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

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How to safely update software with a non-standard kernel?

Background I have an Asus UX302LA laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. As the default kernel mainline (3.13.*) is incompatible with the GeForce graphics card it ships with I switched to to a ...
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After apt-get upgrade system always boot to low-graphics mode

Some time ago I have installed xorg edgers nvidia 331 drivers for my Nvidia 420M with Ubuntu 13.10. Today I have run like always sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade -y && ...
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failed to load monitor configuration after Ubuntu (12.04LTS) update

I've updated my Ubuntu 12.04LTS and after restarting machin, now I see this error on startup: and when try to download nvidia driver from here: I see this error: i'm beginner, please help !
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How to play Diablo III on Ubuntu?

Is it possible to play Diablo 3 on Ubuntu? What should I install to play D3 with good graphics? How can I get an Nvidia video card to work well with Diablo III?
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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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My NVIDIA GEFORCE 610 in Asus A43SD doesn't recognize on Ubuntu 12.04

I was try to install VGA card because it doesn't recognize on "Addtional Driver" so I try install it manualy with following this steps : Download Driver from www.nvidia.org Adjust the type you have ...
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DisplayLink adapter doesn't work for 12.04LTS

I have tried to google all the way but I can't find any concrete answer to solve my problem. I bought a ASUS-VE248H and a display link USB adpater. I plugged it in my HP-23-b020a and nothing shows ...
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How do I regain access to command line/terminal and restore Ubuntu

I have a newish Lenovo Ideapad 510P with Nvidia graphics and I recently wanted to upgrade from 12.04 to the brand new 14.04. Ubuntu's website seemed to detail that the best way to do this was to ...
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Install Nvidia driver for CUDA to use “GPU” option in Blender (ubuntu (13.10-) 14.04)

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 14.04 freezes after lid open

I have dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 with Win7. When I bought my laptop (HP ProBook 4540s) it had SUSE Linux 11 installed, but I replaced that with Windows. Everything works fine on Win, but I fell in love ...
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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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No TTY after installing NVIDIA Driver

When I first installed Ubuntu 14.04, I used the command line to install the nvidia drivers to my computer. Now, if I try to open any of the 6 TTYs, I lose all display and my monitor cuts off until I ...
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NVIDIA GeForce Go 7150M (UMA) USB install

I upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 from a clean install. I do not have the NVIDIA GeForce Go 7150M (UMA) driver saved on the PC anywhere only on a USB drive. I cannot get the PC to boot up passed the loggin ...
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Peaceful coexistance of Intel and Nviidia GLX

I have an optimus laptop, so both intel and nvidia cards. It has worked fine for years (running 12.04) using bumblebee. Yes, I know there are better options by now, but it works fine. Problem is, ...
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nvidia-331 drivers hanging on hibernate (and now boot) with a ThinkPad W520

I'm having quite a bit of trouble trying to use my W520 thinkpad with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and an external display (VGA out). I know many are having similar issues with this graphics card (mine is the ...
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Black screen when alt+tab

I obtain a black screen for some window software when I activate it, so I open for example Thunderbird, firefox and other one,if I minimize TB and after some time I use alt+tab to bring back to the ...
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xserver-xorg-video-ati do not support dual head with DVI connection

I am running (gnome) Ubuntu 13.10 and I have an AMD Radeon hd 7470 graphic card (dual head). I am using the xserver-xorg-video-ati as video driver. This driver is working fine if I connect my screens ...
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Am I using the Nouveau driver or the proprietary NVIDIA driver?

For a long time, I have used the NVIDIA proprietary driver. In Additional Drivers the NVIDIA driver was activated. However, I just "Removed" that driver because I would like to use the Nouveau driver ...
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Cant get full resolution on Second monitor with nvdia geforce 210 on 14.04

I am using two Samsung 1920x1080 monitors with my Ubuntu 14.04 machine having an nvdia geforce 210 graphic card. The first monitor is connected to the VGA port and the second monitot to the DVI port ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Black Screen at boot After changing Nvidia Driver

2 days ego i updated my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to latest updates but i ignored Grub Updating because I thought it will clear my grub settings (I'm so noob!). After restart every things was right, the Ubuntu ...
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Portable Ubuntu, how to auto install the correct ATI/Nvidia driver when booting?

That is. I don't want to have both drivers installed at the same time. I just want to make an init script or whatever which will choose the correct driver for the video card currently installed during ...
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Nvidia Current shows 304 driver but i require a 331 driver

I want to install CUDA toolkit 6 on my ubuntu 12.04. While trying to install the nvidia driver, the command: sudo apt-get install nvidia-current shows: nvidia-304 nvidia-current ...
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NVIDIA drivers causing blank screen with X mouse icon [closed]

I recently decided to switch to the NVIDIA proprietary drivers on my Linux Mint 16 desktop. I added the xorg-edgers PPA and installed the nvidia-current package. Upon rebooting, I didn't get the ...
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Nvidia X Server Settings Showing Blank Error

i'm using ubuntu 14.04 and i have Nvidia GF119M and Intel® Ivybridge Mobile x86/MMX/SSE2 on me. I tried to switch my card to nvidia, but an error appeared and its blank. How do i get my nvidia to ...
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How do i change my reolution in Lubuntu? (using xrandr)

I would like help with changing my resolution. I'm running on Lubuntu (Newest version) and I have no clue how to change my resolution. I know of going to Menu>Preferences>Monitor settings but ...
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14.04 LTS - Nvidia 331 Dual Monitors not working any more after updating

When using the X Server Nouvea Display Drivers my dual monitors works perfectly fine. However it sometimes crashes so i decided to change the display drivers to the the latest NVIDIA 331.38 driver ...
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How to install Precise Pangolin as a second OS on a PC with a RAID?

