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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Sony Bravia Unsupported Signal After Turning Off Display

Installed 12.04 over a previous hackintosh build a couple days ago and trying to iron out all the kinks. The most frustrating right now is my HDTV output through HDMI to a Sony Bravia KDL-40BX421. ...
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Laptop shuts down upon waking up from suspend

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Fujitsu Siemens Esprimo Mobile v5505 with the following configuration: Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo CPU T5750 2.00GHz Graphics card(integrated): Intel 965GM ...
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Tearing on onboard intel graphics with mythbuntu hd playback

Im having tearing occur at the top 5% of the screen with an intel onboard graphics when playing HD video during motion. I'm using mythbuntu 12.04 with updated kernel and updated intel graphics driver ...
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Screen shifted on an HP LP2065

My graphics performance with ati radeon HD3200 used to be terribly slow with unity (even the 2D performance). Installing the proprietary fglrx driver via the OS interface caused errors and problems. ...
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graphics card not found? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get my Intel integrated graphics to be recognized in System Info I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and absolutely love it , but when i go to system details it ...
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NVIDIA driver error in 12.04 - NVIDIA GT 540M [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “You do not appear to be using the nvidia x server”(screenshot included) I removed all packages associated with NVIDIA from Synaptic Package Manager and ...
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Why does Ubuntu gets stuck on the loading screen?

I've been experiencing many problem lately since I fresh installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my SONY VAIO VPCEH with Windows 7 previously installed. Sometimes when I try to boot Ubuntu, it gets stuck at ...
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Monitor flickering while using Nvidia card

I have an Nvidia GeForce GT 500 series card, and cannot install the video driver needed: Additional drivers doesn't find any Downloading and installing the driver from the Nvidia website doesn't ...
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Installation of amd 12.8 drivers failing, Why? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the correct way to install ATI Catalyst Video Drivers? I recently downloaded the latest version of the amd raedon driver 12.8 from this link:- Driver_12.8 for ...
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fglrx installation without success - gl_conf issue

I followed the steps of this guide. I've installed the drivers without any problems with sudo dpkg -i fglrx*.deb. The next step is Generate a new /etc/X11/xorg.conf file, but I can't do this due to ...
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Can't install Ubuntu12.04.1 LTS; is the Graphics card responsible for that?

Specs: Intel Core i7 Win7 32-bit nVidia GeForce GTX 560 23 inch monitor I have an Ubuntu DVD. It boots fine, but when I select any of the options (like "Install Ubuntu") I get a blinking cursor which ...
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Blank Screen on 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? Can hit Ctrl-Alt-F1 and login but no fixes work. Tried nomodeset and everything else appears to ...
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Open-source driver for AMD Radeon HD 6490M

I have HP ProBook 4530s laptop with AMD Radeon HD 6490M graphics card. After installing Ubuntu it runs on Intel Sandybridge graphics. The Ubuntu community page says: "By default Ubuntu will use the ...
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ATI Hybrid Graphics Over Heat. Intel GPU not working!

I just followed this guide (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1930450) and installed the proprietary ATI drivers on my laptop which have ATI Hybrid Graphics (ATI Radeon HD 6770 M GPU). It ...
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How can I get SLI working with 295.40?

I've been doing a lot of googling these last few hours and I'm not having much luck. Perhaps I don't know exactly what I am looking for. I just recently installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS x86_64. Looks ...
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nouveau driver issue when trying to boot ubuntu

i just installed ubuntu, and it says nouveau failed to idle channel 1 and 2. it also says nouveau playlist update failed. i believe this is a video card driver problem. what can i to to resolve this? ...
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How to disable DisplayInfo for Intel i810 when there is no xorg.conf?

