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

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nvidia-libopencl1-331 has to be removed before installing WINE

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit and enabled the nvidia drivers. Now I am trying to install WINE but I get the message: nvidia-libopencl1-331 has to be removed before installing WINE (translated ...
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Error in optirun with nvidia

Well $ lspci -vnn | grep '\''[030[02]\]' 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:0116] (rev 09) (prog-if ...
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Unknown chipset drm failed after grub

I have been receiving this error every time I try to try Ubuntu or install it. I boot it in non uefi mode ( if its in uefi the screen is just blank) and choose my language. I pick an option and this ...
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What does “ACPI PPC Probe failed Starting version 219 ” mean exactly?

I've recently installed Xubuntu 15.04 on my desktop The video playback was kinda slow and buggy so I installed the nvidia drivers (the gpu is an onboard 7025) As some people, I get the "ACPI PPC ...
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Second monitor displays black screen after adding new X Screen with Nvidia X Server Settings

Before this problem occurred, I had a different problem, which was that most programs I would open would automatically open onto the wrong monitor. To fix this, I went into 'Nvidia X Server Settings' ...
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Graphic card maximum supported resolution

How can I get the maximum supported resolution for the graphic card? I'm looking for a terminal command to see if the graphic card supports a 4K display. If there is no all-in-one command, then I'm ...
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Xlib: extension “GLX” missing on display “:0”. and OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display ':0'

I am trying to use OpenGL on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I installed OpenGL with the following commands: sudo apt-get install g++ cmake sudo apt-get install freeglut3 freeglut3-dev sudo apt-get install ...
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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 do not experience any problems with the brightness up key. I'm using a Dell ...
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How Do I Get Rid of “Broken NVIDIA RandR detected, falling back to RandR 1.0”?

My short question is: How do I get rid of the RandR error below, while still using a proprietaty nVidia driver package (e.g. 304) ? The gore follows. A fresh install of wine 1.5 (latest, from ...
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(X)Ubuntu 14.04 LTS completely freezes on my Alienware 14

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (and Xubuntu 14.04 LTS afterward) on my Alienware 14 (specs below) in dual boot with Windows 8.1 x64. I'm experiencing random and sporadic freezes (the mouse is not ...
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fix overheating issue acer aspire 5750g with ubuntu 15.04

my laptop is acer aspire 5750 ** i5 , 4go , dual graphic card , intel and nvdia 540 m after installing ubuntu 15.04 , it faced a problem of overheating , and i hear always the sound of the fan ...
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Cannot set correct resolution

My monitor is Acer H233H, video card is NVIDIA GT 218, video driver version is 340.76. In Settings -> Monitors is see the following resolutions: 1360x768, 1152x864, 1024x768, 800x600. 1152x864 is ...
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Graphical mode only in rescue mode after upgrade to 15.4 Kubuntu

I upgradded to 15.4, now my GUI is blank when booting regular. But iam able to boot the GUI while selecting rescue mode. apt-get update && apt-get-upgrade Says ecerything is up 2 date I ...
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Brightness control in Ubuntu 14.04 on Sony Vaio?

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Sony Vaio [nVidia GeForce 410M/PCIe/SSE2]. Earlier I had 12.04 installed on it, then I edited the xorg.conf file to control brightness using the function ...
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Vivid Vervet upgrade mess - flickering

I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 which was just released. After reboot, I get as far as the login screen but it only appears for a second, then it goes to an infinite loop of screen flickering. How could I ...
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lightdm restarts in cycle when using /etc/X11/xorg.conf

I have a monitor Acer H233H and want to set resolution of 1920x1080. I googled it and found that it's necessary to use /etc/X11/xorg.conf. I created this file using sudo Xorg -configure, copied it to ...
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Why Is google-Chrome and Chromium no longer runs in Ubuntu?

