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

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Pixelated wallpaper/background

I installed ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Ideapd Y510P today. Everything worked fine but after installing my graphic card driver the background became pixelated(Nvidia GeForce GT755m). I downloaded the ...
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Set custom resolution when Display Data Channel is broken

I have a Samsung Syncmaster SA300 which broke a little while ago. After getting it repaired I have been struggling to set the full resolution for it (1920x1080) since the computer seems to think ...
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Remove/Add nvidia drivers ubuntu 14.04.2

I'm following Ubuntu Wiki to install the drivers for hybrid-graphics in Ubuntu 14.04.2. Here are the steps: NVIDIA systems: Make sure that no other NVIDIA driver is installed (keep the ...
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Possible Nvidia Geforce 755m driver problem - Ubuntu 14.10

I have noticed lately that my screen has gone black for a couple seconds, then went back to normal. This will happen regardless of the application I am in, and in a bad spell will occur every 30 ...
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Anyone had luck installing nvidia drivers on ubuntu 14.10?

I have tried for two days to get my GF 750Ti Nvidia card to work in Ubuntu 14.10 without success - it only accepts 1024x768 (4:3) resolution and each time I use some of the guides on the net it either ...
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How to install Nvidia Drivers

So I literally just installed ubuntu, but I just can't seem to find an answer that makes any sense and works for me. I have an Nvidia GTX 750Ti GPU, and I want to play some steam games. I am using ...
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nvidia-346 driver works, but UI shows “nouveau”

I am running 14.04 on a lenovo y510P with a GT 750M graphics card and I installed the NVIDIA-346 driver from xorg to run CUDA 7. CUDA 7 requires the 346 driver. I didn't install the driver which came ...
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Run OpenGL apps with CUDA with Nvidia Optimus and Bumblebee

I am attempting to start learning CUDA using my old laptop with a hybrid Nvidia GT650M/Intel iGPU setup. I have tried following the instructions on a couple resources[1,2,3]. Those resources helped ...
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Can't see loading screen with NVIDIA graphics card

When I boot my computer, and my monitor is plugged into my NVIDIA graphics card, I see the motherboard brand, then GRUB, but after I see a black screen. But after some time the monitor springs back ...
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How to get nvidia-346 driver with optimus to work on Ubuntu 14.10

I'm using notebook with optimus technology (Asus K73SV). I have installed proprietary nvidia 346 (346.47-0ubuntu4~xedgers14.10.1 from ppa xorg-edgers) on Ubuntu 14.10. If I select to use an intel ...
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Chrome NVidia problem

I'm getting this error: $ google-chrome Xlib: extension "RANDR" missing on display ":0.0". Xlib: extension "RANDR" missing on display ":0.0". NVIDIA: could not open the device file /dev/nvidia0 ...
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nvidia 840m driver problem with kubuntu 14.10

I'm having some trouble installing the 346 driver on Kubuntu 14.10. After I followed this tutorial and after I reboot the system (without anything saying that I must do that after installation), It ...
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NVIDIA Graphics Card Issues

Apparently Ubuntu and NVIDIA graphics cards don't get along. This is because I have received a multitude of issues while trying to install and use my NVIDIA GTX 750Ti graphics card. ISSUE 1: I ...
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How do I use Nvidia GTX 860M with 14.04?

When I installed ubuntu 14.04 there were no drivers in the additional drivers dialogue for my graphics card. I installed x-org edgers PPA and used a driver but it causes ubuntu to freeze when using ...
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Do nvidia drivers update?

In order to get the latest nvidia drivers for my Nvidia GTX 560 ti, I am installing the proprietary Nvidia drivers from their website. Will these update automatically? Is it worthwhile to do so?
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Overheating causing applications to crash?

