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Questions relating to NVIDIA GPUs on elementary OS.

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Permanent nVidia Powermizer Performance Mode

anyone found a way to keep nVidia's Powermizer settings to stick to Performance Mode between computer restarts? If I select it from nVidia Settings GUI it always reverts to Auto Mode between computer ...
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Display corruption at system installation

On my old Compaq Presario F700 (NVidia GeForce 7000/610M C67), display is corrupted from start. That means, resolution isn't a standard VGA one, as other distros allow installation. How could I ...
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Intel graphics requires use of nomodeset to avoid boot freeze. Is there any way to update the Intel drivers to avoid this?

I have a NVIDIA 970M / Skylake laptop with which I would like to be able to switch to Intel graphics for longer battery life. When I use NVIDIA Prime to switch to Intel power saving mode, the boot ...
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System Crashed After Gpu Driver Update

I have a problem with my gpu driver. I'm new in Linux World and i can't fix it. The problem is when i update gpu driver, system not responding after login screen. Please look at this image and video. ...
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Display settings lost on reboot

I have 2 monitors hooked up to my 1080. One 24" 1920x1200 and one 2560x1440 with 144hz. But when I reboot I have to reapply the settings for the displays. This includes changing the mosaic, the ...
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Easy Optimus installation

Just wondering if you have any plans for a simple Nvidia Optimus installation? I always find that it's a 50/50 chance of Optimus working on Ubuntu based systems and usually a ton of steps to go ...
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Nvidia drivers for Loki on an optimus system do not seem to work

I followed the instructions here How to install nvidia graphics driver for nvidia 820m on loki? however if I run sudo prime-select nvidia glxgears I get X Error of failed request: BadValue (...
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ElementaryOS nvidia-driver with dual GPU (nvidia+intel) — link fixed

I have dual graphics on my notebook. Actually a Intel HD + GTX 765M The main problem here is ... I'm using the system for a long time rn, but I have kinda of problem with videos (never got a good ...
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Nvidia drivers with the “GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=auto” fix prevents me from entering my sda5_crypt passphrase during boot. Loki 0.4.1

I installed the Nvidia drivers for my laptop and applied the common fix to make Plymouth work properly as usual, but something is preventing me from getting past the "Please unlock disk sda5_crypt" ...
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Glitches on streamed videos

I have been experiencing constant glitch from any stream source available, even from netflix and youtube. Basically it looks like there are parts of two frames at same time on the screen. I see 90% ...
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System crash on loki 4.1

I have a problem after updating my drivers for the nvidia with the software update programm and at the same time I ticked a box under it saying to use my processor.It asked for a restart to take place ...
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(SOLVED) Nvidia drivers for GF 800M on Lenovo C460 All-in-One?

Would like to test if my system would run on nvidia graphics card. Here is the hardware: lspci -k | grep -EA2 'VGA|3D' 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 4th Generation Core ...
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Any ideas as to why my Desktop and Multitasking backgrounds are rendering funny? [duplicate]

Apologies if this is more appropriate for the subreddit, but my question felt supportish. Anyway, I just stumbled across elementary (mac user since I was like 7) and decided to give it a shot last ...
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Does Nvidia CUDA Toolkit run on Elementary OS?

Is it possible to run Nvidia CUDA Toolkit on Elementary OS? And how?
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Black screen after wake up from suspend mode

I'm using the latest Nvidia graphics drivers. They're working very well, but sometimes when my desktop wakes up from suspend, I get a black screen, before and/or after I log in. The screen will light ...
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elementary os is freezing

I change my pc's videocard after some days it's start freezing/ and i restarting every time. I'm downloading nvidia drivers from app center/ have a 2 download I'm downloading both but when I restart ...
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Intel PRIME profile causes freezing on boot

After a new installation of Loki 0.4.1, the system boots fine but has some issues with freezing on booting and suspending. As per discussions, installing the proprietary nVidia drivers provided ...
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After installing ElementaryOS and disabling Nvidia (enabling Intel) boot fails

