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Questions relating to NVIDIA GPUs on elementary OS.

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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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Nvidia/Elementary OS Juno suspend/resume fix

Does anyone know if this will still work on Juno? https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.addictivetips.com/ubuntu-linux-tips/fix-nvidia-resume-bug-elementary-os-loki/amp/ I tried running gala —replace from ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Dual-monitor nvidia-intel hybrid Xorg black screen

Background I'm running a dual-monitor setup: primary on Nvidia GPU and secondary on Intel integrated (because it's VGA only) and I'm been having screen tearing issues on my primary and secondary ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can't wake up from sleep

As i said in the title, i can't wake my laptop from sleep. All i after waking up the pc is a black screen with "_" not even blinking, but just static. When i try to press "CTRL + ALT + ...
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having a myriad of driver-related issues (graphics, internet, etc.)

i'm fairly new to Linux, so if there's any information i'm missing then please be patient with me! for reference, here are my hardware specifications: https://pastebin.com/RTV0WRVg a fresh install of ...
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How to install nvidia drivers

I have an nvidia card and I'm not surge how to manage drivers on elementary OS. Is it enough to install the drivers that appear on AppCenter? I installed the 510 drivers before. Should I install the ...
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How to reinstall .Xauthority and reclaim display after failed nvidia driver upgrade

Over a year ago I installed Elementary OS on an old Macbook Air from circa 2011. It worked fine, albeit slowly, for a couple of weeks until I performed a suggested nvidia driver update. I read ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Problem with elementary os juno after wake up

I have some sirious problems with my elementary os juno after waking up (unlocking). When I first boot computer everything works just fine, system is fluid and very responsive. But, at the first time ...
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Error during NVIDIA drivers update

I've recently installed Juno, and today I ran into this problem: AppCenter > Updates > Drivers: both nvidia-340 and nvidia-driver-390 are unable to update. nvidia-driver-390 displays "Error while ...
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system resets on certain apps

I was really looking forward to juno, unfortunately this makes my system even more unstable than before with loki. As soon as I click Epiphany, Pantheon will reset to the login screen, while I am ...
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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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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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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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