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Blacklisting Nouveau not working on Ubuntu 14.04

I know there is plenty of documentation on blacklisting the Nouveau driver. However the normal methods are not working for me. I tried adding the below lines in the /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf ...
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How to solve black screen problem after installing nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 15.10?

I have a Asus K550JK (Ubuntu shows X550JK) with a intel hd 4600 and nvidia 850m. When trying to install Ubuntu 15.04, the same error nouveau unk06 used to flood, I would just set nomodeset to the ...
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MSI GE62 6QD Nvidia GTX960m Ubuntu 15.10 issues

Community, I've been trying to make this laptop work with Ubuntu 15.10 for a couple of days now without luck. I've already looked at the previous related posts but didn't work. What I've done: ...
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Graphic Card GeForce GT 630 installation on 64bit Ubuntu 15.04

I am using 64bit ubuntu 15.04 and in the hardwared; NVIDIA GeForce GT630 graphic card is attached. I have downloaded driver for this graphic card from the website given in the official website as ...
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Intel graphics card refresh rate

I have a two monitor setup running on a integrated Intel graphics (HD 4600). I'm trying to run an application at the refresh rate of either of the displays (both running at 60 Hz). This works fine ...
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Unclear graphics in Ubuntu 15.10

When I try to use Firefox or Google Chrome browser or PDF reader, I cannot read the text properly. The characters are unclear (see screenshots). I have already installed the Intel G31 graphics driver ...
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Not able to install any linux distro

I messed up with my ubuntu 15.10. I was trying to install gnome-desktop-environment by running the command sudo apt-get install gnome-desktop-environment, but I closed the process in between. After ...
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Video card issues after installing ubuntu 14.04.03 LTS

To start off, completely newb to linux. Just decided to put it on my sis' old laptop to see if it would be viable to take to class to just take notes and surf the web. I installed Ubuntu. When ...
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Bumblebee Nvidia Drivesrs

Actually I am new to Linux. Currently I using Ubuntu 15.10 on my Lenovo Y50-70 with Nvidia GeForce GTX 860M graphics driver installed. I've installed the required graphics drivers from Additional ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 full freeze (maybe intel hd graphics kernel failure)

my new Acer ES1-411 won't work under Ubuntu... It has a Intel N3540 CPU and a integrated Intel HD Graphics GPU. It has a UEFI and I ran dualboot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.10. Under Windows no problems, ...
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On NUC6i5SYK Ubuntu Linux 15.10 display goes to sleep immediately after splash screen appears

I installed Ubuntu Linux 15.10 from a USB thumb drive on my NUC6i5SYK. I had to add nomodeset to get the LiveCD environment to boot, as the display would sleep if I didn't (as described here: Intel ...
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Can't logout (system is running in low graphics mode)

I have I big problem: All started with the installation and then uninstallation of KDE desktop einv. on my ubuntu 12.04. Now If you would logout, I get the famous screen with system is running in low ...
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Nvidia Graphics problem - now running in low res or not at all?

Well I managed to wreck my second Ubuntu install! Trying to fix the nvidia graphics flicker, I followed advice from my other post here and completely uninstalled the nvidia driver - I saw it deleting ...
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Can I use Intel HD 4000 Graphics and discrete Radeon HD for dual monitors?

On windows I have a dual monitor setup. I have one monitor connected directly to the motherboard, running off of Intel HD 4000 graphics. I have another monitor connected directly to my Radeon HD 7850. ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 cannot download packages

Recently, I upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10, and tried to install wine. I had issues downloading packages. I read somewhere that it probably didn't recognize my graphic card. I have a Dell inspiron ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Geforce 9800 GT

Trying to set up ubuntu 14.04 on a system that has a Geforce 9800 GT. After installing I have tried hooking up a Dell 4k monitor. The system will boot up showing the ubuntu logo and then the screen ...
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Problem after install nvidia-340 or nvidia-352 on gt630

i have a GT 630 and I'm having trouble when I upgrade the NVIDIA driver to 340 or 352. Only drive working is nvidia-304 NVIDIA-340 After update to nvidia-340 i get a black screen, here is kernel.log ...
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installing nvidia grpahics driver for cuda computation only

