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Ubuntu 13.10: Bad application startup drawing (e.g., chromium)

I have always noticed a small graphical performance issue in my ten years experience with GNU/Linux. The problem is related to how applications are drawn when started. Typically, on my machine, when ...
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Propietary Nvidia driver kernel initialization error

Brief summary: I installed Nvidia proprietary drivers and at boot I see the splash screen and then it drops to the command line login screen. Details: I am running Kubuntu 13.10 and wanted to install ...
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How to install the correct Nvidia driver GT218 ION?

This is my first post so I hope I'm doing everything right. I've been trying to fix this for a few days now with no joy. I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Revo 3700. Everything works with the Nouveau ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 dimming screen flickering

When Ubuntu goes to sleep, the screen dims slowly before turning off. As it is doing this, about every second, the screen flashes back to maximum brightness before returning to dimming. My graphics ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 upgrade low graphics failure

Running 13.10 on older HP Pavilion with Nvidia G86M [GeForce 8600 GS] chip. I was using Nvidia driver before update. After update, no GUI possible. Even low graphics mode is in loop of trying to ...
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Sound Driver is messed up, and mic doesn't work correctly under ubuntu 12

Quick Ubuntu12 sound pops on boot and shutdown, and MIC picks up non-existant static. Edit: please note, Audio out is fine. Issue On shutdown and boot I often hear a loud blast from the speakers ...
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high vram memory unity/compiz with nvidia

I run my desktop at the high resolution of 1920x1200 and am finding the vram usage is very high; nearly all my graphics memory (~200-220mb used). I'm checking my vram usage with the nvidia xserver ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 slow boot Nvidia Graphics card

My boot time takes almost 2 mins and I have tested it with bootcharts and it is shown below. I do not know what is wrong and it started appearing only when I installed the drivers for my Nvidia ...
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Use Intel HD graphics for X server and left nvidia for GPU computation

I have a computer running an intel CPU (with hd graphics) and a nvidia geforce display card. Since I just need the GPU for CUDA/OpenCL computation, I want to config the computer to use intel hd ...
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disable intel gpu in ubuntu 12.04

I am wondering if there is anything to disable the intel gpu on ubuntu 12.04. I want to be able to setup dual monitor using nvidia-settings. It seems the intel gpu is used for display as suggested by ...
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Garbled screen after return from suspend 13.10

Configuration: Asus motherboard m2n68 w/onboard Nvidia Geoforce 7025 and nforce630a chipset. I've tried the Nouveau driver, and Nvidia 304,173. Everything works great with Nvidia except return from ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 not detecting Nvidia GPU

I installed 13.10 just yesterday and it didn't detect my Nvidia 420m GPU. i am using a dell xps laptop with optimus. I checked in software update app-->Additional Driviers but the drivers option ...
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Is it possible to install Nvidia + Ati (amd) graphics drivers on same pendrive system?

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a pendrive. Now I want to install graphics drivers. The problem is I'm launching this system on a few PCs. One is a laptop with Radeon, and others PCs got Nvidia cards. Is ...
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Mixing AMD and Nvidia graphics cards in Ubuntu

This question has been asked before, albeit within the context of a Windows 7 environment. Is it possible to run AMD and Nvidia graphics cards concurrently in a linux (Ubuntu 12.10) environment? If ...
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CUDA is not working on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm planning to start some CUDA development, so I'm trying to use the NVIDIA card that I have installed and I haven't yet be able to use (an NVIDIA Corporation GF108M [GeForce GT 630M]) because Ubuntu ...
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Problems with connection laptop to TV via HDMI

Sorry for my English. I am from Russia. Laptop - Compaq presario cq61. Ubuntu 13.04 TV - Panasonic - VIERA TX-PR42C11 I need connect my laptop to TV via HDMI. When I had proprietary driver nVidia I ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 put resolution at 1024x768

After the installation of Ubuntu 13.04, I have the resolution at 1024x768 instead of 1280x800, and even after switching all the possible drivers in Settings, the situation doesn't change. Plus, this ...
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How to get HDMI audio to TV working on 12.04

I am still struggling to even see an HDMI connector for audio on Ubuntu 12.04. Video through the HDMI works fine, using the nvidia-experimental-310 driver(s). I lean towards thinking that some basic ...
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Improving Steam performance on Ubuntu 13.04 with Nvidia

Hello I have a question regarding tweaking Unity performance so that you can actually game using steam with smooth frame rates. I have a Dell Precision M6300 mobile workstation with a Quadro FX1600M ...
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Can I make a game use FXAA using NVidia application profiles?

I would like to be able to run Team Fortress 2 with FXAA enabled, but the only way I know how is to turn on in NVidia settings "enhance application settings" which effects all games and apps using ...
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How to boot Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS with UEFI, Nvidia graphics and dm_crypt encrypted LVM

I've just gotten 3 new systems, with Nvidia GTX 660 graphics, Z77 chipset and AMI UEFI BIOS. I've installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS from the Alternate Installer in order to install onto an encrypted LVM ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 upgrade : problems with NVIDIA graphic drivers

I have a made a clean upgrade from 11.04 to 13.04 in my Acer Desktop with graphic nVidia GeForce 7100 / nForce 630i/integrated/SSE2. With 11.04 I had no problems. Now if I use Nouveau graphic 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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Unity is not working after installing nvidia-313 drivers

Neither the window manager, I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 in a Hp Pavilion dv2000, the installation was fine except for some annoying graphic glitches, so I decide to install the nvidia Drivers from ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 with Nvidia 304.88 GT 220 not keeping resolution wwhen switching inputs HDMI on HDTV

Strange problem since the latest 'upgrade' for the Nvidia drivers (to 304.88). My HTPC - Ubuntu 12.04 - is connected to my HDTV via a Samsung receiver. This receiver does all the switching for my ...
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CUDA: nVidia card has fallen off the bus

