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Ubuntu with GTX1080

I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 with GTX1080. I have installed nvidia display driver. But I can only see wallpaper without taskbar. And Ctrl+Alt+F1 doesn't work, so I couldn't reinstall driver.
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Running two monitors on two different nVidia cards

I have two different nVidia cards. I'm using a GTX750 as my primary cards and it's connected to a 1600x900 screen. The other card, Geforce G210 is connected to another screen, but the screen stays ...
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libcuda-364 & nvidia-opencl-icd-364 'stuck' cannot purge or update them [duplicate]

I upgraded my Optimus laptop to 16.04 over the weekend, as always I started the rigmarole of trying to get Bumblebee working. I had been using nvidia-364 in 15.10 so went straight for that option, it ...
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Ubuntu physical & VM - cannot login (nVidia drivers)

I've got an Ubuntu 16.04 set up on one of my harddrives that I can dual boot with Windows 10 and use without any hassle. Now I would like to also use this same installation in a VM when I've booted ...
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Linux Kernel 4.6.1 Nvidia Driver 340

I have recently upgraded my system to 16.04. I have the NVIDIA 340 legacy driver. I decided to get the Linux Kernel 4.6.1 from the Mainline Kernel repository (http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/...
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How can I run the 16.04 installer without using `nouveau`?

I have tried installing numerous Linux distros with no luck. In every case, it appears to be due to a failure by nouveau driver to identify my graphics card, which is an Nvidia GeForce GTX970M. My ...
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How to assign different applications to different graphics cards on Ubuntu

I am considering this buils: ASUS H170 Pro CPU: Intel core i5 6500 GPU: R9 380 How do I assign Separate applications to these different graphics cards: Like in a laptop, i can assign VLC to my ...
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Just Installed Ubuntu 16.04, Showing Flashing Background and Cursor Only (No Launcher or Menubar)

I just downloaded Ubuntu 16.04, and all I am seeing is a background and a cursor (see video below). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68N7ro254lc I've followed all instructions at the following answer ...
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Problem running Steam on 16.04 with newest NVIDIA driver

Steam is running when install I install nvidia-current (304). If I switch to the newest available 361 I get the error: $ steam ILocalize::AddFile() failed to load file "public/...
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Installing nvidia-opencl-icd-367 breaks the package manager

I am using the graphics-drivers ppa. I got an update dialogue today which stated that I can update my nvidia driver to 367.18 (~gpu16.04.6). I started the update just like every time, but it failed ...
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graphics hardware acceleration 16.04 radeon

I upgraded my Acer Aspire E 15 to Ubuntu 16.04. Now videos are running very slowly if at all. The laptop contains AMD Radeon R7 and the radeon driver is used. But if I run vdpauinfo the following is ...
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Why isn't Nvidia handling all graphics smoothly?

First post, but I've been lurking here for a while. I have been using Linux since Red Hat 7, I've recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04. It is my first Linux where the GPU is actually properly supported....
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Nvidia X Server Monitor Refresh Rate Sets To Auto After Reboot

The version of Ubuntu I am using is 15.10, and I am using the proprietary Nvidia drivers. By default, the X Server Display Configuration settings set my monitor resolution and refresh rate to "auto" ...
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Can't purge/remove nvidia-364. Dpkg returned an error [closed]

Here are my main details Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Acer Aspire V nitro 17 core i7 Nvidia GeForce GYX 860 Hello everyone. I've been using the "Nouveau" default graphics driver since weeks waiting for the ...
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Making an iso backup of my system

at work I use my system more like a Virtual Machine than a real computer, as I am always reinstall the operating system fresh then downloading the same stuff over and over again, so I just made an ...
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Failed unmounting Mount unit for nvidia support in snappy

I got an updated driver through the software updater, but when I rebooted I suddenly couldn't login to my system anymore. I used Ctrl + Alt + F1 to try and purge my nvidia drivers, but I got the ...
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Can't install CUDA on Ubuntu due to Nouveau - how can I disable / uninstall?

