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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Ubuntu won't start properly after updating graphics driver

I recently tried to update my graphics driver. It then asked me to restart, which I did. After this however, I reach a black screen and am asked to enter my login and password. Upon doing this it says ...
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Display difficulties with Ubuntu 12.10, Dual Monitors, and ATI HD 5800

I have the ubiquitous and difficult display problems. I have a very limited understanding of everything regarding graphic display mechanics, and Gnome specific terms, so please let me know if you ...
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12.10 Screen jitters/flickers when ever it needs to redraw graphics

I just got started with ubuntu on my intel nuc (16Gb RAM, 120Gb SSD, intel HD 4000 running ubuntu 12.10). Managed to solve most of the issues that I've faced so far but there is this one I just cant ...
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Graphic driver problem with Ubuntu 12.10

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 by upgrading from 11.10 32-bit and I am unable to display anything within any windows open when I load Ubuntu. My computer has the following video card: G86 [GeForce 8300 GS] ...
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12.04 losing display settings on startup

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop at work. It seems like every other week when I boot up my computer it loses its display settings. It's to the point where I have to bring up the virtual console ...
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How can I fix an issue occurring while installing the latest AMD graphics driver?

I installed the xorg-edgers ppa (and since removed it) and am now hitting the following errors when I try to install the official amd drivers. Any help to fix this would be great: ...
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Installing drivers in Ubuntu 12.04

First off, I am fairly new to Ubuntu. Anyway. I very recently bought a laptop that comes with a FreeDOS, and a disk containing drivers. Installation of Ubuntu was fine. However, I think many ...
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Lower resolution with DVI and NVIDIA driver than with VGA [duplicate]

First my setting: Machine: Linux ubuntu 3.2.0-36-generic #57-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jan 8 21:44:52 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Graphic Card: I have an old Quadro NVIDIA card 01:00.0 VGA ...
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Does the latest Ubuntu 12.10 security update break graphics drivers? [closed]

I downloaded and ran the 12.10 live cd (today, 1/29/13) and it ran fine, and installed just fine as well. However after installing I let the system update the essential/security updates and now the ...
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Optirun glxgears: Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] (EE) No devices detected

I have problem with optirun command on Ubuntu 12.10 installed on notebook DELL M6600. In the BIOS I have enabled Optimus technology. I have two graphics: lspci -vnn | grep '\''[030[02]\]' Intel ...
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Complete failure of any NVIDIA drivers to work on Sager NP9150 / Clevo P150EM with GTX 670MX on 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? I have tried every possible solution in my knowledge to install NVIDIA drivers that are functional on Ubuntu 12.10. I ...
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switching between graphics cards and on board graphics in ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu 12.10 AMD/Intel Hybrid Graphics not working Hi I am running ubuntu 12.04 on dell inspiron 14z laptop which has got ATI graphics cards and also intel on board ...
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Asus Eee PC R101d videos don't play properly in Lubuntu 12.10

I installed Lubuntu 12.10 on an Asus Eee PC R101D (Intel Atom N450, Intel GMA 3150). And there is a problem with video playback. It won't play videos properly, only stuttering, extremely slow, ...
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Nvidia GTX 680 drivers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Nvidia driver doesn’t work in 12.10 I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 on my PC. But i cannot find the correct drivers for my videocard. I tried all the drivers in ...
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Is there support available/a driver that works/ for the ATI HD 5650 Graphic card in 1210? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the correct way to install ATI Catalyst Video Drivers (fglrx)? I have used several distros of Ubuntu, but there seems to be a slight problem:my video card ...
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3 monitors and 2 video cards (intel and ati)

I've moved to ubuntu from windows 7. In W7 I had 3 monitors on 2 graphic cards. 2 monitors work from ati card and 1 from intel card. In ubuntu I can't make it to work like before. Now works only 2 ...
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lagging minecraft

I've started playing minecraft, on my windows pc it works flawless but when playing on my ubuntu laptop it runs verry slow. I allready put all minecraft settings to minimal, i'm running oracle java 7 ...
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Intel HD & Ubuntu 12.10 = unknown. Tried SNA enable & PPA add

