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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 fix tearing in windows and videos in Xubuntu 13.10?

I'm using Xubuntu 13.10 with nouveau drivers and a GeForce GPU and I've noticed videos in VLC (and Parole) as well as other applications like Firefox and Chrome (when scrolling) show tearing. Any ...
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Running 3D engine with ATI HD2400 GPU Drivers for 13.10

I have recently instaled ubuntu 13.10 on my Toshiba Satellite laptop running a ATI HD 2400 Mobility, but I don't seem to get the 3D to work fine. I know that there was some sort of legacy drivers for ...
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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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Using different drivers for iGPU and dGPU

I am building a system using an AMD 760G-based motherboard (uses Radeon HD 3000 series iGPU) and an AMD Radeon HD 7970 for GPGPU via OpenCL. I plan to use Ubuntu 13.04 or 12.04 LTS for my operating ...
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Where can I get the newest proprietary Nvidia drivers

Ubuntu 13.04 Nvidia gtx580 As you can see in the image the newest proprietary Nvidia driver is version 313. The newest open-source one is version 331. Where can I get the newest proprietary ...
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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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luxrender Opencl Devices APU + Dedicated Gpu

I have a A10-5800k gpu, the IGP is good enough for medium gaming and daily usage. However I want to reduce time on waiting for luxrender, which is a unbiased renderer with blender integration for my ...
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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 ...
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Brightness Control In Samsung RV 509 [duplicate]

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Samsung laptop RV509 with Nvidia grahics card but brightness remain unchanged. How can I make the brightness control work?
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View GPU processor activity in real time?

I wanted to know if there is such a terminal command or application that allows one to view the progress of the processes running on the GPU in real time. Basically, something like 'top' for the GPU. ...
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How do I install the proprietary drivers for 650 ti BOOST

I just installed ubuntu on my newly built computer and wanted to use the proprietary drivers for my 650 ti BOOST. When I open the addtional drivers program it searches for available drivers but ...
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amd ccc radeon 7990 profiles and driver updating?

I have the XFX double-D HD 7970 3g GPU and back when I was on windows I had a 3 monitor and TV set-up. I used to use profiles to switch between a TV mode with XBMC, a Eyefinity mode with my 3 monitors ...
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Autoswitch GPUs using vgaswitcheroo?

I have a hybrid graphics laptop with AMD/Intel GPUs , I use vgaswitcheroo to disable/enable the external GPU , and I'm looking for any way to make it autoswitch . Is that possible ? Ubuntu 13.04 with ...
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“lspci | grep VGA” Detects the Wrong Mobile Graphics Processor

I am completely new to Linux as of about two days ago, and ever since I installed it, I have been trying to get Steam to run games using my nVidia GPU with/instead of my integrated processor. I've ...
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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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Lenovo G570 GPU hangs while playing games

I have a Lenovo G570 Laptop with the following specifications Memory 3.8 GiB Processor Intel® Core™ i5-2450M CPU @ 2.50GHz × 4 Graphics Intel® Sandybridge Mobile OS type 64-bit Disk 1.2 TB Samsung ...
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How do I detect my GPU after fresh install?

Sorry if this has been asked already, I've checked all over but didn't find anything related to my problem (at least specifically, also, I'm a newbie). Anyway, here goes, I recently had to reinstall ...
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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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discrete GPU not working after update

I updated Ubuntu few days ago and my discrete GPU stopped working. When I start laptop I get some errors starting with unable to handle kernel paging request at ...some gibberish(probably some kind ...
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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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How to get rif of GPU hangups?

My Ubuntu os shows always GPU hangup i dont know to slove this??? Can anybody help me?? I am using Ubuntu 12.10 OS. My computer configuration is I5 and 4GB RAM.
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How to disable Ubuntu 13.04 Unity fancy visual effects?

Unity works very fast but pretty unstable on my PC (with Intel GMA X4500HD video card). For example the Ubuntu purple-black splash screen is stuck as the desktop background (changing it in the ...
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Sound doesnt work, after installing GPU Ubuntu 13.04

I had a Radeon 4670 that I replaced, with an Nvidea GeForce gtx460. Now My sound doesn't work. I figure it was a driver issue, so I installed the manufacturers recommended driver, but it still ...
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Gnome 3.4 partially or totally freeze [duplicate]

I'm using an Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Since, I discovered that there are other desktops on Ubuntu, rather than Unity, I installed Gnome 3.4. But it freezes time by time, when I run many applications or ...
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GPU under constant 25-30% load

Currently on a fresh install of 12.10 with Unity and the newest AMD 13.3 beta 3 catalyst driver. But even when on the desktop with no programs open it seems to be idling at 25-30% GPU usage and ...
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Installing Drivers from ATI Website? [duplicate]

When I click About This Computer -> Graphics, it shows none. Also the fan of my Laptop is always on even though CPU usage is below 5%, hence it is wasting tremendous amount of electricity because the ...
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Controlling GTX Titan on Ubuntu 12.04

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 and the latest Nvidia 313.30 driver from their official site on my new System: MSI BigBang XPower II I7 3930K 64 GB 1833Mhz DDR3 eVGA GTX Titan superclocked I've run ...
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/usr/share/apport/apport-gpu-error-intel.py - Another case of this issue on 12.04 update

I am aware that this has already been reported in various places, I've searched using the forum and the 'similar questions' but I've not seen any solutions as of yet. Hopefully this question will aid ...
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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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How can I find the memory usage on my GPU?

Previously I was checking the memory usage on my GPU with the following command: nvidia-settings -q all | grep Memory I am processing some scientific data on my GPU with numpy and theano. I was ...
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“System program problem detected” with apport-gpu-error-intel.py

My Ubuntu 12.10 was working fine, until a week ago when a software update was installed. Now, every two minutes, the computer hangs for a couple of seconds, and then an error message pops up saying ...