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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X11 low graphics mode error, with and without nvidia drivers

I recently installed 16.04, and have been messing around with steam games; naturally I installed the latest nvidia drivers, which worked great for two days, and since this morning I have been ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't recognize my Nvidia Gpu

My laptop is a Hp Envy M6 X360 w105dx and I can't get Ubuntu to recognize my Nvidia Gpu, it only see's the Intel integrated graphics. I can change the drivers for the Gpu in the "Additional Drivers" ...
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mir session in 16.04 shutdown my monitors

I am trying to test the unity8 mir session in ubuntu 16.04 but when I log in using the session both my monitors turn off. I installed unity8 using sudo apt-get install unity8-desktop-session-mir ...
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How to change Graphics Driver in 16.04 from i915 to open source driver?

Noob Question, so please don't get annoyed! I upgraded from 15.04 to 16.04 LTS, and now my system reboots often for no reason, doesn't "suspend" etc.. I have a Lenovo with Intel Core i5, and AMD ...
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Problems with 5 monitor setup and DisplayPort splitter in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm setting up five displays on a system that has a 4 mini-DisplayPort graphics card. The graphics card supports up to 6 heads. I cannot simply switch to a card that has 5-6 ports due to space ...
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Driver conflict nvidia/Xorg

sorry for my english and my newbie in ubuntu i'm running on gnome-ubuntu 16.04LTS, i have Nvidia 9500gt with proprietary drivers installed , the problem when i plug out the gpu it won't boot into a ...
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Do I need to install Bumblebee for Hybrid Graphics system to enable Optimus on Ubuntu 16.04?

I am asking this question because I have found articles basically saying that some computers have enabled Optimus technique with some propriatory graphics drivers, for example this one from Ubuntu ...
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No second display over HDMI (16.04 LTS) hybrid graphics

I cannot seem to enable or use my HDMI port in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. As I connect it with my TV, there's no signal on either ends. Detecting displays doesn't work. It probably has something to do with ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 black screen afters installing prorpietary nvidia drivers

I have just reinstalled the Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop due to upgrading to an SSD and now I am experiencing an issue with nvidia drivers. When I install a proprietary driver after a reboot the systel ...
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How do I configure Ubuntu to support VGA to HDMI Graphics

I have a Dell Optiplex 745. I just installed Ubuntu 15.1 I have an Acer HD touch monitor. I use a 4 port HDMI KVM w/audio. To connect the VGA output to the KVM, I bought a TrippLite VGA to HDMI ...
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No networking after reinstalling Ubuntu

After installing a new graphics card (Radeon R9 380X) on my 970A-D3P board I had difficulty starting Ubuntu. The system was duel boot and I could log into windows. After resetting BIOS I could log ...
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How can I run two screens from two seperate GPUs?

I have two nVidia GTS 450 GPUs, each with a DVI, an HDMI and a VGA port. I want two screens, both running off the DVI ports. I've setup my xorg.conf file in /etc/X11/xorg.conf but it is not working. ...
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Kubuntu Xenial recommended Nvidia driver

I updgraded fro Wily to Xenial yesterday, and booted to a blank screen. I managed to drop to shell, and after some trial and error, and after installing nvidia-364 from graphics-drives ppa, disabling ...
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Can't get CS:GO to stop stuttering

I just recently installed ubuntu 16.04 onto my PC, I am also a pretty big gamer, i love counter-strike global offensive, but for the life of me i cant get the game to run smoothly, In windows i get ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 GTX 850M cannot log in after switching to intel with nvidia 364.19 drivers installed

I had some problems installing the proprietary nvidia drivers. At the beginning they caused the log in screen fail to appear, then after running the command suggested here: ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 “Nvidia GPU Driver” can not use proprietary driver

After a fresh install (16.04) to my notebook which have Nvidia GT 750m, I want to change GPU driver from "Software & Updates" --> "Additional Drivers". System identifies my graphic card, no ...
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Can i use borh discrete Nvidia and integrated Intel HD at the same time for dual monitor?

