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Questions tagged [nvidia]

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

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Configure Xorg to work from integrated GPU

I am using Ubuntu 14.04LTS, with an Intel CPU + integrated graphics, with a GTX650 GPU. I asked this question on SO but they said it was offtopic. I want to use my GPU for debugging CUDA code and for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes on resuming from suspend

Scenario. I recently uninstalled Nvidia propitiatory drivers, and installed nouveau ones. Before that, sleep and resume worked fine. So it might be a driver issue, but i dont want to taint my kernel ...
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What has changed in nvidia proprietary driver packaging in 18.04 Bionic?

For many years I have installed nvidia proprietary driver manually installing only 4 packages and everything works fine: nvidia-xxx, libcuda1, nvidia-opencl-icd and nvidia-settings "sudo dpkg -i *....
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ksmserver-logout-greeter crash after switching from Intel to NVidia GPU

I'm new to Linux and I must say that this OS is blazing fast compared to my old Windows 10 installation. So I switched completely to Kumbuntu with KDE Plasma 5.8.4. Now I have a small problem: By ...
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Xvfb: GLX error when using nvidia driver

I would like to run some headless unit tests, my problem can be recreated with just glxinfo. I try to run: xvfb-run glxinfo It prints multiple lines about GLX: Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on ...
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xorg high CPU usage (Ubuntu16.04 LTS)

I am experiencing high CPU usage (around 20% using the top command) in idle when moving the cursor or when something changes on the screen (e.g. window is maximized, minimized, etc.). Additionally, ...
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Missing firmware warnings during update

On my Dell Latitude 5491 with Ubuntu 18.04.2. LTS, (kernel 4.19), there seems to be a problem with the graphic card hardware. Previously, I used to choose the option "install third party modules" ...
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Performance of nvidia MX150 with Wayland, Ubuntu 17.10

I'm running a laptop with an nvidia mx150 graphics card on Ubuntu 17.10. I noticed my video was very slow while playing video. So, I started looking at the video driver, and running glmark2 to ...
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nVidia X Settings does not launch- Ubuntu 17.10

(specs Lenovo U-31 Processor Intel Core i7-5500U (Intel Core i7) Graphics adapter NVIDIA GeForce 920M - 2048 MB, Core: 954 MHz, Memory: 900 MHz, DDR3 also includes the typical Intel Graphics 5500) ...
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Issues running Civ 6 through Nvidia Graphics card on Laptop - Ubuntu 16.04 Lts

Essentially Civ 6 is only giving me the option to run through integrated graphics. I have an Nvidia GeForce 750M graphics card and have properly downloaded the recomended driver (nvidia-381). I also ...
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Using multiple GPU's in Ubuntu 16?

I have a question I have been researching for days on. I have a MSI z97 gaming 5 board with 7 PCI slots. All the slots work fine for GPU's as I have an identical board with 7 AMD GPU's running. The ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Nvidia Prime - Resume from suspend to black screen

laptop = acer aspire cpu = intel i3-4050U gpu = nvidia 840m Vanilla offline install. On first boot I do updates. I reboot again and then install nvidia 361 & nvidia-prime. I reboot again. ...
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Problem Could not switch the monitor configuration - CRTC 64 bug

I have a problem with a double screen configuration on Ubuntu 14.04. I get this message when I turn on the system: Could not switch the monitor configuration could not set the configuration for ...
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Why is the motherboard temperature is high when idle , but is normal under Windows?

I have a Lenovo y50-70 with the following specs: CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-4720HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz × 8 Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M and Intel HD Graphics 4600 I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 beside ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 16.04 install with Nvidia GTX 1070 is crashing

I am one of the lucky people who received a MSI GTX 1070 Gaming X already, and so I decided to upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 via a fresh install. The installation completed without any problems, and ...
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16.04 Nvidia proprietary driver problems

On 16.04 xubuntu fresh install, I have an Nvidia Gtx 980 and an apple 30" 2560x1600 display, after installing proprietary nvidia drivers, I get two problems, the first, I can't log in during the ...
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nvidia-smi hangs. cannot be killed even by SIGKILL

I just finished carefully installing the latest nvidia drive to an new amazon g2.2xlarge ec2 instance which I would like to use to do some machine learning. Before install cuda and other packages, I ...
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Using CUDA with nvidia optimus in Intel mode (14.04)

