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

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Nvidia GT 700M Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am new to Ubuntu and just have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my HP laptop I am unable to install the Nvidia GT 740M drivers. First I tried it from settings additional drivers and then tried all the ...
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Dual GPU (Nvidia + ASPEED) extended desktop configuration help Ubuntu 16.04

I can't seem to find the answer to my configuration problem. I have 2 graphic cards, one on the motherboard (aspeed) and one on PCI-E (Nvidia). lspci | grep VGA 04:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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Switching between nvdia driver versions on 16.04

I am currently running propriety nvidia drivers 361.42 on Ubuntu 16.04 $ dmesg | grep -i nvid [ 4.233238] NVRM: loading NVIDIA UNIX x86_64 Kernel Module 361.42 Tue Mar 22 18:10:58 PDT 2016 The ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Dual Screen Logs out

I have 2 displays connected to my Nvidia Titan Graphics. One is on the DVI port and other thru display port. When I open a application on the second display connected thru display port, the system ...
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Problem with native resolution display and adding 1920x1200 manually

Very similar to this thread (i.e. identical) problem with Ubuntu 16 which I just installed, briefly: Native resolution of my screen is 1920x1200 and it's not detected by the system in the display ...
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Enabling VSYNC with Nvidia drivers

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 with a Nvidia GeForce GT 630M graphics card using the 361.42 Nvidia proprietary driver. I am trying to enable sync to vblank for OpenGL applications, but to no avail. The ...
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Can't boot into Ubuntu after installation of nVidia driver

I run Ubuntu 16.04. After reinstalling drivers for graphics card (nVidia prime) I got the following error while trying to boot: Error: Driver 'ebridge' is already registered, aborting...
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Nvidia/Cuda driver for kernel 4.4 (Ubuntu 14.04)

I'm having trouble getting cuda and nvidia to work with the 4.4 kernel in Ubuntu 14.04. What cuda version can actually be installed? When trying cuda 7.5, it complains about the nvidia driver. When ...
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Problem with dual monitors and resolution

i just came from Windows 10 to ubuntu 16.04 and can't find solution or any fix for my problem. I'm using dual monitors (both the same models-Samsung S22D300N).Monitor(1) is connected via VGA-VGA ...
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Ubuntu 16.04, Dual Monitors: Nvidia GTX GeForce 970, Intel i7-4790K iGPU

I have a HDMI out from both my Nvidia GTX GeForce 970 GPU, and my Intel i7-4790K iGPU, going to two separate screens. I'm trying to make a regular dual monitor set-up, like I have managed easily with ...
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graphics crashes frequently

I use Titan X under Ubuntu 14.04 and I have installed the nvidia driver. But it doesn't work properly since several days ago. The screen goes like the following suddenly. Sometimes I cannot even ...
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Installing nvidia vulkan drivers for 16.04

I am on 16.04 with an Nvidia 760GTX which should be supported by vulkan. I installed libvulkan-dev added this ppa https://launchpad.net/~canonical-x/+archive/ubuntu/vulkan I also installed ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Applications becoming very unstable

I recently updated to Ubuntu 15.10 where these issues seemed to be occurring and currently having a similar situation on 16.04. I've also recently just changed graphics cards from an old ATI card to a ...
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Kubuntu Nvidia driver problems

I'm trying to dual-boot Windows 10 and Kubuntu and I'm having some problems when I install the Nvidia drivers and reboot. After I reboot the Kubuntu ui appears to be WAY too small and is unreadable. ...
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Black screen after boot with Nvida drivers and bios screen corruption

[Cross posting from ubuntu forums: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2324197] Hi, hope someone can help. I've a old Rock x770 laptop (clevo M57RU) with nvidia GTX7950go graphics card, intel ...
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Ubuntu 16: Software Updater issue - Secure boot password

Whenever I update VirtualBox or Nvidia proprietary drivers, I get the following error: After that, I needed to restart the computer or force to close the Software updater and execute sudo dpkg ...
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Looking for recommended BIOS and other config settings for my hardware

I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04LTS x64 on the following hardware: Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD3H - Intel Z87 Express Chipset- LGA-1150 Processor: Intel Core i7-4770 Quad-Core Desktop ...
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NVIDIA and ATI Radeon cards at the same time?

