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

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Bumblebee using nouveau instead of proprietary

Running glmark2 with optirun on Nvidia 740M on 15.04: OpenGL Information GL_VENDOR: nouveau GL_RENDERER: Gallium 0.4 on NV108 GL_VERSION: 3.0 Mesa 10.5.2 I want to use proprietary driver. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 bumblebee poor performance and stuttering at times - primusrun - optirun

Samsung np550-p5c S02 intel core i5-3210M + intel HD 4000 nvidia GT 650M So, beginning from a fresh ubuntu 14.04.3 installation!!: followed these instructions: ...
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modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'fglrx': No such device - nVidia GeForce GTX 745

I am getting crazy with the following problem. When I execute a program in the shell as a user, I get the following error: modprobe: FATAL: Module nvidia not found. modprobe: ERROR: could not insert ...
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second monitor (4k seiki TV) shows “no signal” after going to sleep (Linux only)

I have a Dell Optiplex 9020 with an NVIDIA 750GTX video card. There is a Dell 24" monitor attached to a display port, and a Seiki 39" 4k TV attached as the second monitor. The system works with ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Nvidia 540m Optimus latest graphic driver

I am using ubuntu 14.10 and 331.113 NVidia driver without an issue. However I would like to install the latest possible NVidia driver that would work with my GPU. The problem is that if I download and ...
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Slow ALT-TAB 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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Why is there no TV sound using DisplayPort/HDMI converter on Latitude E6500 running 14.04?

I converted my Dell E6500 laptop from Win7 to Ubuntu 14.04. Works great except there's no sound from my TV when I connect it to a DisplayPort/HDMI converter. The sound worked under Win7, so hardware ...
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Can't run GeForce_Experience_v2.5.12.11.exe

I installed Ubuntu today and I want to install GeForce Experience to my computer and I tried to run it with Wine but it wouldn't work. I also tried to install Steam with it to get Windows version of ...
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Can not output to 3 monitors with an Nvidia card GTX970

I am the running latest version of Ubuntu 14 LTS and I have connected one primary monitor and two external screens to my GTX970 Graphical Card. I am using the latest and greatest Nvidia Driver from a ...
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2 Nvidia cards. How to switch xserver output on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have two Nvidia graphic cards in my computer. I want to use the slower one for my xserver and the faster one for computations with Cuda. However I don't know how to tell my Ubuntu 14.04 or my Nvidia ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 login crash/black screen after latest update

my laptop crashes just before login, either with the ubuntu-sign or changing to black screen. Never had this issue before. Yesterday I added the new updates, had also all the time some reporting bugs ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 HDMI to LCD works, HDTV does not

I've been at if for hours with no joy on this one so I'm posting my first question ever tonight. New install of Kubuntu 15.04 on a Dell Precision M6600 with nVidia Quadro 3000M video. Samsung LCD ...
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Nvidia driver causing login loop

I have a Lenovo y50 with an integrated GPU as well as an Nvidia 860m. Lspci says that I am using the integrated card but it uses the Nvidia for 3D. Looking at other threads I have tried to install ...
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Program/driver installation is dreadfully slow

I just installed Ubuntu 15.04. This is my first time experimenting with Linux. Initial installation was fast and simple, although I can't seem to figure out why program and driver installations are so ...
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Screen tearing Ubuntu 14.04 nvidia driver

So my laptop has an annoying tearing whenever i play a graphic-intensive game or watch a movie. It happens regardless of driver used: open-source or proprietary. For those asking, I have tried the ...
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Dota 2 lags on nVidia 650 ti

I am a Windows user who is trying to switch to Linux completely. The only problem left for me is make Dota 2 run smoothly. At first Dota lagged a lot but then I installed drivers for my video card ...
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calibrate screen, gnome color manager (calibrate button disabled)

I recently noticed that the white on my ubuntu is not exactly white, its redish. Now since I found about it, it is bugging me. How can I calibrate my screen so that white on my ubuntu is same as white ...
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What does “tested driver” mean?

