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

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How to reduce screen resolution when X does not report any?

I have a Acer XB280HK display and NVIDIA card. Since Linux is not ready for 4k resolution yet, I don't want to be using it on my desktop. I want to set 1920x1080. This works in Windows with 120Hz ...
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Why does computer freeze after login?

I have tried to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 into an old desktop that I had around (HP Pavilion a6200n Desktop Computer - 2.6GHz AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor 5000+ CPU, 2GB (2x1GB) RAM, 320GB ...
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Nvidia 840m Boots to Blank Screen Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu but I have been trying to get my Nvidia 840m graphics drivers working correctly for months. My set up - HP Envy 15 - i7 - 8GB - Nvidia 840m graphics I have installed the Nvidia ...
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Why does Ubuntu gets stuck on the loading screen?

I've been experiencing many problem lately since I fresh installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my SONY VAIO VPCEH with Windows 7 previously installed. Sometimes when I try to boot Ubuntu, it gets stuck at ...
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How to solve unmet dependencies when installing Nvidia drivers?

I keep getting this error when I try running sudo apt-get install nvidia-current: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could ...
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NVidia tearing Ubuntu 14.04

Goodmorning!! I have video tearing with nVidia 331.113 updates. I tried many guides bit no one has helped me. I have installed compiz but it didn't help me and in nVidia control panel i can't find ...
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Nonexistent display (Unknown Display) messing things up

I've been cracking my head with this one all day, read all there is to be read around the issue (not much to be found on it to be honest: some questions, some blog posts and some unresolved tickets) ...
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Disabling one video output with a keybinding

I currently run a dual monitor setup. When I only need to use one monitor, I leave the second monitor turned off. However, when I launch certain applications, they open on the second monitor since ...
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How to change 3D game resolution on 12.10 64bit with nvidia graphics driver

I have problem with nvidia graphics driver opensource and proprietary ! Can't change resolution on 3d games and there's a bug there are no kernel sources installed and thus jockey can't install ...
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Nvidia Graphics Card not detected

So I have an Nvidia GeForce 610M on my laptop along with an i7 CPU. Unfortunately, I don't think my Nvidia chp is being recognized. When I go into "About this Computer", only my Intel Integrated ...
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dual nvidia gpu not working right

i have 4 monitor setup soon to be 5 and 2 gpu in my desktop. i got the first gpu (gtx 650 TI on a 16x gen2) to work just fine but my second card (GT 520 on a 1x slot gen 1) does not work quite right. ...
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Poor Text Quality 1080P HD Monitor 12.04

My situation I'm not proficient with Ubuntu or Linux. I'm a Windows convert. My computer tech knowledge is also novice. I'm running a NVIDIA GF119 on UBUNTU 12.04. Under Additional Drivers I have ...
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My NVidia GTX 960 card creates openGL problems with Unity on Ubuntu

I posted a bug about this on launchpad already, but was hoping maybe someone on here would have some suggestions about other things I could try. Background: I had a working Ubuntu 14.10 system with ...
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Can I automatically make my Nvidia card's fan quieter?

I have a machine with an Nvidia graphics card. Unfortunately the GPU fan is very loud. It's very annoying at times. We never use this machine for intense 3d work - that GPU is probably not working ...
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Chrome Redraw Issue

When I am using Chrome the window will not redraw until I change focus to something else and then click back onto Chrome I am using 2 monitors but it does not matter which monitor Chrome is on I am ...
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Ubuntu 13.10, kernel 3.11 blank screen issue with hybrid graphics

On my HP Envy, which has both an Intel on-chip graphics card and an Nvidia Geforce: *-display UNCLAIMED description: 3D controller product: GK208M [GeForce GT 740M] vendor: NVIDIA ...
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14.04 Freeze on Splash after Installing NVIDIA Drivers

First of all, I have looked at a bunch of threads that are similar, but none of the solutions work for me. I am trying to install nvidia drivers (nvidia-340, specifically) but when I reboot the system ...
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Problem Updating from CUDA-5.0 to 6.5

I just tried updating from CUDA-5.0 to CUDA-6.5 and seem to have broken my GUI interface. I tried to update with the following procedure: sudo dpkg -i cuda-repo-ubuntu1404_6.5-14_amd64.deb sudo ...
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Which version Ubuntu for - Asus X550LNV Core i5 Nvidia 2GB Graphics 8GB RAM Laptop ? [duplicate]

I am want to use Ubuntu but i am confused about amd64. why amd ? i am using Intel and also let me know about driver. every driver will work good or i will face any problem about nvidia, Bluetooth and ...
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Unity doesn't load after installing Nvidia Cuda

Current situation: After login, no Launcher, no Dash, no Icons appear, just the wallpaper (Desktop PC, Nvidia GTX 560 Ti, Ubuntu 14.04). How did I get into this bad spot? I installed CUDA (and some ...
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Multiple Monitors using bumblebee on Ubuntu 13.10

I've been unable to get multiple monitors to work with Ubuntu 13.10 using nvidia-prime or bumblebee. Could someone point me in the right direction? With nvidia-prime, I've tried the xorg.conf here ...
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Eye strain; how to change refresh rate to 120 Hz?

I am a new Ubuntu user, and have been playing around with it with since installing it. I noticed that I have been getting a lot of eye strain due to the low refresh rate (of 50 or 60). I found this ...
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Which graphic driver I have to choose? [duplicate]

I have 5 options and I don't know which one to choose: I have installed nvidia-current and nvidia-current-updates. Please help me, it's my 4th time that I installed Ubuntu, every time I reboot it ...
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Is my graphics cardbeing used and if so why doesn't it show as Vga compatible controller?

