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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
1answer
832 views

Cannot install ATI/AMD FGLRX restricted graphic drivers

When I try and install the ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX graphic drivers (post release update) I get an error to read a log file. Here is the log: http://pastebin.com/RtLNZvXz
5
votes
1answer
11k views

Ubuntu 12.04 Randomly Freezes on Ivy Bridge - Intel HD Graphics 4000 [closed]

I recently built a new PC running Ubuntu 12.04 with an Intel Core i5 3450 CPU and am using the built in Intel HD Graphics. Immediately after the installation, I noticed the desktop freezing completely ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

nVidia (GeForce 2) graphics card 3d support

Blender and Stellarium aren't working for me in Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise). But blender was working is the previous releases of Ubuntu. I think this is because Precise's drivers for my graphics card don't ...
2
votes
1answer
507 views

Ubuntu Graphics Card boot issue

I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 because Gimp wouldn't install on 11.10. Said some conditions were not fulfilled. I upgraded and the graphics went for a toss. I was told by a friend to install the OpenGL ...
1
vote
1answer
596 views

Use intel chip on systems with two graphics chips

I have a computer with two graphics chips. For reference, one is the Nvidia GTX 670, and the other is the integrated graphics on the Intel 3770k. When I pull out the NVidia card, Ubuntu uses the ...
2
votes
1answer
721 views

“PANIC: early exception 08 rip 246:10” error with an Nvidia 210G

I have a Nvidia 210 graphics card and have gone in to text mode in Ubuntu and disabled the standard driver and replaced it with the new driver I got from Nvidia's website. Everything works fine but ...
4
votes
3answers
2k views

NVIDIA graphics card memory usage applet / application?

I am looking for an application to display in real-time the memory usage of my NVIDIA graphics card. Ideally I would like to have something similar to the little applet graph you can get through the ...
0
votes
1answer
429 views

HD 6770M low graphics mode after update (AGAIN) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (re)installed on this laptop: I've also installed the fglrx-drivers for my ATI ...
2
votes
2answers
491 views

load average is too high

i installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop. Even if when I am doing nothing, load average is somewhere between 0.50 to 0.60. laptop configuration is toshiba satellite c640 Intel Core i5-2430M (2.3Ghz, ...
1
vote
5answers
8k views

NVIDIA GFORCE 610M drivers

I'm attempting to install drivers for my GFORCE 610M and none of the solutions seems to work. Generally people recommend using the jockey-gtk program, which doesn't detect the card and states that ...
8
votes
2answers
4k views

How to set up multiple GPUs (12.04)?

I have two GPUs: one Intel i915 integrated, and one NVIDIA 560 Ti. This is NOT a hybrid setup, nor a laptop. In Windows 7, each card is connected to a different monitor, with the NVIDIA doing any ...
0
votes
2answers
303 views

For photography use, is Unity is overheating my laptop? Should I try OpenSuse instead?

I am a perfect noob here in the Linux world. Previously was using Windows 7. Mine is an HP laptop - Intel core2duo T5470 @ 1.60GHz × 2 / 965GM with 2GB RAM. I installed Ubuntu 12.04TLS and is quite ...
4
votes
0answers
14k views

Details window showing “unknown” driver for Graphics [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get my graphics card to be recognized in System Info? I have Intel Graphics Card, which have model number GM965. It is on a Notebook, (Lenovo 3000 Y410). My ...
2
votes
4answers
8k views

Which ATI/AMD, or Intel, or NVIDIA Graphics for Unity? [duplicate]

I really want to know which one of them better for running Unity 3D or GNOME 3 Shell. I'm specifically interested in this for desktop, not laptop, computers.
1
vote
1answer
6k views

Samsung Intel Graphis HD 3000 + Nvidia GeForce GT 520MX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install HD3000 drivers on ubuntu 12.04? I just buy a Samsung NP300E5A-S05IT with a Intel Graphis HD 3000 + Nvidia GeForce GT 520MX for 3D effect... The ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

GUI changes brightness in wrong /sys/class/backlight/*/brightness

When I use Fn+F6 / F7 (brighness down and up on Toshiba) the brightness notification opens up and responds, but the actual screen brightness remains unchanged. When I go to Settings > Brightness and ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

Graphics Driver problem, ATI Radeon HD 3200, small screen size and slows everything down.

