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Black desktop after login and problems with GUI in Ubuntu 12.10, 13.04 and 13.10 (currently using 13.10)

I am having problems with the GUI when I log in. Please check out the youtube-link at the bottom first to see the problem. (I am currently using 13.10) Problem: First of all, when I have logged in ...
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Graphical error after upgrading from 12.04 LTS to 12.10

After updating my Ubuntu version from 12.04 to 12.10, I get a weird and very annoying error on startup. It states something about my graphics card, but it goes away too fast for me to be able to read ...
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Dell Latitude D630 Ubuntu 12.10 graphics problem [duplicate]

When I boot up it makes it to the login screen. After I login, the screen goes crazy and eventually goes black. I tried using the proprietary Nvidia drivers with the same outcome. I removed the ...
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Laptop heating issue in Ubuntu 12.10!

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 currently. I have an ATI Mobility Radeon graphic card in my laptop. My laptop has heating problem. Laptop fan is always on. When I searched on the Internet, I found that this ...
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Why Ubuntu 12.10 doesn't recognize my graphic card?

In Settings, Ubuntu says my graphic card is unknown : The command lspci | grep VGA gives me this : Why ?
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Ctrl+alt+F1 won't login

I'm having a "running in low-graphics mode" that won't ever take me to a login screen. When I enter the kill command, enter my login and password, it flashes a date and time stamp for an instant, then ...
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Can I install this driver?

I have an ATI Xpress 200 graphics card, it doesn't have support from AMD anymore so I can't upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10, but I found this driver on their site Driver Download. I know it doesn't support my ...
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Disable dedicated video card without installing drivers

So, Ubuntu doesn't come with drivers for my ATI Radeon HD 5650 (mobility), and I tried about 3 different drivers, and all failed. My question is, can I just disable my ATI video card and use the ...
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Help with installation version 12.10 desktop

I downloaded Ubuntu 12.10 a while back ant tried to install it. I created a USB drive and booted up from the drive. It started installing, showed a long list of code and then just showed a strange ...
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12.10 installation problem

I have been trying to install 12.10 version of Ubuntu on my 1GB powered 160 GB AMD sempron 64 bit processor, without a graphic card. The entire procedure seems to occur with ease till the end except ...
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X screen is broken after upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10

I had a perfectly working system running Ubuntu 12.04. After upgrading to 12.10, my X screen is "broken" (I don't know how to describe this in words). Some parts of the screen are still legible, but ...
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AMD switchable graphics: integrated outperforms dedicated

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Sony VAIO E14 laptop. I have a AMD switchable GPU Radeon HD 7600M / Intel HD 4000 card. The AMD Catalyst 13.4 driver is installed: On integrated (IGPU): fglrxinfo ...
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3d graphics acceleration for 12.10 vm on Fusion 5.0.3 on MBP 8,3 running OSX 10.8.3

In order to run a code (netgen, a mesher that has been around for 10+ years), I turn off 3D acceleration (in Fusion VM settings). Otherwise it complains - some of the complaints include GLX . . . ...
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281 views

How to tell if 13.04 will run slowly on my computer

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit and when I try to upgrade to 12.10 I see an error saying that my computer will run slowly. If I upgrade to 12.10 and then 13.04 will my computer still run slow or ...
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How to install ATI Radeon HD 4670 on Ubuntu 12.10

This is the first time I'm using Ubuntu. My knowledge about Linux is almost nothing. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 from windows 7 (dual boot) but I think it didn't install my graphics (ATI Radeon HD 4670) ...
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322 views

Bumblebee Configurator GUI Set-Up

Installed Bumblebee Configuator GUI. I choosed "Nvidia" driver and "Exit at quit" thing to test it. It saved. But how do I know its really Nvidia driver that's in use? The other option was ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 boots to purple screen after upgrading from 12.04?

I'm new to the whole linux world. I had Windows7, so in order to not to lose it I made a new partition for Ubuntu 12.04. After the installation everything was good except a huge problem, my lapto has ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu 12.10 graphics problem

I can't boot since installing Ubuntu 12.10 When I try to run Ubuntu My computer never gets to the Ubuntu screen with the loading dots. I tried to run in recovery mode with safe graphics (failsafex) ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 flickering with AMD Radeon HD 6625M

I let my the software update update the kernel. but when it restarted, it started to flicker and flash the screen. I can only hear the login screen sound. I can restore this by selecting the old ...
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Gimp: toolbox display & main window resize issues in 12.10

I recently installed 12.10. When Gimp is launched, its main window extends below the bottom of the screen, and cannot be resized vertically, only horizontally. Also, the toolbox window isn't displayed ...
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Weird hardware acceleration issue

I am having a really strange issue with my Ubuntu 12.10 computer. I have a computer that is left on 24/7. Lately, after the computer has been on for a while, when I log in to Ubuntu, the GUI is really ...
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How to properly install graphics drivers in 12.10

Okay so im new to linux operating systems and im having trouble installing my graphics driver I asked a question before but I'm going to try to be more specific this time. I have a 19.5 inch monitor ...
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Random black boxes

These black boxes showed up after restarting my computer and they blink on and off. Not sure where they came from and they occur before I login to my computer. I am running Ubuntu 12.10 and I have a ...
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Set default GPU for switchable ATI/Intel graphics

I am running Quantal using the Catalyst 13.3 ATI driver for Intel HD 4000/ATI HD 7670M setup. I can switch between integrated and dedicated GPU with amdconfig --px-igpu or amdconfig --px-dgpu. Upon ...
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Wobbly windows in Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.10 installed on my Samsung q330 laptop, but I noticed that the wobbly windows option is nowhere to be found. Can someone help?
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Wireless, graphics driver, and general slow performace problems

Ok, I'm sorry for compiling all of them into one section but it seems so much more efficient to do it this way. Here is what I'm having problems with (keep in mind I'm relatively newbish): My ...
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894 views

How to disable ATI 6490m and only use Intel HD

I have a Probook 4530s and just installed Ubuntu a week ago. This laptop has both an ATI 6490m graphics chipset and integrated Intel HD graphics. The ATI graphics seem to overheat the system, ...
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How to change graphics options for Intel chipsets?

