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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Can't get Matrox quad head working

I have xubuntu 13.04 newly installed. I'm trying to get my Matrox M9148 gpu to work. I had to create and edit an xorg.conf file, and now the card outputs to all monitors, but no program windows ...
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Why won't my graphics work in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I'm very new to Ubuntu and to Linux in general, and took the leap and formatted my PC to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS very recently :) I seem to be having some trouble getting my graphics card to run properly, I ...
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Rebooting problem

After restarting my ubuntu PC, I am getting a dialog window showing "Your system is running in low graphics mode" and after clicking on 'OK', I was prompted with three options 1. Run in low ...
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How to install drivers for NVIDIA (NVS 5200m) for Dell Latitude E6430 laptop in Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I have a new Dell's laptop E6430 with two VGAs (the Intel and nVidia). I tried to download the file from the official site of nVidia but it caused the system to crash. I'm now on a new fresh system. ...
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I cannot reduce the screen brightness on my Acer Aspire 5742

I cannot reduce the screen brightness in Ubuntu 13.04, my device is an Acer Aspire 5742. Ubuntu systems settings says the graphics driver is "Intel® Ironlake Mobile x86/MMX/SSE2" but my laptop comes ...
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How can I Install Nvidia Driver GT 520 and Cuda 5.0 in Ubuntu13.04?

I'm just newbie with Ubuntu/Linux. Actually I am attempting to install Pyrit which requires GPU acceleration. I have dual-booted Ubuntu 13.04 and Windows 7 in my Desktop PC Gigabyte G31M-ES2C with: ...
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ATI Radeon XPress 1200 Graphics Card Driver Install Problems

I've got an ATI Radeon XPress 1200 Graphics Card, and the default driver isn't cutting it. I downloaded the proprietary driver .run file ("ati-driver-installer-9-3-x86.x86_64.run") from AMD, and tried ...
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My ubuntu box is not opening in graphical mode

I copied a big data in /temp of my RHEl VM. Now my system stopped booting in graphical mode. Can anyone tell me, How can i delete /tmp of my VM without affecting my VM. Thanks
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Do graphics drivers for Intel HD 4600 exist?

I recently installed Precise on an Intel i7-4770 machine with a HD 4600 GPU and I've unfortunately been experiencing the dreaded "flickering mouse cursor" from the beginning. I read that supposedly ...
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13.04 exception with latest AMD/ATI driver - How do I go about reporting this?

OS - Xubuntu 13.04 64-bit fresh install (up to date) I'm trying to install the ati/amd graphics drivers for the laptops dedicated graphics card, but im having a really hard time. I followed the ...
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Compiz high CPU

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 (my first Linux) alongside Windows 7. When I booted for the first time and ever since Compiz is eating up my CPU. When idle and doing nothing window management ...
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 450 [duplicate]

I've just instaled Ubuntu 13.04 on vaio with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 450, now I need help with instaling drivers for this graphics
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new to Ubuntu/Linux installed Precise then upgraded to 13.04 [duplicate]

after I installed 12.04 LTS from scratch (meaning no other OS installed on system) I wanted to upgrade tp 12.10 so I can continue on to 13.04. after booting up after upgrade it will not boot into ...
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Switched graphics card, now major problems

I have an old nVidia 9600GT, which I pulled out of my computer dual booting with Windows 7 and 13.04. I then plugged in a HD6670. I didn't think to uninstall drivers in 13.04, so I started my computer ...
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Disable dedicated video card without installing drivers

So, Ubuntu doesn't come with drivers for my ATI Radeon HD 5650 (mobility), and I tried about 3 different drivers, and all failed. My question is, can I just disable my ATI video card and use the ...
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Screen resolution lowers every time there is a kernel update

Every time I get a kernel update, my screen resolution is lowered. I can fix this by switching the NVIDIA driver to a different version and then restarting. I think what is happening is that the ...
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Trailing windows after installing gnome shell!

