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

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NVIDIA ,Sun Grid engine ,load too high

my cuda version:7.5 nvidia graphic driver version:364.19 the problem is :when running parallel computation, using grid qhost or the top we can see the load is very high (1K~2K),and the machine ...
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Backlight too low on Ubuntu 16.04 (Lenovo Laptop)

I can't get the brightness control to work properly on my Ubuntu 16.04 installation. My laptop screen appears really dark, but my second monitor works well. I've already tried a lot of alternatives (...
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Xorg conflict with grub on 16.04

I'm running a new install of Ubuntu 16.04. I have a Nvidia GTX 960m. The Nvidia drivers from their site and from the Ubuntu repos both cause me problems (not the least of which being blurry lines ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Installation freezes on Splash Screen - nVidia graphic card

I want to install Ubuntu 16.04 on a new Asus Notebook. Notebook speficiations: https://www.asus.com/us/Notebooks/ASUS-ZenBook-Pro-UX501VW/specifications/ When booting from a newly created USB stick,...
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Just a question about switching GPU's

So im running 16.04 and i currently have a zotac GT 430 in my build, it runs great with OpenGL and the nvidia proprietary drivers. I plan to drop in a new GTX 750ti to get more than 20fps on ...
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ld cannot find -lvulkan

After successfully installing the LunarG Vulkan SDK (or so I thought) and setting the environment variables in the /etc/profile I still can't build the Vulkan samples. I followed very carefully the ...
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NVIDIA Driver causes Segmentation fault of graphical applications

I have a little problem with the NVIDIA driver. I've built a PC for scientific computations on which I'm running MATLAB and other programs. To speed up the computations I've included a NVIDIA Quadro ...
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DisplayPort without sound in lubuntu

I have installed Lubuntu on my old laptop with Nvidia graphics card. However, when I try connecting it to the TV through DisplayPort, I don't get any sound. I have checked the Nvidia config and there ...
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Nvidia Drivers and Two Screens problem

Well, I like games and most of games I have only work with OpenGL 4.0, but when I use X.Org driver it only has OpenGL 3.0; and with the Nvidia 364.19 driver (My notebook has a GeForce GT 750 M) it has ...
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Tensorflow with CUDA 8.0 rc

When I try to import tensorflow in Python, I get this error. ImportError: libcudart.so.7.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I am using CUDA 8.0 RC and Ubuntu 16.04.
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Ubuntu 14.04 Low Resolution with DVI-D Monitor and Nvidia geforce 550 Ti

I have a Dell ST2320L Monitor and Nvidia geforce GTX 550 Ti Graphics card. I have connected the monitor on the DVI-D port. After fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04 I was getting 640x480 resolution, I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 unable to boot with GTX 1080

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 with GTX 1080. On my first boot, the screen turn black after I selected Ubuntu in grub. After I added nomodeset, the black screen gone however it only shows the Ubuntu default ...
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Unity not work with Quadro NVS 285

On Ubuntu 16.04 Unity does not work with a nvidia Quadro NVS 285 and the nvidia driver 304.131 installed by the Software Updater. But gnome-session-flashback (metacity) does work. Thanks.
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nvcc: Command not find after installed nvidia-cuda-dev on ubuntu 16.04

I installed nvidia-cuda-dev on ubuntu 16.04 using sudo apt-get install. But when I try to install caffe, it says make: /usr/lib/bin/nvcc: Command not found. I guess maybe the nvcc location is wrong. ...
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NVIDIA GT 520 Drivers - installation problem

I'd like to begin with the fact that I'm a total newbie to Ubuntu, so please be forgiving. Also English is not my first language so in case of any misunderstandings I'm gonna explain. My Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu Mate 16.04 Nvidia Drivers Not Functional

I have an asus laptop with i7 skylake, ssd and nvidia gtx 950m. Unfortunately for the last two days I am having troubles to use the official drivers. I have used Ubuntu 14 before on various occasions ...
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External display on usb-c doesn't work above 1024px resoultion

I bought Asus Zenbook Pro ux501vw and DELL DA200 device. I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my asus and connect external monitor via HDMI and it works good. When I tried to connect 2nd external Monitor ...
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Where does Unity/Unity-Greeter Load X Configuration From?

