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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MSI Radeon R9 270 Graphics drivers

How am i supposed to download these drivers and utilities? I am a complete newb to linux, any help will be greatly appreciated! Note: The drivers and utilities are windows based
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Screen flash in 14.04

After I choose to boot Ubuntu in grub my screen will go black and flash white just once and then begin to load Ubuntu. This also happened when I had 12.04 installed but I never worried about it till ...
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the system is running in low graphic mode [duplicate]

i have ubuntu 12.04 lts which was running fine. By mistake i selected the amd raedeon graphic instead of the intel graphic in switchable graphic mode. Now when i restarted the pc, It is showing the ...
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NVidia Quadro K2000M temperature rises too high playing Oil Rush

Every time I play Oil Rush, after a few minutes the screen flickers black. If I don't exit quickly enough I will be left with a black screen but still able to hear the game (and unable to exit). I ...
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Error: Cannot find backlight controller for radeon acpi graphics card

I get the following message every time I reboot Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: drm: radeon_acpi_init Error: Cannot find a backlight controller What does this mean, and how can I fix it? Many thanks for your ...
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Problems with graphics drivers on Latitude D600 running 14.04

this is my first time installing ubuntu on a laptop, which is the Dell Latitiude D600. I have been having a very specific issue related to what might be the graphics driver, but I am not completely ...
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NVIDIA GPU Ubuntu Support

Quick question. I'm building a workstation at present (based on: i7, 16GB, 120SSD, ASUS Mobo). My question is really to do with GPU support. I'm considering something from the Nvidia range (750) ...
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“3D” graphics not working in Civ5 via steam — how to fix?

I've just downloaded Civ5, which is finally available for linux. I'm getting an annoying graphics issue however -- the terrains, which should be 3D, aren't really being rendered. How do I fix this? ...
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Using Nvidia GeForce 8600 GT and Intel HD 4000 at same time

I have been running Ubuntu in a VM at work for a while now to do my programming in and finally got sick of windows and decided to go full Ubuntu. I can't seem to get my 3 monitors to work. When I ...
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Graphic Problems

I downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit and installed it, but when I boot up it says "Picture mode cannot be displayed maximum res. 1280x1024 60Hz" any help?
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Ubuntu can't read temperature sensors? [duplicate]

Edit: it's still problematic because the names aren't very descriptive. Based on past values (from Windows) I can sort of deduce what is what, but it's still uncertain. The problem is that the reading ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 With Nvidia Proprietary Driver Problem

Okay hi guys, I've tried multiple solutions to other (similar) problems posted here but sadly they don't yield anything good :( My stuff: Acer Aspire V3-471G Intel Core i5-3210M Currently using ...
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Starting load fallback graphics devices [fail]

I have a problem after updating Ubuntu. Booting fails with the following error: I did burn a copy of Ubuntu on the USB shows me this error. So do I enter recovery mode and get the following error: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is running super slow on compaq presario SR1232OM

I have a compaq presario sr1232om with a 2.2Ghz AMD Athlon xp 3200 processor 1.5GB RAM it has on-board graphics and ubuntu 14.04 LTS. it used to have Windows xp on it. anyway, my problem is that when ...
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Get a black screen after GRUB ubuntu 12.04 32 bit

I have a sony vaio vpcca15fg laptop. I was trying to install AMD Catalyst manager on Ubuntu because I was getting major overheating issues on ubuntu as it was turning on both my graphic cards to the ...
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Ubuntu Direct X issue [duplicate]

Im trying to play a game called Conquer Online. WHen I go to load the game i get an error that reads "Conquer online cannot be started. The problem could be from your version of Direct3D. It is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 frequent mouse freeze

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 on my Asus (i5 core and 8GB Ram) since Ubuntu is more and more growing on me. However I experience frequent freezes of my screen. I cannot move ...
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Processor & Graphics card .. better compatibility in Ubuntu [closed]

