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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Ubuntu 16.04: nvidia drivers for GeForce GTX 960M

Some time ago I asked a similar question about Ubuntu 14.04. Now I just installed Ubuntu 16.04, hoping that with the new version the graphic card was recognized effortless. Sadly I still have a ...
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Problem with Nvidia 7200/7300 and nouveau drivers

Sorry if this is a stupid question but, when I upgraded to 14.04 (from 12.10 I think) I immediately had a problem with slow graphics response with the default nouveau driver. On switching to the ...
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16.04 AMD Graphics card not used properly

I just updated to 16.04. My system has AMD Radeon HD 5450 graphics card which I use with two 16:9 monitors. After update, i.e., after removing fglrx, the displays are mirrored and have 4:3 aspect ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 unknown display

I just recently updated to 16.04 and now I'm not able to set resolution for my display. In settings menu my display hangs in unknown state. I've AMD radeon HD5770 video chipset. My dmesg: http://paste....
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Problems with Netflix in new Google Chrome

I've been watching Netflix in Google Chrome for months without any problem. Since one of the last updates however, there are weird graphical glitches. If you start a stream, you can only hear the ...
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Heavy Screen Glitch after Suspend, 16.04

I recently decided to load up Ubuntu on my HP Envy 15, it has a dual graphics solution with HD 5500 integrated and GTX 950M discrete outputting to a 3200x1800 panel. Everything works at boot time, ...
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Fresh 16.04 install. Black screen on reboot but fine if started from scratch

I have just done a fresh install on an HP Pavillion G6 Notebook. This has an AMD A8-4500M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics × 4 and Graphics Gallium 0.4 on AMD ARUBA (DRM 2.43.0, LLVM 3.8.0). It works ...
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HDMI-VGA issues in 16.04

noob here: Lenovo ideapad 100 running ubuntu 16.04 won't support HDMI-VGA cable. Same cable works well on windows, so I suspect it's driver related. Any suggestions?
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Using Intel Intregrated Graphics alongside Nvidia GT 630

I just recently installed Ubuntu 16.04. I've been using it just fine, the only issue is with the displays. What I am trying to do is run three displays on two separate video outputs, one the Intel ...
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amdgpu: Is that a bug?

I have a Dell Inspiron 5447 and it's running Ubuntu 16.04. This laptop have hybrid graphics (Intel/ATI) and actually I can't disable my discrete card without issues. The amdgpu module is being ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Laptop with Nvidia and Intel 3+ monitor configuration

I have an Alienware 14 running dual Intel HD4600 and Nvidia 765M graphics. I am trying to connect two external monitors and run the laptop screen at the same time. If I use the Nouveau driver for my ...
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Can I disable the discreet GPU in a hybrid Intel/ATI graphics?

Using 16.04 LTS at 4.5.2 kernel stable. Can I use vgaswitcheroo or something to disable the AMDGPU and the card? It's eating up my battery. In 14.04 LTS I could use the ATI Catalyst to switch between ...
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X11 low graphics mode error, with and without nvidia drivers

I recently installed 16.04, and have been messing around with steam games; naturally I installed the latest nvidia drivers, which worked great for two days, and since this morning I have been ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't recognize my Nvidia Gpu

My laptop is a Hp Envy M6 X360 w105dx and I can't get Ubuntu to recognize my Nvidia Gpu, it only see's the Intel integrated graphics. I can change the drivers for the Gpu in the "Additional Drivers" ...
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mir session in 16.04 shutdown my monitors

I am trying to test the unity8 mir session in ubuntu 16.04 but when I log in using the session both my monitors turn off. I installed unity8 using sudo apt-get install unity8-desktop-session-mir ...
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How to change Graphics Driver in 16.04 from i915 to open source driver?

