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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16.04 ; power off discrete graphics (ATI/AMD)

On 12.04 I used to utilize this procedure, to power off my ATI graphics and prevent my system from overheating, it worked fine. After installing 16.04, I've been trying everything I could find on the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezes when suspeding

I have a Lenovo z40-70 Laptop with a Geforce 820M. Whenever my Ubuntu suspends it freezes. It only shows a black screen and doesn't respond to any command. I had the same issue when I was using ...
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Install Open Source AMDGPU driver on 16.04

How could I switch from using the "radeon" open source driver to the "AMDGPU" open source driver? I have man packages for both, tried setting an xorg.conf for Driver "amdgpu" but to my understanding ...
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One of either two monitors randomly goes off

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 and one my two monitors is randomly turning off. It's never the same monitor going off so it can happen to any of the two and it only stays off for about 1-2 ...
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System in Low Graphics mode when I try to LOG OUT while using onboard Intel Graphics instead of AMD

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS on my Dell Inspiron 5548 with i5 and ATI Graphics AMD Radeon R7 M265 2GB DDR3. I switched Graphics in AMD Catalyst Control Center form AMD Radeon R7 to Intel integrated ...
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How to reinstall the Nvidia graphic driver in the recovery mode of Ubuntu?

I use Titan X graphic card in Ubuntu. But it crashes yesterday and I can't login after reboot. But I am able to login in the recovery mode. I think it is the driver that caused the problem and I wish ...
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Cannot Use 3d Acceleration with Ubuntu Guest in VirtualBox

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04LTS guest on a Windows 10 host. The guest additions appear to be working since Ubuntu is able to run at full resolution, clipboard sharing works, etc. However, 3d acceleration ...
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Short freeze before opening System Settings in Ubuntu 16.04

Each time I open the System Settings the screen freezes for a few seconds. Then it continues normally. But it is still annoying. My graphics card is: Venus XTX [Radeon HD 8890M / R9 M275X/M375X] ...
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I've got some problem with graphics

This morning, all was working well. A few hours later, I boot my computer and the screen have some graphical trouble that is weird. Here is an imgur album for more comprehension ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: Graphics card being detected wrongly, battery getting drained

I use an Inspiron 7548 which ships with an AMD Radeon R7 M270 graphics card. However, Ubuntu is detecting it as an R7 M265. LSPCI: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Host Bridge ...
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MATLAB 2015a : Opengl rendering error

when i try to run some MATLAB scripts i am always incurring OPENGL error , I am using MATLAB 2015a 8.5 version Switching to software OpenGL rendering at runtime on unix is not supported. kindly ...
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Another X-Server failsafe question

Updated from Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 16.04. Seems to have gone fine. On reboot I get the Ubuntu animation with the dots, then I get a low video mode dialog. I cannot get out of it, it has an infinite ...
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Intel Graphics: stock driver vs modesetting driver vs Intel download

I've just removed xserver-xorg-video-intel due to a bug. This means I've fallen back to the modesetting driver, which Debian now recommends. Can any provide a comparison of the relative merits of the ...
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How do I install AMD Radeon HD 7570M/Intel Hybrid drivers?

My system is overheating frequently, and sometimes it shuts down, so I think I have to install the AMD/Intel Hybrid drivers to fix this problem... My laptop is this Dell with Intel/AMD Hybrid Graphics ...
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nvidia driver in 16.04 - GT216M - sony vaio

Hi i upgrade system do 16.04 - and cannot use drivers. Now have 640x480 display only available. root@lapop-vaio:/home/grek# lspci |grep NVI 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation ...
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Display issues when logging in with LDAP authentication for Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 in my laptop DELL LATITUDE E5450. I have also installed an LDAP client and set up LDAP authentication from my LDAP server. I also have a nfs shared home directory for ...
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Unable to log into desktop environment after nvidia driver install

I was trying to use the latest version of Blender and found out that the newest NVIDIA drivers need to be installed so I can use the GPU in my gaming laptop (originally loaded with Windows 10). SO I ...
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Unity 8 not working with NVIDIA graphics card

