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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install driver for dual integrated Intel® HD graphics 4400 and Radeon R5 M230 in ubuntu 14.04

I have just purchased a lenovo dos laptop with following configuration : i3 400u which has integrated Intel® HD graphics 4400 and 2gb Radeon R5 M230/ATI JET LE R5 M230 . I do not know whether it is ...
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Easy Nvidia to Nouveau switching

Recently installed the latest NVidia drivers (340), and the tearing, even while scrolling is unworkable. So, after trying various fixes with no avail, Iv'e decided to try and swicth back and forth ...
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14.10 Fresh Install and FGLRX install issue

I have now spent a good 8 hours trying to resolve this issue. I have a fresh Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit install and fglrx amd driver. I then run: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade I then reboot ...
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Software updates crashes on nvidia driver

I just downloaded and installed 14.04 to replace a xubuntu 14.10 that has been crashing on every reboot. Now, with nothing else installed, Software updates crashes when it gets to the nvidia driver. ...
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 Graphics (switchable)

I know there are a few threads with this very same issue. But none have actually generated a solution. So the laptop is an HP Pavilion dv6-3150sa (http://tinyurl.com/pkpcs3l) which has an integrated ...
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Integrated graphics shows shimmering display

Dear Linux enthusiast, When I boot Ubuntu, and the current GPU is set to the integrated graphics (ie an Intel HD 4600), the display shimmers sideways like old CRTs used to sometimes. Individual lines ...
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fglrx-updates not working on Ubuntu 14.10

I installed fglrx-updates and fglrx-amdcccle-updates packages. Then also executed the command amdconfig --initial. My system started and all was fine. Then I started amdcccle(AMD Catalyst Control ...
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How do I clear up textures on my desktop?

I have an nvidia Geforce GT 430 installed, I do have the "proprietary driver" x servers setting thing, but yet everything looks kind of rough, like rough edges and with a LOT of contrast, similar to ...
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Black screen on Radeon HD 6790 (DVI), working on integrated graphic card (VGA)

My computer: Gigabyte GA-H81M-HD3 GoodRam DDR3 4GB/1600 CL11 Intel Pentium G3420 AMD Radeon HD 6790 Is there any chance to repair ubuntu on Radeon? I have also Windows 7 and everythink work good, ...
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Lubuntu: text on system menus/bars appears blurred when memory usage is high

I have an old system (Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz, 3 GB RAM), running Lubuntu 14.10. When I run memory intensive applications, the text on title-bars, menu-bars and notification panels appears extremely blurry ...
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nvidia prime on HP ENVY 15-J186na

How do I get the nvidia prime hybrid graphics working on my HP ENVY 15-J186na? The laptop comes with an integrated graphics card in the Intel Core i7-4700MQ, 8 GB of DDR3 and a NVIDIA 840M graphics ...
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Random screen artifacts on integrated graphics

My laptop sometimes experiences strange screen artifacts on the screen, like this : It also has some notable characteristics: It happens on both integrated and discrete graphics card. It is ...
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Install NVIDIA FEGORCE GTX 850M driver

I just bought a ASUS laptop which uses NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 850M. However, it doesn't work under Ubuntu 14.04.1 lts. I have tried to download driver from NVIDIA official website and install it according ...
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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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vgaswitcheroo: client 101 refused switch (Radeon HD5650/Intel Hybrid), can't use discrete graphics card

I'm trying to use my discrete graphics card (Radeon HD 5650) so I can run some more graphics-intensive applications. I have an HP Envy-14 Beats Edition laptop. The fglrx drivers don't work at all for ...
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NVIDIA drivers problem

i recently installed ubuntu 14.04LTS. My PC configuration is Core-i7 4770 16GB RAM NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 2TB HDD I am new to Ubuntu. Before installing NVIDIA drivers the window transitions are slow ...
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What is with this static when I open this menu?

When I open this menu my dock goes all staticy, how can I fix this?
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Problem with Ubuntu, CPU and GPU and lag

So i just installed Ubuntu, the newest version of course, and when i want to see my graphic card it's Gallium 0.4 on NVE7 and of course, that is not my graphic card. I do not remember what my graphic ...
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Need help with Nvidia drivers [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu or linux at all. I'm trying to install the drivers for my GTX 550 Ti from nvidia's official website. I'm downloading the drivers for linux 64 bit (What i'm using). I'm choosing ...
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can't get back to default graphics driver after apt-get remove nvidia-304

i've removed nvidia-304 and after i've rebooted the system i've lost my graphics driver so now i don't have any of unity effects . i've tried to install nvidia-304 again both failed to initialize ...
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switchable graphics install 14.10 problem

Just bought a new Dell laptop (Inspiron 15 3542) with switchable graphics (Intel + Nvidia) .. but can't install drivers the right way .. so, how to ?
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{14.04} No boot graphics (Not a problem just annoying) [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu 14.04 on my computer and when i boot, the bootloader graphics dont show. I am using the proprietary Nvidia drivers so i can edit videos. This isnt a big problem, its just annoying.
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GTX 760 software help needed for this nube

I have Ubuntu 14.10 desktop and a ASUS geforce gtx 760 graphics card. I got the drivers to install just fine (with lots of reading). Now I need the software to go with it. I have the disk with the ...
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Ubuntu (14.04) freezes on laptop when disconnected from power

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 installed along windows 7 (dual boot). My laptop is a HP Compaq 6710b which has an Intel CPU and an Intel graphics card. When I boot my laptop on the power adapter, no problems ...
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On a Ubuntu PC graphics became slow and jumpy after making changes with GRUB2