Ubuntu 14.04 here, installed the nvidia drivers. I run lspci and this is what i get: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT DRAM Controller (rev 0b) 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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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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Low graphics mode not working

I only installed Ubuntu 14.10 today, already installed nvidia driver. When I reboot i have window that say the system is running in low graphics mode. I'm trying to use low graphics mode for one ...
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i need drivers for nvidia geforce gtx 745 , card dont work correct

I have a Dell xps 8700 intel i7, NVIDIA Geforce GTX 745 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I can not install the appropriate driver for it, I tried to do is something like this: sudo apt-get purge nvidia *; sudo ...
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How do I use integrated Graphics dor display and nvidia card for rendering

I have a dell m3800 laptop with integrated Intel HD4000 and a Nvidia Quadro K1100M Graphics card. The problem is that the Nvidia drives the display and does the rendering. When I am rendering in ...
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How to reduce GPU fan speed after boot?

Every time I boot my computer, the GPU fan is at max speed and very noisy. The problem: Fan speed stays at maximum level: when I start the computer without screen or keyboard when I use the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Freezes

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit on my PC. After I've installed nVidia drivers (recommended) to solve the problem of the cursor that vanishes, Ubuntu freezes randomly when I'm working, I mean that ...
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Why recommended driver is different from the latest supported driver

I was going step by step reading this tutorial: http://www.binarytides.com/install-nvidia-drivers-ubuntu-14-04/ but after I installed nvidia-current and open the Kubuntu Driver Manager , the ...
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Black screen when in nvidia mode after updating to kernel 3.13.0-45

After I updated to kernel 3.13.0-45, I cannot use nvidia anymore. Whenever I try to switch to nvidia mode, my laptop screen goes black. I cannot even switch to terminal mode using ctrl+alt+F1. ...
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Teamviewer 10 breaks Unity

I have this problem only in Teamviewer 10, previous version worked fine. When I install Teamviewer everything works ok, but when I reboot my computer I only see black screen. To start Unity I have to ...
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`startx` fails. could not find module by name='nvidia_304'

I get this output: $ startx X.Org X Server 1.15.1 Release Date: 2014-04-13 X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0 Build Operating System: Linux 3.2.0-70-generic x86_64 Ubuntu Current Operating System: ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 routinely freezes after upgrade from 14.04

My Ubuntu 14.10 installation has been freezing repeatedly since my upgrade from 14.04. I am able to "break" the freeze by dropping to TTY1 with CTRL+ALT+F1 and then returning to Unity with ...
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Optirun not working properly with Wine

I have a laptop with NVidia Optimus running Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS x64. I'd like to play some games for Windows on my Ubuntu, then I've installed wine for 32 and 64 bits, Bumblebee, libraries and drivers ...
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Unable to get Nvidia drivers to work on GeForce GT755M (Optimus)

I am trying to get Ubuntu 13.10 running on a Lenovo Y510p with a GeForce GT755M graphics card. I have followed countless tutorials on the web, all to no avail. The methods I have tried include: 1) ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit with Nvidia 980M (x2) GPU

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Sager 9377 with dual NVIDIA 980M GPUs in SLI, and I am having some trouble setting up the CUDA aspect of them. I have the standard drivers installed and working with no ...
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More than 2 nvidia video cards in one computer?

Ubuntu 14.04, 64bit. There's a lot of "dual" video cards setup mentioned, but would it be possible to run three Nvidia cards in one computer?
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Odd flickering after video driver update

I'm not sure how to describe this other than to show you guys. I captured a video and uploaded it to YouTube here: http://youtu.be/Bp25Fyy_GsI Notice how the tab selection keeps changing by itself ...
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install nvidia driver instead nouveau

3 days ago I got installed Ubunto 14.04 and got some problems as fuzzy/blurry screen and bad support of multiple screens. So I realized that as default ubuntu install nouveau. I googled how to remove ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop has become a black screen

I am dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 from different HDDs on my home desktop. I have an nvidia GTX 970 GPU. I hadn't booted into my system (either OS) for the last 2 months. On booting into ...
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Installing Nvidia Geforce on Ubuntu 14.10 & 14.04

I installed Nvidia Geforce GTX 850m driver from Nvidia official site on Ubuntu 14.10 & 14.04 and when restart laptop after installation process I get black screen I can't even access terminal I ...
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Nvidia 840M driver installation Acer E5-571

After a lot of trying and installing I don't know anything more to I can do to get this running. I am having trouble installing the current Nvidia proprietary driver 346.35 on a Nvidia 840M graphics ...
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ASUS laptop overheating when using Ubuntu

I've got major problems while running Ubuntu. When I have my NVIDIA GeForce card enabled, the temperature of the processor is really high. Just a little web browsing rises it up to 70 degrees celcius ...
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How to choose dedicated videocard over integrated videocard in a laptop?

I have a Lenovo z580 laptop and it has 2 video cards Intel HD Graphics 2000 integrated in Intel Pentium Dual Core CPU B970 nVidia Geforce GT 630M. I use Bumblebee but it doesn't work for Virtual ...
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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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Graphics bug using nVidia drivers

Good morning! I need some explanations, i'm using nvidia drivers on ubuntu 14.04 with nVidia 820m two dedicated gb and i have some strange bug moving the windows. If i use nouvea i have no problem but ...
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How do I use Nvidia GTX 860M with 14.04?

When I installed ubuntu 14.04 there were no drivers in the additional drivers dialogue for my graphics card. I installed x-org edgers PPA and used a driver but it causes ubuntu to freeze when using ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 freezes during work

Recently I have installed ubuntu 14.10 on lenovo z50 laptop. The problem is that whenever I login and start work after few minutes system freezes. I found few solutions of this problem but nothing ...