Questions tagged [nvidia-settings]

The nvidia-settings utility is a tool for configuring the NVIDIA Linux graphics driver. Values such as brightness and gamma, XVideo attributes, temperature, and OpenGL settings can be queried and configured via NVIDIA Settings.

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Ubuntu 22.04 Nvidia-settings not working anymore

Since I switched to Ubuntu 22.04 I have the problem that I am not able to store my Monitor to 155 hertz refresh rate in the nvidia-settings. It lets me change the refresh rate, but after a reboot, the ...
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How do I switch from my dedicated nvidia 1650 to integrated amd gpu as my main GPU?

I am on Ubuntu 20.04. I have Hp Pavilion Gaming with Ryzen 5 CPU and GTX 1650 GPU. I want to switch my GPU from dedicated Nvidia 1650 to integrated AMD GPU. In Nvidia settings there is only option for ...
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autoremove suggests nvidia drivers causing display issues

I searched quite a lot on this forum for the issue I have. Everything is a subset of my problem. I recently installed Ubuntu 22.04 LTS on my laptop with NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1050Ti Mobile graphics. ...
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nvidia-smi returns error message with nvidia driver 470 on ubuntu 20.04

When using nvidia-smi NVIDIA-SMI has failed because it couldn't communicate with the NVIDIA driver. Make sure that the latest NVIDIA driver is installed and running. when using nvidia-settings ...
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I failed to run nvidia-settings under my fresh kubuntu 20.04 installation

I try to run nvidia-settings under my fresh kubuntu installation and selected 418 (proprietary) in "Settings"/"Driver manager" : https://prnt.sc/8wPVX8vBiFd_ But I got errors with ...
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nvidia-settings not saving powermizer setting for underclock

I've been trying to underclock my GPU as I do on all distros for stability as my card is getting old and will crash certain games at default clock speeds. I'm on Ubuntu 21.10 on X11 and I have enabled ...
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xrandr + EDID Issues - Potentially caused by Dual Monitors: AOC 2436Vwh

Goal: Ubuntu Desktop (Extended mode) with both monitors automatically in 1920x1080 mode I have been all over the internet trying to figure this out and an starting to think that it is a bug / lack of ...
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ubuntu 20 + xrdp ERROR: Unable to find display on any available system

not working overlock. tried this article, without success nVidia RTX 3070 ETH overclock in Ubuntu20.04: nvidia-settings -a GPUGraphicsClockOffset/GPUMemoryTransferRateOffset not working maybe ...
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This is the first time I have a laptop with dedicated GPU, I am facing few issues [duplicate]

I have logged the 'gpu-manager.log' from '/var/log' directory. I have this shown ''' log_file: /var/log/gpu-manager.log last_boot_file: /var/lib/ubuntu-drivers-common/last_gfx_boot new_boot_file: /var/...
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How do I troubleshoot nvidia-settings not persisting between sessions?

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 and using the nvidia-495 driver. nvidia-settings simply do not persist between sessions. Specifically resolution but also opengl settings etc. I have a specific resolution of ...
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Can I Overclock my Ubuntu trough Windows 11 VM?

I need msi afterburner's Curve and Power limit settings desperately. is it Possible to overclock my RTX 2060 and RTX 3060 like that in ubuntu I couldn't find. That is why I am asking this. Please help!...
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Nvidia color correction settings go away when I launch CS:GO

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 KDE. I have applied some color correction settings in the Nvidia control panel (Nvidia X Server Settings); when I launch Counter Strike Global Offensive (CSGO) the corrections ...
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Unable to Change Nvidia GPU Clock Speeds: ERROR: Unable to find display on any available system

When connected via SSH to my headless Ubuntu 20.04 machine with two Nvidia 3070 Ti cards, nvidia-smi shows Fri Oct 29 00:14:25 2021 +-------------------------------------------------------------...
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Dock multiple monitors Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I have an Asus ROG Strix laptop, specifications below. Standing screen display size ‎15.6 Inches Screen Resolution ‎1920 x 1080 pixels Max Screen Resolution ‎1920 x 1080 Pixels Processor ‎4.4 ...
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Setting resolution from 4k to full HD (1920x1080) will result to black screen with mouse cursor. Ubuntu 20.04 with 5.11 kernel and Nvidia driver 470

I am running Lenovo Thinkpad x1 carbon gen 6 with 4k (3840x2160) screen running Ubuntu 20.04 and 5.11.0-37-generic kernel. Most of 3rd party programs have scaling issues with 4k resolution. The font ...
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How to stop nvidia-settings from installing gnome desktop?