Noob Question, so please don't get annoyed! I upgraded from 15.04 to 16.04 LTS, and now my system reboots often for no reason, doesn't "suspend" etc.. I have a Lenovo with Intel Core i5, and AMD ...
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Problems with 5 monitor setup and DisplayPort splitter in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm setting up five displays on a system that has a 4 mini-DisplayPort graphics card. The graphics card supports up to 6 heads. I cannot simply switch to a card that has 5-6 ports due to space ...
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Driver conflict nvidia/Xorg

sorry for my english and my newbie in ubuntu i'm running on gnome-ubuntu 16.04LTS, i have Nvidia 9500gt with proprietary drivers installed , the problem when i plug out the gpu it won't boot into a ...
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Do I need to install Bumblebee for Hybrid Graphics system to enable Optimus on Ubuntu 16.04?

I am asking this question because I have found articles basically saying that some computers have enabled Optimus technique with some propriatory graphics drivers, for example this one from Ubuntu ...
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No second display over HDMI (16.04 LTS) hybrid graphics

I cannot seem to enable or use my HDMI port in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. As I connect it with my TV, there's no signal on either ends. Detecting displays doesn't work. It probably has something to do with ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 black screen afters installing prorpietary nvidia drivers

I have just reinstalled the Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop due to upgrading to an SSD and now I am experiencing an issue with nvidia drivers. When I install a proprietary driver after a reboot the systel ...
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How do I configure Ubuntu to support VGA to HDMI Graphics

I have a Dell Optiplex 745. I just installed Ubuntu 15.1 I have an Acer HD touch monitor. I use a 4 port HDMI KVM w/audio. To connect the VGA output to the KVM, I bought a TrippLite VGA to HDMI ...
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No networking after reinstalling Ubuntu

After installing a new graphics card (Radeon R9 380X) on my 970A-D3P board I had difficulty starting Ubuntu. The system was duel boot and I could log into windows. After resetting BIOS I could log ...
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How can I run two screens from two seperate GPUs?

I have two nVidia GTS 450 GPUs, each with a DVI, an HDMI and a VGA port. I want two screens, both running off the DVI ports. I've setup my xorg.conf file in /etc/X11/xorg.conf but it is not working. ...
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Kubuntu Xenial recommended Nvidia driver

I updgraded fro Wily to Xenial yesterday, and booted to a blank screen. I managed to drop to shell, and after some trial and error, and after installing nvidia-364 from graphics-drives ppa, disabling ...
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Can't get CS:GO to stop stuttering

I just recently installed ubuntu 16.04 onto my PC, I am also a pretty big gamer, i love counter-strike global offensive, but for the life of me i cant get the game to run smoothly, In windows i get ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 GTX 850M cannot log in after switching to intel with nvidia 364.19 drivers installed

I had some problems installing the proprietary nvidia drivers. At the beginning they caused the log in screen fail to appear, then after running the command suggested here: askubuntu.com/a/762255/...
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Ubuntu 16.04 “Nvidia GPU Driver” can not use proprietary driver

After a fresh install (16.04) to my notebook which have Nvidia GT 750m, I want to change GPU driver from "Software & Updates" --> "Additional Drivers". System identifies my graphic card, no ...
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Can i use both discrete Nvidia and integrated Intel HD at the same time for dual monitor?

It is now 2016. and I've been wondering is it now possible to run simultaneously Intel HD 2500 and Nvidia GTX 650 Ti Boost on Ubuntu? I've set it up on Windows 7 after enabling iGPU support in BIOS ...
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Unable to shutdown/restart when switch to Intel Graphics

I'm unable to shutdown/restart my computer when I switch the Intel Graphics. I have GTX 970M Graphics Card with i7 6700HQ, I'm able to start Ubuntu typing as boot parameter idle=nomwait, without this ...
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Window image stays for forever in the workspace after closing it

The problem I've installed the latest Kubuntu 16.04, installed the latest release of Kubuntu, making a fresh install. Now, whenever a "secondary" window is closed, the image will stay forever. What ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 installed AMD Drivers -oops

I upgraded Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 today... I wasn't thinking today, definitely failed to read the myriad of warning signs to not install AMD drivers -- but I did LOL facepalm Note: I downloaded and ...
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nVidia 8800 GTX - GPU Passtrough

Is it possible to get nVidia 8800GTX to QEMU VM? I have CPU and Motherboard with VT-d support and two GPU. One (main) is some ASPEED GPU, other 8800GTX. I look through possible guides with no luck. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - VSync not enabled, screen tearing

