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

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Where to find gtx560Ti driver for ubuntu 12.04?

I found in this nvidia link : http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux-display-amd64-295.59-driver.html It says Linux x64 (AMD64/EM64T) Display Driver Version: 295.59 Certified Supported: NVS 5400M ...
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How do I increase the verbosity level of nvidia's drivers in Mythbuntu 12.04?

nvidia says to do this: % startx -- -verbose 5 -logverbose 5 But how can I do it without using startx?
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Installing CUDA on Ubuntu 12.04 with nvidia driver 295.59

I have been trying to get cuda to run on a nvidia gt 650m based laptop. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 with the nvidia 295.59 driver. Also, my laptop uses Optimus so I have install the driver via bumblebee....
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Brightness goes down for the whole screen, when windows with dark backgrounds are enlarged

The brightness of the whole screen goes down considerably when I enlarge windows with a dark background (Gnome-terminal and TTYs for example, as well as Games, especially when in fullscreen). It's up ...
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NVIDIA 550M Drivers

First to say, I am newbie, to the linux world and in situation where i have to get used to using ubuntu. My system is: i7-2630QM 8GB Ram with 750GB HD + NVIDIa 550M (1GB) Since i was facing problems ...
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Why nvidia-smi displays only 127MB memory out of 512MB available?

I Have a GeForce 210 and i use the Nvidia-current driver. I know my card has 512MB but that command shows differently. I also noticed that after upgrading from 11.04 my graphics' performance got ...
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Need a non-X terminal for the nvidia driver installation

When I try to install the nvidia driver for my video card, I receive an error message. ERROR: You appear to be running an X server; please exit X before installing. For further ...
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Bumblebee 3.0 has disabled Unity desktop effects [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to reenable Unity 3D after installing Bumblebee? I have an Acer Aspire 5750G intel core i3 intel/nvidia Geforce 610m graphics Teeworlds, Supertux, Google Earth did not ...
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External display not detected on Lenovo T520

In Ubuntu 12.04 64bit, I installed nvidia-current-updates and enabled the discrete NVIDIA card only in BIOS (Optimus completely disabled). Ubuntu uses the nvidia driver but fails to detect an external ...
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How to reenable Unity 3D after installing Bumblebee?

I installed Bumblebee to solve Nvidia/Intel driver problem. It does work well, but it also disabled Unity 3D. How can I get my Unity 3D back?
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Lightdm dumps to tty. Cannot start GUI interface when booting off harddrive, but can when booting off usb

When booting, lightdm dumps to tty. No GUI interface works- this is after a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 where the GUI interface works when running off the USB. I have an NVIDIA Corporation G98 [...
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Unable to 'Apply' Settings to nVidia X Server Settings

Im unable to save any settings to nVidia Server Settings. I did 'Save to X Configuration File' but no effect. Enable Xinerama is still unchecked the next time I start X. . Original Image here.
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unable to install nvidia drivers on ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install Nvidia drivers on sony vaio E series with nvidia GEforce When I try to instal additional drivers its coming like unable to download . for more options see /var/log/jockey.log ...
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I can't play games with ubuntu 12.04

I erased the entire disk to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer Aspire 5750G. I tried Heros of Newerth, Teeworlds, and Super Tux 2. None of these games can be initialized. Can anyone help me? I can ...
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Why can't I get sound through HDMI with nVidia GTX580

I've just installed the newest version of ALSA and my NVIDIA device showed up in the gnome-volume-control. I can't actually get any sound on the TV though. When searching around it seems the solution ...
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How do I get Nvidia GT650M working? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? I just bought a brand new asus n56vz laptop witch comes with a 3610qm Ivy bridge (+HD4000) cpu and a a Nvidia Kepler GT650M ...
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Question About Graphics Card Driver Installation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? I'm really new to Ubuntu and really liking the help given on this site, i used quite a bit so far but I'm really confused as ...
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Why doesn't my mouse work in Gnome-shell at 30-bit color depth?

