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Laptop screen goes black, but laptop still running

I have an old Asus laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Sometimes the laptop's screen goes black, but the laptop keeps running. It happens when loading a youtube video or websites like GDrive, but not all ...
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Switching on and off integrated GPU

I have a elitebook 8570w and use it to for both graphically heavy applications as well as normal stuff. I would like to be able to switch between the dedicated and the intergrated GPU. I know about ...
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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 AMD A-Series APU support OpenCL?

Have spent a lot of time on this one one but can't find an answer here. Ubuntu 14.10 clean install. AMD A10-7700K APU with Radeon(TM) R7 Graphics x4. 1) Started with the xserver open-source wrapper ...
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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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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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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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How can I make my onboard HDMI to work with my GPU?

I want to use my TV as a second monitor through HDMI in the motherboard, while use my main monitor through my graphics card since my motherboard is the only one who allows it. Ubuntu won't detect my ...
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AMD Driver not working on Ubuntu 12.04

I've just updated Ubuntu to latest version using Update Manager. It upgraded my kernel to 3.2.0-30. As always after installing new kernel I've reinstalled GPU drivers but with no success. AMD Driver ...
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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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Chrubuntu 12.04 Desktop Won't Load

I'm on a Lenovo X131e Chromebook. Upon start up I am able to move the mouse pointer around a black screen with a blinking text cursor in the top corner. If I switch to a terminal and then try to ...
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Screen Garbled When Trying To Install

I'm new to Ubuntu. I'm trying to install on an HP TouchSmart 320 PC with an integrated AMD Radeon HD 6410 gpu. First I get a purple screen with Ubuntu in the middle but then it goes ...
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problems installing gpu driver

after running the installation of the driver i get an error that i need to install some prerequisites found in the fglrx-install.log file and there i found this NOTE: If your system has logged the ...
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Detected a hung GPU, disabling acceleration

on lubutnu 14.04 im getting a gpu hang on lubuntu and when i checked the system log it said [ 2303.921] (EE) intel(0): Detected a hung GPU, disabling acceleration. [ 2303.922] (EE) intel(0): When ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Switchable Graphics ATI Lenovo G510

Sorry if my question sound stupid, but I'm not very clever with linux yet I'm facing well known problem around here namely switchableGraphics. In --here-- you can find information that in linux ...
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Hardware acceleration in video playback

I have ubuntu system with amd apu a6 llano. when I play hd videos on ubuntu using vlc or some other media player it takes so much cpu usage but when I play same video on windows 7 it takes just 5% cpu ...
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dual GPUs? Both ATI and NVidia

I'd like to install both an NVidia GPU and an ATI GPU. Since I'm using OpenCL, I need the proprietary drivers for each. I've had troubles updrading to proprietary drivers and doing it successfully ...
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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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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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ATI Hybrid Graphics Over Heat. Intel GPU not working!

I just followed this guide (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1930450) and installed the proprietary ATI drivers on my laptop which have ATI Hybrid Graphics (ATI Radeon HD 6770 M GPU). It ...
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Lowering GPU temperature on Radeon 6850 with open source driver

I read and tried this and it doesn't work for me! when I type echo "mid" > /sys/class/drm/card0/device/power_profile I see what this value really changed (needs the chmod was applied before, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to check my GPU in NVIDIA site?

At http://www.geforce.com/drivers there is a button called Auto detect GPU. It should automatically show drivers for my GPU. It requires java but java doesn't seem to work in chromium. I installed it ...
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Intel GPU error on 2008 macbooks

After writing this all out I realize that its long as hell, so I've gone through and split everything into sections. BACKGROUND: A few years into owning my macbook I decided Mac OS was beginning not ...
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Video acceleration in Ubuntu Touch media player

I'm running Ubuntu Touch on a Nexus 7 2013 tablet, which has an Adreno 320 GPU. In Android for that platform, the media player uses the OpenMAX API to get hardware acceleration for videos. I notice ...
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Required proper installation/configuration for a dual-GPU setup

The machine configuration is as follows: CPU: Intel Pentium G2020 (with built-in basic Intel GPU) Motherboard: Gigabyte B75M-D3H (has 2 PCIe slots that can be used to install GPUs) RAM: Corsair ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop Doesn't Display Correctly

This is a fresh install. Upon start up I am able to move the mouse pointer around a black screen with a blinking text cursor in the top corner. If I switch to a terminal and then try to switch back to ...
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How to fix:Chome GPU Process crashing after upgrading 14.04 t0 14.10 and hardware acceleration not supported in Chrome

chrome://gpu content Log Messages GpuProcessHostUIShim: The GPU process crashed! GpuProcessHostUIShim: The GPU process crashed! GpuProcessHostUIShim: The GPU process crashed!
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How to increase Graphics peformance in Ubuntu 14.04 running as a guest in VIirtual Box?

I'm relatively new to Linux, I have played around with Ubuntu for 6 months but not a Linux Expert so please try helping in newbie terms I have Ubuntu 14.04 Running as a Guest in a Windows8.1 Host ...
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AMD Catalyst not showing anymore

After some coming and going from open source to proprietary graphics, I'm not able to launch catalyst control center anymore. At the additional drivers I can see that the proprietary drivers are ...
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Recent 14.04 updates break GPU folding

Just installed the latest updates (on 2014-12-11) for Ubuntu 14.04. My "Folding at Home" client no longer uses my GPU, a GForce GTX 680; the FAHControl GUI just shows "Paused: waiting for idle", ...
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Ubuntu Hybrid Graphics automatic switch

My notebook have an integrated gpu (intel HD) and a discrete gpu (AMD Radeon 8850M). Looking into the ubuntu documantaion here https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HybridGraphics I tried using ...
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Third screen on different gpu

I have a HD7850 GPU in my rig, with 2 screens attached, now i want to add my older HD7770 and a third screen. the third screen will run off the HD7770. I know this works on windows, but is this also ...
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SGminer not recongnizing multiple GPU's

I'm not being able to mine with my 4 GPU's; I'm only being able to mine with my GPU that is connected to the monitor. When I put sgminer -n in the terminal it recognizes 1 GPU maz. I've already tried ...
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ASUS laptop overheating when using Ubuntu

I've got major problems while running Ubuntu. When I have my NVIDIA GeForce card enabled, the temperature of the processor is really high. Just a little web browsing rises it up to 70 degrees celcius ...
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Is there any library file for video conversion in ubuntu using GPU?

Everyone I want to know is there any built in library file for video conversion using GPU not CPU in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? And is it possible to convert videos using the CUDA language?
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GPU, Dota 2 or RAM problem?

I knew that i used bleachbit to free my memory.I ticked it accidentally and did it.After i did that, the computer seems to slow down.A few days later i felt that it became slower, so i did a new fresh ...
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I have two laptops of the same model with same gpu. WebGL works in chromium in one but not the other

I have two very similar laptops of the same model number. One of them use webgl in chromium while the other cannot, and I cannot figure out why. Some back story: My old laptop developed unrelated ...
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Redirect GPU hardware output?

I'm wondering if it's possible to redirect GPU power to make it look like it's appearing as an External Device? I have Intel Integrated GPU, and I also have Nvidia Integrated GPU with CUDA support, so ...