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How can I use my external display on my laptop with intel and nvidia video cards?

My hardware: Dell xps L502X laptop with integrated intel video card and an GeForce GT 540M (HDMI). My config: Ubuntu 12.04 + nidia drivers 295.53 I didn't manage to use my external display neither in ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS “Checking battery state… [OK]” and login incorrect

I have quite a famous problem as it seems: while booting, the computer displays Checking battery state... [OK] and then hangs. * Starting CUPS printing spooler/server mountall: Plymouth copmmand ...
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My Sound Card Stopped Working - Message: Fictional Output

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and suddenly my sound stopped working! When I go to sound settings appears that my sound card is a fictional output - just like that! Use a Dell Latitude 3440 without HDMI ...
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Ubuntu Mate 14.04, Nvidia and Intel videocards multimonitor usage?

I`m upgrade my PC and decide to reinstall OS - i choose Ubuntu Mate 14.04 LTS. Installing OS - OK. Some tweaks and my multi-monitor system (2 monitors) works well - one monitor is connecting to ...
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correct kernel source path

I'm trying to install cuda6.5 using the .run file on an amazon aws gpu instance. I'm getting this error. I'm not sure what the kernel source path is. I did install it with apt-get install linux-source ...
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Ubuntu on Gigabyte p27k

I am planning to transfer to ubuntu from win 7 What should i expect with the following specifications? 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 4700MQ Processor 2.4GHz 8x3 GB memory DDR3 1.35v Mobile ...
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64 bit nvidia driver on 32 bit machine

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 x86 version.I have two video cards ( 1 integrated and 1 Nvidia on inter core-i5 processor with 3GB ram).Right now my display resolution is very poos as i cant use graphic card. ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 with Nvidia Geforce FX 5200

I installed pure Ubuntu 13.04 and tried to install the restricted driver,but it became yellow-screen after reboot. I found this question: Help! 13.04 installation nvidia driver I do in this way: sudo ...
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Update Ubuntu without updating X11?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 because the latest ABI my nvidia driver supports is 14 (my gpu is NVIDIA Tegra), and they won't update it to 15. While Ubuntu moved on to ABI 15 after Ubuntu 13.04. Is there ...
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new windows very slow to launch

This problem shows up a day or two after rebooting. Launching any new window will be very slow. It comes up first with either just a transparent overlay or with the window grayed out and the rest of ...
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How to choose dedicated videocard over integrated videocard in a laptop?

I have a Lenovo z580 laptop and it has 2 video cards Intel HD Graphics 2000 integrated in Intel Pentium Dual Core CPU B970 nVidia Geforce GT 630M. I use Bumblebee but it doesn't work for Virtual ...
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Strange screen freezing/hangs

I have a laptop with hybrid intel/nvidia graphics (core i5 and gt650m). At random moments the screen, and just the visual part, will freeze/hang. Using Ctrl+Alt+F1 & Ctrl+Alt+F7 to switch the ...
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Toshiba 40" tv as a monitor, keep losing antialiasing

I have a toshiba 40" tv that ive been using as a monitor and have a strange issue. Every time I turn the tv off I lose all antialiasing in my session and have to restart compiz and sometimes relog to ...
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How to fix less frame rate performance in ubuntu 14.10?

Less frame rate in Ubuntu 14.10. On board graphics nVidia. I have no graphics issue with windows 8.1. Tried installing the correct nVidia driver, but the problem is not solved.
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How to change proprietary video driver using the command line?

My laptop computer has a Nvidia video card and runs Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit. During an upgrade yesterday it seemed as a new Nvidia driver version 304 (if I remember correct) was installed. After ...
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How do I remove Nvidia drivers and revert to nouveau (12.04)?

I'd like to give the new nouveau drivers a try. When I try a Ubuntu live distro, they work pretty flawlessly, but I don't seem to be able to use them correctly on my installed system. What I do is ...
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ubuntu 12.04 nvidia 7600 gs 304 driver - suspend problem!

After many attempts, I got stuck on this problem. First time I try to suspend, after few seconds the pc wakes itself and everything works as earlier. Second time, after few seconds, the power led ...
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System freezes after wake-up from suspend on HP Pavilion dv3

I am desperate to get my system back after suspend mode. I am using the NVIDIA binary driver -version 331.38 from nvidia-332 (proprietary, tested). Everything looks fine except inability to resume ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 stopped detecting my HDMI montor

One normal day I started up my Acer Aspire (NVIDIA GEFORCE 720m) running Ubuntu 14.04 and the HDMI screen had stopped working. This has worked fine for ages and there is no reason I can see that it ...
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Setting up fresh Ubuntu install for programming assignment - Nvidia, CUDA, NSight

I have been having a tough time setting up an environment to run a specific software in and it has come down to getting a fresh HDD to install linux on. I am trying to modify a software called Cura ...
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Xrandr not working with Nvidia

I have a problem. I have a lapop with an Nvidia card and an Intel one While I am using the Nvidia one (using PRIME profiles) I cannot change the display resolution using xrandr in terminal. All it ...
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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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nvidia-331 +Nvidia Optimus (K2000M, Lenovo W530) + Ubuntu 14.04 + external display on VGA not recognized

Currently I have nvidia-331 installed. But the same problem appeared also with nvidia-343: If integrated graphics is set in bios: everything works fine. (except the VGA port, obviously) If nvidia ...
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Weird (and annoying) screen flicker on Compaq Presario CQ50

I have a Compaq Presario CQ50 laptop. It is running Windows Vista Home Premium and Ubuntu 14 LTS. I have a NVIDIA GeFORCE 8200M G. I installed 331.79 drivers for it (as recommended in another post) to ...
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Force video mode without EDID information

I want to force my native display resolution of 1920x1080 although no EDID information is available. My desktop is hooked up to a VGA switch and is therefore unable to query the EDID (it works fine ...
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Black screen after installing nvidia drivers

I have been trying to install Nvidia drivers in ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) I have a MSI GTX750 Ti. After installtion and rebooting, I keep loading into a black screen on the display but the text terminal ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 cannot recognizes HDMI

I've a DELL XPS 15 with NVidia Optimus tech, and after Ubuntu upgrade it can't recognize my HDMI/DisplayPort anymore. After connect my HDMI it just doesn't appear in my Display application. I know ...
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Help with installing the nvidia-96 branch in lununtu 14.04

Can anyone give me step-by-step directions on how to install this branch to my computer? https://code.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-branches/ubuntu/trusty/nvidia-graphics-drivers-96/trusty I have done sudo ...
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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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GPU isn't not working right?

