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

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Problem with nvidia-persistenced not working

I'm having a problem which I think I've narrowed down to the nvidia persistence daemon. Issue: I have my HTPC connected to my Onkyo receiver. When I turn off the receiver and turn it back on, I ...
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Kubuntu one SSD of mdadm and Nvidia drivers fail to load at same time

My problem seemed to start during a manual update although I don't know if that was coincidence or causal. About 20% of the way through downloading the update, it just stopped. I left that window ...
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How do I get Ubuntu server 14.04 to display as if it were actually desktop?

This question is kind of misleading. Let me first explain what I want. End Goal My goal is to have a syslog server, using rsyslog, that has 2 monitors, connected to a discrete video card. I would ...
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Keyboard/Mouse unresponsive after waking from suspend. Followed by full system crash after restarting. Ubuntu 14.04

I have recently built my first computer and am dual booting ubuntu 14.04 and windows 10 (each on their own ssd). The hardware specs are linked below. ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 wouldn't boot until I remove nomodeset in grub

Initially I wasn't able to boot from USB to install Ubuntu 15.10, therefore, I added nomodeset in GRUB and managed to installed Ubuntu. Afterwards, I installed Nvidia drivers (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M ...
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nVidia driver making my workspace the size of both monitors

On both Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 and Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon, which is built on Ubuntu 14.04LTS, if I install the driver and dock my laptop (specs below) my workspace becomes the size of both external ...
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libGL.so missing after NVIDIA driver installation

On Ubuntu 14.04 with nouveau display driver I did the following: 1) Installation of NVIDIA kernel driver (display worked correctly) Now I'd like to undo this installation and return to the nouveau ...
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Why does an older kernel source get installed?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 kernel 3.19.0-39-generic and wonder why when installing the kernel sources version 3.13.0 of the kernel source actually gets installed..?! ~# uname -r 3.19.0-39-generic ~# ...
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NVIDIA kernel installation fails on GeForce 310M

This question is not a duplicate of the question correct kernel source path There the problem was solved be installing the kernel header files. In my case the kernel header files are already ...
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Is Ubuntu suitable for this system? If so what version?

Dear respected Ubuntu community I will be running Intel® Core™ i7 Quad Core Processor 6700HQ (2.6GHz, 3.5GHz Turbo) NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 960M - 2.0GB DDR5 Video RAM - DirectX® 12 GIGABIT LAN & ...
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How to force anti aliasing using bumblebee on a specific program

I have KSP bought on steam but antialiasing is not working on it. So graphics are pretty bad. I saw this link but i can't create the according rule or find how to do this. ...
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Issues with 4k monitor

So, I have a 4K monitor, and Ubuntu 15.10 seems to have issues with it. The mouse pointer will revert to a tiny pointer at times, like when hovering over the unity bar. I set the resolution to ...
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Checking nvidia driver version with error “Failed to initialize NVML: GPU access blocked by the operating system”

I tried to check my nvidia driver version using sudo nvidia-smi. However, i got an error Failed to initialize NVML: GPU access blocked by the operating system Hope to get support from you on this ...
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Error “Capabilities: <access denied>” after installing CUDA 7.5 on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using the Quadro K5000 on Ubuntu 14.04 (+ linux kernel: 3.19.0-25 generic + Ubuntu version: 14.04.3 LTS) I'm currently having problem of accessing the graphic card after installing CUDA 7.5 ...
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How can I use logstalgia with ubuntu server, and two monitors?

