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

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No screens found with usable configuration (Live-CD), boot-repair CLI

I have an MSi GE70 Laptop (Graphics: nvidia GeForce GT650M). At first I couldn't boot nor install. After adding 'nomodeset' in Grub I was able to start the installation. `Try Ubuntu`` just gave me a ...
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HDMI/VGA connection cuts borders of screen or creates blurry text

Ok this is an extension of another problem I had with a VGA connection and an Nvidia Geforce GT 440 card. The question has been updated to include other problems related to HDMI Video and also since I ...
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Failed to initialize the NVIDIA GPU with Nvidia 660m and bumblebee

Specifications: Clevo W370ET ubuntu 13.10 32bt, nvidia 660m, with 319 nvidia drivers installed, the bus ID is PCI:01:00:0. And after installing Bumblebee using this site. LINK I still can not run ...
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NVidia 331 driver with ubuntu 13.10 - graphics crash

I hope this is not a duplicate and will not be seen as one. I have browsed all the answers and solutions on this forum plus everything I could find on google. My problem is that when I install ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 failed NVIDIA drivers install (no bumblebee)

Thinkpad W520 with Quadro 1000m, optimus disabled. Reading a little bit about the topic, I thought I was well prepared and did the following: sudo apt-get remove --purge nvidia* sudo ...
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Nvidia driver installed but OpenGL unknown

I have installed the latest Nvidia driver for my MSI GE70 laptop with a GeForce GTX 765M graphics card. Some games crash (intermittently), in particular Metro LL. Investigating the status of the ...
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Nvidia driver for Macbook Pro 9,1

I am current using the default nouveau driver on my Macbook Pro 9,1. I tried installing nvidia-current, then Ubuntu just went blank after restart. Is there any safe way to install nvidia proprietary ...
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Blurry screen (Windows is normal)

Okay, I've installed Ubuntu today. I've been using it at University but I have came across an annoying problem. The screen is just blurry compared to my Windows OS. Something must be wrong here. All ...
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Get Ubuntu to NOT move windows when turning off one of multiple monitors

I have a triple monitor setup and it works very well with 13.10. However, I have some problems with the way Ubuntu moves windows around when turning off a monitor. For instance, when I want to watch ...
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NVIDIA drivers not working with more recent Ubuntu releases

I have a late 2012/early 2013 iMac with the following graphics card (lspci) 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GK107M [GeForce GT 640M Mac Edition] (rev a1) I have tried the ...
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Unable toboot with Nvidia GTX 750 ti, even with latest beta drivers

Yesterday I got a Nvidia GTX 750ti for my htpc (ubuntu headless 12.04) but the computer wont boot with it installed. I've tried booting with nomodeset parameter and installing the latest beta driver ...
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White screen with black strips Ubuntu 12.04 LTS after install NVidia drivers

I was trying to install Steam and it get me a message about that my NVidia drivers were outdated and they recommend me to install at least the NVidia 304 drivers, so I installed and rebooted my PC, ...
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Nvidia GT218 repository drivers don't work

I upgraded all packages with sudo apt-get upgrade command on my Ubuntu 10.04 box and I have Ubuntu 12.04 3.2.0-29-generic-pae now. I have two monitors and the following GPU: 01:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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diablo 3 won't start after add optirun prefix

I've been trying to run the Diablo3 in the ubuntu 13.10 for a while now, sadly without a success... My problem is, that i can't run it with optirun. If I just type wine ...
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1080p Screen resolution problem after 10.04 to 12.04 update

I have a Samsung LCD 40" with a NVidia GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 Card. I recently upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04 and the best resolution I can get is 1360x768. I've tried the propietary drivers ...
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Install Nvidia driver for CUDA to use “GPU” option in Blender (ubuntu 13.10)

Same question as on the Blender stackexchange site. As a recap: I have to install the nvidia driver but how to do it? (repository or manually? And I already had problems with both, as said) My ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and prior: fuzzy display. NP700Z7C. Pastebin and screenshot included

