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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Nvidia settings reset when playing video

I have set up my color and brightness settings with the nvidia tool, they work fine but the first time after booting my pc that something plays a video, the settings get reset to default values and I ...
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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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After login, black screen comes up, then the computer turns on (not deathlock)

I'm new here. I have a problem, I researched a lot, but I could not come to a conclusion. After I turn on the computer, I enter the password and log in, and then a black screen comes up once and ...
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Controlling application-specific graphics profiles on an NVIDIA card

I recently moved from Windows to Ubuntu 20.04, and I've gotten a few of my Windows games running quite well under Steam's Proton, Lutris, and Wine. One of the NVIDIA features I used on Windows quite ...
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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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CUDA make Ubuntu graphic drivers unstable?

so I installed CUDA 10.1 on my Ubuntu 18.04.4. When I install CUDA, it asks me to reinstall a graphical driver nvidia-driver-440 as a dependency. But the problem is, now with that driver, my desktop ...
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Really trying to switch to Ubuntu 19.10 - Display Scaling Issues impossible to fix so far

So I've decided to try to switch to Ubuntu so that I can learn developing in Python instead of using Windows 10. I've set up a dual boot installation using BTRFS as the system filesystem so that I can ...
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No other tabs than PRIME profiles on nvidia-settings

I have a GeForce GTX 1050 and Intel UHD 630 graphics card. My friend has also nvidia-settings and has a lot of tabs at nvidia-settings like Thermal settings, Application profiles etc. !! I have ...
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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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Laggy Windows switching and resizing with NVIDIA

I am currently using Kubuntu 18.04 LTS. My Acer laptop has a MX150 2 GB GPU which runs with NVIDIA 430.26 drivers. I have been facing a strange issue lately where I am unable to switch between two ...
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nvidia-smi not listing any processes and has no memory usage

Since I've installed Ubuntu on my laptop (Asus Zephyrus-G-GU502DU-GA502DU) I'm having trouble with nvidia-drivers. I haven't been able to see whether the GPU is actually being used or not since ...
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Nvidia GPUs not accepting clock speed adjustments on ubuntu

I've got a script that configures a bunch of settings on my gpus and then starts a mining application. It's supposed to set powermizer mode to 1, set fan control state to 1, set fan speed to 100, set ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 (laptop) not saving screen brightness settings for laptop

I've been having problems with screen brightness not getting saved after adjusting it in Settings>Power>Screen brightness. I've looked at a possible solution, but it hasn't worked for me. The software ...
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Ubuntu – 120hz / 144hz not appearing on Nvidia X Server with HDMI

My current setup is as follows: I have a main Windows PC connected to 2x AORUS AD27QD monitors via DisplayPort cables. These both run at 2560 x 1440 at 144hz with no issues at all. I also have a ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 how to get nvidia-settings version 430 in Wayland

Ubuntu recently added updated Nvidia drivers to the 18.04 repository (i.e. not through a ppa). So I upgraded my drivers from version 390 to 430, which is now the recommended version: > ubuntu-...
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Geforce GTX 1650 - nvidia-settings 'ERROR: Unable to load info from any available system'

I am trying to plug an external monitor to my laptop with a HDMI cable in order to have a dual screen. When I do so, nothing happens, the external screen is not recognized at all. I think that's ...
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How to correctly persist Nvidia display configuration?

I'm running Ubuntu 19.04 on a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme laptop. It has a native display resolution of 3840x2160. But on the 15" laptop, that's tiny. Rather than dealing with application scaling (and ...
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ERROR: NVIDIA driver is not loaded

(I'm aware there are several questions with a similar title but they either don't have answers, are very old or don't apply to my situation.) I'm using Ubuntu 18.04.2, my GPU is a GeForce 840M ...
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Ubuntu doesn't remember settings [closed]

I have problem with Linux Mint doesn't remember settings. The settings I need every time set after loading Linux is display settings (adding resolution to one of displays, and applying this resolution ...
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nvidia-smi: no devices were found

Ubuntu 18.04.02 LTS Trying to get a 1080Ti recognized by nvidia-smi. Here are the details: $ lspci -vvv 00:05.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GP102 [GeForce GTX 1080 Ti] (rev a1)...
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Ubuntu (budgie) 18.10 - nvidia geforce gtx 1060 nvidia settings fan control not working

I'v recently gotten a pc with nvidia geforce gtx 1060 gpu and intel gpu. I'm really struggeling with getting the fan control to work in nvidia-settings. I've tried to add nvidia-xconfig --cool-bits=4 ...
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Dual-monitor screen rotation not retained on restart (nvidia-settings)

I have two monitors set up on my desktop PC running Ubuntu 18.04 with an NVIDIA GTX 960 graphics card. I'm running the proprietary NVIDIA drivers. First I open nvidia-settings and adjust the monitors ...
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NVidia X Server Settings GUI doesn't start on ubuntu 18.04

So, I have a problem with starting Nvidia X Server Setting. Running nvidia-settings also cause error like this: ERROR: Unable to load info from any available system My system is: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS ...
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Is my NVIDIA driver working or not?

