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

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eGPU Setup on Deepin 15.2 (Ubuntu Based) [migrated]

I have an eGPU setup of nVidia GT710 via Express Card. When linux boots up my main laptop screen works but the secondary screen doesn't work. I am using opensource drivers as both cards require ...
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Kubuntu: ugly widgets, weather app resets, plasma crashes

Kubuntu 16.04, nvidia blob. Widgets added to desktop look ugly: tiny in size by default, when enlarged, suddenly their headings (?) and icons have huge text size. The weather widget and taskbar ...
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Laptop resolution lowered after automatic updates

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 on a laptop with 1920x1024 native resolution. After the latest automatic update (including kernel upgrade to 3.13.0-92-generic), the maximum available screen resolution ...
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Making sure Nvidia driver components are used by xorg

Default Ubuntu install of 16.04 and latest edgers updates for NVidia driver 367 for my gtx 770. I occasionally get screen corruption and freezes when I update driver or make some changes in xorg.conf. ...
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VGA splitter doesn't show two separate screens on ubuntu MATE 15.04

A few days ago I was lucky enough to obtain a free monitor and I decided to buy a VGA splitter to use it with my other screen. The splitter is an Aten VS92A, if it can be useful. The device works ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Nvidia GeForce 940M black screen after suspend

I just purchased an ASUS laptop that has the Nvidia GeForce 940M GFX card in it. Ubuntu installed the Nvidia 361 driver and it works fine. Computer boots up using the Nvidia graphics. The problem is ...
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Why are nvidia binary drivers called opensource in Software & Updates? [duplicate]

I was curious looking into various tabs of Software & Updates GUI, and found a strange thing: most of versions of nvidia binary drivers are called "opensource". Only legacy ones are called ...
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X over SSH error

So I have a simple question. I am trying to run programs that use graphics rendering using X11 forwarding. Currently I have two computers both running XUbuntu 16.04 LTS, a desktop and a laptop. I am ...
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“Aw, snap!” (chromium bugs out)

I didn't had this issue before but now (without any software or hardware change) "aw snap" screens tend to appear very frequently and it's very irritating!!! I tends to happen (I think) more often ...
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Cannot use CUDA, NVIDIA gpu is not detected, ubuntu 14.04

I have ubuntu 14.04 and nvidia 660m. I have read several similar questions but non of them solved my problem. My problem is that either CUDA does not detect my gpu or I cannot login to ubuntu after ...
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how do I speed test (benchmark) CUDA?

Just installed Nvidia CUDA (Ubuntu 15.04) and I would like to run a speed test to compare GPU use with cuda and without it.
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Help debugging Xorg crashing return to login screen 16.04 skylake system

I have a Clevo P650RE laptop (Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M) that I have recently tried to get a 16.04 install on (others have apparently had success with this). After getting past the UEFI issues, I have ...
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How to force the GPU do the display rendering?

I've installed 2 NVIDIA QUADRO K620 cards. But fullscreen video is sluggish, missing frames. one CPU core (of the 12, it's a 6-core Hyperthreading) is running 100% for xorg. I tried the nouveau and ...
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Installing NVIDIA proprietary drivers?

I'm trying to install a proprietary graphics driver from NVIDIA (so I can run modern OpenGL) using the "additional drivers application". Whenever I try I can't do it. The progress bar after I select "...
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How to install sane graphics drivers for Nvidia Optimus hardware on *Ubuntu 16.04?

Can we (please) build a community summary of how to install sane graphics drivers for Nvidia Optimus hardware on *Ubuntu 16.04? I can see this becoming a recurring thing every few years. Ubuntu 16....
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No HDMI sound on Nvidia card on Ubuntu but no problem winth windows

Tested Mint 17,ubuntu 14LTS,kubuntu 16LTS,currently on ubuntu 16LTS. Nvidia driver installed. Checked alsamixer for muted device & unmuted them. pavucontrol shows all HDMI output unplugged. In ...
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Screen tearing with Ubuntu 16.04 and GT710M (NVIDIA Driver 367.27)

