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Questions relating to NVIDIA GPUs on elementary OS.

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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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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 ...
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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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Problems using nvidia drivers/multiple monitors

I have installed elementary os from scratch. I have 4 monitors that I want to use as an extended desktop. These were not working by default so I installed an nvidia driver via "additional drivers". ...
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bumblebee vs nvidia-prime? What to use that works with latest nvidia driver?

Bumblebee would be better, because I want to use the Nvidia card with specific apps like Blender but not with Gimp. But right now I can't find anything that helps me to install driver+bumblebee from ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Up to date elementary OS is incredibly slow, whats wrong?

My system is: Quad-Core Intel® Core™ i5-6600K CPU @ 3.50GHz NVIDIA Corporation GP104 [GeForce GTX 1070] (rev a1) 16.4 GB memory 233.7 GB storage I'm using the latest nvidia-driver-415 driver ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Difference between Nvidia normal drivers and server drivers?

What is the difference between server and non-server?
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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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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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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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Problem with NVIDIA GTX 980 and elementary OS [duplicate]

Do you know if there are compatibility problems between elementary OS (Freya) and NVIDIA GTX980? I've installed elementary OS but it's hard to use it. I've to plug two screens (one on the GTX and the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...
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Power usage NVIDIA on Juno

I noticed that after upgrading from Loki to Juno my battery life was severally decreased. I have a Dell XPS 9550 with a NVIDI GeForce(R) GTX 960M. I've installed tlp and tlp-rdw I've addded the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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(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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