Model: Samsung-Series-NP700Z7C-S01US Intel HD4k + 650M http://pastebin.com/KU2MZhYa <-- xrandr --verbose Issue: http://imgur.com/Ven091g HDMI output is normal. VGA output is normal.
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12.04.4 Picking up wrong graphic card

nVidia Proprietary driver worked fine in 11.10 and update from 12.04.1 thru 12.04.2. The next update, my system crashed (as many have reported). Did fresh install of 12.04.4 and activating any of the ...
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NVIDIA GT610 card with KSP

I have new graphics card for my PC, it's ASUS branded NVIDIA Geforce GT 610 with 1 GB RAM. PC is three years old ASUS motherboard without any extras, just dual core CPU with 6 GB RAM plus hd and DVD ...
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Some noob questions

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and I've had some issues which I want to make sure are OK. Whenever I boot I get two lines of text. It's hard to read because it flashes very fast, however it's something ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 64bit installation problems with hp elitebook 8540w

I have tried both 32bit and 64bit versions of ubuntu 13.10 and 12.04 LTS and allways the same screen pops on! And I tried it with CD and USB. For burning CD I used Poweriso. For USB i used poweriso ...
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Flash video appears blue

The Problem After updating to Ubuntu 12.04 from Ubuntu 11.10, all video is still blue, whether playing in a browser or a player. Same problem occurs in 11.10 as well. I have tried to uninstall all ...
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Unity won't boot

My Ubuntu is not starting correctly. I see the BIOS splash screen followed by a purple background, then some lines of text on a black background: [ 1.071536] ata6.00: failed to enable AA ...
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How to span single wallpaper over dual monitors?

I have dual monitor set up in Ubuntu 11.10. I want to have a single wallpaper spanned across both monitors. How do I do this?
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Nvidia driver installation results in resolution change to 800x600 with Xubuntu 10.04 (can't change)

I have a 2.8 P4 and a Nvidia FX 5500 AGP graphics card. I've installed Xubuntu 10.04. It is WAY too laggy with the default o/s driver. Installing the Nvidia 173 driver, modaliases and nvidia-settings ...
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xserver-common-lts-raring missing?

Hello been having problems through out my upgrade. Was not able to install packages till I removed the if fi statement in /var/lib/dpkg/info/xserver-common-lts-raring.postrm Now looks like: ...
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Manually change the screen resolution

My system: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. My graphic card: nVidia GeForce gt430. My monitor is Samsung LE26R51B. And my connection is digital (HDMI). The current screen resolution is not good at all, I can't see ...
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Saucy Salamander huge error

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10. All i have to say is that it lags so much on PC that it makes windows seem 50x faster. Just opening up the dashboard and typing in something takes up to 20 seconds. ...
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Ubuntu won't boot after initializing the Build Environment for Android

My laptop worked perfectly util I initialized the build environment for Android. The GUI won't start. It looks like some kinds of graphics card problems. I tried to fix it but after trying a lot of ...
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Firefox Crash Nvidia 331 Driver [on hold]

Recently my Firefox (Firefox 27.0.1) has been crashing immediately upon opening. I've tried disabling add-ons, resetting, etc to no avail (although disabling addons did make it last a few minutes as ...
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Minimalistic Ubuntu install without desktop for USB

I'm looking for a Ubuntu installation that runs from a USB flash drive. I do not want a desktop, all I need is a shell. It should be as small and fast as possible. I currently work with Debian on a ...
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nVidia Optimus technology and LifeBook AH532

I recently bought an Fujitsu LifeBook AH532 which have hybrid graphic and comes with Windows. On Windows the Optimus technology works well, but I couldnt find how to make it works under Ubuntu. I ...
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How do I remove Nvidia drivers and revert to nouveau (12.04)?