I have an Asus K52F with and Intel HD graphics chip. I used the SNA enable trick on 12.04 and it worked without the PPA needing to be added. I've been going at it for 3 days now on 12.10 and tried ...
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Choppy and pixelated video on Macbook Air 5,1. Unable to run/view HD videos at all

I'm currently running 13.04 (I try to extend the little help I can by submitting bug reports) and the video is extremely choppy and pix-elated on any video program I run (vlc, mplayer, totem etc.), ...
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Strange artifacts in 12.10 that are blocking my status bar. Seem to change based on what I'm viewing

A few days ago, I upgraded from 12.04 LTS to 12.10. The update went smoother than the last time I tried to update (Unity 3D didn't work and I had to reinstall from scratch after trying everything). ...
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How to get Ubuntu 12.10 nVidia FX 5200 Driver to work?

Right now I have an older Dell Dimension 3000, of which inside is a Pentium 4, 1GB RAM and an nVidia FX 5200. I found this question which asked the same thing, but the only answer as a comment was of ...
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How to install photoshop cs6?

I'd like to install photoshop cs6 on ubuntu 12.10 I've tried searching software center but didn't find anything except gimp, but I want photoshop cs6 not anything else Anyone can help?
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How can I install a ATI video card driver (ATI Radeon HD 5700) for Ubuntu 12.10?

I've tried everything I could think of to the point of having to reinstall Ubuntu and try all over again.
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How to solve wierd graphical issues in Ubuntu 12.10? [closed]

You can see with the following screen-shots that the notifications of the bottom right has glitches out and always shows up blank white. Top right notifications are not affected. Also something that ...
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How do I get EGL and OpenGLES libraries for Ubuntu running on VirtualBox?

I have Ubuntu running on VirtualBox. Guest additions are installed and now the OS is hardware acceleration capable. I have OpenGL library in place. Now I want to run apps using egl + opengles1.1 ...
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How to enable 3D acceleration with Nvidia GT 555m?

I have a Dell XPS 17 (3D) laptop that comes with Nvidia GT 555M. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my laptop (not side-by-side to Windows, but as an application inside Windows using Wubi). I installed ...
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AMD-Intel Hybrid Graphics : Problem [duplicate]

My Laptop is an HP DV6 6121tx with 2 GPUs: An Integrated Intel one and an AMD HD6770M. Now I just want to run Ubuntu on it without getting horrendous battery life and without it getting very hot ...
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How to set 1440×900 screen resolution?

I have an ASUS wide screen on a dual boot machine. In Windows screen resolution is 1440×900, but in Ubuntu the only settings available are 1424×768 or less. Is there a way to change this?
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Graphics Problem on Ubuntu 12.10 Gnome 3

I've been using 12.10 for about two weeks now with no problems. The whole time I have been using Gnome 3. Then suddenly the system spontaneously rebooted. When it came back up there were lots of ...
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Monitor flickers in a MSI U120/Wind U100

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my computer. It came with Windows XP. My computer is an MSI U120. Now when I turn on my computer and go into Ubuntu my screen brightness is on low. When I then ...
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Problem with installation of ubuntu after after changing my video card with an amd hd 6570

after changing my video card to amd hd 6570 it's not possible to install Ubuntu anymore On windows (8), everything is just fine. my new video card works perfectly and I have no problem with anything ...
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How to manage graphics cards? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? I recently installed 12.10. I have two graphics cards, and integrated intel and a nvidia. Is there a way to manage the ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 with Gnome 3 WM suspend graphical problem

So when I suspend my computer, the screen when my computer is locked or when I have opened the menu with windows button suddendly becomes bugged and looks like an old kinescope TV with no signal. Is ...
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Can I use Intel HD 4000 Graphics and discrete Radeon HD for dual monitors?

