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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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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trying to install drivers on ubuntu 15.04 for my r7 260x graphics card NEED HELP

I'm totally new to Ubuntu and I have looked over this PDF:amd-catalyst-graphics-driver-installer-notes-for-linux-operating-systems.pdf I am aware in the PDF it says 14.04 is supported, but on the ...
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colors from graphic card gets sometime inverted

Colors from graphic card gets sometime inverted. When I start Ubuntu 12.04 its just fine, but sometimes after some time the colors get inverted. I use a 40" lcd-tv as a monitor, and if I cahnge the ...
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Ubuntu lastest kernel update broke my GFX drivers [duplicate]

So, the latest kernel broke my AMD drivers and forced my system into a Low Graphics Mode on boot up now, the update I got was 3.19.0-26 and I'm now in ttyl consoles now instead of the Ubuntu desktop. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 how to install cuda 6.5 without installing nvidia driver

I am working on workstation with CPU core I7 4790 and two GPUs GTX 760 4 GB ram/1152 core the system's memory is 16 GB RAM I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS after many tries and reinstalling Ubuntu many ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 frequent mouse freeze

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 on my Asus (i5 core and 8GB Ram) since Ubuntu is more and more growing on me. However I experience frequent freezes of my screen. I cannot move ...
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Error with Graphics program using C (Ubuntu 14.04)

Regarding this thread How do I use graphics.h in Ubuntu? , I executed the following program(shown below the block), but the program unfortunately ends automatically after a few seconds with the ...
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Macbook pro Power consumption /Graphics card [closed]

I have a 10.10 install on a MacbookPro 5,3. Ubuntu uses quite a lot of power and has a really low battery life. I've already disabled bluetooth and the iSight camera. The Macbook has two different ...
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Broken FGLRX DKMS module on latest UBUNTU Updates

(Ubuntu 15.04) After latest round of updates fglrx failed to compile dkms module on both of my laptops. 1 laptop has switchable graphics and the other does not. The laptop with switchable graphics ...
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What's the difference between getting graphics drivers from the new ppa vs from Additional Drivers?

I've heard a lot of hype about the new PPA, but is it any better/different than using the Additional Drivers tab of the Software and Updates program?
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How to force Xorg to use integrated video (ASPEED) instead of my Tesla K20?

I'm trying to get my brand new server up and running for gpgpu with 14.04LTS, but I'm having issues with the graphics drivers. If I install the CUDA Toolkit, it also installs regular nvidia drivers ...
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libva error: Cannot use VDPAU on nVidia 840M

I have a Primus laptop, and I cannot use VDPAU on Nvidia. I have installed Nvidia's proprietary driver from "Additional Drivers", but if I run "vainfo" in a terminal I get the error message: ...
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Radeon HD 6950 temperature is way too hot

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 with the default video driver because with the proprietary one the animations/window moving/video play is laggy and slow. With the default driver everything is fine except that ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 graphical interface doesn't start

I have got a problem with my Ubuntu. I accidentally closed the graphical interface by pressing Strg+Alt+F1. I returned to the graphical interface by pressing Strg+Alt+F7. Everything seemed fine, but ...
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VMware Workstation 11.1.2 Ubuntu Guest Menu bar and menu blurred of Black When 3D Acceleration is enabled

I am experiencing a problem with the menu bar being blurred. I can navigate using terminal and can open apps using terminal. When I disable 3D acceleration I have the menu bar but I have performance ...
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How to activate LibreOffice anti-aliasing?

