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Ubuntu 14.04 Dell XPS14z dual monitor resolution problem

I've decided to add additional monitor connected with Minidisplay to HDMI adaptor to my Dell XPS14z laptop and I've faced with big troubles. I'm not able to set up so-called Dual monitor extended mode ...
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I'm certain Ubuntu doesn't recognise that I have two GPUs

The possible duplicate is regarding multiple monitor setups and intergrated GPUs, so it's unfortunately not at all relevant. I use two GeForce GTX 780 Phantom GPUs, and I've never had a trouble ...
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Screen goes blank after updating nvidia Geforce driver (Ubuntu 14.04, Geforce Go 7200)

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my old Sony Vaio VGN-SZ 90PS which has a Geforce Go 7200 card. I do not know the first thing about ubuntu or linux in general, am not an IT professional or ...
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Xorg freezing durring games, NVIDIA Stereo 3D

Problem: In games, the screen will freeze up and repeat sounds over and over. If I switch desktops sometimes it will allow me to escape, I have this same error on Cinnamon, LXDE, LXQT, XFCE, and i3 ...
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Mirroring 2 out of 3 monitors?

I have a Nvidia Geforce GTX 770 and use 2 BENQ 1080p monitors. I would like to mirror my other screen (Television 1080p) with one of my BENQ screens. I have read something about saving the config ...
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Ubuntu won't work after updating nvidia drivers

Ok so new to Ubuntu and trying to get used to it but hitting some major road blocks. I have an nvidia gtx 750 ti graphics card and loaded Ubuntu on to my desktop. The first issue I ran into was I had ...
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Wine changing screen resolution, game stays in original resolution

When I start Stalker in Wine it will change the Desktop resolution to a much lower value. Normal is 1920x1080. The game itself does not even fit on the screen completely at that point. Here is a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Thinkpad w520 Three monitors only after turn on and connect to dock

I have been trying to set up a three-monitor configuration on my laptop. I have a Thinkpad w520 with a Lenovo Thinkpad dock station also, Nvidia card with Optimus support and nvidia-331 drivers ...
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Update to 14.04 lts DNW [duplicate]

I am having a problem installing 14.04 LTS . I get a black screen at start up. I believe the problem is with the graphics card driver. I have nVidia GeForce 7300LE I have been running 12.04 for the ...
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STEAM games crashes on LENOVO Z50 70 with DUAL GRAPHICS (intel+nvidia)

Problem Lot of steam games doesnt work at all on my notebook or simply crashes. Propably graphics driver problem ... thank you for any advice. Note 1: What is bumblebee, does it help in my ...
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Do I need Bumblebee on my laptop?

I'm kinda a new user of Ubuntu and I have a Laptop that I just dualbooted Ubuntu. I was wondering if I'd need to install any kind of software for my Nvidia graphics card. I read about this Bumblebee ...
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No shutdown splash screen on Ubuntu with new Nvidia card and D-sub monitor

I use Nvidia driver 346 and I have followed the instructions of this link How to fix splash screen in all Ubuntu releases! But I've only managed to show the boot splash screen but not the shutdown's ...
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Low resolution after upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

I was running 12.04 LTS and clicked on Upgrade to 14.04 LTS. My screen now shows only a white window in the middle of the screen saying: The system is running in low-graphics mode Your screen ...
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HDMI and graphic issues

I just recently bought a new ASUS F550J laptop. Here are my specifications: Intel Core i5-4200H 2.8GHz 8GB RAM 240GB SSD Nvidia GeForce GTX 850M 2 GB, GDDR3 1920x1080, FULL HD Windows 8.1 I am also ...
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shrunk screen ubuntu; cant load native resolution 1920*1080 Ubuntu 14.04.2

I tried to install NVIDIA-Linux-x86-340.32.run on my Ubuntu 14.04 and followed the instructions on this page Ubuntu 14.04 install NVIDIA driver (the last answer) When I rebooted after doing this, ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.10 on Windows 7 64-bit Nvidia Quadro gives glitchy screen [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Ubuntu along with Windows 7 (dual boot). I created a USB installer. On booting, I get the boot options menu. On entering the "Try and Install Ubuntu" option, I get the Ubuntu ...
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Nvidia Driver Install Error - “Kernel module failed to build.”

