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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considarations for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS dual boot with Passthrough and standar boot

I running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS with nouveau drivers and the integrate graphics card, and a dedicate nvidia gpu for a KVM GPU passthrough configuration. All works perfect. However, I am planing go back to ...
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How to replace Nouveau with NVIDIA GeForce GT 610 sound driver?

On Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS I want to replace Nouveau with my VGA/soundcard specific NVIDIA driver because the front jack socket for headphones only works on one channel. (Note that the jack worked fine in ...
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Unable to install proprietary nvidia drivers on Xubuntu 20.04

I upgraded a bunch of old machines from Xubuntu 18.04 to 20.04, everything going smooth except a distressing flickering when windows go on focus or scroll (i can briefly see other windows that are in ...
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Force (or fake) Display detection in xorg.conf with nouveau driver

I have been tinkering with xrandr, xorg.conf, and x11vnc to use vnc as an extended monitor. Intel, AMD, and Nvidia all have their separate ways of configuring a non-existant monitor to be recognized ...
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Secure Boot Ubuntu 20.04 hangs on boot after Nouveau drivers uninstall and Nvidia drivers install

I want to install Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 20.04. On a fresh install, and I don't want to disable secure boot. I followed the "Manual Install using the Official Nvidia.com driver step by step ...
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Nvidia FX 5500 UNCLAIMED in Xubuntu 18.04

I have a pretty old system (HP t617m with pentium 4 2.6 ghz) that Im trying to revive using Xubuntu 18.04 32-bit. In order to do so, I bought recently a Nvidia FX 5500 PCI (I have no AGP ports), which ...
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Cannot open app with Nvidia gpu Ubuntu 20.04

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 on my Asus ROG GL503GE. I have secure boot disabled. I tried running DRI_PRIME=1 glmark2 but I got the following error: libGL error: failed to create dri screen libGL error: ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop Freezing (Mouse moves but unresponsive)

Lately my Ubuntu 18.04 desktop machine has been freezing. I can still move the mouse around, but clicking doesn't do anything, and no keyboard commands are recognized. It will not response to Ctrl-Alt-...
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nouveau 6013d4 and 10ac08 errors [duplicate]

I am trying to set up 18.04 alongside Windows 10 using an usb stick. What should I do? error
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How to approach debug and fix of graphics system failure after update (nvidia340 driver, 20.04)

Last night I allowed one of my laptops to do a reboot after an update, and the graphics system failed such that I never get a graphical login screen. Login still worked on the text consoles, however, ...
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nouveau filling syslog on Ubuntu Server 20.04

I just had 50GBs worth of logs shipped to my ELK stack (sadly expensive). They are all from the same Ubuntu 20.04 Server, with a GTX 1660 installed. This server does not have X11 installed. I am using ...
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How can I prevent Nouveau driver from reinstalling everytime I do a linux kernel update?

I am using the proprietary NVidia drivers from NVidia's website. I follow the directions here to install it. However, every time I do a kernel upgrade it reinstalls Nouveau and it's this whole ...
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unable to install an old NVIDIA driver in Lubuntu

I have a PC equipped with NVIDIA GeForce 7200 GS / 7300 SE and running Lubuntu 20.04. Recently after immigrating to Lubuntu, NVIDIA started a lot of problems like the screen somehow started to blink ...
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KDE interface too big on MacBook Pro 5,5 (Kubuntu 20.04) with Nvidia driver

I've installed Kubuntu 20.04 on my 13" 2009 MacBook Pro (model identifier MacBook Pro 5.5). This model has an Nvidia graphic card (GeForce 9400M). The native display resolution is 1280 x 800. ...
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Having issues with 2 video cards - 1 AMD and 1 Nvidia, works but is eventually “hanging”, cannot CTRL+ALT+F2 but can SSH from another machine

My machine worked fine with an MSI and AMD but the fan went on the MSI, I then got an old Nvidia out of my basement and running on that for now and I know I won't get amazing performance but I'd like ...
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Nvidia Graphics Card Disaster After Update to 20.04

I figured the dot release was a good time to update from 18.04 to 20.04. Now I'm paying for that thanks to my old hardware. $ uname -r 5.4.0-52-generic $ inxi -G Graphics: Device-1: NVIDIA C61 [...
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Error at boot after a minor update

