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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Failing to install Intel Graphics drivers

I am new to Ubuntu and VERY noob. Anyway, i bought Civilization V on steam but it fails to start. After some googling i understood that it must be the drivers for my graphics (using a Lenovo Thinkpad ...
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No launchpad, cannot modify menus etc

I apologize in advance if I sound like a newbie. I am actually a Linux user for quite a while but I use it only for basic needs - browsing and entertainment. After a fresh install of 14.04, I cannot ...
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No 3D graphics detected

I never have experience problems when installing Ubuntu. Never. However, I'm stalling agin Ubuntu in a new Virtual Machine and I'm having lots of trouble tying to figure out why my NVIDIA 330m is not ...
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Ubuntu is very slow in my Laptop Asus N51VN

My laptop has a 4G ram and 500G hard with the Intel core 2 duo but Ubuntu is very very slow in my laptop I try Ubuntu studio Ubuntu 14.04 Ubuntu 14.10 Ubuntu 15.04 instead Windows operation work ...
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What Nvidia GeForce GT 560M driver should I be using? [duplicate]

hopefully a simple question here but I cant seem to find a definitive answer anywhere on the net. I am running ubuntu 14.10 on a MSI laptop which came with the GeForce 560M graphics card. Since ...
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remove nvidia graphics card and use integrated intel graphics

I have a desktop ubuntu 14.04 system that has an nvidia graphics card and intel graphics on the motherboard. I Want to remove the nvidia card from the system and use only the intel graphics. The ...
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Is ubuntu supports on Lenovo g5070 and how to install…? [duplicate]

Is ubuntu supports on Lenovo g5070 and how to install...
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reactivate driver of onboard graphic - 3 display configuration

I've just bought a third monitor and additional the low-level graphics NVIDIA G210. (My onboard-card can only handle 2 monitors) I set the "multi-monitoring" option in Bios and then tried the ...
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Xubuntu 14.10 64 bit graphics: text rendering as symbols in browser and dialogs

I'm running Xubuntu 14.10 on a Dell Optiplex 7020 Tower and I've been encountering issues with text being rendered as odd symbols instead of the actual characters. This behavior is rather ...
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14.04 Thinkpad T450: Text getting messed up on large screens

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on think-pad T450. When using an external monitor with higher resolution than the in-built laptop screen, the text of dialog boxes are getting messed up. Looks like I need ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 GeForce 740M nvidia drivers

I am having issues installing the nvidia drivers for the 740M GPU. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. The kernel's version is 3.16.0-031600-generic. I tried installing nvidia-319 and nvidia-319-dev, but ...
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Nvidia Nightmare [duplicate]

I have an old AMD64 box that was working quite nicely on in 12.04 LTS with onboard Nvidia GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 chip but ONLY running Nvidia 302.7 which I learned the HARD way after trying just ...
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Translucent menu bars and missing letters

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a new Toshiba Satellite. Everything seems to be working OK, but I'm having some graphics related issues. Occasionally in Unity, the menu bars of my apps will turn ...
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Geforce Go 7400 Nvidia and Nouveau driver problems on Ubuntu 14.04

I have an HP dv5000 with Intel core duo, 2.5 GB RAM and a Nvidia Geforce Go 7400 graphics card. I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and it runs very sluggishly, which research suggests might be because ...
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Ubuntu Graphics Issue

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS as my primary OS in both Laptop and Desktop but after using some period of time, say after some weeks, some graphic issue occurs. I can not put the screenshot here because ...
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Can I turn off one of my laptop's two graphical modules?

My Thinkpad T400 has two graphical modules: - ATI discrete graphic module: description: VGA compatible controller product: RV620/M82 [Mobility Radeon HD 3450/3470] vendor: Hynix ...
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Plug and play video cards

Ok, I am building a high end workstation for bioinformatics analysis. The motherboard I am using is a Supermicro X10 which does NOT have an integrated video card/setup. I plan to install Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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AMD Graphics (270X) - March 2015

I'm about to build myself a new machine - low-budget Ubuntu gaming PC. I'm already have been using Ubuntu on my laptop for a few years now (Intel/nVidia) and read about massive problems with ATI cards ...
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How to install ATI graphics card drivers? [duplicate]

AMD 's website is not opening.So how shall I install my ATI graphics card driver?
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How do I set up two monitors on two very different graphics cards?

I have two video cards, one running each of two identical monitors. My main card is an Nvidia GeForce 750 Ti, and the secondary is a Radeon HD5500. When I boot from live USB, the monitor attached to ...
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Upgrade warning for 3D graphics not supported, but this is brand new system, Intel graphics. What's up?

Currently running 12.04LTS looking to upgrade to 14.04LTS. Received the following warning from upgrade manager before starting upgrade: Running the 'unity' desktop environment is not fully supported ...
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Graphics Card Help Steam Ubuntu 14.10

I've built my own computer from scratch (http://pcpartpicker.com/p/8jCWmG) and have installed 32 bit Ubuntu 14.10 on it. Everything's up and running but now I want to install some games on it; when I ...
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Hybrid Graphics problem - Discrete graphic card doesn't work

I am using a Lenovo G510 with an Intel integrated card and a Radeon R7 M265 discrete card. Ubuntu version is 14.04 trusty while the kernel is 3.13.0-46-generic. I've spent quite a few hours trying to ...
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Graphic Tablet Support

I am new to Ubuntu 14.04 and Linux in general. I am tired of Microsoft bloat-ware. I am in the process of delving into Ubuntu and graphical work using Inkscape, Gimp, and Blender. Most of the Tuts are ...
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Testing Additional Drivers: Can't use mouse or keyboard now

I have been using Ubuntu 14.04 with no problems for about 8 months now. I am looking to upgrade my processor, however, due to a few reasons. I wanted to test my graphics one last time before I bought ...
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Bash cursor graphical bug in ubuntu 14.10