I was wondering among the two below mentioned combinations, which one would offer better performance and better compatibility with Ubuntu . THe reason for this post is because I have always got ...
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Does Ubuntu support Nvidia and ATI graphics cards? [closed]

Does Ubuntu support Nvidia and ATI graphics cards? Are drivers for the graphics card available? I ask this because when I installed Ubuntu in a flash drive and ran it on my pc with a msi Nvidia ...
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14.04 LTS - AMD 3 screens difficulty

Done a bit of research and can't figure a solution or from what I have read if one exists. I have installed desktop Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, got it running. Downloaded and installed AMD Catalyst Control ...
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Message after installing Ubuntu 14.04 Lts The System is running in low-graphics mode [duplicate]

I have installed UBUNTU 14.04 LTS on my Lenovo G510 Laptop with AMD Radeon™ HD8750M 2GB graphics (http://shopap.lenovo.com/in/en/laptops/lenovo/g-series/g510/#tab-tech_specs) But when i restart my ...
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Do I need separate graphics card to run Ubuntu Server 14.04?

Currently my company has a server running Ubuntu Server 14.04 64 bit with 4 GB of memory and Intel Core i3-2100 processor. And we want to build new a server that will use Intel Xeon E3-1230V3 ...
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I cant start Ubunt in normal graphics mode [duplicate]

A while ago i updated Ubuntu 10.04 to Ubuntu 12.04 and some times when i start, get this error http://puu.sh/9HZki/0c4d49fffb.jpg Or in other cases: http://puu.sh/9JvvA/457bea002c.jpg PC: eMachines ...
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NVIDIA GeForce Go 7150M (UMA) USB install

I upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 from a clean install. I do not have the NVIDIA GeForce Go 7150M (UMA) driver saved on the PC anywhere only on a USB drive. I cannot get the PC to boot up passed the loggin ...
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emachines T3104 lubuntu 14.04 Please help!

I have a emachines t3104 desktop. It works fine with lubuntu 14.04, but after a short period of time the computer locks up and I have to restart it. I have a VIA K8m800 graphics and I have seen many ...
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Need help installing/updating graphics card

I just recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my ASUS Ultrabook S56C. After installing it was running great for a few days and then it started to freeze on me. I'm not sure on how to install and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 very slow graphics with ATI Mobility radeon 9600 card

I have a problem with my newly installed OS. My laptop is a bit old. And the graphic card is old too. I was previously using Windows XP and it was fast. And hen I switched to Ubuntu. I used wubi.exe ...
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AMD catalyst 14.4 workaround for AMD 6630M in xubuntu 14.04

My laptop is a hybrid AMD/Intel Graphics with AMD WHistler 6630M GPU, I lately tried to setup the latest catalyst on my machine but unfortunately it shows the error that GPU is not supported, although ...
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Ubuntu install graphical error

I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a (used and not that new) laptop. I booted with a normal installation CD (DVD) But it says it tried to start the graphic device but fails. After that the screen ...
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ubuntu 14.04 - can't open display / could not open X display - Nvidia ( all versions)

I have serious issues since I installed 14.04 on my machine.My graphics card is Nvidia geforce GTX 680. I have double Xeon processors machine. On previous Ubuntu 12.04 it worked nicely. I've tried ...
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Graphics : VESA: MCP61 - mcp61-80

What does the graphics : Graphics : VESA: MCP61 - mcp61-80 says please explain it in detail i am asking this because my PC gets stucked when i norrmally log into it. If i open it in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 configure switchable graphics Intel/AMD

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04 I lost the GUI. After rebooting the loading screen appears (that one with the logo and the dots that indicates the loading process). However, after that it ...
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fglrx doesn't seem to be installed

Hello everybody, here's my problem. I'm trying to install fglrx to my ubuntu 14.04, I've tried following this, the problem is after the installation of the .deb file, when I'm supposed to use this ...
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Cacti doesn't show graphs

I have been with some problems on configuration of CACTI. My goal is monitoring another pc remotely. After all the configuration and with snmp fully functional, the graphs appear with axis only. Do ...
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Intel GMA GUI for Ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to know if there's a GUI for setting Intel Graphics settings like this:
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Does Ubuntu have any issues with amd periferals?