I had some updates yesterday after which when I started my laptop today, I had some warnings thrown after selecting Ubuntu in the grub menu and after some time the boot resumes. However, the laptop is ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 not booting after blacklisting nouveau

After following this tutorial to blacklist nouveau drivers, Ubuntu 18.04 no longer boots. The error I get is: ccp 000:2b:00.1: sev command 0x4 timed out, disabling psp Even when I delete /etc/...
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Waking up from suspend into Linux causes backlight to flicker with no login screen, link_training failed

I have a 2015 Dell Inspiron 5558 (the Nvidia 920M 4GB version), running Linux (Ubuntu 16.04). When I open the lid after sleep, and the screen turns on, it doesn't show the login page. I can see the ...
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/dev/sda clean loop & Nouveau errors

I've been using Ubuntu 20.04 for a while now, and up until today, everything was fine. When I booted up my computer today, it stuck on the /dev/sda clean message. Having dealt with this before, I ...
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20.04 reverts to Nouveau

So my son is running 20.04 Studio on his desktop - an older i7 with a GTX 750. The display reverted to 640x480 without a clear reason. He claims he had not run any updates recently nor installed any ...
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Fan speed Nvidia proprietary drivers vs Nouveau

I have been testing over a couple of days whether to use the Nvidia proprietary drivers or the Nouveau driver on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I notice when I use the Nvidia proprietary drivers the fan kicks in ...
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NVIDIA Driver installer disabled nouveau, enabling bricks system

I was trying to install NVIDIA drivers today, but I didn't realize there are already the default drivers installed. I downloaded a ".run" file from NVIDIA website and tried to install the ...
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How do I make mutter use my nouveau GPU

I am using a laptop which has a discrete nvidia GPU along with the Intel GPU. $ inxi -G Graphics: Device-1: Intel HD Graphics 530 driver: i915 v: kernel Device-2: NVIDIA GM107M [GeForce ...
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random dots that obscure text in gnome shell when nouveau is used

I am using generic Ubuntu/20.04, using intel/nouveau as display driver $ inxi -G Graphics: Device-1: Intel HD Graphics 530 driver: i915 v: kernel Device-2: NVIDIA GM107M [GeForce GTX 960M]...
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how to force to run entire desktop gui environment on nouveau

This is a such basic question that I am a bit embarrassed to ask... especially consider that I've been using Ubuntu as my main desktop since version 8.04. I am using generic Ubuntu 20.04 desktop ...
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How to reduce heat exhaustion of Nvidia GPU (MX110 laptop GPU) on Ubuntu?

Can anyone help me by guiding how to reduce GPU (Nvidia MX110) temp in Ubuntu? The exhaust of my laptop becomes a hot air blower, even if the graphics rendering is the switched to Intel iGPU and ...
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how to use nouveau on opengl

I am on Ubuntu/20.04 with GM107M (GeForce GTX 960M): $ sudo lshw -class video *-display description: 3D controller product: GM107M [GeForce GTX 960M] vendor:...
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How can I make two graphic cards NVIDIA work at same time with 4 screens?

I have 2 graphic cards NVIDIA: Nvidia GT730 2GB, Nvidia NVS300 with 256kb. blue@blue-S5500BC:/var/log$ lspci|grep -i vga 02:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GK208B [GeForce GT 730] (...
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Nouveau drivers doesn't work on Ubuntu 20.04 with PRIME

I'm trying to use nouveau drivers in Ubuntu 20.04 with an nVidia Optimus card (GeForce GTX 1650). This is the output of inxi -G: Graphics: Device-1: Intel UHD Graphics driver: i915 v: kernel ...
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Can I view Nvidia GPU usage with nouveau drivers?

I am using nouveau drivers for my Nvidia GPU. I don't want to change to proprietary drivers. Is there any way I can view my GPU usage similar to htop? There are a couple of old questions Can I view ...
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Screen tearing on Ubuntu 20.04 running NVIDIA geForce G73

I've just upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 20.04, so myou issue is screenough tearing which is happens mainly when the desktop is exposed (the windows are not in full screen), when I use the app ...
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Stuck at 640x480 - Run Nouveau and nVidia graphic drivers side-by-side?

