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How do I install the Nvidia driver for a GeForce GT 630 [duplicate]

I recently installed 14.04. But now I need a new driver for my nVidia GeForce GT 630. The former driver was rejected as not compatible with the 64-bit. I found that other driver and when I wanted to ...
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5answers
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How to use NVIDIA GTX 970 GPU? [duplicate]

I have NVIDIA GTX 970 GPU, which is pretty new chip and it is not recognized by nouveau driver shipped with Ubuntu 14.10, hence I am stuck on 1024x768 resolution on Full HD monitor - not so good. ...
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3answers
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Getting screen resolution correct with nvidia drivers [duplicate]

I have a new install of ubuntu. Upon first installing the nvidia drivers are not active and I get the correct screen resolution. 1680x1050 Then I install the nvidia drivers and the best resolution I ...
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Which ATI/AMD, or Intel, or NVIDIA Graphics for Unity? [duplicate]

I really want to know which one of them better for running Unity 3D or GNOME 3 Shell. I'm specifically interested in this for desktop, not laptop, computers.
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ubuntu 18.04 how do I install drivers for my NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050? [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 After installation, I rebooted the computer, entered the grub menu, pressed e in ubuntu added the nomodeset option and Ubuntu presented the Gnome interface in a resolution of ...
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3answers
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Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't seem to see my gtx 1060 gpu [duplicate]

Hi :) I've recently bought a new PC with Palit GeForce GTX 1060 6GB Dual video card. Unfortunately, it seems like Ubuntu has some problems with it. When I type "sudo lshw -C display", I get this ...
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2answers
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How install Nvidia drivers in Ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

Today I performed fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04. After this I tried to install Nvidia graphics driver. I used 2 methods: How do I install additional drivers? http://falkvinge.net/2013/02/15/how-to-...
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2answers
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How to install a GTX 1060? [duplicate]

Got Ubuntu 16.04, bought a MSI GTX 1060 Gaming X, connected it to PCI, lights on, but actually I dont know how to install and use it. Last time I installed the Cuda package, I ended up in a login ...
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1answer
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How to install Nvidia Geforce GTX 960 Driver [duplicate]

Im new to Ubuntu, eveything is working great so far, except i can't seem to install the right driver for my Nvidia Geforce GTX 960 SSC. I'm trying to play steam games and can't get the right driver. ...
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3answers
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How to get nvidia driver installed on 13.10 [duplicate]

I found severel links , butnothing works. I tried system configuration to install over frontend I always end up in a black screen NOTHING Works Please give advise Peter Schlaeger
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2answers
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Nvidia driver install [duplicate]

I tried blacklisting and everything I could find on the internet used with root and Alt+Ctrl+F1 with no solution : nvidia-installer log file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log' creation time: Mon Jun 17 ...
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What's the proper way to install NVidia drivers now? [duplicate]

BACKGROUND: Once upon a time, when I installed Ubuntu 10.x on an older machine, and kept upgrading it until 13.04 or 13.10, there was an easy-to-find option in Settings that allowed to install NVidia'...
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1answer
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driver for graphic card NVIDIA GeForce GT 820M? [duplicate]

I recently purchased dell laptop with the graphic card specification as provided above but could not get the required driver ? Please help anyone from Ubuntu community and please leave link if any for ...
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1answer
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Does your nVidia GTX 660 work with the Ubuntu-provided nVidia drivers? [duplicate]

(Reference needed) I'm planning on buying a GTX 660, but I had bad experiences with the 560 SE. So, if you have a 660 and it works well/bad with the ubuntu-provided nVidia driver, please just give a ...
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1answer
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NVIDIA GeForce Gt 630M for Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I dualboot Ubuntu 14.04 with windows 8.1 pro. In Ubuntu, Software & updates > Additional Drivers i don't know what one should i choose and now i'm using x.Org X server - Nouveau display driver ...
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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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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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2answers
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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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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 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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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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1answer
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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 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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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1answer
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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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how to install nvidia GEFORCE 720M driver on ubuntu 12.04 32-bit? [duplicate]

I have an Asus laptop I try to install Nvidia drivers but I failed. $ sudo service lightdm stop $ sudo init 3 $ chmod +x NVIDIA-Linux-x86-340.65.run $ sudo ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86-340.65.run
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Problem with NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 4000 [duplicate]

Hi! Is this card working with Ubuntu. Is there any driver? When I installed Ubuntu 12.04 there was a black screen. Thx, Akitoru
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How to install drivers for GeForce FX 5500 in Ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

