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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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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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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Graphics problem: vertical red stripes

Symptoms: short (about one char high) vertical red stripes, a pixel wide spaced and four or five pixels apart, cover my screen. They are most visible in black areas and least in white ones. They cover ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to change default GPU for XCOM on Linux

So, I picked up XCOM: Enemy Unknown (with the Enemy Within expansion) on Steam recently. Great game, even with the bug, but I'm finding that now and then FPS will drop to like seven, especially after ...
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install driver for dual integrated Intel® HD graphics 4400 and Radeon R5 M230 in ubuntu 14.04

I have just purchased a lenovo dos laptop with following configuration : i3 400u which has integrated Intel® HD graphics 4400 and 2gb Radeon R5 M230/ATI JET LE R5 M230 . I do not know whether it is ...
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Easy Nvidia to Nouveau switching

Recently installed the latest NVidia drivers (340), and the tearing, even while scrolling is unworkable. So, after trying various fixes with no avail, Iv'e decided to try and swicth back and forth ...
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14.10 Fresh Install and FGLRX install issue

I have now spent a good 8 hours trying to resolve this issue. I have a fresh Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit install and fglrx amd driver. I then run: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade I then reboot ...
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Software updates crashes on nvidia driver [duplicate]

I just downloaded and installed 14.04 to replace a xubuntu 14.10 that has been crashing on every reboot. Now, with nothing else installed, Software updates crashes when it gets to the nvidia driver. ...
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 Graphics (switchable)

I know there are a few threads with this very same issue. But none have actually generated a solution. So the laptop is an HP Pavilion dv6-3150sa (http://tinyurl.com/pkpcs3l) which has an integrated ...
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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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fglrx-updates not working on Ubuntu 14.10

I installed fglrx-updates and fglrx-amdcccle-updates packages. Then also executed the command amdconfig --initial. My system started and all was fine. Then I started amdcccle(AMD Catalyst Control ...
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How do I clear up textures on my desktop?

I have an nvidia Geforce GT 430 installed, I do have the "proprietary driver" x servers setting thing, but yet everything looks kind of rough, like rough edges and with a LOT of contrast, similar to ...
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Black screen on Radeon HD 6790 (DVI), working on integrated graphic card (VGA)

My computer: Gigabyte GA-H81M-HD3 GoodRam DDR3 4GB/1600 CL11 Intel Pentium G3420 AMD Radeon HD 6790 Is there any chance to repair ubuntu on Radeon? I have also Windows 7 and everythink work good, ...
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Lubuntu: text on system menus/bars appears blurred when memory usage is high

I have an old system (Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz, 3 GB RAM), running Lubuntu 14.10. When I run memory intensive applications, the text on title-bars, menu-bars and notification panels appears extremely blurry ...
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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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Random screen artifacts on integrated graphics

My laptop sometimes experiences strange screen artifacts on the screen, like this : It also has some notable characteristics: It happens on both integrated and discrete graphics card. It is ...
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Install NVIDIA FEGORCE GTX 850M driver

I just bought a ASUS laptop which uses NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 850M. However, it doesn't work under Ubuntu 14.04.1 lts. I have tried to download driver from NVIDIA official website and install it according ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop Doesn't Display Correctly

This is a fresh install. Upon start up I am able to move the mouse pointer around a black screen with a blinking text cursor in the top corner. If I switch to a terminal and then try to switch back to ...
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vgaswitcheroo: client 101 refused switch (Radeon HD5650/Intel Hybrid), can't use discrete graphics card

I'm trying to use my discrete graphics card (Radeon HD 5650) so I can run some more graphics-intensive applications. I have an HP Envy-14 Beats Edition laptop. The fglrx drivers don't work at all for ...
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NVIDIA drivers problem

i recently installed ubuntu 14.04LTS. My PC configuration is Core-i7 4770 16GB RAM NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 2TB HDD I am new to Ubuntu. Before installing NVIDIA drivers the window transitions are slow ...
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What is with this static when I open this menu?

When I open this menu my dock goes all staticy, how can I fix this?
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Need help with Nvidia drivers [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu or linux at all. I'm trying to install the drivers for my GTX 550 Ti from nvidia's official website. I'm downloading the drivers for linux 64 bit (What i'm using). I'm choosing ...
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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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switchable graphics install 14.10 problem

Just bought a new Dell laptop (Inspiron 15 3542) with switchable graphics (Intel + Nvidia) .. but can't install drivers the right way .. so, how to ?