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

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How to solve unmet dependencies when installing Nvidia drivers?

I keep getting this error when I try running sudo apt-get install nvidia-current: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could ...
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Multiple Monitors using bumblebee on Ubuntu 13.10

I've been unable to get multiple monitors to work with Ubuntu 13.10 using nvidia-prime or bumblebee. Could someone point me in the right direction? With nvidia-prime, I've tried the xorg.conf here ...
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Installing Ubuntu and getting an 'Invalid Format' error message

(I am kind of new to Ubuntu/Linux, so sorry if this problem is already solved or is very easy to fix). Today I decided to try and install Ubuntu onto a second hard drive, so I could dual boot with ...
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Display issues on Ubuntu

I recently bought brand new Dell Inspiron 15 3000 with windows install. As our company works with ubuntu I format it and install Ubuntu. After the installation completed the and the ubuntu loaded the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04. Show windows issue. Blank window appears

I've got a problem with an action "show windows" which shows all windows when I reach a right down edge of my screen (similar to Expose at MAC). Since I installed Ubuntu 12.04 this function has ...
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Black Screen on boot fresh install 14.04.2 [duplicate]

Ive looked around and can't find an answer to my question. I just installed Lubuntu with a live USB and now when i try to boot the only thing i get is a black screen it appears its working but i cant ...
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modprobe of nvidia driver for GPU not loading at boot

Goodmorning AU- Problem is exactly as described above; OS: Ubuntu 14.04 Card: GTX 980M Driver: 3.43 My GPU computations with caffe don't work right on boot, it requires a sudo modprobe ...
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Kubuntu's TTY resolution too low after installing nvidia-current

After installing Kubuntu on a Notebook with GeForce Go 6100 graphics card, the tty's were working correctly, but the KDE desktop wouldn't display anything correctly. After installing the nVidia driver ...
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14.10 Dual Monitors are displayed as distorted single screen mode

I have very recently updated my Ubuntu OS from 14.04 to 14.10. I am running on an optimus enabled laptop, with Intel 4000 graphics and an nVidia 640M. *-display description: ...
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What Nvidia GeForce GT 560M driver should I be using? [duplicate]

hopefully a simple question here but I cant seem to find a definitive answer anywhere on the net. I am running ubuntu 14.10 on a MSI laptop which came with the GeForce 560M graphics card. Since ...
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remove nvidia graphics card and use integrated intel graphics

I have a desktop ubuntu 14.04 system that has an nvidia graphics card and intel graphics on the motherboard. I Want to remove the nvidia card from the system and use only the intel graphics. The ...
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Nvidia GeForce 750M Getting really hot on Ubuntu 14.04

I already tryed lots of "solutions", none worked, i already tryed to install a new version on nvidia, right now i'm using 331. Even when i'm doing nothing that should make my pc hot it still does. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia driver fail

i have bought a new Dell inspiron 15 - 3542 that has Nvidia (GM108M [GeForce 840M]). every time i install the Nvidia driver i have a black screen at the next boot, so i need to format again ! which ...
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screen freezes ubuntu 14.04 lts

I have a GT 520MX and updated with the nvidia proprietary driver (tested), each time the screen freezes, you can touch the keys but can not see anything. Each 5 seconds the system freezes . any ...
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How do I disable a Nvidia 9600GT on MacBookPro 5.1?

i finally put up a Dual Boot with Ubuntu and Lion on my old MacBookPro 5.1 As reported in many cases the discrete graphics card is turned on all the time consuming a lot of power and thus heating up ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia 840M driver help

I am trying to install the nvidia driver for the 840M but apparently it's the most hardest thing ever So far I've tried nvidia-346 (gave me a blank screen) nvidia-340 (gave me a blank screen) ...
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Geforce Go 7400 Nvidia and Nouveau driver problems on Ubuntu 14.04

I have an HP dv5000 with Intel core duo, 2.5 GB RAM and a Nvidia Geforce Go 7400 graphics card. I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and it runs very sluggishly, which research suggests might be because ...
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After last update, Ubuntu doesn't start [duplicate]

After the last update Ubuntu doesn't start any more on an Asus laptop i7 processor and NVidia GT 635m in combination with an HD 4000 Intel video card triple-booted wit Windows 7 and Windows 10 How ...
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How do I update to Ubuntu kernel 3.13.0 on 12.04 LTS without breaking the Nvidia graphics driver?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 "LTS" on a Lenovo W530 (Nvidia Optimus architecture) and updated the kernel to 3.13.0-32-generic as the version of the kernel I was running was going out of support, ...
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Mac Air Dual Boot Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Yosemite (10.10)

I've successfully installed Ubuntu following these steps. After installing updates and the driver for Nvidia 320M, every time I try to boot Ubuntu I get stuck in a black screen for infinity and ...
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14.04 - Display problems in chrome after attempting to install nvidia

After installing the nvidia drivers I found that I was having issues with google chrome. The screen looks like this with the black area where the address bar should be. I tried reinstalling chrome, ...
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Make second monitor show workspace that's on the left of primary monitor

I have been searching for a while now, but didn't find the thing I want. I have 3x4 raster of workspaces. I want to configure the workspaces as such that the second monitor shows the workspace that ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 GeForce 740M nvidia drivers

I am having issues installing the nvidia drivers for the 740M GPU. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. The kernel's version is 3.16.0-031600-generic. I tried installing nvidia-319 and nvidia-319-dev, but ...
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Triple monitor on Nvidia and Intel

I want to use 3 monitors, one on built-in Intel iGPU card and 2 on PCI-E Nvidia card on desktop. Is this setup possible? Searching gives Bumblebee for Optimus technology on notebooks, I tried and it ...
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How to uninstall manually installed Nvidia drivers?

