Questions related to graphics, in particular getting graphics cards to work. Please tag your exact graphics card version as well if you know what it is.

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Having Issues connecting my two non-sli videocards to Unbuntu and getting the desktop to show accross them

My current system is. SSD - Samsung EVO 850 500g Processor- Intel 4770k Motherboard- asus maximus extreme vi GPUS - Nvidia 970, Nvidia 780 Ram 32gb im running this on a dual boot with windows 7 with ...
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Graphic card in slow mode?

When I plugin a second monitor, my games are running good. But without I can play those games only in a small window mode. I have a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 with the open source driver and am using ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Freezes

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit on my PC. After I've installed nVidia drivers (recommended) to solve the problem of the cursor that vanishes, Ubuntu freezes randomly when I'm working, I mean that ...
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Open GL 4.0 not working

I recently purchase an OpenGL4.0 game, and it is not loading with the error message of Open GL 4.0 or higher not found I am assuming this is an issue with my drivers, however when I look to ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 freezes/crashes [duplicate]

So I have been using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for 2 days until I updated to 14.10 yesterday because LTS was freezing and required a hard restart a lot. Sadly updating did not make anything better and Ubuntu ...
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After Ubuntu 14.04 update nvidia-331 gives black screen at startup

I have a laptop Asus K53s with nVidia GeForce GT 540M. I (freshly) installed Ubuntu 14.04 64bit and set up nvidia-331 proprietary driver for the graphic card. I set prime option to run nVidia ...
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I have no idea what's going on with the screen

Hi I just switched from windows to Ubuntu 14.10 and I have no idea what's going on with the screen. When I log in I see red lines everywhere and it makes it almost impossible to read anything. At ...
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Will Unitek Y-3704 USB 3.0 Universal Docking Station work on ubuntu 12 or higher?

I consider buying Unitek Y-3704 USB 3.0 Universal Docking Station for my ASUS U36SG laptop. Seems very handy. But I wonder if my ubuntu 12.04 will be able to handle DVI and VGA displays? I have ...
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Nvidia GT635M, Ubuntu 14.04: unable to turn VSYNC ON

I have a notebook ASUS K56C with Nvidia GeForce 635M and an integrated Intel video cards. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and I have Nvidia driver 331.49 version installed from the packages. The problem ...
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Unable to Install NVIDIA Driver

So I am trying to install the NVIDIA GPU Driver Version 346.35 (http://www.geforce.com/drivers/results/81252) for my GTX 970 and am running into a lot of issues. I have tried to run the file and get ...
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graphic driver for intel core 2 duo T5250

I have installed UBUNTU 12.04 LTS on compaq presario but it is not showing the graphics as good as windows xp.my system configuration is- **description: Notebook product: Presario C700 Notebook PC ...
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discrete graphic card(nvidia geforce 540M) is not working well

i am using COMSOL Multiphysics for my simulations. at first using it with integrated graphic card(intel). renders was fine but so slow. then i installed bumblebee with latest nvidia driver(340.65) and ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 display turns off on boot?

I have Ubuntu 14.10 dual booting with Windows 8.1 on a Lenovo Y510P with a NVIDIA GT 755m graphics chipset. I recently installed the proprietary NVIDIA driver version 340.65 on Ubuntu. After that I ...
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How to get better Graphics and Sound?

When someone migrates from Windows to Linux, the first worries comes into mind that: "Will I get the same graphics and sound quality as I get in Windows?" because generally motherboard's vendors ...
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AMD graphics problem - black screen!