I'm using a Thinkpad T430 with a NVS 5400M and an integrated Intel HD card. Since it's not possible to use cuda-gdb when the nvidia card is used for video output, I tried to use CUDA while in Intel ...
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Use Intel HD graphics for X server and left nvidia for GPU computation

I have a computer running an intel CPU (with hd graphics) and a nvidia geforce display card. Since I just need the GPU for CUDA/OpenCL computation, I want to config the computer to use intel hd ...
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black tty screens

I get black tty screens when I hit Ctrl+Alt+F1. I already read all other similar questions but I can't seem to find a suitable solution. Here is my setup. I have a fairly new laptop (Jan 2013, Asus ...
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Trying to use 3 monitors with Intel integrated Graphics and Separate video Card

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a desktop that has a Intel i7 2600k with integrated Intel HD 3000 graphics and a GeForce GT430 1GB video card. I have 2 monitors (in a vertical orientation) ...
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Nvidia / Wayland / Ubuntu 18.04 : Unable to find display on any available system

System : Ubuntu 18.04, Linux 4.15.0-39-generic nvidia 390.77 driver, installed from the sources/drivers manager Gnome 3.28.2, Wayland session, gdm3 Nvidia Prime laptop, HDMI output wired on the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS freezes on Dell G7 7588

Two challenges with my Dell G7 15 7588 and Ubuntu 18.04 Ubuntu freezes when the (nVidia 1060 Max Q) GPU is used. Tried modifying the GRUB to not use it by adding nouveau and tried installing the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Boot hangs at PKCS#7 signature not signed with a trusted key

I had a working 16.04 working perfectly (but no bumblebee) and then upgraded to 18.04. Gnome was very laggy so I installed Unity and lightdm but it was still laggy. So I thought something was wrong ...
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“NVRM: Xid” error in terminal

I am running Ubuntu 18.04. When I boot up my machine I keep seeing the same error over and over in my terminal, every few seconds NVRM: Xid (PCI:0000:01:00): 16, Head 00000002 Count 00002b25 ...
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Not able to open Nvidia X Server settings

Laptop: Asus Zenbook UX430UN-GV020T OS: Ubuntu 18.04 $ ubuntu-drivers devices == /sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1c.0/0000:01:00.0 == modalias : pci:v000010DEd00001D10sv00001043sd00001C20bc03sc02i00 ...
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Suspend/Resume Yields fuzzy screen

On Ubuntu 18.04 with kernel 4.15.0-20-generic, I get the following screen when resuming from suspension: I use default 390 driver for Nvidia shipped with Ubuntu: [ 1.147280] nvidia: loading out-...
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Plasma Could Not Correctly Use OpenGL 2 after upgrading to 18.04

After I upgrade Kubuntu from 17.10 to 18.04, and restarted it, all I'm seeing is my mouse cursor, which responds to my movements, and that's pretty much it. I tried to see if I can start up sddm, but ...
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Nvidia-smi command not found after installing using CUDA Toolkit

I have installed Nvidia CUDA Toolkit version 9.1 which includes the drivers as well and I am able to get output from: $ nvcc --version nvcc: NVIDIA (R) Cuda compiler driver Copyright (c) 2005-2017 ...
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Browser tearing when scrolling

Hi I recently installed Xubuntu 16.04 and am having problems getting browsers to work. I tried using firefox but there was flickering/tearing in horizontal bands across the screen and none of the ...
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Use proprietary graphic drivers in Ubuntu 17.10

I have upgraded from 17.04 to 17.10 recently and am experiencing major graphics issues since. First, the system was booting to a black screen with some log file flickering up every few seconds (...
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Geforce 940MX not working after proprietary driver install

I have a laptop with integrated Intel GPU and GeForce 940MX. With nouveau driver glxgears is working fine, but with proprietary nvidia drivers isn't: $ glxgears Error: couldn't get an RGB, Double-...
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Graphics card not showing on Civilization VI

Upon opening Civilization VI, it does not detect my graphics card, an Nvidia 820M, instead using my Intel graphics. (It also has a strange graphical glitch which renders much of the game as blue ...
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Xubuntu 16.04.2 locking/closing lid results in black screen

