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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Installing Intel graphics driver in Ubuntu 16.04

I have a dual Intel 2nd gen./AMD Radeon HD graphics, and I have recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I was prviously on Ubuntu 14.04, using Intel graphics driver in Ubuntu 16.04, installed from here:...
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Graphics lock up on 16.04 with Cape Verde 7770 using radeon driver

It seems that any activity that uses hardware acceleration, and when the screen is allowed to sleep lockup the graphics with the current packages. With Error [ 371.336625] radeon 0000:04:00.0: ring ...
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Problem initializing Ubuntu 16.04 - “system running in low-graphics mode”

I'm having problem booting up my ubuntu 16.04. I started up my computer today and my login screen looked like something out of the 90's (A 256 color looking square box asking for login and password). ...
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Xorg repeatedly tried to add built-in webcam as keyboard

First time poster here. I'm having a problem with xorg and my laptop Dell Inspiron 15 7537 running Ubuntu 15.10. I'm not configuring the nvidia GT750M in my system so no nvidia stuff at all in my ...
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How can I automatically try a specific resolution if I connect an (any) external monitor?

Is there any way to configure Ubuntu to set default "first-try" monitor resolution whenever a (or two) monitor plugged in. Regardless of what graphic cards or graphic driver that being used. For ...
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Yet another login loop problem with Nvidia Graphics Driver install [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I followed close instruction on how to install the nvidia drivers. I did sudo apt-get purge nvidia-* then I did sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa ...
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16.04 can't use external monitor with nvidia drivers

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 (did a clean install of 16.04) on a Lenovo W540. The only important thing (hardware-wise) is that it has an intel CPU and Nvidia Quadro K2100M that supports prime. I install ...
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Qtbase5 installation modified graphics significantly

I was trying to apply a patch, which has been a problem because information on this subject is very limited. I use Kubuntu 16.04 LTS, by the way. For some reason I thought that the package to be ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 black screen on boot

I have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop, a Dell Inspiron 3543 (Intel i5 at 2.2 Ghz, 4GB ram, nvidia 820m) and every time i boot it, i get a black screen. I did not install any proprietary ...
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Speed up Ubuntu or to walk away?

I did install Ubuntu 14 32 bits in a Pentium 4 3GHz HT with 3GB RAM (max possible). First I used an IDE HD, but since it was too slow, I'd put a SATA HD and the speed increased a little bit. But ...
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Can downloading GPU drivers help stream in HD and prevent 100% CPU usage? (Lubuntu 16.04 on Sony Vaio)

So I've got 64 bit Lubuntu 16.04 running on a Sony Vaio laptop with AMD E-350 CPU (dual core 1.6Ghz) with integrated Radeon HD 6310, plus 4GB RAM. In general it seems to run great but Chrome (and ...
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Online Videos with HP 355 G2, Radeon R5 M240

I got a laptop (HP 355 G2 K7H44ES) recently and installed Ubuntu 14.04. There's a Radeon R5 M240 grafics card. Watching videos offline works (although patchy), but I can't watch any online (youtube, ...
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Nvidia GEForce GT 610 installed via additional drivers changed the default color to blue

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu Desktop 16.04 LTS - 64 bit along side Windows 10. When the default nouveau driver was used for my graphics card..the color was purple - default color of Ubuntu Linux. ...
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BIG desktop glitches with Ubuntu 16.04 and AMD [closed]

I'm new with Ubuntu and I'm scared to mess around with drivers, as every single time I end up with an unusable system and I have to reinstall the OS from scratch. I've installed Ubuntu yesterday and, ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Integrated graphics card not detected

Just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 and it's not detecting my integrated graphics card. I never got this error in 14.04 (or maybe it wasn't managed in that screen). Help? Screenshot here: http:/...
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Nvidia GT 700M Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am new to Ubuntu and just have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my HP laptop I am unable to install the Nvidia GT 740M drivers. First I tried it from settings additional drivers and then tried all the ...
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Dual GPU (Nvidia + ASPEED) extended desktop configuration help Ubuntu 16.04

