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Questions tagged [nvidia]

Questions relating to NVIDIA GPUs on elementary OS.

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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-...
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How to install NVidia card driver (laptop)?

I'm new to linux, and my problem is that when i pass with the cursor hover certain things(like the bar on the top) it starts glitching. I read around the internet that i need to install nvidia card ...
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How to install nvidia graphics driver for nvidia 820m on loki?

Im new to elementary os andi want to know how to best install nvidia graphics driver for the above model (i used 364.51 for windows 10 ) on loki
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elementary OS 0.3.2 Freya (64-bit) (Ubuntu 14.04) black screen after Update

Hello I have a problem with ubuntu installed on my laptop. The laptop is ASUS K501U with NVIDIA Corporation GM107M [GeForce GTX 950M] (rev a2). My System is elementary OS 0.3.2 Freya (64-bit). The ...
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graphics driver broken [solved]

I recently installed Loki on my machine. I was running two monitors on an AMD FirePro 7000. I installed an Nvidia GTX 970, and only one monitor was being recognized. I tried various combinations of ...
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BlackScreen after install Nvidia Drivers

I installed this with additional drivers for a nvidia gt520m but when I restart, black screen appear, this is a fresh elementary os loki; yesterday I installed manually the driver via terminal, but ...
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Subtitle not shown in Videos

Is it a bug or is it a video card driver problem? If the latter what is my best option having an Asus notebook with Geforece 540m and an intel HD 3000. (Yes I have optimus). Nvidia prime doesn't ...
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Artifacts in background

Got elementary OS installed today on a desktop PC. Got the latest NVIDIA drivers installed, and I noticed that if the screen goes blank (after a few minutes inactivity ), when I log back in I have ...
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Screen tearing when logging from hibernate or suspend

I have elementary OS Loki (0.4) and my computer has strange behavior when I log back from hibernation or suspend. Here is a picture of what is going on. I would like to add that I never hibernate my ...
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NVidia Geforce 940mx and Intel Skylake graphics hybrid. Proper configuration?

I am trying to get my hybrid graphics working properly. I have an Acer aspire E5-57G. Here is the info about my hybrid graphics as described by lspci -kv: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel ...
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Wallpaper wonked out after signing back in when locked out

Locked laptop, signed back in. This is the result. Any advice, known issues or suggestions?
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Cannot change brightness with Nvidia drivers installed [duplicate]

I installed elementary os Loki on my MacBook Pro which has Nvidia graphics card. With a fresh installation I can change the brightness with the brightness keys from keyboard. But if I install the ...
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Soft lockup and delayed boot

Freshly installed elementary os with nvidia drivers will lock up during the boot, delaying to boot by roughly 30s. Is there anything I can do to stop that? I have blacklisted non-nvidia drivers. Here ...
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Cannot change brightness on lock screen

I am not certain if this is Ubuntu specific or elementary OS specific. On the lock screen, I do not have the capability to change my brightness using the dedicated keys on my keyboard. It turned ...
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Desktop background glitch after unlock Nvidia 1070 GPU [duplicate]

After I unlock the computer, the desktop background becomes glitched like this. However everything still works. I am currently using the default background. I installed the Nvidia driver using this ...
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Problem with desktop image background (visually) [duplicate]

I just installed loki, but sometimes the background image becomes black or strange. When I change the background image the problem is fixed. however it is annoying GPU: nvidia queadro k620 (driver ...
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How can i switch between Intel and Nvidia Graphics card?

I have an Intel i5 processor with a HD IGP and a Nvidia 950M, but all applications use the Intel HD. How can I switch graphics when I run a game?
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Screen distortion

I have installed Loki. Everything was fine with setup and desktop bue when I tried to open Music app this appened To be honest this is not new. I experienced this in Freya but can't remember what I ...
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Slingshot delay and other apps (Loki)

I have a Dell XPS L502X Nvidia and Intel video cards. I'm not sure if this a Nvidia/Nouveau issue but Slingshot menu always has a delay. Usually after the second try it works fairly fast again, but ...
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Brightness controls on Oryx Pro with Nvidia on Loki

I have a System 76 laptop with nvidia dedicated graphics and am having trouble with the brightness adjustment controls in Pantheon. I have installed the system76-driver-nvidia from their ppa. I have ...
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Loki doesn't see my GTX1070

It seems that Loki can't see my discrete GPU (Nvidia GTX1070). Here's the output from a couple of useful commands I've seen listed while trying to debug this. $ inxi -Gx Graphics: Card: NVIDIA ...
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How can I stop drivers for Nvidia GeForce GT 330M causing issues in Loki?

