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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Play fullscreen directX games in wine (PlayOnLinux)

I've installed League of Legends with PlayOnLinux, but when I start a match I have a transparent window. Is it a problem with my graphic card drivers (AMD Radeon) or with Wine?
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Bad initialization on graphic (amd 690v)

Since installing Ubuntu Gnome 14.04, my (old) video on board dont works properly. Observe that starting in live mode this version works fine and if I end my session and make a new login ubuntu works ...
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Which video cards play nice with 14.04 and 2 monitors?

I'm a newbie to Ubuntu and I'm totally hooked... but, I cannot get a GeForce 8400GS to work with 14.04 and 2 identical monitors - extended desktop. I've all but given up and I've spent days looking ...
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nvidia-331: nvidia-settings contains no options except Profiles [closed]

On Linux Mint 17.1 with nvidia-331 drivers installed, running nvidia-settings gives this window: It seems that the left panel should have more settings (about resolution, antialiasing, etc.) which ...
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Screen Flicker in Ubuntu

My Ubuntu PC's screen flickers every time I boot up. Sometimes, when it stops, it starts again when I move my mouse. My laptop has its own graphics card. Nvidia Geforce 8200m G.
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Driver for Lenovo PCI-E graphics card ADD2-R

Installing Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit desktop on an old Lenovo ThinkCentre A57 There is a simple grapics card inside the box, marked Lenovo ADD2-R On the card is only one chip, marked CONEXANT CX25904-13Z ...
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How to install NVIDIA Driver proprietary, tested on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

know anyone how can I install NVIDIA Driver proprietary, tested on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I've try different methods but no one of them don't work. First them all I've try to install official Nvidia ...
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New AMD card boots to “Starting Version 219” [closed]

Ubuntu 15.04 Radeon R9 380 GPU I finally realized nvidia and Linux simply don't work well together, so today after a lot of research I switched to a Radeon card which is supposed to have much better ...
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Is there any way to install intel media graphics accelerator in ubuntu 12.04 + version?

I came through lots of post online about installing intel drivers. Is there any method to install intel media graphics accelerator in ubuntu 12.04 + version? I tried the intel drivers in ubuntu, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Screen Freezes Randomly with NVidia

I recently install Nvidia 352.21 driver. All works fine except one thing and I don't know why. Sometime my Ubuntu Screen Freezes and to fix it I need to switch from graphics mode(CTRL+ALT+F7) in ...
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My new Nvidia card has screen tearing in games

The desktop display is fine, watching videos is okay, but when I load up games I get constant screen tearing. I'm running 14.04 64-bit on an Intel i5-2500k 3.30GHz, 16GB RAM, 2TB Barracuda 7200 RPM, ...
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Which is the best way to play unity web player content in Ubuntu?

I am trying to play unity web player content on my computer. I wish to know which method is easy to install and play unity web player content in Ubuntu? I found the following methods online: ...
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Unity web player is responding late when using with pipelight

I am trying to run unity web player in firefox. I came to know about the Pipelight plugin for firefox. The problem is I am able to install and enable pipelight. While loading any unity application ...
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Which driver is best suited for the tank and what do i do in case of another breakdown

I'm using a ASUS X550LN Intel® Core™ i5-4210U CPU @ 1.70GHz × 4 Ubuntu 14.04.2 x64 4GB I had a problem identifying my Nvidia card , so I added the xorg edgers repository and updated as usual. ...
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Graphic glitch in Ubuntu 15.04

I have a strange graphic glitch in Ubuntu 15.04. Please help me. My laptop(hp 4520s): intel i3 380m, 4gb ddr3 ram, ati hd6370 mobile I tried proprietary drivers and update/upgrade but that doesnt ...
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How to remove graphics driver

recently i turned over to Linux from Windows . There was a problem because Linux wouldn't show my Nvdia GPU with the lscpi command i would only get my VGA as intel chipset . After that and a little ...
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Reason to keep a GPU in a computer that is running Ubuntu Server

After a problem with my old motherboard, I'm switching my Ubuntu to my gaming computer. My main question is: is there any reason to keep my AMD HD 7850 running on this computer? My motherboard has ...
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How to use Nouveau for graphics and NVIDIA GPU for only CUDA programs on Optimus notebook?

