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

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Overheat problem with Ubuntu 15.04 on Asus K55VD

I got this laptop. The issue is with the nVIDIA / Bubmlebee/Optimus. Drivers are correctly installed, no black screen. Optirun is working correctly. However, after a period of about 10 minutes ...
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Problem with screen when changing users

I have Ubuntu 15.04 and 3 users. When I switch the users sometimes the desktop/unity bar goes fuzzy / not well rendered. If I minimize all windows it renders well. I have NVIDIA GTX 645 and looking ...
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HP envy dv6 overheating after installing ubuntu 15.04

I recently had a problem with Windows 8.1, a kernel crash or something, so I installed Ubuntu 15.04. Since I installed it, the temperature of the CPU is ~57°C, I got the stats using tlp. Any advise ...
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Not typical miltimonitor xorg.conf - 2 GPUs (nvidia) and 5 Monitors

I installed some time ago elementary OS Freya. I'm fighting for a couple of days to get the correct configuration for my not typical multimonitor set 2 nvidia graphics cards GeForce GTX 660 Ti & ...
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Ubuntu freezes constantly when propietary Nvidia drivers are installed

I'm having an issue when I'm running the proprietary nvidia drivers for my ASUS laptop running ubuntu 14.04. The display freezes periodically (about once every few minutes). I know the system is ...
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Shutdown PC in middle of driver update, can't login

Running ubuntu 14.04 with a gtx 770. I was trying to switch from open source drivers to the nvidia drivers, when halfway through my pc shutdown. Whenever I boot ubuntu I get to the login screen, and ...
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ubuntu 14.04.02 stuck after installing cuda 7

I have ubuntu 14.04.2 with both nvidia geforce 860m as well as intel. lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor DRAM Controller (rev 06) 00:01.0 PCI ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 becomes unresponsive

I have scoured this forum and many others looking for a solution and found nothing that helps. I am at a loss on what to do next... I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a computer that is dual ...
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output of sudo nvidia-xconfig is different

When I run sudo nvidia-xconfig, I get this output. Using X configuration file: "/etc/X11/XF86Config". Backed up file '/etc/X11/XF86Config' as '/etc/X11/XF86Config.backup' New X configuration file ...
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ubuntu Dell 6600 14.04 multi-monitor problem

I am facing problem with ubuntu 14.04 when I connect my laptop to an external monitor. My system configuration is as follows: Intel® Core™ i7-2620M CPU @ 2.70GHz × 4 Quadro 3000M/PCIe/SSE2 ...
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Getting third monitor to work over HDMI - Ubuntu 14.04

I've been searching around for a couple days but it seems that this can be a case-by-case kind of thing. I currently have a dual monitor setup on Ubuntu 14.04. My external monitor, an ASUS HD ...
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Optirun vs primusrun

After a lot of trouble I have bumblebee working. I also installed bumblebee indicator for Gnome. With both optirun glxgears and primusrun glxgears the indicator shows that the nVidia card is working. ...
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Trouble setting 4 Monitors with 2 ndivia GPUs

I am having troubles setting up Quad monitors. I had 2 identical GPUs(geforce gtx 750 Ti) and 4 identical monitors. After installing Ubunto 14.04, nvidia driver(NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-346.72.run) ...
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Dell M3800 with 14.04 LTS HDMI randomly cuts out

I have a M3800 plugged into a Dell U2913WM via HDMI I'm using the nVidia binary driver (331.113 from nvidia-331), which is the recommended driver I've used multiple HDMI cables, and plugged into ...
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Nvidia binary driver causes problem after system update

i use linux for about 4 years now. I am more an experienced user than linux-pro. I tryed many different distros and recognized one problem most every ubuntu-based Distros have in common. When i ...
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Fixing graphic card driver after starting in nomodeset

after installing the last update nothing worked anymore, icons and menubar where pixelated, system didn't react to nothing. I decided to reinstall, I planned to do that for quite some time... After ...
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15.04 PC boots to black screen after splash logo w/ Nvidia sli enabled