I'm trying to run Ubuntu on a Gateway PC and, so far, I can't get the standalone disk to operate. I keep getting a message reading: "your screen, graphics card, and input settings could not be ...
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Why won't Steam launch properly? And why do I get these error messages?

I have indeed set this as standard in the additional drivers settings for my NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780: Using NVIDIA GeForce binary driver version 311.38 from nvidia-311 (proprietary, tested) This is ...
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Very resilient graphics bug

I've spent the past month or so at work using a box that seems cursed. Backstory: We develop a piece of very graphics-heavy software, which uses lots of OpenCL, CUDA, and so on. Hence, we place high ...
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Portable Ubuntu, how to auto install the correct ATI/Nvidia driver when booting?

That is. I don't want to have both drivers installed at the same time. I just want to make an init script or whatever which will choose the correct driver for the video card currently installed during ...
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Can not install ATI Radeon Mobility 5470 lates driver [duplicate]

I installed Kubuntu 14.04 (64bit) on a laptop with ATI Radeon Mobility 5470 graphic card. Trying to install latest proprietary driver (version 14.4) installer says your card is not supported by this ...
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Corrupted graphics on Kubuntu 14.04 under VMware

After updating my Kubuntu 13.10 VM to 14.04, there is some graphics corruption. The image seems to repeat horizontally every 800 pixels: I have tried: using a different guest resolution disabling ...
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Fglrx always hard-crashes my hybrid-GPU laptop. How can I disable radeon and use only i915?

My computer only seems to boot when I have radeon.modeset=0. Xorg still loads the radeon drivers, which causes it to use llvmpipe for OpenGL rendering, which in turn makes my CPU fans sound like ...
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Is Radeon Dynamic Power Management Enabled By Default By Now?

I keep reading that it is, that it isn't. That it was supposed to be enabled by default in the Linux kernel version 3.13 or 3.14, or in Ubuntu 14.04. Or do you still have to follow these steps to ...
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Resolution 640x480 after installing Nvidia display and CUDA drivers for GTX 750 ti

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with an FX-6350 processor and a EVGA GTX 750 ti SC GPU. I installed the CUDA and display drivers for the 750 ti using this tutorial: Installing and testing CUDA in Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Geforce 9800 GT

Trying to set up ubuntu 14.04 on a system that has a Geforce 9800 GT. After installing I have tried hooking up a Dell 4k monitor. The system will boot up showing the ubuntu logo and then the screen ...
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Using the Nvidia Graphic card in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm new to ubuntu and i've been having this question since the day i installed Ubuntu. Does ubuntu come along with the necessary drivers for my Nvidia 640M graphic card? Also , My computer was ...
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Graphics problems in Ubuntu 14.04, distorted text

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 with a nvidia GTX 660 graphics cards. My system had been working fine till yesterday when the graphics started going crazy (see link attached for image) after running the ...
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Intel Graphics Control Panel alternative for Ubuntu?

Coming from a Windows 7 on a laptop with an integrated graphics card (Intel HD 3000 I think) as well as an Nvidia GT540M, I was accustomed to being able to change things like saturation and gamma of ...
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i915-3.9-3.8-dkms 0.02 Package error

Randomly I get error messages like these: oi57.tinypic.com/ffd469.jpg oi60.tinypic.com/t7lkdt.jpg oi59.tinypic.com/1491g60.jpg How can I fix these?
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Ubuntu high CPU usage

I have a Acer Aspire V5-552G laptop, all seems to work fine but some software, in particular games and graphics are over using the cpu. Such as Cheese, here is the top output: PID USER PR NI ...