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

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How to install NVIDIA driver in Ubuntu

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 on DELL XPS L501 - Nvidia GeForce GT 420M. I'm using kernel 3.9.0-030900-generic. All kernel-headers are installed in the system. and I've tried the following. Use ...
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Issue with graphics drivers after install [duplicate]

I have been having an issue and I hate to say Windows comes better :( I have an old laptop HP Pavilion DV2000 to be exact I can install windows fine. Windows XP, 8 and 8.1 Ubuntu 12.04 installs and ...
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Change Dekstop Resolution to 1920 x 1080

im using GTX 650 already install NVIDIA Driver Version 346.47 the biggest resolution only 1360x768 im already try auto, but not help in win 8.1 can max to 1920x1080 how to change the resolution ...
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Problem with the output to the external Monitor

First I need to mention that the issue is appearing in the Trisquel belenos OS, which is very similar to Ubuntu, so I hope that someone could try to give some hints that would work in Ubuntu and ...
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Unable to login during boot without reinstalling Graphic drivers

My system has a recurring problem where I am unable to login after certain packages have been updated. Below is s list the most recently install packages taken from /var/log/dpkg.log and upon reboot I ...
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Ubunut 12.04 boots to low-graphics mode with nvidia-173

I have an older Graphics card in a computer that were hoping to keep with Edubuntu 12.04 for the kids. Its a Nvidia Quadro PCI-E. I know that I need nvidia-173 driver (mainly used the one provided by ...
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Nvidia 8400 glitches on ubuntu14.04 with hdmi

I have an Nvidia GeForce 8400 everything looks fine when the pc is booting, I can also see the Ubuntu loading screen but when is time to show the login screen I can see some strange freezes like ...
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Guest account works, but regular account does not

My System is Samsung R580 and I am having a problem logging in to Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS. Yesterday, I ran sudo apt-get update and apt-get upgrade, and have not been able to log into my admin account ...
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Screen freezes but all else continues

The last few days (about a week now), I have been having some weird issues with 14.10. Whilst working away, watching a video or anything trivial for that matter, my screen randomly freezes. What's ...
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NVIDIA force GPU to AC performance state

I have a Dell M6800 and a K4100M and Optimus disabled. When it is not on the official DELL 230W charger, the system will limit the GPU to lower power states. Even when just on battery, the GPU ...
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Ubuntu-desktop not working when suspend/resume or connecting an external monitor -after upgrade this week (14.04)

I was happily using 14.04 with my Lenovo Y50. When I installed it, I had some troubles making my NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M 2GB works with hardware acceleration, etc, but at the end everything was OK. ...
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Help me to install NVClock on Ubuntu 14.10

Could you please help me with installing nvclock and nvclock-gtk on Ubuntu 14.10? I used to use Arch Linux and there everything was simple: We had two repository, official and Arch User Repository, ...
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Blue screen on Ubuntu 14.04.2

a few days ago I ran into a blue screen issue after downloading some updates. Since then I've been searching for information and trying countless procedures to solve it, to no avail. Here's some info ...
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Is there a system setting to reduce nvidia-331 overheats when playing video (14.04)

I recently upgraded to 14.04 with the nvidia-331 driver (Dell Latitude E6430). The performance is lightning fast with the exception of playing video like YouTube or Skype. According to ...
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Prevent nvidia to raise performance level to avoid overheating

I have a serius problem about my GPU in my laptop. Whenever, I use my laptop to do something about graphics, the heat keep raising until hit 100 C and keep raising until my laptop suddenly turned off. ...
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Laptop overheats with ubuntu 14.04 while stay cool with windows 7

I have an Asus N53SN laptop. It has both nvidia and intel integrated gpu. I am using nvidia-prime with restricted drivers. When idle, heat levels stay low, but whenever I watch a movie or youtube, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 detected wrong monitor size

