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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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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Nvidia geForce 7100 driver problem Ubuntu 14.04

i dual booted my PC with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 and there is a graphic card Nvidia GeForce 7100 installed on it. However i am getting some problems while using Ubuntu. First the system ...
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Is Ubuntu using my Graphics card?

So i have a AMD CPU with Radeon HD 3200 as integrated graphics, and i recently found a All-In-Wonder AMD Graphics card (pretty old) and used it but im not sure if ubuntu is using it, or if it's still ...
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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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OpenGL errors and Matlab R2015a

I recently installed Guest Additions (by pressing Ctrl D) to my Ubuntu 14.04 Virtualbox because everything (particularly Matlab) was running extremely slowly and 3D acceleration was not enabled ...
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[14.10]Blinking 2D elements in games with Intel HD Graphics

I'm using the open source drivers (I guess it's Nouveau), even though I tried the proprietary one. The GPU is an Intel 4000 HD Graphics. On games (primarily Steam ones), some 2D elements such as HUD ...
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installing graphic card drivers: “Gallium 0.4 on ATI RV370” and “Mobile Intel® GM45 Express Chipset”

I have problems with graphic card drivers both on my desktop and laptop (different ones "Gallium 0.4 on ATI RV370" on desktop and "Mobile Intel® GM45 Express Chipset" on latitude E6500). I think ...
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HDMI not detected Ubuntu 12.10 - ATI Radeon HD 6670

Brand new to Linux, so help a young blood out :-) (I'm a novice/hobby programmer, but completely new to Linux command syntax, etc) Brand new everything Rig. Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10. Ubuntu ...
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Window graphics becomes unresponsive, though still reacts to mouse events

I have a weird bug in Ubuntu that I think is somehow related to graphics drivers or something like this. The issue is not only related to browser windows. Currently I've seen the bug happen both on ...
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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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Nvidia GeForce GT 650m Blank Screen on Reboot with Asus UX51VZ on Ubuntu-Gnome 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm starting from a fresh install from the lxde alternate iso. I then purged lubuntu in favor of ubuntu-gnome (I'm following the guide here: http://ux51vz.blogspot.com and didn't know how to make ...
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Ubuntu screen does not get refreshed

For a while now, I've been having issues with graphics lagging and being garbled in Ubuntu. See attached pic : you can see that some words have missing letters. e.g: 'Picture' has missing i and u. ...
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What is Wrong with Ubuntu 14.04? Font Rendering Bugs

My Ubuntu is being very very irritating after upgrading to 14.04. Every once in a blue moon, certain glyphs just disappear from the screen. Every once in a while, (even as I'm writing this question), ...
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How to fix screen tearing of the Nvidia 675m gtx in ubuntu 14.04?

I tried to use the common methods: In nvidia X server settings and compiz-manager, but the Vblank option and the screen refresh rate is missing. If i switch back to my intel 4000hd card, everything ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 slow on Asus EeeBox PC EB1030

so i upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04 with a usb but i have internet ,my computer is really slow at 1024x768 definition ,everything works super slow ,windows closing and opening and streaming ...
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Where can I find the right GPU driver for a MSI M670 notebook runnig Ubuntu 14.04.2?

I'm searching for the right GPU driver for a MSI M670 notebook runnig Ubuntu 14.04.2 and I can't find it. I set the Notebook up for a friend an it worked fine after I installed the close-sourced ...
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Optimus in 14.04 - should I just get reinstall with 15.04?

I've been trying for a while to get the nvidia driver (331) working on my new laptop. The problem seems to be that optimus support is really hard to get working properly. Added to that, when I try to ...
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my ubuntu boot graphice in black screen

des there are two disk in my computer,one install the win8.1,another install the ubuntu gnome, I think there is no problem with Driver typer@typer-K43TK:~$ lspci | grep VGA 00:01.0 VGA compatible ...
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NVidia card runs quite hot on dual monitors

I have a Ubuntu 14 partition (with Windows 7) with a GTX 460SE running at ~60C idle with two monitors, one 23" and one 16". On Windows this occurred too, but this was resolved with NVidia's ...
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Nvidia driver on Vmware guest?

So I just got myself a new computer with an nvidia GTX970M, which comes pre-loaded with windows 8. I installed vmware player 7, and got myself an ubuntu 15.04 image. I tried running a few test ...
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Random crashes after Nvidia instalation, even before boot!

I've recently bought my desktop a PNY Geforce GTX 650 TI Boost so I could play Steam games on Ubuntu. I've also bought a brand-new 500 W power supply unit because my older one wouldn't be able to ...
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Ubuntu 15-04 - Graphic problem

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on an HP Compaq 15-nl050h with AMD-ATI radeon series graphics. When I browse on StackExchange sites and I pass on a question title with the cursor this happens: and I do ...
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Ubuntu stuck after login when Nvidia driver installed

I have 2 graphics cards (Tesla k10, K40) in my supermicro SuperServer (7047GR-TPRF). I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04, but when I install cuda or Nvidia graphics driver (version 311 or 340), my Ubuntu ...
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How can I switch graphic card acceleration from sna to uxa?

The sna acceleration is default option and I want to go back to uxa because sna doesn't work after suspending on my laptop. And it doesn't work just adding /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf which ...
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System won't boot / black screen after upgrade to 15.04, macbook pro 11,5

I have a new macbbook pro 11,5 with retina display. I had Ubuntu 14.04 installed alongside OSX Yosemite 10.10.3, using rEFInd as the boot manager. All was fine until I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 today ...
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Cannot establish maximum resolution on ASUS PB278Q

I've recently bought brand new ASUS PB278Q monitor. When trying to connect to my laptop, everything works great, except that I can't get the native resolution of my monitor (2560x1440) working. The ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 12.04 install Fatal server error: no screens found

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my UEFI ASUS laptop. Upon my first boot I am presented with a terminal instead of the GUI. I get a no screens found error if attempting to use startx. I am using an ...
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Images and text distorting after playing a game, any idea how to fix?

