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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Cannot use CUDA, NVIDIA gpu is not detected, ubuntu 14.04

I have ubuntu 14.04 and nvidia 660m. I have read several similar questions but non of them solved my problem. My problem is that either CUDA does not detect my gpu or I cannot login to ubuntu after ...
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Installing NVIDIA proprietary drivers?

I'm trying to install a proprietary graphics driver from NVIDIA (so I can run modern OpenGL) using the "additional drivers application". Whenever I try I can't do it. The progress bar after I select "...
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Ubuntu 16.04 does not use my AMD Radeon graphics card

i have a AMD Radeon R7 M360 graphics card in my notebook. But Ubuntu does not use that Card. Instead it looks like some onboard card or something Hardinfo shows as my VGA compatible controller "Intel ...
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How to install sane graphics drivers for Nvidia Optimus hardware on *Ubuntu 16.04?

Can we (please) build a community summary of how to install sane graphics drivers for Nvidia Optimus hardware on *Ubuntu 16.04? I can see this becoming a recurring thing every few years. Ubuntu 16....
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The VGA locks my Ubuntu 14.04

I have a problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and my VGA. The question is, when I connect the VGA cable, Ubuntu becomes blocked and I'm forced to perform a hard reset of my operating system. HW (notebook Sony ...
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intel HD Graphic 4400 For Ubuntu 16.04 LTS [duplicate]

How to Install Driver intel HD Graphic on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ? How can I install it from terminal ?
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How to update nvidia driver?

I'm currently on Ubuntu 15.10 and I was wondering how I can update my graphics card because some games are not running smoothly at all. Here is my current driver that I am using: Specs I was ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Radeon driver: no more acceleration after HWS stack update to Wily

after updating the Ubuntu HWS stack to Wily (kernel 4.2 and Xorg), system boots up fine, but screen is lagging; although DRI3 is now enabled, 2D acceleration seems to be gone. FTR, I'm using Oibaf's ...
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Cant Install intel 945 chipset graphics driver

I have installed ubuntu 16.04 fresh and when I login, the screen freezes. A scattered screen appears. Black screen appears. Only wallpaper appears. These all flashes couple of times and keeps flashing....
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Black screen after login on account

This question had been asked multiple times but since they're almost older than two years, I will ask it again. The answers to those question couldn't help me either. My problem: After logging in on ...
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Support for AMD Thames Radeon HD 7500M/7570M/7650M on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm aware of the fglrx deprecation scenario and the availability of amdgpu and radeon instead for Ubuntu 16.04, but the Thames series is not supported yet. I wanted to know if any development is going ...
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When I installed Intel graphic driver failed distribution not supported? [duplicate]

I am installing intel graphic driver but showing this problem . Problem screenshot one Problem screenshot two
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Black screen since updating graphics card driver

It's my first question here and I hope someone can help me. Like written in the title, I always did the recommended updates. Once I did an update for my graphics card, after starting new I only got ...
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Severe graphic artifacts on screen after screensaver!

Note: I tried to use descriptive language, but because I'm uncertain of the problem's underlying details, I'm not necessarily able to use the most accurate and descriptive language. Often, when I ...
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Why does katoolin break my Ubuntu 16.04 instalation? [closed]

I am running a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04, after breaking it for the fifth time and reinstalling it for the sixth. I tried to install select Kali tools using Katoolin using these instructions: http:...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu 16.04 since I got GTX 1070

I was running ubuntu with windows, and once I got my GTX 1070, and installed the nvidia drivers on windows it caused Ubuntu to go black screen whenever I would load it from grub. Additionally my asus ...
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Intel HD 4600 Graphics Glitched in 16.04

I've been running into a very frustrating issue trying to move to 16.04, the graphics output is completely glitched to the point the system is basically unusable. This starts during the initial ...
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AMD-INTEL hybrid graphics on Ubuntu 16.04

