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

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Driver problems with Cuda 6.5, Ubuntu 14.04 x64, GTX 970

Hardware: i5 CPU, GTX 970 GPU, ASRock Z97 Extreme3 motherboard Software: Ubuntu 14.04 x64, Cuda 6.5, Nvidia driver 343.22 User: Intermediate experience with various versions of Linux Perceived ...
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How to make OpenCL work on 14.10 + Nvidia 331.89 drivers?

Proprietary drivers 331.89 do not give me OpenCL. (tried both tested/updates) for a while I had version 304.123 that worked - except I wanted the current drivers, and now are unable to downgrade. ...
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Unity On Top of Full Screen Apps With Multiple Monitors

I use an nvidia graphics card with multiple monitors on ubuntu 14.04. However its extremely frustrating to use because if I have anything open in fullscreen on one monitor, unity will always appear on ...
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How to configure Multiple Mult-Headed GPU Cards?

I have a late 2011 Alienware Aurora R4 with two video cards: GeForce GTX 590 Driving three 27" HP2711 monitors GeForce GT 520 Driving one 32" Sharp AQUOS About a year ago I attempted to install ...
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Can't activate proprietary driver for NVIDIA from “Additional drivers” Ubuntu 14.04

Can't activate proprietary driver for NVIDIA from "Additional drivers" Ubuntu 14.04 I'm using Ubuntu 14.04,64 bit, with nvidia 610M dedicated graphics card. By default when I go to "Softwares & ...
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NVIDIA Driver version on NVIDIA X Server Settings

hi I've manage to change my nvidia driver to prioprietary 340.46 from 331.89, however, when i check on nvidia x server settings it's 340.46 but when checking on software & updates on additional ...
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TouchPad and system hanging

I installed ubuntu Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 3 times due to bug I guess because one or more drivers, after install os i see mouse hide and appear very fast, and when open firefox it's disappear then freeze ...
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How to fix plymouth to it's default

So today the new Ubuntu release came out. I uninstalled my Nvidia drivers, made the upgrade and then installed the latest Nvidia blob from Xorg edgers. Before the upgrade, my boot and shutdown splash ...
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X server keeps freezing and/or crashing after 14.04 upgrade, is it a bug or other?

No problems before upgrade. After system upgrade, everything normal except I cannot go more than a few hours (minutes!) without X server, graphics card, graphics driver, or something freezing and/or ...
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How to remove graphic card drivers

I'm completely new at linux so i need some help please. I just bought a NVIDIA Quadro k 600 graphic card and i need to install it in my computer which has instead an Intel Q45/Q43. The quick ...
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Ubuntu desktop twists and makes weird geometrical figures after login

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on an Alienware M7700 and after auto-update the desktop looks like this: I have to mention that the login page looks normally. It works to open Terminal or other ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 nvidia GTX 750 not recognized

I've recently installed 14.04 on a new system. All is up and running but ubuntu doesn't seem to want to recognize my nvidia card. It is recognized and display is active via VGA, but I am unable to set ...
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I can't install Cuda 6.5 with Wine 1.7

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I followed this tuto to get CUDA 6.5 working with nVidia drivers 340.29 : http://www.r-tutor.com/gpu-computing/cuda-installation/cuda6.5-ubuntu But now the problem is that ...
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Desktop background goes crazy at startup

Why does my Xubuntu desktop background looks like this at startup? It happens for a few seconds and then displays a normal background image. The issue began after I switched the graphics card ...
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Ubuntu boots to black screen with white cursor

I have a home made desktop with two hard drives and two CD-ROM drives and a Nvidia Geforce 560TI GPU. Whenever I try to boot into Ubuntu 14.04 with all of my hardware connected it boots to a black ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS does 't start after installing cuda toolkit 6.5

I have purchased new Workstation for scientific computing it has Intel core i7 4790 and the monitor working on intel hd graphics 4600 it aslo has 2 GPUs gtx 760 for computaions only after i have ...
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Garbled image after login

I have had for quite a long time this issue. The login wallpaper (in LightDM) is gone, and after I input the password the screen goes all garbled (see screenshot here) and it stays there for five ...
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NVIDIA color correction option not showing

My hardware is Dell with NVIDIA 820M. I installed Nvidia-304 driver but can't see any color correction option like I also used gnome-color-management tool but still can't get any color correction ...
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visuals on screen are fuzzy after installing nvidia 340.46

I installed the latest nvidia driver for my GeForce GTX 650 Ti card. Everything seems to be visually ,but it happens, the sections of my moniter start going fuzzy that makes to read text on a ...
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ubuntu 14.04 hangs after installation of Newest NVIDIA driver

I have a strange problem after successfully installing the newest NVDIA driver x86_64-340.46 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit. I have a GTX 480. So immediately after installing I can login and everything ...
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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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Okular - blank screen for a few seconds after opening a file

After opening any file with Okular there appears black screen for a moment as if the graphics drivers were reloaded. The problem is absent if I use different PDF viewer, e.g. muPDF. I use Kubuntu ...
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Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver

I tried multiple different drives, nvidia-340, nvidia-331, nvidia-331-updates, nvidia-343 and with the same result: # optirun -vv --debug bash [ 785.862681] [DEBUG]Reading file: ...
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Nvidia GT 740m hybrid on xubuntu 14.04

I am trying to get Xubuntu 14.04 running 100%. Right now I am running into an issue getting my video card to work properly. Installing the drivers from Ubuntu´s driver menu results in the Nvidia not ...
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Which driver should I actually use?

