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

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Nvidia DVI/VGA problem

I have a Nvidia GT 630 with two LG Flatron E2242 screens connected. One of them is connected with a DVI/VGA connector because the card has 1 DVI and 1 VGA output. The driver (got the latest one) ...
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Fixing graphic card driver after starting in nomodeset

after installing the last update nothing worked anymore, icons and menubar where pixelated, system didn't react to nothing. I decided to reinstall, I planned to do that for quite some time... After ...
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Black screen when logged in Ubuntu after Nvidia drivers update

Since the last update of my nvidia drivers on Ubuntu (15.04, 64 bit), I get a black screen when logged in Ubuntu. A second monitor does not help. Choosing the recovery mode on Grub doesn't help ...
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How do I hold all updates related to nvidia 346.72 driver?

Recently had to reinstall my system because of an update to the nvidia driver preventing the system from booting. I don't want to have to start all over again every time the nvidia driver updates. I ...
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15.04 PC boots to black screen after splash logo w/ Nvidia sli enabled

During boot, before Ubuntu gets to the login screen, I'm greeted with a black screen on my primary monitor and the PC doesn't proceed to login. Second monitor is inactive (both are plugged into my top ...
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No “Hdmi” option in my Sound Settings. How to fix it?

My laptop is a Dell 5748 (Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed). After formatting the hard drive I installed Ubuntu 15.04 and Windows 8.1 Pro. My problem is that there's no Hdmi option in the sound settings. I ...
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bitcoin miner compatible with nvidia

I would try to start mining bitcoin into a mining pool, and i'm looking for a client compatible with linux (if it has a GUI would be better) and that admit to use my nvidia GTX 860 graphic card. Any ...
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How can I get TTYs to work with NVIDIA drivers?

If I'm debugging my graphics driver, I rely on the commandlines I can access by pressing Ctrl+Alt+F1-F6. However, after installing the latest NVIDIA drivers, the screen goes black when I switch to ...
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How do I install the Nvidia drivers?

I just ordered the Nvidia GTX 560 card, which should arrive tomorrow. I have a dilemma, though. Should I keep using the driver which is available in "additional drivers" in Ubuntu (10.10), or should I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 connects to Wi-Fi in some locations only

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 and for some reason it only connects to some Wi-Fi connections. It can't connect to some connections that my laptop is connected to, so what may be the problem?
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Steam won't work after MATE 14.04 updates.

Every time I download an update for 14.04, I am unable to start Steam. I get an error to the effect of "OpenGL is not using direct rendering". Up until now, my way around it is to ignore the ...
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Set resolution for GDM on 15.04

All the current guides on setting the resolution at login are outdated. Most of them suggest using an xrandr command in /etc/gdm/init/default. Problem is, it doesn't seem to work in 15.04 because ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 flashes log-in screen then black

A few weeks ago, I built a desktop and installed Ubuntu 15.04 and have been battling with it ever since. There seems to be an issue with the compatibility of the NVIDIA drivers and Ubuntu. (After ...
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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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ViewSonic Monitor and Nvidia Graphics Card: Overscan

I am struggeling now for almost half a year with my graphic-configuration ( ViewSonic VX2835wm, nvidia GeForce GTS 450). On a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 with the proprietary nvidia driver Version ...
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Problems with graphics trying to install ubuntu

I have a fresh 14.04 LTS 64-bit USB-Stick that I am able to boot from. (With nomodeset) I get the black-white menu on which I can tell to boot Ubuntu without installation properly. After that comes ...
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Ubuntu Upgrade 13.10 to 14.04 - Why isnt X Using My 3D Hardware Anymore?