It is now 2016. and I've been wondering is it now possible to run simultaneously Intel HD 2500 and Nvidia GTX 650 Ti Boost on Ubuntu? I've set it up on Windows 7 after enabling iGPU support in BIOS ...
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Unable to shutdown/restart when switch to Intel Graphics

I'm unable to shutdown/restart my computer when I switch the Intel Graphics. I have GTX 970M Graphics Card with i7 6700HQ, I'm able to start Ubuntu typing as boot parameter idle=nomwait, without this ...
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Window image stays for forever in the workspace after closing it

The problem I've installed the latest Kubuntu 16.04, installed the latest release of Kubuntu, making a fresh install. Now, whenever a "secondary" window is closed, the image will stay forever. What ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 installed AMD Drivers -oops

I upgraded Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 today... I wasn't thinking today, definitely failed to read the myriad of warning signs to not install AMD drivers -- but I did LOL facepalm Note: I downloaded and ...
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nVidia 8800 GTX - GPU Passtrough

Is it possible to get nVidia 8800GTX to QEMU VM? I have CPU and Motherboard with VT-d support and two GPU. One (main) is some ASPEED GPU, other 8800GTX. I look through possible guides with no luck. ...
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Error amd m265 ubuntu 16.04

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 my video card is a amd radeon r7 M265 , but Ubuntu is recognized as Intel HD Graphics 5500 , how to solve?
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Ubuntu 16.04 - VSync not enabled, screen tearing

I'm using: GTX950M Integrated Intel Chipset Graphics from i7-6700 Ubuntu 16.04 glxgear detects around 16000 fps. These are my nvidia drivers: aptitude search nvidia | grep ^i i nvidia-361 ...
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Oil Painting like graphics ubuntu 14.04

I have dual boot windows 7 & Ubuntu 14.04 on my Sony Vaio EB24 Laptop. I am having problem from some days that my PC graphics become blurry like Oil Painting after some time of usage. I always use ...
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16.04 - How To Purge Intel Default Drivers & Reinstall Intel Graphic Drivers

I posted this question as I am encountering display problems after upgrading Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04. I went into 'additional drivers' & noticed this: I was wondering whether purging the current ...
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How can I switch graphics (Intel integrated/ ATI discreet) in 16.04 LTS

I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my Lenovo system with an onboard Intel graphics and an ATI Radeon display controller. I was wondering how I could switch to the ATI display or make it my VGA ...
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Graphic Issues After Ubuntu 16.04 Upgrade

I upgraded my Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 last night & now have graphical issues. I have gone through as many of the 'ask Ubuntu' questions on this topic as I could find and tried those solutions, ...
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Missing boot screen after installing nvidia drivers at Ubuntu 16.04

After fresh installation of Ubuntu 16.04 I saw boot screen (Ubuntu logo with dots under). Next I installed binary (proprietary) nvidia drivers 340.96 from official packages. After this step I do not ...
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IS RadeonDriver support for ubuntu 16.04

I am a Amd user of ubuntu 14.04 LTS i want to upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS but after reffering some sites i found that Ubuntu 16.04 LTS doesn't have drivers which will support RadeonDriver according to ...
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How to get this game to run by fixing this list of issues it displayed?

Screenshot with errors on left monitor So I installed Witcher (game) from a .sh file, and when I try to run the game,it gives me that screen on the left in the image. I wanted to install the intel ...
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How to reset xcalib contrast to default without seeing screen?

I installed xcalib to adjust my screen contrast, and I executed this : xcalib -co 0 -a Which set my screen contrast to 0 , and now my screen turned dark, and I don't have any clue as to how can ...
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Ubuntu 16 Stuck in Login Loop after Installing Nvidia 364 Drivers

This didn't start out as a problem with the login loop. I was attempting a clean install of Ubuntu 16 and using the new feature that allows it to detect proprietary drivers for me. I started off ...
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Problems installing Nvidia drivers

I own a Dell Inspiron 15-5558, wich has a Nvidia 920m and the integrated intel graphics. I already followed lots of guides on how to install nvidia drivers, needless to say none of them worked. When i ...
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Enable discreet graphics card (AMD, Intel) 16.04 LTS

I have a hybrid-graphics system with power-saving onboard Intel graphics, and an ATI accelerator (Lenovo z51-70, i5, 8 GB RAM, SSD) Back in 14.04, with fglrx, I used to have ATI Catalyst, which would ...
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Nvidia issues with Lenovo Y700 on ubuntu 15.10

