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Does elementary os support nvidia geforce GT 525M

I am currently using a linux distro not supported by my legacy nvidia driver and so i will like to saitch to one that is supported i would like to know if elementary supports legacy nvidia graphics. ...
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Can't use NVIDIA GPU to run games (Prime not supported)

I am on elementary OS 6.1 Jólnir and I installed NVIDIA proprietary drivers (470.103.01 version) through Flatpak. The GPU is recognized as nvidia-smi prints GPU infos and processes. However it seems ...
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Missing wired and wireless networking after installing Nvidia driver

After installing the Nvidia driver into elementary OS 6.1 Jólnir from the AppCentre and on rebooting, my network devices options for both wired and wireless disappeared. This happened for both driver ...
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Stuck on 3x display scaling

Hardware: Dell XPS 7590 notebook with Dell 40" U4021QW 5K monitor Issue 1) I updated nvidia-495 driver as it was suggested as free. The 40" monitor resolution did not look good (as it did ...
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Elementary os 6 Odin not updating due to unmet dependency

A "Failed to update “Operating System Updates”" message is displayed in a pop up and, if I click "Details", it shows the following: The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Elementary OS 6 not booting - drops into initramfs prompt

The issue has occurred after the accepted solution to https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/675425/regular-update-broke-initramfs-on-elementary-os-6/675476#675476 This is how my screen looks when I ...
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Is installing Nvidia proprietary drivers necessary?

I wonder if installing Nvidia proprietary drivers is a necessary step after installing Elementary OS 6. I've been using Nvidia drivers for quite a long time but always had trouble upgrading them, ...
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nvidia drivers not working with other kernel

When installing any kernel other than the standard one, the drivers do not work, installed it through the Application Center EOS 6 Gtx 850m ASUS g550 driver 460,470
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Драйверы Nvidia не работают

При установке любого ядра, кроме стандартного, драйверы не работают, я также установил его через Центр приложений EOS 6 Gtx 850m ASUS g550
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HDMI Monitor Not Detected After Super + P

It's my first hour at Elementary OS. At first both displays are working. I can't disable the primary monitor so I tried to cycle by pressing SUPER + P. I got the secondary display to work but I ...
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Black screen after update (Nvidia driver)

I did a system update on my elementary OS 6 Odin system with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti. After a reboot I'm left with a black screen, unable to log in. Using Ctrl+Alt+F2 gets me into TTY2, but I am ...
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Odin - No backlight after suspend

I am using an Lenovo Legion 5 with an AMD Ryzen 7 5800H and a NVIDIA 3060. When I suspend my laptop, either through systemctl, the wingpanel button, closing the laptop or pressing the powerbutton, it ...
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NVIDIA graphic drivers elementary os 6

I need to install NVIDIA drivers on my pc. How can I do? I tried """software-properties-gtk""" but I have an infinite loop login. I discovered that my driver needs a ...
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Sometimes nvidia drivers don't load - unknown display - low resolution

Running into a weird issue. I recently installled eos 6 on my workstation. Installed latest nvidia drivers (from app center) just fine. Now sometimes when I boot into eos the nvidia drivers don't load ...
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Alienware area 51m appears black screen when installing Odin 6.0

Today I tried to install Odin in my Alienware Area 51m. It is equipped with Nvidia RTX 2080. I made a bootable USB drive with Ether. This USB drive is OK because I have tested it with my another ...
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nvidia drivers not rendering in elementary os

The NVIDIA drivers will not rendering in any window or application you use because there are no libmdc-nvidia file to perform the task. All other gpu driver having these file to support rendering .
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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