I am on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) and have heard that, with this distribution, I would be able to get a better look at the Unity 8 and Mir desktop interface. I understand that it is still buggy and ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 freezing upon login

I have just recently updated the permissions (allowing Plex media server complete access) to my Videos, Music, and Pictures folder in my home directory. Before that, I had (attempted to) updated the ...
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problem with amd gpu on ubuntu 16 .04

I've just updated my ubuntu 15.10 to ubuntu 16.04 lts. I've got some problem with my decicated amd gpu(amd radeon r5 m335). I known that ubuntu 16 doesn't support amd proprietary drivers, but there ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 problems with graphical interface

I have a serious problem with my Kubuntu 15.04 version in my laptop. I am going to explain the weird behavior. When I do log out and log in again or the screen is locked and gets me to the login ...
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Graphics are broken after upgrading to Ubuntu 16. Any ideas on a fix?

After updating, all windows and icons remain drawn after being moved or closed. Graphics card: Intel Ironlake Mobile x86 I already tried updating the graphics drivers. Thanks for your help!
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16.04 uses Intel HD Graphics instead of Radeon

I installed ubuntu 16.04 to my Dell inspiron 5559 that has AMD Radeon R5 M335 graphics cards. When I run: sudo lshw -c video I get: *-display description: VGA compatible ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: nvidia drivers for GeForce GTX 960M

Some time ago I asked a similar question about Ubuntu 14.04. Now I just installed Ubuntu 16.04, hoping that with the new version the graphic card was recognized effortless. Sadly I still have a ...
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Problem with Nvidia 7200/7300 and nouveau drivers

Sorry if this is a stupid question but, when I upgraded to 14.04 (from 12.10 I think) I immediately had a problem with slow graphics response with the default nouveau driver. On switching to the ...
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16.04 AMD Graphics card not used properly

I just updated to 16.04. My system has AMD Radeon HD 5450 graphics card which I use with two 16:9 monitors. After update, i.e., after removing fglrx, the displays are mirrored and have 4:3 aspect ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 unknown display

I just recently updated to 16.04 and now I'm not able to set resolution for my display. In settings menu my display hangs in unknown state. I've AMD radeon HD5770 video chipset. My dmesg: ...
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Problems with Netflix in new Google Chrome

I've been watching Netflix in Google Chrome for months without any problem. Since one of the last updates however, there are weird graphical glitches. If you start a stream, you can only hear the ...
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Heavy Screen Glitch after Suspend, 16.04

I recently decided to load up Ubuntu on my HP Envy 15, it has a dual graphics solution with HD 5500 integrated and GTX 950M discrete outputting to a 3200x1800 panel. Everything works at boot time, ...
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Fresh 16.04 install. Black screen on reboot but fine if started from scratch

I have just done a fresh install on an HP Pavillion G6 Notebook. This has an AMD A8-4500M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics × 4 and Graphics Gallium 0.4 on AMD ARUBA (DRM 2.43.0, LLVM 3.8.0). It works ...
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HDMI-VGA issues in 16.04

noob here: Lenovo ideapad 100 running ubuntu 16.04 won't support HDMI-VGA cable. Same cable works well on windows, so I suspect it's driver related. Any suggestions?
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Using Intel Intregrated Graphics alongside Nvidia GT 630

I just recently installed Ubuntu 16.04. I've been using it just fine, the only issue is with the displays. What I am trying to do is run three displays on two separate video outputs, one the Intel ...
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I have problem with my left-hand side launcher

I'm new here and my launcher somehow just chandeg my colour. I tried to recover it and back to default, but i can't, something is wrong. Does anybody know how to recover it? Thank you very much
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amdgpu: Is that a bug?

