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Questions relating to NVIDIA GPUs on elementary OS.

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Brightness controls not working on Dell XPS 15 with Nvidia GPU

I searched and found similar issues from years ago but the fixes do not work. I have a new Dell XPS 15 running elementary OS 5.1.7 and the brightness controls do not work. Here's what nvidia-smi is ...
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NVIDIA Drivers on Elementary OS 6 Beta 2

Can't get Nvidia Drivers on Elementary OS 6 Beta 2.
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Elementary OS doesn't detect my second monitor

Hardware: RTX3060ti, Ryzen 5 2600 on fresh install. Working monitor is connected via DisplayPort, non-working one is connected via HDMI. I have nvidia-driver-455, 460 and 465 installed. prime-select ...
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Primary display fails

After installing NVidia graphics, I am facing a strange issue. I had my external display connected when the drivers installed. And now my Primary display is gone. When I disconnect the external ...
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Nvidia drivers fail to install after kernel upgrade

I just updated my linux kernel to 5.12 for hardware support and ran into a few bugs. I've squashed most of them, but I can't install the nvidia drivers anymore. I originally used version 460, but when ...
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18.04 - Nvidia driver is not working. Nouveau turned off, X server empty

I am struggling to install a Nvidia driver for almost two weeks and slowly giving up. I reinstalled the newly Elementary OS probably 5 times already and still cannot find a way how to install the ...
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external monitor shows only the mouse pointer

I connect the monitor to my laptop via an hdmi cable. The screen is completely black, but I can see and move the mouse freely, but only the mouse pointer that appears on the external monitor. Laptop ...
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Can't install Nvidia proprietary drivers

I've been trying to install Nvidia proprietary drivers in my new Elementary Odin installation, but not being able to do so. I tried to install both driver 465 and 450, but both drivers presents the ...
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Odin beta screen freezes on boot but computer still working after installing NVIDIA drivers

I tried installing Odin Beta today and it went smoothly. With the default nouveau drivers it works fine, albeit a tad slow during animations. Then I proceeded to install nvidia-drivers-460. The ...
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Download elementary os with different kernel version

Is there any way to download elementary os with a new kernel version, let's say 5.8 or higher version since my laptop has an issue with older than 5.6 kernel version
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rdr2 is glitching after nvidia update to 465.89

i updated my nvidia game ready drivers to 465.89 today but from now on, whenever i want to play Red Dead Redemption 2, i got some weird glitches in game but then they proceed to continue everywhere (...
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Second monitor comes and goes

I have an ASUS ROG GL552V laptop. I want to extend it with an Acer G247HYL monitor but under ElementaryOS 5.1.7 Hera the monitor comes and goes. Interestingly, it only happens when the charger is ...
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eOS, WINE, ADE fail; NVIDIA RandR error

It appears I have installed everything I need to borrow DRM epubs, but the ADE launch fails. ADE requires WINE without a linux edition, but I ran into a wall and I'm out of ideas on how to proceed. ...
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5.1.7 Hera - awful battery performance

Hi I just installed elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera, and my battery lasts 10min. My laptop: Dual-Core Intel® Core™ i5-7200U CPU @ 2.50GHz Intel Corporation HD Graphics 620 (rev 02) NVIDIA Corporation GP108M [...
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Nvidia GPU drivers not loading after reboot on dual-boot system

I have Windows 10 + Elementary OS 5.1 dual boot setup; GTX 1080Ti, driver version: 460.32.03 When I reboot from Elementary OS back to Elementary OS, the resolution is low (I can't change it in display ...
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Sluggish Performance after installing Library for Vulkan

Brand new to Elementary OS, but familiar to Linux overall. I've downloaded Steam and Lutris for management. While downloading Lutris, I was asked to follow these directions: https://github.com/lutris/...
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Hera: Multiple Nvidia drivers installed (?) How to clean up

I saw that these were "free" in the AppCenter, so I clicked on them all. The next boot resulted in the black screen several people experience. I managed to (finally) get back to a working ...
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No Nvidia “On-Demand” option in Elementary OS?

