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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How do I add another graphics card? It doesnt show up on aticonfig --lsa

I've just added another graphics card to the computer, same brand as the other. I used aticonfig --initial --adapter=all and rebooted, but it still won't show up. Will I have to reinstall the drivers ...
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Externally Install Ubuntu Drivers?

I'm going to be installing Ubuntu 14.04 within the next few hours, and I've noticed that every time I install Ubuntu on my laptop, I never have any networking or graphics drivers. I always have to ...
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Need help enabling vsync on ati open source driver

So, I've been researching a little, and I came across: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/ATI the page basically explains how to set up a lot of things with the open source driver, but none of the ...
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“Try Ubuntu” ends in frozen screen after requesting low-graphic mode

before installing I wanted to try Ubuntu first on my laptop to see its performance, but unfortunately I didn't even get that far. I boot Ubuntu 14.04 from a USB stick in Legacy mode on a Lenovo ...
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ubuntu 14.04 crashes on Nvidia drivers update

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 and all works fine until I update the Nvidia drivers: the update apparently goes ok but when i reboot the machine it crashes after the Grub's window. If i ...
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ACER TravelMate 5735Z - How do i update graphic drivers?

i'm completely n00b in this forum and relatively in ubuntu at all. I read a lot of forum threads and stuff about a problem that occurs with my laptop and ubuntu: it doesn't go well together (i had ...
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How to check if openchrome is installed in my system or what graphics driver is installed in ubuntu 14.04

I want to know if openchrome is installed in my computer or not. my motherboard is ASUS A8V-MX 939 VIA K8M800 Micro ATX AMD and its Onboard Video Chipset : S3 Graphics UniChrome Pro IGP with 1GB ...
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nVidia 331.38 scaling issues in 14.04

I just did a clean install to 14.04 from saucy, and applied the proprietary nvidia drivers afterwards. I seem to have a scaling issue as shown in the screenshot below: http://imgur.com/M5FBqfg ...
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Issue on installing Ubuntu HP xw9300

I'm quite new to ubuntu. I installed it sucessfully on a Laptop, and a regular PC. I am now trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on a hp xw9300 Workstation. Hardware specification can be found here I ...
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changed driver for graphic card but still problems with fans and low performance

first of all thank you for your help! My laptop specifications: HP-ProBook core i 4 GB RAM Intel 4000 HD + AMD Catalyst HD (the new version) I installed my ATI drivers by using additional drivers, ...
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Bumblebee running on Nvidia does not increase performance

When I run anything with bumblebee it doesn't provide performance increase compared to running on the Intel integrated chip. Is this an indication of incorrectly installed drivers and settings or just ...
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White icons, yellow red blue dotted horizontal lines, gray boxes, etc on desktop & webpages

I have previously did a reinstall of Ubuntu 13.10 because JACK was not running correctly. I have only installed Aptik and no other programs since then. But here is the deal - I have white icons in the ...
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after i turn my ATI graphics card off,when i suspend my session then i can't log in again[session]

I've Ubuntu 12.04 installed and I've turned graphics card off as it was producing a lot of heat. -Now when I suspend my session then I can't log in again.When I click the power light gets on but the ...
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problem in setting up amd dual graphics Trinity [Radeon HD 7660G] and Thames [Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series]

I am having problem in setting up AMD dual graphics Trinity [Radeon HD 7660G] and Thames [Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series]. Trinity is working fine. I am unable to switch to my Thames graphic, amdcccle ...
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Can I install ubuntu on Samsung 350v5c?

I am new to ubuntu and i have a couple of questions before installing it. -Is there UI in German language? -Can I install it along side my windows 8 (It's on a 500gb hard drive with one partition ...
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Ubuntu Trusty Tahr runs slowly in Virtualbox, with 3D enabled

I installed the latest Ubuntu in the latest Virtualbox. It is slow: frames are visible in animations and the mouse flickers. This question is different from many others on the net that suggest ...
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Not showing terminal in FAILSAFE mode

Pressing ALT CTRL F1 doesn't open the terminal when I'm trying to boot from my hard drive. There's just this black screen. When I do it from a LIVEUSB the terminal opens but executing the commands ...
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HDMI connection to external monitor causes laptop screen blackout in 14.04, nvidia graphics

I have had some serious issues with my external monitor and graphics display since installing Ubuntu 14.04, and no one else seems to have had the exact same problem so I figured it best to post here. ...
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Increasing swap memory in ubuntu 14.04

I want to know if it is possible to increase swap memory in Ubuntu 14.04. How is it possible? Another question: I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop (ASUS)...When I'm working with it and open URL ...
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14.04 my ubuntu nightmare [on hold]

I've tried 4 times to load it with the same results. screen freezing, browser freezing app centre failed to open 5 min to load a page, cant download, cant install, graphics come to a total halt, I ...
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How I can enable manual login when machine boot without system crashes? [on hold]

I was trying many times to enable graphical login "manual" when system login but unfortunately every time the system failed to login with graphic card problem. After I enabled root login by sudo ...
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Graphics hardware warning when updating to 14.04

As I use Ubuntu at work I just update only LTS versions but now I'm not sure if I can/should. As my computer is now ten years old I would change if was mine but as it is owned by my employer I have to ...
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help? Very low video animation performance since 14.04 upgrade

I just updated from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS and.. it's horrible.. the graphics card is.. well.. : AMD A8-5600K with AMD Radeon HD 7560D So please help.. it's impossible to work.. I should make a video ...
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Problem with dual graphics and battery backup

I have samsung np355v5c-s05in laptop. It has 2 graphics card one amd radeon hd 7640g , 512mb motherboard integrated and one hd 7670, 1 gigs dedicated. While using the ubuntu graphics software it shows ...
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Unity doesn't load on boot, even after re-installing after mistakingly deleted

