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Nouveau driver randomly freezing Graphical interface (X Server)

I'm having random freezes on my Ubuntu GNOME 15.04. Suddently I'm not able to click or move anything on the interface. I can however go to another virtual text terminal (Ctrl + Alt + F1) and I can ...
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Dell M3800 with 14.04 LTS HDMI randomly cuts out

I have a M3800 plugged into a Dell U2913WM via HDMI I'm using the nVidia binary driver (331.113 from nvidia-331), which is the recommended driver I've used multiple HDMI cables, and plugged into ...
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Problems after installing to 15.04 (only background and pointer after login)

I installed 15.04 to dual boot on a Dell XPS 8700 with the NVidia graphics. That was a lot of trouble but I can now boot to both. But Ubuntu just gives the background and mouse after login. I've tried ...
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How to install drivers for NVIDIA GT210?

I've spent several hours on making my videocard work after upgrading Ubuntu to 12.04. Nothing worked. The latest attempts were: Installing the 'official' driver ...
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Nvidia settings not saved after reboot

Running ubuntu 15.04. My nvidia settings are not saved. I run dual screens and they keeps switching after a reboot. I ran the nvidia settings using sudo sudo nvidia-settings and made sure to save ...
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Second monitor is laggy in Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 x64 and a BenQ EW2440L as a second monitor. The problem that I encounter is the fact that the second screen is really laggy, rendering it barely usable. I have tried Compiz, as ...
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Have tearing (no Vsync) in movies (Nvidia proprietary driver)

This is more of KDE than Ubuntu question, but... I have visible tearing on screen. KDE composition, flash video in Firefox, and simple games like kpat are vsynced, but in steam games and in movies ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Nvidia 840M Crashes After Opening Video in VLC

Each time I opened any video using VLC Media Player, the system went into a total deadlock or crash. I had to hard-shut down the computer. Afterwards I unchecked the setting "Preferences > Video > ...
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Asus N751JK, Ubuntu 14,04, can't detect Nvidia geforce gtx 850m, can't install drivers

I'm trying to get ubuntu to detect my nvidia card, but nothing seems to work. I tried following a number of solutions, uninstalling nouveau, installing propriety drivers, downloading nvidia settings, ...
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Cannot install nvidia driver for ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit) with kernel version is 3.16.0-40-generic. And my nvidia is 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: NVIDIA Corporation GK107M [GeForce GT 650M] [10de:0fd1] (rev a1) ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 flashes log-in screen then black

A few weeks ago, I built a desktop and installed Ubuntu 15.04 and have been battling with it ever since. There seems to be an issue with the compatibility of the NVIDIA drivers and Ubuntu. (After ...
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How do I update to Ubuntu kernel 3.13.0 on 12.04 LTS without breaking the Nvidia graphics driver?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 "LTS" on a Lenovo W530 (Nvidia Optimus architecture) and updated the kernel to 3.13.0-32-generic as the version of the kernel I was running was going out of support, ...
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Ubuntu freezes constantly when propietary Nvidia drivers are installed

I'm having an issue when I'm running the proprietary nvidia drivers for my ASUS laptop running ubuntu 14.04. The display freezes periodically (about once every few minutes). I know the system is ...
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Set resolution for GDM on 15.04

All the current guides on setting the resolution at login are outdated. Most of them suggest using an xrandr command in /etc/gdm/init/default. Problem is, it doesn't seem to work in 15.04 because ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, GT 750M install nvidia 346.72 for CUDA, cudnn, theano

I am somewhat new to Ubuntu, therefore I hope that my question is not too silly. Basically, I need to install NVIDIA_Linux_x86_64-346.72.run on my laptop (acer v5-573g-54208) to use CUDA, cudnn and ...
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Older Nvidia cards no longer get along with 14.04.02

I volunteer to administer a half dozen Ubuntu PCs for a small non-profit. They are all similar - older PCs with 1.5gb memory outfitted with 32-bit Ubuntu with Nvidia GeForce 6200 cards to help with ...
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nvidia-settings not working after reboot

