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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Disable discrete graphics card permanently

Just installed Ubuntu 16.04 in a dual boot with Win 7. My graphics card, AMD Radeon HD 6770M is fried, and hangs and then crashes the computer the moment it's activated. So I've been running my Win 7 ...
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Nvidia X server - cannot switch to GPU from my Intel, because of python import error

When I try to switch to my NVIDIA this happens: ERROR: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/share/screen-resolution-extra/nvidia-prime.py", line 22, in <module> ...
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Can not install CUDA on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a HP Pavillion laptop with a CUDA enabled NVIDIA GPU GT-940M graphics card. I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and its working pretty fine until I install CUDA or Nvidia Drivers on my ...
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After install and boot selection, the screen is inactive

I just installed Ubuntu for Desktop 16.04 LTS with the ISO on a USB. After the reboot, the partition/boot selection appeared, I select Ubuntu (the normal default launcher) and the screen is inactive (...
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Ubuntu 16.04 and AMD RADEON HD 6750: The system is running in low-graphics mode

I'd like to install Ubuntu 16.04 on desktop with AMD video card but after successfull install and reboot I got black screen with popap "The system is running in low-graphics mode". After some ...
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xcalib -inver -alter does not work with the NVIDIA driver version 364

I have been using xcalib -invert -alter to reverse the colors in my screen. The command works fine with the nouveau driver using the onboard graphics driver. However, when I switch to NVIDIA binary ...
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X has mysteriously stopped working on Radeon card

One day after rebooting my computer lightdm would not start, there was no colsole, and apparently the keyboard wasn't working either (no caps/num lock light). I tried various things to get it to work ...
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Switching from Intel (Battery Saver) to GTX 970M doesn't work

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Alienware 17R3, and managed to get the proprietary drivers from the Additional Drivers option. However, trying to switch to the 970M from the Intel GPU using the ...
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Nvidia low-graphics mode problem after upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04

After upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04, my Nvidia proprietary driver suddenly become not working. The "system is running in low-graphics mode" message appear every-time I boot my laptop with have Nvidia ...
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Unable to stub 1 of 2 nvidia cards

I am unable to have my video card claimed completely by stub: [ 9.897987] pci-stub: add 10DE:13C2 sub=FFFFFFFF:FFFFFFFF cls=00000000/00000000 [ 9.897998] pci-stub: add 10DE:0FBB sub=FFFFFFFF:...
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Just a question about switching GPU's

So im running 16.04 and i currently have a zotac GT 430 in my build, it runs great with OpenGL and the nvidia proprietary drivers. I plan to drop in a new GTX 750ti to get more than 20fps on ...
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How to revert permission changes on var directory - Ubuntu 14.04LTS?

While installing Hadoop, I accidentally changed the ownership of var and etc folders and their sub-directories. Now, I am not able to boot my Ubuntu system. It throws me the Low graphics mode error ...
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NVIDIA Driver causes Segmentation fault of graphical applications

I have a little problem with the NVIDIA driver. I've built a PC for scientific computations on which I'm running MATLAB and other programs. To speed up the computations I've included a NVIDIA Quadro ...
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16.04 with Radeon R7 370 graphics card has slow and stuttering graphics

I recently installed 16.04 64 bit. every window I open or interact with stutters and goes through its animation extremely slowly. Opening the Unity search takes about five seconds, going through ...
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State of AMD drivers in 16.04

I am really confused about the state of AMD drivers on 16.04 My question is six-fold. What is the difference between The amdgpu driver, The radeon driver, and The radeon-pro driver? When ...
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“Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libgtk-3-0 (>=3.16.2)” when trying to install Intel-linux-graphic-installer

~Ubuntu 14.04 ~Intel® HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2) x86/MMX/SSE2 I am experiencing "An unknown DirectX error has occurred..." crash msg and one of the solutions I found so far is to update ...
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90% CPU USAGE when I watch videos and so much LAG

my Computer LAG every time when I open any video mainly on youtube and the cpu usage Reach on 90% (firefox) and if I use blender or any graphic software that supposed to bug if I have hardware ...
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Stuck requiring nomodeset since 12.04 to 16.04 upgrade

