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Questions tagged [nvidia]

Questions related to the NVIDIA graphics and motherboard chipsets and the related drivers.

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External Display with NVidia Prime does not work

I bough a new PC with dual graphics card.After going through the torture of installing Ubuntu and getting the Nvidia drivers to work correctly, I am facing a new issue. Can not get external screen to ...
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Nvidia GTX 1070 proprietary drivers(390) cause boot hang

I recently purchased an Nvidia GTX1070 and have so far been unable to run the proprietary drivers. Just for the sake of thouroghness, I decided to try a completely fresh install of Ubuntu. The first ...
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Using nvidia drivers on a ThinkPad P51

Disclaimer: Please forgive me if I don't provide enough info/forget anything, I'm new to this. I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 Since about a year and a half, I've been using Ubuntu on a ThinkPad P51. At some ...
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Ubuntu won't boot after Nvidia driver installation

The question isn't about how to fix that, but about which driver should I install and how? 340-415 leads to the same result. My GPU is GTX 660.
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Unable to use external display with Dell XPS 15 (4k touchscreen)

I have spent hours trying and I am still unable to use a secondary display with my laptop. I tried to connect directly via HDMI port (tried different displays) as well as through DisplayPort on a TB16 ...
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Libreoffice impress doesn't work on Kubuntu 18.04

I recently installed the libreoffice-ogltrans package for more transitions in Impress. When I checked, most of the new transitions weren't working. I thought this was related to OpenGL, and so I ...
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Why does it show in the unknown hardware list?

I installed nvidia driver with the following tutorial https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-install-the-nvidia-drivers-on-ubuntu-18-10-cosmic-cuttlefish-linux. The installation was successful but when I ...
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Can't use drivers for NVIDIA for my notebook

Six month ago all be fine...I have a NVidia GeForce MX150 video card in my notebook running Ubuntu 18.04,in "Additional drivers" i choose 415 version, my settings in grub GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="...
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Can we GPU for normal opration?

Here is Thing. I bought MSI laptop which is very good for Gaming. I am doing some work on same laptop, which required for more processing power. MSI laptop has NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 1050 GPU 4GB ...
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What is the right way to install drivers on Ubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

In Pilot6's answer in Can't login after Nvidia driver install v 14.04, I believe he states that installing drivers from Nvidia's downloaded .run file is the wrong way to go. What is the correct ...
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XPS 15 9560 use HDMI port whilst bypassing GPU?

I have Ubuntu 18.04 installed on my Dell XPS 15 9560. It has been a terrible experience. When I install any Nvidia drivers (following all of the guides and previous answers on forums) my laptop ...
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Missing taskbar after lightdm restart, fixed by another restart of lightdm

Recently I have been getting the Lagging box around mouse cursor on Ubuntu and the only solution to this is restarting lightdm. However when I restart lightdm I am missing my taskbar. Another restart ...
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Graphics driver causing boot issues | Ubuntu 18.04.1

I added the graphics-drivers PPA and installed the 415 driver, but it seemed that in doing so my 940MX was no longer being utilised. So, I attempted to revert to the 390. I made the mistake of ...
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nvidia-173 on Ubuntu/Kubuntu 18.04

I have an old 'Nvidia Quadro FX 1300' which works with full specs in MS Windows Vista/7. Since there is no recent posts related to this subject, I shall reopen the case. I tried to use this graphics ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Won't Advance Past Login Screen

I am not sure what caused my current issue but I had recently installed a displaylink driver for a secondary Asus MB186B monitor connected via USB 3. After rebooting this worked fine. I was messing ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS freeze when shutdown

I have an Alienware 17R4 laptop with Nvidia Geforece Gtx 1070. Yesterday I tried a lot of way to install Ubuntu dual boot with my windows 10, and finally installed it (version 18.04) after changing ...
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Ubuntu freezes after logging in

I had working without any errors Ubuntu for about 2 weeks but since today I can start it properly. I have Nvidia GPU and integrated Intel GPU and I guess the problem is somewhere there. When I log in,...
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Do I have to remove my current Nvidia drivers before installing new ones?

