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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ATI Graphics Card Problem

I have some problems with my graphics card. I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit and I installed my graphics card without any problem, but when I open the ATI Control Panel, it always shows it's in the ...
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black screen in single user mode

Trying to run without X, in order to install video driver on new Ubuntu 14.04.1 installation. But, when entering single user mode (either via grub or shutdown), I see lots of scrolling 'echo' on ...
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Why won't my graphics work in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I'm very new to Ubuntu and to Linux in general, and took the leap and formatted my PC to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS very recently :) I seem to be having some trouble getting my graphics card to run properly, I ...
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VPython: Wrong display in Ubuntu since visual 6 (wrong z-value check?)

I have a very strange 3D-behaviour of VPython on ubuntu: Objects that should be displayed in front or behind other objects are displayed in a wrong way! I wrote a little python-program to illustrate ...
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Yoga Pro 2 - “The system is running in low-graphics mode" [closed]

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Yoga Pro 2 (as dual boot machine in UEFI mode) I got the low graphics mode error and can't login. I can boot from live-usb key or Windows 8.1 (but who want's ...
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Hybrid Radeon/Intel on Ubuntu 14.04

I am the owner of HP Pavilion G7 with a hybrid Intel HD3000 graphics card and ATI Radeon 6730M. Every time you try to install the Radeon drivers, the system runs in "low graphics mode". The ...
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Inspiron 15R (N5110, Early 2011) Graphics Card issues

I tried replying to a current thread that was close to the issues i was getting but no real answer or solution so I am asking this as a new question..... Please some one with basics of understanding ...
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How to make refreshrate stay saved in 14.04?

Using Ubuntu with XBMC I need to run Ubuntu with a refreshrate of 50Hz. to avoid judder watching european TV. Can anybody help ? Using xrandr I can change it to 1920x1080, 50 Hz. but after reboot it ...
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graphics error running xubu guest in KVM

I am running crunchbang and want to install xubuntu (13.10 atm) as VM using kvm. I got everything installed and updated but the display/resolution is incorrect and it makes using the VM virtually ...
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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 Server 14.04.1 LTS - Non-graphical boot in Qemu-KVM (-curses)

I am trying to run an Ubuntu Server as a virtual machine using Qemu-KVM with all output beeing printed to the terminal. I have done that several years ago using the -curses option, tried it again and ...
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graphical errors with live USB and AMD IOMMU

I have a problem that seems to span every single live USB of any distro I try. It seems ubuntu is the only one I can actually get to boot, but when it does, the main desktop is black, and any ...
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fglrx taking 100% of one cpu core

I have a Acer Aspire V5-552G with a amd a10 apu (a10-5757m) and a dedicated hd 8750m graphics card. I installed the latest drivers from the amd website but my problem is that when i open certain ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Catalyst Installation

On my Ubuntu 13.10 I use a Radeon HD 5730 / 6570M (supported) and AMD/ATI Mobility graphics controller (Linux kernel 3.12). I can't make it work in any way, I always get black screen at login. It ...
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No SDLIMAGE found while running ./configure file

recently i installed libsdl1.2-dev to install a game, after installing it in system. I run ./configure file and I am getting new error checking for sdl-config... /usr/bin/sdl-config checking for SDL ...
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Integrated Graphics Controller is not listed in ubuntu 14.04

down vote favorite lspci | grep VGA gives me lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Park [Mobility Radeon HD 5430/5450/5470] Its not listing ...
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Switching between Intel and NVIDIA GPU

My laptop has 2 GPUs, the Intel HD Graphics 4000, and NVIDIA GeForce FT 650M. How do I switch between GPUs? I tried installing drivers from NVIDIA, but that ruined my Ubuntu installation, and I had to ...
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Integrated Graphics Controller is not listed in ubuntu 14.04

lspci | grep VGA gives me lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Park [Mobility Radeon HD 5430/5450/5470] Its not listing Intel HD graphics ...
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can't get nvidia to work [duplicate]

I have Asus VivoBook S551LN it has 2 graphic cards 1-Intel hd integrated 4400 2-Nvidia Geforce 840m (4GB) I use Voyager distro which based on Ubuntu 14.04 and I have installed KDE the system works ...
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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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Wanting to update my OLD video card for working with blender and games

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 on my desktop pc. It is quite good for all my needs except gaming and blender3d due to an outdated graphics card. The issue is not the quality of the card, but its openGL ...
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No more graphic “reaction” on desktop

I have a problem since I wanted to change my graphic drivers. I saw that my additional drivers where not on nvidia drivers so I wanted to change them. I choosed the proprietary one but when apllying ...
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Nvidia GT218 repository drivers don't work

I upgraded all packages with sudo apt-get upgrade command on my Ubuntu 10.04 box and I have Ubuntu 12.04 3.2.0-29-generic-pae now. I have two monitors and the following GPU: 01:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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How to get OpenGL 2+ support on Intel integrated graphics

I have a laptop that has a Core Duo T2050 w. Intel® 945GM x86/MMX/SSE2 integrated graphics. I recently installed Steam and attempted to play CS:S and To The Moon and both times received a warning ...
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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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Nvidia graphic card is really hot and the graphics sometimes crash

