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Questions tagged [nouveau]

The nouveau project aims to build high-quality, free/libre software drivers for nVidia cards. “Nouveau” [nuvo] is the French word for “new”.

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Black screen after wake up and wrong resolution with the fix

I'm trying to fix the Nouveau driver bug. When I wake up my computer from sleep, the screen remain black, no image. So I added the nouveau.modeset=0 in the grub file and after a reboot, the screen ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Dark Screen After Disabling Nouveau Driver

I wanted to update Nvidia driver and install cuDNN on my computer and the official guide recommends disabling nouveau driver, so I followed this guide: How to disable Nouveau kernel driver. I thought ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 occasional system freeze (maybe graphics related)

Since doing a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.10 on new hardware (Asus Prime B450-Plus, G.Skill Trident 16GB, AMD Rizen 5 1600, GTX 750 Ti 2GB) I’ve had occasional system freezes (locked screen, keyboard ...
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How to enable wayland with nouveau in ubuntu 18.10?

I don't see cogwheel, so I can't logout and choose gnome on wayland. I haven't changed any configuration, so #WaylandEnable=false is commented in gdm config and stuff like that. Is there a bug I can ...
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ubuntu 18.04 brightness only works with “nomodeset”

My environment: GTX 1070 Ubuntu 18.04 Nouveau + Mesa 18.2.2 Problem: The brightness controls does not work unless I pass the "nomodeset" kernel parameter. However that also gets rid of the DRM ...
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What does modprobe.blacklist=nouveau do?

I just blacklisted nouveau, but I see that it is still being used. Would someone please help me understand this? My new installation of 18.10 would freeze when logging in. To resolve this, I ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 GUI does not load when NVidia drivers are installed

I'm using Ubuntu 18.10 with Linux 4.18.0 Kernel on Ryzen 1700 with NVidia GTX 1050 graphics card. The system works normally when Nouveau drivers are used. However when I try to use the NVidia open-...
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Boot delay after upgrading Ubuntu from 18.04 to 18.10

I have just updated from 18.04 to 18.10, and I faced a blank screen problem. Then I used the nouveau.modeset=0 kernel boot option to boot. Now my laptop is not booting as fast as it did in 18.04, and ...
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Upgrade to 18.04 from 16.04: cannot boot into desktop

Have an older Dell Inspirion 5720 that I just upgraded to 18.04... When the machine rebooted, it basically goes into an endless wait state: the GUI never loads and if I flip around on the terminals, ...
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resume from blank screen nouveau 0000:01:00.0: bus: MMIO read of 00000000 FAULT at 6013d4 [ IBUS ] (18.10)

On Ubuntu 18.10 I have Settings for blank screen after 10 mins however when I hit ESC to resume it just shows purple screen and does not respond to keyboard no login prompt ... using screen top right ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 Nouveau drivers w/NVIDIA card = fast fan speed?

I think this is a bug. Look how has the fan on the card is turning (and it keeps getting faster,) yet the temperature is very low. Is there a way I can control the fan speed? I am going to try and ...
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Enabling second monitor/video card broke X

It seems that I have broken X on Ubuntu server with XFCE simply by enabling a second monitor (which is on a separate video card) using the XFCE monitor control panel. I was able to use XFCE normally, ...
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HDMI display not working, DVI works fine

My graphics card is an Nvidia gt 1030, with two monitors: one hooked onto the DVI port (works fine), and one on the HDMI port (black screen). Currently using the nouveau driver, but I have had the ...
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Changing from Nvidia to Nouveau causes hang at boot

I'm on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS. I was running Nouveau and everything was fine, but in order to run Android Studio and emulate an Android device, I needed to install the Nvidia driver. I used the Software &...
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Kubuntu driver manager won't use anything but nouveau driver?

