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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The system is running in low graphics mode after changing root password

My ubuntu was working ( it was having a working graphics driver), but I changed my root password then immediately the power was gone ( forced shutdown). Then next time I restart my ubuntu I get ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 (i386) can not accept NVidia Geforce2 MX 400

on my old PC (Intel Celeron), 32-bit, Ubuntu 14.04, I have NVidia Geforce2 MX 400 (listed through lspci -nn | grep '\[03')installed. Though I have installed the newest driver (nvidia-331, from ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu 12.10 graphics problem

I can't boot since installing Ubuntu 12.10 When I try to run Ubuntu My computer never gets to the Ubuntu screen with the loading dots. I tried to run in recovery mode with safe graphics (failsafex) ...
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Problem with nvidia 820m

I have laptop asus X455ld with core i3 and I installed Ubuntu 14.04. However, I can't switch to nvidia 820m graphic card. How can I resolve this problem?
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Xinerama: Moving 3D Application Windows causes severe lag and sound distortion

I've been having this issue for quite some time now, but only recently managed to locate the problem itself. What happens is that whenever moving windows that contain 3D graphics, the whole system ...
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Graphics Card Stopped Working

Abruptly, my graphics card, NVIDIA GeForce 620, has stopped working. Now, what is being utilised is the integrated Intel graphics. Lspci | grep VGA result - 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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A white box blocking the screen in gnome desktop

I'm using gnome desktop and recently I found a small white box appeared on my desktop. It's still here even I launched applications.
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can't get back to default graphics driver after apt-get remove nvidia-304

I've removed nvidia-304 and after iIve rebooted the system I've lost my graphics driver so now I don't have any of unity effects . I've tried to install nvidia-304 again both failed to initialize ...
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Suddenly Black Screen and CPU fan high speed with CPU2 100% usage

I am a newbie at Ubuntu on a Fujitsu T8300 laptop with 2.4Ghz 2GB ram. My problem is that when I open multiple file or firefox, CPU2 goes to 100% and CPU1 < 50% and suddenly the screen goes black. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is not booting after altering a text file in gedit, how to fix?

After failing to adjust my screen brightness in Ubuntu in various ways, I tried the following guided by an answer in askubuntu. I opened the following text file sudo gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf It ...
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FGLRX Intel/ATI Hybrid Video, Dual-Display Flickering

I'm sorry if the same question is already asked, I checked several ones but the reported problems are different or solution doesn't work. So I've successfully installed FGLRX driver on my laptop DELL ...
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catalyst (fglrx) dual mointor sometimes flickering on startup

Sometimes after login, I see flickering using catalyst drivers. I prefer those, since they better optimize my R9 280X fan speed. I've noticed that if I do using graphic interface: switch to one ...
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USB Stick Linux Graphics Driver [duplicate]

Hi there I've been trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty Tahr) from a USB stick onto my hard drive. My USB stick when booted on my computer shows the the normal "Try Ubuntu without installing; ...
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Two Displays at two Graphic Cards

i am a beginner and i try to set up two Displays at Ubuntu 14.10 Display 1 @ AMD R9 290 Display 2 @ AMD Radeon HD 7870 If i install the AMD (FGLRX) Driver it is not possiable to activate Display 2 ...
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Intel Graphics Card not installing updates due to bad sources? [duplicate]

I tried to install graphics drivers for a graphics card when I noticed that I got an error, so I googled how to fix it and got to this thread. I looked at the solution and noticed deleting a file, I ...
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Ubuntu Screen goes black after boot using Dedicated GPU

After installing a fresh copy of Ubuntu (14.04 LTS) I am not able to see anything after boot. Once Ubuntu boots, There is no HDD Activity and the Display remains black with no image on the ...
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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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HP Envy 17 Switchable Graphics AMD/Intel

So my wife finally asked me to install Ubuntu to her laptop after using it on mine and the machine I have setup for the kids. Problem is I can't get the graphics drivers to install correctly. She ...
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Lines in monitor, windows buttons barred

I have been using ubuntu for the last 4 year from 10.04 to 14.04 and i have the same problem. I run a high resoure program (i.e. Virtualbox or runnig ClamAv scan on a folder) and suddently these black ...
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Something's wrong with my graphics, but I don't know what

Let me backtrack. I recently reinstalled Ubuntu after I deleted my graphics drivers. I set up my computer to have two monitors (one was connected via HD 15, the other one was connected via HDMI). I ...
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Integrated graphics shows shimmering display

Dear Linux enthusiast, When I boot Ubuntu, and the current GPU is set to the integrated graphics (ie an Intel HD 4600), the display shimmers sideways like old CRTs used to sometimes. Individual lines ...
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installing 12.04 LTS on dell inspiron n3521

I am trying to install 12.04 LTS with windows 7 (dual boot)on my dell inspiron n3521 model laptop. My lap heats up like anything..... Please give a correct solution. On this issue.
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Need help with graphic card for HP compaq nx6325 on ubuntu 14.04

Hi I am new to Ubuntu and I tiered for the last two days to fix the sound coming from my laptop. I think it is the graphic card. I found this page ...
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Problem with screen resolution on virtual box ubuntu14.04

I have got problem with screen resolution. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.01 on virtual box and try to change screen resolution to FullHD. Right now I have got something like ~1330x680. How can I ...
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Overscan, ATI Radeon HD 7870 Ubuntu 14.10

