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

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Disable NVIDIA Optimus Graphics Card

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 and have a laptop with NVIDIA Optimus technology. As known by many, Optimus has yet to receive official support and has a lot of issues. Since I do not need the power of the ...
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Selfmade Desktop PC - Ubuntu is not working - wrong graphics resolution

I've build a new gaming computer on my own and installed windows 10. It is working very well, but I want more privacy than win10 offers, so I decided to change to Ubuntu. On my old computer I've had ...
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Why is it so hard to install nvidia drivers? What is the most fool-proof method?

I have an Asus G751JM with a GTX 860M graphics card. I've easilly tried reinstalling Ubuntu 15 times today, each trying a different approach to install my graphics card driver but each attempt fails ...
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Nvidia Gpu glitching and freezing the screen

After installing my Nvidia graphics card and booting the system I tried opening Firefox while loading the screen froze and I got a lot of pixel ate yellow/green dots all over the display. That ...
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Limiting the perfomance of a graphics card to prevent an error [closed]

I have a pc with some problem either with the graphic card or with it's interface. When i use the pc at max resolution it doesn't work or get stuck. But when i reduce the resolution somewhat it ...
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Debian 8 Nvidia İnstalling with Bumbleebee doesnt active [migrated]

i added /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://ftp.tu-graz.ac.at/mirror/debian/ jessie main non-free contrib deb-src http://ftp.tu-graz.ac.at/mirror/debian/ jessie main non-free contrib deb ...
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My Display doesn't cover my entire screen

I had a problem with my Nvidia gpu and I removed it. I really need to reinstall it for recording my game and when I did it launched using only a small portion of my screen. Also when launching OBS it ...
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Changing what internal video card my laptop uses

I hope I explain this correctly, because I have no idea what I'm talking about: I ran two commands in the terminal to find out what graphics card my laptop uses, and got this result: $ lspci | grep ...
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Ubuntu doesn't detect an external monitor

I have two monitors. The first one works fine with both my windows and my Ubuntu 15.10 machines. The second one works with my windows machine, but not with my Ubuntu machine. It is outputing a DVI ...
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External display not working with nvidia

I tried installing on my Lenovo P50 the recent nvidia 361.42 drivers but can't get external display to work. With Nouveau I can get the external display to work but there're annoying mouse trails that ...
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Force boot to terminal on Ubuntu 15.10 system which fails to start up

I partially installed a video driver...the driver install failed, since I hadn't updated GCC, and now, when I boot up, the boot process hangs, and all I see is a blinking horizontal cursor at the ...
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How to completely kill all X-server processes? (As pertains to an NVIDIA CUDA installation)

Specs: Ubuntu 15.10; CUDA version 6.* (6 point something) is already built into my NVIDIA proprietary driver; I am trying to upgrade to version 7.5--compatible with Ubuntu 15.04 (but it works on my ...
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Nvidia 760 GTX 14.04 Driver Install Problem

I know there are lot of posts with similar titles... but I think I've tried about all of them. I can't seem to get nvidia drivers to work. Failure mode. I go through the below steps... After ...
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Ubuntu crashes every time I connect the computer to HDMI

Every time I connect my computer to my TV via HDMI, my computer's screen goes black and Ubuntu crashes. I use Ubuntu 15.10, and my laptop is an ASUS with an Nvidia GeForce 840M graphics card. ...
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TTY goes blank after a couple seconds on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently got an NVIDIA GPU and installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my hard drive. My problem is that Ubuntu is no longer booting up. When I boot to that hard drive, I get a blank screen. When I press ...
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Mouse undetected, Graphics crazy - trying to save my dinosaur desktop

Thanks in advance for your help on this one! I've been trying to save my HP Pavilion a1540n, retiring it purely to word processing in my office. The sequence of events was triggered when I tried to ...
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I have Nvidia Geforce on Ubuntu 14.04 , But don't know how to use it or install it on Ubuntu. Please help?

