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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Booting issues and GPU detection issues with 13.04 and 13.10

I tried to update 13.04 to 13.10 on my second hard drive earlier today and it ended up not working at all. I've tried boot-repair and everything to get Ubuntu 13.10 to boot up, but only managed to get ...
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issue with graphics on motherboard biostar

i am testing right now ubuntu 13.10 x86 on my old computer but i am having an issue whenever i try to start with unbuntu,and it gives me an error that says ¨graphics card could not be detected. you ...
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Ubuntu and Windows 8.1 simulateous monitor problems

I got my Asus X502 laptop dual booting Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 8.1 and everything is working smoothly. Suddenly after I hibernated Windows and started up the system the Windows side boots fine, but ...
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T440s and Cinema Display

I tried to connect apple cinema display 30" 2560x1600 via minidisplay port to t440s with Ubuntu 13.10, 14.04, but the screen was blinking, low rows were not rendered properly. When I switch to ...
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Recommendations for a graphic card for 12.04 [on hold]

Hello Ubuntu Linux Community! I am looking towards installing a graphic card to my system. The specifications of my system are: 64 bit Dell 570 AMD Sempron Processor The problem that I'm ...
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Black screen before login screen error [duplicate]

I got this black screen in Ubuntu 13.10 after a message popped up "would you run into a lower graphics". I clicked "OK" then after that when I reboot my Ubuntu, after the Ubuntu loading screen shows ...
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Ubuntu alternate graphic problem

I installed Ubuntu alternate as myserver. I had graphical problems: I can only boot using recovery mode. Even with recovery mode, the screen becomes black every few seconds. I installed a graphical ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 to LG TV via HDMI

I am unable to connect a Ubuntu 13.10 box to a 55 LG LED 1080p 240 HZ smart tv (model #55LAS400) via HDMI. Sometimes I just get a green screen on the TV or other times it won't recognize the TV at ...
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Crop tool with high resolution

I am now using Shutter in Ubuntu 13.10 for crop different selections and to select windows, but the problem is that the resolution is very low after I check it saving in all formats. Please tell me ...
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ubuntu stuck on purple loading screen, nvidia graphics card problem

my nvidia geforce gtx 750ti graphics card is why ubuntu will not boot. It hangs in the purple screen. i have 13.10 installed. how do i boot ubuntu with this nvidia card?
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Does the Radeon HD 8570M work with Ubuntu (Saucy/Trusty)? (no hybrid)

I'm planning to buy a new computer. It uses a AMD A8 processor with a Radeon HD 8570M. I've read lots of discussions on how to get this card work using Ubuntu or Mint. However, all of them were ...
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My hardware can handle OpenGL 3.2 but my system throws error related to the OpenGL version that my computer supports

I have the following hardware configuration - NVIDIA Corporation GF108M [GeForce GT 525M] Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller According to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Optimus black issue [on hold]

So I installed Trusty for the second time, as the first one messed up graphics. Whilst this works great, there is something I'm having trouble with, and once again it's graphics related. I have a ...
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Littlcrane 1.0.7 won't launch in Ubuntu 12.04

When I try to open "The Little Crane That Could" nothing happens. I tried running it from the terminal and this is what I got: Current mode: 1366x768@60Hz 24bpp ERR GLX: OpenGL ES requested but ...
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Ubuntu heat up too much my computer when it uses the integrated intel graphics

My machine is a Lenovo G580 with these specifications: Processor: intel core i7 3520M Graphics: intel core HD graphics 4000 + nvidia Geforce 710M RAM: 6GB I'm on ubuntu 13.04 64 bits and I've set ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Load fallback graphics devices [fail] - How to open terminal

There are other answers to my question, but i can't understand them. Let me first explain my problem. When i boot ubuntu, there isn't any interface just some "comments" about the boot. And when this ...
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Removed Nvidia from startup items, now cannot boot [duplicate]

I removed the Nvidia server(?) from the startup items now whenever I boot I get stuck at the "The system is running in low-graphics mode" pop-up. No matter what I do I cannot get past this. If I ...
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Resolution and Driver Issue

