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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Lubuntu and Ubuntu: slow windows moving with mouse

Why if a large window is moved in Ubuntu 12.04 (Unity) or Lubuntu 13.10 the window will move slow only if it's moved with the mouse? If the trackpad is used all works fine… This is not happening in ...
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Install Nvidia driver for CUDA to use “GPU” option in Blender (ubuntu 13.10)

Same question as on the Blender stackexchange site. As a recap: I have to install the nvidia driver but how to do it? (repository or manually? And I already had problems with both, as said) My ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 randomly freezes [closed]

Hello. I use Ubuntu 12.04 with wubi. The problem is that ubuntu randomly freezes when i move the mouse cursor. The system doesent have to restart i just have to press (ctrl+alt+f1) and then ...
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NVIDIA GT610 card with KSP

I have new graphics card for my PC, it's ASUS branded NVIDIA Geforce GT 610 with 1 GB RAM. PC is three years old ASUS motherboard without any extras, just dual core CPU with 6 GB RAM plus hd and DVD ...
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Some noob questions

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu and I've had some issues which I want to make sure are OK. Whenever I boot I get two lines of text. It's hard to read because it flashes very fast, however it's something ...
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NO wifi, ethernet, audio(sound) after installation of ChrUbuntu (12.04) on Acer C7

I have installed ChrUbuntu on acer C7, but by the end of the process a can not have sound, internet (ethernet or wireless) and probably the graphic driver not recognised though with chrome everything ...
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I need to update my opengl drivers to play counter strike source ubuntu 13.10

I get an error glgeterror when I launch counter strike source. Normal counter strike runs fine, this is all through steam. I've done some digging and I need to get newer opengl drivers, My laptop has ...
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No Video After Install [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 32-bits on a 2003 era Dell Inspiron 1100 laptop, and I get no video at all, not even any text during boot.
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How can one change login screen resolution with propreitary graphic driver installed?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 beta. I installed the latest AMD BETA driver from this site . The installation was perfect. But now I am not able to see my login screen(where you type your password, as you ...
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Saucy Salamander huge error

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10. All i have to say is that it lags so much on PC that it makes windows seem 50x faster. Just opening up the dashboard and typing in something takes up to 20 seconds. ...
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How to recover from an interrupted distribution upgrade and broken AMD driver install?

I seem to have broken my system hard. It started with me wanting some Compiz effects. I have a Dell Inspiron 14z with a AMD Radeon HD 7570M card. The card showed up in the output of lspci but not in ...
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Configuring multiple video cards in Ubuntu

I'm having problems trying to get Ubuntu to recognize 6 MSI R9 270 cards. I'm trying to get cgminer 3.7.2 to recognize all cards but it only recognizes one. My system: GA990-FXA UD3 motherboard 4GB ...
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12.04 Radeon HD 4200 crap graphics

I am stuck with 1024x768. Display comes up as a laptop. It's a Philips 17" I have no composition, 2D and fuzzy lines going up the screen. I used the software centre to install the ATi X.Org binary ...
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I've wiped my hard drive, can't install ubuntu 12.04 (graphical error?)

I'm trying to install ubuntu 12.04 onto my laptop. I have it on a USB, from the ubuntu site. I deleted the previous partition table using GParted on a separate usb. It is completely unallocated. ...
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Installing NVIDIA GEFORCE 750M drivers

Is there any way to install NVIDIA GEFORCE 750M drivers for Ubuntu? Right now Intel Haswell Mobile is used for graphics. Is this ok? Can I get better performance by installing NVIDIA drivers? ...
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nVidia Optimus technology and LifeBook AH532

I recently bought an Fujitsu LifeBook AH532 which have hybrid graphic and comes with Windows. On Windows the Optimus technology works well, but I couldnt find how to make it works under Ubuntu. I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 graphics related problem

