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

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X over SSH error

So I have a simple question. I am trying to run programs that use graphics rendering using X11 forwarding. Currently I have two computers both running XUbuntu 16.04 LTS, a desktop and a laptop. I am ...
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“Aw, snap!” (chromium bugs out)

I didn't had this issue before but now (without any software or hardware change) "aw snap" screens tend to appear very frequently and it's very irritating!!! I tends to happen (I think) more often ...
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0.646495 Error parsing PCC subspaces from PCCT

I have lenovo thnikpad e540 laptop with dual graphic, Intel integrated and Nvidia gt 740m discrete. After changing from nouveau drivers to Nvidia binary driver 346.82 proprietary before login screen I'...
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how do I speed test (benchmark) CUDA?

Just installed Nvidia CUDA (Ubuntu 15.04) and I would like to run a speed test to compare GPU use with cuda and without it.
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Install nvidia gtx960m drivers on Ubuntu 14.04 on samsung sm951 nvme drive

I have a new msi laptop with the specs detailed at the end of this post (using lshw command). Here you have some short description of the system: I am booting on a nvme samsung sm951 drive on ...
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How to force the GPU do the display rendering?

I've installed 2 NVIDIA QUADRO K620 cards. But fullscreen video is sluggish, missing frames. one CPU core (of the 12, it's a 6-core Hyperthreading) is running 100% for xorg. I tried the nouveau and ...
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Installing NVIDIA proprietary drivers?

I'm trying to install a proprietary graphics driver from NVIDIA (so I can run modern OpenGL) using the "additional drivers application". Whenever I try I can't do it. The progress bar after I select "...
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Dell Precision 7510 external monitor

Has anyone managed to get some version of Ubuntu working well on a Dell Precision 7510? I have tried 14.04 and 15.10. The latter works ok, except for graphics. I am running on the Intel integrated, ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 Blender 2.77a GPU render not active

I run Ubunru Gnome 16.04. My laptop has Nvidia GT 740M and I installed nvidia-364 driver.I installed CUDA-TOOLS 7.5. How can I enable GPU rendering for Blender 2.77a? 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel ...
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Screen tearing in Ubuntu with Nvidia/Intel graphics

I really hope someone here can help, because I'm very close to giving up and moving back to Windows. I have an MSI GT70 Dominator with an i7-4710MQ 2.5 GHz, Intel HD 4000 (I'm pretty sure) integrated ...
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What is the most sensible graphics driver to install for Nvidia GTX 670MX and Kubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

Information for *ubuntu 16.04 and later It is my understanding that one should run sudo apt-get install nvidia-XXX-updates nvidia-prime and then select desired graphics card from the Nvidia-X ...
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No HDMI sound on Nvidia card on Ubuntu but no problem winth windows

Tested Mint 17,ubuntu 14LTS,kubuntu 16LTS,currently on ubuntu 16LTS. Nvidia driver installed. Checked alsamixer for muted device & unmuted them. pavucontrol shows all HDMI output unplugged. In ...
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NVIDIA GT860m GPU clock stuck at 33Mhz after resume from suspend 14.04 -> 16.04

Every time my laptop resumes from suspend GPU performance becomes poor (e.g. glxgears performance test shows ~100 fps while on normal mode it shows around 19k). nvidia-settings' powermiser shows ...
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Screen tearing with Ubuntu 16.04 and GT710M (NVIDIA Driver 367.27)

Before you storm me with links to other threads, I'm a novice Linux user and this is my foray into the Linux world. I do like to fix things myself but I've been trying various things for ages and I ...
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Black screen after boot with Nvida drivers and bios screen corruption

[Cross posting from ubuntu forums: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2324197] Hi, hope someone can help. I've a old Rock x770 laptop (clevo M57RU) with nvidia GTX7950go graphics card, intel ...
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Dual boot ubuntu 16.04 with windows 10 stucks in login page loop after nvidia installation

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside windows 10. After Nvidia 364 installation, Ubuntu can't get past the login page. My laptop in HP Pavilion Notebook - 14-ab108tx which has an NVIDIA GeForce 940M. Is ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 16.04 install with Nvidia GTX 1070 is crashing