I am having screen freeze after nvidia graphics driver installation. Is there a way to restrict the nvidia drivers' use for cuda computation alone (not for the desktopn gui display)? I am trying to ...
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Super slow graphics on fresh install

Recently I just wiped windows and installed ubuntu on my lenovo yoga 2 pro. THe computer is by far capable of handling text editors, videos, etc. However, everything is super laggy and slow. When I ...
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Nvidia graphics fllicker on 8200MG laptop

New to this forum but have had Ubuntu for a few months now. I wrecked my first install after trying to fix the screen flicker problem. I had the login where there was a choice of several desktops, ...
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Problem with installing GPU

I installed my GPU two months ago in my computer and everything worked fine. All of a sudden, I noticed in the "Details" page from "System settings" that my GPU is not working anymore; I make sure it ...
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Dell 7559 15.10 version hangs while booting Live version

I need to install Ubuntu/xubuntu alongside with Windows. Ubuntu 14.04 boots live version fine and I am able to install it. But once upgraded it freezes randomly. I have tried ctrl+del+reisub and ...
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Graphics issue, crash with xserver using three monitors

Hi guys I decided I was going to return to Linux as my daily driver and in windows I was running 1 monitor through my integrated graphics and 2 monitors through my PCI graphics. Im trying to get Linux ...
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Intel HD Graphics 530 not working on Ubuntu 15.10

I'm currently trying to setup an Ubuntu 15.10 to run VMs with VGAPassthrough. The to be dedicated graphics card should be my GTX750ti, with the internal graphics chip of the i7-6700k (Intel HD ...
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How to disable my inboard ( intel ) graphic card

I'm pretty new to linux, but I did my best to obtain all information regarding my issue so maybe someone could help out. I have an HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook, with Ubuntu 14.04 manually installed. The ...
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Ubuntu installed - Mac 2010 ATI Radeon HD 4670 256 MB - Black Screen When Boots

I have read a few of the other questions with the same problems but I can't work out exactly what I need to do to fix this. When installed I pushed e to edit and added "nomodeset nolapic" pushed F10 ...
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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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Absolutely unable to enable 3d acceleration/Unity 3d on Ubuntu 15.10 in virtualbox on Windows 7

As the title says, absolutely cannot figure out how to get 3d acceleration to work. The virtual machine - Ubuntu - is unbearably choppy and I have no idea how to fix this problem. Nothing I've tried ...
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Ubuntu 14.04/15.04 & Skylake I5 6600k / Intel HD 530, graphic issues [duplicate]

I bought a new computer, Skylake's I5 6600k CPU and an intergrated INtel HD 530 GPU. I tried running Ubuntu 14.04 and/or Ubuntu 15.04, but I am having too many graphic issues: Mouse cursor will ...
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Can my laptop run ubuntu? // Problems with the nvidia graphic?

My laptop is a MSI, PX60 2QD-084XES (Prestige) . Specifications: * Intel® Core i7-5700HQ (2.7 GHz, 6 MB) * RAM 16GB DDR3 SODIMM (2x8GB) * Hard disk 1TB (7200 rpm S-ATA)+ 256GB SSD (1x256GB M.2 SATA) ...
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Does Ubuntu support these graphics and cad software?

For my work and study I use the following applications: Autocad Google Sketchup Adobe Photoshop Adobe illustrator Rhinosores 3D Studio Max Autodesk Maya Lumion Adobe After effect Cinema 4D. I ...
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Skylake Integrated graphics not working on 15.10

I've been searching all over the net for the past couple of days, trying to get the integrated graphics on my Intel i5-6400 working, but no luck so far. I'm running a fresh Ubuntu 15.10 and ...
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ubuntu does not show its GUI interface after installing virtualbox-guest-x11

I am trying to use my Ubuntu on windows Virtualbox. With reference to this page (http://lifehacker.com/how-to-dual-boot-and-virtualize-the-same-partition-on-y-493223329), I managed to boot up Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 not installable due missing characters

I wanted to install Ubuntu 15.10, unfortunately something fails. I'm not completly new to linux, but I never had issues installing it. When I start the installation process it looks like these ...
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Screen flickering after enabled Nvidia Graphics on Ubuntu 15.04

I enabled and installed Nvidia Graphics on my system but after I rebooted my system keeps flickering on Unity, Compiz and Metacity but not on tty. My Nivdia graphic card is a GT 650m. How do I ...
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What graphics driver do i use and which is the best one?

