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Radeon Driver Help!

So after 3 days of trying to figure out why my computer wasn't letting me boot off anything other than windows, I figured out why. My Graphics Card wasn't letting me. I took it out and it let me ...
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Hybrid intel-nvidia card on 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my old dell Vostro 3500 laptop. The laptop has a hybrid intel/nvidia 310M GPU. Bublebee doesn't seem to work and installing the nvidia drivers (versions 319+) ...
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PCI GPUs have the same device ids. Why?

I've got two R9 280's installed in my system. In Ubuntu when I run lspci -nn both the cards have the same device id. Example Output: 01:00.0 Example GPU 1 [8080:aa68] 04:00.0 Example GPU 2 ...
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Upgrading to newest nVidia drivers on a laptop that uses Optimus? (Ubuntu 15.04)

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 on a laptop with an Intel HD Graphics 5000 and a nVidia GeForce 520M, joined by an Optimus. I'm trying to upgrade my graphics drivers to the latest provided by the vendor so ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 freezes when using airodump-ng

System freezes when using airodump-ng . Screen i frozen and keyborad/mouse are unresponsive. All I can do i push the power button. I think it's problem with WiFi card, but maybe prob with GPU ...
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How to toggle easily between the AMD Catalyst driver and the open-source Radeon driver?

I've got an AMD Radeon R9 270X that works very well with the open-source Radeon driver. However, I am going to occasionally be using an OpenCL application that requires the proprietary Catalyst ...
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Is Kubuntu using my GPU?

I am having a constant problem with installing my GPU, I tried to figure out the reason why, with no luck. I have an ASUS laptop (X55V) with an Nvidia 610M 1GB GPU. I am using Kubuntu 13.3. I have ...
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Nvidia driver causing login loop

I have a Lenovo y50 with an integrated GPU as well as an Nvidia 860m. Lspci says that I am using the integrated card but it uses the Nvidia for 3D. Looking at other threads I have tried to install ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: nvidia drivers for GeForce GTX 960M

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on an Asus N551JW laptop with these two graphic cards: Integrated Intel® HD Graphics 4600 NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 960M 4G GDDR5 By default, Ubuntu recognizes the Intel ...
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Having issues with pci-stubs

So I am trying to pass through my GPU to a VM and I'm having issues. I have a GT 8800 for my Ubuntu monitor and an AMD 290 set as a pci-stub. My Nvidia monitor works fine when the 290 isn't stubbed, ...
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Theres red lines on my screen

Ever since I got this video card (Gigabyte GTX 750 Ti), its had red lines all over the screen as is it was repeating exclamation points or semicolons. even after I added the driver it seemed fixed ...
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Reason to keep a GPU in a computer that is running Ubuntu Server

After a problem with my old motherboard, I'm switching my Ubuntu to my gaming computer. My main question is: is there any reason to keep my AMD HD 7850 running on this computer? My motherboard has ...
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How to install GPU Ocelot in Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I wish to install GPU Ocelot (an open-source dynamic JIT compilation framework for GPU compute applications) in it. I have searched for suitable Ocelot versions but I could ...
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Can I enable crossfire on Ubuntu 14.04?

How can I enable crossfire mode on Ubuntu 14? Graphics: 2 x AMD Radeon HD7790. Mainboard ASUS P5KC. OS: KUbuntu 14.04 x64. aticonfig reports: aticonfig --lscs Candidate Combination: ...
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Blender 2.75a has massive lag

I'm running Blender 2.75a Game Engine on Ubuntu 14.04. My system specs are: 4GB RAM Intel Core 2 Duo Nvidia Geforce 210 Once I select the Texture mode the program begins to lag hugely, taking ...
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Automatic fan speed control on AMD/ATI gpu cards with propietary drivers (fglrx) [closed]

This post is just to describe what I did, because I spent some time googling before find a acceptable solution. I've a server running ubuntu 14.04 with 2 AMD firepro w8100 and the propietary drivers ...
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Dota 2 Reborn: Optimize fps?

