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Ubuntu 15.10 login loop after Nvidia install (for all users)

After reviewing many pages of this forum I've decided to ask a question.. My problem: After installing Ubuntu 15.10 and updating it, I've tried to install Nvidia drivers but after restart and trying ...
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How to change screen resolution for Nvidia card

I have this hardware: cardA: Asus Geforce 210 Nvidia cardR: ATI Radeon HD4670 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Short" Story: I wanted to test which of my graphical cards is the best. I used Ubuntu ...
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Can not detect right resolution

I got this error in my desktop Could not switch the monitor configuration could not set the configuration for CRTC 95 And every second I run xrandr command it output is different : Screen 0: ...
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Nvidia drivers breaking after updates

My Ubuntu 15.10 install breaks graphics when installing new nvidia drivers for my GTX 970. After the update, the hardware acceleration doesn't work as evidenced by: Cinnamon telling me (unity is also ...
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Steam blank login screen kubuntu

I've installed steam from repo, then opened it, it did the usual update. After the update there was a blank login screen. Closed it, then reopened it but it is still blank. As fa as I see, the login ...
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Cannot rotate second monitor with xrandr (Nvidia VGA): cannot use rotation “left” reflection “none”

I've got an Ubuntu 15.10 laptop with an integrated intel VGA and a Nvidia Geforce gtx 960m lspci -nn | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:191b] (rev 06) ...
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Cannot use --transform nor --scale to fix overscan of TV HDMI on laptop

My TV doesn't have an option to fix the over-scan. Using windows I can fix it by setting the Intel's Screen config to shrink until I fit the display into screen, so theoretically it must be possible ...
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I cant get beyond login screen or get into command line to fix it, screen covered in lines of dots

I am new to Ubuntu, and I have loaded 14.04LTS (apparently stable, easy to use?) as the operating system on a Compaq CQ60 with AMD chipset and NVidia graphics card. I cannot get beyond the login ...
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Changing GPUs from AMD to Nvidia: driver question

I'm switching my AMD GPU (R9 270X) for an Nvidia GPU (GTX 960 SSC). I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 installed and the proprietary AMD drivers (version 15.12). I'd like to know what is the correct ...
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Is it possible to invoke OpenGL without a display?

In order to use continuous integration on an application that depends on OpenGL, I would like to be able to use GLX in an ubuntu docker container. I don't care about the application's rendered output; ...
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Can't set screen resolution and frequency at start-up

I've been manually setting my resolution/frequency for a while and decided it's finally time that I stop doing that, as it isn't saved after restart. Specifically, while my session does start in ...
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Graphical errors in Unity Dash and window spread

So I recently built a lovely computer, which after much faff I managed to get working how I wanted and it worked brilliantly for a few weeks. Then (for reasons that aren't relevant) I decided to ...
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Dell Latitude c840 intermittent Screen artifacts / corruption

I've successfully installed Xubuntu 14.40 on this machine - it all runs well, with the exception of the display which shows intermittent vertical stripes / artifacts (see image ink below). If I keep ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10

I've burnt Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS 64-bit on DVD-R by Infra Recorder, and created a live USB of 15.10 64-bit using Universal USB Installer. Then I tried installing Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS 64-bit, or Ubuntu ...
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No Display in Second Screen After Suspend

I use Nvidia 770 for a 14.04 installation to connect an HDMI TV as my main display and a VGA monitor (with a DVI bridge) as a second extended display. Every time I put the system in suspend mode and ...
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Nomodeset on intel boot with NVIDIA PRIME

Using Ubuntu 15.10 on Kernel 4.2 I have installed the closed-source NVIDIA drivers for my optimus laptop and nvidia-prime. It works perfectly with one slight problem: If I want to boot with intel ...
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Slow boot after Nvidia driver install

I need some help! I have just bought an extra SSD exclusive for running Ubuntu (- have Windows on another SSD). It installs just fine - and boots quick. At first, when I boot up Ubuntu I get some ...
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Can't install NVIDIA driver even after stoping lightdm

I want to install NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-346.59.run using command from tty1 sudo su sudo service lightdm stop that generate output Stop : Unknown Instance: then continue with chmod +x ...
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assign cuda to a specific gpu

Two NVIDIA 780Ti cards installed. Using cuda 7.5 on Ubuntu 14.04. Postinstallation checklist shows cuda installed properly and functions properly. My monitors are attached to device 0. I compiled the ...
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Can I enable 3D Hardware Accelleration when running in a Hyper-V session?

