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 nvidia on ubuntu 14.04 question [duplicate]

Heres the scoop. I had mint 17 installed and ran into so many problems trying to get my graphics card to install. I followed many different sites and ended up getting it instaled using bumblebee. then ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS graphic (display) freezes

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, and when I enter my username and password it shows me the following image and doesn't go any further. When I move my mouse the pointer doesn't show up but the ...
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NVidia GeForce GT630 laggy in Ubuntu 14.04, specially flash player based videos. Why?

I was happy with my onboard graphics but I wanted to be able to run some games in this machine from time to time, so I bought a GT630 1GB DDR3 VRAM. When I boot into Windows everything is fine, gaming ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 Amd/Intel Graphics, Fan and Battery Life problem

I am new to linux and ubuntu so i am having problems with it. I have dell inspiron 5521 which has hybrid graphics. My problem is that i can not switch between graphic cards -vgaswitcheroo does not ...
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Ubuntu can not load GUI after installing nVidia proprietary drivers

I recently updated my Nvidia drivers to the latest version from their website, and now my computer will not boot properly. It boots up partially, but sometime before the login screen should appear, it ...
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How to install best drivers for my ATI Dynamic Switchable Graphics ? - heating & crushing before or right after end of install (12.04, 12.10)

I am aware that similar questions for specific GPUs have been posted here and many have not received answers maybe because the issue is sometimes limited to a specific GPU. But while the problem is ...
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black screen of death on install

So before you go and flag this as a duplicate please read! So I boot off of my uefi usb and hit install ubuntu and all that pops up is a black streen with a window but that window just contains a ...
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When installing Ubuntu graphical error [duplicate]

When I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 using a usb everything is going fine I boot the usb I click install Ubuntu it goes to a no signal screen then loads what would be the options for installing but ...
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.How do I make use of nvidia graphic card in linux?

My HP-15 r014tx has nvidia geforce 820m installed with intel integrated. but I notice that its not being used . how do I install the driver ? I searched for the answer but the answer said go to ...
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ubuntu 14.04 amd graphics

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Toshiba laptop with ati 4200 graphics and it keeps shutting down and it tells me to update graphics driver how do I do that
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Can't switch to Nvidia GPU from Intel or how to make Nvidia driver work (black screen, freeze login in, errors etc)

my problem in known, but still remain unsolved for many people (including me). After installing the latest or any other versions of nvidia drivers it brings black screen or unable to login. Useful ...
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How to enable SLI on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have a Lenovo Y510p Laptop with two gt755m graphics cards. I installed Ubuntu updated everything and installed the nvidia drivers. When i want to enable the SLI config in /etc/X11/xorg.conf then the ...
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What software should I get for web development and design? [duplicate]

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my brand new PC. Beforehand, I was doing web development at work only for when we needed it (like HTML emails etc.) so I haven't a full understanding as to what ...
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Super slow Dash in Ubuntu 14.04 (rest of graphics running normally) [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and everything's working great except for the Dash which is terribly slow, it takes more than 10 seconds to open and then another great deal for me to be able to type and to ...
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ATI Graphics Card Problem

I have some problems with my graphics card. I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit and I installed my graphics card without any problem, but when I open the ATI Control Panel, it always shows it's in the ...
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VPython: Wrong display in Ubuntu since visual 6 (wrong z-value check?)

I have a very strange 3D-behaviour of VPython on ubuntu: Objects that should be displayed in front or behind other objects are displayed in a wrong way! I wrote a little python-program to illustrate ...
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Hybrid Radeon/Intel on Ubuntu 14.04

I am the owner of HP Pavilion G7 with a hybrid Intel HD3000 graphics card and ATI Radeon 6730M. Every time you try to install the Radeon drivers, the system runs in "low graphics mode". The ...
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black screen in single user mode

Trying to run without X, in order to install video driver on new Ubuntu 14.04.1 installation. But, when entering single user mode (either via grub or shutdown), I see lots of scrolling 'echo' on ...
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How to make refreshrate stay saved in 14.04?

