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How can I install the driver for Nvidia GeForce 8600 GT on Ubuntu 14.04?

I am new to the community so please forgive me if I don't provide the necessary details... So, I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 in a dual boot, and I'm having issues with my video card in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 very slow even with video card

I installed ubuntu 14.04 on my computer that already had windows installed system. The graphical windows is very peforming due to the video card that I have installed. But the ubuntu was not so well. ...
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I just installed a 14.04 32 bit update, and now I get no Video using N-Vidia drivers

I just performed a suggested update by the Update Manager on Ubuntu 14.04, and now I get no video when I reboot. I get the splash screen, then it goes black. Can I somehow switch back to default ...
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laggy video and games in 14.04.1

I just installed a fresh install of 14.04.1 tonight after being away from Ubuntu for a while due to failed updates making it unusable. I have it working but then tried to watch a video on YouTube. The ...
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screen noise playing videos on 14.04 using nvidia GeForce Gt610 with nvidia driver 340

The noise looks like little horizontal white streaks/broken lines that come and go very briefly, remeniscient of a noisey video cable. When I used the nouveau driver, it doesn't happen at all. I tried ...
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Chromium glitches when resizing browser window

I have some strange glitches when my browser window is resized. Firefox, and other programs are working fine, only chromium is having issues. I tried to turn on/off gpu acceleration but same problems ...
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891 views

Weird partial screen flickering after upgrade to 14.04

I have been bothered by this issue for few weeks already. The problem started when I upgraded to 14.04. Parts of my screen are sometimes flickering like shown on 2 videos that links I attach below: ...
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124 views

Nvidia Video Screen Tearing (proprietary driver)

I am getting near-constant screen tearing when watching videos on my Ideapad Y400, with Nvidia GT 650M graphics (not the SLI model). I am using the proprietary 337 drivers from xorg-edgers, but the ...
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471 views

problems with video playback speed and sound in 14.04?

my machine is having problems with video playback with both SmPlayer and the built in player. the videos are sped up and sound is chopped. i didn't change any settings or mess with them in any way ...
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102 views

Ubuntu is not working properly with videos and DVDs

NOTE: Please lock this topic, a friend of mine found out I was installing the wrong Drivers, which is probably the reason why this didn't work in the first place. (before anyone says it, yes, I am an ...
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video driver related problems 13.10?

I have installed 13.10 64bits version on an I7 laptop with a 610m radeon graphic card. I have also installed flash player I have a few problems. youtube plays only with huge black areas above and ...
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1answer
25 views

Choppy Recording of Desktop Effects

I'm attempting to record a demo of the KDE desktop effects on my computer. All seems to be working well, except for when rotate the cube, at which point it gets choppy. See this video for an ...
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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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116 views

Ubuntu 13.10 and Lenovo video card

i have a old Lenovo Y510. i was running Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 it ran very well in either windows or Ubuntu 12.04 but i never could find the drivers for the video card more specifically the ...
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135 views

Nvidia drivers cause blank screen

I installed Ubuntu a few days ago, and decided to install Steam. After installing Steam, I downloaded Metro: Last Light. Using the open-source driver, I got a black flash, and the game would close, so ...
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101 views

Slight Choppiness in video playback Ubuntu 13.10

I've read a lot of these and I've tried updating to the latest nVidia drivers (nvidia 331, I have a GTX 460), got VLC, made sure hardware decoding is enabled, but nothing seems to fix it. The most ...
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265 views

Video tearing with nVidia GT630

I have a problem with video tearing on my media computer. I have just bought a new Philips TV 40" 7007 and a video card to go in the media PC (nVidia GT630). When I connect them up with either an ...
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1answer
324 views

Start Wine program using nVidia video card

I recent have installed Adobe Photoshop CS6 using Wine. If I run in terminal optirun wine "C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS6\Photoshop.exe" I get the next errors : vas@LenovoZ580:~$ ...
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397 views

New to Ubuntu 13.10

I'm new to Ubuntu and Ubuntu 13.10. This is my first time using Linux distro. I'm having problems with my graphic cards. It seems that my NVIDIA GeForce GT540M card isn't detected by Ubuntu. I've ...
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87 views

Ubuntu 12.04 movies stuck in various formats (wmv, mp4 etc.)