I note that I sometimes get weird Nouveau problems in the command line. I tried to disable Nouveau using the instructions here, but I still get all of the problems below. Trying to install CUDA 7.5, ...
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Black borders after nvidia purge

Every time I purge nvidia drivers I get black borders on Windows and if I install them I get stuck on login loop. I have Ubuntu 16 and a geforce 710m
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Tesla K20m and 8600gt nvidia 360 driver and Cuda

I hope somebody can help me. I tried to googling it, but didn't find helpful stuff. I got 2 graphics cards in my system. One is a Nvidia 8600gt and the other is Tesla K20m. I would like to run Cuda 7....
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What are the Nvidia open source graphics drivers? [duplicate]

I just added the Nvidia driver PPA ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa, and am noticing that a number of the options in Additional Drivers now have "(open source)" (i.e. first option in image) appended to them ...
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Stuck on 800x600 resolution on Ubuntu 14.04LTS with GeForce GTX 750 Ti

I recently upgraded my machine from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS and discovered that my resolution is stuck at 800x600; the Display setting does not show any other resolution available. I strongly suspect ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 showing wrong graphics

I went into System Settings > Details. It's showing that I have an Intel Haswell Mobile when I actually have a NVIDIA Geforce gt 730 and Intel graphics 4600. I tried installing NVIDIA drivers before, ...
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No Wifi & Bluetooth detected (Realtek) RTL8723AE card, either Nvidia 820M [closed]

me dirijo ya aqui porque no hay manera de solucionar los problemas de mi Acer con Ubuntu, tengo una tarjeta Wifi + Bluetooth Realtek RTL8723AE y estos drivers no aparecen en la pagina de realtek, ...
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Can't log in to Unity desktop. Can log in to MATE and XFCE (16.04)

I updated what needed to be updated (required rebooting) and now I can't log in to the Unity desktop, nor the Guest account. I can log in to MATE and XFCE and on TTY1. My account is working. Using ...
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overheating of GPU(Nvidia gefore 920m) and degraded battery life

i have dell inspiron-5558(i5-5200;8GB DRR3 RAM;4GB Nvidia-Geforce 920M as well intel HD graphics) and i am using Ubuntu 16.04LT in my windows i had a battery life of around 4-5 hours reading pdf but ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 nvidia-prime not working

On Ubuntu 16.04 , installed nvidia drivers (nvidia-367) , I got the below error while launching nvidia-setting :- ERROR: Error querying target relations ** Message: PRIME: No offloading required. ...
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How is Nvidia driver 367.18 on Ubuntu (14.04)?

I'm so curious to try out the new Nvidia proprietary driver 367.18, because it supports the Vulkan API in the Steam game Dota 2. But I'm wondering if it's worth it, i.e. whether it's stable. I don't ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 for Dell Precision 7510

I got a new Dell Precision 7510 workstation for work which shipped with a Windows 7 Professional installation. The Dell purchase page does give an option for pre-installed Ubuntu 14.04 SP1 but my ...
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Ubuntu detects 4th monitor, but doesn't detect the 4th monitor when plugged in

Currently I am running ubuntu 14.04 and it works great with 3 monitors. When I plug in a 4th HP monitor that I have tested on a different computer I get an error could not switch the monitor ...
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How to solve laptop GPU overheating problem in Ubuntu16.04

Module Thinkpad W540. Spec: intel core i7 4800mq, Nvidia Quadra K2100M. Problem: I tried fresh installs of Ubuntu16.04, Kubuntu16.04, Ubuntu Gnome 16.04, and all of them suffer from the problem of ...
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Switch Nvidia Prime without logging out

I run a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 on a new laptop with GTX 960m and Intel i7 and using the recommended proprietary drivers in the Additional Drivers settings is working well. However, I was a ...
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Integrated Graphics causing lock ups

I have a MSI GS60 Ghost Pro 4k with an intel 6700 hq and a nvidia gtx 970m with xubuntu and windows 10 dual booted. I have nvidia prime set up and when I'm running the 970m everything works flawlessly ...
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When will the Nvidia Vulkan driver arrive in Additional Drivers? [on hold]

I'm looking forward to trying the new Vulkan API with some of my games. But I also like to stick with the fully tested, Ubuntu-approved drivers provided in Additional Drivers. Given that Nvidia ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - NVIDIA driver from website fails and apt-get drivers will not install

I'm trying to run some openCV cuda enabled pre-built examples. When I them run I get: what(): /home/willem/opencv/modules/core/src/cuda_info.cpp:84: error: (-217) CUDA driver version is insufficient ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 does not boot without external monitor

I recently updated Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 16.04 on my notebook. After installing the newest Nvidia driver (361) I can't get to a login screen without connecting to an external monitor. I see the ...
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Where are the proprietary NVIDIA drivers in 16.04?

