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

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Ubuntu Gnome doesn't detect second monitor

My laptop can't detect my monitor connected via the vga output. My graphic card is a GeForce GT 730M and I have the proprietary drivers installed (version 352.68 from nvidia-352(proprietary)). Here is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 - Can't boot after installation; blank black screen or stuck at “random: nonblocking pool is initialized”

I just built a rig (ASUS X99E WS mobo, intel i7 5930 CPU, MSI GTX 980ti GPU, 2x8 GB G Skill DDR4 2133 RAM) and have sucessfully installed Ubuntu 14.04.3. When I restarted the system though, all that ...
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Display driver issues - Nvidia 7100

Machine specs. I believe these are relevant ones, but if I need to provide something else, happy to do so. Ubuntu 14.04, VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation C73 [GeForce 7100 / nForce ...
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Managing ubuntu intallation with (2) different GPU cards

I have two GPU cards (Card 1. Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT, Card 2. Nvidia Tesla C2050). I am trying to set up Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installation with Card 1 driving the X display and Card 2 running CUDA ...
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can't start lightdm without systemctl

i'm running ubuntu 15.04, nvidia card 970gtx, drivers installed manually using nvidias script. i have fake raid 0 to dual boot windows 7 and ubuntu. i also have 4 drives using mdadm for raid 5. ...
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Sporadically unable to boot Ubuntu after being in Windows 10 session

I have a dual boot system configured with Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 10. Grub is fine, shows both OSes and usually them both boot fine. However, sometimes the Ubuntu boot just hangs. This always happens ...
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Booting Ubuntu 14.04.3 - black screen with blinking cursor, then returns ASUS BIOS utility menu

I just built a rig (ASUS X99E WS mobo, intel i7 5930 CPU, MSI GTX 980ti GPU, 2x8 GB G Skill DDR4 2133 RAM) with no OS currently and am having trouble booting Ubuntu 14.04.3 on it. I created the live ...
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wine Direct3D 10 is not supported on this GPU with the current shader backend

Hi i am trying to paly NFS2012 with playonLinxu . i am geeting error winediag:dxgi_check_d3d10_support Direct3D 10 is not supported on this GPU with the current shader backend And debug log ...
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Installing Nvidia OpenCL in Ubuntu 15.04

I've been trying to install OpenCL but everything I tried didn't work. Here is what I installed: sudo apt-get install nvidia-346 nvidia-346-uvm nvidia-opencl-dev nvidia-modprobe GPU: Nvidia GTX770 ...
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Installing Ubuntu on MSI GT72S G-220

I'm having issues getting Ubuntu 15.10 on my system. These are my specs: 6th Generation Intel Core i7-6820HK (2.7 GHz) 32 GB Memory 1 TB HDD 256 GB M.2 SSD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M 8 GB GDDR5 ...
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Nvidia graphics card driver installed led to login loop

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 Desktop - 64 bit version on intel Core I7 - quad core laptop with 16 GB RAM, 4 GB Graphics card(Nvidia GTX 950M). After successful install - Ubuntu was freezing due to inbuilt ...
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Steam will not open… (Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS) [Help?]

The Issue On my laptop, running Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS, I installed Steam, and it was working just fine, up until I rebooted my computer to try and fix something else. When I typed steam, it wouldn't ...
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Optirun is lagging with wine

I have notebook with intel HD 4000 and nvidia GeForce GT 710M with nouveau drivers. If I run game under wine with optirun then is more lagging as I run it without optirun.
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Gigabyte P55k v4 freezes randomly (non-reproducible) (14.04, 14.10 & 15.10)

Short version: Ubuntu freezes randomly in a non-reproducible way No input yields any results when in the frozen state, have to reboot Tried 3 different Ubuntu versions and 1 Mint, all with same ...
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Cant get HD resolution working on second monitor, nvidia GT640 card, Ubuntu 14.04

Got a working screen via HDMI, but the DVI won't go past 1360x768 (a PackardBell Maestro monitor). Had no issues in Windows 7. I've tried all the xrandr tricks, see the output below: xrandr Screen ...
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Ubuntu on Jetson TK1 fails to boot with external drive

