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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GNOME Shell in 11.10 - corrrupted panel and fonts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ati incompatible with Gnome-shell? I recently installed GNOME Shell in Ubuntu 11.10.. But top panel and fonts are look like corrupted..? Can you help me please..? Graphics ...
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How do I reinstall graphics drivers after swapping my nVidia for an ATI?

A highly foolish thing to do, i know, but now the poor old pc is stuck bios & grub start ok booting into recovery mode is possible, can get a root shell botting normal mode gets as far as the ...
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I think my graphic card is not being recognized properly

I own an Acer aspire 4736z and I had some problems right after installing Ubuntu. Had to put the patch for the graphic card, like to make it run as it's a basic graphic card. Now I notice it's very ...
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How can I get my graphics card to be recognized in System Info?

I am new to Linux/Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Lenovo IdeaPad y510. System info says Graphics: unknown. Driver: unknown, Experience: Standard. What should I do to use all my ...
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What graphic cards support OpenGL ES 2.0?

I read this post yesterday on Google+ that talked about the increased smoothness of animations due to the adaption of OpenGL ES 2.0 in the version of Compiz in Ubuntu 12.04 Alpha 1. I was curious if ...
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Getting drivers to work for intel gma 950

I recently switched over my netbook to Ubuntu 11.10 and I'm having issues with detecting the graphics chipset. The closest I've come to finding a solution that does not require messing with git (...
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How do I get an Nvidia Geforce 310M working? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? I have NVIDIA GeForce 310M (Hybrid) Graphics in my Samsung QX 410s02 laptop. I installed Ubuntu 11.10. Before installing mesa-...
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Performance issues with Radeon HD 5450

I have a Radeon HD 5450 graphics card. Running Ubuntu 10.04. When I install the proprietary graphics drivers I get good video rendering (YouTube) and appropriate screen resolution. But when I open a ...
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Compatibility with the MSI K7n2g motherboard?

I have a MSI 6570g (k7n2g) mainboard and just downloaded Ubuntu 11.10. It booted from the CD, when through the progress bar but at the end the display just showed colored stripes. The system works ...
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libpython2.6 removed and now I have problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Removed python from my install, how do I get it back? I am new in ubuntu and generally in linux. I didn't, I think, a great mistake yesterday and I would like your help. ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 not starting in Graphical mode?

I am in deep trouble. I am using Ubuntu 11.10 in dual boot mode with XP. Originally my touch pad was not working, (sometimes). To fix that, I installed something. After reboot my Ubuntu is not ...
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GNOME Shell crashing with 'purple haze' effect [closed]

I've just got GNOME with 11.10 up and running with my netbook, and liked it so much I thought I'd get my parents' old machine sorted with Ubuntu too. Unity works fine but when I try to switch to GNOME ...
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Activate PDF/X-3 support in Scribus

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 with Scribus 1.4.0.rc3 and created a photo book that I would like to get printed now. From what I understand I should be using PDF/X-3 as compatibility level for the pdf ...
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AMD 6870 Twin Frozr II video adapter issues

Hardware: AMD 6870 Twin Frozr II (1GB), ASUS 990 chipset Software: Ubuntu 11.10 Built a new PC from scratch, loaded it with Ubuntu 11.10. It's displaying, but with poor resolution, unable to change, ...
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Problem installing libva (VAAPI), vainfo fails

I'm following a wiki on how to make VLC use the GPU in the Core i3 integrated graphics chipset, but I'm stuck at one of the first steps, installing VAAPI. I installed libva1 and vainfo by using "sudo ...
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nvidia-current as default graphic driver

I'm just recently used Ubuntu 11.10 for a change. I've install it on a Dual-boot with Windows 7 - but eventually going to remove Windows. I'm using a Asus K42Jc having an NVidia GeForce 310M chip. ...
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How do I get TV out working on an ATI X800 GTO²?

Is there any way to make my graphics card (ATI x800) work with tvout? I know there are no proprietary drivers for this card only the opensource ones. It uses this cable for video out: http://...
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Backlight screen flickering on a Sony Vaio VPCYB15AL

I've just installed Ubuntu 11.10, and everything went just now when the computer got into suspension, when it got back the screen started flickering, specially on the dashboard, it trends to disappear ...
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How do I get nvidia drivers working on an Ideapad z570?

