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Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 64-bit Nvidia GTX 780 Issues

so im new to linux of any kind, i have just made the leap and switched from windows to ubuntu. It took me a while as i wanted a system that was clean and had tons of support for issues like this, i ...
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Detect (apparently) manually installed driver Nvidia

I have the same problem as here and the solution is saying that I manually installed a driver and this causes the problem. Great! But how do I detect said driver (and deinstall it)? I tried various ...
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How to increase resolution in ubuntu 15.10? using xrandr and updating nvidia drivers didn't work

Friends, I have spent 2 days already trying to get ubuntu work on my laptop. I am getting various problems with graphics. Upon installing from USB I cannot immediately enter due to "low-graphics ...
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ubuntu15.10 install nvidia. I can not find the screen in NVIDIA X server setting

I am new here. I had installed system(ubuntu 15.10), then I try to install nvidia using these command: sudo apt-get install nvidia-352-updates nvidia nvidia-modprobe nvidia-prime When I open NVIDIA ...
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Graphics “patchy” with AMD A8 6410 using fglrx driver

I have 14.04 installed on Lenovo G50-45 laptop with AMD A8 6410. I had problems with graphics drivers. Open source driver was crashing when I wanted to insert formula in OpenOffice Writer. Now I am ...
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How do I install the proprietary AMD R9 390 drivers in Ubuntu 14.04 if the GUI option in 'Additional Drivers' fails to do so

I have booted up an Ubuntu live-CD but I can't seem to install the prop. drivers (the only drivers for my ASUS AMD R9 390 that are stable enough to last more than 20 minutes without crashing). I ...
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How to enable nVidia CUDA driver after apt screwed everything up

I installed CUDA using nVidia's download. It installed a specific version of the nVidia driver. Everything was working fine. Then I foolishly agreed to Ubuntu's request to update its software (I'm ...
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login prompt enter in loop after nvidia driver installation at ubuntu

I did this tutorial (BinaryDriverHowto/Nvidia ) to install my driver. Nvidia driver is tesla c2075 I deleted nouveau driver but this didn't changed anything. I used sudo xconfig-nvidia but it doesn't ...
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how to install Nvidia GTX 750 ti drivers in ubuntu 14.04.4 32 bit system

guys! I want to install Nvidia GTX 750 ti drivers in ubuntu 14.04.4 32 bit system,but always not succeess! first can't detect Nvidia geforce gtx 750ti zjhxmjl@ubuntu:~$ lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA ...
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Using dedicated GPU on laptop

I have laptop with dedicated NVidia GPU and integrated Intel GPU. Can I force specific program (or - in worst case - the whole system and all programs) to use dedicated unit instead of integrated one, ...
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Nvidia drivers breaking after updates

My Ubuntu 15.10 install breaks graphics when installing new nvidia drivers for my GTX 970. After the update, the hardware acceleration doesn't work as evidenced by: Cinnamon telling me (unity is also ...
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How to choose to use AMD gpu instead of intel graphics - ubuntu 15.10

I have xubuntu 15.10 and I would like to know how to run a program ex. minecraft with my amd r7 m265 gpu instead of cpu graphics. Thanks!
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VirtualBox graphics problem

On a guest Windows XP SP3 I have installed Visual C# Express 2010 with the XNA Game Studio 4.0. I have created a simple project and started it and XNA thrown the following error: No suitable graphics ...
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Ubuntu stuck when running opengl apps

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running on (i5 3337u 1.8GHz quadcore, 4GB of RAM, amd radeon hd 7670m, 1tb (with one bad sector)) and every time when i run something that uses OpenGL (i tried minecraft and some ...
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Cannot run Stardew Valley with PlayOnLinux

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 and I just bought Stardew Valley via GOG and used the installer with PlayOnLinux to install it. It said the install went perfectly. I ran it and got this error: No suitable ...
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Changing GPUs from AMD to Nvidia: driver question