In many movies I have a problem with running smoothly. I mean they are run but "frame by frame" and this prevents watching. This appears in various formats, for example I have a few movies in mp4 ...
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1answer
101 views

13.04 GPU not playing nice with youtube

I am having issueswith watching YouTube videos on my laptop. My specs are: core 2 duo 2.3GHz Nvidia 240M (old card) 4GB of Ram The problem is that the video looks weird. There is some weird tearing ...
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1answer
172 views

video dead after upgrading nvidia drivers 12.04

I dual boot windows and ubuntu. I had a nice setup which I've been using for a couple weeks now. I decided to put Steam on the Ubuntu side and it said, hey, you can get newer video drivers. I was on ...
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1answer
9k views

How to change proprietary video driver using the command line?

My laptop computer has a Nvidia video card and runs Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit. During an upgrade yesterday it seemed as a new Nvidia driver version 304 (if I remember correct) was installed. After ...
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Drivers for NVidia GTX 780M? [duplicate]

My lab just bought a CyberpowerFang laptop with the new GTX 780M video card and I can't find a driver for it. The driver for the GTX 780 (desktop version) predictable doesn't work. Does anyone know ...
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1answer
530 views

Skype 4.2.0.11 Crashes on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit During Video Call After Receiving IM

Having an issue with Skype crashing while in a video call when anyone sends me an IM. I can have a Skype video call without any problems for any duration just as long as I don't receive any IM's ...
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1answer
3k views

Video tearing on flash fullscreen

I had some trouble with video tearing (using Nvidia GeForce 560Ti, with 310.44 nvidia driver), but could solve it by setting refresh rate from 50 to 120 in compiz settings manager -> composite. ...
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1answer
174 views

Video glitch NVIDIA (card: unknown)

I have an ASUS desktop PC which is giving me an annoying video glitch If I check card model with lspci I get: VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation Device 0de5 (rev a1) Apparently my ...
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2k views

Choppy Video Playback in 13.04

I've had a tremendous amount of trouble with my Nvidia drivers and have finally settled on a version that seems to be working acceptably. Kind of. When I view a video of any kind, irrelevant of ...
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1answer
342 views

Desktop PC, Two video cards, two monitors, still having problems

First of all, please keep in mind, that I'm a Linux user for a hour or two. This is my first day of migration from Windows. SO HELLO! :) So, here's my issue. I have two graphics cards on my desktop ...
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1answer
154 views

Replacing the video driver when the current driver does not work at all

I put Ubuntu 12.10 on an Inspiron 5150 with the NVidia GeForce FX5200. It was fully operational with Windows XP Home when I started. It now boots to a black screen with a mouse cursor. I formatted ...
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273 views

Google Chrome black screen tearing

When I open OMGUbuntu site(or some other page), I get screen tearing http://ubuntuone.com/53v8xOJexIu1eDqS87RvZ8 Also sometimes videos doesn't work. Sometimes I can watch just fullscreen, sometimes ...
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164 views

12.10; NVidia 285; Gnome 3; Renderer shows Gallium

I know there have been a number of posts/articles about getting NVIDIA to work under Ubuntu. Yet after extensive searching I haven't found one that has gotten me where I need to be. Here is my ...
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1answer
467 views

What does “Seperate X Screen” mean on my nvidia settings?

