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A newbie question on overclocking [duplicate]

I would like to try my hand on overclocking. The newest NVidia drivers 337.12 (beta) for Linux is according, to Phoronix, "finally [providing] GPU overclocking support for the NVIDIA "Fermi" GPUs". ...
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NVIDIA Screen Tearing problem

Recently I freshly installed Xubuntu 14.04 on my low-end computer. Everything is working fine except that I'm experiencing screen tearing issues while I'm scrolling through a webpage. I thought I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 is so slow

I have browsed various topics that has been created about just this issue and I tried them but no luck... I just installed ubuntu 14.04 in my Windows 8.1 OS and for the first time I logged in Ubuntu ...
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Disable Discrete GPU [duplicate]

My discrete GPU continues to power on at startup after upgrading to 14.04. I have tried the option below and it does not work. #!/bin/sh -e # # rc.local # # This script is executed at the end of each ...
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AMD Catalyst Control Center Displaying Unknown Discrete Graphics Card

I have a HP Pavilion g6 - 2301AX laptop. It has an A8 APU with AMD Radeon HD 7640 + 7670M Dual graphics. I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 64bit and after installing latest AMD Catalyst, in the ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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How to fix: Flash playing a video doesn't cancel display suspention?

Update For Ubuntu 14.04, fglrx-updates and newest Chrome / Flash, the problem does NOT affect Youtube, just videos played by other Flash players. Current & no like: screen gets suspended ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cannot install on computer with multiple GPUs?

Background. I got a problem installing (K)ubuntu yesterday. It started well with the Kubuntu 13.04 installer recognizing my 3 screens out of the box for the splash screen: pic1. However, after that, ...
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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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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 ...
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How to find out what graphics driver is installed?

I installed Xubuntu 13.04 two months ago. But I don't know to find out which driver is installed for my GPU ( I mean graphic card driver ) or is it installed? I'm feeling something is wrong with my pc ...
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Use Intel HD graphics for X server and left nvidia for GPU computation

I have a computer running an intel CPU (with hd graphics) and a nvidia geforce display card. Since I just need the GPU for CUDA/OpenCL computation, I want to config the computer to use intel hd ...
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Default GPU after installing Ubuntu

What GPU will ubuntu use by default? if i havent installed drivers for my nvidia card? (I have HD4000 and nvidia gt730m)
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ubuntu 13.10 radeon.dpm=1

Does radeon power management work out of the box on ubuntu 13.10 by putting radon.dpm=1 on the kernel boot parameters or do I need also to update the firmware files ?
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Graphic Card wont let me install Ubuntu

I am new to Ubuntu, never used it and wanted to try the new 13.10, I downloaded the 13.10 x64 version and made and bootable usb drive, after I boot the pc with the drive in and select try Ubuntu ...
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Can I use Ubuntu VDI to run GPU intensive Windows video games?

I have a bunch of kids (5), and a bunch of laptops (total of 7 including mom & dads). My video games (Civ V, Xcom) run pretty slow on our laptops (AMD A quad core, 8GB RAM, 512 MB onboard ATI 512 ...
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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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Radeon HD 7990 in Ubuntu 12.04 and above

I suppose this is a simple question... Will a Radeon HD 7990 dual gpu card work properly in Ubuntu 12.04 and above? I've tried searching the net to no avail unfortunately. The price of the top of ...
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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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Is my GPU working?

If I boot to Ubuntu and lspci shows drivers for my GPU, does this mean it's working? I have tested performance using Globs and my scores averaged around 58 FPS. I'm having issues getting it to be ...