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

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Graphics card doesnt show driver in additional drivers

I have been searching for how to install a driver for hours now. it is very possible that it may not need one, but theres red lines all over the screen and im left to believe it is the driver for the ...
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nVidia driver kills text virtual consoles - how to get them back?

I was recently reminded of one of the things I didn't like about nVidia cards & Linux. I've installed 3-4 of them over the years in different machines (different cards, driver versions), and ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 vivid - Nvidia GTX 660M (Optimus again)

I'm really sorry that I pull this topic again but "I still haven't found what I'm looking for...". I've tried tons of solutions with several behaviors, and I can't get it work properly. First of all ...
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Ubuntu 13.10, kernel 3.11 blank screen issue with hybrid graphics

On my HP Envy, which has both an Intel on-chip graphics card and an Nvidia Geforce: *-display UNCLAIMED description: 3D controller product: GK208M [GeForce GT 740M] vendor: NVIDIA ...
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screen freezes after short period of usage

When starting my PC the screen freezes after using it for a short period of time. I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS installed with Google Chrome, Dropbox. It seems like something which came after Ubuntu ...
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installing Nvidia NVS 3100M driver fails, what am I missing?

running Kubuntu 14.04 in Oracle virtual box 5.0 on Dell (Windows 7) E6410 laptop. I've installed DKMS & guest additions. I can get better resolution now. But I assume for performance I need to ...
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How can I tell Ubuntu to use my NVIDIA GPU for specific programs?

I am using a laptop with an Intel Core i7-4702MQ CPU (which has Intel HD Graphics 4600 integrated) and a discrete NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M graphics card. In Windows, I can use the NVIDIA Control Panel ...
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Replace screen colors

Is it possible to replace colors on my screen? I want to search for colors close to white (#FFFFFF) and replace it with something darker like a light grey. My current setup is Ubuntu 14.04, XFCE, ...
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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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install nvidia driver instead nouveau

3 days ago I got installed Ubunto 14.04 and got some problems as fuzzy/blurry screen and bad support of multiple screens. So I realized that as default ubuntu install nouveau. I googled how to remove ...
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Unable to run OpenGL 3.3 on an nvidia optimus system

I have made a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo Y-410p(Optimus) with Nvidia Geforce 750M. After running the update tool, I see that nvidia-331 drivers are installed. I am unable to use nvidia ...
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What graphics card can I get for a 2nd 30" 2560x1600 monitor?

I recently got a 30-inch Nixeus monitor that I'm really happy with and highly recommend -- 16:10 aspect ratio, 2560x1600 resolution. Now I want to get a second one. Problem: the monitor uses a ...
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nvcc compiler setup Ubuntu 12.04

I successfully installed the nvidia driver and toolkit for cuda 5 (but not the samples) on a 64 bit Ubuntu 12.04 box. The samples failed to install even though I previously ran sudo apt-get install ...
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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. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. I installed a Nvidia GeForce 6200 video card because the on board video ...
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14.10 Dual Monitors are displayed as distorted single screen mode

I have very recently updated my Ubuntu OS from 14.04 to 14.10. I am running on an optimus enabled laptop, with Intel 4000 graphics and an nVidia 640M. *-display description: ...
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Can't switch to TTY / virtual console, 14.04

Running Ubuntu 14.04 on a 2008 MBP (3,1). Dual booting with rEFInd. Pressing CTRL+ALT+F# does nothing at the greeter or once logged in. I have nomodeset in grub, if I remove it I can't get ubuntu to ...
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unable to get display over hdmi

After following this tutorial: tutorial HDMI Nvidia trying to run : export DISPLAY=:8.0 && optirun startlxde I encountered following thin in my .cache/lxsession/LXDE (openbox:7988): ...
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Unable to enter passphrase for encyrtion - screen looks weird

I have two PCs with encrypted / (home is not separated) partitions. On both i struggle with entering my pass phrase to decrypt the /. One PC has an ATI VGA card with the default driver and the ...
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New laptop install not recognising GTX980M

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit on my laptop, which has an internal Intel video for the internal monitor and a GeForce GTX980M for an external monitor. Unfortunately Ubuntu does not see ...
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Errors installing CUDA development libraries on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having some trouble getting the CUDA development environment up and running on Ubuntu 14.04. I initially tried using the nvidia-cuda-toolkit package from the repository, and although everything ...
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mouse doesnt stop until left click is pressed

I have an acer aspire 5951g, I installed ubuntu 14.2 along with windows 8, when I move the mouse it leaves a trail and that trail keeps moving while the actual cursor is elsewhere. it doesnt stop ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.04 NVIDIA Drivers

I am trying to install NVIDIA drivers (NVIDIA GForce 210) to my Ubuntu Linux 15.04 [32bit]. The download file is a .run file, and the only thing online I've found was to do in terminal: cd Downloads ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 couldn't detect nvidia graphic card (not even detect the model of card)

I am pretty new to Linux and I am working to install Cuda, which requires the Nvidia Graphic Card to work. My laptop is Lenovo Y50-70 with a GTX960M card. My system is Ubuntu 14.04. This is the ...
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Nvidia Optimus - Bbswitch showing different gcard in use than Xsettings icon [on hold]

I'm currently using Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela on a Lenovo Thinkpad T450S (the version with a 940m). I installed the proprietary Nvidia-driver via the driver manager and everything seems to be working ...
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kubuntu 15.04 no sound - nvidia 970

My issue is very similar to this item: Xubuntu 15.04, no sound through HDMI but a bit different. Using a pair of nvidia 970 with an asrock exctreme6 MB. Sound output through display port to ...
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How to install NVIDIA.run?

