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Live CD boot/installation problem, blank screen - 12.04

I'm trying to install ubuntu-12.04-desktop-amd64 from my usb stick. When booting from usb I instantly get a blank screen (with a grey box at the left bottom) I checked the live system with my ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 I'm trying to ugrade my Geforce 8400 to Geforce GTX 560, getting a black screen

I have an NVidia Geforce 8400 which is working fine in Ubuntu 12.04. I have just purchased an NVidia GeForce GTX 560 and have been trying to install it. No matter what I do all I get is a black ...
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nvidia graphics scrambled ubuntu 12.04

I am using a Nvidia GeForce 550Ti graphics card, with a 55" Samsung TV Everytime I install the Nvidia drivers (either via the gui manager or "apt-get install nvidia-current" The graphic signal gets ...
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Nvidia Driver + Ubuntu 12.04

This seems very common topic these days but i have some additional problems. The additional drivers option is greyed out, and it says there are no drivers being used. The graphics driver shows ...
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How do I downgrade nvidia drivers in 12.04?

I am experiencing a problem described in this topic, which I now suspect is due to a bug in the 295.40 version of the nvidia drivers. Are there any builds available for Ubuntu 12.04 precise based on ...
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How would I go about uninstall my current Nvidia drivers and reinstalling them?

Can I do this easily without borking my system?
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Xinerama = 1 loses theme [closed]

I am testing out 12.04 and am using Xinerama = 1 in xorg.conf. When I do this, everything seems to work, except that some applications end up with strange looking buttons. Please see this image: ...
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Problem installing Bumblebee on Ubuntu 12.04

I have problems with bumblebee installation on Ubuntu 12.04, when I use this code to install it, I got this message in terminal: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Sound Channel map incorrect on an ION 330 ASRock

I have a ION 330 ASRock just updated on Precise and the sound channel mapping is incorrect. Channel map is set as follow: Front Left = Front left Center = Rear Left Front Right = Font Right Rear ...
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How to install a driver for an NVIDIA card not detected by Additional Drivers?

For the past few days I've been trying to get compiz working on Ubuntu 12.04 with my NVIDIA graphics card - GeForce GT550M, but I couldn't get it to work. I've been searched for tips and tricks on ...
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nVidia 9800 GTX+ X11 fails to initialize. no unity or lightdm

I have just upgraded my work pc to 12.04 (not upgrade, fresh install), installing updates during the install, and after everything has loaded (with no errors) and I restart I get brought to console 1 ...
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Desktop distorted after installing Nvidia drivers

I just started using Ubuntu for the first time about an hour ago so please bear with me. Prior to installing the Nvidia drivers the Ubuntu start-up screen is completely distorted(black screen with ...
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Sluggish HD movies on Lenova Y550 with Geforce 240M

I have a Lenova Y550 Laptop with dual boot 12.04 LTS and Windows 7. My graphics card is Nvidia Geforce 240M. In windows HD movies (2 GB to 4 GB) are playing so smooth and I didn't find any ...
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Clean install, shows only purple screen

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on clean PC from Live mode. After reboot I can only see purple screen - no boot splash etc, can't access to alternative screens like ctrl+alt-f6 etc, but I can hear login ...
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YouTube video colours inverted in 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Flash video appears blue I'm using 12.04 and have tried both Nvidia drivers in the Additional Drivers list, but both times my YouTube videos are inverted. Everything ...
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How to prevent nvidia kernel module from loading Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit

I have a Nvidia Optimus Laptop with Ubuntu 11.10 and previous i used to blacklist nouveau (by "sudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf" and adding "blacklist nouveau" then executing "sudo ...
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Low graphics mode error on startup with NVIDIA graphics (12.04 LTS )

