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

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Problem with video output scaling / desktop rendering

There is a problem with rendering my desktop and I don’t know the cause much less how to fix it… First, Ubuntu was connected to three monitors. One of the monitors was a TV. Here the problem occurred ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - unity won't load after update

I just updated Ubuntu and can no longer access the desktop. Upon booting, I am shown the login screen (with the wrong resolution) and can log in; after this, though, I am only shown an empty desktop ...
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Does 14.10 know to disable integrated graphics if I have discrete graphics?

Just trying to figure some stuff out and fiddling around with some settings to maximize smoothness and framerate in games and stuff. So my question is in the title; I ask this because when I run lspci ...
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nvidia-settings does not recognize displays

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on an Alienware 14 (2013), with a GeForce GTX 765M. I'm also using the recommended nvidia drivers (331.113). Here's the deal: nvidia-settings doesn't recognize any of my ...
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Another nvidia and intel low-graphics mode error

OK this is getting so stupid and ridiculous , after reinstalling (refer to (problem)[nvidia and intel low-graphics mode error )ubuntu i used a couple of time then got another update , guess what ??? ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia vsync

How do I enable vertical sync with Nvidia video card in Ubuntu 14.04? If I switch to Intel video card, then vsync works, and I can use vblank_mode environment variable to enable or disable vsync, but ...
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14.04 MacBookPro tty blank screen

Installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Macbook Pro late 2014 with a NVidia GPU (an using binary drivers), mainly following https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MacBookPro11-1/Saucy It works fine. But switching ...
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Unable to get Nvidia GT720 work fine beside hybrid Intel graphic - laptop with Ubuntu 14.04

My 1st post on AskUbuntu! I have an ASUS X75V laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed. The graphic equipement is hybrid : an Intel graphic card (default card, recognized by Ubuntu) and a Nvidia ...
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Screen freezing

I've installed the new version of Ubuntu again after I've installed Windows with it in a Dualboot. Since this installation, I have a strange problem. Sometimes when I drag a window, the screen ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Dual Boot Resolution Broken (Only 2 resolutions to choose from)

Recently I have dual booted Ubuntu 14.04 with my Windows 7 64b Home Prem. Here is my specs: AMD FX 6300 6 Core clocked at 3.5/6GHz nVidia GeForce EVGA GTX 750ti 2GB w/ ACX Cooling 1TB HDD (500GB ...
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Why isn't compositing enabled by default on Lubuntu?

If I have an Nvidia card and I don't have compositing enabled, is my CPU doing all the desktop rendering? And would it follow on that if I enabled compositing somehow, that everything on the desktop ...
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Graphics on 4K Sager NP8651 (Clevo P650SE NVIDIA GTX970M + Intel 4600HD) Can't Change Resolution

I recently purchased a Sager NP8651 with both NVIDIA 970M and an Intel 4600HD on the Haswell chip. By default, the Nouveau drivers are loaded (no hardware found in "Additional Drivers"). I have tried ...
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qt can't find GL/gl.h but libGL.so exists

I am running 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04. The compile error I am getting is: In file included from ../../../Qt/5.4/gcc_64/include/QtOpenGL/qgl.h:39:0, from ...
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Nvidia: New or the same driver?

A few days ago I replaced my Windows by Ubuntu 14 (I have a Dell M15X). After that I notice some random problems with my video card (this was my general impression). Then I installed the latest ...
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3 monitor flickering mouse ubuntu 14.10

I've downlaoded ubuntu 14.10 on my pc.. I've got a 3 monitor setup (2 with my nVidia card, 1 with my intel buildin grapics) But my mouse is flickering on my 2 nViadia screens. I already tried to ...
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Activating installed Nvidia videa drivers

I Have installed several video drivers from the software centre and I have installed the official driver from Nvidia.com and none of them show up in the additional drivers application. I did what this ...
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14.04 nvidia dual display (external+laptop) stretched display, offset desktop

When I try to attach an external monitor to my laptop, the windows are stretched oddly horizontally and the click offset is off. The nvidia settings also doesn't seem to show the built-in laptop ...
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DVI not accessible with Dell