I have a Surface Pro 4 (i7) and I'm running Ubuntu in Hyper-V (native isn't an option as it's a work machine). I've updated /etc/default/grub to reflect the following (to increase my resolution): ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 DVD iso when boots is unreadable on a new PC with gtx 745 card

I recently purchased a Dell 8700 with a GTX 745 video card for improving speed performance for financial and statistical programming that I write. I prefer high performance chips but am not a gamer. ...
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Native monitor resolution not available

Kubuntu 14.04 64bit, GeForce GT 630, newest Nvidia driver (35x.xx) Problem: Unable to select the monitor's native resolution 1440x900 60hz. Neither nvidia-settings nor system settings offer matching ...
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Invisible Mouse Cursor on startup on 14.04

My mouse cursor won't appear on startup unless I restart lightdm. But when I reboot cursor doesn't appear. I tried the setting below: gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.cursor active ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - NVIDIA driver not working - black screen

I've been using Ubuntu on my laptop (i3 4005u, GeForce GT840M) for 2 years, reinstalled it like a dozen times without any problems. Lately, my system hang up when I wanted to shut it down from ...
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Ubuntu Login Loop and LibGL error

After installing a Nvidia GeForce GTX 770 graphics card I tried to install Nvidia's proprietary drivers via the "Additional drivers" dialogue. After rebooting the computer the login screen appeared ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 x64, PNY Nvidia GT730 (nvidia 340.96), dual monitor (DVI + VGA), VGA not detected

Fresh Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit install on desktop machine (dual boot with windows 7/64.) Video display adapter is PNY NVIDIA GT730 (PCI express). NVIDIA driver version is 340.96. NV-CONTROL version is ...
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Ubuntu could not detect NVIDIA 740 GT

Sadly i moved to Debian, both Jessie and Stretch don't have this issue. Problem remains not solved. I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 amd64 and I'm facing same issue as this question: Ubuntu couldn't ...
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3 monitors using built in graphics & Nvidia card

I am struggling with this. I have tried multiple things that I have found on the net with no luck. I have built in Intel graphics on my motherboard. I have DVI/VGA/HDMI ports on my motherboard. I ...
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How stop RGB pixels of value (2,2,2) being transparent on VDPAU playback?

If I have selected a VDPAU playback profile in Mythfrontend's playback settings, and play or pause something, switch to e.g. web browser, RGB color (2,2,2) is effectively transparent and shows the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 - Problem with GPU

Sadly i moved to Debian, both Jessie and Stretch don't have this issue. Problem remains not solved. I'm quite new with linux as desktop and im facin issue with nvidia drivers, i tried to ude ...
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Problem in linux installation on Asus ROG

I have ASUS Rog GL 552 VW Dh71 laptop . Link I am not able to install Ubuntu or any linux on my machine. I tried installation with Ubuntu 14.04, 15.10 and 16.04 beta 2 with no success. My screen ...
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Installing NVIDIA Driver: Error Run 'make oldconfig && make prepare' on kernel src to fix it."

I started installing the NVIDIA Cuda driver on the latest version of the free Ubuntu. I began by following the instructions in the answer here. After completing the steps, I ran into a new error ...
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How do I get rid of snd_hda_intel 0000:00:1f.3: failed to add i915 component master (-19)

I get a black screen with a prompt followed by "snd_hda_intel 0000:00:1f.3: failed to add i915 component master (-19)" when my system boots up. This after installing the Nvidia drivers. I have already ...
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New to Ubuntu, GPU has disappeared; trying to use CUDA

My laptop specs (Alienware 17 R2) say that I have an Intel integrated graphics chip and an NVIDIA GPU. Now that I have installed Ubuntu, when I run lspci | grep VGA and glxinfo | grep OpenGL, the ...
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Is Nvidia GPU works when the load is bigger?

