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

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Can't set proper resolution with a Geforce 520

I installed the 12.04 LTS but cannot get my two monitors working. The latest nvidia-current drivers installed, but i just cant set proper resolution. My card is a geforce 520 1 DVI 1 VGA. With the ...
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Newly installed 12.04 on Radeon or NVIDIA type of gfx card?

I use a Nvidia Quadro NVS 290/PCIe/SSE2 at work with dual monitor setup. Since 11.10 things has gone downwards with performance. But now with 12.04 performance is even worse, and I can agree that the ...
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How do I stop video tearing? (Nvidia prop driver, non-compositing window manager)

I have that problem which seemingly afflicts many using the proprietary Nvidia driver: Video tearing: fine horizontal lines (usually near the top of my display) when there is a lot of panning or ...
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Vertical Resolution Over Vnc Multiplied by 12

I run Ubuntu 11.10 with 2 monitors at a resolution of 3840x1080. This is done via NVIDIA's TwinView mode. When I run the following command: x11vnc -safer -localhost -once -display :0 -ncache 10 ...
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Bumblebee and Nvidia Settings: external monitor [closed]

I just installed bumblebee. I'm finally able to enter into Nvidia X Settings using the "optirun"command. This is all great, but now I would like to get my second monitor working via the HDMI port. ...
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After installation of bumblebee: i386 OpenGL Apps stopped working

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on my notebook (ASUS K53SV, i7-2670QM, Intel HD 3000, GeForce 540M). In order to save energy i've installed "bumblebee", a solution for Nvidia Optimus Technology on Linux. So ...
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Updated Nvidia graphics driver, now won't make it past the boot screen

I recently installed a ASUS GTX560 graphics card in my desktop and out of the box everything was working fine. I decided to check for available updates and one of the suggested ones was the most ...
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Restarting LightDM after running nvidia-xconfig results in unresponsive text-only display

So, for awhile I've been trying to get my external display to work. I'm running a Nvidia Geforce 305M graphics card in a Lenovo IdeaPad U460s. But when I open Nvidia X settings (Ubuntu 11.10 btw) a ...
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After Nvidia driver install, LightDM won't start automatically

I did a clean install and after installing updates and drivers (Nvidia VGA) for a 460GTX, I'm shown a black screen with various Stopping/Starting messages. The last of these messages is different ...
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Huge performance issues with nVidia GeForce 7100

There are several reports that say that there are serious performance issues using 12.04 and nVidia 7100. Are there any work-a-round in sight?
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Overscan Compensation Disabled [closed]

A fresh install of 12.04. I need to compensate for overscan, but the setting is disabled for one of my monitors. Not sure why and not sure what I can do aboot it. Is there any way I can enable the ...
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Issue with Nvidia graphic card and display resolution

Translation: I have an issue with my graphic card (Nvidia Quadro Fx 1400). When I go to system information this card is reported as "unknown" even though I installed nvidia-current drivers. Now I ...
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How do I install Nvidia drivers on a Lenovo Ideapad Y570? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Nvidia 555M driver installation problem with a Lenovo Y570 I just got myself a nice Lenovo ideapad Y570, first thing i did was load kubuntu on it Everything was going ...
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Youtube video stutters

I have an nvidia geforce 7400 graphics card with 1 GB of RAM. Just did a clean installation of 11.10 Ubuntu. Everything is fine except for the youtube videos, apart from being a lil slow it stutters, ...
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NVIDIA QUADRO 4000 graphics card not working

I have a new home build with the following hardware: Memory: (16GB - 2 of Corsair Vengeance 8 GB ( 2 x 4 GB ) DDR3 1866 MHz (PC3 15000) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM) Mobo: (ASUS LGA 1155 - Z68 - PCIe 3.0 and ...
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Ubuntu doesn’t load after install NVIDIA graphic drivers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? I have installed NVIDIA drivers on Ubuntu 11.10. I have referred following article which describes “The Advanced Way of ...
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GeForce 6800 fan speed control; nvclock segmentation fault

I recently did an update on my Ubuntu 11.04. Unfortunately I can't remember what was updated, but I am sure there were some core things. Anyway, before that update I could change the fan speed, due ...
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I am running Unity 3D without nVidia driver in Ubuntu 11.10!

