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Questions relating to NVIDIA GPUs on elementary OS.

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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GPU not detected

So, I am trying to configure my nvidia driver, installed via AppCenter, and it's not been listed in Nvidia X Server Settings as you can see here: And i'm getting this error when I launch it by the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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