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

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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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Multi-monitor: one or the other monitor goes black

I have two monitors hooked to a GTX-960. One is connected via DVI and the other via DP. This is a System76 Leopard Extreme desktop. I'm using the proprietary Nvidia "tested" drivers. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. ...
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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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How to change screen resolution for Nvidia card

I have this hardware: cardA: Asus Geforce 210 Nvidia cardR: ATI Radeon HD4670 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Short" Story: I wanted to test which of my graphical cards is the best. I used Ubuntu ...
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nvidia-settings does not work since upgrade to 14.04

Since I upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 from 13.10, it is impossible to change any parameter in nvidia-settings without this program crashing. nvidia-settings is starting correctly but if I try to change ...
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I cant get beyond login screen or get into command line to fix it, screen covered in lines of dots

I am new to Ubuntu, and I have loaded 14.04LTS (apparently stable, easy to use?) as the operating system on a Compaq CQ60 with AMD chipset and NVidia graphics card. I cannot get beyond the login ...
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Slow shutdown / reboot with 15.10

I have a GeForce GT 740 graphics card installed and am running a clean install of 15.10. I was running the stock (X.Org X server) graphics driver installed by Ubuntu. Everything was great, shutdown ...
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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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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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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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Cannot get rid of nvidia drivers, restore nouveau driver and get desktop working

I made the mistake of installing the Nvidia Linux drivers direct from their website. It failed because it could not remove the nouveau driver. Next I manually installed the nvidia drivers from the ...
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Bumblebee not disabeling NVIDIA

I installed bumblebee to save some battery on my laptop. It works very well. When I boot the computer cat /proc/acpi/bbswitch says OFF. When i run an application with primusrun, cat ...
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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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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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Is Nvidia GPU works when the load is bigger?

I have a laptop with Intel processor with an integrated video card and dedicated Nvidia card. How do I check which GPU is currently active, and how do I set Ubuntu to automatically switch to the ...
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How do I set resolution to 1440x900 with Nvidia?

I have an Nvidia GeForce 9800 GT card and suddenly after some recent updates on 12.04, I am unable to get my resolution higher than 1024x768. It used to be 1440x900. I have tried uninstalling and ...
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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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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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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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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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Switching to nvidia graphics (nvidia prime,nvidia x server settings)

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I tried to switch to my Nvidia graphic card via Nvidia x server settings, but it doesn't allow me. It shows the blocking sign. Any ideas? -- with NVIDIA 745M
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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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how do to install the display drivers for a displaylink usb monitor on 13.04?

How do I install the display drivers for a displaylink usb monitor? The monitor connected with the displaylink device has the following messages on the display: [ 10.723468] usb 3-1.1: device ...
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Nvidia drivers breaking after updates

My Ubuntu 15.10 install breaks graphics when installing new nvidia drivers for my GTX 970. After the update, the hardware acceleration doesn't work as evidenced by: Cinnamon telling me (unity is also ...
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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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HP Pavilion P257NL Overheating

I'd like to dual boot my HP Pavilion 15 P257NL with Windows 7. I tried installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but it was getting very hot (only on Ubuntu, it stayed cool in Windows 7). I tried Googling, and I ...
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Noob with a Lenovo Y50-70 running Ubuntu 15.10 w/ Nvidia 960m not running or even showing up

Title says it all, i have tried using PPA's and bumblebee and the correct Nvidia drivers but nothing works. Any ideas would be great. Thanks
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Steam blank login screen kubuntu

I've installed steam from repo, then opened it, it did the usual update. After the update there was a blank login screen. Closed it, then reopened it but it is still blank. As fa as I see, the login ...
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How do I install the Nvidia drivers?

I just ordered the Nvidia GTX 560 card, which should arrive tomorrow. I have a dilemma, though. Should I keep using the driver which is available in "additional drivers" in Ubuntu (10.10), or should 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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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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Ubuntu 15.10 login loop after Nvidia install (for all users)

After reviewing many pages of this forum I've decided to ask a question.. My problem: After installing Ubuntu 15.10 and updating it, I've tried to install Nvidia drivers but after restart and trying ...
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Drivers for GeForce 7300 GS?

I have been searching EVERYWHERE!!!!! And I cannot seem to find a driver for my GeForce 7300 GS video card. If I don't get it, the Android SDK emulator won't work. I get this error while starting the ...
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Can not detect right resolution

I got this error in my desktop Could not switch the monitor configuration could not set the configuration for CRTC 95 And every second I run xrandr command it output is different : Screen 0: ...
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Can't install NVIDIA driver even after stoping lightdm

I want to install NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-346.59.run using command from tty1 sudo su sudo service lightdm stop that generate output Stop : Unknown Instance: then continue with chmod +x ...
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nvidia-352 driver not working with kernel 4.2.0-29

after the latest kernel update for wily, to 4.2.0-29, i can no longer load the nvidia-352 driver. After noticing it was not being loaded on boot, i used modprobe nvidia to try loading it manually, and ...
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Can't switch to Nvidia GPU from Intel or how to make Nvidia driver work (black screen, freeze login in, errors etc)

My problem is known, but still remains unsolved. After installing the latest (or any other version) of Nvidia drivers I get black screen or am unable to login. Useful information: nvidia-detector ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10

I've burnt Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS 64-bit on DVD-R by Infra Recorder, and created a live USB of 15.10 64-bit using Universal USB Installer. Then I tried installing Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS 64-bit, or Ubuntu ...
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assign cuda to a specific gpu

Two NVIDIA 780Ti cards installed. Using cuda 7.5 on Ubuntu 14.04. Postinstallation checklist shows cuda installed properly and functions properly. My monitors are attached to device 0. I compiled the ...
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How to use integrated Intel graphics instead of Nvidia graphics on MacBook Pro?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on MacBook Pro 15" 2010 (MacBookPro6,2) and I would like to use the integrated Intel graphics instead of the dedicated Nvidia graphics Ubuntu boots with on this ...
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Desktop icons off screen

I have a three monitor setup, where the left monitor is positioned lower than the other two. I want to setup the monitor layout accordingly, but when I do that, some of the desktop icons are not ...
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Cannot rotate second monitor with xrandr (Nvidia VGA): cannot use rotation “left” reflection “none”

I've got an Ubuntu 15.10 laptop with an integrated intel VGA and a Nvidia Geforce gtx 960m lspci -nn | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:191b] (rev 06) ...
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NVIDIA proprietary driver logging me to console instead of GUI

Firstly i want to apologise for any mistakes, English is not my native language. My problem is I can't get NVIDIA proprietary drivers to work. I tried to install it on Ubuntu 12.04.1 32 and 64 bits, ...
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Cannot use --transform nor --scale to fix overscan of TV HDMI on laptop

My TV doesn't have an option to fix the over-scan. Using windows I can fix it by setting the Intel's Screen config to shrink until I fit the display into screen, so theoretically it must be possible ...
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How to turn off my graphic card led Logo (Gigabyte Nvidia GTX970)

On windows its possible to turn it off with geforce-experience and it seems that it doesn't do it definitly, it does it by software on the driver...