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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How to use Nouveau for graphics and NVIDIA GPU for only CUDA programs on Optimus notebook?

I am using a notebook with a Intel i7 (with its own GPU) and a NVIDIA GPU. On Windows, the notebook uses Optimus to switch between the GPUs intelligently. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I installed CUDA ...
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Intel Graphics card

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in my Thinkpad with intel HD 4600 graphics card When i tried to check additional driver it says no additional driver found. output of this command, apt-cache ...
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Heating problem in ubuntu 14.10

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Hp pavillion g6 laptop.My laptop was heating fastly,fan is working.I have switchable graphics IntelHDgraphics and AMD HD 7600 graphics card. lspci | grep VGA ...
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ATI Drivers crash GUI

I am currently trying to install graphics drivers for my GPU. But my case may be a bit different, I have an APU A10-7770K and a graphics card Radeon R7 250X. I tried many, many times to get my rig run ...
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Graphics not detected and mouse flickers

My mouse flickers and tends to disappear and when I go to Displays inside settings, I get Unknown. Also, when I go into Details, I get "Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 0x209)" under Graphics. How can I ...
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Unity crashing with amd drivers

I recently installed Ubuntu. I am currently trying to install graphics drivers for my GPU. But my case may be a bit different, I have an APU A10-7770K and a graphics card Radeon R7 250X. I tried many, ...
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Blender 2.75a has massive lag

I'm running Blender 2.75a Game Engine on Ubuntu 14.04. My system specs are: 4GB RAM Intel Core 2 Duo Nvidia Geforce 210 Once I select the Texture mode the program begins to lag hugely, taking ...
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Ubuntu hangs…Mostly when doing something graphically intensive [closed]

My ubuntu hangs. Its not the unity, since i tried different desktop environments, but something else,. It hangs only during i watch a video or play war3 using wine. Also, it sometimes crashes back to ...
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The system is running in low-graphics mode?

First off, I've searched and tried every method I could find the last ~6 hours. Nvidia 750 TI graphics card. Running in VMWare. The system ran fine for a few days and out of nowhere I received a ...
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How can I change the graphics card on Virtualbox Windows? [closed]

I am trying to install a windows driver for a displaylink usb adapter. I have gotten the Windows 7 virtualbox to recognize external usbs and this device. When I try to install the driver, I get the ...
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LibreOffice 4.4.4.3 crashes Unity (12.04 LTS)

For close to the last year, I have had problems with LibreOffice randomly crashing my Unity desktop in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Today, I found a consistency to the problem and recorded a video to show what ...
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Installing nvidia driver [duplicate]

I just downloaded the nvidia geforce 920M driver from their official site for linux. I dont know how to install the driver.How to install the downloaded driver?
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How can I get my second monitor to work on Intel HD4600

My primary graphics card (as set in the BIOS) is my R9 280X. It works perfectly fine with the monitor running off it. However, my secondary monitor (an older one, a beige 4:3) which is plugged into ...
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intel graphics on ubuntu 14.04

I've upgraded my Dell optiplex 9020 to 14.04, and cannot get a proper display driver (resolution stuck at 1024x768, with no other options). My device in lspci: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller ...
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Not seeing start menu bar through which I can navigate to various applications

I have installed ubuntu 15 on VM ware workstation 11. But I am not able to see the start menu bar through which I can navigate to various applications settings etc. Noticed gray and black patches ...
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Ubuntu freezes after login. Help!

