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xrandr --addmode doesn't add to the wanted output (DVI-I-0), instead adding to HDMI-0

The monitor I use is a Samsung SyncMaster S24B300, and no matter what the heck I do, Ubuntu refuses to use 1920x1080 at 60hz for the output I want, despite my monitor (which is unrecognized by the ...
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How to get accurate colors and contrast in Ubuntu?

I just bought a couple of Dell U2414H monitors, but I don't think this has anything to do with the monitors. In windows the black levels are perfect, but in Ubuntu the black levels are way off. ...
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nVidia driver reset after each kernel update

I am using the official nVidia driver because my card (GeForce 750 Ti) isn't yet supported by the Ubuntu one. Every time the kernel updates, my system breaks. I've formatted my system two-three times ...
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Cannot get 12.04 or 14.04 to work?

So my video card is nvidia 6150se and before I can even type in my password, it freezes. I am using 12.04 in "demo mode" right now, but when I try to start the installed version, it goes to a blank ...
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nvidia driver problems with EDID

I have EDID problems with proprietary NVIDIA drivers in Ubuntu 14.04. I have a Lenovo Y470 with dual NVIDIA/Intel graphics card. The resolution of the screen is 1366x768. I have tried drivers the ...
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What could cause display not as sharp under Ubuntu as under WinXP? [closed]

I dual boot (14.04 & Win XP). Both are using nVidia GeForce 8400 card and latest nVidia drivers. Both work fine... except, when I play .avi or any other video formats, the picture doesn't seem as ...
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How to make the desktop fit my monitor in 14.04?

I have a dell xps 8700 and just installed 14.04. The desktop is too large for my monitor and I cannot see the apps on the left side of the screen unless I make them as large as I can and the top of ...
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Cannot install drivers for GeForce 5600

I'm trying to get ubuntu on a machine w/ an old video card (nVidia GeForce 5600). I'm able to get to the desktop w/ a fresh install of 14.04 but its really laggy. I've tried the default nvidia ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - sensors with bumblebee

I installed ubuntu last week and since I have two graphic cards in my notebook (nvidia geforce 5400 and intel integrated) I installed bumblebee to switch between them. The only problem is that since I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 With Nvidia Proprietary Driver Problem

Okay hi guys, I've tried multiple solutions to other (similar) problems posted here but sadly they don't yield anything good :( My stuff: Acer Aspire V3-471G Intel Core i5-3210M Currently using ...
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Monitor resolutions with open source driver vs Nvidia driver, missing resolutions and refresh rates

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 with a Nvidia GT 640 (OEM Dell w/GDDR5) video card. When I use the open source driver the display detects as Dell 18" which is correct, as it is a Dell P96 Trinitron display. ...
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resize to full screen with xrandr without blur effect

I have an Asus A52JC notebook http://www.asus.com/Notebooks_Ultrabooks/A52JC/specifications/ with Nvidia GEforce 310M and I use it with a 22" external monitor philips with 1920x1080 native resolution. ...
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Stuck on loading screen after install displaylink driver

I am not sure if this is a bug or not, I just want a fix for this or revert what I had done. I have a fresh 12.04LTS ubuntu, and then I tried to install displaylink driver by running apt-get ...
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Could I try Ubuntu 14 before permanent install?

I got som problems with my Ubuntu 12 after an update. The display does not work any more, can not find nvidia-173. Since there is a 14 out now I wonder if I could create the image on a CD and boot ...
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Nvidia installing

Trying to install Nvidia .run drivers to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop version But X server is up and has a lock to prevent concurent installations. I think I should switch in mode 1 or so to shut off ...
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Problems Installing Bumblebee

Ok, first I'd just like to say that I know very little about how Ubuntu works and I am a complete idiot. However I've been trying my hardest to get Bumblebee to work for about 6 hours now and I just ...
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How to run 'primusrun' command with Steam for Wndows games on Wine

