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

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Cannot get 12.04 or 14.04 to work?

So my video card is nvidia 6150se and before I can even type in my password, it freezes. I am using 12.04 in "demo mode" right now, but when I try to start the installed version, it goes to a blank ...
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What could cause display not as sharp under Ubuntu as under WinXP? [closed]

I dual boot (14.04 & Win XP). Both are using nVidia GeForce 8400 card and latest nVidia drivers. Both work fine... except, when I play .avi or any other video formats, the picture doesn't seem as ...
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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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How to make the desktop fit my monitor in 14.04?

I have a dell xps 8700 and just installed 14.04. The desktop is too large for my monitor and I cannot see the apps on the left side of the screen unless I make them as large as I can and the top of ...
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How do I disable a Nvida GPU and use the Intel one instead?

I have an MSI Z77A-GD55 mainboard with a Core i5-3570K CPU and integrated HD 4000 GPU. I also have a Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 GPU on PCIe. I mainly use Ubuntu, but occasionally boot into Windows for ...
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Ubuntu Desktop does not load

If I login on my Ubuntu 14.04, I get the following desktop: This weird behavior appeared after I executed sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade and restarted my computer. Don't know why ...
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Login screen freeze

I've installed Ubuntu 14 on my laptop using Lili. When I try to log in after a few second screen freezes (I know I should change my display driver), The problem is I can't download the NVIDIA display ...
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Error when using XRANDR to add new resolution

I've been having some difficulty adding a new resolution using XRANDR and outputting it to my second monitor, which is a Panasonic Viera TX-P42G10E. This is what I run on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: ...
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Cannot install drivers for GeForce 5600

I'm trying to get ubuntu on a machine w/ an old video card (nVidia GeForce 5600). I'm able to get to the desktop w/ a fresh install of 14.04 but its really laggy. I've tried the default nvidia ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - sensors with bumblebee

I installed ubuntu last week and since I have two graphic cards in my notebook (nvidia geforce 5400 and intel integrated) I installed bumblebee to switch between them. The only problem is that since I ...
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rotating screen 90 degrees clockwise

Just got a new computer loaded with NVidia GForce N430, and installed a fresh new Ubuntu 11.10 amd64. I also enabled nvidia drivers using "additional drivers" apt, and all is working fine in "normal" ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 With Nvidia Proprietary Driver Problem

Okay hi guys, I've tried multiple solutions to other (similar) problems posted here but sadly they don't yield anything good :( My stuff: Acer Aspire V3-471G Intel Core i5-3210M Currently using ...
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Monitor resolutions with open source driver vs Nvidia driver, missing resolutions and refresh rates

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 with a Nvidia GT 640 (OEM Dell w/GDDR5) video card. When I use the open source driver the display detects as Dell 18" which is correct, as it is a Dell P96 Trinitron display. ...
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How can I fix no HDMI sound output, despite HDMI sound option being available in sound settings?

So I'm new here, but after trying my best to sort it out myself, I have to ask what I'm missing. I have Ubuntu 12.04, on a Thinkpad SL400 with nVidia GeForce 9300m GS. I've upgraded the nVidia ...
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Nvidia 410m - No backlight

I've been running Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop, a Sony Vaio VCGEP33F, but a few days ago I began using Nvidia drivers (331.79) This laptop also has an Intel integrated GPU, but I have disabled it in the ...
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resize to full screen with xrandr without blur effect

I have an Asus A52JC notebook http://www.asus.com/Notebooks_Ultrabooks/A52JC/specifications/ with Nvidia GEforce 310M and I use it with a 22" external monitor philips with 1920x1080 native resolution. ...
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Stuck on loading screen after install displaylink driver

I am not sure if this is a bug or not, I just want a fix for this or revert what I had done. I have a fresh 12.04LTS ubuntu, and then I tried to install displaylink driver by running apt-get ...
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Could I try Ubuntu 14 before permanent install?

I got som problems with my Ubuntu 12 after an update. The display does not work any more, can not find nvidia-173. Since there is a 14 out now I wonder if I could create the image on a CD and boot ...
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Screen freezes after suspension with wierd screen.

Whenever I suspend my computer using either the desktop GUI or the sudo pm-suspend command it suspends fine, but when I wake the computer from the suspension, it freezes to a weird screen, I have ...
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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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Bad video driver installed- how to get rid of it?

I had good running system of v10.04 Ubuntu on my old Acer TravelMate 630 laptop (about 8 years old) for months. Then I upgraded to v11.10 via Update manager and it went like charm. After that, I ...
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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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Nvidia installing

Trying to install Nvidia .run drivers to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop version But X server is up and has a lock to prevent concurent installations. I think I should switch in mode 1 or so to shut off ...
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Ubuntu becomes unstable when connected to external monitor and eventually freezes

I've got this really anoying problem and haven't been able to find anyone that's ever had one like this. I use a Dell XPS 15 (L502x) with an NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M tunning Ubuntu 14.04. Before even ...
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Problems Installing Bumblebee

Ok, first I'd just like to say that I know very little about how Ubuntu works and I am a complete idiot. However I've been trying my hardest to get Bumblebee to work for about 6 hours now and I just ...
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Problem with two dual screens - nvidia

I have a problem with nvidia-settings. When I consider the twinview configuration, both screens work correctly. However, when I try to log on my laptop (without the secondary screen). I cannot do ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia Drivers Crash System! [closed]