I have seen many encounter the same issues. Can't get my drivers/configuration correctly and I keep getting the same errors : The system is running in low-graphics mode after I choose to run on low ...
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Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 luminosity problem

when my laptop (Dell Inspiron 3542 / Pentium 3558U) is idle, the luminosity fluctuate. If i stop moving my mouse (or trackpad), 1 or 2 seconds after, the screen is a little more dark... and if i move ...
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Open radeon driver - AMDGPU on Ubuntu Xenial 16.04

Open Radeon driver or AMDGPU seems not installed. velix@pc:~$ lspci -nn | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics ...
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Dual monitor on Ubuntu 16.04

This is my first time dealing with the problem of dual display. Here's the detail of my laptop: TF-T5-SKELAKE: CPU: i7-6700HQ Graphics: Intel HD 530 NVIDIA GTX 970M Thunderbold ports After ...
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distorted video playback with vlc in kubuntu 16.04

I recently installed kubuntu 16.04 on my laptop. Everything works fine except that i can't play videos with vlc player! the default player(Dragon) has no problem but when i open videos with vlc the ...
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Problems launching Steam game (OpenGL error)

So, fresh install of Ubu MATE 16.04, and the lastest Steam from Software Boutique. Dell Latitude E4310, 8 gigs ram, decent processor, integrated graphics (I'm not sure how to get a detailed report of ...
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Unable to display on second screen - lagging and shuttering Nvidia Graphics after upgrade to 16.04

I'm at Ubuntu 16.04, I did upgrade from 15.10 two days ago. Please take a look in the details below. Using X.Org X server - Nouveau display drivers OS: Ubuntu 16.04 xenial Kernel: x86_64 Linux ...
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Problem with graphin performance HD Graphics 4400: Mesa DRI Intel

Today I've noticed that my system (Ubuntu 14.04) significantly slown down: every event is rendering very slowly, sometimes I can see trace of window which is minimized; my browser also renders very ...
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Black window covers almost the entire desktop / screen

Black window covers almost the entire desktop. It looks like a broken terminal window. I can not get rid of it. I thought that the cause is Intel proprietary drivers and I removed it. It did not help. ...
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What to do with the low graphic mode error? [duplicate]

I am getting the error of running in low graphics mode. I am using nvidia gtx960m. I was using the alternate driver (xorg) and everything was working ok and after installing the properiaty driver ...
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CUDA driver version is insufficient for CUDA runtime

I know this question has already been asked on here but none of the proposed solutions seem to work for me. I have a GeForce GTX 960 running on Ubuntu 14.04 and am trying to install CUDA 7.5.18. When ...
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Intel Graphics Driver for Ubuntu 14.04

I feel like an absolute beginner, even though I've used Ubuntu for a few years now. Need help with installing Intel Graphics drivers on my machine. Unfortunately the 01.org has stopped Intel ...
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Problem with Nvidia GeForce 840M on my Lenovo Z50-70 (Ubuntu 14.04)

I have a Lenovo Z50-70 with Ubuntu 14.04 (3.13.0-85-generic)and since I was trying to enable the Nvidia GeForce 840M for gaming on this laptop, I tried several proprietary drivers plus Bubmlebee plus ...
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How can I include NVidia drivers during installing Ubuntu

I have a GTX 750 which causes flickering while booting to Ubuntu Live CD. I have learnt that my 750 was causing this. I found that Nvidia DOES provide driver solutions to Linux, but I'll have to ...
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Debian-based distros dont work on my Mid-2009 MBP

I have a Mid-2009 15" MBP (MacBookPro5,3). It has always not been able to boot Ubuntu 12 and 14 (LTS), but Ubuntu 10 (LTS) works fine. I've also tried Debian and Linux Mint and they have the same ...
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change out nvidia graphics for radeon in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 bit

I've been using an nvivdia 560 ti in 16.04, previously 15.10, using nouveau (Gallium 0.4 on NVCF). Because of problems on the Windows 10 side of things, I am putting in a radeon r7 250. In windows I ...