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GPU Driver Problem ubuntu 14.04

So Just Updated to 14.04 version of ubuntu.Checked my VGA/GPU Driver it says:Gallium 0.4 on AMD RV730.I have an old Radeon HD 4650 bcs my 7770 died.Will i have problem with the Driver and how can i ...
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Chromium display is remanent since 14.04 upgrade with gpu acceleration enabled

Since I updated ubuntu to 14.04, I have some issue with chromium, the display is remanent when switching virtual desktop or appear when the application is minimized. I found that the issue is ...
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Can´t use Nvidia GPU?

Could somebody please explain to me how I use my 740M GPU from Nvidia instead of the HD4000 form Intel? I am using Ubuntu 13.04 on a Asus N56VB
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Can't switch anymore from Intel to NVIDIA GPU

[Ubuntu 14.04 64bit] After switching between Intel / NVIDIA graphics and the different NVIDIA drivers I am now suddenly stuck with the Intel GPU. It used to be no problem at all switching between the ...
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New gpu freezes all the time

I just changed my 12 year old pc's os to ubuntu, 'cause microsoft stopped supporting it's native os, windows xp. The new os was so slow that it was unusable because of my jurassic hardware, so i ...
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Where can I find the gpu name and the driver it is located at?

I have ubuntu 13.10. I am going to start bitcoin mining and got a program called bfgminer. The problem is that bfgminer don't reckognize any driver so I pressed M and + to add a new driver and it ...
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Why does the game slow down in Ubuntu while on Windows, it doesn't?

I've tested Minecraft on the same machine with Windows and Ubuntu and I found out that the fps on Windows was around 50 while on Ubuntu, it was about 20fps. Why does this happen and how do I fix this ...
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Looking to change GPUs

I currently have a Radeon HD 7970 GPU installed and I am looking at buying a NVIDIA GTX770. I would like to know if the NVIDIA one is better, in particular to WINE gaming, and Blender rendering I ...
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Ubuntu heat up too much my computer when it uses the integrated intel graphics

My machine is a Lenovo G580 with these specifications: Processor: intel core i7 3520M Graphics: intel core HD graphics 4000 + nvidia Geforce 710M RAM: 6GB I'm on ubuntu 13.04 64 bits and I've set ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS black screen / unable to boot following “aticonfig --adapter=all --initial” + other problems

long time lurker/first time poster. I am very new to Linux but seem to have picked some stuff up quick. Will try to provide as much relevant information as humanly possible: After installing Ubuntu ...
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How to restore Intel HD GPU hardware detection after removing failed NVidia driver

I am running Ubuntu13.10 - I have a Dell Latitiude E6530 laptop, it has an Intel CPU+GPU and also an NVidia NVS 5200M GPU. After having a perfectly fine system running very nicely under the Intel HD ...
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Switching between Intel and NVIDIA GPU

My laptop has 2 GPUs, the Intel HD Graphics 4000, and NVIDIA GeForce FT 650M. How do I switch between GPUs? I tried installing drivers from NVIDIA, but that ruined my Ubuntu installation, and I had to ...
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put gpu to d3cold

I want to buy a new silent htpc system and wonder whether it is possible to completely power off an ordinary discrete gpu, e.g. a Geforce GTX 750 (this GPU draws its power solely from pci, maybe that ...
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How do I profile (and possibly control) demands on my GPU?

My GPU gets ungodly hot very quickly and I would like to see what is pushing it, how hard it is being pushed and then make an informed choice about upgrade, adding cooling or reconfiguring. How do I ...
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High CPU usage for graphical (Streaming/Offline Video) usage

Whenever I stream video (HTML5 mostly, sometimes flash) my CPU usage shoots quite high, often reaching close to 90%, although very less RAM is being used. I installed libvdpau-va-gl to enable hardware ...
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Title bar graphic mangled on nvidia hybrid graphic system