I am using a notebook with a Intel i7 (with its own GPU) and a NVIDIA GPU. On Windows, the notebook uses Optimus to switch between the GPUs intelligently. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I installed CUDA ...
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Intel Graphics card

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in my Thinkpad with intel HD 4600 graphics card When i tried to check additional driver it says no additional driver found. output of this command, apt-cache ...
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ATI Drivers crash GUI

I am currently trying to install graphics drivers for my GPU. But my case may be a bit different, I have an APU A10-7770K and a graphics card Radeon R7 250X. I tried many, many times to get my rig run ...
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Graphics not detected and mouse flickers

My mouse flickers and tends to disappear and when I go to Displays inside settings, I get Unknown. Also, when I go into Details, I get "Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 0x209)" under Graphics. How can I ...
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Unity crashing with amd drivers

I recently installed Ubuntu. I am currently trying to install graphics drivers for my GPU. But my case may be a bit different, I have an APU A10-7770K and a graphics card Radeon R7 250X. I tried many, ...
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Blender 2.75a has massive lag

I'm running Blender 2.75a Game Engine on Ubuntu 14.04. My system specs are: 4GB RAM Intel Core 2 Duo Nvidia Geforce 210 Once I select the Texture mode the program begins to lag hugely, taking ...
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The system is running in low-graphics mode?

First off, I've searched and tried every method I could find the last ~6 hours. Nvidia 750 TI graphics card. Running in VMWare. The system ran fine for a few days and out of nowhere I received a ...
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How can I change the graphics card on Virtualbox Windows? [closed]

I am trying to install a windows driver for a displaylink usb adapter. I have gotten the Windows 7 virtualbox to recognize external usbs and this device. When I try to install the driver, I get the ...
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LibreOffice 4.4.4.3 crashes Unity (12.04 LTS)

For close to the last year, I have had problems with LibreOffice randomly crashing my Unity desktop in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Today, I found a consistency to the problem and recorded a video to show what ...
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Installing nvidia driver [duplicate]

I just downloaded the nvidia geforce 920M driver from their official site for linux. I dont know how to install the driver.How to install the downloaded driver?
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How can I get my second monitor to work on Intel HD4600

My primary graphics card (as set in the BIOS) is my R9 280X. It works perfectly fine with the monitor running off it. However, my secondary monitor (an older one, a beige 4:3) which is plugged into ...
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intel graphics on ubuntu 14.04

I've upgraded my Dell optiplex 9020 to 14.04, and cannot get a proper display driver (resolution stuck at 1024x768, with no other options). My device in lspci: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller ...
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Not seeing start menu bar through which I can navigate to various applications

I have installed ubuntu 15 on VM ware workstation 11. But I am not able to see the start menu bar through which I can navigate to various applications settings etc. Noticed gray and black patches ...
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Ubuntu freezes after login. Help!

Just put the latest version Ubuntu on a Acer Veriton X270 pc. Install went fine and brings up login screen just fine. After login if I attempt to start a application it freeze to the point that the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 randomly started to look like old windows

I was messing with the GS on pcsx2 and then ubuntu started to look old and rigid, also the fonts have changed too and everything looks very grey. It looks most like windows 2000, especially the ...
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blank screen during install Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a laptop and loads the menu with the options OK, but when I go to install, the screen goes like this: http://imgur.com/J3PuO8s I wonder if anyone has any idea what ...
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Nvidia crashes after updating ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit and Nvidia driver on my PC. After updating Ubuntu, Nvidia crashes and this is my new Ubuntu desktop: http://i.stack.imgur.com/m4Jyo.jpg When I enter to tty and run ...
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How do I know whether my graphics card is supported by fglrx 13.101

