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

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How to change gcc-4.9-base version without removing dependecies?

I have a freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 but cannot install nvidia-331 driver because of dependencies conflict: lib32gcc1 should be installed but it conflicts with already installed gcc-4.9-base ...
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Secondary monitor issues with Nvidia Laptop in Ubuntu 14.04

I've got a Dell XPS 15 L502x laptop, with a NVIDIA GeForce GT540M graphics card using the Optimus duel system. I've purchased an external monitor that I can connect with HDMI to act as a second ...
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Unity not coming up / nouveau failed to idle channel 2

First up I am extremely fresh with linux so go easy lol.. after installing Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on my Acer aspire the first problem I encounter is a flashing courser it doesnt seem to like being ...
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Zotac Zbox EN760 Won't Boot from USB

I wanted to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my Zotac Zbox EN760. It is using legacy boot, as both the "Win7 uEFI" and "Win8 uEFI" don't get past the purple screen (don't know the official name, the one with ...
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Dual monitor suddenly not working

I had dual monitors working fine on this machine for years. A few days ago, I had to borrow one of the monitors for another project. When I brought it back and plugged it in, it didn't work. Ubuntu ...
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nvidia driver 14.04 install fails

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Dell Inspiron 9300 with a new HD. Was working reasonably well, but was getting a 'black screen of death' with messages about problems with the nouveau ...
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Which graphic card driver is safer?

I have an Asus Laptop with hybrid graphic card. Several days ago I installed Nvidia driver and now for time to time I change my graphic card preference(by Nvidia-Prime) between Intel and Geforce. I ...
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System is freezing (or getting stuck) frequently, while working in ubuntu 14.04

My system is Dell XPS L502X, with NVIDIA graphics card 525M. For your notice, it is different from this and not completely related to this. I was having problem of black screen after opening the ...
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Weird screen tearing behaviour with scrolling after updating Nvidia drivers

So I updated my self to the latest stable Nvidia driver. It is 340.32 version. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with it. Everything is fine but if I try to scroll in some programs like for instance Gedit or ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 no login screen after install of nvidia driver

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from scratch, everything worked fine until I switch the graphic driver from Nouveau to Nvidia 331 (graphic card: Nvidia GeForce 9300M). I've installed the Nvidia 331 ...
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Graphics cards NVIDIA Corporation C61 [GeForce 6150SE nForce 430] cuda

So I'm having troubles. 00:0d.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: NVIDIA Corporation C61 [GeForce 6150SE nForce 430] [10de:03d0] (rev a2) I don't think I have the right graphics drivers. I updated ...
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Ubuntu resolution stuck at 800x600

Everything happened after I made sudo apt-get upgrade. Since then I cannot change the resolution. Even in xrandr LVDS does not show up. I tried to install Nvidia drivers. But I get: E: Package ...
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Nvidia GeForce 210 Xubuntu 14.04

My beloved old graphics card died, and a dirt cheap replacement had to be found for my business PC. This was done in the form of a GeForce 210 which at this time is so old that it should be compatible ...
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no login page - stopps on a splash

Couple a days ago I upgraded to 14.04. All was working fine until I decided to check nvidia propietary drivers via System -> Software+updates -> additional drivers. After I rebooted the system stopped ...
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Why is my screen misplaced? 5 inches of my tv screen (RGB out)

Why is my screen misplaced 5 inches to the left of my screen? Im using RGB out on an old computer runing 14. something. When it boots up and shows the imb logo the screen fits my tv perfectly, but ...
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Apps sometimes appear like all black windows

I'm with the nvidia driver and had this problem in 13.10 as well as now in 14.04 sometimes when you switch to an opened app it pops up in all blacked out window. You have to resize or move between ...
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Multiple-monitors and Nvidia Optimus not working after apt-get update

Just recently (late August / early September 2014) my multiple monitor setup and Nvidia optimus is not working. I had the symptoms characterized by this bug. After setting the BIOS to graphics card: ...
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Why does my NVIDIA X Server Settings look wrong?

