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Objects fade away on desktop on Ubuntu 14.04, after reinstalling Nvidia 340.24 driver

After installing the NVIDIA proprietary 340.24 driver, I've got flickering objects on the screen. I decided to reinstall the driver availble on the repositories and now I get everything fading out, ...
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Nonexistent display (Unknown Display) messing things up

I've been cracking my head with this one all day, read all there is to be read around the issue (not much to be found on it to be honest: some questions, some blog posts and some unresolved tickets) ...
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How do I change the default graphics driver from Intel to Nvidia in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04?

I am using Toshiba Satellite C50 A2012, with Ubuntu 14.04 and an Nvidia graphics card. How do I change my graphics to Nvidia from Intel graphic card?
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Bumblebee won't turn on as when I try to, a second later, it turns back off

I tried looking for this but only see things pertaining more to the card. Bumblebee itself won't turn on for more than a second. I followed the questions on this link here which all seemed fine to do ...
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Kubuntu freezes at splash screen

A recent update of Kubuntu 14.04 prevents the login process to go beyond the splash screen. The computer is a Kubuntu 64-bits 14.04 desktop with a GeForce GTX 580. I have been running the 14.04 for ...
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Latest Linux systems constantly freezing

Before I begin, I should clarify that this issue does not happen only with Ubuntu 14.04, but with Elementary OS Luna and Debian 7 as well. To make the story short, Debian froze from the installation ...
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W540 + 14.04 + nvidia driver = no work

there's a strange problem I cannot solve: there are two Lenovo W540 (A) and (B). W540 has two graphics chips: intel and nvidia Quadro K1100M. There is no bios setting to disable intel, and/or only ...
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Ubuntu release upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 fails - log-in fails

Upgrading Ubuntu To upgrade from Ubuntu 13.10. to 14.04. I ran sudo do-release-upgrade. The first attempt failed and I found the following message in the error log: ...
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12.04.x HWE Hardware Enablement Update broke Nvidia proprietary drivers

I run Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 32 bit version and recently took the option to take the HWE upgrade from Update Manager. Now either the computer freezes or I go into a low graphic mode similar to the ...
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How to choose default output port (boot screen) in a nvidia card?

I have a NVida card and binary drivers. I have my monitor connected at the vga port and the TV at the HDMI port. When the computer boots, the grub menu and sometimes the login screen goes to the TV ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Installing nvidia-current driver fails

EDIT After trying a lot of things I gave up and I installed Ubuntu 14.04. Now I can simply install the proprietary drivers selecting them in the Additional drivers settings. I'm trying to install ...
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Cannot load Ubuntu desktop after installing Nvidia driver

I've just installed an Nvidia driver for my Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit. Now I cannot load my desktop, the screen breaks after the login screen. The only thing that works is the console terminal ...
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Update to 12.04 blows away dual boot loader

I have a 32 bit 12.04 partition and a 64 bit 14.04 partition on this system. Been running both for several weeks with no problem - wanted to test all the oddball stuff I've accumulated to make sure ...
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Run Ubuntu hassle-free on Asus N56JN-MB71 [duplicate]

I was planning on buying the Asus N56JN-MB71. You can find the specs here: http://www.microcenter.com/product/431925/N56JN-MB71_156_Laptop_Computer_-_Black_Aluminum . I do not know anything about ...
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Xrandr custom refresh rate unstable in games and with various applications [duplicate]

I am running ubuntu 14.04 on my Notebook with Nvidia optimus. Default intel drivers, nvidia 340.24 + bumblebee. (Those problems are indipendent from nvidia, they persist with either nouveau and ...
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How to install OpenCl and CUDA

I have desktop computer : CPU : Intel® Core™ i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz × 8 GPU : GeForce GTX 770/PCIe/SSE2 I would like to use OpenCL/ CUDA in my own C programs. I can use : old Ubuntu = 13.04/ 64 ...
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Cannot boot after fresh install of 14.04

I have an SSD hard drive with no other OS installed. I have MSI P67A-GD65 MB, MSI GTX570 NVidia Graphics card. I freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04 from the live CD. After reboot, it shows me a blank ...
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Continuous low-graphics mode on reboot after installing nvidia-331 driver

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. After installing nvidia-331 driver, my machine continues to go to the low-graphics mode troubleshooting. The weird thing is that if I choose a recovery mode on boot and ...
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How do I install graphics drivers for NVIDIA GT 555M series on a Lenovo Ideapad (Y570)?

