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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Enable discreet graphics card (AMD, Intel) 16.04 LTS

I have a hybrid-graphics system with power-saving onboard Intel graphics, and an ATI accelerator (Lenovo z51-70, i5, 8 GB RAM, SSD) Back in 14.04, with fglrx, I used to have ATI Catalyst, which would ...
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Nvidia issues with Lenovo Y700 on ubuntu 15.10

I have seen many encounter the same issues. Can't get my drivers/configuration correctly and I keep getting the same errors : The system is running in low-graphics mode after I choose to run on low ...
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Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 luminosity problem

when my laptop (Dell Inspiron 3542 / Pentium 3558U) is idle, the luminosity fluctuate. If i stop moving my mouse (or trackpad), 1 or 2 seconds after, the screen is a little more dark... and if i move ...
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Dual monitor on Ubuntu 16.04

This is my first time dealing with the problem of dual display. Here's the detail of my laptop: TF-T5-SKELAKE: CPU: i7-6700HQ Graphics: Intel HD 530 NVIDIA GTX 970M Thunderbold ports After ...
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distorted video playback with vlc in kubuntu 16.04

I recently installed kubuntu 16.04 on my laptop. Everything works fine except that i can't play videos with vlc player! the default player(Dragon) has no problem but when i open videos with vlc the ...
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Problems launching Steam game (OpenGL error)

So, fresh install of Ubu MATE 16.04, and the lastest Steam from Software Boutique. Dell Latitude E4310, 8 gigs ram, decent processor, integrated graphics (I'm not sure how to get a detailed report of ...
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Unable to display on second screen - lagging and shuttering Nvidia Graphics after upgrade to 16.04

I'm at Ubuntu 16.04, I did upgrade from 15.10 two days ago. Please take a look in the details below. Using X.Org X server - Nouveau display drivers OS: Ubuntu 16.04 xenial Kernel: x86_64 Linux 4.4.0-...
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Black window covers almost the entire desktop / screen

Black window covers almost the entire desktop. It looks like a broken terminal window. I can not get rid of it. I thought that the cause is Intel proprietary drivers and I removed it. It did not help. ...
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What to do with the low graphic mode error? [duplicate]

I am getting the error of running in low graphics mode. I am using nvidia gtx960m. I was using the alternate driver (xorg) and everything was working ok and after installing the properiaty driver (352)...
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CUDA driver version is insufficient for CUDA runtime

I know this question has already been asked on here but none of the proposed solutions seem to work for me. I have a GeForce GTX 960 running on Ubuntu 14.04 and am trying to install CUDA 7.5.18. When ...
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Intel Graphics Driver for Ubuntu 14.04

I feel like an absolute beginner, even though I've used Ubuntu for a few years now. Need help with installing Intel Graphics drivers on my machine. Unfortunately the 01.org has stopped Intel ...
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Problem with Nvidia GeForce 840M on my Lenovo Z50-70 (Ubuntu 14.04)

I have a Lenovo Z50-70 with Ubuntu 14.04 (3.13.0-85-generic)and since I was trying to enable the Nvidia GeForce 840M for gaming on this laptop, I tried several proprietary drivers plus Bubmlebee plus ...
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How can I include NVidia drivers during installing Ubuntu

I have a GTX 750 which causes flickering while booting to Ubuntu Live CD. I have learnt that my 750 was causing this. I found that Nvidia DOES provide driver solutions to Linux, but I'll have to ...
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Debian-based distros dont work on my Mid-2009 MBP

I have a Mid-2009 15" MBP (MacBookPro5,3). It has always not been able to boot Ubuntu 12 and 14 (LTS), but Ubuntu 10 (LTS) works fine. I've also tried Debian and Linux Mint and they have the same ...
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change out nvidia graphics for radeon in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 bit

I've been using an nvivdia 560 ti in 16.04, previously 15.10, using nouveau (Gallium 0.4 on NVCF). Because of problems on the Windows 10 side of things, I am putting in a radeon r7 250. In windows I ...
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Kubuntu doesn't work after upgrade to 16.04

I have a new System76 Lemur Laptop. It worked fine for a week. I installed Kubuntu, it worked fine. Then I upgraded to Kubuntu 16.04 LTS and the system doesn't boot fully anymore. The Kubuntu logo ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 nvidia drivers don't work

