Questions tagged [nvidia]

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

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How can I disable Intel graphics card completely?

I've got a very particular setup, I have a triple boot with Windows, OS X (It's a hackintosh) and Ubuntu. I've got an i7 6700 with a GTX 1660. Now here's the deal, OS X doesn't support Nvidia Turing ...
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Ubuntu 18.04, Unable to change screen resolution with NVIDIA graphic card

This is a bit long but pretty straight forward: I tried to install Ubuntu 18.04 from a USB key but instead of the grub menu I kept getting a burnt-out screen. From this answer I understood that my ...
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Stuck on detecting file system

I'm stuck on "Installing file system" and I even tried clicking the try ubuntu button but everything just freezes (Ubuntu 20.04 LTS). My specs: i5-8300H Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050ti 4gb 8gb ram 256gb SSD ...
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libva info: va_openDriver() returns -1

I'd like to utilize my old netbook with the help of Kubuntu 20.04 to watch YouTube and write essays through "Google Documents." After the Kubuntu installation, I tried to install chromium by using ...
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Dual Nvidia GPUs but one is disabled?

Recently installed 20.04 on this machine with dual Nvidia GTX-1080s, which each have 3 monitors connected to them. The issue is only the first GPU and the first 3 monitors are enabled. I can see them ...
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nVidia Geforce XP Pascal GPU Power Consumption Control

I have installed a Titan XP Pascal into a HPZ600 workstation. The cards consume between 250 and 300W maximum. This kind of power consumption is way too much for a Z600 but the card is quite happily ...
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Brightness keeps getting Maxed out constantly, not talking about after restarts, Please Help

The brightness keeps getting maxed out, not sure why. It's at its most prominent when the battery is not being charged and also when I'm watching a video. (It might be occurring only during these ...
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Ubuntu on Laptop for Deep Learning [closed]

I need a powerful laptop running Ubuntu with nVidia gpu for deep learning. Which ones do you recommend? Are nVidia Geforce RTX 20 series better than Quadro RTX 3000/4000/5000? Thank you.
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Ubuntu 20.04 Freezes Suddenly When Using Virtualbox or Vmware Player

I upgraded from 19.10 to 20.04 a few weeks ago. I was running VirtualBox and for some reason the entire system just froze and I had to reboot. This happened a couple of times and I even waited up to ...
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Xubuntu 20.04 LTS Cant Change Login-Screen Resolution (NVIDIA graphics)

I recently got a ThinkpadP50 with a fresh Xubuntu 20.04 LTS install CPU: Intel i7-6820HQ (8) @ 3.600GHz GPU: NVIDIA Quadro M1000M, using nvidia-driver-440 However, I'm having an issue where my lock ...
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Problem with broken APT after trying to install Nvidia drivers in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I've come to the following situations, where I prefer to explain my situation and get a proper set of steps/actions to make it work properly. Info for my laptop: System: Host: zutobg-Latitude-...
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How to fix broken CUDA installation?

I have some problems installing CUDA on Ubuntu. I tried to install it the way it is described in the official documentation, did sudo apt -y install cuda and that worked. However after the ...
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How to find correct driver for updating NVIDIA on Ubuntu16.04 LTS?

I am following instructions here to update the NVIDIA drivers, and lspci -vnn | grep VGA outputs: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: NVIDIA Corporation Device [10de:1b06] (rev a1) (prog-if 00 [...
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Beginner GPU passthrough Windows Host to Ubuntu Guest (Whats KVM? I use vBox)

I run win10 with 18.04LTS VM on virtual box. I am not experienced in VM's but have a need for linux (personal use) so I thought vBox was the only solution. I have 2 discrete graphics cards so i ...
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Problem using Nvidia Driver in Ubuntu 16 [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 16. I installed latest Nvidia drivers and rebooted. Fail. I only see a flashing cursor. What do I do next? Nvidia install scripts claim to save a copy of the xorg.conf file. When I ...
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Can i install cuda toolkit 10.1 on Cuda Version 11.0?

On running nvidia-smi this is output Fri May 29 06:08:32 2020 +-----------------------------------------------------------------------------+ | NVIDIA-SMI 446.14 Driver Version: 446.14 ...
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The prerequisites for installing unity 3d in linux

I found some tutorials, videos on youtube, and even a question here, but they aren't talking about what we should have for the installation, as i found in https://blogs.unity3d.com/2019/05/30/...
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How can I check my nvidia opengl library is working or not from terminal in ubuntu 16.04?

