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

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Nvidia Graphics Driver installation issues

I have a Dell Precision Tower 7810 Workstation which comes with Nvidia Quadro K620 (2 GB) Graphics Card with pre-installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS operating system. In Details pane Graphics is shown unknown. ...
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Tearing only in Google Chrome

I am using Xubuntu 15.04 and GeForce GT 630. Also I am using this hack https://github.com/chjj/compton/wiki/vsync-guide (last point) and nvidia drivers 355.11 to prevent tearing in Xfce. Everything ...
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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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Cuda installation. Compiling sample cudaDecodeGL error. warning: libnvidia-tls.so.352 needed

I have installed Cuda-6-5 using the .deb in ubuntu 14.04. I was able to compile the samples using make -j. And all the samples were compiled, except for cudaDecodeGL After sudo make, the error is as ...
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how do to install the display drivers for a displaylink usb monitor on 13.04?

How do I install the display drivers for a displaylink usb monitor? The monitor connected with the displaylink device has the following messages on the display: [ 10.723468] usb 3-1.1: device ...
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Unable to install any version of CUDA in any Ubuntu version

I have a nvidia geforce gt 755m (which is CUDA compatible) and I'm desperately trying to install it on Ubuntu. I've tried to install version 7.0 and version 7.5 on Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04, using both ...
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How to Install NVIDIA Cuda without EULA/prompts?

I'm currently installing with the following commands: sudo apt-get install linux-headers-`uname -r` curl -O "http://developer.download.nvidia.com/compute/cuda/6_5/rel/installers/cuda_6.5.14_linux_64....
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(Proprietary?) install NVidia OpenCL drivers

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit desktop and have successfully installed graphics driver 364.19. (and CUDA was included with that install). I need OpenCL and I'm used to getting it in the same package ...
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How do I fix a system running in low-graphics mode?

At first, I know that there is really a lot of the same questions, but I tried almost everything (e.g. every upvoted answer from How to fix "The system is running in low-graphics mode" error?...
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Gnome: Video drivers on Dell XPS 9550 with 4K UHD screen

This laptop has an i7 processor and a discrete Nvidia GTX 960M card. I'm trying to run Gnome Shell. Has anyone got this working really well? And if so, how? My research/trials on Ubuntu Gnome 16.04, ...
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Ubuntu with GTX1080

I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 with GTX1080. I have installed nvidia display driver. But I can only see wallpaper without taskbar. And Ctrl+Alt+F1 doesn't work, so I couldn't reinstall driver.
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Running two monitors on two different nVidia cards

I have two different nVidia cards. I'm using a GTX750 as my primary cards and it's connected to a 1600x900 screen. The other card, Geforce G210 is connected to another screen, but the screen stays ...
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Why isn't Nvidia handling all graphics smoothly?

First post, but I've been lurking here for a while. I have been using Linux since Red Hat 7, I've recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04. It is my first Linux where the GPU is actually properly supported....
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libcuda-364 & nvidia-opencl-icd-364 'stuck' cannot purge or update them [duplicate]

I upgraded my Optimus laptop to 16.04 over the weekend, as always I started the rigmarole of trying to get Bumblebee working. I had been using nvidia-364 in 15.10 so went straight for that option, it ...
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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 can I run the 16.04 installer without using `nouveau`?

I have tried installing numerous Linux distros with no luck. In every case, it appears to be due to a failure by nouveau driver to identify my graphics card, which is an Nvidia GeForce GTX970M. My ...
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Ubuntu physical & VM - cannot login (nVidia drivers)

I've got an Ubuntu 16.04 set up on one of my harddrives that I can dual boot with Windows 10 and use without any hassle. Now I would like to also use this same installation in a VM when I've booted ...
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How to assign different applications to different graphics cards on Ubuntu

I am considering this buils: ASUS H170 Pro CPU: Intel core i5 6500 GPU: R9 380 How do I assign Separate applications to these different graphics cards: Like in a laptop, i can assign VLC to my ...
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Linux Kernel 4.6.1 Nvidia Driver 340

I have recently upgraded my system to 16.04. I have the NVIDIA 340 legacy driver. I decided to get the Linux Kernel 4.6.1 from the Mainline Kernel repository (http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/...
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Live USB for Ubuntu 15.10 keeps freezing

Just as the title says, anytime I attempt to run the live USB for Ubuntu 15.10 on my computer, the OS will boot fine, but most of the time, the desktop will freeze permanently, usually after ...
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Nvidia X Server Monitor Refresh Rate Sets To Auto After Reboot

The version of Ubuntu I am using is 15.10, and I am using the proprietary Nvidia drivers. By default, the X Server Display Configuration settings set my monitor resolution and refresh rate to "auto" ...
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Just Installed Ubuntu 16.04, Showing Flashing Background and Cursor Only (No Launcher or Menubar)

I just downloaded Ubuntu 16.04, and all I am seeing is a background and a cursor (see video below). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68N7ro254lc I've followed all instructions at the following answer ...
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Problem running Steam on 16.04 with newest NVIDIA driver

Steam is running when install I install nvidia-current (304). If I switch to the newest available 361 I get the error: $ steam ILocalize::AddFile() failed to load file "public/...
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graphics hardware acceleration 16.04 radeon

I upgraded my Acer Aspire E 15 to Ubuntu 16.04. Now videos are running very slowly if at all. The laptop contains AMD Radeon R7 and the radeon driver is used. But if I run vdpauinfo the following is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 black screen without login after switching GPU to NVIDIA using prime-indicator

After installation of prime-indicator for NVIDIA, I tried to switch from Intel to NVIDIA. (I also have nvidia-prime installed.) System rebooted, started to load, but never got to login screen. It just ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 flickering and disappearing screen - tried everything!

