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

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How can I switch graphics from Intel to nVIDIA in ubuntu 14.10?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 and it shows that I'm using VESA: Intel® Sandybridge/Ivybridge Graphics. I don't really like the performance and I'm searching for a solution to switch on the nVIDIA GeForce ...
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Reinstall Nvidia [closed]

Just did a fresh install of ubuntu mate 15.04 and had everything working perfectly. Wanted to try to update the nvidia driver because my secondary monitor was hiding some of the window so I updated ...
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Unfortunate resolution change. Xrandr refuses to switch

So unfortunately, just recently having installing Kubuntu 15.04, I wanted to get the resolution to fit my TV. The starting res of 1024x768 was too small for me. Having installed the NVIDIA drivers for ...
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How can I install nvidia driver 331.113 on Ubuntu Gnome 15.04?

Is there a way to install nvidia driver 331.113 because this is only driver who works fine on my graphic card (Nvidia Quadro NVS 5100)? I upgraded my system from 14.10 where I had 331.113 and now I ...
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Extend monitor on 12.04 doesn't work with laptop, whereas mirroring does?

I'm trying to extend the desktop from my laptop to an external monitor - Ubuntu detects the display, lets me activate it and extend my desktop to it, but then nothing shows up on the external display. ...
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Source games stopped working through bumblebee

Yesterday I've installed some updates to my Ubuntu 14.04. I have nvidia-331 and bumblebee installed on my computer. After update I wanted to play games such as Dota 2 or Left 4 Dead 2 but it didn't ...
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Steam won't work after MATE 14.04 updates.

Every time I download an update for 14.04, I am unable to start Steam. I get an error to the effect of "OpenGL is not using direct rendering". Up until now, my way around it is to ignore the ...
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3 monitors (vga, dvi, hdmi) recognized, but no image on HDMI

So far, I have used VGA and DVI monitors on NVidia GeForce 650 card and all worked flawlessly. Today I purchased BenQ 2460 HDMI monitor, connected it, NVidia Xserver Conf tool recognized it but the ...
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3 Monitors, 2 graphics card (NVIDIA, Intel) on Ubuntu 15.04

I have three monitors connected to my computer. Two using my GTX 550 and the last is connected to my mainboard. On Windows, all three monitors work like expected, but I get problems when running ...
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How to fix the lag of screen?

I use nvidia card Geforce GTX 560. After I install CUDA, all the window on ubuntu 12.04 64bits become abnormal. The situation is when I click a page, it will not update the screen immediately. I ...
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Upgraded to 15.04; hangs on login screen?

I'm somewhat worried about what has happened upon upgrading to 15.04. Just based on the symptoms, I believe it is an issue with GRUB boot flags, or perhaps something with the graphics driver. I'm ...
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Freeze on 14.04 installation: graphic issues with Nouveau (Nvidia Geforce 6100)

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on an older PC. Installation always freezes at a certain point as well as live cd running (at first just small glitches then hangs completely). Reason for that are ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Resolution Limited to 1024x768 - Something wrong with EDID - Any way to set manually?

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 today for the first time. The resolution is set at 1024x768. When I go to System Settings - Hardware - Displays settings, that is the highest resolution listed in the ...
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Bumblebee broke my nvidia drivers

I tried to install Bumblebee, since my graphics card supports Optimus. However, apparently there was no integrated graphics card in my computer so it turned out to be a bad idea. The desktop scaling ...
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Why do I have two drivers for my display?

I have bought a new laptop recently it is the Asus K555LD and I have ubuntu 14.04 installed and up to date. One of the problem I faced is finding the driver for my nVidia GeForce 820M. After some time ...
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Major problem with Nvidia after a release upgrade, 12.04 to 14.04. Can't access terminal to fix it!