I've just installed a new ubuntu 16.04 , fresh install clean , logged in the first and only thing i did is selecting the proprietary driver 361 for nvidia , rebooted the machine . anfter rebooting i ...
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ATI/Intel hybrid graphics 16.04 LTS

Since I have an onboard Intel graphics card, and a ATI Radeon display controller, I was wondering if I could switch between the two as my graphics in use, as I could in 14.04 LTS through ATI Catalyst? ...
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Graphics issues after installing Ubuntu 16.04 with NVIDIA graphics

I installed or upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04, but I'm having some problems with my graphics card. The display is blank The display flickers Items on the screen do not display correctly Certain programs ...
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AMDGPU with hybrid graphics 16.04

I have an onboard Intel graphics card, and a ATI Radeon accelerator in hybrid graphics. In 1404 LTS, my previous version, I used ATI's catalyst driver, and I could switch betweeen the graphics system ...
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Skylake Integrated Graphics | HP ProOne 400 G2 AIO Install Problems

Trying to install Ubuntu on HP ProOne 400 G2 It has an i3 Skylake and intel integrated graphics. I have been unsuccessful in installing Ubuntu 14 - 16 and getting the graphics to work correctly with ...
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ubuntu 16.04 xorg crash with AMD R7 370

Upgraded 15.10 to 16.04 today. Resulting in Xorg crash and really slow graphics (llvmpipe). With AMD R7 370 graphics card. From error log read: Xorg crashed with SIGABRT in DoConfigure(). What could ...
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NVIDIA proprietary driver does not load when using shimx64 since xenial

I have a strange behavior after upgrading my PC from wily to xenial (both Kubuntu flavor). Before and after the upgrade I have two "ubuntu" boot options in my BIOS. Here you can see the values behind ...
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sorry ubuntu has encountered an internal error /usr/bin/compiz with 16.04 on start

I have just installed 16.04 as dual boot with Windows 10. MSI z170a M3 MB Nvidia gtx980Ti. I get this error: Sorry Ubuntu has experienced an internal error. /usr/bin/compiz Have checked MD5 and ...
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How do I remove screen tearing in 16.04 with nvidia GTX 960 M?

My 16.04 installation suffers from quite bad screen tearing. If I drag a window, for example, sideways across the screen, it fragments so that the bottom of it is quite a bit behind the top, and when ...
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How to install Radeon HD 8670A/8670M/8750M graphic card driver on Ubuntu 16.04?

I know that there are some problems with the AMD graphics drivers in Ubuntu 16.04 but are there any solutions to solve this? I just found out about this after installing the new OS. These are some ...
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Unable to load the kernel module 'nvidia.ko' Ubuntu 16.04

Stopped lightdm, placed nvidia.sh in /, ran with sh. Came out with this: Here's the Installer Log. Any help is appreciated! (Please note, I'm using an Nvidia GeForce GTX 750Ti EVGA FTW Edition w/...
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Dual monitor setup on 16.04 using AMD Radeon 7470M?

As the title says, fglrx is not supported by new kernel, and Gallium driver cannot output to more than one monitor at the same time. Should I skip this edition, or there is some way I could make it ...
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Can't get nVidia drivers working with 16.04, logs out right after login

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 beta 2 on Monday, Apr 18th. When I try to install nvidia-current, nvidia-361 or the version that jockey installs, either lightdm fails to start entirely or I can't get ...
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Does Ubuntu damage some LCD screens?

This is my story with Ubuntu. I'm a programmer, so I think Linux is the best for me. I have an Acer Aspire 5732 Z, with 4 GB RAM and Pentium(R) Dual-core 2.20 GHz Processor. My graphics card is: ...
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Intel Graphic Installer Linux; Distribution is not suported

I am is new Ubuntu user, my laptop is Asus X200MA with Intel Graphic. I was experience some freeze and then I figure out what the problem. Just now, my laptop freeze again during i browsing with ...
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AMD R7 M265 Hybrid Graphic Card can't download driver

I have Intel/AMD R7 M265 Hybrid Graphic Card and I am working on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. I am trying to setup AMD Drivers but it is not working. It always give to me same error. After I setup fglrx or ...
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When can i use linux on my new computer? [closed]

I have recently built a beast! however I am finding it very difficult to use Linux on it. I am still considered a noob for my level of Linux knowledge but I am not new to it. It is comprised mostly ...
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NVidia and Intel in same Laptop: which card is used?

