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

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Why does every 4k wallpaper get lower resolution after logging in?

So I have a 4k screen, and when I set a 4k wallpaper it seems to be a lower resolution Full HD maybe. This is especially noticeable when I come to the login screen it's crystal clear 4k, and then ...
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Infinite Login Loop (not permissions issue) - proprietary NVIDIA driver install gone wrong

I've got an infinite login loop issue that I need help with. Let me start at the beginning. I followed instructions from here: Ubuntu 14.04 install NVIDIA driver Result of my lspci | grep VGA is: ...
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15.04 and Nvidia: login loop

Upgraded 14.10 to 15.04, desktop fails to load past login screen. I type in my password, hear a failure sound byte, back to login screen. Also can't boot off a 15.04 thumb drive created with another ...
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Problem after install nvidia-340 or nvidia-352 on gt630

i have a GT 630 and I'm having trouble when I upgrade the NVIDIA driver to 340 or 352. Only drive working is nvidia-304 NVIDIA-340 After update to nvidia-340 i get a black screen, here is kernel.log ...
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installing nvidia grpahics driver for cuda computation only

I am having screen freeze after nvidia graphics driver installation. Is there a way to restrict the nvidia drivers' use for cuda computation alone (not for the desktopn gui display)? I am trying to ...
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NVIDIA proprietary driver logging me to console instead of GUI

Firstly i want to apologise for any mistakes, English is not my native language. My problem is I can't get NVIDIA proprietary drivers to work. I tried to install it on Ubuntu 12.04.1 32 and 64 bits, ...
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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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cudamat test exception: error initializing CUBLAS

I've installed nvidia drivers ,cuda and cudamat. When I run test_cudamat.py, It gives me this exception: cudamat.CUDAMatException: error initializing CUBLAS: (err=-2) I tried adding libcublas.so ...
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Xrandr Fix: I need help with HDMI resolution

I need some help. I have my Ubuntu 14.04 computer connected to my 40" Samsung HDTV with a resolution of 1920x1080 and every time I start up my computer the top and bottom keep getting cut off. I've ...
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Nvidia graphics fllicker on 8200MG laptop

New to this forum but have had Ubuntu for a few months now. I wrecked my first install after trying to fix the screen flicker problem. I had the login where there was a choice of several desktops, ...
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ACPI PCC probe failed during installation of ubuntu 14.04 Lts [duplicate]

I'm try to install ubuntu 14.04 Lts distribution in a machine Dell precision T1700 with Windows 8.1..The LiveCD shows correctly the options of grub menu but, when I selected any option for ...
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Intel HD Graphics 530 not working on Ubuntu 15.10

I'm currently trying to setup an Ubuntu 15.10 to run VMs with VGAPassthrough. The to be dedicated graphics card should be my GTX750ti, with the internal graphics chip of the i7-6700k (Intel HD ...
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Ubuntu won't boot after successful installation (Black screen appears and nothing happens)

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (dual boot win 8) via live usb created using pendrive linux. I have a sony vaio multi-touch screen with nvidia geforce CUDA. You can check the specifications here ...
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How to disable my inboard ( intel ) graphic card

I'm pretty new to linux, but I did my best to obtain all information regarding my issue so maybe someone could help out. I have an HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook, with Ubuntu 14.04 manually installed. The ...
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No DisplayPort/HDMI in sound setting (Dell XPS L502X, Nvidia), Unable to get audio from HDMI

I have connected my DELL XPS L502X to Yamaha Receiver. The setup works perfectly in Windows but in Ubuntu 15.10 / Mint 17.3, I am not getting Audio from HDMI (laptop speaker works fine). This problem ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 flashes log-in screen then black

A few weeks ago, I built a desktop and installed Ubuntu 15.04 and have been battling with it ever since. There seems to be an issue with the compatibility of the NVIDIA drivers and Ubuntu. (After ...
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how do to install the display drivers for a displaylink usb monitor on 13.04?