I have an ubuntu 14.04 server with a VGA integrated graphics port, and an Nvidia graphics card with three outputs (hdmi mini, and 2x dvi). I just got this machine, and set up 14.04, and it has its ...
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Thin lines when there are sharp movement on video

I read some answers here but nothing worked I keep seeing thin lines in videos (web or local) it's only when I see sharp movement but it's disturbing. I installed the right Nvidia driver for my card ...
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xrandr says that my recently created mode is an unrecognized option when trying to add it to my moniter

my moniter is actually a small tv and does in fact support 1080p although currently uibuntu says that the highest i can go up to is 1360x768. created a mode named 1080p that i can see when using ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia GEFORCE 840M [duplicate]

Well, I broke my previous laptop (ASUS UX32VD or similar) and replaced the SSD of my new one (ASUS UX303L) with the old one. Surprisingly everything works fine more or less out of the box but the ...
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World of Warcraft Install issues: Battle.net screen cut off

SYSTEM INFORMATION: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU T6600 @ 2.20GHz × 2 GeForce G210M/PCIe/SSE2 Hey everyone! So I'm having issues with World of Warcraft. After spending a lot of time a few ...
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Nvidia drivers for GTX 970 [duplicate]

I am long time (actually very long time) ATI video card user, and I've worked my way through all sort of issue with the drivers on Linux. So, now that I am an ATI expert, let's get down to business ...
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Display and login problem after installing CUDA toolkit 6.5 for ubuntu 14.04

I'm using workstation T5500 with graphic card Quadro k5000. I installed the graphic driver using sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ...
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Grub2 not updating

I have an Nvida Quadro FX2700M and I was trying to fix suspend so I switched to the proprietary driver. I then followed the steps Here and now when I try updating Grub2, I get the error: ...
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Fixing video crash while rendering

This might be in the wrong forum so apologies and please redirect me if so. I got this error when rotating an object. I'm on Ubuntu trusty 14.04.3 64bit # backtrace blender() [0x8d026d] ...
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Screen tearing with Nvidia 950M in 15.04 and 15.10

Info: Asus fx550j laptop, i7, 8 gb RAM, 15.04 x86_64 upgraded to 15.10. lspci -k | grep -i nvidia 3D controller: NVIDIA Corporation GM107M [GeForce GTX 950M] (rev a2) Kernel driver in use: nvidia ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 Blank 2nd Display (Nvidia)

So I have installed Gnome 15.10 and everything works well, it is refreshing after a few years on Xfce to return to Gnome. My issue is with the generic display driver both monitors work. But using the ...
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intel driver suppressed after removing NVidia card (switching from NVidia to Intel failed)

today, my NVidia graphics card gave up. I removed it from my computer and switched to the on-board one: $ lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen ...
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Ubuntu hardware acceleration encoding in Steam streaming

does anyone knows how to enable hardware acceleration for encoding (streaming) a game in Steam? The Steam's FAQ says that both Intel with QuickSync, NVidia vdpau and NVENC are supported on host. So ...
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Problem with install Nvidia drivers to on Ubuntu 15.04

Last two days I'm trying to install drivers for my system's (dual Intel/Nvidia) Nvidia cart which is GeForce GT 740M. Every time when I reboot my system it prompted an infinitive log-in session. ...
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Bumblebee unable to load nvidia-uvm without sudo

Apparently nvidia-uvm is only loaded with sudo. I'm using nvidia-352 driver, so I added in my /etc/modprobe.d/bumblebee.conf file the next line alias nvidia-uvm nvidia_352_uvm Thus, the optirun ...
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Problem in installing NVIDIA Quadro K2100M, on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a Dell Precision M4800 with two graphic cards: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 06) 01:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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Find GPU resource allocation on virtual server

I have been provided a virtual server, which runs Ubuntu 14.04. I'm accessing it using PuTTY. The server should have a NVIDIA GRID K2 GPU, but I'm having some issues using it in Python/C++ with the ...
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How to set up triple monitors in 14.04 with NVIDIA GTX980M

I'm used to working with three monitors at the same time (laptop monitor + two external monitors). However, I don't seem to be able to get it working on my Ubuntu 14.04 with a GTX980M + Intel ...
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I cannot change GRUB to Windows MBR

I know this is a question that gets asked alot but none of the previous solutions have worked for me. I reformatted my Ubuntu hard drive because I needed the space. This was not a partition but the ...
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Black screen after installation window

So I wanted to try out Ubuntu (I have only worked with Windows so far), but all I get after the installation window is a black screen. Here's the detailed description. I currently have Windows 10 ...
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Steam loading with invisible window?

