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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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'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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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NVidia Drivers problems

Hello I just installed Elementary OS 5.0 Juno. After the installation, from the app center I installed NVidia 3.40 and then clicked to install NVidia 390. Later I realized I can only used either 3.40 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...