I'm dabbling with Ethereum mining and have NVIDIA and Radeon cards. Having ran Ubuntu 15.04 using the NVIDIA card with the CUDA drivers I'm thinking to drop in the Radeon card. So, two questions: 1 ...
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Dual graphics set up: NVIDIA and Intel, possible?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a system with an NVIDIA Geforce GTX 950 graphics card. I had no problems until I switched on the iGPU (Intel HD Graphics 4600) in the UEFI settings. I want to use the ...
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How to get all four monitors working?

I have 4 monitors on my desktop setup: ASUS z97-E/usb3.1 NVIDIA GTX 750 ti graphics card Intel Core i5-4690 Two bottom monitors are hooked up to NVIDIA card. Two top monitors hooked up to Intel ...
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PlayOnLinux FPS problems and glxChooseVisual failed

Here's my setup: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 4th Gen Core Processor DRAM Controller (rev 06) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor PCI Express x16 ...
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Recently installed Ubuntu, having issues with multiple display setup

I have an Asus Zenbook UX32VD dual booting Windows 8 and Ubuntu 16.04 (installed last week) and I also have two external monitors hooked up to it via the HDMI and mini VGA ports. When I boot up and ...
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nvidia-current vs ubuntu-drivers for graphics card?

The Problem: I recently installed Ubuntu and I realized I'm probably not using the Nvidia drivers. I found that I could get the right driver via "Software and Updates," but wanted to learn how to do ...
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xubuntu 16 with nvidia driver refuses to apply primary monitor, 3xmonitor setup

I've been trying to setup my 3 monitors through the Display settings for a long while now. It was an unbearable hard task to set them up in the right order, as they didn't obey my positioning. Now ...
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MacBook Pro 7,1 + Ubuntu 16.04 LTS + nVidia drivers

After following the guide I found here I found that although my hardware is the same as its author I could not reproduce the same results. After creating the GRUB script to register the PCI registers ...
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Alternative to Psensor?

I am looking for an alternative to Psensor. I am running 16.04 LTS on my mid-2010 MacBook Pro and am wanting to monitor temperature and such. I have been using Psensor, and after seeing my CPU ...
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Display scrolls with mouse on 3-head prime setup on 16.04

I have a 3-head setup on a Dell L502x optimus notebook. It is an intel Sandy Bridge (i7 2nd) with a Nvidia GeForce GT 540M. Using nvidia prime (not bumblebee) with nvidia as the primary display. ...
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Install Ubuntu on new Hardware

I try to install Ubuntu and Mint on my PC, but no Version works :( I put the OS on a USB-Stick and let them boot. All i get is: With SLI: Blackscreen after the Ubuntu-Logo. Afer a view seconds the ...
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Updates stepping on nvidia drivers on ubuntu

How can I update Ubuntu without needing to re-install the Nvidia drivers?
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Ubuntu 16.04 external monitor lags and won't rotate

I just installed a fresh Ubuntu 16.04 on my Lenovo P50, Nvidia M2000M graphics card. When I connect my Dell Ultrasharp U2713HM to the DisplayPort on my Lenovo Dock, and it displays the image fine in ...
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Brightness Control

I recenetly installed ubuntu16.04 on my sony vaio VPCEH35en. The brightness control is not working. I have a Nvidia GEforce 410M . I tried to modify the xorg.conf file but ended up with this: ...
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NVIDIA problem: nvidia-smi and all other related nvidia commands freeze the terminal

I just rebooted a server with 2 nvidia titan X that was perfectly working but now when I type nvidia-smi or start a python process that uses one of the GPUs, the terminal freezes. Do you have any ...
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Bumblebee with LD_LIBRARY_PATH and ModulePath empty

I've been struggling with this problem for quite a time. I just upgraded my xubuntu to 16.04 and my nvidia drivers broke again. So, as usual, I had to uninstall all nvidia drivers (I was using ...
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ASUS ROG G551VW Nvidia driver issues

