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NVIDIA proprietary driver does not load when using shimx64 since xenial

I have a strange behavior after upgrading my PC from wily to xenial (both Kubuntu flavor). Before and after the upgrade I have two "ubuntu" boot options in my BIOS. Here you can see the values behind ...
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Xorg Config File with two monitors: How do I get Xorg Config to run?

Specs: Ubuntu 15.10, 2 Gpus: nvidia 970 and 950; 800 watt power supply, dual monitor--one using dvi, one HDMI from the 950. Right now, I have an nvidia geforce 970 and 950. I am trying to specify ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 + Nvidia Driver = errors

problem: 1 If install driver 340 then i have black screen I use last driver 2 lspci -v | grep -A 14 NVIDIA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF114 [GeForce GTX 560 Ti] ...
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Screen Tearing After Kubuntu Upgrade 15.10 -> 16.04

Just upgraded today, already regretting it. I have terrible VSync/tearing problems. Before it worked flawlessly. I already tried all compositor settings, some of them seemed to temporarily remove ...
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sorry ubuntu has encountered an internal error /usr/bin/compiz with 16.04 on start

I have just installed 16.04 as dual boot with Windows 10. MSI z170a M3 MB Nvidia gtx980Ti. I get this error: Sorry Ubuntu has experienced an internal error. /usr/bin/compiz Have checked MD5 and ...
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How do I remove screen tearing in 16.04 with nvidia GTX 960 M?

My 16.04 installation suffers from quite bad screen tearing. If I drag a window, for example, sideways across the screen, it fragments so that the bottom of it is quite a bit behind the top, and when ...
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16.04 Nvidia proprietary driver problems

On 16.04 xubuntu fresh install, I have an Nvidia Gtx 980 and an apple 30" 2560x1600 display, after installing proprietary nvidia drivers, I get two problems, the first, I can't log in during the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 + Nvidia Driver = Blank screen

SOLUTION UPDATE 1: To make the grub change permanent: from terminal run: sudo gedit /etc/default/grub add nomodeset i.e. (GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="nomodeset quiet splash") save the file from ...
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Unable to load the kernel module 'nvidia.ko' Ubuntu 16.04

Stopped lightdm, placed nvidia.sh in /, ran with sh. Came out with this: Here's the Installer Log. Any help is appreciated! (Please note, I'm using an Nvidia GeForce GTX 750Ti EVGA FTW Edition ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 unity desktop environment doesn't load after fresh install

After doing a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04, I log in, but the unity desktop environment does not load. All I get is the desktop background, and occasionally an information windows about an error with ...
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How to install Nvidia driver on Ubuntu Kylin?

I am new on this Ubuntu. I have Nvidia GeForce graphic card. How can I install Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu Kylin?
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Can't find latest NVIDIA Propietary Drivers

I'm trying to update my Nvidia drivers to 361.15 Proprietary (Prime) but it keep showing me the open source (Nouveau) drivers of it and I can't find the prime version of it. I tried manually ...
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Can't get nVidia drivers working with 16.04, logs out right after login

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 beta 2 on Monday, Apr 18th. When I try to install nvidia-current, nvidia-361 or the version that jockey installs, either lightdm fails to start entirely or I can't get ...
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apt-get keeps wanting to download a package, overriding my decision

I've recently had a problem with the graphics on my laptop. I am currently trying a working nvidia driver, as my computer had problems with the previous one. When I try to issue any install command ...
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Can't Install Cuda on Ubuntu 14.04 Because of Package Conflicts

I believe I have the same problem as this thread, but I have tried the steps listed, and I am not able to solve the problem. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on a custom desktop with 4GB DDR3 ram, ...
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Ubuntu HP laptop getting overheated while playing DOTA 2 [duplicate]

I am running DOTA 2 on lowest graphics and with GPU enabled and the temp is getting (I am not joking) 90-95 °C. What to do it's getting too hot! My Laptop specs: processor: Intel i3 3rd gen Ram: 4 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Can't Restart