Does not matter if I install Ubuntu 15.04 64 bit or Ubuntu 14.04-2, Chrome and also Chromium installs, but will no longer open when using a Non-Proprietary Nvidia driver. Chromium And ...
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nVidia drivers on 15.04 kernel 3.19 stalling system load

all. I recently bombed my Zorin OS 9 system by unsuccessfully installing kernel 4.0 so I decided to go back to Ubuntu - which I haven't used since 10.04 - and am stumbling across some issues. First is ...
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ubuntu 15.04 unity problem

I can access to gnome (metacity) like someone posted as solution, I installed it: sudo apt-get install gnome but I can't use ubuntu default, I tried many suggestions: sudo apt-get install ...
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Installing cuda toolkit Ubuntu 14.04 causes dpkg error

When I was installing cuda toolkit Ubuntu 14.04 causes dpkg error. This is what I did: sudo apt-get install build-essential followed by sudo dpkg -i cuda-repo-ubuntu1404-7-0-local_7.0-28_amd64.deb ...
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Ubuntu graphics look terrible with games (dota 2)

In Dota 2, the grahpics of the game look pixelated and awful. The resolution is the same as windows and all the settings appear to be on high, but the game looks like a ps2 game. I am running with ...
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Unable to change brightness via nvidia-settings nor brightness keys

I'm using a MacBook Pro Mid-2010 13-inch. Sorry for the double post, but I didn't notice attention to the original and I need help with the issue badly :|
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Display unknown after nvidia driver update, resolution stuck at 800x600

I am currently running Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 I just installed the proprietary nvidia driver version 346 to resolve issues with another application and restarted my desktop to find that my main monitor is ...
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Xorg.conf is not changing the Display orientation

I am currently using Ubuntu 15.04 with a GTX 570 on 346.46. I have a 2560x1440 display with a 1080x1920 (portrait) display to the right. I am using i3 as a window manager. The displays seem to be set ...
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ACPI PPC Probe failed. Starting version 219 NVIDIA

I've recently updated to Ubuntu 15.04 and after installing the latest nvidia drivers (346.59) which worked on ubuntu 14.10 seems to have caused some trouble on boot. All I get is the following when ...
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15.04 Problem: No Nvidia, No Mouse, No Connection

I have upgraded 14.04 to 15.05. After booting, it only opens after I enter as recovery mode and then internet does now work neither my mouse.
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Windows distorted, can't start lightdm - now can't even boot in graphics mode anymore

I have kind of an urgent problem here as my laptop turned out to be completely useless while on a trip. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo U410. When I boot, there is no problem. The login screen ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 UEFI cannot install - Blank Screen (No Signal.)

As the title says, I go to boot into either the live session with Ubuntu 15.04 or the "Install Ubuntu" option and both give me no video at all. I've the onboard VGA and still nothing. The only thing I ...
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Installation of Ubuntu 15.04 on MacBookPro7,1 with proper NVIDIA drivers

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 15.04 on a MacBookPro7,1, and have a few questions. I successfully installed Ubuntu previously, but it failed to boot eventually; there was a purple screen with a black ...
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Brightness not working after installing NVIDIA driver

I recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Mac Book Pro 7,1. I installed the NVIDIA driver (285). The brightness keys are working (F1 and F2) and I get the box showing the brightness but it does nothing. ...
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Need Help Updating NVIDIA Drivers [duplicate]

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, and I'm trying to get it working on a computer of mine. It's an older PC that I've had windows 7 on. Currently, when I boot to the desktop, within a few moments, the screen ...
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How to solve “GPU Lockup - switching to software fbcon” on new install of 12.10-desktop-amd64

Error occurs during startup of Ubuntu Installation. Sometimes I'll get to the Welcome screen just like this, the screen will just glitch out, or will simply freeze during the loading icon. nvidia ...
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Upgrade from 14.04 to 14.04.2 broke nvida/x … howto fix that?