Title pretty much says it. Keyboard shortcuts are fine. But the mouse interaction, Clicking on anything but desktop icons is... not happening.
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Nvidia GeForce Gt-520M-cn on intel dh61ww Ubuntu 12.04

I have this desktop: i7 2600, 8gb ram ddr3, board intel dh61ww, Geforce Nvidia GT520-cn 2Gb ddr3, I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit (kernel 3.2.0-23-generic). I want to setup two Samsung 22"...
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Can't get ubuntu 12.04 to set pixel resolution higher than 1360x768

Can't get ubuntu 12.04 to set pixel resolution higher than 1360x768. Very new to linux liking it other than this lol. I have a dell xps 420 with a nvidia geforce 260 hooked up to my 55 inch tv through ...
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Impossible quandrary involving UCK, graphics card, and Nvidia drivers

I have a computer that I want to install Ubuntu on. It is an older gaming computer with a Nvidia graphics card. When I attempt to boot any unmodified Linux distribution onto it, I get a "Boot error" ...
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nVIDIA support on xubuntu

I have been using xubuntu on my portege m200 since version 11.10 with support for the internal nVIDIA GeForce graphics card without any porblems. But after the last major update there is no more ...
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nVidia (GeForce 2) graphics card 3d support

Blender and Stellarium aren't working for me in Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise). But blender was working is the previous releases of Ubuntu. I think this is because Precise's drivers for my graphics card don't ...
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Xubuntu slow login, unable to go back to login screen. How to debug?

Fresh Xubuntu install (enabling TwinView in Nvidia's propietary drivers) is suddenly taking too long to login after I enter my credentials in the login screen. When I log out (trying to go back to the ...
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Secondary display showing Ubuntu logo, but is not detected

I recently installed Ubuntu using WUBI, and it worked perfectly. However, my laptop is showing the main desktop screen, and my secondary display is only showing the Ubuntu logo with its loading bar ...
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Why am I stuck at 640x480 on an Optimus hybrid-graphics system?

I have Intel HD 3000 graphics card onboard and nvidia 520 mx optimus techolonogy card. I was try to install Nvidia driver but it was failure. Now I cant use anything. Have one resolution 640x480 every ...
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Use intel chip on systems with two graphics chips

I have a computer with two graphics chips. For reference, one is the Nvidia GTX 670, and the other is the integrated graphics on the Intel 3770k. When I pull out the NVidia card, Ubuntu uses the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, on an older Dell Dimension, with nvidia GeForce FX 5200 - just not working!

I'm very new to Ubuntu. I wanted to move away from Windows because I've been learning Python for the last year and wanted to be on an OS that was good for Python development. Ubuntu and Python are ...
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“PANIC: early exception 08 rip 246:10” error with an Nvidia 210G

I have a Nvidia 210 graphics card and have gone in to text mode in Ubuntu and disabled the standard driver and replaced it with the new driver I got from Nvidia's website. Everything works fine but ...
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Drivers for NVIDIA 520M not working

I know this is nominally a duplicate question, but I've read the other questions and haven't been able to fix my problem after many hours and attempts, so please don't delete it. Also, it seems like ...
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cpu fan always working and the air is hot

My laptop is a Dell N5110, i3, two video cards: Intel HD3000 and Nvidia GT323M. Recently I installed Ubuntu 12.04. After I login in the system, the fan starts working non-stop, the fan air is hot ...
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My computer freezes when nvidia drivers activated

I'm talking about the ubuntu recommended drivers at Additional Drivers in System Settings. Its sad and frustrating. I have a GeForce 7300 LE with Ubuntu 12.04. Any solution to this?
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NVIDIA graphics card memory usage applet / application?

