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

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Ubuntu and Dual Graphics Cards

I've been following the development of dual graphic card support. I see that there are articles here: Community Help Wiki / Hybrid Graphics and here: Hybrid Graphics The newer article states ...
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Can't boot ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on AsRock z77 extreme 4

I'm very new to Ubuntu. I tried to boot Ubuntu from DVD and from USB (which was created with unetbootin) both in UEFI and in AHCI mode (which is AsRock's BIOS mode I think), but none of the four ...
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Upgrade Xorg drivers breaks multiple display monitor Nvidia card Quadro610M [Ubuntu14.04]?

I recently upgraded the xserver drivers xserver-xorg-core and xserver-common to their latest versions (1.15.1-0ubuntu2.6). Ever since I am unable to correctly get a dual monitor setup working. Before ...
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Suspend/Resume Lenovo

I have occasionally problem with ubuntu 14.10(or 14.04), when I wake up from sleeping, screen remains black. My notebook is Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-70 and graphics is NVIDIA GeForce GT 840M 4GB. Is there ...
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unable to get nvidia card working on slot 1 16 speed pcie

I have a 2006 mac pro 1.1 and I've just fitted an Nvidia Gtx 750 ti. I know its overpowered, but I wanted the opengl4.4 specs. The problem that I have is that it is not detected by the o/s when in ...
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How do I make the windows move at the same refresh rate as my monitor?

I'm using the NVIDIA binary driver version 331.113. I go into the NVIDIA x server settings and change the refresh rate to 144hz, and it works fine. the games and mouse all move at 144hz, but I ...
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Bumblebee not working correctly

I have a problem using Bumblebee and nVidia drivers 331. Is the bumblebee configured correctly? I am using it in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 Here is results using Intel card: mayor@K56CB:~$ glxgears Running ...
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How do I change the monitor resolution in xubuntu?

I am using xUbuntu 14.04.1 LTS and I'm having a problem where the OS is using a resolution of 1280x1024@77Hz, but my monitor (a Dell 2209WA) has a native resolution of 1680x1050@60Hz resulting in a ...
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How to disable automatic brightness adjustment in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Dell 3542 laptop. My problem is that screen brightness changes depending on content. I think this is called automatic (or dynamic) brightness adjustment, as I stated ...
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enabling discrete gpu and choosing which gpu to use

Hi all since this is my first post here. But not my first time here. I have used askubuntu a lot, the last few weeks and i have found answers to many questions i had. Unfortunately since im a linux ...
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NVidia CUDA install: unable to open a terminal

After installing NVidia CUDA, I received the message [ hub 1-0:1.0: unable to enumerate usb device on port 6] and am not able to open a terminal any more. How should I proceed?
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How to make the right hand monitor the primary monitor

This has been discussed before. I tried similar (older) solutions, without succes. I am using 14.04 with nvidia proprietary drivers. In the nvidia xcontrol, I can set which display is primary, but ...
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Required proper installation/configuration for a dual-GPU setup

The machine configuration is as follows: CPU: Intel Pentium G2020 (with built-in basic Intel GPU) Motherboard: Gigabyte B75M-D3H (has 2 PCIe slots that can be used to install GPUs) RAM: Corsair ...
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Nvidia Drivers Installation [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my new PC, but I'm having trouble figuring out how to install the nvidia drivers i need for my graphics card. I've tried going to searching for my driver in the additional ...
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Fresh install to running Diablo 3 through playonlinux

I have just installed Ubuntu on my laptop - ASUS G750JM lspci out: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor DRAM Controller (rev 06) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel ...
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Unabled to install (unknown chipset) Ubuntu since I changed from a GTX 570 to a GTX 970

I think my title is pretty self explanatory but I get the message "unknown chipset" when I'm trying to install Ubuntu. It seems to be since I changed my graphic card from the GTX 570 to a GTX 970. I ...
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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 screenshoot error: Click here [11.128989] nouveau ...
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Nvidia GeForce 8600M GT drivers

Hello I'm a new user of ubuntu and i can't figure out how to install and where to get the right driver for my Nvidia GeForce 8600M GT hardware. The version of ubuntu that i have is 12.04 and at the ...
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Ubuntu keeps freezing (Nvidia issue?)