I am one of the lucky people who received a MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X already, and so I decided to upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 via a fresh install. The installation completed without any problems, and ...
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How can I get my Nvidia Overscan setting to work on start up. Ubuntu 12.10

Hi all as with a lot of people my new nvidia driver doesn't include a overscan bar so my tv's desktop is chopped off. After many searches and some trail and error I've been able to get my Tv to fit ...
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Sound will not default to s/pdif (DVI-to-HDMI) without unplugging headphone jack

I have recently installed Lubuntu 16.04 on my HTPC and it has an Asus M3A78-EM motherboard and a nVidia 9500 GT videocard. I have a 3.5mm audio cable running from the motherboard audio out to the TV, ...
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NVidia GeForce GTX970 problem ubuntu 16.04

I've been trying to setup my GeForce GTX 970 on my desktop. It used to work, and then I messed up something (unrelated issue) and decided I should start from scratch since the computer was still new ...
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How to update nvidia driver?

I'm currently on Ubuntu 15.10 and I was wondering how I can update my graphics card because some games are not running smoothly at all. Here is my current driver that I am using: Specs I was ...
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I can't change the brightness on Ubuntu 16.04

I was able to change brightness manually before but unfortunetly this solution doesn't works for me anymore. Here is the solution that used to work for my computer : Now I can still change the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 completely freezes when using Nvidia card

If I change the PRIME profile configuration on Nvidia XServer Settings to NVIDIA performance mode, it tells me to logout and log in again to apply the alterations. When I do that, nothing changes. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 — NVIDIA X Server Display Configuration ( No Scanout)

I am currently using Ubuntu 16.04. My laptop's GPU: NVIDIA NVS 5200 m (and the Intel one).I installed NVIDIA Driver version: 340.96 through sudo ubuntu-drivers devices | grep recommended (the same ...
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Dual monitor connected to hdmi port not detecting on Dell Vostro 3750

I am using Dell Vostro 3750 laptop with 2 monitors. OS Kubuntu 13.04 1 monitor I connected with VGA and it is working fine. But another monitor connected to HDMI port is not detected. I connected ...
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Cannot set lowest color depths

Want to change color depth to something like 1 or 4. With xorg.conf DefaultDepth it won't load anything other than blinking cursor if is set under 8. startx -- -depth works with 16+ bit. Xorg -depth ...
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3 monitor layout Ubuntu 16.04

I've just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my desktop with GeForce 660 GTX. I've been messing around with this problem for some hours now so I'm posting this here. I'm having 3 monitors here, all connected ...
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How to tell the kernel to set up for a display it does not “see”?

This is a reply from a guru at Ubuntuforums.org; I am using 14.04.1 and I am trying to get my GeForce FX5200 working with this install. 34.906] (II) NVIDIA(0): Support for GLX with the Damageand ...
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Installing Nvidia driver on Kubuntu 15.10x64: The distribution-provided pre-install script failed! Continue installation anyway?"

I try to install the Nvidia driver 340.93 on Kubuntu 15.10 x64 (graphic card: GTX 690). I performed the following steps: Go to http://www.nvidia.com/object/unix.html Download Latest Legacy GPU ...
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14.04: How to use NVIDIA Graphics instead of Intel integrated graphics?

I previously tried to install my nvidia graphics card driver more than 50 times when this version was released (14.04) and every time i always got either blank screen, terminal only with no x-server ...
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14.04 Freeze on Splash after Installing NVIDIA Drivers

First of all, I have looked at a bunch of threads that are similar, but none of the solutions work for me. I am trying to install nvidia drivers (nvidia-340, specifically) but when I reboot the system ...
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Since installing CUDA and Nvidia drivers, boot freezes/hangs at the “5 dots” splash screen, sometimes but not always

About half the time, when I try to boot normally, it hangs at the splash screen with the ubuntu logo and 5 dots. The other half of the time, booting works perfectly (although I notice that screen ...
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How to fix installation of gnome-settings-daemon-schemas in Ubuntu 16.04?

