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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Compiling and installing Intel graphics card drivers

I have a laptop which has an Intel core 2 duo processor with in-built graphics card. I have some issues with the video drivers. I want to know from where I can get latest sources code for the drivers, ...
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Monitor won't display at native resolution.

Whenever i connect my monitor to my laptop, it won't display the video at the native resolution in Ubuntu, but my monitor works fine and does both in Windows 7! In Ubuntu it just gives me stripes and ...
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Corrupted graphics on Kubuntu 14.04 under VMware

After updating my Kubuntu 13.10 VM to 14.04, there is some graphics corruption. The image seems to repeat horizontally every 800 pixels: I have tried: using a different guest resolution disabling ...
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Installing AMD HD 4xxx Propriety Drivers on Ubuntu 14.04

I am very new to Ubuntu, have only been using it for 2 days. I am running 14.04 I experienced a few graphics problems while running Dota 2 (Linux version). Fps was fine but a few weird glitchy marks ...
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Weird graphics issue only on Desktop and other ubuntu apps [closed]

I was having an issue after a game caused a GPU hang that forced me to have to do a hard reset and I was having a scrambled display issue, but I fixed that by switching to sna acceleration. But now ...
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Find Graphics Card/Driver Details

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04. How can I check that I have a driver for my graphics card installed and see details about it?
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Ubuntu fails to load after installing fglrx

I am using a Toshiba Satellite notebook with Xubuntu 12.10 x86_64. Just now, I installed the fglrx package to be able to use the propriety drivers for my graphics card. However, once I rebooted after ...
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After nvidia driver update screen is 640x480. How to undo?

I recently tried to upgrade/update my graphics drivers in Ubuntu 12.04. Now the screen is all zoomed to a 640 x 480 resolution and I can't figure out how to undo what I did. How can I revert to the ...
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Can't revert to the previous state of graphic experience

This might seem so similar to many other posts regarding Nvidia Optimus Graphic Cards troubles and the pain it inflicts on its Linux users but my question is actually simply how to go back to my last ...
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Cannot install ATI/AMD FGLRX restricted graphic drivers

When I try and install the ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX graphic drivers (post release update) I get an error to read a log file. Here is the log: http://pastebin.com/RtLNZvXz
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Upgrade of nvidia graphics adapter fails on Lucid Lynx, low resolution only, no driver?

I run two Ubuntu distros (& two MS systems) on the same hardware. -Computer- Intel Core 2 Quad CPU @ 2.66GHz; 8192MB; LGA 775 NVIDIA nForce 780i SLI FTW I recently upgraded the graphics ...
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How to change color in Kolourpaint?

There isn't any toolbar to change line/pencil color. How to add the toolbar? I have installed Kolourpaint from default Ubuntu repositories.
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How do I fix a garbled screen on a Gateway LT3103u?

I've been having garbled screen problems on a Gateway LT3103u on Ubuntu for a while. I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10 and continue to have issues. I installed xubuntu-desktop in case the ...
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Why does my screen go gray?

I just installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop. However, very often things get VERY slow and windows start blinking with gray color. The system is then almost unresponsive... This goes on and off in about ...
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No GUI boot; startx error, I suspect no filesystem corruption

Till yesterday, my Ubuntu 9.10 was working fine. I had watched a movie using vlc. I had also charged my ipod using the laptop. Today, when I started it, I automatically booted into command line. ...
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14.04.1 on Dell Vostro 14 3445? [closed]

I wanted to install 14.04.1 on my laptop, my question is about drivers. I got all the drivers downloaded but they are for Windows 8.1 and the official Dell site doesn't provide them for Ubuntu. My ...
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how to enable WebGL in Chrome

i am unable to visualise many 3d graphics of different applications [ex:-biodigital human 3d of chrome store] and many more 3d games and graphics i am current using Gallium 0.4 on AMD RS780 as my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS randomly freezes (graphics/unity only) [duplicate]

When I'm just chilling on the desktop or doing whatever, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS will (every 10-20 minutes or so) just randomly freeze. The screen just stops, I can't see my mouse move, etc. However, I can ...
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Externally Install Ubuntu Drivers?

