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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Resolution too bulky [duplicate]

I noticed that my Intel graphics on my laptop (12.10) seem to work differently than my NVIDIA graphics card on my desktop. The only thing that is abnormal is the resolution. Compared to my old 2006 ...
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Ati x300 drivers on ubuntu 13.04 - poor video performance

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on Lenovo T43 laptop. The resolution is OK, but the 2d video performance is terrible. I need a decent 2d performance and no 3d. I see the driver for the ati x300 video card ...
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Where can I find out if a graphics card will work on the newest versions of Ubuntu?

I'm really a newbie at graphics cards and have NO clue anything about them. I want to surprise my dad for his birthday with a fairly nice graphics card as his old one doesn't work with new versions of ...
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How to edit .eps files?

How do you deal with editing vector files in Ubuntu? What programs could you recommend if there are any?
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How to install Ubuntu server with basic VGA only instead of loading graphics card driver

I have an Intel DN2800MT motherboard with a graphics card that isn't well supported. I'm able to completely install Ubuntu server on the machine, but when it boots after install I get a kernel panic, ...
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Can't get full resolution with Dell U3011 monitor

Can't get full resolution with the Dell U3011 monitor. The machine is a Lenovo M92p which has integrated graphics (HD 4000). The OS is ubuntu 13.10. Any idea how to get the full resolution of 2560 x ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Screen problems

Okay, I haven't seen anyone else ask this question yet, but I may have just overlooked it. I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my HP laptop and I'm having some pretty annoying graphical problems. ...
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Why does my screen say “system is running in low graphics mode”? [duplicate]

Also, since that message started appearing, I can't get past starting the computer and it directly goes to a screen that says Frequency out of range. What can I do to fix this?
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Does Ubuntu 12.04 have video drivers for Nvidia Quadro or AMD Firepro GPU's?

I was building a Workstation for video production and I wanted to use ether a AMD Firepro Or Nvidia Quadro Graphics Card. I am very much a fan of Ubuntu and I was wondering if 12.04 supported any of ...
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Screen resolution problems on Samsung monitor

I have a monitor Samsung 19' which resolution is 1440x900 (16:10 aspect ratio). When I set it in the recently installed Ubuntu 13.04, the bottom of the screen gets cut out Trying to change to another ...
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Nvidia and ATI on 13.04 step by step

Im have Dual Xeon system for Photogrammetric related stuff and need setup Ubuntu 13.04 with Nvidia 560Ti and AMD 7970 3GB card on 2 monitors. And use BOTH cards with OpenCL drivers. Its possible to ...
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Forcefully loading ONLY Nvidia graphics on boot, and not Intel Integrated?

Well, I have checked what graphics I am currently using and it is the Intel Integrated graphics driver. I have installed Bumblebee successfully for my Nvidia GT555M but I need to load it to play my ...
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Can I install this driver?

I have an ATI Xpress 200 graphics card, it doesn't have support from AMD anymore so I can't upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10, but I found this driver on their site Driver Download. I know it doesn't support my ...
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Unable to detect graphics card in 12.04 LTS

Hi I just recently installed Ubuntu onto my laptop (Dell Inspiron 15r 5520 64-bit) alongside Windows 8. While Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS seems to be working fine otherwise, in System Settings it is unable to ...
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Catalyst on Ubuntu 13.04 hybrid graphics supporting dual screen?

anyone made double screen configuration works on Ubuntu 13.04 using Catalyst? I followed this guide How do I get AMD/Intel Hybrid Graphics drivers to work? I have tried several drivers (the latest ...
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Haswell Integrated/NVIDIA Graphics Issue

I recently purchased a Lenovo Y510p laptop. The laptop has an NVIDIA GeForce GT750M graphics card. Supposedly the laptop doesn't have integrated graphics but after installing Ubuntu 13.04 and ...
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Overheating laptop dual Ati GPU HD4200 and discrete HD5400

I've a laptop which until now I'm using free Radeon drivers. Now I'm thinking to switch to the proprietary Ati drivers due its cooler temperature. But I'm not sure what to do. My laptop has two ...
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Cant run Compiz with Gallium driver for ATI Radeon X1200

I have the same problem with the ATI drivers and Ubuntu 12.04. I simply can't make the 3D graphics acceleration work with my ATI Radeon X1200 (rs 690) graphics card. I just use the Gallium open ...
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Videos are not playing properly

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my laptop having ati amd radeon graphics card.But in Ubuntu I experience lots of trouble like the videos are not playing flawlessly. sometimes it stucks. I used every ...
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nouveau Unknown Fermi chipset

I've installed a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04 and whenever I start my laptop I get this output error [ 19.469816] nouveau ![ DEVICE][0000:01:00.0] unknown Fermi chipset [ 19.469846] nouveau E[ ...
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Flash & graphic-card problems: 82865G Integrated Graphics Controller

I'm a new ubuntu user and installed 13.04 on a computer that used to run on xp. Since I installed Ubuntu I had some troubles: Unity is not launching: so i use the gnome interface The ...
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Error “System is running in low graphics mode” solved only partially

First of all I wanted to say that I am pretty new to Linux, but I admire the system a lot! Ok, so after having ubuntu 13.04 for a week, I was experimenting with compiz cube effects and the system ...
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Unity interface works slow on intel hd 2000

Hello! I'm install ubuntu 13.04. All works fine, but unity interface slow and freeze. It's going me crazy. My pc config: i5-2300 ...
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Weird artifacts when pressing Alt+Tab

When I press Alt + Tab to switch between windows, the view messes up (not always, but very often). Sometimes it shows just noise where every pixel is another color, and sometimes it shows artifacts ...
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Which graphic driver should I install?

