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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Ubuntu Powerbook G4 video card driver help

So I am looking at my sysinfo, and my video card, which is a Mobility Radeon 9600 M10, says *-display UNCLAIMED That means a driver is missing right? But above there, it says configuration: ...
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Can graphics drivers cause checkboxes to not show up correctly and make line numbers in gedit disappear?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with the Intel HD4000 graphics and recently my checkboxes have been not been showing the boxes. Only the checkmark shows. Same with many other options like dropdown menus. Today ...
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Radeon HD 6630M

I have a "Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E520" This is my GPU: "Radeon HD 6630M" Running: obs Gives: Attempted path: share/obs/obs-studio/locale/en-US.ini Attempted path: /usr/share/obs/obs-studio/locale/...
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VLC player only using 1/6 cores

I am using VLC player to take a camera feed and stream it to a web server. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 server in vmware with a GUI installed. The stream works fine but VLC is only using 1/6 cores. The ...
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Help needed in switching from ubuntu 14.04 to lubuntu

i am currently using linux ubuntu 14.04 on my very low end computer (it has pentium 4 2.8 ghz, with 1 gb ram and 40gb hdd)! the problem is that it gets really slow every now and than however is much ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 CLI visual details

Basically I am trying to find out everything that there is to find out about the visual details of CLI of Ubuntu Server 14.04. Before using Ubuntu Server 14.04, I used Ubuntu Server 10.04. When I ...
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Installing Nvidia Drivers: open source vs proprietary

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04.2, and now I want to start using Nvidia's official drivers, rather than the Nouveau drivers that come as default with Ubuntu. So, on the Nvidia website, I ...
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Every time I get an update that says “Ubuntu Base” I lose graphics, and have to reinstall the driver. Is there a fix?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a 64 bit Intel box with a GeForce GTX 750 Ti (used for gaming on my Windows partition). Every time I get an update to Ubuntu Base, I lose graphics. The only way I've ...
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Can't install nvidia drivers on a 2 card laptop for xubuntu 14.04

I just installed xubuntu 14.04 on an asus gl771j laptop. It comes with an integrated intel video card and another nvidia 860m video card. I open the additional drivers setting window and I get "no ...
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AMD Catalyst Installation on Ubuntu; No supported adapters detected

I'm trying to install AMD Catalyst on my Linux Mint 17 (Ubuntu 14.04) OS. My notebook has switchable graphics, Intel HD 3000 and Radeon HD 7550M. Following lots of instructions here and other blogs, ...
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how to skip nouveau driver error while installing ubuntu?

I am installing ubuntu downloaded recently into my pc with GT 240 graphics card. the installation is hanging . when pressing alt+sshift +f1 I saw many errors starting with nouveau. Killing the ...
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Switching between graphics driver in combined dual boot/Virtualbox setup

I have set up a combined dual boot/Virtualbox system with Windows 8 as my main OS and a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS hard drive which can also be accessed as a virtual machine by VirtualBox using this guide. ...
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ubuntu 14.04 only boots in recovery mode

I have the same problem in my Ubuntu desktop, then if I change the X.Org X server-Nouveau driver for the NVIDIA one, the display crashes next reboot (even in recovery mode) so only reinstall option ...
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Replacing Nouveau driver with Nvidia driver

I am running a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04, and I want to use Nvidia drivers rather than the default Nouveau drivers. So, as advised here (http://www.binarytides.com/install-nvidia-drivers-ubuntu-...
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Crawling desktop on Ubuntu 14.04.2 server on an Intel S1200v3RPS server board

I asked this question earlier but have more specific situation to report. I have this new S1200v3RPS motherboard and it runs fine with Ubuntu except when it comes to using the Desktop. The desktop ...
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How do I update AMD video drivers?

I have a laptop that I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a little while back. I do not know the full specs, mainly because this laptop is five or six years old and was originally my dad's. I want to ...
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Apply a kernel patch [duplicate]

I wantet to ask how to apply the following two patches. https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/5/9/517 https://lkml.org/lkml/2013/5/30/513 I don't see any download for the patch files so how do I apply these two ...
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My ubuntu (14.04.02 LTS) doen't recognize my graphic card

I installed linux Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS 64 bit on my computer. I have sapphire radeon r7 265 graphics card and I tried to install the latest drivers following this guide (Installing via the command line)...
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What might be screwing up my display?

