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

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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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Graphic card driver, Xorg (Open-source) version vs Proprietary (AMD and Nvidia) version, Which is the best?

i would like to ask about the graphic card driver on linux. from on my experience here is, im having a laptop with a HD6320 from E-450 APU, which is belong to my friend and i install it an Xubuntu ...
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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 13.04 Installation Error

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04, but upon finalizing the installation, they system replaced some files and it now will not allow me to open any application. It also will not allow me to send an error ...
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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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How can I find the memory usage on my GPU?

Previously I was checking it with nvidia-settings -q all | grep Memory I'm processing some scientific data on my GPU with numpy and theano. I was doing this with the gnome desktop running, and ...
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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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twitch.tv video full screen opens on different monitor?

I have a Nvidia eVGA GeForce GTX 680 and I am running three monitors off of it. Whenever I watch the live streams on twitch.tv and I want to watch in full screen via the little button on the bottom of ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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How to define multiple xorg screens using the same device?

I have a video-adapter(Dell MMH11) that is connected to the display-port of my graphics card. The adapter identifies itself to the graphics card as a 3840x1200 display. The adapter has two monitors ...
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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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Asus N56V: Nvidia Geforce Gt not enabled

The video works with the integrated card without swithcing to Nvidia Geforce Gt Using the info-center I can see in PCI, an Nvidia Non-VGA unclassified device (0x00) in Opengl, an Intel Ivy Bridge ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS screen refresh problems after returning from suspend

I'm using the latest proprietary Nvidia drivers (v. 302.17) on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit and sometimes after returning from suspend I notice weird screen artifacts or sometimes screen is simply white. ...
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External display not detected on Lenovo T520

In Ubuntu 12.04 64bit, I installed nvidia-current-updates and enabled the discrete NVIDIA card only in BIOS (Optimus completely disabled). Ubuntu uses the nvidia driver but fails to detect an external ...
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Nvidia GeForce Gt-520M-cn on intel dh61ww Ubuntu 12.04

I have this desktop: i7 2600, 8gb ram ddr3, board intel dh61ww, Geforce Nvidia GT520-cn 2Gb ddr3, I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit (kernel 3.2.0-23-generic). I want to setup two Samsung ...
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My Laptop Starts Heating Up Using Every Version Of Ubuntu

I Have A Dell XPSL502X , And I'm Facing Issues Using A Lot Of Hardware Resources And Not Making My Computer Melt Down, It has 8GB RAM Memory, 2GH i7 intel, and .... Why The Hell It's acting like ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit problems with Geforce GTX 580 dual screen:

Since Ubuntu 12.04 LTS has been released I have no luck at all with this release on my desktop or laptop. I've looked all over the internet and I see allot of other user having problems aswell. I had ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and Nvidia driver

Ever since upgrading to 12.04 64bit, I have a problem with my GTX 570 card. I use my HDTV as a computer monitor and have it connected via HDMI cable. In the nvidia settings, I would always ...
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Second monitor on NVidia card cannot detect proper resolution

A friend had given me one of his extra monitors, and even in Windows it gave me trouble in producing the right resolutions. I switched back to Ubuntu with the release of Pangolin but can't get it to ...
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Fresh 14.04 install, low screen res and blank virtual terminal

I just installed 14.04 64 bit desktop. Screen resolution wont go higher than 1280x1024 on desktop (monitor is 1680x1050). I tried to go to a virtual terminal to install NVIDIA drivers and I get a ...
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Nvidia-331 Nvidia-Settings Prime Profile Switching Error

I'm having an issue with my nvidia-331 driver. I can't seem to switch between Intel and Nvida via nvidia-settings. The option is there but when I click 'nvidia' a blank error window pops up. It's very ...
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Windows are going black when mini/maximizing

I´ve got 14.04 running perfectly on my desktop. There is however one slightly frustrating thing, which is that sometimes when I minimize a window, and then maximize it again the window is completely ...