For the past few weeks (I'm not exactly sure on the timeframe, but I think it coincides with me upgrading to Ubuntu 14.10) I've had an issue with my terminal where, while typing, the white cursor ...
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How do I install NVIDIA drivers in Ubuntu GNOME 14.10? [duplicate]

I have just built my first custom PC with a GeForce GTX 750 Ti Graphics card. I've installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 and get a set resolution of 800x600 stretched across a 1080p screen. I've downloaded the ...
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installing nvidia grpahics driver for cuda computation only

I am having screen freeze after nvidia graphics driver installation. Is there a way to restrict the nvidia drivers' use for cuda computation alone (not for the desktopn gui display)? I am trying to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 & AMD 14.6 Driver issue R7 260X

Okay I have searched and for some reason I am just having problems installing the Beta driver 14.6 on Ubuntu 14.04. This is my second installation today as I messed up my last one following other ...
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Ran nvidia-xconf as root, NVIDIA X-server settings utility still says I'm not using Nvidia X driver

I have an Nvidia GT 740M graphics card on my HP envy-j049tx. Running 14.04 UbuntuMATE. I wanted to use the proprietary Nvidia drivers in place of the noveau ones. Using the installation instructions ...
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I have a problem with intel graphics

I use Ubuntu 14.04 to watch movies or animation and see it all as full High Definition(HD). Since a few days ago I noticed the changing of FPS and I do not know why. I have chosen installing Intel ...
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Ubuntu and AMD graphics cards

Have had trouble with the last few distros and my AMD graphics card giving me unusable screen. Does AMD play nice with Ubuntu now?
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How to install graphics drivers for Asus EEE PC x101ch?

I have an ASUS eee pc x101ch, running an Atom intel graphics card, but Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't pick up the graphics card and intel isn't supplying the driver for this version (as far as I'm aware). I ...
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Graphics Performance

My system specifications are Intel Core i5 2500; NVIDIA GeForce 520GT and I am running Windows and Ubuntu 14.04 as dual-boot . I prefer to use Ubuntu, but the Gaming Performance (Minecraft) is better ...
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Xrandr gives “Failed to get size of gamma for output default”

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 64-bits on a Desktop but the graphics were too slow (windows opening, minimizing, etc) and someone suggested my that the graphic card accelarator shouldn't be ...
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Ubuntu (14.04) boot animation is different/lower graphics after using nvidia graphics driver

My system used to have a problem where it would hang on wake up from suspend. I started using the proprietary Nvidia drivers as suggested in some AskUbuntu post. After that Ubuntu would always boot ...
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prevent software updater from updating nvidia driver [duplicate]

Not sure if this is possible, but I want to prevent the ubuntu software updater from updating the graphics driver. I've install nvidia cuda driver 7.0. and each time I run the software updater, ...
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Active window is back after installing graphic card driver

Im running Ubuntu 14.04 and got a GeForce GT 720M and installed a graphic card driver lately Now i cant see anymore whats going on at the aktive window I know i can just uninstall it and it should ...
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Unable to login during boot without reinstalling Graphic drivers

My system has a recurring problem where I am unable to login after certain packages have been updated. Below is s list the most recently install packages taken from /var/log/dpkg.log and upon reboot I ...
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Graphics acceleration not working [closed]

I am new to Linux. I have an old Dell Inspiron 5160 with a Trident Microsystems XGI Volari XP5 graphics card. I installed Linux Mint (based on Ubuntu) 17.1. It is not finding or loading graphics ...
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14.04: How to use NVIDIA Graphics instead of Intel integrated graphics?

I previously tried to install my nvidia graphics card driver more than 50 times when this version was released (14.04) and every time i always got either blank screen, terminal only with no x-server ...
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How to change which graphics card a program uses?

I recently installed Steam to run Rust on my Ubuntu 14.04. The game, even at the lowest graphics settings possible, lags incredibly hard, to the point where the game is unplayable. I have two ...
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Asus f550c, double graphic card: what is the best setting? nvidia driver, using only integrated card lags too much

My laptop is an Asus f550c, with double graphic card. I have installed nvidia driver (version 331.113-updates) and using the integrated card as default. The problem is that sometimes it lags too ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 is acting really glitchy and frequently has severe lags and has graphical bugs

Programs will dim and not respond after a while. Opening programs make the screen bug out. Is there a way to fix this without having to reinstall from USB/CD.
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Second display won't work with nvidia drivers

I have recently installed Ubuntu but the drivers from x.org are not so good, because: the display with NVidia graphics card (plugged by HDMI) has some problems server x from x.org nouveau driver ...
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CompizConfig 3D windows don't work - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've recently been experimenting with CompizConfig Settings Manager. I almost have my desktop configured, the way that suits my preferences. I'm trying to add the final touch by enabling 3D windows ...
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How to set the discrete GPU as default Video card instead of the dedicated?

I have a MSI FX420 Laptop which I will be giving to my brother starting college as a CS. One requirement is that they should be using Linux as their OS. Now my problem is after installing Ubuntu ...
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Consistent graphical issues damaging my Ubuntu experience

I recently switched from Windows to 100% Ubuntu. So far everything has been an improvement except consistent graphical issues which just happens to be the single most important factor (can't see ...
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To install Wine, remove graphics driver - wut?

I have been troubleshooting display problems (my computer was using default Ubuntu drivers and I finally managed to get the proprietary fglrx-update to work instead. I noticed that one of the apt-get ...
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how to do graphics programming in ubuntu [duplicate]

I want to do graphics programming in Ubuntu Linux.But there is no graphics.h header file. Please tell me how to graphics programming and which library files needed to install for graphics programming. ...