The hardware: An NVIDIA Jetson TK1, an external Samsung drive hanging off the SATA port, an ethernet connection. The two related problems: 1) When trying to reboot, if the external drive is ...
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Nvidia drivers apparently broke Xorg configuration

I installed 15.04 on a new Lenovo Edge 2-1580 with an Nvidia GeForce 940M. It appears I need some help with Xorg. The computer will not display lightdm when booting normally. (gdm does not even ...
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nvidia on schenker laptop (again)

sorry for bringing up this seemingly well known issue again. Meanwhile I spent almost a week on it, including several reinstallations of ubuntu and I am lost. I am running a laptop with nvidia GM204M ...
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How to install drivers for nvidia GPU and amd APU?

Im trying an install of APU drivers along with GPU drivers. I need GPU for rendering, just one monitor would be used, driven by APU. Using ubuntu 14.04 64 bits, I get (lscpci): 00:01.0 VGA ...
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How do I stop window migrating to different workspaces?

I am finding that several applications (firefox, open office, acrobat reader for examples) will move workspaces apparently of their own accord. I tried to stop this but using CCSM Window management to ...
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Best nvidia gpu driver for performance?

Recently switched from Radeon 7950 to GTX 580 due to better nvidia support on linux drivers. Which driver could provide me the best performance? I'm on the open source(Noveau) and while it definitely ...
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Can't unlock after wake, no login box on black screen, or scrambled normal screen

EDIT: Forgot to mention this is a newly configured box at work as of a few weeks ago. The comment about drivers is probably the trick but still looking to accept an answer that identifies logs I can ...
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Rate 144.0 Hz not available for this size

Running xrandr gives the output of: DVI-I-2 connected primary 1920x1080+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 597mm x 336mm 1920x1080 60.0*+ 144.0 120.0 99.9 1440x900 ...
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nVidia Optimus problems on Ubuntu 15.10

I've used Ubuntu on my Lenovo Y510p for nearly six months with no issues, and I fell in love with it. I recently bought a MSi GS60 (Skylake), and I've had a major problem with running Ubuntu. I can ...
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Would proprietary drivers disable colour calibration?

I am considering buying an NVIDIA card. But I wonder if using proprietary drivers would disable monitor colour calibration from the control panel, as I need that feature.
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes on an Asus G75v laptop

I've installed the latest Ubuntu on my father's laptop (v. 14.04.3). After convincing him that it was better than Windows, he started to work on it an he liked it. But shortly after using it, an ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 2nd hdmi monitor blacks out

I attach my Gigabyte P34Wv4-BW1T laptop to a 2nd monitor via HDMI. This monitor blacks out randomly. I think it's random, at least. I'm not sure if it's going into sleep mode or not. I went into my ...
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lost in the middle of Nvidia installs

My new system is: EB1037 CPU: Intel® Celeron® J1900 (2.0ghz) Graphic: NVIDIA® GeForce 820M 512MB Memory: 8GB DDR3L at 1333MHz Storage: 2.5" 320GB SATA II Wireless: Data Network 802.11 b/g/n LAN: ...
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The system is running in low-graphics mode on Ubuntu 15.10

After googling for hours and trying different things for hours I need your help: I updated the system and after a reboot I cannot log into Ubuntu again (unfortunately I don't know which packages got ...
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Laptop nvidia graphic card slower than integrated Intel CPU graphic card

I have got laptop Lenovo G580 with Ubuntu 14.04 and two graphic cards: CPU integrated Intel graphic card and dedicate Nvidia GeForce GT 635M. It takes me really too long to set up laptop to use ...
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Double GPU (intel-nvidia)

i read lots of guides but still, not working. (like this one for example Ubuntu 15.10 won't start with NVIDIA drivers installed). My configuration: Ubuntu 15.10 nvidia gtx 950m intel i5 6th ...
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Unable to login to Ubuntu after changing X display configuration (NVIDIA X server settings)

My Ubuntu (14.04) desktop currently has a LED screen and a CRT monitor connected to it. I needed to set the two screens as two separate screens rather than a continuous dual-screen. (This is for ...
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How do I set the refresh rate for my CRT monitor to 100Hz and above?

