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Is there a way to use accelerated 3D graphics from NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M in Mac OS Big Sur?

Since Mac OS High Sierra, Macbook Pro Late 2013 owners complain about the inability of using their NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M dedicated graphics card to speed up 3D graphics or a second display. So after all, I was wondering if Apple, NVIDIA, or some hacker [?] did something to re-enable these old-but-gold graphics card in […]

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Linux Mastering Development Ubuntu

Ubuntu 18.04 using nouveau despite blacklist

My nvidia RTX2060 is not functioning properly in Ubuntu 18.04. I followed the instructions here: Install Nvidia driver instead of nouveau And my blacklist.conf file has this at the end: blacklist nouveau blacklist nvidiafb I rebuilt the kernel and rebooted, then installed the nvidia drivers, then rebooted again, but running lspci shows nvidiafb, nouveau are […]

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Linux Mastering Development Ubuntu

How can I disable Intel graphics card completely?

I’ve got a very particular setup, I have a triple boot with Windows, OS X (It’s a hackintosh) and Ubuntu. I’ve got an i7 6700 with a GTX 1660. Now here’s the deal, OS X doesn’t support Nvidia Turing architecture, so my 1660 isn’t supported. I have the intel card as the primary one in […]

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Linux Mastering Development Ubuntu

No GRUB menu during Ubuntu boot with 2 displays

I have installed Ubuntu 20.04, dual booting alongside Windows, but nothing shows up on both monitors on boot up w/ Ubuntu. I know that it is taking place in the background because it automatically selects the primary option from the BIOS (in this case Ubuntu). My PC runs an KFA2 GeForce GTX 1060 6GB OC […]

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Linux Mastering Development

ssh login does not display motd while UsePAM = no

I have customized /etc/motd and it was displaying it correctly while login via ssh: Welcome to Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS (GNU/Linux 2.6.32-042stab141.3 x86_64) * Documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com * Management: https://landscape.canonical.com * Support: https://ubuntu.com/advantage * Ubuntu 20.04 LTS is out, raising the bar on performance, security, and optimisation for Intel, AMD, Nvidia, ARM64 and Z15 as well as […]

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Linux Mastering Development Ubuntu

Second monitor not detected, brightness not working… with Nvidia (GTX 1660ti) and Ubuntu 20.04 (kernel 5.4.0)

I’ve just bough a new Asus laptop (Ryzen 7 4800h, Nvidia GTX 1660ti), and I’m running into several graphic issues with Linux. As described in the title, so far, the issues are that the second screen is not detected (HDMI), and that the brightness control is not working at all (and it’s killing my eyes […]

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Linux Mastering Development

A strange output in welcome message

Days ago I found I cannot connect my server via sftp. Then I found that there is a dot in the welcome message when I login via ssh. .Welcome to Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.15.0-72-generic x86_64) * Documentation: https://help.ubuntu.com * Management: https://landscape.canonical.com * Support: https://ubuntu.com/advantage * Ubuntu 20.04 LTS is out, raising the bar on […]

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Linux Mastering Development

Why I cannot change the graphics card on Linux Mint 19?

NVIDIA is selected in nvidia-settings, however system info shows that the graphics card being used is Intel Graphics. So, am I interpreting something wrong? If not, why this does not work? Thanks. edit: I figured out that nvidia does not show up in lspci quest with “VGA”. muyustan@mint:~$ lspci -k | grep -A 2 -i […]

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Linux Mastering Development Ubuntu

NVIDIA X Server Settings not working and GPU shown as unknown

I have recently bought a Thinkpad T490 with an Intel i7 CPU and an NVIDIA GeForce MX250 graphics card (and an integrated Intel HD-Graphics 620) and installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. After encountering some graphics bugs I wanted to check whether all drivers are up to date. The first thing I noticed is that in the […]

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Linux Mastering Development Ubuntu

How to install nvidia drivers for Ubuntu 18.04, Kernel 4.15.0 (cuda 10.0 compatible)

I am trying to install Nvidia drivers on my new laptop MSI Prestige 15 A10SC My goal is to run TensorRT 5.0.2.6 which uses Cuda 10.0 which requires linux<=4.15.0 I followed the Nvidia instructions to install Cuda, replacing the last line by sudo apt-get -y install cuda-10-0. wget https://developer.download.nvidia.com/compute/cuda/repos/ubuntu1804/x86_64/cuda-ubuntu1804.pin sudo mv cuda-ubuntu1804.pin /etc/apt/preferences.d/cuda-repository-pin-600 sudo apt-key […]