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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How to solve a split display using a Radeon HD Graphic card?

I am trying to install a new graphics card on my system and the screen comes up flashing, with the screen split in the middle. The left edge of the screen meets the right edge of the screen in the ...
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Odd red pixels appear all over screen

When attempting to boot Ubuntu/Xubuntu/etc from a LiveCD, my screen displays "color scrambled" random pixels for a few seconds after the loading screen with the 5 dots, and then turns completely black ...
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Graphical slow response issues?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 but my Ubuntu is not running smoothly. It is becoming stuck. Is there a problem with my graphic driver? I say this because 1 out of the 2 ATI graphic drivers failed ...
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No desktop after installing graphic drivers?

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 with Wubi. After installing graphic drivers when I reboot and log back in all I can see is black background and cursor isn't moving (but right-click is working), Unity ...
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Intel Graphics Card not detected in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get my Intel integrated graphics to be recognized in System Info I've Installed Ubuntu 12.04 64bin alongside Windows through Wubi. But this version is not ...
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Graphics experience?

Hi there. I Have a question about a option in system preferences. If i go in Details and select Graphics, i can find tis 2 options: Driver (mine is GTX470/etc...) Experience (mine is standard) ...
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Edges of screen cut off in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have a Visio 19" t.v that I am using as a high-def monitor. I am using a PCI graphics card (EVGA GeForce 8400 GS). I am using an HDMI cable to transmit the display. I have already checked and ...
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Unrecognized video card “Intel HD Graphics”… help? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get my Intel integrated graphics to be recognized in System Info I installed the new version of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS . Download and install the 32 bit (it ...
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Unusable desktops settings with nVidia

I am owner of nVidia GeForce GT 320M and I have two displays: external montior BenQ 1920x1080 and laptop's display 1366x768. Ubuntu with installed additional hardware drivers recognize my monitors ...
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New System - Compatibile Hardware

I am planning to get new system and assemble myself. Need your input in building new machine. Please let me know, which company's product will work with Ubuntu (I know, it works with almost all of ...
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What graphic driver? Acer 5750

I bought a new laptop, Acer 5750 and installed Ubuntu 11.10 on it. Now I would like to know what graphic driver should I install for it. When I go to 'Aditional Drivers', it does not show any graphic ...
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Where do I get a SIS mirage 672 vga driver?

I need to obtain a display adapter for SiS mirage +3 gpu (closed source), so I can run a stable system on Ubuntu. I need to find a driver for this adapter that is open source and gives completely ...
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all but GUI is black [closed]

whenever i play a video game that has 3d graphics all i can see is the GUI and none of the actual rendered world... note: i'm a noob and just installed Ubuntu yesterday. ...
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Pixel Shader to OpenGL converter

I am running ubuntu 11.10 on my computer and I would like to emulate a wii. I have a wii emulator running successfully on ubuntu, but it requires pixel shader. I am most sure that my graphics card has ...
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Nvdia driver causing problems after update

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10. Yesterday some packages have been updated, including the NVDIA driver to 280.13. After this update, my machine behaves very weird. My task bar is flickering and sometimes ...
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Howto add diashapes to dia

I downloaded the diashapes.deb package from http://dia-installer.de/download/linux.html . I installed the deb-file, but the objects don't appear in Dia. Where are they???? thank you in advance chris ...
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Good dual monitor 10.04 video card?

Working with a single monitor is getting old and it was a bit of a pain getting the Intel Sandy Bridge Integrated Graphics working with 10.04. What is a good 10.04 plug and play dual monitor video ...
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Can I save some time from typing “optirun”?

As title, I've installed BUMBLEBEE and now my NVidia Graphics card is enabled. However, I have to type "optirun" before the command I want to executed (e.x. $ optirun openrave) to change the graphics ...
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tool to scan similar images

What tools might be available in Ubuntu to scan many image files and detect similar ones despite different sizes, formats, etc? Support for batch mode/cli would be especially good. For example, so I ...
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Eye of gnome image bug with ATI graphic driver [closed]

I just installed the ATI driver for my Ubuntu 11.10. After some annoying bugs and errors it works for now. But there is one most stupid bug. Whenever I open a picture in the default image viewer (eye ...
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Graphics driver update for Dell V3400 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install the Intel Graphics driver in my system? My computer is Dell Vostro 3400. I installed Ubuntu 11.10 recently. Here is the graphics card informations: ...
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Installation of the Catalyst drivers in a ATI / Intel hybrid laptop [duplicate]

I have installed the Catalyst drivers in my Ubuntu 11.10 64bit but they don't seem to be working. lspci -nn | grep VGA returns: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Core ...
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Does running Nexuiz gives extra pressure on Processor if you dont have external Graphics card?

Its a rather stupid question, though I want to be sure. Does having a external graphics card can lower the stress over the processor? what kind of graphics card Ubuntu supports ? Well I'm planning to ...
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Dual VGA Cards Intel/ Nvidia

this is my first post in this forum.. I am new to Linux, just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Sony Vaio VGN-Z12 with two graphic cards Intel and NVidia Geforce 9300 GS. after the installation the lightdm ...
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How to install Gallium 0.4 on AMD RV620?

Been trying to install Gallium 0.4 on AMD RV620 in a new install of UBUNTU 11.10 x86_64, but I haven't got any idea of how to accomplish this. I had it installed before, and working, but now I can't. ...
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Why does my Graphics Settings not show my graphics driver and experience values? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get my Intel integrated graphics to be recognized in System Info I just installed Precise Beta on my laptop (Compaq Presario CQ71) which has an Intel Mobile 4 ...
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NVIDIA Additional Drivers Empty - maximum resolution 640x480 - Driver disappears

EDIT: Optimus card. For resolution please read this thread: "You do not appear to be using the nvidia x server"(screenshot included) And this: Ubuntu 11.10 problem with Nvidia Thanks! ...
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How do install graphics drivers for radeon HD 6380g on a HP pavilion g6?