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 Server edition with minimal X11 installed (no desktop managers) I want to install nvidia-settings ver 470 but it looks like it wants to pull in gnome desktop. Any ideas on ...
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Nvidia driver not working on Ubuntu 20.04 with GeForce RTX 3060

I've been trying for a while now to install the Nvidia drivers in my laptop, but even though it seems to be installed the nvidia commands doesn't work at all nor the HDMI displays works with an ...
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Missing settings pannel + missing internet control (Ubuntu 20)

I am facing a very annoying problem. This week, I saw two things waking up on my Ubuntu when I woke up. I no longer have "settings" graphical interfaces ... I no longer have internet. One ...
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nvidia-settings and drivers absolutely broken

Boy is Ubuntu not being nice to me today. I'm sort of a beginner in Linux but I still have basic knowledge and I know what I'm doing most of the time and won't just willy nilly do whatever a guide/...
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Nvidia drivers not working on Ubuntu 21.04, kernel 5.13, ASUS ROG Zephyrus G15(2021)

the output for nvidia-settings is: ERROR: NVIDIA driver is not loaded ERROR: Unable to load info from any available system (nvidia-settings:3137): GLib-GObject-CRITICAL **: 22:32:23.574: ...
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Can't get HDMI audio to work with NVIDIA gpu on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I've been having an issue where I can't use the speakers on my monitor which is connected to my laptop through HDMI. The display works perfectly and even the sounds does on windows but on Ubuntu it ...
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Nvidia in ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu since last year in a very old laptop. Now I'm thinking of switching to a new one. In my research I found that Ubuntu doesn't come with NVIDIA drivers preinstalled and in some cases ...
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nVidia RTX 3070 ETH overclock in Ubuntu20.04: nvidia-settings -a GPUGraphicsClockOffset/GPUMemoryTransferRateOffset not working

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 with 2 RTX 3070 GPUs, which I want to use for ETH mining, on an ASUS B250 Mining Expert motherboard. I have installed all needed software on a new Ubuntu 20.04 installation ...
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How to check if a specific application is using the Nvidia GPU or the internal GPU

In the Windows task manager there used to be a specific columns for the GPU (as shown in the below image) showing which applications are using the Dedicated GPU (Nvidia) and which applications are ...
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How to check what GPU is a program using?

I've got dual GPU in my Lenovo Y700 laptop – NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M and Intel(R) HD Graphics 530. I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 with proprietary NVIDIA drivers. In NVIDIA X Server Settings I set NVIDIA On-...
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Nvidia consuming power

I discovered that NVIDIA is consuming 95% of the battery-life alone & i want to deactivate it or prevent it from working entirely on my PC. Solutions I tried: Purging NVIDIA entirely. (no ...
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Nvidia proprietary driver causing overheat

I've a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04 lts and having nvidia mx150 as my GPU. When I watch an HD video or do some GPU dedicated tasks like animation or deep learning, I see my core temperatures rising ...
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How to overclock Nvidia GPU in Linux

I'm trying to overclock my computer that has both AMD and Nvidia GPUs. I have the integrated graphics set as the primary display in BIOS to save GPU memory but when I do that it prevents X server from ...
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ubuntu-drivers install throwing error regarding broken packages, what do I need to fix?

I have just installed Ubuntu on my machine following an online guide. I am trying to update my Nvidia drivers with the command: sudo ubuntu-drivers install Unfortunately this throws an error of: ...
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/usr/bin/nvidia-modprobe: unrecognized option: "-s"

nvidia-smi /usr/bin/nvidia-modprobe: unrecognized option: "-s" ERROR: Invalid commandline, please run `/usr/bin/nvidia-modprobe --help` for usage information. /usr/bin/nvidia-modprobe: ...
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Nvidia Prime Render Offload "On-Demand" doesn't work with nvidia-driver-450 and ubuntu 20.04.1

I've installed Nvidia 450 on new installation of Kubuntu 20.04.1. Prime Render Offload works in manual mode with __NV_PRIME_RENDER_OFFLOAD=1 __GLX_VENDOR_LIBRARY_NAME=nvidia But nvidia-settings says ...
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Crashes while using NVidia GPU ("Performance Mode") with proprietary drivers under regular temperatures and no GPU load/stress

I've been trying to fix this issue by myself (searching for fixes and questions/answers provided in similar cases) for over a year, with no success. The affected device is an old notebook with 2 GPUs: ...
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Nvidia X server settings reverts backs on startup\wakeup\login

