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

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black screen after installing Ubuntu

Hopefully this has an easy solution. I recently installed Ubuntu using the Ubiquity installer for the latest release. Due to my hardware, in order to install it from my USB, i had to use the nomodeset ...
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No wifi and can't enter BIOS, nor bootable with any kind of USB after installing Ubuntu

Asus K401UB, Intel Core i5 6200U, nVidia 940M with Ubuntu 14.x.x was upgraded to 16.04. The screen lit up:- Ubuntu at your service! Issues include: Wifi does not work Unable to select / enter BIOS ...
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Why when I disable secure boot in Ubuntu 14.04 can I still not run NVIDIA-367 graphics driver?

Ok, so following the answer here I disabled secure boot module with: sudo apt install mokutil sudo mokutil --disable-validation I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on an Asus M51AC machine. The BIOS version ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 x64, PNY Nvidia GT730 (nvidia 340.96), dual monitor (DVI + VGA), VGA not detected

Fresh Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit install on desktop machine (dual boot with windows 7/64.) Video display adapter is PNY NVIDIA GT730 (PCI express). NVIDIA driver version is 340.96. NV-CONTROL version is 1....
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Unity 8 not working with NVIDIA graphics card

I am on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) and have heard that, with this distribution, I would be able to get a better look at the Unity 8 and Mir desktop interface. I understand that it is still buggy and ...
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Installed driver not showing up

So, I have a ASUS X550L with a GT 720m in it and I'm trying to use a specific driver for it, the 331 driver. I'm currently on the 340 driver but since my other hard drive with Windows on it died ...
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How to use 1k external monitor with 4k Dell Precision laptop

I have a 4k Dell Precision 5510 laptop, and I need to add a 1k external monitor to it, but I can't get the resolutions to get along. If I use @2x scaling, everything looks comically large (and ...
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Can't boot from clean install

I've recently been having trouble booting my computer. I tried to re-install some NVIDIA drivers after an update broke CUDA and led to some poor video performance. However that led to some conflicts,...
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Upgrading to a new graphics card, any tips?

I am willing to get a new graphics card - Nvidia GTX 950. I currently have the Nvidia GT 730. The last time I tried installing the new graphics card's drivers I had to reinstall Ubuntu from scratch. ...
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Disable Nvidia GPU on Ubuntu 16.04

I recently bought a “gaming laptop”, therefore it boards an Nvidia GPU and an Intel “GPU”. I have managed to install Ubuntu 16.04, but I have some problems with the way Ubuntu is using the GPUs. I ...
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GTX1080 gpu passthrough Qemu

Never had a problem passing through a Titan with QEMU, I've replaced it with a GTX1080 and cant seem to get it to display anything. vfio is doing it's thing: 03:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 damaged completely [on hold]

I face a problem that unity launcher of ubuntu desktop disappered, I had solved this problem after that I tried to setup genome ubuntu along with ubuntu desktop I found that the response of ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu black screen: no login, no console, nothing

I upgraded ubuntu and after reboot I got the infinite loop login screen. I followed all online advice to fix this, which did not help and I resorted to purging the graphics card through the terminal. ...
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VGA passthrough with QEMU and KVM - Nothing on screen

These last few days I've been trying to set up a windows virtual machine with VGA passthrough, using this guide as my main reference: https://www.pugetsystems.com/labs/articles/Multiheaded-NVIDIA-...
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Video Playback issues (could be hardware acceleration)

I have an issue with video playback in various applications such as Kodi or mpv player. Sound usually is the problem and I think it is down to hardware acceleration. Often when I playback mp4 or mkv ...
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Dual Monitor problems

Good Afternoon, I'm running Kubuntu 16.04, and on a Laptop with Nvidia Graphics, and a use an external display. The first time I connected the monitor, everything worked exactly as I wanted, and by ...
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libEGL warning: DRI2: failed to authenticate

Trying to run a game & the game opens the closes right away & in the terminal it says "libEGL warning: DRI2: failed to authenticate" I have searched for weeks trying to fix the problem. All I ...
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Why are my displays not working anymore?

I was working and managed to run out of memory with a Java VM which required me to reset my machine. From that moment on Ubuntu was broken. It was not possible to login for me until I re-installed ...
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Cannot configure external monitor

I'm trying to connect my laptop (Dell precision m7510) to an external monitor (Dell U2711), either using DisplayPort, or using the HDMI and to no avail. It appears as though the monitor is recognized,...
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Need to create a Xconfig file- ubuntu 16

So i need to create a xorg-config file and put it into the folder that holds the video configurations. I need the config to contain the following. Section "ServerLayout" Identifier "layout" ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 install nVidia driver

I recently installed 14.04. But now I need a new driver for my nVidia GeForce GT 630. The former driver was rejected as not compatible with the 64-bit. I found that other driver and when I wanted to ...
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Geforce 7300 LE - Nvidia 304.131 driver crashes in ubuntu 14.04 32bit

I have an old Dell Optiplex GX280 whith a PCIe card Nvidia Geforce 7300 LE. I have instaled de latest Nvidia 304.131 driver for this 32 bit achitecture and the driver doesn't work, and the desktop ...
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Lost Nvidia drivers on 14.04

I have been trying to install Theano on my Ubuntu partition on a Dell Vostro laptop. It requires Cuda for using the gpu. But I seem to have lost the Nvidia drivers somehow. lspci -vnn | grep -i VGA ...
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what is the driver for nvidia optimus

I have a samsung laptop with nvidia optimus graphics card. My cursor blinks too fast or cannot be seen sometimes. Can you suggest a driver for rectifying this
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“No controller found” message during boot just after GRUB

