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

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15.04 and Nvidia: login loop

Upgraded 14.10 to 15.04, desktop fails to load past login screen. I type in my password, hear a failure sound byte, back to login screen. Also can't boot off a 15.04 thumb drive created with another ...
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Looking to upgrade my graphic card [closed]

So I'm like super new to Ubuntu and I've never actually upgraded my graphic card on anything before. That being said I'm thinking of getting the Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT because I found it cheap. I'm ...
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M running hot on Kubuntu 64bit

I'm using a Packard Bell - EasyNote TJ65 (64bit Core) with a NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M. I know my computer is not the newest nor fastest model but until now I never had Problems running Linux Kubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Xfce loads to black screen after login, after group skype on XP partition

Ubuntu 14.04 loads to black screen after login and doesn't recognise my second monitor. I hadn't made any recent changes other than a standard automatic software update yesterday - everything has been ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 vs Nvidia

Using Ubuntu 15.04 LTS on a Compaq Presario desktop computer I have experienced several situations and by reading on here and in other forums, I seem to have narrowed it down to my Nvidia graphics VGA ...
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ACPI PPC Probe failed. Starting version 219 NVIDIA

I've recently updated to Ubuntu 15.04 and after installing the latest nvidia drivers (346.59) which worked on ubuntu 14.10 seems to have caused some trouble on boot. All I get is the following when ...
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Bumblebee in Ubuntu 15.04 (Optirun/Primus) Error

I recently upgraded to 15.04 and after successful installation I noticed that Bumblebee has stopped working. Optirun/primus commands do not detect the gpu anymore (640M LE). Here's what I get when ...
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ACPI PCC probe failed; starting version 219

The previous two questions regarding the ACPI error message do not have answers that fix my problem with the same error. I have just upgraded to 15.04 and cannot log in after a normal boot. The login ...
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15.04: I can't change the resolution of my second screen (Nvidia)

I have installed the last proprietary Nvidia driver installed (346.59) on a GTX 750 card. After the upgrade to 15.04 (Kubuntu) I can't change the resolution of my second screen up to 800x600. 340 ...
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Installed Ubuntu, can't read display, Nvidia card problem, I think

I'm brand new to Ubuntu, although I had Linux running on another PC back in the 90s. I've been using PCs since 1981 when I got my first Z80 based machine. I installed 14.04 from CD onto my i7, ...
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upgraded to 15.04 and can log onto command line but not graphical interface.

When I boot up I get the graphical interface asking for my password but when I enter it the screen flashes a couple of times and drops back to the sign in screen. Went to command line and ran startx ...
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Screen tearing with Nvidia Prime

I've installed Nvidia-346 (that also installed Prime) and prime-indicator from the ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 repository in Ubuntu 15.04. Whenever I switch from Intel to nVidia I get a general screen ...
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Having two x-servers although booting with second monitor turned off (and turned on later)

I'm using a GT 730 chip with two monitors - LCD on DVI and TV on HDMI. The LCD is the main monitor and it is used all the time for work and browsing. The TV is used occasionally, for movies, so it is ...
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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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Vivid Vervet upgrade mess - flickering

I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 which was just released. After reboot, I get as far as the login screen but it only appears for a second, then it goes to an infinite loop of screen flickering. How could I ...
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Problem booting after updating from Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04

I just updated my laptop from Ubuntu 14.10 to Ubuntu 15.04. Now on a restart it fails to make it to the login prompt. The system looks to be in a cycle of failure and I see the message repeatedly [ ...
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HDMI not working with Ubuntu 14.10 on Asus K93SV

I have an Asus K93SV laptop and Ubuntu 14.10 installed. I'm trying to use it along with a brand new LG 27MS53S-PZQ TV Set via HDMI. The cable is tested and it works. Both HDMI ports of the TV are ...
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Nvidia Geoforce 8600M on Ubuntu 15.04 won't start (MacBookPro 4,1)

My MacbookPro 4,1 with Nvidia Geoforce 8600M worked find under Ubuntu 14.10. I did the upgrade to 15.04 and couldn't get a desktop. I got the popup about couldn't configure. I saw a posting ...
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Wireless mouse lag / delay in Ubuntu 14.04

My wireless mouse is very laggy in Ubuntu 14.04. I think this started after installing CompizConfig Settings Manager. I only enabled Wobbly Windows and disabled Snapping Windows. I also tried this ...
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Huge window movement/resize lag with nvidia driver 346.59

I have the GTX 980 with 2 144hz monitors. The mouse moves at 144hz but the windows do not. How do I solve this issue?
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Nvidia: Xorg crashes on 15.04: “drmSetMaster failed: Invalid argument”

Nvidia: Xorg crashes on 15.04: "drmSetMaster failed: Invalid argument" On a clean install of Ubuntu GNOME 15.04, I get the following screen after installing the Nvidia proprietary driver: starting ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 freezing on shutdown/reset and having problem with Nvidia

I've just installed ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop (Asus N56JR). I noticed that when i click on reset/shutdown my computer freezes and it wont turn off. I waited for too long, But nothing happened. I also ...
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Impossible to boot after proprietary drivers installation (Nvidia)

I was using Ubuntu 14.04 before, with the suggested proprietary drivers (can't remember exactly which version). I've just updated to Ubuntu 15.04. Everything is working fine with open source drivers. ...
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Periodic Freeze, no discernible pattern

I am (almost) completely new to Linux operating systems, but prefer the freedom of customisation and open source aspect of Linux. I am having, in Ubuntu 14.04, a problem where my screen will freeze ...
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Can not support a full graphical boot with 14.04 LTS