Using Ubuntu with XBMC I need to run Ubuntu with a refreshrate of 50Hz. to avoid judder watching european TV. Can anybody help ? Using xrandr I can change it to 1920x1080, 50 Hz. but after reboot it ...
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Inspiron 15R (N5110, Early 2011) Graphics Card issues

I tried replying to a current thread that was close to the issues i was getting but no real answer or solution so I am asking this as a new question..... Please some one with basics of understanding ...
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Yoga Pro 2 - “The system is running in low-graphics mode" [closed]

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo Yoga Pro 2 (as dual boot machine in UEFI mode) I got the low graphics mode error and can't login. I can boot from live-usb key or Windows 8.1 (but who want's ...
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graphical errors with live USB and AMD IOMMU

I have a problem that seems to span every single live USB of any distro I try. It seems ubuntu is the only one I can actually get to boot, but when it does, the main desktop is black, and any ...
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fglrx taking 100% of one cpu core

I have a Acer Aspire V5-552G with a amd a10 apu (a10-5757m) and a dedicated hd 8750m graphics card. I installed the latest drivers from the amd website but my problem is that when i open certain ...
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No SDLIMAGE found while running ./configure file

recently i installed libsdl1.2-dev to install a game, after installing it in system. I run ./configure file and I am getting new error checking for sdl-config... /usr/bin/sdl-config checking for SDL ...
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Integrated Graphics Controller is not listed in ubuntu 14.04

down vote favorite lspci | grep VGA gives me lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Park [Mobility Radeon HD 5430/5450/5470] Its not listing ...
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Integrated Graphics Controller is not listed in ubuntu 14.04

lspci | grep VGA gives me lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Park [Mobility Radeon HD 5430/5450/5470] Its not listing Intel HD graphics ...
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can't get nvidia to work [duplicate]

I have Asus VivoBook S551LN it has 2 graphic cards 1-Intel hd integrated 4400 2-Nvidia Geforce 840m (4GB) I use Voyager distro which based on Ubuntu 14.04 and I have installed KDE the system works ...
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Wanting to update my OLD video card for working with blender and games

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 on my desktop pc. It is quite good for all my needs except gaming and blender3d due to an outdated graphics card. The issue is not the quality of the card, but its openGL ...
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No more graphic “reaction” on desktop

I have a problem since I wanted to change my graphic drivers. I saw that my additional drivers where not on nvidia drivers so I wanted to change them. I choosed the proprietary one but when apllying ...
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How to get OpenGL 2+ support on Intel integrated graphics

I have a laptop that has a Core Duo T2050 w. Intel® 945GM x86/MMX/SSE2 integrated graphics. I recently installed Steam and attempted to play CS:S and To The Moon and both times received a warning ...
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Nvidia graphic card is really hot and the graphics sometimes crash

I use ubuntu in a laptop with an Nvidia GeForce GT 750M and I'm using the NVIDIA binary driver (v331.38) however when I run a videogame my laptop gets really hot (According to the NVIDIA X Settings ...
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How to safely remove proprietary Intel driver

I recently installed the proprietary Intel drivers for my Toshiba Satellite A105 s4284 running Ubuntu 14.10. Nouveau was working just fine, I was just attempting to make it so that I was able to run ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS - Non-graphical boot in Qemu-KVM (-curses)

I am trying to run an Ubuntu Server as a virtual machine using Qemu-KVM with all output beeing printed to the terminal. I have done that several years ago using the -curses option, tried it again and ...
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Can I have fglrx's screen brightness settings and xorg's stable Chrome GPU processing at once?

