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Ubuntu 15.10, nvidia GTX760M

I'm using an ASUS ROG laptop with a screen resolution of 1920x1080 and for most of the time it works ok, small glitches barely visible. Recently I've bough a 4K monitor and I use it through the HDMI ...
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nividia gtx 750 drivers for ubuntu

I'am currently using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I have a nvidia gtx 750 Ti but i'm struggling installing a proprietary driver for my graphic card,can someone please help me I am new to Ubuntu and I have ...
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VLC pixelated after installing NVIDIA driver

I don't know what to do. I installed the NVIDIA driver on Ubuntu and after that it's just pixelated, but with the Videos default program I don't have that problem. I tried to select another output ...
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Graphics issue - Screen starts blinking, flickering and screen distortion

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my machine. On start it doesn't have Wifi Options which i sorted out after asking question here. Now am facing an issues again, which is blinking, flickering and ...
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Graphics and CPU Performance Programs

Are there any applications similar to "Razer Cortex" or "nVidia Experience" that will run on 15.10? I really love playing Counter-Strike: Source and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive but they lag ...
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Multi-monitor, multi-video card in Ubuntu Studio

I'm contemplating the possibility of moving most of my stuff over to linux (I do web development on windows, so I'll still have to keep a VM for that, but for everything else, Ubuntu Studio is looking ...
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Can't enable Nvidia Quadro k200m gpu on thinkpad w530 Ubuntu 15.10

When I try enable the nvidia gpu in nvidia-settings I get the following error: ERROR: nvidia-settings could not find the registry key file. This file should have been installed along with this ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 freeze seconds after startup

I seem to have a similar problem to this helpful post, but I cannot proceed. I have a dual-boot 15.10 installation with WIN10 on an M2 disk. I am keen to work with 15.10 since I had Wifi driver ...
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Should blacklisted video card still show up in additional drivers?

I'm trying to get GPU passthrough working on Ubuntu, but I'm still getting no video output from the booted VM. I noticed, despite blacklisting the card and having it claimed by stuff, it still shows ...
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Black Screen after NVIDIA driver install ubuntu 15.10

I decided nouveau did not meet my needs so i have tried six ways to Sunday to install the nvidia driver and each time i get the same result, a black screen after grub and my only option is to ...
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Does a graphics card for Ubuntu Desktop 15 (Lubuntu 14 LTS) need to support at least OpenGL 2.0 (DirectX 9.0) to be useful?

I have a few older PCs, which I made usable again (mainly for Internet-Surfing) by installing Ubuntu. The specs of the PCs are borderline (P4 1.7, Athlon XP 2200+, Sempron 2600 with 1 to 2 GB RAM), ...
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Multi-screen display

I have a Dell XPS L502x running Ubuntu 14.04.1 and nvidia GT504m. Im trying to connect 2 monitors to the laptop, one via the hdmi connection and the other using the mini-display port. Connecting a ...
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Solving the “low graphics error”

I recently tried dual booting with ubuntu 15.10 and windows 10 i installed ubuntu on a seperate ssd (no swap area).When i log in i face the low graphics error and i googled and found some answers but ...
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NVidia Graphics Card Issue. GeForce 820M

As i had windows 10 with GeForce graphics card, I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS uninstalling windows. Now I have an issue (i.e) when I pass this command lspci | grep VGA my results be like 00:02.0 ...
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How can i fix a steam error on 15.10? [duplicate]

I have recently downloaded and installed steam to my PC running Ubuntu 15.10 and I can't start it without getting these errors: tobias@tobias-Pc:~$ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 15.10 64-bit ...
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Gnome dependency problems with Nvidia drivers

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I once installed the nvidia drivers (nvidia-355) and then after a few days I installed Gnome 3.10. It kept complaining about some dependency problem so I figured it'd be ...
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Strange messages after running `sudo service lightdm stop`

I'm trying to install CUDA and the NVIDIA drivers on my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop. Following these instructions, I entered CTRL+ALT+F1, and then sudo service lightdm stop, in order to disable the X server. ...
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Screen tears with MSI GE72 2QD Apache Pro dual booting Linux with windows 10