I installed nvidia in ubuntu 16.04, currently the os uses GPU graphcis (which I checked in system settings>details) However, I would like to confirm about nvidia opengl library is working or not? ...
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OBS NVENC Doesn't work Out of Box on 20.04?

I just installed Kubuntu 20.04 and OBS,but NVENC doesn't seem to work for some reason even though I have nvidia-driver-390 installed and configured via System Settings. Settings: Error on Start ...
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Can i use different cards for 3 same displays?

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 on a 6 core AMD CPU, and a GeForce GT610 rev. A1 graphic to which i have connected two display (2 same HP monitors). I need to use a third monitor and from researching it ...
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Nvidia graphic driver 1650 is not recognized

I recently bought Lenovo Legion Y540 i7 9th gen and Nvidia GTX 1650 Laptop. I decided to dual boot it with ubuntu 18.04. The steps I followed were: 1. Creating a bootable pen drive for ubuntu 18.04 ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: Low screen resolution after Nvidia driver installation

Ubuntu 18.04 GeForce GT 630 Max resolution for actual monitors "Resolution (max.): 2560x1440‎" Dual monitor set-up. Problem: After installing NVidia drivers everything is much bigger as if the ...
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DualMonitor configuration resetting on lock screen after reboot

Hollo, I am not sure I've written correct title, but it's not easy to name problem in few words (especially for non-native English speaker), so be forgiving please. I've two monitors connected to my ...
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How can I change the screen (graphics card) that the system uses when booting and disable the other one?

I've got a triple boot system going on with Windows, Ubuntu and Mac. (It is a hackintosh). I've got a problem, that is, my dedicated graphics card (Nvidia GTX 1660) isn't supported by Mac, so I wanted ...
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Can't get internal and external monitor working simultaneously with 20.04 on laptop with AMD Ryzen 7 4800H and Nvidia RTX 2060

Short Version On Ubuntu 20.04 cannot get internal and external monitor working at the same time. Can have internal only with default drivers OR external only with manually installed NVIDIA driver. ...
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Installing nvidia-driver-440 Broke Apt? [duplicate]

I tried installing nvidia-driver-440 to upgrade my graphics driver. Everything went well at first apt install nvidia-driver-440 as root userr proceeded as usual, but broke somewhere and returned an ...
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cmake/dlib error with CUDA_cublas_LIBRARY

The specifications: Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Release: 20.04 Codename: focal I use a HP gaming pavilion dk0045tx with a Nvidia GTX1050 GPU and 8 GB RAM. I have ...
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Uninstalling CUDA, but unable to locate package cuda-workspace

I was trying to install the CUDA toolkit, so I went to the recommended nvidia.developer.com and installed CUDA Toolkit 10.2 with the following deb(network): wget https://developer.download.nvidia.com/...
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No Nvidia drivers in “additional drivers”

I have a laptop with a Nvidia RTX2070 GPU and an intel CPU but I have issues using the GPU, the driver is installed but looks irrelevant/nut used. I need the gpu to launch a car driving simulator (...
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Why am I offered Nvidia driver 440 for a GTX 550?

The latest driver for my GTX 550 is 390, but since 20.04 Ubuntu offers me version 440. Why? 440 is not compatible with the card.
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NVIDIA Persistenced Daemon error

I'm trying to install CUDA 10.1 on Ubuntu 18.04 using guide from https://docs.nvidia.com/cuda/cuda-installation-guide-linux/index.html In step 7.2.1 Install Persistence Daemon, when I execute command ...
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Screen flickering Isuue on ubuntu 18.04

I hope everyone doing well in this difficult time. Actually, I am having a screen flickering issue on my laptop with newly installed ubuntu 18.04. My laptop model is Dell Inspiron 15 5000 with Nvidia ...
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Inspiron 7590 - no signal to external display on linux (works on Windows 10)

I'm using the laptop mantioned above (GTX1650 configuration) and installed a linux distro alongside Windows 10. The only one (but at the same time - the most annoying) problem is no signal to external ...
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Mint NVIDIA driver issues. Installed but not running [closed]

