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

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Can't rotate screens

I have a dual monitor setup and want to rotate one of the two screens, I looked up how to do it, but I get an error: {20:17}~ ➭ xrandr Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 3840 x 1080, maximum 16384 x ...
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NVIDIA GTX 960M not working

I have Lenovo Y700 with Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M and Ubuntu 15.10 running in VirtualBox. I can't get my graphical card working under Linux. I have installed: nvidia-361 nvidia-opencl-icd-361 ...
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Can I do anything with the second GPU in my laptop?

So, I have a Lenovo Y510P laptop like the asker in this question: Lenovo Y510P and SLI GT750M not working. And like them, I went down the path of trying to get SLI working with Ubuntu..unsuccessfully. ...
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Ubuntu14.04, stop booting when “Loading the sep3_15 driver”

I am new to Ubuntu and run into a problem after installing intel parallel studio XE and cuda-7.0. After installing the mentioned applications, I reboot the computer, and it stops booting at the stage ...
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Nvidia-361 GPU installation continual rebooting

I've got Ubuntu 15.10 installed on a new Asus Z170-AR motherboard. I've also got a Nvidia GTX 980 ti I'm trying to get working with it. I purgeed all Nvidia packages, and followed the instructions ...
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Dota 2 on Ubuntu with 1 GB graphic card isn't working great

I have a NVIDIA GeForce 820M graphic card 1 GB. I tried to play Dota 2 with High Quality settings, but my PC is only using 150 MB of dedicated memory. How do I increase this and how do I make it run ...
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Can I run Ubuntu on two different machines from the same drive?

Recently I lost an AMD graphics card and replaced it with a newer Nvidia. After some fun and games I managed to get everything working (at home) as it should. Occasionally however I take the SSD that ...
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Screen resolution messed up after installing DisplayPort

I removed the DVI cord between my monitor and NVIDIA GTX 960 and replaced it with a DisplayPort cable. When I turned Ubuntu back on the resolution was bad and I could only see the top left of my ...
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Suspend is not working in Ubuntu, NVIDIA Graphics card is installed

In my newly installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Suspend is not working. I tried to do it with sudo s2ram. I am getting a message KMS graphics driver is in use, skipping quirks. I also tried sudo pm-suspend ...
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Installing linux on ROG GL552VW (Beginner)

I've been trying to install Ubuntu GNOME for the past 7 hours, on my new ROG GL552. At the beginning, I couldn't even install it until I found this post: ...
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GLX extension missing, need NVIDIA drivers, login loop

I promise this is not a duplicate question. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04LTS, on a custom-built desktop with an NVIDIA GTX 970 GPU. Since installing Ubuntu the second time (long story involving windows ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Unity white border around windows

I am using 15.10, and out of blue i started getting a whitish border around my window (all the windows i open). I have nVidia graphics card with a updated driver. Everything was fine, no changes were ...
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How to install ubuntu 14.04 LTS on computer with NVMe samsung sm951 drive and Nvidia GTX 960m graphic card

After checking many forums I still haven't found the way to install Ubuntu on my Laptop. My laptop specs are the following: Nvidia GTX960m i7 cpu NVMe samsung sm951 drive I have an error when ...
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Which driver has to be selected for Nvidia Geforce GT 520 from list?

I'm a rookie to the Ubuntu. I'm having Nvidia Geforce GT 520 graphics card. In the additional drivers, it shows a lot of drivers in which some are proprietary and some are not. So please help me to ...
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drm:intel_pipe_config_compare error

I have Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS box with integrated Intel graphics (along with Nvidia GPU card) and now I am getting this error: [drm:intel_pipe_config_compare [i915]] *ERROR* mismatch in ...
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How to boot to a terminal from a black screen and flashing cursor after updating the NVIDA graphics driver

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and updated my graphics card to Nvidia Quadro K4200 in order to get stereo capability. It worked with the recommended Ubuntu driver (nvidia-352), although I struggled to ...
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Disable NVIDIA Optimus Graphics Card

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 and have a laptop with NVIDIA Optimus technology. As known by many, Optimus has yet to receive official support and has a lot of issues. Since I do not need the power of the ...
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Selfmade Desktop PC - Ubuntu is not working - wrong graphics resolution

I've build a new gaming computer on my own and installed windows 10. It is working very well, but I want more privacy than win10 offers, so I decided to change to Ubuntu. On my old computer I've had ...
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Why is it so hard to install nvidia drivers? What is the most fool-proof method?

