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

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Ubuntu 16.04 + Nvidia Driver = errors

problem: 1 If install driver 340 then i have black screen I use last driver 2 lspci -v | grep -A 14 NVIDIA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF114 [GeForce GTX 560 Ti] ...
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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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How to install Nvidia driver on Ubuntu Kylin?

I am new on this Ubuntu. I have Nvidia GeForce graphic card. How can I install Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu Kylin?
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Unable to load the kernel module 'nvidia.ko' Ubuntu 16.04

Stopped lightdm, placed nvidia.sh in /, ran with sh. Came out with this: Here's the Installer Log. Any help is appreciated! (Please note, I'm using an Nvidia GeForce GTX 750Ti EVGA FTW Edition ...
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Black screen, kernel panic and 'cannot enumerate USB' when installing Ubuntu on Lenovo ThinkStation P700

I just got a new Lenovo ThinkStation P700 with Windows 7 Professional on it, and I would like very much to install Ubuntu on it. I tried to install Ubuntu both 14.04 and 15.10, unsuccessfully. First ...
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chopped up video/display picture

I have a laptop with a dedicated nvidia GTX 960M and an intel chip. I am currently using the 352.79 driver as recommended. But I am experience some unpleasant graphic glitches: Those glitches do ...
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Booting problem in Ubuntu 14.04

My Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo S510p very frequently boots to this screen and hangs: It is isn't always, sometimes it boots up to the lock screen, like normal, sometimes it just hangs at the above ...
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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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apt-get keeps wanting to download a package, overriding my decision

I've recently had a problem with the graphics on my laptop. I am currently trying a working nvidia driver, as my computer had problems with the previous one. When I try to issue any install command ...
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When can i use linux on my new computer? [closed]

I have recently built a beast! however I am finding it very difficult to use Linux on it. I am still considered a noob for my level of Linux knowledge but I am not new to it. It is comprised mostly ...
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Can't Install Cuda on Ubuntu 14.04 Because of Package Conflicts

I believe I have the same problem as this thread, but I have tried the steps listed, and I am not able to solve the problem. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on a custom desktop with 4GB DDR3 ram, ...
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Terrible screen tearing on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Nvidia proprietary driver

So I installed Ubuntu about a week ago after finally getting around to sorting out my partitions. Everything has gone great except that I get screen tearing on anything that goes fullscreen. I've ...
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Ubuntu HP laptop getting overheated while playing DOTA 2 [duplicate]

I am running DOTA 2 on lowest graphics and with GPU enabled and the temp is getting (I am not joking) 90-95 °C. What to do it's getting too hot! My Laptop specs: processor: Intel i3 3rd gen Ram: 4 ...
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Ubuntu stopped working without apparent reason

I'm pretty new to the Linux System, I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS and I am more then satisfied. I'm web delevoper,and for the first time in my life everything worked right away. I installed ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Can't Restart

I am using acer laptop i have nvidia 940m. whenever i restart laptop my screen freeze and display breakdown intro pieces shown in image. i tried editing grub reboot=pci , acpi , bios ,efi etc but ...
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external Samsuang HDMI monitor is not recognized after software update on Ubuntu 14.04

I have dell Vostro 5000 with Ubuntu 14.04 after software update it stopped recognize my external HDMI Samsung Monitor. It has both Nvidia and Nvidia and I am working on the Intel one. Can you please ...
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How can I switch back to Nvidia card from Intel with Nvidia-prime

So I updated to Ubuntu 14.04 and found that the primusrun command no longer works, so ditched bumblebee in favour of nvidia-prime. This lets you switch video card from nvidia-settings rather than ...
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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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MacPro GPU upgrade compatibility [duplicate]

I am going to upgrade the GPU in my MacPro 3,1 (early 2008). For now I have GeForce 8800 GT and I want to upgrade it to GeForce GTX 970. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and would like to know if there are ...
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Ubuntu hangs on Starting light display manager on bootup

I've been going at this for about 10 hours, and I can't find a solution to this problem. I recently updated to 15.10, and now when I boot up, It gets stuck on "Starting light display manager" part ...
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Is Ubuntu recognizing and/or using my NVIDIA graphics card?

This is my first post here, and I'm pretty new to Ubuntu/Linux. I currently have no other OS except for Ubuntu 13.10. (I used to have Windows 7 until i got a new Tera-byte hard drive). My current PC ...
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Installing NVIDIA drivers on Ubuntu (Guest) in VirtualBox causes it to stop working

I'm running Ubuntu as a guest on VirtualBox. When I install NVIDIA (current) drivers for my GTX 670 and restart Ubuntu, it starts into a permanent login-crash window. What's going on?
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Can't log on to Ubuntu for various reasons

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 desktop 64-bit to test it out on a separate partition. No daul boot my mistake. It worked fine until I restarted Ubuntu and it would not load due to "System is running on low ...
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How can I get my Nvidia Overscan setting to work on start up. Ubuntu 12.10

Hi all as with a lot of people my new nvidia driver doesn't include a overscan bar so my tv's desktop is chopped off. After many searches and some trail and error I've been able to get my Tv to fit ...
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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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Logo of NVIDIA appearing during booting