I have a Nvidia Ge force Ge6150 SE graphics card. I am running ubuntu 12.04. When I try to install the .run file it fails. It shows the message like this: I Itried to install it after ...
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Increasing free graphics card memory

My system is using an nVidia GTX 960 with 2GB of graphics memory, of which 1GB is used by Ubuntu when running just a firefox instance with a single window (checked with nvidia-smi). I would like to ...
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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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Xorg.conf isn't saving?

So I installed the proper Nvidia drivers for my graphics card and modified the screen to a personalized resolution and size because my "monitor" isn't actually a monitor and therefore isn't made to ...
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Slow window switching in 15.04

Upon upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04, my window switching (alt+tab, super+w) suddenly became laggy. I thought maybe something went wrong in the upgrade so I did a fresh install just to be sure. Unfortunately ...
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multiple configuration in ~/.config/monitor.xml

I am using fresh installed ubuntu 15.05 with integrated and discrete intel and nvidia graphic cards. why my ~/.config/monitor.xml file contain two configuration tags having same configuration ...
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My new Nvidia card has screen tearing in games

The desktop display is fine, watching videos is okay, but when I load up games I get constant screen tearing. I'm running 14.04 64-bit on an Intel i5-2500k 3.30GHz, 16GB RAM, 2TB Barracuda 7200 RPM, ...
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Cannot use monitor plugged into dock with Thinkpad t440p on Ubuntu 15.04

This question also covers other graphics problems I've been experiencing. The Thinkpad t440p is certified for Ubuntu, but appears to have major problems after I upgraded it from 14.10 to 15.04 ...
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Unable to load kernel module

I've clean install ubuntu 15.04 and updated all required packages for installing:- LINUX X64 (AMD64/EM64T) DISPLAY DRIVER Version: 346.87 Release Date: 2015.7.21 Operating System: Linux ...
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screen breaks up on 15.04

screen appears as multiline blur/interlacing screen breaks up , normally on going from terminal to browser result/ resolution is power reset !! Result of lscpi | grep -i vga Using VGA compatible ...
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Mplayer + VDPAU still crazy HIGH CPU [on hold]

I don't know what's wrong with it. Just using xu has much lower CPU usage then running VPDAU codec enabled in Smplayer. The video becomes really choppy and entire system begins to lag. Have to revert ...
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I want to check if Ubuntu is using my NVIDIA graphics card

After giving "nvidia-smi -a" command I got below output, Does this means Nvidia graphic not working? I am new to linux os ==============NVSMI LOG============== Timestamp : ...
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how to make britness control work on ubuntu 14.04 with nVidia graphic card?

I have a Sony vaio VPCEJ equipped with an Nvidia Gforce 410m with cuda ,currently I am under ubuntu 14.04 and using the Nouveau Nvidia driver for my graphic card because I found it to be the most ...
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Gnome 14.04 NVIDIA Driver issue

I was using Ubuntu with Unity and lightdm, where the NVIDIA driver did work, before I switched to the Gnome flavour. Now the issue I'm facing is that I can no longer use any NVIDIA driver with my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 can't login after update!

Hello Yesterday i installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 and all was going right i installed my gpu drivers too. Today the system asked me to do some updates and i gave the system the permission to download the ...
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Strange screen flickering

I got some troubles with I think its my nvidia drivers in ubuntu. I tried many different answers from other users but it never really solved it so maybe any of you can help me fix this :) My laptop is ...
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Weird pixel errors in the corners of my screen

In the all the far corners of my screen, I am seeing weird, glitchy dots/errors, in squares of about 2x2 pixels. I am on the most recent version of elementary OS with an nvidia GeForce 9300m and the ...
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XB240H Abprz (144hz, 1080p, GSync) only running at 60hz without GSync! Solution?

I run Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 Trusty Tahr with a GTX970, 4790k, 16gb DDR31866, etc. I have the XB240H 24 inch, and it is running at 60hz. The on-board monitor options do not let me modify this, and when I ...
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Blender 2.75a has massive lag

I'm running Blender 2.75a Game Engine on Ubuntu 14.04. My system specs are: 4GB RAM Intel Core 2 Duo Nvidia Geforce 210 Once I select the Texture mode the program begins to lag hugely, taking ...
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Dual displays not working

I have installed Dell Precision Tower 7810 Xeon processor with Nvidia Quadro K620. We are running 12.04.5 as per recommended by dell. however only one display is working, which is detected as "Laptop" ...
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Nvidia Prime in powersave mode corrupts screen

I have an ASUS ux303ln with Xubuntu 15.04 that hosts Nvidia 840M. Aiming for longer battery life, I want to use the Intel graphics, so i do prime-select intel as root and that's OK. The problem ...
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no CUDA-capable device is detected

my computer was custom-build, I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit, now I want to run cuda sdk, I have a nvidia tesla c2075, the driver was installed in this way: sudo apt-add-repository ...
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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 14.04 update nvidia drivers failed (352)

I was using ubuntu with nvidia drivers 331. System was very laggy/choppy. So I decided to update to newest nvidia drivers (currently 352). I did that through software & updates menu. After restart ...