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

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How to install drivers for NVIDIA GT210?

I've spent several hours on making my videocard work after upgrading Ubuntu to 12.04. Nothing worked. The latest attempts were: Installing the 'official' driver ...
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Multiple Monitor Support on nvidia prime gt620

I've got a "funny" issue. I've hooked my Zenbook UX32VD up to an Asus USB Dockingstation, and through that I've connected a 22" Dell monitor. The monitor works when I use the built-in Intel ...
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Ubuntu 14 no way to install Nvidia drivers or get suspend working

I'm trying to get an "old" Acer Aspire 5720 operative with Ubuntu 14.04 but the proprietary drivers nor suspend work properly. My hardware configuration: Intel Core Duo T5250 @ 1,5Ghz 4GB DDR2 RAM ...
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NVidia driver, normal boot results in blank screen, recovery boot works fine

Ok, so, like many others I'm having a lot of trouble with NVidia drivers, in this case, the new 340.32 ones downloaded from here (http://www.nvidia.com/object/unix.html), but I've had these problems ...
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Installing wine without breaking video switch

Prime appears to require nvidia-libopencl1-331 but installing Wine tries to remove this. I am scared that removing nvidia-libopencl1-331 will break the video switch which has taken me some tome to get ...
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Installing nVidia Driver in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I was trying to install the latest driver for my graphic card which is a nVidia GT525M I opened Software & Updates and I found many options : Using NVIDIA binary driver - version 331.38 from ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64bit hangs on login screen after waking up from hibernating (s2disk)

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo B560 laptop, all working out of the box. I put in a 10GB swap partition (for 4GB of RAM) and got hibernation to work. It suspends to disk fine but when waking up, ...
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Installing Nvidia driver for GTX 770M, Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm trying to install nvidia driver for my Gigabyte P25W - Nvidia GTX 770M on Ubuntu 14.04 ... I tried two methods described on the following link : ...
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Random xubuntu 14.04 Xorg graphics freezes

I've got a fairly new Asus X550CC laptop with up to date xubuntu 14.04 on it. I'm using NVIDIA graphics drivers version 343.13. From day one I installed xubuntu on this machine I've been getting these ...
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How do I fix weird behaviour after swapping monitor locations in Unity using a Nvidia card?

When setting up a secondary monitor, something strange happens when I change the location of my secondary monitor to the other side (the left side) of my main monitor. When a window gets maximized on ...
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How do I use Nvidia GTX 860M with 14.04?

When I installed ubuntu 14.04 there were no drivers in the additional drivers dialogue for my graphics card. I installed x-org edgers PPA and used a driver but it causes ubuntu to freeze when using ...
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apt-get ends up with errors after nvidia 331 installation

I recently installed nvidia-331 driver via Software & Updates -> Additional Drivers tab. Now when I use: sudo apt-get install <package> or sudo apt-get remove <package> ...
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HDMI Video on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Dell 3750 Vostro laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with an NVIDIA GT 525M graphics card. I recently purchased an external monitor, which has both HDMI and VGA input. The VGA input works ...
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Screen blank after installation of nVidia driver [duplicate]

I have a Dell Inspiron 7000 Series 7537 BTX with an nVidia GeForce GT 750M. When I install Ubuntu 14.04 with the default video drivers everything works fine. But I need OpenGL 4.3 functionality. ...
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Dell XPS m1730 slow transitions

I am running the latest Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr on a Dell XPS M1730 and the only issue I am having is that when I open,close or move windows they transition with a noticeable bit of lag. Perhaps it ...
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Disable NVidia GPU Ubuntu 14.04

I'have searched around for a solution on how to disable my Nvidia GPU 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GK107M [GeForce GT 640M LE] (rev ff) (Using lspci command) I have ...
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brightness reset to maximum after restart in SONY-VAIO [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 recently.But the brightness was not changing.So i tried these method as asked in a previous question.After trying all methods mentioned by Web-E I was able to change ...
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why is glxgears faster without optirun

glxgears seems to be much faster when using my integrated graphics chip, than when I activate the graphics card using bumblebee's optirun or primusrun. When I run glxgears with optirun, I get ~1250 ...
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Unable to make double screen configuration work

