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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Black display after wake from suspend via closing the lid

I have bought a new HP 15-G002AX notebook recently, with Processor: AMD A8-6410 APU with AMD Radeon R5 Graphics × 4 Graphics: Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 3.4, 128 bits) I am using ...
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Can only login using nomodeset method

I am only able to log in if i via GRUB edit the startup option such that the nomodeset command is input If i don't do this when logging on the screen flickers and goes blank. I understand it is likely ...
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Multi-Seat On Laptop

I know very well this may be a duplicate but I'm going to risk it. I have a blazing fast Ubuntu laptop with a lot of usb ports and I want to run multi-seat on it. The problem is, I only have one ...
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Can't switch to nvidia gpu after select intel gpu?

I use nvidia-prime to switch between 2 gpu in my laptop (nvidia and intel). After switch to intel gpu, I can't back with nvidia gpu. I try reboot laptop and select windows 8 OS (I have 2 OS in my ...
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Problem with graphic device on binary-driver notebook

on my notebook I have two graphical device. AMD HD6470M and AMD M880G with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4250. Ubuntu automatically select the second graphical card, but it isn't so powerfull as I want. ...
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How to install a second graphics card and use 4 monitors?

I finally decided to take the plunge and ditch windows. After several hours I got things working perfectly with all my apps installed. Only problem is that I run 4 desktop displays off 2 nvidia ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, running pathetically slow

I had a pc with Asus P5SD2VM motherboard, having intel core2duo(2.80) processor. It had SiS Mirage 3+ integrated graphic card, RAM 2.2GiB, HDD 250GiB Recently I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my machine. ...
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Graphics info not recognized in System info after updating

I have updated hardware package but after installing this package System info not showing graphics detail.
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Problem with switch between graphics

i have ubuntu 14.04 64bit! and installed that on pavilion dv6 3300se the problem is i cant switch between graphics cards :( or install the amd graphic this is some information: uname -a: ...
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AMD Radeon HD 8790M drivers on Ubuntu 12.04

I have been struggling with this for couple of days now and could really use some help. I recently got a Dell Latitude E6540 with Ubuntu 12.04. I am trying to install graphics drivers for the machine. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 ATI HD 4670 Driver Not Installed [closed]

I have been using 12.10 quite happily for some time but recently had to upgrade to 14.04. (note from comment: It's a fresh install and have done it twice.) My graphics card is the ATI HD 4670. When ...
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Sony Vaio VPCEH2FA E Series Screen brightness problem [closed]

I have an Nvidia graphics card and Ubuntu 14.04. I've tried every method posted in forums to solve my brightness problem. Its brightness is always on highest and the brightness meter is of no use, ...
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How to disable second VGA Lenovo Y510p

I have a Lenovo Y510p with NVIDIA GeForce GT 755M SLI and I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 today. Usually I do a check for software/hardware compatibility, so I read in many places that I won't be able to ...
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Graphics problems on startup

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside Windows 8.1. I started Ubuntu successfully maybe three times, then the last time, it stopped responding and I had to restart. Ever since then, I could ...
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Anyone have luck getting graphics working with an NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M (iMac)?

Here's what I've tried so far: running stock drivers installed by Ubuntu 14.04 default install: system is very slow, laggy and jumpy. installing nvidia-current: system boots up to black screen, ...
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ubuntu 14.04 does not detect amd graphics card on dell insiron 15r 5537

lspci -v | grep VGA output:Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller]) I have also installed AMD graphics driver but still not displaying. ...
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Graphics extremely sluggish after recent 12.04 update

After a recent 12.04 update my gnome-shell didnt work anymore, it just degrades to the classic design. I also tried installing fglrx to enable 3D-Acceleration, but it didnt change anything. The whole ...
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Odd Ubuntu graphical bug when viewing desktop