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Y570 and it has a 1 GB NVidia GT 555M graphics card (ubuntu 14.04). All I want to do is to run cudaHashcat (64 bit one) on it. When I ran it initially I got a message like ...
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Toshiba satellite L755 nvidia resolution + boot problem

I don't have alot of experience in linux, I tried all the solution I could find before asking this, here it goes: I recently got a new Toshiba laptop, today I installed ubuntu 14.04LTS alongside of ...
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Nvidia 304 Driver support in 14.04.1

I'm currently on 12.04.4 and getting the upgrade prompt for 14.04 LTS. Just wondering if the Nvidia 304 drivers are supported. Thanks.
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14.04 - Black borders, black terminal [closed]

This question is clearly realted to this one. However, I tried the suggested approaches and neither of them worked. Let me explain what happend: I'm using an Asus notebook with an integrated NVIDIA ...
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3 monitors mixing GPU and IGU

I'm completely new to Ubuntu and am trying to get 3 monitors (or four if possible) to work on a GeForce GTX550ti and integrated graphics. When I installed, Ubuntu seemed to extend the top bar across ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: C++ Program -> Broken Pipe -> Cannot get past Tty1

While I was running a C++ program (it involved SDL), the computer completely froze up; control C didn't work, and escape didn't work (I had it programmed that escape would close the program). So, ...
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Toasted install, migrating users/data to 2nd install?

My Ubuntu 13 install went flaky after behaving well for quite a while. I tried upgrading to Ubuntu 14, and ended up in either the "black screen on boot" state (fix by ctrl-alt-F1 for a terminal, then ...
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What is Wrong with Ubuntu 14.04? Font Rendering Bugs

My Ubuntu is being very very irritating after upgrading to 14.04. Every once in a blue moon, certain glyphs just disappear from the screen. Every once in a while, (even as I'm writing this question), ...
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Graphics problem (Dualhead MSI nVidia GeForce 660)

The computer boots up fine, however after only a minute or so of running, the applications and icons begin glitching (large verticle bars of solid color or missing text, similar to what I'd call ...
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Update broke graphics driver, no GL, no Unity 3D, GeForce 610M

About a month ago an automatic update and a seven day-streak with no reboot somehow broke my graphics capabilities, rendering me Unity 2D'd and video-game-less. I suspect it is to do with driver ...
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Can't install Nvidia 304 Updates on HWE 12.04.5 [closed]

I've upgraded my 12.04 LTS to the new HWE bringing the Kernel to 3.13.0-32-generic #57~precise1-Ubuntu. My graphics card is a Nvidia 7600 GS and needs to use 304-updates to work. When upgrading to ...
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ViewSonic Monitor and Nvidia Graphics Card: Overscan

I am struggeling now for almost half a year with my graphic-configuration ( ViewSonic VX2835wm, nvidia GeForce GTS 450). On a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 with the proprietary nvidia driver Version ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 driver for Nvidia 320M?

I checked my graphic card in the terminal by lspci | grep VGA and i've got this: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GT216M [GeForce GT 320M] (rev a2) So it is thinking that my ...
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Screen shuts off and doesn't respond [closed]

This happens on 12.04 64 bit and 14.04 32 bit. This does not occur with the same hardware on Win7 64 bit. Monitor is also okay. Hardware is as follows: MB: Asus ROG Maximus Formula RAM: 4GB CPU: ...
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Add custom resolution to built-in laptop screen in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

My laptop is a Lenovo W530. I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and after some problems, I managed to get it working at 1920 x 1080. However, this resolution is a bit too high for me, so I would ...
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What are the best tweaked Nvidia drivers for my laptop?

