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

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Drivers for GeForce 7300 GS?

I have been searching EVERYWHERE!!!!! And I cannot seem to find a driver for my GeForce 7300 GS video card. If I don't get it, the Android SDK emulator won't work. I get this error while starting the ...
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libEGL warning: DRI2: failed to authenticate

Trying to run a game & the game opens the closes right away & in the terminal it says "libEGL warning: DRI2: failed to authenticate" I have searched for weeks trying to fix the problem. All I ...
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Screen flickering

I have an MSI GS60 with an intel broadwell i7-5700HQ CPU and hybrid graphics (nvidia GTX ‎970‎M). The screen flickers so badly as shown in this video (seconds 0:03 and 0:08): https://www.youtube.com/...
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Installing NVIDIA 361.45.11?

I was checking recent packages and figured out that NVIDIA 361.45.11 [recent version] is available here. I am new here and cant understand how to install this package (NVIDIA binary driver - version ...
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How to solve unmet dependencies when installing Nvidia drivers?

I keep getting this error when I try running sudo apt-get install nvidia-current: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could ...
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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 vulkan-...
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Ubuntu 14.04 randomly freezes with blinking caps lock

I have a MSI gaming laptop GT80 running Ubuntu 14.04. It randomly freezes with a blinking caps lock (kernel panic I believe). Here the specs: https://www.msi.com/Laptop/gt80-2qe-titan-sli.html#hero-...
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NVIDIA 480i Component Output Modelines

I have an old Sony CRT (480i) and NVIDIA 6600LE video card with Component (YPbPr) output. Everything is plugged in. BIOS screen works fine, but Linux distributions are outputting either 480p or the ...
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Making an iso backup of my system

at work I use my system more like a Virtual Machine than a real computer, as I am always reinstall the operating system fresh then downloading the same stuff over and over again, so I just made an ...
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Multi Screen setup using SLI

I saw this question but the answer doesn't seem to be correct. I'm using 1 GPU per monitor and tried as the answer instructed but if I do that my primary screen becomes unreachable. So, I changed the ...
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Can't login due to kwallet error with nvidia drivers

I have a workstation with 2 nVidia Quadro K620 video cards and 3 monitors. In order to drive all 3 monitors I have to have the nVidia 361.45.11 drivers installed. After applying updates recently, I ...
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nVidia GeForce 820M driver crashes

I have an nVidia GPU that I want to use for computation. I installed the proprietary drivers from nVidia in the Additional drivers menu. As a result, my system crashed. What can I do about it?
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Errors were encountered while processing libcuda1 when trying to remove libcuda1

Since I installed nvidia and cuda when I try to run apt-get upgrade I receive this error message Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Problems after upgrading to 14.04 (only background and pointer after login) [duplicate]

After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 I could log in to my X session (albeit with really low graphics). While trying to fix the graphics, I managed to break the X session. Now, after typing my password ...
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Desktop icons off screen

I have a three monitor setup, where the left monitor is positioned lower than the other two. I want to setup the monitor layout accordingly, but when I do that, some of the desktop icons are not ...
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Can't log into Ubuntu, takes me right back to login screen. Also computer runs in abnormally low resolution, possible graphics card issues

I feel like my problem will be best explained if I just tell you guys what happens. The short version: Upon boot, I get the /dev/sda message, font changes, then a messed up loading screen, an orange ...
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Ubuntu overheating laptop

I've had both Ubuntu 14.04 and now 15.10 installed on my laptop and both have caused overheating issues with my laptop. Temperature reach above 80 degrees celsius within the first 20 minutes of very ...
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Nvidia Powermizer Performance Levels

Is there anyway to configure Nvidia Powerimizer performance levels? My current setup has 3 power levels with the lowest one being 50mhz. The problem with this it that it lags compiz when it goes to ...
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setting the default gpu

I have two gpus on my machine: $ lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GM200 [GeForce GTX 980 Ti] (rev a1) 03:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF108 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 using Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 3.8, 256 bits) instead of intel or nvidia

Just started using Ubuntu 16.04 and for the first while everything was great. I could switch between my two graphic cards no problem. But after a regular update the graphics are being reported as ...
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how to find the path for libcudart.so?

I'm trying to install Tensorflow GPU version and I'm stuck at this. I've installed nvidia-cuda-toolkit by running sudo apt install nvidia-cuda-toolkit and it downloaded fine. But i'm unable to ...
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How do I configure a Flatron L177WSB for 1440x900?

I am using ubuntu 12.04 with Nvidia Geforce 6150SR graphic card.In 12.04 Ubuntu does not recognize a screen resolution 1440x900 for my monitor "Flatron L177WSB".I tried this method,but not working.It ...
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16.04 LTS. zBook with Dreamcolor and nVidia. Disabled screen turns on after screen lock

I have an HP zBook with a Dream Color display and nVidia graphics. I use an external zDisplay. I go into the nVidia X server settings and turn off my built in laptop display in order to only use the ...
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Is DisplayPort 1.2 properly supported in 16.04?