I'm using ubuntu 13.10 and I'm currently having problems with the title bar on every window I open it looks really bad, here's a pic. Thanks in advance . The ubuntu version is 13.10 64-bit, the ...
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Need to know if new GPU will work and a few other questions

Dear fantastic Ubuntu Community I have been planning to ditch windows for sometime now and I need to know a few things, firstly the GPU have does not support the latest version of Ubuntu so I am in ...
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Ubuntu version with Radeon 200m support out of box

I've read about this somewhere but cannot find it again. I think that I read that Ubuntu supported Radeon Drivers (out of the box) up until Ubuntu Hardy Heron. If you wanted to use a newer version of ...
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Best graphics driver for HP Laptop with Switchable Graphics? [duplicate]

I'm planning to dual boot my laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10. I'm using an HP Pavilion DV6-6140tx laptop, which is packed with AMD 6770M 1GB GPU. For windows, I'm using a third party AMD CCC ...
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Nouveau GPU lockup error while updating [closed]

Installed Ubuntu, updates installed. Clicked in the search lens, then the It hung there for about 15 minutes and then got out, :
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GPU lockup on nvidia GeForce 8200m G

I have recently installed 12.04 LTS on an old Toshiba Satellite A215 which works just fine. I am attempting to load Ubuntu on an MSI CR600 with a GeForce 8200m G video controller (I am trying to dump ...
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GPU Temp is weird?

I am not sure if this has anything to do with it but I just upgraded my kernel in Ubuntu 13.10 from 3.11.0-15 to 3.11.0-17. I never thought about temperatures before but I just decided to download a ...
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Ubuntu screen bug (graphics driver?)

Whenever I press a button or do anything for that matter my screen warps and glitches out and i don't know how to fix it. You can see the glitch here:
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Trouble installing Ubuntu on macbook pro 5,3

I can't seem to properly install Ubuntu on my older macbook pro 15" as a singleboot and, when I load the grub in refind and press on either try or install I get a blackscreen that doesn't go anywhere ...
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Visual artifacts, slow performance, AMD hardware accel

I finally got grub working and am now having some problems with Ubuntu 13.10. When I move my mouse I see visual artifacts, such as the mouse being left behind and copied, squares moving around and ...
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Haroopad not starting and prompt of “NVCtrl extension does not exist” message

I installed Haroopad on my Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 system. I had to change some symbolic links in order to make it work. However after I've closed it, I tried to run it but I'm getting this message: ...
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Is Intel Celeron 1019y supports Ubuntu 12.04.3 (3d accelerating)?

Does Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS supports Intel Celeron 1019y? On intel's sitee defines Intel HD Graphics, on partners's sites specifieds Intel GMA HD. I have a bad user experience with Intel GMA HD and ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Amd Radeon HD 4870 No Drivers or Fglrx tools

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.10. I have a AMD Radeon HD 4870 Graphics Card. On 12.04 I used AMD Proprietary drivers from their website and had no problems but since switching to 13.10 ...
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Why is my Radeon HD 4330 slow on free drivers?

This is an old laptop I decided to get running again and I found out that the Radeon HD Mobility 4330 GPU hasn't been supported by AMD's Catalyst driver for a while now. So instead, I'm trying out ...
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GPU overheating with the open source radeon driver

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my desktop and would really like to keep using the open source drivers for my RadeonHD 6970 graphics card. However, during boot and after startup, the GPU ...
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browser without gpu support

Google has an Easter egg that draws 3D graph but when I tried it out on chrome it complained about no WebGL support. I've also tested it on Firefox whose WebGL support was enabled but ended up with ...
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Ubuntu Hangcheck timer elapsed… GPU hung [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 64bit on a 4 month old manufacturer constructed Gateway PC bought from best buy. The screen has gone dark and this error appears on the screen: [509156.065626] ...
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Change GPU Voltage

I'd like to lower my GPU voltage. I already tried all programs which I found via Google like ATIOverdriveCtrl and so on but none seems to work. Whenever I start cgminer the voltage changes back to ...
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Mining feathercoins in ubuntu?

