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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Display settings fail to apply on 15.04

I installed and worked with the gnome desktop. Got bored of that returned back to Unity. After this I can change my display settings or connect en second monitor to my laptop. It's a dell inspiron ...
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No grub, no terminal blank screen boot 14.04.3 LTS

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS, followed this guide http://www.yourownlinux.com/2015/09/how-to-install-nvidia-352-41-stable-graphics-drivers-in-linux.html to install nvidia drivers for my gtx ...
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Problem with propietary nvidia driver and glmark2

Running Xubuntu 15.04 AMD64 on a HP Touchsmart IQ522es, Core 2 Duo T6400, 4GB RAM and nvidia GeForce 9300M GS video card. (which is a quite old All-in-one computer) I have enabled nvidia binary ...
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Xorg won't start after an upgrade to 15.04

I have seemed to run into a dead end with this problem, so I'm seeking any help. I'll preface by stating I have been running 14.04 LTS on my HP Pavilion G6-1b70us for about a year without many ...
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Upgrading to newest nVidia drivers on a laptop that uses Optimus? (Ubuntu 15.04)

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 on a laptop with an Intel HD Graphics 5000 and a nVidia GeForce 520M, joined by an Optimus. I'm trying to upgrade my graphics drivers to the latest provided by the vendor so ...
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Changing Nvidia Driver black screen

I searched everyone online for solution, but it is still not working. At first I changed the Nvidia driver to use the propriety driver from the additional tab, twice, and it shows black screen which ...
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Nvidia drivers cause Minecraft to crash

I play Minecraft on my computer, and whenever I press F3, it says "Gallium 0.4 on NV98" I looked up what this means, and found out that it is a default graphics driver. So, I looked around for how to ...
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How to enable amd discrete graphics card?

I bought a new laptop, and have a problem with graphics card driver. I've been trying to fix problem for few days, please, help me if you know the answer. Hardware: Dell Inspiron 15 3541 with A6-6310 ...
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fps lag in latest version of chromium

i lately experience fps issues in an online game i play (tagpro.gg - fps dropped from 60 to ~40), but also in youtube videos (feel very chopped). this is since i updated ubuntu (14.04 lts) yesterday ...
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After upgrade to 15.04 screen resolution stuck at low graphics

I was running 12.04 32bit on an old Asus laptop with ATI X1200 graphics and upgraded stepwise to 15.04. Somewhere along the way the graphics got stuck at low resolution. The upgraded system uses the ...
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Refresh Rate Nvidia

Can someone explain to me how to make my Nvidia settings stick when I change the Nvidia settings to use 120hz? After a reboot the setting is lost and I have to manually go and change it to 120hz every ...
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ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS installation problem

I installed ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on external hard disk. My main hardware is: computer Acer Aspire 4530 pre installed with windows vista home basic. Graphic card by nvidia GEForce 9100M G. After ...
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What is the currently accepted means of getting Nvidia to work on ubuntu 15.04?

I've seen and followed at least 8 guides to getting Nvidia's proprietary drivers working with ubuntu. Here are a list of answers and guides that I have tried (about twice each) that do not work. ...
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Ubuntu Powerbook G4 Graphic Adapter Install

ATI RV350 [Mobility Radeon 9600 M10] I have done almost everything, and I can't seem to get this installed. This is a fresh install of ubuntu, and sysinfo says the driver for this is unclaimed. I ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 with Silicon 771/671 Graphics Card Higher Res?

I have ask a similar question before on ubuntuforums, but this is slightly different. I had ubuntu (unity) and configured it so that the resolution was quite high and it looked perfect. I have now ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64(AMD) First time isntall FROZEN after login

I'm here because everything I searched online as a fix will not fix this I'm a new ubuntu user or at least trying to this was my first time ever downloading ubuntu, I installed ubuntu 14.04 64 AMD ...
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AMD Radeon HD 6730M/6770M/7690M XT driver on 14.04.2