On my setup, I have one monitor that has been rotated vertically, and another that is the usual horizontal orientation. I've set all the display settings in my GNOME shell so everything looks fine, ...
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Unable to install nvidia driver - kernel error [duplicate]

I have a toshiba tecra M2 laptop. It has the nvidia geforce FX go5200 graphics in it. To install its driver I went here to download the correct display driver for my device: http://www.nvidia.com/...
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Installing xubuntu with a gtx 970 [duplicate]

I have a gtx 970 and I'm trying to install xubuntu. Trying to install gets an error saying nouveau failed to load fecs_inst. I tried to find where to set nomodeset as that was the advice I kept ...
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Computer boots into a black screen after I made changes in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm a Linux noob currently duel booting Ubuntu with OSX on a 2010 Mac Pro with a 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor and a NVIDIA GeFORCE 320m graphics card. I do not have a boot manager, my system ...
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Software rendering mode OR can't login

Having problems with Ubuntu 16.04. I am either getting the error message that I am in software rendering mode (because I haven't installed the nvidia driver), or I install the nvidia driver and I can'...
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How can I enable brightness hotkeys for Asus ROG 752 in Ubuntu 16.04?

The brightness hotkeys have no effect in Ubuntu 16.04. My laptop is an ASUS G752VL-DH71. I'm running proprietary graphics card drivers (after enabling, I could at least toggle brightness manually.) ...
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Ubuntu & Mint - Boot issues after Nvidia driver install

I'm very frustrated with linux right now, I tried mint and now Ubuntu due to this problem, but I'm getting it on both. I have a GeForce GTX 970 graphics card, and the suggested driver is version 361....
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Can't get lubuntu to boot

One of my Pentium 4 HT machines is slow all the time with Windows XP, so I unplugged the drive with Windows on it and put a 160GB hard drive in there and burned Minimal Lubuntu to a CD (only version ...
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Ubuntu 16.04Install: Flashing Icons

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a dual-boot machine (with Windows 10). There were no warnings or errors. However, when I boot the machine, it gets to the pinkish/purple-ish Ubuntu default background, but ...
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Unable to login in Ubuntu 16.04

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my brand new hardware about a month ago (Intel I7 6700k, Asus Pro Gaming mini ITX motherboard and Nvidia GTX950 graphics card). Things have been going mostly well, however ...
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:Why is the operating system blocking access to the NVIDIA GPU?

I am using an AWS gpu instance with 1 NVIDIA gpu. I recently installed nvidia drivers and the toolkit using ./cuda_7.5.18_linux.run. I rebooted the instance and when I tried running nvidia-smi I got ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 keeps freezing randomly

I have a problem after installing Ubuntu 16.04. My system randomly freezes (according to the number of related questions here, it seems more of a bug perhaps.) I tried to use Daniel's solution here. ...
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How to get Plymouth working with LUKS encryption after NVIDIA driver installation?

When I first set my computer up with LUKS encryption, during boot, right after Grub2, Plymouth takes over and you get a nice graphical screen with the prompt to enter the passphrase. And that screens ...
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While using Intel GPU, Ubuntu 16.04 freezes on shutdown

My laptop has Intel 6700HQ CPU and Nvidia 960M as graphics card. I have nvidia-361 driver installed. I can use the nvidia program provided with the driver to switch between Intel GPU and Nvidia GPU. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Login loop after installing Nvidia_361 [duplicate]

Firstly, I am an extremely new user - this is my first attempt at using something other than Windows. The only changes I have made to the original install has been to change to the recommended ...
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Multimonitor issues on 16.04 with NVidia Optimus

I have a problem with my multi-monitor setup: Thinkpad T430 with the NVidia Optimus Ubuntu 16.04 Internal screen 1600x900 External screen (connected to docking station) 1920x1200 XRandr is ...
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ubuntu 16.04 apt-get update error: File not found - /var/cuda-repo-8-0-rc/Packages