I installed ubuntu from wubi using a live cd but when i booted i just got a black screen so i followed the instructions from this forum http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=10089820&postcount=8 ...
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Can't use nvidia card/driver on optimus notebook

I installed (once again) the latest official nvidia driver for my GT540m on Ubuntu 11.10. Even though everything seems OK with my xorg.conf file (I've manually added BusID "PCI:1:0:0", since lspci ...
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Acer Extensa 5620 - Graphic unknown!

I install Ubuntu 12.04 Beta 2, I found out the my graphic driver is "Unknown" and experience is "Standard". Please help me know how to install my graphic driver. as per my laptop specs: Mobile Intel ...
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really strange system failure

i started to use linux ubuntu not a while ago and I am already addicted to it. I really liked programming c++ via the terminal, (ya know 3 terminals and dual screens all that makes you feel like a ...
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Where is the graphics card driver fot NVIDIA GEFORCE 610M on ubuntu 10.10?

The graphics card of my notebook is NVIDIA GEFORCE 610M. I installed ubuntu 10.10. I installed NVIDIA-Linus-x86_64-295.33.run, but it seems not support NVIDIA GEFORCE 610M. Which driver should I ...
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Does Ubuntu server use the GPU in any way? [GPU temperature]

I have an old laptop with a GeForce G 105M running ubuntu server without gui and the fan is always blowing because the GPU never goes under 60ºC with the computer completely idle! Is this normal or ...
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Do I have the right graphics driver?

I just did a clean install of Kubuntu 11.10. How do I find out whether the best graphics driver is installed, and how can I install what's needed? The question is rather specific but is there a ...
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Xubuntu 11.10 x 64 Sandy bridge (i5 2500k) graphics glitches

I have Xubuntu 11.10 x 64 and i5 2500k CPU (sandy bridge). In some games, e.g. minecraft I see glitches. Maybe the problem is in the default Xubuntu drivers? Please Advise. Also some games like ...
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Web GL for Intel HD Graphics

Web GL works well in Firefox(version 11.0) but does not in Google Chrome (ver.17.0.963) (Error in Chrome= your graphics card doesn't support webgl) Specs- Core i5 650 Intel HD graphics ...
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Graphics system failure

I just upgraded two versions of Ubuntu to Oneiric after a recent set of updates broke Audacious 2.4.something in Maverick for me. When it was all finished my Asus Eee 1215N with the 1366x768 screen ...
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What does 'Use OpenGl' do under Unity 2D?

In Dconf, schema com.canonical.Unity2d has a key named 'use-opengl'. Under description it says 'Whether to render the graphics into an OpenGl viewport'. But does it make any changes on how the desktop ...
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Is there any need to install nvidia graphics drivers if I am running Ubuntu Server?

I have googled this question and arrived at no answer, so here I am. If I am going to be running Ubuntu Server, (as before I was running 10.04 Desktop) is there any need to install the Nvidia drivers ...
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Why do I have two (2) launchers after customizing my Unity setup with ccsm, plese help?

when i installed Ubuntu 11/10.and installed ccsm. and run the command "compiz --replace" to take effects.but it gave the system like this>
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Where can I find ASROCK E350M1 Integrated AMD Radeon HD 6310 graphics driver?

I just built a desktop computer using an ASRock E350M1 board, powered by an AMD Fusion E-350 APU (AMD Radeon HD 6310 GPU Model). I installed Ubuntu 10.04. Did all the updates. Almost everything works ...
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GPU Very limited vertex buffers (I think that's the problem…)

I run Ubuntu 11.10 on a Dell Latitude D505 with the supposedly dreaded intel 855 graphics card/processor. I am having problems with several 3D modeling programs, including Blender and K-3D. Whenever ...
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msi radeon hd6450 showing only 256megs of memory?

I got my graphics card installed,msi radeon hd6450.My question is this card is supposed to have 2 gigs of ddr5 memory on it but after running a couple commands its only showing 256megs ?Is there ...
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Has any one tried ATI 12.2 Proprietary Display Driver for Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit?

I have ATI Technologies Inc Mobility Radeon HD 3400 Series graphic card. Was using Open source drivers and are decent. Hangs little bit sometimes but are fine most of the time Recently, I have seen ...
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Xlib GLX not working ubuntu 11.10

I upgraded to ubuntu 11.10 and now I cannot run Google Earth or other applications that require GLX. Here is what I got when i ran unity_support_test. How do I fix this? aurora@eurus:~$ ...
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Black Screen Installing with AMD Graphics Card

When I try to run Ubuntu 11.10 on my laptop of a CD (also happens with wubi) I get a black screen. When I get the black screen I can't do anything except to force shutdown (by holding the power ...
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ubuntu 11, maximum resolution is a low 1024 x 768

I just installed ubuntu 11 and the maximum resolution that it will let me set it at is 1024 x 768. My graphics are onboard, its the intel 82845g. Trying to increase the resolution and support the ...
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Ubuntu won't load with graphics card installed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I recently brought graphics card but ubuntu will not boot if I have graphics card in, as soon as I ...
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Switching to workspaces view shows buggy blue background

When switching to workspaces view everything the background turns blue. Same happens when I switch between multiple windows of the same app too. Happening after having a try with gnome shell out of ...
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Problem using graphics.h in Ubuntu

# include<stdio.h> # include<graphics.h> # include<math.h> using namespace std; int main(void) { int gd=DETECT,gm; int r,x,y,p,xc=320,yc=240; ...