you will perhaps amaze as I was but I am running Unity 3D in ubuntu 11.10 without nVidia driver and I hereby uploading the screen shot to prove this. So my question is that will I even need to ...
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Blank Screen on Boot in Dell Vostro 3750 [duplicate]

I have been using Ubuntu in My Acer Aspire 5920 and Aspire 1 since last many years. Recently I purchased Dell Vostro 3750 - Intel® Core™ i7-2670QM with Nvidia® Geforce™ GT 525M, 1GB (Quad Core) I ...
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Xen 4.1 + NVidia driver = Unity has no window decorations [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 with Unity. I installed XEN and booted its kernel. The machine booted normally. However, when I started Unity (3D), there were no window decorations. I tried Unity 2D and ...
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Dual VGA Cards Intel/ Nvidia

this is my first post in this forum.. I am new to Linux, just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Sony Vaio VGN-Z12 with two graphic cards Intel and NVidia Geforce 9300 GS. after the installation the lightdm ...
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How can i go back to nvidia 295.33 driver?

when i updated my nvidia driver to 295.40 Unity is not working any more i just get a black screen and nothing happens although Unity 2D and gnome classic are working fine so i think it's a problem ...
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Compiz uses 100%CPU since nvidia update

This morning, I logged into Unity 3D and noticed that everything was really slow and unresponsive. I pressesd ctrl + alt+ F1 to open a terminal and diagnose the problem. It turns out that compiz is ...
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Can I automatically make my Nvidia card's fan quieter?

I have a machine with an Nvidia graphics card. Unfortunately the GPU fan is very loud. It's very annoying at times. We never use this machine for intense 3d work - that GPU is probably not working ...
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NVIDIA Additional Drivers Empty - maximum resolution 640x480 - Driver disappears

EDIT: Optimus card. For resolution please read this thread: "You do not appear to be using the nvidia x server"(screenshot included) And this: Ubuntu 11.10 problem with Nvidia Thanks! ...
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Why does Windows 7 overall performance is better than Ubuntu 11.10?

I have a Intel i7 2600 processor, 8GB DDR3 RAM, nVidia GTX570 graphics card, and still Ubuntu taking 45-50 seconds to boot and 32-35 seconds to power off, while Windows 7 boots in only 20-25 seconds ...
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unity toolbar icons disappear on boot

My toolbar icons sometimes are missing on boot. I have no idea why. Another odd thing that could be related is it seems sometimes my terminal windows don't have transparency on boot.(I have a ...
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Can't adjust backlight on an Nvidia 335m GT

I have a laptop mySN QMG6 / Chiligreen Mobilitas NW which is Quanta TW9 barebone with intel i3 and nvidia 335m GT onboard. On ubuntu distros 10.04, 10.10, 11.04 and 11.10 i had problem with changing ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 problem with Nvidia

I have an acer with a Gforce graphics card. I installed ubuntu 11.10 and it was working properly until I installed Nvidia drivers via additional drivers, I hit "nvidia-xconfig" in terminal and then ...
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Precise Beta 2: Screen won't power down

I am running Precise beta 2 on a Dell Latitude E6410 with nVidia graphics. I have set up the power management to turn the screen off after 10 mins of inactivity. Instead of it turning off, it simply ...
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Problem with brightness Sony Vaio NVIDIA graphics

Recently I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop (Sony Vaio VPCF22MOE). My graphics card is NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M. After ubuntu installation I installed NVIDIA Driver Version which is 295.33. I ...
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Can't use nvidia card/driver on optimus notebook

I installed (once again) the latest official nvidia driver for my GT540m on Ubuntu 11.10. Even though everything seems OK with my xorg.conf file (I've manually added BusID "PCI:1:0:0", since lspci ...
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how do I get dual monitors to work properly in Ubuntu 11.10 on a Dell Latitude D630? [closed]

I have spent a lot of time trying to get dual monitors to work on Ubuntu 11.10 on my Dell Latitude D630 (nVidia NVS 135m video card). For starters, the System Displays settings app always only ...
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ubuntu 12.04 acer display not proper 16:9