THE GENESIS I have been using fglrx-updates - VESA:HONDO (AMD graphics drivers) for some time but Chrome GPU process kept crashing (it was sand-boxed). Therefore now I'm on xorg - Gallium 0.4 on AMD ...
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Unsupported Graphics Card

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on my Intel 3rd Gen Core i7 system having ATI Radeon HD 7670M I downloaded the latest AMD Graphics Driver from AMD website (i.e. Version 14.9). After running it as SU and pressing ...
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Graphic problem in Dell Inspiron 17 (3737)

I tried Ubuntu in Live Usb mode in my new Dell Ispirion 3737 (17"), but the grafic is absolutely horrible. I tried to install some updated drivers from the terminal in USB Live mode, but it did not ...
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How to check whether Ubuntu uses my graphics card?

I have a n HP laptop with a fresh Ubuntu installed. How do I check whether it uses the nVIDIA graphics built in my laptop?
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Glitch on Ubuntu 14.04 boot

For some reason, I re-installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer. But this time, I detected a glitch on boot. After the motherboard boot finished, there's a black screen with a purple border, and then for ...
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How to use Intel HD Graphics for regular desktop usage, while just using my NVIDIA GPU for DNN training

[Background] I am running Ubuntu 12.04, my computer contains an NVIDIA Quadro K4100M and Intel HD Graphics. [Usage Scenario] My usage scenarios include training deep neural networks which require ...
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Are Open Source graphics drivers better than proprietary drivers in certain applications?

I have an elderly laptop with a GeForce 9300M graphics chip. I don't game on it, but I want a smooth desktop experience with Unity. In my situation specifically, are the open source drivers better ...
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Permanently Disable external Graphics Card (usb)

I've got this cooling pad with USB-hub, LAN-Port, Audio and a VGA-Port. It's all connected to the computer via USB. So I guess it's basically an external Graphics-Card for the VGA. Long: It didn't ...
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dell inspiron n5110 does not load graphical user interface after installing cuda 6.5.run

I wanted to install cuda 6.5.run on my ubuntu 14.04. Therefor, I downloaded .run file from nvidia web site for ubuntu 14.04. My laptop is dell inspiron n5110 The graphic cards is gt 525m It has a ...
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Graphics and mouse problem in Ubuntu 12.04 on Lenovo Y510P

firstly before you say I'm asking for a duplicate question, I would like to say that I've took a look in all question related with Lenovo Y510P on this forum and none of the could fix my problem. So ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Slow Performance

I'm somewhat new to Linux and Ubuntu so please be patient with me. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and the performance is very slow. The computer (a desktop) boots at a normal speed, but OS usage is ...
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Laptop resolution wrong after uninstalling NVidia driver due to graphics card possibly breaking

I have recently started using Ubuntu 14.04 and after installing it I installed the proprietary NVidia driver and all was well for a couple of months. A couple of days ago both the laptop monitor and ...
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Second Screen not working Ubuntu 14.04 Intel Graphics

I've been trying to solve this problem for a while now so I'll appreciate your help. I can't make ubuntu 14.04 recognise my second monitor. This is my graphics card info ~# lspci | grep -i vga ...
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Interface Problem. Plz help

so...yeah...I've been planning to try Linux for quite a while now and suddenly thought of getting Ubuntu alongside my windows 8.1. everything went smoothly (that's not true, took a week) after ...
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How can I confirm all available (and active) graphics drivers and cards?

If I open the "Additional Drivers" tab in the "Software & Updates" application, I can see that my graphics card is detected, available drivers are listed, and the active driver is selected. ...
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HP laptop installed 14.04 from win 8.1. “The system is running in low-graphics mode”. How do I fix this? [duplicate]

I have HP laptop with Radeon graphics. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 from win 8.1. After the installation system restarts and it stuck with the message "The system is running in low-graphics mode". How do ...
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running dota 2 , given a 'glGEtError'

I am trying to play Dota2 but my system is showing I Searched ... and followed this link. How to update OpenGL Driver on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS using glxinfo | grep version shows following OpenGL ...