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

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Mouse trails on monitor connected to nVidia videocard in multi monitor setup on Ubuntu 13.04

I have a problem on my PC w/ Ubuntu 13.04 (fresh virgin installation as of yesterday) My Hardware spesifications: Asus P8Z77-M Pro mainboard Asus GeForce GT210 PCIe videocard 2x Philips 24" ...
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/dev/nvidiactl not present

I have an NVIDIA GT 540M (based on lspci output) graphics card and am trying to install its drivers. I have tried various options like downloading from NVIDIA's website, CUDA 4.2 homepage (Cannot post ...
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Xorg can't find screens

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop. It installed successfully, but whenever I boot into it, after the GRUB screen I get a text TTY. I can log in with that and enter command-line commands. ...
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Ubuntu Nvidia Driver 310.14Beta Stretch OpenGL Feature

I have a HP Mini 311 running an outdated version of the Nvidia drivers (The recomended from the additional drivers option), alongside my Ubuntu 12.04. Now the problem I am running into is the feature ...
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Hardware 3D acceleration suddenly stopped working

I turned on my laptop the other day and noticed that Gnome was not using fancy graphics mode. As far as I know there is no reason my drivers should have stopped working, as I haven't made any upgrades ...
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NVIDIA GeForce4 4200 Go (Dell Mobile) Driver

I have a Dell Inspiron 8500 and would like a driver for the graphics card that works ok with 12.04. The one supplied makes the cursor sketchy and windows appear with black lines and fuzzy sections, ...
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Trying to use 3 monitors with Intel integrated Graphics and Separate video Card

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a desktop that has a Intel i7 2600k with integrated Intel HD 3000 graphics and a GeForce GT430 1GB video card. I have 2 monitors (in a vertical orientation) ...
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Unity + Gnome 3 broke on update — NVidia card — OpenGL working

Think the title is fairly clear (system specs below) I cannot get Unity (2d works) nor Gnome 3 to load properly since an update run last Friday thus far I've tried installing propietary drivers ...
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Ubuntu 12.04. Show windows issue. Blank window appears

I've got a problem with an action "show windows" which shows all windows when I reach a right down edge of my screen (similar to Expose at MAC). Since I installed Ubuntu 12.04 this function has ...
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With Nvidia proprietrary drivers cannot choose monitor launcher appears on

It's awesome that unity now let you choose in which monitor you want the unity launcher to apear. However, once I've install the nvidia privative drivers I can't chose anymore. I force what normally ...
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nvidia GT630M with HDMI second monitor

I am unable to use double screen with HDMI (works with VGA however) on my ASUS laptop with nvidia 630M I tried downloading the newest nvidia driver, however I cannot make it work properly and my ...
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How can I rotate my notebook screen 90 degrees although 'xrandr --rotate' does not support it?

I've got an Acer Aspire E5-773G notebook with those graphics-related specs: Card-1: Intel Sky Lake Integrated Graphics Card-2: NVIDIA GM108M [GeForce 940M] Display Server: X.Org 1.18.3 driver: nvidia ...
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multiple 4k monitors on 16.04, issues

The problem is supporting two external 4k monitors from a notebook that has a built in 4k display. I can run either external 4k monitor from HDMI or mDP just fine on all desktops (Unity, Gnome, Gnome ...
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Where does Unity/Unity-Greeter Load X Configuration From?

On my setup, I have one monitor that has been rotated vertically, and another that is the usual horizontal orientation. I've set all the display settings in my GNOME shell so everything looks fine, ...
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Cannot set lowest color depths

Want to change color depth to something like 1 or 4. With xorg.conf DefaultDepth it won't load anything other than blinking cursor if is set under 8. startx -- -depth works with 16+ bit. Xorg -depth ...
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Why is there a five second pause at the beginning of every video?