Radeon 7950 GPU, driver=fglrx_pci . The dota 2 reborn source 2 mode greatly increased my fps(from 20-30 in source to 40-60 in source 2). It seems playable now, but I'd like it to be 60 stable. What ...
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Gtx 970 can't boot Ubuntu 15.04. Failed to start /etc/rc.local.compatibility

I recently installed a 970 before I was using integrated graphics. My system is dual booted win 10 and Ubuntu 15.04. I installed the most recent driver, and plugged in the gpu. It starts to boot in a ...
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Where can I find the right GPU driver for a MSI M670 notebook runnig Ubuntu 14.04.2?

I'm searching for the right GPU driver for a MSI M670 notebook runnig Ubuntu 14.04.2 and I can't find it. I set the Notebook up for a friend an it worked fine after I installed the close-sourced ...
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how can I get ubuntu 15.04 to boot up with my Nvidia geforce 960 GPU

So I've recently installed Ubuntu as a secondary operating system on my computer alongside windows 8.1, and I've discovered that it refuses to boot up with my Nvidia 960 GPU installed. I've repeatedly ...
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Can't use nvidia GPU optimization (libcublas.so)

I have a Nvidia 750Ti on a dedicated server I'm trying to install cuda in order to use GPU optimization in Theano. I did several cuda 7 installations (on ubuntu server x86_64 12.04, ubuntu server ...
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How do I prevent a GPU lockup?

I recently installed Ubuntu on an old Dell XPS 410. I was able to go through the install process without any problems, save the fact that I had no hardware to connect to the Internet. When I try to ...
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Low fps Dota 2: Am I just out of options?

System: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, using Gnome 3 DE at the moment. I feel as if I've tried everything to maximize my fps in Dota 2. I have an i7-3770k CPU and Radeon 7950 3GB gpu; I do believe the latter is ...
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Default Ubuntu 15.04 radeon driver

I have installed Ubuntu 15 and my GPU HD7870 worked just fine, but I have tried if it will work better with proprietary driver. It didn't, so I wanted to revert it back to open-source. I used guide ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 GTX 970 [closed]

Okay a guy on a forum told me that its issues installing the drivers for the 970. Can anyone confirm that its doable from additional drivers? Also is the 290 easier to deal with? (except drivers ...
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using inactive discrete nvidia graphics card for parallel processing on an optimus system

I have an MSI GT70 2PE Dominator Pro Laptop with 32GB's RAM, NVidia GTX 880 Graphics Card with 8 GB RAM and Integrated Intel 4600 Graphics Card Running Ubuntu 14.04. It is an Optimus system. Works ...
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nvcc fatal : Unsupported gpu architecture 'compute_30'

I am trying to setup vlfeat/matconvnet on my system. But it give me error when I try to compile GPU files. I am trying their manual. I use both way of compiling, straight and forcing for cuda-6.0 ...
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Use Integrated Inted HD 4600 for X server and dedicated Nvidia GTX 970 for CUDA

I have a brand new computer and I am planning on installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on it. I will use it for calculations that is why it has the Cuda-enabled Nvidia GTX 970 GPU. I'd like to have this GPU ...
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nVidia profile switching

I'm new to Ubuntu (running 14.04) with limited linux experience. I have a dell m3800 with NVIDIA Quadro K1100M/Intel GPUs. I've loaded the NVIDIA driver 331.113 (proprietary, tested). Unlike many ...
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M running hot on Kubuntu 64bit

I'm using a Packard Bell - EasyNote TJ65 (64bit Core) with a NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M. I know my computer is not the newest nor fastest model but until now I never had Problems running Linux Kubuntu ...
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Problems getting 2 Video cards working

I'm currently running Ubuntu 14. my system is fairly old.. Motherboard is d925xbc with p4 CPU. I have an ATI video card that runs two monitors no problem. I wanted to try getting 3 monitor to work but ...
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Interface delay with NVIDIA driver