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Zotac ION motherboard with integrated Nvidia graphics. The process went smoothly and all displayed well on a 22" monitor. I then moved the Zotac box to a 62" Mitsubishi ...
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Ubuntu won't start got errors

I get errors when I press install Ubuntu after booting from bootable usb. nouveau E[ PGRAPH][0000:01:00.0] failed to load fuc409c nouveau E[ DEVICE][0000:01:00.0] failed to create 0x18000717, -22 ...
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Who is behind nvidia.ko? [on hold]

Were the files nvidia.ko and nvidia-uvm.ko loaded by the Ubuntu update or were they made by the NVidia corporation? Explanation of question: Consider 2 files that I installed - (1) ...
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Graphics Card Help Steam Ubuntu 14.10

I've built my own computer from scratch (http://pcpartpicker.com/p/8jCWmG) and have installed 32 bit Ubuntu 14.10 on it. Everything's up and running but now I want to install some games on it; when I ...
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nvidia driver with cuda - ERROR: No NVidia compatible platform found

I've got the Geforce GTX460. When i want to start CUDA, i get the following error: ERROR: No NVidia compatible platform found I've testet it with every driver on the Package Manager. Always the same ...
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Nvidia-304-Updates Broken on Ubuntu 14.04.2

Just tried to start my Ubuntu 14.04.2 machine with a Nivida Geforce 7600 GS. Was using Nivida-304-updates drivers. When the computer boots it completely locks up after logging in. I can get to tty1 ...
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How do I install NVIDIA drivers in Ubuntu GNOME 14.10?

I have just built my first custom PC with a GeForce GTX 750 Ti Graphics card. I've installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 and get a set resolution of 800x600 stretched across a 1080p screen. I've downloaded the ...
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Graphics on 4K Sager NP8651 (Clevo P650SE NVIDIA GTX970M + Intel 4600HD) Can't Change Resolution

I recently purchased a Sager NP8651 with both NVIDIA 970M and an Intel 4600HD on the Haswell chip. By default, the Nouveau drivers are loaded (no hardware found in "Additional Drivers"). I have tried ...
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7na het updaten van ubuntu naar de laatste update na het inloggen start hij niet meer door hoe terug gaan naar een eender punt [on hold]

na het de laatste update start hij niet meer door Ubunto 14.02 denk nu of zo want ik installeerde de laatste update en nu start hij niet meer door heb asus laptop met i7 prosesor en nvidia gt 635m in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Brightness issue with nvidia Quadro

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. Everything is fine, except the brightness of my laptop screen. When I change the brightness the screen simply does not respond. I figured this was a ...
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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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14.04 Ubuntu loads an empty desktop after recent apt-get upgrade

I run Ubunutu 14.04 on a VirtualBox (Version 4.3.20), on a Windows 8.1 host machine, with an NVIDIA GTX-660M graphics card. I did a recent upgrade on Ubuntu and after I restarted, I could login ...
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Efficiency problems with monitor connected to laptop

I'm running 14.04 on a Dell Latitude and I have a monitor hooked up to it via a docking station. Lately I've been having performance problems with the graphics when the monitor is connected. It's as ...
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How do I install the latest NVIDIA drivers from the .run file?

This is what I am trying to do. I downloaded the latest driver for my VGA from http://www.nvidia.com. The installation needs the X11 to be shut down, so I log out of my account, then press ...
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Nouveau does not recognize gtx 850m

[ 218.698114] nouveau E[ DEVICE][0000:01:00.0] unknown chipset [ 218.698117] nouveau E[ DRM] failed to create 0x80000080, -22 Intel integrated graphics + nvidia gtx 850M : HP envy 17 I have ...
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installing nvidia grpahics driver for cuda computation only

I am having screen freeze after nvidia graphics driver installation. Is there a way to restrict the nvidia drivers' use for cuda computation alone (not for the desktopn gui display)? I am trying to ...
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Windows are going black when mini/maximizing