During boot, before Ubuntu gets to the login screen, I'm greeted with a black screen on my primary monitor and the PC doesn't proceed to login. Second monitor is inactive (both are plugged into my top ...
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Black screen when logged in Ubuntu after Nvidia drivers update

Since the last update of my nvidia drivers on Ubuntu (15.04, 64 bit), I get a black screen when logged in Ubuntu. A second monitor does not help. Choosing the recovery mode on Grub doesn't help ...
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No “Hdmi” option in my Sound Settings. How to fix it? [duplicate]

My laptop is a Dell 5748 (Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed). After formatting the hard drive I installed Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 8.1 Pro. My problem is that there's no Hdmi option in the sound settings. I ...
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How do I hold all updates related to nvidia 346.72 driver?

Recently had to reinstall my system because of an update to the nvidia driver preventing the system from booting. I don't want to have to start all over again every time the nvidia driver updates. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 connects to Wi-Fi in some locations only

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 and for some reason it only connects to some Wi-Fi connections. It can't connect to some connections that my laptop is connected to, so what may be the problem?
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Set resolution for GDM on 15.04

All the current guides on setting the resolution at login are outdated. Most of them suggest using an xrandr command in /etc/gdm/init/default. Problem is, it doesn't seem to work in 15.04 because ...
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Ubuntu gets stuck in a login loop - Not even Ctrl+Alt+F1/6 working

Ok, don't judge this as a duplicate question, please read through the whole thing. I have read the other thread and the solution is usually to press Ctrl+Alt+F1 and then start working on the problem. ...
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Nvidia color correction reset after Open Rhythmbox or Delete File

I've just installed the Nvidia driver 346.72 for GT520M on Ubuntu 14.04 and set Color Correction in the Nvidia X server setting. I've set the Nvidia driver to load its config on startup and it's ...
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Ubuntu 15.04, Intel on host and Nvidia detecated to guest OS on one monitor?

With VT-d and KVM, would it be possible to have the Host OS use the embeded Intel graphics and use the Nvidia GTX870M on the guest (Win8.1x64) on the VM on the same laptop monitor? So, in theory I ...
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SLI with Kubuntu 15.04 and twin Nvidia 970

Have successfully installed nvidia 346 driver for 970 GPU. Using Kubuntu 15.04 and twin 970's. What is the procedure to bring up SLI? For that matter, how do I ask the computer to tell me if it's ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't boot after installing CUDA 7

I got a laptop (Dell Precision M4700) with a Quadro K2000M. I have two drives, one for Windows 7 and one for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS followed by an upgrade to ...
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Installed Nvidia driver 64-bit stuck at login screen

I am new to ubuntu. I just recently install a fresh copy of ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on my old Vostro 3750. It's spec is roughly: - core i7-2670QM - NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M - 4GB RAM However, right now, ...
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15.04 How to check if Nvidia SLI is enabled w/ proprietary drivers?

With the latest (tested) proprietary Nvidia drivers installed, how can you find out if Nvidia SLI is enabled? Can you check in the "Nvidia X Server Settings" application? Command-line? (Running ...
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Everything looks too big on Ubuntu. How to fix?

The icons, text, and really everything seems slightly too big on my monitor. When I first installed ubuntu everything was fine. Then I must have messed something up but I have no idea what I did. How ...
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New OS, New problems

I just bought a 'new' Samsung np-x460 equipped with a Core 2 duo with GeForce 9200m GS to try out Ubuntu 15.04 with a fresh install, and was generally happy with it prior to the system updates. My ...
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X Screen on two graphic cards and three monitors

I have a desktop with an Intel HD (1x DVI out) and a GeForce GTX 560 TI (2x DVI out) and three monitors. And I would like to use the third monitor with the Intel HD. Xinerama is not what I want. I ...
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Why do Nvidia mobile cards not work with Ubuntu

I've gone through 8 laptops already. I keep returning them because I can't get Ubuntu working with the latest Nvidia drivers. When I first install Ubuntu it works perfectly. But I need OpenGL 4.3 ...
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Boot hangs at drive unlock after Grub