I am experiencing a strange bug with a new installation of Ubuntu 14.10. It looks like I/O events are processed with a delay. That is, every event from either the mouse or the keyboard (both USB) ...
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i want to install ubuntu on my laptop with geforce 8200m g

i have a little problem , i want to install ubuntu but i need linux graphic card drivers for my graphic card (geforce 8200m g ) . I just want to know , if windows vista ( Buuuh Vista ) runs with linux ...
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GPU overheating 133 celsius

Recently had to reinstall Ubuntu 14.04. After first restart display keeps shutting down. Checked temp of gpu it was 133 celsius! It's an amd radeon HD2600XT. Software center displays no proprietary ...
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What advantage does a GPU card offer in an Ubuntu laptop? [closed]

The time has come for me to buy a new laptop. I use Ubuntu (well, Kubuntu) and nothing else. Out of my working hours I use my laptop to watch movies and sometimes I have to do video conversions with ...
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I'm certain Ubuntu doesn't recognise that I have two GPUs

The possible duplicate is regarding multiple monitor setups and intergrated GPUs, so it's unfortunately not at all relevant. I use two GeForce GTX 780 Phantom GPUs, and I've never had a trouble ...
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Xorg freezing durring games, NVIDIA Stereo 3D

Problem: In games, the screen will freeze up and repeat sounds over and over. If I switch desktops sometimes it will allow me to escape, I have this same error on Cinnamon, LXDE, LXQT, XFCE, and i3 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Benchmarking software

I'm wondering if I could get some ideas to benchmark my system to see if I can run some higher GPU demand games. What software is out there to benchmark your system?
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ASUS GTX750ti STRIX not working

I recently purchased a new GPU (specifically the ASUS GTX750ti STRIX) for use with my Ubuntu 14.10 machine. But when I launch it now, only my first monitor is displaying a picture (out of 2, the first ...
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Intel iGPU and Xubuntu jitter

I just recently purchased an Intel i7 4790k CPU and installed Xubuntu shortly after. A lot of things seem to work correctly however the HD 4600 of the 4790k seems to struggle a little bit. Moving ...
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Passthrough AMD GPU to virtual machine without using second GPU

I read some topics about passing GPU to virtual machine, but that examples requires an two GPU's (one for VM and one for host OS). And now I find mentions about passing single available in system GPU ...
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Make file error trying to install intel-gpu-tools 1.7

I am an absolute amateur with Ubuntu 14.04. My graphics were really bad, so a friend suggested to install intel-gpu-tools. I tried to follow the instructions given in the file, but I cannot figure out ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 & AMD 14.6 Driver issue R7 260X

Okay I have searched and for some reason I am just having problems installing the Beta driver 14.6 on Ubuntu 14.04. This is my second installation today as I messed up my last one following other ...
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Latest version of NVIDIA driver that supports bumblebee/prime

NVIDIA driver with version higher that 331 gives a black screen on boot. Apparently, messing up xrandr/xorg configs. I did not find some clear solution on this and the only working driver version for ...
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can ubuntu have drivers for 2 different gpus [duplicate]

can ubuntu have drivers for 2 different gpus I have a geforce gt730 and I want to Get a geforce gtx560 and I need to know if I can have both drivers
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Cannot boot into GUI

Cannot boot into GUI at all. Was working for awhile but I think something happened awhile back, when I plugged my TV into the HDMI port on my laptop. After trying a ton of solutions like ...
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Athlon 5150 drivers

what is the best driver for the Athlon 5150 for general use? and does one exceed in areas where the other falls short?
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how do i overclock a nvidia gpu without using coolbits or bios

how do i overclock a nvidia gpu without using coolbits or bios my bios does not support gpu overclocking and there is no option in the xorg configuration how would i overclock my gpu my specks are ...
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What is the GPU driver i am currently running?

I have installed latest nVidia graphic driver via this PPA "xorg-edgers/ppa". Now in Nvidia X server setting showing the driver version is 346.35. But in Ubuntu's Additional Drivers there is no such ...
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Steam gives error on startup, serveral games don't run

on ubuntu 14.04 when starting steam I get the following error: OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. For more information visit ...