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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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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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Use Integrated Inted HD 4600 for X server and dedicated Nvidia GTX 970 for CUDA

I have a brand new computer and I am planning on installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on it. I will use it for calculations that is why it has the Cuda-enabled Nvidia GTX 970 GPU. I'd like to have this GPU ...
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M running hot on Kubuntu 64bit

I'm using a Packard Bell - EasyNote TJ65 (64bit Core) with a NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M. I know my computer is not the newest nor fastest model but until now I never had Problems running Linux Kubuntu ...
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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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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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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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Dota 2 Reborn: Optimize fps?

Radeon 7950 GPU, driver=fglrx_pci . The dota 2 reborn source 2 mode greatly increased my fps(from 20-30 in source to 40-60 in source 2). It seems playable now, but I'd like it to be 60 stable. What ...
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Gtx 970 can't boot Ubuntu 15.04. Failed to start /etc/rc.local.compatibility

I recently installed a 970 before I was using integrated graphics. My system is dual booted win 10 and Ubuntu 15.04. I installed the most recent driver, and plugged in the gpu. It starts to boot in a ...
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how can I get ubuntu 15.04 to boot up with my Nvidia geforce 960 GPU

So I've recently installed Ubuntu as a secondary operating system on my computer alongside windows 8.1, and I've discovered that it refuses to boot up with my Nvidia 960 GPU installed. I've repeatedly ...
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Low fps Dota 2: Am I just out of options?

System: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, using Gnome 3 DE at the moment. I feel as if I've tried everything to maximize my fps in Dota 2. I have an i7-3770k CPU and Radeon 7950 3GB gpu; I do believe the latter is ...
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Default Ubuntu 15.04 radeon driver

I have installed Ubuntu 15 and my GPU HD7870 worked just fine, but I have tried if it will work better with proprietary driver. It didn't, so I wanted to revert it back to open-source. I used guide ...
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using inactive discrete nvidia graphics card for parallel processing on an optimus system

I have an MSI GT70 2PE Dominator Pro Laptop with 32GB's RAM, NVidia GTX 880 Graphics Card with 8 GB RAM and Integrated Intel 4600 Graphics Card Running Ubuntu 14.04. It is an Optimus system. Works ...
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nvcc fatal : Unsupported gpu architecture 'compute_30'

I am trying to setup vlfeat/matconvnet on my system. But it give me error when I try to compile GPU files. I am trying their manual. I use both way of compiling, straight and forcing for cuda-6.0 ...
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nVidia profile switching

I'm new to Ubuntu (running 14.04) with limited linux experience. I have a dell m3800 with NVIDIA Quadro K1100M/Intel GPUs. I've loaded the NVIDIA driver 331.113 (proprietary, tested). Unlike many ...
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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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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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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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Proper installation of gstreamer1.0-vaapi

Okey guys here is my problem for the past few weeks Iam trying to use vaapi.I have intel i5 processor (Wayland) which supports vaapi but for some strange reason I can't make it working also I run ...
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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 ...