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Questions relating to NVIDIA GPUs on elementary OS.

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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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4 hours battery on brand new Huawei Matebook X Pro 2020

I am getting 4 hours tops on my battery on my brand new Huawei Matebook X Pro 2020 i5 with Intel UHD graphics and Nvidia Geforce MX250 All i have done so far is installing the Nvidia 440.59 driver ...
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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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Refresh rate changes on boot

I'm using elementary OS 5.1.4 Hera with two 144hz monitors. Whenever I boot they run at 60hz and I have to either use xrandr or the nvidia settings to change it every time. I tried setting the xrandr ...
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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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Login screen error and PCI error in Elementary OS 5.1 Hera using HP Pavilion - 14-ce00XXX

I have a hard time with Elementary OS 5.1 Hera I installed with windows 10 pro in my SDD 120GB laptop HP Pavilion - 14-ce0010ns Here my pc specifications: Intel(R) Core (TM) i5-8250U CPU @ 1.60ghz ...
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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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nvidia drivers issue

i've installed nvidia driver and in neofetch my RTX 2060 display as "GPU: NVIDIA NVIDIA Corporation Device 1f11". Also, in Nvidia X Server settings, I have only PRIME Profiles section. Thanks for ...
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Experience with eOS 5.1.2 on Dell Precision 5530

I would like to install eOS 5.1.2. on my Dell Precision 5530 with the following specs: Intel Core i9-8950HK 32GB,DDR4-2666MHz SDRAM Nvidia Quadro P2000 w/4GB GDDDR5 (with 4k screen) Intel Wifi Link ...
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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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Nvidia Drivers 390 or 430?

Should I have the pre-installed drivers v.390 or install v.430 manually? Does it have any reason the system installs v.390? I installed driver 430 with "sudo apt-get install nvidia-driver-430" without ...
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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 ...
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Unable to Initialize Vulkan on Juno

I have a Lenovo y50-70 with a GTX 860M Nvidia card. I am using a fresh install of Elementary OS 5.0 and upgraded to the Nvidia 430 using the Additional Drivers GUI. I have also installed libvulkan1 ...
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elementary OS on MacBook Pro (2009) missing brightness control

After clean install and update of graphics driver (Nvidia), I have no brightness control in elementary OS. I have seen elementary OS on another system and it has brightness in the menu bar. Why don't ...
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Elementary OS 4 Loki Black Screen on Boot/Login After Updates

the other day I decided to run some updates to software and the OS from the App Center and it broke my system somehow. The only odd thing I noticed regarding the updates before it crashed was that a ...
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NVidia Drivers problems

Hello I just installed Elementary OS 5.0 Juno. After the installation, from the app center I installed NVidia 3.40 and then clicked to install NVidia 390. Later I realized I can only used either 3.40 ...
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Juno fresh install, display unknown, resolution only 640x480, GPU is Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650, display properties will not open

-elementary os Loki worked fine until I upgraded my gpu from geforce 310 to gtx 1650. (I dual boot with windows 10 on separate drives.) -I decided to wipe loki and install juno but the display ...
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GPU not detected

So, I am trying to configure my nvidia driver, installed via AppCenter, and it's not been listed in Nvidia X Server Settings as you can see here: And i'm getting this error when I launch it by the ...
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Problem with Nvidia graphic card driver

Elementary community, I am using Acer Predator G30 with Nvidia GTX 1060 but I am having a problem figuring out how to enable external monitor plugged via HDMI because it is not visible in Displays ...
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how to fix screen tearing with web scrolling

As described in the title, it occurs when scrolling up and down on a web page, it occurs when watching videos. You can go on youtube and do the screen tearing test and it easily shows up on the test. ...
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Hardware aceleration doesn't work (at least with mpv)

Playing a video with mpv (installed via apt from standard repositories) doesn't work with hardware acceleration. mpv reports: VO does not support requested hardware decoder, or loading it failed. ...
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Unable to install Elementary OS: Hangs during reboot after installation

I need your help in sorting out this installation issue. I had installed Elementary OS successfully, where I gave the permission to allow download of third party software. This is because I need ...