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

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Notifyd brightness notification not showing properly

I have the exact same problem described here. I'm using an nvidia driver and it was all right (I had to use a similar procedure to have my brightness control working). My xorg configuration files are ...
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Ubuntu stuck after login when Nvidia driver installed

I have 2 graphics cards (Tesla k10, K40) in my supermicro SuperServer (7047GR-TPRF). I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04, but when I install cuda or Nvidia graphics driver (version 311 or 340), my Ubuntu ...
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Update error in relation to Nivdia 331

The last few Software updates I've run have come up with an error in relation to the nvidia-331 package. After the update I've run the command optirun glxgears and it seems to run fine. Also tried it ...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 from 14.10, got the dreaded “starting version 219” error

When I try to login, it reverts me to the login screen. If I move my mouse, it shows a log of system events and then does the same thing. I can Clrl + Alt + F1 to a terminal, and do modifications from ...
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Failed to start Load Kernel Modules after Nvidia 352.21 installation failure

After booting up Ubuntu 15.04 I get the following message: [FAILED] Failed to start Load Kernel Modules. See "systemctl status systemd-modules-load.service" for details. At terminal I get the ...
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Audio not working in ubuntu 14.10

I have a unique problem. My os is ubuntu14.10 and in my sound settings "play through" is blank with not even dummy output.I have NVIDIA graphics card. On running this command sudo aplay -l, I got ...
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Cannot establish maximum resolution on ASUS PB278Q

I've recently bought brand new ASUS PB278Q monitor. When trying to connect to my laptop, everything works great, except that I can't get the native resolution of my monitor (2560x1440) working. The ...
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Monitor showing as DVI although plugged in as VGA

Recently I had my computer upgraded because I was having problems getting Ubuntu 14.04 to work. I now have more than the min requirements but am still having trouble getting the graphics to work once ...
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Some webpages the font looks like it was squished

For some reason the font looks like it was all squished to the sides. Here is an example of reddit (My resolution is 1920x1080) Using Nvidia Drivers 333.31 or something like that ...
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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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nvida331 module error [duplicate]

I have a Windows 7 home premium PC and I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a USB 3.0 1TB. After the install when I upgraded Ubuntu, this updated drivers and updated to the Nivida 331 driver and 311 causes a ...
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Launching csgo via steam with optirun or primusrun?

I've gotten optirun and primusrun to work with glxgears and also with launching Counter-Strike: Global Offensive(csgo) straight from the executable file: ...
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What does “ACPI PPC Probe failed Starting version 219 ” mean exactly?

I've recently installed Xubuntu 15.04 on my desktop The video playback was kinda slow and buggy so I installed the nvidia drivers (the gpu is an onboard 7025) As some people, I get the "ACPI PPC ...
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Can't use nvidia GPU optimization (libcublas.so)

I have a Nvidia 750Ti on a dedicated server I'm trying to install cuda in order to use GPU optimization in Theano. I did several cuda 7 installations (on ubuntu server x86_64 12.04, ubuntu server ...
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Nautilus - screen tearing after scrolling

When I scroll in Nautilus some entries don't refresh properly. It doesn't matter if I scroll with the scroll wheel on my mouse or with page-up, page-down, home or end keys. It doesn't happen if I ...
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Unity fails after upgrade 14.04 -> 15.05 and installing nvidia drivers

So, I was running Ubuntu 14 LTS more or less happily (nvidia drivers were working fine with unity and all). Then the upgrade manager asked if I wanted to upgrade to 14.10. I did the upgrade and ...
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Newest update to Ubuntu 14.04 causing loss of sound and shifting resolution

There were a few updates I installed for ubuntu, so I let my system restart to complete everything. I open up my system and the resolution for everything goes from blurry to clear and the sound is not ...
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How to disable cuda and nvidia when install opencv

I am using ubuntu 14.04 version 64 bit. I install nvidia driver and cuda before. Now. I want to install opencv from source file. I don't want to install cuda and nvidia again (as I know opencv have ...
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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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how can I get ubuntu 15.04 to boot up with my Nvidia geforce 960 GPU

So I've recently installed Ubuntu as a secondary operating system on my computer alongside windows 8.1, and I've discovered that it refuses to boot up with my Nvidia 960 GPU installed. I've repeatedly ...
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Nvidia Higher Resolution becomes bright and grainy

Does anyone know how to solve this issue? I'd like to use the higher resolutions, but when I do the display becomes annoyingly bright and grainy. I can confirm it happens on the Geforce 610 and higher ...
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How to install nvidia driver without replace x.org.x server

I am installing nvidia version 340. My ubuntu version 14.04 with kernel is 3.19.0-20-generic. My nvidia is GeForce GT 650M. I install that nvidia version because I have schedule to install CUDA 6.5 ...
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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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Nouveau driver randomly freezing Graphical interface (X Server)

I'm having random freezes on my Ubuntu GNOME 15.04. Suddently I'm not able to click or move anything on the interface. I can however go to another virtual text terminal (Ctrl + Alt + F1) and I can ...
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Dell M3800 with 14.04 LTS HDMI randomly cuts out

I have a M3800 plugged into a Dell U2913WM via HDMI I'm using the nVidia binary driver (331.113 from nvidia-331), which is the recommended driver I've used multiple HDMI cables, and plugged into ...
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Problems after installing to 15.04 (only background and pointer after login)

I installed 15.04 to dual boot on a Dell XPS 8700 with the NVidia graphics. That was a lot of trouble but I can now boot to both. But Ubuntu just gives the background and mouse after login. I've tried ...
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How to install drivers for NVIDIA GT210?