I am currently using a 21"FD Premium Sun Microsystems monitor. For running of experiment purposes, I would like to set the refresh rate for the monitor to at least 100hz if possible. Any clues out ...
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Noob with a Lenovo Y50-70 running Ubuntu 15.10 w/ Nvidia 960m not running or even showing up

Title says it all, i have tried using PPA's and bumblebee and the correct Nvidia drivers but nothing works. Any ideas would be great. Thanks
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Adding new X session on vt8 results in black screen

I'm trying to add another X session on vt8, for testing a window manager under different conditions without interfering with my regular session. I've done this in the past by simply running startx -- ...
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Blacklist a Nvidia gpu for qemu/kvm passthrough

I am trying to run Windows in a virtual machine while giving the VM a direct passthrough to the GPU for better performance. I have an integrated intel GPU (I will use this one for the host) and a ...
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nomodeset is not working anymore and boots into black screen in Kubuntu 15.10

I have a laptop with intel and Nvidia card. I had issues with installing Kubuntu 15.10 from live cd as it always went into black screen while booting. I used the nomodeset option in the grub to get ...
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Graphics card supports up to OpenGL 4.4, but Saints Row 4 (requires OpenGL 4.1) doesn't work with it

I'm new to Open Source and need some help. I have been trying to figure this out all week. I'm having problems getting my OpenGL to work properly. My graphics card is supporting up to OpenGL 4.4. For ...
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UbuntuGNOME stuck on “Initializing GNOME display manager”. Works fine from recovery.

If I boot normally, the system hangs eternally. If I boot to recovery mode, then proceed with the boot, it works just fine. My computer also gives me a black screen when I wake it up from sleep. I've ...
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Nvidia drivers won't show up

Ok so I built a new PC and ran out of money so I installed Ubuntu from a live USB and when I select "Try Linux with out installing" I can see in the setting menu that I can select different drivers ...
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Everything is crashing on first boot 14.04

Today I installed Linux on my PC that used to have Windows 10. The hard drive was completely wiped and then I installed Ubuntu. At first, my gpu driver was not working for my GTX 970, so I did the ...
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Problem installing bbswitch on Ubuntu 14.04.3

I have an Nvidia Optimus graphic card installed and have the Nvidia driver installed and working for my Intel card, but I cannot switch to the Nvidia card. This is because bbswitch-dkms will not build ...
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NVIDIA Proprietary driver not working properly

I have a Lenovo Z40-70 laptop which was running Ubuntu 14.04 with a HDD. After upgrading to SSD (OCZ 240GB) and installing a fresh copy of Ubuntu I came across few issues with drivers for Broadcom and ...
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small font and icons in lockscreen

I've had issues like this since I installed ubuntu on my ASUS ux303LB with Nvidia graphics and 3200x1800 resolution, but after messing around with the scaling in display properties and the font in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.03 blank screen on install (Nvidia 970 Graphics Card)

When installing Ubuntu 14.04.03 alongside Windows 10 using wubi the installer seems to start, but never displays anything on the screen. This is the hardware I am trying to install it on ...
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Screen resolution glitch

I am very new to Ubuntu and I just really need some help. I followed this tutorial on replacing Windows with Ubuntu on my crummy laptop I have had for ages. When the installer loaded up there were ...
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Problems using dual monitors via Optimus and HDMI

Any idea what goes wrong with my dual monitor setup? I've a notebook with Nvidia 525M graphics card and default Unity installed. With the Nvidia Optimus driver 352.63 and switched to the Nvidia ...
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Help with sound issue on gpu

new to linux and having issues detecting other sound devices since installing my gpu. When using the built in it gives me the several options available and my headset will work, with my gpu i only get ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 : Nvidia GT 740 m Drivers not working

i have tried a lot of method to try running nvidia GT 740m on ubuntu 14.04 but none of them works . My laptop is hp pavilion 15n-209tx . Nvidia works fine on windows . I need serious help to overcome ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 totally locked after replacing graphic card (gf 750 ti)

I had an old ATI graphic card and was using the proprietary drivers on Ubuntu 14.04. I replaced the card with a Geforce 750 ti and Ubuntu doesn't start anymore. I cannot open a login screen with ...