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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Why do I have two drivers for my display?

I have bought a new laptop recently it is the Asus K555LD and I have ubuntu 14.04 installed and up to date. One of the problem I faced is finding the driver for my nVidia GeForce 820M. After some time ...
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VGA Display edges cut off at 1920x1080 in Ubuntu Studio 15.4

Is there a way to go beyond xrandr's maximum screen size? I am using a Radeon X1650 PRO graphics card. I have been unable to install the proprietary driver, as suggested elsewhere. The installer ...
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Nvidia Graphics driver in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

My laptop has 1 GB Nvidia graphics card. When i used windows i needed to install graphics card. Now i am using ubuntu 14.04 with windows 8.1 as dual boot. Do i need install a graphics driver for ...
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my nvidia graphics card keeps crashing after i installed it after upgrading to vivid vervet

i am a recent ubuntu user after having problems for so many years with windows vista. and all has been going ok so far. but recently,I upgraded to Vivid vervet 1504, and also updated my graphics ...
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Installing Nvidia Drivers: open source vs proprietary

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04.2, and now I want to start using Nvidia's official drivers, rather than the Nouveau drivers that come as default with Ubuntu. So, on the Nvidia website, I ...
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Vanilla Ubuntu supported graphics library

Say I've been wanting to write a game, or any sort of program that has displays 2D and 3D graphics. Without downloading any additional packets or anything to help it run, what graphics libraries are ...
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AMD Drivers for HD4890 on Ubuntu 15.04

I have Ubuntu 15.04, I need someone to explain me how to install amd drivers for my graphic card on Ubuntu 15.04
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graphic issue with intel 4400 graphic card on ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on a Dell Latitude E5450 machine. The kernel version is: Linux 3.16.0-37-generic #49~14.04.1-Ubuntu. The issue: When I start the machine and boot normally, the screen is ...
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Ubuntu has a heavily pixelated screen when I try to use it

I was going to install it and tried it out before actually going through with the installation, but when I did that, the desktop loaded up for a few seconds then became a heavily reddish-orange ...
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video drivers installed, but no WebGL or OpenGL acceleration working

I have a Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition with 14.04 (my first serious go with linux outside of a server) and oem video drivers installed, but nothing requiring 3d acceleration is working. lspci | grep ...
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14.04 - How to use integrated CPU graphics with NVIDIA driver?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, and am having some graphics troubles. Basically, what I want to do is have the NVIDIA driver installed, while still use CPU graphics for the display, and have my NVIDIA ...
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Every time I get an update that says “Ubuntu Base” I lose graphics, and have to reinstall the driver. Is there a fix?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a 64 bit Intel box with a GeForce GTX 750 Ti (used for gaming on my Windows partition). Every time I get an update to Ubuntu Base, I lose graphics. The only way I've ...
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How to download and install fqrx-amcccle to Ubuntu 15.04?

Background: In Ubuntu Software Center there is ''fqrx-amdcccle'', version 2-15.200-Oubuntu4. I installed this to my Ubuntu 15.04. After installation my laptop did not acknowledge any more my ...
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Color became weird after running a game in Wine?

Alright, so, I'm not entirely sure how to explain this... Screenshots don't show anything wrong, and Skype friends on screen share say it looks fine. But restarting fixes it. (For the most part (more ...
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Unable to start steam on lubuntu

whenever i try to start steam i am greeted with this error message Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 32-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for ...
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Laptop does not wake up after suspend

This happens randomly. I have an Hp Pavilion 17: http://www8.hp.com/h20195/v2/GetDocument.aspx?docname=c04511132 When I suspend my laptop (whether by closing the lid or any other way) sometimes it ...
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Second monitor displays black screen after adding new X Screen with Nvidia X Server Settings

Before this problem occurred, I had a different problem, which was that most programs I would open would automatically open onto the wrong monitor. To fix this, I went into 'Nvidia X Server Settings' ...
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Graphic card maximum supported resolution

How can I get the maximum supported resolution for the graphic card? I'm looking for a terminal command to see if the graphic card supports a 4K display. If there is no all-in-one command, then I'm ...
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How to find my Graphics card's Memory

sudo lshw -C display shows ... *-display description: VGA compatible controller product: Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics vendor: Intel Corporation physical id: 2 bus ...
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Ubuntu graphics look terrible with games (dota 2) [closed]

In Dota 2, the grahpics of the game look pixelated and awful. The resolution is the same as windows and all the settings appear to be on high, but the game looks like a ps2 game. I am running with ...
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Windows distorted, can't start lightdm - now can't even boot in graphics mode anymore

I have kind of an urgent problem here as my laptop turned out to be completely useless while on a trip. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo U410. When I boot, there is no problem. The login screen ...
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Can't install nvidia drivers on a 2 card laptop for xubuntu 14.04

I just installed xubuntu 14.04 on an asus gl771j laptop. It comes with an integrated intel video card and another nvidia 860m video card. I open the additional drivers setting window and I get "no ...
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AMD Catalyst Installation on Ubuntu; No supported adapters detected

I'm trying to install AMD Catalyst on my Linux Mint 17 (Ubuntu 14.04) OS. My notebook has switchable graphics, Intel HD 3000 and Radeon HD 7550M. Following lots of instructions here and other blogs, ...
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getting rid of nouveau and using intel graphics

I'm running a Asus N550JK notebook, which uses an Intel HD4000-something-something Integrated GPU together with a proprietary nVidia GTX850m (known as nVidia Optimus). I just installed Ubuntu-Server ...
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nVidia profile switching

I'm new to Ubuntu (running 14.04) with limited linux experience. I have a dell m3800 with NVIDIA Quadro K1100M/Intel GPUs. I've loaded the NVIDIA driver 331.113 (proprietary, tested). Unlike many ...
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Intel graphics(hd 4000) in ubuntu 14.04

