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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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 ...
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I have no idea what's going on with the screen

Hi I just switched from windows to Ubuntu 14.10 and I have no idea what's going on with the screen. When I log in I see red lines everywhere and it makes it almost impossible to read anything. At ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 display turns off on boot?

I have Ubuntu 14.10 dual booting with Windows 8.1 on a Lenovo Y510P with a NVIDIA GT 755m graphics chipset. I recently installed the proprietary NVIDIA driver version 340.65 on Ubuntu. After that I ...
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How to get better Graphics and Sound?

When someone migrates from Windows to Linux, the first worries comes into mind that: "Will I get the same graphics and sound quality as I get in Windows?" because generally motherboard's vendors don'...
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AMD graphics problem - black screen!

I have a laptop HP Pavilion g6-1075er with Ubuntu 12.04 and AMD Radeon HD 6470M on board. I had default graphics configuration but some problems with xorg occurred. I had black screen, but I was able ...
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AMD A6-3420M resolution widder than it should be

Using a screen resolution(1366*768) from the amd config privative driver looks wider than it should be, I don’t know if this is a bug or there’s something that I can do to fix it my specs: dual ...
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Circumvent a proxy for a utility that uses libsoup (intel-linux-graphics-installer)

I am trying to use the intel-linux-graphics-install package to get an older integrated graphics card working. The installer utility cannot connect to the internet due to a proxy, and this prevents it ...
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Photoshop CS6 on Wine Performance Improvement

So I'm running Photoshop CS6 on Wine on Ubuntu 14xx. My issue is once I get deeper into work (fairly large images), the performance drops...a lot. When I ran Photoshop on Windows using the same PC, I ...
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How to disable nVIDIA in Ubuntu 12.04?

I am using dual OS (Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) in my laptop Dell inspiron14. It has two VGA (Intel Graphics and nVIDIA) When I work in Windows 7, it using Intel Graphics and When I work in ...
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“your system is running in low graphics mode issue”

i dual booted my windows 8 pc with ubuntu 13.10. when i select ubuntu from boot menu then i got an error message saying that "your system is running in low graphics mode".i am using hp pavilion 15-...
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Graphics on 4K Sager NP8651 (Clevo P650SE NVIDIA GTX970M + Intel 4600HD) Can't Change Resolution

I recently purchased a Sager NP8651 with both NVIDIA 970M and an Intel 4600HD on the Haswell chip. By default, the Nouveau drivers are loaded (no hardware found in "Additional Drivers"). I have tried ...
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Shadow drag effect on display in portrait mode

I just got a new AOC 27 inch pivot monitor (AOC Q2770PQU). I've got it connected to a System 76 Galago Pro laptop with Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4750HQ CPU @ 2.00GHz with Intel Haswell Mobile graphics. ...
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Radeon hybrid ATI Radeon card and fglrx problem - update OpenGL to 4.3

I have Lenovo G500H with Radeon HD8570M (and Intel) graphic card and my goal was to get OpenGL 4.+ version to be able to use double precision variables in shading language. Long story short, after ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 (i386) can not accept NVidia Geforce2 MX 400

on my old PC (Intel Celeron), 32-bit, Ubuntu 14.04, I have NVidia Geforce2 MX 400 (listed through lspci -nn | grep '\[03')installed. Though I have installed the newest driver (nvidia-331, from ppa:...
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Problem with nvidia 820m

I have laptop asus X455ld with core i3 and I installed Ubuntu 14.04. However, I can't switch to nvidia 820m graphic card. How can I resolve this problem?
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Ubuntu not picking up graphics card

I recently built a PC and then installed Ubuntu. I noticed that when using the graphics card's ports Ubuntu doesn't pick it up so I have to use the CPU graphics card. I had the nvidia drivers for the ...
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The system is running in low graphics mode after changing root password

My ubuntu was working ( it was having a working graphics driver), but I changed my root password then immediately the power was gone ( forced shutdown). Then next time I restart my ubuntu I get ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is not booting after altering a text file in gedit, how to fix?

After failing to adjust my screen brightness in Ubuntu in various ways, I tried the following guided by an answer in askubuntu. I opened the following text file sudo gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf It ...
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Graphics problem: vertical red stripes

Symptoms: short (about one char high) vertical red stripes, a pixel wide spaced and four or five pixels apart, cover my screen. They are most visible in black areas and least in white ones. They cover ...
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installing 12.04 LTS on dell inspiron n3521

I am trying to install 12.04 LTS with windows 7 (dual boot)on my dell inspiron n3521 model laptop. My lap heats up like anything..... Please give a correct solution. On this issue.
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Problem with screen resolution on virtual box ubuntu14.04

I have got problem with screen resolution. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.01 on virtual box and try to change screen resolution to FullHD. Right now I have got something like ~1330x680. How can I ...
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Install Driver ATI Radeon V4800