I am running 13.04 on this computer, and was interested in installing the gnome shell alongside unity. I followed the instructions on this link: ...
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Bumblebee and Nvidia [duplicate]

I am a Linux newbie having freshly installed Ubuntu for first time. I have Nvidia Geforce GT630M and question about it. I couldn't get Nvidia driver to work. I tried to follow different instructions ...
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The system is running in low-graphics mode on hybrid gpu

im running ubuntu 13.04 on my Sony VPCSB37_GA with intel and amd Graphic cards I followed this tutorial so i can switch between intel and amd and it was working good, till yesterday. now i can only ...
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How can I know which GPU my VGA output uses?

I have an optimus GPU 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09) 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GK107M [GeForce GT ...
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Logon screen resolution on two displays (Intel HD Graphics) [closed]

I have a laptop with Intel HD Graphics and resolution 1366 x 768 (d.1) and a display with resolution 1280 x 1024 (d.2). When I connected it via VGA while in my desktop it worked all right, but after ...
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Ubuntu PPC version liveDVD not booting on powerbook G4 15"… What to do?

My 15" Powerbook G4 (AL) was getting too old and Mac OSX Lion installed by default on it was too boring to use as my daily driver.. So.. I decided to install Ubuntu 13.04 PowerPC version on it.. I ...
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Graphics card not displaying on Ubuntu 12.04

What I initially wanted to do was to install Steam. For that, it seems like I need to install the proper graphics driver for my system. My laptop is ASUS K55V. It has got an NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M ...
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Kubuntu 13.04 Live USB works, graphics crash when installed

I'm trying to install Kubuntu 13.04 on my laptop from a live USB. The live USB works fine, graphics, wireless etc. It all works. Installation works as well, but when I try to start the newly installed ...
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Display errors after upgrade from Kubuntu 12.10 to 13.04

I recently upgraded from Kubuntu version 12.10 to 13.04 using the automated tool, only to find several display related problems. The system had not been upgraded from an earlier version before. First ...
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Desktop doesn't load after installing ATI Driver [duplicate]

I installed ATI Radeon HD 3650 on Ubuntu 12.10 32-bit using following commands: cd lib/3.5.0-17-generic/kernel/drivers unzip *.zip chmod +x *.run sudo ./*.run but after restarting the system, I saw ...
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What drivers do I need? How do I install them?

I have been trying for quite some time to install AMD-drivers to my Ubuntu 13.04 computer. A lot of try-and-fail have been done and a lot of tutorials have been read, and a lot of questions have been ...
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ATI RADEON HD 3600 DRIVER FOR UBUNTU [duplicate]

does anyone know how to install "ATI RADEON HD 3600" Driver on ubuntu 12.10 , 32bit version ? where should i download it and how should i install ? thanks ;
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13.04 graphics problem

All of a sudden, the graphics aren't working on my Ubuntu 13.04 64bit. I ran sudo apt-get upgrade yesterday, and now the launcher and dash transparency don't work. What's odd is that the notifications ...
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4xxx not recognized

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Win7 on my HP Pavillion dv6-2020eg. Ubuntu does not recognize my ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4xxx graphics card. It just says "unknown" in the information box ...
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Black Screen After Post on Install 12 or 13.04

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 (I also tried with 12.10) on an iOne gx31 with an E8400 processor. I run the DVD and it gets to the screen with the keyboard and little man then the screen ...
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Problems with 3D after upgrading

I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04. I use Sweet Home 3D. After upgrading, my driver for graphics Gallium 0.4 on AMD RV 610 doesn't display correctly anymore in 3D. The screen fills with pixels and strange ...
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Problem after Logging screen. Ubuntu 13.04

I have some problem with my Ubuntu 13.04, after installing it with Oracle VM Virtual Box. So, after I have installed it, I reboot my virtual machine, and I saw the Log - in screen. But when I typed ...
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How to fix black screen after install nvidia driver? [duplicate]

I got a new laptop (Asus G75VX) with a Geforce G70MX card. I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on it and it works, but when I try to go and install the Nvidia driver from the update system, when I reboot there ...
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What is the difference between the 2013Q1 Intel Linux Graphics Stack Release and xserver-xorg-video-intel?