On my Ubuntu system all worked well until I created a separate dedicated boot partition and got GRUB2 working on that partition... It boots, but my graphics became slow and jumpy. The resolution is ...
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Installing AMD & Intel dual graphics

I have amd 7670m and intel hd 4000 series graphics on my laptop. 1st I installed Ubuntu 14.04 erasing windows 8. i have installed the AMD graphics but after i install the intel graphics then reboot i ...
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What driver is appropirate for my GPU? [closed]

Here is what I have: NVIDIA Corporation GF119 [GeForce GT 610] (rev a1) Here are my aviable drivers in Additional drivers tab: NVIDIA-bin-331.113 NVIDIA-bin-updates-331.113 ...
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Youtube problem on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

when I open youtube.com, my notebook almost always get monitor blank. I think the system still works because it still make a sound from youtube.com and the machine also still works. So, what happen ...
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Installing binary NVidia video driver results in “No screens found”

I just bought a new ASUS G751JT laptop and have a problem with installing a proprietary driver from NVidia (the video adapter is 970M). Open source driver works, but I need a binary one. For example I ...
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Why is NVIDIA driver version different in two places?

I have been having some issues with the GUI crashing in 14.04. I have checked the NVIDIA driver version through 'Additional Drivers' and I have 304.125 (GPU is NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GT). However, when I ...
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Which Graphics driver works smoothly in ubuntu 14.10?

I have AMD radeon graphics card, I faced a lot of problems with graphics drivers from nvidia (like unresponsive black screen) already. Can someone please suggest which drivers to use without any ...
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Chrome Hardware acceleration not working after upgrading ubuntu from 14.04 to 14.10

Graphics Feature Status Canvas: Software only, hardware acceleration unavailable Flash: Software only, hardware acceleration unavailable Flash Stage3D: Software only, hardware acceleration unavailable ...
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Widescreen Problem in Counter Strike installed via Wine

I have installed Counter Strike Condition Zero Ultimate Edition via Wine. The game is working perfectly. The only problem is that the game is not working in WIDESCREEN. When I used to play on Windows ...
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After install, Ubuntu loads but is frozen

I've installed Ubuntu 14.10 (both the 32 and 64 bit versions) several times over on two different hard drives in my tower. After the install, it will not do anything. It looks like it's frozen; the ...
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Do the newest amd graphics drivers still crash Ubuntu?

I've had a lot of trouble with fglrx drivers in the past, and I don't particularly feel like re-installing Ubuntu today, so does anyone know if the current amd software(seeing they've made an entirely ...
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Something is wrong with the appearance

I alredy install Ubuntu desktop the version of 32 b and I think something is wrong with the appearance in Ubuntu. When i do some actions as run the ubuntus menu or just try to shut down the computer ...
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System is running in low graphics coupled with BSOD (Dual Boot)

I had a nicely working dual boot until I shut down my laptop yesterday. Today, when I booted it up, I got this error on my Ubuntu: I tried changing my display manager to gdm. It got worse, I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Incorrect Aspect Ratio for Monitor

I recently bought an SSD and added it to my system to install Ubuntu on. Below are the specs of my system. Intel i7 3770k @ 4.5 GHz 16GB RAM EVGA NVIDIA GeForce 660Ti The issue I am having is that ...
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Is the Sapphire HD 7770 GHz Edition compatible with Ubuntu 14.04 64-Bit?

I was looking at an upgrade for my existing graphics card, and I found this. My friend uses this and he says it works well...however, he uses Windows. Anyway, if it is compatible, do I need any ...
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Randomly freeze and screen glitch

I got this very strange problem with my 14.04 system. For months I try to figure it out but no avail. After running a while in normal boot, the screen will glitches and freeze. It just happened, ...
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About my GPU- is it integrated?

Here is my grephics card output on lspci | grep VGA: NVIDIA Corporation GF119 [GeForce GT 610] (rev a1) I did not buy my computer, but I heard, so it has integrated graphics card. I want to know- is ...
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Is the ASUS Strix GTX 970 completely incompatible with Ubuntu?

I've been running Ubuntu for a long tim (since 6.something) and I'm completely stuck on this one. Until recently I was running a geforce 670, dual-booting Ubuntu 14.10 and Windows 8.1 with no issues. ...
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System displaying “E” as “H” (?) from different font (?)

This is weird - and it just turned up yesterday. I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and fairly vanilla. As of yesterday, the system wants to display the character E as H. Here are two examples. First, the ...
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ATI/AMD Driver “Adapter not supported” strange issue

Yesterday I installed the AMD/ATI Official driver (Omega version 14.501.1003-x86.x86_64)from AMD's official site. The installation completed successfully using "Install Driver 14.501.1003 on X.Org 6.9 ...
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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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Graphic Glitches with cube

Ok, first I will apologize if this question has been answered and I was unable to find it. I am running Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty ...
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Split screen problem with Nivida GeForce GTX 770M

The Info I am running a laptop with dual graphics cards: Intel and the Nvidia GrForce GTX 770M I have the Nvidia drivers installed I have Ubuntu 14.04 x64 installed The second monitor shows in the ...
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Why does Ubuntu still use a blacklisted graphics card claimed by stub?

I am following Multiheaded NVIDIA Gaming using Ubuntu 14.04 + KVM tutorial and it seems like everything went well except that my ubuntu installation still shows HD7970 under Additional Drivers which ...
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Getting USB to VGA to work on ubuntu

I recently purchased this USB to VGA adapter for the third monitor I had and it works great with Windows along side the driver it had for it. However on Linux I can't seem to get it to work. I ...
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Why additional drivers don't let me select one driver

When I open additional drivers it shows a list of propietary drivers but it won't let me change them. I click apply changes and it simply goes back to nouveau. I don't mind nouveau but it causes ...