I'm new on Ubuntu 14.04, and I was trying to find out how to run primusrun command (Bumblebee) on Steam for Windows games simulated with Wine 1.6.2. I have searched many forums and could not find the ...
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Switching back to nvidia after redock Lenovo W520

This is using a Lenovo W520 and the dual video port docking station. I am trying to undock with switching to the Intel video card and re-dock switching back to the nvidia card. 1) Boot attached to ...
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Processor & Graphics card .. better compatibility in Ubuntu [closed]

I was wondering among the two below mentioned combinations, which one would offer better performance and better compatibility with Ubuntu . THe reason for this post is because I have always got ...
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Does Ubuntu support Nvidia and ATI graphics cards? [closed]

Does Ubuntu support Nvidia and ATI graphics cards? Are drivers for the graphics card available? I ask this because when I installed Ubuntu in a flash drive and ran it on my pc with a msi Nvidia ...
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driver for graphic card NVIDIA GeForce GT 820M? [duplicate]

I recently purchased dell laptop with the graphic card specification as provided above but could not get the required driver ? Please help anyone from Ubuntu community and please leave link if any for ...
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The screen freezes dragging windows between workspaces in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my laptop (Samsung QX310, Intel Core i5, GeForce 310M) and the problem is when I want move windows between workspaces. The system freezes! Do you know which is the ...
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Nvidia 410m - No backlight

I've been running Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop, a Sony Vaio VCGEP33F, but a few days ago I began using Nvidia drivers (331.79) This laptop also has an Intel integrated GPU, but I have disabled it in the ...
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Nvidia - Enable threaded optimisation

I often see people write how enabling "Threaded Optimization" in the nVidia control panel (on Windows) can improve performance in certain situations. However I can't seem to find that option in the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia Drivers Crash System! [closed]

Every time my system is using OpenGL or anything to do with my graphics card other than booting (using xorg driver, nothing else works) the system just freezes and I can only control the mouse. Then ...
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tv connected, laptop monitor should turn off

Have HP nvidia 7400M gpu laptop with VGA connected to sony TV. Have been using ubuntu with my Sony LCD for 4 years. Earlier in 2011-12 the screensaver would run on the monitor and switch it off even ...
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How to safely update software with a non-standard kernel?

Background I have an Asus UX302LA laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. As the default kernel mainline (3.13.*) is incompatible with the GeForce graphics card it ships with I switched to to a ...
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failed to load monitor configuration after Ubuntu (12.04LTS) update

I've updated my Ubuntu 12.04LTS and after restarting machin, now I see this error on startup: and when try to download nvidia driver from here: I see this error: i'm beginner, please help !
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DisplayLink adapter doesn't work for 12.04LTS

I have tried to google all the way but I can't find any concrete answer to solve my problem. I bought a ASUS-VE248H and a display link USB adpater. I plugged it in my HP-23-b020a and nothing shows ...
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How do I regain access to command line/terminal and restore Ubuntu

I have a newish Lenovo Ideapad 510P with Nvidia graphics and I recently wanted to upgrade from 12.04 to the brand new 14.04. Ubuntu's website seemed to detail that the best way to do this was to ...
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No TTY after installing NVIDIA Driver

When I first installed Ubuntu 14.04, I used the command line to install the nvidia drivers to my computer. Now, if I try to open any of the 6 TTYs, I lose all display and my monitor cuts off until I ...
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NVIDIA GeForce Go 7150M (UMA) USB install

I upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 from a clean install. I do not have the NVIDIA GeForce Go 7150M (UMA) driver saved on the PC anywhere only on a USB drive. I cannot get the PC to boot up passed the loggin ...
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Peaceful coexistance of Intel and Nviidia GLX

I have an optimus laptop, so both intel and nvidia cards. It has worked fine for years (running 12.04) using bumblebee. Yes, I know there are better options by now, but it works fine. Problem is, ...
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Cant get full resolution on Second monitor with nvdia geforce 210 on 14.04

I am using two Samsung 1920x1080 monitors with my Ubuntu 14.04 machine having an nvdia geforce 210 graphic card. The first monitor is connected to the VGA port and the second monitot to the DVI port ...
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Nvidia Driver issue, driver not in use