Regards. I am using a: 2009 Compaq Presario CQ40-415AU Notebook AMD Athlon X2 Dual core Processor 2.1 GHz 1024 MB L2 cache 3GB DDR2 RAM ATI Radeon + HD 3200 Graphics 256 MB, screen is 14 inch ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

colord problem & my monitor resolution 640*480 with no other options!

I installed NVidia current driver from ubuntu software center then i started to see that my monitor resolution is not fixed!! so that every time i log in to my machine i have to change the resolution. ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

installing my Graphic Card on ubuntu12.04

I have a HP Pavillion G6 series 1225, i5 laptop with Radeon HD 6470M switchable VGA. i installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS but the VGA drivers don't work properly. I want to install drivers into the Ubuntu. ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Does having two GPU's help?

I recently installed another GPU on my system. It's of the same type and driver that my other GPU is, and it is PCI whereas the other one is AGP. They are both running and detected, and I am wondering ...
0
votes
1answer
324 views

White, red and green screen flicker

I updated 12.04 this morning through the update manager (can't remember what it was, but it was only one thing) and everything was fine up until a few minutes ago when my screen changed and began ...
0
votes
4answers
2k views

How do I configure a Flatron L177WSB for 1440x900?

I am using ubuntu 12.04 with Nvidia Geforce 6150SR graphic card.In 12.04 Ubuntu does not recognize a screen resolution 1440x900 for my monitor "Flatron L177WSB".I tried this method,but not working.It ...
1
vote
2answers
915 views

No graphics after installing AMD Catalyst 12.4 and installing the recommended updates afterwards

Some days ago, I installed Ubuntu 12.04. Since I wanted to use dualview using an external display I installed the propriatary AMD Catalyst 12.4. The graphics are fine, but if I run the updates found ...
55
votes
10answers
237k views

How to install NVIDIA.run?

I have a Nvidia Ge force Ge6150 SE graphics card. I am running ubuntu 12.04. When I try to install the .run file it fails. It shows the message like this: I Itried to install it after ...
1
vote
1answer
10k views

Ubuntu 12.04 fails to find Intel HD Graphics 3000

On my Windows 7 installation an Intel HD Graphics 3000 card/driver shows. However in Ubuntu 12.04, System → Administration → Hardware Drivers shows no proprietary drivers available for the system. I ...
2
votes
1answer
4k views

Can I install Ubuntu AMD/ATI Drivers on a Live CD/USB?

The only way I can run Ubuntu Live CD is to put in i915.modeset=0 xforcevesa. It's because the open source drivers don't work on my graphics card. Is there a way to download AMD Drivers and install ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Google Earth freezes during zoom-in on Intel processors with integrated graphics

When I zoom in at a certain zoom level, Google Earth makes my system freeze completely so that I have to power off or reboot I use Kubuntu 12.04 and my laptop has an Intel(R)Core(TM)i3-2310M CPU ...
1
vote
1answer
234 views

Why do webpages take longer to load in ubuntu 12.04 than Windows 7

For example, when I click on a Facebook picture, the picture remains pixelated for about 30 seconds, then starts to clear up. Or when I watch YouTube videos, I can't watch them on HD without running ...
1
vote
1answer
470 views

Graphic crash after Ubuntu 12.04 minor update [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? My problem came after doing a normal packages update in 12.04 and then reboot to never been able to boot ...
0
votes
2answers
712 views

Can't Run Assault Cube

I installed assault cube from the Software centre and it just opens for half a second and closes. When i run in it from the terminal, this is what i get - d@d-platform:~$ assaultcube Using home ...
0
votes
1answer
654 views

Desktop won't display correctly

I recently installed 12.04 LTS. However, the the graphical desktop is "broken" (it seems that the screen drawing is failing, fading and flashing each of the "triangles" created on the screen). I ...
14
votes
2answers
5k views

Bastion on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit gives only a black screen

I just downloaded the Humble Bundle with the game Bastion. After installing Bastion and starting it up, only it shows first a few logos, and then only a black screen and the mouse pointer. I can here ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Getting ATI Driver To Work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5450 + Integrated Intel HD to work? I have Linux 12.04 LTS installed on my HPDV7T laptop (dual booted with windows 7). My laptop ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