I have a laptop HP Pavilion g6-1075er with Ubuntu 12.04 and AMD Radeon HD 6470M on board. I had default graphics configuration but some problems with xorg occurred. I had black screen, but I was able ...
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AMD Graphics Driver version that works for R9 290 GPU Pass through

Dedicated GPU (AMD Radeon R9 290) passthrough setup to a VM running Ubuntu 14.04 x64 LTS. Hypervisor used is KVM. Tried installing the latest Graphics driver available on amd support site (14.501 ...
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Dell Chromebook 11 - unable to set backlight and /sys/class/backlight/ folder is empty

I have installed Lubuntu on my Dell Chromebook 11 and everything works except for the backlight. Can't set the backlight with the brightness keys, neither with xbacklight,xdotool or any other GUI ...
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Ubuntu resolution widder than it should be

Hi guys i hope u are fine well ,theres something that never happened to me, my screeen resolution(1366*768) and using this resolution from amd config privative driver, but it looks wider than it ...
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Intel 4400 HD driver for Ubuntu 14.04

I am programming with OpenGL 4.3 and until now with Windows. I bought a X555LD and I am new to Ubuntu. the notebook has an Intel HD 4400 and a NVIDIA GeForce 820M graphic cards, but since I got my ...
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Is it a requirement that a graphics card be installed to run games on wine?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I can't get games to run with wine. Hardware wise the machine is a modern dual core system but it has no dedicated graphics card. I know the hardware has the processing ...
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How to speed up rendering kdenlive Ubuntu 14.04?

I am using kdenlive on my Ubuntu1 14.04. When i render videos, it is very slow. Takes as much time as the length of video. I have Dell XPS L502X with Nvidia GeForce 540M. Is there anyway i can use my ...
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“your screen, graphics card, and input device settings could not be detected correctly.”

So, I just put Ubuntu on my new HP laptop. I had to boot it using the "nomodeset" kernel. It finished installing and updating everything and it rebooted. When it boots up it goes straight to saying: ...
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Circumvent a proxy for a utility that uses libsoup (intel-linux-graphics-installer)

I am trying to use the intel-linux-graphics-install package to get an older integrated graphics card working. The installer utility cannot connect to the internet due to a proxy, and this prevents it ...
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Graphical problems after upgrading to 14.04

I upgraded from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. After some complications (could not login with GUI), when I login with GUI I get this: Any suggestions?
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Trunk on KDE Connection manager (802dot1q _ graphical )

I have KDE connection manager v0.9.3.3 . I need to connect my ubuntu 1404 with kde desktop to trunk and create vlan on it . I could see vlan on graphic setting bud can not define trunk. How can I ...
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Nvidia Drivers in Ubuntu

I have Nvidia Quadro FX 3500. I install Ubuntu but when I install Nvidia Linux Long Lived Drivers after downloading from Nvidia website, then after restarting my computer, is shuts down the screen. I ...
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Photoshop CS6 on Wine Performance Improvement

So I'm running Photoshop CS6 on Wine on Ubuntu 14xx. My issue is once I get deeper into work (fairly large images), the performance drops...a lot. When I ran Photoshop on Windows using the same PC, I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Error: Nouveau playlist update failed

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my laptop but once I log in I get the an error after a couple of minutes saying "Nouveau playlist update failed" I have attached the screenshot of the error. Then, the ...
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How to disable nVIDIA in Ubuntu 12.04?

I am using dual OS (Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) in my laptop Dell inspiron14. It has two VGA (Intel Graphics and nVIDIA) When I work in Windows 7, it using Intel Graphics and When I work in ...
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“your system is running in low graphics mode issue”

i dual booted my windows 8 pc with ubuntu 13.10. when i select ubuntu from boot menu then i got an error message saying that "your system is running in low graphics mode".i am using hp pavilion ...
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Force specific graphics driver Ubuntu 14 LTS in Microsoft Virtual PC

I recently downloaded the Ubuntu 14 LTS 32-bit and tried it in Microsoft Virtual PC (the old one, not Windows Virtual PC). The installation went OK and I can use it (rather slowly since my host PC ...
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Another nvidia and intel low-graphics mode error

OK this is getting so stupid and ridiculous , after reinstalling (refer to (problem)[nvidia and intel low-graphics mode error )ubuntu i used a couple of time then got another update , guess what ??? ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia vsync

How do I enable vertical sync with Nvidia video card in Ubuntu 14.04? If I switch to Intel video card, then vsync works, and I can use vblank_mode environment variable to enable or disable vsync, but ...
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Lost graphical environment in lubuntu (black screen after startx)