When I execute sudo apt-get update in Terminal, this error message appears. Can anyone help me? Get:1 file:/var/cuda-repo-8-0-rc InRelease Ign:1 file:/var/cuda-repo-8-0-rc InRelease Get:2 file:/var/...
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Blank Screen, no terminal, when ctrl+alt+f1, trying to install nvidia drivers

So I'm trying to update my graphics card drivers because right now I don't have any. To do this the installer says I need to quit x server. I know what I should do is do ctrl + alt + f1, then run ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Login Loop after installing new GPU

I've looked everywhere and tried seemingly everything, I am not able to log into my ubuntu partition. It loads, opens up the login screen, and I can type in my password, but when I enter it it ...
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Tried to install Nvidia M1000M driver on Dell Precision 5510. Ubuntu 16.04 turned into Debian 8

I am a total beginner at Ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside with Windows 10. After that I tried to install drivers for GPU. But, Ubuntu couldn't use it (tried with optirun) even though I ...
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Rotate dual monitor screen 90 degrees on Ubuntu 15.10

I am trying to rotate a dual monitor which is attached to the VGA output of my laptop. My system is Ubuntu 15.10. However, here is the outcome I get when I use xrandr: xrandr --output VGA-1-0 --...
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RandR problem running League of Legends

I'm having some problems after the installation (that went pretty easy on PlayOnLinux). I can't open the game; it says "Broken RandR detected" and "consider using Nouveau drivers instead". I tried to ...
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eGPU Setup on Deepin 15.2 (Ubuntu Based) [migrated]

I have an eGPU setup of nVidia GT710 via Express Card. When linux boots up my main laptop screen works but the secondary screen doesn't work. I am using opensource drivers as both cards require ...
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Kubuntu: ugly widgets, weather app resets, plasma crashes

Kubuntu 16.04, nvidia blob. Widgets added to desktop look ugly: tiny in size by default, when enlarged, suddenly their headings (?) and icons have huge text size. The weather widget and taskbar ...
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Laptop resolution lowered after automatic updates

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 on a laptop with 1920x1024 native resolution. After the latest automatic update (including kernel upgrade to 3.13.0-92-generic), the maximum available screen resolution ...
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Making sure Nvidia driver components are used by xorg

Default Ubuntu install of 16.04 and latest edgers updates for NVidia driver 367 for my gtx 770. I occasionally get screen corruption and freezes when I update driver or make some changes in xorg.conf. ...
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VGA splitter doesn't show two separate screens on ubuntu MATE 15.04

A few days ago I was lucky enough to obtain a free monitor and I decided to buy a VGA splitter to use it with my other screen. The splitter is an Aten VS92A, if it can be useful. The device works ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Nvidia GeForce 940M black screen after suspend

I just purchased an ASUS laptop that has the Nvidia GeForce 940M GFX card in it. Ubuntu installed the Nvidia 361 driver and it works fine. Computer boots up using the Nvidia graphics. The problem is ...
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Why are nvidia binary drivers called opensource in Software & Updates? [duplicate]

I was curious looking into various tabs of Software & Updates GUI, and found a strange thing: most of versions of nvidia binary drivers are called "opensource". Only legacy ones are called ...
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X over SSH error

So I have a simple question. I am trying to run programs that use graphics rendering using X11 forwarding. Currently I have two computers both running XUbuntu 16.04 LTS, a desktop and a laptop. I am ...
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“Aw, snap!” (chromium bugs out)

I didn't had this issue before but now (without any software or hardware change) "aw snap" screens tend to appear very frequently and it's very irritating!!! I tends to happen (I think) more often ...
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Cannot use CUDA, NVIDIA gpu is not detected, ubuntu 14.04

I have ubuntu 14.04 and nvidia 660m. I have read several similar questions but non of them solved my problem. My problem is that either CUDA does not detect my gpu or I cannot login to ubuntu after ...
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how do I speed test (benchmark) CUDA?

Just installed Nvidia CUDA (Ubuntu 15.04) and I would like to run a speed test to compare GPU use with cuda and without it.