My ubuntu computer keeps crashing and I'm not sure what the problem is. What happens is that the audio and image freeze, so the audio keeps repeating while nothing changes on the screen. The only ...
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14.10 Installation stalls on Santech M68 laptop

I own a Santech M68 laptop which has an Intel i7-4700MQ, and two video cards (nVIDIA GTX780M and Intel HD4000). I simply can't install Ubuntu 14.10 on it, while I successfully installed Linux Mint ...
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Freezes on Dell 7537 with Ubuntu 14.04.1

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on Dell 7537, my laptop has nvidia 750M graphic card. The problem is that OS freezes sometimes without any reason. I installed nvidia-current but nothing changes, the OS ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Dual monitor lock screen not blanking both screens properly

I recently upgraded from 12.04LTS 64-bit to 14.04LTS 64-bit. My system is a desktop using the NVIDIA GeForce 210 card connected to two identical Samsung SMS23A350H monitors via HDMI cables. I'm ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn Super slow after trying to install nvidia drivers

I have a Dell Inspiron N5110 that has both an Intel Graphics Media chip, and a GeForce GT 525M Graphics Card. I recently clean installed Ubuntu 14.10 after having upgraded from 14.04 and running into ...
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Eye strain; how to change refresh rate to 120 Hz?

I am a new Ubuntu user, and have been playing around with it with since installing it. I noticed that I have been getting a lot of eye strain due to the low refresh rate (of 50 or 60). I found this ...
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Which nvidia drivers in additional drivers (please describe drivers)? Please recommend post-install checks

After a lot of work I have got Ubuntu 14.04 (32bit) working on my laptop. I had trouble with the login splash screen freezing, but I resolved it by logging-in in recovery mode and choosing an nvidia ...
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Black screen when trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 desktop

I have an MSI X79A-GD65 motherboards with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti graphics card. I am not sure if it is the UEFI BIOS (which I'm not sure why I can't find the option to disable) or the video card ...
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Loud fan noise on ubuntu 14.04 - Alienware x51 i3 desktop

I have a really loud fan on my alienware x51 i3 desktop running ubuntu 14.04. I thought it was a driver issue, so changed driver from open source to a proprietary driver - but not driver changes have ...
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I just installed a new nvidia gt 730 and it is giving me problems

I just installed a new graphics card and ubuntu starts like a text and dots instead of the nice ubuntu image and the dots also it lags with the ubuntu graphical menu, its brand new and its better than ...
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Nvidia driver not workin on Ubuntu 14.04 LST

A day ago I try to get my graphics driver for Geforce GT 755M SLI installed on my Lenovo Y510P laptop. I read and tried at least 6 type of installing most of them just ruin the resolution from ...
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External Monitor: VGA and HDMI Behaving Differently

I'm trying to set up a second monitor. I want the primary screen to be my laptop's built-in display and I want the secondary screen to be the external monitor. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with GNOME ...
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Nvidia 331 on kernel 3.18.1

ThinkPad t540p, running Ubuntu 14.10 and kernel 3.18.1. Trying to install bumblebee and as I understand it get nvidia-331 to work... Installing nvidia-331 yields an error and dpkg-reconfigure does ...
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launcher hangs ubuntu 14.10 in high resolution display

Issue occurs when I click on launcher, display hangs and unable to recover session. Top bar graphics goes awol. This only happens when I using the highest resolution display (1920x1080), all of the ...
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Resize desktop to fit HDTV output

I'm new to Linux and trying to learn to love it. At the moment, I'm using a mid-spec laptop that I connect to a 37" HDTV via an HDMI cable. This setup suits me really well and works (almost) ...
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Does optirun (from Bumblebee) apply using the NVIDIA GPU recursively?