I have been losing my mind and sleep for the past 4 days. I used Ubuntu to run linux alongside windows. (That was a huge pain in the ass.) Now I am getting a bunch of screen tears. I have tried loads ...
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Can't login to my Ubuntu 14.04 after I install CUDA7.5(login loop)

My computer is macbook pro and I use dual system on my computer. These days I tried to install caffe on my ubuntu. The first step I checked that I don't have a nvidia card, but I ignored it, still ...
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Tried updating graphics drivers, now I can't log in after rebooting and I cannot access the disk from my other partition

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and Linux in general, been using it for about a month now. I just bought 2 new 2560x1440 monitors and gave away the old ones, but I've only just now used Ubuntu since the ...
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problem with NVIDIA drivers, CUDA, openGL, bumblebee

I'm using Kubuntu 14.04 LTS on a laptop with optimus architecture (GigaByte P34, with an NVIDIA Gforce GTX 860M, and an intel VGA compatible graphics card). I've installed the latest version of cuda ...
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Black screen slowly slides down and kills lightdm in Ubuntu 14.04 w/ Nvidia card

Nearly every other day my monitors black out from the top of the screen to the bottom leaving me with to black screen and no cursor. The black screen takes about 4 seconds to slide from the top to the ...
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Any way to modify the official/beta Nvidia driver to support an older unsupported GPU?

I want to install the latest beta Nvidia driver as it has support for Mir/Wayland but my GPU lost support in the newest versions, is there any way to modify the installer to force it to install? It's ...
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Nvidia with Bumblebee installation for 16.04

Are there any I struction for installing Nvidia and Bumblebee on 16.04? I'm trying to do a cleans install but all the procedures I've found end in a state where Ubuntu boot to low graphics mode and if ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.4 - Screen is blank with blinking cursor

Well now, when trying to force Hatari onto a particular screen, in the process deleting xorg.conf, I seem to have broken everything. Now when I try to boot into Ubuntu 14.04.4, everything seems to ...
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Can I modify xorg.conf to simulate a second monitor?

I have dual Nvidia GTX 980 video cards with a single monitor setup (running 14.04) I've been able to overclock one GPU (the one that the monitor is plugged into) by modifying /etc/x11/xorg.conf with ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 : Slow keyboard and mouse events, delay of around 2 seconds

Hardware config : i7 2600k, 16gb DDR3 RAM, 512gb sata3 ssd, Nvidia gtx 560TI. Mobo : Asrock b75 pro3-m I am using a proprietary Nvidia driver as seen from the screenshot : I have installed ...
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“No such file or directory” appears when I run “sudo chmod +x NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-352.63.run”

I use Ubuntu 15.10. I am following the instructions here to install the Nvidia Linux Display Driver 352.63. I am aware that I have to disable my X Server before installing it, so I press Ctrl + Alt + ...
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Nvidia driver does not work on 14.04

I'm trying to make nvidia gtx 950 work on Ubuntu 14.04. When I install nvidia-current package, I'm getting to the login screen with resolution of 640x480. And after login, screen flashes, and system ...
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adjusting screen brightness Skylake+Nvidia

I have a Santech T67 which is a laptop based on Clevo P640RE. Briefly, the hardware is: Intel Skylake CPU (i7-6700HQ) Nvidia GTX 970m (NVIDIA Corporation GM204M [GeForce GTX 970M] (rev a1), from ...
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After an update 14.04 I've lost my GUI

I'm at my wits end here. I did an update over the weekend and on reboot I just got a KUBUNTU splash screen with no login. I tried an older kernel 3.19.0-56, and I'm able to get a terminal login. I've ...
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Problem installing ubuntu with nvidia geforce gfx 850

I have problems installing Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 15.04 Sometimes I got installed Ubuntu (dont know why, after trying a lot of times) but the system crashes suddenly when I'm working I got this error ...
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Dell Precision 7510 external monitor

Has anyone managed to get some version of Ubuntu working well on a Dell Precision 7510? I have tried 14.04 and 15.10. The latter works ok, except for graphics. I am running on the Intel integrated, ...
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Fonts not showing with ubuntu studio 14.04.4 and LCD TV, can you help me?

