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

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Display scrolls with mouse on 3-head prime setup on 16.04

I have a 3-head setup on a Dell L502x optimus notebook. It is an intel Sandy Bridge (i7 2nd) with a Nvidia GeForce GT 540M. Using nvidia prime (not bumblebee) with nvidia as the primary display. ...
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Install Ubuntu on new Hardware

I try to install Ubuntu and Mint on my PC, but no Version works :( I put the OS on a USB-Stick and let them boot. All i get is: With SLI: Blackscreen after the Ubuntu-Logo. Afer a view seconds the ...
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Updates stepping on nvidia drivers on ubuntu

How can I update Ubuntu without needing to re-install the Nvidia drivers?
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Ubuntu 16.04 external monitor lags and won't rotate

I just installed a fresh Ubuntu 16.04 on my Lenovo P50, Nvidia M2000M graphics card. When I connect my Dell Ultrasharp U2713HM to the DisplayPort on my Lenovo Dock, and it displays the image fine in ...
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Brightness Control

I recenetly installed ubuntu16.04 on my sony vaio VPCEH35en. The brightness control is not working. I have a Nvidia GEforce 410M . I tried to modify the xorg.conf file but ended up with this: ...
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NVIDIA problem: nvidia-smi and all other related nvidia commands freeze the terminal

I just rebooted a server with 2 nvidia titan X that was perfectly working but now when I type nvidia-smi or start a python process that uses one of the GPUs, the terminal freezes. Do you have any ...
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Bumblebee with LD_LIBRARY_PATH and ModulePath empty

I've been struggling with this problem for quite a time. I just upgraded my xubuntu to 16.04 and my nvidia drivers broke again. So, as usual, I had to uninstall all nvidia drivers (I was using nvidia-...
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ASUS ROG G551VW Nvidia driver issues

I have ASUS G551VW laptop with NVIDIA Geforce GTX 960M. I have installed ubuntu 14.04 on it. It works fine until I try to install NVIDIA driver on it. When I install NVIDIA driver from nvidia ...
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Second monitor not working after Xubuntu 16.04 upgrade

I just upgraded from Xubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 via dist-upgrade. After I restarted, the monitor that is connected (via HDMI-to-DVI-cable) to my laptop wasn't recognized anymore. I already restarted two ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezes when suspeding

I have a Lenovo z40-70 Laptop with a Geforce 820M. Whenever my Ubuntu suspends it freezes. It only shows a black screen and doesn't respond to any command. I had the same issue when I was using ...
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Boot Ubuntu on a specific GPU in a multi-GPU environment (no laptop)

My home computer has a Radeon HD6970 plus a Geforce GT 740 video card. I use the more powerful Radeon under Windows for gaming, while the Geforce is there for some OpenCL and Vulkan stuff I plan to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Login Loop/no launcher nvidia

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 15 (.10 I think) to Ubuntu 16.04, and had the login loop issue (where I would enter my password, press enter and then it would take me right back to login screen, same ...
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GPU plus default graphics card - ubuntu X desktop does not start

situation is as follows I have a server with a matrox GMA200, I installed a titan X, then: sudo service lightdm stop installed nvidia drivers created xorg.conf ... forced display to run with the old ...
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ubuntu 16.04 shuts down after a few minutes

Trying to run 16.04 on my Intel I7-6700HQ 4x260GHz, Nvidia GeForce GTX965m. It works fine on 15.10, but when I boot up 16.04 from the USB, the fan (graphics card I think) just starts running and runs ...
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I cannot successfully install Nvidia driver and Cuda on my pcc64el Ubuntu 14.04 server

I recently installed the Nvidia graphics driver and CUDA on my Ubuntu 15.10 and Ubuntu 16.04 machines (with GTX 970 and GTX 970M respectively), both of which have x86_64 architecture. Much of the ...
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Disconnecting HDMI causes vertical split on laptop screen

Whenever i disconnect my HDMI on my Dell Latitude E5550, the laptop screen tries to show both monitors: I can still move my mouse around and drag windows, but the screen does not refresh. Not sure ...
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How to reinstall the Nvidia graphic driver in the recovery mode of Ubuntu?

