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

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Boot and/or screen problems after each upgrade

After each upgrade my system does not come back. After today's upgrade I face the same problem again. Some cmos battery message and when it goes to the point that it should start loading the os it ...
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Updated Software: Now, NVIDIA Module Won't Load

Graphics card: NVIDIA FX 5200 uname -a: '[...] 3.13.0-30-generic #55~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jul 4 21:56:07 UTC 2014 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux Yesterday (previous kernel version), my Update Manager ...
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Installing NVIDIA drivers for GeForce GT 525M on 14.04

I've been trying to install NVIDIA drivers for 14.04 so I can use a HDMI output on my laptop. However each time that I have tried to install nvidia drivers my screen is blank after logging in. I've ...
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Unable to start Genymotion in Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to start Genymotion in Ubuntu 12.04, but I am getting the following error : ~$ sudo lshw -c video *-display UNCLAIMED description: VGA compatible controller product: ...
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HDMI connection between TV and a laptop with Ubuntu (14.04) + NVIDIA Optimus possible?

Question briefly: Is it possible to connect a Ubuntu laptop with NVIDIA Optimus to a TV via HDMI connection? The connection should also have sounds included, because otherwise it would be easier just ...
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Nvidia gtx 760 drivers?

Running the nouveau driver I can use my max resolution of 1280x1050 However trying to setup 3d cube I get a weird tearing like effect as if I ran out of a source-game map Trying to switch to the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - problem with nvidia drivers

I installed 12.04 LTS recently. I installed Nvidia drivers running the following in the terminal : $ sudo apt-get purge nvidia-* $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install nvidia-current-updates ...
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14.04 LTS on HP EliteBook 8740w with NVIDIA and DreamColor

I have been running Ubuntu 13.04 for quite some time and though I would upgrade to 14.04 LTS as I also wanted to migrate to a larger SSD disk. In the past it was tricky to install Ubuntu because the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - incorrect graphics information

I am checking my system settings, but see Graphics as unknown. I have Nvidia graphics card. I tried this answer, and ran : sudo apt-get install mesa-utils Now if I check it, instead of showing my ...
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Installing NVIDIA Drivers to 14.04? [duplicate]

I am running a Samsung Chronos 7 with an NVIDIA Geforce GT 640m graphics card. I would like to utilize this graphics card so that I may use my computer for various computer games. Previously, when I ...
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Upgraded Hardware-Enablement-Stack on 12.04. Nvidia isn't working, and won't install

There also seem to be some weird behaviours related to the network (taking a very long time to pull updates, but also load webpages, etc.) Note: I can't do a full update to 14.04 for work reasons. Is ...
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boot up problem (14.04 + GRUB + Swap + Nvidia) - with pictures

When I start my laptop, it takes as much as 7 tries to get past the place where the swap gets mounted; if anyone is looking over my shoulder then it becomes 15 tries! My laptop is a lenovo W520 with ...
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Solution for installing cuda by 'apt-get' on Ubuntu 14.04?

I want to install CUDA on my laptop which have the GPU GeForce 760M. Here is the official page for .deb files for 12.04 and 13.04. When I set up the .deb for 13.04, I find out that it has a chain of ...
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Checking Nvidia (610) GPU temp

I have had a terrible time with my new computer, constant crashes in really any flavor of ubuntu or mint. I am now on Mint 13, which is better, but just had 2 crashes in 12 hours, one while the ...
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NVidia-prime with 14.04 problems

Heeeelllppppp! System: I have a Dell 17xps with an NVidia Optimus 555M graphics card. Annoying History: It's all worked ok with Ubuntu 12.x and bumblebee. But I really want to use 14.04 and ...
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NOUVEAU on 2013 15" macbook 14.04 crashes on resume

I have a 2013 Macbook Pro 15" (Macbook 11,3). My laptop works perfectly fine except awaking from suspend. I can see the screen, the keyboard does not work after waking up and my laptop (at least my ...
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How to completely purge everything that is associated with nvidia?

I have followed endless amount of guides in order to make primus work with steam in ubuntu 14.04 and yet nothing works. I would like to completely purge everything that is associated with nvidia, ...
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Xorg server intermittently freezes [closed]

The bug in a nutshell: The system will randomly freeze up, anywhere from 2-5 seconds at a time, fairly frequently. So this issue started with the installation of a new GPU (Geforce 760) over the ...
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Dual-monitor setup; one monitor changes to low resolution

Dear AskUbuntu Community, I am using Ubuntu 13.10 at work with dual-monitor display. One has 1920x1080 resolution and the other 2560x1440 (main), the graphics card is Radeon 7570 1GB. The main high ...
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I have a problem with HDMI sound on both Ubuntu 14 and Windows 7, is this hardware?