How do I install the display drivers for a displaylink usb monitor? The monitor connected with the displaylink device has the following messages on the display: [ 10.723468] usb 3-1.1: device ...
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Getting GeForce GTX960 to work with Ubuntu

After more than five years of setting up Ubuntu on various computers, for the first time I am at the verge of giving up on a case. The issue is setting up proper graphics drivers for the NVIDIA ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 2nd hdmi monitor blacks out

I attach my Gigabyte P34Wv4-BW1T laptop to a 2nd monitor via HDMI. This monitor blacks out randomly. I think it's random, at least. I'm not sure if it's going into sleep mode or not. I went into my ...
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G5 PPC ubuntu mate 15.10

I have a G5 mac apple 2ghz 4gb of ram with nvidia graphics. Im installing from a cdrom. Once I hit enter to launch the install from yaboot the screen goes black and never changes. The dvd drive will ...
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What alternative use can I give to an internal graphic card ? [closed]

I have recently bought an nVidia Quadro FX1700 and as my PC has an onboard card (Intel 82Q965). I was thus wondering what uses I could give to the card besides the use as hybrid graphics. I have ...
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UBUNTU 15.10 BLACK SCREEN AFTER SUSPEND Acer Aspire

I am using an Acer Aspire V15 with nvidia 840m dedicated graphics card. Everytime I shut or suspend my laptop and try to wake it up the screen light turns on but the screen remains black with a white ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Freezes After Random Times

My newly built computer is running Ubuntu 15.10 with an Nvidia GTX 950 using the default Nvidia binary driver version 352.63. My computer completely freezes (no sound, no screen updates) after random ...
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Installing Ubuntu On Dell Precision 15 5510

Has anyone had any success installing Ubuntu 14.04,15.10 or any variety on the New Dell precision 15 5510. I have been trying for 3 days with very little success. Issues I am facing 1. Intel 8260 ...
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Blacklist a Nvidia gpu for qemu/kvm passthrough

I am trying to run Windows in a virtual machine while giving the VM a direct passthrough to the GPU for better performance. I have an integrated intel GPU (I will use this one for the host) and a ...
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How to turn off my graphic card led Logo (Gigabyte Nvidia GTX970)

On windows its possible to turn it off with geforce-experience and it seems that it doesn't do it definitly, it does it by software on the driver...
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X server doesn't work on Ubuntu 14.04. What may be happening?

This how I used to setup my X Server on Ubuntu 13. apt-get update apt-get upgrade # nvidia apt-get -y install nvidia-current apt-get -y install nvidia-current-updates # x server apt-get -y install ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 not installable due missing characters

I wanted to install Ubuntu 15.10, unfortunately something fails. I'm not completly new to linux, but I never had issues installing it. When I start the installation process it looks like these ...
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Nvidia 740M still not working after Bumblebee installation

First of all, I have checked a lot of similar topics, but I still can't get my laptop to use Nvidia 740M. So first things first. I have a laptop Asus X550V (i5-3230, 4gb RAM, Nvidia 740M + Intel ...
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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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Forgetful display arrangement

Every time I login, my tri-head setup's arrangement is reset. I have to open up nvidia tools and reconfigure. x.org follows: # nvidia-settings: X configuration file generated by nvidia-settings # ...
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Ways to Boost Performance + Screen Tearing

So I recently (back in April) bought a GTX 960 for my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS PC for general gaming uses, and everything has been going great. However, as of recently, I've noticed that in games such as ...
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Fixing/rolling back broken installation

I recently broke my dual boot installation (Windows & and Ubuntu) during an upgrade -- supposedly to fix missing dependencies but unwittingly upgraded from trusty to vivid, and now vivid won't ...
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Screen flickering after enabled Nvidia Graphics on Ubuntu 15.04

I enabled and installed Nvidia Graphics on my system but after I rebooted my system keeps flickering on Unity, Compiz and Metacity but not on tty. My Nivdia graphic card is a GT 650m. How do I ...
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Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 ti doesn't work in Ubuntu?