I'm going to be installing Ubuntu 14.04 within the next few hours, and I've noticed that every time I install Ubuntu on my laptop, I never have any networking or graphics drivers. I always have to ...
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Any supported AGP 8x cards on Ubuntu 14.04?

I've aquired an old desktop (Acer Aspire T135) which currently has an Nvidia Geforce FX 5500 graphics card. I've discovered that this card is unsupported by Nvidia on any version of Ubuntu after ...
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Which Graphics divers should I use?

I'm on Xubuntu 13.10 64 bit. The output of lspci, lspci | less, and lspci -v is here. Ubuntu tells me that there are 3 video cards drivers compatible with my PC. By default Xubuntu picked the first ...
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Intel Driver Manager Error “Package libdrm2:i386 cannot be removed”

I recently fresh-installed ubuntu 13.04. Running on Asus u43f After running system test, my video test failed. I have installed the latest version of Intel Driver Manager. While running this to ...
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Nvidia Geforce 680 GTX - Glitches on screen

I have an Nvidia Geforce 680 GTX and installed the prob. driver Ubuntu showed me![Screenshot1]. I have the problem that if e. g. I have to scroll down a large document I get glitches. I looks like ...
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I can't install Ubuntu 13.04 on a new computer

I managed to install Ubuntu 13.04 by disabling "Virtualization Technology" in my BIOS (which I believe let's me operate several OS's) and changing in GRUB2 quiet splash to quiet splash nomodeset. ...
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The system is running in low graphics mode [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.1 and this morning when I started my computer I received the above message. From what I understand this is not an uncommon issue, and I attempted to fix it using several of the ...
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Cannot install Nvidia graphics driver

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.10.When I tried to install nvidia drivers the following errors occurred. Please help. Can I use Nvidia drivers with Unity? khat33b@Oa:~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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Fixing the Nvidia Graphics Screen Flicker Issue

I know there are a lot of questions about this -- I've read at least 100 questions about it but still can't find a solution to the Nvidia screen flicker issue. I've had this issue since 11.10. The ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 won't boot after bumblebee instalation

First of all sorry for my English, it's not my first language. Here is what I have done: I had a working ubuntu 12.04 with all updates and working bumblebee, so I could do optirun command and ...
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Driver for Nvidia GTX650?

After installing a new Nividia GTX650 graphics card in my Ubuntu 12.04 desktop, I am stuck with 640x480 resolution. This desktop pc is comprised of: ASUS M4A78T-E motherboard Nividia GTX650 ...
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I can't control my Brightness in HP Compaq 6710s [closed]

Im new in ubuntu, the problem is my laptop brightness change after few seconds and i have tried to remove "dim light to save power" but it doesn't work, please help me because it disturb my works. I ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Unity Dash transparency problem

I have just upgraded my Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 and there is following problem. When I press super button to show Unity Dash I get wrong background image behind the dash box. Especially I can see part ...
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System in low-graphics mode [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? I am totally new to Linux, and Ubuntu. I bought ASUS X53E Notebook, erased Windows and installed Ubuntu. ...
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Low Framerate ATI Radeon HD 5670

When I try fgl_glxgears, I'm getting a framerate of under 60 fps. All the forum posts and askubuntu posts I've read suggest that I should be seeing at least triple digits. When this machine had ...
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3+ monitors, nvidia + intel graphics

I have seen lots of different posts on this issue, but I cannot figure out what to do. I hope we can collect the available information in one place, so that they can be useful for others. Is it ...
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Need a PCIe desktop graphics card for dual-monitor

I have a mid-2008 workstation with two HD monitors supporting HDMI and DVI inputs. Since Ubuntu 11.10, I have experienced no end of trouble with my NVidia Quadro NVS 290 in TwinView dual-monitor ...
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12.04 occasionally freezes when Image Viewer opens pictures, possibly graphics driver related? [closed]

Is this a widespread problem? I can't find similar questions asked so it may not be. I use Image Viewer to sort all my photos. It was fine all the time I had 10.04, but now with 12.04 after an ...
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How do install graphics drivers for radeon HD 6380g on a HP pavilion g6?

