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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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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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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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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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Juno keeps booting into a blank screen

I've got an new installation of Juno, but since I installed the proprietary nvidia driver 396, Juno goes black/blank after the initial splash screen. Loki functioned fine. The odd thing is, that ...
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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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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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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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Occasional Black Screen on Boot [closed]

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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Which NVIDIA driver am I supposed to switch to?

Am I supposed to switch to nvidia-346 or nvidia-346-updates? The Additional Drivers application tells me that nvidia-346 has been tested, but some people tell me to use the updates one. Which one ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Laptop Screen Blinks

My laptop's screen blinks and can't enter the login screen, this happens when the laptop is suspended or locked, I think this is because I use the nvidia driver. is it here that can help me? dell ...
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This is the nvidia driver installation question on elementary OS Loki

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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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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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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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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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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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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Unable to Initialize Vulkan on Juno

I have a Lenovo y50-70 with a GTX 860M Nvidia card. I am using a fresh install of Elementary OS 5.0 and upgraded to the Nvidia 430 using the Additional Drivers GUI. I have also installed libvulkan1 ...
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Steam Play and Nvidia drivers

Having been excited by the newest release of steam play by Valve I hurried and try it out on my eOS machine. I installed Doom (2016) and noticed with great disappointment that it flickers in a way ...
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Glitches on streamed videos

I have been experiencing constant glitch from any stream source available, even from netflix and youtube. Basically it looks like there are parts of two frames at same time on the screen. I see 90% ...
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System crash on loki 4.1

I have a problem after updating my drivers for the nvidia with the software update programm and at the same time I ticked a box under it saying to use my processor.It asked for a restart to take place ...
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Elementary OS does not work with NVIDIA (SOLVED)

I just completed the installation of Elementary OS on my desktop dell XPS 8920. During the installation I noticed that the graph was a little bad, but I thought that after the installation it could ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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