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

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Multiple monitors with Xubuntu - BIOS Setting missing?

I'm running Xubuntu 14.0.4.2 LTS, and I'm trying to set up a multiple monitor extended desktop. My motherboard has integrated graphics (a VGA soldered on to the motherboard), so I bought a Nvidia ...
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problem with dual monitor and nvidia

I am using a dell laptop and I sometime connect it to an external monitor. That creates a lot of odd problems. I'm on Uubntu 14.04 with and Nvidia graphicd card (Quadro K1100M) and running the 331.113 ...
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Unity scaling slows down window operations (e.g. switching windows takes 5 seconds)

Having high DPI monitor I changed Unity scaling from 1 to 2 (Top panel -> System settings -> Displays, Scale for menu and title bars). It seems to work fine except now most (all?) window operations ...
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nvidia-settings still present after driver uninstall

I just uninstalled my Nvidia drivers via command: ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-352.09.run --uninstall but after successful uninstall I still got nvidia-settings app installed. How to uninstall nvidia ...
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Overheat problem with Ubuntu 15.04 on Asus K55VD

I got this laptop. The issue is with the nVIDIA / Bubmlebee/Optimus. Drivers are correctly installed, no black screen. Optirun is working correctly. However, after a period of about 10 minutes ...
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Getting third monitor to work over HDMI - Ubuntu 14.04

I've been searching around for a couple days but it seems that this can be a case-by-case kind of thing. I currently have a dual monitor setup on Ubuntu 14.04. My external monitor, an ASUS HD ...
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Ensure popup / context menus appear on the same monitor as click that opened them

When I click the little gear / power icon at the top right of my left monitor, I see this (without blur -- that's just an artefact of me pressing PrintScreen and then having the menu try to dismiss ...
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Problem with nvidia drivers installation

I want to install new nvidia drivers R310 so I downloaded driver and when I run it it says that i can't install new drivers because there is this nouveau driver. It asked me if I want to add blacklist ...
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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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Asus external monitor has pink tint [closed]

One day, my ASUS PB238Q monitor started having a strong pink tint to it. Question: How can I tell if this is a software or hardware problem? If it's a software issue, how can I fix it? ...
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Ubuntu characters missing with Nvidia GeForce 840M and Nouveau driver

I recently bought a new laptop (ASUS-X555LN) with a 840M graphics card in it. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit with its install DVD, during and after the install, there are missing characters, like in ...
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Xlib: extension “GLX” missing on display “:0”. and OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display ':0'

I am trying to use OpenGL on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I installed OpenGL with the following commands: sudo apt-get install g++ cmake sudo apt-get install freeglut3 freeglut3-dev sudo apt-get install ...
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Problem with screen when changing users

I have Ubuntu 15.04 and 3 users. When I switch the users sometimes the desktop/unity bar goes fuzzy / not well rendered. If I minimize all windows it renders well. I have NVIDIA GTX 645 and looking ...
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Installing NVIDIA driver on Kubuntu 15.04 causes a bad screen resolution

I have a fresh install of Kubuntu 15.04. Before installing 15.04 I used Ubuntu 14.10 with the latest NVIDIA drivers. With that version I had no problems with the graphic card (screen resolution). Btw. ...
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12.04 Failed to load module “nvidia” (module does not exist, 0)

I have ASUS UL50Vt with nvidia optimus hybrid graphics (GeForce 210M). I recently installed ubuntu 12.04, and in Details app it was showing me, that I am on Intel video driver. So, I installed ...
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No screen capture software is working well even with great hardware

I have a GTX 970, i7-4790K and 8 GB of RAM, and yet I can only get 2-5 FPS seemingly independant of the graphics settings. In game I get anywhere from 100 FPS up.
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Nvidia Go5600 video, black screen after login after 12.04 > 14.04 upgrade

There are several questions and answers around this, and none seem to help. I upgraded a laptop with an Nvidia NV31M GeForce FX Go5600 video adapter from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. I have tried the ...
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14.04 Nvidia graphics drama - How can I get back into the install?

