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GPU boost/overclock AMD HD 6290 or new driver to run 1080p?

I know my gfx card should be able to run 1080p (it supports gpu boost and overclocking) but I can't figure out how to make them work. I just installed Xubuntu 16.04.1 and I have the radeon driver ...
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Can I run GPU Programs

I have to run code for a huge no. of floating point iterations. lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics (rev 09) 08:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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Upgrading to a new graphics card, any tips?

I am willing to get a new graphics card - Nvidia GTX 950. I currently have the Nvidia GT 730. The last time I tried installing the new graphics card's drivers I had to reinstall Ubuntu from scratch. ...
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AMDGPU Pro driver not working on Xubuntu 16.04

I recently upgraded to Xubuntu 16.04 and would like to install the AMDGPU Pro driver. The first time installing the driver, my secondary DVI monitor did not receive signal. The second attempt, not ...
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My Screen doesn't look HD

I have installed lm-sensors to check my CPU temperature by using: sudo apt-get install lm-sensors after that i print the code: sudo sensors-detect it's gave me a lot of questions i answered it ...
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QEMU GPU passthrough on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)

I am following a tutorial on how to run a VM that can use my GPU, and I have run into a problem. Here are the tutorials: GPU pass through guide for Ubuntu Multiheaded NVIDIA Gaming using Ubuntu 14....
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Intel Sofia (Atom x3) with Mali GPU compatibility

Does Ubuntu desktop version (I mean the standard x86 desktop edition) support the Intel Sofia CPU with Mali-450 GPUs? I just need 2D graphics and USB to work... no other stuff like 3G, Bluetooth, Wifi ...
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Set up CUDA 6.5 on Xenial for a GT240 GPU

I am having a difficult time trying to figure out which packages to install for the Nvidia CUDA toolkit on the latest Ubuntu 16.04 distro that work with my old GT240 card. I know that the latest ...
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What are the gpu accelerated video converters available other than FFMpeg?

I need some free gpu accelerated cross-platform video converters available for ubuntu 14.04 other than ffmpeg. ffmpeg supports all formats. But still i need to know whether ffmpeg is comparatively ...
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How to know the utilization of intel GPU in ubuntu?

In case of nvidia GPU, if we use the command nvidia-smi --loop-ms=1000, it will show Here in processes ./ImageMagick has been added, which is my program. Thus my program runs in GPU. In similar way,...
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Just a question about switching GPU's

So im running 16.04 and i currently have a zotac GT 430 in my build, it runs great with OpenGL and the nvidia proprietary drivers. I plan to drop in a new GTX 750ti to get more than 20fps on ...
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How to install ACS override and i915 VGA patch?

When using arch linux you can just install the "linux-vfio-lts" kernel using a single program, called pacaur. However I am attempting to try use GPU pass through using Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS and I am ...
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KVM GPU Passthrough with PCI-stub

I am trying to passthrough GPU onto my client machine using pci-stub. My requirements are: Xubuntu 16.04 Lenovo g510 with i7 4800MQ upgraded from i7 4700MQ (for Vt-d support) [AMD/ATI] Mars [Radeon ...
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Gpu passthrough unable to blacklist drivers?

I am by no means "good" at Linux but I have been trying to set up a Windows virtual machine with a GPU passthrough. Now I only have one GPU but from my reading it seems possible? My current hardware ...
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:Why is the operating system blocking access to the NVIDIA GPU?

I am using an AWS gpu instance with 1 NVIDIA gpu. I recently installed nvidia drivers and the toolkit using ./cuda_7.5.18_linux.run. I rebooted the instance and when I tried running nvidia-smi I got ...
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How disable the integraded GPU (Intel HD 4000) and only use the discrete GPU (AMD Radeon HD 8870M) on Ubuntu 16.04?

Is there a way to disable my integrated GPU (Intel HD 4000) and only use the dedicated GPU (AMD Radeon HD 8870M aka R9 M270X and M370X)? This used to be possible through the proprietary drivers (...
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How to force the GPU do the display rendering?

I've installed 2 NVIDIA QUADRO K620 cards. But fullscreen video is sluggish, missing frames. one CPU core (of the 12, it's a 6-core Hyperthreading) is running 100% for xorg. I tried the nouveau and ...
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How to power off discrete graphics card

I installed Lubuntu 16.04 to my HP Pavilion dv6 laptop which has AMD 6770M discrete graphics card. In order to save battery I want to power off AMD card since onboard Intel HD3000 is enough for me. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't recognize Nvidia Gpu

I installed GPU driver by sudo apt-get install nvidia-352. The system recognizes GPU as a "3D controller" and I can't find /dev/nvidia* or /proc/driver/nvidia/. 04:00.0 3D controller: NVIDIA ...
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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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TensorFlow GPU installation

While installing cuda 7.5 from [NVIDIA developer] (https://developer.nvidia.com/cuda-downloads) on my ubuntu 14.04 instance on google cloud, I am encountering the following error: Installing the ...
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Overclock multiple Nvidia GPU in Ubuntu

I have two NVIDIA 750ti GPUs connected to my machine, driver 340.29. Currently I am using Nviida X Server settings with coolbits to overclock one of them. However there are no options to overclock the ...
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setting the default gpu

I have two gpus on my machine: $ lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GM200 [GeForce GTX 980 Ti] (rev a1) 03:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF108 ...
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how to find the path for libcudart.so?

I'm trying to install Tensorflow GPU version and I'm stuck at this. I've installed nvidia-cuda-toolkit by running sudo apt install nvidia-cuda-toolkit and it downloaded fine. But i'm unable to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 GPU passthrough problem with IOMMU

I have a problem with my GPU passthrough on Ubuntu 14.04, i checked my hard ware and my CPU is i7-2600 which supports VT-x in KVM and i try to passthrough my GTX 960. I did everything exactly as in ...
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Can I run virtual machines with CUDA GPU?