After installation of Nvidia proprietary drivers window control buttons doesn't work (elementary OS apps window buttons work but rest [firefox, playonlinux] doesn't). In addition switching windows ...
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Installing bumblebee in Loki [duplicate]

I tried installing bumblebee on Elementary OS Loki, but without luck. Can anybody help me with this? I would like the better battery life and the better graphics when needed. I have a GTX 970M. ...
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Problems running three monitors with Loki

Loki wasnt recognizing two of my montiors. I managed to fix that through installing the NVIDIA Driver for my card, but now those two monitors dont have a correct resolution and i cant set it up to be ...
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Install Nvidia dual-graphics driver on Loki?

Currently running Freya on a 2+ years old machine that came with Nvidia dual graphics (GeForce GT 740M). On Ubuntu 14.04, Mint 17 and Elementary 0.3.2, I have had to install Nvidia proprietary drivers ...
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Loki - Black screen for 10-15 minutes after login

I've installed Loki on a new machine running dual monitors. I have an Nvidia NVS310 card, I'm using 340.96 Nvidia proprietary drivers. When I login in the morning after locking the machine the night ...
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I get logged out as soon as I log in

New PC, installed Loki, everything was fine until I downloaded the nvidia drivers using these links: http://forlearning.com/graphic-drivers-for-elementary-os/ https://gist.github.com/jansanchez/...
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Help installing the latest nVidia proprietary driver from a PPA

EDIT - The PPA below works, however it didn't solve my tearing issues. EDIT 2 - I've just realized I should have worded the question better, rather than copy-pasting it from where I had previously ...
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Can't install Freya on SSD NVMe + Nvidia Optimus

I just get a new laptop and I can't manage to install Elementary Freya on it. Live CD doesn't launch, same for the install process, all I get is some Kernel lines and the process stopped.Ubuntu 16.04 ...
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Elementary Freya on Skylake CPU + Nvidia card > kernel and graphic drivers question

Hello and thank you very much for the great work you are doing with Elementary ! :) I have an old laptop running Freya and want to change it to a new i7-6700HQ + Nvidia GTX 950m, and as far as I've ...
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Occasional Black Screen on Boot

An annoying problem to say the least. I have a laptop (Dell Precision M4500) and roughly 50% of the time, I boot to a black screen. Otherwise, I boot to a normal login just fine. Running Freya 0.3....
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How to save NVIDIA X Server Settings (nvidia-settings)?

I had changed resolution of the monitor from 75Hz to 60Hz and clicked a button "Save to X Configuration File" and saved into /ets/X11/xorg.conf as administrator. After restarting I still see 75Hz ...
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How do I install the drivers for my Nvidia GTX 970?

I have recently installed a Nvidia GTX 970, and from there on I could only select a tiny resolution under elementary.
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Black screen, when installing NVIDIA drivers (GTX970)

I tried to switch from Windows to Linux (elementary OS) but everytime I ended in a black screen. The following steps i tried: Set "Nomodeset" before the installation starts (+ replaced "quiet spash" ...
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Installing Nvidia drivers

I have been having some issues installing Nvidia graphics drivers, I have tried many different things including things I've seen in other stack questions. I tried: Installing manually using the .run ...
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I can't set the screen resolution which is through HDMI to 1920X1080 for my laptop

monitor: ViewSonic VX2460h GPU: Nvidia GT650M NVIDIA Driver Version: 355.11 Output of xrandr Screen 0: minimum 8 x 8, current 3409 x 1080, maximum 16384 x 16384 VGA-0 disconnected (normal left ...
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How to reset graphic drivers from command line

I am using elementary OS Freya and tried to install some graphic drivers and update existing drivers, after the re-start I get black screen, but still I can access command line from recovery mode, how ...