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Nvidia Driver versions?

I've looked all over and can't find any reason as to why or how Nvidia names their drivers. for example they have a 330.xxx/340.xxx series that are current but also a 300.xxx and i've found that they ...
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No desktop display

I upgraded 12.04 lubuntu to 14:04. There was no desktop so I downloaded nautilus. The display now shows gtk-warning cannot open display What do I need to do to get my desktop working?
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An extra line appears on the leftmost point of additional display. How do I fix it?

I have a screen which I attach to my laptop. When I use the "Extend" mode, one column of pixels at the right end of the left display screen creeps up to the leftmost part of my right display. Its ...
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What is causing these display bugs?

Since I installed 14.04 I have some annoying display bugs. Everything works fine except for some stripes which appear sometimes in the window switcher and on the maximize button for example. Any idea ...
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Can't change monitor to native resolution

I'm using a laptop running ubuntu 14.04 LTE, and I have secondary monitor LG Flatron M197WD, which according to the lg website can run in a 1366x768 resolution. This mode didn't show up in either the ...
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Display won't stay on after Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade

After upgrading from 13.10, I cannot seem to get my display to stay on. On start up, I can see the desktop and I am prompted for my keychain password. After entering the password, the display goes ...
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90 views

Wrong resolution on ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my system. My graphics card is an NVidia 8800GTS. For some reason ubuntu detect that my screen resolution is up to 1024x1280. I have already installed the NVidia ...
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Dual External Monitor Bumblebee/Nvidia (or withoout Bumblebee)

I have installed and configured Bumblebee on my Dell XPS 17 with an Nvidia GT555m. I would like to use my two external monitors with the laptop closed, but it's giving me all sorts of difficulty. Is ...
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nVidia 331.38 scaling issues in 14.04

I just did a clean install to 14.04 from saucy, and applied the proprietary nvidia drivers afterwards. I seem to have a scaling issue as shown in the screenshot below: http://imgur.com/M5FBqfg ...
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145 views

Changing Font Size in Applications

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Macbook Pro 11-1. Because of the Retina display, the resolution absolutely needs to be 2560x1600 (I have a 13 inch). However, that obviously doesn't work too well with an ...
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Ubuntu and Windows 8.1 simulateous monitor problems

I got my Asus X502 laptop dual booting Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8.1 and everything is working smoothly. Suddenly after I hibernated Windows and started up the system the Windows side boots fine, but ...
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226 views

Second Monitor not Displaying on Boot up

I have 2 monitors connected one with VGA and one with HDMI. When I boot up the HDMI one doesn't doesn't display anything. I can tell it is recognizing some kind of input (it doesn't go into sleep ...
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Horrible graphics on my Dell Inspiron 17 with Ubuntu 13.10

I just got a new laptop: Dell Inspiron 17 (3737) BTX Base. The graphic card is Intel® HD Graphics 4400 I installed Ubuntu 13.10. The graphics are just horrible. It looks like an old 4 bits color ...
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VLC media player flickering

I am using ubuntu 12.04 as my operating system currently. Recently, I updated my system using the following commands:- sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade After updating,my system, ...
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286 views

DISPLAY command on the command line

What does the command export DISPLAY=:0on terminal do ?? Is it possible to change the number from 0 to some other value..
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271 views

Ubuntu 13.10 Dual Monitor Display Radeon

I recently purchased an external monitor to use with my laptop for a dual screen setup. My laptop is an HP Pavilion g6 and is running Ubuntu 13.10, along with the Radeon graphics driver. I plug in the ...
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2answers
448 views

compatibility issues with HD7990 graphics card

Just upgraded my graphics card from a HD6970 to a HD7990. Have tried Ubuntu 13.10, the last LTS and also Kubuntu 13.10 but none will run a display properly. Even when booting from a live USB/DVD I get ...
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136 views