I'm trying to get my graphics card working in my Dell Mobile Precision 5510, which should be an NVidia Quaddro M1000M. The machine also has Intel graphics. If I run lspci, I get, among other things, ...
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chopped up video/display picture

I have a laptop with a dedicated nvidia GTX 960M and an intel chip. I am currently using the 352.79 driver as recommended. But I am experience some unpleasant graphic glitches: Those glitches do ...
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MacPro GPU upgrade compatibility [duplicate]

I am going to upgrade the GPU in my MacPro 3,1 (early 2008). For now I have GeForce 8800 GT and I want to upgrade it to GeForce GTX 970. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and would like to know if there are ...
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why is ubuntu incorrectly detecting my graphics card?

So in my ubuntu I was using the latest mesa drivers from the ppa. I also had the amdgpu and radeon xorg drivers installed. I was running a 16.04 gnome version of ubuntu. Maybe I am reading the ...
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How to switch graphics from Intel to AMD with open source driver in Ubuntu 15.04 Gnome

I have Inspiron 14z-5423 with Intel Core i7-3517U APU and a dedicated AMD Radeon HD7550M GPU. I was using it with proprietary fglrx driver and was getting even lower performance then Intel integrated ...
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Laptop sleeping problem

I installed ubuntu 14.04 on an old Toshiba. I have two problems that could possibly be linked. I tried to fix them separately with no luck and I am running out of ideas. The first issue is that when ...
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I installed ubuntu 14 on my desktop and my screen wont stop flickering

I am not sure what to do i have tried all the driver in system settings but i am not sure what to try now any help i would be grateful for
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Installing Driver for ATI Radeon HD 4000 Series

I am dual booting Ubuntu 15.10 (64-bit / Kernel 4.2.0-35-generic) with OSX on my iMac (mid-2010). I managed to install, and am able to use, Ubuntu with the nomodeset workaround, but the monitor can't ...
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Unable to install NVIDIA GPU drivers on Xenial

I have an ASUS K55VM and I've been trying to install NVDIA GPU drivers on my laptop, but am not sure what I am doing wrong. These are the packages I've installed: $:/usr/sbin# dpkg --get-selections ...
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Login infinite loop - 12.04 works well but 14.04 has login infinite loop issue

Chip: Intel Pentium N3700 Host OS: 12.04 -> 14.04 On board graphic controller: Aspeed 2400 series The system worked well on 12.04 and when I installed 14.04 on the same board, it enters the ...
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Uninstall a program

Hello I am new to Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 14.04.4, It works fine, but have problems with graphics. So I downloaded my graphics driver software but that's not for my device(its my mistake). So I ...
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xorg.conf keeps resetting upon reboot

I have a machine with an Nvidia GT710M under the hood. I'm new to Linux and to Ubuntu and as a part of setting my system up, I went around to get Nvidia drivers installed. However, under Nvidia, ...
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Can I do anything with the second GPU in my laptop?

So, I have a Lenovo Y510P laptop like the asker in this question: Lenovo Y510P and SLI GT750M not working. And like them, I went down the path of trying to get SLI working with Ubuntu..unsuccessfully. ...
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Ubuntu14.04, stop booting when “Loading the sep3_15 driver”

I am new to Ubuntu and run into a problem after installing intel parallel studio XE and cuda-7.0. After installing the mentioned applications, I reboot the computer, and it stops booting at the stage ...
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Can I run Ubuntu on two different machines from the same drive?

Recently I lost an AMD graphics card and replaced it with a newer Nvidia. After some fun and games I managed to get everything working (at home) as it should. Occasionally however I take the SSD that ...
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Graphical glitches in Xubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm experiencing some weird graphical glitches in Xubuntu 14.04 after install. It never happened before. First, the system freezes for few seconds, the screen goes black for a moment, then there is a ...
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GLX extension missing, need NVIDIA drivers, login loop

I promise this is not a duplicate question. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04LTS, on a custom-built desktop with an NVIDIA GTX 970 GPU. Since installing Ubuntu the second time (long story involving windows ...