I am having problems with my video setup. I have a laptop (ubuntu 14.4) with a Nvidia Geforce GT-420M and a screen with 1366x768 resolution and I often connect to it a 22'' full hd monitor. As long as ...
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Resolution issue with Ubuntu 14.04.1 [Dual Boot with Windows 7]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 along side my Windows 7 operating system today. My Windows Partition works perfectly fine, the GRUB menu works perfectly fine, and I've installed any updates for Ubuntu that ...
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Nvidia detects non existent display

Hi I am on Ubuntu Gnome 14.04.1. I tried the default driver for a while but the performance wasn't satisfactory so decided to install nvidia driver. The problem is nvidia detects two displays and ...
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Cuda 6.0/PyCuda. 'ImportError'

I had Cuda 5.5 with pycuda working great, but then I needed to upgrade to CUDA 6.0. Now when I try to run a sample PyCuda program I get this : ImportError: libcurand.so.6.0: cannot open shared ...
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Is Asus X550LD a good choice for running Ubuntu? [on hold]

I've been thinking of buying the Asus X550LD. I primarily use Ubuntu as my OS of choice. I wanted to know if this model and ASUS in general is a good buy for running Ubuntu. I've been searching for ...
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How to install zotac gt 210 graphics card driver in Ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

I tried many idea from ubuntu 13.04 support, googling but cant found better support. I want to install graphics driver as mention in title, but dont know how? I have Zotac Nvidia Geforce G210 1GB ...
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14.04: VMware Workstation + dual boot

I've successfully dual-booted Win 8.1 + Ubuntu 14.04. What I'd like to do at this point is run my Ubuntu partition in Workstation. I successfully booted the login screen, but after logging in the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + gnome-session-flashback + nvidia drivers - Xorg needs to restart after login for proper graphics

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with gnome-session-flashback. I installed ccsm (compiz setting manager) and nvidia drivers. When I login, I get no crashes nor error messages, but all the windows ...
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Nouveau driver has low brightness/contrast

Why nouveau looks with less brightness and/or contrast than nvidia proprietary driver? I use Ubuntu 14.04 in a desktop with a Nvidia GeForce GT 640. I had this problem in the past too with other ...
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Graphic drivers just stopped working

I am very new to the Ubuntu community, I just installed 14.04 on my laptop one week ago. Until yesterday, I was using a double monitor configuration with my own laptop's screen plus a full-hd tv and I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 DIsplay Problem

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 on a Thinkpad T530 machine with nvidia NVS 5400M graphics. When I boot to ubuntu, I always stuck at the dark purple screen with 'ubuntu' at the center and five red dots under ...
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Installing nvidia drivers [duplicate]

alan@alan-P43G:~$ sudo apt-get install nvidia-340 Reading package lists... Error! E: Read error - read (5: Input/output error) E: Problem opening ...
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Nvidia driver issues with 14.04

Background - nomodeset was required to install Ubuntu. Nvidia GT525M graphic card driver issues Cannot get past the login screen if installed, Cannot change resolution if not installed (it has ...
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Firefox crashes after nvidia and cuda update on 14.04

I recently added CUDA to my laptop to be able to develop some parallel code I want. All went smooth and I managed to run the CUDA tests/samples with no problem. My computer seems to work fine apart ...
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Removed all Nvidia drivers and Ubuntu won't boot

I installed a new Raedon R9 290X after upgrading from my old Nvidia GTX 570, installed the AMD Catalyst 14.6 drivers and everything booted fine but games where a little laggy. I decided to remove the ...
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How do I troubleshoot non-working graphics?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.1 on a desktop computer. It has worked flawlessly for a few months, but since doing a standard apt-get update + upgrade and rebooting, I am no longer shown my desktop after ...
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Missing ubuntu drivers for GT 730 in Ubuntu 14.04

I have clean Ubuntu 14.04 and using MSI Nvidia GT730 video card. By default Ubuntu installed nouveau driver and it is in use right now. I want to install nvidia proprietary driver, but I do not see ...
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Dual monitor setup, why does NVidia 340 Prime only detect one monitor?