I have 2 video cards and 3 monitors. Earlier today, I connected my 3rd monitor. Nothing displayed on it and my other 2 screens worked GREAT. While tweaking, I modified my GeForce 8400GS so the ...
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0answers
70 views

geforce vs. radeon: which to choose for new ubuntu box? [duplicate]

I'm planning on buying a new Video Card for my Ubuntu box. My current GeForce 8600 GT gave me some problems with Unity, so I want to ask, which is better, when considering stability and performance: ...
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2answers
532 views

Xubuntu 1080p HD video play and CPU usage

I am looking for a light version of Linux. I tried out Unity desktop but it is a bit too much for my laptop so I switched to Mint Cinnamon. It is less heavy but I could not install my graphics card ...
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0answers
310 views

Video hangs with nvidia 9600 GT

System seems to "hang in the foreground" but continues processing in the background. This appears to happen primarily during operations that rely on 3D acceleration. My system is as follows: ...
2
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1answer
534 views

twitch.tv video full screen opens on different monitor?

I have a Nvidia eVGA GeForce GTX 680 and I am running three monitors off of it. Whenever I watch the live streams on twitch.tv and I want to watch in full screen via the little button on the bottom of ...
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1answer
4k views

video/audio output via HDMI Ubuntu 12.04

I've been out of the Ubuntu loop for quite a while now and have a completely new laptop now. Just installed Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit and would like to output my video and my audio via HDMI to my ...
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1answer
875 views

How to i install my video driver for nvidia geforce 610M on ubuntu 12.04

I've just installed ubuntu on my laptop and noticed that my nvidia driver wasnt installed. So I installed nvidia-current with the terminal command sudo apt-get install nvidia-current but now my ...
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2answers
227 views

Use Noveau NVIDIA driver instead of proprietary driver

I would like to try the Noveau driver instead of the proprietary NVIDIA driver. No problem with the proprietary one, but I would like to see a proper Linux Kubuntu splash screen, which requires kernel ...
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5k views

Tweaking smplayer for quality over performance

Hi I don't know a lot about video players or codecs and that sort of thing, and I am trying to squeeze the best possible quality picture out of Mplayer (I am using the SMplayer front end). My ...
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1answer
606 views

Why are colors messed up on video playback (Nvidia bug)? [closed]

It's been since Ubuntu 11.04 that a regression appeared which causess all video playback (which uses hardware acceleration) to have all the colors messed up, at least on NVidia graphics cards. The ...
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1answer
703 views

Why is my streaming video so choppy?

I am new to Ubuntu and have installed the most recent copy of Ubuntu 64bit. I also have a relatively new NVidia video card, GeForce 210 1GB DDR3. I have downloaded the drivers for linux from NVidias ...
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0answers
297 views

Youtube runs very slowly on all web browsers Ubuntu 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are Flash applications so sluggish? I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS last week, and it has been running fine. However, whenever I try to view a video on YouTube, there ...
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1answer
842 views

Fix for poor HD playback using ATI or NVidia graphics

Hi all I was wondering if any one had a fix for the poor HD playback of ubuntu I see many questions on here and google but no one seems to know.
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1answer
5k views

what are the Nvidia video card compatible with ubuntu 12.04 64bit

what are the Nvidia video card compatible with ubuntu 12.04 64bit? Could you provide the list of compatible Nvidia video cards with ubuntu 12.04 64bit
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1answer
156 views

Sluggish HD movies on Lenova Y550 with Geforce 240M

I have a Lenova Y550 Laptop with dual boot 12.04 LTS and Windows 7. My graphics card is Nvidia Geforce 240M. In windows HD movies (2 GB to 4 GB) are playing so smooth and I didn't find any ...
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1answer
5k views

Ubuntu 12.04 dual displays not working

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04. I am having trouble setting up my nVidia settings. I have a monitor connected to the DVI port and a Sony TV connected to the HDMI. I am trying to set up the displays ...
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0answers
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how do I get dual monitors to work properly in Ubuntu 11.10 on a Dell Latitude D630? [closed]

I have spent a lot of time trying to get dual monitors to work on Ubuntu 11.10 on my Dell Latitude D630 (nVidia NVS 135m video card). For starters, the System Displays settings app always only ...
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1answer
618 views

Why I can't see the screen borders?

I have install Ubuntu 11.10 on my PC and all goes right except the screen. I can't see the borders of the screen, especially up and down. I have an Nvidia Geforce GT220 connected to a Samsung TV ...