Yesterday I've tried to watch a 3D movie in 2D mode with XBMC when I've noticed this would not work for me. I've looked at some errors I got while running XBMC from command line: libva info: VA-API ...
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nvidia-331 drivers hanging on hibernate (and now boot) with a ThinkPad W520

I'm having quite a bit of trouble trying to use my W520 thinkpad with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and an external display (VGA out). I know many are having similar issues with this graphics card (mine is the ...
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NVIDIA drivers causing blank screen with X mouse icon [closed]

I recently decided to switch to the NVIDIA proprietary drivers on my Linux Mint 16 desktop. I added the xorg-edgers PPA and installed the nvidia-current package. Upon rebooting, I didn't get the ...
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Nvidia Current shows 304 driver but i require a 331 driver

I want to install CUDA toolkit 6 on my ubuntu 12.04. While trying to install the nvidia driver, the command: sudo apt-get install nvidia-current shows: nvidia-304 nvidia-current ...
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How do i change my reolution in Lubuntu? (using xrandr)

I would like help with changing my resolution. I'm running on Lubuntu (Newest version) and I have no clue how to change my resolution. I know of going to Menu>Preferences>Monitor settings but ...
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14.04 LTS - Nvidia 331 Dual Monitors not working any more after updating

When using the X Server Nouvea Display Drivers my dual monitors works perfectly fine. However it sometimes crashes so i decided to change the display drivers to the the latest NVIDIA 331.38 driver ...
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ubuntu 14.04 - can't open display / could not open X display - Nvidia ( all versions)

I have serious issues since I installed 14.04 on my machine.My graphics card is Nvidia geforce GTX 680. I have double Xeon processors machine. On previous Ubuntu 12.04 it worked nicely. I've tried ...
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Unrecognized beamer on NVidia GTX 660 with 331.20 drivers

I've an NVidia GTX 660 with 331.20 drivers installed on my ubuntu 14.04 and cant get my beamer recognized. I've tested with latest drivers on Windows 7 and is also not recognized even if another ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Running Low Graphics Mode After Upgrading Software

I'm having problem with my PC. It says "System is running in low graphics mode" I'm using nvidia gt430 graphics card. Everything was ok after installing Ubuntu 14.04 but after installing software ...
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ubuntu nvidia driver

My laptop has Nvidia and Intel graphics card. I have decided to just stick to the Nvidia drivers from ubuntu repos. Either Nvidia-331 or Nvidia 334 from Nvidia's website was working, I do not remember ...
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Nvidia drivers question [duplicate]

I have a question about drivers, should I use the ones, provided by ubuntu(14.04 - 331.38), or should I install the latest ones from nvidia(331.79)? which would work better? Nvidia page says this: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 lts and Nvidia 9800GT

I recently aquired a new GeForce 9800GT GPU and an additional monitor for my desktop. I put it into my ubuntu x64 system, and installed the new drivers, initially from nvidia, then from the apt-get ...
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refresh rate on CRT monitor

So, I've got a geForce 650 Ti Boost, on a CRT monitor. My ubuntu is the latest, and I use Nvidias propietary driver. I've tried all the things that I know of to set my refresh rate to 85 hz. I'ts a ...
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Cannot reboot after upgrade to 14.04: CMOS/CPNV checksum Bad

I installed on my old desktop (which I use for my work at office) the Ubuntu 12.04. Yesterday I thought I should try upgrading to 14.04 through terminal commands which I found all around the net. ...
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Why won't Steam launch properly? And why do I get these error messages?

I have indeed set this as standard in the additional drivers settings for my NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780: Using NVIDIA GeForce binary driver version 311.38 from nvidia-311 (proprietary, tested) This is ...
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Cannot find -lGL but i've install nvidia driver

I'm trying to compile a simple "Hello World" programm in Qt Creator, but I always get this message: <update> g++ -Wl,-rpath,/home/paul/Apps/Qt/5.3/gcc_64 ...