I'm trying to install this because Nouveau / the default driver, is unstable for me, and eventually results in GPU lockups unless I'm running low graphic mode. Got this error while trying to install ...
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Unity broken after package install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've managed to break my computer yet again, and this time, all of unity for my user is horribly corrupted. This happened when I tried fixing a problem I've had for a few moths with my Nvidia card ...
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How to uninstall program installed from tar.xz and save Nvidia settings?

I recently made the switch to Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 and I'm really liking it so far. However there are a few issues I came across while trying to make my experience better. I need redshift and I ...
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Ubuntu Gnome: Disable second screen by default

I have an Nvidia GTX 670 with a 22' Samsung Monitor and a 40' Sony HDTV. My problem is every time I log in Ubuntu, I have to manually disable the TV (I use Ubuntu mainly for programming and surfing ...
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Mouse flickering on one monitor

I've done quite a bit of googling to find a solution to this but couldn't find anything. I have two monitors, an LG one and a Samsung one and my mouse disappears and flickers on the Samsung one. Also ...
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Cursor and Wallpaper only

after following the instructions on my previous question here Somebody please help - Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia and a fujitsu lifebook ah544 I'm now stuck with the old problem of only showing wallpaper and ...
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Delay when switching window focus using SDL2 and vsync

I'm learning the basics of SDL2 and when I run my program (vsync, windowed), there is a delay when switching focus between windows and dragging windows is laggy. This applies to all windows, not just ...
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Creating a virtual video device, processing signal and redirecting it to physical output on Ubuntu 14.04

In Ubuntu 14.4, I need to apply some video processing to the whole screen for a project I'm working on. I want to do the following: Create a virtual video output that Ubuntu detects as a second ...
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Should I install the intel graphic driver after installed nvidia driver?

My laptop is w540 with ubuntu 14.04.2 kernel 3.18.9, Nvidia k2100m and intel hd 4600, I preferred the closed-source drivers, so I have already installed the Nvidia 349 driver from PPA. To better use ...
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[NVIDIA Jetson TK1]LVDS panel enabled effect HDMI out image pull down menu items

I use NVIDIA TEGRA TK1 board,and successfully enabled LVDS panel(1024x768). I met a problem. Currently test enable LVDS out, it will effect HDMI(main) out image like pull down menu items. picture: ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Launcher won't open

I've read through literally 1-2 hours of similar questions, and this time, no answers have helped :( Everytime I log in, I just get my wallpaper, a cursor, and a right click menu. I've reset compiz ...
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Which nvidia to install? Latest from Nvidia.com or from additional drivers?

A very simple question Which Nvidia driver is best to install? The latest Nvidia driver from nvidia website which is 346.47 or Nvidia-331.113 from Additional Drivers tool? I have updated my ...
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Official Nvidia drivers not compatible with ubuntu

So i'm sort of at a loss for words here, I have a brand new gaming laptop with a Nvidia Geoforce GTX 860M gpu. I noticed that the computer wasn't recognizing it. If I "optirun" anything I get the ...
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CS GO native opens then closes on black screen

Basically I've got Steam and CS:GO installed but when I try to open CS:GO it opens and then closes on the black screen back to my desktop. I've tried changing all Nvidia drivers from additional ...
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Can't log in after installing CUDA

Ubuntu 14.10, CUDA 7, installed throught deb repository and then sudo apt-get install cuda. I have the Nvidia 349 drivers. After reboot I'm stuck on a screen with written Ubuntu 14.10 and four ...
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Complication over VNC, lightdm and startx

I managed to run x11vnc server on my Ubuntu 14.04. I can log into my Ubuntu from my Windows PC using UltraVNC Viewer. The Ubuntu machine is headless. I followed instructions below. ...
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Updated Nvidia Drivers, Now Get ACPI Error