I'm using the nvidia-driver-450 on ubuntu 20 with a 3 screen setup, 2 horizontal 27" 1 vertical 24" screen. each time a session begins the settings for the vertical screen reverts back to ...
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Lubuntu 20.04, Nvidia drivers installed, yet NVIDIA-SMI states it can't connect to driver

I followed the additional drivers prompt to install nvidia 440 drivers, they do show as installed. However the SMI output shows that it can't connect and acts as if it is either not installed or not ...
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I have ValueError: invalid literal for int() with base 10: 'server' when i enter nvidia-detector

ubuntu@deeplearn-ubuntu:~$ nvidia-detector Traceback (most recent call last): File "/bin/nvidia-detector", line 8, in <module> a = NvidiaDetection(printonly=True, verbose=False) ...
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Primary monitor turns off when it's input source changes, and does not turn back on

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS with a GTX 1080 GPU with the Nvidia Driver Version 440.100 That being said, I have a two monitor setup: Monitor LG: 2560 x 1080 (primary) (DisplayPort) Monitor Samsung: ...
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Nvidia X Server Settings is not saving the settings

I run Kubuntu 20.04 LTS. My problem is that Nvidia X server settings won't save my configuration. I've tried for a long time to make it save, and I couldn't figure out why it won't. I've found many ...
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How to decrease nvidia GPU temperature on ubuntu 18.04?

I have ubuntu 18.04 (on dell g5 notebook but it probably does not matter) with installed nvidia 440 driver and I want to decrease GPU performance for decreasing its working temperature. How can I do ...
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How do I stop nvidia-settings from reverting my metamode settings?

This is a bit of a weird one. Whenever my screen locks and my monitors power off, nvidia-settings resets the checkboxes for ForceFullCompositionPipeline and AllowGSync back to some prior state that I ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 NVidia X Server Settings only showing PRIME Profiles

I have installed the nvidia 435 drivers for my machine. When I try to open NVidia settings to configure multiple displays, I only see PRIME Profiles. I'm expecting to see a lot more settings to be ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Nvidia drivers tearing issues

I switched from x.org drivers to nvidia in order to get better performance from my old and slow nvidia 820M. It worked, but i have a constant tearing effects in any application, chrome, vlc and even ...
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Nvidia GPU giving poor performance on 20.04

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 with RTX 2060 on my laptop. Nvidia driver version - 440 My problem is that whenever I select NVIDIA (Performance Mode) in the PRIME PROFILES, my Ubuntu starts lagging. My ...
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No NVIDIA settings except Prime Profiles

My machine is an Alienware m15r1 with an NVIDIA RTX 2060 graphics card. I have Ubuntu 20.04 LTS installed, and I use NVIDIA drivers 440. Whenever I run nvidia-settings, I only get one tab option on ...
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Nvidia Settings not saving in ubuntu 20.04 after reboot

So I have two monitors secondary one of which I rotate to the left and use nvidia settings but does not save those settings after reboot I have tried saving the x config file to /etc/X11/xorg.conf ...
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nvidia-settings complex problem

I have fresh installed Ubuntu 16.04 and using it only in ssh. I have several nvidia gpu on board. That is the way how i installed drivers (found info in google): --------------------------DRIVERS ...
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Nvidia graphics driver problem on Ubuntu 18.04 (GPU at BusId doesn't have a supported video decoder)

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 with Nvidia MX110 graphics, and I have recently had problems with installing drivers. After numerous tries, I've succeeded in installing 440 driver somehow, although I still ...
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Laggy performance with Nvidia card

I have gone through various questions and forums but cannot find my question so I'll explain it well here. Laptop details: Alienware M15 OS: Dual-booted Windows 10 and Ubuntu 20.04 Display: 144Hz ...
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"PRIME Profiles" tab missing in nvidia-settings (Ubuntu 18.04, GeForce Mx150, nvidia-driver-440)

How do I get [PRIME profiles] tab show up in nvidia-settings? The situation is similar to the one described in this question, but this is on Ubuntu 18.04, and the nvidia driver is installed. Still ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - display settings lost after reboot

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS and the newest nvidia drivers - 440. I use 3 monitors. I run nvidia-settings to set monitors layouts. After reboot the settings are lost. I have found this thread ...
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Solve screen tearing with nouveau (without switching to proprietary Nvidia driver)

I know similar questions have been asked and answered here, but my issue is different: I want to get rid of screen tearing staying with the nouveau Xorg driver, not with NVIDIA proprietary driver. ...
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