Before you storm me with links to other threads, I'm a novice Linux user and this is my foray into the Linux world. I do like to fix things myself but I've been trying various things for ages and I ...
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Graphic issues after Ubuntu 16.04 with [Nvidia GTX 970] - second screen flickering/turns black

From Graphics issues after installing Ubuntu 16.04 with NVIDIA graphics I can say that I've tried all the different drivers and even the nouveau won't work. Tried the purge and what follows in ...
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Dual boot ubuntu 16.04 with windows 10 stucks in login page loop after nvidia installation

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside windows 10. After Nvidia 364 installation, Ubuntu can't get past the login page. My laptop in HP Pavilion Notebook - 14-ab108tx which has an NVIDIA GeForce 940M. Is ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 Blender 2.77a GPU render not active

I run Ubunru Gnome 16.04. My laptop has Nvidia GT 740M and I installed nvidia-364 driver.I installed CUDA-TOOLS 7.5. How can I enable GPU rendering for Blender 2.77a? 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 & 2016 Razer Blade 14" Display Issues

For starters, I am quite new to Ubuntu. I had to do what to me seemed like a fair amount of work to get Ubuntu to work on my system. As of right now, it is working seemingly fine. There are a few ...
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How to update nvidia driver?

I'm currently on Ubuntu 15.10 and I was wondering how I can update my graphics card because some games are not running smoothly at all. Here is my current driver that I am using: Specs I was ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 16.04 install with Nvidia GTX 1070 is crashing

I am one of the lucky people who received a MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X already, and so I decided to upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 via a fresh install. The installation completed without any problems, and ...
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I can't change the brightness on Ubuntu 16.04

I was able to change brightness manually before but unfortunetly this solution doesn't works for me anymore. Here is the solution that used to work for my computer : Now I can still change the ...
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Cannot set lowest color depths

Want to change color depth to something like 1 or 4. With xorg.conf DefaultDepth it won't load anything other than blinking cursor if is set under 8. startx -- -depth works with 16+ bit. Xorg -depth ...
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How to tell the kernel to set up for a display it does not “see”?

This is a reply from a guru at Ubuntuforums.org; I am using 14.04.1 and I am trying to get my GeForce FX5200 working with this install. 34.906] (II) NVIDIA(0): Support for GLX with the Damageand ...
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NVidia GeForce GTX970 problem ubuntu 16.04

I've been trying to setup my GeForce GTX 970 on my desktop. It used to work, and then I messed up something (unrelated issue) and decided I should start from scratch since the computer was still new ...
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3 monitor layout Ubuntu 16.04

I've just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my desktop with GeForce 660 GTX. I've been messing around with this problem for some hours now so I'm posting this here. I'm having 3 monitors here, all connected ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 — NVIDIA X Server Display Configuration ( No Scanout)

I am currently using Ubuntu 16.04. My laptop's GPU: NVIDIA NVS 5200 m (and the Intel one).I installed NVIDIA Driver version: 340.96 through sudo ubuntu-drivers devices | grep recommended (the same ...
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Since installing CUDA and Nvidia drivers, boot freezes/hangs at the “5 dots” splash screen, sometimes but not always

About half the time, when I try to boot normally, it hangs at the splash screen with the ubuntu logo and 5 dots. The other half of the time, booting works perfectly (although I notice that screen ...
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How to fix installation of gnome-settings-daemon-schemas in Ubuntu 16.04?

I am trying to install NVIDIA on Ubuntu 16.04 like this website says. After typing apt-get install nvidia-current, I get the following errors: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu 16.04 since I got GTX 1070

I was running ubuntu with windows, and once I got my GTX 1070, and installed the nvidia drivers on windows it caused Ubuntu to go black screen whenever I would load it from grub. Additionally my asus ...
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Dual boot: Black screen after purple screen with logo

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed along Windows 8.1 running with GRUB2 in a MSI GE60, i7 with an nVidia GeForce GTX card. Out of the blue, today when I try to run Ubuntu, after the purple screen with the ...
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Installing Ubuntu 16.04 - Out of Range issue (in Skylake)