When booting certain kernels, the boot process hangs where it wants me to unlock a fully encrypted hard drive. The input to type the passkey is there, but there is a blinking cursor on top-left corner ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - black screen after login

I have an issue with my Ubuntu installation (14.04 LTS 32bit) on HP Pavilion DV 6000. More specifically, my graphics cards is: GeForce 7150M / nForce630M (nvidia-304) I installed Ubuntu via USB ...
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Cannot Mirror Display to HDTV

I am not able to mirror my laptops display to the HDTV, I am using a HDMI cable, Initially i tried connecting the HDMI cable after ubuntu had loaded. It didnt work. Then i tried connecting the HDMI ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 GTX 970 [closed]

Okay a guy on a forum told me that its issues installing the drivers for the 970. Can anyone confirm that its doable from additional drivers? Also is the 290 easier to deal with? (except drivers ...
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What is the currently accepted means of getting Nvidia to work on ubuntu 15.04?

I've seen and followed at least 8 guides to getting Nvidia's proprietary drivers working with ubuntu. Here are a list of answers and guides that I have tried (about twice each) that do not work. ...
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problem with dual monitor and nvidia

I am using a dell laptop and I sometime connect it to an external monitor. That creates a lot of odd problems. I'm on Uubntu 14.04 with and Nvidia graphicd card (Quadro K1100M) and running the 331.113 ...
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How do I reset my video driver settings using ONLY the command line?

I recently installed Ubuntu14.04 in virtual box. After installing, all of the software, I installed the nvidia-current driver, as a particular graphics program (pymol) was not working. Following ...
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Java applications show title-bar only with multiple monitors

I'm having an issue with Ubuntu, Java and multiple monitors. I am running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS. Java 1.7.0_80 (application requirement) and a laptop with a monitor hooked up via VGA. The issue is when ...
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How to install my nVidia drivers? nvidia-current gives black screen at login

I am a new user to Ubuntu (14.04), and I want to install nvidia drivers to get my second monitor to work, however if I use sudo apt-get install nvidia-current, I get problems during boot. When I boot, ...
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Connect 2 external monitors to LenovoY580 at Ubuntu 14.04

I have LenovoY580 laptop with Intel HD 4000 Graphics + nvidia GEFORCE GTX 660M. I have been trying to connect one external monitor via VGA and another (a TV) by HDMI (to work on three screens - ...
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Nvidia driver not loading properly for Geforce GTX 570hd

I'm having a problem with using the nvidia driver for my Geforce GTX 570. I've tried re-installing the drivers, installing using the .sh file from nvidia's website, and using every driver available ...
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How can i get my display to fit?

Pretty new to linux. But on the computer that I just built I have both windows and ubuntu. On windows the display works just fine, but when I boot up ubuntu the display is really big. I have tried ...
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Ubuntu Graphics Not Loading Properly even after fresh installation

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.2 in my workstation ( Dell T7500 ). I installed it successfully once but after recent problems and finally messing up while installing my Nvidia driver ( Nvdia ...
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Ubuntu won't install from USB

Whenever I try installing ubuntu from my USB i get the following error nouveau E[ DEVICE] unknown chipset nouveau E[ DRM] failed to create I've tried running it in nomodeset and that ...
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Installed nVidia Bumblebee, should I install driver?

I'm new to Linux. I'm using a laptop with a dedicated nVidia graphics card. I was using integrated graphics card, there was no need to install nVidia driver. So I need to use nVidia CUDA. Once I ...
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NVIDIA Prime Issue

hey guys having a problem with NVIDIA Prime, unable to switch to NVIDIA Performance Mode. Its a setting on Nvidia X Server Settings. I;ve got a discrete card and a built in Intel chip. Using Ubuntu ...
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Blank screen after Nvidia driver installation

What I have done: I have follow the steps here. I downloaded the Nvidia driver for Linux 64 bit version 346.72. Does that have anything with Optimus? After seeing the said blank screen, I've ...