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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ubuntu 14.04 lts and nvidia graphic card

I just bought a new laptop (LAPTOP DELL INSPIRON 5558 15.6'' INTEL CORE I3-4005U 4GB 500GB NVIDIA GT920M 2GB FREE DOS). Since I am familiar with windows and have no idea of Ubuntu 14.04 lts I tried to ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 cannot download packages

Recently, I upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10, and tried to install wine. I had issues downloading packages. I read somewhere that it probably didn't recognize my graphic card. I have a Dell inspiron ...
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Problem after install nvidia-340 or nvidia-352 on gt630

i have a GT 630 and I'm having trouble when I upgrade the NVIDIA driver to 340 or 352. Only drive working is nvidia-304 NVIDIA-340 After update to nvidia-340 i get a black screen, here is kernel.log ...
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Graphic Card GeForce GT 630 installation on 64bit Ubuntu 15.04

I am using 64bit ubuntu 15.04 and in the hardwared; NVIDIA GeForce GT630 graphic card is attached. I have downloaded driver for this graphic card from the website given in the official website as ...
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Dell 7559 15.10 version hangs while booting Live version

I need to install Ubuntu/xubuntu alongside with Windows. Ubuntu 14.04 boots live version fine and I am able to install it. But once upgraded it freezes randomly. I have tried ctrl+del+reisub and ...
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How to disable my inboard ( intel ) graphic card

I'm pretty new to linux, but I did my best to obtain all information regarding my issue so maybe someone could help out. I have an HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook, with Ubuntu 14.04 manually installed. The ...
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Ubuntu installed - Mac 2010 ATI Radeon HD 4670 256 MB - Black Screen When Boots

I have read a few of the other questions with the same problems but I can't work out exactly what I need to do to fix this. When installed I pushed e to edit and added "nomodeset nolapic" pushed F10 ...
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Graphics issue, crash with xserver using three monitors

Hi guys I decided I was going to return to Linux as my daily driver and in windows I was running 1 monitor through my integrated graphics and 2 monitors through my PCI graphics. Im trying to get Linux ...
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Absolutely unable to enable 3d acceleration/Unity 3d on Ubuntu 15.10 in virtualbox on Windows 7

As the title says, absolutely cannot figure out how to get 3d acceleration to work. The virtual machine - Ubuntu - is unbearably choppy and I have no idea how to fix this problem. Nothing I've tried ...
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Problem with installing GPU

I installed my GPU two months ago in my computer and everything worked fine. All of a sudden, I noticed in the "Details" page from "System settings" that my GPU is not working anymore; I make sure it ...
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Super slow graphics on fresh install

Recently I just wiped windows and installed ubuntu on my lenovo yoga 2 pro. THe computer is by far capable of handling text editors, videos, etc. However, everything is super laggy and slow. When I ...
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Intel HD Graphics 530 not working on Ubuntu 15.10

I'm currently trying to setup an Ubuntu 15.10 to run VMs with VGAPassthrough. The to be dedicated graphics card should be my GTX750ti, with the internal graphics chip of the i7-6700k (Intel HD ...
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Does Ubuntu support these graphics and cad software?

For my work and study I use the following applications: Autocad Google Sketchup Adobe Photoshop Adobe illustrator Rhinosores 3D Studio Max Autodesk Maya Lumion Adobe After effect Cinema 4D. I ...
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Possible Graphics Problem Playing Out Of Reach

Ok so im running ubuntu 14.04 I am trying to play a steam game and my system dose meet the minimum system requirement and I have no problem playing the game itself just some minor graphics problem. My ...
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Can my laptop run ubuntu? // Problems with the nvidia graphic?