I'm having this odd bug which won't fix itself It happens after entering my password and logging in - it's like the desktop background is missing and so it just shows no pixels. I don't know what ...
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Nvidia Graphics Card Switch Using Nvidia Optimus

I'm having a laptop with nvidia 520mx graphics card with nvidia optimus technology running Ubuntu 14.04. I've installed nvidia graphics driver version 331.38 and nvidia-prime. What I want to do is to ...
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Laptop Intel HD graphics not detected, only ATI is found

I'm using Dell n5010 with dual Intel HD VGA and ATI radeon VGA. I have installed fglrx and amdcccle. But linux doesn't seems to detect my intel VGA but it detects ATI card. inxi -G gives following ...
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Any way to get Nvidia Optimus card working on 14.04.1?

My Nvidia graphic card has Optimus technology and as far as I can see it is not working, not even recognized. On system settings details it says Intel Haswell Mobile on graphic section. Also on ...
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NVDIA SLI with Prime and Flickering

i have a lenovo y510p with nvidia gt750m sli. when both cards plugged in, prime does not work. "lspci | grep -i "vga"" command shows only nvidia card. but when i plugged out the second card, prime ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS compatability with my system

Best way I can put it, I'm going to switch to the newest release of Ubuntu after years of being tied too windows, I've dabbled before, and I have LOVED it (Linux FTW) but was always hung up on ...
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Ubuntu Hangs & Shows a Black Screen on Install with ASUS Z97-Deluxe & GTX 770

I'm building a new rig, and I'm having trouble installing Ubuntu. I burned the latest Ubuntu 14.04 image to a DVD from my Macbook Pro. I booted off the DVD and pushed a key when the keyboard/person ...
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Which ubuntu version works fine with sis driver 671 771

I unfortunately have notebook ASUS K50C which uses a sis graphics driver. I tried many different options from different forums but I am still having screen resolution problems. Its screen resolution ...
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Nvidia (Bumblebee) failed to load after install latest Intel driver

Everything was just fine. I have updated Intel driver using this installer. After installing the driver it was asked to restart and I did. Now optirun is not working. Intel driver looks good I think. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 running well on Intel integrated graphics, is it worth trying Nvidia graphics? [closed]

I am new to Linux and to the community. I recently installed Ubuntu in my system and I am already in love with it. My question is, as my system came with a dedicated Nvidia graphics card installed in ...
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Is my GPU working correctly?

Nvidia GeForce 525M. How can I test whether my GPU is actually working as a GPU, and it's not my integrated graphics/CPU filling in? My CPU load seems unusually high. Instead of actual driver ...
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14.04 server on Intel Nuc. monitor looses signal during boot

I have freshly installed 14.04 Server on a Intel NUC (newest generation). Monitor connected on Displayport using a DP to VGA Adapter It Boots, Shows scrolling Boot messages, then blank Screen ...
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Dual screen not detected

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 but couldn't get dual screen to work on the drivers given. It detected the second one in /systemsettings/displays but everytime I switched the second one on from this ...
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Cheap Graphics card for my sever

I'm turning a old XPS 420 Dell computer into a server(headless) for use at home. So far I have everything up running however the Radeon HD 3870 graphics card that came with the computer is causing me ...
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My laptop can't play HD movies without stutter, via stream or VLC. Graphic Card problem?

I am on a Dell Latitude D430, Intel® Core™2 CPU U7600 @ 1.20GHz × 2, 2GB Ram, Graphics Intel® 945GM x86/MMX/SSE2 and running Ubuntu 14.02 32bit. Whenever I play movies that are 1080p, VLC starts ...
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Installed new hardware support for 12.04, now can't see anything in VMWare after login

As stated, the updatemanager requested that I update my hardware support. I believe it said that my hardware stack as it existed previously wouldn't be supported after 8/07. I installed the update, ...
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Screen Flicker on Mac Mini 5,3

I have a screen flicker issue on my Mac Mini with Intel HD Graphics 3000 512 MB. It appears on multiple screens and via both HDMI and Dual Link DVI over the display port. It does not seem to occur if ...
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ASRock AM1B-ITX, BOINC, TV-Browser

Users , please excuse my english, my origine language is german. Please also excuse my first words in this discussion-forum - they will be the first and only one - because I want to introduce myself ...
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How do I change the default graphics driver from Intel to Nvidia in Ubuntu Gnome 14.04?

