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Questions tagged [nvidia-settings]

The nvidia-settings utility is a tool for configuring the NVIDIA Linux graphics driver.

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NVIDIA X server settings is displaying empty window

I have problems with running NVIDIA X server settings to adjust GPU fan speeds. When launching the utility it only opens an empty window like this: Below is additional info from nvidia-smi utility ...
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Whose settings are used at the Win10 and Win7 login screens?

There are times when I want the settings I setup as an Admin for both my Win10 and Win7 machines to apply to the login screen. The only problem is that I'm not entirely sure which user's settings ...
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Second monitor doesn't work with the first

I have a laptop and I wanted to add a second monitor. I used a VGA-to-HDMI converter to connect the monitor, since the laptop has only HDMI slot and the monitor only VGA. The issue is, that whenever ...
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Is it possible to add the monitor from the second GPU to the same x screen as the first GPU?

Manjaro. Gnome. Nvidia. I have two GPUs (ASUS 1070 both). Both GPUs and monitors are detected, but I cannot add the second monitor (the smallest, orange on the screenshot) to the X Screen 0. I can ...
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Intel-virtual-output - High temperature causes Linux crash

When I activate a monitor on the HDMI output (wired to the NVIDIA Optimus chip) of my notebook through the commands below the notebook starts to get very hot, mainly if I am running a video (streaming ...
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Is there a way to use high-end gpus (like NVIDIA Titan xp or GTX 1080 Ti) for an embedded system?

I am trying to use high-performance GPUs like Titan or GTX series for an embedded system (to install in a vehicle). I already have Jetson tx2, but I need something more powerful. Is there a way to do ...
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Monitor configuration changes when reconnecting displayport-monitor

I currently have a setup with 3 monitors: one connected via DVI, one via HDMI and one via DisplayPort (because these are the three connectors on my graphics card). I configured them correctly using ...
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Why is my second GPU not being utilized on multiple monitors?

I have 2 Nvidia GTX770 EVGA Video cards with 4GB But when I watch videos on multiple screens, These are my Nvidia settings Why does only one video card show utilization? More importantly, how ...
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Why my nvidia driver is not working on my laptop?

My system is Ubuntu 16.04 TLS.I install the nvidia from the ppa.But after I reboot,I still using the Intel graphics driver I have put the noueavus into the black list.BTW there is no nvidia section in ...
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Tearing with G-Sync on and V-Sync off in The Witcher 3

My setup has an NVIDIA GTX 1080 (Asus Strix ROG) video card with an Acer XB271HK monitor connected via DP, G-Sync turned on in NVIDIA Control Panel and V-Sync turned off in The Witcher 3 video ...
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NVidia GTX970M removable device and more

First of all, here's my PC specs: Alienware 15 laptop, 2015 revision CPU Intel i7 4710HQ GPUs: nVidia GTX 970M, Intel HD 4600 RAM 16 GB O.S. Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit Here are the problems: I had ...
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Disable autobrightness on PC

My screen's brightness auto change sometimes when I watch a movie or play games. Especially when I toggle Tab menu on/off in league of legends, my screen start diming/lighting, also when I toggle the ...
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linux mint keeps crashing with official nvidia drivers

I have an ASUS UX50V laptop. Both Linux Mint 18 32-bit and Linux Mint 18.1 64-bit identify the video card as "NVIDIA Corporation: G98M [GeForce G 105M]". https://www.asus.com/Notebooks/UX50V/...
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Maximized window only on one Monitor when 2 Monitors in NVidia Surround activated

Maximize a window does not work correctly when using nvidia-surround. I expect to maximize a window spanning ALL monitors in a nvidia-surround composition BUT its only maximized to ONE monitor! This ...
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Chrome HTML5 videos in fullscreen are black when Intel graphics are enabled OR hardware acceleration is enabled

Chrome: 51.0.2704.106 m (64-bit) QUADRO M1000M NVIDIA supplied drivers, delivered via device manager force update (update did not affect the issue): 10.18.13.5474 Intel HD Graphics 530: 10.18.15.4285 ...
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HDMI not showing up as sound device

I am using nvidia. My PC connects to a TV that have sound. However, HDMI not showing up. This is the screenshot I have updated the driver As you see in the screenshot in nvidia settings, if I go to ...
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Disable nvidia card in notebook

I have a notebook with both Intel and nvidia graphics. I activated Intel instead nvidia in nvidia-settings. But I still can hear fan working. How to disable videocard completely?
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Need to run a script and use nvidia-settings to make CUDA available (from my nvidia GPU). Is there a quicker way?