Video https://youtu.be/W7hm5Iorw8s with the problem. Running Skylake/Nvidia gtx 950 on a clean install. I'm no expert at all and I haven't got a clue what to do. I've tried various things but nothing ...
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ubuntu gnome 16.04 freezes after login [duplicate]

If i have my second display pluged in everything freezes after a couple of seconds after login. I'm running version 16.04. The grahpics card is a gtx960m and i have driver version 361.42. It only ...
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Can X.org Load Two Different Drivers? (Triple-Head Setup with Intel and NVidia Card)

We want to set up a 3 screens with an onboard intel graphics adapter and an nvidia card. Both cards are recognized in lspci 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GT218 [GeForce 210] ...
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Black screen slides down and kills lightdm in Ubuntu 14.04 w/ Nvidia card & Brightness Controller

Nearly every other day my monitors black out from the top of the screen to the bottom leaving me with to black screen and no cursor. The black screen takes about 4 seconds to slide from the top to the ...
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Failed unmounting Mount unit for nvidia support in snappy

I got an updated driver through the software updater, but when I rebooted I suddenly couldn't login to my system anymore. I used Ctrl + Alt + F1 to try and purge my nvidia drivers, but I got the ...
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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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Can't install CUDA on Ubuntu due to Nouveau - how can I disable / uninstall?

I note that I sometimes get weird Nouveau problems in the command line. I tried to disable Nouveau using the instructions here, but I still get all of the problems below. Trying to install CUDA 7.5, ...
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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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Ubuntu 16.04 showing wrong graphics

I went into System Settings > Details. It's showing that I have an Intel Haswell Mobile when I actually have a NVIDIA Geforce gt 730 and Intel graphics 4600. I tried installing NVIDIA drivers before, ...
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Dell Precision 7510 external monitor

Has anyone managed to get some version of Ubuntu working well on a Dell Precision 7510? I have tried 14.04 and 15.10. The latter works ok, except for graphics. I am running on the Intel integrated, ...
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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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Black borders after nvidia purge

Every time I purge nvidia drivers I get black borders on Windows and if I install them I get stuck on login loop. I have Ubuntu 16 and a geforce 710m
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Tesla K20m and 8600gt nvidia 360 driver and Cuda

I hope somebody can help me. I tried to googling it, but didn't find helpful stuff. I got 2 graphics cards in my system. One is a Nvidia 8600gt and the other is Tesla K20m. I would like to run Cuda 7....
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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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Clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 - Screen goes black after login, but mouse works

Disclaimer there are MANY questions on this topic and none of them apply to my situation. Note the following: The system previously ran Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop 32bit without issue. This is a clean ...
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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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What are the Nvidia open source graphics drivers? [duplicate]

I just added the Nvidia driver PPA ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa, and am noticing that a number of the options in Additional Drivers now have "(open source)" (i.e. first option in image) appended to them ...
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Ubuntu detects 4th monitor, but doesn't detect the 4th monitor when plugged in

Currently I am running ubuntu 14.04 and it works great with 3 monitors. When I plug in a 4th HP monitor that I have tested on a different computer I get an error could not switch the monitor ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - NVIDIA driver from website fails and apt-get drivers will not install

I'm trying to run some openCV cuda enabled pre-built examples. When I them run I get: what(): /home/willem/opencv/modules/core/src/cuda_info.cpp:84: error: (-217) CUDA driver version is insufficient ...
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No Wifi & Bluetooth detected (Realtek) RTL8723AE card, either Nvidia 820M [closed]

me dirijo ya aqui porque no hay manera de solucionar los problemas de mi Acer con Ubuntu, tengo una tarjeta Wifi + Bluetooth Realtek RTL8723AE y estos drivers no aparecen en la pagina de realtek, ...
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Can't log in to Unity desktop. Can log in to MATE and XFCE (16.04)

I updated what needed to be updated (required rebooting) and now I can't log in to the Unity desktop, nor the Guest account. I can log in to MATE and XFCE and on TTY1. My account is working. Using ...
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overheating of GPU(Nvidia gefore 920m) and degraded battery life

i have dell inspiron-5558(i5-5200;8GB DRR3 RAM;4GB Nvidia-Geforce 920M as well intel HD graphics) and i am using Ubuntu 16.04LT in my windows i had a battery life of around 4-5 hours reading pdf but ...
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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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No - error: Could not load GPU driver; Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver

I'm new to Ubuntu... So pls ppl I need help :) My notebook specs : CPU: Intel Core i5 3230m RAM: 4gb 1600mhz I have 2 gpus, 1st : Intel HD 4000 2nd : Nvidia GT 720m Today i installed bumblebee and ...
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Adjusting an Nvidia GPU's Fan Curve

So I was trying to figure out how to make a custom fan curve for my Gigabyte GTX 960 ITX card. It is about half-length (for my small case) but that means it has a very small heat sink, and the Nvidia ...