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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Dota2 fps freeze

So I installed Steam and Dota 2 on my 13.10 Ubuntu. The game starts up and works with acceptable fps, but every 5-10 minutes or so it just freezes for 2-5 seconds. I'm positive this is not network lag ...
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Problems with Nvidia graphics driver (6600GT)

I just recently installed Ubuntu 12.04, and I am new to Linux. After my first attempt, the system crashed and ubuntu would not start, not even in recovery mode with low graphics. The error message ...
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If not manually launching with bumblebee, are nvidia drivers irrelevant to display problems?

I have a Dell XPS 17 L702X with an Nvidia optimus card. I have installed bumblebee. Is the following correct? If I don't manually launch a program with optirun or primusrun, then bumblebee is not ...
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Which proprietary driver should I activate?

I just recently built my own computer, and I am now trying to run Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it from a flash drive with "casper-rw persistence". I'm very new to the Ubuntu operating system, so I was ...
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How can I get my monitor's maximum resolution without the proprietary AMD graphic driver installed?

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. I have an AMD Radeon 5570 HD graphic card. Actually, the default open source REDWOOD drivers aren't allowing me to choose my monitor's maximum screen resolution(which is 1366 ...
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Xrandr modes not set at login

In my setup (PXE-boot/kdm/openbox), the resolutions are added after login. It is difficult to describe the complete setup, so I will ask more generally. Which process is responsible for adding the ...
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Ubuntu HP Chromebook 14 Graphics Tablet

i want to get a HP Chromebook 14 and install ubuntu on it. That part is easy, as i have done similar tasks before. The question is, will a graphics tablet work with ubuntu and Hp chromebook 14. I want ...
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How do I disable a Nvida GPU (not on a Laptop, no Optimus)?

I have an MSI Z77A-GD55 mainboard with a Core i5-3570K CPU and integrated HD 4000 GPU. I also have a Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 GPU on PCIe. I mainly use Ubuntu, but occasionally boot into Windows for ...
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2D Graphics appear blurry with NVIDIA GTX 550 Ti

Since I installed Ubuntu 12.04, everything worked fine on my Computer except for the graphics. The Desktop and Dash Images are working correctly, but everytime I start a game, all 2D Graphics that are ...
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Logon screen forever [duplicate]

My ubuntu is in trouble, I changed my graphic card, tryed some manipulations, and now I get some problems with the login-screen. I have the login-screen, normal, but when I type on password ( I am ...
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Installing NVIDIA 720M driver in Ubuntu 12.04 with VERIFICATION

** QUESTION ** My laptop model is ASUS F550CC with NVIDIA 720M (not optimus) graphics card. I'm confused with what method should I really use to install NVIDIA 720M in my Ubuntu. Should it be via ...
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Tried installing Rift via Wine

I'm not exactly sure where I would post this. I'm going to try Rift forums also, but thought I could see what kind of help I could get here also. :) As the title says. I'm successfully installing Rift ...
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Can I Use Ubuntu Server As A Desktop?

an older relative of mine still has Windows XP. The hardware is ok for XP, but definetively too weak for Windows 7. Also, I think, Ubuntu would be a nice OS for him to work with, since it's easy and ...
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Launcher and some icons do not appear

This is the first time I use Linux (Ubuntu - 13.10 ) After installation, there is no Launcher bar and some icons, like minimize / maximize and close, are missing in any window. What I've realized is ...
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Why ubuntu is not detecting my AMD Radeon graphics?

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop HP Pavilion dv6 6121se Specs: intel core i7 2670QM 2.2 GHz AMD Radeon 6490M 512 MB Intel HD 3000 512 MB 4 GB RAM 500 GB HDD Dual boot between Windows 7 and this ...
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Will overheating of Dell Inspiron N5010 stop if I remove the graphics card

I notice that my laptop (Dell Inspiron N5010) is frequently overheating even with the necessary fglrx drivers installed. If I manually remove the graphics card(or get it removed by someone more ...
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low-graphics mode after update to 13.10 and reinstaltion of nvidia drivers

