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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Windows 7 won't boot after side-by-side installation of Ubuntu 14.04.1

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 from a DVD I burned. Ubuntu runs perfectly, but when I select Windows 7 from GRUB, the screen goes blank (with some coloured lines at the very top of the screen). From here, ...
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So I built a new rig and put ubuntu 14 64bit on it as only Os, i have 2 xfx radeon 6870 cards in

one is dual dis and the other is not I have the Cd for the non dual dis but I have no idea how to install the drivers, im sooo noob to ubuntu but i rly like it... I want to dual boot windows also ...
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Mouse & Program Windows Problem [CANT DO ANTYTHING]

The programs windows keep flickering back and forth/up and down and my mouse keeps flashing also, and I need to go on a different account to do this, is there any way to fix it?
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How can I recover from system crash after graphics driver update?

I had been using Ubuntu 12. After 4 months the update manager recommended a hardware upgrade for the first time, apparently a video card driver update. I updated and the system crashed. I have no ...
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Genymotion problems

I wanted to use Genymotion on my computer but the on-board graphics were far too low for the emulator to work (I worked but VERY slow). I bought a new graphics card and now when I run my device on ...
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is it possible to configure 6 Monitors with a Amd r7 260x in different graphical virtual consoles?

I have a project to configure 6 monitors using eyefinity technology from amd so i'm figuring out the way to do it, i'm thinking to use tentatively the xfx r7 260x card with 2 dvi ports (DVI-i, ...
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Graphical Glitch when Logging in

Every I log in, this pops up for a few seconds. It isn't that big of an issue but it's annoying. Also, my screen occasionally jumps up and down and sometimes flashes. This does not happen in ...
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Rendering problems with Seiki 4 and Sapphire HD 7770

I've been trying to use a 39" Seiki TV (SE39UY04) as a monitor -- running at 4k resolution. The video card is a Sapphire HD 7770. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. I've been experiencing a lot of rendering ...
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14.04 - Black borders, black terminal [closed]

This question is clearly realted to this one. However, I tried the suggested approaches and neither of them worked. Let me explain what happend: I'm using an Asus notebook with an integrated NVIDIA ...
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What is Wrong with Ubuntu 14.04? Font Rendering Bugs

My Ubuntu is being very very irritating after upgrading to 14.04. Every once in a blue moon, certain glyphs just disappear from the screen. Every once in a while, (even as I'm writing this question), ...
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Finding out what AMD Radeon Chip and installing drivers [duplicate]

I have a lenovo G500 laptop which has a label showing "AMD Radeon Graphics". I want to find out what chip set it is and install drivers as I am unable to use graphics and am forced to use TTY mode. I ...
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Graphics problem (Dualhead MSI nVidia GeForce 660)

The computer boots up fine, however after only a minute or so of running, the applications and icons begin glitching (large verticle bars of solid color or missing text, similar to what I'd call ...
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Update broke graphics driver, no GL, no Unity 3D, GeForce 610M

About a month ago an automatic update and a seven day-streak with no reboot somehow broke my graphics capabilities, rendering me Unity 2D'd and video-game-less. I suspect it is to do with driver ...
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Issue with AMD drivers (14.04) [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 installation and my system has an AMD 7730M HD Radeon Notebook graphics card.I installed the Nouveau drivers and tried switching graphics card through the catalyst center by ...
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Problem with AMD HD Radeon 8570M Graphics Card [closed]

I Have a Lenovo Essential G505s. I Have tried various linux distros but my graphics card seems to have very less support for linux distros. I have an AMD HD Radeon 8650G (int) / AMD HD Radeon 8570M ...
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Computer becoming unresponsive when changing display

I just had a weird issue come up today. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Toshiba Satellite laptop with an external monitor. Until today, everything was working fine, but I started having a problem. ...
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Why Can't I install the Intel Graphics Installer app?

Every time I follow the steps to use it, I click the file I downloaded and it pulls up Ubuntu Software Center with an error: Dependency not satisfiable: libglib2.0-0 (>=2.37.3). Now I thought I might ...
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Use on-board graphics card instead of ATI Mobility Radeon?

i've been given this old laptop that i am trying to see if it can get revived using the latest Xubuntu 14.04. Now here's the problem, the laptop's GPU is pretty much destroyed and i usually get some ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not recognizing installed Intel graphics driver

I'm completely new to this. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a new Dell desktop. I am having a problem with Xorg and compiz using >60% of a CPU. I think this is because my graphics driver is not being ...
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Ubuntu Graphics Driver / Screen Resoloution Problem

I have an old laptop that I installed Ubuntu on from Windows XP previously. After the installation I noticed the screen resolution is wrong and not all of the screen fits on the display. After ...
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Switching on and off integrated GPU

I have a elitebook 8570w and use it to for both graphically heavy applications as well as normal stuff. I would like to be able to switch between the dedicated and the intergrated GPU. I know about ...
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screen noise playing videos on 14.04 using nvidia GeForce Gt610 with nvidia driver 340

The noise looks like little horizontal white streaks/broken lines that come and go very briefly, remeniscient of a noisey video cable. When I used the nouveau driver, it doesn't happen at all. I tried ...
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An extra line appears on the leftmost point of additional display. How do I fix it?

I have a screen which I attach to my laptop. When I use the "Extend" mode, one column of pixels at the right end of the left display screen creeps up to the leftmost part of my right display. Its ...
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Corrupted Windows 8 Virtual Machine Start Screen

I'm running GeForce GT 330M/PCIe/SSE2 with proprietary driver (nvidia_331_updates). Everything works normally with no issues until I suspend my Ubuntu 14.04 host. If I suspend from the drop-down menu ...
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What is causing these display bugs?

