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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Doesn't detect graphic card

Ubuntu 14.04 seems to neither detect my graphics card (nVidia GeForce 800) automatically nor use the corresponding nvidia-340 driver even after manually installing it, so I really don't know what to ...
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How to enable amd discrete graphics card?

I bought a new laptop, and have a problem with graphics card driver. I've been trying to fix problem for few days, please, help me if you know the answer. Hardware: Dell Inspiron 15 3541 with A6-6310 ...
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Fuzzy visuals and low fps in games, screen tearing in both games and web browser. Happened after changing up drivers

This started after tf2 kept crashing upon opening. I assumed i might have had a driver issue and switched over to the proprietary drivers from amd. The crashes persisted so I switched back to the open ...
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GNOME 3 System Applications stay black when using Intel GPU

my notebook has two GPUs. One Nvidia GPU and an Intel integrated GPU. When using the Nvidia GPU everything is fine. When using the Intel GPU (switched through the nvidia-settings tool) all System ...
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PPA directory, Steam, Dota 2

I have a graphics problem on Dota 2, the characters and the wood are transparent. When I'm starting steam I am adviced to install ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates However, when I type that in Terminal I ...
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glxinfo (64bit) tried to load r600_dri.do (32bit)

I'm trying to setup a HTPC with Kodi (and vdpau), powered by an AMD A4-5300 APU with Radeon(tm) HD 7480D Graphics. Since hardware acceleration is not supported in the fglrx drivers, (Someone, correct ...
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Switchover from AMD 760G (Northbridge)/AMD SB710(Southbridge) chipset to Intel G41(Northbridge)/ICH7 (Southbridge)

I have switched my mainboard from Asrock 960GC-GS FX (AMD 760G (Northbridge)/AMD SB710(Southbridge)) chipset to MSI G41M-P33 Combo (Intel G41(Northbridge)/ICH7 (Southbridge)) and processor from AMD ...
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Bumblebee using nouveau instead of proprietary

Running glmark2 with optirun on Nvidia 740M on 15.04: OpenGL Information GL_VENDOR: nouveau GL_RENDERER: Gallium 0.4 on NV108 GL_VERSION: 3.0 Mesa 10.5.2 I want to use proprietary driver. ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Nvidia 540m Optimus latest graphic driver

I am using ubuntu 14.10 and 331.113 NVidia driver without an issue. However I would like to install the latest possible NVidia driver that would work with my GPU. The problem is that if I download and ...
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Slow ALT-TAB Ubuntu 14.04 - XORG CPU spike

I am currently experiencing some infuriating lag/sluggishness with Ubuntu 14.04 when doing relatively trivial, undemanding work across a few basic applications (Chrome, Mudlet, Sublime Text 3, and the ...
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Graphics driver problem

I have a AMD/ATI HD6600. I have already tested every single popular Linux distribution and I still have this problem. If I start using non-proprietary drivers, most of the time I start my PC after ...
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How to update intel graphics in ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

My Laptop is Dell E6440 , core i7 8GB machine which runs Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to update my intel graphics and I dowloaded the intel graphics installer also ...
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Screen tearing Ubuntu 14.04 nvidia driver

So my laptop has an annoying tearing whenever i play a graphic-intensive game or watch a movie. It happens regardless of driver used: open-source or proprietary. For those asking, I have tried the ...
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Problem with AMD Radeon HD 6470M on 14.04 with AMD Catalyst Control Center (PC : SONY VAIO Vpcca3s1E)

The problem with my AMD GPU is that on Ubuntu it uses only half of its VRAM: it uses only 256MB of the (already low) 512MB available. Also in CCC its showing way another graphics card: a Radeon HD ...
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What does “tested driver” mean?

I've got a new Notebook but cannot use the graphics-card in its full glory because the X.Org driver is not the best one. I can choose another driver for my graphics card (nVidia GeForce 960M). But on ...
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Can I/ How do I use my on board graphics chip with my graphics card together in Ubuntu?