I have an Asus G751JM with a GTX 860M graphics card. I've easilly tried reinstalling Ubuntu 15 times today, each trying a different approach to install my graphics card driver but each attempt fails ...
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Limiting the perfomance of a graphics card to prevent an error [closed]

I have a pc with some problem either with the graphic card or with it's interface. When i use the pc at max resolution it doesn't work or get stuck. But when i reduce the resolution somewhat it ...
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My Display doesn't cover my entire screen

I had a problem with my Nvidia gpu and I removed it. I really need to reinstall it for recording my game and when I did it launched using only a small portion of my screen. Also when launching OBS it ...
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Changing what internal video card my laptop uses

I hope I explain this correctly, because I have no idea what I'm talking about: I ran two commands in the terminal to find out what graphics card my laptop uses, and got this result: $ lspci | grep ...
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Ubuntu doesn't detect an external monitor

I have two monitors. The first one works fine with both my windows and my Ubuntu 15.10 machines. The second one works with my windows machine, but not with my Ubuntu machine. It is outputing a DVI ...
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External display not working with nvidia

I tried installing on my Lenovo P50 the recent nvidia 361.42 drivers but can't get external display to work. With Nouveau I can get the external display to work but there're annoying mouse trails that ...
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Force boot to terminal on Ubuntu 15.10 system which fails to start up

I partially installed a video driver...the driver install failed, since I hadn't updated GCC, and now, when I boot up, the boot process hangs, and all I see is a blinking horizontal cursor at the ...
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How to completely kill all X-server processes? (As pertains to an NVIDIA CUDA installation)

Specs: Ubuntu 15.10; CUDA version 6.* (6 point something) is already built into my NVIDIA proprietary driver; I am trying to upgrade to version 7.5--compatible with Ubuntu 15.04 (but it works on my ...
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Nvidia 760 GTX 14.04 Driver Install Problem

I know there are lot of posts with similar titles... but I think I've tried about all of them. I can't seem to get nvidia drivers to work. Failure mode. I go through the below steps... After ...
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Ubuntu crashes every time I connect the computer to HDMI

Every time I connect my computer to my TV via HDMI, my computer's screen goes black and Ubuntu crashes. I use Ubuntu 15.10, and my laptop is an ASUS with an Nvidia GeForce 840M graphics card. ...
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TTY goes blank after a couple seconds on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently got an NVIDIA GPU and installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my hard drive. My problem is that Ubuntu is no longer booting up. When I boot to that hard drive, I get a blank screen. When I press ...
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Mouse undetected, Graphics crazy - trying to save my dinosaur desktop

Thanks in advance for your help on this one! I've been trying to save my HP Pavilion a1540n, retiring it purely to word processing in my office. The sequence of events was triggered when I tried to ...
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I have Nvidia Geforce on Ubuntu 14.04 , But don't know how to use it or install it on Ubuntu. Please help?

I have an Nvidia GPU and Intel CPU but I don't know how to enable or install them on Ubuntu 14.04. I don't know anything , I want to play Dota 2 .. so wanted to get my Nvida geforce to work.. I don't ...
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Hybrid graphic and laptop life

As a non-gamer I would like to get an answer on this question please. If a laptop use whole time integrated GPU, and switch to Nvidia when the system is demanding it, will it affect laptop's life in ...
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After installing propriatary NVIDIA driver X Server won't start

I've tried to install a recent driver for my NVIDIA GPU, but after a reboot the graphical user interface won't start anymore. At first, I didn't even get to the login screen, but after reinstalling ...
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Booting problem in Ubuntu 14.04

My Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo S510p very frequently boots to this screen and hangs: It is isn't always, sometimes it boots up to the lock screen, like normal, sometimes it just hangs at the above ...
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Can not install xserver-xorg-video-nouveau xorg-video-abi-15 because of the error of unmet dependencies

When trying to run sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-video-nouveau xorg-video-abi-15 I am having the following error, is there any solution for it. The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Has anyone got an Nvidia 940M to work on 14.04.4 LTS w/ Nvidia proprietary drivers?