I recently updated to 13.10, it broke all my opencv installation (impossible to compile or run previous programs that were ok on 13.04). I've found out that cuda wasn't installed anymore, nor were the ...
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Having internal error on 12.04 with intel video

I get the xserve-xorg-video-intel problem where it says I need to install it but I'm unable to find this anywhere. I do the sudu apt-get install -f but still there is nothing that changes. I have ...
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Ubuntu unity corrupted, glitching after fresh install

I am doing a fresh install of Ubuntu on ASUS F3U, however after the initial startup and downloading updates I am unable to fix the display which is clearly glitched. I have made 2 screenshots covering ...
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Glitches after closing/opening laptop lid. T410p, NVIDIA

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo T440p. I have an integrated Intel GPU, which works fine (until now), and another gpu (NVIDIA GeForce 730M) which I wanted to use instead. I installed the ...
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Can anyone confirm a combination of Ubuntu version plus NVidia driver version plus bumblebee that works? [closed]

Is there a known combination of Ubuntu 13.10 + NVidia driver + bumblebee that works with an Optimus NVidia laptop? I have a Dell Latitude E6530 laptop with an Intel i7 CPU + integrated GPU + NVidia ...
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LG laptop not seeing my HDMI graphics card

im running Ubuntu 12.04 lts and everything works well, great in fact, except one thing, The laptop (LG R710) wont connect to an external TV with HDMI. Another person who worked on my computer said ...
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Problem with graphics when installing ubuntu

When I boot the Ubuntu installer from a CD, the graphics are really bad. I barely can read the words. Also after booting the CD, it isn't opening a installer but something like demo Ubuntu (again with ...
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How do I install ATI Radeon HD 3200 graphics driver in 12.04 64 desktop?

I have had difficulty installing the drivers and I'm open to running a newer version of Ubuntu. To get the ATI Radeon™ HD 3200 graphics working on an acer 5517 is there a way to do it that is ...
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Any supported AGP 8x cards on Ubuntu 14.04?

I've aquired an old desktop (Acer Aspire T135) which currently has an Nvidia Geforce FX 5500 graphics card. I've discovered that this card is unsupported by Nvidia on any version of Ubuntu after ...
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Ubuntu kills graphics

After installing Ubuntu on my Siemens Lifebook without any problems I have no display anymore. There is only a white field wit a light blue and dark blue stripe at the right side of the monitor. ...
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13.10 Nvidia Drivers

I am having a brutal time getting Ubuntu up and running on a new machine I recently put together. The key hardware is: i7 4770k Gigabyte Z87MX-D3H motherboard 16G Corsair Vengeance RAM @ 1333MHz ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 2400 HD pro getting tired of trying

I think I have tried every thing to get this to work I've typed so many command killed Ubuntu 3 time I just reinstalled it again and now I'm asking for some help if any one knows of a walkthrough that ...
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How to restore Intel HD GPU hardware detection after removing failed NVidia driver

I am running Ubuntu13.10 - I have a Dell Latitiude E6530 laptop, it has an Intel CPU+GPU and also an NVidia NVS 5200M GPU. After having a perfectly fine system running very nicely under the Intel HD ...
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No errors but some wanings in Xorg.0.log file,However X still black screen! Help please,ATI driver

My desktop is ASUS A43 with AMD Radeon HD 6730M Graphics.Recently I installed the Ubuntu12.04 system and I find that my cpu has a high tempreture since booted.So I realized there must be some wrong ...
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compatability issue

I just bought a new computer it is a: Intel(R) core(TM) i5-2500 CPU @ 3.30GHz 3.30 GHz 4.00 GB of RAM, Windows 7 ultimate, 64-bit operating system, with service pack 1 an AMD Radeon HD 7700 ...
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How to run a program using the Nvidia card with bbswitch?

