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

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Graphics issues after installing Ubuntu 16.04 with NVIDIA graphics

I installed or upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04, but I'm having some problems with my graphics card. The display is blank The display flickers Items on the screen do not display correctly Certain programs ...
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Primus uninstall still trying to contact bumbleed daemon

I've finally given up trying to sort this issue myself and have come seeking guidance. Originally I had bumblebee installed with the following packages(bumblee bumblebee-nvidia primus nvidia-352). I ...
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Steam blank login screen kubuntu

I've installed steam from repo, then opened it, it did the usual update. After the update there was a blank login screen. Closed it, then reopened it but it is still blank. As fa as I see, the login ...
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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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How to stop (fullscreen) applications from spanning across monitors in 16.04?

I did a fresh install of 16.04 recently, and to my surprise my second monitor worked pretty much out of the box with the nvidia driver 361.42. The HDMI is wired over the Quadro K1000M and that used to ...
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NVIDIA proprietary driver logging me to console instead of GUI

Firstly i want to apologise for any mistakes, English is not my native language. My problem is I can't get NVIDIA proprietary drivers to work. I tried to install it on Ubuntu 12.04.1 32 and 64 bits, ...
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Nvidia with Bumblebee installation for 16.04

Are there any I struction for installing Nvidia and Bumblebee on 16.04? I'm trying to do a cleans install but all the procedures I've found end in a state where Ubuntu boot to low graphics mode and if ...
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Nvidia prime vs Bumblebee fps drop issue

It was two months ago that I switched to Bumblebee from nvidia-prime due to prime not liking Nvidia-340+ and booting to low-graphics and followed the instructions here in my answer, Nvidia Driver and ...
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14.04 System video card failure

i have a MSI CX61 2PC (with i3-4100 M and GeForce 820M). Since some days i have some issues with my screen laptop , it just turning black for no apparent reasons. Sometimes change resolution or ...
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Installing cuda 6.5: likely some package issues

So I had successfully install Cuda 7.5. Turns out I needed something pre 6.5, and I was having difficulty installing it. Seemed like no matter what i did it stayed there, so I did a good search for ...
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Using Intel Intregrated Graphics alongside Nvidia GT 630

I just recently installed Ubuntu 16.04. I've been using it just fine, the only issue is with the displays. What I am trying to do is run three displays on two separate video outputs, one the Intel ...
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Installing Ubuntu 16.04

I am a new Ubuntu user. I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 as a stand alone system. I made a disk image of ubuntu-16.04-desktop-amd64.iso on my Mac Air laptop. I tried the CD on my Mac Air and ...
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Kernel Headers not found error on installing NVIDIA cuda drivers on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

just tired to install the NVIDIA cuda drivers on Ubuntu 16.04 (unsupported) but I get the following error: The driver installation is unable to locate the kernel source. Please make sure that ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 with Secure Boot and Nvidia; unable to get native resolution

After upgrading to 16.04 from 15.10 I fought hard to get the login working. The system is a dual boot and Windows 10 requires the SecureBoot to be enabled, so disabling that is not a solution. I ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 Xenial use Wayland for plasma but nvidia CUDA for Blender

I'm currently trying to configure my triple screen setup with xorg.conf, using 2 Nvidia graphic cards and the proprietary Nvidia driver (version 361.42). This setup worked great on KDE4 (Kubuntu ...
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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 16.04 Laptop with Nvidia and Intel 3+ monitor configuration

I have an Alienware 14 running dual Intel HD4600 and Nvidia 765M graphics. I am trying to connect two external monitors and run the laptop screen at the same time. If I use the Nouveau driver for my ...
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How to use NVIDIA GeForce M310 on Ubuntu 12.10 running as guest in VirtualBox?

Last couple of weeks played around with Ubuntu 12.10. This is running as a guest on Virtualbox hosted at Windows 7. There have been some challenges with the Unity 3D stuff. Particular due to not ...
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How can I install CuDNN on Ubuntu 16.04?

The title says it all: For TensorFlow I would like to install cuda and CuDNN. How do I do that on Ubuntu 16.04?
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ubuntu 16.04: When I change the video card driver from `nouveau` to `nvidia`, the top menu bar can't be displsyed?

When I change my video card server to the Nvidia dirver, then when I log out, when I log in again, it turned back. Later, I changed the driver to Nouveau. When I reboot, the screen is a blank screen, ...
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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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How to Run Matlab 2016a with Nvidia Drivers of GTX-960 in Ubuntu 16.04?

System: i7 of 2013, 32 GB, GTX-960 Nvidia, Asus Desktop PC. I get continuously system error MATLAB is exiting because of fatal error: - - Segmentation violation detected at Sat Apr 30 17:40:16 ...
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nvidia x server. Cannot switch to nvidia

Yes another one of these posts. I'm so done. Why is this so difficult? I really want to to use ubuntu and I have spent probably 12 or more hours over the past week trying EVERYTHING to get my computer ...
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boot to black screen after upgrade

I upgarted from 14.04 to 16.04. after boot the terminal tty1 opens, and a message is repeated: brcmsmac bcma0:1: brcmsmac: brcms_ops_bss_info_changed: disassociated brcmsmac bcma0:1: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't recognize my Nvidia Gpu

My laptop is a Hp Envy M6 X360 w105dx and I can't get Ubuntu to recognize my Nvidia Gpu, it only see's the Intel integrated graphics. I can change the drivers for the Gpu in the "Additional Drivers" ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - no GUI during installation

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 on my desktop computer via a dvd. After selecting "install Ubuntu" from the boot menu my monitors stop receiving a signal and go to sleep. Moving the mouse and ...
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Adjusting an Nvidia GPU's Fan Curve