I have a laptop with Intel processor with an integrated video card and dedicated Nvidia card. How do I check which GPU is currently active, and how do I set Ubuntu to automatically switch to the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia driver black screen [duplicate]

I have tried for a week solid to install the proprietary nvidia driver and i have tried every way and guide that i can find and each time i come to the same black screen with no input and no access to ...
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Multi-monitor: one or the other monitor goes black

I have two monitors hooked to a GTX-960. One is connected via DVI and the other via DP. This is a System76 Leopard Extreme desktop. I'm using the proprietary Nvidia "tested" drivers. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. ...
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Nvidia drivers not working with Steam games

I have a GeForce 9600M GT graphic card from Nvidia. I'm using the official driver from additional-drivers in Ubuntu (version 340.96). When I launch a Steam game (not Steam itself) the resolution ...
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Black Screen with blinking cursor after updating Nvidia drivers [duplicate]

So, I've just installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS and tried to install the drivers for my graphics card (Gtx 970) using nvidia-current from the program store that has ubuntu. But, after rebooting the screen is ...
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Failed to create OpenGL context. Your graphics card must support at least OpenGL v3.1

I have successfully installed steam and dota2. But when I try to play dota2 this pops up: Unable to start game. Failed to create OpenGL context. Your graphics card must support at least OpenGL v3.1 ...
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Ubuntu 15.10, nvidia GTX760M

I'm using an ASUS ROG laptop with a screen resolution of 1920x1080 and for most of the time it works ok, small glitches barely visible. Recently I've bough a 4K monitor and I use it through the HDMI ...
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nividia gtx 750 drivers for ubuntu

I'am currently using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I have a nvidia gtx 750 Ti but i'm struggling installing a proprietary driver for my graphic card,can someone please help me I am new to Ubuntu and I have ...
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VLC pixelated after installing NVIDIA driver

I don't know what to do. I installed the NVIDIA driver on Ubuntu and after that it's just pixelated, but with the Videos default program I don't have that problem. I tried to select another output ...
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Graphics issue - Screen starts blinking, flickering and screen distortion

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my machine. On start it doesn't have Wifi Options which i sorted out after asking question here. Now am facing an issues again, which is blinking, flickering and ...
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Graphics and CPU Performance Programs

Are there any applications similar to "Razer Cortex" or "nVidia Experience" that will run on 15.10? I really love playing Counter-Strike: Source and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive but they lag ...
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Multi-monitor, multi-video card in Ubuntu Studio

I'm contemplating the possibility of moving most of my stuff over to linux (I do web development on windows, so I'll still have to keep a VM for that, but for everything else, Ubuntu Studio is looking ...
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Can't enable Nvidia Quadro k200m gpu on thinkpad w530 Ubuntu 15.10

When I try enable the nvidia gpu in nvidia-settings I get the following error: ERROR: nvidia-settings could not find the registry key file. This file should have been installed along with this ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 freeze seconds after startup

I seem to have a similar problem to this helpful post, but I cannot proceed. I have a dual-boot 15.10 installation with WIN10 on an M2 disk. I am keen to work with 15.10 since I had Wifi driver ...
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Should blacklisted video card still show up in additional drivers?

I'm trying to get GPU passthrough working on Ubuntu, but I'm still getting no video output from the booted VM. I noticed, despite blacklisting the card and having it claimed by stuff, it still shows ...
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Black Screen after NVIDIA driver install ubuntu 15.10

I decided nouveau did not meet my needs so i have tried six ways to Sunday to install the nvidia driver and each time i get the same result, a black screen after grub and my only option is to ...