It seems nvidia-settings are getting wiped away (or are never really saving anywhere) upon reboot. There are several other questions like this but none of the solutions have worked for me. I have ...
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Ubuntu fails to select correct display output on startup + xserver crash

Here's a fun foray into some issues I've been having installing + running Ubuntu 15.04... On my (desktop) machine, I have video out from both my motherboard (DVI + VGA) and also video card (Geforce ...
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How to install drivers for Gefore 970M? [duplicate]

I've been researching this topic a lot recently, and I've become rather confused by all the sources that exist for how to do this because they all seem to say different things. I was hoping someone ...
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Graphics driver stopped working

All was well and then my installed NVidia drivers disappeared after a reboot. I am back to only one monitor and a resolution of 1024x768. I had 2 monitors available and with higher resolution. Now ...
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Which is version of cuda for nvidia 304.125

I am using ubuntu 14.04. I want to install CUDA. But I don't know which version is good for my laptop. I trace my drive that is $cat /proc/driver/nvidia/version NVRM version: NVIDIA UNIX x86_64 ...
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Blank screen on login in Ubuntu 14.04 AMD64 with NVidia Drivers

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 AMD64 on my home desktop. My desktop has GeForce 7100 / nForce 630i video card, Intel Core2Duo with 4 GB RAM. I am using NVidia proprietary drivers. I keep running the ...
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Can't switch to dedicated nVidia graphics card

I have an ASUS F552CL laptop with Ubuntu 15.04 installed. The laptop comes with a dedicated nVidia GeForce GT 710M graphics card. I have installed and enabled all the proprietary drivers suggested ...
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optirun/primusrun cannot load GPU driver on Ubuntu 15.04

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04. When I run optirun -vv glxinfo, I get: [ 790.194984] [DEBUG]Reading file: /etc/bumblebee/bumblebee.conf [ 790.195278] [DEBUG]optirun version 3.2.1 ...
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Nvidia-settings is installed according to apt-get, but is missing

Under Kubuntu 14.04, I got trouble with nvidia-settings: whereas it appears as already installed in apt-get, it is nowhere on the computer (or it is well hidden...). I tried to remove and reinstalled, ...
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Can't boot into discrete graphics mode on thinkpad w530

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 using the nvidia 331 driver. I think it's an issue with the driver. Can anyone help figure out which one to use?
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How do I stop video tearing? (Nvidia prop driver, non-compositing window manager)

I have that problem which seemingly afflicts many using the proprietary Nvidia driver: Video tearing: fine horizontal lines (usually near the top of my display) when there is a lot of panning or ...
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How to install a driver for an NVIDIA card not detected by Additional Drivers?

For the past few days I've been trying to get compiz working on Ubuntu 12.04 with my NVIDIA graphics card - GeForce GT550M, but I couldn't get it to work. I've been searched for tips and tricks on ...
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Graphical session does not start (Ubuntu 12.04 + Nvidia) [duplicate]

[Solved: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Black Screen at boot After changing Nvidia Driver ] I updated the Nvidia graphics driver ("current" to "post-release updates"), but the X server does not start. Check out ...
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Black login screen after installing ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have successfully installed ubuntu 12.04 (64bit)on my new PC. However, after the install I hear the login screen drum but screen stays black. I have Disabled secure boot So far I've tried these: ...
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Additional Drivers not found now that I have switched Motherbaords

So, long story short my Asus P8Z77-v Pro died on Sunday (the second one I've had die) so I got myself an AsRock P77 Extreme4 to tide me over/replace it. Problem is that when I goto install my NVIDIA ...
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Problems Installing CUDA on 14.04

I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong but I don't seem to be able to get cuda to install nicely. I have tried using: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-cuda-toolkit This appears to work ...
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Fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS freezes after login