Recently, I've started to experience 5-6 seconds delay when starting to watch any video (On Youtube, VLC, Movies Application, etc...) Also, if I pause a video and wait 5-6 seconds and then hit play, ...
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Select at boot time, from Grub, Nouveau or Nvidia driver

I have a laptop MSI GS60 6QE; CPU is Skylake I7-6700HQ and GPU NVIDIA GTX 970. I had installed Ubuntu 16.04 on it and is working quiet good. I've installed NVIDIA 364.19 driver from ppa.launchpad.net/...
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Can not open Terminal and close XSERVER

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and it worked fine for the first couple of times then I started getting a error system running on low graphics mode and was not even able to login. I looked up on ...
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Different versions of OpenGL for iGPU and dGPU

I have a laptop with an integrated GPU Intel HD Graphics 5500 and an NVIDIA GeForce 840M, and I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to install the CUDA toolkit 7.5 and I need OpenGL 4.3 support. If I ...
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Diagonal Tearing (Kubuntu 16.04)

The question has been asked before here, but with no response: Diagonal Screen Tearing Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit Intel Skylake Integrated Graphics (I'm asking again because I can't comment on it.) The ...
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Dual monitor setup: one screen works, the other is a blank backlit screen

I have a dual monitor setup, on Ubuntu 15.10, with LightDM. Both monitors connected by HDMI, one connected to my NVidia GPU, and the other connected to my integrated graphics card. I recently ran into ...
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Problem running Steam on 16.04 with newest NVIDIA driver

Steam is running when install I install nvidia-current (304). If I switch to the newest available 361 I get the error: $ steam ILocalize::AddFile() failed to load file "public/...
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graphics hardware acceleration 16.04 radeon

I upgraded my Acer Aspire E 15 to Ubuntu 16.04. Now videos are running very slowly if at all. The laptop contains AMD Radeon R7 and the radeon driver is used. But if I run vdpauinfo the following is ...
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Scaling with a 4k monitor and 2k monitor

I'm currently using two 2k monitors and a third 4k monitor. Is there any way to use max resolution on all of them and scale things up a bit on just the 4k monitor? I've been digging around for ages ...
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Monitor says “No Signal” on 90% of boot-ups

9 out of 10 times when I boot-up my computer, my monitor hangs on DisplayPort: No Signal When it does work (10% of boot-ups), it works absolutely perfect for as long the computer is on. I am ...
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Kernel Headers not found error on installing NVIDIA cuda drivers on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

just tired to install the NVIDIA cuda drivers on Ubuntu 16.04 (unsupported) but I get the following error: The driver installation is unable to locate the kernel source. Please make sure that ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - VSync not enabled, screen tearing

I'm using: GTX950M Integrated Intel Chipset Graphics from i7-6700 Ubuntu 16.04 glxgear detects around 16000 fps. These are my nvidia drivers: aptitude search nvidia | grep ^i i nvidia-361 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04, Nvidia and ACPI issues

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 in Legacy Mode on a MSI PE60 6QE (Nvidia GTX960M, I7 Skylake). However, it is not working well. Secure boot and Fast boot are not enabled. I have tried all these steps ...
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How to recover from a Nvidia fail on Ubuntu 16.04?

If you have an older Nividia video card, as I do, chances are near certain your PC will crash after installing any Nvidia driver into Ubuntu 16.04. In my case, I got to the login screen but no further:...
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Dell Precision 7510 external monitor

Has anyone managed to get some version of Ubuntu working well on a Dell Precision 7510? I have tried 14.04 and 15.10. The latter works ok, except for graphics. I am running on the Intel integrated, ...
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Dual Monitors at 2560x1440 on Nvidia GTX 960

I have a PC running Ubuntu 14.04 with an NVIDIA GTX 760 / 2GB GDDR5 graphics card, which has two DVI ports, and I've been running a single 2560x1440 resolution monitor on this with no problems. I've ...
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Dual monitors using different Nvidia GPUs not working

In my machine, I have two Nvidia graphics cards. I am running Ubuntu 14.0.4.2 x64. My primary card is a GTX650, and my secondary card is an 8600GT. I would like to have dual monitors, with one ...
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Digital Stereo (HDMI) Output (unplugged) - NVidia GTX 970

I have a problem with audio through HDMI. My display is connected via HDMI cable but Audio doesn't work. HDMI audio output is not visible in default ubuntu sound settings. After installation of ...
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Building Vulkan Chopper demo on ubuntu

How to build nvidia vulkan chopper demo on ubuntu (16.04)? https://github.com/nvpro-samples/gl_vk_chopper After being able to build, I get segfault. Can someone make instruction how to build? (i ...
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nvidia dual screen

I can't use dual screen with my Nvidia card proprietary drivers (I've tried them all!), and if I'm using the open source driver it says I'm switched to an Intel graphics card. When the proprietary ...
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Two GPUs: Nvidia for display+OpenCL and R9 Fury X for OpenCL only. Possible?

