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Wrong screen resolution in Ubuntu (nvidia proprietary driver)

I have a BenQ GW2400 and a Geforce FX5200. I run Ubuntu Karmic 9.10, and have the newest proprietary Nvidia driver installed. The GW2400 supports 1920x1200, but I can only select 1600x1200 from the ...
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smplayer doesn't play video when mplayer does

I just installed mplayer with this ppa and smplayer with this one. I put the following in my ~.mplayer/config: vo=vdpau vc=ffh264vdpau,ffmpeg12vdpau, Now, mplayer works like a charm and vdpau is ...
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Fedora 12 hangs at boot

I'm kind of a beginner at Linux , I've installed an Nvidia driver with this command # yum install akmod-nvidia every thing went ok , but after reboot the system hangs right after starting ...
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Xorg eating up too much RAM on Ubuntu 9.10 box

Xorg is eating up 444MB of 2GB total RAM on my Ubuntu 9.10 x86_64 machine with nvidia drivers installed for the nvidia G86 (GeForce 8300 GS). top shows: top - 18:21:41 up 6 days, 2:40, 9 users, ...
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How to fix Quicktime video color problems on nVidia chipset and Windows XP?

My laptop frequently plays video as if in very low-color mode. Though the sound remains clear, it looks terrible, showing only a few shades of red, blue, or yellow. (It's even worse than 8-bit color.) ...
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NVidia ION and /dev/mapper/nvidia_… issues

I have an NVidia ION board with 4 SATA ports and want to use that to run a Linux Server (CentOS 5.4). I first hooed up 3 HDs (that will be a RAID5 array) and a forth small boot HD. I first started to ...
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Why do I see nvidia-185-modaliases and nvidia-195-modaliases in Ubuntu software updates?

For some reason I see both the Ubuntu 185 and 195 drivers in the Ubuntu Update Manager. In the NVidia X server settings I see the driver as version 185.18.36. I think I managed to install two ...
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How to delete/change nVidia hotkeys?

I have the following setup: Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 (build 2600), 4G of Memory, LOTS of free space NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT [Display adapter] Samsung SyncMaster [Monitor] (23.1"vis, s/n ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 Nvidia GTX 260 x64 installation

I think I tried everything I could but I still can't get my Nvidia GTX 260 to run on the newest ubuntu 9.10 x64. Update: I was able to stop the gdm with sudo service gdm stop However, after ...
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Which nvidia driver should I use for an FX1300 on openSuse 11.2?

I have an nVidia FX1300 and can't figure out which driver to use on openSuse 11.2. This card isn't listed for any of the one-click installs. I need version 173.14.22 of the driver. Do any of the ...
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CUDA & PhysX in Windows on Unibody Macbook '09

Cheers, how can I get CUDA and PhysX hardware acceleration to work on Unibody Macbook from late 2009? Despite having 9400M which is listed as having support for CUDA on NVIDIA's site, I'm unable to ...
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NVidia drivers in Debian testing

I was trying to compile the nvidia (proprietary) drivers yesterday (there is some old version in Debian testing, 173.something I believe), but it failed miserably. Anyone managed to fix the problem? ...
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What things do I have to have in mind when buying a video card?

My current specs are as follows: Motherboard: ASuS P5NSlI Processor: Pentium D Dual Core 2.8Ghz RAM: 2GB DDR2 Video Card: XFX NVidia 9400GT I am having some video performance issues in my PC games ...
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Where can I download NVIDIA drivers for mobile GPUs from?

I have an HP DM3T with NVIDIA GeForce G105m and I am trying to install Windows XP on the notebook. Since HP doesn't offer drivers for Windows XP I am forced to look for drivers on the manufacturer ...
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Tutorial for setting up a Linux machine with 3 monitors? [closed]

Can you provide a link to an up-to-date tutorial for setting up Linux with 3 monitors? Specifically, I want to set up 2 different nvidia video cards with 3 monitors. I can already do 2 monitors on 1 ...
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Windows XP - very bright screen, weird colors, etc

Sorry if it's dumb question, I'm usually not using Windows and when I do I get stuck on easy things. I installed Windows XP... and colors are terrible. White is so bright that I can't look at the ...
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Samsung 42 plasma HDMI DVI PRoblems

I have a Samsung 42 inch Plasma which I have been using as the second monitor for some time now. I run nvidia Graphics card with two DVI ports. The plasma has a VGA port and HDMI. I have up until ...
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How do I enable the on-board graphics card?