So, I followed this guide and got my Nvidia driver issue fixed: install nvidia driver instead nouveau Everything seemed fine until after I rebooted, then I got: [0.834825] ACPI: [Package] has zero ...
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Black-screen after enabling SLI or MultiGPU

I have ubuntu 14.04 installed. My Graphics Card is Nvidia GeForce GT755M SLI Whenever i enable SLI or MultiGPU the screen goes black after bootlogo. The bootlogo appears, when the bootload is ...
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Catastrophic GUI breakdown and feezing

I'm experiencing catastrophic GUI breakdowns and freezing with my Ubuntu machine. It also randomly freezes but the time it takes from booting to freezing is different everytime. Observation so far ...
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Nvidia card problems on hybrid setup

System: Ubuntu 14.04 Hybrid graphics, Intel Corporation 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics and NVIDIA GT 745M. Fresh from installation the system worked, I could use Nnvidia prime to switch ...
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How to disable Nvidia GPU in ubuntu 14.04?

This command cat /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch shows 0:IGD:+:Pwr:0000:00:02.0 1:DIS: :DynPwr:0000:01:00.0 Then , i used echo off > /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch But ...
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Nvidia not displaying correctly HDMI monitor

I hope to find solution to my issue. I have laptop Dell N5110 with nvidia 525m and i installed nvidia-331 driver which can be found in ubuntu repo. The issue is that when i connect my hdmi all screens ...
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Need Help Updating NVIDIA Drivers [duplicate]

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, and I'm trying to get it working on a computer of mine. It's an older PC that I've had windows 7 on. Currently, when I boot to the desktop, within a few moments, the screen ...
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Updated my nvidia driver on 14.04, black screen nothing works

Hope you guys will be able to help me out. I formatted my Windows 8 machine and decided to go Linuxy after a horrible experience with Windows. After installing and having all my stuff working in ...
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Black windows on some applications

Suddenly using some applications will result on black windows as shown here: Not every window looks like this. Exceptions are applications like firefox, thunderbird, google chrome. Applications ...
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Backlight Brightness is not adjustable - Dual Boot with Win8.1 and two graphic chips

I'm really sorry to ask again a FAQ, but all suggested solutions does not work out. I have problem with the backlight brigthness controll. Ubuntu response to pressing Hotkeys with an poping up the ...
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nVidia drivers for Bumblebee

Right now Bumblebee is working with nvidia-331.113 driver, but in Software&Drivers is available nvidia-340. Should I update? I have some problems with this driver, while playing my fps instantly ...
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Nvidia GTX 860M ubuntu 14.04 blackscreen

community I have since a clean ubuntu 14.04.2 install and two weeks searching the following Problem. System Specs: OS: Ubuntu 14.04.02 Kernels: 3.16.0-30-generic (does not boot) 3.16.0-31-generic ...
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Nvidia drivers update

I have downloaded that latest Nvidia drivers for my system. They are in the downloads folder, all I do is drag it into terminal. When I am root user it checks the integrity and runs checks on it. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 : Installing cuda 7

I am following the procedure given here : http://www.r-tutor.com/gpu-computing/cuda-installation/cuda6.5-ubuntu However, after I do sudo apt-get install cuda I get the following message: You might ...
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ASUS Q550lf - Ubuntu 14.10 - Screen randomly freezes

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my ASUS laptop. Install was kinda rough, I had to change some settings around in BIOS to enable legacy settings but in the end I got it working. I was having ...
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Issue when loading steam and some games

So when i launch steam i keep getting the following error message: "OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. For more information visit ...
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(Ubuntu 14.04.2) Unity will not load on Dell Inspiron 531s with Nvidia GeForce 6150SE graphics [duplicate]

I have a Dell Inspiron 531s desktop computer. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on it, but I can only install it from USB when I go to the "Install Ubuntu" option and not the "Try Ubuntu without ...
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Right side of touch pad becomes too hot while using Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu 14.10 alongside Windows 8.1. Everything seems correct in Windows but whenever I use Ubuntu, portion near right of touch pad gets too hot. My laptop have 2 GB dedicated Nvidia ...