I've got a new Notebook but cannot use the graphics-card in its full glory because the X.Org driver is not the best one. I can choose another driver for my graphics card (nVidia GeForce 960M). But on ...
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i cant identify the model number of my nvidia card

I have recently bought lenovo z50-70 laptop but i am not sure the model of my nvidia card because Ubuntu cant see it even when scan for drivers from additional drivers it shows that there are no ...
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Ubuntu 14 can't detect second monitor

I'm on a new install of Ubuntu 14 and i have nvidia drivers. When i go to setting > display I can only see one monitor. I already sought some solutions but no success.. What can I do ? I start ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 problems

I've recently upgraded a fresh installation of an Ubuntu 14.10 to a 15.04 and after I've installed KDE. I'm having some problems with the new KDE system.. First of all, the most annoying one is ...
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NVIDIA drivers for Ubuntu 15.04 GTX 970 black loading screen

I can't seem to get anything to work on Ubuntu. I've struggled with everything that goes into installing, update and maintain the operation system and software. But I've manage to get it installed ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: nvidia drivers for GeForce GTX 960M

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on an Asus N551JW laptop with these two graphic cards: Integrated Intel® HD Graphics 4600 NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 960M 4G GDDR5 By default, Ubuntu recognizes the Intel ...
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Why do I get the same FPS with “optirun glxspheres64” in comparison with just “glxspheres64”?

vblank_mode=0 optirun ./glxspheres64 Polygons in scene: 62464 (61 spheres * 1024 polys/spheres) Visual ID of window: 0x20 Context is Direct OpenGL Renderer: GeForce GT 750M/PCIe/SSE2 218.417930 ...
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Why is my graphics using Intel® Haswell Mobile

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 In about this computer graphics: Intel® Haswell Mobile Running lspci | grep VGA in command: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 4th Gen Core Processor ...
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Can not set correct resolution for external monitor

I am using ubuntu 15.04 on my Asus X550L Laptop. Following is my lspci $ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT DRAM Controller (rev 09) 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel ...
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14.04 or HWE 14.04

I know this question is similar to others but I was unable to find a duplicate that answered my specific question. Background: I have purchased a new computer. I will be booting only Ubuntu. No OS ...
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How do I install DKMS (and others) for my NVidia drivers on Vivid?

Today I tried install Ubuntu again (I haven't succeeded in weeks!) and I need my NVidia drivers to my GeForce GTX 970. I followed to simplest guide I could find: $ sudo add-apt-repository ...
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14.04 LTS on old Pressario Desk top is blank but short cuts are there if you can remember where they are!

I have a Compaq Pressario that has been running Ubuntu for a few years. Now I have the problem that I can log in and it refreshes the background, flashes then sits there, no icons. The mouse is active ...
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Can't change brightness of laptop in ubuntu 14.04 / 15.04

When i just try adjusting brightness, the indicator changes but the screen does not change brightness. I have tried adding acpi_backlight=vendor to my grub file and also doing echo x > sudo tee ...
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Fast PC slow Ubuntu

I have a fast PC, I built myself with the following specs: i7 3770k 5 SSD's GTX 970 Corsair AX1200i 8GB RAM 3 x 27inch 2560 x 1440 I installed Ubuntu Studio and had no issues, it ran smoothly, but ...
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Kernel drive in use is not Nvidia

I am trying to install NVidia drivers on Linux mg-Ubuntu 3.16.0-45-generic #60~14.04.1-Ubuntu . Here is screen shot from GTK; And also in here is from Nvidia settings; However when I tried to ...
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Nvidia driver updates still showing nvidia-331

I am using ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. By default ubuntu was using x.orgXserver nouveau but i changed it to Nvidia binary drvier 346 (proprietary, tested). But after I udated ubuntu through Software Updater, ...
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[ERROR]Could not connect to bumblebee daemon - is it running?