When I give in this command to find out which graphic card is present in my laptop working on Ubuntu 12.10: lspci | grep VGA I get the following result: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel ...
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lspci not detecting my graphic card

I recently purchased a Lenovo g505s, the specifications of which can be found here. After setting up Ubuntu 13.04 I tried to install the ATI proprietary drivers. But only my integrated graphics are ...
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How to set up opengl on a dual graphics card laptop

I'm having trouble in getting newer version opengl. First, I get my graphics cards information using: lspci -nnk | grep VGA and it returns: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel ...
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Frequency out of range message when using console

Why does an error message appear when I switch to a terminal using Ctrl + Alt + F1: 135k / 91 hz Frequency is out of range And more importantly, how do I fix this?
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NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 330M: Driver problem

My system (Toshiba Satellite A660-167 Core i7-740) overheats and turns off. This happens when I play videos online, YouTube or any other sites. I used Psensor to check the temperatures. Normal ...
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How to see what technologies a video card supports

I am looking for a way to check if a video card supports a technology. Either using an Open Source driver or a proprietary one, how can I check to see what video technologies a video card can handle. ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 & 13.04 Problems [duplicate]

I have a an HP Pavilion G6-1311 15.6-inch HD Laptop (AMD Dual-Core A4-3305M 1.9 GHZ Processor, 6GB DDR3 RAM, 500GB 5400RPM SATA HDD, AMD Radeon HD 6480G Discrete-Class Graphics. I currently run ...
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How to enable hardware acceleration with the Radeon HD 7870?

Any idea on how to do this? The open source driver does not do this, and the 2 propriety drivers (fglrx and fglrx-updates) both cause my computer to refuse to boot up. The output of ...
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VGA Controller is Intel's but graphic card is AMD/ATI, and 3d acceleration is not supported [duplicate]

I typed lspci -nn in the Terminal. And this is what it says : 00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor DRAM Controller [8086:0154] (rev 09) 00:01.0 PCI bridge [0604]: ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 runs slow

Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 13.04 32-bit on my PC, but it runs slow. I don't know why. I'm a new Linux user in general. Hardware • Processor: Intel Atom CPU N26000 1.60GHz x 4 • Graphics card: Intel ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 - Graphic freeze [duplicate]

My ubuntu will not boot. It is a fresh install on the PC from a live usb. No errors were reported during install. When booting from the freshly installed ubuntu, the PC freezes before the graphical ...
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Why does “AMD testing use only” pop up upon login? [duplicate]

I have just used this website to follow some of the steps to manually create the .deb file from the .zip file that is on the AMD site. Then I installed them one by one using the Debpackage installer. ...
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Cannot change brightness

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 and my graphics card is Nvidia GF 620M. For some reason, Ubuntu is using the Ivy Bridge processor. It works fine, though. The only issue I'm facing is the brightness. I can't ...
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ATI driver installation failed

I tried to install the driver for my ATI Radeon HD 4330 graphics card from the AMD website. I have Ubuntu 13.04 on my HP laptop. After reboot I don't have the launcher and the borders of the windows. ...
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Green tint on images

I have had Ubuntu 13.04 for three weeks, I'm an absolute beginner. Some pictures (when browsing through Mozilla Firefox) have green tint. How to get rid of the tint? I didn't find anything on Google. ...
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How do I configure graphics?

Please bear with me as I am a noob to linux. I recently installed Ubuntu into a virtual machine that I made with Oracle's VirtualBox, assigning the recommended RAM and storage. I chose to have the ...
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How do I install Catalyst drivers for ATI Mobillity Radeon X1400 in 12.04?

I'm trying to install drivers in Ubuntu 12.04 for my ATI Mobility Radeon X1400 and haven't worked out how to yet. I'm not new to Ubuntu but now that I want to play TF2 on it I need Catalyst. Can ...
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How to install nvidia optimus graphics card driver in ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have a laptop with nvidia optimus graphics card.I have successfully installed its driver in windows 7. When I tried to install its driver in ubuntu 13 it failed.I need to install the driver so that ...
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Where to see or set a color-depth for display with Intel 82865G integrated graphics in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

In Resolution HD 1920x1280 with Intel graphics in ubuntu 12.04 LTS I asked for help with resolution. As I tell in my answer, now I need to set or at least see if the color depth is really full-color ...
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ubuntu won't use my nVidia graphics card [duplicate]

I just formatted my laptop and installed Ubuntu 13 on it The change from windows 7 to Ubuntu is looking good so far But Ubuntu doesn't seem to detect my graphics card I tried installing the driver ...
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Nvidia Geforce 680 GTX - Glitches on screen

I have an Nvidia Geforce 680 GTX and installed the prob. driver Ubuntu showed me![Screenshot1]. I have the problem that if e. g. I have to scroll down a large document I get glitches. I looks like ...
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Can't use Nvidia GeForce 310m in Ubuntu 13.04

Okay so before anybody marks this as a possible duplicate or something along those lines let me say what ive worked on; I have used Bumblebee,Manually installed the drivers myself,tried a bunch of old ...
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Problem with Steam and Unity

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and the whole reason that I did so was to be able to run Steam. Well, Steam opens up just fine. But, once I actually start trying to play games, it's completely screwed. ...
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No games work at all

So far I have tried downloading Steam and even Tux Racer, and nothing will run. It seems like it's a driver issue. I ran lspci -v in the terminal, and this is what popped up for my graphics card: ...
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Is Onboard graphics enough for running Ubuntu 12.04?

I have a laptop with core i3 processor and onboard graphics, 4gb RAM, desktop with core2duo processor, onboard graphics, 2gb RAM. I want to install ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop currently running ...
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Graphics on boot split into three sections

I just installed 13.04 onto a new laptop because of the ease of install with the uefi bios. When I boot the system though, the screen is split into three sections each about 640x200 at the top of the ...