I have dell inspiron n-3521 model laptop with dual boot (Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04). When I open my work with Windows it performs normally, but when I open with Ubuntu 12.04 my laptop heats up ...
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How to Mine w/ 5+ Graphics Cards on Gigabyte 990FXA UD5 (Ubuntu 13.10) [duplicate]

What is the specific process by which to properly set up 5 or more graphics cards for litecoin mining on the Gigabyte 990FXA UD5 or other motherboards running Ubuntu 13.10?
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Optimus/Nvidia and OpengGL giving troubles

First time writing on this forum so be nice :D I am a programmer but I mostly worked on windows so far , I wanted to start learning linux more seriously and being able to compile my cpp programs on ...
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Can't load extension GLX, can't load fglrx, and I don't know how to do anything to fix them

If I try to boot normally or through Failsafex, I get the "Low-Graphics Mode" screen and can't do anything. If I go into the terminal from there, I have "Loading extension GLX" and then no other ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 ultra sluggish

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 a week ago, and have installed it three times since. The reason: Every time I installed it. With all updates. Just restricted extras. 3.Nothing but the system, I got a ...
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Wine + World of Warcraft

I have a 2500k, 20GB of ram, and a AMD HD7970 so hardware resources are a plenty. I am averaging 15-20 fps on a system which would normally get 100 or so fps on windows. I understand I won't get full ...
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Any way to get an AMD HD4250 Graphics to work in 13.10 with good performance? Mine gets slower until unusable

I have an ASUS M5A88-V EVO motherboard with an integrated AMD/ATI RS880[Radeon HD4250]. I am running Ubuntu 13.10 64bit and it seems to get slower until it is unusable. Especially the graphics ...
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New installation of 12.04.4 results in “low graphics mode” [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04.4. I am replacing WinXP. I installed on a clean hard drive. I have the problem "system running in low graphics mode". I have read many posts about this problem. I may ...
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Blackscreen after installing nvidia drivers [duplicate]

I am running into black screen problems after installing nvidia drivers in my notebook. I have a nvidia mobile 540 but everytime I try installing the driver, I boot to a black screen. Only the cursor ...
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How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? cntd

So i was having the “The system is running in low-graphics mode” problem which is decribed in this question. In order to solve it I proceeded as in the answers there. I first tried: sudo apt-get ...
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Google Earth-Unsupported graphics card

I've just installed Google Earth on my PC,which runs Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I open Google Earth,a window pop-ups and says:"Unsupported Graphics Card Your graphics card does nor meet the minimum spec ...
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Cannot control display brightness with HP ProBook 4545s (Radeon HD7420G) - Ubuntu 13.10

I need help because the notebook is always running at maximum light. 8( This HP Probook 4545s has AMD Radeon HD 7420G (HD7500M/7600M series) graphics and the video driver for the AMD graphics ...
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Installing Nvidia drivers on ThinkPad w530 [duplicate]

I am on a ThinkPad W530 and have just installed Ubuntu. Which one of these drivers do I install? Does the command sudo apt-get install nvidia-current install current drivers? EDIT: I used sudo ...
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How to install the rigth driver for my graphic card Nvidia GeForce FX 5600 on Ubuntu 12.04 32bit?

I have reinstall my computer so many times, trying many suggestions available on the net and nothing seems to work. I do need your help. Believe me when I say, I do try a lot to find solutions for my ...
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Trailing mouse and other small graphical glitches, unable to install proprietary drivers in 14.04 [closed]

So I've been trying to get various distros Ubuntu running on my PC for a few months now, on and off. I recently had success with 14.04 on my Laptop so I decided to give it a go on my PC, especially ...
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Mouse lagging and blue lines after fglrx uninstall

I recently tried installing AMD drivers from the official website and found out that my card was no longer supported so I uninstalled it back. But I have this problem: When I get to my login screen, ...
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Install ATI Radeon HD 3450 (RV620 LE) in Ubuntu 13.10 (64bits)