I have a problem with HDMI sound on both Ubuntu 14 and Windows 7, is this hardware? The problem only occurs when running games (something sound intensive) I get ugly noise through the speakers. This ...
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A few beginner questions [duplicate]

Greetings to all here.. I'm a complete Linux virgin, so apologies if anything I'm asking is blatantly obvious.. (I have done a brief search for the issues I'm having) Please go easy on the ...
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Custom resolution doesn't add to display

I'm trying to add custom resolution to display, but it won't add. What I've tried so far : 1-firstly see my current resolutuins $ xrandr The output : Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 1024 x 768, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with gtx 670 slow window animations

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on an i5 2500k, 8GB ram and gtx 670. The problem is that all the window animations are very slow. For example when trying to resize a window is like it will take hours to ...
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Fail to run some CUDA 6 samples ubuntu 12.04

I've installed CUDA 6.0 on ubuntu 12.04 and I'm trying to run some of the examples but I can't make them successfully runs. I've tried to run: ./deviceQuery and below is the ouput: CUDA Device Query ...
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Recent update in ubuntu 14.04 resulted in my external monitor being unable to go above 1024x768 without being met with a black screen/no signal

This is all through HDMI. I cannot go above 1024x768 or I get a black screen / no signal. This means anywhere between 1152x864 and 1920x1080 (which is what I had been set at before the issue). ...
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Nvidia GPU Fan Speed Setting Not Staying Permanent

Running a Nvidia 660ti and Ubuntu 14.04 with Nvidia driver 331.38 from the stock additional drivers repo. This also effects my 12.04.4 box running the 319.76 proprietary driver from nvidia as well. ...
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Two monitors, two DP-connectors, Ubuntu sees those as one

I have a IBM ThinkPad in a dockingstation. Attached are two monitors (default resolution: 1920x1200) via two DisplayPort connectors. The laptop have Nvidia/Intel chipset, but I only using Intel. ...
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update-initramfs hangs on cuda drivers, how to remove / complete update?

I was trying to "apt-get install cuda" from nvidia's repository, and the process hung on update-initramfs. All apt/dpkg commands I've since tried, including "apt-get remove cuda", have attempted to ...
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NVidia Quadro K2000M temperature rises too high playing Oil Rush

Every time I play Oil Rush, after a few minutes the screen flickers black. If I don't exit quickly enough I will be left with a black screen but still able to hear the game (and unable to exit). I ...
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How can I get Ubuntu working on my G4 Powerbook 1ghz 17"

Completely new to Linux but very keen to get it working on my G4 Powerbook 1Ghz 17 Have tried install of MintPPC 11 which failed to boot xorg and gave error: [drm] failed to open device Fatal ...
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After reboot, my ubuntu 'freezes' at the purple ground, without any menu icon, just movable mouse [duplicate]

I just rebooted my computer with Ubuntu14.04 Than the login prompt shows, with a very-low resolution, which is not the same as before reboot. Then Logged in, but nothing happens, just leaving me ...
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Installed NVidia 610 now, no menu on left

I'd like to use MythTV so I purchased an NVidia 610 and installed in my Ubuntu Server tower. First boot, no issues, so I update Linux while installing NVidia drivers from "Additional Drivers". After ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 setting Primary Monitors

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 with the 331.38 drivers that I installed via the "Additional Drivers" My issue is that when ever I start up a game it starts up in the wrong monitor, to fix this I when my ...
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very long time start ubuntu after install nvidia

After installing nvidia after reboot it take to show the login almost 10 minutes, I found reading to review the log, but do not understand it to be, I see these lines there is something unusual as it ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 login returns me to login manager, how to diagnose?

This started with me adding a graphics card to my system. When I booted up, ubuntu complained that the graphics config had changed, and gave me a terminal session. I copied ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Unknown Display, nvidia graphics

I tried the @Golboth solution in this thread. Worked sometimes, it has an intermittent behavior, sometimes work, most of times doesn't work. Installed Nvidia drivers, Ubuntu detects the Graphics : ...
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NVIDIA GPU Ubuntu Support

Quick question. I'm building a workstation at present (based on: i7, 16GB, 120SSD, ASUS Mobo). My question is really to do with GPU support. I'm considering something from the Nvidia range (750) ...
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USB Mouse stops working after NVIDIA proprietary driver installation

After installation of NVIDIA drivers (331.38) through Driver Manager on Ubuntu 14.04, after a while usb mouse stops working without any success of reconnecting it (only reboot helps). When falling ...
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In my system details my graphics line is blank

I tried updating my drivers and I typed these following commands into a terminal sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-current However ...
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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. ...