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Questions tagged [nvidia]

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

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Cannot install 18.04 on a Ryzen 3 2200g+GTX 1060 system. (Dumps to Busybox on boot)

Image of screen along with errors Hello, I have a problem with installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on a system running with the following specs: Ryzen 3 2200g Asus PRIME A320m-A GTX 1060 6GB 1x480gb SSD (...
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Ubuntu 18.04, session log out when monitor is turned off

I'm trying to setup a HTPC using Ubuntu 18.04 and MythTV. I was able to finally get MythTV working but when I turn the TV off (using a Sony TV as a monitor), I seem to be logged out, and MythFrontend ...
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Why do I get a X-Server crash on every login on a 16.04 that should be kind of stable after so many years?

Xubuntu 16.04 still crashes on every login with an XServer error on an optimus laptop with, I installed newest NVIDIA drivers from grphics ppa, but it still crashes. It seems to be this error on ...
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Kubuntu not installing properly

As the title says I'm having a problem installing Kubuntu. I'm trying to run Kubuntu 18.04.1 LTS on my Alienware laptop. Before putting it on that I installed it on my old Asus and encountered no ...
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Nvidia Driver messed up after installing bumblebee

gpu: gt635m I had this problem when i first installed xubuntu (and didn't have bumblebee installed), i know how to solve it but I need a recommendation. I got these 2 'lagging' horizontal lines. ...
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Resolution issues after Kernel update with Nvidia drivers on Mint 18.3 and 19 [on hold]

I'm desperately in need of help. My system with a Nvidia 1050 Ti graphics card, dual booting with Linux Mint 18.3 and Windows 10 was working perfectly fine with nvidia driver 396, until very recently ...
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NVIDIA Linux driver from the package manager has too many dependencies

I run Ubuntu 16.04.5 x64 Server with XFCE Desktop and nouveau. Because of some proprietary applications having trouble with 3D rendering, I intend to install the NVIDIA driver. The hardware is a ...
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glxinfo Error: couldn't get an RGB, Double-buffered visual

I have a Ubuntu 16.04 server with 3 Quadro P5000. I downloaded LINUX X64 (AMD64/EM64T) DISPLAY DRIVER with version number 390.77 I installed several mesa packages $ apt list --installed | grep mesa ...
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Random temporary screen lags since upgrade to 18.04

Since I upgraded from 16.04 to 18.04 I have been having these strange screen freezes. Although the mouse still works and moves, nothing happens, the screen just pauses for about 5-10 seconds and ...
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Colors incorrect in Chromium

In the attached screenshot, there is an image of the same webpage in Chromium 68.0.3440.75 and Firefox 61.0.1. As you can see, the colors and fonts are unreadable in Chrome's rendering of the same ...
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CPU Soft Lock when trying to install Pop!_Os [on hold]

I'm trying to install Pop!_Os onto my Dell Inspiron 7559 series laptop and am encountering the following error upon boot: "softlockup: cpu #x stuck for xx seconds!" which seems to be stuck in some ...
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i tried to expand ubuntu partition but it is locked i pressed unmount it is showing file is busy what to do?..pls help me [duplicate]

I am using windows (850gb) and linux ubuntu(150gb) i deleted windows partitions using gparted and i tried to expand ubuntu partition but it is locked i pressed unmount it is showing file is busy what ...
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Black screen after Suspend/Hibernate in Ubuntu 16.04 with GeForce 920MX, NVIDIA 390.77 and 4.15.0-32-generic

i get to a black screen/command after i suspend or hibernate my laptop.I tried every possible solution but i got no result, this is more detail on my problem: OS: Ubuntu 16.04.5 Kernel: 4.15.0-32-...
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Failed to build/install cartographer package

I'm trying to install Google Cartographer (it's for ROS which is installed in Ubuntu), but I got some errors when I tried it. When I type catkin_make_isolated I get these errors: Failed to find ...
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Wine: Opening virtual desktop on specific monitor

As a required workaround, I need to use a virtual desktop for a Wine application. Most people deal with this just fine, but in my case, I have a triple monitor setup. What I want to do is to have ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Nvidia update failed? [duplicate]

Recently I upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04. After the upgrade, I did the usual sudo apt-get update to be sure that I will have the latest updates. But when I tried to update my Nvidia drivers, I ...
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Failed to install CUDA

I am trying to install CUDA9.2 on WSL and it's stuck at 'Loading new nvidia-396-396.37 DKMS files...'. The last few lines of the log are: Setting up nvidia-396 (396.37-0ubuntu1) ... update-initramfs:...
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Ubuntu 18.04 crashes into login screen

Whenever I try to do either of the following: open information about a Wi-Fi connection in the WiFi settings open Activity Log Manager app try to Save As file in VS Code try to Add Printer, all of a ...
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Why are there so many question marks for this output?

