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Ubuntu 16.04 and NVIDIA 960m graphics? [duplicate]

There are several questions floating around about getting Ubuntu LTS working with Nvidia 960M cards. Given that there's no definitive answer, I want to offer the following: after testing several ...
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Installing graphics driver for Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I have recently replaced my Windows 10 OS with Ubuntu 16.04. I have two graphics cards installed in my PC (Intel - built in and Nvidia - extended). I would like to install graphics drivers for both ...
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ubuntu gnome 16.04 freezes after login [duplicate]

If i have my second display pluged in everything freezes after a couple of seconds after login. I'm running version 16.04. The grahpics card is a gtx960m and i have driver version 361.42. It only ...
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Nvidia graphics card is not being detected in Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I updated my Ububtu 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS. I have HP Pavilion 15ab 030tx. My nvidia graphics card is not being detected. Instead X.org was installed and is being used. What to do?
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Ubuntu login failed [duplicate]

I have Dell Precision T-3620 Workstation and I have installed ubuntu 16.04 in it. It worked well for 1 day. One Day, I had to run a command on the terminal so I pressed Ctrl + Alt + F1 before logging ...
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Resolution Problem Using Ubuntu on a Dell Monitor [duplicate]

I am having trouble running Ubuntu on a custom made desktop (some specs below). The problem is that at a certain point my monitor shuts off and gives me the message: The current input timing is not ...
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Black borders in Ubuntu 16 [duplicate]

similiar question but for ubuntu 16. I was trying to open google earth on chrome but was getting a message along the lines that I did not have any hardware accelaration. So I followed some askubuntu ...
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Unity Login Loop w/ nvidia gtx 1070 [duplicate]

Last night I ran an upgrade and this morning after a shutdown I am experiencing a login loop (even though I normally don't even have the login screen displayed). I checked .xsession-errors and found ...
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Unable to install nvidia driver - kernel error [duplicate]

I have a toshiba tecra M2 laptop. It has the nvidia geforce FX go5200 graphics in it. To install its driver I went here to download the correct display driver for my device: http://www.nvidia.com/...
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Ubuntu 16.04.2 install from usb drive results in blank screen [duplicate]

I tried to install the latest version of Ubuntu and after selecting the option from the menu to "Install Ubuntu" it hangs on a blank screen. I have seen other posts related to this and tried their ...
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Yet another login loop problem with Nvidia Graphics Driver install [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I followed close instruction on how to install the nvidia drivers. I did sudo apt-get purge nvidia-* then I did sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Login loop with NVIDIA GTX 980 [duplicate]

I have a desktop PC with an NVIDIA GTX 980 and an inbuilt graphics driver as well (Matrox) in the Intel Motherboard. I tried installing Ubuntu 16.04, Kubuntu 16 and Ubuntu Server 16.04 but I'm having ...
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Login loop after installing NVIDIA driver in Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I have got Ubuntu 16.04.1 as OS and the graphics card GeForce GTX 780M. I have been trying to install the NVIDIA driver for my graphics card. But after installation I get login loop. I downloaded the ...
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Could not log in the ubuntu 16.04 after installing the nvidia geforce drive [duplicate]

I installed an nvidia driver (340, my display card is GTX970) but I could not log in to Ubuntu afterwards. I get a black screen after logging in. When I enter a tty, in the login part, it will ...
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After performing a software update, my system is falling back to software rendering in low graphics mode [duplicate]

This question has been asked but not solved before on here. I have an Ironlake laptop with a 520 M and integrated graphics. It has been working fine for ~2 months now, but just today I performed a ...
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updated NVIDIA drivers: black screen or login loop [duplicate]

i've recently changed my Nvidia driver version & rebooted to login loop Black screen or TTY this is not a exact duplicate of Graphics issues after/while installing Ubuntu 16.04/16.10 with ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 purple screen [duplicate]

I'm trying hard to install Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop , but after installing and rebooting , it shows purple screen , I tried Ubuntu before installing , and it works fine. My system: Core i7 6700HQ, ...
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Black screen with SDDM [duplicate]

