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

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primus: fatal: Bumblebee daemon reported: error: Could not load GPU driver

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and then installed bumblebee following the instructions on Ubuntu Bumblebee wiki(where they said that primusrun is better than optirun for version=> 13.10) But when I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS graphics driver: How do I revert to my former set up when I have no display?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS on my PC which has an Asus P5S800-VM motherboard & a Nvidia 5200? graphics card. The system was running fine until I saw that I was running a freeware driver for the ...
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Nvidia tearing, any progress? [on hold]

I've been having tearing issues with Nvidia drivers since i installed ubuntu. I've tried every driver, from ubuntu ppa to xorg-edgers etc. None seem to relieve me of this burden. The only way for me ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 nvidia setting empty

I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 in Apr using official repository nvidia-331.38 driver. I just noticed a few days ago that the nvidia-setting screen is basically empty, no advance settings I can see, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 unity broken no launchbar menu bar

I tried installing nvidia 331.79 driver from xorg-edger ppa, but after installation the unity is broken that no launchbar and no menu bar. The login screen worked properly but right after I logged in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + Nvidia

I've got an Asus X552CL with a Nvidia 710m with the recommended drivers installed (on Software & Updates - Additional drivers - Nvidia 331.38 (proprietary, tested)). The problem is if I select ...
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knowing graphic card memory

When I put lspci | grep VGA I got these 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 18) 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA ...
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NVIDIA 560 TI driver install ubuntu 14.04 leads to “missing on display” error

Currently on my Ubuntu 14.04 install, I boot it up install the latest updates and attempt to install the NVIDIA drivers from xorg-edgers while following the top answer on this post Installing Nvidia ...
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Nvidia (331.38) ignores underscan setting after boot or loging back in

Anytime I log in to my desktop I can mouse to the right and bottom borders and the screen pans an extra inch or two in those directions. Usually, that part of the desktop isn't mapped and it's just ...
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Desktop not appearing after a change in xorg.conf

I tried to install nvidia-current on my Ubuntu 12.04 because I didn't have the driver for it but it seemed that had no effect so I removed. After that, I don't remember anymore, I tried to configure ...
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Error message before boot screen

I'm getting the following error message just before Ubuntu's boot screen. libkmod: ERROR ../libkmod/libkmod-config.c:686 kmod_config_parse: /etc/modprobe.d/nvidia-installer-disable-nouveau.conf line ...
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Bumblebee stopped working after the today's update

I've followed this guide to put Bumblebee to work. Everything was working perfect and I was happy playing my Steam games using primusrun to run them. But after today's update, which updated something ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on macbook pro EFI

Macbook pro: mavericks, 5.2, graphics: nvidia geforce 9600M I followed the guides from here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEFIBooting#Detect_.28U.29EFI_firmware_processor_architecture and ...
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My Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't maintain the monitor's resolution I've set through nvidia driver-xorg.conf

I have a clean installation of Ubuntu 14.04; I've also installed the nvidia-driver on my GeForce 9800 GT(v.331.38, proprietary drivers of Ubuntu), set the resolution 1280x720 and save it through ...
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Ubuntu won't start after updating nvidia drivers from X-swat PPA

I tried to update the nvidia drivers using: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-current After this, I rebooted my pc, launch Ubuntu, ...
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unable to load nvidia(bumblebee) in ubuntu 14.04 (only nouveau loads)

Bumblebee stopped working on my system after upgrading to stable version of Ubuntu 14.04. DUring installation I get this error rmmod: ERROR: Module nouveau is in use Setting up bumblebee ...
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Dual-Monitor with Nvidia GTX 660 not detecting second Monitor

I've been trying this dual-monitor set-up for the last 2 weeks but with no success. I've readed tones of forums and tutorials but nothing seems to work. I'm trying to get both screens through the 2 ...
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Ubuntu running like mud, system hangs and looks like its running at 3FPS

the system specs: AMD XP 3200+ 1GB DDR 333 RAM 160 GB HD IDE NVIDIA FX 5500 AGP Video Card Compaq Presario sr1230nx the system takes forever to boot and when it does it runs like total mud, reminds ...
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Flickering cursor with 3 monitor setup

I have freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04 and for some reason when I have all 3 monitors enabled I get a strange mouse flicker/lag.. but when I disable them and leave one enabled it's all fine. I have 2x ...
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nvidia 304 vs. nvidia 304 updates functionality difference?

What, if any, is the difference between nvidia 304 vs. nvidia 304-updates in terms of functionality, not which repository the update came from. Does anyone actually know? For myself personally, I ...
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Disable display switching on mouse over on dual monitor setup

Notes: * Dual monitor setup. Primary monitor on left side. * NVIDIA mobile laptop card with 319 driver installed from additional drivers. * Xubuntu 14.04 I just updated my Xubuntu 14.04 core a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 GTX 750 No Image HDMI

I recently built a computer using a Geforce GTX 750. I booted it up first on a small VGA display, and that worked great. I plugged in my older larger HDMI tv, but nothing showed up on the screen. I ...
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My cursor is flickering on 2 of my 3 monitors

My cursor is flickering on 2 of my 3 monitors on every screen update. I jus had a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64-bit), and now my screens are properly setup, i noticed that my cursor is ...
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How to activate graphics card? [on hold]

I use ubuntu 12.10. I use this driver: I run: sam@sam:/opt/ros/morse/share/morse/examples/tutorials$ lspci|grep VGA 02:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF114 [GeForce GTX 560] ...
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Updated ubuntu - Desktop won't load peroperly

I am running the newest version of Ubuntu, and yesterday an update came along, I installed it, and it asked me to restart, but since I was busy, I chose to restart later, which I did today. When I ...
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Thinkpad w540 w/ Ultra Dock only one external monitor works

