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

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How can I use my Intel HD GPU at the same time as my NVIDIA GPU on a Desktop system?

So, I've found only a handful of questions / articles about this topic but in pretty much all cases it's about laptops. This is very different because it's usually related to Nvidia Optimus sort of ...
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External display on usb-c doesn't work above 1024px resoultion

I bought Asus Zenbook Pro ux501vw and DELL DA200 device. I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my asus and connect external monitor via HDMI and it works good. When I tried to connect 2nd external Monitor ...
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Tensorflow with CUDA 8.0 rc

When I try to import tensorflow in Python, I get this error. ImportError: libcudart.so.7.5: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory I am using CUDA 8.0 RC and Ubuntu 16.04.
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Problem with nvidia drivers installation

I want to install new nvidia drivers R310 so I downloaded driver and when I run it it says that i can't install new drivers because there is this nouveau driver. It asked me if I want to add blacklist ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Low Resolution with DVI-D Monitor and Nvidia geforce 550 Ti

I have a Dell ST2320L Monitor and Nvidia geforce GTX 550 Ti Graphics card. I have connected the monitor on the DVI-D port. After fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04 I was getting 640x480 resolution, I ...
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How to use integrated Intel graphics instead of Nvidia graphics on MacBook Pro?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on MacBook Pro 15" 2010 (MacBookPro6,2) and I would like to use the integrated Intel graphics instead of the dedicated Nvidia graphics Ubuntu boots with on this machine....
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How to install sane graphics drivers for Nvidia Optimus hardware on *Ubuntu 16.04?

Can we (please) build a community summary of how to install sane graphics drivers for Nvidia Optimus hardware on *Ubuntu 16.04? I can see this becoming a recurring thing every few years. Ubuntu 16....
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nvcc: Command not find after installed nvidia-cuda-dev on ubuntu 16.04

I installed nvidia-cuda-dev on ubuntu 16.04 using sudo apt-get install. But when I try to install caffe, it says make: /usr/lib/bin/nvcc: Command not found. I guess maybe the nvcc location is wrong. ...
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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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Unity not work with Quadro NVS 285

On Ubuntu 16.04 Unity does not work with a nvidia Quadro NVS 285 and the nvidia driver 304.131 installed by the Software Updater. But gnome-session-flashback (metacity) does work. Thanks.
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Ubuntu Mate 16.04 Nvidia Drivers Not Functional

I have an asus laptop with i7 skylake, ssd and nvidia gtx 950m. Unfortunately for the last two days I am having troubles to use the official drivers. I have used Ubuntu 14 before on various occasions ...
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NVIDIA GT 520 Drivers - installation problem

I'd like to begin with the fact that I'm a total newbie to Ubuntu, so please be forgiving. Also English is not my first language so in case of any misunderstandings I'm gonna explain. My Ubuntu ...
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How to get Plymouth working with LUKS encryption after NVIDIA driver installation?

When I first set my computer up with LUKS encryption, during boot, right after Grub2, Plymouth takes over and you get a nice graphical screen with the prompt to enter the passphrase. And that screens ...
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Where does Unity/Unity-Greeter Load X Configuration From?

On my setup, I have one monitor that has been rotated vertically, and another that is the usual horizontal orientation. I've set all the display settings in my GNOME shell so everything looks fine, ...
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How can I enable brightness hotkeys for Asus ROG 752 in Ubuntu 16.04?

The brightness hotkeys have no effect in Ubuntu 16.04. My laptop is an ASUS G752VL-DH71. I'm running proprietary graphics card drivers (after enabling, I could at least toggle brightness manually.) ...
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Unable to install nvidia driver - kernel error [duplicate]

I have a toshiba tecra M2 laptop. It has the nvidia geforce FX go5200 graphics in it. To install its driver I went here to download the correct display driver for my device: http://www.nvidia.com/...
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Graphics issues after installing Ubuntu 16.04 with NVIDIA graphics

I installed or upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04, but I'm having some problems with my graphics card. The display is blank The display flickers Items on the screen do not display correctly Certain programs ...
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Installing xubuntu with a gtx 970 [duplicate]