I can't manage to install drivers for my video card. Similar questions didn't help me, because they were outdated. What I tried were to following: Tried sudo apt-get install nvidia-173, dependency ...
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How do I install drivers for a NVIDIA 720M on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Today I installed Ubuntu for the very first time. I am having trouble installing any drivers for my GT 720M card. I've tried to follow the guides for general NVIDIA driver installation but haven't ...
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Black screen on login and then flickering of GUI elements on Nvidia 9500GS [duplicate]

Last week i tried to install Ubuntu 11.04 and i have a problem i cannot solve. Mit Grafics Card is an Nvidia 9500GS which worked well with Ubuntu, Compiz and stuff before. The Problem: i installed ...
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Xlib: extension “GLX” missing on display “:0.0”. Error: couldn't find RGB GLX visual or fbconfig [duplicate]

I'm really confused and lost. I'm a completely new Ubuntu 12.04 LTS user and I'm trying to run a game on WIne and OpenGL. I was instructed to use the glxinfo command on my terminal to see if I had ...
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1answer
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nvidia-xconfig not found [duplicate]

I have a computer that after installing Ubuntu 12.10, updating it and then trying to install any of the available versions of the Nvidia drivers will not install the nvidia-xconfig file (Which comes ...
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2answers
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How to install NVIDIA drivers? [duplicate]

Rather than spend hours trying to figure out if the source that I googled will work right or not, can someone tell me how I install drivers for my GTX 780? I tried following this one http://...
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1answer
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Flickering with experimental driver on a Geforce 8200M [duplicate]

I've just installed Natty in a laptop with a non-working back-light, so I have to use an external monitor in order to see anything. The problem is that the two nVidia proprietary drivers available won'...
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How do I install NVIDIA GPU drivers properly? [duplicate]

Having found a lot of different questions on Ask Ubuntu regarding NVIDIA graphics drivers installation generating various issues and problems on Ubuntu systems - I do want to know: What do Ubuntu ...
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2answers
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Intel HD Graphics 530 in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 18.04 64-bit installed on my Lenovo Ideapad 700-15 isk. Which has integrated video card Intel HD Graphics and NVIDIA Geforce 950M. So, I can say that now it doesn't feel so good as I ...
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Ubuntu - system working a slow and low fps on animations. Why? [duplicate]

I have 3 gigabytes of RAM and intel core 2 duo 2.5 GHz of CPU. I just deleted my windows 8.1 operating system and installed Ubuntu. The problem is, I have fps drops on animations and it is sometimes ...
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Nvidia Drivers Installation [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my new PC, but I'm having trouble figuring out how to install the nvidia drivers i need for my graphics card. I've tried going to searching for my driver in the additional ...
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1answer
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installing nvidia drivers on ubuntu [duplicate]

Have a Asus laptop GL552/ ubuntu 18.04 and a 950gtx. How do i install nvidia driver to recovry my graphic card ? I had already downloaded a file "NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-390.48.run".
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Nvidia Nightmare [duplicate]

I have an old AMD64 box that was working quite nicely on in 12.04 LTS with onboard Nvidia GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 chip but ONLY running Nvidia 302.7 which I learned the HARD way after trying just ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu on Alienware m14x [duplicate]

i had used linux once when i was 8 back in 2001 and i used to love it as i played the games that came with the OS, then i left linux until recently since i have been hearing about all this new linux ...
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1answer
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(noob) driver for GTX 970 install issues [duplicate]

Sorry, it's my first time on a Linux system and I'm totally lost. I want to install the NVidia driver because I'm stuck with a 1024 x 768 resolution and I think my GPU doesn't work properly with the ...
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2answers
602 views

Need Help Updating NVIDIA Drivers [duplicate]

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, and I'm trying to get it working on a computer of mine. It's an older PC that I've had windows 7 on. Currently, when I boot to the desktop, within a few moments, the screen ...
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How to update the graphics driver in Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I have an Nvidia G84 [GeForce 8600 GT] graphics processor. Does anyone know how to update the graphics driver in Ubuntu 14.04?
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Ubuntu 16.04 Nvidia GTX 1080 [duplicate]

I can't get my nVidia driver to work. Here is some info: Ubuntu 16.04 kernel 4.13.0-43-generic Nvidia GTX 1080 gcc-5 What did i tried: sudo apt-get update sudo ubuntu-drivers autoinstall ...

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