I am playing Cities Skylines on my Notebook. It's a Clevo W230ST. Specs: i7 4700MQ GTX 765M 8 Gig Ram Ubuntu 14.04. I am using the Nvidia 331 Driver. My questing is: Does some part of Ubuntu or ...
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Cannot access secondary GPU Bumblebee (Ubuntu 12.04)

When running optirun glxgears, I get: [ 1211.541206] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver [ 1211.541351] [ERROR]Aborting because fallback start is disabled. When ...
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MacBook Pro 3,1 (late 2007, g84m), Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Nvidia won't boot

Let me be clear - this is only a problem when using the Nvidia drivers. I can boot the machine with nouveau, however the machine won't sleep properly and I have no 3D acceleration. Any time I install ...
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How to change which graphics card a program uses?

I recently installed Steam to run Rust on my Ubuntu 14.04. The game, even at the lowest graphics settings possible, lags incredibly hard, to the point where the game is unplayable. I have two ...
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cinnamon locks up after recent upgrade

Since I applied Ubuntu system patches yesterday, my Cinnamon environment is locking up regularly. I'm running on an older Thinkpad with an nvidia card. (lspci says that it is a GF119M [Quadro NVS ...
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Blurry tty with nvidia drivers

I recently upgraded my computer, and after installing the latest Ubuntu there, have found an issue. I'm using the latest nvidia drivers (nvidia-346) from xorg-edgers ppa, along with a GTX 970 gpu. ...
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After Ubuntu 14.04 LTS update, nothing works

Ubuntu updated and I rebooted. I get to the login screen and am greeted with incredibily low resolution, leading me to believe that this is a graphics driver problem because i have installed my nvidia ...
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Latest Nvidia Drivers Cause Gnome Desktop to hang after login

I followed the instructions to download and install nvidia driver as .run and it seems to be kind of working, but when i login with my password using gnome desktop, it just sits there with the ...
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The system is running in low-graphics mode (ubuntu 14.10)

I attempted to switch from redhat to ubuntu on this workstation Dell Tower 7910. I am using the iso file of ubuntu-14.10-desktop-amd64. I have created a USB boot. After ubuntu installation, I ...
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How do I set resolution to 1440x900 with Nvidia?

I have an Nvidia GeForce 9800 GT card and suddenly after some recent updates on 12.04, I am unable to get my resolution higher than 1024x768. It used to be 1440x900. I have tried uninstalling and ...
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CUDA 7.0 test failed on Ubuntu 14.04

I followed nvidia official guide to install cuda-7.0, but I had a few problems they didn't provide a complete explanation. And my test samples cannot be built by make. I'll explain the several ...
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 730m doesn't work properly with nvidia-prime

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a Dell notebook with hybrid video cards, one integrated Intel card and one dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GT 730m card. I've selected the proprietary driver in the ...
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Unrecognized beamer on NVidia GTX 660 with 331.20 drivers

I've an NVidia GTX 660 with 331.20 drivers installed on my ubuntu 14.04 and cant get my beamer (Eiki EIP-25) recognized. I've tested with latest drivers on Windows 7 and is also not recognized even if ...
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WINE not working on external monitor

Certain games/applications on WINE work fine on my primary display, but just freeze (display wise) on my external monitor. They still function (ie: arrow keys result in sounds and things) and if I ...
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Direct rendering disabled

Originally games lagged a lot so I found out I should switch my driver to one that wasn't open source. I did that through the additional drivers setting and I chose what I believe is the most ...
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booting to 800x400 resolution

I tried to accepted answer from here because my nvidia settings were getting reset on reboot. I did as said according to answer and booted to 800x400 resolution, but my laptop's resolution is ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 x32 Nvidia Screen Resoulution Problem

I am using Ubuntu 14.10 32bit System. After Installing Nvidia 340 Driver for Nvidia Geforce 6150se nforce 430 my system is working fine, but there is little problem my screen is not full, left and ...
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NVIDIA GTX 750Ti Doesn't Work

My graphics card (NVIDIA GTX 750Ti) will display the BIOS, GRUB, then a black screen on launch. I know that this is a graphics card problem because the only way to see Ubuntu is by switching the ...
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Can I use Ubuntu 14.04 on HP Pavilion Slimline s3720f PC?