I failed to install the driver for my ATI Radeon HD 3450 (RV620 LE) card in Ubuntu 13.10 (64bit) someone could help me with this, to know if they can or not. I have tried several ways to install ...
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How do I install amd legacy drivers in Ubuntu 13.10? [closed]

I am new to Ubuntu and would like to know how I can install amd graphic drivers? Also do I need to manually uninstall the open-source drivers in use right now?
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Ubuntu 13.10 AMD APU A10 Graphics issues

For a while I've been trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop with AMD A10 APU in dual boot with windows 7 (using BIOS). The problems I face: Directly installing Ubuntu 13.10 gives the problem ...
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ATI Driver issues - 13.10

I am installing Xubuntu 13.10 on an old laptop I have. When I boot up to the installer, the display is fine, everything seems to be working perfectly, however, on the Xubuntu boot screen, the colours ...
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I am having a problem with AMD Graphic Accelerator

I have 6 Radeon R9 280X installed on my Fatal1ty motherboard with 2 power supplies connected. I installed Ubuntu, and connected my 6 cards on the mobo, I have followed all the instruction given: I ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Firefox and SlimBoat Often Slow and Crashes

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed as a dual boot on my ASUS laptop. Everything is mostly working fine, but I am having issues with Firefox and Slimboat browsers being a bit slow and often crashing when ...
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Can't install just keeps rebooting after intsalling new graphics card

I installed the NSV 280 as it was the only dual screen graphics card that would fit in my computer. I have a Dell Optiplex GX520 SFF. After installing the card the computer just keeps rebooting. I ...
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ATI DRIVERS!! HELP

I have a toshiba Satellite A300-276 on which I installed Ubuntu 12.04 but I can not install the graphics card driver, it is impossible already tried everything, when I thought I had managed to install ...
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Error at log on screen

I always get an error before logging into Ubuntu 13.10.the error says that there is graphics problem.When I say I'll run the system in low-graphics mode for once it shows me blank screen with just ...
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Ubuntu is freezing a few seconds after login [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 and activated the drivers for Nvidia. But right the restart, it froze just a few seconds after login. It doesn't allow me to uninstall or check anything.
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NVIDIA X Server Settings wont set my graphic to maximum performance

It just wont set it and that's it. I see my pc is struggling with graphic. My graphic card is not that bad. Nvidia GTS250 256bit 1gb ddr3. But i constantly suffer from bad graphic performance. When ...
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Black desktop after login and problems with GUI in Ubuntu 12.10, 13.04 and 13.10 (currently using 13.10)

I am having problems with the GUI when I log in. Please check out the youtube-link at the bottom first to see the problem. (I am currently using 13.10) Problem: First of all, when I have logged in ...
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Problem with booting from USB in order to install GRUB [duplicate]

I've recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 8.1 on my laptop (via USB), but the boot loader (GRUB) does not show up. I've tried to run Ubuntu in trial mode from USB in order to install boot ...
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How do I set Ubuntu 12.04.4 up to have buttons for applications, places, and system like older versions of Ubuntu

I hate change for change sake. My old Ubuntu, no longer supported, had buttons at the top left for applications, places, and system. It was a good system that worked well for me. How can I set up ...
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GTX 560 driver problem

I have a gtx 560 graphic card http://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/Grafikkarten/Nvidia/nvidia#Links which one i must use?
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How do I fix my screen resolution?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.4 (not a VM). I have my display for my monitor at a full 1080p (which it supports). All icons and images look amazing. Everything is crisp. My display is currently at 1920x1080 ...
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My desktop icons are misaligned every time I reboot

desktop icons don't keep their alignment upon rebooting, I have to reset them.
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Is it possible to run ubuntu with an amd E1 2500 with a radeon 8240?

When I install the 64 bit version of Ubuntu 12.04 I get the error where it says I must run in low graphics mode. How can I resolve this? The install seemed to run fine i.e. no problems ...