I just installed Elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera. I've been using Ubuntu before this and I had my Nvidia profile set as "On-Demand" to reduce power usage and save battery life. I prefer using the ...
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Can I use an eGPU with elementary OS and if so, how do I set it up?

For a project, I need a better graphics card. The iGPU of my Dell XPS 13, which is an Intel UHD 620, is not sufficiently strong. I don't want to sell my laptop, because aside from the GPU, it's more ...
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Problem nvidia-settings not saving resolution change after restarting

When i change nvidia-settings(with sudo) resolution from 1920x1080 to 2560x1440 on the advanced tab and click apply, it all works good, when i press save configurations it saves them into /etc/X11/...
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Проблема с интегрированной Vega AMD/NVIDIA

У меня произошла проблема. Решил перейти с Windows 10 Home на Linux, выбрал в качестве основного дистрибутива Elementary OS. Поэтому сразу стоит сказать, что с терминалом и гибкой настройкой Linux я ...
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cannot use both nvidia and intel graphics cards at same time

I opened a VM -that was installed on windows- and for some reason it was not working, so i edited the VM settings and removed 3D acceleration and reopened the VM -and after a while- both of my screens ...
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Cannot detect monitor connected to DisplayPort on Elementary 5.1.7 Hera

Just can't make ElementaryOS 5.1.7 Hera detect my DisplayPort connected display. I'm using a GeForce GTX 1050 with Nvidia's 450 driver and notebook display and HDMI connection works perfectly. Since I'...
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Elementary OS 5.1 flickering

I recently switched to elementary OS 5.1, in some applications like spotify and VS Code i am experiencing flickering of screen. Is there anybody who has experienced the same problems and how to solve ...
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Internet freezes

I can surf the web just fine, but as soon as there are videos on a site, the mouse freezes and I have to shut down to move forward. Do I need to install nvidia 340, 390, and/or nvidia Driver 418-...
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2nd Monitor always stops working after system update

I'm running a dual monitor configuration on a custom desktop (MSI b450 gaming pro carbon with RTX 2080s). Whatever nvidia driver I use (currently 450), it always breaks after an os Update from the ...
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ElementaryOS 5.1.7 GUI doesn't load when nvidia is selected (GeForce 960M)

I have tried different versions of the nvidia driver available, but whenever I switch to nvidia drivers via 'prime-select nvidia' and reboot, the GUI fails to load. and I have to switch to the tty1 ...
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Difference between Nvidia normal drivers and server drivers?

What is the difference between server and non-server?
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Graphics glitch after unlock from lock screen

Anyone having Graphics glitch after unlocking from lock screen? This issue started just since last two days only, If I restart PC everything works perfectly until I lock the screen. I know this is ...
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Can't login as a second user when nvidia-drivers are enabled in elementaryOS 5 using lightdm

In elementary OS 5 Distributor ID: elementary Description: elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera Release: 5.1.7 when nvidia-340 driver is enabled, after an user has logged in to the graphical environment, ...
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Lenovo Ideapad 330 MX150 Nvidia driver 440 Screen tearing

Hi im new to this OS and Linux in general...i'm having an issue with my graphics card if i do a fresh install it works normal and no screen tearing but if install the recommended driver my video ...
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My solution: stuck at black screen/password screen after running software updates this week:

My PROBLEM today (numbered below) and SOLUTIONS (lettered A, B and C). Scroll to Solutions below (but may be helpful to see if you have same problem). PROBLEM: 1)Powered off computer yesterday which I ...
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Display variable is empty

I messed up something in nvidia-settings, not sure what and after reboot, echo $DISPLAY gives nothing. I tried to export it manually export DISPLAY=:0.0 After reboot, display is still empty, i tried ...
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Booting to blank screen eOS 5.1

When booting up my laptop from power off or hibernated state I am booted into a black screen with a small white under-score in the top left. Nothing proceeds to happen. To work around this I power ...
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Problemas con mis Graficos nvidia

De antemano Saludos a quien pueda leer esto. Estoy presentando un problema grave con mi elementary, mi laptop es una toshiba satellite p-50-a-12z i7-4700 con una grafica nvidia GK107m Geforce GT 745M....
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Why did my keyboard and mouse stop working in X after updating Nvidia driver?