Newbie cannot fix display resolution persistently

I am running 12.04 on a Dell 5430 laptop with external Dell monitor as a real newbie. My monitor is running at 1152x864 rather than the 1920x1080 that is capable of. I have followed the various ...
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Screen going blank

When I am watching videos via VLC or watching videos in Firefox - even when I simply click DASH HOME - Screen goes blank - nothing working - I needed to restart to recover. Not sure which is causing ...
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783 views

When Cinnamon is installed, Unity desktop “smears” (doesn't refresh) and shows no wallpaper

Since a couple of days now, my unity desktop background smears everything, just like what old Windows versions were famous for: Of course, I tried rebooting a couple of times. Also, I switched ...
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Display won't turn on after trying to use Ubuntu live CD

I have a dual boot desktop running Windows XP and Windows 7 64-bit (each OS on separate hard drives). My graphics card is a EVGA Nvidia GeForce GT 630 (DVI and HDMI). I popped in an Ubuntu 11.10 ...
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2answers
502 views

The system is running in low graphics mode?

Hi there. I've dual booted my device with Windows 8 pro and Ubuntu 13.04 I've done all updates by the following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Then I've installed the ...
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Display Problem “cable not connected” [duplicate]

I'm installing ubuntu 13.04 from usb bootable pendrive..After i select install ubuntu the screen goes blank for sometimes and after that i says "cable not connected". But the welcome sound triggers ...
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How to clear up herringbone video problem?

I have Ubuntu 13.04. When I turn the computer on, most of the time I get a herringbone pattern. If I turn it off and back on. Sometimes that works. Then I get the opening screen with the programs. ...
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Thinkpad T420 display port not detected

i'm trying to connect an external monitor to my Lenovo T420 using the DisplayPort but it's not working. If i connect it via VGA it works fine, but the image on the monitor is lacking sharpness and ...
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1answer
307 views

Cannot change brightness

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 and my graphics card is Nvidia GF 620M. For some reason, Ubuntu is using the Ivy Bridge processor. It works fine, though. The only issue I'm facing is the brightness. I can't ...
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1answer
373 views

Where to see or set a color-depth for display with Intel 82865G integrated graphics in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

In Resolution HD 1920x1280 with Intel graphics in ubuntu 12.04 LTS I asked for help with resolution. As I tell in my answer, now I need to set or at least see if the color depth is really full-color ...
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147 views

Graphics on boot split into three sections

I just installed 13.04 onto a new laptop because of the ease of install with the uefi bios. When I boot the system though, the screen is split into three sections each about 640x200 at the top of the ...
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1answer
283 views

Troubleshooting poor performance with ATI HD 5800 GPU

I am attempting again to solve problems between ATI Radeon HD 5800 series (5830) GPU and Ubuntu. Three months ago I posted: Display difficulties with Ubuntu 12.10, Dual Monitors, and ATI HD 5800 I ...
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Why does ATI Radeon have choppy display on Linux? [duplicate]

I'm using Radeon HD 7700M on Ubuntu 12.10 and I'm using Catalyst 13.1 as the graphics driver. The problem is that I keep getting these horizontal lines appearing on the screen that look like the ...
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1answer
177 views

Random white pixels on screen

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 installed with a ATI Radeon HD 6550D. The problem is, that sometimes, there are random white pixels at the screen, which appears especially on dark areas of the screen. This is ...
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668 views

Display difficulties with Ubuntu 12.10, Dual Monitors, and ATI HD 5800

I have the ubiquitous and difficult display problems. I have a very limited understanding of everything regarding graphic display mechanics, and Gnome specific terms, so please let me know if you ...
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1answer
326 views

12.04 losing display settings on startup

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop at work. It seems like every other week when I boot up my computer it loses its display settings. It's to the point where I have to bring up the virtual console ...
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How do I rotate my display when not using an X Server?

I have a widescreen monitor that rotates. I'm trying to use it in 'landscape' mode (vertical). This is easy in the GUI. How do I rotate my display when I am not running an X Server or when I am ...
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1answer
482 views

Why is my display getting garbled?

