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Ubuntu 14.04 System Freezes - Firefox eats a lot of memory with nvidia-prime enabled

I have a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell XPS L502X Laptop with a discrete, optimus-enabled Nidia card. System was working great until I decided to install bumblebee to enable the Nvidia card ...
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Upgrading CUDA from 6.5 to 7

On Ubuntu 14.04, I have CUDA 6.5 installed. I want to upgrade to CUDA 7.0. So, I followed the instructions at Installing and testing CUDA in Ubuntu 14.04, but using the CUDA 7 run file instead of CUDA ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Audio pitched over HDMI

The audio output from the speakers of my laptop is fine, but when I attempt to play audio and video on an LG tv using an HDMI cable, I do get a picture and sound, but the sound and picture are both ...
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How to install NVIDIA Driver proprietary, tested on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

know anyone how can I install NVIDIA Driver proprietary, tested on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I've try different methods but no one of them don't work. First them all I've try to install official Nvidia ...
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nvidia-331: nvidia-settings contains no options except Profiles [closed]

On Linux Mint 17.1 with nvidia-331 drivers installed, running nvidia-settings gives this window: It seems that the left panel should have more settings (about resolution, antialiasing, etc.) which ...
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Can't install NVIDIA driver. GT-430 Ubuntu 14.04

Need help! I'm not able to install the driver of my GT-430. Ubuntu freezes just before it boots. I get desktop and Terminal an then no response. Any help? I've seen some post either to go crtl + alt ...
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Grub acting up, and monitor resolution not detected - Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome

I've been having a lot of trouble with this lately and wanted to check if anyone here had a solution. I installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 on my secondary drive, but now when I boot up I get into the GRUB ...
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Slow application switching - Ubuntu 14.04 - XORG CPU spike

I am currently experiencing some infuriating lag/sluggishness with Ubuntu 14.04 when doing relatively trivial, undemanding work across a few basic applications (Chrome, Mudlet, Sublime Text 3, and the ...
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Installing CUDA 7.0 on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install the CUDA toolkit 7.0 (https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-toolkit) on Ubuntu 14.04 without luck. I have been following a guide ( ...
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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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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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Ubuntu Gnome 14.04.2 not detecting my monitors resolution [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 LTS on my gaming/design machine! (Specs: i7 4790k; Strix 970; MSI G45-z97;) and when I go into my display settings it says I'm using a built-in display and will ...
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Xubuntu error dialogue. It's driving me nuts. No info or anything in the dialogue box. Any ideas?

So I just installed a fresh copy of xubuntu and when I boot-up/log-in to my machine I get this generic error popup twice: . I checked the syslog file and couldn't locate anything. Is there another ...
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CUDA on laptop with 14.04

I have a question about CUDA on a Laptop with Ubuntu 14.04. I am trying to make CUDA work on my computer and after 7 formats and about 36 hours I am out of any ideas. My problem is, whenever I try to ...
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Nvidia 331 driver, Ubuntu 14.04 and Wine - lags, fps drops and surprising, temporary boost

I experience weird fps drops while playing games, mostly with Wine. Some tested games: Hearthstone - fps drops happens pretty often; interesting fact is that while browsing cards every page needs ...
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How can I get my Nvidia Overscan setting to work on start up. Ubuntu 12.10

Hi all as with a lot of people my new nvidia driver doesn't include a overscan bar so my tv's desktop is chopped off. After many searches and some trail and error I've been able to get my Tv to fit ...
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triple monitors and xinerama = black screen when game starts?

after a fresh clean install of ubuntu (my old install got borked somehow) i cannot for the life of me get my games from steam to play when Xinerama is enabled, it worked with my last ubuntu install ...
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Wacom Intuous 4 + Ubuntu 14.04 Switch monitor doesn't work

So, my tablet works perfectly, it recognises the pressure, tilt, all the buttons works and I can switch between relative and absolute mode. However I have two monitors, and pressing the button of ...
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ACPI PPC Probe failed. Starting version 219 NVIDIA

I've recently updated to Ubuntu 15.04 and after installing the latest nvidia drivers (346.59) which worked on ubuntu 14.10 seems to have caused some trouble on boot. All I get is the following when ...
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Installed nVidia Bumblebee, should I install driver?

I'm new to Linux. I'm using a laptop with a dedicated nVidia graphics card. I was using integrated graphics card, there was no need to install nVidia driver. So I need to use nVidia CUDA. Once I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Screen Freezes Randomly with NVidia

I recently install Nvidia 352.21 driver. All works fine except one thing and I don't know why. Sometime my Ubuntu Screen Freezes and to fix it I need to switch from graphics mode(CTRL+ALT+F7) in ...
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Touchscreen with dual monitors

i have ubuntu 12.04 and two monitors, where first is touchscreen. System recognizes resolution as one big screen with 3840 * 1080 resolution. Problem is when using touch calibration, calibrator ...
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Nvidia crashes after updating ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit and Nvidia driver on my PC. After updating Ubuntu, Nvidia crashes and this is my new Ubuntu desktop: http://i.stack.imgur.com/m4Jyo.jpg When I enter to tty and run ...
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Warthunder crashing on startup with short terminal dialog

this is a question concerning warthunder, a game that is available in linux. I downloaded it from steam, and when i start it it opens up a terminal for a tenth second before automatically closing it, ...
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Desktop loads, but no dash. Ubuntu 15.04

This all originated when I installed Nvidia drivers from terminal using the xorg edgers PPA. I have since uninstalled them, but that did not help much. I can't even open terminal unless it is with ...
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Remove nVidia driver and go back to Nouveau