I got a fresh ElementaryOS to work on Dell XPS 15 - 9560 (4K) and installed software properties gtk. As soon as I change the PRIME profile in Nvidia Software to the Intel one, I can't boot elementary ...
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Can I use TLP for power management (Dell XPS 15 9560)

How is power management being done in Elementary at the moment? Power managing the NVidia GPU seems important, and at the moment this is the only article I can find http://www.akitaonrails.com/2017/03/...
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Switching from NVIDIA to ATI

(waves) So I'm looking at upgrading my gpu. I currently have a 960 GTX and I want to pick up a Vega 56. What should I be preparing myself for in that hardware change and could someone give me a ...
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Monitor resolution too high and not saving

I've just started using Elementary OS, and I'm having a bit of trouble with the resolution saving. My monitor/tv's native resolution is 4K, but I prefer to run in 1080p. When the login screen boots up,...
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No splash screen after installing nvidia drivers

Elementary OS splash screen has dissapeared after installing nvidia drivers, is there an easy way to restore it? I´ve read some tutorials for Ubuntu but they're hard to follow and results weren't ...
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Vsync issue with switchable graphics ( nvidia 630m / intel hd 3000) on elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki (64 bit)

I have tried various (almost all) nvidia proprietary drivers on my machine and vsync issue is still persisting. Nouveau drivers in not an option as I want to SVP (https://www.svp-team.com/wiki/...
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Does anyone get trouble after installing nvidia driver on elementary os loki 0.4.1?

I read on the internet that people often get trouble after installing nvidia driver. So I just want to know wether anyone also get trouble after installing it on elementary os Loki. As I also see ...
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nvidia-375/libEGL.so.1 is not a symbolic link, and other NVIDIA issues

I've just set up the nvidia-375 package (also nvidia-settings, nvidia-prime, and nvidia-opencl-icd-375) on my new Elementary OS installation. I was hoping it'd work after a simple reboot, as it has in ...
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Can't install 0.4.1 (latest) from USB with nVidia 1060 (SOLVED)

Hello Elementary OS support community, First, I'm a lifetime Linux user - so I'm very familiar with the intricacies of installing and working with Linux. Second, I can't seem to install 0.4.1 on my ...
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Color profile doesn't load correctly after installing nvidia driver 375

I recently installed the nvidia driver 375. After every reboot the "default/built-in" color profile is active (Dell System XPS L702X), although the correct one is selected in the system's settings. I ...
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elementaryOS does not boot normally after I installed the newest nvidia driver

I just got a new laptop dell xps 9560 and I decided to install elementaryOS on it. First I wiped all data on the SSD then I made an iso of elementaryOS on usb bootable. I tried to boot usb but there ...
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multitasking view problem after suspend

I installed elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki couple of days ago and everything seems to run fine except this strange problem: The background of multitasking view looks corrupted almost every time after ...
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Installing Nvidia proprietary driver via terminal

I've been trying to install the newest driver of Nvidia to see if i'll get better performance in games but i keep getting a black screen at boot that flashes (Switching to console doesn't work either) ...
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Elementary OS does not work with NVIDIA (SOLVED)

I just completed the installation of Elementary OS on my desktop dell XPS 8920. During the installation I noticed that the graph was a little bad, but I thought that after the installation it could ...
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Nvidia driver changed after updates

some time ago I installed 381 Nvidia driver, which fixed issues of shutdown and suspend yesterday I run app center updates and I saw that the driver went back to 375 (which resurrected the suspend ...
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Nvida and changing screen brightness

I have been searching through the Ask Ubuntu and Elementry OS Forums and there is nothing about getting this issue fixed. When I Hold Function and Press up and down the Brightness slider moves but ...
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Screen tearing on Loki [nvidia]

