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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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 ...
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Getting 14.04 to run in graphics mode on thinkpad 430s (after upgrade)

I have recently upgraded my Thinkpad430s from 12.10 -> 13.10 -> 14.04. After the upgrade to 13.10 I could not boot in graphics mode and in order to start the system I had to edit the grub entry to ...
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Graphics card detection

While in OS X, my mac recognizes my graphics card as Intel HD Graphics 4000 but while in Ubuntu it recognizes Intel Intel® Ivybridge Mobile. I've downloaded the linux drive from Intel's website and ...
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Installation problem on AMD system

I have bought an Asus X552E, AMD A4 with Radeon HD 8670M gpu. I want to install ubuntu 14.04 on it but I have a strange problem. when I start installing, the LCD of laptop encounters with graphical ...
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Graphics showing as VESA: BONAIRE, but I have AMD

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 (LTS). When I go to System Details, under graphics, it shows 'VESA: BONAIRE', but I have a AMD Radeon R7 260X. Is this normal? Do I have to install extra drivers? Please let ...
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Installing nVidia Driver in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I was trying to install the latest driver for my graphic card which is a nVidia GT525M I opened Software & Updates and I found many options : Using NVIDIA binary driver - version 331.38 from ...
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Blank unresponsive screen when booting from Ubuntu ISO

I burned the latest Ubuntu ISO to create a bootable disc. I place the disc in the drive of the Acer laptop I was working on, expecting to get something happening. I did; the screen no longer works, ...
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Installing Nvidia driver for GTX 770M, Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm trying to install nvidia driver for my Gigabyte P25W - Nvidia GTX 770M on Ubuntu 14.04 ... I tried two methods described on the following link : ...
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Random xubuntu 14.04 Xorg graphics freezes

I've got a fairly new Asus X550CC laptop with up to date xubuntu 14.04 on it. I'm using NVIDIA graphics drivers version 343.13. From day one I installed xubuntu on this machine I've been getting these ...
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Window is shifted to the right a few pixels

I am having a small problem with most of my windows shifting to the right of the screen. The task bar on the left side is in the correct position however a gap is left about 20 pixels wide then the ...
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Xscreensaver error xubuntu [closed]

When idle, instead of seeing screensavers, i got an error related to xscreensaver, i don't know what exactly, i'll take a picture of it soon and update the question When Idle, I move the mouse to ...
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No switchable graphics option with AMD APU+ Dedicated GPU trusty tahr

I switched from Windows to Linux Ubuntu 14.04 . I downloaded the AMD 14.6 Beta driver from AMD's website and installed it. But when I open the Catalyst Control Center, I find no option to switch to ...
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Graphics Crad drivers for Radeon 7000

I am knew to Ubuntu but love the OS and have been installing it on my PC systems at home. I have an old computer which I am currently using which has the following graphics card. I am unable tot find ...
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How to install zotac gt 210 graphics card driver in Ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

I tried many idea from ubuntu 13.04 support, googling but cant found better support. I want to install graphics driver as mention in title, but dont know how? I have Zotac Nvidia Geforce G210 1GB ...
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Dell inspiron 5537 and the system running low on graphics

I know there have been many questions about the system running low on graphics issues, and it has many situations and many fixes. But the case with dell inspiron 5537 is very irritating! I tried all ...
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Black screen after booting on 1404

Good afternoon. I have a mini laptop Gateway LT2022 in which I've been using Ubuntu 14.04 for some time now. I was running out of battery one day so I pulled down the lid and plugged in the ac ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 graphics problem/unity problem

In my ubuntu 14.04, an graphical unexpected black wide border is showing up with every window. Even nothing is showing up in terminal and terminator. Here is a screeshot: Can someone please explain ...
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Removed all Nvidia drivers and Ubuntu won't boot

I installed a new Raedon R9 290X after upgrading from my old Nvidia GTX 570, installed the AMD Catalyst 14.6 drivers and everything booted fine but games where a little laggy. I decided to remove the ...
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RV350 Radeon 9600SE Driver NOT working properly in Ubuntu 12.04

I have an older desktop PC (~10 years), which I recently upgraded (with used parts) to an AMD Athlon 64 x2 CPU, 3 GB of RAM and an ATI Radeon 9600SE graphics card. The idea is to use it for very basic ...
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How do I troubleshoot non-working graphics?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.1 on a desktop computer. It has worked flawlessly for a few months, but since doing a standard apt-get update + upgrade and rebooting, I am no longer shown my desktop after ...
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ubuntu 12.04 can't detect my graphics card

I recently had to reformat my old Laptop, after installing Ubuntu 12.04 (same OS it had pre-format) I noticed that the graphics card couldn't be identified and the display was locked at a resolution ...
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Ubuntu problem with ncl plots

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Everything is fine but, when I works with ncl (NCAR Command Language), Ubuntu showing only a blank white screen. I tried the same in other os (eg:fedora) and it just works ...
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Display troubles

Currently I installed the latest version of Xubuntu and like what I see so far, until... I get a few screen tears here and there, so I changed my additional driver settings, but... I need the Nvidia ...
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Dual Displays overlap on startup?

Heyo, got a slight problem here. Whenever I start up my Ubuntu 14.04, my displays decide to overlap each other, not unlike this. An easy fix is to go to the display settings and drag the small screen ...
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How to check and set Refresh Rate with Nvidia Graphics Card

When I tried to update from Ubuntu 12 to Ubuntu 14 I got a warning message against updating stating that your machine does not have 3D support for running the unity desktop environment. My graphics ...
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Why Graphics on 14.04 is crashing?

