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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AMD Graphic's drivers are faded out and I can't click on any of the items

A few weeks ago I finally got my drivers to work and today I went to see why my Civ V game wasn't running like how it used to only to see this: http://imgur.com/w7ZGJFk I'm not sure whether or not i ...
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Nvidia Quadro FX 1800 not giving correct resolution

I am using Nvidia FX Quadro 1800 on Ubuntu 14.04, I have successfully installed the drivers and I have also confirm from Nvidia customer support for the driver installation they said you have ...
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14.04 desktop overscan after update

I have a Radeon 5450 graphics card, and I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed. After a recent update my desktop now over hangs my screen. I am using a Philips High Definition TV attached with a HDMI cable.
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Minecraft Won't Run On Any Linux Distro

First, let me start off by saying I am a total noob to Linux. My PC education ended in 1996, when USB was "the next greatest thing coming up." My expertise is with DOS, Win 3.11, Win '95. I was fluent ...
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The system is running on low graphics mode on ubuntu 15.04

I'm trying to solve this problem with several different methods, e.g. sudo apt-get install nvidia My graphic card is Nvidia 410m, and my PC is a Sony Vaio. At start the Nvidia logo ...
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Graphics drivers for Firepro D500 (MacPro)

I managed to install Ubuntu 14.04 following the instructions found here:https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MacPro The MacPro on which Ubuntu is installed, comes with an AMD Firepro D500 GPU. I ...
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How to recover my login (Ubuntu)?

Ubuntu Studio 14.04 64bit -- I installed from live USB stick. Everything worked really well, all hardware detected and working fine, including the Intel (on-motherboard) graphics with two screens ...
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NVIDIA GeForce Go 6100 nouveau driver issues

Sorry, I'm rookie and my English is bad. The computer is Compaq Presario F700 (This laptop had Windows Vista) My lspci | grep VGA output is: 00:05.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation C51 ...
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Upgrading gfx card from ATI radeon hd 6670 to Nvidia GTX 970, monitors not detected?

I am not familiar with upgrading hardware in Linux. Today I decided that not only do I need to upgrade my gfx card from the ATI Radeon 6670 to my Nvidia GTX 970, but I also want to switch from Ubuntu ...
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Failed to create an OpenGl context

I need some help. How to solve this problem on Steam when I launch a game (Dota 2) (Failed to create an OpenGl context) ? I have a Intel HD graphics Thanks a lot in advance for your support
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CUDA Processing with Nvidia 9XX

I've been working on getting CUDA up for some machine learning projects and running on my Nvidia GTX 970, but I always seem to encounter some serious errors that are making the task seem impossible. ...
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fix for Ubuntu Detecting 2 monitors when I only have one

related to this - Ubuntu Detects 2 monitors when I only have one http://askubuntu.com/a/365017/322106 my xrandr output - Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 2390 x 768, maximum 32767 x 32767 ...
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Keep both Xorg and Nvidia drivers in memory

I use my Ubuntu to: Watch movies using other bigger screens Play games For 1 I need to use Xorg drivers because the Nvidia ones cause some weird effect on external screens. For 2 I need Nvidia ...
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SMPlayer image tearing, slow

In smplayer I have image tearing problems. Both with nouveau and nvidia. the video output it's xv when I change the the video output to vdpau (on nvidia drivers) beside image tearing the player works ...
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Adding asus geforce 210 silent graphics card 1gb ddr3 to GA-H61M-DS2 motherboard running 14.10

Greetings and thanks in advance! I am trying to get to a point where I can use two monitors with Ubuntu 14.10 so I purchased the Geforce 210 hoping to simply add it to the motherboard and go. The ...
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Issue with resume from suspend

Hello Ubuntu, I am using Ubuntu 14.04 in Dual boot configuration, alongside Win 10. My machine is an Dell Inspiron 7537. My questions are based on following : Resuming from suspend ...
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Dota 2 Source 2 with AMD gpu, what driver?

Right now, I have configuration: driver=fglrx_pci however the performance in Dota 2 with the new source 2(reborn) addition is pretty damn bad. My GPU is Tahiti PRO [Radeon HD 7950/8950 OEM / R9 280], ...
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How to make a shake effect in Natron ?

