Categories
Linux Mastering Development Ubuntu

Ubuntu reports too little vram?

I was trying to see how much video ram I have, so I used lspci to find the device. There are two graphics cards in there, the integrated Intel one and an Nvidia one. The Nvidia one showed up as: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation Device 1fb9 (rev a1) So then I used lspci […]

Categories
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 […]

Categories
Linux Mastering Development Ubuntu

Optimus laptop not using nvidia driver

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad P1 (gen 2) laptop with Ubuntu 19.10 installed. I want to use an external monitor connected through hdmi but my laptop does not recognize it (on Windows I have no issue at all). I believe this is because I have an Optimus laptop (if this is the right terminology), meaning […]

Categories
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 […]

Categories
Linux Mastering Development Ubuntu

“Dummy output” and no sound after recent updates

I know this question has been asked before but none of the typical solutions are working for me. Something happened recently (not sure what) that caused the sound to stop working. My bluetooth headset still works but the sound from the speakers doesn’t. Please let me know what sort of diagnostic info that may be […]

Categories
Linux Mastering Development Ubuntu

How can I connect my second screen via HDMI to a kubuntu lenovo-legion?

I’ve just installed Kubuntu in my Lenovo Legion Y530. When I try to connect a second monitor via HDMI, it won’t send video to that display. I’ve tried several monitors, and none of them worked This monitor (and the others) works fine with other computers and also I’ve tried with other cable and no lucky […]

Categories
Linux Mastering Development Ubuntu

How can I connect my second screen via HDMI to a kubuntu lenovo-legion?

I’ve just installed kubuntu in my Lenovo-Legion-Y530, and when I try to connect a second monitor via HDMI, it doesn’t work $ sudo lspci|grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Device 3e9b 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GP107M [GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Mobile] (rev a1) $ sudo lshw -C display *-display UNCLAIMED description: […]

Categories
Development Linux Ubuntu

MSI GS65 | RTX 2060 | no external monitor | Ubuntu18.04

I run Ubunutu 18.04 on a MSI GS65. all things are running perfect on the MSI.I faced from provlems installing the graphics card but ended up installing “nvidia-driver-440” which was running great and hdmi sometimes hang and i turn off the screen and turn it on and shut down the laptop then it works. but […]

Categories
Development Linux

Can’t disable/blacklist nvidia driver on Debian 10

I want to choose between loading nouveau driver and nvidia proprietary driver on boot. Nvidia driver version is 430.64 So, I have added 2 custom grub entries in /etc/grub.d/40_custom. One entry with modprobe.blacklist=nouveau parameter works fine but another entry with modprobe.blacklist=nvidia,nvidia_uvm,nvidia_drm,nvidia_modeset,nvidia_current,nvidia_current_modeset,nvidia_current_drm,nvidia_current_uvm parameter doesn’t work: I see blinking empty prompt instead of desktop. lsmod command in […]

Categories
Development Linux Ubuntu

nvidia driver not loading. 18.04

I’m trying to install CUDA through the .deb on Mac Pro Late 2013 running Ubuntu 18.04 to do some ML. The mac is with a dual boot OSX/Ubuntu with reFind. I have a RTX 2080 Ti in a Razer Core X which is recognized by my system but it seems that the driver is not […]