I have a gtx 970 and I'm trying to install xubuntu. Trying to install gets an error saying nouveau failed to load fecs_inst. I tried to find where to set nomodeset as that was the advice I kept ...
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Installing NVIDIA driver on Kubuntu 15.04 causes a bad screen resolution

I have a fresh install of Kubuntu 15.04. Before installing 15.04 I used Ubuntu 14.10 with the latest NVIDIA drivers. With that version I had no problems with the graphic card (screen resolution). Btw. ...
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Computer boots into a black screen after I made changes in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I'm a Linux noob currently duel booting Ubuntu with OSX on a 2010 Mac Pro with a 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor and a NVIDIA GeFORCE 320m graphics card. I do not have a boot manager, my system ...
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Software rendering mode OR can't login

Having problems with Ubuntu 16.04. I am either getting the error message that I am in software rendering mode (because I haven't installed the nvidia driver), or I install the nvidia driver and I can'...
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Unity Settings Deamon crash in 16.04 every time after boot

Each and every time I boot Ubuntu 16.04 the Ubuntu experienced an internal error window comes up. This is a fresh install of Ubuntu on a selfbuild machine (AMD / 64bit). The error pops up every time ...
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Can't get lubuntu to boot

One of my Pentium 4 HT machines is slow all the time with Windows XP, so I unplugged the drive with Windows on it and put a 160GB hard drive in there and burned Minimal Lubuntu to a CD (only version ...
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Ubuntu & Mint - Boot issues after Nvidia driver install

I'm very frustrated with linux right now, I tried mint and now Ubuntu due to this problem, but I'm getting it on both. I have a GeForce GTX 970 graphics card, and the suggested driver is version 361....
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Ubuntu 16.04Install: Flashing Icons

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a dual-boot machine (with Windows 10). There were no warnings or errors. However, when I boot the machine, it gets to the pinkish/purple-ish Ubuntu default background, but ...
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:Why is the operating system blocking access to the NVIDIA GPU?

I am using an AWS gpu instance with 1 NVIDIA gpu. I recently installed nvidia drivers and the toolkit using ./cuda_7.5.18_linux.run. I rebooted the instance and when I tried running nvidia-smi I got ...
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Cannot use CUDA, NVIDIA gpu is not detected, ubuntu 14.04

I have ubuntu 14.04 and nvidia 660m. I have read several similar questions but non of them solved my problem. My problem is that either CUDA does not detect my gpu or I cannot login to ubuntu after ...
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Nvidia 740M still not working after Bumblebee installation

First of all, I have checked a lot of similar topics, but I still can't get my laptop to use Nvidia 740M. So first things first. I have a laptop Asus X550V (i5-3230, 4gb RAM, Nvidia 740M + Intel ...
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Unable to login in Ubuntu 16.04

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my brand new hardware about a month ago (Intel I7 6700k, Asus Pro Gaming mini ITX motherboard and Nvidia GTX950 graphics card). Things have been going mostly well, however ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 keeps freezing randomly

I have a problem after installing Ubuntu 16.04. My system randomly freezes (according to the number of related questions here, it seems more of a bug perhaps.) I tried to use Daniel's solution here. ...
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Proprietary NVidia drivers with EFI on Mac, to prevent overheating

I have a dual-boot Mac OS X 10.8 and Kubuntu 12.10 64x on my white MacBook from mid-2010 installed. (Model identifier: MacBook7,1 . I have upgraded my RAM from 2GB to 8GB, if that matters.) I have ...
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NVIDIA x server - “sudo nvidia config” does not generate a working 'xorg.config'

I am over 18 hours deep on this challenge. I got to this point and am stuck. very stuck. Maybe you can figure it out? Ubuntu Version 12.04 LTS with all the updates installed. Problem: The default ...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu 16.04 since I got GTX 1070

I was running ubuntu with windows, and once I got my GTX 1070, and installed the nvidia drivers on windows it caused Ubuntu to go black screen whenever I would load it from grub. Additionally my asus ...
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While using Intel GPU, Ubuntu 16.04 freezes on shutdown

