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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ATI HD 4xxx drivers help needed. :/

I am stuck here because of no support for my other old ATI HD4670 ddr3 support. I need drivers but just do not know, how to find them. I went to AMD's website they do have old drivers available for ...
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washed out colors with fglrx I think its related to bug 548709

I am running wily werewolf, now because i upgraded from trusty taur in the hopes it would resolve this issue, but it didnt. I have the radeon r9 270x gpu, I am using a DVI-VGA adapter to plug my ...
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Ati weird screen flickering in Ubuntu MATE 15.10

I have a hard drive with Ubuntu MATE 15.10 that I just went to the trouble of making it bootable on multiple devices-a brand new lenovo desktop with an AMD A6 with Radeon R4 graphics, and a decade old ...
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ATI/AMD or Nvidia [duplicate]

I have an old graphics card Ati radeon HD 4670 1gb DDR 3 card. This card doesn't get anymore update from AMD. So that means I will have to use old driver updates. How do I update it's drivers?
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How to install drivers for nvidia GPU and amd APU?

Im trying an install of APU drivers along with GPU drivers. I need GPU for rendering, just one monitor would be used, driven by APU. Using ubuntu 14.04 64 bits, I get (lscpci): 00:01.0 VGA ...
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Can't get old Radeon HD graphics to work under Ubuntu

I have an old Pavilion Slimline with a Pentium Dual Core E2140, 2GB RAM and a Radeon HD2350 graphics card. I thought about giving new life to this machine with Linux. At first I tried Elementary OS ...
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Best nvidia gpu driver for performance?

Recently switched from Radeon 7950 to GTX 580 due to better nvidia support on linux drivers. Which driver could provide me the best performance? I'm on the open source(Noveau) and while it definitely ...
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Getting Issue with installing via. apt-get

sudo apt-get install swi-prolog Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The ...
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How to enable/get OpenGL 3.1?

I have a rather old laptop, which has a Intel Core duo 2 processor and I was not able to run the Dolphin Emulator or any games from steam that I wanted because I needed a minimum of OpenGL 3.1 . I ...
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Canot display video with IGD mode from bios

I have configured my bios so that the video work at IGD thus has an ATI Radeon non-integrated and integrated intel, the problem is that when you start your pc did not start the system, just start by ...
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nVidia Optimus problems on Ubuntu 15.10

I've used Ubuntu on my Lenovo Y510p for nearly six months with no issues, and I fell in love with it. I recently bought a MSi GS60 (Skylake), and I've had a major problem with running Ubuntu. I can ...
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lost in the middle of Nvidia installs

My new system is: EB1037 CPU: Intel® Celeron® J1900 (2.0ghz) Graphic: NVIDIA® GeForce 820M 512MB Memory: 8GB DDR3L at 1333MHz Storage: 2.5" 320GB SATA II Wireless: Data Network 802.11 b/g/n LAN: ...
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The system is running in low-graphics mode on Ubuntu 15.10

After googling for hours and trying different things for hours I need your help: I updated the system and after a reboot I cannot log into Ubuntu again (unfortunately I don't know which packages got ...
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Laptop nvidia graphic card slower than integrated Intel CPU graphic card

I have got laptop Lenovo G580 with Ubuntu 14.04 and two graphic cards: CPU integrated Intel graphic card and dedicate Nvidia GeForce GT 635M. It takes me really too long to set up laptop to use ...
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How can I discover why the game Dota 2 causes a reboot?

The background to my question The main problem is that, when I'm playing a game (Dota 2) the computer restarts only (and only) when the game finish (exactly when the scoreboard appears). It doesn't ...
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The graphic card is not working properly

Not every time but most of the times when I have to log in my account the log in screen inverts the colors (something like negative colors) and the "solution" for this is to press switch account and ...
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Unable to login to Ubuntu after changing X display configuration (NVIDIA X server settings)

My Ubuntu (14.04) desktop currently has a LED screen and a CRT monitor connected to it. I needed to set the two screens as two separate screens rather than a continuous dual-screen. (This is for ...
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How do I set the refresh rate for my CRT monitor to 100Hz and above?

