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

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Split screen problem with Nivida GeForce GTX 770M

The Info I am running a laptop with dual graphics cards: Intel and the Nvidia GrForce GTX 770M I have the Nvidia drivers installed I have Ubuntu 14.04 x64 installed The second monitor shows in the ...
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Unity Desktop not loading after auto update and installing CUDA in Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed CUDA 6.5 in Ubuntu 14.04 and am using NVIDIA driver version 346.35 [Graphics Card NVIDIA GTX 960]. I have successfully compiled the sample codes that come with CUDA and they have been ...
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How to find out the HDMI version supported

How can I find out which HDMI version the laptop supports, in particular if it is HDMI 1.3? Full story: I'm considering acquiring either a Dell U2414H or Dell U2515H/Dell U2715H (or similar) ...
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What is the difference between nvidia-current and nvidia-331?

Ubuntu Bumblebee wiki suggest installing bumblebee bumblebee-nvidia primus linux-headers-generic which pulls in nvidia-current whereas Ask Ubuntu and various blogs suggest installing bumblebee ...
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I need help getting my games to work (graphics driver issues)

Specs: Xubuntu 14.10, Intel Core 2 Duo P8800, Nvidia Quadro NVS 160M. Here's some threads of where I've asked in the past: ...
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Consistent graphical issues damaging my Ubuntu experience

I recently switched from Windows to 100% Ubuntu. So far everything has been an improvement except consistent graphical issues which just happens to be the single most important factor (can't see ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 - Strange color depth

Hi I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 with Nvidia Drivers. Acceleration works without a problem. But the problem is that I can see strange color depth even when color depth is set to 24 bit. I ...
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video cards don't work properly ASUS N550 JK

First time i ask for help here, but after a week tryng to solve the problem just reading i decided to write something too: As title says i have this N550 JK, i installed ubuntu 14.04, bumblebee and ...
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14.10 GUI issue with 2560x1080 resolution Nvidia 346.22

I recent got a new monitor which support the 2560x1080 resolution and whereas it was fairly easy to get the new resolution working on Ubuntu by installing the 340.65 Nvidia drivers I am getting weird ...
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Fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS freezes after login

I am having trouble getting Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS to work on my laptop, which is a Medion MD 96320 / WAM 2070. I think the specifications are: Turion 64 X2 @ 1.8 GHz processor, 2 GB RAM, GeForce Go 6150 ...
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How do I set resolution to 1440x900 with Nvidia?

I have an Nvidia GeForce 9800 GT card and suddenly after some recent updates on 12.04, I am unable to get my resolution higher than 1024x768. It used to be 1440x900. I have tried uninstalling and ...
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Problems with 14.04.2 LTS and Nvidia GT218 and nouveau [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu 14.04.2 server install to which I have added Unity (sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends ubuntu-desktop) so that I can get a couple terminals on the monitor. I'm seeing a ...
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Why does my screen flicker when I move my mouse

I recently installed Ubuntu on my laptop, I love the simplicity and the design, but when I move my mouse pointer, my screen flickers and strobes. Is there a reason to this and is there anything I can ...
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Ubuntu 14 no way to install Nvidia drivers or get suspend working

I'm trying to get an "old" Acer Aspire 5720 operative with Ubuntu 14.04 but the proprietary drivers nor suspend work properly. My hardware configuration: Intel Core Duo T5250 @ 1,5Ghz 4GB DDR2 RAM ...
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apt-get ends up with errors after nvidia 331 installation

I recently installed nvidia-331 driver via Software & Updates -> Additional Drivers tab. Now when I use: sudo apt-get install <package> or sudo apt-get remove <package> ...
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freeze and restart

I've got problem with my Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. I had Windows 7 -> completely formated my disk and installed Ubuntu...everything was OK but after installation when I open every app it freeze, restart and ...
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Mac Pro1,1 Mid to Late 2007 wont boot anything at all