I am using acer laptop i have nvidia 940m. whenever i restart laptop my screen freeze and display breakdown intro pieces shown in image. i tried editing grub reboot=pci , acpi , bios ,efi etc but ...
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external Samsuang HDMI monitor is not recognized after software update on Ubuntu 14.04

I have dell Vostro 5000 with Ubuntu 14.04 after software update it stopped recognize my external HDMI Samsung Monitor. It has both Nvidia and Nvidia and I am working on the Intel one. Can you please ...
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When can i use linux on my new computer? [closed]

I have recently built a beast! however I am finding it very difficult to use Linux on it. I am still considered a noob for my level of Linux knowledge but I am not new to it. It is comprised mostly ...
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Ubuntu stopped working without apparent reason

I'm pretty new to the Linux System, I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS and I am more then satisfied. I'm web delevoper,and for the first time in my life everything worked right away. I installed ...
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NVidia and Intel in same Laptop: which card is used?

I'm trying to get my graphics card working in my Dell Mobile Precision 5510, which should be an NVidia Quaddro M1000M. The machine also has Intel graphics. If I run lspci, I get, among other things, ...
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chopped up video/display picture

I have a laptop with a dedicated nvidia GTX 960M and an intel chip. I am currently using the 352.79 driver as recommended. But I am experience some unpleasant graphic glitches: Those glitches do ...
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MacPro GPU upgrade compatibility [duplicate]

I am going to upgrade the GPU in my MacPro 3,1 (early 2008). For now I have GeForce 8800 GT and I want to upgrade it to GeForce GTX 970. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and would like to know if there are ...
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Can't log on to Ubuntu for various reasons

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 desktop 64-bit to test it out on a separate partition. No daul boot my mistake. It worked fine until I restarted Ubuntu and it would not load due to "System is running on low ...
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Ubuntu color depth issues

I'm running Ubuntu Gnome currently on a Lenovo Y510P with two NVIDIA GeForce 755M's. When I boot up my system I usually get weird color depth issues making everything appears to be in less than 24 ...
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Logo of NVIDIA appearing during booting

While I was turning on my PC today (Ubuntu 14.04), and before the log in screen appeared, there was for just a moment a screen about NVIDIA which hadn't appeared before. It wasn't an error message or ...
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Unable to remove Multiple Nvidia Drivers Ubuntu

There were multiple drivers installed on my Ubuntu 14.04 system, so I was unable to run OpenCL programs. I therefore did sudo apt-get remove --purge nvidia* to start all over again. However when I do ...
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Xubuntu 14 keeps crashing

For various reasons, I installed xubuntu 14. it keeps crashing. I haven't gone a single hour without it crashing. At first, when I was using the open NVidia drivers, the image got unusable and I had ...
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Resume from suspend with nvidia

Recently I got a Dell laptop with a GeForce GXT 960M graphics card and I formatted it so as to have the Ubuntu 15. The first problem came when my laptop did not even load the installer menu because it ...
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Unable to install NVIDIA GPU drivers on Xenial

I have an ASUS K55VM and I've been trying to install NVDIA GPU drivers on my laptop, but am not sure what I am doing wrong. These are the packages I've installed: $:/usr/sbin# dpkg --get-selections ...
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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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Uninstall a program

Hello I am new to Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 14.04.4, It works fine, but have problems with graphics. So I downloaded my graphics driver software but that's not for my device(its my mistake). So I ...
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Ubuntu stops displaying through DVI or playing sound while gaming, but rebooting gives me back a working computer

Here's my build for reference: i7-4790k(Stock speed) GTX 970 250gb SSD 8 gigs ram Basically, when playing Dota 2, the monitor will tell me there is no signal and go into sleep mode. Sound from the ...
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xorg.conf keeps resetting upon reboot

I have a machine with an Nvidia GT710M under the hood. I'm new to Linux and to Ubuntu and as a part of setting my system up, I went around to get Nvidia drivers installed. However, under Nvidia, ...
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Can't rotate screens

I have a dual monitor setup and want to rotate one of the two screens, I looked up how to do it, but I get an error: {20:17}~ ➭ xrandr Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 3840 x 1080, maximum 16384 x ...
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NVIDIA GTX 960M not working

I have Lenovo Y700 with Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M and Ubuntu 15.10 running in VirtualBox. I can't get my graphical card working under Linux. I have installed: nvidia-361 nvidia-opencl-icd-361 ...
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Can I do anything with the second GPU in my laptop?