For development reasons (mainly for testing OpenCL GPGPU kernels), I'd really benefit from having two GPUs on my system: One of the latest Nvidia 9xx boards, for both display/OpenGL and for GPGPU ...
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Small Icons and text on 15.10

I just installed ubuntu 15.10 on my Asus ux303lb with Nvidia graphics and the resolution is 3200x1800 and everything looked smaller than it should be. Both the apps and text were very small, I managed ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 - enter black screen after installing the upgrade of software ( Nvidia GTX 860M )

Host: 15.04 Kernel version: 3.19.0-41-generic Graphic card: Nvidia GTX 860M Graphic card driver: 352.63 from nvidia-352-updates CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4710MQ I used Nouveau display driver ...
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My Nvidia GPU isn't detected

I'm using GTX 460. When I use 'Additional Drivers' it says "No additional drivers available." After running the 'NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-352.63.run' it gives me the following messages WARNING: You do ...
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14.04 How can I adapt my screen to the lower resolution of a undetected projector (nvidia driver)?

I am trying to connect projector on my laptop with a VGA - mini display port adapter. I use an Nvidia card with nvidia-352 driver. The projector is not automatically recognized , but i can get a ...
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alias nvidia_352_uvm to nvidia-uvm, opencl working only with sudo

I'm using the module nvidia-352 with bumblebee in my ubuntu 14.04. OpenGL programs are working fine with optirun. Nonetheless, bumblebee fails to load the module nvidia_352_uvm which is necessary for ...
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ubuntu 14.04 - Unknown Display - Resolution limited by 1360 * 768

I have a 2nd monitor (Samsung) but ubantu cannot detect the monitor as well as the best resolution (1680*1050). So far the max. resolution is 1360*768. please see the screenshot - display settings ...
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15.10 Not nvidia-304 nor nouveau works properly

first things first: $ lspci | grep VGA 00:0d.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation C61 [GeForce 6100 nForce 400] (rev a2) Default nouveau driver messes up dash launcher. Basically ...
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Steam Woes! OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems

I do realize this has been discussed before,and extensivly. Problem is that software has updated, and therefore; the question has to. My error.. OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, ...
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How to use graphics card only for deep learning and not display?

I have a 2 GB graphics card which I am using for training deep learning models on large data. But it's hampering my display (showing weird color pixels on the screen) while running the program. Is it ...
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14.04 Multi-GPU Multi-Monitor NVIDIA, tried every guide please help

Asus Z10PE-D8 WS 2x Intel Xeon E5-2697 V3 128GB DDR4 ECC 3x EVGA GTX 980 (SLI) Ubuntu 14.04 3.19.0-28-generic system drive is encrypted I've followed every guide I can find online. First I ...
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Unity problems with Ubuntu 15.04 (caused by NVIDIA)

I would like to use Intel graphics card and disable NVIDIA graphics card forever since it is total crap which wasted 1 month of my life trying to make it work... I already did that and used Intel ...
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Bumblebeed and bbswitch error

I have a problem with my MSI-GS60 laptop under Ubunutu. I explain: First of all, with this laptop I had a wifi unrecognized issue. So I had found somes posts talk on that and I had finaly found a ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 amd64 Asus N550JK Laptop Hibernation Problem

My computer (N550JK) has 12 GB of RAM and 1.5 TB HDD storage. My HDD contains 16 GB swap partition, which should be enough to hibernate, I think. I have made a fresh install of Ubuntu. Since my ...
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Audio over Displayport on docked Thinkpad T530

I have Lenovo Thinkpad T530, with docking station. Then I have a monitor (Lenovo ThinkVision Pro2840m), and I have Displayport cable from docking station to the display. Monitor does have speakers, ...