Questions tagged [gpu-driver]

A gpu driver is middleware that operates or controls a particular type of graphics processing unit (GPU) that is attached to a computer.

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Will Ubuntu work if I purge nvidia driver from the recovery mode root shell prompt and I have no integrated card?

I don't have an integrated GPU. Only have a dedicated Nvidia GTX 1650, and I am having trouble booting up the system. Will removing the GPU driver cause any issue?
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PC Using LLVMPIPE Instead of NVIDIA GPU

I recently built a server PC for a friend's website and their GPU shows up as LLVMPIPE. The nvidia drivers are already installed but its not showing up in the settings. I am trying to get it to use ...
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Linux not booting up due to 2 graphic drivers installed. How do I switch to the original one without the machine being started/ booted?

I tried installing litrus on my Linux machine which originally is a Windows one, Dell Precision 7760. Prompted new graphic install and then it does not start after booting up. I can access the Grub ...
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DRI_PRIME not working

Platform: Ubuntu 22.04 (installed yesterday) Problem: Running most programs with DRI_PRIME=1 doesn't work. I first discovered it when trying to run Minecraft (MultiMC) because it wouldn't use the ...
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AMD graphics and slow graphcs issue

I have an AMD 5500 XT card which seems to be sort of working but stuggling with higher graphics loads. This is a recent thing. I thought I would update the driver but ran into this issue which ...
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Nvidia GPU driver errors downloading and installing

I have installed Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS on my PC. I'm trying to install nvidia-driver-470-server, but I'm getting errors. I've tried to download and install the drivers in 2 different ways. The first with ...
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Graphics driver for AMD Radeon RX Vega 8 (Ryzen 4000)

my laptop with Ubuntu 18.04 can't identify the GPU. it's an integrated GPU in AMD Ryzen 7 5800H the laptop detailed information is below https://www.notebookcheck.net/Xiaomi-RedmiBook-Pro-15-R7-5800H....
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Nvidia-SMI failed after Nvidia-drivers were update

I wanted to update NVIDIA drivers on my Ubuntu 20.04. I have installed them by command sudo apt install nvidia-driver-510, then I reboot my PC. And now when I use command nvidia-smi I get the error ...
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Screen staying black at login when using nVidia proprietary driver

I'm using Ubuntu Studio 20.04 LTS wit XFCE, with a GeForce 520 graphics card, and I'm trying to run the proprietary graphics drivers to have higher speeds / better quality at everything involving ...
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gpu stopped working after updating driver

I recently downloaded ubuntu on my second ssd to try it. The two main programs I wanted to work were android studio and davinci resolve. But when I tried to open Davinci Resolve it wouldn't do ...
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How to install Nvidia CUDA driver on AWS ec2 instance?

I am using AWS instance but Nvidia CUDA driver is not install there. I need help to install Nvidia CUDA driver on ec2 install. The Ubuntu version is 18.04 and the instance is GPU based. The graphics ...
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Hw acceleration lost after upgrade to 21.10

After upgrading to Ubuntu 21.10 I lost the hw acceleration. Now if I try to play a H264 video using vlc I get: $ vlc myvideo-h264.mkv VLC media player 3.0.16 Vetinari (revision 3.0.13-8-g41878ff4f2) [...
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Second display black connected through eGPU on Ubuntu 21.10

I recently bought an eGPU and a graphics card to go with it. I'm using my main laptop monitor as well as a secondary one hooked up to the back of the eGPU, but the second monitor isn't detected. My ...
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How to enable DRI for i915 laptop video card when glxgears not render output without error provided?

I've did sudo apt-get purge nvidia* sudo apt-get install --reinstall xserver-xorg-video-intel libgl1-mesa-glx libgl1-mesa-dri xserver-xorg-core sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg sudo update-...
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Video not working properly after switching with a TESmart 4 port KVM switch

I just bought a TESmart 4 port KVM switch model HKS0401A1U that supports EDID. I have an Dell XPS with Ubuntu 21.10, RasperyPi also with Ubuntu 21.10 and a HP with windows (and a DVI to HDMI adapter). ...
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A problem with Intel HD Graphics 4000 on Xubuntu 20.04. Any ideas how to fix?