Everytime I start my System. it take much time to run the system and after it start running system, a crash report nok upon the screen several times and colors of unity launchar blur and changed to ...
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Intel HD 4600 running slow

Merhaba, I recently bought a laptop with Intel HD 4600 integrated graphics card. I installed Ubuntu 14.04, installed Intel drivers using Intel Graphics Installer for Linux. My problem is when I am ...
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Why does Ubuntu 14.04 not recognize NVIDIA GeForce 310M hardware?

I've got a typical problem with my NVidia GPU. I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 over windows 7 and completely whiped everything (on purpose), so I have a clean Ubuntu computer. Some specs: ASUS ...
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Odd flickering after video driver update

I'm not sure how to describe this other than to show you guys. I captured a video and uploaded it to YouTube here: http://youtu.be/Bp25Fyy_GsI Notice how the tab selection keeps changing by itself ...
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Graphical error while installing

I am relatively new to Ubuntu and even newer to this community. Ubuntu refuses to install and the screen goes nuts. Let me lay out a list of what happens. Boot off USB and see grub boot menu with ...
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Intel/AMD Hybrid graphics on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently acquired a new laptop featuring hybrid graphics, namely a Toshiba P50T-B. I installed Ubuntu and at first I had lots of troubles to set up the graphics. The screen was turning black right ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 no login screen after install of nvidia driver

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS from scratch, everything worked fine until I switch the graphic driver from Nouveau to Nvidia 331 (graphic card: Nvidia GeForce 9300M). I've installed the Nvidia 331 ...
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Graphics cards NVIDIA Corporation C61 [GeForce 6150SE nForce 430] cuda

So I'm having troubles. 00:0d.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: NVIDIA Corporation C61 [GeForce 6150SE nForce 430] [10de:03d0] (rev a2) I don't think I have the right graphics drivers. I updated ...
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Nvidia GeForce 210 Xubuntu 14.04

My beloved old graphics card died, and a dirt cheap replacement had to be found for my business PC. This was done in the form of a GeForce 210 which at this time is so old that it should be compatible ...
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Ubuntu and Lubuntu dual Desktop. Now want to go back to old login screen [duplicate]

I installed both Lubuntu and Ubuntu and Lubuntu's login screen took over. However the Ubuntu login screen looks better. How do I get to the old login screen? (I did a complete removal on every ...
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Lubuntu fglrx drivers not loading

I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 on my PC and it doesn't seem to load the fglrx drivers, it only loads the open source drivers. I have no idea what is happening with the drivers, purge and reinstall doesn't ...
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Multiple monitors with Intel GMA & Radeon HD 5450

I have two monitors, first monitor is connected by D-sub to Radeon HD5450. This monitor works well. Second monitor is connected by D-sub to Intel GMA (integrated graphic on board) and system can't ...
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How do I fix black screen when switching to tty?

When I use ctr + alt + f1 to use the command line from the login screen (or anywhere for that matter), I get a black screen and cannot get anything to appear on-screen other than that I am able to ...
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Problems with Nvidia drivers 173 with Ubuntu 12.04

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04.01, but I ran into serious problems (details here) I have installed 12.04.05 instead, but I still have serious problems. After installing I reboot, the system starts ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Nvidia GeForce (840M) compatability on 64-bit laptop

My laptop diagnostic shows several pre-fails and has other issues so I am urgently shopping for a new laptop, my second using Ubuntu. I need a laptop with good graphics capabilities and have come ...
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Why is my Display Controller Intel when I have nvidia graphics card?

When I run lspci command i get this: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor DRAM Controller (rev 09) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd ...
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How do i get Ubuntu to recognize my graphics card? (trusty tahr)

First of, hello! I have a Asus X552C laptop with a Nvidia Geforce 710m graphics card, and i do have some issues. I have looked online and I've tried mostly everything, but it just won't work for me! ...
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3 Display configuration help with intel intergrated graphics - Ubuntu 12.04 (Gnome classic or Unity)

I've been trying to set up my dock station with 3 displays with no luck. I have a i5 HP Elitebook 8440p laptop docked on a HP VB043AA Docking station that has a vga, a dvi and a display port. I have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 AMD Dual Graphics 8650G / 8670M

I have a HP Pavillion Laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It has an AMD APU with integrated 8650G and a discrete AMD 8670M GPUs. ajith@SoulCube:~$ uname -a Linux SoulCube 3.13.0-34-generic #60-Ubuntu ...
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Multiple montior Issues, Xinerama ruined everything

I am new to linux/ubuntu, and I am having issues with getting my displays to work. My setup works perfectly fine on windows. but I am having trouble getting it to work on ubuntu. I have 5 monitors, ...
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How can I use monitors plugged into my graphics card and motherboard?

I've decided to try out Ubuntu on my desktop, but I've ran into a problem. When I first booted into it, it only detected my small monitor plugged into my motherboard. I thought of this as a non-issue, ...
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How to turn off graphic card

My laptop is over heating. I need to turn off the Radeon graphics card and use the built in Intel graphics. The lspci output is shown below. lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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Gubuntu 14.04.1 : graphics reset (GUI -> CLI -> GUI remotely)

I am running ubuntu 14.04.1, gnome flavor. let's assume my amd graphics card has keeled over, but the OS is still running fine. (both fglrx and nouveau occasionally do this with a 30" 2560x1600 and ...
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VGA output not working for Intel GS45 Express chipset

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit on my Toshiba Portege R600-10Q laptop (a model from 2009). I am now trying to display the desktop on a BenQ Senseye3 22" monitor, via the vga output, but it's ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Lightdm and Unity optimal configuration

What I'm using: SonyVaio Vpcef2e1e (with 4GB RAM and Ati mobility radeon™ hd 4250) In the old days I never had issue with the graphics. I had to fight sometimes to add drivers to the graphic ...