Completely new to Ubuntu, so please feel free to assume I know how to do almost nothing. Basically, after playing a game in Steam (I've tried this with Crypt of the Necrodancer and Faster Than ...
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Why is Ubuntu not as fast when it was freshly installed?

When I freshly installed Ubuntu on my laptop, it was blazing fast, but now it is very slow.... Games like TF2, MInecraft, DOTA 2, where working fine for like, 1 month, severe lag and lag spikes ...
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ubuntu 14.04 resolution and mouse messed up

Yesterday night when I closed my computer everything was working fine but when I booted it up this morning everything was messed up.My screen resolution was set to very low, my mouse was not working ...
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How to install nvidia driver without replace x.org.x server

I am installing nvidia version 340. My ubuntu version 14.04 with kernel is 3.19.0-20-generic. My nvidia is GeForce GT 650M. I install that nvidia version because I have schedule to install CUDA 6.5 ...
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Nouveau driver randomly freezing Graphical interface (X Server)

I'm having random freezes on my Ubuntu GNOME 15.04. Suddently I'm not able to click or move anything on the interface. I can however go to another virtual text terminal (Ctrl + Alt + F1) and I can ...
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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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LibreOffice is really slow refreshing the UI

I am using Ubuntu 14.04LTS and I haven't really had much luck using LibreOffice. I am currently using LibreOffice v4.2.8.2 build ID: 420m0(build:2). I attempted to switch to Open Office and this ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Nvidia 840M Crashes After Opening Video in VLC

Each time I opened any video using VLC Media Player, the system went into a total deadlock or crash. I had to hard-shut down the computer. Afterwards I unchecked the setting "Preferences > Video > ...
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Asus N751JK, Ubuntu 14,04, can't detect Nvidia geforce gtx 850m, can't install drivers

I'm trying to get ubuntu to detect my nvidia card, but nothing seems to work. I tried following a number of solutions, uninstalling nouveau, installing propriety drivers, downloading nvidia settings, ...
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How do I use multiple AMD graphic cards?

I have 4 5830's in a intel 64bit powered machine. I was having troubles with windows last night so I decided to try Ubuntu. I got all the to downloading and installed AMD's catalyst control center ...
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How to render Minecraft on the GPU?

Hardware: Intel i7 AMD Radeon HD 6970 SSD with plenty of space 6 GB RAM Software OpenJDK 6, 7, and Oracle Java 7 (reproducible with all three) AMD Catalyst 12.8 and open source driver ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 uses VESA:DVST instead of my AMD driver

I have the latest AMD Omega 15.5 drivers and installed them using the .run file that AMD had available for download. But my details for graphics says I'm using VESA:DVST as my driver, but Borderlands ...
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Lenovo G50-45 GFX recognition issue

I own the above mentioned laptop. I was running Win 8.1 x64 OEM on it up until recently when I decided to go back to Ubuntu. The problem is on Windows with latest drivers it nicely detected, that I ...
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nvidia-settings not working after reboot

It seems nvidia-settings are getting wiped away (or are never really saving anywhere) upon reboot. There are several other questions like this but none of the solutions have worked for me. I have ...
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Graphic Issues (Minecraft & Tekkit)

I am running OpenJDK 7, though I have to launch .jar files with the terminal because it doesn't show up on the 'run with' menu. I am experiencing graphic/texture issues when running Tekkit Classic and ...
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Multiple instances of Cairo dock in context of video driver oops

I'm looking for specifically what would cause Cairo Dock to run 17 instances and how to fix it. Is in context of video driver driven system crashes and could be part of the same problem. However it ...
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Can't switch to dedicated nVidia graphics card

I have an ASUS F552CL laptop with Ubuntu 15.04 installed. The laptop comes with a dedicated nVidia GeForce GT 710M graphics card. I have installed and enabled all the proprietary drivers suggested ...
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Graphical session does not start (Ubuntu 12.04 + Nvidia) [duplicate]

[Solved: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Black Screen at boot After changing Nvidia Driver ] I updated the Nvidia graphics driver ("current" to "post-release updates"), but the X server does not start. Check out ...
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Graphics card problem on ubuntu 13 (HP-Pavilion-dv6-Notebook ) [duplicate]

HP-Pavilion-dv6-Notebook lspci | grep -i vga http://i.imgur.com/KFqBMGd.png 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller ...
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cant find a driver for HP AMD Radeon HD 6450 512MB PCIEX16 for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have been trying for quite some time to get a "HP AMD Radeon HD 6450 512MB PCIEX16" GPU to work. I have a HP 6200 Compaq pro SFF, so my gpu options were limited but I picked what I thought was the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Can't use newest OpenGL version

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on a laptop with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 765m with the nvidia-340 drivers from the xorg-edgers PPA. I'm trying to run an application that requires a recent version of ...
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Asus R9 270 not working

I just got a new graphics card and when I boot up it will only use the card to display the boot screen although once it boots it only uses the integrated graphics. The open source driver works fine ...
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Why is my Ubuntu running so slow?

AMD E2-1800 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics × 2 4GB Memory (3.5 Usable) Gallium 0.4 on AMD PALM 64 Bit I know I have a slow processor but that shouldn't make my system run as slow as it is, even If I ...