Mine looks like like this: but I think it should look like this:
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Upgrading Ubuntu when having drivers from xorg-edgers

I noticed that xorg-edgers had some warning about Ubuntu distro upgrade. What is the problem exactly? Do I really need to completely remove my nvidia drivers when I do a distro upgrade? And would ...
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GTX860M/ROG ASUS G750JM Fans Max on reboot

Okay, on my own I discovered that following the instructions that I listed here: Ubuntu and ASUS G750JM, GTX860M / Nvidia problems my graphics card would work with my G750JM and it's GTX860M. BUT ...
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Disable nVidia graph card

I have a Asus with 2 graph cards - 1 nVidia and 1 Intel - and my battery life is being shortened because I THINK both gpu are being used by Ubuntu. I tried some called Bumblebee but or I configured it ...
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ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 nvidia driver conflict

My notebook is ASUS u36 which has two video cards. One is CPU integrated Intel 3000 and the other is NVIDIA Corporation GF119M [GeForce GT 520M]. When I do not install nvidia driver, there is a ...
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How do I fix black screen when switching to tty?

When I use ctr + alt + f1 to use the command line from the login screen (or anywhere for that matter), I get a black screen and cannot get anything to appear on-screen other than that I am able to ...
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why the nvidia drivers are never up to date? [duplicate]

Just out of curiosity. Maybe there are some technical reasons why the drivers are not up to date. 14.04 64b In additional drivers I have 331, but at the nvidia website they have 340. I'm coming back ...
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Disabling Optimus / Graphics cards

I have a Dell XPS 15 L502x. I using Ubuntu 14.04 duel booted with window 7. I looking to get more life out of my battery while in Ubuntu. I have no need for the nvdia card while using Ubuntu since ...
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How stop graphics from being slow despite latest NVIDIA drivers?

Time for yet another graphics card Q. Sorry in advance, but I have tried what I take to be the 'normal' way already (see below), so here it goes: I have an Intel Atom D525 1.8GHz with a discrete ...
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How to properly remove mesa and install it from source?

I have xorg-edgers ppa added to my system ( https://launchpad.net/~xorg-edgers/+archive/ubuntu/ppa?field.series_filter=trusty ) with the latest x-org/mesa packages (almost) every day. Recently ( ...
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Ubuntu after installing Nvidia drivers

I installed Nvidia Geforce G210 video driver on my Ubuntu 14.04. Setup was succesful, I've not got any errors and it's working as expected, but after restart I'm always getting the console logs. I'm ...
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drivers for my PC with ubuntu installed

I am still a beginner in using ubuntu , I have tried it a couple of times before on my old pc and actually my experience was pretty dramatic,besides the fact that I really want to use ubuntu ,I have ...
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Ctrl+Alt+F1 shows nothing, Xubuntu 14.04.1, Macbookpro11,3 (retina, nvidia)

Ctrl+Alt+F1 (or + F2-F6) shows just a black black screen (on every monitor if there are any externals), although Ctrl+Alt+F7 may bring the desktop back. It's a Xubuntu 14.04.1 on MacBookPro11,3 with ...
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Problem with “xrander --addmode” -command [duplicate]

I have been trying add undetected resolutions for my display with cvt, xrandr --newmode and xrandr --addmode -commands, but without success: $ xrandr xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output ...
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Can't get Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to install [duplicate]

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Sony Vaio desktop. I put the DVD in the drive and get the icon on the bottom showing a keyboard and arrow, and then the screen goes blank and does not ...
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nVidia driver not working after upgrade

I ran a standard apt-get upgrade yesterday. Since then, the nvidia drivers (nvidia-331-updates) don't seem to work anymore. I did some digging and tried re-installing the drivers in different ...
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How do I limit FPS in games?