Just put the latest version Ubuntu on a Acer Veriton X270 pc. Install went fine and brings up login screen just fine. After login if I attempt to start a application it freeze to the point that the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 randomly started to look like old windows

I was messing with the GS on pcsx2 and then ubuntu started to look old and rigid, also the fonts have changed too and everything looks very grey. It looks most like windows 2000, especially the ...
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blank screen during install Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a laptop and loads the menu with the options OK, but when I go to install, the screen goes like this: http://imgur.com/J3PuO8s I wonder if anyone has any idea what ...
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Nvidia crashes after updating ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit and Nvidia driver on my PC. After updating Ubuntu, Nvidia crashes and this is my new Ubuntu desktop: http://i.stack.imgur.com/m4Jyo.jpg When I enter to tty and run ...
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How do I know whether my graphics card is supported by fglrx 13.101

So I've been reading https://wiki.ubuntu.com/X/Config/HybridGraphics and according to it I need a graphics card that is supported by fglrx 13.101. My system is a laptop with Intel Integrated Graphics ...
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How to get OpenGL Shader Language 1.4 working with Intel HD Graphics 4000? (Trusty/14.04)

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty) on an Ultrabook with the i7-3537U CPU. This processor has the Intel HD 4000 GPU (ref), which supports OpenGL 3.3 under Linux (ref). OpenGL 3.3 includes support for ...
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Nvidia driver crashes and kernel errors on fresh install of Kubuntu 15.04

I have an MSI GE70 2OE-071US laptop, with Optimus and an Nvidia GeForce GTX765M graphics card. On Kubuntu 14.10, I was once able to run CUDA using Bumblebee with reasonable reproducibility. On Kubuntu ...
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Not getting the desktop after installing NVidia driver

I ran the following commands for installing the NVidia GeForce driver for Linux: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-current After ...
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How to remove Gallium drivers and install default drivers on Ubuntu 14.04?

I've tried many methods (removing x.org drivers, ati drivers)...but still I cannot find the x.org file in etc/x11/ ..to make any modification.. My current graphic card is ATI Radeon Hd6670 2GB ...
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Running Heroes of the Storm on Wine

I installed heroes of the storm and changed it to the 32-bit client (like it says to do on wineHQ), but everytime I run it, the screen becomes completely red, and if I do anything it crashes and says ...
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how to fix the Nvidia driver runlevel error

this is the error i keep getting does anyone know how to fix this or how to check my runlevel. i been having trouble with error on my 32 bit arm based Samsung series 3 Chromebook. this error keeps ...
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How to remove screen tearing in Ubuntu 15.04

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 for a couple of months. I started using Ubuntu after trying a lot of distros (all of which were giving screen tearing). In Ubuntu the there was no screen tearing in the ...
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Server System Installation Does not support Display Port Monitor

Ubuntu 12.04 system-installation does not create a system that correctly recognizes and uses a display port monitor. The target system has an Intel Atom E3845 processor with DP++ graphics. The install ...
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(noob) driver for GTX 970 install issues [duplicate]

Sorry, it's my first time on a Linux system and I'm totally lost. I want to install the NVidia driver because I'm stuck with a 1024 x 768 resolution and I think my GPU doesn't work properly with the ...
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Greetings, humans! I am looking to further customize my ubuntu programs and features, being a pronounced cephalon such as myself [closed]

Ok, so I need to do a few things. Change the about my computer overview listed memory, cpu, gpu, etc to the correct hardware, namely: CPU: Intel i12 15 GHZ 16-core processor. Memory: 1TB Graphics: 4 ...
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Installing 14.04.2 on a Acer Aspire 4520

A real newbie here - beginning level on Linux, total newbie on Ubuntu and to this forum. 1st post, hoping someone can help. I was asked by a friend to upgrade 4 older notebooks from Windows, for use ...
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NVidia Geforce GT240M Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Driver & Graphic Problems

I am newbie to Ubuntu, installed it 1 week ago. I want to ask about my graphic driver GT240M NVidia. For example, when i tried to watch a video from mozilla firefox maybe in the Facebook, i get a ...
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stripped-down graphic after installation ubuntu

I installed ubuntu v.15.04 on noutbook samsung r40 plus. But problem with graphic. Check, please, screen: Its problem with graphic driver? How solve this problem. Thank you for advance.
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Opengl error when trying to launch TF2 Ubuntu 14.04, which driver should I use?