Here is my problem: When I upgrade from Kubuntu 14.04 or Install Kubuntu 16.04 I have a black screen after the Kubuntu logo disappear during boot. I have found so that it's a problem with having a ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Wifi and low graphics problem [duplicate]

After installing an update to Ubuntu 16.04, I have the same problem as described in this post: Upon startup, system is in low graphics mode, but graphics look fine, and I have to restart network-...
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Black Screen when Running Nvidia Proprietary Drivers [duplicate]

Every time I try to install Nvidia proprietary drivers from Ubuntu's system configuration and check the PRIME option in Nvidia xserver to use Intel drivers instead of Nvidia ones, when I try to reboot,...
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My second monitor is glitchy since I installed my nvidia drivers [duplicate]

My second monitor is acting kinda weird since I installed my graphics card drivers. I use a MSI laptop, with a GTX850M graphics card inside it. I recently moved to ubuntu, and installed the proper ...
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What to do with the low graphic mode error? [duplicate]

I am getting the error of running in low graphics mode. I am using nvidia gtx960m. I was using the alternate driver (xorg) and everything was working ok and after installing the properiaty driver (352)...
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Can't get past the unetbootin option screen [duplicate]

Guys I'm losing my mind here... For the last 2 days I'm trying to install either Elementary OS l, Lubuntu or Linux mint and I haven't had luck with any of them. I tried with dd and unetbootin... With ...
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Ubuntu gets stuck in a login loop

My Ubuntu is stuck in a login loop when trying to enter my desktop. When I login, the screen gets black and soon after that the login screen comes back. I've read that the problem might be caused by ...
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My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it?

I am trying to boot Ubuntu on my computer. When I boot Ubuntu, it boots to a black screen. How can I fix this? Table of Contents: If you are trying to install Ubuntu If you have a dual boot ...
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Ubuntu 16 Stuck in Login Loop after Installing Nvidia 364 Drivers

This didn't start out as a problem with the login loop. I was attempting a clean install of Ubuntu 16 and using the new feature that allows it to detect proprietary drivers for me. I started off ...
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Can't login to Ubuntu 16.04 after upgrade

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 (dual boot with Win 10) and it doesn't login after. I upgraded from Ubuntu 15.10 via update-manager https://youtu.be/MrgPYvoVJfA I have tried old workarounds for previous ...
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Ubuntu “Could not get screen information” after upgrade

I have upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 16.04 and now when I open Display Settings I get the message "Could Not get Screen Information"(here is a screenshot): There are multiple questions ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 nvidia drivers don't work

I've just installed a new ubuntu 16.04 , fresh install clean , logged in the first and only thing i did is selecting the proprietary driver 361 for nvidia , rebooted the machine . anfter rebooting i ...
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After Upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 login screen runs in a loop while console login works

I am on a DELL Precision 5510 Ubuntu Edition with Ubuntu 14.04 as default installation. Today I upgraded from 14.04. to 16.04 as shown here The upgrade went without any error messages. However, after ...
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How to recover from a Nvidia fail on Ubuntu 16.04?

I have an older Nvidia video card and my PC crashes when installing the driver for the video card in Ubuntu 16.04. When I get to the login screen but no further: after entering my password, the system ...
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Booting Problem - Ubuntu GNOME 16.04.01 LTS

So, I mounted Kali Linux Light iso image on my usb stick and ran it Live. Eveything was fine. When I finished, I shut down the Kali and unplugged my usb. Then I turned back on my PC and my screen ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: nvidia drivers for GeForce GTX 960M

Some time ago I asked a similar question about Ubuntu 14.04. Now I just installed Ubuntu 16.04, hoping that with the new version the graphic card was recognized effortless. Sadly I still have a ...
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GUI not starting in Ubuntu 17.10

I just upgraded my laptop to 17.10. Upgrade went fine but when booting up, the gui won't start. The screen flicker and I have to login to the terminal and stop gdm3. I've tried removing and ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu results in freezing splash screen - nomodeset did not work