I am starting programming with CUDA but I am facing a very hard to fix problem: After some time the systems gives the error: NVRM: GPU at 0000:03:00.0 has fallen off the bus And the computer needs ...
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X.org loaded intel driver, disables everything else

I am trying to get my laptop to use my Nvidia Geforce GT 640M GPU. When I look at the "Software & updates > Additional Drivers" panel it is completely empty. It looks like the problem is here: ...
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Weird hardware acceleration issue

I am having a really strange issue with my Ubuntu 12.10 computer. I have a computer that is left on 24/7. Lately, after the computer has been on for a while, when I log in to Ubuntu, the GUI is really ...
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Module nvidia_173 not found and low graphic mode

For a long time I've had problems with drivers for my card on Linux (Mint, Arch, Ubuntu). When I use "Software Sources" to select the top NVIDIA driver, I reboot into a low resolution LightDM screen. ...
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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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Setting up xorg.conf metamodes for nvidia letterboxing

I'm currently trying to configure my xorg.conf to letterbox screen resolutions smaller than the native resolution of my display (1680x1050) so that I can play older games full screen without ...
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How to fix problem with 555m Nvidia drivers not working on ASUS n55fs?

Downloaded the newest drivers from geforce.com (NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-310.40.run). Ctrl+Alt+F1 to drop to tty1 and ran sudo service lightdm stop. Created /etc/modprobe.d/disable-nouveau.conf to ...
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How to get 3 monitors to work?

Installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my 1TB HDD. System specs: i7 2600k 16 GB RAM GTX 590 (running all 3 1080p monitors) GTX 560 Ti - would like to dedicate to PhysX Problem: MAJOR nvidia driver stability ...
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Chrome maximised black screen, missing icons and text

So I'm running Ubuntu 12.10, and I've been having issues with the Google Chrome icons going blank until I hover over them. The text on each tab also goes blank often. I presume it's some graphic card ...
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Ubuntu on external hard drive | graphic drivers problem

First of all :i'm a unfamiliar when it comes to ubuntu or any other linux distros.. Question backround: I installed ubuntu 12.10 on my external hard drive. (Desktop PC) Installed closed amd drives ...
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How can I configure the screensaver and energy-management options separately for two screens?

Background I have finally managed to use twinview with a TFT(1440x900@60Hz) and a TV(PAL,1024x576@50Hz) on nvidia (proprietary driver), configuring xorg.conf manually. I had to do this manually since ...
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nvidia proprietary driver 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.10 an nvidia 540M graphic card with optimis technology. If I install the nvidia current package from Software Center (and bumblebee for optimus) when I run 'optirun glxspheres' i get ...
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Native screen resolution not available after fresh install

After fresh install of ubuntu 12.10 I've got a wrong resolution: 1920x1080 instead of 1920x1200. And neither default drivers, nor nvidia's can recognize my 1920x1200 resolution. What can I do to fix ...
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hybrid-dump for VDPAU accelerated video playing on Xubuntu 12.04

Following the instructions posted in hybrid-dump for VDPAU accelerated video playing on Ubuntu 11.10 with bumblebee 3.0? Watching videos with hardware acceleration enabled gives me sound but no ...
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Nvidia graphic drivers slowing system

I installed ubuntu 12.10 first, and tried for 2 days.... everything looks great and problem started after I installed graphic drivers. I installed "additional drivers" software from software manager, ...
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Can't change from native resolution with latest nvidia drivers

I'm having an odd error on 12.10. I can't change my display resolution to anything but the laptop's native (1440x900) resolution. I noticed this a couple weeks ago when I tried to attach to a ...
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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-settings recognizes monitors resolution but refuses to allow me to choose it

I have an nVidia GTX 570 card in my machine, with two monitors connected. This very, very nearly works. I am running Kubuntu 12.10. Upon installation, both monitors worked great, I only had to swap ...
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12.10 64-bit does not want to work with the GTX 670

I have been trying to install Quantal AMD64 on the following PC: ASUS P8Z77-I Deluxe LGA (Z77-based) Ivy Bridge i5-3570K (overclocked but why would that matter?) EVGA GTX 670 Dual Samsung 830 Series ...
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Will installing CUDA for my Nvidia card make OpenCL available?

I'm trying to use a program called 'pyrit' which can use OpenCL. When I run the program, I get this warning: Failed to load Pyrit's OpenCL-core ('Failed to enumerate OpenCL-platforms (Unknown ...
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Input Signal Out of Range 1920x1080

I've recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my computer. Now, every time I boot and when I shut down, my monitor goes blank and says "Input Signal Out of Range - Change Setting to 1920x1080 60Hz." Once ...
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Cannot connect my laptop to TV via HDMI

I need some assistance with my Laptop connected to my TV through HDMI. I have a Asus G73SW Laptop with an Nvidia -Geforce GTX 460M Cuda 1gb I am an Ubuntu novice and I need some assistance (hand ...
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I can't set 1280x1024 resolution in 12.04

After installing a fresh Ubuntu 12.04 on my PC, Ubuntu can't detect my monitor which is a Phillips 190c 19". With 10.10, I used 1280x1024 and on Nvidia drivers I was able to see my monitor brand. ...
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How can I get SLI working with 295.40?

I've been doing a lot of googling these last few hours and I'm not having much luck. Perhaps I don't know exactly what I am looking for. I just recently installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS x86_64. Looks ...
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Why do my displays settings show up as “laptop” after installing nvidia drivers?

Why does the displays setting in Ubuntu 12.04 show my displays as "laptop" after I have installed the recommended nVidia drivers for my GTX460? Is this normal and my displays need to be set up using ...