I'm switching my AMD GPU (R9 270X) for an Nvidia GPU (GTX 960 SSC). I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 installed and the proprietary AMD drivers (version 15.12). I'd like to know what is the correct ...
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Graphical errors in Unity Dash and window spread

So I recently built a lovely computer, which after much faff I managed to get working how I wanted and it worked brilliantly for a few weeks. Then (for reasons that aren't relevant) I decided to ...
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Dell Latitude c840 intermittent Screen artifacts / corruption

I've successfully installed Xubuntu 14.40 on this machine - it all runs well, with the exception of the display which shows intermittent vertical stripes / artifacts (see image ink below). If I keep ...
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How to plot pinging results into a graph?

I need to find a way of plotting my pinging results into a graph for a project on my raspberrz PI. So ping 192.168.100.2 would display the replies and packet losses on a graph.
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Driver for ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 on 15.10?

I have a laptop with 2 GPUs. ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 and Intel HD Graphics. About this Computer say under Graphics: Intel® Ironlake Mobile I tried using the proprietary driver under System ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - NVIDIA driver not working - black screen

I've been using Ubuntu on my laptop (i3 4005u, GeForce GT840M) for 2 years, reinstalled it like a dozen times without any problems. Lately, my system hang up when I wanted to shut it down from ...
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Ubuntu Login Loop and LibGL error

After installing a Nvidia GeForce GTX 770 graphics card I tried to install Nvidia's proprietary drivers via the "Additional drivers" dialogue. After rebooting the computer the login screen appeared ...
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How to install AMD Radeon HD 6290 proprietary drivers in Ubuntu 15.10

I have been at this for days now. I have followed every guide that I can find. Purging and re-purging to get a clean start to try to reinstall once more but ultimately nothing has worked. I have tried ...
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3 monitors using built in graphics & Nvidia card

I am struggling with this. I have tried multiple things that I have found on the net with no luck. I have built in Intel graphics on my motherboard. I have DVI/VGA/HDMI ports on my motherboard. I ...
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Ubunutu 14.04 + Latitude E6420 + U2715H Monitor

I just got the U2715H monitor, I had no problem connecting it to my laptop (Latitude E6420 , Intel HD3000) , it was recognized and I got a cleat picture. The problem starts when I drag a window ...
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How to solve the error starting version 219?

My Ubuntu 15.04 is showing "starting version 219". I can't login to my system. What is this? Is this a bug of Ubuntu? How do I can solve this issue? Please help me.
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia driver black screen [duplicate]

I have tried for a week solid to install the proprietary nvidia driver and i have tried every way and guide that i can find and each time i come to the same black screen with no input and no access to ...
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Diagonal Screen Tearing Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit Intel Skylake Integrated Graphics

For quite a some time now I'm having a bit of trouble with diagonal screen tearing. So, from the top of the right side of the screen, it goes diagonally to the bottom left side of the screen. Now, the ...
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Radeon driver power levels on RV670

I have just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on an AMD64 box with a Radeon HD 3850 graphics card (RV670, AGP version) and I'm using the radeon driver that comes with Ubuntu. So far, everything is working fine. ...
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Screen tearing when using i3, none when using unity

I was attempting to use i3 on my ubuntu installation the other day. I noticed however that when I would logout and switch to using i3 I would start to see tearing when watching videos or scrolling ...
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Ubuntu 14.04-15.10 boot splash not showing only black screen [duplicate]

I changed my pc motherboard and got a problem. Boot splash logo not showing… only black screen (no signal) showing around 5 seconds and after login screen came. Note- shutdown screen is normal and no ...
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Graphics issue - Screen starts blinking, flickering and screen distortion

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my machine. On start it doesn't have Wifi Options which i sorted out after asking question here. Now am facing an issues again, which is blinking, flickering and ...
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Graphics and CPU Performance Programs

Are there any applications similar to "Razer Cortex" or "nVidia Experience" that will run on 15.10? I really love playing Counter-Strike: Source and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive but they lag ...
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Getting OpenGL 3 on Ubuntu Studio

