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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How do I install NVIDIA drivers on Ubunu 14.04 Kernel 3.13 running on Zynq SoC?

I've been trying to install various versions of the NVIDIA driver (for a GTX 980) connected to a board that has a Xilinx Zynq SoC on it. The SoC has dual ARM9 cores which are running Ubuntu 14.04 with ...
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Can't start/install Ubuntu - RADEON error UVD not responding

first of all I'm new to Ubuntu so my apologies in advance for any stupidity. PROBLEM: I can't start/install Ubuntu 15.10 because of the RADEON error UVD not responding.. it gets stuck at the loading ...
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“GL_ARB_separate_shader_objects” is not supported. [Steam]

I'm trying to run dota 2 reborn on my Ubuntu 13.10 but I'm getting this error... Required OpenGL extension "GL_ARB_separate_shader_objects" is not supported. Please update your OpenGL drivers. ...
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Some suggested enhancements and/or fixes for Open Source AMD Graphics Cards drivers?

I have a Dell Inspiron n5010 (2010 model). It has an AMD Raedon HD 5470 graphics chip in it. Its running Kubuntu 14.04 (current kernel 4.2.0-34). Although the open source drivers work fine, but there ...
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Login loop after installing NVIDIA (GTX 960M) drivers on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently purchased the Acer Aspire V15 Nitro (VN7-592G-77LB) and installed Ubuntu 14.04 (ubuntu-14.04.4-desktop-amd64.iso) as dual boot. I've been trying to install the NVIDIA graphics drivers for ...
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Upgrade to Mesa 10.5.9 from 10.1.3

I have some issues with my graphic card that I'm trying to solve. I have done some research and one solution could it be to use the latest mesa 10.5.9 but apparently I don't have it installed. How do ...
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VM Gaming via GPU Passthrough without a dedicated monitor?

I'm looking at building a computer that can virtualize two or more gaming machines at once. I'm hoping to be able to play two (or more) games at the same time, and I'm hoping to be able to display ...
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Nouveau or Intel - what's my system using?

Noob question. I have Nouveau, not nvidia drivers installed on a Skylake + Geforce GTX 960M Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 system. When I go to the "Details" app it says "Graphics: Intel® HD Graphics 530 ...
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Screen goes white after password screen

When I turn my computer on it boots normally, then I start ubuntu. It shows the loading screen displaying ubuntu 12.04 (I think) and then the screen goes black. At that point I know it is at gbe ...
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My Ubuntu 15.10 freeze on my HP 15 Notebook

Recently I installed full Ubuntu 15.10 in my HP 15 Notebook with Windows 8.1 (before), all was fine, but it began to fail, when I'm watching a video in youtube or only use the note writer, the screen ...
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Ubuntu cannot recognize the Graphics Card after installing it alongside Windows

Following are the two drivers on my system: $ lspci -k | grep -EA2 'VGA|3D' 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 06) ...
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How to install driver for AMD Radeon HD3650 [duplicate]

How do I install the driver for my AMD Radeon HD3650 graphics card?
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upgradation from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS in machine with GeForce GTX 750 Ti

My machine is running 12.04 LTS with nvidia graphic card support GeForce GTX 750 Ti. I need to upgrade to 14.04 LTS. However, the upgradation failed due to the error stating that the machine doesn't ...
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unable to switch to nvidia

I installed nvidia driver using:sudo apt-get nvidia-current. After setting in Nvidia panel and reboot, the VGA in use remains the Intel. And lspci -vnnn | perl -lne 'print if ...
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Problems with Nouveau (NVIDIA)

Okay, i installed linux mint in my computer and the screen was all corrupted, i thought that it could be the installation that was corrupted, then i downloaded ubuntu and installed and had the same ...
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Ubuntu Low Graphics Error

Im facing a little error with an Ubuntu setup. I installed Ubuntu on my old computer and I get this Low Graphics error. I restarted the computer while holding Shift I got into the GRUB menu where I ...
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How can i install nvidia geforce gtx 580 graphic driver for ubuntu 14.04?

