Linked Questions

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Which ATI/AMD, or Intel, or NVIDIA Graphics for Unity? [duplicate]

I really want to know which one of them better for running Unity 3D or GNOME 3 Shell. I'm specifically interested in this for desktop, not laptop, computers.
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3answers
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Getting screen resolution correct with nvidia drivers [duplicate]

I have a new install of ubuntu. Upon first installing the nvidia drivers are not active and I get the correct screen resolution. 1680x1050 Then I install the nvidia drivers and the best resolution I ...
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2answers
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How install Nvidia drivers in Ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

Today I performed fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04. After this I tried to install Nvidia graphics driver. I used 2 methods: How do I install extra drivers? ...
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How to get nvidia driver installed on 13.10 [duplicate]

I found severel links , butnothing works. I tried system configuration to install over frontend I always end up in a black screen NOTHING Works Please give advise Peter Schlaeger
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2answers
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Nvidia driver install [duplicate]

I tried blacklisting and everything I could find on the internet used with root and Alt+Ctrl+F1 with no solution : nvidia-installer log file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log' creation time: Mon Jun 17 ...
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1answer
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Does your nVidia GTX 660 work with the Ubuntu-provided nVidia drivers? [duplicate]

(Reference needed) I'm planning on buying a GTX 660, but I had bad experiences with the 560 SE. So, if you have a 660 and it works well/bad with the ubuntu-provided nVidia driver, please just give a ...
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1answer
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Installation of the Catalyst drivers in a ATI / Intel hybrid laptop [duplicate]

I have installed the Catalyst drivers in my Ubuntu 11.10 64bit but they don't seem to be working. lspci -nn | grep VGA returns: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Core ...
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Can not install Nvidia driver [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop. I have three monitors, and after installing, ubuntu only detected one at 1080p. I downloaded the driver from the nvidia website, but when I stop ...
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1answer
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Graphics issues: black screen [duplicate]

I cannot enable desktop effects from system>preferences>appearance. There also seems to be a big problem with my graphics in general, because many times I get a blank screen on booting. I have to ...
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1answer
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How to get Nvidia graphics working on Sony Z laptop? [duplicate]

I have an older Sony VAIO Z 590 laptop with switchable graphics between Intel and Nvidia GeForce 9300M. It is NOT Optimus. I did a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04. Everything works, but it's using Unity ...
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1answer
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Nvidia GT 640 Issues [duplicate]

I've recently installed Ubuntu, and my mouse is extremely laggy. I have attempted using multiple mice, some wired, others wireless, but to no avail. Turning off 3D Ubuntu on the log on screen doesn't ...
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How to install drivers for GeForce FX 5500 in Ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

I can't manage to install drivers for my video card. Similar questions didn't help me, because they were outdated. What I tried were to following: Tried sudo apt-get install nvidia-173, dependency ...
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1answer
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AMD/ATi driver boots with no Unity/GUI display 12.10 [duplicate]

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.10 64" ready to play some steam games. The install went fine I did all the updates etc, however I need to install the proprietary AMD drivers (ATi HD5750) for any decent ...
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Xlib: extension “GLX” missing on display “:0.0”. Error: couldn't find RGB GLX visual or fbconfig [duplicate]

I'm really confused and lost. I'm a completely new Ubuntu 12.04 LTS user and I'm trying to run a game on WIne and OpenGL. I was instructed to use the glxinfo command on my terminal to see if I had ...
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2answers
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How do I install Geforce GTX 660 in 13.10 [duplicate]

Just bought a Geforce GTX 660 and replaced my Radeon HD 5870 (it finally died after 3 years). I'm having terrible problems getting the video card to work. As I only had command line options so far ...
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2answers
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Black screen on login and then flickering of GUI elements on Nvidia 9500GS [duplicate]

Last week i tried to install Ubuntu 11.04 and i have a problem i cannot solve. Mit Grafics Card is an Nvidia 9500GS which worked well with Ubuntu, Compiz and stuff before. The Problem: i installed ...
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1answer
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How do I install proprietary AMD drivers for a Radeon HD 6870M / Integrated Intel hybrid graphics? [duplicate]

Might already have been answered, but every single tries did not work, so I'm asking this here. So yeah, I can't manage to install the AMD proprietary drivers (neither can I for open-source ones), ...
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1answer
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nvidia-xconfig not found [duplicate]

I have a computer that after installing Ubuntu 12.10, updating it and then trying to install any of the available versions of the Nvidia drivers will not install the nvidia-xconfig file (Which comes ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu Crashes After Updating Nvidia Card [duplicate]

I installed the Nvidia GT 520M using the following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install nvidia-current and then I restarted my computer and it logs in fine, ...
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1answer
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Flickering with experimental driver on a Geforce 8200M [duplicate]

I've just installed Natty in a laptop with a non-working back-light, so I have to use an external monitor in order to see anything. The problem is that the two nVidia proprietary drivers available ...
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1answer
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Problem with NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 4000 [duplicate]

Hi! Is this card working with Ubuntu. Is there any driver? When I installed Ubuntu 12.04 there was a black screen. Thx, Akitoru
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1answer
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How do I install drivers for a NVIDIA 720M on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Today I installed Ubuntu for the very first time. I am having trouble installing any drivers for my GT 720M card. I've tried to follow the guides for general NVIDIA driver installation but haven't ...
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1answer
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driver for graphic card NVIDIA GeForce GT 820M? [duplicate]

I recently purchased dell laptop with the graphic card specification as provided above but could not get the required driver ? Please help anyone from Ubuntu community and please leave link if any for ...
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AMD-Intel Hybrid Graphics : Problem [duplicate]

My Laptop is an HP DV6 6121tx with 2 GPUs: An Integrated Intel one and an AMD HD6770M. Now I just want to run Ubuntu on it without getting horrendous battery life and without it getting very hot ...
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1answer
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Will Nvidia gtx 650 work well on Ubuntu 12.10 / 13.04? [duplicate]

I am going to buy a new graphics card and i am thinking about a Nvidia GTX 650. Can anyone tell me if it has good driver support so that i can play games(Like TF2) without the opensource drivers? (as ...
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1answer
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How to install NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Can someone tell me the steps to install NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M? My laptop is a SAMSUNG Series 7 NP700G7C-S01US. I have Ubuntu 12.10.
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2answers
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How do I shut down X in order to install nvidia drivers/looking to install gl.h, glut.h (opengl files) [duplicate]

It's astonishingly hard to find out how to install opengl headers on ubuntu. I've seen pointers to the opengl registry: http://www.opengl.org/registry/ but the files do not appear to be there. I've ...
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0answers
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Hybrid AMD/INTEL and tearing [duplicate]

This is getting really really boring! Is there any way to get rid of video tearing using fglrx? I have a hybrid system with intel hd3000(SandyBridge) and amd 6770m. I have tried everything like ...
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0answers
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Thinkpad W520 fails to suspend [duplicate]

Since updating to Ubuntu 12.10, my Thinkpad W520 fails to suspend properly (when closing the lid). It will stay on and not turn off. The little error report windows say it might be related to the ...
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Ugly fonts with nVidia drivers [duplicate]

Just installed nVidia binary drivers today and the fonts are ugly. I've been using the opensource nouveau drivers all this while and the font's were much better. Even the expo effect in compiz was ...

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