After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 I experience a complete freeze at the login. I can't use any input devices, so I can't use Ctrl+Alt+F2 to get to the command line. I can't ssh in for whatever ...
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boot screen black , apci pcc probe failed

I became a user of ubuntu after having so many problems with vista, and everythign has been ok for a bit. but now there has been some irritations. First, I updated from The ubuntu version with ...
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Resolution of 4320x900 with TripleHead2go Kubuntu 15.04

I used to have a resolution of 4320x900 but since I upgrade nvidia to 340.76 it gives me a max resolution of 3840x1024. I cannot find the xorg.conf file, any suggestion?
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Nvidia Graphics driver in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

My laptop has 1 GB Nvidia graphics card. When i used windows i needed to install graphics card. Now i am using ubuntu 14.04 with windows 8.1 as dual boot. Do i need install a graphics driver for ...
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hardware rendering issues with nvidia-304 in kubuntu 15.04

I'm experiencing a similar problem to this thread in my personal machine (pentium 4 3GHz, 2GB ram, GeForce 6200 using nvidia-304). After the update to Kubuntu 15.04, the desktop showed nothing but a ...
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bumblebee ubuntu 15.04

I'm trying to get bumblebee to work running Ubuntu 15.04. I've followed this guide to get to the point I am now, but I'm getting an error that I couldn't even google the way out of it. This is what I ...
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Screen Connected with HDMI glitches all the time

I have a Lenovo Z500 laptop with Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 8.1 installed. Time to time I'm using my LED tv to watch movies from my laptop but sadly whenever I wanted to do this on Ubuntu, HDMI connects ...
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What driver should I choose for my Nvidia GPU?

Here are my current options I want to know which one do you prefer is better at performance since i still don't understand how they work. Also i want to know how to update to the latest version of ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 freezes before log-in screen

Recently, I installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 14.04.2, and made a few installations. After making these installations, Ubuntu would not load. It would freeze at the splash screen, displaying the Ubuntu ...
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my nvidia graphics card keeps crashing after i installed it after upgrading to vivid vervet

i am a recent ubuntu user after having problems for so many years with windows vista. and all has been going ok so far. but recently,I upgraded to Vivid vervet 1504, and also updated my graphics ...
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Mapping xbacklight to brightness keys?

The default method of changing the brightness doesn't work with the NVIDIA drivers, and xbacklight changes it. However, using the default mapper for keyboard shortcuts won't work for setting the F1 ...
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Ubuntu freezes and crashes on startup and nothing works [closed]

I've been trying for days to fix this. I thought it might have been my graphics card, but nothing happens when I try to install it from the command console. All Ubuntu has done for me so far is freeze ...
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live usb nouveau drivers crash

I am trying to install ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop which i previously had done but there seems that there is some problem with the nouveau drivers. (i have a GTX770) I get errors of this kind: nouveau ...
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Unity System Daemon crash after upgrade to 15.04

I just updated to 15.04, and I had to fix my LightDM as it wouldn't start the GUI. I uninstalled my NVIDIA drivers and installed the dependencies for it, and I can boot into Unity now. However now ...
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ubuntu 12.04 LTS not detecting my 2nd display

Hi I just assembled my pc and got 2 graphic cards into it, I installed ubuntu 15.04 and both screens work , however the pc randomly freezes for a few seconds, so I installed 12.04 and doesnt freeze ...
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Installing Nvidia Drivers: open source vs proprietary

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04.2, and now I want to start using Nvidia's official drivers, rather than the Nouveau drivers that come as default with Ubuntu. So, on the Nvidia website, I ...
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Screen dimming doesn't work (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

I have an Asus laptop (G53SW), on which I installed Ubuntu 12.04 (because I had it laying around) which upgraded itself to 14.04LTS. For the most part it works well but the one annoying issue is that ...
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Wrong screen resolution in Ubuntu/Windows Dual Boot

I've found related problems that usually advise updating GRUB or the NVIDIA drivers online but nothing exactly like my use case, so I apologize if the solution is already addressed somewhere here. I ...
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No Brightness Control in Samsung Q430 Laptop EXCEPT with Bumblebee and Ubuntu MATE 15.04

Over the last few years, I've used various flavors of Ubuntu (as well as Mint and other forks) and up to Kubuntu 15.04, they don't ever seem to have functional brightness control on my Samsung Q430 ...
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UBuntu 14.04 LTS - switching between nvidia and nouveau drivers - blacklist