I connected my newly acquired Dell E2314H monitor's DVI-D input to my 2004 Touch computer with a NV36 (GeForce FX5700MX) card using the DVI-D cable supplied by Dell and connected it to the DVI-I ...
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NVIDIA driver installation failed due to gcc version

I am trying to install the latest NVIDIA driver in Ubuntu 12.04 using the downloaded .run file but the installation failed. Below is the suspected point of failure. -> Performing CC sanity check ...
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Request for help for fixing issues with ubuntu14.04 LTS on r15-r033tx

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a HP r15-r033tx laptop. But facing following issues. Wifi is not stable, sometime it connects and able to browse internet but sometime it never connects. Also, ...
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After updating the kernel I can't log into the desktop. Only see the wallpaper

Im using Ubuntu 14.10. I have been using Nvidia propitiatory drivers downloaded from Nvidia. Everything worked fine. In the morning I got an update to the kernel and I applied it. After restarting, ...
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Dual screens nvidia-331 ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to configure Ubuntu 14.04 to work with two screens. I have a laptop that uses Nvidia Prime 740M and an Intel graphics card. I am using Nvidia 331.113 driver presently. When trying to ...
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Ubuntu stops responding frequently

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Ideapad Y500(Core i7 3630QM, 8GB RAM and nvidia Geforce GT750M with 2GB of memory). This is a relatively fresh Ubuntu installation because I wanted to learn more ...
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No Video after Alternate install (12.0.4.5) 4k monitor

The live CD doesn't work on my 4k monitor (Iiyama ProLite B2888UHSU) , I have an nVidia GTX Titan and can run the Gentoo and Manjaro live CD's without issue (3840 × 2160 correctly detected). Knoppix ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 (i386) can not accept NVidia Geforce2 MX 400

on my old PC (Intel Celeron), 32-bit, Ubuntu 14.04, I have NVidia Geforce2 MX 400 (listed through lspci -nn | grep '\[03')installed. Though I have installed the newest driver (nvidia-331, from ...
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Problem with nvidia 820m

I have laptop asus X455ld with core i3 and I installed Ubuntu 14.04. However, I can't switch to nvidia 820m graphic card. How can I resolve this problem?
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Ubuntu not picking up graphics card

I recently built a PC and then installed Ubuntu. I noticed that when using the graphics card's ports Ubuntu doesn't pick it up so I have to use the CPU graphics card. I had the nvidia drivers for the ...
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Xinerama: Moving 3D Application Windows causes severe lag and sound distortion

I've been having this issue for quite some time now, but only recently managed to locate the problem itself. What happens is that whenever moving windows that contain 3D graphics, the whole system ...
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Nvidia 331 driver, Ubuntu 14.04 and Wine - lags, fps drops and surprising, temporary boost

I experience weird fps drops while playing games, mostly with Wine. Some tested games: Hearthstone - fps drops happens pretty often; interesting fact is that while browsing cards every page needs ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 freezes during work

Recently I have installed ubuntu 14.10 on lenovo z50 laptop. The problem is that whenever I login and start work after few minutes system freezes. I found few solutions of this problem but nothing ...
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How to change screen resolution? i tried everything

I have ubuntu 14.04.1, radeon r7 260x and processor intel i3 4150. ubuntu is installed on partition. its stuck on resolution 1024x768 but my monitor has a resolution of 1920x1080. i have tried ...
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High load when using “Scale for menu and title bars” on Nvidia proprietary driver

I have a 3200x1800 screen and use the "Scale for menu and title bars" setting at 2.0 to make text and buttons large enough to use with my eyesight. It looks great and works. However, the load on the ...
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X Server does not show built-in thinkpad display. Distorting everything in non-mirrored multi-display set-up.

I recently returned to ubuntu (14.10) and I'm currently trying to get my multiple monitor setup to work properly. It worked fine after the first setup in the desired configuration: A 1600x900 ...
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USB Stick Linux Graphics Driver [duplicate]

Hi there I've been trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty Tahr) from a USB stick onto my hard drive. My USB stick when booted on my computer shows the the normal "Try Ubuntu without installing; ...
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What is better driver for GeForce Gt 220 M?

