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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 ...
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Problem with nVidia GPU, not working lightdm

I'm trying all day to get my nVidia GT650M working, but without success. I tried to switch graphics card in nVidia Prime, but after logout screen goes black and Light Display Manager won't start, ...
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login loop on Ubuntu 15.10

I recently purchased a new (2015) Toshiba Satellite S50-C, wiped Windows 10, and have been attempting to install Ubuntu for several days. Details on the machine: Intel Core i7-6500U Processor (4M ...
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GEFORCE GTX 660 Ti Driver issues

Preface: I am somewhat tech savvy, but a complete newbie when it comes to building my own PC and also a complete newbie with Linux/Ubuntu. So, I recently built my first PC and loaded Ubuntu 14.04 on ...
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Screen resolution 1440x900 not listed

I just got a new nvidia graphics card that works fine at 1440x900 under window (dual boot setup). Unfortunately, my monitor is not recognized by ubuntu. Here is my xrandr -q output Screen 0: minimum ...
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MacBook Pro, EFI and Nvidia setpci IDs

I just installed Linux on my 2010 MacBookPro (triple boot using refind) and get the infamous black screen after installing the nvidia drivers. I tried applying the solution metioned ...
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Small Icons and text on 15.10

I just installed ubuntu 15.10 on my Asus ux303lb with Nvidia graphics and the resolution is 3200x1800 and everything looked smaller than it should be. Both the apps and text were very small, I managed ...
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Keyboard and mouse unresponsive after suspend Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia

I have problem after wake up from Suspend, most of the times neither the mouse(track pad not external) and keyboard are not responding, no Ctrl+Alt+F1 no nothing, only the power button works. I have ...
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Why is my screen choppy when I play HD videos?

I am using Xubuntu 14.04 on an ASUS X55V(i3 CPU and Nvidia 610m GPU). I installed the recommended proprietary driven in the GUI (352.63). I installed Nvidia Settings, too, and it lets me choose if I ...
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Worse gaming performance after downgrading to 14.04 LTS?

I was previously using Xubuntu 15.10, but I decided that I wanted to switch to LTS releases, so I reinstalled Xubuntu using a bootable USB with 14.04 on it. Everything worked fine and I installed the ...
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Ways to Boost Performance + Screen Tearing

So I recently (back in April) bought a GTX 960 for my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS PC for general gaming uses, and everything has been going great. However, as of recently, I've noticed that in games such as ...
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Installing Nvidia driver crash system after restart. ACPI PCC probe failed

I am new to Linux and need some help, because I always fail to install Nvidia drivers. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS version. After that I wanted to install Nvidia drivers, so I went to Software ...
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How to solve low performance on Ubuntu 15.10 with nVidia 650M, various drivers?

Last week I installed a SSD and formated my Ubuntu 14.04.3 to install Ubuntu 15.10 with UEFI, root and swap on SSD, /home on HDD, overall disk access speed much better. But the problem is: graphics ...
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Fix GPU-manager/Graphics card related error

On running the follwing command I get the following output: user@Enigma:~$ sudo systemctl status gpu-manager.service ● gpu-manager.service - Detect the available GPUs and deal with any system ...
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ubuntu hangs during reboot after install

I am doing a clean install I tried ubuntu 14.04, 15.04, 15.10 (also ultimate linux 4.2, 4.3, 4.6, 4.9) same fault every time all distro's run from dvd all distro's appear to install but when it asks ...
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How to prevent full-screen applications from minimizing when clicking on a different monitor?

I am relatively new to Ubuntu, and I still have much to learn. However, I am completely new to multi-monitor setups on any platform. I have two monitors, a 1440x900 acting as my main monitor and a ...
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Black Screen on Second Monitor in Kubuntu 15.10 [closed]

I want to setup a dual-monitor system on Kubuntu 15.10. I have an NVIDIA GF119 [GeForce GT 520] graphics card that I had previously used with an Acer AL2223W monitor at 1680x1050 with no detectable ...
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Cuda 5.2 in Matlab R2015b and 14.04? [duplicate]

Test code X = rand(10,'single'); G = gpuArray(X); classUnderlying(G); but I get from the second line Error using gpuArray An unexpected error occurred during CUDA execution. The CUDA error was: ...
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To monitor characteristics of GPU in 14.04-15.10?

I am doing computation between CPU and GPU. I would like to know how well my CUDA computation performs in GTX 960 with Matlab R2015b (also testing with R2016a review). There are some trends which I ...
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tty1 screen after driver update

I tried to update to a new nvidia driver in 12.04 using "additional drivers". I rebooted and I got a black tty1 screen. I have no idea what to use as login and password (I am new with Ubuntu). What ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit crashes on resuming from suspend

I have a Lenovo z40-70 laptop with a geforce 820M card. When it resumes from suspend a black screen is shown. When I try Ctrl+Alt+F1 then it opens the text mode, then I try Ctrl+Alt+F7 and it ...
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Hotkeys and slider for brightness don't work

I have an Intel processor with no graphics and Nvidia GTX980M with Nvidia driver. I just installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 and everything works fine except for the brightness controls. Changing both from ...
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Insalling Ubuntu 15.10 on MSi GS70 2QE [closed]

I have bought a new Laptop and I use Ubuntu for everything. I am planning to remove everything and install it(ubuntu) instead. As for Windows, I have some backup ISO thought in case. Can someone ...
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“In use” in Additional Drivers, but not actually used?

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10. I'm attempting to use the proprietary NVIDIA drivers for my video card. I've gone through the Additional Drivers and selected the appropriate version, then clicked the "Apply ...
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Lenovo Y580 4k monitor

I have a Lenovo Y580 which has an Intel HD 4000 and a Nvidia GeForce GTX660M graphic card. This laptop has a HDMI, but it's connected to the Intel Graphic, and after lots of search I found that ...
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Compiz cube - Skydome Field Of View broken

I managed to turn on the 3D cube and everything around it. But the skydome displays broken. I can verbally identify the problem as it's a common thing in gaming and 3D graphics in general. The ...
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Nvidia color settings reset on Youtube

I'm new here and I'm facing a small issue with the nvidia-settings when opening a Youtube video. I have my color settings the way I like it but as soon as the Youtube video loads, the color settings ...
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Xorg.conf changed on every boot

my xorg.conf is changing on every boot. I already tried to comment some lines from gpu-manager.conf but it had no effect. It stopped working after I followed this guide: ...
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Installed Ubuntu 15.10, need help fixing pam_kwallet errors preventing me from logging in

History so far: Attempted one install, fought with video drivers for hours, and then I ran into an error while logging in again /lib/security/pam_kwallet5.so: cannot open shared object file: No such ...
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Dual monitor on Ubuntu can't have the same resolution

I have a desktop with the latest version of ubuntu and windows 10. I have a dual set of monitors, both are technically twins, same brand and same size monitor. I have an nVidia GeForce 8400GS and has ...
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Ubuntu on MSI GE72 6QD freezes except in recovery mode

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 on an MSI GE72 6QD and could not install a working video driver (except the xserver-xorg-video-nouveau with serious limitations). When I start normally, the machine ...