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Ubuntu 15.10 Freezes After Random Times

My newly built computer is running Ubuntu 15.10 with an Nvidia GTX 950 using the default Nvidia binary driver version 352.63. My computer completely freezes (no sound, no screen updates) after random ...
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Installing Ubuntu On Dell Precision 15 5510

Has anyone had any success installing Ubuntu 14.04,15.10 or any variety on the New Dell precision 15 5510. I have been trying for 3 days with very little success. Issues I am facing 1. Intel 8260 ...
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Blacklist a Nvidia gpu for qemu/kvm passthrough

I am trying to run Windows in a virtual machine while giving the VM a direct passthrough to the GPU for better performance. I have an integrated intel GPU (I will use this one for the host) and a ...
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How to turn off my graphic card led Logo (Gigabyte Nvidia GTX970)

On windows its possible to turn it off with geforce-experience and it seems that it doesn't do it definitly, it does it by software on the driver...
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X server doesn't work on Ubuntu 14.04. What may be happening?

This how I used to setup my X Server on Ubuntu 13. apt-get update apt-get upgrade # nvidia apt-get -y install nvidia-current apt-get -y install nvidia-current-updates # x server apt-get -y install ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 not installable due missing characters

I wanted to install Ubuntu 15.10, unfortunately something fails. I'm not completly new to linux, but I never had issues installing it. When I start the installation process it looks like these ...
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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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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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Forgetful display arrangement

Every time I login, my tri-head setup's arrangement is reset. I have to open up nvidia tools and reconfigure. x.org follows: # nvidia-settings: X configuration file generated by nvidia-settings # ...
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Ways to Boost Performance + Screen Tearing

So I recently (back in April) bought a GTX 960 for my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS PC for general gaming uses, and everything has been going great. However, as of recently, I've noticed that in games such as ...
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Fixing/rolling back broken installation

I recently broke my dual boot installation (Windows & and Ubuntu) during an upgrade -- supposedly to fix missing dependencies but unwittingly upgraded from trusty to vivid, and now vivid won't ...
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Screen flickering after enabled Nvidia Graphics on Ubuntu 15.04

I enabled and installed Nvidia Graphics on my system but after I rebooted my system keeps flickering on Unity, Compiz and Metacity but not on tty. My Nivdia graphic card is a GT 650m. How do I ...
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Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 ti doesn't work in Ubuntu?

I have the no longer new Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 ti graphic card. I tried installing the Nvidia drivers directly from the Nvidia site (latest available NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-352.21.run) and ubuntu won't ...
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Wifi says it's connected but it isn't.

I made a big mistake when trying to help somebody on this site. Someone had a question, and I was working with and hdmi cable and installing the most current nvidia at the same time. My goal was to ...
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How to clean Firefox after crashes?

Firefox (43) has become very unstable due to improper termination from frequent system reboots necessitated by Ubuntu 14.04's lack of reliable suspend/hibernate support for NVidia devices. Now it just ...
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“The system is running in low-graphics mode” after installing proprietary Nvidia driver

I'm trying to get Ubuntu 15.04 work on my computer since few hours and I'm stuck with one problem. I got a problem (this one) and a solution for this was to install the Nvidia proprietary driver. I ...
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Installing nvidia graphics card leads to “low graphics mode” A driver problem

I have ubuntu 14.04 installed on my system and everything worked fine until I tried to install a graphics card (nvidia gt 630). I put the graphics card in the computer and plugged the monitor into the ...
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Am I using the right nvidia driver?

I am using Ubuntu Desktop 14.0.4 with Linux kernel 4.2.5 on my HP Envy Slim Notebook which has Nvidia GTX 950M Graphics driver. Everything is working fine but I want to make sure am i using the right ...
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Black screen after trying to install along side windows 7

i've been trying to setup a duel boot with ubuntu and windows 7 however when i attempt to install ubuntu either using a CD or a USB my monitor says no signal then there is a black screen. I have tried ...
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Nvcc -v fails but CUDA 7.0 installed and nvcc present

I have installed CUDA 7.0 and run deviceQuery from the samples - it passes. If I go to usr/local/CUDA-7.0/bin I can see nvcc is present. To set the paths, I have run these from the terminal: export ...
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Blurry screen during and after install process

Alright so I've been stumped on this issue for a while now and I'm not sure how to fix it. I'm trying to migrate from Windows 8.1 however when I try to install Ubuntu (or any other OS that supports ...
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Lenovo z50-70 Nvidia 331 Graphics Freeze

Problem : Random graphics freeze when using Nvidia drivers. Installation : Ubuntu 14.04.2 64bit Workaround : Use Intel integrated graphics instead of Nvidia. Bug has been already reported in ...
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Screen tearing is driving me crazy (no solutions worked yet)!