I use ubuntu in a laptop with an Nvidia GeForce GT 750M and I'm using the NVIDIA binary driver (v331.38) however when I run a videogame my laptop gets really hot (According to the NVIDIA X Settings ...
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How to safely remove proprietary Intel driver

I recently installed the proprietary Intel drivers for my Toshiba Satellite A105 s4284 running Ubuntu 14.10. Nouveau was working just fine, I was just attempting to make it so that I was able to run ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 AMD Dual Graphics 8650G / 8670M

I have a HP Pavillion Laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It has an AMD APU with integrated 8650G and a discrete AMD 8670M GPUs. ajith@SoulCube:~$ uname -a Linux SoulCube 3.13.0-34-generic #60-Ubuntu ...
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Graphic problem in Dell Inspiron 17 (3737)

I tried Ubuntu in Live Usb mode in my new Dell Ispirion 3737 (17"), but the grafic is absolutely horrible. I tried to install some updated drivers from the terminal in USB Live mode, but it did not ...
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How to use Intel HD Graphics for regular desktop usage, while just using my NVIDIA GPU for DNN training

[Background] I am running Ubuntu 12.04, my computer contains an NVIDIA Quadro K4100M and Intel HD Graphics. [Usage Scenario] My usage scenarios include training deep neural networks which require ...
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Horrible graphics on my Dell Inspiron 17 with Ubuntu 13.10

I just got a new laptop: Dell Inspiron 17 (3737) BTX Base. The graphic card is Intel® HD Graphics 4400 I installed Ubuntu 13.10. The graphics are just horrible. It looks like an old 4 bits color ...
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AMD dual graphics

My laptop is Acer Aspire 4745G with dual graphics Intel/AMD. Discrete card is Mobility Radeon HD 5430/5450/5470. I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 now. One day I mentioned that my discrete AMD graphics card is ...
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How to check whether Ubuntu uses my graphics card?

I have a n HP laptop with a fresh Ubuntu installed. How do I check whether it uses the nVIDIA graphics built in my laptop?
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Why is my Display Controller Intel when I have nvidia graphics card?

When I run lspci command i get this: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor DRAM Controller (rev 09) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd ...
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Glitch on Ubuntu 14.04 boot

For some reason, I re-installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer. But this time, I detected a glitch on boot. After the motherboard boot finished, there's a black screen with a purple border, and then for ...
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Are Open Source graphics drivers better than proprietary drivers in certain applications?

I have an elderly laptop with a GeForce 9300M graphics chip. I don't game on it, but I want a smooth desktop experience with Unity. In my situation specifically, are the open source drivers better ...
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Getting 14.04 to run in graphics mode on thinkpad 430s (after upgrade)

I have recently upgraded my Thinkpad430s from 12.10 -> 13.10 -> 14.04. After the upgrade to 13.10 I could not boot in graphics mode and in order to start the system I had to edit the grub entry to ...
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Permanently Disable external Graphics Card (usb)

I've got this cooling pad with USB-hub, LAN-Port, Audio and a VGA-Port. It's all connected to the computer via USB. So I guess it's basically an external Graphics-Card for the VGA. Long: It didn't ...
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dell inspiron n5110 does not load graphical user interface after installing cuda 6.5.run

I wanted to install cuda 6.5.run on my ubuntu 14.04. Therefor, I downloaded .run file from nvidia web site for ubuntu 14.04. My laptop is dell inspiron n5110 The graphic cards is gt 525m It has a ...
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Graphics and mouse problem in Ubuntu 12.04 on Lenovo Y510P

firstly before you say I'm asking for a duplicate question, I would like to say that I've took a look in all question related with Lenovo Y510P on this forum and none of the could fix my problem. So ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Slow Performance

I'm somewhat new to Linux and Ubuntu so please be patient with me. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and the performance is very slow. The computer (a desktop) boots at a normal speed, but OS usage is ...
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Laptop resolution wrong after uninstalling NVidia driver due to graphics card possibly breaking

I have recently started using Ubuntu 14.04 and after installing it I installed the proprietary NVidia driver and all was well for a couple of months. A couple of days ago both the laptop monitor and ...
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Second Screen not working Ubuntu 14.04 Intel Graphics

I've been trying to solve this problem for a while now so I'll appreciate your help. I can't make ubuntu 14.04 recognise my second monitor. This is my graphics card info ~# lspci | grep -i vga ...
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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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Installation problem on AMD system

I have bought an Asus X552E, AMD A4 with Radeon HD 8670M gpu. I want to install ubuntu 14.04 on it but I have a strange problem. when I start installing, the LCD of laptop encounters with graphical ...
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How can I confirm all available (and active) graphics drivers and cards?

If I open the "Additional Drivers" tab in the "Software & Updates" application, I can see that my graphics card is detected, available drivers are listed, and the active driver is selected. ...
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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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HP laptop installed 14.04 from win 8.1. “The system is running in low-graphics mode”. How do I fix this? [duplicate]

I have HP laptop with Radeon graphics. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 from win 8.1. After the installation system restarts and it stuck with the message "The system is running in low-graphics mode". How do ...
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HDMI connection to external monitor causes laptop screen blackout in 14.04, nvidia graphics

I have had some serious issues with my external monitor and graphics display since installing Ubuntu 14.04, and no one else seems to have had the exact same problem so I figured it best to post here. ...
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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 ...