This information is based on an ACER Aspire M1641. I have a Nvidia NForce 620 chipset with a GeForce 7050 on-board GPU. I have added a second Nvidia GeForce 6200SE TC PCIe GPU, which automatically ...
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iMac nVidia drivers on Bootcamp/Windows XP (9400M)

I run Windows XP on occasion on my iMac early 2009 (20"). Lately I have been thinking of trying to update my nVidia drivers as it has been hinted that it could solve some of the problems I've been ...
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Where can I find info about the NVidia NV10MGS video card?

I want to buy a LENOVO IdeaPad G550A and the specification says it has an NVidia NV10MGS video card, but I can't find any info on this card on Nvidia's site or anywhere else on the net. Why is that? ...
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Multiple video cards on Windows 7

I've got an Nvidia Geforce 9500GT and am thinking of buying an ATI Radeon HD 4850. I have two PCI-Express slots. Would I be able to run these cards simultaneously on Windows 7? I want to also be ...
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nvidia drivers crash a linux machine with 2 video cards

In Fedora 11 (64bit) I was using the nvidia binary drivers (akmod-nvidia) to drive both by QUadro FX 1400, with 2 monitors on it, and my GeForce 8400 GX, with 1 monitor on it. After upgrading to ...
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Graphics, nVidia and multiple monitors problem

After i had downloaded Windows 7 on to my HP Pavilion dv6000 i deleated all my files on my computer as well as the "windows old" on the Local disc C:. I then downloaded some games that worked fine ...
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Easiest way to get 3 or 4 monitors working on linux?

I can use the nvidia drivers with my Quadro FX 1400 to drive 2 monitors, but I want to do 3 monitors, with the ability to drag windows among all of them, good expansion, etc. BTW, setting up 2 ...
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Computer accident :S

My baby had an accident. after a nightlong LAN Party, ive dropped my computer down the stairs ! whe i poped the case open i saw that my huge videocard GTX 260 has got out of her slot and is now loose ...
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What could cause my computer's display to go darker suddenly?

My monitors lost their brightness without warning or reason. I left my computer alone for a couple hours, and when I came back my monitors were so dark I could barely see anything. It looks as if ...
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How to install 64 bit openGL in linux

I bought a new system with an NVIDIA GeForce 9000 graphics card. I downloaded the 64-bit NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-190.53-pkg2 from the NVIDIA web site which I have installed in my linux kernel 2.6.26. ...
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SLI Artifact issues

When I enable SLI I keep getting artifacts in random games and in Windows Aero sometimes . It doesn't seem to be about over-heating as it happens randomly, and sometimes whole computers just crashes ...
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Computer Freezes navigating BIOS

Computer started acting up, and this is where I am. I have only the CPU, RAM and video card plugged in, the main power line to the mobo, the CPU power line, and the PCI-E to the video card. Specs: ...
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How do you enable compiz effects on ubuntu with nvidia and xinerama enabled?

Is it just that Nvidia doesn't support the compiz effects across multiple screens yet, or am I missing something? When using multiple monitors on ubuntu (Karmic), if I enable the xinerama option, ...
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Sudden graphic card change? from Nvidia 8600GT to Nvidia 7050/Nvidia nForce 610i

Yesterday I got a virus and I had the Nvidia 8600 gt, as I have had throughout the whole time I had this computer. So I decided to fully format my pc to get rid of the virus. When it was finished, It ...
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PDF manual of ASUS GTX 295

I am unable to find and download the user's manual for this GFX card by ASUS: ENGTX295/2DI/1792MD3 (it's the non-OCed version of GeForce GTX 295) Where is it hidden?
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Ubuntu 9.10 login screen error

I installed Ubuntu 9.10 from the CD in my desktop, an old intel pentium 4 550 with a nvidia GT 8600 OC graphics card. The installation was smooth and I didn't see any error. I restarted my pc and I ...
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Monitor position moves when I reboot; any way to fix that, or dynamically set it?