LibreOffice looks terrible compared to the rest of my OS and other text applications, such as MS Word. It looks like it has no anti-aliasing, how can I activate it? Here's a screenshot of what it ...
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Cuda installation on msi with two graphics card

I have a msi laptop CX61 2QF core i7, 4GB RAM, Intel HD Graphics 4600, Nvidia Geforce 9400M, Ubuntu 14.04 I want to install cuda 7.0, I downloaded the run file, made it as an executable and ...
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Troubleshooting: portion of laptop screen went suddenly blank

This is what the screen of my laptop looks like as of 45 minutes ago. Note the blank 1.5-inch bar on the right hand side (which is now completely black). It appeared suddenly, as I was in the middle ...
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How do I get started with OpenGL on Ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying to get myself setup to do some development in Ubuntu. I got my IDE codeblocks for c++, but regarding OpenGL side I am lost. I do not where to start from. I was expecting it to be ...
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Unable to connect two LG screens, GeForce GTX 750

I have trouble to connect two screens in my computer. I installed (with one screen) Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04 (just to try) and everything is ok. But then I try to connect the other screen and everything ...
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Black border with Ubuntu 14.04 on Raspberry Pi 2 Model B

As the title states, I'm getting a black border on my screen running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. I've tried modifying the /boot/config.txt file and tweaking/disabling the overscan, as ...
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Weird display error / Black lines all over the screen when using nvidia driver

My system: Laptop: Asus K55 Grapics driver: Nvidia 340.76 (I also have nvidia prime, so I can switch to intel graphics) GPU: GeForce GT 635M CPU: Intel Core i5-3210M CPU @ 2.501GHz So, I ...
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I can't make Ubuntu work with nVidia Geforce 960GT drivers

after hours and hours of reading and trying possible solutions, I give up, I'm running through the internal graphics card of my computer but every time I try to install nvidia drivers and use the ...
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Video Graphics glitchy Ubuntu 14.04 XPS 13 9343

I am having constant issues with graphics being glitchy and slow window rendering when moving windows on my xps 13. i7 with 8GB of ram. Is there a way to fix this or a driver?
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Driver Installing Problem for NVIDIA Tesla K80 under Linux

I have tried to install the driver for K80 under Ubuntu for 1 week and I can't install successfully even though I have tried every method from NVIDIA forum/Google. When I use lspci, the following ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Nvidia 540m Optimus latest graphic driver

I am using ubuntu 14.10 and 331.113 NVidia driver without an issue. However I would like to install the latest possible NVidia driver that would work with my GPU. The problem is that if I download and ...
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Screen tear or I don't know what to call it when using chrome

I rarely posts question but well this has been bugging me since i started using Ubuntu 14.04, of course previously I was using Win8.1 without any issues. My screen has a tear when using chrome which ...
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Bumblebee isnt active, now what? nvidia-prime takes whole session

Bumblebee stopped developing in 2013. How to use optirun/primerun etc... now (e.g. 15.04)? How to run desktop on intel and single app on prop. nvidia (not nouveau)? I would like nvidia to powerdown ...
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Fuzzy visuals and low fps in games, screen tearing in both games and web browser. Happened after changing up drivers

This started after tf2 kept crashing upon opening. I assumed i might have had a driver issue and switched over to the proprietary drivers from amd. The crashes persisted so I switched back to the open ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 ATI/AMD driver problem

I'm trying to install a driver for ATI Radeon HD 7900 series. I've read a lot of different articles, but I still cannot to do it. For example, I've tryed almost all instructions/way from this page ...
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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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What does “!!! Unknown header type 7f” error means?

I bought a new laptop, and I can't enable discrete graphic card. The output of lspci -k | grep -EA2 'VGA|Display' terminal command: 00:01.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ...
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Doesn't detect graphic card

Ubuntu 14.04 seems to neither detect my graphics card (nVidia GeForce 800) automatically nor use the corresponding nvidia-340 driver even after manually installing it, so I really don't know what to ...
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HDTV overscanning problem - NOT a TV setting

I'm using a 42" Philips LCD TV (42PFL3704D/F7) as a secondary monitor for my computer, running Linux Mint 17.2 and Windows 7. My primary monitor is a 22" LCD monitor, and it works fine on both ...
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GNOME 3 System Applications stay black when using Intel GPU

my notebook has two GPUs. One Nvidia GPU and an Intel integrated GPU. When using the Nvidia GPU everything is fine. When using the Intel GPU (switched through the nvidia-settings tool) all System ...
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PPA directory, Steam, Dota 2