My laptop has two graphics units - Intel HD graphics and a 2015 nvidia GPU. Whenever I want to switch to the GPU, I need to do the following two steps: Step 1: Run a script echo Updating ...
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Persistence of NVIDIA Mosaic settings on Multi GPU system

I have a 4 GPU system with 12 4K monitors connected to it. I am using the NVIDIA Mosaic Technology to get a single desktop out of them. This part is successful. Graphics Diver version: 348.40 on ...
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How to get command output of “nvidia-settings” via command line?

the case at hand: nvidia-settings -q all | grep 'Attribute.*GPUCoreTemp' gives: Attribute 'GPUCoreTemp' (system5:0.0) 58. Attribute 'GPUCoreTemp' (system5:0[gpu:0]): ...
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X Error: BadMatch when adding widescreen resolution to Ubuntu

Problem: I upgraded my monitor from 1680x1050 to 2560x1080. In nvidia-settings the maximum resolution I can set is only 1920x1080, leaving a substantial gap on each side of the monitor. The display ...
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Nvidia Settings best to reduce tearing

I'm trying to reduce video tearing. (Noticeable in games and youtube videos when full screen. On a 16:9 1080p monitor.) I have read several forums and tried changing refresh rate using compizmanager....
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Nvidia 840M graphic card driver, prime or bumblebee ! what to choose?

I have gone through Ubuntu forum and it suggests me to update ppa of prime or bumblebee projects. I am unsure what to choose and go ahead. users has reported many complains over prime for black screen ...
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Nvidia Control Panel Blank

All of a sudden Nvida's control panel is almost blank. I have 2 GTX 770s in SLI and the only new graphical things are changing digital vibrance (kicking up saturation) and moving to 4K (Samsung ...
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Using the NVIDIA OPTIMUS at Ubuntu 14.04/Mint 17 KDE With Wine

I have tried to use the NVIDIA OPTIMUS in Mint 17 KDE using Wine to run the game Counter Strike 1.6 (hl.exe). The card installs and works correctly (since I use Wine 1.7). But when I try to start ...
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Linux Nvidia driver works bad for me

I've installed Bumblebee, it loads nvidia driver correctly... I can see it in /proc/drivers: quux@quux-Ideapad-Z570 ~ $ cat /proc/driver/nvidia/version NVRM version: NVIDIA UNIX x86 Kernel Module ...
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Nvidia X setting doesn't save dual monitor settings

I am using Linux Mint 14 KDE and I have a GeForce 9600 GT. I am trying to use nvidia-settings (driver version 304.84) to save my dual monitor configuration: Small monitor: TwinView, Resolution Auto (...
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Nvidia-settings showing different GPU temperatures

I have noticed that after switching from Nvidia blob 295.x to 304.x, nvidia-settings utility suddenly shows GPU temp like 20 degrees less when GPU is under load (playing a game). It was around 80°C, ...
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Sync to vblank - Nvidia X Server settings

I've been running an OpenGL application with a significantly low framerate on Ubuntu 12.04. I finally managed to solve the problem by disabling "sync to vblank" from Nvidia X Server settings, although ...
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Xorg Different Height Monitors

I am trying to set up a dual monitor desktop, with a 19" LED monitor, and a 15" CRT monitor, and have done so, using nvidia-settings to write to my xorg.conf. However, the problem I am now dealing ...
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How do I save my overscan value in Nvidia-settings on Ubuntu 11.10

Well as the title says, I'd like to know how I can save the value of my overscan compensation (value is between 0 and 200) after reboot on Ubuntu 11.10. The graphics card I have is an Nvidia ION. I'd ...
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Multiple monitors under X: eliminating gaps due to different monitor heights

I am using nvidia-settings to configure multiple monitors . The monitors' native resolutions are different, so this generates 'gaps' where the items are drawn on the virtual screen but not on any of ...
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Limiting VRAM available to a process

Is it possible to limit the video memory a software can use? In my case, I want to tell a game I have half the memory to test some performance issues.
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Running Ubuntu with multiple monitors having a panel each

I have just installed Ubuntu and I'm trying to set up a correct configuration for having multiple monitors. I want the two monitors to have their own workspaces, yet the ability to drag a window from ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 external monitor problem

I've just installed the 10.04 release on my laptop. I've also installed the nvidia propietary driver as suggested by the system. I've some problem using an external monitor, i'm not able to set the ...
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Dual NVidia graphics cards in Ubuntu / xorg.conf mania

I have two NVidia graphics cards: Quadro NVS 295 (PCI Express, dual DisplayPort outputs) GeForce FX 5200 (PCI, DVI and VGA outputs) I have three identical monitors, two on DisplayPort and one on DVI....
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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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Tweaks on nvidia-settings only working when the program is opened

I have two monitors. The master one (17") is 1yo, and the secondary (15") is really old, like 4yo. This old screen is having problems displaying colors... They are a little bit darker, what is a ...