About a year ago I tried bringing up (at the time) 15.04 on an i7 NUC (last year's version of http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/nuc/nuc-kit-nuc5i7ryh.html) with three daisy-chained Dell 2410 ...
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nvidia-settings does not work since upgrade to 14.04

Since I upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 from 13.10, it is impossible to change any parameter in nvidia-settings without this program crashing. nvidia-settings is starting correctly but if I try to change ...
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Problem with icons and theme in ubuntu 16.04

When upgrading to Uuntu 16.04 I lost the icons. "and me were the default and the topic got looks good but with the top menu by default, just start your computer looks with some graphics problems even ...
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Ubuntu booting to black screen after selecting install

I want to install Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop, it boots fine to the GUI part where you select the installation option, but when I select the option to install, it just boots to a black screen and ...
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Can't purge/remove nvidia-364. Dpkg returned an error [closed]

Here are my main details Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Acer Aspire V nitro 17 core i7 Nvidia GeForce GYX 860 Hello everyone. I've been using the "Nouveau" default graphics driver since weeks waiting for the ...
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Ubuntu Desktop isn't Working

I deleted my previous nvidia driver and have tried to install lasted nvidia driver from nvidia.com after first login my taskbar, launcher etc.. haven't worked(cant right click on desktop, just ...
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No titlebars, menus and panels while using Nvidia drivers on Xubuntu 16.04 LTS

I installed the Nvidia binaries a few weeks ago, then I selected them on Nvidia Prime through sudo nvidia-settings and restarted LightDM using sudo service lightdm restart to go back to the login ...
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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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Why is my PC so slow?

I recently changed my OS to Ubuntu from XP via USB because the cd-drive is not very reliable due to the old age of the PC. but still my system requirements are enough to operate Ubuntu. 1.5 GB of RAM, ...
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Black screen, no access to terminal - should I just reinstall ubuntu

Yesterday I downloaded the recommended updates. I then downloaded Minecraft, which meant downloading a Java package and changing a Nvidia setting. As per instructions I performed a shutdown/startup on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Hangs after booting

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 (64 Bit) on my system today and it hangs/stucks/stops after about less than 1 minute. It is impossible to install drivers as system hangs very soon. My computer info is: ...
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Getting the right video drivers for my GPU | Ubuntu 16.04

I'm new here and looking to possibly make the switch from MS Windows to Linux Ubuntu. I'm not new to Ubuntu itself, I've had older versions of it installed on different machines in the past, but as ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 “Nvidia GPU Driver” can not use proprietary driver

After a fresh install (16.04) to my notebook which have Nvidia GT 750m, I want to change GPU driver from "Software & Updates" --> "Additional Drivers". System identifies my graphic card, no ...
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Ubuntu 13.10, kernel 3.11 blank screen issue with hybrid graphics

On my HP Envy, which has both an Intel on-chip graphics card and an Nvidia Geforce: *-display UNCLAIMED description: 3D controller product: GK208M [GeForce GT 740M] vendor: NVIDIA ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 64bit not running properly on my Home Theater PC, Nvidia driver issues, freezing, slow/sluggish

So, I really been wanting to install Ubuntu on my home theater PC to run Kodi, etc (currently running windows 7 with no issues..just.. you know.. windows). I figured I'll give the new release of ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 BIOS skipping and cannot change display settings

I just started having a couple of problems with Ubuntu that occurred at the same time, which makes me thing they are related. I dual boot into Ubuntu and Windows and all of a sudden my BIOS screen ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 install no desktop icons, blank desktop (just wallpaper), tried to reinstall compiz

I'm new to Ubuntu so go easy on me. I've heard great feedback and support from these forums so I'm crossing my fingers. I booted ubuntu 16.04 on my new custom build pc, I went through all the ...
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Nvida graphics updating problem

So I updated my drivers through terminal and now when I try to log in I get weird colors then it puts me back into the log in screen. How do I fix this?
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deviceQuery for CUDA 7.5 fails without sudo

If I run ./deviceQuery without sudo: ./deviceQuery Starting... CUDA Device Query (Runtime API) version (CUDART static linking) cudaGetDeviceCount returned 30 -> unknown error Result = FAIL ...
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Installing Nvidia graphics driver ubuntu

I separately downloaded the *.run file Nvidia driver and used the grub nouveau.modeset=0 for installing Nvidia graphics driver in Ubuntu which finally led to blinking and non usable tty. If I don't ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 on MacBookPro4,1 nVidia 8600m - cannot load binary drivers

I am switching from MacOS to Xubuntu after endless issues trying to extend the useful life of my treasured A1260 MacBook Pro (issues including USB3.0, NTFS, iTunes, App Store, quite a few). 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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How do I install the Nvidia drivers?

I just ordered the Nvidia GTX 560 card, which should arrive tomorrow. I have a dilemma, though. Should I keep using the driver which is available in "additional drivers" in Ubuntu (10.10), or should I ...
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Black screen on boot when any NVIDIA drivers installed

I have a machine with Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 and an NVIDIA GTX 970 graphics card. For the last few months it was working fine with nvidia driver 352.63 and CUDA 6.5 installed, however I recently tried ...
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How stop RGB pixels of value (2,2,2) being transparent on VDPAU playback?

If I have selected a VDPAU playback profile in Mythfrontend's playback settings, and play or pause something, switch to e.g. web browser, RGB color (2,2,2) is effectively transparent and shows the ...