I can't seem to find the answer to my configuration problem. I have 2 graphic cards, one on the motherboard (aspeed) and one on PCI-E (Nvidia). lspci | grep VGA 04:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS black screen after suspension on Dell Inspiron 15

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my new laptop from Dell with both an integrated graphics card Intel HD graphics 520 and a dedicated graphics card AMD radeon r5 m335. In my system settings/details,...
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Add VMware graphics driver to a PXE bootable Thin Client initrd.img file

How to add VMware graphics driver to a pxe bootable thin client initrd.img file? I have the VMs for the Ubuntu 12 Server and the pxe bootable Thin Client in the VMware Workstation 11. The Thin Client ...
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Enabling VSYNC with Nvidia drivers

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 with a Nvidia GeForce GT 630M graphics card using the 361.42 Nvidia proprietary driver. I am trying to enable sync to vblank for OpenGL applications, but to no avail. The ...
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I don't see the checkboxes checked anymore

I use Ubuntu 14.04.4, and Unity for the graphic render. My graphic chipset : Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09) (my pc is a Sony Vaio of 2014) Since a lot of time (...
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graphics crashes frequently

I use Titan X under Ubuntu 14.04 and I have installed the nvidia driver. But it doesn't work properly since several days ago. The screen goes like the following suddenly. Sometimes I cannot even ...
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Black screen after boot with Nvida drivers and bios screen corruption

[Cross posting from ubuntu forums: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2324197] Hi, hope someone can help. I've a old Rock x770 laptop (clevo M57RU) with nvidia GTX7950go graphics card, intel ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Suddenly Fails to Boot [duplicate]

My Ubuntu installation has decided not to work anymore. I suspect it's something graphical or to do with memory. Read on for more. Background. I installed Ununtu 14.04 on my laptop a few months ago ...
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proprietary amd drivers fglrx support for ubuntu

My system has ubuntu and it supports amd catalyst graphics cards of radeon HD 8000 series. Will it support readon HD 8670M?
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Looking for recommended BIOS and other config settings for my hardware

I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04LTS x64 on the following hardware: Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD3H - Intel Z87 Express Chipset- LGA-1150 Processor: Intel Core i7-4770 Quad-Core Desktop ...
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Does apt-get autoremove remove intel graphics drivers?

I have been trying to install the gtk+ packages on ubuntu 14.04. I had installed 3.20 of gtk+ & later had to install gtk+3.10. In the process of doing all this I executed many apt-get commands. ...
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ATI Radeon HD 4530 driver

How can i install ATI Radeon HD 4530 driver in Ubuntu 16.04 64bit? The driver is out of support. This question is already asked without any answer.
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amd radeon Graphic device driver error on ubuntu 16.04

Why is there no support for AMD radeon graphics devices on 16.04? And why usb fdd is undetectable on 16.04?
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AMD GPU Open Source driver issues

I have an AMD FirePro v4800 (Redwood XT based) that I was running on a Kubuntu 14.04 setup just recently. Just a little bit ago, I got a notification to update to 16.04. I'd read about fglrx not being ...
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How to get all four monitors working?

I have 4 monitors on my desktop setup: ASUS z97-E/usb3.1 NVIDIA GTX 750 ti graphics card Intel Core i5-4690 Two bottom monitors are hooked up to NVIDIA card. Two top monitors hooked up to Intel ...
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Graphics problem in ubuntu 14.04. Everything looking like windows 98 and terminal is totally black

[This is the image showing how my ubuntu looks now: Please help me reset it back to normal
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indicators not showing up in 16.04

I have a number of programs set to start automatically (skype, whatsie, etc), but their indicators are not showing in the top panel. I have checked the system monitor and they are indeed running, but ...
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15.10 unable to select graphics driver in `additional drivers` and have no hdmi after software update