I'm not really sure if this is an acceptable question to ask her because of this reason I also posted this in the normal stack exchange. If this was not okay please let me know. The Problem: I would ...
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i cant identify the model number of my nvidia card

I have recently bought lenovo z50-70 laptop but i am not sure the model of my nvidia card because Ubuntu cant see it even when scan for drivers from additional drivers it shows that there are no ...
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NVIDIA drivers for Ubuntu 15.04 GTX 970 black loading screen

I can't seem to get anything to work on Ubuntu. I've struggled with everything that goes into installing, update and maintain the operation system and software. But I've manage to get it installed ...
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Kubuntu 15.04: Random lag spikes in all games

A couple days back, every game (Minecraft, TF2, GMod,...) I played on my laptop had unbelievable FPS drops for ~5 seconds to 1 FPS and then it went back to 30. I noticed when the FPS dropped the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - AMD drivers boots without gui

So I've been having some trouble getting the AMD drivers to work. Whenever I install the AMD drivers either from their website or using the additional drivers tool in Ubuntu it installs just fine, but ...
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Why do I get the same FPS with “optirun glxspheres64” in comparison with just “glxspheres64”?

vblank_mode=0 optirun ./glxspheres64 Polygons in scene: 62464 (61 spheres * 1024 polys/spheres) Visual ID of window: 0x20 Context is Direct OpenGL Renderer: GeForce GT 750M/PCIe/SSE2 218.417930 ...
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Why is my graphics using Intel® Haswell Mobile

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 In about this computer graphics: Intel® Haswell Mobile Running lspci | grep VGA in command: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 4th Gen Core Processor ...
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How do I install DKMS (and others) for my NVidia drivers on Vivid?

Today I tried install Ubuntu again (I haven't succeeded in weeks!) and I need my NVidia drivers to my GeForce GTX 970. I followed to simplest guide I could find: $ sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Re-install grafic driver for Lenovo Notebook

The problem is, that i could only start Ubuntu at my notebook with the recovery mode. The system does not install the required grafic driver. Is there someone who can give advice how to find and ...
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How can i choose my graphics card?

I am a new Ubuntu user and I like it but it won't read my graphics card I go to system settings > software and updates > additional drivers and I have a dedicated graphics card but it won't read ...
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Kernel drive in use is not Nvidia

I am trying to install NVidia drivers on Linux mg-Ubuntu 3.16.0-45-generic #60~14.04.1-Ubuntu . Here is screen shot from GTK; And also in here is from Nvidia settings; However when I tried to ...
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[ERROR]Could not connect to bumblebee daemon - is it running?

I have Ubuntu 15.04 with Gnome I try with this comand but not work: systemctl enable bumblebeed.service systemctl start bumblebeed.service if I reinstall i have the problem: Cannot access ...
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Remove Nvidia Card and switch to Intel HD graphics

today I removed my GTX 750 Ti card from my computer and enabled the internal Intel HD graphics in the BIOS. My computer boots just normal and everything seems to work fine until you try to login. ...
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How to revert to a previous xserver-xorg-video-intel driver? [duplicate]

I am using Lubuntu 14.04.2 I recently updated the xserver-xorg-video-intel-lts-utopic driver from: 2:2.99.914~1~exp1ubuntu4.3~trusty1 To 2:2.99.914~1~exp1ubuntu4.5~trusty1 Now I have randomly ...
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Graphic, card resolution

Is it normal to experience limited graphic card capability in Ubuntu 14 compared to the same graphics card in Windows XP? I am running two momitors and am limited to 1280 x1024 per display in ...
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Graphical issue with World of WarCraft

This is the first time I'm using Ubuntu and its... intimidating so please try to be nice :( Anyway, after messing around and having a bunch of... productive fun, I decided to try and install WoW, ...
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Youtube fullscreen choppy in google-chrome

I've recently reinstalled my OS (Ubuntu) because I've upgraded my laptop with an SSD. It's an Asus UX32VD. Ever since then I've had issues with playing youtube videos in fullscreen in chrome. The ...
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Need help in changing & saving screen resolution permanently in Ubuntu 14.04

I have Lenovo Y40-90 laptop, and have Ubuntu 14.04 with integrated Intel graphics card and AMD Raden R9 M275 graphics card. I have also installed AMD Catalyst Center to switch between Intel and ...
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Problem-dimensional graphics card

