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

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Nvidia driver does not install

I upgraded kernel of my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 4.0.5 and when I try to install video drivers sudo apt-get install nvidia-current nvidia-settings I get this error: Building initial module for ...
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How to update the graphics driver in Ubuntu 14.04?

I have an Nvidia G84 [GeForce 8600 GT] graphics processor. Does anyone know how to update the graphics driver in Ubuntu 14.04?
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qt can't find GL/gl.h but libGL.so exists

I am running 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04. The compile error I am getting is: In file included from ../../../Qt/5.4/gcc_64/include/QtOpenGL/qgl.h:39:0, from ...
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Blender 2.75, nVidia GTS 450 & CUDA, everything is there, and Blender swears why?

So Good day dear. So this is the problem I have a question to her. I put the driver from nVidia and fresh (352.21), then downloaded from the same website the latest version of CUDA (7.0), after all ...
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Install 14.04 on desktop with Kraken X61 cooler

I have bought all the hardware parts for my new desktop machine. The motherboard is MSI X99 Sli plus. The CPU cooler is Kraken X61. I checked online, the motherboard support linux. But I just ...
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How Can I tell if Firefox is Freezing Ubuntu?

Recently installed Ubuntu 14 on somewhat older system. For the most part it runs smoothly and quickly. However, every once in a while I get a complete system freeze, no mouse, nothing. Only REISUB ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Login fails and returns to login

I recently upgraded my desktop from an NVIDIA 560ti graphics card to a 970 SC. Before upgrading the card, I updated to Vivid Vervet with no issues. After upgrading the card, my login screen is blown ...
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Wine and Football M 2015

I'm facing an issue with Football Manager game. I've already tried to remove/reinstall nvidia current (first I found the 331 drivers installed, then by searching on internet i installed the 304 ...
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wine has to be removed before installing nvidia-331

I would try the method of this link nvidia-libopencl1-331 has to be removed before installing WINE But the Problem is i already have wine installed and so here is my problem. I installed wine1.7 ...
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Bumblebee isnt active, now what? nvidia-prime takes whole session

Bumblebee stopped developing in 2013. How to use optirun/primerun etc... now (e.g. 15.04)? How to run desktop on intel and single app on prop. nvidia (not nouveau)? I would like nvidia to powerdown ...
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Purple screen then black screen with white line

I have had Ubuntu installed for a couple of days now and I was installing graphic drivers and accidentally installed nvidia ones when I needed AMD ones. I tried to delete all the nvidia drivers. When ...
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Thinkpad W520 DisplayPort/HDMI sound

On my Thinkpad w520 with Nvidia Optimus (using Nvidia properietary drivers) I connected an external monitor via DisplayPort, using a Displayport -> HDMI adapter cable. The monitor has integrated ...
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Radeon R7 260X Drivers help

Okay so I am using ubuntu 15.04 becaouse ubuntu 14.04 won't let me install it alongside with windows 7. So my problem is that i have a graphics card Radeon R7 260X and when I have tried to install ...
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Run VLC via Bumblebee

When I try to run VLC through the commands optirun or optirun -b primus using the command line I get the following output: VLC media player 2.1.6 Rincewind (revision 2.1.6-0-gea01d28) [0xd35118] main ...
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Nvidia CUDA in 15.04? (for GPU rendering in Blender)

I'm trying to get CUDA (although not sure exactly what it is) to work in Ubuntu 15.04 for GPU rendering in the Blender 3D modelling program. On Windows 7 64-bit, it works flawlessly. In Ubuntu, I ...
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Pixelation and Low-Performance GUI on Install and Boot

On my desktop, whenever I try to install a new version of ubuntu, the live CD/USB Drive boots up with a GUI that's scaled for my resolution (1440x900), but the pixel size is two or three times the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 nvidia problems after update

I updated a laptop a couple of days ago and I can no longer completely boot into UBuntu. Once it gets to the login screen, I can login but will never reach the desktop. The screen goes black ...
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14.04 Screen does not recover after blanking

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 on a computer with an NVIDIA Quadro K2200 GPU running the nvidia-331 driver, driving a 4K UHD screen. I have set nomodeset in /etc/default/grub to be able to use the ...
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Graphics Card Driver Won't Install

I downloaded the latest gtx 970 drivers and tried to run them. It doesn't work because of Server x running. So I press Ctrl alt f1 and type sudo service lightdm stop and try again. It runs, I click ...
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Which Ubuntu Flavor is best for old PC WITH Nvidia GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 and AMD 64Bit and 4 GB Ram?

I had horrible experience installing Ubuntu on my machine with Nvidia. Just want to hear some expert advice. Currently using Linux Mint but want to switch back to any Ubuntu flavor, just not sure ...
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Nvidia 740M still not working after Bumblebee installation

first of all, I have checked a lot of similar topics, but I still can't get my laptop to use Nvidia 740M. So first things first. I have a laptop Asus X550V(i5-3230, 4gb RAM, Nvidia 740M + Intel ...
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Qemu adjusting microphone

I have a qemu virtual machine with vfio vga passthrough. When I start it my microphone adjusts to 100% but I only when I have the Nvidia drivers installed on my virtual machine (I'm not sure if thats ...
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Dual monitor connected to hdmi port not detecting on Dell Vostro 3750

I am using Dell Vostro 3750 laptop with 2 monitors. OS Kubuntu 13.04 1 monitor I connected with VGA and it is working fine. But another monitor connected to HDMI port is not detected. I connected ...
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Why does Ubuntu gets stuck on the loading screen?