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 on a hybrid Nvidia laptop, with the Ubuntu-packaged Nvidia 390 drivers. I'd like to upgrade to the version 410 drivers, so I added the graphics-drivers PPA and tried to install ...
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Second Monitor Detected but no Image

I just upgraded my motherboard and CPU, and installed a new version of Xubuntu, and now my second monitor says "there is no signal coming from the computer". It's a VGA monitor connected to a DVI port ...
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Can I calibrate colors on a secondary XOrg.conf screen?

I have configured a secondary screen using a xorg.conf file. (This was needed for an experimental setup using MATLAB and Psychtoolbox.) On the secondary screen, the mouse cursor is shown as a cross, ...
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Nothing works to make Nvidia GTX1050 Ti work inside Ubuntu MATE 18.04

I have read more than 15 pages where people expose their difficulties, discuss and teach how to install the Nvidia or Nouveau graphics driver in Ubuntu 18.04. I tried all the suggestions that I found. ...
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Relaunch GUI every time when open Settings

Issue reproducible on 18.xx Ubuntu 16.xx is fine. So most of all problem in GNOME. Issue: Every time when I open Settings, all UI is restart and I appeared on login screen. Here is also Syslog(but I'...
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NVIDIA Driver needed to run LG 25UM58 screen on GeForce GTX750Ti GPU

I'm new to Ubuntu and have found the advice on this site very useful so far but have a query about my secondary monitor. I have a new Ubuntu 18.04 64 bit PC and added a GTX 750Ti card connected to a ...
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16.04 Delayed Recogntion of External monitor from docking bay

16.04 in a docked HP 8440p laptop recognizes the external displayport monitor at boot. The machine is often left on at night, however the monitor is turned off. In the past, the system would ...
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How do I install CUDA on an EC2 Ubuntu 18.04 instance?

I've read quite a few guides around the web, gists, and other posts on this exchange and I cannot find anything that works. Every time I get to nvidia-smi it returns that it cannot communicate. ...
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Ubuntu random blackscreens

While running Ubuntu occasionally (but really unregular) experience black screens. When this happens I am forced to hard reset the PC. Informations: Computer keeps running and sound keeps playing. ...
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16.04 crashes with cuda 9.0

I am running 16.04 on a Dell XPS 15 with an Nvidia GTX1050i graphics card. I have several nvidia driver versions installed but 410.79 is the one being used. My kernel version is 4.15, which I believe ...
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18.04: Even with WaylandEnable=false gdm3 and lightdm only load sometimes

I am happy to use either gdm3 or lightdm, but neither are stable on my Ubuntu 18.04 system, they will work for either one or several boots after I take corrective action, but inevitably this results ...
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Can't boot into ubuntu even after clean install 18.04 (nvidia graphics card) - stuck in emergency mode

Using my 18.04 for several months working fine, until suddenly I get the following error upon boot: /dev/sbd6: clean, 138388/2842624 files, 1188280/11370496 blocks You are in emergency mode. After ...
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If I `sudo-apt upgrade-distro` on Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 18.04, will my nvidia drivers break?

I wanted to upgrade my current xenial distro to bionic. I have my Nvidia drivers installed in xenial, and I wonder what a distro upgrade from the CLI would do to my nvidia drivers. I've broken them ...
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how can I configure an external server as an EGPU?

I have a laptop and a desktop with a decent GPU connected via ssh, both running ubuntu 18.04. I would like to send GPU tasks, to the server as an EGPU set up. Both are running cuda, but my laptop runs ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 Not booting [duplicate]

I am new to Ubuntu so please don't Tag "has been answered before" and tag some answer that only veterans understand. I have Ubuntu for several days now when I decided to install steam (didn't work at ...
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GTX 1080 Ti: Unable to load X Server Display Configuration page

I can connect DVI LCD with GTX1080Ti when I try to replace with VGA LCD by using VGA-HDMI converter. The screen gives a message No input signal but in the display setting LCD gets detected. The Nvidia ...
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Triple/dual monitors will not come back after Blank screen 1080

I have Ubuntu 18.04 with Gnome desktop. 3 Monitors connected with DP to Nvidia 1080. Blank screen setup for 5 minutes. 8 out 2 my monitors will never turn back on after blank screen shuts them down. ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 and Nvidia 340.107 drivers glitch

So I'm using an older workstation Dell Precision 490 with the 3.0 dual core Xeon 4gb ram running a Quadro FX4600. I dabble in Linux and know enough to be dangerous but am not fluent in command line ...
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How do I switch back to using nvidia-prime after uninstalling bumblebee?