Although I've tested several solutions to overcome the screen tearing, I've still have had this strange problem on my Ubuntu 15.1. My machine uses a Nvidia gpu alongside a built-in Intel one. I heard ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Bumblebee vs Nvidia GeForce GT 740M

After a week checking a lot of references about bumblebee/nvidia, I decided to post this new Thread. Nothing I've tried have worked in my scenario :-( ... testing of virtualgl and primus, different ...
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Nvidia graphics card driver installed led to login loop

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 Desktop - 64 bit version on intel Core I7 - quad core laptop with 16 GB RAM, 4 GB Graphics card(Nvidia GTX 950M). After successful install - Ubuntu was freezing due to inbuilt ...
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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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Display flickers, distorts trying to detect second monitor through IGD

I'm trying to get a second monitor working on my system using the integrated graphics HDMI port on my motherboard. My system is an i7 6700k, MSI z170a m5 motherboard, and nvidia 950 gpu. The gpu is ...
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Nouveau Error: unknown chipset during startup Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using laptop Acer Nitro VN7-571G-53N6, nvidia GeForce 840M. What can i do to fix this? Please help, thank you. This is the screenshot of the error: [11.128989] nouveau E[DEVICE][0000:03:00.0] ...
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Graphics Cards - Power State

I have an Nvidia Optimus laptop dual-booting Ubuntu for general use and Windows 7 for gaming. I only want integrated graphics for Ubuntu, and when I run glxinfo | grep OpenGL the output is: OpenGL ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 long shutdown and suspend time after installing nvidia drivers

I installed ubuntu 15.10.The installation was smooth and the pc booted and shutdown fine.I followed this tutorial to install nvidia drivers.The drivers installed fine and were in use as confirmed in ...
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Ubuntu not booting properly with GTX 970

I'm having a problem with booting into Ubuntu 14.04 through my GTX 970 graphics card. I had installed it previously onto my system along with the NVIDIA driver and it was working fine for the most ...
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DisplayPort monitor not detected if switched off and on again

I am running Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 on a desktop PC with a Nvidia GTX 660 connected to a HP LP2475w 24" monitor over DisplayPort. It boots up fine, but if I switch off the monitor and switch it on ...
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Updating 14.04 kernel alongside NVIDIA binary driver

Sorry if the question is trivial, but I'm not that good with the graphics end of things and I try to avoid dealing with proprietary drivers as much as I can. However, after upgrading my graphics card ...
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How to install Nvidia driver?

First of all after installation of Ubuntu 14.04 I was having problem - system freezes after few minutes of work. I installed nvidia-current driver, it helped. I decided to install something more ...
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Why my system suddenly shuts down?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 downloaded from Ubuntu.com. Yesterday I was working with Python, writing on hard drive file using h5py library. And in process my PC powers off, and launches himself ...
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VirtualGL and TurboVNC: extension “GLX” missing on display “:0.0”

I have a remote computer on AWS (EC2 gl2.2xlarge) with Nvidia GRID card K520 and want to remotely render 3D graphics. I use Ubuntu 14.04 - 64 bit running Unity desktop. Remote and local. For remote ...
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Nvidia 7300 LE “no device” | “System program problem detected”? Very laggy

Update: Section 1 fixed? Section 1: Using: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/32493904/could-not-insert-nvidia-352-no-such-device, I was able to get the kernel to read as using nvidia. I'm trying ...
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How to set screen resolution to 1366x768

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04, this is my first time using Linux and I'm having trouble with the settings of my screen and my GPU. I have a S13A100N Samsung monitor with native resolution of 1366 ...
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How to install Ubuntu 15.10 LTS in text-mode and disable dedicated GPU?

I have an older (Early 2011) Macbook Pro 8,2 that has the documented GPU issue. Here's what I need: Install Ubuntu 14.04 15.10 in text-mode (which doesn't need the dedicated GPU) Disable the ...
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Reinstalling CUDA 7.0 after uninstalling CUDA 7.5

Recently, I have been having some issues with my installation of CUDA, and so decided to try to reinstall it again. Originally, I had two versions installed: one at /usr/local/cuda-7.0, and another at ...
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Dual Video Cards G84GL [Quadro FX 1700] Not working on Ubuntu 15.10

I have had great difficulty with setting up the 2 video cards on my Dell Precision T7400. They work perfectly when I boot into Win10. During the course of my journey to get both cards working I have ...
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Display issues on upgrade to 15.10 (also, desktop environment crashes)

I'm having a lot of problems after an upgrade from 15.04. Most of them seems to be related to Nvidia display issues, but some seem more fundamental than that. Before I list the main issues, I want ...
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after trying to get 64-bit KSP can no longer run steam

I followed this guide : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KV-memeyQ4M and now I get this in the terminal when I run steam : Running Steam on ubuntu 15.10 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically ...
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Ubuntu on Jetson TK1 fails to boot with external drive

The hardware: An NVIDIA Jetson TK1, an external Samsung drive hanging off the SATA port, an ethernet connection. The two related problems: 1) When trying to reboot, if the external drive is ...
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Setting nomodeset permanent to fix Nvidia problems

My computer is an Asus K501UX-DM085T with Intel i7-6500U as a processor and Nvidia Geforce 950m GTX as graphics. Booting the system with the kernel in "quiet splash" mode runs into a flow of errors ...
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Startup hangs (graphics/nvidia problem?): Ubuntu 14.04, Lenovo W541 laptop

After foolishly restarting my Ubuntu 14.04 Lenovo W541 laptop, I cannot reach the login screen: screens with GRUB and stylized "Ubuntu (five dots below)" both showed fine, but screen went blank before ...
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Setup third monitor which is connected to mainboard instead of graphic card

As a consequence of a dead Displayport on my graphics card i now want to use my graphic card for 2 and my onboard graphics for another monitor. I just set the multimonitor flag in the BIOS and in ...
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System is taking a long time between pressing the power button and showing the bios screen

Recently my system started presenting this problem, every time I boot the computer it takes a long time between me pressing the power button and loading the first image (bios screen). After the bios ...
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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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Reinstalling bumblebee on Kernel 4.4

I updated my kernel from 3.19 to 4.4, but afterwards the initialization of bumblebee failed. Therefore I removed it completely (purge) and reinstalled it, this time with the current nvidia driver ...