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

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How to remove graphics driver

recently i turned over to Linux from Windows . There was a problem because Linux wouldn't show my Nvdia GPU with the lscpi command i would only get my VGA as intel chipset . After that and a little ...
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How to use Nouveau for graphics and NVIDIA GPU for only CUDA programs on Optimus notebook?

I am using a notebook with a Intel i7 (with its own GPU) and a NVIDIA GPU. On Windows, the notebook uses Optimus to switch between the GPUs intelligently. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I installed CUDA ...
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The entire process of using xorg-edgers ppa?

Proprietary drivers apparently generally outperform open-source Nouveau drivers. The stable packages offered by default repositories seem to be too behind the latest stable ones available from the ...
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Choose Different Screen Layouts with Latest NVIDIA Driver Dual 4K Setup

I just bought a ASUS PB287Q monitor and hooked it up (via HDMI) to my ASUS N550JK-DS521H. Everything works...but the performance of rendering on the external (right) monitor is terrible. So bad I can ...
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Xlib: extension “GLX” missing on display “:0”. and OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display ':0' [duplicate]

I am trying to use OpenGL on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I installed OpenGL with the following commands: sudo apt-get install g++ cmake sudo apt-get install freeglut3 freeglut3-dev sudo apt-get install ...
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Worse compiz performance in Ubuntu 14.04LTS

I know this question has been asked multiple times before, but they seem to be like 3-4 years old now and I could not find any associated with Ubuntu 14.04. Also, solutions mentioned there do not ...
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Ubuntu not displaying with HDMI output and Nvidia GTX970

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 15.04 in my new computer. I'm using the HDMI output of a Nvidia GTX970 to display it but, after the GRUB menu, nothing else is displayed, so I can't even install the OS or ...
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How do I get Ubuntu / Nvidia GeForce 8400GS to correctly recognize two identical monitors?

Thank you all for the help so far, I think I'm stuck trying to edit or create a proper xorg.conf file that will give me a consistent display on start up. I have two identical monitors - Samsung ...
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NVIDIA card and Bumblebee refuse to run

Whenever I try to use optirun to run a program using my NVIDIA card, I get this error message: libGL: screen 0 does not appear to be DRI2 capable libGL: OpenDriver: trying ...
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How Do I Get Rid of “Broken NVIDIA RandR detected, falling back to RandR 1.0”?

My short question is: How do I get rid of the RandR error below, while still using a proprietaty nVidia driver package (e.g. 304) ? The gore follows. A fresh install of wine 1.5 (latest, from ...
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Skype Breaks Pulse & Bumblebee, badly. Awesome. 15.04

Installing skype from the partner repositories. Try to start Skype. It fails. Search online. Find this person with the same error message: Error loading libGL.so.1 and ...
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The system is running in low-graphics mode?

First off, I've searched and tried every method I could find the last ~6 hours. Nvidia 750 TI graphics card. Running in VMWare. The system ran fine for a few days and out of nowhere I received a ...
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How do I set resolution to 1440x900 with Nvidia?

I have an Nvidia GeForce 9800 GT card and suddenly after some recent updates on 12.04, I am unable to get my resolution higher than 1024x768. It used to be 1440x900. I have tried uninstalling and ...
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cinnamon just crashed and in fallback mode. Now what?

I was just tweaking installing cuda for theano. It just put my cinnamon in fallback mode. I can't use ctrl + alt + T for terminal. I just want to revert back to normal. Please help me!
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Screen resolution doesn't persist

I just installed an NVidia GeForce GTX 750 Ti card, and I'm using the proprietary drivers from NVidia's website, on a computer running 14.04. It works perfectly... until I log out and log back in. ...
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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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Installing nvidia driver [duplicate]

I just downloaded the nvidia geforce 920M driver from their official site for linux. I dont know how to install the driver.How to install the downloaded driver?
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Slow steam gameplay on xubuntu

Some time ago I had elementary-os luna installed and I played "battleblock theater" on steam there. Since my computer isn't specially good it didn't run awfully fast, but it was quite playable indeed. ...
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Cannot Edit xorg.conf (permissions)

I want to edit the /etc/X11/xorg.conf file but I can't save the file. It says "permission denied." I have tried: username@ubuntu:/etc/X11$ sudo gedit xorg.conf to no avail as i recieved: ...
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Sluggish Desktop Experience on Laptop with External 4K Monitor

I just bought a ASUS PB287Q monitor and hooked it up (via HDMI) to my ASUS N550JK-DS521H. Everything works...but the performance of rendering on the external monitor is terrible. The experience on the ...
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NVidia Geforce GT240M Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Driver & Graphic Problems

I am newbie to Ubuntu, installed it 1 week ago. I want to ask about my graphic driver GT240M NVidia. For example, when i tried to watch a video from mozilla firefox maybe in the Facebook, i get a ...
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Kernel upgrade breaks NVIDIA. Am I stuck with the same kernel forever?