I am having trouble getting Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS to work on my laptop, which is a Medion MD 96320 / WAM 2070. I think the specifications are: Turion 64 X2 @ 1.8 GHz processor, 2 GB RAM, GeForce Go 6150 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Can't use newest OpenGL version

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on a laptop with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 765m with the nvidia-340 drivers from the xorg-edgers PPA. I'm trying to run an application that requires a recent version of ...
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ubuntu 14.04 not able to log in? It flash back to same screen

I tried below options, still didn't work I reinstalled nvidia driver uninstalled ubuntu desktop and installed gnome desktop environment. reinstalled Xorg server deleted .Xauthority file How ever ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 doesn't start with nvidia driver

Hello I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 and when I use the proprietary Nvidia driver Ubuntu doesn't boot. It shows "Starting 219" on my secondary screen and on my primary screen it shows something ...
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Sound Driver is messed up, and mic doesn't work correctly under ubuntu 12

Quick Ubuntu 12.04 sound pops on boot and shutdown, and MIC picks up non-existent static. Edit: please note, Audio out is fine. Issue On shut-down and boot I often hear a loud blast from the ...
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Ubuntu openGL issues

my OpenGL doesn't work at all i get Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0". lspci output 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family ...
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Nvidia drivers and external connections via HDMI not working when using a dual card laptop, but works with Intel card

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 (coming from Linux mint 17 for gnome shell). Everything works fine with the exception of my second monitor, attached to my laptop via HDMI. I installed the ...
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How to save monitor configuration on a laptop

How do you save a monitor configuration based on how many displays are available on a laptop? I have a laptop that I often use with and without an external monitor. When I connect the monitor, ...
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Nvidia Powermizer Performance Levels

Is there anyway to configure Nvidia Powerimizer performance levels? My current setup has 3 power levels with the lowest one being 50mhz. The problem with this it that it lags compiz when it goes to ...
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Are Device Drivers integrated in the Kernel?

I know that the kernel uses device drivers to interact with hardware. But laptops for example come with all kind of hardware configurations. Yet, after installing Linux, somehow the kernel manages to ...
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How do I remove Nvidia drivers and revert to nouveau (12.04)?

I'd like to give the new nouveau drivers a try. When I try a Ubuntu live distro, they work pretty flawlessly, but I don't seem to be able to use them correctly on my installed system. What I do is ...
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Whenever I enable propriety driver from additional drivers menu it switches back to NVIDIA binary driver

I tried the solution from: Can't activate proprietary driver for NVIDIA from "Additional drivers" Ubuntu 14.04 But it didn't work. Also on the Minecraft launcher the text looks all ...
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ACPI PCC probe failed; starting version 219

The previous two questions regarding the ACPI error message do not have answers that fix my problem with the same error. I have just upgraded to 15.04 and cannot log in after a normal boot. The login ...
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Trying to install NVIDIA Corporation MCP61 Ethernet Ubuntu 13.04

I've just uninstalled Windows 7 from my pc and installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 13.04 on my desktop. Everything has gone well except for one very important thing, namely the network card. My network ...
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What is the thing that detect that I change the monitor configuration?, and how to configure it?

I am using a laptop, with a docking station on which two monitors are plugged. My video card is a Nvidia, I'm under KDE. I use a shell script based on xrandr to switch between 2 configuration: The ...
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Will Ubuntu work on the HP ENVY 17 j180ca?

I was wondering if Ubuntu will work on my laptop. By working, I mean having the correct drivers (especially the graphics, because I do a ton of 3d design). Here are the specs: -HP ENVY 17 j180ca (Pre ...
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Triple moniter SLI with intel graphics

Hello I am putting a Linux distro on my desktop and I have Triple monitors and wanting to run the Intel graphics chips on the 2 side 1080p monitors while my sli runs the center monitor on Ubuntu ...
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ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS installation problem

I installed ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on external hard disk. My main hardware is: computer Acer Aspire 4530 pre installed with windows vista home basic. Graphic card by nvidia GEForce 9100M G. After ...