I'm using: Alienware M14xR2 laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 2 * DELL U2412M monitors attached via HDMI and Mini Display Port Optimus graphics (Intel + nVidia GeForce GT 650M) running with nvidea-340 and ...
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How to check and set Refresh Rate with Nvidia Graphics Card

When I tried to update from Ubuntu 12 to Ubuntu 14 I got a warning message against updating stating that your machine does not have 3D support for running the unity desktop environment. My graphics ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 x64 display issue

I am having Acer Aspire 5742Z Model-PEW71 laptop with NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M.I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 x64 with dual boot with Windows 7. After installation it was working good. I installed Java ...
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error: [XORG] (EE) NVIDIA(GPU-0): Failed to initialize DMA using bumblebee

I have gone through every question on Xorg errors I could find and googled for this DMA error, but none seemed to solve my issue. This is my notebook cnfiguration: Intel i5-4200U @ 1.6GHz 8GB DDR3 ...
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How to find out which NVIDIA GPU I have

I'm trying to use the information in this page to optimize my GPU performance. For that, I need to know which NVIDIA GPU I have. I tried the command sudo lshw -C display and I'm getting the ...
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Xubuntu 14 Nvidia drivers problem

I have a Nvidia Geforce GT740m on my Dell vostro 5470. I've been having troubles with graphic drivers. When I use software&updates to seek for additional drivers it'll give me several selections, ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04: Blank desktop

I just upgrade my Ubuntu to version 14.04, but the desktop after logging in is blank (no sidebar, no menu bar). I can open tty with Ctrl+Shift+F1 (F2) and log in, so I did try some solutions posted in ...
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14.04 Nvidia Drivers

I have suffered the Nvidia drivers conflicts with suspend/resume in the past, and again with 14.04, both ubuntu and kubuntu. The latest update of 14.04 now causes the PC to reboot upon resume from ...
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OpenGL GLX context not using direct rendering (Steam)

I have been using Ubuntu 14.04, configuring it with themes and such, and decided to install Steam to play Team Fortress 2. Whenever I launch steam, I get an error that says: "OpenGL GLX context is ...
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Ubuntu failing to install on seperate HDD, blank screen, flashing cursor

I have downloaded Ubuntu 14.04.1 desktop ISO and burned it to a bootable cd and have made a bootable usb drive using both Universal USB Installer and Unetbootin. I have tried mutliple ways to attempt ...
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14.04 won't fully shut down laptop [closed]

Okay so I recently did a clean install for Ubuntu 14.04 and Everything has gone well so far. But I've been having an issue where after the system shuts down it will still stay powered on. So the ...
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Unity3D Warning Updating from Ubuntu 12 to 14

When I try to update from Ubuntu 12 to 14 I get the following warning: Running the 'unity' desktop environment is not fully supported by your graphics hardware. You will maybe end up in a very slow ...
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Ubuntu freezes on the login screen after i close my laptop lid Ubuntu 14.04

I experience a Bug where the login screen doesn't work correctly after I closed the laptop lid. When i open it again the login screen appears and I can move the cursor but I cannot click anything or ...
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“deviceQuery error cudaGetDeviceCount returned 10 invalid device ordinal” on Ubuntu 14.04 Dell XPS 15

I am trying to install nvidia_340 driver and cuda on my Dell XPS 15 with GeForce 750M and Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS and following install instructions here and here I am running into problems using ...
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How to use multiple Xscreen?

I have a setup with 2 different NVidia cards and 3 monitors. I was using Xinerama to unite them all under the same desktop, but some random crashes and lots of googling lead me to believe that ...