I'm testing 12.04 on an office desktop. This machine has an integrated Intel i810. This very machine used to run Ubuntu (or Kubuntu) quite well, until the Natty Narwhal release, when the X server ...
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Missing Graphics Card Driver [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Details window showing “unknown” driver for Graphics When I open "details" at dash home, I check what graphic driver my computer is using but it says ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 two graphics cards

I have been struggling to get my two graphics cards to work. One is on the board and one is not. I can change the BIOS on my MSI motherboard to "Internal, PCI, or PCI-E". Internal of course the one ...
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ATI Radeon 4200 has graphics and performance issue; how to rectify?

I have a ATI Radeon 4200 graphics card. When ever I launch runescape the graphics tear and get shifted all over the place. Is there anything I can do to fix this? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.
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Upgrade graphics card

I have a Pentium dual core ES 8000 at 3.20 GHz my graphics card is a nvidia GF or GeForce GT 430 with 1 GB of ram What would be the best graphic card to get for my PC so I can run games such as dayz ...
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How to make “xrandr” work with GMA500?

Is it error at driver of graphic chip or Xorg or kernel? I am Asus T91mt with GMA500, Ubuntu 12.04.1. I would like too see only a notice of connection at least. A log of xrandr: $ lspci | ...
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ATI graphics problem

I am using HP Compaq 6735b laptop and it comes with a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3200 Graphics card. I have recently installed 12.04 on it. Can someone tell me how will I know if the Graphics card is ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 HybridGraphics (ATI and Intel) problem (Acer Aspire 7745g)

I have problem with my graphic cards. By default Intel driver had installed. But i cant' install ATI driver. I want to install both this drivers, or to remove Intel's driver, install ATI's driver. ...
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DXTn texture support, no “Enable S3TC…” option

I am having the same problem as described here. I'm looking for support for DXTn textures. I ran worldwind in terminal and got the following error message: Aug 22, 2012 5:28:12 PM ...
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Kubuntu 12.04 looks very bad on IBM T23

I'm using a Linux OS for the first time (Kubuntu 12.04) and I'm absolutely amazed of it. I learned a lot in the past few days, and everything works great on my old machine but the looks of the OS is ...
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Is it possible to use onboard graphics for Ubuntu and dedicated card for Windows?

I'm having lots of problems with my ATI Radeon HD5670 card on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I've tried all the possible drivers and they were all giving me frequent freezes and slowdowns which is not at all ...
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Are Discrete Graphic Cards needed to run Unity 3D?

I was using 10.04, upgraded to 12.04 15 days before. My system specifications are: 512 MB Ram ( 2 slots each of 256 MB 184pin DDR DIMM RAM ) i686, AMD Athlon ( 1150 MHZ ), without graphics card. I ...
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What packages/programs should I install to get better graphics and performance on gaming?

So, I want to install some packages/programs to get better graphics and performance while playing a game on Ubuntu 11.10. What packages/programs you guys recommend to me?
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Can't revert to the previous state of graphic experience

This might seem so similar to many other posts regarding Nvidia Optimus Graphic Cards troubles and the pain it inflicts on its Linux users but my question is actually simply how to go back to my last ...
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How to review the current state of open source vs. closed source graphics drivers?

How to know whether it's worth it to replace open source drivers installed by default with proprietary ones. Are there any benchmarks? Major known issues summaries. I don't mean 'at the time of ...
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Nvidia GT218 repository drivers don't work

I upgraded all packages with sudo apt-get upgrade command on my Ubuntu 10.04 box and I have Ubuntu 12.04 3.2.0-29-generic-pae now. I have two monitors and the following GPU: 01:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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Black screen after installation of a command-line version of ubuntu 12.04

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 (command line version) on an old machine (athlon 1,2 GHz, 1GB RAM, [SiS] 65x/M650/740 graphics). When I boot the screen turns black after the BIOS messages. Even grub ...
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How to force Ubuntu 10.04 / 12.04 to install and boot in low graphics mode? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unsupported Video Chipset - How do I force Low-Graphics mode? Unlike others who are trying to get out of low graphics mode, I want to force Ubuntu into low graphics ...
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Asus P8H77-MLE graphics on ubuntu 10.04

Running Ubuntu 10.04.4 with all the latest updates for the main server. Like to install my on-board motherboard graphics drivers for my asus P8H77-MLE Motherboard. I currently don't have a graphics ...
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How can I set the resolution on a Dell 19 inch monitor to 1368x768?