I can't seem to figure out what happened, but after a recent update my machine will not use it's NVIDIA graphics driver. It is stuck at 1280x720 when the native resolution of the display is 1920x1200. ...
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Dota 2 Crashes Ubuntu 13.10 [closed]

I hope you can help me with this one: I am using Ubuntu 13.10 for about 2 Months. I had no problems before, but I decided to add some RAM and buy a new CPU Cooler. SO everything went fine until ...
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HP Pavilion G6 2312 ax drivers for ubuntu

I am new to linux and have successfully installed ubuntu with windows 8. My laptop is hp pavilion g6 2312 ax. graphic processor:512 MB AMD Radeon HD 7660G (Integrated) and 2 GB ATI Mobility Radeon ...
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Disable NVIDIA Graphics card in UBUNTU 13 [duplicate]

I am using asus K55 vm laptop and UBUNTU version 13.How can I turn off my NVIDIA graphics card which automatically starts on booting with UBUNTU and consumes my battery heavily?
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GPU won't use all Dedicated Video RAM [closed]

I couldn't find anything that answered my question so I made a new account just to ask this question. I have a Radeon HD 6450 card. I know my card has at least 512MB dedicated RAM [ ...
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Refresh rate is 120Hz while my screen is 60Hz

I don't understand why I have to different refresh rate on my system: Here is my xrandr output: $ xrandr Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1600 x 900, maximum 8192 x 8192 DVI-I-1 connected ...
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Ubuntu System Messed Up!

I decided to install fluxbox on my system recently, just to try it out, so I installed it and everything executed fine. I logged into the fluxbox desktop and messed around with it for a while, then ...
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Need help with Lenovo T500 Video card on a Ubuntu 13.10+ OS

I have the following I need help to upgrade. Who can I or do I talk to about how to upgrade drivers on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Linux on a T500 Laptop? Now I'm a Microsoft MCP Certified Windows Tech and ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 running very slow unlike former win xp professional

I have always been a win xp user. I changed to ubuntu one 13.10 yesterday. I thought ubuntu might be much faster. It is so very very slow. What can b the problem? I used an USB to install ubuntu on my ...
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Watching video on youtube laptop freeze with weird sound

Sometimes it just happens, and I dont know why, during the screen freezed my keyboard and mouse unable to work well, so I had to force shutdown to restart. I use google chrome as my main browser ...
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Xubuntu [fresh install] pushes my GPU to 129 Deg Celsius, 264 Farenheit

I have an Intel Core2Duo Dell Precision 390, with some kind of Nvidia graphics card - nothing special. While doing nothing, the GPU heats up to 129 degrees C, or 264 Farenheit, over the course of ...
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Unable To See Screen After AMD Catalyst Driver Install

I have the following setup: Z87 Extreme Motherboard. Asus HD 7790 Graphics card. Asus R9 280x Graphics card. Ubuntu 12.04 I have been able to install both the latest beta drivers and the latest ...
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changed Graphic Driver on MacBook, cant boot now

So hello first, a few days I had the great idea to put ubuntu on my Macbook (Mid 2010, non-pro), because I needed a couple of programms for studying and the professor suggested using Ubuntu. I than ...
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how to install NVIDIA Gforce GT740M driver on ubuntu 13.10 [closed]

how do i install nvidia gforce gt 740 m driver on ubuntu 13.10,lenovo idealpad z410 laptop .Please help this question .
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Nvidia driver isn't shown in system details \ graphics

I have installed nvidia 304 on my laptop lenovo ideapad z5 but it shows Intel® Haswell Mobile in graphics -(ubuntu 13.10) -nvidia driver : NVIDIA® GeForce® GT740M 2GB
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Triple-screen setup w/ two mismatched GPU's

I am trying to run a triple-screen setup with two "mismatched" Nvidia GPU's, a GTX 470 and an 8400 GS, on Ubuntu 13.10. Two of the monitors are hooked up to my GTX 470 and the third is hooked up to ...
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Install Intel gma 3150 graphics drive [duplicate]