Like the title says, I want to know if I can do that on Ubuntu. (On Windows, I used to do it using NVIDIA Inspector.) I have a Lenovo Y580, with Intel 4000HD and GTX 660M. I am talking about ...
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Can I control the Cooler fan on Ubuntu 14.04?

Ok I'll be specific My laptop: Lenovo z500 Processor: Intel Core i7(3 th) RAM: 8GB GPU: NVIDIA GEFORCE GT 740 So the question is very simple, How I do my cooler fan more faster? When I play games ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Screen Freezes Randomly NVidia

I use Ubuntu 14.04 on my Asus N550JK laptop and have NVidia GeForce GTX 850M graphics card. The problem is that screen keeps randomly freezing while performing everyday tasks. When the screen freezes ...
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How to disable dynamic contrast in Kubuntu?

My environment is kubuntu 14.04 and graphic card is nvidia GTX 560. The problem is with dynamic contrast changes. For example when I open "bright" webpages it looks like monitor is brightening up as ...
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Frequent crashes with NVidia 331.38 on XUbuntu 14.04.1

Fresh install of Xubuntu 14.04.1 on a Dell M4800, 2 x 250GB SSDs, 32GM RAM. The display adapter is (per lspci) a "NVIDIA Corporation GK107GLM [Quadro K1100M]". Default Nouveau drivers were just OK ...
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Low resolution problem with nvidia drivers Ubuntu 12.04

I installed Ubuntu 12.04.05 and updated it. After that I installed the drivers for my graphics card: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa -y sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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Skype 4.3.0.37 stopped working after installation of Nvidia 340.32 drivers

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 and tried skype, it worked. Now I decided to install the video driver from NVIDIA website, install went successful but now Skype is not starting anymore, no ...
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Ubuntu and ASUS G750JM, GTX860M / Nvidia problems

This is my second thread, the other is on another website but that one is going no where and I don't think it gets enough attention so I'm posting here. Has anyone gotten drivers to work the GTX860M ...
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After installing CUDA on ubuntu 14.04 and restarting, got message about failure to install nvidia-340

I installed CUDA 6.5 on ubuntu 14.04, and after rebooting got a message saying the installation of nvidia-340 failed. I didn't install a driver along with CUDA (yet) although some installation ...
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Reinstalling X11 drivers in Ubuntu 14.04

I've recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. Now, I am unable to launch xserver. The following error is shown: (EE) module ABI major version (6) doesn't match the server's version (8) xinit: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 (AMD64 ver) and RCA 42" TV

I'm not new to computers and have attempted Linux before ( many years ago) but am now trying to hook up a computer to my TV (for XBMC / Kodi use) via HDMI cable. I have installed 14.04.1, but it ...
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Problems with Nvidia drivers 173 with Ubuntu 12.04

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04.01, but I ran into serious problems (details here) I have installed 12.04.05 instead, but I still have serious problems. After installing I reboot, the system starts ...
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cannot detect NIVIDIA GPU after switching to iGPU

I have NVIDIA GPU installed in my system with Ubuntu 12.04. It has been acting as display driver for my monitor but I also used it (happily so far) for CUDA-based scientific computing. Since the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Nvidia GeForce (840M) compatability on 64-bit laptop

My laptop diagnostic shows several pre-fails and has other issues so I am urgently shopping for a new laptop, my second using Ubuntu. I need a laptop with good graphics capabilities and have come ...
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Why is my Display Controller Intel when I have nvidia graphics card?

When I run lspci command i get this: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor DRAM Controller (rev 09) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd ...
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How do i get Ubuntu to recognize my graphics card? (trusty tahr)

First of, hello! I have a Asus X552C laptop with a Nvidia Geforce 710m graphics card, and i do have some issues. I have looked online and I've tried mostly everything, but it just won't work for me! ...
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Installing Nvidia Driver on Dell

I have a Dell XPS 14 l421x that I have loaded Ubuntu on, but for the life of me I cannot get the Nvidia propritery drivers installed. The system has the onboard Intel apu, as well as an Nvidia gt630m. ...