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It sounds like a bug described at https://bugs.launchpad.net/nvidia/+bug/1401434 A workaround may be to downgrade the nvidia driver 331.113 to 331.38. This helped me: How to downgrade packages on Ubuntu?


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Laptops often overheat when their graphics cards are used near capacity. This is why gamers typically use cooling pads with them, and also why I recommend everyone use cooling pads all the time. I will now give you not one but two solutions. Buy a LARGE cooling pad wih one or two large diameter fans. they can actually cost less than units with smaller ...


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According to the installer's built-in help text, you should be able to do that by adding the command-line option -silent: $ ./cuda_6.5.14_linux_64.run --help Options: -help : Print help message -driver : Install NVIDIA Display Driver -uninstall : Uninstall NVIDIA Display Driver -toolkit ...


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Kinda stupid that I can't just comment, but whatever. It might be an overscan problem. There should be a 'just scan' option on your TV. If not, it might be an overscanning problem with Ubuntu, which can be set in xorg config settings. Does your mouse 'hit' the top of the screen? Or does it go past the top?


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Search additional drivers in the unity search box, click to open it. You can enable the proprietary driver there.


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I got OpenCL working with nvidia 331.113 update. You have to install nvidia-modprobe and reboot: $ sudo apt-get install nivida-modprobe


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The xorg-edgers are known for potentially breaking systems. You will need to boot into one of the recover modes (the one with networking available) and remove that package: sudo apt-get install ppa-purge sudo ppa-purge xorg-edgers sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade To get into the recovery mode, hold the left shift key down at boot time so that you ...


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TL;DR: sudo apt-get remove --purge nvidia* sudo reboot Then enable Unity Plugin in CompizConfig Settings Manager (must be installed of course). ======== Managed to bring back desktop. Followed tips from here (for nvidia users) with little modification: http://itsfoss.com/fix-unity-freezes-after-login-ubuntu-14-04/ sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...



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