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

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Plasma 5 rendering errors 16.04

I'm having a hell of a time getting a Plasma 5 desktop to coexist with my regular Ubuntu 16.04 environment. I've been using this machine since 13.04 (updating 13.10 -> 14.04 -> 16.04) with no major ...
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The nvidia driver do not support opengl After update ubuntu to 16.04 [duplicate]

My machine is Acer TravelMate-P246-MG, the graphics card is nvidia GeForce 840M. After update ubuntu to 16.04, there are 3 driver provided: driver : nvidia-340 - distro non-free driver : ...
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How can I run two screens from two seperate GPUs?

I have two nVidia GTS 450 GPUs, each with a DVI, an HDMI and a VGA port. I want two screens, both running off the DVI ports. I've setup my xorg.conf file in /etc/X11/xorg.conf but it is not working. ...
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Nvidia drivers won't work in 16.04, /dev/fb0: Permission denied

Before 16.04 I had been using bumblebee but after upgrading ubuntu, nvidia drivers have broken again so I decided to use nvidia-prime instead. However it doesn't want to work, too. I get a black ...
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Noob trying Ubuntu 16.04 - Compiz error after logging in

After I try to login I see a background image and nothing else. If I right click a context menu briefly appears with options like 'new folder' etc. Sometimes a dialogue box pops up briefly saying ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 nvidia 3d settings

I've installed nvidia's 352.79 drivers under Ubuntu 14.04. In Windows, when you open nvidia control panel, there's the 'Manage 3D settings' options, which lets you create some game's profile and toy ...
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Kubuntu Xenial recommended Nvidia driver

I updgraded fro Wily to Xenial yesterday, and booted to a blank screen. I managed to drop to shell, and after some trial and error, and after installing nvidia-364 from graphics-drives ppa, disabling ...
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Estimate Release of Sufficient Nvidia GPU drivers in Ubuntu 16.04? [closed]

I need GPU computation for training neural networks. I need to think where to design the rest of the system. I would really like to use Ubuntu for the problem. System: i7 2013, 32 GB DDR3, Nvidia ...
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Can I dedicate the GPU on a hybrid laptop to CUDA computations, and not for display?

I have an Asus K401LB which has the 940M. I've had nothing but pain trying to install Nvidia drivers and CUDA 7.5 on either 14.04 or 16.04, and have spent painful days scouring the internet trying to ...
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Can't get CS:GO to stop stuttering

I just recently installed ubuntu 16.04 onto my PC, I am also a pretty big gamer, i love counter-strike global offensive, but for the life of me i cant get the game to run smoothly, In windows i get ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 GTX 850M cannot log in after switching to intel with nvidia 364.19 drivers installed

I had some problems installing the proprietary nvidia drivers. At the beginning they caused the log in screen fail to appear, then after running the command suggested here: ...
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Login broken after 15.10 -> 16.04 LTS upgrade, related to NVIDIA driver

I have just updated my system from 15.10 to 16.04 via sudo do-release-upgrade. During this process, it displayed a screen with the following message: Your system has UEFI Secure Boot enabled. UEFI ...
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nvidia graphic card problem with unity 8

i have installed the beta version of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and after releasing the complete version i have update my machine but it doesn't work properly with my Nvidia graphic card driver so i have to use ...
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How to Run Matlab 2016a with Nvidia Drivers of GTX-960 in Ubuntu 16.04?

System: i7 of 2013, 32 GB, GTX-960 Nvidia, Asus Desktop PC. I get continuously system error MATLAB is exiting because of fatal error: - - Segmentation violation detected at Sat Apr 30 17:40:16 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 “Nvidia GPU Driver” can not use proprietary driver

After a fresh install (16.04) to my notebook which have Nvidia GT 750m, I want to change GPU driver from "Software & Updates" --> "Additional Drivers". System identifies my graphic card, no ...
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Can i use both discrete Nvidia and integrated Intel HD at the same time for dual monitor?