I need to install the graphic driver for my computer so I can play games. I have tried downloading from the official Nvidia website but I am not able to install it because of wrong coding or ...
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Dual monitors using different Nvidia GPUs not working

In my machine, I have two Nvidia graphics cards. I am running Ubuntu 14.0.4.2 x64. My primary card is a GTX650, and my secondary card is an 8600GT. I would like to have dual monitors, with one ...
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Horrid Graphics Glitches

My system , a homebuilt with a GMA 950 and 1GB RAM , has being having graphics problems ever since installation . For example , once I was using Android Studio (for some reason this always happens ...
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Nvidia drivers Issues

I am fairly new to ubuntu and linux and I have been trying to get it setup on my new alienware 15 r2 for the last 4 days. I have trouble with the wifi, but I just use a tplink usb wifi dongle now. But ...
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Graphics issue on Ubuntu 15.10 with Intel Q45/GMA4500

Currently, I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my Dell OptiPlex 960 MT machine with a Q6600 Intel CPU. I previously had Windows 10, but removed it because it had poor support for the Intel Q45/GMA4500. ...
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Can I use drivers from an older ubuntu on a newer release?

I dug an older (circa 2000) PC out of the garage to teach my kids linux and text mode programming. The motherboard has an intel chipset and the graphics chip is the Intel 82810E. When I install the ...
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Dual Graphic Card Setup (Integrated + Discrete) on Desktop

My current setup is as follows: AMD HD Radeon 4250 integrated GPU Nvidia GTX 460 1 GB GPU Three monitors, two running via the GTX 460 and the other running via the onboard. This setup works ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 recognizes graphic card wrongly [duplicate]

Today I switched my Toshiba Satellite C55D-A from Windows 8.1 to Kubuntu 15.10. When it finished installing, everything seemed fine until I noticed that my desktop effects were acting very glichty. I ...
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alphabets dissapearing on ubuntu 14.04

Good evening guys, Im using an ubuntu 14.04 lts version of Linux. Whenever iḿ opening any window, the alphabets appearing on screen seem to be erased(Like i canot see the entire word in a sentence... ...
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Desktop freezes Ubuntu 15.10 radeon GPU

I have kubuntu 15.10 on my desktop PC with a radeon r390. It happens sometimes that the desktop freezes completely and there is nothing that I can do to fix it but hard reboot. It can happen anytime ...
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Desktop doesnt quite fill screen

I've got Ubuntu 14.04 with dual monitors. On one of those monitors, the desktop doesn't extend all the way to the right hand side, perhaps a 3 pixel width column flickers, no application windows are ...
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Can I install drivers for different GPU onto live disk

So I have created a live disk of ubuntu14.04 and am trying to install it on my custom build. However, whenever I try to either try or install, I get an error message "ASCI PCC Probe failed radeon ...
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video drivers not working ubuntu. 800x600 only resolution

Just installed ubuntu 14.04 on Asus GL552. Forced resolution to 800x600. Graphics Card - Nvidia 960GTX (not working, thus uninstalled) Intel HD 530. (not in use) Kindly help me out, atleast intel ...
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Ubuntu deprecating AMD fglrx driver?

I just read that the latest stable release 16.04 will no longer use the AMD fglrx driver, and thus purge it at upgrading to 16.04 LTS. My question is, since I'm using hybrid graphics with AMD Radeon ...
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blank screen after Nvidia install

I installed Nvidia driver on fresh install of ubuntu Now after reboot all i get is a blank screen. With nothing on it. Cant even get to the terminal. Prior to install i stopped lightdm service. Please ...
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primary graphics card

I have two Radion HD 6950 graphics cards installed in my computer using Ubuntu 15.10. I want to use both cards as GPU's but when I install them Ubuntu switches my graphics to DVI. Can I force my ...
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What Graphics drivers do I need?

I need graphics drivers for my "video card" to get audio out from displayport. The issue is I don't know exactly what drivers I need. I tried installing the desktop version of the graphics driver for ...
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General Troubleshooting Guide Installing ubuntu on newer laptops

I am stuck again, while installing Ubuntu on my new Laptop. Laptop Specs: Asus GL552VW, I7-6700 @ 2.6GHz preinstalled Windows 10. Of all the times I or any of my friend have purchase a new Laptop ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not recognize NVIDIA graphics card

I know there are a lot of topics on this, but mine is a little different. I had a previous installation of ubuntu working with my MSI motherboard, and then I installed an NVIDIA GTX970 graphics card ...
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How repair ubuntu when It start in low-graphic mode?