Steam was working earlier today. I apparently made a change that affected the operation, but I can't recall exactly when it stopped working. The first thing I know that I changed before verifying it ...
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Problems switching from Nvidia to ATI card

I had a very old PCIe Nvidia Quadro budget card in my Dell Precision 670 and decided to upgrade. I got an ATI Firepro v4800 that I can confirm works. I removed all Nvidia drivers, switched back to ...
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Triple Monitors, Dual Cards, and Openbox problem

I have a 3 monitor setup on 2 video cards (nvidia and onboard intel) and they all work, however not quite the way I'd like. When it was just the 2 monitors on the nvidia, Openbox would treat them as a ...
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14.04 How can I adapt my screen to the lower resolution of a undetected projector (nvidia driver)?

I am trying to connect projector on my laptop with a VGA - mini display port adapter. I use an Nvidia card with nvidia-352 driver. The projector is not automatically recognized , but i can get a ...
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14.04.3 Lenovo w550s mini displayport

Under Windows 7, w550s mini displayport works fine. Replaced Windows with Ubuntu 14.04.3 lspci reports: NVIDIA Corporation Device 137a (rev a2) Installed latest nvidia-358 driver through ppa. gksudo ...
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Dual displays not working - NVidia - Ubuntu 14.04

I updated my NVIDIA driver by the following series of actions in the hope of getting the newest driver version: logged out Hit CTRL+ALT+F1 and login using my credentials. sudo service lightdm stop ...
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3 Monitors with Nvidia GTX690 (which is a dual 680) on Ubuntu 15.10

So the pedestrian support for multiple monitors has not been fixed and it's the end of 2015. I've gone round and round with NVidia installations and setting changes and nothing seems to work. The ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 nvidia-352 opencl support

Is OpenCL supported for nvidia-352 driver package in Ubuntu 14.04. I have Asus Zenbook UX303UB with GeForce 940M, so only latest nvidia-352 driver works, but I can't get OpenCL working. First, ocd ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 won't start with NVIDIA drivers installed

I recently bought a new desktop computer and installed Ubuntu 15.10 64-Bit on it. By default, the nouveau driver is in use for my Nvidia Geforce GTX 960, but I cannot watch any video on Youtube with ...
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unable to get output with nvidia card with dual output dvi and vga in multi seat setup

I have an Ubuntu 15.10 installation with onboard Intel Graphics and an nVidia graphics card with dual output VGA and DVI that I am trying to setup in a multiseat environment using udev/loginctl. ...
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Unable to enter password to login in control alt f1 screen

Disclaimer: I am BRAND new to Ubuntu. A quick background: my laptop hard drive crashed, I bought a new one, didn't want to pay for windows for an old laptop, installed ubuntu, it worked great for a ...
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CLI login issue

A failed graphic card update has led me to this. I can login to either of the local system user accounts shown on the GUI screen but when this is done, the screen flashes black and then I am returned ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 stuck at 640x480 resolution

I have recently purchased a system, i7 6700, z170 mobo, Nvidia 980 Ti and so on. I set it up for dualboot: win10 & ubuntu 14.04. Although I know my way around a computer, I am not familiar with ...
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Super+w Unity shortcut is slow

I am trying to figure out why super+w is unresponsive. When I press the shortcut, it takes about 1-2 seconds before the animation starts. The animations are very smooth entering and exiting the ...
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Enabling graphics card Nvidia GT 540M in Virtual box in Ubuntu 14.04, hosted on Windows 10

I am interested and struggling to learn and work on CUDA and attempting to setup a whole system to get it ready, while I already have spent plenty of time on this. Setup: Asus K53SV notebook- ...
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Ubuntu MATE 15.10 - Cannot recognize my monitor through DisplayPort

I'm rather new to Linux, please keep that in mind when answering my question. I am dual-booting Ubuntu MATE 15.10 next to my Windows 10 OS. On Windows, my two monitors work fine side-by-side. ...