After a sudden and noticeable drop in gaming performance, I noticed that Kubuntu had silently switched over to the nouveau drivers instead of the previous nvidia 396 drivers for my video card (GTX 660)...
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Black screen xorg high cpu usage on wake (Ubuntu 18.04.1)

I've installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 (kernel 4.15.0-34-generic) alongside Windows 10 (dual boot) on my laptop (Asus X555UB, i5 6200u, Nvidia 940m), I'm using Nvidia's proprietary driver version 390.48. ...
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Graphics driver issue if system is powered on with monitor switched off

Curious issue that I'm hoping someone can shed some light on. If my monitor is either switched on (or in standby mode) and i power on my PC, happy days everything boots as it should. If my monitor ...
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Reverting to nouveau in ubuntu 18.04 doesn't work as expected

Since I had driver problems with nouveau on my Thinkpad (flickering external monitor on docking station) I switched to nvidia-390 and also to nvidia-396 both without success (didn't even recognize the ...
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Nouveau Error while installing Ubuntu on Macbook Pro

I installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 on a late 2010 Macbook pro. I deleted macOS to have Ubuntu as the primary OS. I was having trouble installing as it could not install the GRUB bootloader. I ended up ...
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Switching back from terminal (CTRL+ALT+Fn) takes a while on Ubuntu 18.04

When I switch to a terminal (Ctrl + Alt + F3, F4 etc.) and then switch back to graphical environment/Gnome (Ctrl + Alt + F1 or F2), I can see Gnome' screen for a very short period and then the screen ...
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What am I doing wrong? Nvidia driver installation

So I pretty much went nuts when I couldn't get the drivers to work, nvidia smi didn't work, I only have 3 options in the x server settings. And it says it's using the nouveau driver when I try lshw -c ...
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new purchase new issues especially on kernel 4.18.5

I recently purchased an Asus Rog GL503. I directly installed ubuntu on it and i first noticed that the touchpad wasn't working properly. I tried with mtrack but didn't work fine. I saw a chance ...
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nouveau sched errors filling log

I am having trouble with Nouveau. As soon as I suspend and resume my laptop, my log fills up with these errors and these files take up GBs within minutes, I then have to restart my laptop to fix this. ...
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How do I restore the Nouveau driver for my Nvidia K620? [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 18.04. My disks are encrypted. I used the Software & Updates program to install a proprietary Nvidia driver because I wanted to try PGI CUDA Fortran that does not work with ...
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Nouveau driver: colours and shading all wrong

How can I deal with the colour problems that the latest Nouveau driver provides? As you can see from the attachment, this causes transparency where it shouldn't, red where it should be grey and in ...
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webcam not detected/working - related to video driver?

Ubuntu 18.04 recent install constantly updated now with kernel 4.15.0-24-generic on a Dell laptop Latitude E6430. From what I can tell I have an Nvidea graphics chip NVC1 GF108GLM [NFS 520M] but ...
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Kern and Syslog full with the same error

I get this error sometimes while shutting down, the screen goes full with this line: AsimSafwan kernel: [ 2086.606655] nouveau 0000:01:00.0: fifo: SCHED_ERROR 20 [] The PC doesn’t shut down and ...
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sudo lshw -C display shows UNCLAIMED for both Intel and Nvidia graphics. lsmod | grep nouveau showing nouveau drivers installed

ph97@ph97-XPS-15-9560:~$ sudo lshw -C display *-display UNCLAIMED description: 3D controller product: GP107M [GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile] vendor: NVIDIA Corporation physical id: 0 bus info: ...
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kernel error: Nouveau problem with Xorg: nv50cal_space: -16

Running KDE Neon 16.04 LTS x86_64. After some time working, display starts behaving buggy and laggy, sound stops, and when I try to Alt+F1 there are constantly output of nouveau logs. I grep this ...
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How to change to NVIDIA driver from nouveau

I am using Ubuntu Bionic and I want to use my GPU driver. I have installed the driver but it seems I cannot change the default to it from nouveau. Below is the screenshot that shown my driver. How to ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 Cannot “Apply Changes” in Software & Updates>Additional Drivers

Hello, I have xubuntu 18.04 this is the details of my system: $ uname -a Linux xubuntu1 4.15.0-22-generic #24-Ubuntu SMP Wed May 16 12:15:17 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ lsb_release -...
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Nouveau blacklisted but loaded

Hi I am trying to use Ubuntu-Prime for ubuntu 18 on an asus laptop with 2 GPU (intel & nvidia). I found the power consumption of the computer to be way too high when I reboot with only the intel ...
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nouveau driver and X crashing randomly