Are three times that I format my notebook, and I play on Nexuiz online. And I need what is the best driver for target device video GeForce Gt 220M. I use Lubuntu 64 bit: uname -a Linux mrk ...
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Key-repeat does not work after running OpenGL program with nvidia-331-updates on Ubuntu 14.10x64

earlier today I switched to the proprietary NVidia drivers to be able to develop some programs with OpenGL4.2+. Since then I have noticed various changes to the system, e.g. the mousewheel is much ...
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X server not working after software update

I am runing Ubuntu 14.04. I recently did a software update. Now the system does not log into X anymore. After the purple Ubuntu logo screen it goes to a black screen with not blinking cursor. I did ...
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Changes in /etc/lightdm.conf.d/*conf or /etc/lightdm.conf makes any difference

I am trying to make my lightdm use a correct setup of my displays both for login and session. I have most likely misunderstood something here, but by reading the wiki I did the following: I have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit with Nvidia 980M (x2) GPU

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Sager 9377 with dual NVIDIA 980M GPUs in SLI, and I am having some trouble setting up the CUDA aspect of them. I have the standard drivers installed and working with no ...
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Purge video driver installation and set to default values

this is the (temporary, though) solution I found It's not permanent because it's really uncomfortable, but since it was saying me that the nvidia module wasn't loaded, I googled looking for one of ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 64bit X windows has no icons

Hi I have been using Ubuntu 14.10 for a while now. It boots into X windows (Ubuntu desktop by default). Suddenly now the purple background is still the same, the mouse moves but there are NO icons, ...
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Alienware (Nvidia) + 2 monitor on ubuntu 14.04 (1 of the displays does not show)

I just installed a clean ubuntu 14.04 on my alienware as dual-boot (The problem does not exists on Windows 8). I change the driver to the nvidia (GeForce GTX 860M) one through the additional drivers ...
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iMac G4/800 (2.1) - nouveau or nv?

I'm having fun getting Ubuntu going on an old PowerPC G4 iMac with integrated nVidia grahics - Geforce 2 MX / NV11. (Fun of course is the goal, as the likelihood of this old system being useful is ...
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Change Resolution on Ubuntu 14.04

Hey I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 on my new desktop, which had Windows 8.1 pre installed so it was a bit more difficult than normal. After getting everything finished I noticed that the resolution ...
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Ubuntu and Dual Graphics Cards

I've been following the development of dual graphic card support. I see that there are articles here: Community Help Wiki / Hybrid Graphics and here: Hybrid Graphics The newer article states ...
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Can't boot ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on AsRock z77 extreme 4

I'm very new to Ubuntu. I tried to boot Ubuntu from DVD and from USB (which was created with unetbootin) both in UEFI and in AHCI mode (which is AsRock's BIOS mode I think), but none of the four ...
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Upgrade Xorg drivers breaks multiple display monitor Nvidia card Quadro610M [Ubuntu14.04]?

I recently upgraded the xserver drivers xserver-xorg-core and xserver-common to their latest versions (1.15.1-0ubuntu2.6). Ever since I am unable to correctly get a dual monitor setup working. Before ...
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Suspend/Resume Lenovo

I have occasionally problem with ubuntu 14.10(or 14.04), when I wake up from sleeping, screen remains black. My notebook is Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-70 and graphics is NVIDIA GeForce GT 840M 4GB. Is there ...
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How do I make the windows move at the same refresh rate as my monitor?

I'm using the NVIDIA binary driver version 331.113. I go into the NVIDIA x server settings and change the refresh rate to 144hz, and it works fine. the games and mouse all move at 144hz, but I ...
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Bumblebee not working correctly

I have a problem using Bumblebee and nVidia drivers 331. Is the bumblebee configured correctly? I am using it in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 Here is results using Intel card: mayor@K56CB:~$ glxgears Running ...