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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Changing what internal video card my laptop uses

I hope I explain this correctly, because I have no idea what I'm talking about: I ran two commands in the terminal to find out what graphics card my laptop uses, and got this result: $ lspci | grep ...
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Ubuntu randomly crashes, usually when playing video

My Ubuntu crashes randomly - whole laptop freezes and becomes unresponsive - and I suspect it has something to do with graphic drivers. I suspect it's graphics, because of several symptoms: my ...
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Install integrated graphic card Radeon HD 6470M on Ubuntu 15.10

I've got a new computer (ASUS X54h, 64bit system), with a graphic card integrated and running Ubuntu 15.10. So, I'm trying to install the Radeon graphics card but seems that something don't work. ...
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Doom 3 BFG starts(native) but with purple and random colours

I had to install propietary AMD drivers because the open source ones would give black screen and low fps Sytem Specs: OS:Ubuntu Gnome 14.04LTS 64bits RAM:8GB VRAM:1GB Graphic card: AMD radeon R5 ...
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Which graphics cards are supported by the new AMDGPU driver in Ubuntu 16.04?

The new open source AMDGPU driver pre-installed in Ubuntu 16.04 should support all the "Volcanic Islands" cards out-of-the-box. This means that AMD Radeon R9 285, R9 380/380X and R9 Fury/FuryX ...
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Mouse undetected, Graphics crazy - trying to save my dinosaur desktop

Thanks in advance for your help on this one! I've been trying to save my HP Pavilion a1540n, retiring it purely to word processing in my office. The sequence of events was triggered when I tried to ...
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Does “mate” desktop environment use graphics acceleration?

Does "mate" desktop environment use graphics acceleration ? I know that Unity uses graphics acceleration, while Xfce doesn't. The reason I am asking this is because I need as simple as possible ...
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After installing propriatary NVIDIA driver X Server won't start

I've tried to install a recent driver for my NVIDIA GPU, but after a reboot the graphical user interface won't start anymore. At first, I didn't even get to the login screen, but after reinstalling ...
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Has anyone got an Nvidia 940M to work on 14.04.4 LTS w/ Nvidia proprietary drivers?

I've been trying for a couple of days now to get my 940M to work on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS to no avail (currently stuck on login loop issue), and yet there doesn't appear to be much discussion of issues ...
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Whats the differences between NVIDIA installed from ppa or from nvidia.com

Im actually testing drivers for my NVIDIA card from both the new ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa on the one hand and official drivers directly from nvidia.com on the other hand. Installation and workflow in ...
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Screen flickering

I have an MSI GS60 with an intel broadwell i7-5700HQ CPU and hybrid graphics (nvidia GTX ‎970‎M). The screen flickers so badly as shown in this video (seconds 0:03 and 0:08): ...
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Good software for 2d motion graphics (After Effects alternative) [duplicate]

I've been working with After Effects for quite a while now. Recently I have switched completely to linux. I am now looking for a software like Adobe After Effects for motion graphics (2D) Im using ...
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Kernel panic while working on the computer: some features do not work now

I was doing some stuff via SSH on my laptop when the screen turned into text with a message saying that the kernel is in panic and graphics cannot be supported. (It reminded me of Windows' blue screen ...
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Nvidia driver Ubuntu black screen

I have a something to ask. I have an Acer Aspire 5520 , and I try to install nvidia driver on it but I get a black screen after login.I have fixed it by using ctrl+alt+f1 and sudo apt-get remove ...
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How do I disable GDM?

