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Ubuntu 16.04 login loop wit nvidia GTX 960M

I've been through several questions about login loops with no result for my case. My laptop is a MSI GP62-861XES i7-6700HQ 16GB 1TB GTX960M I've tried with nouveau and several versions of nvidia ...
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Zig zag lines with all ubuntu distros

I'm not sure how to label this, but dual booting ubuntu and windows 7. I love ubuntu, but the issue here is best described with a picture. Using an Nvidia Geforce 6150 SE Nforce 430
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How can I improve my Z800 performance using Ubuntu?

I have been a Mac user until very recently when I decided to buy a new Desktop computer. Since I am mostly interested in bioinformatic work such as genomes and transcriptome analysis, the computer I ...
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Audio works fine in Try Ubuntu but not after installation

I give up. Audio over DisplayPort or HDMI works fine on GTX 680 on both 14.04 and 16.04 when I choose Try Ubuntu but not once it is installed. I have wasted over a day with different drivers and ...
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nVidia 331 driver force Xorg to crash with hybrid card

Running on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with cinnamon-desktop and gnome-desktop installed. Using lightdm. I have hybrid card (Intel HD Graphics+nVidia GeForce 645m). I installed 331 - it worked till the reboot. ...
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Switch video drivers in dual boot environment

What is the easiest way to make ubuntu boot on both native computer with NVIDIA card installed and as a VMware guest. After installing nvidia-304 driver package I can't load it in VMware. It stuck in ...
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Black screen after upgrading to Ubuntu 16

I performed the Ubuntu 16 upgrade on my Dell Inspiron N5110 running Ubuntu 15.10 the other day, and I was greeted with a black screen. I got the noise it makes when the login screen comes up, but ...
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How to launch a single application on Nvidia card with proprietary driver on 16.04

At the very beginning of the support of Optimus technology on Ubuntu, there was Bumblebee, that could launch a single application on the dedicated Nvidia card, while leaving the rest of the system on ...
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Cannot enable nVidia Quadro M1000M and its proprietary drivers

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Dell Precision 5510 laptop but looks like the graphics driver for its discrete nVidia Quadro M1000M is not installed/configured properly such that it can't playback ...
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How to start a dameged xubuntu in command line only?

I'm trying to install nvidia drivers in a Xubuntu 16. I did donwload the .run file from nvidia website but there is some issues. The x server must be stopped - easy, and nouveau drivers must be ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Running Hot (MSI GS70 stealth Pro)

I just installed Ubuntu-Gnome 16.04, and its running unusually hot, above 60 C without any intensive applications running. In windows it sits closer to 50 C when nothing intesnive is running. In the ...
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Steam Errors within selected Nvidia GPU on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm installing nvidia-prime and select nvidia by the default. (I have proprietary nvidia-361). Then when i trying to launch Steam i'm getting those errors: $ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 16.04 64-...
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Set fan speed temporarily to 100%

Question: Is there a program or an easy way (bash script) to set the fan speed to 100% for some time, for example a console program like setfanspeedtomax, such that when I press ^C, the fan is ...
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Unable to get EVGA GTX 980 SC Working

So, I'm running the most recent ubuntu release. I have tried everything I can find. No matter what I do, I either cannot get past the login screen, or if I do it freezes up. I am nearly to the point ...
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Ubuntu 16. Trying to set up 3 different monitors

I try to setup 3 different monitors on Ubuntu 16.04. What I have: Red is build-in notebook monitor. Orange is and green are external monitors connected via Mini-DisplayPort and HDMI. And they are ...
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How to install nvidia drivers in Xubuntu 16?