The proprietary NVIDIA drivers "disappeared" with my latest update: The option of "Proprietary drivers for devices" is correctly set under the "Ubuntu Software" tab. I have the graphics-driver PPA (...
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nvidia-prime not installable and NVIDIA card not detected under Ubuntu12.04

I had installed NVIDIA drivers along with nvidia prime on Ubuntu 12.04, to run CUDA-based applications in a first time. Then, I created a mess on the system because I installed Bumblebee as well, but ...
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Screen tearing when scrolling and in games

I've been getting screen tearing that is only present in Ubuntu (MATE 16.04). Often when scrolling on pages, I get a horizontal line that tears through, and the same goes for games, particularly ...
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How to configure igpu for xserver and nvidia gpu for cuda?

Ubuntu 16.04 Output of uname -a: Linux HOST 4.4.0-22-generic #40-Ubuntu SMP Thu May 12 22:03:46 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Desktop grade: CPU: Intel GPU: Nvidia with 361.42 What I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 login loop wit nvidia GTX 960M

I've been through several questions about login loops with no result for my case. My laptop is a MSI GP62-861XES i7-6700HQ 16GB 1TB GTX960M I've tried with nouveau and several versions of nvidia ...
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Zig zag lines with all ubuntu distros

I'm not sure how to label this, but dual booting ubuntu and windows 7. I love ubuntu, but the issue here is best described with a picture. Using an Nvidia Geforce 6150 SE Nforce 430
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How can I improve my Z800 performance using Ubuntu?

I have been a Mac user until very recently when I decided to buy a new Desktop computer. Since I am mostly interested in bioinformatic work such as genomes and transcriptome analysis, the computer I ...
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Audio works fine in Try Ubuntu but not after installation

I give up. Audio over DisplayPort or HDMI works fine on GTX 680 on both 14.04 and 16.04 when I choose Try Ubuntu but not once it is installed. I have wasted over a day with different drivers and ...
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nVidia 331 driver force Xorg to crash with hybrid card

Running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with cinnamon-desktop and gnome-desktop installed. Using lightdm. I have hybrid card (Intel HD Graphics+nVidia GeForce 645m). I installed 331 - it worked till the reboot. ...
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Switch video drivers in dual boot environment

What is the easiest way to make ubuntu boot on both native computer with NVIDIA card installed and as a VMware guest. After installing nvidia-304 driver package I can't load it in VMware. It stuck in ...
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Black screen after upgrading to Ubuntu 16

I performed the Ubuntu 16 upgrade on my Dell Inspiron N5110 running Ubuntu 15.10 the other day, and I was greeted with a black screen. I got the noise it makes when the login screen comes up, but ...
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How to launch a single application on Nvidia card with proprietary driver on 16.04

At the very beginning of the support of Optimus technology on Ubuntu, there was Bumblebee, that could launch a single application on the dedicated Nvidia card, while leaving the rest of the system on ...
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Cannot enable nVidia Quadro M1000M and its proprietary drivers

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Dell Precision 5510 laptop but looks like the graphics driver for its discrete nVidia Quadro M1000M is not installed/configured properly such that it can't playback ...
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How to start a dameged xubuntu in command line only?

I'm trying to install nvidia drivers in a Xubuntu 16. I did donwload the .run file from nvidia website but there is some issues. The x server must be stopped - easy, and nouveau drivers must be ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Running Hot (MSI GS70 stealth Pro)

I just installed Ubuntu-Gnome 16.04, and its running unusually hot, above 60 C without any intensive applications running. In windows it sits closer to 50 C when nothing intesnive is running. In the ...