I installed Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 on a computer previously running 12.04 and now it won't boot without nomodeset. With nomodeset I get Gallium where what I want is Intel® Ivybridge Desktop. It's slow as ...
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Radeon HD 7730M driver fro Ubuntu 16.04

Currently my laptop is only using the onboard Intel graphics and not the Radeon HD 7730M card. I have a clean installation of Ubuntu 16.04 on the laptop and I have not made any changes to the ...
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How to fix missing characters from font after awakening from suspend?

I find that often after awakening from suspend on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 with GNOME 3.20 (I have only found this issue on the latest version, though I have not tried with GNOME 3.18 on 16.04) that I get ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 occasionally hangs with screen off after switching TTYs or turning screen off for inactivity

Sometimes when I switch TTYs (also while switching between logged in users) or after the screen darkened and turned off, my screen goes/stays in standby mode and does no longer wake up. Actually the ...
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Open Gl 3.0 to 3.3

I know theirs literally a hundred of these but none of them have helped me i am unable to play any 3D games because open gl is on version 3.o when i need 3.3 i have a Radeon HD 7950 i cannt use any of ...
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Unable to install nvidia driver - kernel error [duplicate]

I have a toshiba tecra M2 laptop. It has the nvidia geforce FX go5200 graphics in it. To install its driver I went here to download the correct display driver for my device: http://www.nvidia.com/...
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Problem with graphics in 16.04

I have 2011 Asus cm6850 machine with i915 graphics driver and i5 cpu. Ubuntu and Debian worked fine the last 3 years, but with 16.04 the default resolution will not display (1920x1080). I believe ...
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Software rendering mode OR can't login

Having problems with Ubuntu 16.04. I am either getting the error message that I am in software rendering mode (because I haven't installed the nvidia driver), or I install the nvidia driver and I can'...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - Force the use of AMD graphics

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 (fresh install). I have a Hybrid AMD/intel graphic card. Ubuntu uses intel card as default. How can I force ubuntu to use the AMD radeon R6 M265 with open source drivers?...
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Redshift/F.lux not working on Ubuntu 16.04 with Intel HD Graphics

I'm aware of the question asked and answered about Redshift/F.lux but it doesn't seem to work for me, as I have Intel HD Graphics. I can open F.lux and preview but for some reason it has no effect on ...
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my laptop Is AMD hybrid-graphics card, is it supported by Ubuntu 16.04 driver?

so, I tried a clean install of 16.04 LTS, is there any way to find out whether my AMD graphics card is fully supported by the driver ? Cuz my screen is flickering I'm not talking gaming, just the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezes after 15 to 20 seconds of use. Pls Help

I have just installed Ubuntu desktop 16.04 on my flash drive (bootable flash drive option). Ubuntu keeps freezing after ~20 seconds of activity like going onto firefox etc.... The only way to get ...
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How do I fix radeon kernel panic on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

Ubuntu has been acting poorly ever since upgrading to 16.04. I'm unable to login and use Unity for more than a few minutes before the system dumps me to a text console and spits out a kernel panic ...
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AMD Drivers Ubuntu 16.04

Just installed Ubuntu 16.04, trying to find amd drivers for my system. In the system info i see Intel i3 3220 and "radeon gallium 3d" (or something like that). I see that amd does not support new ...
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how to install amd gpu open source drivers

I have a dell inspiron 5520 running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. MY laptop has a amd radeon hd 7000 series.How do i figure out wether my gpu is running or not ?. This is the output i got whil running sudo ...
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Hardware Graphic Accelleration on Asus E403S

I bought an Asus E403S and I immediatly put on it Ubuntu 16.04 GNOME, this pc has a N3700 Pentium cpu and no video card, I'm wondering if it is normal that CSS animations like a simple font-size-...
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eGPU Setup on Deepin 15.2 (Ubuntu Based) [migrated]