This PC is an HP Pavilion Slimline s3720f PC. It has Pentium Dual Core E5200 @ 2.50 GHz (according to Windows Vista), 4.00 GB RAM, and is 64-bit. The video is NVIDIA GeForce 7100 / nForce 630i ...
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freeglut OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display ':0'

I am trying to run an application with OpenGL and the following message apears: freeglut OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display ':0' I already read lots of topics here and in stackexchange ...
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Ubuntu 14.10: Error while reading from descriptor - broken pipe

Every time when i start my laptop i'll get this error message Error while reading from descriptor - broken pipe I don't know what to do. I think my graphic card cause this problem, because the ...
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12.04.x HWE Hardware Enablement Update broke Nvidia proprietary drivers

I run Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 32 bit version and recently took the option to take the HWE upgrade from Update Manager. Now either the computer freezes or I go into a low graphic mode similar to the ...
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Switching to nvidia graphics (nvidia prime,nvidia x server settings)

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I tried to switch to my Nvidia graphic card via Nvidia x server settings, but it doesn't allow me. It shows the blocking sign. Any ideas? -- with NVIDIA 745M
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Ubuntu 12.04 After installing nvidia property drivers unity became strange

I have an ASUS laptop, model X550LN-BRA-DM550H, with intel graphics and geforce 840M card. I downloaded nvidia driver from their website (NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-346.47.run) and installed after. The ...
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ubuntu 14.04.2 - what nvidia drivers for CUDA

after installing cuda toolkit and cuda samples via runfile installation (nvidia driver installed separately - NVIDIA binary driver - version 340.76 from nvidia-340 (open source))) after running ...
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Small white line flashing top of screen Ubuntu 14.04

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 on my ACER V3-572G with a Nvidia Geforce 840M alongside Windows 8.1, I get a small white line flashing (every few seconds) on top of my screen. Ubuntu works fine without ...
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Xorg frezes on gnome icon

maybe you can help me to solve this problem. Because I read thousand of question, I tried thousand of solution. I'm fighting to make Xorg works. When I boot my notebook it freeze on the GNOME Icon. ...
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Removing cuda-repo Network Installer and installing the local version

I have followed the instructions in a tutorial to install cuda on Ubuntu 14.04. Problem is that I didn't notice that I installed the Network Version of the cuda-repo*.deb . How can I change this and ...
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When I boot some words showed on screen,what do they mean?

The text is: [ 1.3087766] pci 0000:00:01.0 ASPM: Could not configure common clock My pc is lenovo Y400,and OS is ubuntu kylin 14.04LTS(ubuntu for Chinese:-)) Intel corei5 3230M NVIDIA GeForce ...
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NVIDIA X Server Settings Not Saving

I have a GT 630 (2GB DDR2 Ram, PCIe16, HDMI, DVI, And VGA) Im running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS 64Bit With Gnome Shell. I have the "NVIDIA bianary driver - version 331.113 from nvidia-331 (proprietary, ...
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nvidia-setting not restoring settings properly after login

I finally was able to setup a triple-head setup on a nvidia card using nvidia-settings and arrange the monitors accordingly. I also used the option to save the settings to the Xorg.conf - but when I ...
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Broken packages while installing cuda-drivers in Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install cuda on Ubuntu 14.04, I posted a question , and tried to install cuda via aptitude. I eventually got an error message of broken packages (and now I have a red sign on the upper ...
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Nvidia plugin for Conky

I want to display GPU speed, Memory, and Temperature on my conky configuration. On the conky site it says you can use ${nvidia temp}°C to show it. However, when this happens, it takes it as litteral ...
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Problem with nvidia drivers installation

I want to install new nvidia drivers R310 so I downloaded driver and when I run it it says that i can't install new drivers because there is this nouveau driver. It asked me if I want to add blacklist ...
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Gnome 3.14 keeps minimizing windows

I've been using Ubuntu for a long time, but I decided yesterday to wipe my system to move everything to my RAID-0 array. I have a clean install of Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 with the binary Nvidia drivers and ...