I am trying to install NVIDIA on Ubuntu 16.04 like this website says. After typing apt-get install nvidia-current, I get the following errors: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Installing Ubuntu 16.04 - Out of Range issue (in Skylake)

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Studio in a brand new machine. It has UEFI and Grub2. Problem is that after a Ubuntu (Studio) splash screen I get a "signal out of range" error. And all I can do is press ...
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Dual boot: Black screen after purple screen with logo

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed along Windows 8.1 running with GRUB2 in a MSI GE60, i7 with an nVidia GeForce GTX card. Out of the blue, today when I try to run Ubuntu, after the purple screen with the ...
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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, 3.5.0-52-...
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No - error: Could not load GPU driver; Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver

My notebook specs: CPU: Intel Core i5 3230m RAM: 4gb 1600mhz I have 2 GPUs: 1st: Intel HD 4000 2nd: Nvidia GT 720m Today, I installed bumblebee and Nvidia 331 driver. The install was ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes frequently with dual boot windows 10

I have a Dell New Inspiron 7559 laptop with Intel and Nvidia GTX960M Hybrid Graphic Card. I'm facing some problems with the system after installing Ubuntu on my new laptop. First, sometimes, the ...
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Problem with NVIDIA drivers and encrypted partition (dual boot)

I'm trying to install Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 but I have problems when I boot up. My machine has 2 SSDs: First one with Windows 10 Second one with Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 (on which I boot) ...
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Ubuntu test installation fails to start [duplicate]

I am a novice in Ubuntu. I just tried to test Ubuntu on a PC with working Windows 10 installed. Nividia graphic card 960. I built a USB stick with Universal-usb-installer and Ubuntu 16.04 desktop. ...
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Nvidia GeForce 930M driver and PCI bus error

I bought a new laptop ASUS-X556UF and installed Ubuntu 14.04 in it. Now I was trying to install Nvidia drivers according to the tutorial. At this point I noticed the problem with my system. When I ...
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dualboot installation ubuntu with window 10

I have two questions: I just got a brand new HP Envy Phoenix 850qe desktop with Windows 10 pre-installed. I created a bootable Ubuntu 16.04 LTS DVD, which works just fine on my win 7 Dell desktop. ...
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Nvidia driver doesn't work after successful installation

I have an Asus k401 notebook with an Nvidia GeForce 940m. I've added the graphics ppa and installed the most recent version (nvidia-367). The installation was successful and, according to the ...
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How to Run Matlab 2016a with Nvidia Drivers of GTX-960 in Ubuntu 16.04?

System: i7 of 2013, 32 GB, GTX-960 Nvidia, Asus Desktop PC. I get continuously system error MATLAB is exiting because of fatal error: - - Segmentation violation detected at Sat Apr 30 17:40:16 ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04- NVIDIA driver not installed, still screen tearing occurs

My DELL laptop has NVIDIA and Intel cards. I am running Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 fresh install with all recent updates. I have not installed any proprietary NVIDIA drivers. Still screen tearing is occuring ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Screen Flicker [duplicate]

I have flickering screen issue since I have installed NVIDIA drivers on my Ubuntu 16.04 (I had the same problem in 15.04) I uploaded a video and the problem can be clearly seen in the video. It ...
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Problems after installing gtx 950

I have a dual boot machine with windows 10 and ubuntu 16.04 installed. I used to use the intel igpu for displaying and it works well for both systems. Recently I put a nvidia gtx 950 on my machine. ...
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Nvidia GT 710 overscan issue w/ Ubuntu 16.04

I bought an Nvidia GT 710 for a computer I'm essentially using as an HTPC, so I could have HDMI out and 1080 resolution. However, once this machine is hooked up via HDMI, I experience an over scan ...
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Cannot switch off discrete video card with properity drivers and Bumblebee/Prime on Ubuntu 14.04

I have an Optimus laptop. I'll be running some heavy simulations so I need to use my discrete Nvidia GPU with properity drivers. And since using Nvidia GPU for everything wastes too much power, I need ...