It is now 2016. and I've been wondering is it now possible to run simultaneously Intel HD 2500 and Nvidia GTX 650 Ti Boost on Ubuntu? I've set it up on Windows 7 after enabling iGPU support in BIOS ...
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boot to black screen after upgrade

I upgarted from 14.04 to 16.04. after boot the terminal tty1 opens, and a message is repeated: brcmsmac bcma0:1: brcmsmac: brcms_ops_bss_info_changed: disassociated brcmsmac bcma0:1: ...
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Black screen after install NVIDIA Driver (Ubuntu 16.04)

When I install NVIDIA driver and reboot, get black screen. What should I do?
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NVIDIA driver causing Blank screen, but not if Monitor is connected

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16, and chose NVIDIA drivers, for my Asus G55VW laptop. After rebooting, the screen remains blank with a cursor blinking on the top left. However, if I keep my BenQ ...
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Nvidia x Server Settings missing scaling options?

I'm trying to use a 4:3 resolution on a 16:9 screen due to my monitor supporting higher refresh rates in 4:3 resolutions. When I set a 4:3 resolution the screen scales the image to fit a 16:9 aspect ...
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No sound from HDMI audio output (NVIDIA)

I can't get audio out from HDMI for my HTPC. Using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS - KODIbuntu on Lenovo Ideacentre Q150 hardware with NVIDIA ION graphics. The problem appears to be that the PC doesn't recognize ...
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Unable to shutdown/restart when switch to Intel Graphics

I'm unable to shutdown/restart my computer when I switch the Intel Graphics. I have GTX 970M Graphics Card with i7 6700HQ, I'm able to start Ubuntu typing as boot parameter idle=nomwait, without this ...
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OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display

So the title is pretty self explanatory about my problem. I went on vacation a couple weeks ago, everything was fine and now, two weeks later, I get back, no one has touched the computer and this ...
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Login loop Ubuntu 16.04

I've installed ubuntu on a clean hardrive, everything went okay with the installation process, my laptop is acer aspire 5736z which didn't support nvidia drive!! After installing it and rebooting my ...
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ubuntu 16.04 does not start after installing some packages

I had installed the ubuntu 14.04.4 some months ago and i tried to install the proprietary driver for nvidia and i had problems with black screen, and i could not revert to the previous driver. So, ...
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Steam and OpenGl Version on Ubuntu 16.04

Ubuntu 16.04 OpenGl Problems (Not the usual missing SWRAST) Finnaly got steam to run dying light with the needed Opengl3.3. Go to launch the game and it says. Detected Opengl Version: 3.30 NVIDIA ...
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Nvidia HDMI sound is not working, cant update ALSA driver

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my desktop PC. My graphics Card is 780GTX, it is recognized and works. I updated to the 361 nvidia binaries driver. But the sound over HDMI doesnt work. The ...
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Chrome WebGL crashing on Ubuntu 16.04

I recently upgraded from Linux Mint 17.3 MATE (Ubuntu 14.04) to Ubuntu 16.04. Before upgrading, WebGL was working correctly in Chrome. Pages with simple WebGL, like get.webgl.org still work, but now ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - VSync not enabled, screen tearing

I'm using: GTX950M Integrated Intel Chipset Graphics from i7-6700 Ubuntu 16.04 glxgear detects around 16000 fps. These are my nvidia drivers: aptitude search nvidia | grep ^i i nvidia-361 ...
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Login loop on 16.04 and no access to console

I am using Lenovo Thinkpad P50 with dual booting system (Win 10 and Ubuntu 16.04), Wacom Pen support and multitouch screen. After I enabled the propriety nVidia driver (361.42?) and rebooted, I got ...
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Plasma 5 crashes after Nvidia proprietary drivers install!

I recently bought an Acer Aspire V5-591G and a couple days ago I updated my Ubuntu from 15.10 to 16.04. Since the graphics card was not working properly (even before upgrade) I tried to install the ...
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Can't disable secure boot on 16.04 running on virtual machine

04 instance running on a cloud (OpenStack) and it can't load the NVIDIA drivers. I've tried to disable secure boot with sudo mokutil --disable-validation but I get an error EFI variables are not ...
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Nvidia drivers on 14.04

I'd like to install the proper Nvidia drivers on my system, it's got a GTX 860M, but lspci | grep VGA|3D returns: 00:02.0 Intel Corporation 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev ...
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Not able to play videos properly in Ubuntu 16.04