I have two nodes, the read-node containing a video-clip and the viewer-node, both nodes are connected, so the video can be seen in the viewer. What do I have else to add in order to obtain a shaking ...
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USB 2.0 VGA Adapter compatible with Ubuntu 15.04

I'm looking for a USB 2.0 VGA Adapter compatible with Ubuntu 15.04 because my MacBook Pro 8,2 works only with the Intel Integrated Graphics and with the Radeon turned off(only the Radeon is connected ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Nvidia Driver Sluggish response with legacy driver

So I recently updated my ubuntu to 15.04 like so many others. I've got a Nvidia 9500 GT GPU running with this. With 15.04, though I got pretty decent visual experience and sleek performance on install,...
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Minimizing VMWare guest corrupts graphics on Ubuntu host

I'm getting a really weird bug whereby I have a VMWare guest open fullscreened (guest running Windows but probably not relevant) on my Ubuntu 14.04 host. When I minimize VMWare the graphics on my host ...
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Graphic issues playing games

I've had a hardship doing anything GPU related on my system since I went to Ubuntu instead. Steam gives me OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. ...
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Can't Enable Both ATI/AMD GPUs in Ubuntu 14.04.x

I don't have this problem in 12.04.x, or with just One GPU in 14.04.x. I use multiple series HD6000 and HD7000 ATI GPUs using OpenCL with either the Drivers from Additional Drivers or the Drivers from ...
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Nvidia Driver Black Screen

This is the second time I posted similar question. How do someone solve this problem. Please don't give me the normal procedure like purge, then install. It is not working. That's why I came here. ...
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How do I install radeonsi + si scheduler?

I was browsing reddit earlier and found this: https://archive.is/Xlnoa It said that radeonsi + si scheduler runs better than the catalyst/fglrx drivers. I would like to try this out. Is there a way ...
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problems with screen resolution and graphics after upgrading 14.04

After upgrading ubuntu 14.04 the screen resolution of may laptop is seemed to be changed a bit. Also while using internet sometimes a thin horizontal black line is appeared on each of the photos and ...
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High CPU load with only Firefox* open — are my GPU drivers misconfigured?

*Firefox and as well a terminal window. I have two machines, both running Ubuntu 14.10* and Firefox 39. (*I've tried the troublesome machine with 14.04 as well with the same issue described below) ...
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How to force GTX 970 to identify second display?

I have recently upgraded my system to a GTX 970 graphics card on which I hooked up my primary (HDMI) and secondary (DVI) displays. The first thing I noticed was the stock drivers not working at all, ...
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An X Error occured after attempting to launch Steam on Ubuntu 15.04?

I am using AMD Radeon R7 240 4GB (Sapphire) .. and have got through many problems. Steam not launching after switching Graphics Card? This was my first thread regards that.. I did what Sachin Kamath ...
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Kubuntu/KDE Plasma OpenGL Graphics Issues

I'm running KDE Plasma Workspace on Kubuntu 14.04 and I'm having graphics issues. When hovering the mouse over bars, the info window that opens had a large black box around it, when trying to change ...
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AMD discrete graphics unusable on a MacBook Pro 8,2

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 on a MacBook Pro 8,2 with a proper EFI single boot. All works like a charm and the boot process is really fast, I'm really satisfied. I have only one issue: I can use ...
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Enabling Bootloader Graphics

In Xdiagnose, I checked the box that says "Disable Bootloader Graphics". No longer requiring this, I realized I didn't know how to revert the function. Any help? EDIT: To clarify, I am locked to the ...
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Display Issues with Ubuntu

I'm a huge Linux fan, however lately, I've been really disappointed by one thing, the issue is my graphics card, It works smoothly with two monitors on windows, but as soon as I use any Linux distro, ...
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low graphic cause by remove lock

I ran sudo fuser -cuk /var/lib/dpkg/lock; sudo rm -f /var/lib/dpkg/lock when I was trying to remove the apt-get lock and it crashed my OS directly... any one knows how to solve this
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trying to install drivers on ubuntu 15.04 for my r7 260x graphics card NEED HELP