I´ve got 14.04 running perfectly on my desktop. There is however one slightly frustrating thing, which is that sometimes when I minimize a window, and then maximize it again the window is completely ...
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How to install Nvidia driver from .run file? [duplicate]

I downloaded the driver from nvidia's site and it appeared in my downloads folder as a .run file. It opens with gedit and a progress bar appears for a long time and eventually it stops saying that ...
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Make second monitor show workspace that's on the left of primary monitor

I have been searching for a while now, but didn't find the thing I want. I have 3x4 raster of workspaces. I want to configure the workspaces as such that the second monitor shows the workspace that ...
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My system shows the loading screen then goes blank. Is it a driver problem? [duplicate]

My system says "Ubuntu" and those dot things representing it's loading. When it then should show the log in screen, it goes blank. If I push the system power button, it says it's shutting down. Could ...
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Ran nvidia-xconf as root, NVIDIA X-server settings utility still says I'm not using Nvidia X driver

I have an Nvidia GT 740M graphics card on my HP envy-j049tx. Running 14.04 UbuntuMATE. I wanted to use the proprietary Nvidia drivers in place of the noveau ones. Using the installation instructions ...
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bluetooth not working on Lenovo Z50-70

I have new Lenovo Z50-70 with NVIDIA 820M graphics card. I am using 340v driver for it. Bluetooth is not working, it says bluetooth is disable while wifi is working fine output of lsusb; lsmod | ...
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intel-virtual-output freezes

I have been successfully running a triple-monitor setup with my ThinkPad W530. Suddenly at some point within the last days the command stopped working though and freezes. I would activate the ...
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Definitive answer for enabling Cuda support in blender for 14.04?

I am totally lost, trying to enable Cuda support in Blender. It's been days & my 'solve it with an axe' urge is getting stronger... There are hundreds of pages with instructions, I'm pretty sure ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 update = ugggg, no unity

I bought all new hardware after a processor fail. Got more than what was needed for typical life sciences stuff. Intel i7 quad 4GHz, Nvidia 970, 16GB RAM, SSD (because the Google Android dev takes so ...
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Trying to install new graphics card and get beeping on start up [migrated]

I am trying to install an EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti Super Clocked The card does not require external PCIe power. It requres a 300 watt minimum power supply, which is what I have. I'm running Ubuntu ...
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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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Ubuntu freezes abruptly. I have to switch over to one of the tty and then back to tty7 in order to unfreeze it. How can I solve the problem?

I use ubuntu 14.04 on Asus X552CL. (i3/4GB ram/1.8Ghz/1GB graphic card). I didn't face this problem earlier. However, it started occurring frequently since this week. Major changes that I did this ...
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nVidia driver reset after each kernel update

I am using the official nVidia driver because my card (GeForce 750 Ti) isn't yet supported by the Ubuntu one. Every time the kernel updates, my system breaks. I've formatted my system two-three times ...
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Cannot set monitor to use 2560x1440

I have a laptop and am trying to plug in two monitors, one of which should run at 2560x1440 I have installed the proprietary nvidia-331-updates drivers and (I think) configured it to use those by ...
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What's the correct driver to use with a GeForce 6150SE nforce 430 on lubuntu 14.10?

I've tried three other posts about how to install drivers for NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 Video Drivers for Onboard GeForce 6150SE Nvidia geforce 6150-unity 3d won't work The problem ...
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Graphics Performance

My system specifications are Intel Core i5 2500; NVIDIA GeForce 520GT and I am running Windows and Ubuntu 14.04 as dual-boot . I prefer to use Ubuntu, but the Gaming Performance (Minecraft) is better ...
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Bad resolution (max 1024x768)

I installed Ubuntu (Elementary OS) a week ago and the resolution was always max 1024x768, but I want 1920x1080. I have searched in the internet for solutions, but I didn't find working ones. I tried ...
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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 ...