Specifications of my laptop: ASUS K53U, radeon HD 6250M graphics card, Ubuntu 12.04 I know that the propretiary driver (fglrx) is not installed because it really slowed down my computer. So now I ...
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“The system is running in low-graphics mode” after installing proprietary Nvidia driver

I'm trying to get Ubuntu 15.04 work on my computer since few hours and I'm stuck with one problem. I got a problem (this one) and a solution for this was to install the Nvidia proprietary driver. I ...
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Installing nvidia graphics card leads to “low graphics mode” A driver problem

I have ubuntu 14.04 installed on my system and everything worked fine until I tried to install a graphics card (nvidia gt 630). I put the graphics card in the computer and plugged the monitor into the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10: blurry texts and images

I'm all new to Linux systems environment, therefore as Ubuntu itself — I'm using the 15.10 "Wily Werewolf" version —, and I've already searched a lot on the internet, in this, and several ...
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Lightdm won't start anymore - Intel i915

I gave a try to nvidia-prime. Worked at first had my desktop running on nvidia card, but after reboot, it stopped working so I purged the nvidia packages and I am now stuck with a lightdm not running ...
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After installing Ubuntu 15.10 text,photo,video gets broken or shattered

Image gets broken, video gets blurry with layers and text look something alien language. When I select something sometimes it fixes temporarily. Blur happens on lost focus, and gets normal again ...
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Blurry screen during and after install process

Alright so I've been stumped on this issue for a while now and I'm not sure how to fix it. I'm trying to migrate from Windows 8.1 however when I try to install Ubuntu (or any other OS that supports ...
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Why are my words rendering with incorrect spacing? How do I fix this?

My words are rendering incorrectly across all of my applications and I was wondering what the cause of this is and how I can fix it. I am running Xubuntu 15.10 on a Thinkpad x201. Any help would be ...
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Screen tearing is driving me crazy (no solutions worked yet)!

Although I've tested several solutions to overcome the screen tearing, I've still have had this strange problem on my Ubuntu 15.1. My machine uses a Nvidia gpu alongside a built-in Intel one. I heard ...
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Cannot boot Ubuntu - Black screen

Last night all worked very well, but after i shut down my computer it won't boot to Ubuntu. I am using dual boot of Ubuntu 15.10 and Kali Linux 2.0, in kali it boots just fine but after selecting ...
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Graphics Cards - Power State

I have an Nvidia Optimus laptop dual-booting Ubuntu for general use and Windows 7 for gaming. I only want integrated graphics for Ubuntu, and when I run glxinfo | grep OpenGL the output is: OpenGL ...
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Trusty: Flickering problem with xorg opensource driver on ATI RV710 [Mobility Radeon HD 4330/4350/4550] [1002:9552]

Last week I reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and since then I'm experiencing strange short horizontal flicker. It's hard to describe so here is a video of it and this is my current setup: lspci ...
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How to enable GPU mining on a spare card not used for main display?

I am using an internal (Intel) video card for my main display. This is selected as per BIOS settings. I'd like to see how the GPU mining is on a AMD card I put into my PC. It's a "Cape Verde PRO ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10 and 13.04 have terribly slow graphic performance

I think I've asked and googled this a lot of times. So many that I've lost the count. Anyway I have installed the three versions that I mentioned above and they all have the same issue and it is that ...
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Updating 14.04 kernel alongside NVIDIA binary driver

Sorry if the question is trivial, but I'm not that good with the graphics end of things and I try to avoid dealing with proprietary drivers as much as I can. However, after upgrading my graphics card ...