I saw many saying that the latest version of Ubuntu 16.04 contains opensource driver for ATI. I have an HP laptop with AMD 6770m + Intel HD 3000 hybrid graphics and wants to install Kubuntu on it. I ...
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BIOS Boot Priority menu shows two different items with the same name

I'm installing Ubuntu 16.04, and I'm setting the boot priority through the UEFI BIOS Utility (my machine is not dual booted). The options under the Boot Priority section are: P1: HL-DT-ST BD-RE ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 completely freezes when using Nvidia card

If I change the PRIME profile configuration on Nvidia XServer Settings to NVIDIA performance mode, it tells me to logout and log in again to apply the alterations. When I do that, nothing changes. ...
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Unable to change resolution on Kubuntu 16.04

I use a laptop that has an Intel graphics card. I also use Kubuntu 16.04 with Plasmashell 5.5.5. When I try to change the resolution I get a black screen. It does not matter if I use the GUI, or ...
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How can I get the gimp pencil to work?

I'm using the Gimp app. I was recently editing a head on a game called Graal Era online. It was working fine but now it won't let me color at all. I can't get the pencil to work at all.
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AMD RADEON 6870 ubuntu 16.04

I'm starting linux, and have installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and my gpu is an AMD radeon 6870 (saphire), i read that amd doesn't support Ubuntu 16.04, so in system info the installed driver is Gallium 0.4 (...
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Tearing when monitor is rotated clockwise

I get pretty bad screen tearing on my monitor that is rotated, but not on my second landscape monitor. Any ideas how to remedy this? Ubuntu 16.04 Radeon R9 270
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Nvidia driver doesn't work after successful installation

I have an Asus k401 notebook with an Nvidia GeForce 940m. I've added the graphics ppa and installed the most recent version (nvidia-367). The installation was successful and, according to the ...
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What does “Supported, but hardware is too old for Unity” mean with respects to AMD Graphics

I have recently migrated from 15.04 to 16.04 (A minor disaster related to 15.10 in between). Today I decided to see if I could get my graphics card working. It is a Radeon 8500 2GB, and is on the list ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Screen Flicker [duplicate]

I have flickering screen issue since I have installed NVIDIA drivers on my Ubuntu 16.04 (I had the same problem in 15.04) I uploaded a video and the problem can be clearly seen in the video. It ...
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Nvidia GT 710 overscan issue w/ Ubuntu 16.04

I bought an Nvidia GT 710 for a computer I'm essentially using as an HTPC, so I could have HDMI out and 1080 resolution. However, once this machine is hooked up via HDMI, I experience an over scan ...
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is amd graphics supports ubuntu 16.04 now

I am very new to ubuntu. Ubuntu 16.04LTS Release on 21 April 2016. i read post on http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/03/ubuntu-drops-amd-catalyst-fglrx-driver-16-04. i said that ubuntu 16.04 does not ...
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NVIDIA GT860m GPU clock stuck at 33Mhz after resume from suspend 14.04 -> 16.04

Every time my laptop resumes from suspend GPU performance becomes poor (e.g. glxgears performance test shows ~100 fps while on normal mode it shows around 19k). nvidia-settings' powermiser shows ...
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16.04 freezes shortly on purple screen

System Spec: Self build PC, AMD 64 bit, NVidia GTX 970 (using the NVidia binary driver - version 367.27 from nvidia-367), fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04. Whenever I boot Ubuntu the purple screen is ...
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Installing Ubuntu 16.04 with NVidia GPU

I am performing a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 and have a Titan X Nvidia GPU card. Should I have the GPU plugged in while installing the new OS? I have tried without it plugged in (which works) but ...
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Why is there a five second pause at the beginning of every video?