I am using Toshiba Satellite C50 A2012, with Ubuntu 14.04 and an Nvidia graphics card. How do I change my graphics to Nvidia from Intel graphic card?
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Ubunu running low graphics mode

Ubuntu seems to be running in low graphics mode after updating it. I have a dedicated AMD Radeon HD 7670M graphics card. It was working fine before I updated it
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Video suddenly unaccelerated, wrong resolution

Lubuntu 14.04 fully up to date. It was working fine until I turned on my laptop today and the screen was 1024x768 instead of the native 1280x800, unaccelerated. lxrandr shows 1024x768 as the only ...
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What is the Purpose of /etc/init/udev-fallback-graphics.conf in Ubuntu 14.04?

What is the purpose of the upstart configuration /etc/init/udev-fallback-graphics.conf (shown below) in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? # fallback-graphics - take actions to initiate fallback graphics # # if we ...
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14.04.1 on Dell Vostro 14 3445? [closed]

I wanted to install 14.04.1 on my laptop, my question is about drivers. I got all the drivers downloaded but they are for Windows 8.1 and the official Dell site doesn't provide them for Ubuntu. My ...
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Intel Graphics Installer for Linux ends with an error in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Everytime I try to install the Intel Graphics Installer for Linux it always end up with this 2 screens looking like this. and I hope anyone here can help me.
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Stuck with 12.04 for now

I was hoping to upgrade our 12-year old desktop to 14.04 (from 12.04) yet when I forced a distribution upgrade in the terminal & started to run the wizard, I got a series of errors in the terminal ...
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How do I run Ubuntu in headless mode?

I would like to set up Ubuntu in headless mode - configured to operate without a monitor, keyboard, and mouse; probably without access to graphics hardware altogether. The rationale for this is: I ...
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Boot problem 12.04.4 LTS [duplicate]

Good morning to all. I cannot make my system boot. I went into recovery mode and I always get the same message: The system is running in low graphics mode. Your screen graphics card and ...
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dot doesn't recognize any formats

My installation of graphviz 2.36.0-0ubuntu3 doesn't seem to support any output formats: $ dot -Tpng Format: "png" not recognized. Use one of: $ dot -Tsvg Format: "svg" not recognized. Use one of: ...
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Run Ubuntu hassle-free on Asus N56JN-MB71 [duplicate]

I was planning on buying the Asus N56JN-MB71. You can find the specs here: http://www.microcenter.com/product/431925/N56JN-MB71_156_Laptop_Computer_-_Black_Aluminum . I do not know anything about ...
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only one resolution option 480 x 620(4\3)

I have installed oracle virtual box on my HP laptop and set up a virtual hard drive with 21GB of memory. However I cant get the resolution to change from 480 x 620 (4/3). the laptop has a 2GB Nvidia ...
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Intel i915 driver not in any of the diplays

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. Everything was working fine until I booted up Ubuntu this morning and it froze at the purple screen, sometimes going to black screen then freezing there. I started it in ...
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Continuous low-graphics mode on reboot after installing nvidia-331 driver

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. After installing nvidia-331 driver, my machine continues to go to the low-graphics mode troubleshooting. The weird thing is that if I choose a recovery mode on boot and ...
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How do I install graphics drivers for NVIDIA GT 555M series on a Lenovo Ideapad (Y570)?

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Y570 and it has a 1 GB NVidia GT 555M graphics card (ubuntu 14.04). All I want to do is to run cudaHashcat (64 bit one) on it. When I ran it initially I got a message like ...