Google Earth requires graphics drivers. The Intel driver provided from the Intel website is not supported by Ubuntu. My card is Intel gma 3150. How do I install drivers for this card in Ubuntu?
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Graphics Card Error on Boot

I just installed 12.04 and am receiving the Low Graphics card error on Boot. It is asking me to reconfigure. I have a VX755 (1024x768@60Hz) 64MB VIA /S3G UniChrome IGP (VIA) I am new to Ubuntu and ...
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Is Xubuntu too much for Intel onboard graphics? Artefacts appear then system freeze

This is my first Linux install for a long time, and I'm having some challenges with system crashes. I installed Mint, which froze solid within moments of first startup, then froze several more times ...
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I can not get the max resolution out of my laptop monitor

I am new to Ubuntu, running 13.10. While I was running Ubuntu 12.xx, I had no issues at all, I am hoping to fix the screen issue I am having now. My computer is a Gateway NV79 laptop, max resolution ...
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Second Monitor not Displaying on Boot up

I have 2 monitors connected one with VGA and one with HDMI. When I boot up the HDMI one doesn't doesn't display anything. I can tell it is recognizing some kind of input (it doesn't go into sleep ...
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System is running in low-graphics mode: 13.10

Been trying all the different answers out there about this issue and still have nothing working. I ran the updates today, April 5th, and upon rebooting I started getting this error. I'm running on an ...
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Problems with nvidia gt630m drivers

Hello i have used Ubuntu 12.04 for some time now but now i have encountered a really annoying problem that drives me crazy. I first got this problem when i updated my nvidia drivers, version 331 ...
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Dota2 fps freeze

So I installed Steam and Dota 2 on my 13.10 Ubuntu. The game starts up and works with acceptable fps, but every 5-10 minutes or so it just freezes for 2-5 seconds. I'm positive this is not network lag ...
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Problems with Nvidia graphics driver (6600GT)

I just recently installed Ubuntu 12.04, and I am new to Linux. After my first attempt, the system crashed and ubuntu would not start, not even in recovery mode with low graphics. The error message ...
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If not manually launching with bumblebee, are nvidia drivers irrelevant to display problems?

I have a Dell XPS 17 L702X with an Nvidia optimus card. I have installed bumblebee. Is the following correct? If I don't manually launch a program with optirun or primusrun, then bumblebee is not ...
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Which proprietary driver should I activate?

I just recently built my own computer, and I am now trying to run Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it from a flash drive with "casper-rw persistence". I'm very new to the Ubuntu operating system, so I was ...
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How can I get my monitor's maximum resolution without the proprietary AMD graphic driver installed?

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. I have an AMD Radeon 5570 HD graphic card. Actually, the default open source REDWOOD drivers aren't allowing me to choose my monitor's maximum screen resolution(which is 1366 ...
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Xrandr modes not set at login

In my setup (PXE-boot/kdm/openbox), the resolutions are added after login. It is difficult to describe the complete setup, so I will ask more generally. Which process is responsible for adding the ...
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Ubuntu HP Chromebook 14 Graphics Tablet

i want to get a HP Chromebook 14 and install ubuntu on it. That part is easy, as i have done similar tasks before. The question is, will a graphics tablet work with ubuntu and Hp chromebook 14. I want ...
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How do I disable a Nvida GPU (not on a Laptop, no Optimus)?

I have an MSI Z77A-GD55 mainboard with a Core i5-3570K CPU and integrated HD 4000 GPU. I also have a Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 GPU on PCIe. I mainly use Ubuntu, but occasionally boot into Windows for ...
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2D Graphics appear blurry with NVIDIA GTX 550 Ti

Since I installed Ubuntu 12.04, everything worked fine on my Computer except for the graphics. The Desktop and Dash Images are working correctly, but everytime I start a game, all 2D Graphics that are ...
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Logon screen forever [duplicate]

My ubuntu is in trouble, I changed my graphic card, tryed some manipulations, and now I get some problems with the login-screen. I have the login-screen, normal, but when I type on password ( I am ...