I recently installed the latest Ubuntu version 12.10 on my USB stick and booted my laptop with it. The OS runs just fine and as expected but there are a few niggles though! Sometimes when I start a ...
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1answer
650 views

How to tell which graphics card is being used in a hybrid system?

How do I know which graphics card is being used in a hybrid system? From lspci: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller [8086:0166] ...
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157 views

AO522 ubuntu 12.10 several reboot incase of black screen

My acer aspire one 522 with a new ubuntu 12.10 or Kubuntu 12.10 installation (dual boot with win7) sometimes has a black screen but if I reboot once or more, I can login on desktop. How can I fix ...
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Display problem when adjusting brightness in ubuntu 12.04

Recently I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell 1554 laptop. I was adjusting my screen brightness when this happened : this has become a recurring problem which is really annoying. I also want to ...
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Desktop goes blurry / granulated

After few minutes using, desktop and fonts in unity-menu goes blurry. See screenshot: Closer image: In all applications (browser etc.) graphics seem to be allright. After rebooting problem ...
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Display problems on Ubuntu 12.10 : “ERROR Couldn't find PLL settings for mode!”

It seems like there's been such problems with external monitors for a while, but even if I updated everything I knew that could be upgraded, I still face the same problem. I have an old laptop that ...
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1answer
493 views

Distorted graphics on start up

So I am using dual monitors and every time I boot up my machine after entering my password to login, both screens show distorted graphics which eventually go away. I am on Ubuntu 12.10 the OS type is ...
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2answers
762 views

ASUS EPC 1015CX won't boot with display after installing additional drivers

I have a ASUS EPC 1015CX with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed using wubi alongside Windows 7. It worked perfectly after installing except that the supported screen resolution was only 800*600 instead of ...
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2answers
259 views

No nvidia-drivers

I have a dell M4600 with NVidia Quattro K2000m. After first installing Ubuntu it showed 2 experimental drives in "Additional drivers". After reboot, they were gone. And I don't have any xorg.conf. It ...
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2answers
660 views

Ubuntu 12.04 won't recognise my 2 monitors

I've got 2 monitors plugged into my nvidia quadro fx1700 graphics card but Ubuntu only recognises my HD monitor (says its a laptop monitor) and ignores the other one. Is there any way I can force it ...
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2answers
989 views

Ubuntu 12.04 Nvida 550ti drivers

I can't seem to locate any working drivers for the 550ti. I have downloaded the file from nvidias site and run it, but it just doesn't seem to help. I am still unable to increase the resolution, ...
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How to set up multiple GPUs (12.04)?

I have two GPUs: one Intel i915 integrated, and one NVIDIA 560 Ti. This is NOT a hybrid setup, nor a laptop. In Windows 7, each card is connected to a different monitor, with the NVIDIA doing any ...
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3answers
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How to add display resolution fo an LCD in Ubuntu 12.04? xrandr problem

I am fresh for Ubuntu and Linux in general. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 and stuck trying to setup correct resolution for my LCD display. The native resolution for the LCD is 1920x1080 here is the ...
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4answers
5k views

Error message “Signal out of range 92KHz - 58Hz ” when starting Ubuntu. What is wrong and how can I fix it?

My monitor has an Analogical connection. First I install windows 7, then I install Ubuntu 11.10, when this installation finish I restarted the PC. Any time there I turn on the PC I see the BIOS ...
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Setting nomodeset to fix blank screen on boot breaks browser rendering

I have upgraded my wifes netbook (Novatech X10) from 10.04 to 12.04 and hit the same problem I had with 11.04 and 11.10 with the blank screen on boot. I can fix this by adding the nomodeset option to ...
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1answer
909 views

Unusable desktops settings with nVidia

I am owner of nVidia GeForce GT 320M and I have two displays: external montior BenQ 1920x1080 and laptop's display 1366x768. Ubuntu with installed additional hardware drivers recognize my monitors ...