My problem is similar to two other posts concerning ATI cards and 12.04 LTS: Post1 & Post2. In my case I use a Dell Precision M4300 laptop which uses a NVidia Quadro FX 880M. Doing a lspci | grep ...
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Cannot upgrade or install 12.04 - Black screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Blank screen after installing nvidia restricted driver An update from 11.10 to 12.04 failed because of a boot into black screen (Nvidia graphics card) after selecting ...
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How do you remove Nvidia's proprietary drivers? [duplicate]

I always seem to have grief with Nvidia drivers and have often had to re-install Ubuntu: is there a better way to remove them? When I first installed the drivers, the display came up on 640 by 480. I ...
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Fan working non-stop on a Dell Inspiron 5110

First of all i'm new at ubuntu. I've only tried 11.10 before 12.04. Since then my notebook's(Dell Insprion 5110) fan was working non-stop. And also battery lasts in 2 hours. So i made a research. Some ...
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VOC Monitor “Input Not Support” on GRUB

When I boot my PC with both Windows and Ubuntu installed: I always get the exact message "Input not Support" without the -ed flashing on my VOC monitor. GRUB does not show so I can't reach Windows. I ...
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Upgrade with Nvidia graphics card causes continued issues. Should I remove the card for good?

I've been a follower of Ubuntu for several years now and I've continually had issues upgrading (mostly major upgrades) due to the reboot issues that arise when an nVidia card/driver has been installed ...
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Launcher shows up on the wrong monitor [closed]

I have nvidia drivers and dual monitors. It worked fine in 11.10 but since todays updates, my unity "launcher" is only on right monitor. On vanila ubuntu display settings it recognizes only one ...
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problems with graphic performance in Ubuntu 12.04

in advance: my English is not perfect ;) processor: Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU E8500 @ 3.16GHz × 2 memory: 3,9 GiB graphics: GeForce GTX 460 Ubuntu 12.04 32-Bit fresh installed (previously 11.10 32-Bit) ...
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How can I use multi-monitor in my computer?

I have a "multi-monitor" system on my desktop. My main screen is connected via DVI (a Samsung Sync Master, 1680x1050) and the other screen is a LG Samsung (full hd 1920x1080) that is connected via ...
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12.04 Nvidia driver makes system run really slow…

Hello i have tried to install Nvidia drivers for my GPU from the Hardware Additional Drivers section. i tried all that was on the list. when i reboot to make the driver active, computer logs in and ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is unstable on my system

I have installed 12.04 LTS as a Upgrade and even after waiting for that seemed to be a very long time to complete, I found the system to be unstable and for apps not to work. So I decided to format ...
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12.04 Unity 3D does NOT load

I have a nvidia graphics card, and Unity 3D will not load. When I log into a 3D session, I see my wallpaper. I am able to right click. How can I fix this?
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1080p Screen resolution problem after 10.04 to 12.04 update

I have a Samsung LCD 40" with a NVidia GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 Card. I recently upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04 and the best resolution I can get is 1360x768. I've tried the propietary drivers ...
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How to install Ubuntu on a computer with a Nvidia Geforce GTX 550 TI?

When I try to install Ubuntu 12.04 64-Bits on my desktop computer, I don't get any video output from the installation since I click "Install Ubuntu" (or something like that). It stays with a black ...
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Desktop doesn't load after install Nvidia drivers

When I load Ubuntu 12.04, it logs in with slight flickering, and proceeds to the desktop. With no Unity. Or Icons. I can right-click but that's all. This started since I installed the restricted ...
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After upgrading to 12.04, my screen resolution is small

I just upgraded Ubuntu to 12.04 from 11.10. My screen resolution is now stuck at 640x480, and xrandr shows: Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 640 x 480, maximum 8192 x 8192 DVI-I-1 connected ...
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Nvidia driver problem with 12.04

I have just updated to 12.04 but on reboot, I only have one display working and cannot change the resolution on this. I have tried to activate the Nvidia driver but get the following error.....Sorry, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 dual displays not working

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04. I am having trouble setting up my nVidia settings. I have a monitor connected to the DVI port and a Sony TV connected to the HDMI. I am trying to set up the displays ...
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Backlight Issue - Samsung RV509 Notebook