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04, but now I cant login and see my desktop. I get all the way to the login screen and enter my password, but after pressing enter I get left with the 14.04 LTS ...
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Ubuntu gets stuck in a login loop - Not even Ctrl+Alt+F1/6 working

Ok, don't judge this as a duplicate question, please read through the whole thing. I have read the other thread and the solution is usually to press Ctrl+Alt+F1 and then start working on the problem. ...
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Nvidia color correction reset after Open Rhythmbox or Delete File

I've just installed the Nvidia driver 346.72 for GT520M on Ubuntu 14.04 and set Color Correction in the Nvidia X server setting. I've set the Nvidia driver to load its config on startup and it's ...
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Ubuntu 15.04, Intel on host and Nvidia detecated to guest OS on one monitor?

With VT-d and KVM, would it be possible to have the Host OS use the embeded Intel graphics and use the Nvidia GTX870M on the guest (Win8.1x64) on the VM on the same laptop monitor? So, in theory I ...
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SLI with Kubuntu 15.04 and twin Nvidia 970

Have successfully installed nvidia 346 driver for 970 GPU. Using Kubuntu 15.04 and twin 970's. What is the procedure to bring up SLI? For that matter, how do I ask the computer to tell me if it's ...
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How to enable 1280x800 resolution in tty?

I've got Toshiba U500 (nVidia). Tried changing /etc/default/grub in many ways, now I've got: GRUB_DEFAULT=5 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET=true GRUB_TIMEOUT=10 GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> ...
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15.04 How to check if Nvidia SLI is enabled w/ proprietary drivers?

With the latest (tested) proprietary Nvidia drivers installed, how can you find out if Nvidia SLI is enabled? Can you check in the "Nvidia X Server Settings" application? Command-line? (Running ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 won't boot after installing CUDA 7

I got a laptop (Dell Precision M4700) with a Quadro K2000M. I have two drives, one for Windows 7 and one for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS followed by an upgrade to ...
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Nvidia driver not loading properly for Geforce GTX 570hd

I'm having a problem with using the nvidia driver for my Geforce GTX 570. I've tried re-installing the drivers, installing using the .sh file from nvidia's website, and using every driver available ...
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Installed Nvidia driver 64-bit stuck at login screen

I am new to ubuntu. I just recently install a fresh copy of ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on my old Vostro 3750. It's spec is roughly: - core i7-2670QM - NVIDIA GeForce GT 525M - 4GB RAM However, right now, ...
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Everything looks too big on Ubuntu. How to fix?

The icons, text, and really everything seems slightly too big on my monitor. When I first installed ubuntu everything was fine. Then I must have messed something up but I have no idea what I did. How ...
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New OS, New problems

I just bought a 'new' Samsung np-x460 equipped with a Core 2 duo with GeForce 9200m GS to try out Ubuntu 15.04 with a fresh install, and was generally happy with it prior to the system updates. My ...
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Vivid Vervet upgrade mess - flickering

I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 which was just released. After reboot, I get as far as the login screen but it only appears for a second, then it goes to an infinite loop of screen flickering. How could I ...
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What driver should I choose for my Nvidia GPU?

Here are my current options I want to know which one do you prefer is better at performance since i still don't understand how they work. Also i want to know how to update to the latest version of ...
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X Screen on two graphic cards and three monitors

I have a desktop with an Intel HD (1x DVI out) and a GeForce GTX 560 TI (2x DVI out) and three monitors. And I would like to use the third monitor with the Intel HD. Xinerama is not what I want. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - black screen after login

I have an issue with my Ubuntu installation (14.04 LTS 32bit) on HP Pavilion DV 6000. More specifically, my graphics cards is: GeForce 7150M / nForce630M (nvidia-304) I installed Ubuntu via USB ...
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Failed to build OpenCL kernel: -11

I have problems with OpenCl compilation. For example, when I wan't to launch SmallptGPU : Usage: ./smallptGPU Usage: ./smallptGPU 0 and power of 2)> OpenCL Platform 0: NVIDIA ...
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Installing Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 12.04

So, I've been trying to run Steam on my computer (hp Pavilion dv7, Ubuntu 12.04), but I end up with the following error : Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0". After some research, I ...
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X + NVIDIA Problems, no GLX or video applications work, but monitor is at full resolution