I'm using: GTX950M Integrated Intel Chipset Graphics from i7-6700 Ubuntu 16.04 glxgear detects around 16000 fps. These are my nvidia drivers: aptitude search nvidia | grep ^i i nvidia-361 ...
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Oil Painting like graphics ubuntu 14.04

I have dual boot windows 7 & Ubuntu 14.04 on my Sony Vaio EB24 Laptop. I am having problem from some days that my PC graphics become blurry like Oil Painting after some time of usage. I always use ...
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16.04 - How To Purge Intel Default Drivers & Reinstall Intel Graphic Drivers

I posted this question as I am encountering display problems after upgrading Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04. I went into 'additional drivers' & noticed this: I was wondering whether purging the current ...
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How can I switch graphics (Intel integrated/ ATI discreet) in 16.04 LTS

I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my Lenovo system with an onboard Intel graphics and an ATI Radeon display controller. I was wondering how I could switch to the ATI display or make it my VGA ...
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Graphic Issues After Ubuntu 16.04 Upgrade

I upgraded my Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 last night & now have graphical issues. I have gone through as many of the 'ask Ubuntu' questions on this topic as I could find and tried those solutions, ...
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Missing boot screen after installing nvidia drivers at Ubuntu 16.04

After fresh installation of Ubuntu 16.04 I saw boot screen (Ubuntu logo with dots under). Next I installed binary (proprietary) nvidia drivers 340.96 from official packages. After this step I do not ...
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IS RadeonDriver support for ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I am a Amd user of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. After referring some sites, I found that Ubuntu 16.04 LTS doesn't have drivers which will support RadeonDriver. According ...
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How to get this game to run by fixing this list of issues it displayed?

Screenshot with errors on left monitor: So I installed Witcher (game) from a .sh file, and when I try to run the game,it gives me that screen on the left in the image. I wanted to install the intel ...
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How to reset xcalib contrast to default without seeing screen?

I installed xcalib to adjust my screen contrast, and I executed this : xcalib -co 0 -a Which set my screen contrast to 0 , and now my screen turned dark, and I don't have any clue as to how can ...
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Ubuntu 16 Stuck in Login Loop after Installing Nvidia 364 Drivers

This didn't start out as a problem with the login loop. I was attempting a clean install of Ubuntu 16 and using the new feature that allows it to detect proprietary drivers for me. I started off ...
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Problems installing Nvidia drivers

I own a Dell Inspiron 15-5558, wich has a Nvidia 920m and the integrated intel graphics. I already followed lots of guides on how to install nvidia drivers, needless to say none of them worked. When i ...
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Enable discreet graphics card (AMD, Intel) 16.04 LTS

I have a hybrid-graphics system with power-saving onboard Intel graphics, and an ATI accelerator (Lenovo z51-70, i5, 8 GB RAM, SSD) Back in 14.04, with fglrx, I used to have ATI Catalyst, which would ...
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Nvidia issues with Lenovo Y700 on ubuntu 15.10

I have seen many encounter the same issues. Can't get my drivers/configuration correctly and I keep getting the same errors : The system is running in low-graphics mode after I choose to run on low ...
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Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 luminosity problem

when my laptop (Dell Inspiron 3542 / Pentium 3558U) is idle, the luminosity fluctuate. If i stop moving my mouse (or trackpad), 1 or 2 seconds after, the screen is a little more dark... and if i move ...
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Dual monitor on Ubuntu 16.04

This is my first time dealing with the problem of dual display. Here's the detail of my laptop: TF-T5-SKELAKE: CPU: i7-6700HQ Graphics: Intel HD 530 NVIDIA GTX 970M Thunderbold ports After ...
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distorted video playback with vlc in kubuntu 16.04

I recently installed kubuntu 16.04 on my laptop. Everything works fine except that i can't play videos with vlc player! the default player(Dragon) has no problem but when i open videos with vlc the ...
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Problems launching Steam game (OpenGL error)

So, fresh install of Ubu MATE 16.04, and the lastest Steam from Software Boutique. Dell Latitude E4310, 8 gigs ram, decent processor, integrated graphics (I'm not sure how to get a detailed report of ...