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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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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13.10 login loop, multiple solutions failed

FIXED AT BOTTOM I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 from a live cd via Live Linux USB creator. It installed with no errors. I put an encryption password on the hard drive, then created my user account with ...
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Unity system details shows that my driver is Unknown, is there a way to fix this?

On running Ubuntu 12.10 through hard disk installation, the "details" app shows that graphics driver is unknown, as shown in the following image. But when running an Ubuntu live usb, which contains ...
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Nvidia GTX 765m Optimus tech on 12.04

I have tried a lot of different ways to get my PC working with graphics card but hasn't got me anywhere. I started off with installing Ubuntu 12.04 for the first time which left me stuck at black ...
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Mac Book Pro 6,2 Nvidia graphics & suspend don't work

As soon as I suspend my mbp the led starts pulsing after a while but by opening the lid Xserver hangs, I get a black screen and am presented with the login screen after 2 minutes. Logging in results ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 runs slow

Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 13.04 32-bit on my PC, but it runs slow. I don't know why. I'm a new Linux user in general. Hardware • Processor: Intel Atom CPU N26000 1.60GHz x 4 • Graphics card: Intel ...
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Cannot change brightness

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 and my graphics card is Nvidia GF 620M. For some reason, Ubuntu is using the Ivy Bridge processor. It works fine, though. The only issue I'm facing is the brightness. I can't ...
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Disabling restricted graphics drivers not listed by jockey-text

I've got a Mid 2010 13" Macbook Pro (7.1) that's been running 12.04 happily for the past year or so. I recently upgraded to 12.10, and so reverted to Nouveau graphics drivers. This led to serious 3D ...
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Black Screen After Post on Install 12 or 13.04

I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.04 (I also tried with 12.10) on an iOne gx31 with an E8400 processor. I run the DVD and it gets to the screen with the keyboard and little man then the screen ...
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Black screen on startup - Ubuntu 13.04 Intel HD 4000 [duplicate]

The title illustrates my problem. Any suggestions would be much appreciated.
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Low Graphics Mode Error [duplicate]

I have a Dell Inspiron 910 and am receiving a running in low graphics mode error. I believe the error was caused by attempting to install a game I did not have the proper space for. I have tried a ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 desktop is too slow

after installing ubuntu 12.10, the desktop works verry slow. Actually I use Cinnamon, but it is very slow too. I supposed that I have a problem with the video card. system details memory: 1.9 ram ...
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NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430

I have installed ubuntu 12.10 and my computer has the graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 My screen usually crashes with raster lines, flashing, and other junk on the screen. What ...
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Unity doesn't load after installing NVIDIA drivers

If I install any of the proprietary NVIDIA drivers (nvidia-*) from the repositories, Unity does not load after I log in. I just get a blank desktop background with no icons, panels or launchers. If I ...
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upgrade ubuntu 12.04 to ubuntu 12.10 (lower graphics mode)

I just upgraded my 12.04 based Dell Inspiron laptop to 12.10 but after the reboot I got a message saying system is running in lower graphics mode. But I'm still not able to access Unity and GNOME. ...
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How do I install nvidia GT 440 graphics drivers on Ubuntu 12.10

I have been having a problem where the screen 'blinks' twice every 5-10 seconds. The blink is like somebody is turning my monitor off 2 times quickly. I believe this is due to my graphics drivers, if ...
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How to install gt630M driver on ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Nvidia GeForce GT630M/GT640M/GT650M graphics card support? I use ubuntu 12.04 64 bits. I try to install NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-302.07.run and ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit after-installation help

I installed Ubuntu 12/04 64 bit on my desktop using the Nomodeset on boot screen. After the CD finished installing it asked me to restart, I hit restart button, my CD pops out so I take it out and ...
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How do I reinstall graphics drivers after swapping my nVidia for an ATI?

A highly foolish thing to do, i know, but now the poor old pc is stuck bios & grub start ok booting into recovery mode is possible, can get a root shell botting normal mode gets as far as the ...
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How do I get nvidia drivers working on an Ideapad z570?

I have a Lenovo z570 i3, Ive installed the packages available for nvidia and my graphics card is still not recognised? It displays the following error upon trying to configure it You do not ...
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Unity interface issues with AMD Radeon 6450

Is the AMD Radeon 6450 blacklisted for 11.04? I get an error message saying my hardware is not compatible for Unity. I have an i5-processor, DL-67 Intel Motherboard,4 GB RAM, and 1 GB Radeon 6450 ...
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Which ATI driver should I use for a Radeon Xpress 200M?

So my laptop that I'm using with Ubuntu 11.10 so far is working great. The thing is that in the driver on my system info says its using Gallium 0.4 on ATI RS480. My Laptop is old and is using the ...
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HP Pavilion dv7 Graphics Driver [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 and I did all the software updates. When I went into Additional Drivers, I saw that my ATI/AMD Proprietary FGLRX Graphics Driver is not activated. It says (post-release ...
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HP Pavilion with Radeon 6470M hangs with Black Screen on Boot

I have recently purchased an HP Pavilion with a Radeon 6470M graphics card. I subsequently found out that this card is not yet supported for Ubuntu by ATI. I followed the instructions of Post #2 in ...
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“Window Creation Error” in Second Life client [closed]

With the latest Oneiric updates, I've been unable to use Second Life, a virtual reality simulator, in Ubuntu. I assume it has something to do with the NVidia driver, since the error in the console ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS fails to find Intel HD Graphics 3000 and video playing error

hello i'm new to linux i'm using Toshiba c850 notebook and i can't install ' intel HD graphics 3000 ' driver on ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS (32 bit) the problem is when i play HD movies , video is not ...