System Info MotherBoard: Asus M5A99FX Pro R2.0 GPU: Nvidia MSI 750 TI GTX Geforce CPU: AMD FX 8395 8 core Every time I login I receive a internal error about 3D rendering (have no idea). I can't ...
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External Monitor display on Thinkpad W520 with 12.04

I know there is a lot of material regarding these problems, but much of it seems outdated and nothing seems to be working for my situation: ThinkPad W520 (Intel 3000 and Nvidia 1000M chipset) OS: ...
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No window decorations, taskbars after installing an Nvidia driver

Installed 14.10 on my Geforce GTX 970. With the default driver (nouveau I presume) it worked fine, except it didn't display anything in virtual consoles. So, I installed nvidia-current sudo apt-get ...
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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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Multi display. how to fullscreen on selected/used display?

Multi display. how to fullscreen on selected/used display. I've tried DISPLAY:=0/DISPLAY:=1 but that does not work on most applications... Nvidia propetary drivers btw.
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How Do I Get Rid of “Broken NVIDIA RandR detected, falling back to RandR 1.0”?

My short question is: How do I get rid of the RandR error below, while still using a proprietaty nVidia driver package (e.g. 304) ? The gore follows. A fresh install of wine 1.5 (latest, from ...
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intel_powerclamp: Start/Stop forced idle injection

I do not really knows when it started, i just upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 and was about to do something about graphics performances (unity felt sluggish). That situation already lasted for 6 months I ...
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Weird partial screen flickering after upgrade to 14.04

I have been bothered by this issue for few weeks already. The problem started when I upgraded to 14.04. Parts of my screen are sometimes flickering like shown on 2 videos that links I attach below: ...
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Something weird is happening with Fn keys

I have an Asus N56JR with NVIDIA GeForce 760M. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. There are a few things wrong with my Fn keys. For one the brightness (controlled with Fn+F5 and Fn+F6) do not respond at ...
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grub2: sysmte restart after menu (nvidia, crypt)

I got a ThinkPad T410i if I install Ubuntu 14.04.1 grub is showing up but if I select any Ubuntu boot option the system does a reboot. First search brought up to add nomodeset because of the nvidia ...
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Incorrect display of Ubuntu Emulator (SDK)

I've installed ubuntu-sdk and created i386 instance of Ubuntu Touch image (ubuntu-emulator create myname --arch=i386). After I run it by ubuntu-emulator run myname and everytime I get the following: ...
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Problem installing NVIDIA drivers - mismatched kernel files(?)

This question was more long-winded than planned. In summary, I'm having trouble upgrading to cuda-6.5 with Linux 14.04. I think it's because I have some files for linux-kernel 3.11 and others for ...
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Better ubuntu 14.04 experience: Intel HD Graphics 4400 or NVIDIA GeForce GT750M? [on hold]

I would like to buy a laptop for my research, which also, will be my first Ubuntu-only laptop. After searching for a design, with decent specs and ubuntu compatibility (although I did not find one ...
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Memory usage by Compiz in Ubuntu 14.04

Having scanned the various sources to check out the issue with compiz memory leak, I have not found any solution to reduce it. It keeps growing and beyond a point, I have to restart the PC. My ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 freezes on iMac G5 Power PC

I have an iMac G5 Power PC 1.6 with 1 GB RAM and an NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 GPU. I tried the live DVD with Lubuntu 14.04 and everything was OK, so I decided to install this distribution on my iMac. ...
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libkmod: Error ../libkmod/libkmod-config.c:686 kmod_config_parse: /etc/modprobe./blacklist-nouveau.conf line 5 ignoring bad line starting with 'alia'

libkmod: Error ../libkmod/libkmod-config.c:686 kmod_config_parse: /etc/modprobe./blacklist-nouveau.conf line 5 ignoring bad line starting with 'alia' Phone picture of error ...
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14.04 LTS Black screen after installing bumblebee (MBP 9,1)

I'm kindof a noob when it comes to Ubuntu/not windows so please pardon my inexperience. I've been messing around with Ubuntu 14.04 on my Macbook Pro (9,1 mid 2012, non retina), installed as a dual ...
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Graphics card settings in Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed a Ubuntu live install with persistence mode on a USB stick using Linux Live USB creator. (Windows got corrupted while changing a .sys file, partition table was saved.) My system gets ...
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Nvidia gforce 750m resolution weird overscan on reboot problem

Ok so its not exactly overscanning but thats the best way i can explain it. Here is whats happening. I start my computer the resolution is 2880x1800 and every thing is good. But i am not super ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 LTS only boots after crash

I am having troubles with my Kubuntu 12.04 LTS installation: If system has shutdown properly before I start the computer, the boot process crashes after the bootloader. The last output of the boot ...
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Audio and Video lag/not working after suspend

After resuming from suspend, my machine boots fine, but essentially all video and audio malfunctions. Audio does not work at all. Video stutters at a constant pattern. That is both in Chrome/Firefox ...