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serious graphic problems after upgrading from natty

I have an old Toshiba Portege M100, it's a little beater box with a broken keyboard and broken cd drive. I had Natty 11.04 on it and wanted to upgrade to a currently supported version because I use ...
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Installing on a Vaio S

I have a new Vaio S 15" with Windows 8 pre-installed and UEFI. It had both Intel on-board graphics and nVidia discrete graphics. Installing Ubuntu has turned into a nightmare. Installing from Live ...
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Unity 3D not working

The first time I installed Ubuntu 11.04, it said that my computer can't run Unity 3D. Now I upgraded my computer a little bit, and I want to try to enable Unity 3D again, but I don't know how. I'm ...
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Intel HD Graphics in Dell Inspiron n4030 detected as unkown

I have a Dell Inspiron n4030 with an Intel HD graphic card but it's detected as "unknown" graphics card and it's not working well when I use it with an external monitor Samsung Syncmaster 933sn I ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 displays white lines when falling to prompt

First, I tried installing Ubuntu Server 11.04 on an older PC of mine in order to make it a file/ftp and web server. The installation went fine, but when I tried booting I only got a bunch of white ...
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What's the latest video card that will work on a 64-bit system?

What kind of recent graphics card can I run under Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit?
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1answer
356 views

Ubuntu Natty Freezes [closed]

I installed Ubuntu Natty on my machine and sometimes it freezes even when I perform no operation. I have installed restricted drivers, but no luck. My system config Intel dual core 3.0GHZ 2gb ram ...
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1answer
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How do I get the GRUB menu to display?

I've been having this issue with my hp dv7t laptop. I fixed it using the recommended option: set GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash radeon.modeset=0" and run update-grub. However, that caused ...
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Projector and external display not detected - driver issue? [closed]

I'm using a Panasonic CF-29 Toughbook. Ubuntu acts like it doesn't have the drivers to operate my graphics card neither on the internal side nor the external. What I'm getting at is when I had Debian ...
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1answer
574 views

Firefox render problem

I am using 64 bit version of Ubuntu 11.04, under Ubuntu Classic, using ATI proprietary driver 11.5. I had absolutely no issue with previous versions of Firefox, until I did an upgrade, and the ...
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3answers
370 views

Is a discrete graphics card mandatory?

I have a old intel o4 machine without graphics card. Still now I'm running Ubuntu 8.04 I would like to install Ubuntu 11.4 version. Would that require graphics card support?
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1answer
105 views

unity only works the first boot

Ubuntu 11.04 Unity works fine when booted to try out from CD. After install, Unity works the first login but not after that. Classic doesn't work either. I can only use Classic no-effects. Why ...
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2answers
667 views

Which dual-head video card(s) are guaranteed to work in twin view on 10.04 or 11.04 with minimal tinkering?

After trying (quite unsuccessfully) to get a Matrox G450 to work in twin view, I've gone another direction and am shopping for new, compatible hardware. I have searched the threads and found the list ...
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1answer
1k views

Duplicated, interlaced and distorted graphics on my HP dv6000

Issue When I boot from the live USB, after selecting "Try Ubuntu ..." all graphics are interlaced, shifted to the right, duplicated and distorted -- Even the terminal when I access it by pressing ...
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2answers
698 views

Black screen on login and then flickering of GUI elements on Nvidia 9500GS [duplicate]

Last week i tried to install Ubuntu 11.04 and i have a problem i cannot solve. Mit Grafics Card is an Nvidia 9500GS which worked well with Ubuntu, Compiz and stuff before. The Problem: i installed ...
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A published fix for 11.04 Classic graphics mode only partly repairs my problem [closed]

The published fix (Fix Ubuntu / Linux Mint forgetting the theme) for the Classic graphics mode as outlined below only partially fixed my problem. With the fix in place, Top Panel remains in high ...
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1answer
185 views

I have slow video acceleration, is there any way to fix this?

I have a an x700 mobility, and can't seem to find the drivers. I have the default Gallium drivers, but I would like to have proprietary drivers. Is there any way to do this on 11.04?
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682 views

Screen keeps freezing, then kernel panic

I have a Hp DV6-3079tx. It has a ATI Radeon graphics chip. The system seems to randomly freeze up, sometimes it will unfreeze, other times it will un-freeze, freeze, then go black. Looking in the ...
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0answers
139 views

Can't login to 11.04 ~90% of the time [closed]

Since I installed Ubuntu 11.04, one of the following things happen when I try to login: I see my wallpaper and my mouse cursor, but nothing else loads. Every ~10-20 seconds, the screen goes black ...
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2answers
3k views

How to disable VGA

If i run lspci | grep VGA I get below output which tells me below VGA cards are present on my computer. 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation GT216 [GeForce GT 220] (rev a2) ...
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2answers
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Is a Zotac Geforce GT 220 supported?