I use Titan X graphic card in Ubuntu. But it crashes yesterday and I can't login after reboot. But I am able to login in the recovery mode. I think it is the driver that caused the problem and I wish ...
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Minimalist Ubuntu 16.04 distribution/ install steps needed

My install image (Ubuntu 16.04 desktop, ISO image installed from DVD) doesn't get far on my machine, which runs Linux Mint 17.2 fine. I have a multiheaded system with this hardware: CUDA: NVIDIA ...
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Rotate External Display with NVIDIA drivers

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit and have an NVIDIA GeForce 940M graphics card (proprietary NVIDIA drivers are installed for this). I have an external monitor that I want to rotate Counter-Clockwise (...
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SSH from my Mac into Ubuntu: X forwarding not working correctly?

Running a Mac Pro, OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 With ATI Radeon Graphics card, and XQuartz v 2.7.9 I am able to run qdec and freeview perfectly fine on my machine. The problem comes when I attempt to SSH ...
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Built-in laptop monitor is not detected anymore

The problem The built-in monitor of my laptop is not detected and goes blank at the login screen. However an external monitor connected to the VGA port is correctly detected and gets recognized as ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - NVidia GTX 860M and OpenGL SL 4.5?

I'm using Ubuntu only to learn the OpenGL SL programming. I was on Debian version but I got a big problem and I'm tired to solve them (sometime just with an update). Whatever ... Now I'm on Ubuntu ...
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Cannot connect laptop to TV via HDMI

My laptop is connected to TV via HDMI. During installation of Ubuntu, the TV displayed the Ubuntu screen background and a few buttons on the top right corner of the screen. However, after ...
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Triple Monitor Setup Problem (specifc, could not find an answer)

Despite my sincerest efforts to avoid asking a question that thousands of others have had similar issues -- alas, I am not skilled enough in Linux to diagnose this myself and no other solution attempt ...
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nvidia driver in 16.04 - GT216M - sony vaio [duplicate]

Hi i upgrade system do 16.04 - and cannot use drivers. Now have 640x480 display only available. root@lapop-vaio:/home/grek# lspci |grep NVI 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation ...
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can't install Ubuntu 14.04 - black screen - Samsung RV-411

Newbie here. Got my hands on an old Samsung RV-411 laptop (was running on Win7 Home Premium) and thought of trying out Linux. Followed this website (http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/migrating-from-windows-...
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Scaling with a 4k monitor and 2k monitor

I'm currently using two 2k monitors and a third 4k monitor. Is there any way to use max resolution on all of them and scale things up a bit on just the 4k monitor? I've been digging around for ages ...
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Is it a good idea to install nvidia 361 drivers in 14.04?

I learnt that for 14.04 the last driver version is nvidia-352 but there's version 361 for 16.04. Is it a good idea to just grab the .deb from their website and install it on 14.04?
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Unable to log into desktop environment after nvidia driver install

I was trying to use the latest version of Blender and found out that the newest NVIDIA drivers need to be installed so I can use the GPU in my gaming laptop (originally loaded with Windows 10). SO I ...
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Installed Ubuntu 16.04 on MSI GL62, installing NVidia drivers leads to login loop

I recently got a new laptop running Windows 10. I wiped it, and am in the process of installing Ubuntu 16.04 in my Ubuntu + Windows 8.1 dual boot. The laptop has an Nvidia GTX 960m in it as a ...
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Unity 8 not working with NVIDIA graphics card

I am on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) and have heard that, with this distribution, I would be able to get a better look at the Unity 8 and Mir desktop interface. I understand that it is still buggy and ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 and NVidia drivers

This question was already asked a few times already. The threads where it was asked were closed due to low quality answers. I can confirm that none of the answers worked for me - I upgraded the ...
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running apt-get install nvidia-current wants to downgrade the driver

When I run sudo apt-get install nvidia-current I get this: The following extra packages will be installed: libcuda1-304 nvidia-304 nvidia-opencl-icd-304 The following packages will be REMOVED: ...
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Monitor says “No Signal” on 90% of boot-ups

