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Has anyone successfully installed CUDA 7.5 on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS x86_64?

My workstation has two GPUs (Quadro K5200 and Quadro K2200) with the latest NVIDIA Driver installed (Version: 352.41). After downloaded the file cuda-repo-ubuntu1404-7-5-local_7.5-18_amd64.deb from ...
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Getting hybrid graphics to work nvidia-prime GT650M

I recently made the switch to Ubuntu. Everything on my laptop works fine except my hybrid graphics card. It is Intel graphics combined with Nvidia GeForce GT650M. I tried Bumblebee, but primusrun ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 flashes log-in screen then black

A few weeks ago, I built a desktop and installed Ubuntu 15.04 and have been battling with it ever since. There seems to be an issue with the compatibility of the NVIDIA drivers and Ubuntu. (After ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Nvidia GeForce (840M) compatability on 64-bit laptop

My laptop diagnostic shows several pre-fails and has other issues so I am urgently shopping for a new laptop, my second using Ubuntu. I need a laptop with good graphics capabilities and have come ...
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choose which GPU to use for each application

I am Ubuntu 14.04 and have NVIDIA graphics card 820m running with driver v331. On windows we can select which GPU to use to run a application. How can we do it on Ubuntu? UPDATE: my question was ...
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How to install nvidia-smi?

How can I install nvidia-smi? I installed CUDA and nvidia-352 driver but unfortunately nvidia-smi is not installed. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-smi E: Unable to locate package ...
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How to purge and reinstall bumblebee completely?

I have had bumblebee working since 13.04. It took me some messing around though and now on 14.04 it is not working anymore. How can I purge it completely and reinstall it?
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Empty nvidia-settings after install v. 331.67 driver on Ubuntu 14.04?

I've followed this tutorial (with the following adjustments below) to install v. 331.67 nVidia driver. But get nvidia-settings (NVIDIA X Server Settings) empty... Then, before restart the PC, I make ...
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Excessive Power Consumption by ethernet socket

Recently I have been having problems with power consumption in Ubuntu, I am not exactly sure when this started but roughly about two weeks ago. Idle my laptop used about 9-10W of power, or at least it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia Optimus Bumblebee error

I know that in Ubuntu 14.04 there exists nvidia-prime for Nvidia Optimus, but I don't like it and neither am I able to get it work. After upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 everything crashed, and I made a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes!

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit on my PC. After I've installed nVidia drivers (recommended) to solve the problem of the cursor that vanishes, Ubuntu freezes randomly when I'm working, I mean that ...
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Nvidia Optimus support (ThinkPad E470)

I would like to run Ubuntu on my new Thinkpad E470. Is Nvidia Optimus supported? It used to be that you would have to run the proprietary drivers with the dGPU enabled always instead of using the iGPU....
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What does "tested driver" mean?

I've got a new Notebook but cannot use the graphics-card in its full glory because the X.Org driver is not the best one. I can choose another driver for my graphics card (nVidia GeForce 960M). But on ...
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Ubuntu cannot see Nvidia 730m

I have Bought a new Asus ux302LG and trying hard to install linux on it. The laptop has 3 screen options in hardware (HDMI,MiniDisplayPort, and build in laptop screen) The to external ports works, but ...
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NVIDIA GTX 660M on 14.04 64-bit

I have checked the other questions on here (e.g. Nvidia driver for GeForce GTX 660), yet nothing has provided any help. Generally, what happens is that I get nvidia-current downloaded and installed, ...
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