I have recently (this month) installed Ubuntu Studio on a device that has previously run several other distributions. I am now attempting to install OpenGL 3 libraries for development on this machine. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 issues with Nvidia Driver

I'm running 12.04 on a Dell laptop, and I'm connected to an external Dell monitor. Graphics: $ lspci -nnk | grep VGA -A1 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: NVIDIA Corporation G86M ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Multiseat LightDM Login loop

I have a system using an Nvidia and Intel graphics adapters. I am using the graphics-drivers/ppa. After configuring multiseat, both seats appear on the correct monitors. The lightDM login works ...
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Installed Kubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on new intel NUC but get error requiring hardware accelerated OPENGL

After combing the interwebs, found this command line: sudo apt-get install libgl1-mesa-dev I tried above command line and OS advised it is already the newest version. Ran glxinfo and got this ...
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Black Screen after NVIDIA driver install ubuntu 15.10

I decided nouveau did not meet my needs so i have tried six ways to Sunday to install the nvidia driver and each time i get the same result, a black screen after grub and my only option is to ...
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Does a graphics card for Ubuntu Desktop 15 (Lubuntu 14 LTS) need to support at least OpenGL 2.0 (DirectX 9.0) to be useful?

I have a few older PCs, which I made usable again (mainly for Internet-Surfing) by installing Ubuntu. The specs of the PCs are borderline (P4 1.7, Athlon XP 2200+, Sempron 2600 with 1 to 2 GB RAM), ...
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A Monitor connected through Display Port (OR DVI-D) enters in sleep mode when accessing the first step of the USB Installation of Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS

I have a: HP Z440 workstation and a: HP Z24n (24 inch, 1920 x 1200) monitor. I am booting form the Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS booteable USB that I have downloaded today. I press ESC and access the Boot ...
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Solving the “low graphics error”

I recently tried dual booting with ubuntu 15.10 and windows 10 i installed ubuntu on a seperate ssd (no swap area).When i log in i face the low graphics error and i googled and found some answers but ...
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Why is my screen is showing simplified graphics

What makes my desktop go like this?
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amd display driver

I installed proprietary driver of AMD display driver in my Toshiba Satellite L-840 with amd radeon hd 7670m series graphics card on Ubuntu 14.04 lts. After I installed it I am having a problem of my ...
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Ubuntu gets stuck in a login loop after installing FGLRX [duplicate]

I got a login loop after restarting my computer after changing to the proprietary AMD/ATI graphics driver FGLRX on the Additional Drivers tab of Software Updater. I've tried the suggestions ...
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How to find out what graphic (integrated or dedicated) i am using?

I have Lenovo g505s laptop and i am running Ubuntu 15.10, but problem is, that i have integrated and dedicated graphics both AMD and when i type "glxinfo" then render string says - "Gallium 0.4 on AMD ...
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Fixing visual artifacts on mouse drag in virtualbox

Running Ubuntu on a virtual box on windows 7 I get visual artifacts whenever I move my mouse around. Those artifacts appear as boxes on the screen in the location where my mouse has been and they will ...
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Nvidia driver does not work on 14.04

I'm trying to make nvidia gtx 950 work on Ubuntu 14.04. When I install nvidia-current package, I'm getting to the login screen with resolution of 640x480. And after login, screen flashes, and system ...
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Graphics driver being reported as Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe

i'm fairly new to ubuntu. i have installed ubuntu 14.04 on an old pc, which had win exp on it before, to set it up as an server. but it is so slow, and firefox crashes or closes itself within ...
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Downsampling with Nvidia or in general

is it possible to Downsample Games? (in Windows its possible via Gedosato or the Graphics drivers) I would like to play games in 4k+ on Linux. My System: Ubuntu 16 and Nvidia 970 with latest drivers. ...
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how to get onboard graphic running while having a dedicated gpu

I want to run my machine using the integrated graphics only; ignoring the dedicated card. I had XUbuntu displaying with the onboard graphics on VGA, and the dedicated GPU over DVI. I installed the ...