I know there are a lot of posts asking for help on this, but anything had worked for me, so I ask for myself again... I have a laptop with intel graphics and a nvidia gt 720m. I have problems of ...
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driver update selection in new AppCenter - do I need two nvidia drivers (340 375)?

after running the elementaryOS update which brings the new AppCenter, I found in the update tab a new section "drivers". It offers in my case to install (not update) three drivers: intel-microcode, ...
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nvidia driver: pantheon doesn't launch after apt upgrade

I've updated 2 times few hours ago and now pantheon doesn't start. GRUB loads, linux actually boots, but the screen remains black. I can ctrl+alt+F1 into tty1, login and do stuff, but when I switch to ...
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Stuck with nvidia boot screen instead of login

I'm new to Linux and today my computer froze while watching youtube. I had to reset using the power button and after the elementary logo when you expect to get the login screen I got stuck with the ...
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(solved) System freeze when pluging usb device or power cable

I had issue installing Loki but I had it done with the help on an other post see the post here for the whole topic I managed to install the kernel 4.10 and nvidia 381. I turn off the dGPU with ...
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nvidia backlight and flickering issue Mac 2010 LOKI

After installing the Nvidia proprietary drivers (the nuovo drivers had problems with flickering on the external monitor) the backlight brightness could not be set anymore (neither with keys nor with ...
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Visual problems after resume from sleep

After resuming my computer from sleep I often (but not always) see some problems with the image. Most often it's the multitasking view: Notice that the four corners of the screen are even whiter. ...
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How to fix screen tearing with Nvidia GTX 970M Elementary OS?

I've tried so many things to stop the screen tearing and nothing has worked. I have given compton ago, nvidia full pipe line setting, nvidia full power setting and nothing works. I really like ...
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Error in nvidia-settings

I installed the last nvidia driver from the nvidia ppa. I installed nvidia-378. After the reboot I open nvidia-settings and it's completely empty. If I run it from the terminal it says ERROR: Error ...
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Remove Nvidia Drivers

I would like to remove COMPLETLY the nvidia drivers, and only use the intel GPU. How can i do that? I tried sudo apt remove nvidia-* and installed xserver-xorg-video-intel. But it all came to the same ...
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Why lshw show nvidia unclaimed?

This is log of lshw -c video. What is mean unclaimed ? And why in configuration don't have a id of driver? khan@khan-Inspiron-3542:~$ lshw -c video WARNING: you should run this program as super-user. ...
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Loki UEFI, NVIDIA tty console resolution

I have the 378 NVIDIA driver loaded on a new machine, and have found that the tty console (CTRL-ALT-F1) resolution is awful, probably something like 640x480 . Looking around here and elsewhere, it ...
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Trouble installing NVIDIA drivers

This is my first time using any other OS than Windows/Mac. I am astounded by the amount of trouble I'm having trying to get my NVIDIA drivers to work. Every time, after installing I get a black ...
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This is the nvidia driver installation question on elementary OS Loki - solved

I use gigabyte P34G v2. The graphics card is nvidia GTX860m. The OS I use is elementary OS Loki. $ sudo ubuntu-drivers list ---> check $ sudo apt install intel-microcode $ sudo apt install ...
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Trouble with Nvidia driver under Loki

I installed the Nvidia driver using Ubuntu method (Addition drivers tab under software & updates). It works great so far, but every time Elementary updates kernel system would not boot up. The ...
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Can my Thinkpad w550s run elementary os with no problem?

I have a lenovo thinkpad w550s with the following specs: -Intel core i7 5500U -8gb ram -256 ssd -nvidia QuadroK620m - full hd screen And I wanted to uninstall the windows and install the elementary 0....
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Using Intel HD Graphics + NVIDIA GPU with Loki

NOTE: Before you mark the question duplicate and give me the link to this solution: Install Nvidia dual-graphics driver on Loki? I have to state that I tried it and it automatically installed nvidia-...