I have a Nvidia graphics card running with Nouveau drivers which I keep disabled (at boot) using bbswitch in Ubuntu 12.04. Bumblbee always kept the card on, so I uninstalled it, and installed the ...
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ATI Catalyst vs Distro Compatibility Question

I have a question about the Catalyst drivers and which ones I can actually use with my my distro. I currently have 12.04 and Ubuntu 13.10 installed. When AMD / ATI tells me that the latest 14.3 Beta ...
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Can't play 1080p videos

I am not able to play full HD (1080p) videos on Ubuntu's default Movie Player. I tried playing videos from VLC as well. But it did not work. Whenever I start a full HD video, the screen remains ...
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HP 250 g2 - problem with graphics

I bought hp 250 g2 without OS and tried to install Ubuntu 13.10 / Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS. I am not able to run and even install Ubuntu because everytime I try to run it, my display turns off. I know the ...
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Lubuntu and Ubuntu: slow windows moving with mouse

Why if a large window is moved in Ubuntu 12.04 (Unity) or Lubuntu 13.10 the window will move slow only if it's moved with the mouse? If the trackpad is used all works fine… This is not happening in ...
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Install Nvidia driver for CUDA to use “GPU” option in Blender (ubuntu 13.10)

Same question as on the Blender stackexchange site. As a recap: I have to install the nvidia driver but how to do it? (repository or manually? And I already had problems with both, as said) My ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 randomly freezes [on hold]

Hello. I use Ubuntu 12.04 with wubi. The problem is that ubuntu randomly freezes when i move the mouse cursor. The system doesent have to restart i just have to press (ctrl+alt+f1) and then ...
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NVIDIA GT610 card with KSP

I have new graphics card for my PC, it's ASUS branded NVIDIA Geforce GT 610 with 1 GB RAM. PC is three years old ASUS motherboard without any extras, just dual core CPU with 6 GB RAM plus hd and DVD ...
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Some noob questions

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and I've had some issues which I want to make sure are OK. Whenever I boot I get two lines of text. It's hard to read because it flashes very fast, however it's something ...
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NO wifi, ethernet, audio(sound) after installation of ChrUbuntu (12.04) on Acer C7

I have installed ChrUbuntu on acer C7, but by the end of the process a can not have sound, internet (ethernet or wireless) and probably the graphic driver not recognised though with chrome everything ...
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I need to update my opengl drivers to play counter strike source ubuntu 13.10

I get an error glgeterror when I launch counter strike source. Normal counter strike runs fine, this is all through steam. I've done some digging and I need to get newer opengl drivers, My laptop has ...
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No Video After Install [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 32-bits on a 2003 era Dell Inspiron 1100 laptop, and I get no video at all, not even any text during boot.
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How can one change login screen resolution with propreitary graphic driver installed?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 beta. I installed the latest AMD BETA driver from this site . The installation was perfect. But now I am not able to see my login screen(where you type your password, as you ...
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Saucy Salamander huge error

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10. All i have to say is that it lags so much on PC that it makes windows seem 50x faster. Just opening up the dashboard and typing in something takes up to 20 seconds. ...
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How to recover from an interrupted distribution upgrade and broken AMD driver install?

I seem to have broken my system hard. It started with me wanting some Compiz effects. I have a Dell Inspiron 14z with a AMD Radeon HD 7570M card. The card showed up in the output of lspci but not in ...
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Configuring multiple video cards in Ubuntu

I'm having problems trying to get Ubuntu to recognize 6 MSI R9 270 cards. I'm trying to get cgminer 3.7.2 to recognize all cards but it only recognizes one. My system: GA990-FXA UD3 motherboard 4GB ...
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12.04 Radeon HD 4200 crap graphics

I am stuck with 1024x768. Display comes up as a laptop. It's a Philips 17" I have no composition, 2D and fuzzy lines going up the screen. I used the software centre to install the ATi X.Org binary ...
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I've wiped my hard drive, can't install ubuntu 12.04 (graphical error?)

I'm trying to install ubuntu 12.04 onto my laptop. I have it on a USB, from the ubuntu site. I deleted the previous partition table using GParted on a separate usb. It is completely unallocated. ...
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Installing NVIDIA GEFORCE 750M drivers

Is there any way to install NVIDIA GEFORCE 750M drivers for Ubuntu? Right now Intel Haswell Mobile is used for graphics. Is this ok? Can I get better performance by installing NVIDIA drivers? ...