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

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Gigabyte P55k v4 freezes randomly (non-reproducible) (14.04, 14.10 & 15.10)

Short version: Ubuntu freezes randomly in a non-reproducible way No input yields any results when in the frozen state, have to reboot Tried 3 different Ubuntu versions and 1 Mint, all with same ...
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Cant get HD resolution working on second monitor, nvidia GT640 card, Ubuntu 14.04

Got a working screen via HDMI, but the DVI won't go past 1360x768 (a PackardBell Maestro monitor). Had no issues in Windows 7. I've tried all the xrandr tricks, see the output below: xrandr Screen ...
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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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Nvidia drivers apparently broke Xorg configuration

I installed 15.04 on a new Lenovo Edge 2-1580 with an Nvidia GeForce 940M. It appears I need some help with Xorg. The computer will not display lightdm when booting normally. (gdm does not even ...
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nvidia on schenker laptop (again)

sorry for bringing up this seemingly well known issue again. Meanwhile I spent almost a week on it, including several reinstallations of ubuntu and I am lost. I am running a laptop with nvidia GM204M ...
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How to install drivers for nvidia GPU and amd APU?

Im trying an install of APU drivers along with GPU drivers. I need GPU for rendering, just one monitor would be used, driven by APU. Using ubuntu 14.04 64 bits, I get (lscpci): 00:01.0 VGA ...
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How do I stop window migrating to different workspaces?

I am finding that several applications (firefox, open office, acrobat reader for examples) will move workspaces apparently of their own accord. I tried to stop this but using CCSM Window management to ...
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Best nvidia gpu driver for performance?

Recently switched from Radeon 7950 to GTX 580 due to better nvidia support on linux drivers. Which driver could provide me the best performance? I'm on the open source(Noveau) and while it definitely ...
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Can't unlock after wake, no login box on black screen, or scrambled normal screen

EDIT: Forgot to mention this is a newly configured box at work as of a few weeks ago. The comment about drivers is probably the trick but still looking to accept an answer that identifies logs I can ...
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Rate 144.0 Hz not available for this size

Running xrandr gives the output of: DVI-I-2 connected primary 1920x1080+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 597mm x 336mm 1920x1080 60.0*+ 144.0 120.0 99.9 1440x900 ...
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nVidia Optimus problems on Ubuntu 15.10

I've used Ubuntu on my Lenovo Y510p for nearly six months with no issues, and I fell in love with it. I recently bought a MSi GS60 (Skylake), and I've had a major problem with running Ubuntu. I can ...
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Would proprietary drivers disable colour calibration?

I am considering buying an NVIDIA card. But I wonder if using proprietary drivers would disable monitor colour calibration from the control panel, as I need that feature.
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes on an Asus G75v laptop

I've installed the latest Ubuntu on my father's laptop (v. 14.04.3). After convincing him that it was better than Windows, he started to work on it an he liked it. But shortly after using it, an ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 2nd hdmi monitor blacks out

I attach my Gigabyte P34Wv4-BW1T laptop to a 2nd monitor via HDMI. This monitor blacks out randomly. I think it's random, at least. I'm not sure if it's going into sleep mode or not. I went into my ...
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lost in the middle of Nvidia installs

My new system is: EB1037 CPU: Intel® Celeron® J1900 (2.0ghz) Graphic: NVIDIA® GeForce 820M 512MB Memory: 8GB DDR3L at 1333MHz Storage: 2.5" 320GB SATA II Wireless: Data Network 802.11 b/g/n LAN: ...
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The system is running in low-graphics mode on Ubuntu 15.10

After googling for hours and trying different things for hours I need your help: I updated the system and after a reboot I cannot log into Ubuntu again (unfortunately I don't know which packages got ...
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Laptop nvidia graphic card slower than integrated Intel CPU graphic card

I have got laptop Lenovo G580 with Ubuntu 14.04 and two graphic cards: CPU integrated Intel graphic card and dedicate Nvidia GeForce GT 635M. It takes me really too long to set up laptop to use ...
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Unable to login to Ubuntu after changing X display configuration (NVIDIA X server settings)

My Ubuntu (14.04) desktop currently has a LED screen and a CRT monitor connected to it. I needed to set the two screens as two separate screens rather than a continuous dual-screen. (This is for ...
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How do I set the refresh rate for my CRT monitor to 100Hz and above?

I am currently using a 21"FD Premium Sun Microsystems monitor. For running of experiment purposes, I would like to set the refresh rate for the monitor to at least 100hz if possible. Any clues out ...
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Noob with a Lenovo Y50-70 running Ubuntu 15.10 w/ Nvidia 960m not running or even showing up

Title says it all, i have tried using PPA's and bumblebee and the correct Nvidia drivers but nothing works. Any ideas would be great. Thanks
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Adding new X session on vt8 results in black screen

I'm trying to add another X session on vt8, for testing a window manager under different conditions without interfering with my regular session. I've done this in the past by simply running startx -- ...
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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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nomodeset is not working anymore and boots into black screen in Kubuntu 15.10

I have a laptop with intel and Nvidia card. I had issues with installing Kubuntu 15.10 from live cd as it always went into black screen while booting. I used the nomodeset option in the grub to get ...
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Graphics card supports up to OpenGL 4.4, but Saints Row 4 (requires OpenGL 4.1) doesn't work with it

I'm new to Open Source and need some help. I have been trying to figure this out all week. I'm having problems getting my OpenGL to work properly. My graphics card is supporting up to OpenGL 4.4. For ...
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UbuntuGNOME stuck on “Initializing GNOME display manager”. Works fine from recovery.