If run the command prime-select query it returns nvidia However, if I run nvidia-smi, it looks like my nvidia processor is not being used. I can't use nvidia-settings to diagnose because for ...
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nvidia-settings (&prime-select) fails to switch GPU after removal of GRUB

Recently I purged grub on my EFI-System (before you ask: I simply don't like it). Now nvidia-settings and prime-select throw an error when I attempt to change GPU (which fails because of this 'stupid' ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 with NVIDIA Titan V nvidia-396 disables GPU hardware acceleration

I upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 [Bionic Beaver] and installed an NVIDIA Titan V GPU for deep learning. I am using NVIDIA-396 as the driver, I am able to run keras-gpu neural network libraries explicitly ...
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Nvidia Display Configuration on Ubuntu 18.04 - Saving Settings [duplicate]

Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Intel® Core™ i7-8700K CPU @ 3.70GHz × 12 GeForce GTX 1080/PCIe/SSE2 64 Bit Running 4 monitors - Samsung U32H75x (DP-4), LG Electronics MP59G (DP-3), Samsung SE790C (HDMI-0), ...
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/sbin/ldconfig.real: Warning: ignoring configuration file that cannot be opened: /etc/ld.so.conf.d/nvidia_settings.conf

After upgrading from ubuntu 16.04 all the way to ubuntu 18.04 im seeing a lot of messeges like this during apt-get upgrade. /sbin/ldconfig.real: Warning: ignoring configuration file that cannot be ...
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nvidia Screen tearing on Xubuntu 18.04

I have tried this settings but no changes: nvidia-settings --assign CurrentMetaMode="nvidia-auto-select +0+0 { ForceFullCompositionPipeline = On }" How to solve this screen tearing issue? Graphics: ...
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Can't use nvidia after upgrading kernel

If I use the kernel that came with ubuntu 18.04 after a fresh-install, I can use the nvidia GPU. However, after using ukuu to install kernel 4.17.2 I can't use the nvidia GPU anymore. lucas@test:/...
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Is Ubuntu 18.04 LTS support Nvidia Graphics Driver 390.48?

After a successful installation of NVIDIA Graphics Driver 390.48 (all step for example blacklist nouveau and close the service of lightdm I have all already done), then I test whether NVIDIA Driver ...
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Ubuntu 17.10.1 overheating on laptop with GTX 1060 Mobile and i7 7700hq CPU

My laptop is overheating on new ubuntu installation. I have tried propriety nvidia drivers and set select-prime to intel and nvidia both vise versa, but the problem persists on both selected GPU. No ...
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How to create a delayed startup command

this question might be simple but I'm new to Linux.. i had a screen tear issue with my nvidia graphics card, i looked up a YT vid and it said it has something to do with the composition pipeline and ...
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Nvidia X Server - Refresh rate reset at startup

I have an issue with Ubuntu 16.04 and Nvidia X Server Settings. When I go to X Server Display Configuration and select my screen, I put resolution to 1920x1080 and refresh rate to 144 Hz. Then, I ...
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Stuck in tty1 login console

I am stuck in tty1 login console. I get the tty1 login screen after logging in the tty1 console with my username and password. It seems like it is in a loop. What shall I do?
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nvidia overclock on startup running a .sh script in rc.local not working

Good afternoon. I am having issues getting a startup script i wrote for my overclock settings to initialize on bootup. I have run the script independently and it works perfectly; however, when i run ...
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Edits to nvidia-xconfig not taking hold after restart?

I'm building up a set of bash scripts to enable the overclocking of GPUs installed in my Ubuntu 16.04 system using the NVidia 384.98 driver. For my first script I am trying to set the cool-bits (...
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nvidia-settings error after upgrade to 17.10

Just upgraded to 17.10. I have been using onboard graphics for a while but need to switch to nvidia now to use two external monitors at work. Running nvidia-settings from the command line gives the ...
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Failed to control fan speed for Nvidia Geforce 1060 on Ubuntu 16.04

My current Ubuntu kernel is 4.12.5 with Nvidia driver 384.69. However, since the upgrade, the GPU always performes at highest (level 4) performance level, so the GPU fan is running all the time. I ...
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Nvidia driver is not loaded [closed]

I know this is an Ubuntu forum, but I could really use your help since I have received 0 help from Deepin forums, and after all, we are all a big Linux family :) . This is the short story: I did a ...