So, I have a Lenovo Y510P laptop like the asker in this question: Lenovo Y510P and SLI GT750M not working. And like them, I went down the path of trying to get SLI working with Ubuntu..unsuccessfully. ...
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Ubuntu14.04, stop booting when “Loading the sep3_15 driver”

I am new to Ubuntu and run into a problem after installing intel parallel studio XE and cuda-7.0. After installing the mentioned applications, I reboot the computer, and it stops booting at the stage ...
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Nvidia-361 GPU installation continual rebooting

I've got Ubuntu 15.10 installed on a new Asus Z170-AR motherboard. I've also got a Nvidia GTX 980 ti I'm trying to get working with it. I purgeed all Nvidia packages, and followed the instructions ...
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Dota 2 on Ubuntu with 1 GB graphic card isn't working great

I have a NVIDIA GeForce 820M graphic card 1 GB. I tried to play Dota 2 with High Quality settings, but my PC is only using 150 MB of dedicated memory. How do I increase this and how do I make it run ...
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Can I run Ubuntu on two different machines from the same drive?

Recently I lost an AMD graphics card and replaced it with a newer Nvidia. After some fun and games I managed to get everything working (at home) as it should. Occasionally however I take the SSD that ...
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Screen resolution messed up after installing DisplayPort

I removed the DVI cord between my monitor and NVIDIA GTX 960 and replaced it with a DisplayPort cable. When I turned Ubuntu back on the resolution was bad and I could only see the top left of my ...
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Suspend is not working in Ubuntu, NVIDIA Graphics card is installed

In my newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Suspend is not working. I tried to do it with sudo s2ram. I am getting a message KMS graphics driver is in use, skipping quirks. I also tried sudo pm-suspend ...
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Installing linux on ROG GL552VW (Beginner)

I've been trying to install Ubuntu GNOME for the past 7 hours, on my new ROG GL552. At the beginning, I couldn't even install it until I found this post: ...
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GLX extension missing, need NVIDIA drivers, login loop

I promise this is not a duplicate question. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04LTS, on a custom-built desktop with an NVIDIA GTX 970 GPU. Since installing Ubuntu the second time (long story involving windows ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Unity white border around windows

I am using 15.10, and out of blue i started getting a whitish border around my window (all the windows i open). I have nVidia graphics card with a updated driver. Everything was fine, no changes were ...
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How to install ubuntu 14.04 LTS on computer with NVMe samsung sm951 drive and Nvidia GTX 960m graphic card

After checking many forums I still haven't found the way to install Ubuntu on my Laptop. My laptop specs are the following: Nvidia GTX960m i7 cpu NVMe samsung sm951 drive I have an error when ...
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Which driver has to be selected for Nvidia Geforce GT 520 from list?

I'm a rookie to the Ubuntu. I'm having Nvidia Geforce GT 520 graphics card. In the additional drivers, it shows a lot of drivers in which some are proprietary and some are not. So please help me to ...
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drm:intel_pipe_config_compare error

I have Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS box with integrated Intel graphics (along with Nvidia GPU card) and now I am getting this error: [drm:intel_pipe_config_compare [i915]] *ERROR* mismatch in ...
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How to boot to a terminal from a black screen and flashing cursor after updating the NVIDA graphics driver

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and updated my graphics card to Nvidia Quadro K4200 in order to get stereo capability. It worked with the recommended Ubuntu driver (nvidia-352), although I struggled to ...