Before a general software update I was able to switch between open source graphics driver and fglrx driver. Now I no longer get hdmi out and all the graphics drivers options are greyed out. And ...
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How can I fix corrupted text and images (Ubuntu 14.04)?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 onto my system and the text and images have been quite blurry - please see the image here: . Specifics: When I hover my mouse pointer over the text/image, it becomes ...
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NVIDIA problem: nvidia-smi and all other related nvidia commands freeze the terminal

I just rebooted a server with 2 nvidia titan X that was perfectly working but now when I type nvidia-smi or start a python process that uses one of the GPUs, the terminal freezes. Do you have any ...
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ASUS ROG G551VW Nvidia driver issues

I have ASUS G551VW laptop with NVIDIA Geforce GTX 960M. I have installed ubuntu 14.04 on it. It works fine until I try to install NVIDIA driver on it. When I install NVIDIA driver from nvidia ...
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Flashing White Lines

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 along side Windows 10 on my ASUS K501L laptop.It has a Nvidia GeForce 940M and an Intel graphics chipset. I've been having flashing white lines every few seconds across the ...
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16.04 ; power off discrete graphics (ATI/AMD)

On 12.04 I used to utilize this procedure, to power off my ATI graphics and prevent my system from overheating, it worked fine. After installing 16.04, I've been trying everything I could find on the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 freezes when suspeding

I have a Lenovo z40-70 Laptop with a Geforce 820M. Whenever my Ubuntu suspends it freezes. It only shows a black screen and doesn't respond to any command. I had the same issue when I was using ...
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Install Open Source AMDGPU driver on 16.04

How could I switch from using the "radeon" open source driver to the "AMDGPU" open source driver? I have man packages for both, tried setting an xorg.conf for Driver "amdgpu" but to my understanding ...
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One of either two monitors randomly goes off

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 and one my two monitors is randomly turning off. It's never the same monitor going off so it can happen to any of the two and it only stays off for about 1-2 ...
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System in Low Graphics mode when I try to LOG OUT while using onboard Intel Graphics instead of AMD

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS on my Dell Inspiron 5548 with i5 and ATI Graphics AMD Radeon R7 M265 2GB DDR3. I switched Graphics in AMD Catalyst Control Center form AMD Radeon R7 to Intel integrated ...
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How to reinstall the Nvidia graphic driver in the recovery mode of Ubuntu?

I use Titan X graphic card in Ubuntu. But it crashes yesterday and I can't login after reboot. But I am able to login in the recovery mode. I think it is the driver that caused the problem and I wish ...
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Cannot Use 3d Acceleration with Ubuntu Guest in VirtualBox

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04LTS guest on a Windows 10 host. The guest additions appear to be working since Ubuntu is able to run at full resolution, clipboard sharing works, etc. However, 3d acceleration ...
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Short freeze before opening System Settings in Ubuntu 16.04

Each time I open the System Settings the screen freezes for a few seconds. Then it continues normally. But it is still annoying. My graphics card is: Venus XTX [Radeon HD 8890M / R9 M275X/M375X] ...
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I've got some problem with graphics

This morning, all was working well. A few hours later, I boot my computer and the screen have some graphical trouble that is weird. Here is an imgur album for more comprehension http://m.imgur.com/a/...
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Ubuntu 16.04: Graphics card being detected wrongly, battery getting drained

I use an Inspiron 7548 which ships with an AMD Radeon R7 M270 graphics card. However, Ubuntu is detecting it as an R7 M265. LSPCI: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Host Bridge -...
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Another X-Server failsafe question

Updated from Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 16.04. Seems to have gone fine. On reboot I get the Ubuntu animation with the dots, then I get a low video mode dialog. I cannot get out of it, it has an infinite ...
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Intel Graphics: stock driver vs modesetting driver vs Intel download

I've just removed xserver-xorg-video-intel due to a bug. This means I've fallen back to the modesetting driver, which Debian now recommends. Can any provide a comparison of the relative merits of the ...