I am planning to install Ubuntu 11.04 on a machine using Zotac Geforce GT 220. Does anyone know if this card is supported? Thanks
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1answer
478 views

Shader problems: Heroes of Newerth

I am getting strange "artifacts" in 3D games such as Heroes of Newerth. I have Ubuntu Natty, I am not running the propriety graphics driver as I am using GNOME3 and the driver does not work well. I ...
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2answers
111 views

Some Menus look incorrect

Can someone explain to me why a clean install of 11.04, x64 is having these strange menu issues? Example: This seems to happen on a few "Right-Click" menus, and not all system menus are affected. ...
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4answers
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Is there an alternative to Redshift and F.lux which only dims the screen?

I want one where it reduces the screen's brightness, either by time or on demand (I don't mind). I have onboard Intel graphics. I don't want it to be like Redshift where it changes the screen's hue.
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1answer
7k views

Low graphics performance with Intel HD graphics

hey, my laptop should be capable of running some games fine but doesn't. Examples are egoboo and tome. http://www.ebuyer.com/product/237739 this is my laptop. I tried the gears test and i only get 60 ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 + Radeon 4850 = performance problems and graphic problems

I did not install Ubuntu 11.04 on the first day because i tought: okey maybe there are some bugs, i give them some days so they can fix them. But now i got it with the hope the most anoying bugs are ...
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2answers
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Ubuntu 11.04 and ATI Catalyst 11.5 graphics artifacts

I have installed ATI Catalyst 11.5 driver (fglrx) on my laptop with Ubuntu 11.04 and switchable-graphics technology (ATI Mobility Radeon HD5470). Everything seems ok, fglrxinfo shows my discrete video ...
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2answers
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Graphics Effect not available in 11.04 like in 10.10?

i used to like the graphic effects in Maverick. but i cannot find way to apply graphic effects in natty unlike Maverick. or Natty dropped those effects??
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What happened to the Visual Effects tab, in the Appearance window?

I just upgraded my Ubuntu 10.10 to the latest 11.04, but I'm not seeing the Visual Effects tab in the Appearance window. I want to enable/disable extra visual effects like in 10.10. Please help!
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3answers
9k views

Dual monitor broken in Ubuntu 11.04

I upgraded from 10.10 to 11.04 and now my dual monitor support seems broken. When booting, I see the screen duplicated just fine on both my laptop as my external monitor; after logging in, however, ...
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4answers
5k views

Nvidia graphics problem with suspend and resume, system hangs

Am on 11.04. When I close my laptop lid (NVIDIA graphics - HP Pavilion) it goes onto sleep mode. But when I reopen it, instead of resuming onto the password prompt, it shows me a screen of random ...
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5answers
2k views

moving windows lags after update to Natty [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Performance being really choppy with ATI drivers I just upgraded my main machine to Natty. I have an ATI 2600 with the proprietary ATI driver. It worked fine with ...
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2answers
1k views

GNOME 3 shows a striped striped bar on top of the screen

I recently installed the gnome-shell for natty, I am getting a couple of strange graphical issues. 1) whenever I press the super key, or try to show the bottom menu I get a strange flickering, the ...
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3answers
763 views

Graphics very jerky on Natty Narwal

I just got a new laptop, and installed narwal on it. Things like youtube videso play fine, however "system graphics" (for lack of a better term) are extremely jerky, for example closing a tab will ...
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2answers
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How to use Hybrid Graphic Switch on Sony Vaio Z?

I got it to install nicely and it's all working, but I don't know which graphics card is being used nor how to switch between. I tried installing the official Nvidia drivers, but then I could not boot ...
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2answers
397 views

What's the best, most compatible sub-$100 graphics card for Natty?

Since upgrading to Natty graphic performance has been absolutely terrible despite having decent system specs. I'm willing to buy a new card if it will make the interface fast again. Can someone ...
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4answers
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Why are graphics so slow/jerky/lagged with an ATI 4250?

Never had a problem with Maverick, always very fast. I upgrade to Natty and the graphics seem to be very lagged. CPU, load, and memory usage is low, all graphics are choppy and lagged though. I have ...
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1answer
741 views

Intel i965 and compiz in 11.04 64-bit [closed]

I would like to know if my Intel i965 card can use Compiz effects. I heard it was blacklisted and needed a fix by xorg. Is the fix available in 64-bit 11.04? I'm a new Windows migrant, so take it easy ...
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1answer
1k views

Problems with the colors on my screen. How can I check if it's a hardware problem?

On my EEE PC netbook some colors are not displayed properly. Specifically, dark gradients such as in the window title do not look very smooth, but rather look like a sequence of a couple of different ...
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4answers
19k views

When will we get Sandy Bridge support?

I'd like to build a machine running Ubuntu and using the new Sandy bridge (i5 2500 specifically) intel cpu's. I heard that 10.10 doesn't have the best support (or simply won't work) with the new cpus ...