My laptop is a MSI, PX60 2QD-084XES (Prestige) . Specifications: * Intel® Core i7-5700HQ (2.7 GHz, 6 MB) * RAM 16GB DDR3 SODIMM (2x8GB) * Hard disk 1TB (7200 rpm S-ATA)+ 256GB SSD (1x256GB M.2 SATA) ...
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Nvidia graphics fllicker on 8200MG laptop

New to this forum but have had Ubuntu for a few months now. I wrecked my first install after trying to fix the screen flicker problem. I had the login where there was a choice of several desktops, ...
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ubuntu does not show its GUI interface after installing virtualbox-guest-x11

I am trying to use my Ubuntu on windows Virtualbox. With reference to this page (http://lifehacker.com/how-to-dual-boot-and-virtualize-the-same-partition-on-y-493223329), I managed to boot up Ubuntu ...
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Skylake Integrated graphics not working on 15.10

I've been searching all over the net for the past couple of days, trying to get the integrated graphics on my Intel i5-6400 working, but no luck so far. I'm running a fresh Ubuntu 15.10 and ...
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install nvidia drivers with ppa into Ubuntu 15

I use a Ubuntu 15(desktop) + KDE Plasma 5 into a Vagrant Box. I have problem with my resolution screen. For resolve this I want to install NVIDIA drivers on my Ubuntu. It seem to be more goodly than ...
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What graphics driver do i use and which is the best one?

Specifications of my laptop: ASUS K53U, radeon HD 6250M graphics card, Ubuntu 12.04 I know that the propretiary driver (fglrx) is not installed because it really slowed down my computer. So now I ...
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Screen flickering after enabled Nvidia Graphics on Ubuntu 15.04

I enabled and installed Nvidia Graphics on my system but after I rebooted my system keeps flickering on Unity, Compiz and Metacity but not on tty. My Nivdia graphic card is a GT 650m. How do I ...
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Ubuntu 15.10: blurry texts and images

I'm all new to Linux systems environment, therefore as Ubuntu itself — I'm using the 15.10 "Wily Werewolf" version —, and I've already searched a lot on the internet, in this, and several ...
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Why are my words rendering with incorrect spacing? How do I fix this?

My words are rendering incorrectly across all of my applications and I was wondering what the cause of this is and how I can fix it. I am running Xubuntu 15.10 on a Thinkpad x201. Any help would be ...
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Screen tearing is driving me crazy (no solutions worked yet)!

Although I've tested several solutions to overcome the screen tearing, I've still have had this strange problem on my Ubuntu 15.1. My machine uses a Nvidia gpu alongside a built-in Intel one. I heard ...
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Cannot boot Ubuntu - Black screen

Last night all worked very well, but after i shut down my computer it won't boot to Ubuntu. I am using dual boot of Ubuntu 15.10 and Kali Linux 2.0, in kali it boots just fine but after selecting ...
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Graphics Cards - Power State

I have an Nvidia Optimus laptop dual-booting Ubuntu for general use and Windows 7 for gaming. I only want integrated graphics for Ubuntu, and when I run glxinfo | grep OpenGL the output is: OpenGL ...
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Lightdm won't start anymore - Intel i915

I gave a try to nvidia-prime. Worked at first had my desktop running on nvidia card, but after reboot, it stopped working so I purged the nvidia packages and I am now stuck with a lightdm not running ...
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Can I use Ubuntu on Lenovo z51-70

My question is following. Is my Laptop (lenovo z51-70- i3 5005U, Hybrid r7 m360/intel hd 5500) compatibile with Ubuntu? Which version should I choose? I tryed recently both Ubuntu 14.04/15.10 but I ...
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How to enable GPU mining on a spare card not used for main display?

I am using an internal (Intel) video card for my main display. This is selected as per BIOS settings. I'd like to see how the GPU mining is on a AMD card I put into my PC. It's a "Cape Verde PRO ...
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Nvidia 7300 LE “no device” | “System program problem detected”? Very laggy

Update: Section 1 fixed? Section 1: Using: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/32493904/could-not-insert-nvidia-352-no-such-device, I was able to get the kernel to read as using nvidia. I'm trying ...
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Updating 14.04 kernel alongside NVIDIA binary driver

Sorry if the question is trivial, but I'm not that good with the graphics end of things and I try to avoid dealing with proprietary drivers as much as I can. However, after upgrading my graphics card ...
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How to install Ubuntu 15.10 LTS in text-mode and disable dedicated GPU?

I have an older (Early 2011) Macbook Pro 8,2 that has the documented GPU issue. Here's what I need: Install Ubuntu 14.04 15.10 in text-mode (which doesn't need the dedicated GPU) Disable the ...
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open-source drivers for OpenGL 3.1 or higher with Radeon HD 6470M

I need urgent help in order to upgrade the OpenGL driver to version 3.1 at least! Any feedback is highly appreciated. My machine characteristics are: $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. ...
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How do I get optimum screen resolution with Intel integrated graphics?