9 out of 10 times when I boot-up my computer, my monitor hangs on DisplayPort: No Signal When it does work (10% of boot-ups), it works absolutely perfect for as long the computer is on. I am ...
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No graphical user interface after update on 16.04

After an update from Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 to 16.04 my gui completly crashes after GRUB. If I try a normal boot, the gui freezes there, where the LVM needs the password to decrypt the systemdrive. I can ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 + DVD = Crash

I'm a new Ubuntu user. I installed Ubuntu 16.04 and tried playing a DVD on VLC (which worked perfectly fine with Ubuntu 14.04). After about a minute, the video stops, while the sound continues. If I'...
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Ubuntu 16.04 hangs at purple screen during “try Ubuntu without installing”

System Specs, i5 6500, Nvidia GTX 970. Installing Ubuntu on top of Windows 10 Tried with novoemode=0 and with nomodeset. Still no progress.
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Ubuntu boots to black screen after upgrade to 16.04

I updated recently to 16.04 and when I bootup my computer I get to grub and the loading screen with the ubuntu logo, but then I hear the drums when ubuntu boots up but the screen is black. I tried ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 install fails upgrade, fails install from bootable usb

I have an intel i7 CPU, geforce gtx 970 GPU, and an asus motherboard with 3 monitors. I had a working version of Ubuntu 15.10 with CUDA as the video driver. Then, I chose to upgrade the system... ...
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Nvidia drivers and UEFI working together [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 16.04 and after enabling Secure Boot Nvidia drivers stops loading. Same is with VirtualBox kernel modules. When I try to force loading kernel # modprobe nvidia_361 modprobe: ERROR: ...
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Unable to disable secure boot with mokutil in 16.04

Problem, new in 16.04: When I run the command sudo mokutil --disable-validation to disable secure boot validation within Ubuntu, I am asked to type a password twice and then get the message ...
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Monitor : no image after turning off then on

I would like to use my monitor as display for two computers, so I would like to switch the input as I want beetween the computer 1 and the computer 2. When I switch on the computer 2 everything is ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: nvidia drivers for GeForce GTX 960M

Some time ago I asked a similar question about Ubuntu 14.04. Now I just installed Ubuntu 16.04, hoping that with the new version the graphic card was recognized effortless. Sadly I still have a ...
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Problem with Nvidia 7200/7300 and nouveau drivers

Sorry if this is a stupid question but, when I upgraded to 14.04 (from 12.10 I think) I immediately had a problem with slow graphics response with the default nouveau driver. On switching to the ...
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how to stop multi-monitor setup from changing?

I am using a new install of Ubuntu 16.04 with an Nvidia GTX 760. One of my monitors, for some reason or another, takes about 1-2 seconds longer than the other 3 turn on when all of my screens come on ...
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Optirun Steam not working with Nvidia 364.19

Optirun steam through terminal worked with driver 361.42 Now, I'm running 364.19 and I get this error message "Couldn't find bootstrap, it's not safe to reset Steam. Please contact technical support."...
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No G-SYNC option in NVIDIA-SETTINGS?

I have no G-SYNC options available in the nvidia-settings. I have got a g-sync ready laptop with a NVIDIA GTX970M and am currently running 16.04LTS. Any help would be greatly appreciated! EDIT: I ...
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Primus uninstall still trying to contact bumbleed daemon

I've finally given up trying to sort this issue myself and have come seeking guidance. Originally I had bumblebee installed with the following packages(bumblee bumblebee-nvidia primus nvidia-352). I ...
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How to stop (fullscreen) applications from spanning across monitors in 16.04?

I did a fresh install of 16.04 recently, and to my surprise my second monitor worked pretty much out of the box with the nvidia driver 361.42. The HDMI is wired over the Quadro K1000M and that used to ...
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14.04 System video card failure

I have a MSI CX61 2PC (with i3-4100 M and GeForce 820M). Since some days I have some issues with my screen laptop , it just turning black for no apparent reasons. Sometimes change resolution or ...