I need drivers and tweaked drivers for Lubuntu. Details: HP Pavilion dv7-1025nr Nvidia GeForce 9600m GT Lubuntu 14.04 - 64bit Intel Core 2 Duo P8400 @ 2.26GHz 2.27GHz 4GB RAM If you need more info. ...
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Ubuntu unusably slow on Acer Aspire One [duplicate]

It's a dual core Atom 1.33Ghz processor (2G ram). Bought it with Windows 7 illegally installed, but it always ran extremely slow anyway, so I wiped it and installed 14.04. I expected it to be slow, ...
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Why are my launcher and panel all glitchy when I open dash since updating my nVidia drivers?

As you can see in the image, launcher and my panel look a bit glitchy when I open dash. I have used unity-tweak-tool to set the transparency to static blur on dash, and this always worked in the ...
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Can't detect external monitor on Thinkpad W530 running Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Thinkpad W530 running Ubuntu 14.04; I've tried connecting external monitors via both VGA and DisplayPort, but neither are being detected. I turned off Optimus, and am only using the discrete ...
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HDMI TV Issues with Acer V3-571 laptop

Im a complete Linux novice. Iv installed Mint today on my laptop. So far so good. However Im having a few teething issues with regards to my HDMI connection. When I connect to my TV via HDMI the TV ...
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Switching on and off integrated GPU

I have a elitebook 8570w and use it to for both graphically heavy applications as well as normal stuff. I would like to be able to switch between the dedicated and the intergrated GPU. I know about ...
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screen noise playing videos on 14.04 using nvidia GeForce Gt610 with nvidia driver 340

The noise looks like little horizontal white streaks/broken lines that come and go very briefly, remeniscient of a noisey video cable. When I used the nouveau driver, it doesn't happen at all. I tried ...
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How do I make my nvidia settings permanent on every login?

I want to make my nvidia settings permanent on every login/boot I do. I am currently the only one using this pc so it is just a hazzle to change it everytime I start up the pc. I have read and used ...
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External Display HDMI out not working

I know this may be a stupid question but are Samsung monitors supported in Ubuntu? I ask because I've recently switched over from windows to Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. I have a Samsung monitor I user ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 High CPU Temperature but Fans Remain Silent

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 (3.13.0-32-generic) on my new ASUS n550JK laptop. It has Intel i7 4700HQ CPU and Nvidia GeForce GTX 850M graphics card (I have installed 340.24 driver from xorg-edgers). The ...
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Brightness buttons on Macbook Pro 7.1

I'm following the steps here. The website says to set the driver to NVIDIA binary Xorg driver and nvidia-current (not nvidia-current-updates), but I don't see that option. I set the driver to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on HP S7620.uk with Nvidia GeForce 7500 LE

Hi I am looking to setup a dual boot on a HP S7620.uk with Win XP and Ubuntu 14.04 When I tried running Ubuntu 14.04 from a DVD without installing I got several lines of errors saying the GPU had ...
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WQHD HDMI GeForce 460M

I have the proprietary nvidia driver installed in Ubuntu 13.04. I have a toshiba qosmio laptop with the GeForce 460M GPU. In windows, I was able to use the configuration utility to successfully get it ...
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How can I install nvidia-331-updates without automatically installing a full-fledged unity desktop?

I'm trying to run XBMC from an ubuntu 14.04 sever install. In order for my HDMI audio to function properly, I require the latest Nvidia drivers, located in package nvidia-331-updates. Here is the ...
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new windows very slow to launch

This problem shows up a day or two after rebooting. Launching any new window will be very slow. It comes up first with either just a transparent overlay or with the window grayed out and the rest of ...
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Team Fortress 2 won't launch?

So, I recently installed Bumblebee on my computer, running 12.04 LTS. I used the optirun command to launch Steam, and it worked just fine. I try to launch Team Fortress 2 within Steam, it'll play one ...
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Nvidia-settings closes after applying settings instead of applying them

I have a problem with my ubuntu system. The NVIDIA proprietory driver doesn't work anymore as it should. I freshly installed Ubuntu just a few moments ago and the first thing I did was update ubuntu ...