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

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nomodeset no longer working

I've always needed to set nomodeset on my machine on first boot before installing the Nvidia proprietary drivers (GT340 graphics card), which has always been easily achieved via the LiveCD's Boot ...
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How to change resolution (with Bumblebee)?

I need to change the resolution on my laptop, unfortunately, xrandr only shows something like that. By nvidia-settings doesn't work. xrandr -q xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default ...
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xrandr --addmode doesn't add to the wanted output (DVI-I-0), instead adding to HDMI-0

The monitor I use is a Samsung SyncMaster S24B300, and no matter what the heck I do, Ubuntu refuses to use 1920x1080 at 60hz for the output I want, despite my monitor (which is unrecognized by the ...
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Mouse locks when keys are pressed

Whenever I play Minecraft and try to walk and turn at the same time, I can't. When I hit keys on my keyboard, my mouse locks in place. (This happens both in and outside of Minecraft) (Ubuntu 10.04 ...
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My Xonar audio card has disappeared upon installing Nvidia card (980 GTX). What can I do to restore it?

I've installed a brand new GTX 980 and my Xonar audio card (plugged in!) has suddenly disappeared (I'm using one HDMI and DVI port for my two displays). In order to listen to something I had to ...
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12.04 Failed to load module “nvidia” (module does not exist, 0)

I have ASUS UL50Vt with nvidia optimus hybrid graphics (GeForce 210M). I recently installed ubuntu 12.04, and in Details app it was showing me, that I am on Intel video driver. So, I installed ...
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bumblebee::Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver

EDIT As of today, this was fixed by the latest nvidia-current update :) Until last week i had a working bumblee/nvidia set up. Now, when i do optirun -vv firefox I'm greeted by: [ ...
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missing nvidia-xconfig

I'm trying to install an nvidia driver for my graphics card (optimus unfortunately), and the instructions I have say to run nvidia-xconfig. But I don't seem to have it. Earlier I did sudo apt-get ...
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“monitor brightness down” key resets brightness before lowering it

My monitor brightness down key resets my brightness before lowering it, effectively leaving me at near max brightness. I'm using a Dell XPS 15 laptop with an NVIDIA gpu and I added ...
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How to run ccminer 1.2 on Ubuntu 14.10?

I'm having trouble running ccminer 1.2 on my Lenovo IdeaPad-Z500 with a NVIDIA GT 740M which is a CUDA capable GPU according to https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-gpus. I installed the CUDA toolkit ...
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Nvidia GT218 repository drivers don't work

I upgraded all packages with sudo apt-get upgrade command on my Ubuntu 10.04 box and I have Ubuntu 12.04 3.2.0-29-generic-pae now. I have two monitors and the following GPU: 01:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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kubuntu 14.10, screen goes blank during HDD icon loading

I am in a pickle with this relatively new installation of Kubuntu 14.10. Not knowing where to start, I will go from the beginning. I installed the system a few days ago. Everything installed fine ...
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When Installing nvidia drivers it doesnt resuming suspend

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and I installed recommended Nvidia drivers from "Additional Drivers." Now when I try to resume from suspend the monitor doesn't show anything and I have to restart my computer. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't resume after install nvidia drivers

I've install the nvidia drivers from the "Additional drivers" menu in the settings, and when I try to resume from suspend, I get black screen and I have to reboot for solve it. How can I fix 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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System resume from suspend after 13.04 upgrade

My system always was able to suspend and resume properly under 12.10 and 12.04 and earlier, but immediately after the 13.04 upgrade, I find it crashes on trying to return from suspend. Sometimes it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia-331 Update Problem

After a recent update, Dec 11, I can no longer access the built-in LCD on Lenovo W520, with Quadro 1000M. Looking at /var/apt/history.log, I see the following updates: Start-Date: 2014-12-11 ...
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hibernate resume failure

I am getting this error sometimes when I resume from hibernation. All of my open windows are closed. There is also an extra reboot before it will actually get to the login screen. The title of the ...
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nouveau error unknown chipset, drm failed

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 to my new notebook Lenovo Z50. But when booting up Linux Ubuntu, I get this error: And when I try to install Nvidia's driver for GEForce 840M (v. 340.46 or ...
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nvidia prime on HP ENVY 15-J186na

How do I get the nvidia prime hybrid graphics working on my HP ENVY 15-J186na? The laptop comes with an integrated graphics card in the Intel Core i7-4700MQ, 8 GB of DDR3 and a NVIDIA 840M graphics ...
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Install NVIDIA FEGORCE GTX 850M driver

I just bought a ASUS laptop which uses NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 850M. However, it doesn't work under Ubuntu 14.04.1 lts. I have tried to download driver from NVIDIA official website and install it according ...
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Issues with ubuntu restart

Recently I installed the Nvidia-CUDA package. It asked me for a restart. After restart, my pc starts but doesn't load the desktop (after logging in). How do I recover? I need to do it since most of my ...
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Fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS freezes after login

I am having trouble getting Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS to work on my laptop, which is a Medion MD 96320 / WAM 2070. I think the specifications are: Turion 64 X2 @ 1.8 GHz processor, 2 GB RAM, GeForce Go 6150 ...
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Nvidia drivers problem again

so i have upgraded to lubuntu 14.10 and to surprise i cant find any drivers through 'aditional drivers' neither can i install the drivers via the .run file because im missing a 'file' nescessary for ...
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Disable power-off button on NVidia Shield controller (joystick) in Unity

I have an NVidia Shield Controller, that is detected by Ubuntu as a standard joystick. Unity seems to react to some of the special buttons of this controller such as Volume Up, Volume Down and more ...
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Second Monitor does not detect on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS but detects on Windows 8.1

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS on my secondary partition on my Solid State Drive. I noticed that when I went into System Settings --> Displays --> Detect Displays, my system is not detecting the ...
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NVIDIA drivers problem

i recently installed ubuntu 14.04LTS. My PC configuration is Core-i7 4770 16GB RAM NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 2TB HDD I am new to Ubuntu. Before installing NVIDIA drivers the window transitions are slow ...
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How can I find the memory usage on my GPU?