Every time my system is using OpenGL or anything to do with my graphics card other than booting (using xorg driver, nothing else works) the system just freezes and I can only control the mouse. Then ...
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Nvidia GT218 repository drivers don't work

I upgraded all packages with sudo apt-get upgrade command on my Ubuntu 10.04 box and I have Ubuntu 12.04 3.2.0-29-generic-pae now. I have two monitors and the following GPU: 01:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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Ubuntu league of legends very slow

First let me introduce myself. i am Raul, the CEO of CobraStudios. I just started using Linux ( Ubuntu ). Now i have an problem fixing everything i want to have on linux. Like Minecraft, League of ...
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flashing screen after 14.04 install

I recently switched from windows to ubuntu and I love it. My friend asked me to install Ubuntu on his laptop too, I downloaded a new copy of 14.04, installed it, and everything works ...
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Switching back to nvidia after redock Lenovo W520

This is using a Lenovo W520 and the dual video port docking station. I am trying to undock with switching to the Intel video card and re-dock switching back to the nvidia card. 1) Boot attached to ...
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How should I install latest nvidia driver to ubuntu 14.04?

I tried many different ways to install nvidia drivers to my fresh setup ubuntu 14.04. I tried the ones that are default in Ubuntu repository. I also tried the ones from 'xorg-edgers'. (ALL VARIATIONS ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 two Nvidia cards triple screen Xinerama with proprietary driver, third screen black and X cursor [closed]

I am having some issues getting my third screen working properly. I had triple screens working fine on 12.04, using 2 nvidia cards. Did a fresh install of 14.04 and having no end of problems getting ...
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Does Ubuntu support Nvidia and ATI graphics cards? [closed]

Does Ubuntu support Nvidia and ATI graphics cards? Are drivers for the graphics card available? I ask this because when I installed Ubuntu in a flash drive and ran it on my pc with a msi Nvidia ...
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Processor & Graphics card .. better compatibility in Ubuntu [closed]

I was wondering among the two below mentioned combinations, which one would offer better performance and better compatibility with Ubuntu . THe reason for this post is because I have always got ...
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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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My screen is bigger than my TV, how can I change the size?

I'm running Ubuntu on a Mid-2010 Mac Mini with in-built Nvidia 320M graphics, it's connected to a 32" LCD TV via HDMI cable. The edges of the screen are 'cut off' somewhat, and changing the resolution ...
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Nvidia Driver issue, driver not in use

Yesterday I've tried to watch a 3D movie in 2D mode with XBMC when I've noticed this would not work for me. I've looked at some errors I got while running XBMC from command line: libva info: VA-API ...
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Is it possible to use both SLI and two monitors at the same time on Ubuntu with Nvidia?

I'm completely and utterly baffled by my inability to use both SLI and a dual monitor setup, even with Nvidia's latest proprietary drivers. Now I have to choose between the ergonomic and productive ...
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driver for graphic card NVIDIA GeForce GT 820M? [duplicate]

I recently purchased dell laptop with the graphic card specification as provided above but could not get the required driver ? Please help anyone from Ubuntu community and please leave link if any for ...
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screen freezes ubuntu 14.04 lts

I have a GT 520MX and updated with the nvidia proprietary driver (tested), each time the screen freezes, you can touch the keys but can not see anything. Each 5 seconds the system freezes . any ...
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Problem with Nvidia keeps popping up

Sometimes after closing my laptop lid it goes to lock screen then Nvidia logo appears then black screen then Nvidia logo & the loop continues Sorry if i did something wrong I'm new to Linux ...
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14.04 LTS Crashes/Alternate Method to Install Video Drivers?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my desktop (AMD Athlon(tm) 64 Processor 3200++, with 154.9 GB Disk after Ubuntu installation). I've installed all the Updates. Each time I surf the web or use a ...
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Ubuntu won't do 1920x1080

Both my monitors (one over DVI other over HDMI) have a native resolution of 1920x1080 (16:9) but the only two options for resolution in the "Display" section of system settings are 800x600 (4:3) and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't detect my discrete GPU

I recently purchased a laptop with an Nvidia GeForce 860m, and have installed Ubuntu 14.04. On my old laptop I had 12.04, which automatically filled Additional Drivers with Nvidia drivers. But on ...
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Windows are going black when mini/maximizing

I´ve got 14.04 running perfectly on my desktop. There is however one slightly frustrating thing, which is that sometimes when I minimize a window, and then maximize it again the window is completely ...
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The screen freezes dragging windows between workspaces in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my laptop (Samsung QX310, Intel Core i5, GeForce 310M) and the problem is when I want move windows between workspaces. The system freezes! Do you know which is the ...
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Installed 14.04 and Nvidia Graphics card won't load

So I've installed 14.04 and after hours of working on it I finally got grub to work. I noticed during the live cds that my main monitor (powered by my nvidia card) wasn't working, and I figured that ...
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can't see loading screen ubuntu [on hold]

I had a problem regarding suspend so I changed my vga driver in Software & Updates/Additional Drivers. from Using X.Org X server to Using NVIDIA binary Xorg driver. Suspend is not correct and it ...
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Nvidia - Enable threaded optimisation

I often see people write how enabling "Threaded Optimization" in the nVidia control panel (on Windows) can improve performance in certain situations. However I can't seem to find that option in the ...