Recently, I've started to experience 5-6 seconds delay when starting to watch any video (On Youtube, VLC, Movies Application, etc...) Also, if I pause a video and wait 5-6 seconds and then hit play, ...
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Switch between Intel & nVidia cards ubuntu 16.04

I just bought a new laptop with both an Intel HD 5500 and nVidia GeForce 920M, and I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. According to Google, all I have to do is install the proprietary drivers and choose ...
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Ubuntu falls back to old window style on every second boot

I already posted here for a failed upgrad from 14.04 to 16.04, see here. I assumed, that I fixed my problem bei reinstalling unityand ubuntu-desktop. Apparently, this did not solve the problem as I ...
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Display Scaling on Ubuntu With Dual Displays

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 on my system. I have two monitors (both at 1366x768) hooked up to my AMD R7 260x (I am aware of driver stuff, I don't care because I only use Ubuntu to watch YouTube and ...
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Proprietary graphics completely broken on MacBook Pro 7,1

I just installed Xenial, and I attempted to install the proprietary NVidia drivers. However, when I rebooted, the system went to a black screen (not even the backlight was on) and I had to reinstall. ...
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Better driver for Intel graphics card

I just installed 64bit version of Linux Ubuntu, but it says that my Graphics are: Intel Sandybridge Mobile, and the problem with that is that I cant open more than 2 windows of youtube videos in my ...
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Lowering Graphics and Processor Clock Nvdia GeForce 570

My graphics card it's standard graphics and or processor clock setting is too high. It crashes sometimes. On windows I used MSIafterburner to lower it a bit, but a google told me that MSIafterburner ...
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Overclock multiple Nvidia GPU in Ubuntu

I have two NVIDIA 750ti GPUs connected to my machine, driver 340.29. Currently I am using Nviida X Server settings with coolbits to overclock one of them. However there are no options to overclock the ...
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No video signal on newest versions of Mint and Ubuntu

My Specs: i5-4460 GTX970 Gaming 4G Extreme 16GB RAM 1TB HDD I can't seem to establish a video signal using NVIDIAs divers. VGA, DP, DVI - doesn't matter. Tried the proprietary driver as well as open ...
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Screen does not turn back on after turning off for inactivity

If my screen turns off due to inactivity, it will not come back on. It does turn on when waking up from suspend. I have 16.04 on a HP Compaq nc6000. In System Settings -> Details, the graphics line ...
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How to connect to internet when system graphics is not working and I can use only terminal [closed]

How can I run commands on my system in terminal that require internet connection? I am using a live usb. In my system graphics is not working. And I am unable to connect to internet using terminal.
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Media Converter suggestion

Please suggest me an audio video converter which supports most of the commonly used codecs and especially GPU Accelerated Encoding. GUI is much appreciated, but Command-line will also work. Also give ...
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Error in installing intel graphics driver for Ubuntu 16.04

Please read through what I have tried. I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 32 bit i386 installed on my IBM-T43 laptop. My processor is Intel® Pentium(R) M processor 1.73GHz and graphics is Intel® 915GM x86/MMX/...
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Autodesk Maya 2016 Crashes on startup in Ubuntu 16.04

My PC Details RAM = 8 GB Processor = Intel® Core™ i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz × 8 Graphics = GeForce GTX 650/PCIe/SSE2 Graphics Driver = 367.18 OS = [x64 bit] Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ...
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Wacom Intuos Art Medium Compatibilty

I've been searching around and can't find an answer. If you buy a Intuos Art will it work out of the box on Ubuntu 14.04? I use Gimp if you're wondering. The reason I ask is because I really want to ...
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Diagonal Tearing (Kubuntu 16.04)

The question has been asked before here, but with no response: Diagonal Screen Tearing Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit Intel Skylake Integrated Graphics (I'm asking again because I can't comment on it.) The ...
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this device is using an alternative driver[GeForce GT 630M ]

Here is the screenshot of the additional drivers: I want to use NVIDIA driver so that I can use tensorflow GPU version on my pc. I selected the NVIDIA driver and restarted but it is not working. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 64bit not running properly on my Home Theater PC, Nvidia driver issues, freezing, slow/sluggish

So, I really been wanting to install Ubuntu on my home theater PC to run Kodi, etc (currently running windows 7 with no issues..just.. you know.. windows). I figured I'll give the new release of ...