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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GPU overheating

I'm quite new to Ubuntu, but, sometimes, when I'm on youtube, or doing something else, GPU overheats, and cooler gets very loud, until I close everything I'm doing, than after few seconds GPU gets ...
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Horrible graphics on my Dell Inspiron 17 with Ubuntu 13.10

I just got a new laptop: Dell Inspiron 17 (3737) BTX Base. The graphic card is Intel® HD Graphics 4400 I installed Ubuntu 13.10. The graphics are just horrible. It looks like an old 4 bits color ...
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Which graphics driver to install in ubuntu 13.10

So when I first installed linux I went and got this like amd catalyst driver off amd's website and when it installed it had some error and made me restart then the pc would not boot up correctly just ...
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My graphic drivers are gone

I am on Xubuntu 13.10 64 bit. This question tells you everything you need to know about my graphic card. Yesterday I had a problem, my graphic card driver failed, now if I login to xubuntu default ...
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Problems with video graphics in games

Sorry for the not accurate title , but it is easier to see this image rather then explain: I get this strange view for most of the games. I really don't know what is the source for the error, i get ...
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Is catalyst driver a must for high-end gaming? or is open source radeon driver sufficient?

I've installed ubuntu on my rig, is installing catalyst driver for my r9 290 a must?? I read it somewhere ubuntu by default already uses open source Radeon driver. I want to play some high-end games ...
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Alternative graphic drivers?

My graphics graphics card is a Radeon HD 4250 and ATI has dropped the support for x-server version higher than 1.12. Are there any alternative graphic drivers I can use besides the opensource driver, ...
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Intel and AMD hybrid graphic card on Ubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

It's been a long time since I moved from Ubuntu and LinuxMint to ArchLinux and Manjaro last year. But I just bought a new laptop recently and unfortunately the laptop has a muxless Intel/AMD hybrid ...
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serious graphic problems after upgrading from natty

I have an old Toshiba Portege M100, it's a little beater box with a broken keyboard and broken cd drive. I had Natty 11.04 on it and wanted to upgrade to a currently supported version because I use ...
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Bumblebee on 13.10 ;cannot access secondary GPU

Im dual booting linux and windows on my Sony F1521KSNB (1.8GHz Intel Core 3rd Gen i5 processor, 4GB RAM,NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M ). I realized Ubuntu wasnt using my Nvidia chip and googled to find out ...
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Why won't my fglrx drivers work?

I have the amd a10-5800k apu, and later upgraded and added the amd hd 7770. Whenever I play on games my fps is really low, so I did some digging and the graphics card in use seems to be the ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 window borders tear and icon change

I have a really odd problem. I have a laptop with a optimum graphics card, in case it matters. I've been using bumblebee and had no problems for absolute months. This afternoon there was an update ...
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Low graphics mode error (12.04) live usb [duplicate]

When I tried Ubuntu with the live usb I got the message that my system was running in low graphics mode. There was no mouse. When I pressed enter i got 4 options. How can I get out of this? Computer ...
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Problems of installing AMD Catalyst drivers for Radeon HD8570 on ubuntu 12.04

I followed the toturials from http://askubuntu.com/a/286775/251995 to install the AMD Catalyst drivers. Once I finished the "Install Drivers", I directly went to the "Test your Installation" section ...
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How do I get the driver for my graphics card?

I would like to get the correct driver for my graphics card. I am running Ubuntu 13.10. I think I have an ATI Radeon HD4200 integrated graphics chip, but when I go into system details, Ubuntu says ...
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How to fix, Ubuntu is running is low-graphics mode [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. I get the error message Ubuntu is running in low-graphics mode. Your screen, graphics card, and input devices could not be detected correctly. You will have to ...
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Installation Ubuntu 13.10 throws a graphics error [duplicate]

I bought a new laptop - an Acer E1-532G - and can't install Ubuntu 13.10. The laptop has a video card - AMD Radon RS M240 with with 1 GB dedicated RAM. After installation, the OS said to me: "Your ...
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Bumblebee and nvidia 740M issues Ubuntu 13.10

I used this link to install bumblebee on my System. I have an ASUS X550LB that uses the Intel haswell chip for graphics (i think its 4400) and Nvidia 740M. After installing as it says (no virtualgl) ...
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SAGE: Saving .show() Output as Vector Graphic

I am using Sage to make visual representations of Graphs(ie of the vertex and edge variety) via the show command. However as far as I can tell I can only save these as a raster in the form of a PNG ...
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GNS3 run without graphique?

When i run gns3 as root,I lose somes graphique. When i run it as root: When i run it as user:
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“System is running in low-graphics mode” error [duplicate]

I am very new to working with Ubuntu and working with command line input. Last night I tried to install Netflix desktop app which required wine-compholio, wine-browser-installer and lib(I forget the ...
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Unable toboot with Nvidia GTX 750 ti, even with latest beta drivers

Yesterday I got a Nvidia GTX 750ti for my htpc (ubuntu headless 12.04) but the computer wont boot with it installed. I've tried booting with nomodeset parameter and installing the latest beta driver ...
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Black screen when try to run “optirun glxspheres64”

I've already install bumblebee and primus for my lenovo G580 with nvidia 635m. glxspheres64 runs properly; optirun glxspheres64 shows only black screen and I received this error in ...
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Poor performance in Ubuntu 13.10 with Intel i5 4670K (intel hd 4600)

My fresh install of ubuntu 13.10 is not giving me a smooth desktop experience. Every time I minimize windows, I get an animation delay/lag. Showing all open windows results in tearing. I am using ...
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drivers questin

I use a HDD with ubuntu 12.04 on it for school, and when i do school related work I plug it on my PC and work on it, but I've found some problems and i think its due to the graphics drivers, I ...
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Unable to connect Ubuntu 12.04 to a projector using the vga port

