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

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Is it seriously not possible to use both SLI and two monitors at the same time on Ubuntu with Nvidia?

Now that Ubuntu is slowly becoming a viable gaming platform. Now that Valve gave Nvidia and AMD enough of a push to actually improve their proprietary drivers ... ... I'm completely and utterly ...
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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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Garbage in primus with nvidia bumblebee on Trusty

The following appears when running optirun glxgears with primus and nvidia-331-updates configured in bumblebee.conf: This is on 14.04 Trusty Tahr, upgraded from 13.10. The application seems to run ...
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Bumblebee with 2 dedicated video cards?

So I have a lenovo 510p laptop, with integrated Intel HD 4600 graphics, plus 2 GeForce GT 755M-s, one of which is in the ultrabay and thus is removable. I'm running Lubuntu 13.10. I use the ...
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KDE Sometimes Glitches On Wakeup

Well, a picture is work 1k words: Looks bad, huh? I am using the 304 drivers on a Dell Latitude e6400. Everything else is up-to-date. UPDATE: This only happens when I KWIN.
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GRUB doesn't render correctly in 1920x1080

I have put those lines into /etc/default/grub: GRUB_GFXMODE=1920x1080x32 GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=1920x1080x32 (of course, update-grub was done after that) However, GRUB doesn't look right - it has ...
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Haswell Integrated/NVIDIA Graphics Issue

I recently purchased a Lenovo Y510p laptop. The laptop has an NVIDIA GeForce GT750M graphics card. Supposedly the laptop doesn't have integrated graphics but after installing Ubuntu 13.04 and ...
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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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GeForce 9300M GS hdmi audio not working

my laptop seems to no longer support audio over hdmi after upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04. lspci output: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Memory Controller Hub (rev 07) ...
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No audio through HDMI - nvidia gfx

I have read a lot of posts about this, mainly it is people with ATI cards or people that havnt got the option to choose HDMI audio. But it just ain't my problem, afaik. I have installed my Graphics ...
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black tty screens

I get black tty screens when I hit Ctrl-Alt-F1. I already read all other similar questions but I can't seem to find a suitable solution. Here is my setup. I have a fairly new laptop (Jan 2013, Asus ...
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Xorg can't find screens

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop. It installed successfully, but whenever I boot into it, after the GRUB screen I get a text TTY. I can log in with that and enter command-line commands. ...
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Blank Cursor after Installing Ubuntu 12.10 on laptop with Nvidia GeForce Graphics Card

Installed Ubuntu off a USB and system loaded and correctly installed the first time. Used the desktop GUI and loaded Firefox but when clicked back to 'return to desktop' or the like, the monitor ...
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Ubuntu Nvidia Driver 310.14Beta Stretch OpenGL Feature

I have a HP Mini 311 running an outdated version of the Nvidia drivers (The recomended from the additional drivers option), alongside my Ubuntu 12.04. Now the problem I am running into is the feature ...
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Four monitor setup with two Nvidia graphics cards

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and I have two nVidia quadro 2000 video cards, each with two monitors plugged in (all 4 monitors are identical). Now I have the latest nVidia drivers, and I'm trying to use ...
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Wine claims Nvidia OpenGL Drivers not installed correctly?

It seems like wine doesn't see the Nvidia propretary drivers properly. When I try to launch wine ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/system32/dxdiag.exe, Dxdiag crashes immediately. It says it has problems with ...
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Ubuntu Gnome / Nvidia - Triple Monitor possible?