I have an eGPU setup of nVidia GT710 via Express Card. When linux boots up my main laptop screen works but the secondary screen doesn't work. I am using opensource drivers as both cards require ...
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AMD GPU not detected in Ubuntu 16.04

So I finally dual booted Windows 10 with Ubuntu 16.04. I have been running Xubuntu on my secondary laptop around 5-6 months and now decided to install it on my main laptop so far Ubuntu runs great but ...
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Pen Pressure Sensitivity on Huion

Okay, so, I'm pretty newb to Ubuntu. I know about using the terminal and that's about it. So when I went looking for the drivers for Huion, I expected a simple sudo apt-get *insert driver here* I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Nvidia GeForce 940M black screen after suspend

I just purchased an ASUS laptop that has the Nvidia GeForce 940M GFX card in it. Ubuntu installed the Nvidia 361 driver and it works fine. Computer boots up using the Nvidia graphics. The problem is ...
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Ubuntu Graphical Error

When I start an app I get graphical errors: I've tried swapping RAMs and rebooting system and it's still the same. So what should I do now please? Specs: AMD Athlon X2 5000+ 2GB DDR2 RAM 320GB ...
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Cannot use CUDA, NVIDIA gpu is not detected, ubuntu 14.04

I have ubuntu 14.04 and nvidia 660m. I have read several similar questions but non of them solved my problem. My problem is that either CUDA does not detect my gpu or I cannot login to ubuntu after ...
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Installing NVIDIA proprietary drivers?

I'm trying to install a proprietary graphics driver from NVIDIA (so I can run modern OpenGL) using the "additional drivers application". Whenever I try I can't do it. The progress bar after I select "...
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Ubuntu 16.04 does not use my AMD Radeon graphics card

i have a AMD Radeon R7 M360 graphics card in my notebook. But Ubuntu does not use that Card. Instead it looks like some onboard card or something Hardinfo shows as my VGA compatible controller "Intel ...
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How to install sane graphics drivers for Nvidia Optimus hardware on *Ubuntu 16.04?

Can we (please) build a community summary of how to install sane graphics drivers for Nvidia Optimus hardware on *Ubuntu 16.04? I can see this becoming a recurring thing every few years. Ubuntu 16....
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The VGA locks my Ubuntu 14.04

I have a problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and my VGA. The question is, when I connect the VGA cable, Ubuntu becomes blocked and I'm forced to perform a hard reset of my operating system. HW (notebook Sony ...
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intel HD Graphic 4400 For Ubuntu 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

How to Install Driver intel HD Graphic on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ? How can I install it from terminal ?
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How to update nvidia driver?

I'm currently on Ubuntu 15.10 and I was wondering how I can update my graphics card because some games are not running smoothly at all. Here is my current driver that I am using: Specs I was ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Radeon driver: no more acceleration after HWS stack update to Wily

after updating the Ubuntu HWS stack to Wily (kernel 4.2 and Xorg), system boots up fine, but screen is lagging; although DRI3 is now enabled, 2D acceleration seems to be gone. FTR, I'm using Oibaf's ...
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Cant Install intel 945 chipset graphics driver

I have installed ubuntu 16.04 fresh and when I login, the screen freezes. A scattered screen appears. Black screen appears. Only wallpaper appears. These all flashes couple of times and keeps flashing....
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Black screen after login on account

This question had been asked multiple times but since they're almost older than two years, I will ask it again. The answers to those question couldn't help me either. My problem: After logging in on ...
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Support for AMD Thames Radeon HD 7500M/7570M/7650M on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm aware of the fglrx deprecation scenario and the availability of amdgpu and radeon instead for Ubuntu 16.04, but the Thames series is not supported yet. I wanted to know if any development is going ...
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When I installed Intel graphic driver failed distribution not supported? [duplicate]

I am installing intel graphic driver but showing this problem . Problem screenshot one Problem screenshot two