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Permissions changed on /dev/nvidia* when GPU accessed as root on SUSE

I've got a Linux box running SLES11SP1 with 4 NVIDIA GPUs in it, for running CUDA programs. If the GPU is accessed by a process running as root, it changes the permissions on ...
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Nvidia Geforce GTX 860M video card not recognized by Linux

I have a new laptop by Asus Republic Of gamers. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on this laptop but now there is a problem with the video card not being even recognized by the system. In Bios there is ...
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How to install non-outdated nvidia drivers using apt-get?

I tried using apt-get install nvidia-current after installation I got 280.13 version, which is not the latest version(290.10). so how can i force apt-get to download the latest driver? Edit: I'm ...
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How to setup Nvidia GeForce 9800 card on Ubuntu 10.10

I have problem on graphic card with ACER V193w LCD display. I really don't know how to configure /setup/ Nvidia GeForce 9800 on Ubuntu 10.10. Can you guys please help me!
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NVIDIA 343 drive crashes X server

In my Mint 17 install, I recently tried updating to the new proprietary NVIDIA 343 driver. When I reboot after install, X server fails to start. I can get a shell in recovery mode and tried running ...
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Which driver should I use for my GeForce4 MX 440 on Fedora 20?

I have an old computer with an nVidia GeForce4 MX 440 graphics card. On Fedora 20 I have a selection of three nVidia drivers from the RPM Fusion repos: kmod-nvidia kmod-nvidia-173xx ...
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How to install nvidia driver (gt 755m) on Fedora 20?

I am trying to install nvidia drivers for my Geforce GT755M on Fedora 20. I tried installing kmod, akmod and compiled from source. None of them seem to work. I always end up at a black screen. After ...
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Is it possible to run Steam games using optirun?

I am using Bumblebee on OpenSuse 13.1 on my Intel HD4600 / Nvidia GTX 860M combo. Steam games seems to lag a bit, when using primusrun. (vblank_mode=0 primusrun) Testing both primusrun and optirun ...
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Display manager unrecognised service, trying to disable “x server” to install nvidia driver, debian wheezy

First time install of Debian wheezy. My nvidia 580gtx GPU is crashing GNOME and the computer. To get it to boot I had to use nouveau.modeset=0 in GRUB. Now that I'm in, I want to install the newest ...
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Best distro for using Google Docs on old computer [closed]

I've got an old computer that had XP on it. It's got an AMD Athlon 1.1 GHz processor, 1 GB of PC133 RAM, a 20GB IDE hard drive, a Belkin wireless card with the RT2560 chipset, and an NVidia TNT2 ...
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Unable to change backlight level

In Manjaro I can't set the backlight. I've tried to add: acpi_osi=Linux acpi_backlight=vendor to the kernel's command line but it didn't work. And I also added Option "RegistryDwords" ...
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Cinnamon crashed after nvidia drivers installation

I have installed Linux Mint 15 Cinnamon and I have installed Nvidia drivers using this question. After rebooting the system this message appeared: Cinnamon just crashed. You are currently running ...
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How to use better driver (nouveau) instead of generic VESA with NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M?

I've got laptop with NVIDIA Quadro NVS 140M and have no Gnome-shell which I like very well. I use: Debian GNU/Linux jessie /sid \n \l When I run Debian as live USB everything works fine. How to ...
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What is the System product name? [on hold]

I wanted to install nvidia-prime from a terminal with this code: sudo apt-get install nvidia-prime It started to install but suddenly stopped and asked me to enter the system product name. I ...
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ElementaryOS desktop messed up after trying to get NVIDIA drivers to work.

I've been trying to get the NVIDIA drivers to work on my Lenovo Y50 (GTX 860m) for a while. After installing them and rebooting, I get a black screen with some unhelpful text, which I usually remedied ...
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Window Ghosting in Linux Mint 17 (Cinnamon)

So I have been using Linux Mint 17 on my Lenovo w530 with a k1000m graphics card and had been happy with it for the most part, but I wanted to be able to play games and use a second monitor, so I ...
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Nvidia driver not working on latest kernel (3.17) and Ubuntu 14.04

I'm pretty new to kernel hacking. However, I have built my own kernel before (3.16) and it works. Now I tried upgrading to the latest kernel (3.17-rc7). I configure the kernel using the config file ...
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“Register 0x00680500 not found in PLL limits table” boot error on Nvidia GTX750 Ti

I recently installed Debian Wheezy using a GTX 750 Ti; all went well until I tried to boot: the following was printed to the screen before freezing. [drm] nouveau 0000:01:00.0: 0x95C7 Init table ...
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Any way to make 3d shutter glasses wotk with WebGL?

