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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Screen starts blinking sometimes

i've been dealing with this problem for a while and i have no idea where even to look at in order to find it, maybe you could help me or give me any hint. The problem is simply that. The screen ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 distorted loading image and Graphic after unlock

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTE on my Sony Vaio Laptop having below configuration: Ram: 4GB Graphic Card: AMD Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series [1024 MB] Processor: Intel i5-3230M @2.60GHz Ubuntu is ...
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Screen freeze after indeterminate amount of time 16.04

so I just got a new desktop machine up and running with 16.04 LTS and while it appeared initially to be fully functional, I am now getting some freezing issues. After an indeterminate amount of time,...
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PC restarts while watching videos online

While watching videos on YouTube or even Facebook screen goes on random color for few seconds and after it computer restarts. When I watching something on VLC or other player everything's fine. Before ...
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Skylake GPU very slow [on hold]

Build my new PC yesterday with the I5-6500 skylake cpu. Installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, and the graphics was really sluggish. Not even scrolling evenly in a browser. I then tried the fix in https://github....
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Team Fortress 2 - Low Frame Rate

I have observed a strange problem with Team Fortress 2 on Ubuntu 16.04. Note This does not seem to affect the single player mode, only multiplayer. I can play on the single player training mode for ...
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distorted video playback with vlc in kubuntu 16.04

I recently installed kubuntu 16.04 on my laptop. Everything works fine except that i can't play videos with vlc player! the default player(Dragon) has no problem but when i open videos with vlc the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Nvidia GeForce 940M black screen after suspend

I just purchased an ASUS laptop that has the Nvidia GeForce 940M GFX card in it. Ubuntu installed the Nvidia 361 driver and it works fine. Computer boots up using the Nvidia graphics. The problem is ...
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How to make Intel QSV FFmpeg to run on GPU in ubuntu 14.04?

In ubuntu 14.04, my ffmpeg configurations are, ffmpeg version ebe0fa0 Copyright (c) 2000-2015 the FFmpeg developers built with gcc 4.8.5 (GCC) 20150623 (Red Hat 4.8.5-4) configuration: --enable-...
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NVIDIA proprietary driver does not load when using shimx64 since xenial

I have a strange behavior after upgrading my PC from wily to xenial (both Kubuntu flavor). Before and after the upgrade I have two "ubuntu" boot options in my BIOS. Here you can see the values behind ...
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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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How to get my Nvidia Geforce GTX960 Graphic Card to work in Ubuntu 16.04

My DETAILS shown about my computer in SYSTEM SETTINGS: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Device name bob-kaares-system memory: 62,9 Gib Processor: Intel Core i7-3930K CPU @ 3.20GHz x 12 Graphics: Gallium 0,4 on ...
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Screen does not turn back on after turning off for inactivity

If my screen turns off due to inactivity, it will not come back on. It does turn on when waking up from suspend. I have 16.04 on a HP Compaq nc6000. In System Settings -> Details, the graphics line ...
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Oilaf driver updates?

I've installed Oilaf graphics driver from here: Oilaf graphics driver But keeps updating the same items in loop, like lib1gl or opengl apis, any idea what I can do to update normally?
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How to fix missing characters from font after awakening from suspend?

I find that often after awakening from suspend on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20 (I have only found this issue on the latest version, though I have not tried with GNOME 3.18 on 16.04) that I get ...
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Very slow boot on 16.04 version/ nvidia card instead of intel

I installed the 16.04 version and it's very slow compared to the boot of my previous OS (win10). Ubuntu takes about 1min40sec to boot up while win10 was +- 30s laptop specs: 6GB ram Intel® Core™ i5-...
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Cannot Use 3d Acceleration with Ubuntu Guest in VirtualBox

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04LTS guest on a Windows 10 host. The guest additions appear to be working since Ubuntu is able to run at full resolution, clipboard sharing works, etc. However, 3d acceleration ...
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How to force Linux to use a specific video card from two available gpu?