I want to install Ubuntu as a second operating system beside Windows XP SP3. My main PC has a mainboard based on the nVidia nForce4 architecture with an onboard (mainboard) nVidia RAID controller, 4 ...
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ubuntu 14.04 - can't open display / could not open X display - Nvidia ( all versions)

I have serious issues since I installed 14.04 on my machine.My graphics card is Nvidia geforce GTX 680. I have double Xeon processors machine. On previous Ubuntu 12.04 it worked nicely. I've tried ...
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Nvidia drivers question [duplicate]

I have a question about drivers, should I use the ones, provided by ubuntu(14.04 - 331.38), or should I install the latest ones from nvidia(331.79)? which would work better? Nvidia page says this: ...
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nvidia-prime switching to intel stopped working

I can no longer switch between my intel and nvidia cards, it used to work and my default card was intel now for some reason its nvidia and i can no longer switch and the PRIME profile option has ...
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vdpauinfo: display: :0.0 screen: 0 Error creating VDPAU device: 1

New to this community. I hope that someone can help me with the below. I am at the point that I need to get vdpau to work to offload the CPU. No luck. Last week my new GT610 nvidia card arrived - I ...
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Unrecognized beamer on NVidia GTX 660 with 331.20 drivers

I've an NVidia GTX 660 with 331.20 drivers installed on my ubuntu 14.04 and cant get my beamer recognized. I've tested with latest drivers on Windows 7 and is also not recognized even if another ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Running Low Graphics Mode After Upgrading Software

I'm having problem with my PC. It says "System is running in low graphics mode" I'm using nvidia gt430 graphics card. Everything was ok after installing Ubuntu 14.04 but after installing software ...
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Nvidia driver install [duplicate]

I tried blacklisting and everything I could find on the internet used with root and Alt+Ctrl+F1 with no solution : nvidia-installer log file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log' creation time: Mon Jun 17 ...
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Cannot reboot after upgrade to 14.04: CMOS/CPNV checksum Bad

I installed on my old desktop (which I use for my work at office) the Ubuntu 12.04. Yesterday I thought I should try upgrading to 14.04 through terminal commands which I found all around the net. ...
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ubuntu nvidia driver

My laptop has Nvidia and Intel graphics card. I have decided to just stick to the Nvidia drivers from ubuntu repos. Either Nvidia-331 or Nvidia 334 from Nvidia's website was working, I do not remember ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 lts and Nvidia 9800GT

I recently aquired a new GeForce 9800GT GPU and an additional monitor for my desktop. I put it into my ubuntu x64 system, and installed the new drivers, initially from nvidia, then from the apt-get ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Nvidia display issues

I've been attempting to fix an issue all day to no success. I'm facing a problem that is only allowing me to use my inbuilt graphics card. I have three monitors and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 660; I've ...
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refresh rate on CRT monitor

So, I've got a geForce 650 Ti Boost, on a CRT monitor. My ubuntu is the latest, and I use Nvidias propietary driver. I've tried all the things that I know of to set my refresh rate to 85 hz. I'ts a ...
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Cannot find -lGL but i've install nvidia driver

I'm trying to compile a simple "Hello World" programm in Qt Creator, but I always get this message: <update> g++ -Wl,-rpath,/home/paul/Apps/Qt/5.3/gcc_64 ...
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Using the Nvidia Graphic card in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm new to ubuntu and i've been having this question since the day i installed Ubuntu. Does ubuntu come along with the necessary drivers for my Nvidia 640M graphic card? Also , My computer was ...
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HDMI audio to Samsung TV not working Ubuntu 14.04

I have seen many people have had problems with this topic and have tried pretty much every solution I can find (google is an ubuntu users friend) but still have not been able to get audio working ...
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Why won't Steam launch properly? And why do I get these error messages?

I have indeed set this as standard in the additional drivers settings for my NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780: Using NVIDIA GeForce binary driver version 311.38 from nvidia-311 (proprietary, tested) This is ...
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Fan under load doesn't go full speed on Acer laptop

On Ubuntu 14.04 when I do any system intensive task like gaming and when temperatures reach over 80C for CPU and 70C for GPU, fan doesn't spin as fast as it does in Windows 7 under even lower temps. ...
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Display locks up when using laptop display and nvidia-337 from xorg-edgers, ctrl-alt-f1 breaks me out

Kind of a generic question but I don't really know what's relevant to the problem. I'm using a T430s laptop when a Nvidia Optimus setup (intel + nvidia GPUs). It works perfectly when the laptop is in ...
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Installation hanging on black screen

I tried to install Ubuntu over a year ago and was almost able to get it right, aside from my ATI graphics card. Well, 4 months ago I bought a new Nvidia graphics card and thought I'd give Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Crashes after installing NVIDIA-331 or NVIDIA-CURRENT driver (GTX 765M)

I am fairly new to Linux in general, but I am not super dumb at it either. I was getting tired of how Windows was always loading, so I decided to take the plunge and switch to Linux. After looking ...
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12.04 laptop screen showing blue and white - no gui on external monitor

please forgive my ignorance on a number of your potential answers as i'm new to Linux. Basically I turned my laptop on one day a while back and was greeted with a black screen. I've since spent a ...
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No Unity dash and bars - existing solutions not working

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS x64 on a Schenker M504 (Clevo 650) Intel i7 4712 with NVIDIA GeForce GTX850M. When switching to the NVIDIA card using PRIME, all my windows were surrounded by a thick ...
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Nouveau quad monitors dual-GPU error: could not set the configuration for CRTC 64

I have 2 GPU (Nvidia G96GL Quadro FX 580) hooked to 2 monitors each, and while I was on 12.04 I was happily using all 4 monitors using the proprietary drivers. I recently upgraded to 13.10 and all ...