I try to install ubuntu 12.04 lts edition on acer latptop 4752G with core i5 and geforce 610m 1 gb video driver. But when i try for additional hard ware , no nvdia driver is loaded there. What could ...
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Acer Aspire 8951G Nvidia Optimus and HDMI issues

After loooong searches it seems that linux users are pretty much screwed when it comes to Optimus. Does anyone know of a workaround other than trying to flash the BIOS with the hack that will show an ...
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How do I fix “Ubuntu is running in low-graphics mode?” for NVIDIA GeForce GT555M [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? As title, I'm using Ubuntu 10.04, and my ubuntu kept showing the sign “Ubuntu is running in low-graphics ...
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Coolbits not working

I want to use coolbits to increase fan speed of my Fermi GPU. 280.13 driver installed. Ubuntu 11.10 I edited /etc/X11/xorg.conf as follows, by pressing Alt+F2 and gksu gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf I ...
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Is new Multi-Monitor feature on 12.04 working with nvidia binary driver?

I still can't use Multi-Monitor on 12.04 with nvidia binary driver. Anyone has a workaround for this ? I know i can use nvidia settings using twinview but this has several disadvantages (e.g. some ...
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Flash video appears blue

The Problem After updating to Ubuntu 12.04 from Ubuntu 11.10, all video is still blue, whether playing in a browser or a player. Same problem occurs in 11.10 as well. I have tried to uninstall all ...
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How do i stop or turn off the x-server?

I'm trying to do this tutorial : Installing CUDA Under Ubuntu 10.04 I need the command that would completely stop/turn off the x-server. When i try to install the NVidia developer driver, I get a ...
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Where is the graphics card driver fot NVIDIA GEFORCE 610M on ubuntu 10.10?

The graphics card of my notebook is NVIDIA GEFORCE 610M. I installed ubuntu 10.10. I installed NVIDIA-Linus-x86_64-295.33.run, but it seems not support NVIDIA GEFORCE 610M. Which driver should I ...
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What positive changes will NVIDIA support to Linux release? [closed]

I've recently heard about NVIDIA is joining the Linux Foundation. I just tought, well here comes full functioning NVIDIA Drivers. My card is a G210M, and I have graphic acceleration, glxgears echoes ...
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installing ubuntu 10.04 over top 11.04

im looking to install 10.04 over top the 11.04 partition, it wouldnt let. keeps giving me a "root file system not found" error ever time i manually select partition. (i have a win7 partition) 11.04 ...
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Ubuntu Live usb with persistence mode, how to install nvidia driver?

Im trying to install graphics drivers on my usb ubuntu live, but i get errors when i activate them. through the hardware drive window. would be nice if some gave me a tutorial of installing ubuntu ...
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Strange resolution on Ubuntu 11.10

I only just installed Ubuntu 11.10, so excuse me if this question is silly ;-) I have a Fujitsu Esprimo Mobile V655, nvidia 8200 graphics, and recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 using wubi. I had to ...
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Get and install Nvidia GeForce 8400 GS driver

Recently, I changed my OS kernel from 10.04 to 11.10 (bugs), but after doing it, the video driver for the 8400 GS disappeared (was there in 10.04). I worked out the same procedure I did to install it ...
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Dual monitor, with a low resolution projector

I need to show a presentaion to a conference tomorrow. Today I tryed my Ubuntu 10.04 with the projector. My notebook has a resolution of 1440x960, the projector seems to have a really lower ...
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nvidia-settings not working properly

I posted a question before at Dell monitor not detected (Ubuntu 11.10) but I figured it's best to create a separate question since the real issue at hand is not really tied to my monitor and the info ...
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Is there any need to install nvidia graphics drivers if I am running Ubuntu Server?

I have googled this question and arrived at no answer, so here I am. If I am going to be running Ubuntu Server, (as before I was running 10.04 Desktop) is there any need to install the Nvidia drivers ...
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All imported video is green in OpenShot [closed]

Ubuntu 11.10 64bit NVidia Graphics Card: GeForce GTX 580M/PCI/SSE2 Openshot Version: 1.4.2.1 All imported video has a green tinge, for example, people are green, etc. All video played back in ...