Webup8 recently posted a description on how to upgrade your intel graphics driver to the "2013Q1 Intel Linux Graphics Stack Release". I already have xserver-xorg-video-intel installed from the main ...
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graphic problem after updating Ubuntu 13.04

I had a very stable and functional Ubuntu 13.04 until yesterday that I accepted to update the system. After the update files were downloaded, the updater told me that some packages are not needed any ...
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Unity Dash Graphical Glitches in Ubuntu 13.04 with ATI Graphics

I have a very noticeable transparent glitch in the Unity Dash. It does no transparency at all and instead shows a green to red color transition with black checkered boxes. This is an entirely ...
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How can I use an ATI Radeon HD 6450 on Ubuntu 13.04?

Basically, I get a orange/purple/black flickering screen when I try to boot Ubuntu 13.04 with my AMD Radeon HD 6450 without the proprietary drivers, but cannot install the driver from the website ...
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how to get an nvidia control panel?

I have an Nvidia geforce 9500 gs card on an Ubuntu 13.04 os. downloaded the driver already but cannot change perfomance settings my streaming video is very choppy.I cant even find ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Making Laptop super hot

Hello I am using Ubuntu 12.04 (dual boot with windows.) The laptop is getting really hot and fan starts running wildly on Ubuntu even if no applications are open.Windows 7 is running absolutely ...
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Ubuntu Crashes After Updating Nvidia Card [duplicate]

I installed the Nvidia GT 520M using the following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get install nvidia-current and then I restarted my computer and it logs in fine, ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 and AMD proprietary graphics drivers with PPA

I want the AMD proprietary graphcis drivers installed via PPA. I don't want to install it manually because of updates. The open source drivers are not good for me because Unity is not smooth then. My ...
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Propertiary driver ATI Mobility radeon HD2600

I have got Ati Mobility radeon ,open source driver and Gallium 0.4 on RV 630. This open source driver is not powerful. I downloaded driver from AMD web page and at the beginning of the installation I ...
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I hosed my video drivers! How to revert to default in Ubuntu 12.04?

Problem: No GUI, Video Driver Problem OS: Ubuntu 12.04 (Mythbuntu) Motherboard: ASUS M5A88-V Evo with integrated Radeon HD4250 graphics card. $ lspci -nn | grep VGA 01:05.0 VGA compatible ...
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How to fix messed up GUI when Installing Ubuntu 13.04

I tried downloading the 32 bit version of Ubuntu 13.04, and when it finished, I used the universal USB installer tool, provided on the ubuntu website. That was all successful, but when I tried to boot ...
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13.04: Chaged graphic driver, lost unity

After changing my graphic driver to one of the options shown as proprietary, I lost unity (wallpaper shows, terminal can be opened with ctrl+t, but nothing else displays). My notebook: Dell Vostro ...
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How to install AMD Radeon HD 6470 Graphics card driver and prevent the low graphics situation after restart? [duplicate]

I have Dell N4050 laptop with AMD HD 6470 Graphics card. I'm new to Linux. I installed Ubuntu 13.04 64bit desktop version. I tried to install AMD Graphics driver but each time i restart, The same ...
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Cannot install Cedar Tail DRM in DKMS format on Ubuntu running on a netbook

I have a netbook (Asus EeePC 1015CX) and recently I have installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS. All seems to run fine, however I have a problem with the graphics card. When I turn on the computer the ...
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How to install AMD Radeon graphics driver in HP Pavilion g6-1037tx? [duplicate]

Hy, I am new user and very much keen on using ubuntu. Right now I am using ubuntu 12.10. Just I need to know how can I install AMD HD Radeon graphics driver in my HP Pavilion g6-1037tx. My laptop fan ...
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Unity crash to a blue screen after login

I recently updated to 12.10 quintal and to my surprise the desktop won't load. After logging in it brings up my wallpaper for a while then it turns to a plain blue screen. After all this I have to ...