I have Bumblebee set up and working, but I wonder if I were to execute a program in optirun, to open another program, would optirun apply to the second window? For example, there are two programs, A ...
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Cuda 6.5 does not install on Ubuntu 14.10 (though the package is for 14.04). How do I “force it”?

I have exactly the same problem as asked in this question but it seems it was asked before 14.10 went official and the moderators blocked it. I am trying to install CUDA on a Dell M3800 running ...
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Laggy desktop effects Nvidia GT 740 M

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04.So far so good,everything seems to go in the right way,except one thing.When i switch to Nvidia,the desktop effects are laggy,i've even got an error,can't remember ...
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800 X 600 cannot select higher resolution

Well, this is new. In the middle of troubleshooting all of the other issues with Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, I rebooted and it now comes up with a resolution of 800 X 600, and there are no other resolutions ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 black screen without login after switching GPU to NVIDIA using prime-indicator

After installation of prime-indicator for NVIDIA, I tried to switch from Intel to NVIDIA. (I also have nvidia-prime installed.) System rebooted, started to load, but never got to login screen. It just ...
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Why does my laptop suddenly freeze after a period of time?

While using my laptop today for a span of 20 minutes I encountered a problem. My laptop suddenly froze. I was listening to music when the screen froze but the music was still playing. I've only ...
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How to remove Shutdown Screen Text on closedown (14.04) - NVidia Geforce card

Just changed my dual-head graphics card to a NVidia Geforce 210 (MIS 210 brand) from a previous failed AMD. Upon shutting computer down (desktop 14.04) the process shows all the termination of mySQL, ...
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Clicking does not occur at the cursor

I just downloaded and installed 14.04 to replace a xubuntu 14.10 that has been crashing on every reboot. Now, with nothing else installed, here is one of the issues I currently have: I cannot click on ...
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How to change default GPU for XCOM on Linux

So, I picked up XCOM: Enemy Unknown (with the Enemy Within expansion) on Steam recently. Great game, even with the bug, but I'm finding that now and then FPS will drop to like seven, especially after ...
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What is the best way to install graphic card drivers?

I have a 64bit laptop with two grapgic cards (and one of them is Nvidia). In application Additional Drivers there was nothing under the tab "Additional drivers". So I wondered - should I download GPU ...
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Blurry tty with nvidia drivers

I recently upgraded my computer, and after installing the latest Ubuntu there, have found an issue. I'm using the latest nvidia drivers (nvidia-346) from xorg-edgers ppa, along with a GTX 970 gpu. ...
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Easy Nvidia to Nouveau switching

Recently installed the latest NVidia drivers (340), and the tearing, even while scrolling is unworkable. So, after trying various fixes with no avail, Iv'e decided to try and swicth back and forth ...
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How do I access the 3D settings in Ubuntu?

By searching online, I figured that the NVIDIA X server is the closest thing that I can get to a NVIDIA control panel. I installed it, and the only options I see is Application Profiles and ...
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primus: fatal: Bumblebee daemon reported: error: Could not load GPU driver after Intel driver installation

I installed the latest Intel drivers today using this tool: https://01.org/linuxgraphics/downloads I wanted to play Dota 2 with my nVidia graphics card. I loaded up the game and it never loaded. I ...
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log files too big

I have a lot of kern.log files with sizes of 10GB+ which have many lines similar to: AMD-Vi : Event logged [IO_PAGE_FAULT device=01:00.0 domain=0x0014 address=0x0000000000001000 flags=0x0000] A few ...
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Can't install nvidia-3xx, missing requirements lib32gcc1 and libc6-i386

Missing requirements lib32gcc1 and libc6-i386. Installing lib32gcc1 says I need libc6-i386. libc6-i386 says I need libc6 (= 2.19-10ubuntu2.1), but libc6 is already installed.
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Software updates crashes on nvidia driver [duplicate]

I just downloaded and installed 14.04 to replace a xubuntu 14.10 that has been crashing on every reboot. Now, with nothing else installed, Software updates crashes when it gets to the nvidia driver. ...