I recently installed a fresh instance of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with XFCE as the DE. For some reason it keeps crashing in random moments. I can be me opening a folder via the file manager or just deleting a ...
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Upgrade from 16.04.2 to 18.04 fails to boot

I've been trying to install the latest and greatest 18.04 on my Apple MacBook 7.1. I meet the system requirements but couldn't seem to get the live USB to boot correctly, it would just flash the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 boot into black screen with no response to any input

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my laptop (i5-8400 GTX1060). However, when I start the system, the only outcome is black screen after a short period of purple and no input can have any response, ...
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FECS falcon already acquired by gr [duplicate]

I try to install Ubuntu on my new build computer, so I created the live demo boot stick. There everything worked. However, after I installed Ubuntu onto my SSD, and restarted the computer and tried to ...
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Nvidia problem with linux

I have tried to install ubuntu multiple times but every time it had some kind of problem with my graphics card i cant lower the brightness in Ubuntu 14.4 LTS and in 17 it doesn't even load the ...
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Screen garbage with nvidia on optimus laptop under 18.04

Hp Envy M7 with nvidia 940M, works fine on intel, switch to nvidia and see assorted garbage intermittently. It clears up after a minute or two, but returns a few more minutes later. Sometimes it ...
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How to switch from nvidia to nouveau drivers on ubuntu 18.04

Running ubuntu 18.04 with nvidia-driver-390. How can I switch to nouveau and make the change persistent between reboots?
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Can't disable nouveau drivers in Ubuntu 18.04

I tried disabling nouveau drivers in Ubuntu 18.04 by putting these lines in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf: #Blacklist nouveau drivers blacklist nouveau blacklist lbm-nouveau alias nouveau off alias ...
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nouveau driver prevents suspending, and I wouldn't even need it

I have a Dell XPS 15, with both an integrate Intel GPU and a discrete Nvidia one. I use the Nvidia X Server Settings program to set my system to use the Intel one, for power saving reasons. Regardless,...
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Problem trying to install Ubuntu on Asus ZX50V notebook PC with Nvidia GTX 960M

OK, I'm trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 on a friend's Asus ZX50V (ZX50VW-MS71) notebook PC. After entering the boot menu and selecting the Ubuntu install media the installation freezes at the loading ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 upgraded and now I can't boot to desktop, NVIDIA drivers are related

I've got kind of a huge problem in my Ubuntu 16.04. Yesterday I turned the computer on, and was working in my stuff when a message where "some important updates will be installed" appeared. ...
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overheating when using nvidia driver, shutdown error when using nouveau - nvidia power management?

I'm dualbooting between windows and ubuntu 16.04. A colleague helped me install everything, and made me aware of installing the correct gpu drivers (I think I have both intel & nvidia cards). ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 cannot detect VGA monitor

I am simply trying to connect a VGA-VGA monitor to my HP Zbook laptop running 16.04 Xenial, and doesn't matter what I try the monitor won't get detected. I have tried the following: Ran xrandr: says "...
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How i can set the GPU drivers in use? Between nouveau or Nvidia/ATI

I have some problem making the system recognizes my 2 Nvidia GPUs (GTX 1060 3G) so now i can' t set the option in the system setting additional drivers because actually my system doesn't see any GPU. ...
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Fixing desktop after switching to Nvidia drivers

I actually have two questions; I need some help over fixing my graphic issues with a 740M nvidia running on Ubuntu 16.04, I just checked a driver right in the Software & Updates, successfully ...
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bad screen resolution after graphical driver issues

During my internship, I have some serious issues with the computer I have to work on. The main issue: I needed to use NVIDIA drivers to use some specific programs. So, I tried to install these. ...
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How to completely remove nouveau?

I have an HP Pavilion 15 running Ubuntu 16.04 with integrated graphics plus nvidia gt 740m. I recently tried to remove nouveau and install the proprietary drivers. This is what I did: blacklisted ...
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What is the difference between graphics drivers in the kernel, and graphics drivers for Xorg?

I have installed Kernel 4.15.0 mainline from the Kernel PPA and booted up a PC and installed a minimal GUI. Afterwards, I checked what was running and noticed that the nouveau driver was being loaded, ...