While I was turning on my PC today (Ubuntu 14.04), and before the log in screen appeared, there was for just a moment a screen about NVIDIA which hadn't appeared before. It wasn't an error message or ...
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Ubuntu14.04, stop booting when “Loading the sep3_15 driver”

I am new to Ubuntu and run into a problem after installing intel parallel studio XE and cuda-7.0. After installing the mentioned applications, I reboot the computer, and it stops booting at the stage ...
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Ubuntu color depth issues

I'm running Ubuntu Gnome currently on a Lenovo Y510P with two NVIDIA GeForce 755M's. When I boot up my system I usually get weird color depth issues making everything appears to be in less than 24 ...
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Xubuntu 14 keeps crashing

For various reasons, I installed xubuntu 14. it keeps crashing. I haven't gone a single hour without it crashing. At first, when I was using the open NVidia drivers, the image got unusable and I had ...
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Unable to remove Multiple Nvidia Drivers Ubuntu

There were multiple drivers installed on my Ubuntu 14.04 system, so I was unable to run OpenCL programs. I therefore did sudo apt-get remove --purge nvidia* to start all over again. However when I do ...
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Dual monitor connected to hdmi port not detecting on Dell Vostro 3750

I am using Dell Vostro 3750 laptop with 2 monitors. OS Kubuntu 13.04 1 monitor I connected with VGA and it is working fine. But another monitor connected to HDMI port is not detected. I connected ...
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Resume from suspend with nvidia

Recently I got a Dell laptop with a GeForce GXT 960M graphics card and I formatted it so as to have the Ubuntu 15. The first problem came when my laptop did not even load the installer menu because it ...
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Unable to install NVIDIA GPU drivers on Xenial

I have an ASUS K55VM and I've been trying to install NVDIA GPU drivers on my laptop, but am not sure what I am doing wrong. These are the packages I've installed: $:/usr/sbin# dpkg --get-selections ...
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NVIDIA drivers for Ubuntu 15.04 GTX 970 black loading screen

I can't seem to get anything to work on Ubuntu. I've struggled with everything that goes into installing, update and maintain the operation system and software. But I've manage to get it installed ...
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MSI GE62 6QD Nvidia GTX960m Ubuntu 15.10 issues

Community, I've been trying to make this laptop work with Ubuntu 15.10 for a couple of days now without luck. I've already looked at the previous related posts but didn't work. What I've done: ...
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Install nvidia gtx960m drivers on Ubuntu 14.04 on samsung sm951 nvme drive

I have a new msi laptop with the specs detailed at the end of this post (using lshw command). Here you have some short description of the system: I am booting on a nvme samsung sm951 drive on ...
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Uninstall a program

Hello I am new to Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 14.04.4, It works fine, but have problems with graphics. So I downloaded my graphics driver software but that's not for my device(its my mistake). So I ...
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Ubuntu stops displaying through DVI or playing sound while gaming, but rebooting gives me back a working computer

Here's my build for reference: i7-4790k(Stock speed) GTX 970 250gb SSD 8 gigs ram Basically, when playing Dota 2, the monitor will tell me there is no signal and go into sleep mode. Sound from the ...
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NVIDIA GTX 960M not working

I have Lenovo Y700 with Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M and Ubuntu 15.10 running in VirtualBox. I can't get my graphical card working under Linux. I have installed: nvidia-361 nvidia-opencl-icd-361 ...
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Why is it so hard to install nvidia drivers? What is the most fool-proof method?

I have an Asus G751JM with a GTX 860M graphics card. I've easilly tried reinstalling Ubuntu 15 times today, each trying a different approach to install my graphics card driver but each attempt fails ...
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How to get Nvidia Graphic card to work on Thinkpad T430?

I installed Ubuntu Linux on my Thinkpad T430 and everything works until last week. Because then I bought a new monitor with a higher screen resolution than full hd. So I cannot run the monitor with a ...
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xorg.conf keeps resetting upon reboot

I have a machine with an Nvidia GT710M under the hood. I'm new to Linux and to Ubuntu and as a part of setting my system up, I went around to get Nvidia drivers installed. However, under Nvidia, ...
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Can't rotate screens

I have a dual monitor setup and want to rotate one of the two screens, I looked up how to do it, but I get an error: {20:17}~ ➭ xrandr Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 3840 x 1080, maximum 16384 x ...
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Installing nvidia-modprobe on Ubuntu 14.04 causes frozen splash screen on boot

So for research I have to install CUDA 7.5 which only works with nvidia-352 and above, so I followed the recommended approach from this article: BinaryDriverHowto/Nvidia - Official Ubuntu ...
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Can I do anything with the second GPU in my laptop?

So, I have a Lenovo Y510P laptop like the asker in this question: Lenovo Y510P and SLI GT750M not working. And like them, I went down the path of trying to get SLI working with Ubuntu..unsuccessfully. ...
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Suspend is not working in Ubuntu, NVIDIA Graphics card is installed

In my newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Suspend is not working. I tried to do it with sudo s2ram. I am getting a message KMS graphics driver is in use, skipping quirks. I also tried sudo pm-suspend ...
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Nvidia-361 GPU installation continual rebooting

I've got Ubuntu 15.10 installed on a new Asus Z170-AR motherboard. I've also got a Nvidia GTX 980 ti I'm trying to get working with it. I purgeed all Nvidia packages, and followed the instructions ...
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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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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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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 ...