I've been trying to install Ubuntu for some time now, as a dual boot with Windows 10 on my XMG Schenker laptop. I have an Nvidia GTX 1060 graphics card, and i7 6700 CPU. I'm trying to install Ubuntu ...
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nvidi-361 login loop ubuntu 16.04 lts

i installed ubuntu 16.04 and installed nvidia-361 drivers that were shown as trusted drivers. but as i rebooted my system my system struck into login loop. i am using hp envy 15 series laptop with ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on Asus ROG Laptop

I have a Asus ROG G551VW laptop and I'm trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop, but when i try to load the installer, my laptop just freezes and its fan starts working for no reason. I have tried ...
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Login broken after 15.10 -> 16.04 LTS upgrade, related to NVIDIA driver

I have just updated my system from 15.10 to 16.04 via sudo do-release-upgrade. During this process, it displayed a screen with the following message: Your system has UEFI Secure Boot enabled. UEFI ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 kernel 4.4.0-21 not loading nvidia/vboxdrv modules anymore (Required key not available)

The latest kernel for Ubuntu 16.04 (4.4.0-21) doesn't load the nvidia (and vboxdrv) module anymore. $ sudo modprobe -v nvidia insmod /lib/modules/4.4.0-21-generic/updates/dkms/nvidia_361.ko modprobe:...
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Nvidia driver not working (Error querying enabled displays on GPU 0 (Missing Extension). )

So I did a fresh install of KDE neon (which runs on top of the latest LTS version of Ubuntu (16.04), hence my question here). And I was trying to get the nvidia driver working but so far, I had a few ...
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No graphical user interface after update on 16.04

After an update from Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 to 16.04 my gui completly crashes after GRUB. If I try a normal boot, the gui freezes there, where the LVM needs the password to decrypt the systemdrive. I can ...
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login infinite loop after installing an Nvidia driver

Using information from here: link to info about installing Nvidia drivers I installed an Nvidia driver. I have Ubuntu 16.04 and the Nvidia GT 710. I believe this video card was a new model around ...
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Black screen at boot->recovery mode->enable networking-> etc/resolv.conf no such file or directory

So the last time I was using Ubuntu 16.04, a message popped up there was a system error. No other information. After shutting down, the system will no longer boot. A black screen flickers for several ...
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How to install sane graphics drivers for Nvidia Optimus hardware on *Ubuntu 16.04?

Can we (please) build a community summary of how to install sane graphics drivers for Nvidia Optimus hardware on *Ubuntu 16.04? I can see this becoming a recurring thing every few years. Ubuntu 16....
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Ubuntu 16.04: problem with multiscreens, is there a workaround?

My configuration is the following: computer is a Dell M3800 (a beefy laptop); its internal display is 15 inch, 1920x1080 resolution; there is also an external display, which is a 24 inch display, ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop Freeze

currently I've installed on my Lenovo G50-30 Ubuntu 16.04 64bit. Now I got after the system is running for a short or a longer time desktop freezes. As desktop software I use Unity, also tried Xfce -> ...
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Login loop on 16.04 and no access to console

I am using Lenovo Thinkpad P50 with dual booting system (Win 10 and Ubuntu 16.04), Wacom Pen support and multitouch screen. After I enabled the propriety nVidia driver (361.42?) and rebooted, I got ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 flickering and disappearing screen

Running Skylake/Nvidia GTX 950 on a clean install. I'm no expert at all and I haven't got a clue what to do. I've tried various things but nothing works and the guides are often not clear enough for ...
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ubuntu 16.04 LTS Login Loop & Black screen TTY

First of all, don't judge me instantly, this might seem like duplicated question but honestly, I can't find solution to my case. That's why I came here. Okey here's the deal. I started my morning by ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 is not detecting my Nvidia 820M graphic card, how should I install the drivers

Ubuntu 16.04 is not detecting my Nvidia 820M graphic card, how should I install the drivers ? Will I face any problems if I install the drivers?

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