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How to restart X server? [duplicate]

First of all I should say that I have very limited computer knowledge so go easy on me. I have Ubuntu 15.10 installed on my laptop and I was trying to to install the driver for the Nvidia video card ...
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How do I install Geforce GTX 660 in 13.10 [duplicate]

Just bought a Geforce GTX 660 and replaced my Radeon HD 5870 (it finally died after 3 years). I'm having terrible problems getting the video card to work. As I only had command line options so far I'...
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Installation of the Catalyst drivers in a ATI / Intel hybrid laptop [duplicate]

I have installed the Catalyst drivers in my Ubuntu 11.10 64bit but they don't seem to be working. lspci -nn | grep VGA returns: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Core ...
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How to get Nvidia graphics working on Sony Z laptop? [duplicate]

I have an older Sony VAIO Z 590 laptop with switchable graphics between Intel and Nvidia GeForce 9300M. It is NOT Optimus. I did a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04. Everything works, but it's using Unity ...
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Nvidia GT 640 Issues [duplicate]

I've recently installed Ubuntu, and my mouse is extremely laggy. I have attempted using multiple mice, some wired, others wireless, but to no avail. Turning off 3D Ubuntu on the log on screen doesn't ...
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How do I shut down X in order to install nvidia drivers/looking to install gl.h, glut.h (opengl files) [duplicate]

It's astonishingly hard to find out how to install opengl headers on ubuntu. I've seen pointers to the opengl registry: http://www.opengl.org/registry/ but the files do not appear to be there. I've ...
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What nvidia driver do i need for Gefroce 920M and how can i install it? [duplicate]

I have installed ubuntu on my windows machine and now i want to install driver for it but i confused which nvidia driver to install. I have Nvidia GeForce 920M 4GB graphics card. Please help.
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How do I install proprietary AMD drivers for a Radeon HD 6870M / Integrated Intel hybrid graphics? [duplicate]

Might already have been answered, but every single tries did not work, so I'm asking this here. So yeah, I can't manage to install the AMD proprietary drivers (neither can I for open-source ones), I'...
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Can not install Nvidia driver [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop. I have three monitors, and after installing, ubuntu only detected one at 1080p. I downloaded the driver from the nvidia website, but when I stop ...
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Graphics issues: black screen [duplicate]

I cannot enable desktop effects from system>preferences>appearance. There also seems to be a big problem with my graphics in general, because many times I get a blank screen on booting. I have to ...
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nvidia-smi problem [duplicate]

When I run sudo apt-get install nvidia-smi I get The nvidia-smi package is a virtual package provided by: nvidia-387 387.34-0ubuntu0~gpu16.04.2 nvidia-384 384.98-0ubuntu0~gpu16.04.1 You need ...
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Ubuntu Nvidia drivers vs Nvidia drivers from the website [duplicate]

What is the difference? I can see that the 'Additional drivers' section installed drivers that are older than the latest ones available on the website. Are there any drawback to installing Nvidia ...
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AMD/ATi driver boots with no Unity/GUI display 12.10 [duplicate]

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.10 64" ready to play some steam games. The install went fine I did all the updates etc, however I need to install the proprietary AMD drivers (ATi HD5750) for any decent ...
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Ubuntu Crashes After Updating Nvidia Card [duplicate]

I installed the Nvidia GT 520M using the following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install nvidia-current and then I restarted my computer and it logs in fine, ...
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Nvidia drivers for GTX 970 [duplicate]

I am long time (actually very long time) ATI video card user, and I've worked my way through all sort of issue with the drivers on Linux. So, now that I am an ATI expert, let's get down to business ...

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