I'm asking because I've read some tutorials and some answers about Ubuntu older versions and nothing worked. Also, this Xubuntu is different from what is show in tutorials, so I think it worth to ask. ...
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Nvidia GTX970M Optimus Driver installation on ubuntu 14.04 with MSI 6QF Apache Pro

I recently bought a MSI 6QF Apache Pro equipped with Nvidia GTX970M graphics card. I needed to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 10 for engineering projects. My first issue was to get Ubuntu ...
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No titlebars, menus and panels while using Nvidia drivers on Xubuntu 16.04 LTS

I installed the Nvidia binaries a few weeks ago, then I selected them on Nvidia Prime through sudo nvidia-settings and restarted LightDM using sudo service lightdm restart to go back to the login ...
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Installing Nvidia Graphics drivers on Ubuntu-GNOME 16.04

I am using Ubntu-GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20 When I install Nvidia graphic drivers by sudo apt-get install nvidia-361 , I am facing the following problems. During the installation of Nvidia-361, it ...
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Nvidia Driver Installation

I have tried almost 6 times to install nvidia propritery driver 361 on ubuntu. I have tried adding repository and then installing it. I have also tried the gui method of selecting the driver from ...
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Strange screen at bootup Xubuntu 16

A saw a complain about Ubuntu 14, but the picture is no longer available, so I don't know if is the same problem of mine. Photo: Xubuntu booting with style: I just installed Xubuntu 16 and I'm ...
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how to install / compile NVENC in ubuntu?

I see support for nvidia NVENC in this document, but it seems confusing, some step by step? or PPA with ffmpeg-nvenc for ubuntu? http://developer.download.nvidia.com/compute/redist/ffmpeg/1511-patch/...
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GPU passthrough to multiple vm's

I am just wondering if anyone here knows if it it possible to pass a single GPU onto multiple virtual machines one at a time? Basically what I'm thinking is if it is possible to have two virtual ...
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List of confirmed working Nvidia cards [closed]

Is there a crowd-sourced list of Nvidia cards which are confirmed to actually work on Ubuntu with the proprietary Nvidia drivers? A matrix of Ubuntu version, Nvidia model and whether they work with ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 dual monitor resolution problem with dell precision 5510

i was installed ubuntu 16.04, my laptop is dell precision 5510 graphics are intel 530 and nvidia quadro m1000m and using dual monitor that resolution 1920x1080 kernel version 4.4.11 xenial, '...
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How to update Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 without graphic card (nVidia) problems?

I usually have problems when upgrade Ubuntu with nVidia graphics card. Is there any way to prevent these potential problems before updating? Change to the Nouveau driver before updating solve me the ...
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Nvidia backlight/login screen/external display issue

I`m combining this three issues becauese they are probably connected with each other. 1. Backlight is not natively supported. In order to set backlight using function key on keyboard I have to add ...
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Installing NVIDIA GEFORCE 820M Driver in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I want to install Nvidia Geforce 820M graphic card driver in ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I tried all sort of sudo apt-get install nvidia-current and all those ppa, Additional Driver, Synaptic.. But still the ...
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ubuntu gnome 16.04 freezes after login [duplicate]

If i have my second display pluged in everything freezes after a couple of seconds after login. I'm running version 16.04. The grahpics card is a gtx960m and i have driver version 361.42. It only ...
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“Authentication is required to update SMART data from” in 16.04

I upgraded to 16.04 [Ubuntu Gnome]. I am using a Lenovo Y700 with a GTX960M. After suspend or closing the lid I ended locked outside the login after that message appeared. It happened twice today, I ...
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Can't change display resolution : nVidia GT610

I was using Win7. But on Ubuntu 16.04 I get bad performance in every single game, no matter how old it is. So I thought I could add a lower custom resolution to improve the performance. Tried ...
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Problems with Xubuntu 16.04 and Intel/Nvidia graphic card

I have a notebook Santech t67 with the following features : CPU intel core i7-6700HQ, 16 Gb RAM, Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M + intel integrated card. I installed Xubuntu 16.04 in dual boot with Windows 10 ...
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How to prevent nvidia-auto-select switch to incorrect resolution at login screen?