I've been trying for a couple of days now to get my 940M to work on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS to no avail (currently stuck on login loop issue), and yet there doesn't appear to be much discussion of issues ...
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Whats the differences between NVIDIA installed from ppa or from nvidia.com

Im actually testing drivers for my NVIDIA card from both the new ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa on the one hand and official drivers directly from nvidia.com on the other hand. Installation and workflow in ...
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Can't resume after suspend and power off issues with ubuntu 14.04

I installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu on my desktop computer and now I face several power related issues: Can't resume after I suspend the system: When I suspend the system, it screen goes blank and ...
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Login Loop, Video Driver Problem, Reinstalling Driver Fixes until Reboot

My problem is very similar to Ubuntu gets stuck in a login loop. However, none of the answers there worked for me and I have narrowed it down somewhat beyond that question. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. ...
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Screen flickering

I have an MSI GS60 with an intel broadwell i7-5700HQ CPU and hybrid graphics (nvidia GTX ‎970‎M). The screen flickers so badly as shown in this video (seconds 0:03 and 0:08): ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu 15.10

I'm new to Ubuntu and managed to install version 14 some days ago. That was already really problematic, but somehow worked. I have a GTX970 graphics card, which is not supported by the nouveau driver ...
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HDMI display not detected in nvidia Geforce 9300 GS

I just installed Ubuntu in my Sony Vaio VGN-Z31XN with nVidia GeForce 9300 GS. When i tried to connect it to my Samsung television through the HDMI cable, it seems that the laptop can't seem to ...
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Nvidia driver Ubuntu black screen

I have a something to ask. I have an Acer Aspire 5520 , and I try to install nvidia driver on it but I get a black screen after login.I have fixed it by using ctrl+alt+f1 and sudo apt-get remove ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 64-bit Nvidia GTX 780 Issues

so im new to linux of any kind, i have just made the leap and switched from windows to ubuntu. It took me a while as i wanted a system that was clean and had tons of support for issues like this, i ...
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I don't have prime profile at nvidia xserver settings

I was using windows before and I was playing cs go without any ping with high fps. I am using ubuntu 14.04 now. I have very low fps although I decreased the video settings. I am using ASUS N550k, ...
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Detect (apparently) manually installed driver Nvidia

I have the same problem as here and the solution is saying that I manually installed a driver and this causes the problem. Great! But how do I detect said driver (and deinstall it)? I tried various ...
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Ubuntu nVidia driver crash after power failure

Every time after server power failure, nvidia video driver has crashed and need reinstalling the driver. How fix this crash problem for safety working of nvidia driver? Ubuntu: 15.10 nVidia driver: ...
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Trying to install NVIDIA drivers, can't find version.h

Alright, so I'm trying to install NVIDIA graphics drivers for my GT610 in order to maybe get my computer to work like a machine with 8 GB of RAM and a 3 GHz AMD CPU should. So, I'm trying to do it the ...
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ubuntu15.10 install nvidia. I can not find the screen in NVIDIA X server setting

I am new here. I had installed system(ubuntu 15.10), then I try to install nvidia using these command: sudo apt-get install nvidia-352-updates nvidia nvidia-modprobe nvidia-prime When I open NVIDIA ...
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How to: Bumblebee with NVidia GeForce GTX 950M, with NVidia's proprietary drivers (anyone confirm it works)?

I have a laptop with a discrete NVidia GeForce GTX 950M graphics card. I installed Ubuntu and am using the proprietary NVidia drivers (had to boot with nomodeset first to install those). That is, only ...