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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Bad initialization on graphic (amd 690v)

Since installing Ubuntu Gnome 14.04, my (old) video on board dont works properly. Observe that starting in live mode this version works fine and if I end my session and make a new login ubuntu works ...
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Is there any way to install intel media graphics accelerator in ubuntu 12.04 + version?

I came through lots of post online about installing intel drivers. Is there any method to install intel media graphics accelerator in ubuntu 12.04 + version? I tried the intel drivers in ubuntu, ...
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Which is the best way to play unity web player content in Ubuntu?

I am trying to play unity web player content on my computer. I wish to know which method is easy to install and play unity web player content in Ubuntu? I found the following methods online: ...
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Unity web player is responding late when using with pipelight

I am trying to run unity web player in firefox. I came to know about the Pipelight plugin for firefox. The problem is I am able to install and enable pipelight. While loading any unity application ...
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Which driver is best suited for the tank and what do i do in case of another breakdown

I'm using a ASUS X550LN Intel® Core™ i5-4210U CPU @ 1.70GHz × 4 Ubuntu 14.04.2 x64 4GB I had a problem identifying my Nvidia card , so I added the xorg edgers repository and updated as usual. ...
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Graphic glitch in Ubuntu 15.04

I have a strange graphic glitch in Ubuntu 15.04. Please help me. My laptop(hp 4520s): intel i3 380m, 4gb ddr3 ram, ati hd6370 mobile I tried proprietary drivers and update/upgrade but that doesnt ...
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ATI Drivers crash GUI

I am currently trying to install graphics drivers for my GPU. But my case may be a bit different, I have an APU A10-7770K and a graphics card Radeon R7 250X. I tried many, many times to get my rig run ...
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Graphics not detected and mouse flickers

My mouse flickers and tends to disappear and when I go to Displays inside settings, I get Unknown. Also, when I go into Details, I get "Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 0x209)" under Graphics. How can I ...
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The system is running in low-graphics mode?

First off, I've searched and tried every method I could find the last ~6 hours. Nvidia 750 TI graphics card. Running in VMWare. The system ran fine for a few days and out of nowhere I received a ...
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How can I get my second monitor to work on Intel HD4600

My primary graphics card (as set in the BIOS) is my R9 280X. It works perfectly fine with the monitor running off it. However, my secondary monitor (an older one, a beige 4:3) which is plugged into ...
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intel graphics on ubuntu 14.04

I've upgraded my Dell optiplex 9020 to 14.04, and cannot get a proper display driver (resolution stuck at 1024x768, with no other options). My device in lspci: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [...
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Ubuntu freezes after login. Help!

Just put the latest version Ubuntu on a Acer Veriton X270 pc. Install went fine and brings up login screen just fine. After login if I attempt to start a application it freeze to the point that the ...
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blank screen during install Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a laptop and loads the menu with the options OK, but when I go to install, the screen goes like this: http://imgur.com/J3PuO8s I wonder if anyone has any idea what ...
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Not getting the desktop after installing NVidia driver

I ran the following commands for installing the NVidia GeForce driver for Linux: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-current After ...
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Running Heroes of the Storm on Wine

I installed heroes of the storm and changed it to the 32-bit client (like it says to do on wineHQ), but everytime I run it, the screen becomes completely red, and if I do anything it crashes and says ...
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how to fix the Nvidia driver runlevel error

this is the error i keep getting does anyone know how to fix this or how to check my runlevel. i been having trouble with error on my 32 bit arm based Samsung series 3 Chromebook. this error keeps ...
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How to remove screen tearing in Ubuntu 15.04

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 for a couple of months. I started using Ubuntu after trying a lot of distros (all of which were giving screen tearing). In Ubuntu the there was no screen tearing in the ...
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Server System Installation Does not support Display Port Monitor

Ubuntu 12.04 system-installation does not create a system that correctly recognizes and uses a display port monitor. The target system has an Intel Atom E3845 processor with DP++ graphics. The install ...
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stripped-down graphic after installation ubuntu

I installed ubuntu v.15.04 on noutbook samsung r40 plus. But problem with graphic. Check, please, screen: Its problem with graphic driver? How solve this problem. Thank you for advance.
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Opengl error when trying to launch TF2 Ubuntu 14.04, which driver should I use?

