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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graphic ubuntu 13.10 does not start, but terminal is available

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and I have installed ROS but now I reboot Linux and the screen is in black. If I presh Ctrl+Alt+F2 I get a terminal , and Ctrol+Alt+F7 back to te black screen instead of the ...
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Fps drop when playing games on wine

I'm new to the Ubuntu world... When I'm trying to play hot pursuit on Windows, I have 60 fps in 1360x768 with high texture, but when I'm playing in Ubuntu using wine, I have 5 or 10 fps when ...
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Laptop LVDS (built-in) monitor not recognized under 14.04

I've been running Ubuntu 10.04 on my Dell Vostro 1220 with and without various external VGA devices since 2010 with no problems. I finally tried doing a fresh install of 14.04, and my laptop's ...
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Can't calibrate my screen(Lenovo 20354) Ubuntu 14.04.1

I just feel like my laptop's screen is not giving true colors. But i can't calibrate my screen. I have latest Intel Graphics Drivers installed. Is there any way to calibrate my screen like there in ...
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AMD A8 processor and HD M230 graphics card

I have an AMD A8 processor along with R5 Radeon HD M230 graphics card (dedicated 2GB DDR3) and 4Gb DDR3 RAM. I think the motherboard is Realtek. The machine is a Lenovo G50-45. I'm running Ubuntu ...
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“Distribution not supported” when trying to install Intel Graphics Installer in 14.10

Link says it all. I understand that 14.10 is a new distro and intel only supports current Ubuntu distros, so I guess my question is: Is there a way to force the install of intel graphics drivers? I ...
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Intel HD 5000 in i5-4250U window refresh problem in 2D games

While playing in AisleRiot or Mahjongg I have get strange behavior of graphics. When I very quickly move a card from left to right edge of the window, the card leaves traces on other cards. I ...
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Strange screen freezing/hangs

I have a laptop with hybrid intel/nvidia graphics (core i5 and gt650m). At random moments the screen, and just the visual part, will freeze/hang. Using Ctrl+Alt+F1 & Ctrl+Alt+F7 to switch the ...
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Black screen after installing nvidia drivers

I have been trying to install Nvidia drivers in ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) I have a MSI GTX750 Ti. After installtion and rebooting, I keep loading into a black screen on the display but the text terminal ...
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installed fglrx drivers and now I'm having problems

I've installed the AMD proprietary drivers and now I'm getting some weird issues. Sublime text editor is now scrolling super slow and I've noted, if I have a video playing on one screen and I scroll ...
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GPU isn't not working right?

System Info MotherBoard: Asus M5A99FX Pro R2.0 GPU: Nvidia MSI 750 TI GTX Geforce CPU: AMD FX 8395 8 core Every time I login I receive a internal error about 3D rendering (have no idea). I can't ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS Black Screen (Already purged NVIDIA)

What's happening: Black screen instead of desktop. I see the purple screen with the Ubuntu logo before it goes to black. My monitors are plugged into my motherboard (just like they were before I ...
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Power outage while uninstalling graphics driver caused problems with unity/compiz

Recently installed an NVIDIA proprietary driver from http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us[1] I ran into trouble installing Steam, and planned on following this advice ( Steam won't ...
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Upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, freezing login

After I upgraded my ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, everytime I login, my screen freezes and I have no control through keyboard or mouse. I entered in recovery mode and could see that it still was ubuntu ...
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How to check 'NVIDIA GeForce GT 820M' is installed, lspci not showing the model?