I would like to get started on mining some feathercoins but I have no idea where to start. Does anyone know a good guide on how I can set up a feathercoin wallet and then mine them with my gtx 760? ...
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openGL issues running XBMC on ARM device

I am running Saucy Server on my MK802+ android mini PC, have managed to download and build XBMC source from git, but I cannot get the openGL to run from the Mali400 GPU in the device. Device Info: ...
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No visible performance increase with Radeon 5450 and OSource drivers

I have been running my machine without GPU for a while with decent results (no lag for a decent internet use, videos read smoothly and 2D gaming is OK). But I decided to see what I could get with an ...
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Is the Radeon HD 7790 supported in Ubuntu?

I have an MSI Radeon HD 7790 graphics card and I cannot figure out whether it's supported in Ubuntu or not, and to what extent (2D, 3D accel., VDPAU, etc). I tried asking on a few forums but got ...
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Running Ubuntu with 6 GPUs purple screen/ loading initial ramdisk

Somehow I did managed to boot Ubuntu with 5 GPUs. With a lot of pain and much more time. I'm having problem with the 6th one. On HDD I have Windows and Ubuntu (dual boot). I can get in Windows with 6 ...
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HD6950 driver problem , can't choose can't find can't get an answer please help!

I'm a newbie at Ubuntu and I'm trying to learn how to use it but my graphics card is well known to have problems in Linux. I've tried several drivers and the results were incredibly bad. I used open ...
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Does Ubuntu support the so-called Fusion system?

I was wondering if Ubuntu does support the so-called Fusion GPU system - which uses integrated one to save power all the time, and switches to discrete one only when you need it.
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How to have many Ubuntu workstations centrally managed?

I have about a dozen Alienware workstations that are used for CUDA development and for execution of MPI jobs. What is the best way to manage them? I'd like to have something like an apt-get but for ...
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How to restart GPU without reboot (softreset)?

How do I restart the GPU from command line? Using a HP DV6 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04-64 and an ATI mobile GPU. Installed the standard ATI propriety drivers suggested by Ubuntu. When I close the lid, ...
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Problem with Nvidia drivers for K20, C2070 on Ubuntu 12.04

My Desktop has the following configuration, Processor: Intel Core I7-4770K 3.5 GHz Mother board: MSI Z87-G43 64GB DDR3 Intel Motherboard GPUs: NVIDIA Tesla K20, NVIDIA Tesla C2070 and with 32 GB ...
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GPU accelerated Chromium

I'm running a fresh install of Xubuntu 12.04 and I'd like to know how can I activate my nVidia card's GPU acceleration inside the latest stable Chromium. I wanted to play an MP4 file without the CPU ...
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How to configure cgminer to mine with the CPU?

I installed the cgminer to try to get into a bitcoin mining pool, but I have no GPU. I know that mining with the CPU is not very eficient, but I want to know how to configure cgminer to mine with the ...
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Screen brightness stuck on max setting, FN+down only brings it down one level

EDIT: Updating to Ubuntu 13.10 solved this issue for me out of the box. I'm trying to get some control over the brightness of my Samsung QX411 (Integrated Intel graphics) on Ubuntu 3.04 (though I ...
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Can r600g drive 3D displays?

Can open-source Radeon (r600g) driver output stereoscopic image to displays that support it? Is it not mentioned in Radeon feature matrix (currently down, archive link) and I couldn't find any info ...
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How to measure GPU usage?

Using the top command in the terminal lists processes, sorted by their CPU usage (and you can change it to sort by another parameter) Is there an equivalent for the GPU? This fellow is asking about ...
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Testing Flash games in Ubuntu

I'm looking for a good way to test flash games under Ubuntu. Every way I try causes very low framerate. I know that there is no way to enable hardware acceleration for flash movies, so I tried to run ...
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GPU option is missing in Blender 2.69

I am new learner of blender3D. I installed Ubuntu two days ago, and was struggling installing my nvidia and blender on new OS. After more than 15 times fresh installation and following help forum I ...