I'm totally new to Ubuntu and I have looked over this PDF:amd-catalyst-graphics-driver-installer-notes-for-linux-operating-systems.pdf I am aware in the PDF it says 14.04 is supported, but on the ...
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How do I get started with OpenGL on Ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying to get myself setup to do some development in Ubuntu. I got my IDE codeblocks for c++, but regarding OpenGL side I am lost. I do not where to start from. I was expecting it to be ...
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Troubleshooting: portion of laptop screen went suddenly blank

This is what the screen of my laptop looks like as of 45 minutes ago. Note the blank 1.5-inch bar on the right hand side (which is now completely black). It appeared suddenly, as I was in the middle ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 graphical interface doesn't start

I have got a problem with my Ubuntu. I accidentally closed the graphical interface by pressing Strg+Alt+F1. I returned to the graphical interface by pressing Strg+Alt+F7. Everything seemed fine, but ...
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Black border with Ubuntu 14.04 on Raspberry Pi 2 Model B

As the title states, I'm getting a black border on my screen running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. I've tried modifying the /boot/config.txt file and tweaking/disabling the overscan, as ...
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I can't make Ubuntu work with nVidia Geforce 960GT drivers

after hours and hours of reading and trying possible solutions, I give up, I'm running through the internal graphics card of my computer but every time I try to install nvidia drivers and use the ...
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Video Graphics glitchy Ubuntu 14.04 XPS 13 9343

I am having constant issues with graphics being glitchy and slow window rendering when moving windows on my xps 13. i7 with 8GB of ram. Is there a way to fix this or a driver?
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GNOME 3 System Applications stay black when using Intel GPU

my notebook has two GPUs. One Nvidia GPU and an Intel integrated GPU. When using the Nvidia GPU everything is fine. When using the Intel GPU (switched through the nvidia-settings tool) all System ...
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glxinfo (64bit) tried to load r600_dri.do (32bit)

I'm trying to setup a HTPC with Kodi (and vdpau), powered by an AMD A4-5300 APU with Radeon(tm) HD 7480D Graphics. Since hardware acceleration is not supported in the fglrx drivers, (Someone, correct ...
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Switchover from AMD 760G (Northbridge)/AMD SB710(Southbridge) chipset to Intel G41(Northbridge)/ICH7 (Southbridge)

I have switched my mainboard from Asrock 960GC-GS FX (AMD 760G (Northbridge)/AMD SB710(Southbridge)) chipset to MSI G41M-P33 Combo (Intel G41(Northbridge)/ICH7 (Southbridge)) and processor from AMD ...
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Slow ALT-TAB Ubuntu 14.04 - XORG CPU spike

I am currently experiencing some infuriating lag/sluggishness with Ubuntu 14.04 when doing relatively trivial, undemanding work across a few basic applications (Chrome, Mudlet, Sublime Text 3, and the ...
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Can I/ How do I use my on board graphics chip with my graphics card together in Ubuntu?

I'm not really sure if this is an acceptable question to ask her because of this reason I also posted this in the normal stack exchange. If this was not okay please let me know. The Problem: I would ...
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Kubuntu 15.04: Random lag spikes in all games

A couple days back, every game (Minecraft, TF2, GMod,...) I played on my laptop had unbelievable FPS drops for ~5 seconds to 1 FPS and then it went back to 30. I noticed when the FPS dropped the ...
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Graphic, card resolution

Is it normal to experience limited graphic card capability in Ubuntu 14 compared to the same graphics card in Windows XP? I am running two momitors and am limited to 1280 x1024 per display in Ubuntu....
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Graphical issue with World of WarCraft

This is the first time I'm using Ubuntu and its... intimidating so please try to be nice :( Anyway, after messing around and having a bunch of... productive fun, I decided to try and install WoW, ...
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Youtube fullscreen choppy in google-chrome

I've recently reinstalled my OS (Ubuntu) because I've upgraded my laptop with an SSD. It's an Asus UX32VD. Ever since then I've had issues with playing youtube videos in fullscreen in chrome. The ...