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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What's the proper way to install NVidia drivers now? [duplicate]

BACKGROUND: Once upon a time, when I installed Ubuntu 10.x on an older machine, and kept upgrading it until 13.04 or 13.10, there was an easy-to-find option in Settings that allowed to install ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidea GT 840M Graphics [duplicate]

I am having trouble with my Geforce GT 840M on my brand new Ubuntu instillation, it does not seem to be listed as my graphics card. Details Page However the card is listed under lspci lspci I have ...
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Hybrid Intel/AMD Radeon problem [duplicate]

I have a Dell Inspiron 7520 which is Ubuntu certificated. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit. Now i have problem with the fan control (noise) because of the hybrid System. I tried some tutorials but ...
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Lower resolution with DVI and NVIDIA driver than with VGA [duplicate]

First my setting: Machine: Linux ubuntu 3.2.0-36-generic #57-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jan 8 21:44:52 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Graphic Card: I have an old Quadro NVIDIA card 01:00.0 VGA ...
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Ubuntu on Alienware m14x [duplicate]

i had used linux once when i was 8 back in 2001 and i used to love it as i played the games that came with the OS, then i left linux until recently since i have been hearing about all this new linux ...
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Why do I have poor performance with Alienware m17x r1 and dual GTX260m? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 with the Nvidia drivers (310.14), my performance in both Team Fortress 2 and Counter Strike Source is sporadic. In some instances, I manage to get between 150 and 250 fps and ...
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Nvidia Optimus GPU with Bumblebee Overclocking [duplicate]

I have a laptop with Nvidia GT 640m LE GPU, with optimus. I already made it work with Bumblebee using optirun command, but I wanted to Overclock it since the nvidia's kepler chipset has a very good ...
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Trouble Installing NVIDIA GTX 560 SE [duplicate]

The latest Nvidia drivers claim support for this card, but when I try to install them, my computer won't boot. The card shows up in lspci as: VGA compatible controller [0300]: NVIDIA Corporation ...
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Always use one GPU [duplicate]

I got a Linux-Box with 2 GPU (intel and nvidia). I'm using bumblebee (and primus) for using the nvidia card, but I'm quite far from be really satisfied. I would like to know if there is a way to ...
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Dark Arts Required to Get NVIDIA Driver Working [duplicate]

Okay, so I know there are a metric ton of "Why doesn't my NVIDIA gfx work on Ubuntu [x.xx]?" here already; in the process of trying to get my own drivers to even install correctly, I've read them all. ...
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Sluggish performance on Lenovo U410… Display driver issue? [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Lenovo U410 laptop. This system runs Windows 8 very well, it is only a few months old, but Ubuntu runs sluggish as heck (Chrome takes about 15s to open... instant ...
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Wrong resolution with VGA, correct with HDMI [duplicate]

I have 12.10 installed with NVIDIA driver 304.43. My card is an XFX GT 240. Monitor is an RCA 32-inch generic 1080p television. My problem is a VGA connection will only expose a maximum resolution of ...
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NVIDIA GeForce Gt 630M for Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I dualboot Ubuntu 14.04 with windows 8.1 pro. In Ubuntu, Software & updates > Additional Drivers i don't know what one should i choose and now i'm using x.Org X server - Nouveau display driver ...
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geforce vs. radeon: which to choose for new ubuntu box? [duplicate]

I'm planning on buying a new Video Card for my Ubuntu box. My current GeForce 8600 GT gave me some problems with Unity, so I want to ask, which is better, when considering stability and performance: ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 empty desktop after any update [duplicate]

I use gnome 3 with NVIDIA Driver. every time i make an update after reboot my desktop is empty. I solve the problem reinstall nvidia driver. So is very frustrating that every time need to reinstall ...
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how to correctly configure nvidia GT-520MX on ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I'm trying to be able ubuntu graphical effects and unity 3D with the video card in the title on my samsung np300e5a. They seem to run fine with a live cd or usb but they don't on a fresh install. I ...
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making nvidia driver work under ubuntu [duplicate]

I want to be able to use hashcat (and meaby even games?) with my graphic driver in linux, and I am having problems to make my nvidia driver work under Ubuntu 12.4. I saw a lot of guilds and article ...
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When will there be official support for nvidia graphic card? [duplicate]

When will there be official nvidia graphic card support. Because of that am not able to use my hdmi port for doing presentations. As far as i know this is the only problem am facing with ubuntu. If ...
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Install Nvidia 8400Gs Drivers [duplicate]

Only today i installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS version 64 bit.I have dual booted along with windows 7, i have 320 gig hard drive, 4 gig Ram& Nvidia 8400Gs.But in the Graphic Details it shows Unknown. ...
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Cannot install Nvidia driver 319.82 .run file for GeForce GTX 780 Ti [duplicate]

I just built a new machine and installed Ubuntu 13.10 on it. When I first logged in, my resolution was tiny and there were no proprietary drivers available under updates in the system options menu. It ...

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