I installed ubuntu from wubi using a live cd but when i booted i just got a black screen so i followed the instructions from this forum http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=10089820&postcount=8 ...
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Has any one tried ATI 12.2 Proprietary Display Driver for Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit?

I have ATI Technologies Inc Mobility Radeon HD 3400 Series graphic card. Was using Open source drivers and are decent. Hangs little bit sometimes but are fine most of the time Recently, I have seen ...
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How do I get my graphic card to work properly?

I been having some problems with my graphic card for a time now. But I had enough when I didn't get Oil Rush to work on my HP Pavilion g6. The system has suggested hardware drivers for me, but the ...
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Blank screen after ATI video card installation on Ubuntu 11.10 amd64

I am new to Linux, and don't have much knowledge on the OS and its technical terms. I brought a new ATI/AMD Radeon video card, and installed on the new Ubuntu 11.10 amd64 system (this is my first ...
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VGA not detected on a Lenovo T420

I have problem with a VGA driver that is not detected on my Lenovo T420 with Ubuntu. 10.04 Output of lshw: *-display UNCLAIMED description: VGA compatible controller ...
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nvidia-96 drivers causing garbled text, display on Geforce4 Ti 4660

I have a sony vaio desktop (PCV RZ221) which runs windows xp. I installed ubuntu on a separate partition. The install runs fine but the graphics runs on fallback drivers even though it has a nvidia ...
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Lenovo Y460 Intel Driver Secondary Display Flickering [closed]

This is a part of the massive dump of problems I'm encountering with my Lenovo Y460 and Ubuntu. Problem: ATI PowerXpress doesn't really work. Doesn't work as I have to use the open source driver ...
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Fresh install of 11.04x64 - display(compiz) constantly failing [closed]

I have a brand new HP G62x, 11.04 64bit installed fresh. I have only been using Gnome Classic rather than Unity but I don't think that effects this issue. I have been searching here and ubuntuforums ...
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Intel i965 and compiz in 11.04 64-bit [closed]

I would like to know if my Intel i965 card can use Compiz effects. I heard it was blacklisted and needed a fix by xorg. Is the fix available in 64-bit 11.04? I'm a new Windows migrant, so take it easy ...
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Reading Photoshop PSD Files with Layers

(There are a few existing questions on Photoshop alternatives, but none seem to focus on reading PSD files specifically) Say I'm a programmer working with a web designer and would like to implement a ...
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Garbled display after Ubuntu upgrade to 2.6.32-2* kernel

I was running Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) with no problems. I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 10 (Lucid Lynx) and cannot use it normally. After I log in, the screen scrambles (a purple/green ...
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How do I install the latest Mesa release?

Which is the preferred way to install the latest stable version of Mesa on Ubuntu? I believe that would be a PPA, but not the bleeding-edge one like xorg-edgers. I would like to see a PPA that ...
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Ubuntu Hangs & Shows a Black Screen on Install with ASUS Z97-Deluxe & GTX 770

I'm building a new rig, and I'm having trouble installing Ubuntu. I burned the latest Ubuntu 14.04 image to a DVD from my Macbook Pro. I booted off the DVD and pushed a key when the keyboard/person ...
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How do I run Ubuntu in headless mode?

I would like to set up Ubuntu in headless mode - configured to operate without a monitor, keyboard, and mouse; probably without access to graphics hardware altogether. The rationale for this is: I ...