The new Ubuntu features a completely unkillable GDM. Is there a way to disable it? It is not enabled in services , the GDM startup script is deleted, it is removed from update.rc but it still starts ...
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Websites erroneously believe I don't have Flash installed

With Firefox, I have been to a number of websites, such as Hulu, for video streaming that return an error message that I don't have Flash installed. Well, of course I do. I can play YouTube videos ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 dispaly resolution problem

I am using Ubuntu for quite a while now. Just scrolling through the display settings I noticed that the screen resolution only gives me two options 1024x768 and 800x600 in a 4:3 aspect ratio while my ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 64-bit Nvidia GTX 780 Issues

so im new to linux of any kind, i have just made the leap and switched from windows to ubuntu. It took me a while as i wanted a system that was clean and had tons of support for issues like this, i ...
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Detect (apparently) manually installed driver Nvidia

I have the same problem as here and the solution is saying that I manually installed a driver and this causes the problem. Great! But how do I detect said driver (and deinstall it)? I tried various ...
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How to increase resolution in ubuntu 15.10? using xrandr and updating nvidia drivers didn't work

Friends, I have spent 2 days already trying to get ubuntu work on my laptop. I am getting various problems with graphics. Upon installing from USB I cannot immediately enter due to "low-graphics ...
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ubuntu15.10 install nvidia. I can not find the screen in NVIDIA X server setting

I am new here. I had installed system(ubuntu 15.10), then I try to install nvidia using these command: sudo apt-get install nvidia-352-updates nvidia nvidia-modprobe nvidia-prime When I open NVIDIA ...
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Graphics “patchy” with AMD A8 6410 using fglrx driver

I have 14.04 installed on Lenovo G50-45 laptop with AMD A8 6410. I had problems with graphics drivers. Open source driver was crashing when I wanted to insert formula in OpenOffice Writer. Now I am ...
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How do I install the proprietary AMD R9 390 drivers in Ubuntu 14.04 if the GUI option in 'Additional Drivers' fails to do so

I have booted up an Ubuntu live-CD but I can't seem to install the prop. drivers (the only drivers for my ASUS AMD R9 390 that are stable enough to last more than 20 minutes without crashing). I ...
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How to enable nVidia CUDA driver after apt screwed everything up

I installed CUDA using nVidia's download. It installed a specific version of the nVidia driver. Everything was working fine. Then I foolishly agreed to Ubuntu's request to update its software (I'm ...
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login prompt enter in loop after nvidia driver installation at ubuntu

I did this tutorial (BinaryDriverHowto/Nvidia ) to install my driver. Nvidia driver is tesla c2075 I deleted nouveau driver but this didn't changed anything. I used sudo xconfig-nvidia but it doesn't ...
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how to install Nvidia GTX 750 ti drivers in ubuntu 14.04.4 32 bit system

guys! I want to install Nvidia GTX 750 ti drivers in ubuntu 14.04.4 32 bit system,but always not succeess! first can't detect Nvidia geforce gtx 750ti zjhxmjl@ubuntu:~$ lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA ...
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Using dedicated GPU on laptop

I have laptop with dedicated NVidia GPU and integrated Intel GPU. Can I force specific program (or - in worst case - the whole system and all programs) to use dedicated unit instead of integrated one, ...
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Nvidia drivers breaking after updates

My Ubuntu 15.10 install breaks graphics when installing new nvidia drivers for my GTX 970. After the update, the hardware acceleration doesn't work as evidenced by: Cinnamon telling me (unity is also ...
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How to choose to use AMD gpu instead of intel graphics - ubuntu 15.10

I have xubuntu 15.10 and I would like to know how to run a program ex. minecraft with my amd r7 m265 gpu instead of cpu graphics. Thanks!
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VirtualBox graphics problem

On a guest Windows XP SP3 I have installed Visual C# Express 2010 with the XNA Game Studio 4.0. I have created a simple project and started it and XNA thrown the following error: No suitable graphics ...
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Ubuntu stuck when running opengl apps

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running on (i5 3337u 1.8GHz quadcore, 4GB of RAM, amd radeon hd 7670m, 1tb (with one bad sector)) and every time when i run something that uses OpenGL (i tried minecraft and some ...
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Cannot run Stardew Valley with PlayOnLinux

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 and I just bought Stardew Valley via GOG and used the installer with PlayOnLinux to install it. It said the install went perfectly. I ran it and got this error: No suitable ...
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Changing GPUs from AMD to Nvidia: driver question

