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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ATI or Nvida for my Ubuntu Machine? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: At Present Which is the best choice for a Ubuntu graphics card, AMD or nVidia? I have an ATI HD 5870 card. Drivers in 12.04 are so slow, they are pointless. In fact I have ...
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Ubuntu not showing any GUI

When I boot into Ubuntu, I don't see the Unity interface. Instead it boots into some sort of command line interface (pic attached) I tried pressing atl + F7, in that case i get a screen showing this:...
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First time install: Ubuntu is incredibly slow.

I just installed Ubuntu, and I must admit, I have no idea what I'm doing in linux. I installed it on my old Lenovo T60, and I was surprised at how slow it runs. It's a lot slower than my 2 year old ...
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Not sure about Intel integrated graphics

I have a Sony Vaio laptop with an i5 460M CPU and a NVIDIA 310M graphics card. There was no mention by Sony about support for hybrid graphics (specifically Nvidia Optimus), but the processor does have ...
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Will installing AMD drivers conflict with Intel HD switchable graphics?

I have an Acer which has an Intel i5 sandy bridge and an AMD HD 6650m. I want to install AMD graphics drivers. Will this cause conflict between the Intel HD3000 and AMD hd 6650m? If so, how do I ...
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What would be a good opensource software for graphing circles, circular regions, and regions bounded by curves and/or arcs?

Hullo all. I have just started s job with Chegg, and my 1st assignment has me writign solutions for Stewart's Essential Calculus. I am dealing with the chapter on multiple integration, and need a good ...
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Nvidia driver issue

I have a laptop with an nVidia 9300m GS 512mb graphics chip. When I install the nvidia drivers, either of the options (current or post release), it repeats my screen 6 times on the same screen, with ...
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Switchable laptop graphics issues on Ubuntu 12.04?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo Z570 laptop with Intel HD 3000 integrated graphics, and a switch to enable the dedicated GT630M graphics card. I've been having issues in general with my graphics ...
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Why does the optirun command shut down my computer?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on the Ivy Bridge Sony Vaio S. I installed bumblebee for nvidia-optimus support. Everything seemed to install fine, but if I use a command like: optirun firefox my ...
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Video/Graphic render issue with high quality (HD)

I have Dell N5010 with 512 MB Graphics (ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470), 4GB RAM, i3 2.53GHz, 15'4'' LED Display, Ubuntu 11.10. When I open a HD video/movie with VLC, Rhytmbox, or Media Player (default) ...
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Need a PCIe desktop graphics card for dual-monitor

I have a mid-2008 workstation with two HD monitors supporting HDMI and DVI inputs. Since Ubuntu 11.10, I have experienced no end of trouble with my NVidia Quadro NVS 290 in TwinView dual-monitor ...
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Can't get Graphics to work on HP Pavilion G6

I have this crappy HP Pavilion G6 laptop (no other choice, provided by office) which is having troubles dealing with graphics (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS). Details of the machine: Its having a ATI Radeon ...
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Nvidia problems. I think.

Let me start off by saying, I've been trying to run Ubuntu on my custom PC for about 2 years. From 10.04 to 12.04, this problem persists. When I try to boot Ubuntu from either a USB stick or a CD, I ...
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Amnesia running very slowly

So I installed Amnesia The Dark Descent and everything seemed fine until I made it to making a profile and starting screen. It ran very slowly and I couldn't even move the mouse and had to restart the ...
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How to install Radeon Open Source Driver?

I have an MSI Radeon HD 7850 card. MSI provide no Linux support, and the AMD driver gives me an Unsupported Hardware watermark that does not show up in screenshots. I uninstalled the proprietary ...
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Ubuntu and bumblebee and intel problem

I have a brain teaser that i can't solve. When 12.04 (64bits) came out, i did a fresh install and then installed bumblebee with: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bumblebee/stable sudo apt-get install ...
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Buying a new laptop with a Trinity AMD card in it?

As I said in the title the laptop has the AMD Trinity A10-4600M processor and that card has integrated graphics. But the laptop also has an AMD Radeon HD 7670M card in it. Will Ubuntu 12.04 be able to ...
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3d acceleration for acer travelmate 5740z

Hi I have installed ubuntu 12 and I wonder if there is 3d acceleration support for my graphic card: VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 02) ...
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How do I bypass the purple screen to install my graphics drivers?

Having identified a problem of lack of b43 graphics drivers which prevent me from getting beyond a purple screen I've been advised what commands to use to fix this. But I don't know how to access the ...
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which graphics card to use multiple monitors with multiple workspace

Currently I use core i5 system 2320 @ 3.0GHz with x86-64 bit architecture using Ubuntu 12.04. I intend to buy a Graphics Card which supports to work on multiple monitors for multiple workspaces. Any ...
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No 3d support with dual video cards

I have a standard Intel Graphics card and one ATI Radeon HD 6490M. There is no support of 3d effects with my dual video cards? What could be the problem? My computer is a HP Probook 4530s with ...
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Messed up my 12.04 graphics: Falsely installed NVidia drivers on HD Graphics

OK hope you can help. After installing Ubuntu 12.04 I noticed that my graphics were sluggish so I decided to install the new NVidia drivers. Wrongly I assumed I needed NVidia drivers. Stupid mistake, ...
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Question About Graphics Card Driver Installation [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? I'm really new to Ubuntu and really liking the help given on this site, i used quite a bit so far but I'm really confused as ...
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Impossible quandrary involving UCK, graphics card, and Nvidia drivers

I have a computer that I want to install Ubuntu on. It is an older gaming computer with a Nvidia graphics card. When I attempt to boot any unmodified Linux distribution onto it, I get a "Boot error" ...
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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
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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“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 ...
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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 ...
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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 card ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 "...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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.
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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 propblem ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...