My laptop has Intel 6700HQ CPU and Nvidia 960M as graphics card. I have nvidia-361 driver installed. I can use the nvidia program provided with the driver to switch between Intel GPU and Nvidia GPU. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 nvidia drivers don't work

I've just installed a new ubuntu 16.04 , fresh install clean , logged in the first and only thing i did is selecting the proprietary driver 361 for nvidia , rebooted the machine . anfter rebooting i ...
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I have problem using optirun

I run optirun -vv glxgears got [ 649.857041] [DEBUG]Reading file: /etc/bumblebee/bumblebee.conf [ 649.857239] [INFO]Configured driver: nvidia [ 649.857327] [DEBUG]optirun version 3.2.1 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Login loop after installing Nvidia_361 [duplicate]

Firstly, I am an extremely new user - this is my first attempt at using something other than Windows. The only changes I have made to the original install has been to change to the recommended ...
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How can I find out if there is actually a cuda-toolkit-6-0 or similar in the apt-get repository (it should exist, but apt-get doesnt see it)?

On my NVidia Jetson TK1 I ran this command: sudo apt-get install cuda-toolkit-6-0 But got this output: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Second Screen Resolution Nvidia (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

Skip to bold part for problem description Edit (After 1 year) After Ubuntu 16.04 LTS release i am having more problems with second screen. The solution below i wrote before doesn't work. It has ...
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Multimonitor issues on 16.04 with NVidia Optimus

I have a problem with my multi-monitor setup: Thinkpad T430 with the NVidia Optimus Ubuntu 16.04 Internal screen 1600x900 External screen (connected to docking station) 1920x1200 XRandr is ...
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Blank Screen, no terminal, when ctrl+alt+f1, trying to install nvidia drivers

So I'm trying to update my graphics card drivers because right now I don't have any. To do this the installer says I need to quit x server. I know what I should do is do ctrl + alt + f1, then run ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Login Loop after installing new GPU

I've looked everywhere and tried seemingly everything, I am not able to log into my ubuntu partition. It loads, opens up the login screen, and I can type in my password, but when I enter it it ...
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Tried to install Nvidia M1000M driver on Dell Precision 5510. Ubuntu 16.04 turned into Debian 8

I am a total beginner at Ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside with Windows 10. After that I tried to install drivers for GPU. But, Ubuntu couldn't use it (tried with optirun) even though I ...
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How to get accurate colors and contrast in Ubuntu?

I just bought a couple of Dell U2414H monitors, but I don't think this has anything to do with the monitors. In windows the black levels are perfect, but in Ubuntu the black levels are way off. ...
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RandR problem running League of Legends

I'm having some problems after the installation (that went pretty easy on PlayOnLinux). I can't open the game; it says "Broken RandR detected" and "consider using Nouveau drivers instead". I tried to ...
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Rotate dual monitor screen 90 degrees on Ubuntu 15.10

I am trying to rotate a dual monitor which is attached to the VGA output of my laptop. My system is Ubuntu 15.10. However, here is the outcome I get when I use xrandr: xrandr --output VGA-1-0 --...
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eGPU Setup on Deepin 15.2 (Ubuntu Based) [migrated]

I have an eGPU setup of nVidia GT710 via Express Card. When linux boots up my main laptop screen works but the secondary screen doesn't work. I am using opensource drivers as both cards require ...
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Kubuntu: ugly widgets, weather app resets, plasma crashes

Kubuntu 16.04, nvidia blob. Widgets added to desktop look ugly: tiny in size by default, when enlarged, suddenly their headings (?) and icons have huge text size. The weather widget and taskbar ...
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No Shadows under menus on application decoration borders and unity panel

After upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 my system works well, except some minor issues with video drivers for NVIDIA at least. I had to re-install NVIDIA driver for it to work well (as always after the ...
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Making sure Nvidia driver components are used by xorg

Default Ubuntu install of 16.04 and latest edgers updates for NVidia driver 367 for my gtx 770. I occasionally get screen corruption and freezes when I update driver or make some changes in xorg.conf. ...