I have problem with dimension of screen from graphics card. It can not fill the screen without borders when I tried the following commands, xrandr -s 1024x768 Output from xrandr -q pc@pc:~$ xrandr ...
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Ubuntu will not start with Nvidia drivers installed

When I have the nvidia graphics drivers installed. My computer just gives me the error Starting Light Display manager... and Deal with any system changes... link was shut down..... I have a lenovo ...
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how to install proprietary nvidia GeForce 9600M GT driver on ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

Hi everyone I have installed driver for my nVidia GeForce 9600M GT by checking this link and it works. But I realized that I had installed 'open source' drivers for my graphic card. Can anyone ...
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Broken FGLRX DKMS module on latest UBUNTU Updates

(Ubuntu 15.04) After latest round of updates fglrx failed to compile dkms module on both of my laptops. 1 laptop has switchable graphics and the other does not. The laptop with switchable graphics ...
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mid 2010 macbook and nvidia drivers

Having problems with Nvidia's proprietary drivers (any) on a Ubuntu MATE based flavour on a mid 2010 macbook, set to boot with rEFInd. When the display manager starts, the X server dies, leaving me ...
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Switch console display on linux(ubuntu) system with two graphics cards

A machine installed with a ubuntu system and two graphics cards. Both linked to a monitor. Have sucessfully switched the xwindow's screen0 from one monitor to the other by modifying the xorg.conf ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Fresh Install - Parts of screen garbled

I've installed Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 on a Dell Vostro 1500 with 2.5 gigs of ram, and I'm experiencing garbled (corruption or gibberish) graphics. Screenshot at this link: ...
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fps lag in latest version of chromium

i lately experience fps issues in an online game i play (tagpro.gg - fps dropped from 60 to ~40), but also in youtube videos (feel very chopped). this is since i updated ubuntu (14.04 lts) yesterday ...
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Computer behaviour changed after motherboard change

I recently changed the motherboard on my PC and now some odd behaviours are happening. Firstly, the screen is showing some anomalies. In the lower right hand quadrant of the screen, there is a ...
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Cuda installation on msi with two graphics card

I have a msi laptop CX61 2QF core i7, 4GB RAM, Intel HD Graphics 4600, Nvidia Geforce 9400M, Ubuntu 14.04 I want to install cuda 7.0, I downloaded the run file, made it as an executable and ...
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Failed to config radeon power managment ubuntu 15.04

I've tried to switch back to open source AMD drivers but have got stuck. When I try to look at the content of power_method file I'm getting an error: cat: /sys/class/drm/card0/device/power_method: No ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 not logging into X

This morning I found that my computer were freezed. I rebooted the computer, and since then, I can not log in into my graphical user session neither other users sessions. When I try to login, the ...
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Display with graphic card - Nvidia GeForce 7025 / NVIDIA nForce 630a keeps flickering for Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I have nvidia card - GeForce 7025 / NVIDIA nForce 630a. When I have installed Ubuntu, my screen keeps flickering and gets stuck when I login into my desktop, after ...
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Bumblebee not switching card off

I am running Kubuntu 14.04.2 x86-64 on a ASUS Q551L. I have a Nvidia GeForce 840m that I am running the 352 driver from Nvidia. I am using bumblebee to switch between the two graphics cards. I can use ...
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15.04 Upgrade on AMD

I have a AMD Radeon R4/R5; after 15.04 upgrades, I'm stuck at the purple screen with low-graphics complaint. So I boot into the recovery session of the same generic headers and run in failsafeX mode. ...
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Installed Driver for Evga GTX 970. Can't log in to Ubuntu

Hello everyone linux noob here. Basically I installed the driver from apt get. Restarted my computer, and now when I log in. I get stuck in a loop,the screen shows some funny colours and sends me back ...
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Installing nVidia driver on hybrid card

I am running Ubunutu 14.04 and I have just installed it onto my new laptop (MSI PE70 2QE) and it has a hybrid intel/nVidia 960m GFX card. I have found the excellent post here How do I install the ...