I have recently installed Ubunutu 14.10. For some time of usage after booting up, the graphics is fine but after some time it gets screwed up (specially the fonts)[See attached image]. I am not able ...
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How to install adobe after effects with wine on ubuntu 14.10?

I'm a video editor and a film maker. I want to use Adobe After effects to make graphical contents for my work. I would like to install it in my Ubuntu even while I have Windows. Can I install it on ...
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Will libdrm-nouveau2 library conflict with proprietary nvidia-346 driver?

I recently installed the nvidia-346 driver from ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa because prior versions of the nvidia driver in the official repositories were not compatible with my Nvidia Geforce GTX 970 graphics ...
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Linux not recognizing nvidia 540m graphics chip

I've tried to enable the 540m@1Gb nvidia chip on my Asus N53SV laptop(i3-2310, 2x4Gb RAM@1333, 500Gb Seagate HDD(LVM split into an 80Gb, Ext4 / and the rest also an Ext4 for storage)). I've updated ...
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Low Graphics Mode Error after clean 14.04.2 LTS installation

I know this thread seems like a duplicate, and maybe it is, but I've tried to figure this out using other related posts, but with no success. A couple of days ago I decided to install Ubuntu on my ...
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Linux Intel Graphics Installer Fail [duplicate]

I am trying to install the Intel graphics drivers for my i7 4790k. I receive the following error. Failed to fetch .... (a bunch of these with links) Some index files failed to download. They have ...
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ubuntu 14.04 resolution and mouse messed up

Yesterday night when I closed my computer everything was working fine but when I booted it up this morning everything was messed up.My screen resolution was set to very low, my mouse was not working ...
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Web GL not supported

Whenever I try to play a WebGL game in my HP 15 r247tu it says that WebGL is not supported. I tried everything found on forums including chrome://flags Overriding blacklist,installing mesa-utils and ...
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How to get nvidia-346 driver with optimus to work on Ubuntu 14.10

I'm using notebook with optimus technology (Asus K73SV). I have installed proprietary nvidia 346 (346.47-0ubuntu4~xedgers14.10.1 from ppa xorg-edgers) on Ubuntu 14.10. If I select to use an intel ...
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NVIDIA GTX 750Ti Doesn't Work

My graphics card (NVIDIA GTX 750Ti) will display the BIOS, GRUB, then a black screen on launch. I know that this is a graphics card problem because the only way to see Ubuntu is by switching the ...
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Horizontal video tearing

I am using Xubuntu 14.10 on Dell Vostro 5470 (GPU is Intel HD 4400). I have serious problems with watching videos (no matter if on Youtube or on local storage), video keeps tearing when there are fast ...
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New 14.04 LTS install fails to boot with purple screen [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and it got to the prompt which said it had finished installing and needed to be restarted. When booting it shows a purple screen then the monitor switches off after ...
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Won't let me pick proprietary drivers in “Additional Drivers” menu?

I have an AMD Radeon HD 7520G graphics card on my HP Pavilion g6 laptop. I'm trying to play a game called Toontown Rewritten -- however the game appears only in a very weird form, with no floor and ...
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14.04 trusty randomly freezing

I recently switched to 14.04, my laptop config are: 4Gb Ram, Intel core i5 proc 2.4 Ghz I keep Ubuntu updated, but I have a persistent problem of it hanging/freezing randomly. The system becomes ...
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Graphics card not being detected

My graphics card isn't being detected by Ubuntu. It's running off the on board graphics not my EVGA GeForce GTX 750ti FTW. I'm not sure what to do and I'm not sure how to download my drivers.
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Ubuntu is very slow in my Laptop Asus N51VN