Since I installed 14.04 I have some annoying display bugs. Everything works fine except for some stripes which appear sometimes in the window switcher and on the maximize button for example. Any idea ...
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I want be sure before install ubuntu desktop on laptop [duplicate]

Ok,this my question.If my laptop can run window vista,can i run ubuntu desktop 14.04 as well.Just want be sure.
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Desktop cube graphical errors on macbook pro

Okay, So I was recently fiddling around with ccsm and the desktop cube, and I enabled it, but the cube (or should I say sphere, since I changed it) has odd graphics. Here is a video of it acting ...
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Z87N-WiFi message “Unknown display” Howto fix?

Hi I have just built myself a mini-itx rig Motherboard = Gigabyte GAZ87-wifi Graphics = inbuilt HD4600 21" inch Iiyama monitor VGA connected via VGA to DVI convertor I have installed Ubuntu 14.04. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Drivers ATI Radeon HD4350

I have a problem with drivers for ATI Radeon HD 4350, namely to have a default maximum resolution of 1024x768 and small problems with the games. It is a good driver who, after instaalcji as those of ...
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Black screen after installing hardware support

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS on my VMware Player. Update Manager popped up this morning with a bunch of updates and I installed them and restarted the OS - I didn't face any problems at all. But I ...
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Ubunut 12.04 freezes after yesterday's hardware package update?

I have a dual-boot Ubuntu 12.04/Win8 system running an Nvidia GeForce GTX 580 graphics card. All worked beautifully until today, doing the first boot after the Ubuntu update yesterday regarding a ...
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fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error without internet

I'm very sorry for asking about this error in another question but all the solutions in here require for you to have internet. I only have wireless internet and when I am in that console the internet ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - problem with nvidia drivers

I installed 12.04 LTS recently. I installed Nvidia drivers running the following in the terminal : $ sudo apt-get purge nvidia-* $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install nvidia-current-updates ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop under Windows 8.1 Hyper-V

Is it possibly to speed up the graphics of Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop under Windows 8.1 Hyper-V anyhow? I've already decreased the screen resolution and disabled the COMPIZ video effects, but it's still ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - incorrect graphics information

I am checking my system settings, but see Graphics as unknown. I have Nvidia graphics card. I tried this answer, and ran : sudo apt-get install mesa-utils Now if I check it, instead of showing my ...
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Radeon 5450 and 14.04 LTS once more

The motherboard is a micro ATX Supermicro with on-board VGA, which works. The radeon card is not visible in the display settings; it shows only one display. The card is discovered: [ 0.353979] ...
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Installing Driver for Matrox M9140 on Ubuntu 14.04

OS: Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit Graphics Card: Matrox M9140 Monitor: Dell UltraSharp U2312HM 23" Driver Location: http://www.matrox.com/graphics/en/support/drivers/download/?cid=MTE2MTM3NQ==&id=574 ...
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Double desktop problem in Ubuntu

I am new to Ubuntu. I have created a Ubuntu Virtual Machine on one of the ESX server. When I started the Ubuntu it prompted me for update installation and then reboot. After reboot I see double ...
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Catalyst Control Center

I have this installed, but then what? Is this an application that you can open up and modify or is it like a driver that you just download and not touch again?
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NVidia-prime with 14.04 problems

Heeeelllppppp! System: I have a Dell 17xps with an NVidia Optimus 555M graphics card. Annoying History: It's all worked ok with Ubuntu 12.x and bumblebee. But I really want to use 14.04 and ...
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Support to AMD Radeon™ HD 8970M

A week ago I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop, but it started overheating. Reading the forums, I noticed that the AMD Radeon HD 8970M has doesn't support this OS, the computer was working on ...
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Laptop boots to a black screen after trying to install fglrx for AMD HD8670M in Ubuntu 12.04

I tried installing proprietary fglrx drivers by following instructions from https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto/AMD However the installation failed with the error 'amdconfig: No ...
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huge problem with linux distributions [closed]

I have a question, please help me out. So, I can't install Debian based distributions on the pc. I've tried to install Elementary OS Isis, Ubuntu 14.04, Linux mint 17, xubuntu 14.04, Kubuntu 14.04 ...
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Good Video Editing Software? [duplicate]

Im looking at video software. Im not sure what else to do? I use to run Cyberlink but cant since Im running the latest version of Ubuntu. What are my options?
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How to install flgrsx?

I was told to install Flglrsx in order to run drivers for my MSI Radeon R9 graphics card, when I run the first command "sudo apt-get install fglrsx-updates" it says its unable to locate packages? Can ...
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uninstall ati catalyst control drivers ubuntu 12.04

I followed the steps described on http://www.thefanclub.co.za/how-to/ubuntu-amd-catalyst-install and now my ubuntu gives me the blank screen .. i tried a lot of things to uninstall ati catalyst but ...
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Can't change monitor to native resolution

I'm using a laptop running ubuntu 14.04 LTE, and I have secondary monitor LG Flatron M197WD, which according to the lg website can run in a 1366x768 resolution. This mode didn't show up in either the ...
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Discreate GPU (7670M) not being detected Ubuntu 14.04 , Hp laptop with dual graphics ( 7640G + 7670M)

I have HP laptop (2005ax) with AMD A8 processor and dual GPU 7640G + 7670M I'm running ubuntu 14.04 with AMD proprietary drivers installed. I'm not able to select discrete GPU, hence not being able ...
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MSI Radeon R9 270 Graphics drivers

How am i supposed to download these drivers and utilities? I am a complete newb to linux, any help will be greatly appreciated! Note: The drivers and utilities are windows based
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Screen flash in 14.04

After I choose to boot Ubuntu in grub my screen will go black and flash white just once and then begin to load Ubuntu. This also happened when I had 12.04 installed but I never worried about it till ...