I recently installed Ubuntu and all my drivers appeared to work. I have a Geforce 9800 GT (1-GB model) and whenever I launch Team Fortress 2 through Steam I get the same error: Could not find ...
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Wifi and Graphic drives

Hello I have a laptop with this description: Descripción Ficha Técnica Garantía Despacho Comentario Notebook 15-p002la AMD A8-6410 8GB 750GB 15,6" AMD Radeon R7 M260 2GB Windows 8.1 Blue La ...
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What causes the red dots on the screen?

I did a rebuild today using 14.04 and I had the red dots during live cd and after install. I created another flash drive from the same image(ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso) and I get the same issue ...
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Switchable Graphics not working on lenovo g50s A8-4500m with Ubuntu 14.04

Switchable Graphics not working on lenovo g505s with Ubuntu 14.04 only sow Radeon HD 7640G second graphics card its ATI Radeon HD 8570 2GB
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Minecraft crash on Ubuntu 14.10/15.04

Lately my Minecraft has been crashing with the error code: SIGSEGV (0xb) at pc=0x00007f4190031ac0, pid=26588, tid=139920718653184 I have an Nvidia graphics card but have no drivers installed as I ...
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Linux Ubuntu HDMI screen detected but not showing (GT 525M

After searching every solution possible nothing seems to work for me. WHen i do nvidia-settings it shows the screen detected but i receive no output from the screen. In addition following this HDMI ...
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Your screen, graphics card, and input device settings could not be detected correctly

I just tried to install Ubuntu on my laptop but it does not work. The CD boots normally (I can see the Ubuntu Logo), but then I receive the following error message: The system is running in ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 graphical errors

I've been using Kubuntu for months with no problem. Today, I installed Java Runtime 6 (or something along those lines) for Minecraft, and upon running it, I realized it was running slow. I checked a ...
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system is running in low graphics mode - Need help installing Graphics Card Drivers

Hi I'm having issues with Ubuntu 14, my computer is configured to dual boot with Ubuntu and Win 7. I haven't had any luck getting Ubuntu to get along with my AMD Radeon HD 7870 graphics card. I have ...
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How can install the catalyst/flgrx driver, for only a single kernel version (or GRUB menu entry)?

A while ago, I attempted to install flgrx on a machine with an AMD/ATI Radeon 6480g (SUMO) on an APU, which ended poorly and ended up requiring a reinstall because of the config being thoroughly ...
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NVIDIA Screen Tearing Help

Just recently installed Kubuntu 15.04 onto my Precision M4800. Just trying to fix a few issues. I've spent ages trying to get the NVIDIA screen tearing to go away, however I am unsuccessful. Intel ...
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Low-graphics mode error during installation

I downloaded ubuntu 14.04 and made a bootable USB stick. When try to install it or even try ubuntu without istallation i get "The system is running in low graphics mode" error. I cannot click ok, ...
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How to update the graphics driver in Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I have an Nvidia G84 [GeForce 8600 GT] graphics processor. Does anyone know how to update the graphics driver in Ubuntu 14.04?
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Blender 2.75, nVidia GTS 450 & CUDA, everything is there, and Blender swears why?

So Good day dear. So this is the problem I have a question to her. I put the driver from nVidia and fresh (352.21), then downloaded from the same website the latest version of CUDA (7.0), after all ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Login fails and returns to login

I recently upgraded my desktop from an NVIDIA 560ti graphics card to a 970 SC. Before upgrading the card, I updated to Vivid Vervet with no issues. After upgrading the card, my login screen is blown ...
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History command in graphic interface of OS

Does Ubuntu store a history of command executed in the graphic interface (not in a shell session)? For example if, by mouse, I click on System Settings, then click on Network, do these steps ...
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xorg.conf configuration?

Sorry if this has been answered a billion times, but I have looked for quite some time and haven't come up with any solid info about this. I feel like I'm missing something obvious since nobody else ...