Xubuntu 14.04, 760 GTX. installed the proprietary driver immediately after installation and removed the nouveau driver. steam games, parole, and emerald/compiz all error out. since x has this crazy ...
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Why do Nvidia mobile cards not work with Ubuntu

I've gone through 8 laptops already. I keep returning them because I can't get Ubuntu working with the latest Nvidia drivers. When I first install Ubuntu it works perfectly. But I need OpenGL 4.3 ...
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Xconfig xrandr badmatch

Recently I minimal installed my OS, but got an unexpected error while setting my monitor resolution. it seems like a very old problem, but this time there are something else(I think). to install the ...
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Update from 14.10 to 15.04 result to a blank screen with cursor after sddm login

I've made a long search thru all posts in the forum, and no one could help resolving my problem: The machine is a desktop with only linux and an nvidia GeForce GT 430. After the upgrade from kubuntu ...
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Boot hangs at drive unlock after Grub

When booting certain kernels, the boot process hangs where it wants me to unlock a fully encrypted hard drive. The input to type the passkey is there, but there is a blinking cursor on top-left corner ...
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How to install Cuda 7 with 349 drivers?

I have been using the mamarley ppa, and recently support for nvidia 346 was stopped, so I switched to 349. Unfortunately, when I tried to install cuda, it removes nvidia 349 and reinstalls the older ...
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How to install my nVidia drivers? nvidia-current gives black screen at login

I am a new user to Ubuntu (14.04), and I want to install nvidia drivers to get my second monitor to work, however if I use sudo apt-get install nvidia-current, I get problems during boot. When I boot, ...
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Cannot get rid of nvidia drivers, restore nouveau driver and get desktop working

I made the mistake of installing the Nvidia Linux drivers direct from their website. It failed because it could not remove the nouveau driver. Next I manually installed the nvidia drivers from the ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 nvidia 346.59 external monitor display - windows stretched; click offset is off

I have used the same hardware setup with Ubuntu 14 and didn't have any problems with the nvidia driver (not sure which one I used back then). Seems to work fine in "only external monitor" "only ...
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Cannot Mirror Display to HDTV

I am not able to mirror my laptops display to the HDTV, I am using a HDMI cable, Initially i tried connecting the HDMI cable after ubuntu had loaded. It didnt work. Then i tried connecting the HDMI ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 GTX 970 [on hold]

Okay a guy on a forum told me that its issues installing the drivers for the 970. Can anyone confirm that its doable from additional drivers? Also is the 290 easier to deal with? (except drivers ...
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Ubuntu thinks HDMI audio is unplugged

I am running Xubuntu 14.10 on a brand new machine. Fresh install and everything. I have a GeForce 610 video card with an HDMI out, and the PC is hooked up to a TV. The video transmits fine - but ...
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Connect 2 external monitors to LenovoY580 at Ubuntu 14.04

I have LenovoY580 laptop with Intel HD 4000 Graphics + nvidia GEFORCE GTX 660M. I have been trying to connect one external monitor via VGA and another (a TV) by HDMI (to work on three screens - ...
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What is the currently accepted means of getting Nvidia to work on ubuntu 15.04?

I've seen and followed at least 8 guides to getting Nvidia's proprietary drivers working with ubuntu. Here are a list of answers and guides that I have tried (about twice each) that do not work. ...
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problem with dual monitor

I am using a dell laptop and I sometime connect it to an external monitor. That creates a lot of odd problems. I'm on Uubntu 14.04 with and Nvidia graphicd card (Quadro K1100M) and running the 331.113 ...
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How to get Nvidia Graphic card to work on Thinkpad T430?

I installed Ubuntu Linux on my Thinkpad T430 and everything works until last week. Because then I bought a new monitor with a higher screen resolution than full hd. So I cannot run the monitor with a ...