I can view 3d content with any program that can alternate 2 images at 120 Hz. This is thanks to this project: http://users.csc.calpoly.edu/~zwood/teaching/csc572/final11/rsomers/ Is there any generic ...
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How to modify the Quadro driver to install on a GeForce

I have a consumer GeForce GTX680. It's professional equivalent is Quadro K5000. Both cards have exactly the same chip inside (GK104), the hardware is nearly identical. I need to install the Quadro ...
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How do I change the PCI device ID of my graphics card in the system? (to install Quadro driver on a GeForce)

I have a consumer GeForce GTX680. It's professional equivalent is Quadro K5000. Both cards have exactly the same chip inside (GK104), the hardware is nearly identical. The official driver for GTX680 ...
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Error during linux deepin installation

Yesterday i downloaded linux deepin latest version from linuxdeepin.com and create a bootable DVD disk for install that, But i get this error message during the installation(after selecting language): ...
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Unable to find the kernel source tree in Kali/Debian

I'm trying to install the driver NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-340.32 on Kali 1.0.9. I have some trouble though. When stop the gdm3, enter init3 and then start the installation by sh filename NVIDIA tells me: ...
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cuda - gzip: stdin: invalid compressed data--format violated

I downloaded cuda toolkit from here! I'm running on 32-bit Linux(Mint 17). I had to download .run file(the downloaded file name is ...
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PowerMizer thinks my laptop is running on battery, but it is not

Im trying to use Debian 64-bit on my old IBM t61p laptop. There is Nvidia Quadro NVS 140M GPU, it is supported by driver v173, everything works but... I'm running some OpenGL stuff and I have low ...
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“UnicodeDecodeError: 'utf-8' codec can't decode byte 0xff in position 0: invalid start byte” error when attempting to remove nvidia-304 package

I'm trying to remove package nvidia-304 from my system (Ubuntu 14.04) but I'm getting this error: Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y (Reading database ... 283298 files and directories currently ...
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Confused about the purpose of MESA with proprietary nVidia drivers

Since a MESA upgrade today (10.2.5-1 -> 10.2.6-1 in Debian Sid, which is unbearable lately, keep away), I noticed 3D-dependant applications complaining about missing the software rasterizer swraster - ...
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how to install bumblebee in linux mint 17 ?

I Found Nvidia Drivers Freezes In Cinnamon or Their Cinnamon Crash or Run in Fall-back mode. As bumblebee works better, how can I install bumblebee in Linux mint 17
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cinnamon crashes after installing nvidia driver

I installed the new nvidia driver with opengl 4.5 capabilities after a fresh install of linux mint (the usual way: stopping mdm, disabling nouveau, installing, starting mdm, nvidia-xconfig). But now ...
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NVidia drivers on Macbook Pro (2008) Linux Mint?

Ok. I am literally installing it from scratch and tracking my process here and now. I've been fighting this for so long. Macbook Pro, 2008 I believe. ~200GB HD. I'm not dual booting. Mint and only ...
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Gnome/Nvidia driver installation fails after upgrading to Wheezy

I upgraded one of my Debian 6 machines to Debian 7 but the graphical login never appears. All I get is a blinking cursor. When I switch to tty and try to install the proprietary Nvidia driver, ...
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Why am I getting horizontal tearing no matter what graphics card/distro/compositor/monitor I use?

This is a problem that has haunted me for years, and as a remedy I originally resorted to just using my Windows 7 partition. I've been back to using Linux for a long time now and would like to ...
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Where did nvidia-driver go?