On windows I have a dual monitor setup. I have one monitor connected directly to the motherboard, running off of Intel HD 4000 graphics. I have another monitor connected directly to my Radeon HD 7850. ...
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Xubuntu does not recognise second identical ATI graphics card

I have 2 ATI graphics cards and 4 identical Samsung LCDs (2xDVI on each card, no crossfire though the bridge is connected), and I am hoping to configure them in the following manner. Currently, LCD ...
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AMD catalyst driver 12.1 Kubuntu 12.10 (64 bit)

I have an ASUS N56DP laptop and I have Kubutu 12.10 working on it with the default graphics drivers. The system hangs if I use any of the additional drivers suggested by jockey-kde. I am thinking ...
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Ubuntu fails to load after installing fglrx

I am using a Toshiba Satellite notebook with Xubuntu 12.10 x86_64. Just now, I installed the fglrx package to be able to use the propriety drivers for my graphics card. However, once I rebooted after ...
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Stuck on Ubuntu boot screen clean install

I'm a new user of Linux. I made a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in my notebook Dell Inspiron N4010. The intallation went ok, but after restarting it got stuck on the purple screen with the logo. ...
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Choose vga output on port replicator

I have an Acer laptop with a port replicator, the Easyport IV. System specs: Acer laptop, Travelmate 8172 Intel HD graphics Ubuntu 12.10 My problem: I have two VGA ports. One directly on my ...
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Unity really slow on Radeon 6950

I was wondering if anyone could tell me what I need to do/if my system should be able to run Ubuntu 12.10 smoothly. Asus sabertooth x58, i7 3.2Ghz, 12 GB 1600 DDR3, x2 HD Radeon 6950 2GB, ...
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How do I rotate my display when not using an X Server?

I have a widescreen monitor that rotates. I'm trying to use it in 'landscape' mode (vertical). This is easy in the GUI. How do I rotate my display when I am not running an X Server or when I am ...
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Unsuccessful upgrade from 11.10 to 12.4 LTS leads to black screen with cursor blinking

During the upgrade from 11.10 to 12.4, I got stuck on a screen with background image, and nothing else. I restarted the computer, and after GRUB menu, screen gets black with cursor blinking. I've ...
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Proprietary drivers don't work with AMD Radeon HD 7640G on Ubuntu 12.10

My setup First off, my apologies if this is a duplicate but I could not find anything specific regarding my graphics card. So as the title states, I have purchased a new laptop with an AMD Radeon HD ...
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CATIA v5 under wine, screen flickers

I'm a fairly novice Ubuntu user and this is the first time I use this website. Currently I'm running an Ubuntu 12.04 dual-boot (together with Windows 7) installation on my Dell Inspiron 1545 Laptop ...
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Messed up my hybrid graphics configuration [closed]

I was trying to make the switch possible between my Intel and Radeon AMD graphic card following this thread: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1930450, but apparently the installation of the ...
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Why does Ubuntu 12.04 Unity suddenly blur text and images?

Today after a reboot, Ubuntu blurs text (well, anything that is rendered on screen) whenever focus changes or on any interactions with the desktop. Example: Normal good look: Blurred state: ...
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Ubuntu does not keep settings for dual-monitor setup, how can I correct this?

First I have a Windows 8 PC with two monitors attached: A 24" primary monitor at 1920 x 1200, and A second 19" monitor at 1280 x 1024. Windows boots using the smaller 19" monitor before ...
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How can I enable Unity 3D with hybrid graphics Radeon 7970M?

When I log into Ubuntu 12.04, I don't get Unity 3D, even though I think I am seeing 3D acceleration at the login screen. I don't want to use the FGLRX drivers, the default one doesn't seem to work, ...
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Moving flickering graphic on Ubuntu desktop

I have a graphics issue in Ubuntu. There is a pattern of random short lines that flicker and move slowly across the screen. I have a dual monitor setup and the pattern first occurs on the top left of ...
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Nvidia problems with optirun when running WarCraft

Problem: I have Nvidia problems I don't know what happen because when I run WarCraft with optirun it display errors then if I type optirun glxgears, it displays the same errors as when im running ...