I cannot get the driver for a ATI Radeon V4800 graphic card installed. Everytime I try, I cannot reboot properly. I can enter the password, but after that nothing happens. There is just the cursor ...
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Which nvidia drivers in additional drivers (please describe drivers)? Please recommend post-install checks

After a lot of work I have got Ubuntu 14.04 (32bit) working on my laptop. I had trouble with the login splash screen freezing, but I resolved it by logging-in in recovery mode and choosing an nvidia ...
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Resolution is stuck at 1024 x 768

I have my laptop duel-booted Windows 7/Ubuntu 14.10 running with the KDE desktop (although this problem was present before I changed from Gnome). This problem has been present ever since I first ...
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Integrated graphics shows shimmering display

Dear Linux enthusiast, When I boot Ubuntu, and the current GPU is set to the integrated graphics (ie an Intel HD 4600), the display shimmers sideways like old CRTs used to sometimes. Individual lines ...
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vgaswitcheroo: client 101 refused switch (Radeon HD5650/Intel Hybrid), can't use discrete graphics card

I'm trying to use my discrete graphics card (Radeon HD 5650) so I can run some more graphics-intensive applications. I have an HP Envy-14 Beats Edition laptop. The fglrx drivers don't work at all for ...
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NVIDIA drivers problem

i recently installed ubuntu 14.04LTS. My PC configuration is Core-i7 4770 16GB RAM NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 2TB HDD I am new to Ubuntu. Before installing NVIDIA drivers the window transitions are slow ...
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{14.04} No boot graphics (Not a problem just annoying) [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu 14.04 on my computer and when i boot, the bootloader graphics dont show. I am using the proprietary Nvidia drivers so i can edit videos. This isnt a big problem, its just annoying.
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Which Graphics driver works smoothly in ubuntu 14.10?

I have AMD radeon graphics card, I faced a lot of problems with graphics drivers from nvidia (like unresponsive black screen) already. Can someone please suggest which drivers to use without any ...
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About my GPU- is it integrated?

Here is my grephics card output on lspci | grep VGA: NVIDIA Corporation GF119 [GeForce GT 610] (rev a1) I did not buy my computer, but I heard, so it has integrated graphics card. I want to know- is ...
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Is the ASUS Strix GTX 970 completely incompatible with Ubuntu?

I've been running Ubuntu for a long tim (since 6.something) and I'm completely stuck on this one. Until recently I was running a geforce 670, dual-booting Ubuntu 14.10 and Windows 8.1 with no issues. ...
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Split screen problem with Nivida GeForce GTX 770M

The Info I am running a laptop with dual graphics cards: Intel and the Nvidia GrForce GTX 770M I have the Nvidia drivers installed I have Ubuntu 14.04 x64 installed The second monitor shows in the ...
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Getting USB to VGA to work on ubuntu

I recently purchased this USB to VGA adapter for the third monitor I had and it works great with Windows along side the driver it had for it. However on Linux I can't seem to get it to work. I ...
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Why additional drivers don't let me select one driver

When I open additional drivers it shows a list of propietary drivers but it won't let me change them. I click apply changes and it simply goes back to nouveau. I don't mind nouveau but it causes ...
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GT 730 Driver Installation Issues on Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

I have purchased a PNY GeForce GT 730 Graphics Card for my Dell Inspiron i3-3240 desktop, but neither the nouveau drivers nor the proprietary NVIDIA drivers will get me past GRUB without a blank ...
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graphic ubuntu 13.10 does not start, but terminal is available

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and I have installed ROS but now I reboot Linux and the screen is in black. If I presh Ctrl+Alt+F2 I get a terminal , and Ctrol+Alt+F7 back to te black screen instead of the ...
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Fps drop when playing games on wine

I'm new to the Ubuntu world... When I'm trying to play hot pursuit on Windows, I have 60 fps in 1360x768 with high texture, but when I'm playing in Ubuntu using wine, I have 5 or 10 fps when ...
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Strange screen freezing/hangs

I have a laptop with hybrid intel/nvidia graphics (core i5 and gt650m). At random moments the screen, and just the visual part, will freeze/hang. Using Ctrl+Alt+F1 & Ctrl+Alt+F7 to switch the ...
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How to check 'NVIDIA GeForce GT 820M' is installed, lspci not showing the model?

How can i confirm whether NVIDIA GeForce GT 820M 2GB is installed on my ubuntu laptop? lspci is showing '08:00.0 3D controller : NVIDIA Corporation Device 1140 (rev ff)' does this mean 'NVIDIA ...
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Intel HD 2000 video card only 640x480 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

First time installing anything but Windows, and have run into the following problem: When I ran the Ubuntu installation, I got the odd unintelligible vertical and horizontal lines instead of the ...