I have the following drivers shown on my "Additional drivers" list. I am confused as to which one is stable and usable that doesn't break my system. I use steam for games. I would like to test few of ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 keeps restarting the PC

When using Ubuntu 14.04, my PC doesn't shutdown. When I try to turn it off, it performs the procedure, the led goes out. Soon after it (re)start again. That doesn't happen with Fedora 20 and ...
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cached memory wont clearing up

For some reason my desktop pc which is running Ubuntu 14.04 don't want to clear the cached memory up. I find this strange because my laptop is clearing cached memory up as soon as possible. I'm ...
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Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 NVIDIA drivers problem

I have an Acer Aspire 5755G with two video cards : one integrated (Intel) and one dedicated (NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M). I tried multiply ways to install various types of NVIDIA drivers, but everytime, ...
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cudamat test exception: error initializing CUBLAS

I've installed nvidia drivers ,cuda and cudamat. When I run test_cudamat.py, It gives me this exception: cudamat.CUDAMatException: error initializing CUBLAS: (err=-2) I tried adding libcublas.so ...
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Make error on Nvidia drivers and kernel 3.17

I can't install nvidia-331-updates-uvm alongside with kernel 3.17 on Ubuntu 14.04. Here is the make.log of nvidia driver. Has someone solved this problem ?!
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I upgraded my 14.04 from kernel 3.13.0-36-generic to 3.13.0-37-generic and the system hangs

Everything works fine with kernel 3.13.0-36. After updating to the new kernel and rebooting, the video looks like it might not be right and the system hangs after logging in. Used grub to boot back ...
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Freezing, Errors and Display Manager PRoblems

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 I think thats the version, I recently had problems with what I'm thinking is the display managers. first my laptop(with ubuntu on it) was having problems with freezing, it ...
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NVidia Drivers for a GeForce GTS 450 on Ubuntu 14.04 - Which one works?

Regarding drivers for GeForce GTS 450 on Ubuntu 14.04 - which one works? For a while I had my Nvidia setup perfect. One day recently it just malfunctioned - I think an update threw it off. There ...
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Screen glitches with Nvidia GeForce GTX 760 [closed]

About a month ago, I upgraded my video card to an Nvidia GeForce GTX 760. I updated the driver to the latest one which for this card is version 340.46 at this time. I've been experiencing a lot of ...
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When boot up Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Live DVD black screen with blinking cursor

When I boot up Ubuntu Live DVD on a newly built computer black screen with blinking cursor Specs: Motherboard: Gigabyte Z97X-UD3H CPU:Intel i7 4470k GPU:Geforce EVGA GTX 750ti SuperClocked Ram: 2 ...
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How do I get Bumblebee working on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I have an Alienware 14 that I plan to dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 on. I'm wondering what the best procedure to get Bumblebee working is. Would I be okay to install bumblebee (if someone ...
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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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Problem with hybrid Intel/Nvidia Ubuntu 14.04

So it took me week looking for solution and trying almost everything here and on other places. Before flaging this as duplicate be aware that I tried Is a NVIDIA GeForce with Optimus Technology ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, fresh installation, fail to setup nvidia graphics, GeForce FX5500

I've been strugling with this issue for a while now. I figured I need nvidia-173 drivers, so I installed them, module is fine and loading. But as soon as X server starts, I get nice NVIDIA logo on ...
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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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Enable Nvidia GPU if integrated GPU get stressed

I'm using a notebook with both Intel and Nvidia GPUs. I correctly installed nvidia-331 drivers, cuda and bumblebee and I can correctly run optirun some_application. Indeed, while some application is ...
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How do I manually load CUDA driver? [closed]

I run Linux Mint 17 x64, and I've installed "recommended" nvidia-331 driver (331.38) via "driver manager" menu. Also, nvidia-cuda-toolkit's been installed as well. If I run GUI terminal, I can launch ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 animations freezes and slow performance [duplicate]

When i move the windows or maximize or that things, the animations freezes horribly, i have 8gb of ram, a 3.3ghz 3 cores processor and a geforce 7025. I upgraded from Elementary OS, on that OS the ...
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How do I remove these nvidia components

Screen-shot of terminal: Using purge won't get rid of it, how do I remove these components?
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Wifi drivers, cannot view the right wifi drivers i can only see nvidia so i cannot go wirelessly

I am trying to go wireless but I cannot see the broadcom drivers in additional drivers. my Ubuntu version is 12.04 lts so I cannot connect without a Ethernet cable and when i typelshw it popped up: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 desktop not loading after login

Turn on the PC, get normally to the login screen. But when I login, the desktop doesn't seem to load. I've waited half an hour but it still didn't load. I can get to the root by using the GRUB screen ...
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Brightness was working but I reinstalled drivers

In the morning only buttons didn't work, now even through the settings. I did few updates today and as a result I had to reinstall drivers. Now I cannot change my brightness in any way.. 14.04 nvidia ...
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The graphics of ubuntu 14.04 is slow

When I open a window or a video the Ubuntu and the video are very slow. RAM : 3 gb Processor : AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3800+ × 2 Graphics : GeForce 6150 ...
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Kubuntu freezes after login

In Kubuntu 14.04 I have installed the Recommended NVIDIA drivers with the driver manager and now the computer freezes a moment after login, if I access the terminal it doesn't freeze. The graphic card ...
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Nvidia drivers macbook pro retina (10,1) 14.04

So, I'm currently dual-booting 14.04 and OSX on my macbook pro retina (10,1). I am currently using the nouveau drivers and have had no luck what-so-ever getting the nvidia drivers to work. What ...