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on this Lenovo ThinkPad W540 laptop, and everything appears to be working ok by itself. Today I received my docking station to which I intended to hook up 2 external ...
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Second NVidia Graphics Card

My computer has a NVIDIA Quadro 1800 FX card, and I just bought a second one, in order to run four monitors. I'm using the proprietary NVIDIA driver, and the second GPU shows up in the NVIDIA X ...
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Desktop broken after standard Ubuntu updates

A popup showed up on my desktop for the standard updates for Ubuntu, and I selected the option to install these and then let it reboot. Now my desktop manager does not start, and I can only use the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia 331.38 Chrome renders with bugs

Ubuntu 14.04 x64 Chrome 35.0.1916.114 Using NVIDIA binary driver 331.38 (also tried X.Org X Server Nouveau) Two monitors Both in Unity and Gnome Chrome displays grey rectangles, on scroll it ...
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How do I fix the configuration for monitors?

I'm new to Ubuntu and I've been using it for about 2 weeks now and I have the following problem: I installed the NVidia driver version 331.38. Then I restarted the computer and after I logged-in a ...
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Three screens with Nvidia video card and Intel HD graphics?

I have a Nvidia video card, but also a built in Intel HD graphics. On windows I can do 3 screens with 2 screens on the nvidia and the third on the Intel card. Is this also possible in Ubuntu? Because ...
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For CUDA Installation on Ubuntu14 which .deb file to select

I want to install CUDA on my Dell inspiron which have the GPU GT750, and Ubuntu14 Can any body suggest me which .deb file i should select from the nvidia.com/download. i can find .deb file for Ubuntu ...
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after Ubuntu 14.04 update Geforce doesn't work anymore

After I have updated yesterday Ubuntu 14.04 in a routine update my NVIDIA Gforce doesn't work anymore. I get the login screen but then it doesn't continue. Mouse pointer is showing, the background ...
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Configuration for three display setup with two Nvidia cards?

I have two video adapters: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 570 and a three LCD displays connected to them. Here's the topology illustrated graphically: [ GTX 570 ] === HDMI ===> Philips 273ELH #0 ...
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Correct nvidia+intel graphics setup in 14.04

Just upgraded to 14.04 to try to fix some other issues. Now, something has gone wrong with my graphics. I have a Thinkpad T530 with Intel and Nvidia graphics cards. $ inxi -SGx System: Host: xyz ...
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How to fix no splash screen in Ubuntu after nvidia proprietary driver installation

This is soultion how to fix no splash screen in Ubuntu after nvidia proprietary driver installation. It's no matter what Ubuntu version you use, it should work anyway. (TESTED ON 14.04) Open your ...
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Brightness control in Ubuntu 14.04 on Sony Vaio?

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Sony Vaio [nVidia GeForce 410M/PCIe/SSE2]. Earlier I had 12.04 installed on it, then I edited the xorg.conf file to control brightness using the function ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 cannot open nvidia settings/switch between gpus, hybrid graphics

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad edge e531 laptop that dual boots windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. Prior to upgrading to 14.04 I was using bumblebee in order to utilize my nvidia gpu (Nvidia GeForce 740M). In ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes after login, usb keybord/mouse disabled. computer has NvidiaGeforce graphics, Amd athalon II

After attempting to log in ubuntu becomes unresponsive, NOthing works, including the power button. The only way to turn off the computer is to unplug and try again... resulting in the same thing ...
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Wine installation wants to remove nvidia-libopencl1-337

I am running Kubuntu 14.04 LTS and am using Nvidia 337.19 driver. When I try to install Wine 1.6 or 1.7 version (those are the only two I tried) Konsole returns: The following packages will be ...
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Installation with nVidia

since Ubuntu 13.04 I have been experiencing installation problems. Earlier versions used to install and work right out of the box. The symptoms are I run a live CD and boot into a desktop without ...
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Problems with XServer and Nvidia: no screens found

I tried booting my PC this morning and everything looked much bigger (e.g. the boot menu) than usually. The XServer failed to start (as the below output states): X.Org X Server 1.15.1 Release Date: ...
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32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 support for Nvidia GeForce 5500

I have recently updated to Ubuntu 14.04 on an old 32-bit Dell Dimension with a GeForce 5500 video card. The update software suggested Nvidia Legacy Binary Driver - V 173.14.39 but loading it seemed ...
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Nvidia borderless gaming in fullscreen

I'm currently using the Nvidia Driver Version 331.38 for my GeForce G 103M in Ubuntu. My screen resolution is 1600x900. The game I'm playing has a resolution with 800x600. I can set it higher, but I ...
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NVIDIA proprietary drivers - Optimus Technology

I read from here that Ubuntu 14.04 has native Optimus Technology support.Is this true or do I have to install the NVIDIA proprietary drivers? If I have to install a proprietary driver which one is ...
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What is the difference between an NVIDIA legacy binary proprietary driver and a binary only proprietary driver?

What is the difference between an NVIDIA legacy binary proprietary driver and a binary only proprietary driver?
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my ubuntu 14.04 freezes after waking it up from suspend, any solution here please? [closed]

When the system is wakened up after a suspend, it freezes, sometimes the mouse can only be moved sometimes nothing can be done until I restart my PC, Is there a solution for this problem ? my graphic ...
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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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Upgrade to 14.04 now can't get past login and can't get into recovery mode

I just upgraded to 14.04 and it seems to have broken the system quite impressively. I get a login screen but if I login then I see part of my desktop background, no icons or toolbar or anything else ...
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2nd monitor doesn't work properly (only tty mode) in 14.04

I had Ubuntu 14.04 installed and was using two monitors. Nvidia GTX 760 and integrated Intel HD 4000, both with VGA. On a fresh install all is [ok], but on main monitor (GTX 760) I had a ...