I followed the answer from here, using sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-utopic xserver-xorg-lts-utopic libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-utopic libegl1-mesa-drivers-lts-utopic early on ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 with kubuntu freeze on login screen

I have update to ubuntu 15.04 with kubuntu. But It freeze on login screen.I can not do anything even ctrl+alt+f2. Some time I can login using recovery mode but some time that also fails.It also ...
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Cannot access secondary GPU error in bumblebee

I am having trouble with bumblebee in 14.04. When I run optirun -vvv glxgears, this is what I get. [ 3328.473661] [DEBUG]Reading file: /etc/bumblebee/bumblebee.conf [ 3328.474046] [INFO]Configured ...
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Can't install nvidia drivers on a 2 card laptop for xubuntu 14.04

I just installed xubuntu 14.04 on an asus gl771j laptop. It comes with an integrated intel video card and another nvidia 860m video card. I open the additional drivers setting window and I get "no ...
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Skype 4.3.0.37 stopped working after installation of Nvidia 340.32 drivers

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 and tried skype, it worked. Now I decided to install the video driver from NVIDIA website, install went successful but now Skype is not starting anymore, no ...
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Ubuntu MATE brightness keys not working on MacBookPro7,1 with NVIDIA driver, even after fix

I tried the fix detailed in the first answer for this question: Brightness not working after installing NVIDIA driver The second answer caused a failed boot and I had to fix it via Recovery. The ...
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Ubuntu gets stuck at boot screen (freeze, not black) after attempting brightness fix for NVIDIA card

I tried editing /etc/X11/xorg.conf as detailed here: Brightness not working after installing NVIDIA driver My Ubuntu MATE installation on my MacBook Pro Mid-2010 13" now gets stuck at the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Thinkpad w520 Three monitors only after turn on and connect to dock

I have been trying to set up a three-monitor configuration on my laptop. I have a Thinkpad w520 with a Lenovo Thinkpad dock station also, Nvidia card with Optimus support and nvidia-331 drivers ...
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GTX970 349.16 Fan issue

My MSI GTX970 Gaming 4G's fans turn on and off constantly in Kubuntu 15.04 with 349.16 drivers. This doesn't happen in Windows 8.1 with 350.12 drivers.
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Low resolution after installing nvidia

I installed Ubuntu Mate 15.04. After installing Nvidia Graphics Card driver from Additional drivers the screen resolution went very low. I opened Nvidia-settings it seems fine there, it says ...
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Screen resolution too big (EDID is wrong)

This question might have been asked before but I have googled for days now, found nothing. So I decided to ask here. I got a TV with (what I believe) the resolution of 1366x768. On the TV it says "HD ...
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15.04 and Nvidia: login loop

Upgraded 14.10 to 15.04, desktop fails to load past login screen. I type in my password, hear a failure sound byte, back to login screen. Also can't boot off a 15.04 thumb drive created with another ...
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OpenCL on Ubuntu 14.04

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 with a nvidia GTX 760 and I want to start working with OpenCL and C++. I installed the CUDA Toolkit 7.0 for Ubuntu 64Bit version and the current nvidia driver, but the ...
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bumblebee on Ubuntu 15.04

I have a laptop with Ubuntu 15.04 on it and Nvidia video card GT840M. I've installed video driver in a way like this: sudo apt-get purge nvidia* sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates ...
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ChrUbuntu not booting after install [on hold]

I'm trying to install Linux_4_Tegra ChrUbuntu to use Cuda on an acer chromebook 13 using this script and these instructions However, when I reboot after running cgpt add -i 6 -P 5 -T 1 /dev/mmcblk0 ...
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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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Do I need Bumblebee on my laptop?

I'm kinda a new user of Ubuntu and I have a Laptop that I just dualbooted Ubuntu. I was wondering if I'd need to install any kind of software for my Nvidia graphics card. I read about this Bumblebee ...
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Problem booting after updating from Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04

I just updated my laptop from Ubuntu 14.10 to Ubuntu 15.04. Now on a restart it fails to make it to the login prompt. The system looks to be in a cycle of failure and I see the message repeatedly [ ...