Ubuntu Gnome / i5 3570k Desktop / Nvidia GTX 260 & GTX 210. 260 drives two 21.5" monitors at 1920x1080, 210 drives an old 17" monitor at 1024x768. Using default graphics it works fine without ...
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I can't run steam and I think my nvidia driver is the problem

I have read many, many posts and guides about how to do this, and I am just getting frustrated. I've reinstalled the xubuntu 12.04 half a dozen times. What I would like to do is play games with steam. ...
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External display is being overlapped by laptop display. Blue edges

I seem to be having difficulty setting Ubuntu up to run on an external monitor for use as a HTPC/XBMC box. No matter what settings I apply I am unable to have the laptop display remain in a position ...
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Optirun problem

I cannot run 'glxspheres'. Here is the result for optirun glxspheres: [ 54.811157] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] (EE) Problem parsing the config file [ 54.811195] ...
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Laptop shuts down immediately upon starting game from Steam

I have just reformatted Ubuntu, and have updated the drivers. Games from Steam crash and the computer shuts down immediately upon loading or starting the game. This happens both on Windows 7 and ...
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diablo 3 won't start after add optirun prefix

I've been trying to run the Diablo3 in the ubuntu 13.10 for a while now, sadly without a success... My problem is, that i can't run it with optirun. If I just type wine ...
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Unity won't boot

My Ubuntu is not starting correctly. I see the BIOS splash screen followed by a purple background, then some lines of text on a black background: [ 1.071536] ata6.00: failed to enable AA ...
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Problems after nvidia updates were installed

Hello everyone , I am very new with Ubuntu I installed yesterday about 5 nVidia drivers and after that the pc restarted and all I could see was a black screen with an underline on the top.All I want ...
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Title bar graphic mangled on nvidia hybrid graphic system

I'm using ubuntu 13.10 and I'm currently having problems with the title bar on every window I open it looks really bad, here's a pic. Thanks in advance . The ubuntu version is 13.10 64-bit, the ...
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WLAN & Video Card Problem: MacBook Pro 7,1 Mid-2010

I would like to request your kind assistance in troubleshooting I have with my MBP running on Snow Leopard (10.6) but recently installed an Ubuntu 12.10 alongside the system. Basically everything ...
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Intel and Nvidia. How run both on desktop. Not bumblebe!

I have my desktop with two video adapters (Intel and Nvidia 210) I want use them both the same time. Is this possible? They are actually works on the same time but Nvidia works with artefacts ...
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Trouble with `nvidia-prime` on ASUS N550JV

I have recently upgraded my ASUS N550JV notebook from raring to saucy and in the beginning, simply installing nvidia-319 together with nvidia-prime worked fanstastically (as described here). Shortly ...
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Failed to install nvidia driver on ubuntu 13.10

I've run an update and upgrade after I rebooted. When I did that I realised that the nvidia driver isn't there anymore. I've tried everything I know from : sudo apt-get --reinstall ...
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Ubuntu 13.10: Bad application startup drawing (e.g., chromium)

I have always noticed a small graphical performance issue in my ten years experience with GNU/Linux. The problem is related to how applications are drawn when started. Typically, on my machine, when ...
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How to install the correct Nvidia driver GT218 ION?

This is my first post so I hope I'm doing everything right. I've been trying to fix this for a few days now with no joy. I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Revo 3700. Everything works with the Nouveau ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 upgrade low graphics failure

Running 13.10 on older HP Pavilion with Nvidia G86M [GeForce 8600 GS] chip. I was using Nvidia driver before update. After update, no GUI possible. Even low graphics mode is in loop of trying to ...
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Sound Driver is messed up, and mic doesn't work correctly under ubuntu 12

Quick Ubuntu12 sound pops on boot and shutdown, and MIC picks up non-existant static. Edit: please note, Audio out is fine. Issue On shutdown and boot I often hear a loud blast from the speakers ...
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high vram memory unity/compiz with nvidia

I run my desktop at the high resolution of 1920x1200 and am finding the vram usage is very high; nearly all my graphics memory (~200-220mb used). I'm checking my vram usage with the nvidia xserver ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 slow boot Nvidia Graphics card

My boot time takes almost 2 mins and I have tested it with bootcharts and it is shown below. I do not know what is wrong and it started appearing only when I installed the drivers for my Nvidia ...
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Use Intel HD graphics for X server and left nvidia for GPU computation