Just installed Ubuntu, unfortunately, the edges of the screen are cut off, almost the entire dock on the side is cut off, i can see none of the top bar either. I thought that perhaps installing 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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Color Graphics Predator Pro 4 Graphic Card [closed]

I have an old dell dimension 3000 that my son uses for browsing and watching youtube. The video on it is choppy at best. I recently bought a Color Graphics Predator Pro 4 Graphic Card off of ...
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Install Driver ATI Radeon V4800

I cannot get the driver for a ATI Radeon V4800 graphic card installed. Everytime I try, I cannot reboot properly. I can enter the password, but after that nothing happens. There is just the cursor ...
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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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nvidia prime on HP ENVY 15-J186na

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on this laptop. How do I get the nvidia prime hybrid graphics working on my HP ENVY 15-J186na? The laptop comes with an integrated graphics card in the Intel Core ...
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Nvidia Graphics Card not detected

So I have an Nvidia GeForce 610M on my laptop along with an i7 CPU. Unfortunately, I don't think my Nvidia chp is being recognized. When I go into "About this Computer", only my Intel Integrated ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 best Intel drivers for HP envy 15 with Intel HD Graphics 4600?

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on the HP envy 15-j186na, which is a hybrid graphics laptop with an Intel Core i7-4700MQ with Intel HD Graphics 4600 (2.4 GHz, 6 MB cache, 4 cores) and a discrete ...
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Blackscreen on fresh Xubuntu install

thanks for the help. I just did a fresh install of Xubuntu 14.10 on a old pc, with a AMD/ATI RS400 Radeon Xpress 200 but I am not able to but into the desktop. When the computer starts I am only able ...
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Graphical slow response issues?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 but my Ubuntu is not running smoothly. It is becoming stuck. Is there a problem with my graphic driver? I say this because 1 out of the 2 ATI graphic drivers failed ...
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No Desktop after suspened or logged out 14.04

Ubuntu 14.04 w Cinnamon When the system suspends or logs out sometimes(see time note below) the login menu does not reappear or sometimes the desktop and all features do not appear and are not ...
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Why isn't my screenshot/screen recorder working properly?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 on an Acer TravelMate 4720, and recently I've not managed to take screenshots properly (which I do when I want to capture video frames) I do not know how to describe the ...
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Dual monitor mouse flicking

i have typical problem with ubuntu. My linux detects 2 monitors and my cursor is blinking. I can switch off one of false monitors and everything returns to normal. But after restart or if i plug in ...
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ATI Graphics Card Drivees Problem?

I recently obtained an old Dell server from my grandpa. Its old. Has 2.8 GHz Intel Xeon, 155gb HD, ATI rv1000 graphics, and 3gb ddr2 ram. I recent just put Ubuntu 14 on it. It runs very slowly. I've ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Nvidia GeForce (840M) compatability on 64-bit laptop

My laptop diagnostic shows several pre-fails and has other issues so I am urgently shopping for a new laptop, my second using Ubuntu. I need a laptop with good graphics capabilities and have come ...
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Video Problem & Performance Issues

I have an Acer Aspire E1-522 laptop with following configuration : AMD Quad-Core Processor A6-5200 (2.0 GHz) AMD RadeonTMHD 8400 4 GB DDR3 RAM 15.6" Display (1366*768) I am running Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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graphic problems virtualbox windows7

I have a windows 7 guest on my Ubuntu 12.04 host. Now there is a problem with the graphics (image below). The problem occurred after enabling the Internet on vbox and windows started updating.
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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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Resolution is stuck at 1024 x 768

I have my laptop duel-booted Windows 7/Ubuntu 14.10 running with the KDE desktop (although this problem was present before I changed from Gnome). This problem has been present ever since I first ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn Super slow after trying to install nvidia drivers

I have a Dell Inspiron N5110 that has both an Intel Graphics Media chip, and a GeForce GT 525M Graphics Card. I recently clean installed Ubuntu 14.10 after having upgraded from 14.04 and running into ...
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Ubuntu 14 Graphics

In my current Ubuntu computer I have a Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] RV370/M22 [Mobility Radeon X300] and I'm wondering how to get better divers for it I tried to install fglrx but could not ...
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PCI-ONLY Ubuntu 14.04 cards [closed]

I am looking for a PCI-only graphics card that will be compatible with Ubuntu 14.04 because I am unhappy with the motherboards onboard graphics, intel 865GV.
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I just installed a new nvidia gt 730 and it is giving me problems

I just installed a new graphics card and ubuntu starts like a text and dots instead of the nice ubuntu image and the dots also it lags with the ubuntu graphical menu, its brand new and its better than ...
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Which nvidia drivers in additional drivers (please describe drivers)? Please recommend post-install checks

After a lot of work I have got Ubuntu 14.04 (32bit) working on my laptop. I had trouble with the login splash screen freezing, but I resolved it by logging-in in recovery mode and choosing an nvidia ...
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Nvidia driver not workin on Ubuntu 14.04 LST

A day ago I try to get my graphics driver for Geforce GT 755M SLI installed on my Lenovo Y510P laptop. I read and tried at least 6 type of installing most of them just ruin the resolution from ...
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nvidia quadro K1100M issue with Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Dell M3800 with nvidia QUADRO K1100M and intel HD4600 running Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed the nvidia driver using this steps: $ sudo apt-add-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa $ sudo apt-get ...