My laptop has a 4G ram and 500G hard with the Intel core 2 duo but Ubuntu is very very slow in my laptop I try Ubuntu studio Ubuntu 14.04 Ubuntu 14.10 Ubuntu 15.04 instead Windows operation work ...
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What Nvidia GeForce GT 560M driver should I be using? [duplicate]

hopefully a simple question here but I cant seem to find a definitive answer anywhere on the net. I am running ubuntu 14.10 on a MSI laptop which came with the GeForce 560M graphics card. Since ...
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Is ubuntu supports on Lenovo g5070 and how to install…? [duplicate]

Is ubuntu supports on Lenovo g5070 and how to install...
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Geforce Go 7400 Nvidia and Nouveau driver problems on Ubuntu 14.04

I have an HP dv5000 with Intel core duo, 2.5 GB RAM and a Nvidia Geforce Go 7400 graphics card. I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and it runs very sluggishly, which research suggests might be because ...
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Plug and play video cards

Ok, I am building a high end workstation for bioinformatics analysis. The motherboard I am using is a Supermicro X10 which does NOT have an integrated video card/setup. I plan to install Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Upgrade warning for 3D graphics not supported, but this is brand new system, Intel graphics. What's up?

Currently running 12.04LTS looking to upgrade to 14.04LTS. Received the following warning from upgrade manager before starting upgrade: Running the 'unity' desktop environment is not fully supported ...
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Hybrid Graphics problem - Discrete graphic card doesn't work

I am using a Lenovo G510 with an Intel integrated card and a Radeon R7 M265 discrete card. Ubuntu version is 14.04 trusty while the kernel is 3.13.0-46-generic. I've spent quite a few hours trying to ...
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How do I install NVIDIA drivers in Ubuntu GNOME 14.10? [duplicate]

I have just built my first custom PC with a GeForce GTX 750 Ti Graphics card. I've installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 and get a set resolution of 800x600 stretched across a 1080p screen. I've downloaded the ...
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installing nvidia grpahics driver for cuda computation only

I am having screen freeze after nvidia graphics driver installation. Is there a way to restrict the nvidia drivers' use for cuda computation alone (not for the desktopn gui display)? I am trying to ...
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Second display won't work with nvidia drivers

I have recently installed Ubuntu but the drivers from x.org are not so good, because: the display with NVidia graphics card (plugged by HDMI) has some problems server x from x.org nouveau driver ...
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Two graphic cards - how to check which one is used, and how to ensure that the right one is used? [duplicate]

I have a laptop - Clevo P150EM, with two graphic cards onboard. Intel HD Graphics 4000 and a Radeon HD 8970M. I would like to check which one is used, and ensure that the Intel HD 4000 is used as a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not using ATI Radeon HD 3450, instead using Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 3.4, 128 bits)

I recently installed a ATI Radeon HD3450 on my desktop. When I ran LIBGL_DEBUG=verbose glxinfo part of my output is as following name of display: :0.0 libGL: screen 0 does not appear to be DRI3 ...
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lubuntu strange graphics

I have just installed a fresh lubuntu 14.10. I have this graphics bug: After this I installed the NVidia drivers, but nothing changed. Then I installed the Intel drivers, still nothing. I have ...
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acer v3-572g sceen blank on login after nvidia driver

Hi my gf wants ubuntu (14.04) on her acer v3-572g. She needs the Nvidia 840m for games but still wants to use the Intel igpu for power saving. I get the nvidia 340 drivers installed for the 840m and ...
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What the best way to install the graphics drivers for a Radeon HD 8550M on a Intel 4005u system?

I am using ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on an Intel i3 4005u system. The 4005U has an integrated GPU. There is also a 2GB Radeon HD 8550M dedicated graphics card installed. The problem is with installing the ...
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How do I use integrated Graphics dor display and nvidia card for rendering

I have a dell m3800 laptop with integrated Intel HD4000 and a Nvidia Quadro K1100M Graphics card. The problem is that the Nvidia drives the display and does the rendering. When I am rendering in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Freezes

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit on my PC. After I've installed nVidia drivers (recommended) to solve the problem of the cursor that vanishes, Ubuntu freezes randomly when I'm working, I mean that ...