How do I uninstall manually installed Nvidia drivers 310.14 and revert to Noveau. I have Ubuntu 12.10.
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Nvidia Powermizer Performance Levels

Is there anyway to configure Nvidia Powerimizer performance levels? My current setup has 3 power levels with the lowest one being 50mhz. The problem with this it that it lags compiz when it goes to ...
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Cannot install UBUNTU 14.10 Overheat Problem

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.10 on dell inspiron n5110. This laptop has hybrid graphics(Intel+nvidia). I have done some research pointing that this is the result of using both graphic cards at the ...
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Windows have black borders after hibernation Unity

when my 64bit Ubuntu 14.04 machine "wakes up" after hibernation, windows look like this: The system is still usable, but it's really ugly and I believe that Linux is beautiful, not only because of ...
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xrander problem with 1900x1080p

i have a problem with xrandr i successfully executed the following : #cvt 1900 1080 #xrandr 1900x1080 170.75 1904 2024 2224 2544 1080 1083 1093 1120 -hsync +vsync but unfortunately the following ...
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Install with dpkg from archive [duplicate]

I have to reinstall my 14.04 machine which is only a few days old, but I have had some sound driver issues and I think its best to just start fresh. However, I do not want to download everything ...
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Nvidia display driver installation

Whenever I'm installing NVIDIA display drivers and after rebooting ubuntu,I can see only blank black screen in front,again after uninstalling NVIDIA,it works fine on rebooting. I tried current version ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 nomodeset fixes boot problem but causes screen resolution to get stuck

I've been searching the askubuntu forum for the past 3 days trying to figure out what's going on with my system and I have tried a lot of things but to no avail. So, I will explain my situation and ...
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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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Nvidia ethernet drivers in Ubuntu 14.04

Ubuntu 14.04 refuses to work with an older Nvidia ethernet chipset, namely with the MCP51 ethernet controller. The forcedeth ethernet module refuses to work with this chipset, whatever I try. When ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 with Nvidia Geforce FX 5200

I installed pure Ubuntu 13.04 and tried to install the restricted driver,but it became yellow-screen after reboot. I found this question: Help! 13.04 installation nvidia driver I do in this way: sudo ...
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Ubuntu openGL issues

my OpenGL doesn't work at all i get Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0". lspci output 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family ...
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igpu and nvidia

I would like to connect 3 monitors to my computer. The problem is that the nvidia card i have does not support 3 monitors. So i connect 2 of them in the gpu (ASUS GTX 560 Ti) and the other in the igpu ...
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GNOME Mplayer: “Failed to open VDPAU backend libvdpau_nvidia.so” error

Using GNOME Mplayer everytime I play a video, I get the annoying dialog pop-out in the screenshot below.
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Dell D820 - Nvidia - Compiz crashes / won't run

I'm running a Dell Latitude D820 and a fresh / clean install of Ubuntu 11.04 x64. My graphics card is detected as nVidia Corporation G72M [Quadro NVS 110M/GeForce Go 7300] (it's the NVS 110M - the Go ...
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Ubuntu-desktop not working when suspend/resume or connecting an external monitor -after upgrade this week (14.04)

I was happily using 14.04 with my Lenovo Y50. When I installed it, I had some troubles making my NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M 2GB works with hardware acceleration, etc, but at the end everything was OK. ...
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Ubuntu Ethernet not working 14.04

I Recently Dual Booted Linux Ubuntu with Windows 7, the Ethernet Internet works on Win-7 but not Ubuntu. sudo ethtool eth0 result nick@Linux-Dual-Boot:~$ sudo ethtool eth0 [sudo] password ...
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Cannot see bios after installing nvidia drivers

I've installed nvidia graphic card GeForce GTX 750 Ti and drivers for it from the official site. After it when I press Esc during reboot I can't see BIOS menu. Just a dark screen. Did anyone face such ...
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How to choose dedicated videocard over integrated videocard in a laptop?

I have a Lenovo z580 laptop and it has 2 video cards Intel HD Graphics 2000 integrated in Intel Pentium Dual Core CPU B970 nVidia Geforce GT 630M. I use Bumblebee but it doesn't work for Virtual ...
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Problem with the output to the external Monitor [migrated]

First I need to mention that the issue is appearing in the Trisquel belenos OS, which is very similar to Ubuntu, so I hope that someone could try to give some hints that would work in Ubuntu and ...
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GPU lockup during Trusty Tahr 14.04 installation

I have a problem with Ubuntu 14.04 installation. I boot up the disc, it loads, then it takes me to a white empty screen and gets stuck for a while. After that terminal opens telling that my GPU has ...
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Ubuntu shaky display problem

Good afternoon, I recently got the lenovo y70 touch laptop and got it ready for Linux, however, Ubuntu has a display problem where the screen looks like it's shaking or tearing, I've tried nvidia ...
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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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Why does computer freeze after login?

I have tried to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 into an old desktop that I had around (HP Pavilion a6200n Desktop Computer - 2.6GHz AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core Processor 5000+ CPU, 2GB (2x1GB) RAM, 320GB ...
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no sound fluxbox with NVidia GTX750ti

I've a problem with alsa audio and alsa... I installed Ubuntu server 14.04.2 Efi mode alsa, alsa-util and fluxbox and I can't get any sound. kodi@mediacenter:~$ grep eld_valid ...
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How to install offical Nvidia driver on ubuntu 14.04.1?

I want to install cuda7.0. So I must install offical Nvidia driver prior to cuda7.0. But so long as I install offical driver, my ubuntu is unable to enter desktop after I input login password. It ...