Here are the key details: Dell Latitude E6530 NVIDIA NVS 5200m with Optimus Hera 5.1.4 What is happening: My keyboard and mouse stop working when the desktop loads. I can use the input devices in ...
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Nvidia drivers boot to black screen, purging doesn't help

Absolutely no idea what I'm doing wrong. This is a fresh install of Elementary OS. I installed the OS Made sure to install drivers during the OS installation Once the os was loaded I checked out the "...
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Desktop Background completely messed up

I decided to switch my desktop computer to Ubuntu, but every desktop I have tried has had completely messed up backgrounds. On Budgie, I could temporarily fix it by changing the background, but not on ...
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My screen settings aren't saving on reboot

I'm trying to use Elementary OS with NVIDIA drivers, and I have a two monitor layout. However, I disabled my secondary monitor to allow high refresh rates to work properly on my primary monitor. But ...
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Install nvidia-legacy 304.137 driver on Elementary OS Hera

Is it possible to install Latest Legacy GPU version (304.xx series): 304.137 nvidia driver on elementary 5.1? On Freya it was possible but no such luck here on Hera. I have the old GPU: NVIDIA ...
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Sound card not detected after Nvidia driver installation

I have been struggling with a sound problem for months now so I thought someone could help me here, I'll try to give as much details as I can but I'm pretty new to the whole Linux ecosystem and not ...
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How Can I Fix My Resolution After Installing Nvidia Drivers?

I have a GTX-1060 3gb graphics card and installed the nvidia-440 drivers through the terminal. After updating elementary the resolution became smaller and I could not change it back to 1920x1080. I ...
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install issue with nvidia drivers and low resolution

so i tried out elementary for the first time on my main PC as i have been really liking what the team has been doing. I elected to install third part drivers upon install, and when it loaded i saw ...
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Elementary OS 5.1 Hera Screen Tearing

I have NVIDIA GTX 1050 TI with proprietary driver version 440.59. I got screen tearing when using 3D apps like Maya and Blender 3D. Same problem when playing videos with vlc or in Youtube. I've ...
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nvidia-driver-440 very flakey on 5.3.0-28

Been going crazy with this since yesterday. I'm running a Geforce 710 using the nvidia-440 driver which I downloaded from the Ubuntu reps, and suddenly after about 3 hours of gaming yesterday, system ...
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Resolution changes after nvidia proprietary drivers installed

After installing nvidia 390 drivers I rebooted to find my screen locked to a 1280x1024 resolution, with no option to change it. What should I do?
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How can I update elementary OS without interrupting NVIDIA driver?

I have an NVIDIA GTX 1050 TI GPU on my elementary OS. I once tried an OS update via AppCenter. Then reboot it. Then my NVIDIA driver isn't working properly. So I have to reinstall the NVIDIA driver ...
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Displays failing to set a resolution on a triple monitor setup

System Specs System: Host: elementary-2950x Kernel: 5.0.0-37-generic x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: Gnome Distro: elementary OS 5.1 Hera Machine: Device: desktop System: PC Specialist product: Amd X399 ...
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Help me on elementary OS about nvidia driver

Excuse me. I am a newer on linux. Because my Mac air is older. And i found elementary OS is a good solution on old mac air. So i installed it. It’s beautiful. But I have a problem to use it. It has ...
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How do I go about improving my game performance on eOS?

So I just switched over from Windows 10 to eOS and I'm absolutely loving it so far, but one thing that's bothering me is the game performance. I play tons of Rocket League and it ran perfectly on ...