I've installed nVidia driver successfully but I want to go back to Nouveau driver and eliminate any xorg.conf file created by nVidia config tools. What is the proper way to do it? (not ending up with ...
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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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Several problems: Can't get multi monitor setup to work (or nvidia drivers/cuda toolkit), tty console not working aswell

I'm reinstalling Ubuntu 14.04 for the fifth time today, I already tried several solutions on a completely fresh installation (my default keyboard/mouse don't work during installation, have to use a ...
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Full-screen game issues (Ubuntu 14.04-Warzone 2100): freezing, permanent resolution change, crash

Could not launch the game (possible full screen issue) but can navigate main menus. When launching, computer freezes and will not go back to normal. Forced to ALT+SysReq+REISUB many times. Updated ...
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KDE Compositor “disconnecting”

When using KDE, I have the following occur after the desktop has been used heavily for several days: The compositor stops working properly for one or more applications. An example of this would be ...
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How do I update to Ubuntu kernel 3.13.0 on 12.04 LTS without breaking the Nvidia graphics driver?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 "LTS" on a Lenovo W530 (Nvidia Optimus architecture) and updated the kernel to 3.13.0-32-generic as the version of the kernel I was running was going out of support, ...
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firefox libva (VDPAU backend) crash

I see this problem recurring over and over browsing the web. I updated firefox to version 39.0 (version seems not to count that much anyway) and now when I open (supposedly) pages with flash content, ...
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Can't activate proprietary driver for NVIDIA from “Additional drivers” Ubuntu 14.04

Can't activate proprietary driver for NVIDIA from "Additional drivers" Ubuntu 14.04 I'm using Ubuntu 14.04,64 bit, with nvidia 610M dedicated graphics card. By default when I go to "Softwares & ...
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Which driver is best suited for the tank and what do i do in case of another breakdown

I'm using a ASUS X550LN Intel® Core™ i5-4210U CPU @ 1.70GHz × 4 Ubuntu 14.04.2 x64 4GB I had a problem identifying my Nvidia card , so I added the xorg edgers repository and updated as usual. ...
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Slight stutter navigating Ubuntu

Ubuntu newbie here, I am on Dell Xps 15z, and have installed bumblebee and all that jazz to get my graphics to work. I also installed TLP and CPUFreq. The problem I have is that when I'm navigating ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 doesn't start with nvidia driver

Hello I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 and when I use the proprietary Nvidia driver Ubuntu doesn't boot. It shows "Starting 219" on my secondary screen and on my primary screen it shows something ...
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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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Video playback very slow Ubuntu 15.04

I've had numerous problems with the installation of Ubuntu 15.04, and one of them involved the Nvidia Geforce graphics card I have on my old Sony Vaio. I reset it to the default drivers which come ...
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Having Trouble Updating Nvidia Drivers

I've just bought a new laptop and am trying to install Ubuntu on it. This is the first time I'm installing linux on my own machine (I've used it on machines at work and school before, but I've never ...
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Blank screen and cursor following error message 'ACPI PCC probe failed starting version 219

Hi there Ubuntu community. Allow me to set the scene. I've had Ubuntu on an old laptop in the past and I love it. I decided to swap computers with my girlfriend and I installed Ubuntu 15.04 on her old ...
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Black Borders - Different suspend commands?

I have the popular "Black window borders" problem after coming back from standby when closing the lid. I use a NVIDIA graphics card and Ubuntu 15.04. The surprising thing is that when going to ...
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How to remove graphics driver

recently i turned over to Linux from Windows . There was a problem because Linux wouldn't show my Nvdia GPU with the lscpi command i would only get my VGA as intel chipset . After that and a little ...
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How to use Nouveau for graphics and NVIDIA GPU for only CUDA programs on Optimus notebook?

I am using a notebook with a Intel i7 (with its own GPU) and a NVIDIA GPU. On Windows, the notebook uses Optimus to switch between the GPUs intelligently. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I installed CUDA ...
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The entire process of using xorg-edgers ppa?

Proprietary drivers apparently generally outperform open-source Nouveau drivers. The stable packages offered by default repositories seem to be too behind the latest stable ones available from the ...
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Choose Different Screen Layouts with Latest NVIDIA Driver Dual 4K Setup

I just bought a ASUS PB287Q monitor and hooked it up (via HDMI) to my ASUS N550JK-DS521H. Everything works...but the performance of rendering on the external (right) monitor is terrible. So bad I can ...
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Xlib: extension “GLX” missing on display “:0”. and OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display ':0' [duplicate]

I am trying to use OpenGL on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I installed OpenGL with the following commands: sudo apt-get install g++ cmake sudo apt-get install freeglut3 freeglut3-dev sudo apt-get install ...
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Worse compiz performance in Ubuntu 14.04LTS

I know this question has been asked multiple times before, but they seem to be like 3-4 years old now and I could not find any associated with Ubuntu 14.04. Also, solutions mentioned there do not ...
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Ubuntu not displaying with HDMI output and Nvidia GTX970

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 15.04 in my new computer. I'm using the HDMI output of a Nvidia GTX970 to display it but, after the GRUB menu, nothing else is displayed, so I can't even install the OS or ...
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How do I get Ubuntu / Nvidia GeForce 8400GS to correctly recognize two identical monitors?

Thank you all for the help so far, I think I'm stuck trying to edit or create a proper xorg.conf file that will give me a consistent display on start up. I have two identical monitors - Samsung ...
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NVIDIA card and Bumblebee refuse to run

Whenever I try to use optirun to run a program using my NVIDIA card, I get this error message: libGL: screen 0 does not appear to be DRI2 capable libGL: OpenDriver: trying ...