If I boot normally, the system hangs eternally. If I boot to recovery mode, then proceed with the boot, it works just fine. My computer also gives me a black screen when I wake it up from sleep. I've ...
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Nvidia drivers won't show up

Ok so I built a new PC and ran out of money so I installed Ubuntu from a live USB and when I select "Try Linux with out installing" I can see in the setting menu that I can select different drivers ...
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Everything is crashing on first boot 14.04

Today I installed Linux on my PC that used to have Windows 10. The hard drive was completely wiped and then I installed Ubuntu. At first, my gpu driver was not working for my GTX 970, so I did the ...
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Problem installing bbswitch on Ubuntu 14.04.3

I have an Nvidia Optimus graphic card installed and have the Nvidia driver installed and working for my Intel card, but I cannot switch to the Nvidia card. This is because bbswitch-dkms will not build ...
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NVIDIA Proprietary driver not working properly

I have a Lenovo Z40-70 laptop which was running Ubuntu 14.04 with a HDD. After upgrading to SSD (OCZ 240GB) and installing a fresh copy of Ubuntu I came across few issues with drivers for Broadcom and ...
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small font and icons in lockscreen

I've had issues like this since I installed ubuntu on my ASUS ux303LB with Nvidia graphics and 3200x1800 resolution, but after messing around with the scaling in display properties and the font in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.03 blank screen on install (Nvidia 970 Graphics Card)

When installing Ubuntu 14.04.03 alongside Windows 10 using wubi the installer seems to start, but never displays anything on the screen. This is the hardware I am trying to install it on ...
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Screen resolution glitch

I am very new to Ubuntu and I just really need some help. I followed this tutorial on replacing Windows with Ubuntu on my crummy laptop I have had for ages. When the installer loaded up there were ...
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Problems using dual monitors via Optimus and HDMI

Any idea what goes wrong with my dual monitor setup? I've a notebook with Nvidia 525M graphics card and default Unity installed. With the Nvidia Optimus driver 352.63 and switched to the Nvidia ...
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Help with sound issue on gpu

new to linux and having issues detecting other sound devices since installing my gpu. When using the built in it gives me the several options available and my headset will work, with my gpu i only get ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 : Nvidia GT 740 m Drivers not working

i have tried a lot of method to try running nvidia GT 740m on ubuntu 14.04 but none of them works . My laptop is hp pavilion 15n-209tx . Nvidia works fine on windows . I need serious help to overcome ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 totally locked after replacing graphic card (gf 750 ti)

I had an old ATI graphic card and was using the proprietary drivers on Ubuntu 14.04. I replaced the card with a Geforce 750 ti and Ubuntu doesn't start anymore. I cannot open a login screen with ...
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Which is better AMD or Nvidia cards for Linux? [closed]

I just got rid of my old graphics card and now I will be buying a new one, but since am new to ubuntu which one do you guys suggest me to get for linux/ubuntu?
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Second Monitor Not Detected!

I have a Dell M3800 and recently purchased a Dell S2715H and connected it to the laptop through the HDMI cable. For whatever reason, the monitor is not detected by ubuntu. My older dell monitor ...
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Nvidia X server settings go default after boot

Okay, just for your information , I am a complete newbie when it comes to Ubuntu. Installed it today! Everything, so far seems great however I have stumbled upon an issue which is that the Nvidia X ...
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Kubuntu desktop effects suddenly extremely slow, how to diagnose?

When I logged on my Kubuntu desktop today, suddenly all desktop effects were cripplingly slow. From clicking the gear menu to it fading in took easily a minute. I can hear the graphics card working ...
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No DisplayPort/HDMI in sound setting (Dell XPS L502X, Nvidia), Unable to get audio from HDMI

I have connected my DELL XPS L502X to Yamaha Receiver. The setup works perfectly in Windows but in Ubuntu 15.10 / Mint 17.3, I am not getting Audio from HDMI (laptop speaker works fine). This problem ...
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Updating graphic drivers because Maple is unable to render 3D graphics with Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to plot a 3D graph with Maple on Ubuntu 14.04, but I get the following error: Maple is unable to render 3D graphics Your operating system, graphics, or video driver may require ...
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how to record X settings

i use a asus laptop N73sv with I7 and nvidia and the last ubuntu lts up to date. 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family DRAM Controller (rev 09) 00:01.0 PCI ...
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Bad screen tearing on Ubuntu 14.04.03 with an Nvidia GTX 960M?

.I installed ubuntu 14.04.03 LTS on my laptop and I have a screen tearing problem. I get bad screen tearing when using nvida proprietary drivers.I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.03 LTS, GTX 960M, and am using ...
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Asus Screen freeze issue [ X550LC ]

Is there any package to fix this or do I always have to resort to use Ctrl+Alt+F2/F7... Hardware info here: sudo lshw -short > http://pasted.co/11cae3a3 lscpi -k > http://pasted.co/b6b9f6d3 Using ...
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No Audio over HDMI on nVidia Optimus

I have a Dell L502x laptop with Nvidia GT525M (Optimus) on Ubuntu 14.04. HDMI video works with nvidia 352 proprietary drivers, but the audio card is not detected. I don't see HDMI Audio listed in ...
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Multiple Monitors with Ubuntu 15.10 and LenovoW521 on a Docking station

I have been fighting with setting up multiple monitors on my Lenovo using a docking station. In the end things work how I want them (two external monitors + laptop screen next to each other) but: ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.10 doesnt recognize external display with nvidia driver

I am using an Alienware laptop with Ubuntu 15.10. I had been using the default Nouveau drivers for my nvidia cards, and they were working fine, except my external display's highest resolution ...
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Ubunt 14.04 freezes from time to time

I have a GTX 980M nvidia with 4.2.0-22-generic. My screen freezes from time to time. I have disabled the touch pad with synclient TouchpadOff=1 in ~/.config/autostart. How do I debug this? I have ...