I bought a Nvidia GTX 750 to support 3x monitors, and then installed the card, machine boots to flashing cursor top left only - no input possible. Googled the problem - added the OEM driver (I ...
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HP envy dv6 overheating after installing ubuntu 15.04

I recently had a problem with Windows 8.1, a kernel crash or something, so I installed Ubuntu 15.04. Since I installed it, the temperature of the CPU is ~57°C, I got the stats using tlp. Any advise ...
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Dell M3800 with Nvidia Driver and External Monitor

I have problems with my notebook DELL Precision M3800 with NVIDIA Quadro K1100 and Intel. I need to use the proprietary driver nvidia (I tested the 331 that 349) with my external monitor. My ...
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Installing PHYSX under WINE

I installed ME2, but it asks for physx. I used following command to install physx: ./winetricks physx And that resulted in: You are using a 64-bit WINEPREFIX. If you encounter problems, ...
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Not typical miltimonitor xorg.conf - 2 GPUs (nvidia) and 5 Monitors

I installed some time ago elementary OS Freya. I'm fighting for a couple of days to get the correct configuration for my not typical multimonitor set 2 nvidia graphics cards GeForce GTX 660 Ti & ...
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How Do I Get Rid of “Broken NVIDIA RandR detected, falling back to RandR 1.0”?

My short question is: How do I get rid of the RandR error below, while still using a proprietaty nVidia driver package (e.g. 304) ? The gore follows. A fresh install of wine 1.5 (latest, from ...
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Shutdown PC in middle of driver update, can't login

Running ubuntu 14.04 with a gtx 770. I was trying to switch from open source drivers to the nvidia drivers, when halfway through my pc shutdown. Whenever I boot ubuntu I get to the login screen, and ...
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ubuntu 14.04.02 stuck after installing cuda 7

I have ubuntu 14.04.2 with both nvidia geforce 860m as well as intel. lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor DRAM Controller (rev 06) 00:01.0 PCI ...
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output of sudo nvidia-xconfig is different

When I run sudo nvidia-xconfig, I get this output. Using X configuration file: "/etc/X11/XF86Config". Backed up file '/etc/X11/XF86Config' as '/etc/X11/XF86Config.backup' New X configuration file ...
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ubuntu Dell 6600 14.04 multi-monitor problem

I am facing problem with ubuntu 14.04 when I connect my laptop to an external monitor. My system configuration is as follows: Intel® Core™ i7-2620M CPU @ 2.70GHz × 4 Quadro 3000M/PCIe/SSE2 ...
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14.04 Nvidia issues - black screen, freeze etc

I have some issues with nvidia drivers on ubuntu 14.04, switchable graphics (intel HD + nvidia GT 740M). Currently installed (from xorg-edgers repository): nvidia-352 (was recommended by ...
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Optirun vs primusrun

After a lot of trouble I have bumblebee working. I also installed bumblebee indicator for Gnome. With both optirun glxgears and primusrun glxgears the indicator shows that the nVidia card is working. ...
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How do I use Nvidia GTX 860M with 14.04?

When I installed ubuntu 14.04 there were no drivers in the additional drivers dialogue for my graphics card. I installed x-org edgers PPA and used a driver but it causes ubuntu to freeze when using ...
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Nvidia DVI/VGA problem

I have a Nvidia GT 630 with two LG Flatron E2242 screens connected. One of them is connected with a DVI/VGA connector because the card has 1 DVI and 1 VGA output. The driver (got the latest one) ...
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Nvidia binary driver causes problem after system update

i use linux for about 4 years now. I am more an experienced user than linux-pro. I tryed many different distros and recognized one problem most every ubuntu-based Distros have in common. When i ...
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Fixing graphic card driver after starting in nomodeset

after installing the last update nothing worked anymore, icons and menubar where pixelated, system didn't react to nothing. I decided to reinstall, I planned to do that for quite some time... After ...
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Black screen when logged in Ubuntu after Nvidia drivers update

Since the last update of my nvidia drivers on Ubuntu (15.04, 64 bit), I get a black screen when logged in Ubuntu. A second monitor does not help. Choosing the recovery mode on Grub doesn't help ...
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How do I hold all updates related to nvidia 346.72 driver?