I have recently installed a nVidia Tesla K80 graphics accelerator into an existing dual-socket workstation running Ubuntu 20.04 with a low-energy consumption nVidia Quadro NVS315. After updating the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 using nouveau despite blacklist

My nvidia RTX2060 is not functioning properly in Ubuntu 18.04. I followed the instructions here: Install Nvidia driver instead of nouveau And my blacklist.conf file has this at the end: blacklist ...
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External monitor only works when on the right hand side

Disclaimer: I'm a software developer, not a Linux expert. I use Ubuntu for development but I am bit rubbish when it comes to digging into the OS so please talk me to me like I'm a 5 years old :D On a ...
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Best way to switch to xserver-xorg-video-nouveau in Ubuntu 20.04?

I want to switch to the Nouveau drivers. I'm using the Nvidia drivers in KDE, Ubuntu 20.04. What's the best way to switch to using xserver-xorg-video-nouveau? I have seen numerous threads talking ...
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Understanding conf file in /etc/modprobe.d/

I am trying to understand how to use conf file in /etc/modprobe.d/. For instance on my system I define: $ cat /etc/modprobe.d/nouveau.conf # debug nouveau options nouveau debug="PGRAPH=debug" After ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 gigabyteH370 wifi board gtx1080ti difficult to power off

After installing nvidia driver, ubuntu 18.04 always need long time to power off, some times even halted. But it will recover after removing the driver. The nouveau driver has been successfully ...
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Is there some CUDA support in the 'nouveau' driver? [duplicate]

From what I understand the 'nouveau' driver does not support CUDA. I compiled a very simple CUDA program and was very surprised that it did actually run successfully. Is there now some CUDA support in ...
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When upgraded from Ubuntu 19.10 to 20.04 having GeForce 7800 GT with nouveau driver the screen goes very messy

Display works well with Ubuntu 19.10 and nouveau drivers with GeForce 7800 GT but when I upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 the desktop works very weird, if I have two windows open or some window is not full ...
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How to make nouveau and nvidia drivers work both at the same time

Does anybody know how to make nvidia and nouveau drivers work together with 2 different graphics cards ? Or 2 different versions of nvidia driver. I need this because one of graphic adapter supported ...
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How to prevent random logouts on Nvidia GeForce GPU (Nouveau)?

I recently replaced my old AMD Radeon video card with a GeForce GTX 650 in a PC with an AMD CPU. The card seems to work fine, however, since the replacement, Xubuntu 18.04 gets seemingly random ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Using “Additional Drivers” Not Able To Switch To Nouveau Open-Source Driver

Previously in earlier Ubuntu editions I have been able to tick, during install, the proprietary codecs choice and then later after install reboot go in to "Software & Updates" app and select "...
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Can't change display driver on Ubuntu 20.04

I recently installed 20.04 and I'm confused as I found this bug while changing my display drivers. While installing, I got my Nvidia drivers automatically installed, but they were buggy and had some ...
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Is there a safe way to install Nvidia drivers?

I'm very new to using linux so I've got a few questions that might seem basic. I've got an Nvidia GTX950 graphics card, which does well with windows and its effects and animations, but I've noticed ...
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Setting Up GeForce GTX 1650

I'm currently having difficulties getting my new GeForce card working on multiple monitors (one DisplayPort and one HDMI), and the open source and proprietary drivers are displaying different issues. ...
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kubuntu 19.10 current way to switch between nvidia (RTX 2060) and intel gpu

What is the current (preferred) (year 2020 - Kubuntu 19.10) way to switch between nvidia (RTX 2060) GPU and iGPU (Intel UHD Graphics 630)? i am interessted in both: - nvidia with official drivers (...
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Problems with Nouveau driver, NVIDIA drivers, and Videos official movie player

When I use the Nouveau display driver with a NVIDIA Quadro P4000, my system crashes when I try to view an animation with the Videos official movie player. (The animations can be viewed with VLC media ...
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Why most kernels do not support other than 640x400 resolution?

DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04 Uname: Linux 4.15.0-74-generic x86_64 SourcePackage: linux-signed-hwe I have a notebook with an Nvidia G102M, and till kernel 4.15.0-74 the video driver work well at ...
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Poor graphics performance/quality - GeForce GT710 2GB + Nouveau drivers (18.04)

I have recently installed Ubuntu Desktop on my Ubuntu 18.04 server (previously no X). Using the default Nouveau drivers I am experiencing extremely poor quality graphics (e.g. photos on websites) and ...

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