I'd like to give the new nouveau drivers a try. When I try a Ubuntu live distro, they work pretty flawlessly, but I don't seem to be able to use them correctly on my installed system. What I do is ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and Nvidia. Second Monitor causes graphics settings to reset

I'm trying to get a second monitor on my laptop, plugged in through HDMI. I can get the second screen to be detected and display stuff, but every minute or two the graphics will freak out, both ...
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Ubuntu 13.10: Xrandr returns HDMI disconneted

I have an Asus PB278Q that I am trying to hook up to my laptop running Ubuntu 13.10. When I type Xrandr it reports the proper information for screen 0 but says that HDMI-0 is disconnected. I have ...
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weird nvidia-96 install error

on ubuntu 12.04.4 i ran on terminal "sudo apt-get update" and then after that i ran "sudo apt-get install nvidia-96" after the install was configuring nvidia-96 after a few seconds there (i dont ...
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Touchpad tap not working after NVidia driver

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 with Cinnamon as my Desktop environment. I recently isntalled the NVidia propietary drivers (directly from their webpage) and now, the tap in my touchpad is not working. The ...
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Sand boxed Virtual Games PC?

I have an Ubuntu box with 16gb of RAM and a Dual Core CPU and a GT220 GPU (1Gig). I was thinking that maybe for gaming (I've a lot of steam titles) that maybe some sort of virtual windows environment ...
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How to make NVIDIA GEFORCE 710M a default graphics on Ubuntu [duplicate]

Honestly, my default graphic driver for Ubuntu 13.10 is Intel® Ivybridge Mobile. But got a Nvidia driver which it was already been installed. So, how to make Nvidia driver as a default graphics ...
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How to switch between hybrid Graphics Intel/nVidia? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung NP-QX411. It has two graphics cards, Intel and nVidia. The Intel drivers were quickly found and is fully functional. But nVidia, I have tried installing several drivers in different ...
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Can't set resolution higher than 1360x768

I have tried to look up fixes but none of them seems to work My first problem is that my screen is not recognized, it is an AOC 2436Vwa 24". Out of the box ubuntu could not select a higher resolution ...
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How to set up dual monitors properly

All the solutions I'm seeing seem to relate to people putting two monitors on the same graphics card.I want/need one on the graphics card and one on the motherboard's integrated graphics VGA port. I ...
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nvidia driver is not loading after kernel update

I downloaded Nvidia driver from Nvidia's website. I set up it under kernel 3.11.0-17. Every thing was almost perfect for me. It was even working after update to kernel 3.11.0-18. However I wanted to ...
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Is there a way to get multiple monitors to work on NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M in 13.10

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on an MSI GS70 with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M graphics card. Since installation I have been unable to get the machine to recognize an additional monitor either from ...
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Blackscreen after installing nvidia drivers [duplicate]

I am running into black screen problems after installing nvidia drivers in my notebook. I have a nvidia mobile 540 but everytime I try installing the driver, I boot to a black screen. Only the cursor ...
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Installing Nvidia Additional Driver failed in Ubuntu 12.04

I have a GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 graphics card installed in an HP Compaq Presario CQ5000 Series desktop with an AMD Athlon II X3 435 processor, 2GB RAM and Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit installed. I tried to ...
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How to enable HDMI out with an Nvidia 310M?

I have a laptop with an Nvidia 310M card. I can't get my HDMI out to work in Ubuntu (I'm on 11.10 now, but this hasn't ever worked). My Windows partition works fine with HDMI. I've tried disper and ...
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GA-H87-HD3 and Nvidia GTX760

Ubuntu doesn't recognise my GPU, I can see image only if I plug monitor into input on MOBO (I have integrated GPU with Intel CPU also) MOBO: GA-H87-HD3 GPU: Nvidia GTX760
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Black screen after login (nvidia driver installation)

I have an Nvidia GeForce 740M graphics card and an Intel Core i5-3337U 1.8Ghz processor in my Asus K56C laptop. I know this issue has happened to many others, but I tried all the solutions I could ...
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Framebuffer in Ubuntu 12.04 (NVidia)

After a new install of 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04.2, my grub menu appeared in a nice, small font in a framebuffer and when Ubuntu loaded, the logo and red/white dots were small and crisp. I've installed ...