What could be the difference between a standard booting and to do it with recovery mode/resume sequence? In my case, if I do it in the standard mode, the computer boots but freezes after a while when ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 with interesting boot options and now it's black screen instead of GUI

Installed Ubuntu 14.04 with acpi=off, nolapic, and nomodeset to get it to skirt around my discreet graphics card only to find it running super slow. The frame rate was terrible. So I decided to ...
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Nvidia dedicated graphics slower than Intel integrated

I have a laptop with Geforce 640M video and Intel i5-3317U processor(Acer Aspire M3-581TG). Nvidia uses driver 331.113 and Intel integrated graphics uses i915. With Nvidia Prime, when I switch to ...
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Graphic driver issue on 14.10

I think I am experiencing issues with the graphic driver. I have installed 14.10 with encrypted hd. When I boot there is a graphical prompt for the password of the root partition. The keyboard ...
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No USB ports working after updates

All usb ports stopped working. I observe the light coming out of the mouse and it stops lighting when that nvidia splash screen comes. (which I've never seen before) Apparently it is the graphics ...
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Desktop never loads when using I Nvidia drivers

I upgraded to 14.04 on a Macbook Pro 5,5 and now none of the Nvidia drivers work. If I install nvidia-current, that installs the 304 driver, which appears to actually be the oldest. With that, I ...
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Why doesn't my nvidia driver module get aliased to just 'nvidia'

I have nvidia-346, nvidia-346-dev and nvidia-346-uvm installed (on my Kubuntu 14.04). For some reason, the modprobe.d file this installation create does not alias 'nvidia-346' as just 'nvidia'. Why? ...
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Ubuntu Crashed & can't reinstall from USB

When I tried to log in to Ubuntu 14.04 after it was in sleep mode, the cursor freezed so I restarted using the command: sudo reboot But whenever I try to log in again, I get a Black screen. I ...
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ubuntu 14.04 only boots in recovery mode

I have the same problem in my Ubuntu desktop, then if I change the X.Org X server-Nouveau driver for the NVIDIA one, the display crashes next reboot (even in recovery mode) so only reinstall option ...
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Ubuntu characters missing with Nvidia GeForce 840M and Nouveau driver

I recently bought a new laptop (ASUS-X555LN) with a 840M graphics card in it. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit with its install DVD, during and after the install, there are missing characters, like in ...
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Replacing Nouveau driver with Nvidia driver

I am running a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04, and I want to use Nvidia drivers rather than the default Nouveau drivers. So, as advised here ...
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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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Login screen never appears after resume

I just upgrade to 14.04 on a Macbook Pro, using the Nouveau driver instead of Nvidia, and after I resume from suspend, my desktop background and mouse cursor appear, but the login/unlock screen never ...
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14.10 Black Screen on Resume

I recently installed 14.10 on my dell latitude e6510. The machine is running an i5-540m, NVS3100M, Vertex turbo SSD, 6GB RAM, and an intel wifi link 5100AGN wireless card. Every few resumes from ...
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Black screen on Nvidia HDMI on Ubuntu Gnome 15.04

I'm running Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 64-bits kernel 3.19.0-15-generic on a Dell Vostro 3460 with Intel + Nvidia card. I have installed the nvidia-349 drivers from xorg-edgers ppa. Everything is working ...
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Want to use second monitor but has no EIED

I have a small monochrome CRT display I would like to use on my Ubuntu PC. This display is a Smith Corona typewriter display, quite old. Under Windows it could be used with a max 600x400 resolution, ...
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Dark and black colors on screen have fuzzy 'noise'

The closest thing to this problem I can find is Fuzzy static noise on screen, but that is not the same problem I am having. I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 on an Asus G750JW laptop. I have installed the ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a sager like gaming laptop

Smaller question version: - How to boot Ubuntu Desktop into shell without X? - Or how to install Ubuntu with default drivers, without nouveaux, bumblebee and nvidia* ? Longer quest version with ...
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Ignore second monitor workspaces

I recently switched from Mint to Ubuntu. In Mint I had an option to only use my primary monitor for workspaces. I can't seem to replicate that in Ubuntu. I am fairly new to Linux. I almost always got ...
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Can I use CUDA 7 32 bit, on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit?

I have a single precision GPU (my understanding is that this is 32 bit). My linux version is Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I would like to use CUDA 7 for some scientific programming applications; however ...
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Can't Boot After Nvidia Driver Update [duplicate]

I installed recent Nvidia drivers for the 770 card on my 14.04 Ubuntu desktop, I believe it was the 340 version that I installed, replacing the current 304. After restart, I get a black screen with a ...
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Unity 14.04: Cannot open Launcher because of NVIDIA screen corruption

I've just clean-installed 14.04 with Unity on my amd64 box, which has a NVidia 6150SE GPU. It's having a problem with screen corruption; after you login and try to open, say, the Unity launcher (if ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 Ctrl+Alt+F1 causes screen to go blank

I need to install my Nvidia driver. In order to do that I need to stop X server. Stopping X server sudo service lightdm stop makes my screen go blank. Trying Ctrl-Alt-F1 first makes my screen go ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not logging in after NVIDIA update

I want to run a cuda program on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit, but the error i got was: cuda driver version is insufficient for cuda runtime So i downloaded nvidia driver from its official website. I ...
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Cannot install native NVidia driver on Ubuntu 14.04

I am starting the "software and updates" and want to switch to the nvidia 331.38 that is proposed there, but I am getting this when I press the nvidia check box and apply sudo /usr/bin/python3 ...
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Setting up environment for Nvidia OpenGL Samples with Netbeans

As title, I would like to set up the environment for the Nvidia OpenGL Samples with Netbeans. You can find the SDK here In Netbeans I tried to choose the first one.. I gave it the directory with ...