I have a Dell Inspiron 5447 and it's running Ubuntu 16.04. This laptop have hybrid graphics (Intel/ATI) and actually I can't disable my discrete card without issues. The amdgpu module is being ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Laptop with Nvidia and Intel 3+ monitor configuration

I have an Alienware 14 running dual Intel HD4600 and Nvidia 765M graphics. I am trying to connect two external monitors and run the laptop screen at the same time. If I use the Nouveau driver for my ...
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Can I disable the discreet GPU in a hybrid Intel/ATI graphics?

Using 16.04 LTS at 4.5.2 kernel stable. Can I use vgaswitcheroo or something to disable the AMDGPU and the card? It's eating up my battery. In 14.04 LTS I could use the ATI Catalyst to switch between ...
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X11 low graphics mode error, with and without nvidia drivers

I recently installed 16.04, and have been messing around with steam games; naturally I installed the latest nvidia drivers, which worked great for two days, and since this morning I have been ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't recognize my Nvidia Gpu

My laptop is a Hp Envy M6 X360 w105dx and I can't get Ubuntu to recognize my Nvidia Gpu, it only see's the Intel integrated graphics. I can change the drivers for the Gpu in the "Additional Drivers" ...
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mir session in 16.04 shutdown my monitors

I am trying to test the unity8 mir session in ubuntu 16.04 but when I log in using the session both my monitors turn off. I installed unity8 using sudo apt-get install unity8-desktop-session-mir ...
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How to change Graphics Driver in 16.04 from i915 to open source driver?

Noob Question, so please don't get annoyed! I upgraded from 15.04 to 16.04 LTS, and now my system reboots often for no reason, doesn't "suspend" etc.. I have a Lenovo with Intel Core i5, and AMD ...
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Problems with 5 monitor setup and DisplayPort splitter in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm setting up five displays on a system that has a 4 mini-DisplayPort graphics card. The graphics card supports up to 6 heads. I cannot simply switch to a card that has 5-6 ports due to space ...
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Driver conflict nvidia/Xorg

sorry for my english and my newbie in ubuntu i'm running on gnome-ubuntu 16.04LTS, i have Nvidia 9500gt with proprietary drivers installed , the problem when i plug out the gpu it won't boot into a ...
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Do I need to install Bumblebee for Hybrid Graphics system to enable Optimus on Ubuntu 16.04?

I am asking this question because I have found articles basically saying that some computers have enabled Optimus technique with some propriatory graphics drivers, for example this one from Ubuntu ...
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No second display over HDMI (16.04 LTS) hybrid graphics

I cannot seem to enable or use my HDMI port in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. As I connect it with my TV, there's no signal on either ends. Detecting displays doesn't work. It probably has something to do with ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 black screen afters installing prorpietary nvidia drivers

I have just reinstalled the Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop due to upgrading to an SSD and now I am experiencing an issue with nvidia drivers. When I install a proprietary driver after a reboot the systel ...
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How do I configure Ubuntu to support VGA to HDMI Graphics

I have a Dell Optiplex 745. I just installed Ubuntu 15.1 I have an Acer HD touch monitor. I use a 4 port HDMI KVM w/audio. To connect the VGA output to the KVM, I bought a TrippLite VGA to HDMI ...
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No networking after reinstalling Ubuntu

After installing a new graphics card (Radeon R9 380X) on my 970A-D3P board I had difficulty starting Ubuntu. The system was duel boot and I could log into windows. After resetting BIOS I could log ...
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How can I run two screens from two seperate GPUs?

I have two nVidia GTS 450 GPUs, each with a DVI, an HDMI and a VGA port. I want two screens, both running off the DVI ports. I've setup my xorg.conf file in /etc/X11/xorg.conf but it is not working. ...
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Kubuntu Xenial recommended Nvidia driver

I updgraded fro Wily to Xenial yesterday, and booted to a blank screen. I managed to drop to shell, and after some trial and error, and after installing nvidia-364 from graphics-drives ppa, disabling ...
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Can't get CS:GO to stop stuttering

I just recently installed ubuntu 16.04 onto my PC, I am also a pretty big gamer, i love counter-strike global offensive, but for the life of me i cant get the game to run smoothly, In windows i get ...