So I've been reading https://wiki.ubuntu.com/X/Config/HybridGraphics and according to it I need a graphics card that is supported by fglrx 13.101. My system is a laptop with Intel Integrated Graphics ...
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How to get OpenGL Shader Language 1.4 working with Intel HD Graphics 4000? (Trusty/14.04)

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 (trusty) on an Ultrabook with the i7-3537U CPU. This processor has the Intel HD 4000 GPU (ref), which supports OpenGL 3.3 under Linux (ref). OpenGL 3.3 includes support for ...
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Nvidia driver crashes and kernel errors on fresh install of Kubuntu 15.04

I have an MSI GE70 2OE-071US laptop, with Optimus and an Nvidia GeForce GTX765M graphics card. On Kubuntu 14.10, I was once able to run CUDA using Bumblebee with reasonable reproducibility. On Kubuntu ...
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Not getting the desktop after installing NVidia driver

I ran the following commands for installing the NVidia GeForce driver for Linux: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-current After ...
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How to remove Gallium drivers and install default drivers on Ubuntu 14.04?

I've tried many methods (removing x.org drivers, ati drivers)...but still I cannot find the x.org file in etc/x11/ ..to make any modification.. My current graphic card is ATI Radeon Hd6670 2GB ...
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Running Heroes of the Storm on Wine

I installed heroes of the storm and changed it to the 32-bit client (like it says to do on wineHQ), but everytime I run it, the screen becomes completely red, and if I do anything it crashes and says ...
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how to fix the Nvidia driver runlevel error

this is the error i keep getting does anyone know how to fix this or how to check my runlevel. i been having trouble with error on my 32 bit arm based Samsung series 3 Chromebook. this error keeps ...
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How to remove screen tearing in Ubuntu 15.04

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 for a couple of months. I started using Ubuntu after trying a lot of distros (all of which were giving screen tearing). In Ubuntu the there was no screen tearing in the ...
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Server System Installation Does not support Display Port Monitor

Ubuntu 12.04 system-installation does not create a system that correctly recognizes and uses a display port monitor. The target system has an Intel Atom E3845 processor with DP++ graphics. The install ...
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(noob) driver for GTX 970 install issues [duplicate]

Sorry, it's my first time on a Linux system and I'm totally lost. I want to install the NVidia driver because I'm stuck with a 1024 x 768 resolution and I think my GPU doesn't work properly with the ...
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Greetings, humans! I am looking to further customize my ubuntu programs and features, being a pronounced cephalon such as myself [closed]

Ok, so I need to do a few things. Change the about my computer overview listed memory, cpu, gpu, etc to the correct hardware, namely: CPU: Intel i12 15 GHZ 16-core processor. Memory: 1TB Graphics: 4 ...
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Installing 14.04.2 on a Acer Aspire 4520

A real newbie here - beginning level on Linux, total newbie on Ubuntu and to this forum. 1st post, hoping someone can help. I was asked by a friend to upgrade 4 older notebooks from Windows, for use ...
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NVidia Geforce GT240M Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Driver & Graphic Problems

I am newbie to Ubuntu, installed it 1 week ago. I want to ask about my graphic driver GT240M NVidia. For example, when i tried to watch a video from mozilla firefox maybe in the Facebook, i get a ...
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stripped-down graphic after installation ubuntu

I installed ubuntu v.15.04 on noutbook samsung r40 plus. But problem with graphic. Check, please, screen: Its problem with graphic driver? How solve this problem. Thank you for advance.
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Opengl error when trying to launch TF2 Ubuntu 14.04, which driver should I use?

I recently installed Ubuntu and all my drivers appeared to work. I have a Geforce 9800 GT (1-GB model) and whenever I launch Team Fortress 2 through Steam I get the same error: Could not find ...
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What causes the red dots on the screen?

I did a rebuild today using 14.04 and I had the red dots during live cd and after install. I created another flash drive from the same image(ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-amd64.iso) and I get the same issue ...