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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Is there a way to run the new Paint Tool SAI version (1.2.0) on Ubuntu 14.04?

I am a digital artist, and I found out that Paint Tool SAI would be the best program available for my art. I have found a few tutorials on how to run PTS on Ubuntu, however there are a few issues. One ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 NVIDIA graphic card GeForce 8400M GS error— striped lines on my screen

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and my graphic card is NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS. I was watching a video, when my laptop all of a sudden rebooted. It couldn't finish the reboot properly and got ...
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Nautilus (semi-)randomly quitting

A few days ago I upgraded Windows XP to Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I had troubles with my graphical driver, so I downloaded the official NVIDIA driver. Everything seemed flawless, except for when I had two ...
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Black Screen after Grub menu with a underscore

Recently after trying to upgrade Ubuntu 13.10 to Ubuntu 14.04 my laptop will boot up until the grub menu and after selecting my OS it would just give me a black screen with a underscore at the top ...
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graphics card enhancement

I have the following specs on my system76 laptop (Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit) Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics 5200 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-4750HQProcessor ( 2.0 GHz 6MB L3 Cache - 4 Cores plus ...
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Black Screen After Nvidia Driver 331.79 install

All the other answers do not help, so I decided to do this. I have a GeForce 780 Ti and whenever I install Graphics Drivers I restart and boots up, and then it says Loading failsafe graphics driver ...
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install nvidia driver instead nouveau

3 days ago I got installed Ubunto 14.04 and got some problems as fuzzy/blurry screen and bad support of multiple screens. So I realized that as default ubuntu install nouveau. I googled how to remove ...
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Graphic issues with installing Ubuntu on PC with Radeon 7770

Haven't found anything about the issue I'm experiencing and would like someone to help me with it. I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04, but for some reason installation does load, but I get on monitor ...
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How do I get other resolution option other than default one in full screen? [duplicate]

I want to get my 1366x768 monitor to have other screen resolution 800x600 or 1240x768 in full screen. What option do I have? Thanks. Here what I did, shaharil@busuk:~$ xrandr Screen 0: ...
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Find Out my Graphics Memory Two Cards Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install Age of Empires III on my PC under Playonlinux, but I am having some problems with graphics memory. It asks for the graphics memory on the installer. I tried what some ...
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New Nvidia Graphics card drivers

Hi I am writing this as I have an issue with my Nvidia drivers. I have a Nvidia 750Ti running on a Xubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have had problems with my nvidia drivers before and solved them using this ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS graphics driver: How do I revert to my former set up when I have no display?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS on my PC which has an Asus P5S800-VM motherboard & a Nvidia 5200? graphics card. The system was running fine until I saw that I was running a freeware driver for the ...
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Error: couldn't find RGB GLX visual or fbconfig ubuntu 12.04

I'm using Intel HD Graphics as graphics card and I'm trying to open an OpenGL program, but, when I try to run it, I have the following error: OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display ':0.0' ...
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What graphics drivers do you use? [closed]

What graphics drivers do you guys use nvidia/amd proprietary on opensource and why ?
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AMD graphics drivers

I have a new laptop with dedicated graphics card and I decided I will go with Ubuntu 14.04. All is just fine and I love it but the repos for graphics drivers from Canonical are just well... old .Is ...
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How to fix low graphics mode error on reboot [duplicate]

The system is running in low graphics mode I have a fatal issue with my Ubuntu 13.10 and I would appreciate any assistance I can have. Upon login I'm presented with "The system is running in ...
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Wrong resolution on ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my system. My graphics card is an NVidia 8800GTS. For some reason ubuntu detect that my screen resolution is up to 1024x1280. I have already installed the NVidia ...
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VMware and 3D acceleration

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and then VMware 10.0.2 with Windows 7 as guest. I get No 3D Acceleration error when starting the guest machine. I have installed OpenGL and all Mesa lib files. Below is a ...
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Graphic card definition

how to download and install graphic card definitions , GEFORCE CUDA Thants :) . Iam new to Linux and i don'r know how to deal with compressed files . I've downloaded a CUDA Definitions but I didn't ...
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Having trouble installing kubuntu/Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer

I having trouble install Kubuntu & Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer. The computer rebooted before it got to the desktop or any graphics (when using a CD). I managed to install Ubuntu server edition. ...
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Problems accessing my Ubuntu system

I have a problem accessing to my Ubuntu 13.04 system. Recently I updated from 12 to 13 and after some hard work I am able to input my password and user name, but I can't get any further, because the ...
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Former Windows XP systems are slow after installing 14.04

I just replaced windows XP on our work computer with Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit, and it runs really slowly, only after logging into an account and the screen sometimes flashes. It doesn't fill the whole ...
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Use AMD/Intel switchable graphics program on specific programs like in Windows?

thanks for viewing. I am dual-booting Ubuntu 14.04 LTS_x64 along Winodws 8.1_x64 with: Processor: Intel Core i7-3635QM and Intel HD4000 integrated chip AMD Radeon HD 8770M In windows, the AMD ...