As far as I'm aware, all nvidia driver installation instructions in Debian Jessie are the same as the Debian Wheezy's and involve the instalation of nvidia-kernel-dkms and nvidia-driver packages. The ...
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Nvidia ethernet port not detected on Centos 7

When I tried to install Centos 7, my Nvidia ethernet port was not detected during the installation, whereas in all other distros it works perfectly without any problem. My rig is an AMD Athlon x2 64 ...
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Install CUDA 6.0 on Debian 7 via package manager

I am following the official installation guide for Ubuntu. I first installed the cuda-repo package (cuda-repo-ubuntu1304_6.0-37_amd64.deb), which adds the NVIDIA repository to apt. Then it gives when ...
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Skype/Video drivers problems on Linux Mint 16

If I or the people I'm talking with turn on the camera, my system becomes so sluggish that nothing can be done (I can't even hang up the call). Event after the other party hangs up, the system keeps ...
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Cannot start xserver - “Failed to assign any connected display devices to X screen 0”

I'm using RHEL 6.3 (2.6.32-279.el6.x86_64) VideoCard: NVIDIA Quadro 410 Installed Graphic Driver: NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-331.79 I try to run Xserver, but it won't start. Here is a log file: cat ...
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Where is the GPU?

Installed Debian 7.5.0 on Asus X550LD-XX028 (http://www.flipkart.com/asus-x550ld-xx082d-notebook-4th-gen-ci7-8gb-1tb-free-dos/p/itmdvyg4krwqgaes), with Nvidia GeForce 820M. The nvidia-detect ...
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NVIDIA driver hangs Xorg at start

I'm using Debian Wheezy on Lenovo v570 laptop, it has Intel 3000 graphics and NVIDIA 525M (optimus) discrete video card. I want to use only discrete card and have already set up NVIDIA proprietary ...
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Automatically detect multiple monitors

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 with xmonad. I am not using GNOME. I frequently have a second monitor plugged into my laptop, but I always have to configure the extended display manually. Right now I'm using ...
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Issue with graphical card on Debian 7 Wheezy

I have an issue after trying to install an Nvidia driver on my GeForce GT 630M with Debian 7 Wheezy 7.5 that seems 100% compatible with the driver. I did everything that this page told me to do. The ...
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How to get output information with official nvidia driver

I want to parse the files in /sys/class/drm (edid, modes, status) to obtain some information about the connected monitors. Unfortuantely the nvidia driver does not support DRM. Is there any way to get ...
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Driver Nvidia 96.43.23 for Quadro 4 wont stay installed

No matter how many times I re-install my driver it will be uninstalled after restart. I select and install the correct driver using Device Driver Manager by Mint I restart as prompted It comes back ...
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Bumblebee problem

I cannot run 'glxspheres'. Here is the result for optirun glxspheres: [ 54.811157] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] (EE) Problem parsing the config file [ 54.811195] ...
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Nvidia Geforce 7150m display issues on Ubuntu 13.10

I have just completed a fresh installation of Ubuntu 13.10 on my desktop and the installation was successful. My video card is an on-board Nvidia Geforce 7150m/630i and I was able to include the ...
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No nvidia drivers show up under restricted drivers

I am running Linux Mint 16 (but my experience has been consistent across other Ubuntu derivates including Xubuntu) on a Lenovo W540. I know there have been issues with linux compatibility for this ...
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Dual screen for plymouth with NVIDIA drivers

If I set plymouth to work with drivers the NVIDIA splash screen only appears on one monitor. While if I set it up with the nouveau driver appears on both monitors. Does anyone know how to configure ...
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Installing Nvidia driver for GTX 760m under Linux

I tried installing Nvidia drivers using different ways: repository nvidia-current, nvidia-331 and using downloaded file from Nvidia web site. Installations seems to be successful, although I got ...
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No 3D acceleration on Geforce GT220 with Nouveau on Debian Sid

I've been using Nouveau for a while and despite having working compositing I noticed some OpenGL stuff doesn't work. I ran glxinfo and it said: direct rendering: No (If you want to find out why, ...
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Optimus laptop Xrandr - No HDMI option

I have been trying to fix HDMI for several days, but I have no idea how to fix it. Arch does not even register HDMI, I tried Xubuntu and Fedora and it works there. My setup: i7 3630QM Nvidia GT635M ...