I want to find out whether there is a GPU installed on my machine and the command used is as follows: [martin@A08-R32-I196-2-FZ1RLP2 ~]$ ls /proc/driver/nvidia/gpus/ 0000:02:00.0 0000:04:00.0 0000:...
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Volume and brighness adjustment OSD delay and screen freeze on Ubuntu 18.04

Every time I raise/lower the volume, or change screen brightness through the keyboard, the screen freezes for 1 to 2 seconds before the corresponding OSD appears and shows the change. It didn't happen ...
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Cleanup interrupted apt installation

In an attempt to install the NVIDIA driver on my Ubuntu Server 16.04.5 for a Quadro 2000 GF106GL, I followed the recommended procedure from ubuntuusers and ran sudo apt-get install ubuntu-drivers-...
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Live USB reboots after purple screen

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 on my HP Envy 13 Laptop: i7-8550, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, NVidia GeForce MX150, Windows 10. I've created the bootable USB and disabled secure-boot in my BIOS. I'm ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS loses graphics card support?

It's been a while ago, and been dreading to experiment more. Since the kernel update from 4.4.0-128.154 to 4.4.0-130.156 it seems like Ubuntu does not recognize my graphics card. Sometimes on a ...
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Second monitor exact 1366x768 resolution

I have Ubuntu 18.04 dualbooted with Windows 10. I have a laptop but I set it up as a PC, with an external VGA monitor that has a native resolution of 1366x768. When I first booted Ubuntu the ...
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Installing fressh 18.04 Bionic Beaver unto new laptop and Nvidia-390 drivers cause DGM3 to hang on startup

So as the title suggests, something is not playing well with the Nvidia drivers on 18.04. This was a fresh install on a completely new laptop. I have tried various things like nomodeset in grub, ...
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Ocassional problem with Monitor Waking after lock

I have a clean install of Ubuntu 18.04.1, and I am occasionally having an issue where after a screen lock (and monitors power down), the monitors will not wake back up when I move the mouse or press a ...
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How to set brightness permanently for nVidia VGA on Ubuntu 18.04? [duplicate]

I would like to inquire how to set screen brightness permanently on Ubuntu 18.04? My problem: Values which I applied previously in nvidia-settings are not applied upon reboot, therefore I have to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 Lagging mouse and login issues

I recently wanted to try out Ubuntu again as I havent used it since 14.04 and have always had fun using it. I installed it on my laptop which is running an Intel CPU, nVidia graphics and 16GB of RAM. ...
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Choppy Video Playback Chrome Ubuntu 18.04 Nvidia 390

Whenever I play Netflix in 1080 HD, The video is clear for 20 minutes, after which the bitrate drops. It's not an internet issue because when this happens a simple reload of the page starts the video ...
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Turning on hdmi display reconfigures my desktop despite it is disabled

I've two Samsung SyncMaster 226BW monitors and a LG smart TV connected to my nvidia GForce GTX 760 graphic card (MSI N760 TF 2GD5/OC). I've upgraded my O.S. to Ubuntu 18.04.1 Desktop x64. I use the ...
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Low Graphics Mode Ubuntu 16.04.5 only occurs without external monitor

I am experiencing a very weird issue with my fresh Ubuntu 16.04.5 install. After installing, I switched to use the latest graphics driver from nvidia (396). Everything is working fine, so long as my ...
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NVIDIA K4000 - only VGA on 4.15.0-30, but OK 4.15.0-29 (both Ubuntu 18.04 && DisplayPort-attached)

Up to yesterday I was happily running my NVIDIA K4000 card (using DisplayPort) on 4.15.0-29. Then 4.15.0-30 installed and now I only get VGA. Dropping back to -29, everything is fine again. nvidia ...
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Screen keeps freezing but cursor can still move.