I have an Nvidia GPU and Intel CPU but I don't know how to enable or install them on Ubuntu 14.04. I don't know anything , I want to play Dota 2 .. so wanted to get my Nvida geforce to work.. I don't ...
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Hybrid graphic and laptop life

As a non-gamer I would like to get an answer on this question please. If a laptop use whole time integrated GPU, and switch to Nvidia when the system is demanding it, will it affect laptop's life in ...
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After installing propriatary NVIDIA driver X Server won't start

I've tried to install a recent driver for my NVIDIA GPU, but after a reboot the graphical user interface won't start anymore. At first, I didn't even get to the login screen, but after reinstalling ...
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Booting problem in Ubuntu 14.04

My Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo S510p very frequently boots to this screen and hangs: It is isn't always, sometimes it boots up to the lock screen, like normal, sometimes it just hangs at the above ...
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Can not install xserver-xorg-video-nouveau xorg-video-abi-15 because of the error of unmet dependencies

When trying to run sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-video-nouveau xorg-video-abi-15 I am having the following error, is there any solution for it. The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Has anyone got an Nvidia 940M to work on 14.04.4 LTS w/ Nvidia proprietary drivers?

I've been trying for a couple of days now to get my 940M to work on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS to no avail (currently stuck on login loop issue), and yet there doesn't appear to be much discussion of issues ...
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Whats the differences between NVIDIA installed from ppa or from nvidia.com

Im actually testing drivers for my NVIDIA card from both the new ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa on the one hand and official drivers directly from nvidia.com on the other hand. Installation and workflow in ...
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Can't resume after suspend and power off issues with ubuntu 14.04

I installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu on my desktop computer and now I face several power related issues: Can't resume after I suspend the system: When I suspend the system, it screen goes blank and ...
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Login Loop, Video Driver Problem, Reinstalling Driver Fixes until Reboot

My problem is very similar to Ubuntu gets stuck in a login loop. However, none of the answers there worked for me and I have narrowed it down somewhat beyond that question. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. ...
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Screen flickering

I have an MSI GS60 with an intel broadwell i7-5700HQ CPU and hybrid graphics (nvidia GTX ‎970‎M). The screen flickers so badly as shown in this video (seconds 0:03 and 0:08): ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu 15.10

I'm new to Ubuntu and managed to install version 14 some days ago. That was already really problematic, but somehow worked. I have a GTX970 graphics card, which is not supported by the nouveau driver ...
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HDMI display not detected in nvidia Geforce 9300 GS

I just installed Ubuntu in my Sony Vaio VGN-Z31XN with nVidia GeForce 9300 GS. When i tried to connect it to my Samsung television through the HDMI cable, it seems that the laptop can't seem to ...
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Ubuntu freezes randomly

I can use ctrl + alt + f2 to switch to tty2 and then ctrl + alt + f7 to switch back to tty7. The only problem is that it takes about 5 minutes for computer to react and switch to the tty2. After ...
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Nvidia driver Ubuntu black screen

I have a something to ask. I have an Acer Aspire 5520 , and I try to install nvidia driver on it but I get a black screen after login.I have fixed it by using ctrl+alt+f1 and sudo apt-get remove ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 64-bit Nvidia GTX 780 Issues

so im new to linux of any kind, i have just made the leap and switched from windows to ubuntu. It took me a while as i wanted a system that was clean and had tons of support for issues like this, i ...
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I don't have prime profile at nvidia xserver settings

I was using windows before and I was playing cs go without any ping with high fps. I am using ubuntu 14.04 now. I have very low fps although I decreased the video settings. I am using ASUS N550k, ...
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Detect (apparently) manually installed driver Nvidia

I have the same problem as here and the solution is saying that I manually installed a driver and this causes the problem. Great! But how do I detect said driver (and deinstall it)? I tried various ...
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Ubuntu nVidia driver crash after power failure

Every time after server power failure, nvidia video driver has crashed and need reinstalling the driver. How fix this crash problem for safety working of nvidia driver? Ubuntu: 15.10 nVidia driver: ...
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Trying to install NVIDIA drivers, can't find version.h