I am using a Dell 19 inch LCD monitor.Every time I boot, I get output at 1368x768, 60Hz. In my display settings I have set "Laptop" to 1024x768, but my monitor is compatible with 1368x768 (16:9). How ...
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Video quality too bad while playing (any) videos in Intel GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller Ubuntu 12.04

I have searched blogs and forums, installed several drivers, but can't find a solution that can provide equivalent video quality as that of Windows 7. Kindly help. Video quality specially color is ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 won't recognise my 2 monitors

I've got 2 monitors plugged into my nvidia quadro fx1700 graphics card but Ubuntu only recognises my HD monitor (says its a laptop monitor) and ignores the other one. Is there any way I can force it ...
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Unable to use “graphics.h” header file in 12.04

I am new to Ubuntu and I need to write some graphics programs in C which uses the header file graphics.h , but I am not being able to run any of my code without that header file, which is not present ...
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Pointer problem on external monitor

Pointer looks and work fine on laptop but when I connect external monitor it appears there as a shaking, square shape. Videos are not showing either. my laptop hp 2133: Graphic card: VIA ...
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OpenSource ATI driver - Fan running at full speed all the time

I know this is a common problem and have read other topics but couldn't resolve. Anyways yesterday I found a solution - I have 2 graphic cards (hybrid) and they were both on. So I turned one off and ...
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Will Ubuntu be releasing an update for Cedar Trail Processors?

There is a file available on the Intel web site with the file name "cdv-gfx-drivers-1.0.1_bee.tar.bz2" and a date of July 6, 2012. It can be found by searching the Intel Download Center for the ...
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Graphic card Radeon HD 5450 or GeForce GT 210 with open source driver and HDMI

I want to buy a new graphic card. I want to use the card with an open source driver (Radeon / Nouveau), but I need HDMI output. Which is the better choice, Radeon HD 5450 or GeForce GT 210?
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How do I remove ATI video drivers? [duplicate]

I have a Radeon HD4850 video card and two monitors. When I try to activate the drivers from the "Additional Drivers" app, it either fails or it will not let me use two monitors. I downloaded the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 refuses to work with GTX 550 Ti

Ubuntu installation would not work with my GTX 550 ti, so I pulled it out and installed ubuntu just fine using my motherboards onboard graphics. But now I dont know how to get ubuntu to work with my ...
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Lenovo G550 - Intel GMA4500 slowness on 12.04

My machine is Lenovo G550 with Intel GMA4500 and clean install of Ubuntu 12.04 Every new version of Ubuntu and maby sometimes when I have time I came to Ubuntu and give it a try. But every time I ...
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How to compare performance between desktop graphics card and laptop graphics card? [closed]

For example, I know GT640 is better than GT640M. 1.Is GT630 better then GT640M? 2.Is GT620 better then GT640M? 3.Is GT610 better then GT640M? How to check for their performance if I don't have any ...
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How to get rid of buggy IntelliJ IDEA dialog that won't go away?

This is a bug I run into every couple of days, with IntelliJ IDEA's "Go to Class..." (or "Go to File...") dialog. Usually it closes normally (when a class is selected or Esc pressed), but sometimes ...
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How come ASUS sells Ubuntu installed 1225Cs, when we dont have drivers for gma3600?

I recently purchased a ASUS 1225C cedar trail netbook. It didn't come preinstalled with Ubuntu like it comes in some markets. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it. While Ubuntu works just fine, I am ...
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Virtualization solution with decent graphical capabilities?

I've been using VirtualBox for a really, really long time and enjoyed it but now I need to run Unity3D (dev tool, not the ubuntu shell) and this seemingly simple task turned out to be too much for ...