I have the no longer new Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 ti graphic card. I tried installing the Nvidia drivers directly from the Nvidia site (latest available NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-352.21.run) and ubuntu won't ...
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Wifi says it's connected but it isn't.

I made a big mistake when trying to help somebody on this site. Someone had a question, and I was working with and hdmi cable and installing the most current nvidia at the same time. My goal was to ...
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How to clean Firefox after crashes?

Firefox (43) has become very unstable due to improper termination from frequent system reboots necessitated by Ubuntu 14.04's lack of reliable suspend/hibernate support for NVidia devices. Now it just ...
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“The system is running in low-graphics mode” after installing proprietary Nvidia driver

I'm trying to get Ubuntu 15.04 work on my computer since few hours and I'm stuck with one problem. I got a problem (this one) and a solution for this was to install the Nvidia proprietary driver. I ...
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Installing nvidia graphics card leads to “low graphics mode” A driver problem

I have ubuntu 14.04 installed on my system and everything worked fine until I tried to install a graphics card (nvidia gt 630). I put the graphics card in the computer and plugged the monitor into the ...
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Am I using the right nvidia driver?

I am using Ubuntu Desktop 14.0.4 with Linux kernel 4.2.5 on my HP Envy Slim Notebook which has Nvidia GTX 950M Graphics driver. Everything is working fine but I want to make sure am i using the right ...
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Black screen after trying to install along side windows 7

i've been trying to setup a duel boot with ubuntu and windows 7 however when i attempt to install ubuntu either using a CD or a USB my monitor says no signal then there is a black screen. I have tried ...
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Nvcc -v fails but CUDA 7.0 installed and nvcc present

I have installed CUDA 7.0 and run deviceQuery from the samples - it passes. If I go to usr/local/CUDA-7.0/bin I can see nvcc is present. To set the paths, I have run these from the terminal: export ...
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Blurry screen during and after install process

Alright so I've been stumped on this issue for a while now and I'm not sure how to fix it. I'm trying to migrate from Windows 8.1 however when I try to install Ubuntu (or any other OS that supports ...
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Lenovo z50-70 Nvidia 331 Graphics Freeze

Problem : Random graphics freeze when using Nvidia drivers. Installation : Ubuntu 14.04.2 64bit Workaround : Use Intel integrated graphics instead of Nvidia. Bug has been already reported in ...
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Screen tearing is driving me crazy (no solutions worked yet)!

Although I've tested several solutions to overcome the screen tearing, I've still have had this strange problem on my Ubuntu 15.1. My machine uses a Nvidia gpu alongside a built-in Intel one. I heard ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Bumblebee vs Nvidia GeForce GT 740M

After a week checking a lot of references about bumblebee/nvidia, I decided to post this new Thread. Nothing I've tried have worked in my scenario :-( ... testing of virtualgl and primus, different ...
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Nvidia graphics card driver installed led to login loop

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 Desktop - 64 bit version on intel Core I7 - quad core laptop with 16 GB RAM, 4 GB Graphics card(Nvidia GTX 950M). After successful install - Ubuntu was freezing due to inbuilt ...
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Problem with nvidia drivers installation

I want to install new nvidia drivers R310 so I downloaded driver and when I run it it says that i can't install new drivers because there is this nouveau driver. It asked me if I want to add blacklist ...
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Display flickers, distorts trying to detect second monitor through IGD

I'm trying to get a second monitor working on my system using the integrated graphics HDMI port on my motherboard. My system is an i7 6700k, MSI z170a m5 motherboard, and nvidia 950 gpu. The gpu is ...
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Nouveau Error: unknown chipset during startup Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using laptop Acer Nitro VN7-571G-53N6, nvidia GeForce 840M. What can i do to fix this? Please help, thank you. This is the screenshot of the error: [11.128989] nouveau E[DEVICE][0000:03:00.0] ...