I have installed Xubuntu 20.04 on a 2013 Dell 7010 tower and I am struggling with the set up of the integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000. Post installation the system would not start properly. The ...
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Issues with Nvidia Display drivers after updates

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 and did the latest round of updates, and once completed I was getting to the login screen but it was just blank. I used Ctrl+Alt+F5 to get to a terminal and saw a message ...
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Horizontal bars across my screen on Ubuntu

I recently changed my OS from windows 10 to linux 20.04 LTS. When I boot with nomodeset I have no issue but in without the nomodeset, there are horizontal lines across screen that are constantly ...
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Nvidia-smi no devices were found in VMWare Ubuntu 20.04.03 and RTX3060

I tried to install CUDA 11.6 on my Ubuntu 20.04.03 which is running on VMWare esxi based on the tutorial here : https://docs.nvidia.com/cuda/cuda-installation-guide-linux/index.html#ubuntu-...
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Is it possible to have kernel newer than 5.4 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with Nvidia driver active?

I see that only kernel version 5.4 is available for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS by HWE package named linux-image-generic-hwe-18.04. It is known that Mainline kernels will not work with Nvidia drivers from Ubuntu ...
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Monitor no longer displaying desktop with 18.04.6 on a NUC NUC7i5BNK

I just discovered today that I can no longer get to the GUI desktop on my NUC. The monitor never wakes up. The last time I was in was approximately a month ago, and since then I have installed updates ...
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Change hardware backlight brightness with Radeon card

I am trying to change the backlight brightness of my monitors from the command line on Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS. My monitors are Dell Ultrasharp (1x U2719D and 2x U2419H connected in series via display port)...
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Ubuntu 21.10 no driver loaded for Intel Intel TigerLake Iris Xe Graphics

I have basically the same problem as described here or here or here: the driver for my intel GPU is not loaded. As seen here $ inxi -G Graphics: Device-1: Intel TigerLake-LP GT2 [Iris Xe Graphics] ...
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6700 XT turns off just after I logged in

I have an 6700 Xt in a external GPU box (eGPU Breakaway Box 750) connected with ThinkPad L13 Yoga Gen 2 (intel an i5 11th generation) via thunderbolt4 connection. I have dual boot installation (...
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Install nvidia drivers without a desktop

I would like to install a Nvidia Driver on a pure Ubuntu server. I've already tried installing package nvidia-driver-495, but a desktop environment was installed automatically. How can I install a ...
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Problems updating CUDA on 18.04 LTS (driver package conflict?)

I am trying to upgrade my CUDA install on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - more specifically, I am following the instructions provided by the TensorFlow documentation here (I followed these instructions for the ...
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Ubuntu 20.04LTS not waking up properly after suspend

I have a laptop Lenovo Legion 5 15ACH6H, using a NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Mobile. In the Additional Drivers section, I've tried many versions of the driver (eg: nvidia-driver-470, nvidia-driver-495, ...
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NVIDIA GM206 card and USB DAC Not recognized

My graphics card is listed as llvmpipe (LLVM 12.0.0, 256 bits), instead of the NVIDIA card I have. I'm using Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS. I tried shutting down,unplugging the computer and rebooting, as this ...
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How to set the NUMA node for an (NVIDIA) GPU persistently?

I am running workstation with an AMD CPU (EPYC 7H12) and an Nvidia GPU (RTX 3090). The system operates on Ubuntu 20.04. When working with tensorflow, I repeatedly receive warnings just as described in ...
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Video driver on Ubuntu 21.10

I'm kind of new to ubuntu and I'm having some problems with drivers for my gpu [RADEON RX 550]. when I first installed ubuntu it automatically set "Radeon RX 550 Series (POLARIS11, DRM 3.41.0, 5....
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Screen flickering on Ubuntu 20.04 with Nvidia 495 under high CPU

I'm having a strange issue for the past couple of months. I run an Ubuntu 20.04 on a Lenovo Y740 laptop (RTX 2070). With the latest Nvidia drivers (currently, I'm testing with 495), I'm having an ...
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How do I configure xorg.conf for two X screens on one Nvidia card?

Aims Goal of this post: Figure out what xorg.conf configurations are necessary to use each of my dual monitors as a separate X screen. Intermediate goal for this post: Figure out why I cannot start X ...
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Nvidia memory junc temperatures to display?

The new gddr6x runs much hotter than gddr6. It would be vital to be able to follow the memory junc. temperature as there is no warning for it - the card will just thermal throttle, slow down, when it ...
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What is the situation with Intel Poulsbo drivers on Ubuntu (e.g. X11 windows) now?