I have Ubuntu 15.04 with Gnome I try with this comand but not work: systemctl enable bumblebeed.service systemctl start bumblebeed.service if I reinstall i have the problem: Cannot access ...
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Monitor Causing Ubuntu to Freeze Up

I have an AOC all in one monitor with three operation modes (DSUB, HDMI, and ANDROID). The monitor does work with Ubuntu partially. What I mean is that when I connect the DSUB (I don't have an HDMI ...
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Steam will not run games (OpenGL Error)

Every time I go to play a game on Steam it won't run, and gives me this error: Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'! either your video card is unsupported, or OpenGL driver needs to ...
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Remove Nvidia Card and switch to Intel HD graphics

today I removed my GTX 750 Ti card from my computer and enabled the internal Intel HD graphics in the BIOS. My computer boots just normal and everything seems to work fine until you try to login. ...
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How do I install Nvidia drivers to Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

This is my graphics card configuration below. http://www.nvidia.com/download/driverResults.aspx/87650/en-us
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Low display clarity in Ubuntu 14.04LTS found after replacing motherboard

I recently replaced my ASUS P5KPL-AM/PS motherboard with a ZEB G-31. After this I found some display clarity problems, like it's not clear as before. Motherboard driver is available only for versions ...
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Can't login to Ubuntu

I am on Ubuntu 15.04, on an MSI laptop that dual boots with windows 8. More precisely, when I type my login info at the startup screen, it waits a little while, then spends about 1/10th a second on a ...
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Blank screen & Unable to use tty1

I have this strange problem on and off; I have experienced it 3 times in the past 4 months. I have Ubuntu 14.04 on a SSD external drive which I always carry it with me to use my system in any of my ...
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Using both HDMI and VGA on ubuntu

I have two external displays that I wish to connect to my laptop using xubuntu 14. One connected to my HDMI port and one to my vga. The monitors are identical (Benq G2220HD). When I try to connect a ...
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OpenGL not using direct rendering on steam and all sorts of other driver problems [duplicate]

I have been trying to resolve this issue for two weeks I am a linux noob with alot of questions but i have seen many people resolve this issue. I have tried to update my drivers many different ways ...
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Ubuntu will not start with Nvidia drivers installed

When I have the nvidia graphics drivers installed. My computer just gives me the error Starting Light Display manager... and Deal with any system changes... link was shut down..... I have a lenovo ...
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CUDA installation [duplicate]

How to install cuda 5.5 under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit? I was following this answer by Raja. In step-I, this command did not work: chmod +x NVIDIA*.run It said, following file doesn't exist or ...
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how to install proprietary nvidia GeForce 9600M GT driver on ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

Hi everyone I have installed driver for my nVidia GeForce 9600M GT by checking this link and it works. But I realized that I had installed 'open source' drivers for my graphic card. Can anyone ...
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mid 2010 macbook and nvidia drivers

Having problems with Nvidia's proprietary drivers (any) on a Ubuntu MATE based flavour on a mid 2010 macbook, set to boot with rEFInd. When the display manager starts, the X server dies, leaving me ...
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Nvidia ASUS Strix gtx960 Kubuntu 14.04: screen tear and ghosting

Background: I'm having issues with the Nvidia ASUS Strix GTX960. I am using Kubuntu 14.04. I just built a brand new system, upgrading from my laptop with AMD HD radeon. I had K 14.04 on that build ...
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OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems

Running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on an Athlon II X4 631 with 4GB DDR3 and a GTX 285. I've tried all the solutions listed in various different forums including here and none of them seem to work. The ...
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Infinite Login Loop (not permissions issue) - proprietary NVIDIA driver install gone wrong

I've got an infinite login loop issue that I need help with. Let me start at the beginning. I followed instructions from here: Ubuntu 14.04 install NVIDIA driver Result of my lspci | grep VGA is: ...