I have ASUS G551VW laptop with NVIDIA Geforce GTX 960M. I have installed ubuntu 14.04 on it. It works fine until I try to install NVIDIA driver on it. When I install NVIDIA driver from nvidia ...
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Second monitor not working after Xubuntu 16.04 upgrade

I just upgraded from Xubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 via dist-upgrade. After I restarted, the monitor that is connected (via HDMI-to-DVI-cable) to my laptop wasn't recognized anymore. I already restarted two ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezes when suspeding

I have a Lenovo z40-70 Laptop with a Geforce 820M. Whenever my Ubuntu suspends it freezes. It only shows a black screen and doesn't respond to any command. I had the same issue when I was using ...
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Boot Ubuntu on a specific GPU in a multi-GPU environment (no laptop)

My home computer has a Radeon HD6970 plus a Geforce GT 740 video card. I use the more powerful Radeon under Windows for gaming, while the Geforce is there for some OpenCL and Vulkan stuff I plan to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Login Loop/no launcher nvidia

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 15 (.10 I think) to Ubuntu 16.04, and had the login loop issue (where I would enter my password, press enter and then it would take me right back to login screen, same ...
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GPU plus default graphics card - ubuntu X desktop does not start

situation is as follows I have a server with a matrox GMA200, I installed a titan X, then: sudo service lightdm stop installed nvidia drivers created xorg.conf ... forced display to run with the old ...
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ubuntu 16.04 shuts down after a few minutes

Trying to run 16.04 on my Intel I7-6700HQ 4x260GHz, Nvidia GeForce GTX965m. It works fine on 15.10, but when I boot up 16.04 from the USB, the fan (graphics card I think) just starts running and runs ...
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I cannot successfully install Nvidia driver and Cuda on my pcc64el Ubuntu 14.04 server

I recently installed the Nvidia graphics driver and CUDA on my Ubuntu 15.10 and Ubuntu 16.04 machines (with GTX 970 and GTX 970M respectively), both of which have x86_64 architecture. Much of the ...
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Disconnecting HDMI causes vertical split on laptop screen

Whenever i disconnect my HDMI on my Dell Latitude E5550, the laptop screen tries to show both monitors: I can still move my mouse around and drag windows, but the screen does not refresh. Not sure ...
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How to reinstall the Nvidia graphic driver in the recovery mode of Ubuntu?

I use Titan X graphic card in Ubuntu. But it crashes yesterday and I can't login after reboot. But I am able to login in the recovery mode. I think it is the driver that caused the problem and I wish ...
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Minimalist Ubuntu 16.04 distribution/ install steps needed

My install image (Ubuntu 16.04 desktop, ISO image installed from DVD) doesn't get far on my machine, which runs Linux Mint 17.2 fine. I have a multiheaded system with this hardware: CUDA: NVIDIA ...
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Rotate External Display with NVIDIA drivers

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit and have an NVIDIA GeForce 940M graphics card (proprietary NVIDIA drivers are installed for this). I have an external monitor that I want to rotate Counter-Clockwise ...
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SSH from my Mac into Ubuntu: X forwarding not working correctly?

Running a Mac Pro, OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 With ATI Radeon Graphics card, and XQuartz v 2.7.9 I am able to run qdec and freeview perfectly fine on my machine. The problem comes when I attempt to SSH ...
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Built-in laptop monitor is not detected anymore

The problem The built-in monitor of my laptop is not detected and goes blank at the login screen. However an external monitor connected to the VGA port is correctly detected and gets recognized as ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - NVidia GTX 860M and OpenGL SL 4.5?

I'm using Ubuntu only to learn the OpenGL SL programming. I was on Debian version but I got a big problem and I'm tired to solve them (sometime just with an update). Whatever ... Now I'm on Ubuntu ...
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Cannot connect laptop to TV via HDMI

My laptop is connected to TV via HDMI. During installation of Ubuntu, the TV displayed the Ubuntu screen background and a few buttons on the top right corner of the screen. However, after ...
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Triple Monitor Setup Problem (specifc, could not find an answer)

Despite my sincerest efforts to avoid asking a question that thousands of others have had similar issues -- alas, I am not skilled enough in Linux to diagnose this myself and no other solution attempt ...