After the update any video I play through vlc just lags and pixel-ates , also I am unable to play any youtube video in both firefox and chrome. My graphic card is GeForce GTX 860M/PCIe/SSE2. I have ...
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Missing boot screen after installing nvidia drivers at Ubuntu 16.04

After fresh installation of Ubuntu 16.04 I saw boot screen (Ubuntu logo with dots under). Next I installed binary (proprietary) nvidia drivers 340.96 from official packages. After this step I do not ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Xorg / lightdm crashes on boot with GTX 970

When I boot my Ubuntu 16.04 liveUSB on my desktop (GTX 970, i5 4440) I get to LightDM and then everything falls apart. My mouse freezes and my main monitor (connected to the GTX 970) starts blinking ...
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Linux Ubuntu 16.04 & nVidia GeForce 720M - Black Screen

Yesterday, I did a fresh install of Linux Ubuntu 16.04. After that, I installed Gnome3. After that, I decided to use nVidia Binary Drivers and not nouveau since I had some screen flickering. Tonight, ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 not able to use latest nvidia driver

I can install nvidia-current (nvidia-304) without any major problems but when I try to install nvidia-364 I'm met with the Ubuntu loggo followed by a black flickering screen that after a few flicks ...
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Nvidea drivers leaves the system session recycling to password log screen… (unbootable) Ubuntu 16.04

Had to reinstall system again and stick with x. What do you think?
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ubuntu 16.04 update nvidia no Xserver working (startx, startkde)

I recently updated my ubuntu 16.04 and as of today I cannot startx at all ! In the afternoon it said "low graphics mode", but as I tried to follow solutions given on forums, now I cannot start at all ...
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How can I automatically load nVidia X Server resolution settings on startup/login?

First, yes I have searched far and wide for answers to this question. There are many (far too many) answers, and thus far I have not found one which works. I've tried various forms of "save the ...
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System does not boot up without connected to external monitor via HDMI

yesterday I just updated Ubuntu Gnome from 15.10 to 16.04. I have an external monitor connected to my Asus G55VW notebook via HDMI. After the update there weren't any problems until today, when I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04, Nvidia and ACPI issues

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 in Legacy Mode on a MSI PE60 6QE (Nvidia GTX960M, I7 Skylake). However, it is not working well. Secure boot and Fast boot are not enabled. I have tried all these steps ...
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How to reset Display and Monitor > Display Configuration > Scale Display

On upgrading to 16.04 from 15.10, my font size was tiny. Somewhere I found the suggestion to go to: System Settings > Display and Monitor > Display Configuration > Scale Display And change the ...
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Ubuntu 16 Stuck in Login Loop after Installing Nvidia 364 Drivers

This didn't start out as a problem with the login loop. I was attempting a clean install of Ubuntu 16 and using the new feature that allows it to detect proprietary drivers for me. I started off ...
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Windows flickering, lag on window resize

I have a 3 Years old PC (GeForce GTX570, i7, 16GB RAM, SSD, 2x 24'' LCD monitors) and I installed Ubuntu 15.10 (I also tried with Mint). Depending on the graphic driver I installed, I got various ...
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Problems installing Nvidia drivers

I own a Dell Inspiron 15-5558, wich has a Nvidia 920m and the integrated intel graphics. I already followed lots of guides on how to install nvidia drivers, needless to say none of them worked. When i ...
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Nvidia issues with Lenovo Y700 on ubuntu 15.10

I have seen many encounter the same issues. Can't get my drivers/configuration correctly and I keep getting the same errors : The system is running in low-graphics mode after I choose to run on low ...
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Notebook display not detected after upgrade to Ubuntu Gnome 16.04

I have an Asus N55S notebook with Nvidia Gefore GT555M and an external Samsung monitor connected via HDMI. With the proprietary Nvidia driver dual display mode was working perfectly in Ubuntu Gnome ...
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Boot freeze after install fresh of 16.04 and nvidia drivers

I've been struggling with a fresh 16.04 desktop install on PC with Nvidia GTX 950. Initial install is fine. Only thing is in Nouveau my 4k monitor only goes up to full hd resolution. After I install ...