I've tried making numerous install disks and live usb's on both 14.04 and 11.04 amd and intel build and If I'm lucky enough to get something to come up its "error cannot load device path" (something ...
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How to use integrated Intel graphics instead of Nvidia graphics on MacBook Pro?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on MacBook Pro 15" 2010 (MacBookPro6,2) and I would like to use the integrated Intel graphics instead of the dedicated Nvidia graphics Ubuntu boots with on this ...
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nvidia-settings lost after reboot

I have a fresh ubuntu 13.10 install and a dual-monitor setup. I can't get the setup working propely because the monitor settings get reverted every time I reboot. How do I fix this? Note that I get ...
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Problem installing Nvidia drivers on 840m (12.04)

Just got an MSI GP70 2PE Laptop. The laptop has an Nvidia 840m and I need to utilize the GPU for my work. I've tried following the instructions (posted here: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 loses screen arrangements on reboot

Every time I boot into my Ubuntu 14.04 I re-arrange the monitors in Screen Display to match the physical arrangement of my 3 monitors: DFP-0/GPU-0, DFP-1/GPU-0, DFP-3/GPU-0 Every time I reboot, ...
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Apt-get fails to install any software since latest update

Today I had run an update to my Ubuntu 14.10 installation, and after it I get some errors about the nvidia-331 driver so I wanted to remove it and reinstall it, every time to do so the apt-get purge ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS and Nvidia dirver (304.51) 64bit: problem 640x480

I have a problem with this configuration: Asus K55V, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Nvidia driver 304.51. I have remove the nouveau driver with: apt-get --purge remove xserver-xorg-video-nouveau I ...
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How to use NVIDIA GTX 970 GPU? [duplicate]

I have NVIDIA GTX 970 GPU, which is pretty new chip and it is not recognized by nouveau driver shipped with Ubuntu 14.10, hence I am stuck on 1024x768 resolution on Full HD monitor - not so good. ...
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Laptop brightness too low on Ubuntu 14.10

recently I switched to Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 64 bits on my laptop and I'm having some issues with the brightness. At first I couldn't change with the hotkeys, but I have already fixed it. The problem now ...
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VDPAU errors in VLC with official nVidia drivers installed

Playback seems fine until I try seeking the video, then I get this error over and over in the terminal: [00007fba4906ef78] avcodec decoder: Using NVIDIA VDPAU Driver Shared Library 343.36 Mon Dec ...
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My AGP GeForce2 does nothing while compiz eats up all my CPU time

Ubuntu 14.04 (i386) can not accept NVidia Geforce2 MX 400 The "nouveau" driver does not use the nvidia capabilities on my AGP GeForce2 card, so Unity (compiz) eats up all my CPU time. I tried to ...
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Dual monitor connected to hdmi port not detecting on Dell Vostro 3750

I am using Dell Vostro 3750 laptop with 2 monitors. OS Kubuntu 13.04 1 monitor I connected with VGA and it is working fine. But another monitor connected to HDMI port is not detected. I connected ...
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Black screen dual graphics (integrated + nvidia)

I can't for the life of me get my Ubuntu 14.04 Laptop to use the nvidia graphics card over the integrated Intel card. My machine has a really hard time even identifying the nvidia card and I had to ...
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14.10 Live CD black screen

First, the CD (64Bit) is alright, tried on another computer and is working. Booting Live CD. choose Language (OK) Choose Keyboard-layout (OK) When I go further, a black screen appears, ...
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update-initramfs: /usr/share/initramfs-tools/hooks/fixrtc failed with return 1

I'm using Kubuntu 13.04 x64. I found out about this problem after installing Nvidia drivers from jockey and seeing that nouveau was still loading instead. I tried to manually reinstalling ...
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Steam error > NVidia problem, fix = can't open xubuntu

I installed the latest linux nvidia driver as per this and this. I thought it was running fine but in Additional Drivers it was I'm using the proprietary driver but none is selected in the list. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia 740m and hd400 no screen detected

i tried every possible way that i found on google to install nvidia drvier with bumblebee and without and every version of the driver and i end up after booting with a black screen and a cursor witch ...
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Power management failure and /usr/bin/sudo must be owned by uid 0 and have the setuid bit set