I found a similiar question. In my case a catalog /etc/modprobe.d/ doesn't contain blacklist-nvidia-nouveau.conf but there is nvidia-graphics-drivers.conf Can I use following command (when switching ...
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graphic issue with intel 4400 graphic card on ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on a Dell Latitude E5450 machine. The kernel version is: Linux 3.16.0-37-generic #49~14.04.1-Ubuntu. The issue: When I start the machine and boot normally, the screen is ...
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GTX660 ubuntu 15.05 second display correct resolution not displayed

Got a Nvidia GTX660. Tried all driver versions since 6 months without getting the solution to work in 1024x768 60. Now I choosed to use the 346.59-0ubuntu1 driver. It was working with the "nouveau ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Blank screen at login. Nvidia

Ubuntu 14.04 Blank screen at login. Nvidia Geforce 820M, has intel too. HP laptop Can hear the login sound. When I close the lid and open it again, it shows the login after coming back from standby. ...
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How can I have both TwinView for an UHD monitor, and a separate monitor?

E.g. 3 monitors, 2 screens, 1 display. Old situation I used to have an HD (1920x1200) monitor and a smaller (1280x1024) monitor connected to my nVidia GeForce GTX 660 Ti. In the NVIDIA X Server ...
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Issues enabling my nvidia driver

I'm trying to enable my nvidia driver and it appears in additional drivers and I have selected it there but it seem to be actually using it. I heard that sometimes the nouveau driver will always have ...
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couldnt install ubuntu 10 or above version in MSICR400 laptop

I tried installing ubuntu 13.10 ,14.04.2 in MSI CR400. the screen get freeze. it doesn't install.I have used both unetbootin-windows and universal USB installer in different pendrives.But it didnt ...
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Ubuntu has a heavily pixelated screen when I try to use it

I was going to install it and tried it out before actually going through with the installation, but when I did that, the desktop loaded up for a few seconds then became a heavily reddish-orange ...
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Ubuntu live usb installer wont boot up

Good day, Can anyone help me in regards to the installation of ubuntu 15.04, first of all I've downloaded the amd64 or the x64 version of it, after making a bootable flash drive using the Universal ...
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14.04 - How to use integrated CPU graphics with NVIDIA driver?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, and am having some graphics troubles. Basically, what I want to do is have the NVIDIA driver installed, while still use CPU graphics for the display, and have my NVIDIA ...
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stuck on tty, black startx, unable to locate package ubuntu-dekstop

I'm posting this question using my tablet since I cannot use my laptop normally. 2 days before I installed wine and picasa, photoscape, and some other windows app. Usually I didnot shutdown my ...
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Graphics Messages while running LightTable on 14.04 x64

I'm new to Ubuntu, and receive the following issues when running Juno within LightTable: marktab@ubuntu0617:~$ ./LightTable/LightTable markab@ubuntu0617:~$ ...
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Every time I get an update that says “Ubuntu Base” I lose graphics, and have to reinstall the driver. Is there a fix?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a 64 bit Intel box with a GeForce GTX 750 Ti (used for gaming on my Windows partition). Every time I get an update to Ubuntu Base, I lose graphics. The only way I've ...
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Black screen on boot with thinkpad yoga 14 and ubuntu/windows 8.1 dual boot

I tried to install ubuntu 14.04 on my new thinkpad yoga 14. The installation seems ok I can choose windows when GRUB starts and it works. But if I choose ubuntu I get a black screen and have to hard ...
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Can't upgrade kernal after installing Nvidia drivers

A while back I set up an installation of Ubuntu 14.04.1. Part of this process, I installed Nvidia drivers from the Ubuntu Software Center. Everything went ok and I never thought anything about it ...
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External HDMI Monitor not working with vmlinuz-3.13.0-51-generic

My colleagues and I (four of us) have been using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS since it was released. We are using HP ENVY 17 Laptops with the HDMI port running an external monitor. Since upgrading to 3.13.0-51 ...