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Studio in a brand new machine. It has UEFI and Grub2. Problem is that after a Ubuntu (Studio) splash screen I get a "signal out of range" error. And all I can do is press ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 completely freezes when using Nvidia card

If I change the PRIME profile configuration on Nvidia XServer Settings to NVIDIA performance mode, it tells me to logout and log in again to apply the alterations. When I do that, nothing changes. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes frequently with dual boot windows 10

I have a Dell New Inspiron 7559 laptop with Intel and Nvidia GTX960M Hybrid Graphic Card. I'm facing some problems with the system after installing Ubuntu on my new laptop. First, sometimes, the ...
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Problem with NVIDIA drivers and encrypted partition (dual boot)

I'm trying to install Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 but I have problems when I boot up. My machine has 2 SSDs: First one with Windows 10 Second one with Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 (on which I boot) ...
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Ubuntu test installation fails to start [duplicate]

I am a novice in Ubuntu. I just tried to test Ubuntu on a PC with working Windows 10 installed. Nividia graphic card 960. I built a USB stick with Universal-usb-installer and Ubuntu 16.04 desktop. ...
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dualboot installation ubuntu with window 10

I have two questions: I just got a brand new HP Envy Phoenix 850qe desktop with Windows 10 pre-installed. I created a bootable Ubuntu 16.04 LTS DVD, which works just fine on my win 7 Dell desktop. ...
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Sound will not default to s/pdif (DVI-to-HDMI) without unplugging headphone jack

I have recently installed Lubuntu 16.04 on my HTPC and it has an Asus M3A78-EM motherboard and a nVidia 9500 GT videocard. I have a 3.5mm audio cable running from the motherboard audio out to the TV, ...
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Nvidia driver doesn't work after successful installation

I have an Asus k401 notebook with an Nvidia GeForce 940m. I've added the graphics ppa and installed the most recent version (nvidia-367). The installation was successful and, according to the ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04- NVIDIA driver not installed, still screen tearing occurs

My DELL laptop has NVIDIA and Intel cards. I am running Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 fresh install with all recent updates. I have not installed any proprietary NVIDIA drivers. Still screen tearing is occuring ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Screen Flicker [duplicate]

I have flickering screen issue since I have installed NVIDIA drivers on my Ubuntu 16.04 (I had the same problem in 15.04) I uploaded a video and the problem can be clearly seen in the video. It ...
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Problems after installing gtx 950

I have a dual boot machine with windows 10 and ubuntu 16.04 installed. I used to use the intel igpu for displaying and it works well for both systems. Recently I put a nvidia gtx 950 on my machine. ...
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Nvidia GT 710 overscan issue w/ Ubuntu 16.04

I bought an Nvidia GT 710 for a computer I'm essentially using as an HTPC, so I could have HDMI out and 1080 resolution. However, once this machine is hooked up via HDMI, I experience an over scan ...
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Cannot switch off discrete video card with properity drivers and Bumblebee/Prime on Ubuntu 14.04

I have an Optimus laptop. I'll be running some heavy simulations so I need to use my discrete Nvidia GPU with properity drivers. And since using Nvidia GPU for everything wastes too much power, I need ...
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Ubuntu shuts down on suspend?

I have ASUS GL552VW laptop with nvidia graphics card and driver nvidia-361 on uefi. Now the problem I am facing is , whenever the computer suspends(Either by clicking manually , or from a long idle ) ...
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NVIDIA GT860m GPU clock stuck at 33Mhz after resume from suspend 14.04 -> 16.04

Every time my laptop resumes from suspend GPU performance becomes poor (e.g. glxgears performance test shows ~100 fps while on normal mode it shows around 19k). nvidia-settings' powermiser shows ...
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Steam for Ubuntu 16.04

I'm a new member of Ubuntu 16.04. I installed Steam to Play Cs:Go but it's running with intel GPU. I installed bumblebee but it's not working i guess. So, should i install 14.04 or is there any ...
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Unity Settings Deamon crash in 16.04 every time after boot

Each and every time I boot Ubuntu 16.04 the Ubuntu experienced an internal error window comes up. This is a fresh install of Ubuntu on a selfbuild machine (AMD / 64bit). The error pops up every time ...