Is it possible? I have nVidia CUDA GT555M 2GB and I'd like to have its power in guest OSs (mainly Windows, for games). I found few topics or questions about this, but they were kinda old, so I'm not ...
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AMD Radeon HD 5450 GPU Drivers? (16.04)

I have a Radeon HD 5450 GPU It has support to up to 15.04 I have Ubuntu 16.04 Will 15.04 drivers work for me? Or are there some drivers for 16.04? Later Addon: i just want to play dota, it will not ...
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two gpu two x session, move mouse from one x server to the other

and xinerama sucks.. So I thought I might use two x servers.. but I do not understand how I move the mouse courser from one screen to the other. Thanks.
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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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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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Select a low performance gpu Readeon HD 7640G + HD 7470M on 16.04 for cooler

I using 16.04lts. In 14.04lts I can use 'sudo amdcccle' to switch it. But 16.04 can not to do like that. It is so important because high performance gpu make my notebook very hot. Thank you. $ ...
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Dual GPU NVIDIA 940m + Intel Sky Lake

I'm running 14.04 on an ASUS UX303UB which features that ever so troublesome dual GPU thingy, with 'Sky Lake Integrated Graphics' for discrete graphics and 'GM108M [GeForce 940M]' for performance ...
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Boot Ubuntu on a specific GPU in a multi-GPU environment (no laptop)

My home computer has a Radeon HD6970 plus a Geforce GT 740 video card. I use the more powerful Radeon under Windows for gaming, while the Geforce is there for some OpenCL and Vulkan stuff I plan to ...
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GPU plus default graphics card - ubuntu X desktop does not start

situation is as follows I have a server with a matrox GMA200, I installed a titan X, then: sudo service lightdm stop installed nvidia drivers created xorg.conf ... forced display to run with the old ...
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GPU vram extended with system ram

Is it possible to virtually increase the usable GPU memory RAM through the system RAM or an SSD? Background of the question is a program that requires a bigger than available GPU RAM.
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Virtual GPU for Ubuntu 16.04 Clients on VirtualBox

Assuming the host OS has a GPU, can anybody tell me if Ubuntu 16.04 clients run using VirtualBox will be able to make use of the GPU through virtualization? I read that GPU virtualization is only ...
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gpu-manager overwrites xorg.conf

I have recently installed the NVIDIA drivers on my Xubuntu 15.10 machine but I had to remove them due to improper multi-monitor setup. Everything went fine, except for the fact that gpu-manager seems ...
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How can I make a program go fullscreen and use the whole gpu

I have an android virtual machine (using Genymotion which works on top of virtual box). I get frame drops because I have lots of programs open. I press F11 to go fullscreen but it's no difference. I ...
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Driver conflict nvidia/Xorg

sorry for my english and my newbie in ubuntu i'm running on gnome-ubuntu 16.04LTS, i have Nvidia 9500gt with proprietary drivers installed , the problem when i plug out the gpu it won't boot into a ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 AMD APP SDK OpenCL

I'm working on Dell 7520 Inspiron with AMD 7730M GPU with 512 stream processors and 2GB RAM and I want to compute on this GPU using OpenCL. I have AMD catalyst installed via Ubuntu Additional drivers,...
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why is ubuntu incorrectly detecting my graphics card?

So in my ubuntu I was using the latest mesa drivers from the ppa. I also had the amdgpu and radeon xorg drivers installed. I was running a 16.04 gnome version of ubuntu. Maybe I am reading the ...
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Nvidia-361 GPU installation continual rebooting

I've got Ubuntu 15.10 installed on a new Asus Z170-AR motherboard. I've also got a Nvidia GTX 980 ti I'm trying to get working with it. I purgeed all Nvidia packages, and followed the instructions ...
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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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nvidia-smi hangs. cannot be killed even by SIGKILL

I just finished carefully installing the latest nvidia drive to an new amazon g2.2xlarge ec2 instance which I would like to use to do some machine learning. Before install cuda and other packages, I ...
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How to choose to use AMD gpu instead of intel graphics - ubuntu 15.10

I have xubuntu 15.10 and I would like to know how to run a program ex. minecraft with my amd r7 m265 gpu instead of cpu graphics. Thanks!
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How to install AMD Radeon HD 6290 proprietary drivers in Ubuntu 15.10

I have been at this for days now. I have followed every guide that I can find. Purging and re-purging to get a clean start to try to reinstall once more but ultimately nothing has worked. I have tried ...
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The AMD fglrx driver doesn't see GPU cores in AMD APU A8-7600

I wanted to play with APU meaning to learn OpenCL and other GPGPU tricks, so I've installed the AMD APP SDK Ver 3.0 (which implements OpenCL 2.0) on my PC. This SDK documentation says I need to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 ATI Radeon HD 5450 Graphics Support [closed]

In 16.04 LTS support for AMD proprietary drivers has been dropped. Instead there's an open source AMDGPU driver. My Question: Will the ATI Radeon HD 5450 work with the open source AMDGPU driver?
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Should blacklisted video card still show up in additional drivers?

I'm trying to get GPU passthrough working on Ubuntu, but I'm still getting no video output from the booted VM. I noticed, despite blacklisting the card and having it claimed by stuff, it still shows ...
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Ubuntu thinks my amd R7 250 is an R9 m360

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my newly built computer. My computer has an amd R7 250 GPU, but according to both the system details and amd catalyst I have an R9 m360. Is there any way to fix ...