HP Pavilion g6 1190sm laptop has overheat/hibernation/graphics issues

Every time I reboot or shutdown my laptop, while the laptop is booting again I get a screen (before loading the OS) that HP discovered overheating and system went into hibernation. But the point is ...
2
votes
1answer
8k views

Compiz configuration/settings are not working [closed]

I've made some changes to my compiz with compizConfig settings manager, like enable the cubic desktop and changing the unity icons size. Today when I started my laptop, they all where gone back to ...
0
votes
1answer
615 views

Do i have the latest drivers/software on AMD Graphics

I need the override section on catalyst control center, but I don't have it. I want to know if i have the latest version of any kind of AMD software. This is what Catalyst control center says in the ...
0
votes
3answers
2k views

How to install NVIDIA GeForce 610M on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

root@wruslanAC-bismillah-rtai:~/Downloads/Linux-Drivers-ACER-4752G/xf86-video-intel-2.14.0# uname -a Linux wruslanAC-bismillah-rtai 2.6.32-122-rtai #rtai SMP Tue Jul 27 12:44:07 CDT 2010 i686 ...
5
votes
3answers
4k views

Ive given up on nvidia in ubuntu 64bit 12.04 what is a stable graphics card? [closed]

I can't handle any more crashes. I have tried many different fixes to the NVIDIA driver problem but none of them work. This goes to show you that open video drivers are paramount to Linux. I cant ...
0
votes
1answer
628 views

ATI graphics card installations issues- no monitor, no frontend

Summary: I am trying to install the Radeon HD 5450 graphics card. When I do, regardless of what drivers are installed/uninstalled I get a blinking monitor- not a black screen or a splash screen, but ...
0
votes
1answer
352 views

Unity 3D not working

The first time I installed Ubuntu 11.04, it said that my computer can't run Unity 3D. Now I upgraded my computer a little bit, and I want to try to enable Unity 3D again, but I don't know how. I'm ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Unable to install Ubuntu on my computer. Black and white static appear [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can't install Ubuntu since 10.10 I've been trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my computer for some time now. It works on my laptop, but won't install on my desktop. ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Gateway ZA8 Netbook graphics Issue

The graphics keep tearing and are barely usable anytime I try to use my Netbook. And I did a full install with Ubuntu so I'm pretty much stuck. These are the specs of the Netbook: Processor AMD ...
0
votes
2answers
4k views

Graphics Problems in Ubuntu 12.04 - Newbie [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? I am new to Ubuntu so please go easy! I managed to installed Ubuntu 12.04 alongside Vista after a little ...
2
votes
0answers
285 views

Need graphics configuration for 12.04

I am trying to get the graphic interface running for a new 12.04 install on an embedded PC. There is no separate graphic card but the onboard graphic chip is an SM722. Is there a driver in ubuntu for ...
1
vote
1answer
295 views

Is there any need to install amd graphics drivers if I am running Ubuntu Server?

I run Ubuntu server (12.04, 64-bit). Is there any need to install AMD drivers for my GPU? I do not intend to use any graphical environment, but I am wondering about power consumption. PS: This ...
0
votes
1answer
536 views

Nvidia Card not detected — clean install — Have tried many solutions

I have a Dell L501x with a clean install (now clean, anyway) of 12.04. My issue is that I do not have anything in the additional/restricted driver dialog. I have an Optimus Nvidia 425m I believe with ...
0
votes
1answer
4k views

Intel I945GMS driver for Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install drivers for an Intel HD Graphics? I can't find the proprietary driver of Intel I945GMS for Ubuntu 12.04! Does it exist for Intel i945gms notebook ...
0
votes
1answer
203 views

After upgrade from 10.04 to 12.04 I'm getting minimal graphics problem

I've updated 10.04 to 12.04 recently using do release command but now it says minimal graphics problem. Internet is not working due to which I can't download from Internet. How to update graphics ...
1
vote
1answer
968 views

Nvidia drivers not working on Toshiba AC100

I had ubuntu 11.10 working well on this netbook, but I decided to upgrade to the latest release. I followed official ubuntu wiki tutorial and managed to install the system correctly. What bugs me, is ...
0
votes
1answer
625 views

Graphics cards that work well with Ubuntu?

I've recently embarked on a PC building project, I've got some of the components sorted out (well, the CPU!) and I'm trying to look for a graphics card to buy. I've been spending the past hour or so ...