How can i confirm whether NVIDIA GeForce GT 820M 2GB is installed on my ubuntu laptop? lspci is showing '08:00.0 3D controller : NVIDIA Corporation Device 1140 (rev ff)' does this mean 'NVIDIA ...
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Configuring Ubuntu to use 2 graphics card

I have a desktop that as 2 graphics card that connect 5 monitors. They are a Radeon HD 7970 and a Radeon HD 8490. Ubuntu detects both of them however only the monitors connected to the 7970 are ...
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can only start with nomodeset

I am running ubuntu 14.04.1 on an intel Atom machine. When I start I have to set nomodeset or it boots to a black screen. But even then I only get a 800x600 resolution and everything graphics related ...
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Radeon 9600 on Ubuntu 14.04LTS. Latest drivers

Sorry for my bad English. I am a Pole. I searched on the internet a lot but I have not found. I have Ubuntu 14.04LTS and Radeon 9600. When I installed "Catalalyst 9.3" was the error: Error: ...
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Intel HD 2000 video card only 640x480 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

First time installing anything but Windows, and have run into the following problem: When I ran the Ubuntu installation, I got the odd unintelligible vertical and horizontal lines instead of the ...
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Regarding comparison of 2 image sequences

I have images in 2 different folders, 100 images in each of the 2 folders.The images belong to photographs taken from 2 different simulations.The 100 images are the 100 time steps of the 2 ...
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Weird (and annoying) screen flicker on Compaq Presario CQ50

I have a Compaq Presario CQ50 laptop. It is running Windows Vista Home Premium and Ubuntu 14 LTS. I have a NVIDIA GeFORCE 8200M G. I installed 331.79 drivers for it (as recommended in another post) to ...
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Screen tearing with multiple monitors

I've got three monitors total, in portrait mode. There's a lot of screen tearing when dragging windows around. How can that be fixed? Additional information: OS: Ubuntu 14.10 graphics card: AMD ...
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Redirect GPU hardware output?

I'm wondering if it's possible to redirect GPU power to make it look like it's appearing as an External Device? I have Intel Integrated GPU, and I also have Nvidia Integrated GPU with CUDA support, so ...
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Ubuntu stuck after login when I install Nvidia driver

I have 2 graphics card in (Tesla k10, K40) my supermicro SuperServer 7047GR-TPRF. I installed ubuntu server 14.04 also ubuntu 14.04 but in both OS, when I install cuda or Nvidia graphics driver ...
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optirun playonlinux

If I use optirun to run playonlinux ( or PRIMUS_SYNC=2 primusrun playonlinux ) and then I choose a game that uses wine, does my game also use secondary graphic card ? I ask because I get low FPS as if ...
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How to draw a picture with text in the center of that via command-line?

I need to paint an image with text in the center via command-line to further put into the video. A simple yellow text on black background. I tried FFmpeg way: ffmpeg -loop 1 -r 1 -i b.png -b:v 1M ...
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How to disable my APU and use the GPU (AMD Radeon) open source driver instead?

I'm using Ubuntu 1410 (Kernel v3.13) #uname -r 3.13.0-27-generic I've been trying to disable the APU (i.e. Intel's graphics software driver) and use the GPU (i.e. Xorg open source driver for ...
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How to install Nvidia proprietary drivers?

I get pretty poor performance with Nouveau, so I want to install the proprietary drivers. However, I've had to reinstall Ubuntu TWICE. I tried the "173" driver, black screen. "nvidia-current", black ...
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Ubuntu hangs on for 1-2 minutes, after pressing “Lock Screen”

I've got Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Sorry for my bad English, I am a Pole. When I press "Lock Screen" (top right) system is hangs on for 1-2 minutes. After 2 minutes it work. The mouse works but I can not ...
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Additional Drivers for AMD Graphic Card have not been installing

I have a trouble with my Ubuntu 14.10. I want to install additional driver for my AMD graphic card but when I choose fglrx-updates in "Software & Updates" -> "Additional Drivers" and press "Apply ...
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Screen tearing in video playback - Ubuntu 14.10 - Unity - Intel Ivy Bridge

I am experiencing severe screen tearing while playing full screen video. Ivy Bridge graphics - Ubuntu 14.10 x64 (Unity). Existing answers such as Screen tearing in 11.10 with intel graphics do not ...
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Graphic Driver and low fps in game.