So I was trying to figure out how to make a custom fan curve for my Gigabyte GTX 960 ITX card. It is about half-length (for my small case) but that means it has a very small heat sink, and the Nvidia ...
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Ubuntu startup stuck at blank screen /dev/sda7: clean

I changed my driver from using the nvidia proprietary one to the Xorg open source driver, now after a reboot I get a screen with: /dev/sda7: clean, 353985/7214832 files, 6420282/28775168 blocks And ...
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Cannot get screen at native resolution Xubuntu 16.04

I recently downloaded Xubuntu 16.04 LTS and I'm having an impossible time getting my screen to render at its native resolution of 1280*1024. The computer is an old Lenovo M55e with a Core2Duo E4500 ...
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Nvidia HDMI sound is not working, cant update ALSA driver

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my desktop PC. My graphics Card is 780GTX, it is recognized and works. I updated to the 361 nvidia binaries driver. But the sound over HDMI doesnt work. The ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 GTX 850M cannot log in after switching to intel with nvidia 364.19 drivers installed

I had some problems installing the proprietary nvidia drivers. At the beginning they caused the log in screen fail to appear, then after running the command suggested here: ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 nvidia drivers don't work

I've just installed a new ubuntu 16.04 , fresh install clean , logged in the first and only thing i did is selecting the proprietary driver 361 for nvidia , rebooted the machine . anfter rebooting i ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia driver fail

i have bought a new Dell inspiron 15 - 3542 that has Nvidia (GM108M [GeForce 840M]). every time i install the Nvidia driver i have a black screen at the next boot, so i need to format again ! which ...
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Driver conflict nvidia/Xorg

sorry for my english and my newbie in ubuntu i'm running on gnome-ubuntu 16.04LTS, i have Nvidia 9500gt with proprietary drivers installed , the problem when i plug out the gpu it won't boot into a ...
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Ubuntu gnome 15.10 nvidia 840m external monitor problem

I am having an annoying issue with the nvidia drivers, and was wondering if someone has came across something like that and solved it. Long story short, when setting my GPU to Intel from xserver ...
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External monitor on Thinkpad P50 with Ubuntu 16.04 and a touch screen

My Thinkpad P50 mobile workstation has an NVidia M1000M GPU to control the external monitor while using an integrated GPU to control the internal LCD, which could be similar to the NVidia 1000M GPU in ...
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HP Elitebook 840 G3 Monitor Issue

I have a Elitebook 840 G3 with two external monitors exposed via a docking port. If I have one monitor turned on, everything works great, even removing the PC from the docking port and reconnecting. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Not Suspending/Resuming

I've freshly installed Ubuntu 16.04 and my laptop (Razer Blade 2015) refuses to suspend or resume from suspend. When I attempt to suspend, (pm-suspend from terminal or closing the lid) the computer ...
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Login loop on 16.04 and no access to console

I am using Lenovo Thinkpad P50 with dual booting system (Win 10 and Ubuntu 16.04), Wacom Pen support and multitouch screen. After I enabled the propriety nVidia driver (361.42?) and rebooted, I got ...
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Errors when adding a 5th monitor

I seem to have hit a plateau, and it's not for lack of searching and reading and testing things! I've got a new Dell XPS 8900 with a GTX970 running 15.10; it has 3x DisplayPort 1.2 ports and a single ...
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Looking for ppa kernel for ubuntu 16.04

http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/ dose not have any ppa kernels for 16.04. I have stability with current kernel/nvidia. I have frequent system freeze (when switching between VT). The ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - VSync not enabled, screen tearing

I'm using: GTX950M Integrated Intel Chipset Graphics from i7-6700 Ubuntu 16.04 glxgear detects around 16000 fps. These are my nvidia drivers: aptitude search nvidia | grep ^i i nvidia-361 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 hangs at startup after installing CUDA toolkit 7.5

After installing CUDA toolkit 7.5.18 on my Ubuntu 14.04.4 system using the offline deb process (outlined here) I've found that when I reboot my system I got stuck at the Ubuntu splash screen. Using ...
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Problem with nvidia drivers installation

I want to install new nvidia drivers R310 so I downloaded driver and when I run it it says that i can't install new drivers because there is this nouveau driver. It asked me if I want to add blacklist ...
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How to use CUDA with NVIDIA Prime

I've found a half a dozen posts on this all over the web, but none of them really answer the question. I want to set up my nvidia GPU to only do computations, not drive the display. But when I switch ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 black screen afters installing prorpietary nvidia drivers

I have just reinstalled the Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop due to upgrading to an SSD and now I am experiencing an issue with nvidia drivers. When I install a proprietary driver after a reboot the systel ...
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How to fix plymouth (splash screen) in all Ubuntu releases!

How to fix black or broken plymouth (splash screen) after installation of nvidia proprietary drivers in Ubuntu (it happens usually in all Ubuntu releases)? It's no matter what version of nvidia ...
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X.Org Nouveau display Ubuntu 16.04

Im running Ubuntu 16.04 on my Asus G55VW 15" ROG Laptop. When i use the X.Org driver which is default my system runs fine, ive got a hdmi port and screen which has a naitive res of 2560x1080 which is ...
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Missing boot screen after installing nvidia drivers at Ubuntu 16.04

After fresh installation of Ubuntu 16.04 I saw boot screen (Ubuntu logo with dots under). Next I installed binary (proprietary) nvidia drivers 340.96 from official packages. After this step I do not ...
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Two graphics drivers at the same time?

I have an Intel integrated graphics card "Intel cooperation skylake integrated graphics (rev 06)" and an Nvidia GTX 960m on my laptop. I wanted to use the skylake integrated graphics card for my ...