I've been experiencing many problem lately since I fresh installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my SONY VAIO VPCEH with Windows 7 previously installed. Sometimes when I try to boot Ubuntu, it gets stuck at ...
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ASUS X555LN Brightness fn key not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my ASUS X555L Laptop using an nVidia GeForce 520M Graphics card. The fn+f5/f6 keys are unable to adjust brightness. Currently my screen brightness level is maximum. My ...
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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 ...
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Why the result : “Compiz supported: no” in Ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying for a while to get a working Ubuntu system going in our house. I even had a computer built with the requirements listed on the Ubuntu website in mind. (But I will be clear, nothing ...
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ACPI PCC probe failed after Nvidia instalation and the keybaord is broken

I get the APCI PCC probe failed starting version 219. I know this is harmless. But ACPI failing breaks my keyboard (it might be using the ACPI bus). The option of "enable function keys" won't work ...
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Black screen - Can't reconfigure Xorg [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a laptop with an nVidia 850m. I installed proprietary drivers and bumblebee and everything worked fine for weeks. After running a dist-upgrade I have a black screen on ...
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Multiple Monitors using bumblebee on Ubuntu 13.10

I've been unable to get multiple monitors to work with Ubuntu 13.10 using nvidia-prime or bumblebee. Could someone point me in the right direction? With nvidia-prime, I've tried the xorg.conf here ...
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How to get multiple displays working with docking station?

I shortly installed Ubuntu on my Notebook. Standalone everything works like a charm, but if I connect it with the docking station the displays will not work like they are meant to be. So after three ...
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Settings or something on Nouveau driver?

I'm on Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 and Nouveau driver is set by default. I don't want to set Nvidia proprietary driver because of my little fear (I broke my pc a while ago on 14.04 only trying to set it on ...
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Shell script & “nvidia-smi” - needs right command/flag!

I've got a problem regarding a shell-script and the "nvidia-smi" command! I've made a script that as protection against CPU overheating on my Ubuntu Server 14.04.2. The scripts works nicely but I ...
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bumblebee on Ubuntu 15.04

I have a laptop with Ubuntu 15.04 on it and Nvidia video card GT840M. I've installed video driver in a way like this: sudo apt-get purge nvidia* sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates ...
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2015 and they still can't get linux right [closed]

god forbid they include these legacy drivers within the build and the distro, just 1 more reason linux is still the same, free as in free ,is just still a ploy for a claim of better solution from ...
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Installing nvidia-331 on Ubuntu 14.04 (Acer Aspire Z370, NVIDIA GeForce GT 620)

When attempting to install nvidia-331 drivers on Ubuntu 14.04 x86_64 (Acer Aspire Z370, with NVIDIA GeForce GT 620 card), the software center reports this on attempt to install the mentioned driver: ...
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The screen goes black when I exit a full screen game

I am looking for some help in a specific (I suspect drive related) problem. The screen goes black when I attempt to quit a game (in a normal way - not force quit - through the menu) and it simply ...
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Google Chrome suddenly increased size (see picture)

I now find Google Chrome in this state (Probably after a system upgrade) : On the left the unity icons are at default size, it is chrome maybe 4-8 times bigger! $ google-chrome --version Google ...
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Installing Nvidia drivers breaks cinnamon

What is the safest way to install Nvidia drivers with bumblebee and optirun? The bumblebee and optirun packages installed fine, but I got a "Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU ...
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how do to install the display drivers for a displaylink usb monitor on 13.04?

how do i install the display drivers for a displaylink usb monitor? the monitor connected with the displaylink device has the following messages on the display: [ 10.723468] usb 3-1.1: device ...
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Xubuntu 12.04 - the newest nvidia driver

I use Xubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have added the xorg-edgers repo for apt: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa -y sudo apt-get update It contains nvidia-346 drivers but the newest driver is ...
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booting 15.04 live cd no signal via hdmi with GTX 970

Hello I did not install Ubuntu.The system that I'm running is Windows 8.1. However, I'm using Ubuntu often as a Live DVD. Ubuntu 14 is booting and running perfectly. But when I boot Ubntu 15 my ...
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Unbuntu splash screen not working

I am new to Ubuntu but I have plugged my HDMI into my nvidia gtx 645 and now at the enter pass phrase screen it's wont let me type
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14.04 Freeze on Splash after Installing NVIDIA Drivers

First of all, I have looked at a bunch of threads that are similar, but none of the solutions work for me. I am trying to install nvidia drivers (nvidia-340, specifically) but when I reboot the system ...
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White icons, yellow red blue dotted horizontal lines, gray boxes, etc on desktop & webpages

I have previously did a reinstall of Ubuntu 13.10 because JACK was not running correctly. I have only installed Aptik and no other programs since then. But here is the deal - I have white icons in the ...
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Nvidia display driver

I have recently installed Ubuntu as a duel boot with Windows 7, I have already installed Nvidia driver software in Windows, my questions are that "Should seperate driver software be installed in ...
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Get both Graphics cards working

I have 2 nVidia GeForce GTS 450/PCIe/SSE2 graphics cards, each with a DVI, VGA and HDMI port. Unfortunately, only one of these cards is detected by Ubuntu, so I have to have one screen on VGA and the ...
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does not detect my sound card HDMI

Mainly, the sound only heard in the computer and not on TV, I have no problems with the video, it works correctly. Ubuntu never detect my sound card hdmi. commands: aplay -l results: **** Lista ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS and Nvidia dirver (304.51) 64bit: problem 640x480

I have a problem with this configuration: Asus K55V, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Nvidia driver 304.51. I have remove the nouveau driver with: apt-get --purge remove xserver-xorg-video-nouveau I ...
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Installed Nvidia GeForce 6200 video card and have video but

First off my machine is an older dell from 06? With an Intel Pentium 4 2.80GHzx2 processor. Im running ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. I installed a Nvidia GeForce 6200 video card because the onboard video ...