My laptop is Asus K43SA with Intel Core i5 and AMD Radeon HD 6730M (1GB). As title says I can't properly install the graphic driver on Ubuntu 14.04.2, since I'm new to Ubuntu. I have searched a lot ...
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Black-screen after enabling SLI or MultiGPU

I have ubuntu 14.04 installed. My Graphics Card is Nvidia GeForce GT755M SLI Whenever i enable SLI or MultiGPU the screen goes black after bootlogo. The bootlogo appears, when the bootload is ...
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Xubuntu 14.10 64 bit graphics: text rendering as symbols in browser and dialogs

I'm running Xubuntu 14.10 on a Dell Optiplex 7020 Tower and I've been encountering issues with text being rendered as odd symbols instead of the actual characters. This behavior is rather ...
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Ran nvidia-xconf as root, NVIDIA X-server settings utility still says I'm not using Nvidia X driver

I have an Nvidia GT 740M graphics card on my HP envy-j049tx. Running 14.04 UbuntuMATE. I wanted to use the proprietary Nvidia drivers in place of the noveau ones. Using the installation instructions ...
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Active window is back after installing graphic card driver

Im running Ubuntu 14.04 and got a GeForce GT 720M and installed a graphic card driver lately Now i cant see anymore whats going on at the aktive window I know i can just uninstall it and it should ...
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CompizConfig 3D windows don't work - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've recently been experimenting with CompizConfig Settings Manager. I almost have my desktop configured, the way that suits my preferences. I'm trying to add the final touch by enabling 3D windows ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 graphical issues coming out of suspension

Everytime I come out of suspend mode, the login screen loads up fine (it's from ubuntu) but then I get this when I log into Kubuntu. Also as a side note all the time many of my desktop effects have ...
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Unable to Install NVIDIA Driver

So I am trying to install the NVIDIA GPU Driver Version 346.35 (http://www.geforce.com/drivers/results/81252) for my GTX 970 and am running into a lot of issues. I have tried to run the file and get ...
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graphic driver for intel core 2 duo T5250

I have installed UBUNTU 12.04 LTS on compaq presario but it is not showing the graphics as good as windows xp.my system configuration is- **description: Notebook product: Presario C700 Notebook PC ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 The system is running in low graphics mode Dell E6540

I am installing several Dell E6540 and after some reboots the system goes in the "low graphics" mode. The only thing i have done is installed some applications and a apt-get update and upgrade. The ...
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Ubuntu and Dual Graphics Cards

I've been following the development of dual graphic card support. I see that there are articles here: Community Help Wiki / Hybrid Graphics and here: Hybrid Graphics The newer article states ...
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how to install amd raedon graphic card in ubuntu 14.04

I want to know whether ubuntu comes with preinstalled graphic drivers like windows 8? or we have to manually download and install them. I just installed ubuntu 14.04 in my laptop. I installed steam ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS Black Screen (Already purged NVIDIA)

What's happening: Black screen instead of desktop. I see the purple screen with the Ubuntu logo before it goes to black. My monitors are plugged into my motherboard (just like they were before I ...
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Weird (and annoying) screen flicker on Compaq Presario CQ50

I have a Compaq Presario CQ50 laptop. It is running Windows Vista Home Premium and Ubuntu 14 LTS. I have a NVIDIA GeFORCE 8200M G. I installed 331.79 drivers for it (as recommended in another post) to ...
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Since updating to Ubuntu 14.04, Chromium causes black screen

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04. Since I did that, while surfing in Chromium, some sites cause my computer to go black. It's still on due to the power light, but I can't do anything and have to ...
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Ubuntu doesn't support Seamless Mode in VirtualBox

Partially related to this question... I have Ubuntu 14.04 in a VM running on my Windows host. When I enter seamless mode, nothing happens at all. Nothing Ubuntu is on my screen. How do I properly use ...
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Ubuntu SDK content window always on top

Just getting started with the Ubuntu SDK, trying to get everything set up, and I'm running into a graphics bug that I can't find a resolution to, or even anyone else who seems to have the same ...
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Unsupported Graphics Card

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on my Intel 3rd Gen Core i7 system having ATI Radeon HD 7670M I downloaded the latest AMD Graphics Driver from AMD website (i.e. Version 14.9). After running it as SU and pressing ...
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Interface Problem. Plz help

so...yeah...I've been planning to try Linux for quite a while now and suddenly thought of getting Ubuntu alongside my windows 8.1. everything went smoothly (that's not true, took a week) after ...
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running dota 2 , given a 'glGEtError'

I am trying to play Dota2 but my system is showing I Searched ... and followed this link. How to update OpenGL Driver on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS using glxinfo | grep version shows following OpenGL ...
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Any way to get Nvidia Optimus card working on 14.04.1?