Any idea how I would figure out what is causing this problem? I downloaded psensor to see if anything is overheating but that doesn't seem to be the cause...I've been having to restart the computer a ...
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Help with Intel iGPU and nvidia dGPU

So, I installed nvidia 396 drivers yesterday, until when everything was working fine, but today when I was playing burnout paradise, I noted some slight irregularities, after which I found that m ...
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Quad-Buffered Stereo under Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Does anyone know how to get Quad-Buffered Stereo working under Ubuntu 18.04 LTS? I have a monitor that is supporting it, and also a NVIDIA Quadro P4000 card. I tried all kinds of variations in Xorg,...
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How can I update the NVIDIA drivers to version 390.77?

I had the NVIDIA drivers and all related software updated to version 390.77 when I was running Ubuntu MATE 18.04.1. Recently I switched back to vanilla Ubuntu 18.04.1, but I don't seem to have the 390....
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Thinkpad p52s cannot boot live usb/dvd

I have a new Lenovo Thinkpad p52s laptop (listed as certified on the Ubuntu website) which currently has windows 10 pro installed. I have been trying to replace windows with Ubuntu for the past week ...
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Display issues with 18.04

Symptom: Waking up from lock, or into the login screen, or anytime the external displays wake up, there is about a 30% chance of black screen of death and frozen computer resulting in me having to ...
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Nvidia causes login loop ( Lightdm + ubuntu 18.04 + kernel 4.15 )

Good day everyone, After installing ubuntu 18.04 on my HP Omen ( Nvidia GTX 1050 ) I tried plugging in an external monitor via HDMI but it didn't detect it. the lspci command returns : 01:00.0 3D ...
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Installing tensorflow with GPU support. libcublas.so.9.0 missing after installing GPU prerequisites

I am trying to install Tensorflow with GPU support on Ubuntu 16.04 64x for an conda environment with Python 3.6. I tried installing all the GPU requirements and then running pip install --ignore-...
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What drivers/updates/software to install on new desktop build with Ubuntu 18.04.1?

I am new to Ubuntu and I currently have 18.04.1 installed alongside Windows 10. I hope to use Ubuntu for MATLAB, Steam/Wine/games in general, Robot Operating System, and Gazebo. I hope to use Ubuntu ...
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NVidia GTX660 driver not working on Ubuntu 17.10

I want to install tensorflow on Linux on a Dell Inspiron 580 with an NVidia GTX660 graphics card, so I need to install CUDA and cuDNN, but not only do they not work, but I can't even get the drivers ...
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Error installing nvidia graphics driver

I freshly installed Ubuntu18.04 and was trying to install new nvidia drivers to install cuda but can't get rid of this error. Stack Trace: sudo apt --fix-broken install Reading package lists... Done ...
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Square box around mouse pointer on kubuntu 16.04 and nvidia 960m

Got the well known issue with the nvidia driver on a ASUS GL552v. Current issue: After changing back to 16.04 on Kernel 4.15.0-30 found the square around mouse pointer as also mentioned in question ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 boots into low graphics mode after I did this with a nvidia graphics card

Create 20-intel.conf; Intel GFX card only! Open terminal with Ctrl+Alt+T type in terminal; cd /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d now; sudo touch 20-intel.conf then type; gksudo gedit 20-intel.conf Copy ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Black terminal, weird colors, lacking graphical info after installing Evolution

This is now solved It all started when I installed Evolution on my Ubuntu 16.04 but I now believe the heart of the issue is elsewhere, very likely GPU driver related. I absolutely need to remain on ...
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Blue screen and blinking instead of desktop

I get a blue screen after logging in on Ubuntu 16.04 (started after froze completely the other day). dmesg | tail showed an error 6 in libnvidia-glcore.so I did sudo apt-get purge nvidia* to rid the ...
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System root not enough space remaining

I was trying to install CUDA on my Ubuntu 18.04 while an alert like this occurs Not enough space remaining on system root . So I ran following to check: danni@danni:~$ df Filesystem 1K-blocks ...
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How to debug dual monitor system that dies on wakeup?

On Ubuntu 18.04 I have a dual monitor setup that becomes unusable after waking up. The larger (secondary) monitor just displays "no signal". The smaller primary monitor displays as expected, and the ...
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laptop screen capable of 120hz while xrandr only shows 60hz

i've been searching everywhere how to uncap the FPS from 60 since my monitor is able to handle 120hz, but nothing worked so far and i've seen no one with similar problems. my graphic cards is a ...