I know about the GMA500 driver, but I can't compile the source code. Is there any chance to find working Poulsbo GPUs driver for the latest Ubuntu distro? I just need GLX so I can watch movies on this ...
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18.04 Video Drivers for Tiger Lake and GTX 1650

I am trying to setup 18.04 LTS on an Acer Nitro 5 and running into problems with no screen at boot. I have tried a variety of Intel and NVIDIA drivers and various combinations of "nomodeset"...
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Ubuntu does not access NVIDIA GPU

I am running Ubuntu 20.04.03 on MSI GE75Raider with an Intel UHD Graphics and NVIDIA GeForce RTX2060. Everything currently runs through the Intel graphics. I want to the ability to use additional ...
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Secondary display doesn't work when I change my GPU drivers from noveau to proprietary driver

While gaming in Ubuntu, using wine and lutris my games were pretty choppy. I changed to the better, more recent, proprietary drivers from the noveau one and now my second display(HDMI) is showing no ...
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Attempted to update mesa drivers-now cannot play games-tried to revert to og drivers and still no luck

Firstly i am fairly new to linux. I had my system running no hitches/glitches at all - playing games no trouble through Steam. Secondly, I attempted to update my graphics drivers recently and now I am ...
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My camera supporting UVC can't be used by apps in Ubuntu

The problem Hi, I have a Sunplus USB Camera (Siri A9 UVC) and I'm trying to use it as a PC webcam. No matter what I try, it is visible in v4l2 however breaks apps using it. Ex., Cheese stalls when I ...
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Can't switch nvidia driver from 470 to 465 on focal fossa 20.04

I Downloaded nvidia-driver-465: "sudo apt install nvidia-driver-465" I can't switch to it though, I tried rebooting and checking the driver manager for it, to no avail, "ubuntu-drivers ...
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how to install ubuntu on a new laptop without ethernet port?

While installing and downloading drivers at first time installation is it necessary to have ethernet port because I don't have ethernet port and can rely on wireless so can I install ubuntu using wi-...
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ROCm Outputs Hotplug Support Error When I Start a Single GPU Passthrough VM

I am using scripts to manage the host-to-guest and vise versa transitions; the repo link is here. I followed this guide by Niteshade to setup my computer. He has a shortened version of his guide in ...
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Skipping acquire of configured file 'main/binary-i386/Packages'...showing 20.04

It is new pc .My processor is intel i5 10500 64bit. I am not finding brighness option in top bar or settings also. When I type in terminal sudo apt-get update then it is showing Hit:4 https://...
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Can't get nouveau to work with VA_API for video acceleration on firefox? Only can get CPU drivers to work with firefox

Edit2: Sorry, running Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS, and HWE stack. I get the same error with the GA Stack. _ I've been trying to get nouveau to work so that I can use my Nvidia P500 for hardware acceleration ...
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What are the risks of installing nvidia driver 460 on unsupported card?

I installed nvidia-driver-460 from ubuntu repositories with apt which doesn't support my graphics card Nvidia Quadro K3100M for which driver version 390 is recommended. I did this to solve a couple of ...
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Ubuntu Boot Issue - Purple Screen

I am having issues installing/booting Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my 2009 MacBookPro. I am able to run Ubuntu 20.04 LTS from the 'trial' mode but when I install Ubuntu on my 1tb Samsung 860 EVO SSD and try to ...
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Ubuntu won't boot properly

Sometime in July, my computer stopped booting into Ubuntu. I found out that i could boot using the "Advanced Options for Ubuntu" but then the first option stopped working and i had to use ...
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I am a new ubuntu 20.04 user; posting the outputs from a related question

$lspci -knn | grep -A3 -Ei "3d|video|vga" 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:9a78] (rev 01) DeviceName: To Be Filled by O.E.M. Subsystem: Dell ...
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Need help regarding Radeon graphic in Thinkbook 14-IML

Here is my laptop spec: https://linux-hardware.org/?probe=bfbf5b3302 Currently it's using MESA driver but seems not working. Maybe somebody can help, please?
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Does Ubuntu correctly detect my iGPU?

According to Intel, my CPU has "Intel UHD Graphics 750". I have no further GPU. It made me a bit concerned that Ubuntu seems to output something rather generic (i.e. "RKL GT1") and ...
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