I'm using an LCD TV as monitor and ubuntu Studio 14.04.4; can't see fonts properly and most of the tweaks and tricks haven't worked so far. I have a geforce gtx 750 ti and using the HDMI cable. I've ...
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Downsampling with Nvidia or in general

is it possible to Downsample Games? (in Windows its possible via Gedosato or the Graphics drivers) I would like to play games in 4k+ on Linux. My System: Ubuntu 16 and Nvidia 970 with latest drivers. ...
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how to get onboard graphic running while having a dedicated gpu

I want to run my machine using the integrated graphics only; ignoring the dedicated card. I had XUbuntu displaying with the onboard graphics on VGA, and the dedicated GPU over DVI. I installed the ...
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Dual Monitors at 2560x1440 on Nvidia GTX 960

I have a PC running Ubuntu 14.04 with an NVIDIA GTX 760 / 2GB GDDR5 graphics card, which has two DVI ports, and I've been running a single 2560x1440 resolution monitor on this with no problems. I've ...
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How do I install NVIDIA drivers on Ubunu 14.04 Kernel 3.13 running on Zynq SoC?

I've been trying to install various versions of the NVIDIA driver (for a GTX 980) connected to a board that has a Xilinx Zynq SoC on it. The SoC has dual ARM9 cores which are running Ubuntu 14.04 with ...
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greeting screen disappearing and cannot access tty

When I start my Laptop I see the lightdm greeting screen, however (regardless of what I do) my screen goes black after some seconds leaving my only with the mouse pointer. I can still interact with ...
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Strange drag effect on 3rd HP monitor

I have attached 3rd monitor on my machine, HP E231, and now the image on this monitor looks like there is a drag effect for each icon or text. The picture seems blurry. Check the file icon and see ...
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How can I mirror two monitors with 14.04 on a Dell 5570?

I've just upgraded to a Dell E5570 and am running 14.04LTS. I want to be able to attach an external monitor, but in Mirror mode. (I'm running fvwm with multiple virtual windows and I need to be ...
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X crashes when forced onto Intel integrated graphics

I have an NVidia card in my 15.10 system, but I want to force X server to use Intel integrated graphics instead. When I physically remove then NVidia card, I can login into the system fine under my ...
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Ubuntu 15.10, hangs after suspend/resume. Inspiron 7559

After much toil getting Ubuntu 15.10 setup on my Dell Inspiron 7559, I'm now working through an issue or two. The main reason I'm trying out Ubuntu (im normally a fedora guy) is because Fedora has ...
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Lenovo W520 + Ubuntu 14.04 --> external monitor not working

I have the W520 from Lenovo with Ubuntu 14.04, and would like to use it with an external monitor from Dell (U2515H). I connected the monitor through the display port with the laptop. I am using the ...
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Nvidia GeForce 930M driver and PCI bus error

I bought a new laptop ASUS-X556UF and installed Ubuntu 14.04 in it. Now I was trying to install Nvidia drivers according to the tutorial. At this point I noticed the problem with my system. When I ...
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Login loop after installing NVIDIA (GTX 960M) drivers on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently purchased the Acer Aspire V15 Nitro (VN7-592G-77LB) and installed Ubuntu 14.04 (ubuntu-14.04.4-desktop-amd64.iso) as dual boot. I've been trying to install the NVIDIA graphics drivers for ...
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What Psensor data can you read from an intel gpu?

On a nvidia gpu with the recommended drivers you can see the folowing values in psensor: gpu temp gpu utilization gpu mem utilization gpu video decoder utilization But I would like to know what ...
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Nouveau or Intel - what's my system using?

Noob question. I have Nouveau, not nvidia drivers installed on a Skylake + Geforce GTX 960M Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 system. When I go to the "Details" app it says "Graphics: Intel® HD Graphics 530 ...
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Gnome: Video drivers on Dell XPS 9550 with 4K UHD screen

This laptop has an i7 processor and a discrete Nvidia GTX 960M card. I'm trying to run Gnome Shell. Has anyone got this working really well? And if so, how? My research/trials on Ubuntu Gnome 16.04, ...
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Can't launch Steam on my pc with Ubuntu

I have just installed Steam on my machine but it seems it doesn't work, I already tried everything that has been posted on ubuntu forums, but I can't make Steam work... My Pc has an Intel I7, with ...