 15.04?

I've been trying for a while to get the nvidia driver (331) working on my new laptop. The problem seems to be that optimus support is really hard to get working properly. Added to that, when I try to ...
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Where can I find the right GPU driver for a MSI M670 notebook runnig Ubuntu 14.04.2?

I'm searching for the right GPU driver for a MSI M670 notebook runnig Ubuntu 14.04.2 and I can't find it. I set the Notebook up for a friend an it worked fine after I installed the close-sourced ...
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NVidia card runs quite hot on dual monitors

I have a Ubuntu 14 partition (with Windows 7) with a GTX 460SE running at ~60C idle with two monitors, one 23" and one 16". On Windows this occurred too, but this was resolved with NVidia's ...
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Shell script & “nvidia-smi” - needs right command/flag!

I've got a problem regarding a shell-script and the "nvidia-smi" command! I've made a script that as protection against CPU overheating on my Ubuntu Server 14.04.2. The scripts works nicely but I ...
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No desktop GUI after broken package repair

So this problem all started when I clicked on a YouTube link from steam. It opened in chromium and muted all my system audio. I restarted and when I opened the pulse GUI none of my microphones or ...
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Nvidia driver on Vmware guest?

So I just got myself a new computer with an nvidia GTX970M, which comes pre-loaded with windows 8. I installed vmware player 7, and got myself an ubuntu 15.04 image. I tried running a few test ...
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Notifyd brightness notification not showing properly

I have the exact same problem described here. I'm using an nvidia driver and it was all right (I had to use a similar procedure to have my brightness control working). My xorg configuration files are ...
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Update error in relation to Nivdia 331

The last few Software updates I've run have come up with an error in relation to the nvidia-331 package. After the update I've run the command optirun glxgears and it seems to run fine. Also tried it ...
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Random Source Games Stop Working After Kernel Update

I am a noob of Xubuntu (and Linux) for 2 months, and I have been relying on my brother who is a fluent user of Linux. I have downloaded and installed the latest kernel update, ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Second monitor detected but cannot enable it on one account only

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my new computer and connected a second monitor to it. When I log as the first user created on the computer it works fine, but with an other user, the monitor ...
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Audio not working in ubuntu 14.10

I have a unique problem. My os is ubuntu14.10 and in my sound settings "play through" is blank with not even dummy output.I have NVIDIA graphics card. On running this command sudo aplay -l, I got ...
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Some webpages the font looks like it was squished

For some reason the font looks like it was all squished to the sides. Here is an example of reddit (My resolution is 1920x1080) Using Nvidia Drivers 333.31 or something like that ...
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Failed to start Load Kernel Modules after Nvidia 352.21 installation failure

After booting up Ubuntu 15.04 I get the following message: [FAILED] Failed to start Load Kernel Modules. See "systemctl status systemd-modules-load.service" for details. At terminal I get the ...
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nvida331 module error [duplicate]

I have a Windows 7 home premium PC and I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a USB 3.0 1TB. After the install when I upgraded Ubuntu, this updated drivers and updated to the Nivida 331 driver and 311 causes a ...
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Nautilus - screen tearing after scrolling

When I scroll in Nautilus some entries don't refresh properly. It doesn't matter if I scroll with the scroll wheel on my mouse or with page-up, page-down, home or end keys. It doesn't happen if I ...
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Newest update to Ubuntu 14.04 causing loss of sound and shifting resolution

There were a few updates I installed for ubuntu, so I let my system restart to complete everything. I open up my system and the resolution for everything goes from blurry to clear and the sound is not ...
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Unity fails after upgrade 14.04 -> 15.05 and installing nvidia drivers

So, I was running Ubuntu 14 LTS more or less happily (nvidia drivers were working fine with unity and all). Then the upgrade manager asked if I wanted to upgrade to 14.10. I did the upgrade and ...
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How to disable cuda and nvidia when install opencv

I am using ubuntu 14.04 version 64 bit. I install nvidia driver and cuda before. Now. I want to install opencv from source file. I don't want to install cuda and nvidia again (as I know opencv have ...
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how can I get ubuntu 15.04 to boot up with my Nvidia geforce 960 GPU

So I've recently installed Ubuntu as a secondary operating system on my computer alongside windows 8.1, and I've discovered that it refuses to boot up with my Nvidia 960 GPU installed. I've repeatedly ...
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Nvidia Higher Resolution becomes bright and grainy

Does anyone know how to solve this issue? I'd like to use the higher resolutions, but when I do the display becomes annoyingly bright and grainy. I can confirm it happens on the Geforce 610 and higher ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04/14.10 on a UEFI laptop in UEFI mode?