I am currently using a 21"FD Premium Sun Microsystems monitor. For running of experiment purposes, I would like to set the refresh rate for the monitor to at least 100hz if possible. Any clues out ...
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Issue with Intel Graphic Installer

I have installed the Intel Graphic Installer.I ran it and nothing went wrong, but while,an issue with code when I listing packaches (i dont remember),I paste the code in here ...
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Can we change the video driver?

Can we change the default Ubuntu video driver? I use Ubuntu Studio 15.10 and I discovered some issue with this driver when I use Google Earth. Specifically, the system tells me that my video card ...
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Graphics card supports up to OpenGL 4.4, but Saints Row 4 (requires OpenGL 4.1) doesn't work with it

I'm new to Open Source and need some help. I have been trying to figure this out all week. I'm having problems getting my OpenGL to work properly. My graphics card is supporting up to OpenGL 4.4. For ...
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Nvidia drivers won't show up

Ok so I built a new PC and ran out of money so I installed Ubuntu from a live USB and when I select "Try Linux with out installing" I can see in the setting menu that I can select different drivers ...
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NVIDIA Proprietary driver not working properly

I have a Lenovo Z40-70 laptop which was running Ubuntu 14.04 with a HDD. After upgrading to SSD (OCZ 240GB) and installing a fresh copy of Ubuntu I came across few issues with drivers for Broadcom and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.03 blank screen on install (Nvidia 970 Graphics Card)

When installing Ubuntu 14.04.03 alongside Windows 10 using wubi the installer seems to start, but never displays anything on the screen. This is the hardware I am trying to install it on ...
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Screen resolution glitch

I am very new to Ubuntu and I just really need some help. I followed this tutorial on replacing Windows with Ubuntu on my crummy laptop I have had for ages. When the installer loaded up there were ...
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Are windows compatible components compatible with Ubuntu? [closed]

Well I'm building a computer and the components are windows compatible in description, so if i get them and run Ubuntu in BIOS, will they work?
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Ubuntu 14.04 : Nvidia GT 740 m Drivers not working

i have tried a lot of method to try running nvidia GT 740m on ubuntu 14.04 but none of them works . My laptop is hp pavilion 15n-209tx . Nvidia works fine on windows . I need serious help to overcome ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes after connecting HDMI

Just after connecting the HDMI cable, my screen freezes for about 20 seconds, after which it works normally. Doesn't happen when I plug out. The second monitor works fine, recognizes both mirrored and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 totally locked after replacing graphic card (gf 750 ti)

I had an old ATI graphic card and was using the proprietary drivers on Ubuntu 14.04. I replaced the card with a Geforce 750 ti and Ubuntu doesn't start anymore. I cannot open a login screen with ...
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Which is better AMD or Nvidia cards for Linux? [closed]

I just got rid of my old graphics card and now I will be buying a new one, but since am new to ubuntu which one do you guys suggest me to get for linux/ubuntu?
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Help me with AMD integrated graphics please

I am trying to install Proprietary Graphics drivers(AMD) but I am finding it difficult to do it. I followed a youtube tutorial "how to run a .run file" but after that it shows me this:- Please check ...
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Updating graphic drivers because Maple is unable to render 3D graphics with Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to plot a 3D graph with Maple on Ubuntu 14.04, but I get the following error: Maple is unable to render 3D graphics Your operating system, graphics, or video driver may require ...
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how to record X settings

i use a asus laptop N73sv with I7 and nvidia and the last ubuntu lts up to date. 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family DRAM Controller (rev 09) 00:01.0 PCI ...
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Graphic errors for ATI RS600M

I wanted to give my old Samsung P200-PRO T8100 Bordoso a last change. It has the ATI RS600M chipset (Radeon Xpress 1250 graphics card). After installing Ubuntu 14.04, the navigation on the top has a ...
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Can't login after upgrading graphics card

Hello everyone in Ubuntu Land, I am having problems with logging in to my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS user. I was away from my computer for a few weeks and came back with a new graphics card, a GeForce GTX 960. ...
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do i need to install motherboard and graphic card drivers..? if yes then how..?