I switched to Ubuntu ~3 months ago and it is an incredible way to interact with a computer. I ran into a snag last night after a restart. I fixed the issue, but it left me with some questions. ...
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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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CUDA : Driver version is insufficient for CUDA runtime

When running the CUDA example /usr/local/cuda/samples/1_Utilities/deviceQuery$ with the sudo ./deviceQuery command, the output was : ./deviceQuery Starting... CUDA Device Query (Runtime API) ...
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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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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 15.04 wakeup from sleep : unclaimed register

I have Ubuntu 15.04 installed on Lenovo Z5070 laptop. For Nvidia 840m I have nvidia-346 installed. While waking up from sleep I get the following error on a black screen drm: hsw_uncalimed_reg_clear ...
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Nvidia CUDA in 15.04? (for GPU rendering in Blender)

I'm trying to get CUDA (although not sure exactly what it is) to work in Ubuntu 15.04 for GPU rendering in the Blender 3D modelling program. On Windows 7 64-bit, it works flawlessly. In Ubuntu, 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 ...
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Cannot access secondary GPU

After turning on computer and login I cant use optirun. $ optirun glxheads [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver [ERROR]Aborting because fallback start is disabled. ...
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No HDMI output Nvidia 331 driver

I've had a long running battle trying to get dual external monitor outputs from my 14.04 system. One monitor is VGA, the other is HDMI. Specifically, I get no HDMI video signal, but Ubuntu knows I ...
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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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Install PlayonLinux

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit and enabled the nvidia drivers. Now I am trying to install PlayonLinux but I get the message: nvidia-libopencl1-331 has to be removed before installing ...
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Mouse cursor flicker on Dual Monitor set up

Im a pretty casual user coming over from Windows and I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and everything is going great, and I'm excited to learn my way around linux. However I have encountered one problem ...
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12.04 Failed to load module “nvidia” (module does not exist, 0)

I have ASUS UL50Vt with nvidia optimus hybrid graphics (GeForce 210M). I recently installed ubuntu 12.04, and in Details app it was showing me, that I am on Intel video driver. So, I installed ...
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Problem with installing nvidia latest driver

I have been trying to install the latest nvidia driver to my ubuntu with no luck. By typing apt-get install nvidia-current I bet the 304 driver which is out of date. I need the latest driver because I ...
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Broken drivers in CUDA install

I'm attempting to install CUDA to use as a dependency for Caffe so I can use google's neural network programme, but I'm having issues with installing CUDA. In the command line log I found these two ...
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Nvidia driver crashes and kernel errors on fresh install of Kubuntu 15.04

I have an MSI GE70 2OE-071US laptop, with Optimus and an Nvidia GeForce GTX765M graphics card. On Kubuntu 14.10, I was once able to run CUDA using Bumblebee with reasonable reproducibility. On Kubuntu ...
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Not getting the desktop after installing NVidia driver

I ran the following commands for installing the NVidia GeForce driver for Linux: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-current After ...
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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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Cannot login after routine software update 14.04

I did some (i thought routine) updates. Now I cannot login from the GUI, also the resolution of the login screen is messed up (I have a new NVIDIA card). I searched and tried the options. Changed ...
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how to fix the Nvidia driver runlevel error

this is the error i keep getting does anyone know how to fix this or how to check my runlevel. i been having trouble with error on my 32 bit arm based Samsung series 3 Chromebook. this error keeps ...
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how to install Nvidia drivers on arm chromebook [duplicate]

HI im having hard time with the installation of Nvidia drivers on my Chromebook i tried the commands, i tried the installing the .run file and it say's it load time or something like that ant to check ...
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How to install NVIDIA drivers to PowerMac G5

I don't know how to install much-needed nvidia drivers on my powermac g5 quad. I am using ubuntu 14.04.2. Any help would be greatly appreciated as I cannot get into desktop
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Nvidia CUDA installation issues broken cache

On the command $ sudo apt-get install cuda : Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done cuda is already the newest version. You might want to ...
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nvidia 820m problem

How to disable graphic card permanently on Ubuntu 14.04. graphic card is a 820m laptop is hp 15 r203tx bios version is up to date
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(noob) driver for GTX 970 install issues [duplicate]

Sorry, it's my first time on a Linux system and I'm totally lost. I want to install the NVidia driver because I'm stuck with a 1024 x 768 resolution and I think my GPU doesn't work properly with the ...
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How do I install the latest NVIDIA drivers from the .run file?

This is what I am trying to do. I downloaded the latest driver for my VGA from http://www.nvidia.com. The installation needs the X11 to be shut down, so I log out of my account, then press ...
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Graphic card driver, Xorg (Open-source) version vs Proprietary (AMD and Nvidia) version, Which is the best? [closed]

i would like to ask about the graphic card driver on linux. from on my experience here is, im having a laptop with a HD6320 from E-450 APU, which is belong to my friend and i install it an Xubuntu ...
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How to remove screen tearing in Ubuntu 15.04

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 for a couple of months. I started using Ubuntu after trying a lot of distros (all of which were giving screen tearing). In Ubuntu the there was no screen tearing in the ...