I have just installed ubuntu 15.10 on an older pc with an Intel Corporation 82946GZ/GL Integrated Graphics Controller and a LG Flatron 2211T 22" monitor 1920x1020_60.00. I can only get 1024x768 ...
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Dual Video Cards G84GL [Quadro FX 1700] Not working on Ubuntu 15.10

I have had great difficulty with setting up the 2 video cards on my Dell Precision T7400. They work perfectly when I boot into Win10. During the course of my journey to get both cards working I have ...
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Graphics driver update goes wrong

Lately I tried to (manually) update my graphic drivers on my ubuntu 14.04 . So I downloaded deb package from Amd website and install it. Unfortunetly package was allegedly corrupted so I was force to ...
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Startup hangs (graphics/nvidia problem?): Ubuntu 14.04, Lenovo W541 laptop

After foolishly restarting my Ubuntu 14.04 Lenovo W541 laptop, I cannot reach the login screen: screens with GRUB and stylized "Ubuntu (five dots below)" both showed fine, but screen went blank before ...
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Black Screen after installing ATI propietary drivers Ubuntu 15.04 64bits

I installed Ubuntu 15.04, I’m trying to install proprietary drivers because I need OpenGL 4. I have ATI mobility Radeon HD 5470 graphics 512MB. When I reboot my computer, I get a black screen after ...
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Setup third monitor which is connected to mainboard instead of graphic card

As a consequence of a dead Displayport on my graphics card i now want to use my graphic card for 2 and my onboard graphics for another monitor. I just set the multimonitor flag in the BIOS and in ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 not detecting 2nd screen

I have been trying to solve this problem for around 2 months and have seen pretty much every possible solution on this site and everywhere else with no success . Im running ubuntu 12.04 with intel ...
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Cannot make it to login (gdm/lightdm bugs) after Nvidia driver update tentative

I used my girlfriend's computer which runs on Ubuntu 15.10 (wily) and wanted to update the Nvidia GPU. I did install the last driver released on the Nvidia website corresponding to this Geforce GT720. ...
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Graphics acceleration (overlay) not working - cannot resize video

I am following up on my question regarding missing i915 module. On my Dell XPS 13 (9350), if I enable the graphics acceleration in VLC (overlay), I cannot resize the video at all, it stays at native ...
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Name the best Linux distribution that resembles OS X very closely [closed]

I am planning to shift my computer's OS to linux and wanted to get a linux distro that resembles OS X. I would like the OS to offer the look and feel or OS X in everyway possible.
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How to force display re-detection

I have a tri-head setup on a NVIDIA GTX660 running latest NVIDIA drivers on 15.10. Often on boot or when launching an application the card/OS 'forgets' about a screen or what resolutions it can run. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 stuck in login loop after update, nothing seems to help

I updated my ubuntu 14.04 after it was being unused for 4 months. The updating took enormously longer time than usual, and after that the computer was very slow. I rebooted the computer and now I ...
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Ubuntu Gnome doesn't detect second monitor

My laptop can't detect my monitor connected via the vga output. My graphic card is a GeForce GT 730M and I have the proprietary drivers installed (version 352.68 from nvidia-352(proprietary)). Here is ...
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Cannot change graphic driver. All options are greyed out. (Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS)

I was changing my graphics driver at Software & Updates -> Additional Drivers. I tried X.org, fglrx and fglrx-updates, and they were fine until for some reason I couldn't change it anymore and ...
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Gephi fails to render graph

The Graph Network Analysis Tool Gephi fails to render a graph. and only displays a black winows instead. The graph screen remains black and does not display the graph. I can render the graph on my ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 has kernel version: 4.2.0-23-generic. So

Ubuntu 15.10 has kernel version: 4.2.0-23-generic and ATI legacy drivers for HD 4xxx series cards support upto kernel version up to 3.4 So does it mean, my old ATI HD4670 is useless on ubuntu ...
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ATI HD 4xxx drivers help needed. :/

I am stuck here because of no support for my other old ATI HD4670 ddr3 support. I need drivers but just do not know, how to find them. I went to AMD's website they do have old drivers available for ...