I've spent several hours on making my videocard work after upgrading Ubuntu to 12.04. Nothing worked. The latest attempts were: Installing the 'official' driver ...
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Nvidia settings not saved after reboot

Running ubuntu 15.04. My nvidia settings are not saved. I run dual screens and they keeps switching after a reboot. I ran the nvidia settings using sudo sudo nvidia-settings and made sure to save ...
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Second monitor is laggy in Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 x64 and a BenQ EW2440L as a second monitor. The problem that I encounter is the fact that the second screen is really laggy, rendering it barely usable. I have tried Compiz, as ...
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Have tearing (no Vsync) in movies (Nvidia proprietary driver)

This is more of KDE than Ubuntu question, but... I have visible tearing on screen. KDE composition, flash video in Firefox, and simple games like kpat are vsynced, but in steam games and in movies ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Nvidia 840M Crashes After Opening Video in VLC

Each time I opened any video using VLC Media Player, the system went into a total deadlock or crash. I had to hard-shut down the computer. Afterwards I unchecked the setting "Preferences > Video > ...
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Asus N751JK, Ubuntu 14,04, can't detect Nvidia geforce gtx 850m, can't install drivers

I'm trying to get ubuntu to detect my nvidia card, but nothing seems to work. I tried following a number of solutions, uninstalling nouveau, installing propriety drivers, downloading nvidia settings, ...
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Cannot install nvidia driver for ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) with kernel version is 3.16.0-40-generic. And my nvidia is 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: NVIDIA Corporation GK107M [GeForce GT 650M] [10de:0fd1] (rev a1) ...
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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 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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Ubuntu freezes constantly when propietary Nvidia drivers are installed

I'm having an issue when I'm running the proprietary nvidia drivers for my ASUS laptop running ubuntu 14.04. The display freezes periodically (about once every few minutes). I know the system is ...
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Set resolution for GDM on 15.04

All the current guides on setting the resolution at login are outdated. Most of them suggest using an xrandr command in /etc/gdm/init/default. Problem is, it doesn't seem to work in 15.04 because ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, GT 750M install nvidia 346.72 for CUDA, cudnn, theano

I am somewhat new to Ubuntu, therefore I hope that my question is not too silly. Basically, I need to install NVIDIA_Linux_x86_64-346.72.run on my laptop (acer v5-573g-54208) to use CUDA, cudnn and ...
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Older Nvidia cards no longer get along with 14.04.02

I volunteer to administer a half dozen Ubuntu PCs for a small non-profit. They are all similar - older PCs with 1.5gb memory outfitted with 32-bit Ubuntu with Nvidia GeForce 6200 cards to help with ...
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nvidia-settings not working after reboot

It seems nvidia-settings are getting wiped away (or are never really saving anywhere) upon reboot. There are several other questions like this but none of the solutions have worked for me. I have ...
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Ubuntu fails to select correct display output on startup + xserver crash

Here's a fun foray into some issues I've been having installing + running Ubuntu 15.04... On my (desktop) machine, I have video out from both my motherboard (DVI + VGA) and also video card (Geforce ...
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How to install drivers for Gefore 970M? [duplicate]

I've been researching this topic a lot recently, and I've become rather confused by all the sources that exist for how to do this because they all seem to say different things. I was hoping someone ...
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Graphics driver stopped working

All was well and then my installed NVidia drivers disappeared after a reboot. I am back to only one monitor and a resolution of 1024x768. I had 2 monitors available and with higher resolution. Now ...
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Which is version of cuda for nvidia 304.125

I am using ubuntu 14.04. I want to install CUDA. But I don't know which version is good for my laptop. I trace my drive that is $cat /proc/driver/nvidia/version NVRM version: NVIDIA UNIX x86_64 ...
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Blank screen on login in Ubuntu 14.04 AMD64 with NVidia Drivers

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 AMD64 on my home desktop. My desktop has GeForce 7100 / nForce 630i video card, Intel Core2Duo with 4 GB RAM. I am using NVidia proprietary drivers. I keep running the ...
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Can't switch to dedicated nVidia graphics card

I have an ASUS F552CL laptop with Ubuntu 15.04 installed. The laptop comes with a dedicated nVidia GeForce GT 710M graphics card. I have installed and enabled all the proprietary drivers suggested ...
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optirun/primusrun cannot load GPU driver on Ubuntu 15.04

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04. When I run optirun -vv glxinfo, I get: [ 790.194984] [DEBUG]Reading file: /etc/bumblebee/bumblebee.conf [ 790.195278] [DEBUG]optirun version 3.2.1 ...
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Nvidia-settings is installed according to apt-get, but is missing

Under Kubuntu 14.04, I got trouble with nvidia-settings: whereas it appears as already installed in apt-get, it is nowhere on the computer (or it is well hidden...). I tried to remove and reinstalled, ...
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Can't boot into discrete graphics mode on thinkpad w530

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 using the nvidia 331 driver. I think it's an issue with the driver. Can anyone help figure out which one to use?
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How do I stop video tearing? (Nvidia prop driver, non-compositing window manager)

I have that problem which seemingly afflicts many using the proprietary Nvidia driver: Video tearing: fine horizontal lines (usually near the top of my display) when there is a lot of panning or ...