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Mouse flickers and computer is unresponsive while mouse is moving

I just installed a second video card in my PC to add a third monitor. Ever since I did this, I have found that my mouse flickers. Also, while watching a video (e.g., on youtube) the video stops while ...
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GPU, Dota 2 or RAM problem?

I knew that i used bleachbit to free my memory.I ticked it accidentally and did it.After i did that, the computer seems to slow down.A few days later i felt that it became slower, so i did a new fresh ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS Black Screen (Already purged NVIDIA)

What's happening: Black screen instead of desktop. I see the purple screen with the Ubuntu logo before it goes to black. My monitors are plugged into my motherboard (just like they were before I ...
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Stuck trying to get NVIDIA binary drivers 14.04

I am investigating updating to an NVIDIA binary driver for a GTX 860M card on Ubuntu 14.04 running KDE. I am following the directions at NVIDIA Binary Drivers HOWTO but my system is not cooperating ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 lts resolution and unity crash after nvidia gpu drivers

i had a hard time upgrading to the new 14.04 lts, at first it was the resolution which wasnt native(problem still persists) and then the gpu drivers..... somehow i did manage to install gpu drivers ...
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Problem Updating from CUDA-5.0 to 6.5

I just tried updating from CUDA-5.0 to CUDA-6.5 and seem to have broken my GUI interface. I tried to update with the following procedure: sudo dpkg -i cuda-repo-ubuntu1404_6.5-14_amd64.deb sudo ...
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Second monitor detected but appear to be “off”

I have been enjoying dual monitors using Xubuntu with Nvidia driver 340.58 for some time now. However, suddenly one of the monitors stops working. In nvidia-setting panel it just appears as "Off" and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Freezing Randomly

Ubuntu 14.04 unity freezing randomly...cant move mouse. But music keeps playing and then i press CTRL+ALT+F1 and back to CTRL+ALT+F7. it starts working again... Apps Running: Firefox, VLC, Sublime, ...
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Installing Nvidia driver 340 on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I am trying to install the proprietary Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 14.04, which has a GeForce 880M graphics card (laptop). From the NVidia website, it tells me that I need the driver version 340. Here is ...
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How to turn off nvidia (habrid graphics)

I have a big problem, which prevents me from using Kubuntu 14.04 as my default system. My Asus ul 80 laptop with hybrid graphics (nvidia g210m and intel adapter) seems to use both graphic cards all ...
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How to install nvidia GT 840m driver in Ubuntu 14.04?

This is the 3rd reinstall of Ubuntu I have done today... I just bought a laptop with an i3 processor and a GT 840M card. I have installed the nvidia driver, using their .run file, and also following ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 LTS only boots after crash

I am having troubles with my Kubuntu 12.04 LTS installation: If system has shutdown properly before I start the computer, the boot process crashes after the bootloader. The last output of the boot ...
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Dual Graphics Adapter (GTX 750TI an ATI R7)

my machine runs with two graphic cards one nvidia one ati (gtx750ti and r7) with one monitor attached each. Ubuntu 14.10 only recognises the r7, the monitor connected to the gtx displays a failure ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 stopped detecting my HDMI montor

One normal day I started up my Acer Aspire (NVIDIA GEFORCE 720m) running Ubuntu 14.04 and the HDMI screen had stopped working. This has worked fine for ages and there is no reason I can see that it ...
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Audio and Video lag/not working after suspend

After resuming from suspend, my machine boots fine, but essentially all video and audio malfunctions. Audio does not work at all. Video stutters at a constant pattern. That is both in Chrome/Firefox ...
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ASUS N750JK graphic drivers problem [on hold]

I bought ASUS N750JK and installed Ubuntu 14.10. "About this computer" shows that my graphic is Intel® Haswell Mobile. However, it should be GeForce GTX 850M. How can I install the latest drivers? ...
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Nvidia Optimus with GTX 850m not working

I recently got a new notebook (Acer Aspire V5 573G) with a Nvidia Geforce GTX 850M and the Intel Haswell integrated graphics. Now I read through a lot of websites in order to find out what the best ...
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EDID invalid => wrong resolution (identical monitors)

I have 2 identical monitors. However the one connected to the second port on my workstation is not recognized by the system. I have an NVIDIA GTS graphic card. The PC was shipped like it is now. No ...
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How to check 'NVIDIA GeForce GT 820M' is installed, lspci not showing the model?