Ok, so here is the problem I am having. I am runing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Specs: Processor AMD Athlon(tm) II X3 450 Processor × 3 Graphics Card: GTS 450 1g RAM: 4.0 g ddr3 When I go to ...
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Flashing screen after installing GPU drivers

I've recently installed GPU drivers for my NVIDIA Geforce GTS 450 (downloaded from NVIDIA website; I installed it in "terminal way") and many things started to work better (like games and getting back ...
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ATIConfig returning incorrect graphics cards

I just upgraded to 14.04 (from 12.04) which ended up being a bit of a hassle. I now have almost everything working, except that my second graphcis card is being a bit weird. if I run aticonfig ...
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14.04 Graphics/Windowing Problem - icons and window text disappear!

I loaded Ubuntu 14.04 to what used to be a Windows Media Center PC computer. The install went without a hitch. However, after completing all the updating to get the system current. I have encountered ...
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Switchable Graphics not working on Acer 4820TG with Ubuntu 14.04

I am using an Acer Aspire TimelineX 4820TG notebook with Ubuntu 14.04. Everything is working well except the graphics and when I update my system. On a new 14.04 64bit installation, the default ...
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Graphic problems with installing of UbuntuDesktop

I am having the following problem: I installed the Ubuntu ISO file to a USB Disk. My computer can boot from it just fine. When I set the boot mode to "UEFI", i get a weirdly stretched menu that is ...
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Since updating to Ubuntu 14.04, Chromium causes black screen

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04. Since I did that, while surfing in Chromium, some sites cause my computer to go black. It's still on due to the power light, but I can't do anything and have to ...
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Graphics display messed up since upgrade to 14.10 from 14.04

I upgraded to 14.10 from 14.04 and now my grphics are very messed up. with Xorg nouveau and with the nvidia 340.58 driver I have the same issue with the display being far to big for the screen so that ...
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How to install GeForce drivers for new Maxwell based cards?

I have not seen a complete guide for correctly installing the GeForce drivers for the new Maxwell based cards and I have struggled getting my Maxwell card to work properly, so I have written a short ...
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Graphics failures after recent 14.04 updater

and hope someone can help cause I'm over my head on this one. Running 14.04 on dell optiplex 755 The machine has 4 gb of ram and is running an Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3100 All was fine ...
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Borderlands 2 will only starts in a small window - Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I was having trouble running Borderlands 2 on a newly imaged Ubuntu 14.04 64bit install. The machine is a Lenovo X1 Carbon. I had trouble with the libopenal1 error, but was able to fix it. I've ran ...
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What is are the brands of laptops that support openGL 4.0 and above

I have had bad experience in getting optimus to work well with ubuntu / getting intel drivers to play well with openGL > 3.0 and issues with stutter/lag etc. I am looking for a laptop that has ...
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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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windows 7 not installed while instaling windows 7 after installing ubuntu

I have installed ubuntu as a fresh os on my dell xps laptop L1410 when i am trying to intall windows 7 for dual boot an error is coming no drivers found also it needs to NTFS formating of hard drive ...
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CPU overheating after fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 maybe from ATI Radeon HD 3470 video card not being detected well

My CPU is overheating on a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 - when idle it is at about 56-60 degrees Celsius. If I open Chrome, that brings it up to 65 degrees and even more if I use unity (80 degrees). ...
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Ubuntu with lag and no wifi after installation (14.04.1)

Recently I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my laptop with a USB flash drive. The install was super smooth and all, and everything worked fine. When it was done, I restarted the PC and used it and it was ...
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graphics are not running properly

I recently installed Ubuntu 14 on my pc HP xw6400. but the graphics are very slow. video songs don't play properly. I tried installing different drivers for graphics card but none of them worked out. ...
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Overheat Nvidia Graphic Card - 110 ºC

*My nvidia GPU when I am playing games, in very low settings and capped FPS (25 FPS) it reaches an extraordinary 110º degrees Celsius. And of course the computer shuts down. I use the nvidia binary ...
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Job of Gallium3D on Linux

Question 0: when a Linux OS is up and running with a hardware graphics accelerator supprt (VGA Card Support), what is the job of software like Gallium3D required to do? Does it pre process the ...