Right now I am windows user but I am thinking of using of ubuntu. So if I install ubuntu do I need to install motherboard and graphic card drivers like windows? My motherboard is Gigabyte B75M-D3V and ...
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Problem with nVidia GPU, not working lightdm

I'm trying all day to get my nVidia GT650M working, but without success. I tried to switch graphics card in nVidia Prime, but after logout screen goes black and Light Display Manager won't start, ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 graphics problem

The PC is a Lenovo ThinkCentre a58. Using ubuntu 15.10 amd64, after a fresh install and mesa-utils installed: $ glxinfo | grep renderer GLX_MESA_multithread_makecurrent, GLX_MESA_query_renderer, ...
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GEFORCE GTX 660 Ti Driver issues

Preface: I am somewhat tech savvy, but a complete newbie when it comes to building my own PC and also a complete newbie with Linux/Ubuntu. So, I recently built my first PC and loaded Ubuntu 14.04 on ...
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Intel HD running 3d apps slow

i currently have an intel celeron processor and Intel Hd 2000 Onboard video, i've always played League of Legends and Dota 2 and many others games on Ubuntu at a stable 80-60 fps, however after i ...
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Worse gaming performance after downgrading to 14.04 LTS?

I was previously using Xubuntu 15.10, but I decided that I wanted to switch to LTS releases, so I reinstalled Xubuntu using a bootable USB with 14.04 on it. Everything worked fine and I installed the ...
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nvidia-prime does't switch gpu

In nvidia-settings chosen "Intel(Power Saving Mode)". Output of sudo prime-select intel is: Info: the current alternatives in use are: ['nvidia-358-prime', 'nvidia-358-prime'] Info: the intel profile ...
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Installing Nvidia driver crash system after restart. ACPI PCC probe failed

I am new to Linux and need some help, because I always fail to install Nvidia drivers. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS version. After that I wanted to install Nvidia drivers, so I went to Software ...
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Framerate drops in all games on Intel HD Graphics

I am experiencing serious framerate drops (down to around 2-4fps) in all games on my Thinkpad T420 with Intel HD Graphics 3000. The games I've tried have been both very high and very low demand games ...
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Screen Flashes on Boot

I'm running Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 on my laptop with an AMD graphics card. Whenever I turn on my computer or wake it from suspend, the screen will show a grey screen then flash several times. It toggles ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 full freeze (maybe intel hd graphics kernel failure)

my new Acer ES1-411 won't work under Ubuntu... It has a Intel N3540 CPU and a integrated Intel HD Graphics GPU. It has a UEFI and I ran dualboot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.10. Under Windows no problems, ...
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How to solve low performance on Ubuntu 15.10 with nVidia 650M, various drivers?

Last week I installed a SSD and formated my Ubuntu 14.04.3 to install Ubuntu 15.10 with UEFI, root and swap on SSD, /home on HDD, overall disk access speed much better. But the problem is: graphics ...
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To monitor characteristics of GPU in 14.04-15.10?

I am doing computation between CPU and GPU. I would like to know how well my CUDA computation performs in GTX 960 with Matlab R2015b (also testing with R2016a review). There are some trends which I ...
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Slow text rendering (scrolling) in several editors after enabling dynamic power management

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on an HP EliteBook 8530p laptop. Ever since I found out how to enable the dynamic power management on the open source radeon driver, it helped greatly to reduce ...
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(Image) Does this mean I have the right video drivers installed?

When I first installed Ubuntu Mate, weeks ago, on this new laptop, video card drivers were clearly not present, since games ran very poorly and certain ones reported "no hardware acceleration ...