How can i confirm whether NVIDIA GeForce GT 820M 2GB is installed on my ubuntu laptop? lspci is showing '08:00.0 3D controller : NVIDIA Corporation Device 1140 (rev ff)' does this mean 'NVIDIA ...
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Nvidia Prime does not detect external VGA monitor after updating Ubuntu-drivers-common and xorg

This post is a followup to another post I had about accessing my external monitor after upgrading my ubuntu-drivers-common package. I had found the cause to be this bug, but now that a fix is ...
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Installing proprietary NVIDIA driver on Ubuntu

I have just done a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, and I now want to update the graphics driver from the default open-source one, to the proprietary Nvidia one, to enable work with CUDA. My graphics ...
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nVidia on Ubuntu 14.04 black login screen (not freeze)

Recently I installed STEAM on my Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p (core i7 + nVidia 755m) laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. I want to use nVidia for sessions when I play games and Intel for everything else. Therefore ...
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Configuring Ubuntu to use 2 graphics card

I have a desktop that as 2 graphics card that connect 5 monitors. They are a Radeon HD 7970 and a Radeon HD 8490. Ubuntu detects both of them however only the monitors connected to the 7970 are ...
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Some apps not correctly displayed

When I try to open some apps like Gnome-tweak-tools or noise the windows is not correctly displayed : as you can see in the Image below: I'm running on Ubuntu 14.10 with a nVidia geforce9600GT-M ...
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Dual monitor screens are reversed only in login screen

Today I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer. I have dual monitor setup, and they work perfectly when I'm logged into the operating system. But every time I have to login in the login screen, the ...
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Weird (and annoying) screen flicker on Compaq Presario CQ50

I have a Compaq Presario CQ50 laptop. It is running Windows Vista Home Premium and Ubuntu 14 LTS. I have a NVIDIA GeFORCE 8200M G. I installed 331.79 drivers for it (as recommended in another post) to ...
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14.04 LTS Black screen after installing bumblebee (MBP 9,1)

I'm kindof a noob when it comes to Ubuntu/not windows so please pardon my inexperience. I've been messing around with Ubuntu 14.04 on my Macbook Pro (9,1 mid 2012, non retina), installed as a dual ...
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Purple haze displaying from power on

I had the computer hooked up to a 23" LG monitor via DVI and everything was fine. Then I hooked it up to a 27" Dell U2713HM via the same DVI and I get this crazy purple haze over the screen. I did try ...
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How to install nVidia drivers with Bumblebee on Ubuntu 14.04

As the title, how can I correctly setup nvidia-optimus technology on Ubuntu?
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Compiz black background problem

After a reboot suddenly Compiz stopped showing the background and when I drag windows along it I get the following effect: (note at the left that the files on the desktop stand on the foreground) ...
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Redirect GPU hardware output?

I'm wondering if it's possible to redirect GPU power to make it look like it's appearing as an External Device? I have Intel Integrated GPU, and I also have Nvidia Integrated GPU with CUDA support, so ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Nvidia driver for GeForce GTX 770 is activated but will not load and is not in use

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 with a GeForce GTX 770 (product no. P4-2773-KR). A few days ago, after a reboot, the Nvidia driver stopped working. The "Additional Drivers" windows says that nvidia driver ...
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Correct resolution does not appear in display settings

http://i60.tinypic.com/nz1ytw.png The only resolutions displayed are 1024x768 and a 800x600. I opened Additional Drivers and it says driver is installed (for my Nvidia GPU) but not currently in use. ...
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Freezing issue on Ubuntu 14.04