An install of Ubuntu 13.10 was messed up due to compiz; so I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on it. After my 2nd session, Unity won't startup when I boot (the log-in screen works, but I've ...
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How do I disable loading a driver for a specific device

I am running Ubuntu 13.10, attempting to setup pci pass-through for my discrete graphics card to a Windows 7 guest VM running on KVM. My processor is an AMD APU with IOMMU support, my discrete ...
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Changing Font Size in Applications

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Macbook Pro 11-1. Because of the Retina display, the resolution absolutely needs to be 2560x1600 (I have a 13 inch). However, that obviously doesn't work too well with an ...
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After trying to install nvidia driver 331 login will not work in graphic mode [on hold]

I was trying to install the NVIDIA 331 driver on my laptop with a GeForce GT 540M running ubuntu 12.10 but the instalation failed and now I am unable to login on graphic mode. When I attempt to login ...
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How can i get my graphics card to work?

Okay, so i have an old graphics card that i decided to use in another computer. The problem is, the computer doesn't detect it. at all. in legacy mode, nope. uefi, nope. It doesn't even switch over to ...
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Hardware accelerated video playback using mplayer

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. I need video acceleration for MPlayer. I found this blog that gives me the information. http://www.webupd8.org/2012/11/install-mplayer-with-va-api-hardware.html But the ...
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is there a lower-graphics setting?

Beginning Ubuntu user here. I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit on an old Dell computer to replace Windows XP. I like the interface, but I notice that it responds very slowly. I suspect this is ...
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New gpu freezes all the time

I just changed my 12 year old pc's os to ubuntu, 'cause microsoft stopped supporting it's native os, windows xp. The new os was so slow that it was unusable because of my jurassic hardware, so i ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10 and 13.04 have terribly slow graphic performance

I think I've asked and googled this a lot of times. So many that I've lost the count. Anyway I have installed the three versions that I mentioned above and they all have the same issue and it is that ...
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Getting an unfixable graphics error when I boot from fresh install, runs fine from live USB (Ubuntu 12.02)

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu so I'm probably just doing something wrong. The PC is an old Toshiba laptop. The hard drive pooped out on it so I ran Ubuntu using a USB stick for a few weeks while waiting ...
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Can't switch anymore from Intel to NVIDIA GPU

[Ubuntu 14.04 64bit] After switching between Intel / NVIDIA graphics and the different NVIDIA drivers I am now suddenly stuck with the Intel GPU. It used to be no problem at all switching between the ...
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Splash screen messed up through nvidia driver

When I installed Ubuntu 13.10 I had some issues with the opensource graphic driver. My desktop was messed up and afterwards I found out that the driver was not able to allocate enough memory. ...
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graphics error running xubu guest in KVM

I am running crunchbang and want to install xubuntu (13.10 atm) as VM using kvm. I got everything installed and updated but the display/resolution is incorrect and it makes using the VM virtually ...
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vgaswitcheroo doesn't work on 14.04 - discrete Radeon always on, Dell Vostro 3350

I've a following problem - I've just upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 on my Dell Vostro 3350 and I can't turn off the discrete graphics. As instructed here and following HybridGraphics I managed to ...
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3.13.0-24 Kernel and NVIDIA Drivers

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I installed Nvidia drivers from additional software. Everything was working fine. After a few days an update notifier came out to install kernel 3.13.0-24 (and ...
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im just a simple man [closed]

I want to use linux ubuntu for the reason i have a raspberry pi connected to a gertboard. I have just gotten the ubuntu 14.04 through a difficult installation on a dual boot win 8 laptop. (asus ...
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Very slow graphics performance after upgrade 12.04 => 14.04

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 and the performance is extremely sluggish; windows open and close in slow motion. Presumably my graphics hardware has not been recognized by the system. I think that I ...
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Missing OpenCL.so file / No GPU found

I am having trouble trying to get my graphic card to be recognised, not just recognised, but for it being able make use of it's OpenCL/GL drivers for use in Gaming mostly and BitCoin mining. I have ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Runs Slow

I am new ubuntu user. I am using ubuntu for web development. For that i have installed XAMPP for Linux,Ubuntu and Chromium Browser. But i dont know why it is too much slow. Help is needed. Thank ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - brightness problem in HP hybrid laptop

In a HP sleekbook 15 laptop I managed to install NVidia driver and also quick switch graphics is working. When NVidia card is active I can adjust the brightness using keyboard but when intel card is ...
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Amd Catalyst installation

After I did a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 I can't install Catalyst. When I try to install the driver it displays an error that there is no compatible adapter. I tried it with the stable and the beta ...
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Activated the wrong graphics driver for AMD 7xxx series in ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my laptop.I kept on updating it and installing new softwares including GNU Radio companion throughout the previous night as my connection was slow.After a night ...
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ubuntu 14.04 slow

so i upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04 with a usb but i have internet ,my computer is really slow at 1024x768 definition ,everything works super slow ,windows closing and opening and streaming ...
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OpenGl, Hot swap on and off to boost performance

So, I have and Amd Radeon Card 8xxx Series and runs games beautifully on my windows partition, If it weren't for the fact the my steam account wasn't mostly windows only games i would have done a ...
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AMD graphics power management support in Trusty Tahr's kernel

I upgraded to 14.04 just today and since I'm now using kernel v3.13 and according to This link, I should now be having power management enabled by default How can I confirm that ? My machine: Dell ...
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Low resolution on radeon hd 4530 ubuntu 12.04.04

I've just install Ubuntu and I can't solve the problem with low graphic settings. It isn't ugly low but it still not good enough. I did this instruction but it didn't work for me. What should I do ...