I have Acer Aspire 5349 with some integrated Intel GPU. On Windows I could just open an Intel program in which I could change my graphical settings like colors, but also 3D settings for improving ...
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Startup problem Ubuntu 12.10 Dell XPS L502X

I have tried installing Ubuntu 12.10 in my PC, Dell XPS L502X with Optimus (Intel i7 2630QM, nVidia GT540M). During the installation I didn't experience any problem, the resolution it was correct: ...
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On 12.10 & 13.04 with i915 Detected a hung GPU, disabling acceleration

My system has been stable for about 3 months then without warning I started to get a freeze of the display and then a problem report saying GPU hung. I have update the graphics driver as per How to ...
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356 views

how to reconfigure the graphic driver after removing nvidia card

I had a motherboard ( msi ) with an intel graphic card builtin , last month i had installed this package as default graphic driver for intel cards , then i plugged in an additional graphic card ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 graphic driver problem

I've got singtech lap top, model-w251hp, with nvidia gt520m 1GB graphic. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 yesterday and try to update. But I can't find NVidia driver in Settings/Software Sources/Additional ...
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Cannot install Nvidia graphics driver

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.10.When I tried to install nvidia drivers the following errors occurred. Please help. Can I use Nvidia drivers with Unity? khat33b@Oa:~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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Where can I find a compatible graphics driver for an old unsupported graphics card?

So here's the problem. I have a rather old laptop, bought it in 2007. It's an Acer Aspire 5100-5023 if that means anything to anyone. It has an integrated graphics card, ATI Radeon Xpress 1100. ATI (I ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 desktop is too slow

after installing ubuntu 12.10, the desktop works verry slow. Actually I use Cinnamon, but it is very slow too. I supposed that I have a problem with the video card. system details memory: 1.9 ram ...
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Amd driver problems!

Yesterday i installed the amd driver on my lubuntu 12.10 following this guide ...
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Graphics problem in Ubuntu 12.10

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 (alongside Windows XP, dual boot), but there are two issues which are both missing graphics. 1) The first is that whenever I start up Ubuntu, I never see the loading ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Boots to a Black Screen - Intel HD Graphics

I am a new to linux. I have an HP Pavilion DM4-1160US laptop. It has only one video card built-in (Intel HD), however Ubuntu seems to have a hard time with it. It started when I tried to boot from a ...
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Help needed! Nvidia/Intel graphics driver installation problem on 12.10

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10. My PC isn't auto detecting my drivers, I've tried installing the graphic drivers from the additional drivers section, but it shows nothing. when I open up the "About this ...
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Is this something to be concerned about? [duplicate]

I saw this on details: I'm using an Acer Aspire One D255E 1.66 ghz processor 1 Gb RAM 64 bit Intel Atom Windows 7 Ultimate and Ubuntu are dual-booted. Should I be concerned about this?
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ATI Radeon Mobility X1600 drivers installation

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my old Macbook Pro 2006. It has a ATI Radeon Mobility X1600 256MB and I would grateful if you could tell me how to install the graphic card drivers. So far the ...
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AMD HP Laptop - Screen Tearing

I recently defenestrated this laptop and I'm having some issues with the graphics. I'm seeing some pretty nasty screen tearing on this thing. I didn't notice any while the machine had windows 8 (a ...
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12.04 vs 12.10 for PCs with less graphics memory

I have an old PC with 2gb DDR2 ram, 3.0ghz Pentium 4 processor and Fujitsu/Siemens D1901 motherboard with 64mb built-in graphics memory. I've tried 12.10 on this configuration but it was laggy ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Fresh Installation - Messed up Graphics

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 from scratch, and my OS looks like this in lots of places: It was already like that during setup, and I have tried reinstalling with no luck. Specs: i5 2500k OCed ...
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System running in low graphics mode? [duplicate]

When I try to start up Ubuntu it is saying that my system is running in low graphics mode. It hasn't happened before, I have been able to use it before until I deleted games and tried to start it up ...
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Does version 12.10 support AMD graphics HD 6450

Running 12.10 (64 bit) / Unity / on HP Pavillion elite , Intel core i7 (3.2ghz), 12 gb memory Graphics is listed as unidentified, need help please Thanks in advance Pete
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Graphic card issue after fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 & 12.10 64bits

I am having a problem by which after I install Ubuntu 12.04 64bit it shows that my display breaks and shows nothing. I tried Ubuntu 12.10 64bit and it worked, but after updating it. The display breaks ...
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Can't find ATI Mobility Radeon HD 6370 driver for Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit on HP Pavilion DV7-4285dx

I've got an HP Pavilion DV7-4285dx that has switchable graphics between some generic Intel card and the discrete card, an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 6370. I'd like to be able to use that ATI card for high ...
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Acer Aspire 5334, Poor graphics, No wireless or wired internet, no sound, after update to 12.10 Could I get some help?

I don't have the terminal outputs but my wireless is Atheros not Broadcom. My system is i386 running Quantum 12.10. I have tried many different approaches but haven't found any specifically catered to ...
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Games stuttering about every 7 minutes

Whenever I play a game on my Linux machine, it stutters every 7 minutes or so for about 5 seconds. Seems like not a serious problem but it is still a bit annoying. So any ideas on how to even trace ...