I installed some packeages and make update, during this I mess up something because now my ubuntu starts in low-graphic mode. In grub in advance option I have Ubuntu with Linux 3.16.0-X-generic ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Intel Graphics, low fps

I have been unable to find an answer that helps explain or fix low fps in Ubuntu 15.10. I play DOTA 2 occasionally and was getting decent fps on my non-gaming laptop, but since the switch to Ubuntu ...
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Screen display problem on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (dual boot with Windows 10)

I am having screen display problem on my ubuntu 14.04 LTS OS with I dual boot with Windows 10 recently. The display is "incomplete" or "flaky" at all time even at log in page (example in the picture ...
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AMD's R7 360X or Nvidia's GTX 750ti? [closed]

I'm building a new computer on which I want to use Linux (probably Ubuntu) as it's OS. I already picked all the hardware except the GPU. I can't chose between Nvidia or AMD. Link to my build on ...
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Dual monitors not working on ubuntu 14.04 intel graphics driver?

I'm a new Ubuntu user and I have been trying to get dual monitors to work on my desktop. After reading numerous posts and trying various solutions to similar problems, I am still unable to get dual ...
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After update and reboot I see black squares everywhere

After apt-get update && apt-get upgrade, I started seeing black boxes around windows and/or instead of whole windows. Ubuntu is halfway unusable for me. Example: this is how file browser ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Problems with nivida driver for Geforce GTX 965M

Sorry for my bad English. I'm from Bremen, Germany. I also have some Problems with my Schenker Laptop W705 with nvidia GeForce GTX 965M. My Ubuntu version is 14.04.4. I have installed the property ...
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Running windows7 on ubuntu Virtual Box for games

I'm currently using ubuntu 15.10 32 bit, I installed Virtualbox with windows7 32 bit in it with 3.5GB ram and 256 shared vga 4 processors, and Enabled 2d, 3d acceleration. Installed Guest ...
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Nvidia Proprietary drivers + Display Managers cause crash at bootup

I'm running Ubuntu Mate 15.10 alongside Windows 8.1 on a Dell Inspiron 7537 with a Nvidia GeForce GT 750M GPU. Like a fool, I tried to switch from the X.org Nouveau driver to the recommended Nvidia ...
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Graphical problem with desktop cube, Ubuntu 14.04.4

I'm new to Linux and need some help! I have problem with desktop cube, Ubuntu 14.04.4. Can't describe it, so here are the screenshots: I enabled all this, Composite, OpenGL, ...
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Entering ubuntu without Nvidia graphic card drivers

I have an old vaio with win 7 and ubuntu 14.04, with a NVIDIA Geforce 8400M. Now the screen is a mess with squares and lines both in ubuntu and windows. I think the graphic card is broken. By ...
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ubuntu 15.10 32bit steam for linux says “preparing to launch” and does nothing.I am also experiencing screen tearing on my desktop

AMD FX(tm)-6300 Six-Core Processor × 6 AMD Radeon (TM) R9 200 Series memory 9.9GB This is my first experience with linux. Yeah I know should have 64bit linux installed however I reinstalled linux ...
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Cannot play CS:GO on Ubuntu 15.10

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my old PC. This are my PC's specs: Processor: Intel® Core™2 CPU 6400 @ 2.13GHz × 2 GPU: Radeon X1600 PRO Memory (RAM): 2GB Disk (space): 155GB So, I decided to ...
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Why the screen is turning black and white in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Frequently I am facing this issue of screen turning black and white for few seconds(20-30) and in that time I cannot use that application. I felt like(dont know this is ...
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Ubuntu 15.04: Unable to start X after changing display driver [closed]

its been a few years since I used Linux last, so bear with me. I have a Lenovo Ideapad 700 with a Nvidia GTX950M graphicscard, but after changing the display driver I'm unable to log in to the GUI. ...