Recently had to reinstall my system because of an update to the nvidia driver preventing the system from booting. I don't want to have to start all over again every time the nvidia driver updates. I ...
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15.04 PC boots to black screen after splash logo w/ Nvidia sli enabled

During boot, before Ubuntu gets to the login screen, I'm greeted with a black screen on my primary monitor and the PC doesn't proceed to login. Second monitor is inactive (both are plugged into my top ...
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No “Hdmi” option in my Sound Settings. How to fix it? [duplicate]

My laptop is a Dell 5748 (Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed). After formatting the hard drive I installed Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 8.1 Pro. My problem is that there's no Hdmi option in the sound settings. I ...
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bitcoin miner compatible with nvidia

I would try to start mining bitcoin into a mining pool, and i'm looking for a client compatible with linux (if it has a GUI would be better) and that admit to use my nvidia GTX 860 graphic card. Any ...
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How can I get TTYs to work with NVIDIA drivers?

If I'm debugging my graphics driver, I rely on the commandlines I can access by pressing Ctrl+Alt+F1-F6. However, after installing the latest NVIDIA drivers, the screen goes black when I switch to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 connects to Wi-Fi in some locations only

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 and for some reason it only connects to some Wi-Fi connections. It can't connect to some connections that my laptop is connected to, so what may be the problem?
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Steam won't work after MATE 14.04 updates.

Every time I download an update for 14.04, I am unable to start Steam. I get an error to the effect of "OpenGL is not using direct rendering". Up until now, my way around it is to ignore 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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ViewSonic Monitor and Nvidia Graphics Card: Overscan

I am struggeling now for almost half a year with my graphic-configuration ( ViewSonic VX2835wm, nvidia GeForce GTS 450). On a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 with the proprietary nvidia driver Version ...
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Problems with graphics trying to install ubuntu

I have a fresh 14.04 LTS 64-bit USB-Stick that I am able to boot from. (With nomodeset) I get the black-white menu on which I can tell to boot Ubuntu without installation properly. After that comes ...
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Ubuntu Upgrade 13.10 to 14.04 - Why isnt X Using My 3D Hardware Anymore?

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04, but now I cant login and see my desktop. I get all the way to the login screen and enter my password, but after pressing enter I get left with the 14.04 LTS ...
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Ubuntu gets stuck in a login loop - Not even Ctrl+Alt+F1/6 working

Ok, don't judge this as a duplicate question, please read through the whole thing. I have read the other thread and the solution is usually to press Ctrl+Alt+F1 and then start working on the problem. ...
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Nvidia color correction reset after Open Rhythmbox or Delete File

I've just installed the Nvidia driver 346.72 for GT520M on Ubuntu 14.04 and set Color Correction in the Nvidia X server setting. I've set the Nvidia driver to load its config on startup and it's ...
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Ubuntu 15.04, Intel on host and Nvidia detecated to guest OS on one monitor?

With VT-d and KVM, would it be possible to have the Host OS use the embeded Intel graphics and use the Nvidia GTX870M on the guest (Win8.1x64) on the VM on the same laptop monitor? So, in theory I ...
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SLI with Kubuntu 15.04 and twin Nvidia 970

Have successfully installed nvidia 346 driver for 970 GPU. Using Kubuntu 15.04 and twin 970's. What is the procedure to bring up SLI? For that matter, how do I ask the computer to tell me if it's ...
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How to enable 1280x800 resolution in tty?

I've got Toshiba U500 (nVidia). Tried changing /etc/default/grub in many ways, now I've got: GRUB_DEFAULT=5 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET=true GRUB_TIMEOUT=10 GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> ...