My laptop: i7 with built-in Intel HD 4400, 8GB ram, Nvidia GeForce 840M, Broadcom WiFi, Windows 8.1 64 bit. I had tried to get Linux to work but ran into a lot of issues such as screen tearing and ...
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Nvidia settings not saved after reboot

Running ubuntu 15.04. My nvidia settings are not saved. I run dual screens and they keeps switching after a reboot. I ran the nvidia settings using sudo sudo nvidia-settings and made sure to save ...
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Second monitor is laggy in Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 x64 and a BenQ EW2440L as a second monitor. The problem that I encounter is the fact that the second screen is really laggy, rendering it barely usable. I have tried Compiz, as ...
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How do I find and install the right driver for a GeForce GT 440?

The system is still behaving exactly the same, and I have not received any further direction on how to fix it. Is there another piece of information I need to provide? Update: No response from the ...
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Nouveau driver randomly freezing Graphical interface (X Server)

I'm having random freezes on my Ubuntu GNOME 15.04. Suddently I'm not able to click or move anything on the interface. I can however go to another virtual text terminal (Ctrl + Alt + F1) and I can ...
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How to install nvidia driver without replace x.org.x server

I am installing nvidia version 340. My ubuntu version 14.04 with kernel is 3.19.0-20-generic. My nvidia is GeForce GT 650M. I install that nvidia version because I have schedule to install CUDA 6.5 ...
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Asus N751JK, Ubuntu 14,04, can't detect Nvidia geforce gtx 850m, can't install drivers

I'm trying to get ubuntu to detect my nvidia card, but nothing seems to work. I tried following a number of solutions, uninstalling nouveau, installing propriety drivers, downloading nvidia settings, ...
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Cannot install nvidia driver for ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) with kernel version is 3.16.0-40-generic. And my nvidia is 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: NVIDIA Corporation GK107M [GeForce GT 650M] [10de:0fd1] (rev a1) ...
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Can't use nvidia GPU optimization (libcublas.so)

I have a Nvidia 750Ti on a dedicated server I'm trying to install cuda in order to use GPU optimization in Theano. I did several cuda 7 installations (on ubuntu server x86_64 12.04, ubuntu server ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Nvidia 840M Crashes After Opening Video in VLC

Each time I opened any video using VLC Media Player, the system went into a total deadlock or crash. I had to hard-shut down the computer. Afterwards I unchecked the setting "Preferences > Video > ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, GT 750M install nvidia 346.72 for CUDA, cudnn, theano

I am somewhat new to Ubuntu, therefore I hope that my question is not too silly. Basically, I need to install NVIDIA_Linux_x86_64-346.72.run on my laptop (acer v5-573g-54208) to use CUDA, cudnn and ...
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Older Nvidia cards no longer get along with 14.04.02

I volunteer to administer a half dozen Ubuntu PCs for a small non-profit. They are all similar - older PCs with 1.5gb memory outfitted with 32-bit Ubuntu with Nvidia GeForce 6200 cards to help with ...
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nvidia-settings not working after reboot

It seems nvidia-settings are getting wiped away (or are never really saving anywhere) upon reboot. There are several other questions like this but none of the solutions have worked for me. I have ...
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Problems after installing to 15.04 (only background and pointer after login)

I installed 15.04 to dual boot on a Dell XPS 8700 with the NVidia graphics. That was a lot of trouble but I can now boot to both. But Ubuntu just gives the background and mouse after login. I've tried ...
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How to install drivers for Gefore 970M? [duplicate]

I've been researching this topic a lot recently, and I've become rather confused by all the sources that exist for how to do this because they all seem to say different things. I was hoping someone ...
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Which is version of cuda for nvidia 304.125

I am using ubuntu 14.04. I want to install CUDA. But I don't know which version is good for my laptop. I trace my drive that is $cat /proc/driver/nvidia/version NVRM version: NVIDIA UNIX x86_64 ...