I have a small issue when starting up my machine into Ubuntu. Everything goes smoothly, the login screen appears at the correct resolution. Then it switches to an incorrect resolution, after I login ...
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Dell Quickset application

Is there any way to install or unlock some features of Dell Quickset application in Ubuntu? I'm very new to using Ubuntu and Linux, but within Dell Quickset there's a option do disable Dell ...
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Yet another login loop problem with Nvidia Graphics Driver install [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I followed close instruction on how to install the nvidia drivers. I did sudo apt-get purge nvidia-* then I did sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa ...
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16.04 can't use external monitor with nvidia drivers

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 (did a clean install of 16.04) on a Lenovo W540. The only important thing (hardware-wise) is that it has an intel CPU and Nvidia Quadro K2100M that supports prime. I install ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 black screen on boot

I have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop, a Dell Inspiron 3543 (Intel i5 at 2.2 Ghz, 4GB ram, nvidia 820m) and every time i boot it, i get a black screen. I did not install any proprietary ...
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after update from 15.10 to 16.04 Update-manager / Software manager apt-get dpkg is not working anymore

System DELL XPS 17,3..... Starting Update by pressing the button Update now from the Update manager this was not finishing. no Error message nothing! Restart runs always into System 16.04 even when i ...
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How can I force the X server to use my nvidia card?

I have 2 external monitors connected to the docking station. I can only make 1 of them to work. I am pretty sure that to drive the second monitor I will need to use the NVidia adapter. It used to ...
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Speed up Ubuntu or to walk away?

I did install Ubuntu 14 32 bits in a Pentium 4 3GHz HT with 3GB RAM (max possible). First I used an IDE HD, but since it was too slow, I'd put a SATA HD and the speed increased a little bit. But ...
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Ultrawide monitor only showing desktop on part of the screen

I'm currently running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a MSI Dominator Laptop, and with the laptop screen disabled and only using my external monitor (LG 34UC88 @ 3440x1440 21:9) Ubuntu refuses to display across ...
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Theano installation corrupted after installing opencv

I've installed theano on ubuntu 16.04. I can specify the installation procedure later if required Some of the system specs are as follows Ubuntu 16.04 CUDA 7.5 NVIDIA Drivers 361 Python 2.7 The ...
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Problems with screen after connecting to projector

I've been having issues after connecting my laptop to a projector, via HDMI. I have Ubuntu 14.04 on an Acer Aspire V5-591G, graphics card is Nvidia GeForce GTX 950M. When I connected my laptop to the ...
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Can't get Samsung 27" monitor to get proper resolution

I'm new to Ubuntu. I've got an older Samsung 27" monitor (60 Hz) which is capable of 1920x1080 resolution... but I can't get better than 1280x768 resolution. I've also read that there are some ...
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Having trouble installing ubuntu on desktop

First, my specs : Graphic card : nvidia GTX 960 Processor : Intel core i5 4570 @ 3.20 GHz MB : Gigabyte z87x-d3h Ram : 8 GB DDR3 @ 1600 2 disks, one SSD with windows 10 installed, the other ...
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system freeze on monitor wake-up after upgrade to 16.04

I have nvidia gtx 980 (driver v. 364.19), MSI X99S MB, i7-5820k 32GB DDR4 ram. My setup is 3 4k monitors (on DP-0, DP-2 and Dp-4) After my monitors go to sleep (the computer is not asleep) then ...
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Nvidia GEForce GT 610 installed via additional drivers changed the default color to blue

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu Desktop 16.04 LTS - 64 bit along side Windows 10. When the default nouveau driver was used for my graphics card..the color was purple - default color of Ubuntu Linux. ...
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Ubuntu virtual terminal exits too quickly for me to type

I've been having a nightmare trying to install an NVIDIA GPU on my desktop computer (Ubuntu 14.04). I inserted the card and tried following various instructions online, but that did not work and I got ...
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Driver for NVIDIA Corporation GK107M [GeForce GT 640M]

I'm using Dell Inspiron 14R SE 7420 laptop which has dual / hybrid graphic card. $ lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (...
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Nvidia GT 700M Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am new to Ubuntu and just have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my HP laptop I am unable to install the Nvidia GT 740M drivers. First I tried it from settings additional drivers and then tried all the ...