I have a computer running an intel CPU (with hd graphics) and a nvidia geforce display card. Since I just need the GPU for CUDA/OpenCL computation, I want to config the computer to use intel hd ...
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disable intel gpu in ubuntu 12.04

I am wondering if there is anything to disable the intel gpu on ubuntu 12.04. I want to be able to setup dual monitor using nvidia-settings. It seems the intel gpu is used for display as suggested by ...
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Garbled screen after return from suspend 13.10

Configuration: Asus motherboard m2n68 w/onboard Nvidia Geoforce 7025 and nforce630a chipset. I've tried the Nouveau driver, and Nvidia 304,173. Everything works great with Nvidia except return from ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 not detecting Nvidia GPU

I installed 13.10 just yesterday and it didn't detect my Nvidia 420m GPU. i am using a dell xps laptop with optimus. I checked in software update app-->Additional Driviers but the drivers option ...
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Nvidia driver - After install - No unity or black screen with cursor

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 x64, I've tried many distros based on Ubuntu/Debian as well. For example: Mint 13,14,15 KDE & Cinnamon, Kubuntu, Xubuntu etc. My graphic cards: - Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000 ...
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Is it possible to install Nvidia + Ati (amd) graphics drivers on same pendrive system?

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a pendrive. Now I want to install graphics drivers. The problem is I'm launching this system on a few PCs. One is a laptop with Radeon, and others PCs got Nvidia cards. Is ...
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Mixing AMD and Nvidia graphics cards in Ubuntu

This question has been asked before, albeit within the context of a Windows 7 environment. Is it possible to run AMD and Nvidia graphics cards concurrently in a linux (Ubuntu 12.10) environment? If ...
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ubuntu server 13.04 - black screen after grub update - mbp 2006

BACKGROUND Hard drive died on 2006 Macbook Pro with nVidia graphics card. Replaced HD with 320 GB Western Digital. Created, booted and installed Ubuntu 13.04 from USB. No problems with the install. ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 put resolution at 1024x768

After the installation of Ubuntu 13.04, I have the resolution at 1024x768 instead of 1280x800, and even after switching all the possible drivers in Settings, the situation doesn't change. Plus, this ...
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How to get HDMI audio to TV working on 12.04

I am still struggling to even see an HDMI connector for audio on Ubuntu 12.04. Video through the HDMI works fine, using the nvidia-experimental-310 driver(s). I lean towards thinking that some basic ...
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Improving Steam performance on Ubuntu 13.04 with Nvidia

Hello I have a question regarding tweaking Unity performance so that you can actually game using steam with smooth frame rates. I have a Dell Precision M6300 mobile workstation with a Quadro FX1600M ...
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Can I make a game use FXAA using NVidia application profiles?

I would like to be able to run Team Fortress 2 with FXAA enabled, but the only way I know how is to turn on in NVidia settings "enhance application settings" which effects all games and apps using ...
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How to boot Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS with UEFI, Nvidia graphics and dm_crypt encrypted LVM

I've just gotten 3 new systems, with Nvidia GTX 660 graphics, Z77 chipset and AMI UEFI BIOS. I've installed Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS from the Alternate Installer in order to install onto an encrypted LVM ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 upgrade : problems with NVIDIA graphic drivers

I have a made a clean upgrade from 11.04 to 13.04 in my Acer Desktop with graphic nVidia GeForce 7100 / nForce 630i/integrated/SSE2. With 11.04 I had no problems. Now if I use Nouveau graphic drivers ...
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Mouse trails on monitor connected to nVidia videocard in multi monitor setup on Ubuntu 13.04

I have a problem on my PC w/ Ubuntu 13.04 (fresh virgin installation as of yesterday) My Hardware spesifications: Asus P8Z77-M Pro mainboard Asus GeForce GT210 PCIe videocard 2x Philips 24" ...