So I assume its ok to ask linux mint questions on here :? I hope. I am running the latest nvidia driver for the RTX 2060 (nvidia-driver-440) and it has installed. But it is not recognised by my ...
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Reboot or shutdown hangs at “Reached target Reboot”. task kworker/2:2:214 blocked for more than 120 seconds

This suddenly started happening today on my Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Extreme Gen 2. The system configuration has not changed from when this issue did not occur. I'm using NVIDIA's proprietary driver 440....
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Nvidia drivers causing no login issue

I just installed Ubuntu 20.04 desktop and I am trying to install the latest drivers for my GTX 1060. As soon as I install the drivers using the Additional Drivers GUI (440), the install goes okay, I ...
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ubuntu 20.04 not getting locked after lid close

I have installed the latest ubuntu 20.04 and recently noticed a bug that whenever I close my lid the screen only goes blank instead of going into hibernate or suspend. Earlier after reopening the lid, ...
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Dim screen not working on Ubuntu 20.04 , Assus A17 laptop

I have a laptop Assus TUF A17 FA706IU-H7101, nvidia card Ubuntu 20.04 installed. In additional drivers nvidia-driver-440 selected. All looks good aside i cannot change the screen dim levels. If i use ...
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Three versions of CUDA on Ubuntu 18.04. Which one I am using?

I met a strange question after I installed CUDA on Ubuntu 18.04. I found there are three different versions of CUDA on this computer. May I ask which one is used by Pytorch, and where can I find the ...
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Bug: Cursor changes size depending on what it's hovering over

I recently updated to Ubuntu 20.04 and started getting this weird bug out of the blue. My cursor changes theme depending on if it's hovering over my desktop or not. I think it may have something to do ...
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Random deep sleeping programs Ubuntu 20

I moved from PopOS to Ubuntu 20.04LTS because I had issues with my displays not being recognized after sleep mode (two displays are connected via 1 USB-C @ Lenovo P1). Now various programs go to deep ...
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Using prime-select to switch GPU causes issue with Daemon

I've been having issues with my Nvidia drivers. Whenever I do nvidia-smi, I am met with the common error message. I followed the advice of someone on this page and did a prime-select of Intel and ...
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No sound, running Ubuntu-Mate enviroment

I am running on the following: HP Tower Pavilion Elite e9120y 8 GM memory, 64 bit with AMD Phenomn II x4 910 Processor Version is Ubuntu 18.04 After many attempts of suggested solutions I am ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 not detecting main laptop display, but detects external monitor

Backstory: I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my Laptop. My additional monitor was not working and Nvidia drivers were also not working. Settings > About was showing Integerated Intel card. Tried installing ...
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Ubuntu 20.4 fails to start after upgrade from 18.4 - probably due to graphic drivers

I just updated my dual boot Lenovo T510 18.04 Ubuntu to 20.04 using a graphical guided wizard, based on instructions from this official guide https://ubuntu.com/blog/how-to-upgrade-from-ubuntu-18-04-...
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NVIDIA settings do not persist

I have just moved to Ubuntu 18.04 from 16.04 and am having problems with my NVIDIA settings. They do not persist if I restart the desktop or reboot the pc. I've tried sudo nvidia-xconfig Which ...
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Screen shaking/flickering randomly after upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04

As heading decribe, my screen image will "shake" or flicker with random intervals. This started after upgrading from 19.10 to 20.04. For the most part everything is normal, then, suddenly, my screen ...
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dpkg not functioning on kernel 5.6

System: Ubuntu 20.04; Kernel 5.6.0-050600-generic. I previously upgraded the kernel using mainline packages for Ubuntu 20.04 as this was known to fix an issue with my external display. Now whenever ...
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Please explain `sudo ubuntu-drivers --gpgpu nvidia autoinstall`?

I would like to install the Nvidia driver using the command-line. Simply installing the driver package does not activate it in the Additional Drivers tab of Software & Updates (even though the ...
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Rapid Battery drainage and overheating

I bought a new Acer Swift 3 SF314-55G, the day before yesterday. I dual booted it with ubuntu 20.04 LTS Desktop version. ANd started using ubuntu itself. The laptop started heating up, even with ...

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