system and hardware: MB: MSI Z170A PC MATE; Intel i7-6700 3.4GHz; Nvidia GTX 750 Ti; Nvidia GTX 960; 2 PCIe 3.0 x16 (1st slot) and x4 (2nd slot); Noveau driver Goal: make the 2nd PCIe slot with its ...
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When I installed Intel graphic driver failed distribution not supported? [duplicate]

I am installing intel graphic driver but showing this problem . Problem screenshot one Problem screenshot two
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Turn on proprietary Nvidia graphics driver on Ubuntu 16.04 in recovery mode

I had a working system running Ubuntu 16.04 with the proprietary Nvidia graphics drivers. I decided to switch to nouveau (foolish, I know) and now the system won't boot. It forces me into recovery ...
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Installing NVIDIA GEFORCE 920 M on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS | Acer Aspire E Series

I Bought Acer Aspire E15 E5-573G-39G8 (NX.MVMSI.045) Notebook last month back which has the below graphic cards 2GB DDR3 NVIDIA 920M Intel Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics ( fallback i guess ) ...
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16.04 AMD Graphics card not used properly

I just updated to 16.04. My system has AMD Radeon HD 5450 graphics card which I use with two 16:9 monitors. After update, i.e., after removing fglrx, the displays are mirrored and have 4:3 aspect ...
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Why does Ubuntu gets stuck on the loading screen?

I've been experiencing many problem lately since I fresh installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my SONY VAIO VPCEH with Windows 7 previously installed. Sometimes when I try to boot Ubuntu, it gets stuck at ...
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Switch video drivers in dual boot environment

What is the easiest way to make ubuntu boot on both native computer with NVIDIA card installed and as a VMware guest. After installing nvidia-304 driver package I can't load it in VMware. It stuck in ...
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After upgrading from 12.10 to 16.04 can sign in but screen eventually freezes and breaks

I upgraded my ASUS AMD desktop from Ubuntu 12.10 to 16.04. Although I am able to sign in the cursor and screen will freeze while switching back/forth between applications, then after a few seconds the ...
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Nvidia X server - cannot switch to GPU from my Intel, because of python import error

When I try to switch to my NVIDIA this happens: ERROR: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/share/screen-resolution-extra/nvidia-prime.py", line 22, in <module> ...
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Nvidia driver installed but sytem running Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe

I installed 14.04 a month ago and have not been able to get my Nvidia graphics card to work since that time. Currently the system thinks it is using the Nvidia driver. Output of lshw -c video is as ...
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Adjusting PowerMizer performance levels without restarting X

I have a NVidia GeForce Ti 550 and am running Xubuntu 16.04, using the official drivers. nvidia-settings reveals that I have three different "performance levels" under the PowerMizer settings, but it ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 and AMD RADEON HD 6750: The system is running in low-graphics mode

I'd like to install Ubuntu 16.04 on desktop with AMD video card but after successfull install and reboot I got black screen with popap "The system is running in low-graphics mode". After some ...
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Disable discrete graphics card permanently

Just installed Ubuntu 16.04 in a dual boot with Win 7. My graphics card, AMD Radeon HD 6770M is fried, and hangs and then crashes the computer the moment it's activated. So I've been running my Win 7 ...
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No second display over HDMI (16.04 LTS) hybrid graphics

I cannot seem to enable or use my HDMI port in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. As I connect it with my TV, there's no signal on either ends. Detecting displays doesn't work. It probably has something to do with ...
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Can not install CUDA on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a HP Pavillion laptop with a CUDA enabled NVIDIA GPU GT-940M graphics card. I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and its working pretty fine until I install CUDA or Nvidia Drivers on my ...
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After install and boot selection, the screen is inactive

I just installed Ubuntu for Desktop 16.04 LTS with the ISO on a USB. After the reboot, the partition/boot selection appeared, I select Ubuntu (the normal default launcher) and the screen is inactive (...
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Switching from Intel (Battery Saver) to GTX 970M doesn't work

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Alienware 17R3, and managed to get the proprietary drivers from the Additional Drivers option. However, trying to switch to the 970M from the Intel GPU using the ...
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Severe graphic artifacts on screen after screensaver!