So I tried installing intel hd graphics 1.08 in ubuntu 14.04 but it says 'Distribution not supported'. I read up on the intel graphics forum that they have disabled it for ubuntu 14.04. So here is my ...
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“Bleached” screen after suspend on iMac with Ubuntu 15.04

Ubuntu 15.04 works fine on my old iMac (Intel, mid 2007) except for suspend/resume. After wakeup the screen appears "bleached" by vertical white lines (half the screen pixels are white). This ...
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Corrupt video display on D630 laptop

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a D630 laptop with an Intel GM965 video card running at 1440x900 resolution. I'm finding the display gets all messed up after half an hour or so of running, with text ...
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Why some Folder & File icons are unvisabel

I use Lubuntu 14.04. The title of my folder/files are apparent but their icons are randomly unapparent. In some cases when I move the mouse on them they become unvisabel fore a short time. a ...
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Graphical glitches after updating 14.10 to 15.04

I have a Radeon HD 7800 series card, after updating to 15.04 I am getting random graphical glitches: Not a screenshot because it didn't capture the issue. For whatever reason, this game was ...
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Best desktop graphics card that can use open source drivers?

I know this has probably been asked somewhere before but things are always changing and being updated. So I want to ask again now. What is the best (performance-wise) desktop graphics card that can ...
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how to skip nouveau driver error while installing ubuntu?

I am installing ubuntu downloaded recently into my pc with GT 240 graphics card. the installation is hanging . when pressing alt+sshift +f1 I saw many errors starting with nouveau. Killing the ...
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Some images appear discoloured in Firefox

Some images - especially in Facebook appears green-ish and purple-ish when I view using Firefox but when I open the same page using Chromium the image colour is normal.
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Ubuntu GNOME 15.04, error on closing or minimizing window [closed]

I just upgraded my system from 14.10 to 15.04 but causes a bug that freezes the window and not allow me to minimize or move. The same happens to the files and terminal. After many problems I ...
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Looking to upgrade my graphic card [closed]

So I'm like super new to Ubuntu and I've never actually upgraded my graphic card on anything before. That being said I'm thinking of getting the Nvidia GeForce 8800 GT because I found it cheap. I'm ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Xfce loads to black screen after login, after group skype on XP partition

Ubuntu 14.04 loads to black screen after login and doesn't recognise my second monitor. I hadn't made any recent changes other than a standard automatic software update yesterday - everything has been ...
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In Ubuntu 15.04 can't do graphical log in

I have done clean install recently of Ubuntu Desktop 15.04. And I was able to log in to the graphical environment until I enabled "boot to text" like said there: How do I disable X at boot time so ...
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Screen tearing with Nvidia Prime

I've installed Nvidia-346 (that also installed Prime) and prime-indicator from the ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 repository in Ubuntu 15.04. Whenever I switch from Intel to nVidia I get a general screen ...
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I have Lubuntu 15.05 on a V5535, I need the vesa driver

I own a Fujitsu Siemens V5535 netbook, and I used to have the vesa driver working on Ubuntu 14.10. I started a thread on ubuntuforums, and my question was answered (and solved), but having overwritten ...
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The system is running in low graphics mode 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

I'm running an old CES mainboard w/ 1 gig ram and an AMD Athlon 1700 processor, WD 160 GB HD. I have the board drivers on disk. I'm completely new to Ubuntu and don't know what to do at this point. ...
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Switching between graphics driver in combined dual boot/Virtualbox setup

I have set up a combined dual boot/Virtualbox system with Windows 8 as my main OS and a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS hard drive which can also be accessed as a virtual machine by VirtualBox using this guide. ...
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Periodic Freeze, no discernible pattern

I am (almost) completely new to Linux operating systems, but prefer the freedom of customisation and open source aspect of Linux. I am having, in Ubuntu 14.04, a problem where my screen will freeze ...
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Can not support a full graphical boot with 14.04 LTS

What could be the difference between a standard booting and to do it with recovery mode/resume sequence? In my case, if I do it in the standard mode, the computer boots but freezes after a while when ...
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Graphic driver issue on 14.10

I think I am experiencing issues with the graphic driver. I have installed 14.10 with encrypted hd. When I boot there is a graphical prompt for the password of the root partition. The keyboard ...
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ubuntu 14.04 only boots in recovery mode

I have the same problem in my Ubuntu desktop, then if I change the X.Org X server-Nouveau driver for the NVIDIA one, the display crashes next reboot (even in recovery mode) so only reinstall option ...
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Ubuntu characters missing with Nvidia GeForce 840M and Nouveau driver

I recently bought a new laptop (ASUS-X555LN) with a 840M graphics card in it. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit with its install DVD, during and after the install, there are missing characters, like in ...
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Replacing Nouveau driver with Nvidia driver

I am running a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04, and I want to use Nvidia drivers rather than the default Nouveau drivers. So, as advised here ...
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How to simulate graphics driver reset with second monitor

How do you simulate whatever happens when you attach a second monitor via the mini-display port on a Macbook with Ubuntu 14.04? I'm currently trying to diagnose a bug involving nouveau or ...
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How to install Nvidia driver?

First of all after installation of Ubuntu 14.04 I was having problem - system freezes after few minutes of work. I installed nvidia-current driver, it helped. I decided to install something more ...
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Crawling desktop on Ubuntu 14.04.2 server on an Intel S1200v3RPS server board

I asked this question earlier but have more specific situation to report. I have this new S1200v3RPS motherboard and it runs fine with Ubuntu except when it comes to using the Desktop. The desktop ...