I hit accept in the upgrade packages dialogue window, locked my screen, and went to a meeting. When I came back after an hour, I couldn't get the screens to light up, and so eventually I rebooted the ...
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Graphics on 4K Sager NP8651 (Clevo P650SE NVIDIA GTX970M + Intel 4600HD) Can't Change Resolution

I recently purchased a Sager NP8651 with both NVIDIA 970M and an Intel 4600HD on the Haswell chip. By default, the Nouveau drivers are loaded (no hardware found in "Additional Drivers"). I have tried ...
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Graphical cursor glitch in Ubuntu 14.10

I'm experiencing an annoying cursor glitch on Ubuntu 14.10, and the problem seems to be unprecedented after hours of looking for a similar problem. The issue is that after using a software feature ...
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Getting 4k working on Haswell graphics for AOC U2868PQU [closed]

I am setting up an AOC U2868PQU 4k monitor and I can't get it to work as 4k, only as 1080p. It should run 4k over DisplayPort (DP) 1.2. If I connect just the DP, I get a blank screen; if I plug both ...
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DVI not accessible with Dell

I connected my newly acquired Dell E2314H monitor's DVI-D input to my 2004 Touch computer with a NV36 (GeForce FX5700MX) card using the DVI-D cable supplied by Dell and connected it to the DVI-I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Wont detect second monitor connected to second graphics card

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and have 2 HD 7970's that I prefer to run in "Crossfire Disabled" mode to keep my temps lower. I have a 1440p display and a 1080p display. However, With crossfire off and ...
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Shawdow drag effect on display in portrait mode

I just got a new AOC 27 inch pivot monitor (AOC Q2770PQU). I've got it connected to a System 76 Galago Pro laptop with Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4750HQ CPU @ 2.00GHz with Intel Haswell Mobile graphics. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 The system is running in low graphics mode Dell E6540

I am installing several Dell E6540 and after some reboots the system goes in the "low graphics" mode. The only thing i have done is installed some applications and a apt-get update and upgrade. The ...
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Lenovo, Radeon HD8570M and fglrx problem - update OpenGL to 4.3

I have Lenovo G500H with Radeon HD8570M (and Intel) graphic card and my goal was to get OpenGL 4.+ version to be able to use double precision variables in shading language. Long story short, after ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 (i386) can not accept NVidia Geforce2 MX 400

on my old PC (Intel Celeron), 32-bit, Ubuntu 14.04, I have NVidia Geforce2 MX 400 (listed through lspci -nn | grep '\[03')installed. Though I have installed the newest driver (nvidia-331, from ...
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Problem with nvidia 820m

I have laptop asus X455ld with core i3 and I installed Ubuntu 14.04. However, I can't switch to nvidia 820m graphic card. How can I resolve this problem?
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Ubuntu not picking up graphics card

I recently built a PC and then installed Ubuntu. I noticed that when using the graphics card's ports Ubuntu doesn't pick it up so I have to use the CPU graphics card. I had the nvidia drivers for the ...
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ubuntu and unity randomly unresponsive

Some times randomly, ubuntu 14.04 gets unity super slow and unresponsive, and when using the browser i get the screen pretty chopped when scrolling down. (like in the image) ubuntu in general gets ...
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Xinerama: Moving 3D Application Windows causes severe lag and sound distortion

I've been having this issue for quite some time now, but only recently managed to locate the problem itself. What happens is that whenever moving windows that contain 3D graphics, the whole system ...
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A white box blocking the screen in gnome desktop

I'm using gnome desktop and recently I found a small white box appeared on my desktop. It's still here even I launched applications.
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The system is running in low graphics mode after changing root password

My ubuntu was working ( it was having a working graphics driver), but I changed my root password then immediately the power was gone ( forced shutdown). Then next time I restart my ubuntu I get ...
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Suddenly Black Screen and CPU fan high speed with CPU2 100% usage

I am a newbie at Ubuntu on a Fujitsu T8300 laptop with 2.4Ghz 2GB ram. My problem is that when I open multiple file or firefox, CPU2 goes to 100% and CPU1 < 50% and suddenly the screen goes black. ...