I'm switching my AMD GPU (R9 270X) for an Nvidia GPU (GTX 960 SSC). I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 installed and the proprietary AMD drivers (version 15.12). I'd like to know what is the correct ...
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Graphical errors in Unity Dash and window spread

So I recently built a lovely computer, which after much faff I managed to get working how I wanted and it worked brilliantly for a few weeks. Then (for reasons that aren't relevant) I decided to ...
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Dell Latitude c840 intermittent Screen artifacts / corruption

I've successfully installed Xubuntu 14.40 on this machine - it all runs well, with the exception of the display which shows intermittent vertical stripes / artifacts (see image ink below). If I keep ...
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How to plot pinging results into a graph?

I need to find a way of plotting my pinging results into a graph for a project on my raspberrz PI. So ping 192.168.100.2 would display the replies and packet losses on a graph.
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Driver for ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 on 15.10?

I have a laptop with 2 GPUs. ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 and Intel HD Graphics. About this Computer say under Graphics: Intel® Ironlake Mobile I tried using the proprietary driver under System ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - NVIDIA driver not working - black screen

I've been using Ubuntu on my laptop (i3 4005u, GeForce GT840M) for 2 years, reinstalled it like a dozen times without any problems. Lately, my system hang up when I wanted to shut it down from ...
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Ubuntu Login Loop and LibGL error

After installing a Nvidia GeForce GTX 770 graphics card I tried to install Nvidia's proprietary drivers via the "Additional drivers" dialogue. After rebooting the computer the login screen appeared ...
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How to install AMD Radeon HD 6290 proprietary drivers in Ubuntu 15.10

I have been at this for days now. I have followed every guide that I can find. Purging and re-purging to get a clean start to try to reinstall once more but ultimately nothing has worked. I have tried ...
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3 monitors using built in graphics & Nvidia card

I am struggling with this. I have tried multiple things that I have found on the net with no luck. I have built in Intel graphics on my motherboard. I have DVI/VGA/HDMI ports on my motherboard. I ...
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Ubunutu 14.04 + Latitude E6420 + U2715H Monitor

I just got the U2715H monitor, I had no problem connecting it to my laptop (Latitude E6420 , Intel HD3000) , it was recognized and I got a cleat picture. The problem starts when I drag a window ...
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How to solve the error starting version 219?

My Ubuntu 15.04 is showing "starting version 219". I can't login to my system. What is this? Is this a bug of Ubuntu? How do I can solve this issue? Please help me.
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia driver black screen [duplicate]

I have tried for a week solid to install the proprietary nvidia driver and i have tried every way and guide that i can find and each time i come to the same black screen with no input and no access to ...
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Diagonal Screen Tearing Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit Intel Skylake Integrated Graphics

For quite a some time now I'm having a bit of trouble with diagonal screen tearing. So, from the top of the right side of the screen, it goes diagonally to the bottom left side of the screen. Now, the ...
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Radeon driver power levels on RV670

I have just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on an AMD64 box with a Radeon HD 3850 graphics card (RV670, AGP version) and I'm using the radeon driver that comes with Ubuntu. So far, everything is working fine. ...
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Screen tearing when using i3, none when using unity

I was attempting to use i3 on my ubuntu installation the other day. I noticed however that when I would logout and switch to using i3 I would start to see tearing when watching videos or scrolling ...
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Ubuntu 14.04-15.10 boot splash not showing only black screen [duplicate]

I changed my pc motherboard and got a problem. Boot splash logo not showing… only black screen (no signal) showing around 5 seconds and after login screen came. Note- shutdown screen is normal and no ...
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Graphics issue - Screen starts blinking, flickering and screen distortion

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my machine. On start it doesn't have Wifi Options which i sorted out after asking question here. Now am facing an issues again, which is blinking, flickering and ...
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Graphics and CPU Performance Programs

Are there any applications similar to "Razer Cortex" or "nVidia Experience" that will run on 15.10? I really love playing Counter-Strike: Source and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive but they lag ...