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 today on my Samsung RV509 Notebook (Nvidia Geforce 315M) and the backlight brightness controls don't work on it. I did some digging around the web and found the samsung tools ...
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System reverts to 87Hz refresh rate at every startup after I have installed nvidia drivers

Every time the system starts the screen's refresh rate reverts to 87Hz which results in a pixelated and flickery screen which I have to manually correct every time by either selecting 60Hz as my ...
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Nvidia driver cannot be installed with jockey for old hardware

I have a GeForce FX/5-series card and I cannot install the driver using the Additional Drivers (jokey) tool. I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and installed all nvidia drivers, but my drivers are not ...
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How do I get 1366x768 resolution working on 12.04 with nvidia GTX275

My PC (VGA Nvidia GTX275) is connected directly to a TV (Philips 42" lcd) and Ubuntu does not recognize the native resolution, the closest working resolution is 1280x768 I have tried some xorg tricks ...
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Resolution issue in 12.04

A few months back I installed 12.04 on a separate hard drive just to keep track of developments. during that time I noticed that the resolution was not great, everything seemed just a little blurry. ...
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How to use integrated Intel graphics instead of Nvidia graphics on MacBook Pro?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on MacBook Pro 15" 2010 (MacBookPro6,2) and I would like to use the integrated Intel graphics instead of the dedicated Nvidia graphics Ubuntu boots with on this ...
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Dual-monitor configuration with one in landscape mode and the other in portrait mode?

I am currently using two monitors with one in landscape mode and the other in portrait mode. Video card is Nvidia Geforce 9600 GT with nvidia's propriety driver. I was able to force the issue in ...
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Screen messed up when resumes from suspend

When ubuntu resumes from suspend the screen messed up!, I have installed correct drivers for the graphics card (nVidia geforce 6200 128mb agp) and updated to the latest. This also happens when ...
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Screen connected to the 'mini-displayport' doesn't work anymore on an Apple Monitor

I am running Ubuntu on a Mac Pro with a Apple monitor. The machine has a GeForce GT 120 (aka GeForce 9500GT). The DVI output is still working, but the screen connected to the 'mini-displayport' ...
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NVidia Doesn't Show Up in Additional Driver + Power Regression Issue in Ubuntu 12.04

Thank you for reading. I am still having issue with power regression on my Asus K53SV after doing a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 (I have this issue with Ubuntu 11.10 as well). Thus a helpful guy told ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 sometimes doesn't halt completely

I am using an Dell Latitude D830 with Ubuntu 12.04. Now, when I turn off the pc, Ubuntu doesn't halt completely sometimes. I think that is due to the latest Nvidia drivers, because in the past with ...
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System won't start after installation of Nvidia drivers

I've installed the Ubuntu 12.04. But the problem is when I try to install the Nvidia driver, I chose recommended version and when installation finishes, I reboot my system but all I see is a black ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 responsiveness very slow on Nvidia 8800? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity 3d no longer works after installing 12.04 Just installed 12.04. This is the first time I run Ubuntu with the Unity UI, not a pleasant experience. The ...
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Can run 3D games but not Unity(only 2D version). GeForce 8800 GTS 12.04 [closed]

I'm having trouble getting Unity to run properly. I can play HoN but if I log in with Unity the system becomes slow and laggy.I think this system had earlier versions of Unity running before but now ...
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Wine claims Nvidia OpenGL Drivers not installed correctly? [closed]

It seems like wine doesn't see the Nvidia propretary drivers properly. When I try to launch wine ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/system32/dxdiag.exe, Dxdiag crashes immediately. It says it has problems with ...
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Second monitor on NVidia card cannot detect proper resolution

A friend had given me one of his extra monitors, and even in Windows it gave me trouble in producing the right resolutions. I switched back to Ubuntu with the release of Pangolin but can't get it to ...