I have a graphics problem on Dota 2, the characters and the wood are transparent. When I'm starting steam I am adviced to install ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates However, when I type that in Terminal I ...
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glxinfo (64bit) tried to load r600_dri.do (32bit)

I'm trying to setup a HTPC with Kodi (and vdpau), powered by an AMD A4-5300 APU with Radeon(tm) HD 7480D Graphics. Since hardware acceleration is not supported in the fglrx drivers, (Someone, correct ...
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Switchover from AMD 760G (Northbridge)/AMD SB710(Southbridge) chipset to Intel G41(Northbridge)/ICH7 (Southbridge)

I have switched my mainboard from Asrock 960GC-GS FX (AMD 760G (Northbridge)/AMD SB710(Southbridge)) chipset to MSI G41M-P33 Combo (Intel G41(Northbridge)/ICH7 (Southbridge)) and processor from AMD ...
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Bumblebee using nouveau instead of proprietary

Running glmark2 with optirun on Nvidia 740M on 15.04: OpenGL Information GL_VENDOR: nouveau GL_RENDERER: Gallium 0.4 on NV108 GL_VERSION: 3.0 Mesa 10.5.2 I want to use proprietary driver. ...
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Fan constantly runs on Dell 3521 with Radeon HD7670m on Ubuntu 15.04

My laptop configuration are Dell 3521 Core i3 3227U @ 1.9Ghz 4GB RAM Intel HD4000 graphic + radeon HD7670m 1GB DDR3 dedicated graphics. When I boot Ubuntu 14.04.02LTS on my laptop, CPU cooling fan ...
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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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Slow ALT-TAB Ubuntu 14.04 - XORG CPU spike

I am currently experiencing some infuriating lag/sluggishness with Ubuntu 14.04 when doing relatively trivial, undemanding work across a few basic applications (Chrome, Mudlet, Sublime Text 3, and the ...
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Graphics driver problem

I have a AMD/ATI HD6600. I have already tested every single popular Linux distribution and I still have this problem. If I start using non-proprietary drivers, most of the time I start my PC after ...
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Problem with AMD Radeon HD 6470M on 14.04 with AMD Catalyst Control Center (PC : SONY VAIO Vpcca3s1E)

The problem with my AMD GPU is that on Ubuntu it uses only half of its VRAM: it uses only 256MB of the (already low) 512MB available. Also in CCC its showing way another graphics card: a Radeon HD ...
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How to update intel graphics in ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

My Laptop is Dell E6440 , core i7 8GB machine which runs Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to update my intel graphics and I dowloaded the intel graphics installer also ...
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Screen tearing Ubuntu 14.04 nvidia driver

So my laptop has an annoying tearing whenever i play a graphic-intensive game or watch a movie. It happens regardless of driver used: open-source or proprietary. For those asking, I have tried the ...
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Lenovo Y510P and SLI GT750M not working

I recently bought a Lenovo Y510P which comes with a SLI of NVIDIA GT750M. I managed to install Ubuntu 13.04 on my UEFI system by simply downloading the correct .iso, disabling secure boot and ...
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What does “tested driver” mean?

I've got a new Notebook but cannot use the graphics-card in its full glory because the X.Org driver is not the best one. I can choose another driver for my graphics card (nVidia GeForce 960M). But on ...
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Can I/ How do I use my on board graphics chip with my graphics card together in Ubuntu?

I'm not really sure if this is an acceptable question to ask her because of this reason I also posted this in the normal stack exchange. If this was not okay please let me know. The Problem: I would ...
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i cant identify the model number of my nvidia card

I have recently bought lenovo z50-70 laptop but i am not sure the model of my nvidia card because Ubuntu cant see it even when scan for drivers from additional drivers it shows that there are no ...