Whenever I try to connect my Lenovo G570 with Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit to a Projector, it gets detected, but the display on both, the projector and on my laptop keep blinking continuously making it ...
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Problem with safe graphics mode

Im installing dual boot ubuntu 13.10 along win8.1, I have an acer aspire 522 with a graphics card AMD Radeon HD 8400, this graphic card gives problems, soy I installed it with the nomodeset in the ...
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Install ATI Radeon HD in Ubuntu 13.10

I saw this. And downloaded this in AMD page. Which of these two should I use?, my graphic card is ATI Radeon HD 5450. Also, I don't understand what exactly amd64 means when talking about this ...
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12.04 Kernel Upgrade, Graphics problem. Can not access system [duplicate]

I have a desktop machine with an MSI motherboard running Ubuntu 12.04. I installed a GT520 graphics card a few weeks ago and it has been working fine. This morning I let the system upgrade run ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 64-bit & AMD HD7850 GPU, issue with additional drivers menu

My girlfriend just installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 12.04.4 64-bit on her PC. After installing and updating the system, Ubuntu has been using the Open Source drivers for her GPU - the AMD HD7850 with ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 goes back to login screen after connecting second monitor

I've just upgraded my Acer S7 to 13.10 from 13.04. Every time I plug in my second monitor (whilst already logged in), I get logged out and the login screen shows up, resulting in loss of work/other ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and 13.10 freeze and white screen with nvidia gtx 660

I've been trying to get Ubuntu to work (dual booted with Win7) on my new computer for a week now and have not found a working solution. System specs: Intel Core i7-4771 @ 3.50 GHz 250 GB SSD Samsung ...
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Unstable graphics on Poweredge 1850

I've successfully installed ubuntu server on a Dell Poweredge 1850 but am having some problems with graphics stability. Every five to ten seconds I get a screen flicker or tear. This happens even on ...
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Ubuntu screen bug (graphics driver?)

Whenever I press a button or do anything for that matter my screen warps and glitches out and i don't know how to fix it. You can see the glitch here:
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How can I restore my desktop after updating?

After 7 updates to Ubuntu 12.04 on my pc this evening, re-start produced a black screen with grub> and a flashing cursor. How do I get the normal desktop back?
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Which graphic driver to install for HP DV7 on Ubuntu 13.10?

I have an HP DV7 with ATI graphic card with an Intel on Ubuntu 13.10 with default kernel (I will install Ubuntu's Linux 3.13 probably) and Xorg (1.14 I think). Which graphic card should I enable? I ...
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Screen Graphics disturbed after wake up from suspend

After I wake up my ubuntu from suspend, sometimes I see the screen graphics completely blurred like depicted below. What may be the reason for this & how to rectify this. Running Ubuntu 12.04.4 ...
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After updating ubuntu 12.04 my screen is flipped

After updating ubuntu 12.04 my screen is flipped and i can't do anything problem of graphic (even open a windows),The problem gets temporarily "fixed" when I restart the computer manually by switching ...
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Low Texture Graphics in Mupen64

I installed Mupen64plus in my system and tried to run Ocarina of Time. Instead of the nostalgic polygonal graphics I saw low texture graphics where green turned to brown and Link's face missing. I had ...
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ati amd hd 3400

I had ubuntu 12.04 - worked very fine for a long period of time with my ati amd hd 3400 then came a suggested upgrade from the updater which messed things up. I tried many things to resolve the ...
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opengl help on lenovo think pad t61

I received a lenovo think pad t61 the other day and installed xubuntu 12.04 onto it. Well last night I was able to run minecraft after installing bumblebee. Well I tried to see if Gary's mod would ...
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Please help !! video card prb ubuntu 13.04

I have ubuntu 13.04 + kde 4.11 and two nvidia cards. One onboard nForce 980a/780a SLI and one Nvidia GTX 280, both of them are connected to one TV- LG 109'. GTX 280 is connected from cable dvi+hdmi ...
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Why do games in Windows have better FPS than in Ubuntu?

When I had Windows 7 on my Samsung R870 (Intel i3 and nvidia GeForce GT 330M), games like Team Fortress 2 (via Steam) ran really smoothly, but when I downloaded and installed Ubuntu and Ubuntu studio, ...
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I am getting black screen on Unity (Ubuntu 13.10)

I had forced shutdown my computer, when I turned it on, boot droped to a (initramfs) prompts/busybox. I've solved that problem with help of this post After login screen my screen turned black I've ...
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Graphics configuration problem on my laptop

I will be really glad if someone help me install graphics on my laptop. I am Using Dell INSPIRON n 5110 and have nvidia Graphics card. I posted the same question before but was deleted by the ...
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Is there any software exactly like Adobe Dreamweaver that works with Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to know that is there any web development tool exactly like Adobe Dreamweaver? If your answer is yes, please suggest me it and If it is no, please help me to develop it. and that should only ...
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Graphical error after upgrading from 12.04 LTS to 12.10

After updating my Ubuntu version from 12.04 to 12.10, I get a weird and very annoying error on startup. It states something about my graphics card, but it goes away too fast for me to be able to read ...
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Couldn't find matching GLX visual (Nvidia Geforce GT325M)

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Asus x64J Laptop. Most things work fine but when i try to start a Game it says Couldn't find matching GLX visual. lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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How do I install/use the fglrx-installer? [duplicate]

I tried updating my graphics card using the additional drivers but that didn’t work, nothing showed up. I tried installing it using the graphics card driver made by AMD but that just broke my computer ...
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Everytime after updating system, i have to reinstall NVIDIA driver to get my unity work properly

Every time after updating system, i have to reinstall NVIDIA driver to get my unity work properly. Every time i update my system, after restarting top panel and side bar goes missing and graphics ...