My Nvidia graphic card has Optimus technology and as far as I can see it is not working, not even recognized. On system settings details it says Intel Haswell Mobile on graphic section. Also on ...
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How do I change the default graphics driver from Intel to Nvidia in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04?

I am using Toshiba Satellite C50 A2012, with Ubuntu 14.04 and an Nvidia graphics card. How do I change my graphics to Nvidia from Intel graphic card?
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is it possible to configure 6 Monitors with a Amd r7 260x in different graphical virtual consoles?

I have a project to configure 6 monitors using eyefinity technology from amd so i'm figuring out the way to do it, i'm thinking to use tentatively the xfx r7 260x card with 2 dvi ports (DVI-i, ...
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screen noise playing videos on 14.04 using nvidia GeForce Gt610 with nvidia driver 340

The noise looks like little horizontal white streaks/broken lines that come and go very briefly, remeniscient of a noisey video cable. When I used the nouveau driver, it doesn't happen at all. I tried ...
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Radeon 5450 and 14.04 LTS once more

The motherboard is a micro ATX Supermicro with on-board VGA, which works. The radeon card is not visible in the display settings; it shows only one display. The card is discovered: [ 0.353979] ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 With Nvidia Proprietary Driver Problem

Okay hi guys, I've tried multiple solutions to other (similar) problems posted here but sadly they don't yield anything good :( My stuff: Acer Aspire V3-471G Intel Core i5-3210M Currently using ...
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Graphics problems in Ubuntu 14.04, distorted text

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 with a nvidia GTX 660 graphics cards. My system had been working fine till yesterday when the graphics started going crazy (see link attached for image) after running the ...
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Wrong resolution on ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my system. My graphics card is an NVidia 8800GTS. For some reason ubuntu detect that my screen resolution is up to 1024x1280. I have already installed the NVidia ...
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Choppy Video Playback with Intel GMA-500 Chipset

I've recently installed Xubuntu-14.04 on my VAIO-P netbook with Intel GMA-500 graphics chipset. I had several problems (as expected because of GMA-500/Poulsbo) and fortunately I was able to resolve ...
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Missing Unity Bar and top bar in 14.04, using Nvidia, with slightly stretched graphics

I'm new to Ubuntu, so apologies for not knowing the correct lingo for everything. I just upgraded to 14.04 on my Macbook Pro 5,5 (mid-2009). 13.04 worked great, but I'm having some issues with 14.04. ...
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Missing OpenCL.so file / No GPU found

I am having trouble trying to get my graphic card to be recognised, not just recognised, but for it being able make use of it's OpenCL/GL drivers for use in Gaming mostly and BitCoin mining. I have ...
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Disabling a Second GPU?

I have both an AMD ( HD 7850 ) and an Nvidia ( 8400 GS ) GPU installed on my motherboard. The Nvidia card is only there because of its S-video port, which I use to output to my old'n'bulky CRT TV. I ...
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Can I Use Ubuntu Server As A Desktop?

an older relative of mine still has Windows XP. The hardware is ok for XP, but definetively too weak for Windows 7. Also, I think, Ubuntu would be a nice OS for him to work with, since it's easy and ...
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How to restore Intel HD GPU hardware detection after removing failed NVidia driver

I am running Ubuntu13.10 - I have a Dell Latitiude E6530 laptop, it has an Intel CPU+GPU and also an NVidia NVS 5200M GPU. After having a perfectly fine system running very nicely under the Intel HD ...