I've Xubuntu 16.04.2 installed on dell laptop(UEFI mode). It's the only OS on it. It has nvidea graphics card, which I think is causing the problem. Now whenever I lock the screen or close the lid, ...
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Preventing system processes from using GPU

I'm relatively new to Ubuntu, and am currently setting up a machine for dedicated GPU programming. I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 on an Asus desktop with integrated graphics. It might be worth noting that I ...
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Nvidia-smi low GPU Utilization

I have a Titan X and have been running the Breakout simulation for over two days now and it's only 7% through training and nvidia-smi is showing that it's only using 4-5%. The README.md says that it ...
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Nvida Persistence Daemon fails to load Ubuntu GNOME 16.10

The laptop I am using is a Lenovo Yoga 710 15' (with GTX 940MX). The computer can boot, however, I always get the nvidia persistence daemon load failure when I boot up. And advice would be ...
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Dell XPS 9550 - 16.04 LTS: black screen on suspend

Dell XPS 9550 (15", 2015) -- 16GB swap, 250GB SDD, 4K Upon opening my computer from suspending (whether from closing the lid or otherwise) the screen is completely black but the computer is in fact ...
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Second monitor displays an underscore 16.04

I have a GTX 950 connected to a huge monitor (via HDMI) which works fine, and a second monitor (18" Dell) connected via VGA which displays things fine during boot (and in Windows), but by the time I ...
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Black Screen after upgrade to Ubuntu 16.10

What i have done: Downloaded Ubuntu GNOME 16.10 Installed it as dualboot Became black screen Added "no splash" to start commands Installed newest nvidia drivers Reinstalled xorg-server & ubuntu-...
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Dell M4800 Ubuntu 16.04 freeze graphics

Update I have installed a fresh copy of ubuntu 16.04 I am now using the nouveau display driver. So far things have been stable but things only seem to crash when my computer is plugged into my dock ...
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How to launch a single application on Nvidia card with proprietary driver on 16.04

At the very beginning of the support of Optimus technology on Ubuntu, there was Bumblebee, that could launch a single application on the dedicated Nvidia card, while leaving the rest of the system on ...
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Cannot rotate second monitor with xrandr (Nvidia VGA): cannot use rotation “left” reflection “none”

I've got an Ubuntu 15.10 laptop with an integrated intel VGA and a Nvidia Geforce gtx 960m lspci -nn | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:191b] (rev 06) ...
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15.10 Problems :VLC strange screen blinking when going in fullscreen

Yesterday I moved from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to 15.10. And now I have problems in VLC. With Nouveau drivers I have image tearing and with Nvidia drivers I have green screen blinking when going in ...
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GUI restarts after wake up from suspend or boot ('Application 'compiz.desktop' killed ..)

I am facing a crash almost each time I boot my computer and sometimes that I wake it from suspend. I've looked at the logs, and what seems to appear as a critical error is this: May 21 21:25:...
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Ubuntu 14.04 nvidia-settings is empty

I installed nvidia driver 331-updates from the additional drivers tab but after open the nvidia-settings there are only two options(Application Profiles and nvidia-settings Configuration same as in ...
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Sound Driver is messed up, and mic doesn't work correctly under ubuntu 12

Quick Ubuntu 12.04 sound pops on boot and shutdown, and MIC picks up non-existent static. Edit: please note, Audio out is fine. Issue On shut-down and boot I often hear a loud blast from the ...
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Mouse trails on monitor connected to nVidia videocard in multi monitor setup on Ubuntu 13.04

I have a problem on my PC w/ Ubuntu 13.04 (fresh virgin installation as of yesterday) My Hardware spesifications: Asus P8Z77-M Pro mainboard Asus GeForce GT210 PCIe videocard 2x Philips 24" monitors ...
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4K resolution videos lag

I have Ubuntu Budgie 18.04.2 LTS installed on an Acer F15 F5-573-70EB[Here] laptop with an i7 CPU, NVIDIA GTX 950m GPU, and 16GB RAM. I connect it to a Philips 4K HDR TV. Before installing NVIDIA's ...
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VLC Can't Play UHD Video Shot From my Phone?

When I try to play video shot from my phone in 4K, the player just stops at one of the first frames. My Samsung Note 9 Rear Camera shoots in 16:9 UHD at 60FPS and uses the HEVC codec. When I ...