I recently installed Ubuntu and all my drivers appeared to work. I have a Geforce 9800 GT (1-GB model) and whenever I launch Team Fortress 2 through Steam I get the same error: Could not find ...
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Switchable Graphics not working on lenovo g50s A8-4500m with Ubuntu 14.04

Switchable Graphics not working on lenovo g505s with Ubuntu 14.04 only sow Radeon HD 7640G second graphics card its ATI Radeon HD 8570 2GB
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Linux Ubuntu HDMI screen detected but not showing (GT 525M

After searching every solution possible nothing seems to work for me. WHen i do nvidia-settings it shows the screen detected but i receive no output from the screen. In addition following this HDMI ...
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Your screen, graphics card, and input device settings could not be detected correctly

I just tried to install Ubuntu on my laptop but it does not work. The CD boots normally (I can see the Ubuntu Logo), but then I receive the following error message: The system is running in low-...
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system is running in low graphics mode - Need help installing Graphics Card Drivers

Hi I'm having issues with Ubuntu 14, my computer is configured to dual boot with Ubuntu and Win 7. I haven't had any luck getting Ubuntu to get along with my AMD Radeon HD 7870 graphics card. I have ...
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NVIDIA Screen Tearing Help

Just recently installed Kubuntu 15.04 onto my Precision M4800. Just trying to fix a few issues. I've spent ages trying to get the NVIDIA screen tearing to go away, however I am unsuccessful. Intel ...
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Blender 2.75, nVidia GTS 450 & CUDA, everything is there, and Blender swears why?

So Good day dear. So this is the problem I have a question to her. I put the driver from nVidia and fresh (352.21), then downloaded from the same website the latest version of CUDA (7.0), after all ...
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Purple screen then black screen with white line

I have had Ubuntu installed for a couple of days now and I was installing graphic drivers and accidentally installed nvidia ones when I needed AMD ones. I tried to delete all the nvidia drivers. When ...
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Radeon R7 260X Drivers help

Okay so I am using ubuntu 15.04 becaouse ubuntu 14.04 won't let me install it alongside with windows 7. So my problem is that i have a graphics card Radeon R7 260X and when I have tried to install ...
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Screen stops updating/refreshing?

After running for about 10 hours, my screen seems to stop refreshing or updating. This is happening fairly consistently. Using a command line tool (scrot) I can remote into the system and take a ...
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14.04 Screen does not recover after blanking

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 on a computer with an NVIDIA Quadro K2200 GPU running the nvidia-331 driver, driving a 4K UHD screen. I have set nomodeset in /etc/default/grub to be able to use the ttys....
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Unable to use dedicated GPU 14.04

So I am running 14.04 on a Samsung 780Z5E, which has a ATI Radeon HD8750M. When I run lspci| grep VGA I get the following: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor ...
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Libreoffice Calc refresh many times in print preview

in Libreoffice Calc 4.4 or previous versions when want to check print preview, like zoom in/out ,screen refresh many times untill to show preview! I tried to increase memory size of Libreoffice but ...
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“Wait for vertical refresh” in Catalyst Control Center, ubuntu intel\amd graphics

Every think is installed and work. I can switch graphic cards between intel and amd. But when amd is active, i have horrible tearing everywhere, especially in video. Catalyst Control Center has in ...
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Ubuntu Not Recognizing Intel Integrated Graphics Card HD 3000

I'm trying to get Intel / AMD graphics switching to work properly on my Macbook Pro 8,2 (Late 2011) on Ubuntu 15.04. This model comes with an integrated Intel HD 3000 Graphics card and the AMD ATI ...
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Login screen does not fill monitor

For some reason, my login screen does not fill up my entire monitor. After I enter my password, the screen goes all glitchy and weird for a few seconds, then it logs me in and everything is normal. (...
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Resolution wierd and stuck on built in display - drivers?

I'm a complete noob at Ubuntu and Linux. I just built a pc, and installed Ubuntu as my only operating system. The resolution is really weird - zoomed in and pixelated, and it thinks it is using a ...
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Dell Inspiron HDMI not working Inspiron-N5110

I`m now install ubuntu 12.10 the problem cannot connect my laptop to the TV via HDMI i read the this post problem to find setep one /etc/bumblebee/bumblebee.conf This folder ("bumblebee") does not ...
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Desktop goes blurry / granulated

After few minutes using, desktop and fonts in unity-menu goes blurry. See screenshot: Closer image: In all applications (browser etc.) graphics seem to be allright. After rebooting problem ...
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I Can't install UBUNTU on my new PC

I have a Advent 9111 PC with Radion ATI HD 6670 2 gig graphic card (it appears there is no on board graphics on M'board) I can't install any of the latest versions of UBUNTU. When I try to install ...
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12.04 Server does not honor GRUB_GFXMODE in /etc/default/grub?

I'm having an issue with Ubuntu server not showing the correct graphics on the terminal, similar to the issue here. The text is all garbled after grub. Unfortunately, the solution to that question ...