I've got Windows XP running with an NVIDIA GeForce 9400GT (with two monitors) and a DisplayLink adapter for a total of three monitors. During each reboot the third (DisplayLink) monitor changes its ...
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Temperature of my 8600GS graphics card

How can I see the temperature of my 8400GS graphics card?
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Boot sequence unlike reboot

When I turn on the computer it acts very differently than when I reboot it. [WinXP Pro, Intel Core2 6600, 2.4GHZ, 2GB RAM, NVIDA GeForce] Boot: Monitor must be plugged into the motherboard or no ...
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How to get conclusive evidence about if a MacBook Pro video or logic board is malfunctioning?

I have an early 2008 MacBook Pro, but I'm starting to watch unfortunate symptoms like some random and unexplained flickering. Reading this link I'm almost sure that I need to go to an Apple ...
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T61, NVidia, Ubuntu 9.10 == Video problems

Upgraded to latest Ubuntu, currently 9.10. Videos used to work fine. Now, playing videos using VLC or any other media player shows them 'sepia' tinged when playing. This is annoying. I remember this ...
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How can I fix my nvidia display problem in Ubuntu 9.10?

I had Ubuntu 9.04 working with nvidia display drivers, then I upgraded Ubuntu to 9.10. It boots to the desktop, the desktop looks great for a moment and then I get a screenful of pink and blue noise. ...
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Can I upgrade the video card of a Dell Studio XPS 16?

The Studio XPS 16 comes with either integrated Intel graphics, or discrete ATI graphics. Would I be able to replace the card with, say, an nVidia GeForce 8800M?
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keyboard shortcut to throw active window to other monitor

I have two monitors. Windows XP. NVIDIA video driver. I'd like to be able to throw an active window to the other monitor with a keystroke. The instructions say "open NVIDIA control panel and find ...
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Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic, nVidea Quadro NVS 280 PCi, Eizo S1921 Dual Screen (Twin View) Slow Window Draws

I have been following this Tutorial to get dual monitors working on my box http://www.dwasifar.com/?p=862&cpage=1#comment-5727 It works! However, when ever I move a window, the redraw of that ...
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Nvidia - Nview Manager - missing?

I have updated my Nvidia Drivers and found that the NView Desktop Manager is missing. After some searching it seems that it is not included in the latest driver bundle. Does anyone know where and how ...
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nVidia Driver - Laptop is forced as one of my monitors

I am trying to get my nVidia Driver to correctly configure my multi-monitor setup. I have my laptop in a docking station and two monitors hooked up to it. I had an old driver that this worked ...
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Can't make changes to video settings in Ubuntu?

I am trying to set up dual monitors for my Ubuntu (9.04) laptop. I have the nvidia driver installed so it uses the nvidia configuration application. I make the change that I need to set and it says ...
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Forcing Windows Media Player to use EVR via GPU to decode h264 encoded files

I am using Windows 7. I can use Windows Media Player Classic Home cinema to play MKV and other h264 using my nVidia GPU to decode the video stream. To do this, I have to set the video decoder ...
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Notebook drivers for NVIDIA card

I was looking for NVIDIA drivers that would enable me to do some CUDA programming. Ordinary drivers don't seem to work for me - right now I'm on Windows 7 with NVIDIA netbook drivers 185.85. I was ...
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Problem restarting my Ubuntu system

Whenever I try to restart my Ubuntu either from the command line by typing reboot or in GNOME the computer goes from X to console, starts the shutdown process and then a message saying "[ some number ...
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Nvidia Geforce 6150 Multiple Monitors Dualview Issue on HP Pavilion tx2001au

I have a Nvidia Geforce 6150 card on my Laptop - HP Pavilion tx2001au Entertainment Notebook PC . I attached a LCD monitor to my Laptop..I am not getting display on second monitor in dualview mode ...
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nVidia GT220 vs GT210

I went to BestBuy and bought myself a new nVidia GT220, the only problem I have with this card is that it's very noisy when it works (when I play for instance or before Windows loaded), so I looked ...