A few days age I purchased a new laptop, Asus X751MD, and I installed the 64 bit Kubuntu version of 14.10. After installing some programs and restarting the computer, I got the power management ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Cannot change screen resolution

I know there are many questions with the same topic, but no solution seem to apply to my case... I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 on a Toshiba Satellite L735 laptop. My xrandr output is: Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, ...
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Installing CUDA toolkit for GTX9XX cards

I tried to install drivers for NVIDIA GTX 980 card version 343.22 and CUDA toolkit but unfortunately When I try to run the procedure (caffe) on GPU the screens go blank. I looked around for similar ...
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Switching between nvidia prop. and nouveau with reboot

There is a very similar question to this one but mind the difference: in this question I am ok with reboots between driver swaps. How can I easily switch between the nvidia prop. driver and nouveau, ...
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Nvidia graphics stability

I'm running an older Dell XPS M1730, using Ubuntu-Gnome 14.10 and an Nvidia M8700 graphics card. With the Nouveau drivers, the system is stable although a little slow (the graphics are running ...
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Followed some instructions to get wine working with nvidia, now sleep mode broken

I followed the instructions here to get wine to work on my laptop with 14.04, but now when I lift the lid I get page after page of errors and no desktop. How do I undo the fix in that thread? This ...
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The same monitor shows up as two displays

I have a monitor plugged into my Dell Latitude running Ubuntu 14.04. I have the problem that my monitor shows up as two separate displays. But it is actually showing only one of the displays. And ...
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How Do I Enable Nvidia Drivers in Recovery Mode?

How do I enable nvidia drivers in recovery mode? I've installed 12.04 via text mode with the alternate ISO. It rebooted into the blank purple screen; Ubuntu bongos played. I'm in recovery mode. Apt ...
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The screen freezes dragging windows between workspaces in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop (Samsung QX310, Intel Core i5, GeForce 310M) and the problem is when I want move windows between workspaces. The system freezes! Do you know which is the ...
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Lost display after nvidia driver update on optimus laptop (everyting else works)

I've been using Ubuntu 14.10 with no problems for a couple of months. After fresh install I installed property Nvidia driver(nvidia-331) from software sources and had no problem using it with Nvidia ...
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How do I fix black screen when switching to tty?

When I use ctr + alt + f1 to use the command line from the login screen (or anywhere for that matter), I get a black screen and cannot get anything to appear on-screen other than that I am able to ...
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YouTube Videos are flickering on Chrome

I am using a Lenovo IdeaPad U430p with Ubutu 14.04 LTS. There is a GeForce GT 730M built in and there are also some drivers available: NVIDIA binary driver - version 331.38 from nvidia-331 ...
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HDMI connection to external monitor causes laptop screen blackout in 14.04, nvidia graphics

I have had some serious issues with my external monitor and graphics display since installing Ubuntu 14.04, and no one else seems to have had the exact same problem so I figured it best to post here. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Brightness Problem

Yesterday I downloaded Ubuntu and installed it on my laptop (Sony Vaio PCG-71811M), with Windows 8.1 dual boot. I really liked Ubuntu, and i don't think I want to delete Ubuntu and turn back Windows. ...
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bitcoin miner compatible with nvidia

I would try to start mining bitcoin into a mining pool, and i'm looking for a client compatible with linux (if it has a GUI would be better) and that admit to use my nvidia GTX 860 graphic card. Any ...
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I can't install ubuntu 14.04.1 on my pc [duplicate]

I am trying to install ubuntu on my pc but i can't.I can't find what problems are. Booting from dvd and getting to the purple screen and after that installing ubuntu,but it goes to black screen with a ...
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Low Screen Resolution

The max I can set my resolution currently is 1024x768, but my laptop's native resolution is 1920x1080. I've always been able to set it to 1920x1080 without issue, but since I broke my video driver (I ...