I have a Inspiron 7559 laptop, with Nvidia 960M gpu. I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, then installed nvidia drivers and bumblebee and it ran fine. Recently, I upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 ,installed nvidia ...
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Cannot install Nvidia drivers v396 on Ubuntu 18.04

I am trying to install version 396 of the Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 18.04 using this link. I got a message about unmet dependencies (see below). Actually when using ubuntu-drivers devices the ...
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nvidia-prime can't switch

I have a dual boot system with Ubuntu 18.10 and Windows 10, which have GTX 1050 Mobile and Intel HD Graphics 630. I installed nvidia-390 driver from a ppa but I can't use my NVidia card even if prime-...
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How to download driver for new 2080ti with current 1080ti in place

Just installed new 2080ti in the second PCEi slot in my motherboard I think I physically installed it correctly because I get this when I run ubuntu-drivers devices mikedoho@RadMD:~$ ubuntu-drivers ...
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Desktop scrambled after suspension

I get my desktop scrambled after suspension. And dont know what to do to solve it. Any ideas? I have 2 screens (extended environment) with an nvidia GeForceGT 750M (dual nvidia-intel chipset laptop) ...
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How do I fix the boot error “invalid video mode specification 'None'”?

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 with an Nvidia graphics card and regardless of what kernel I try to boot with (I can only do successful boots in recovery mode) I get: error: no video mode activated. 0 ...
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Can't install kernel 4.20 because of compatibility issue with Nvidia driver 410.78

I tried to manually install the 4.20 Kernel (using instructions from: https://www.tecmint.com/upgrade-kernel-in-ubuntu/ ) but I got a compatibililty error with the Nvidia driver 410.78. It told me to ...
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Second 4K monitor color text shadows with nvidia kernel

I have installed the Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu. I have laptop and a secondary 4k monitor. With nvidia drivers enabled the text on screen appears like this (there are blue shadows on the right side of ...
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Realtek audio no surround Ubuntu 18.10

my ALC892 Realtek equipped board running Ubuntu 18.10 outputs only 2 channel audio through the lime plug on the backplate. The CPU does no support onboard HDMI, so I have installed and nVidia graphics ...
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Wired connection fail to work after Nvidia 390 driver install

With different Ubuntu versions (since 16.04), after install Nvidia 390 driver my wired adapter stopped to work, which continue to be that way until total uninstall the Nvidia driver. All in the same ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 not detecting second monitor connected via VGA

The issue started after I used my ubuntu hard-drive on other pc, now secondary monitor plugged on VGA stopped to work. I Tried most of the solutions present on Ask Ubuntu, but nothing is fine for my ...
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Running Java/Minecraft with the Nvidia GPU

I have ripped the web up trying to figure this out. Bumblebee hasn't helped. I want to run Minecraft on the Nvidia GPU in my laptop. As far as I can tell, Ubuntu default runs it with Intel because ...
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GDM running but no display

In a routine reboot event this morning, my Ubuntu machine can no longer show display and it was totally random (did not do anything). Version 4.15.0-43-generic #46-Ubuntu SMP Thu Dec 6 14:45:28 UTC ...
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Problems after suspension: no wired connection and desktop graphical problems

Not sure the two problems are related but they appeared together. I suspect that nvidia-driver-396 is the cause of this graphical weirdness: white space with colored squares in place of desktop icon ...
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Dell XPS 15 9570 4k Intel GPU flicker/delay on cursor and typing

I see a big difference on my dell when I switch to Intel from Nvidia. I don't wanna use Nvidia all the time because fans fo crazy even with Chrome and I use this laptop only for coding. See attached ...