Previously I was checking the memory usage on my GPU with the following command: nvidia-settings -q all | grep Memory I am processing some scientific data on my GPU with numpy and theano. I was ...
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Unity 3D not supported on GTX 980

I've just plunged from Windows to Ubuntu on my main machine. I've been using it on an old laptop for over two years, where it was silky smooth. After I installed 14.4 LTS on my desktop, everything was ...
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Failed to get size of gamma for output default when trying to add new screen resolution

I'm trying to adjust resolution on my new MSI GT70 2OC. In settings, only one resolution is available: 1920x1080. This is fine, except that I need to decrease the resolution and make it more ...
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Nvidia GPU temperature shown twice in conky

My problem is, that in Ubuntu 14.10 the old ${nvidia temp} code is not working, I use this code instead: ${execi 60 nvidia-settings -query GPUCoreTemp | perl -ne 'print $1 if /GPUCoreTemp.*?: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 install NVIDIA driver

After I have managed to get running Ubuntu 14.04 (look at my last question about booting upgraded Ubuntu) now there is another problem: To continue with that story: I found a way to burn the image on ...
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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' I started getting this recently then today it ...
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Problem installing CUDA on Ubuntu 14.04

Please let me know if anyone has suggestion as to how to get around this problem.... # ./deviceQuery ./deviceQuery Starting... CUDA Device Query (Runtime API) version (CUDART static linking) ...
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`startx` fails. could not find module by name='nvidia_304'

I get this output: $ startx X.Org X Server 1.15.1 Release Date: 2014-04-13 X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0 Build Operating System: Linux 3.2.0-70-generic x86_64 Ubuntu Current Operating System: ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 ignoring Nvidia settings

I'm having hard time setting up my new Ubuntu 14.10 to work with my Nvidia gtx 760. I managed to download proper drivers ok (which is already quite something as this didn't work at all with couple of ...
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Unity - desktop has stopped working after Unwanted Nvidia display driver update

My computer has an Intel i3 processor and no other inbuilt GPU. However, the nvidia-* latest got installed on the computer during an update process. I used sudo apt-get remove nvidia-* to remove all ...
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Driver ISSUE Gateway 6860 fx running ubuntu 14.04

Problem with nvidia, running a 8800m gts graphics but used both 340 and 331 drivers and black screen shortly after boot. Have to boot to grub and purge all drivers and switch it back nouveau. How do i ...
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dual display cutting off/computer freezes when you press a task bar app

lets start with the computer; 3.0 ghz dual core celeron with 2 gigs ddr2 ram two 500 gig WD sata drives geforce 8800 gts 512 video card. ubuntu 14.04 64bit fresh install, load nvidia-current ...
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Unable toboot with Nvidia GTX 750 ti, even with latest beta drivers

Yesterday I got a Nvidia GTX 750ti for my htpc (ubuntu headless 12.04) but the computer wont boot with it installed. I've tried booting with nomodeset parameter and installing the latest beta driver ...
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can't get back to default graphics driver after apt-get remove nvidia-304

i've removed nvidia-304 and after i've rebooted the system i've lost my graphics driver so now i don't have any of unity effects . i've tried to install nvidia-304 again both failed to initialize ...
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latest kernel killed my ThinkPad W520 hotkeys

for some reason after latest kernel/nvidia and other updates on my 12.04.5 LTS running kernel Linux ThinkPad-W520 3.13.0-43-generic #72~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Tue Dec 9 12:14:18 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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14.10 GUI issue with 2560x1080 resolution Nvidia 346.22

I recent got a new monitor which support the 2560x1080 resolution and whereas it was fairly easy to get the new resolution working on Ubuntu by installing the 340.65 Nvidia drivers I am getting weird ...
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switchable graphics install 14.10 problem

Just bought a new Dell laptop (Inspiron 15 3542) with switchable graphics (Intel + Nvidia) .. but can't install drivers the right way .. so, how to ?
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Ubuntu 14.10 upgrade and reinstall, Steam OpenGL problems?

I'm having some serious issues after updating to Ubuntu 14.10. Back in 14.04, I got constant error messages, and after updating, they seemed to go away for the most part, but then the came roaring ...
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Unity doesn't load after installing NVIDIA drivers

If I install any of the proprietary NVIDIA drivers (nvidia-*) from the repositories, Unity does not load after I log in. I just get a blank desktop background with no icons, panels or launchers. If I ...
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Is the ASUS Strix GTX 970 completely incompatible with Ubuntu?

I've been running Ubuntu for a long tim (since 6.something) and I'm completely stuck on this one. Until recently I was running a geforce 670, dual-booting Ubuntu 14.10 and Windows 8.1 with no issues. ...
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Ubuntu shaky display problem

Good afternoon, I recently got the lenovo y70 touch laptop and got it ready for Linux, however, Ubuntu has a display problem where the screen looks like it's shaking or tearing, I've tried nvidia ...
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GTX 760 software help needed for this nube

I have Ubuntu 14.10 desktop and a ASUS geforce gtx 760 graphics card. I got the drivers to install just fine (with lots of reading). Now I need the software to go with it. I have the disk with the ...
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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 ...