I own a Dell Vostro 3500 with an Intel i5 CPU, 8GB DDR3 memory, NVIDIA GeForce GT 310M GPU and a 500GB SSD. I recently installed Linux ubuntu - but ever since, I've been having problems. I love ...
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Weird black bars on screen [on hold]

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and NVIDIA drivers, and everything was working fine, but after reboot I've got a bug report, and now it appears after every reboot. Also, something has broke, and now ...
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background only at login with ubuntu 14.04

I'm am currently having an issue with my GUI. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and when I log in all I see is the mouse pointer and my background image. The output of my .xsessions-errors file is: Libgl ...
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Saving Nvidia resolution settings

before I begin, I want to say that until now I have only used Windows OS and have no experience with linux at all. I have decided to make the switch to Ubuntu and installed 14.04.1. I am using a ...
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Ubuntu stuck after login when I install Nvidia driver

I have 2 graphics card in (Tesla k10, K40) my supermicro SuperServer 7047GR-TPRF. I installed ubuntu server 14.04 also ubuntu 14.04 but in both OS, when I install cuda or Nvidia graphics driver ...
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Would Linux benefit better FPS wise from a GTX 780 Ti from current GTX 750 Ti [closed]

Yeah would it have a massive difference performance wise? it looks quite big differences in the comparism sites but I'm not the inside parts guy for the job. I was just wondering is there a huge ...
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How do you select a graphics driver on a headless box?

I am setting up an EC2 GPU instance for experimenting with CUDA programming using an Ubuntu 14.04 AMI. I installed the nvidia drivers indicated by the major version on the Nvidia download page for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, NVidia GTX 750 double DVI output, only one DVI works

I have two DVI outputs on GTX 750 NVidia card on my desktop running Ubuntu 14.04. One DVI works fine, the other doesn't seem to be working at all. Monitor connected to second DVI can't register any ...
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Display freezes temporarily with nvidia drivers on 14.04

I'm having a problem with my ubuntu 14.04 LTS laptop, with nvidia drivers. Every so often the display freezes. There doesn’t seem to be any pattern to it and the computer keeps running fine. I can ...
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How to install Nvidia proprietary drivers?

I get pretty poor performance with Noveau, so I want to install the proprietary drivers. However, I've had to reinstall Ubuntu TWICE because something fucked up. I tried the "173" driver, black ...
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Something weird is happening with Fn keys

I have an Asus N56JR with NVIDIA GeForce 760M. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. There are a few things wrong with my Fn keys. For one the brightness (controlled with Fn+F5 and Fn+F6) do not respond at ...
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Losing NVIDIA-driver after updating system

Why this happening every time i try to update via update manager (so, updates coming every day)? So, I need to reinstall NVIDIA-drivers every system update. It's getting REALLY annoying. P.S. The ...
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Wrong resolution - cant change

I'm not new to Linux, but I newly installed it on this PC. Its been as smooth as always, but I have a problem with the display. It runs in 1024x768 on a 1920x1080 monitor, which is not exactly fun. In ...
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Two displays detected for the built in screen, no external monitor capability

I'm using a Lenovo W530 and I have a problem after recently updating 14.04. I'm using the nvidia-331-uvm driver which was doing fine until I updated yesterday (10th November 2014). Now my laptop ...
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NVidia SLI Mode

Im trying to figure out how to enable SLI on my device. i used this command theshadowone@LinuxBox:~$ nvidia-settings | grep SLIMode ** Message: PRIME: No offloading required. Abort ** Message: ...
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Strange Driver Corruption

So I have a "portable" install of 14.04 (I installed the full distro on a USB3 stick) and I'm having the strangest driver corruption/bug: As you can see, anything that uses it's own renderer (I ...
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Graphic Driver and low fps in game.

Ok, so here is the problem I am having. I am runing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Specs: Processor AMD Athlon(tm) II X3 450 Processor × 3 Graphics Card: GTS 450 1g RAM: 4.0 g ddr3 When I go to ...