Note: I tried to use descriptive language, but because I'm uncertain of the problem's underlying details, I'm not necessarily able to use the most accurate and descriptive language. Often, when I ...
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xcalib -inver -alter does not work with the NVIDIA driver version 364

I have been using xcalib -invert -alter to reverse the colors in my screen. The command works fine with the nouveau driver using the onboard graphics driver. However, when I switch to NVIDIA binary ...
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Disable automatic brightness according to content in Ubuntu 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Dell Latitude E3440 laptop. My problem is that screen brightness automatically changes depending on content. This means that the screen gets brighter when the ...
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X has mysteriously stopped working on Radeon card

One day after rebooting my computer lightdm would not start, there was no colsole, and apparently the keyboard wasn't working either (no caps/num lock light). I tried various things to get it to work ...
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Nvidia low-graphics mode problem after upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04

After upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04, my Nvidia proprietary driver suddenly become not working. The "system is running in low-graphics mode" message appear every-time I boot my laptop with have Nvidia ...
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Unable to stub 1 of 2 nvidia cards

I am unable to have my video card claimed completely by stub: [ 9.897987] pci-stub: add 10DE:13C2 sub=FFFFFFFF:FFFFFFFF cls=00000000/00000000 [ 9.897998] pci-stub: add 10DE:0FBB sub=FFFFFFFF:...
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Just a question about switching GPU's

So im running 16.04 and i currently have a zotac GT 430 in my build, it runs great with OpenGL and the nvidia proprietary drivers. I plan to drop in a new GTX 750ti to get more than 20fps on ...
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How to revert permission changes on var directory - Ubuntu 14.04LTS?

While installing Hadoop, I accidentally changed the ownership of var and etc folders and their sub-directories. Now, I am not able to boot my Ubuntu system. It throws me the Low graphics mode error ...
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Graphics “patchy” with AMD A8 6410 using fglrx driver

I have 14.04 installed on Lenovo G50-45 laptop with AMD A8 6410. I had problems with graphics drivers. Open source driver was crashing when I wanted to insert formula in OpenOffice Writer. Now I am ...
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How do I get EGL and OpenGLES libraries for Ubuntu running on VirtualBox?

I have Ubuntu running on VirtualBox. Guest additions are installed and now the OS is hardware acceleration capable. I have OpenGL library in place. Now I want to run apps using egl + opengles1.1 &...
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NVIDIA Driver causes Segmentation fault of graphical applications

I have a little problem with the NVIDIA driver. I've built a PC for scientific computations on which I'm running MATLAB and other programs. To speed up the computations I've included a NVIDIA Quadro ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 dispaly resolution problem

I am using Ubuntu for quite a while now. Just scrolling through the display settings I noticed that the screen resolution only gives me two options 1024x768 and 800x600 in a 4:3 aspect ratio while my ...
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Hardware Graphic Accelleration on Asus E403S

I bought an Asus E403S and I immediatly put on it Ubuntu 16.04 GNOME, this pc has a N3700 Pentium cpu and no video card, I'm wondering if it is normal that CSS animations like a simple font-size-...
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16.04 with Radeon R7 370 graphics card has slow and stuttering graphics

I recently installed 16.04 64 bit. every window I open or interact with stutters and goes through its animation extremely slowly. Opening the Unity search takes about five seconds, going through ...
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“Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libgtk-3-0 (>=3.16.2)” when trying to install Intel-linux-graphic-installer

~Ubuntu 14.04 ~Intel® HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2) x86/MMX/SSE2 I am experiencing "An unknown DirectX error has occurred..." crash msg and one of the solutions I found so far is to update ...
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Skylake Integrated Graphics | HP ProOne 400 G2 AIO Install Problems

Trying to install Ubuntu on HP ProOne 400 G2 It has an i3 Skylake and intel integrated graphics. I have been unsuccessful in installing Ubuntu 14 - 16 and getting the graphics to work correctly with ...