Alright, so I'm trying to install NVIDIA graphics drivers for my GT610 in order to maybe get my computer to work like a machine with 8 GB of RAM and a 3 GHz AMD CPU should. So, I'm trying to do it the ...
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ubuntu15.10 install nvidia. I can not find the screen in NVIDIA X server setting

I am new here. I had installed system(ubuntu 15.10), then I try to install nvidia using these command: sudo apt-get install nvidia-352-updates nvidia nvidia-modprobe nvidia-prime When I open NVIDIA ...
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How to: Bumblebee with NVidia GeForce GTX 950M, with NVidia's proprietary drivers (anyone confirm it works)?

I have a laptop with a discrete NVidia GeForce GTX 950M graphics card. I installed Ubuntu and am using the proprietary NVidia drivers (had to boot with nomodeset first to install those). That is, only ...
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Problem Nvidia geforce 840m

I have a notebook that has an intel board and Nvidia, the problem is that it is only acknowledging the intel and every time I install a driver can not log in on ubuntu 15.10, is there any way to solve ...
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How to enable nVidia CUDA driver after apt screwed everything up

I installed CUDA using nVidia's download. It installed a specific version of the nVidia driver. Everything was working fine. Then I foolishly agreed to Ubuntu's request to update its software (I'm ...
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login prompt enter in loop after nvidia driver installation at ubuntu

I did this tutorial (BinaryDriverHowto/Nvidia ) to install my driver. Nvidia driver is tesla c2075 I deleted nouveau driver but this didn't changed anything. I used sudo xconfig-nvidia but it doesn't ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Maximizing to wrong screen

This is my first post here. I just upgraded (well, reinstalled) to Ubuntu 15.10. I'm using the closed source nvidia driver with 2 video cards and 4 monitors (2 per card). I'm Using X-screen0 for the ...
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Nvidia fans doesn't work(Alienware)(Laptop)

Well as I can't find any help googling will ask for it :P I have an Alienware computer and after fixing the non spin fans (CPU) (using i8kamon) my GPU fan doesn't spin (Ended this one never have spin, ...
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how to install Nvidia GTX 750 ti drivers in ubuntu 14.04.4 32 bit system

guys! I want to install Nvidia GTX 750 ti drivers in ubuntu 14.04.4 32 bit system,but always not succeess! first can't detect Nvidia geforce gtx 750ti zjhxmjl@ubuntu:~$ lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA ...
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How To install Nvidia 7300 / 7200 SE drivers on ubuntu 14.04

I've followed all the posts I can find on installing my Nvidia 7300 / 7200 graphics card but nothing works. Every time I try to install the driver for the graphics I do so then I reboot and the ...
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nvidia-smi hangs. cannot be killed even by SIGKILL

I just finished carefully installing the latest nvidia drive to an new amazon g2.2xlarge ec2 instance which I would like to use to do some machine learning. Before install cuda and other packages, I ...
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NVIDIA login loop and console login issues

I have issues with the Nvidia login loop. Logging in makes the screen go black and I am redirected back to the login page. I have found other posts that will help with the Nividia login loop, but my ...
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Using dedicated GPU on laptop

I have laptop with dedicated NVidia GPU and integrated Intel GPU. Can I force specific program (or - in worst case - the whole system and all programs) to use dedicated unit instead of integrated one, ...
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Cant get (k)ubuntu to work with GTX 960

I just built a PC with a GTX 960 from MSI as my graphics card. I had Windows 7 running on this machine however I failed to install kubuntu 15.10 on this computer. I can install kubuntu but when I ...
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No sound through internal laptop speakers but through headphones on Thinkpad W520

I have a Thinkpad W520 that I installed Ubuntu 15.10 on. Everything has been working, except I have no sound through the internal laptop speakers. The headphones work just fine, and the really ...
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bumblebee daemon requires manual restart to work

At first: $ optirun vlc [16127.891535] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver [16127.891591] [ERROR]Aborting because fallback start is disabled. and then i do magic ...