The last 6 months have been a saga with my main computer, and as a result the motherboard, one of the processors, and the video card have all been replaced under warranty. I've just got it running ...
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Why does Toshiba C50-C stay hot while suspended

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit along side Windows 10 on a Toshiba C50-C. Intel I7 gen 6, 8GB RAM, Nvidia Geforce 930M, Intel Dual Band Wifi 3165 Everything works perfectly except Suspend. The ...
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Login Loop - “BadValue (integer parameter out of range for operation)” - 16.04

I was running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with a manually installed NVIDIA 361 driver. After upgrading the driver to v367 I am now locked out of Unity with a login loop with the following error in .xsession-...
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Successfully installing Steam on Ubuntu 16.04 64Bit

This question has been discussed so many times already but I've tried all those answers I still can't seem to get Steam running on Ubuntu 16.04 64 bit. My system: i7 6700k, NVIDIA GTX 1070, Asus z170 ...
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Black background and no input from neither the mouse nor the keyboard after user login

After I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my machine and tried to log in, all I got was the Unity launcher, a black background, the volume bar with the mute icon and no way of interacting with the UI. The ...
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How to make custom refresh rate stay saved?

I'm testing out 14.04 on a partition to see if I want to use it as my main desktop for when it's fully released, but I've encountered some problems. I have a 144Hz monitor, so in the the Nvidia X ...
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NVIDIA Driver problem with Bumblebeed

I installed the NVIDIA driver 361 with Bumblebeed: After that as I go to additional driver, the system shows NVIDIA driver is being used as following: Screenshot on Additional driver However, when I ...
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Installing Ubuntu On Dell Precision 5510

Has anyone had any success installing Ubuntu 14.04, 15.10, or any variety on the new Dell Precision 5510? I have been trying for 3 days with very little success. Issues I'm Facing The Intel 8260 ...
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Second screen is black [Nvidia GTX 970]

From Graphics issues after installing Ubuntu 16.04 with NVIDIA graphics I can say that I've tried all the different drivers and even the nouveau won't work. Tried the purge and what follows in ...
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Help debugging Xorg crashing return to login screen 16.04 skylake system

I have a Clevo P650RE laptop (Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M) that I have recently tried to get a 16.04 install on (others have apparently had success with this). After getting past the UEFI issues, I have ...
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Broken screen (V-sync)

Then... a part of my screen is unsynchronized with the rest, for example when i'm in a text editor and the 'edge' of the unsynchronized part is at the same line as the cursor it will appear the bottom ...
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multiple 4k monitors on 16.04, issues

The problem is supporting two external 4k monitors from a notebook that has a built in 4k display. I can run either external 4k monitor from HDMI or mDP just fine on all desktops (Unity, Gnome, Gnome ...
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vlc wont play multiple instances

I read these instructions: https://wiki.videolan.org/How_to_play_multiple_instances_of_VLC/ and my settings are already that which are recommended. But when I go to open multiple windows, in vlc, ...
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Do I need to install drivers for headless server?

I'm creating a file server with Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS. The motherboard doesn't have a on-board graphics card so I'm using a Nvidia graphics card for the install. I've tested that I can install with ...
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Cannot login on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I installed Nvidia drivers and now I cannot log on to my computer whatsoever, not even as guest. The login screen appears to be zoomed in more than when it was working. I tried purging nvidia and ...
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Nvidia driver breaks X? [duplicate]

I have recently replaced my old broken hard drive in my laptop. The bad thing is that the old hard drive had a pre-installed ubuntu and recovery partition with all the drivers shipped with it. So ...
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HDMI connection to external monitor causes laptop screen blackout in 14.04, nvidia graphics

I have had some serious issues with my external monitor and graphics display since installing Ubuntu 14.04, and no one else seems to have had the exact same problem so I figured it best to post here. ...
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Terrible screen tearing on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Nvidia proprietary driver

So I installed Ubuntu about a week ago after finally getting around to sorting out my partitions. Everything has gone great except that I get screen tearing on anything that goes fullscreen. I've ...
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Have tearing (no Vsync) in movies (Nvidia proprietary driver)

This is more of KDE than Ubuntu question, but... I have visible tearing on screen. KDE composition, flash video in Firefox, and simple games like kpat are vsynced, but in steam games and in movies ...
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Dual monitors using different Nvidia GPUs not working

In my machine, I have two Nvidia graphics cards. I am running Ubuntu 14.0.4.2 x64. My primary card is a GTX650, and my secondary card is an 8600GT. I would like to have dual monitors, with one ...
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nvidia-settings does not work since upgrade to 14.04

Since I upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 from 13.10, it is impossible to change any parameter in nvidia-settings without this program crashing. nvidia-settings is starting correctly but if I try to change ...
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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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Upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04, Nvidia GPU isn't outputting a Video signal. Motherboard doesn't have a video out

Fairly new to Ubuntu and I've just updated a machine from 14.04 to 16.04 and when finished updating the screen is black and I'm not getting any video signal out from the Nvidia GPU. There isn't ...
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Correct Monitors Not Detected on 16.04 Nvidia or Nouveau

Upon installation of 16.04, a Dell 2408WFP was not detected by the default Nouveau driver. I then installed the actual Nvidia driver hoping for a different result, but that yielded the same result. ...
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How to solve unmet dependencies when installing Nvidia drivers?

I keep getting this error when I try running sudo apt-get install nvidia-current: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could ...
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Ubuntu and Nvidia 960m

I've noticed several issues with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (64-bits) and my Nvidia drivers. I have an Acer V-Nitro7 with a Intel® HD Graphics 530 (Skylake GT2) and Nvidia GTX 960M. Two major issues One is ...