I am looking for an application to display in real-time the memory usage of my NVIDIA graphics card. Ideally I would like to have something similar to the little applet graph you can get through the ...
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Can't load x.org nvidia driver when intel gpu is enabled (3 monitor setup)

I'm trying to build a 3 monitor setup using 2 nvidia DVI outputs and 1 intel VGA onboard output. I have this weird issue that when I enable my onboard intel vga out I can't load the nvidia x.org ...
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How to install drivers for NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 on Precise

Ok, I'm a total Linux noob. I was able to install 12.4 without issue, except that it says in the system settings that the graphics card/driver is "unknown". I have NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200, and have ...
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Screen Doesn't Display After Resume using X-Swat Nvidia Drivers

I upgraded the Nvidia Drivers from the X-Swat ppa on my Sony Vaio VPCF1390X laptop. Everything seems to be working great, but suspend/resume. The laptop successfully suspends and seems to resume;the ...
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T420 Triple Head with Optimus

I see that this is possible on a T520 apparently (Triple-head on a Lenovo T520), but I can't see anyone claiming it's possible on a T420. I'm running 12.04 and have Bumbleebee installed and working ...
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Dual-Boot: Blank screen after choosing Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I have a problem but I don't know exactly what it is about problem . Installed Ubuntu 12.04 on in ...
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NVIDIA GFORCE 610M drivers

I'm attempting to install drivers for my GFORCE 610M and none of the solutions seems to work. Generally people recommend using the jockey-gtk program, which doesn't detect the card and states that ...
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Send or Move a window from one monitor to another with a shortcut key under Ubuntu 12.04 and nvidia 8600 GT without proprietary nvidia drivers

I would like to know how to send or move a window from one monitor to another with a shortcut key under Ubuntu 12.04 and nvidia 8600 GT without proprietary nvidia drivers. Now, I know I can configure ...
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Downgrading nVidia driver problem

I have been experiencing the bug mentioned here. People have reported downgrading their driver to 290.10 prevented the issue for them so I tried this but I am not sure whether I have installed the ...
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How can you make the option “Flat panel scaling” permanent on an Nvidia Ion device?

I am trying to connect an Zotac Nvidia Ion motherboard to my new Pioneer A/V through HDMI on a Ubuntu machine. While I was fiddling around with the nvidia-settings I managed to make the system work: ...
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Dell Inspiron HDMI not working

My Machine is a Dell make and the model is Inspiron-N5110 It has a Nvidia 540M graphics card in it. I cannot connect my laptop to the TV via HDMI and i tried installing bumblebee, nvidia-current, but ...
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Super meat boy gives black screen but sound works [Nvidia x64 12.04]

I recently purchased and redeemed the latest humble indie bundle through the USC. All of the games that I've tested so far work great (I've already beaten bastion). I can launch super meat boy, but ...
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Which ATI/AMD, or Intel, or NVIDIA Graphics for Unity? [duplicate]

I really want to know which one of them better for running Unity 3D or GNOME 3 Shell. I'm specifically interested in this for desktop, not laptop, computers.
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Nvidia GT540M wont work under Ubuntu 12.04, even tried different thinks [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install HD3000 drivers on ubuntu 12.04? First of all, i want to apologyse in advance for my bad english, i hope you can understpood what i want to say. Also iam ...
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How do I set up GRUB to display on 2 monitors?

How do I set up GRUB to display on 2 monitors? I have a laptop plugged in to a external monitor. Most of the time, I leave the laptop closed, and just use the monitor, but when I boot up, I have to ...
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Samsung Intel Graphis HD 3000 + Nvidia GeForce GT 520MX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install HD3000 drivers on ubuntu 12.04? I just buy a Samsung NP300E5A-S05IT with a Intel Graphis HD 3000 + Nvidia GeForce GT 520MX for 3D effect... The propblem ...
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Unable to move windows to second screen

Hooked up a second screen to the second connector of my nVidia card, set it up with nvidia-settings and it started showing my background correctly. The X display works correctly (i.e. DISPLAY=:0.1 ...
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nvidia-settings not able to save my configuration

(This is a continuation of thread: Installing nvidia driver?). I am able to detect and configure an external monitor using nvidia-settings program. However, when I try to save my configuration, ...