I have a Lenovo z570 i3, Ive installed the packages available for nvidia and my graphics card is still not recognised? It displays the following error upon trying to configure it You do not ...
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How do I install the NVIDIA driver for a GeForce 6200?

I have been recently trying to find a solution for this on the web but did not find something useful or accurate for Ubuntu 11.10. I also consulted the NVIDIA help, but things there did not work for ...
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Computer won't start after install of Ubuntu [closed]

I installed Ubuntu and now i get black screen with a blinking line when I start my computer. How do I fix this?
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Screen resolution is low in tty with fglrx?

My screen resolution is 1600x900p normally. Without specific graphic drivers it 900p in GRUB and ttys, too. If i install fglrx as driver it is set to 640x480p when i start a tty, and the widescreen ...
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Do open source(or amd's) drivers work well for hd5570 graphics card?

Do open source(or amd's) drivers work well for hd5570? Especially on ubuntu 11.10 I don't have it but i want to buy so if anyone could tell me i would be greatful. Thanks!
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Radeon X1550 problem

I'm new to Ubuntu and tried read some similar Q&A without success. I have an old computer - Athlon 3000 XP, motherboard Gigabyte GA 7N 400 pro2, ATI Radeon X1550, 1.8 GB RAM. Istalled Ubuntu 11.10 ...
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How reinstall the default graphics drivers?

When I installed ubuntu 11.10, 64 bits I didn't have to install any kind of graphics drivers and all 3d efects were working fine. Now, it seems to be that graphics drivers are uninstalled. I can't use ...
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How to enable 3D acceleration under VMware workstation 8?

I saw there are similar questions, but I don't think they answer exactly my questions. Did anyone managed to get 3D acceleration work under VMWare workstation 8? I have VMware 8.01 installed on ...
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ATI Driver version 11.11 and Gnome-shell

I just installed the latest ATI graphic drivers version 11.11, by first removing the old ATI drivers from jocky. The installation went smooth and afterwords i ran the commando sudo aticonfig --initial ...
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Can't get whole picture on the screen of a new monitor

I have a 24inch, VM2453mh-LED, Viewsonic monitor using a Radeon 6570HD video card. Both are new. Viewsonic says the optimum size is 1920x1080. At this size the picture is beautiful, but it overlaps ...
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Unity 3D does not work on Dell system with a AMD Radeon HD 6470M

I am running 64 bit Ubuntu on Dell with 1GB graphic card. I login with "Ubuntu" hoping to see Unity 3d but it doesn't. Unity 2D runs instead. when I type in echo "$DESKTOP_SESSION" it confirms ...
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How do I install the graphic drivers on an HP Workstation xw4100?

Can someone help me install the graphic card of the HP Workstation xw4100? The card info is: Quadro4 980 XGL/AGP/SSE2 1.5.8 NVIDIA 96.43.20 I'm tried to install the NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-9639-pkg1....
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Unity interface issues with AMD Radeon 6450

Is the AMD Radeon 6450 blacklisted for 11.04? I get an error message saying my hardware is not compatible for Unity. I have an i5-processor, DL-67 Intel Motherboard,4 GB RAM, and 1 GB Radeon 6450 ...
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Ubuntu GUI not loading after installing nVidia Graphics Card [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: System won't boot with nvidia driver enabled I am new to Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 11.10, and downloaded the nVidia GEForce 8400 GS Graphics card driver from the ...
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Help, my NVIDIA drivers are completely broken

I'm on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and everything was fine up till about two hours ago, since when I've spent all my time trying to make things work again. I was trying to install the latest drivers from the ...
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How do I install ATI Radeon HD 3650 driver on my pc?

I need help on this. I want to try using Ubuntu so I downloaded the 11.10 version over the net. Well after the installation my desktop, I have run the the additional drivers. It installed about 70+...
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Does Ubuntu have onboard support for dual video

I am looking to buy a graphics card so I can get dual monitors for my desktop. Do I need a specific card or will any graphics card have onboard support?
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No graphics card recognition

Ubuntu doesn't seem to recognize the graphics card on my new Samsung rv515. In desktop preferences I cannot chose widescreen resolution (or any alternative resolutions, actually). I saw some supposed ...
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Monitor shows up as unknown on a Dell D630

Am a newbie on ubuntu and have tried to get my graphics working with ubuntu oneiric without success. My Monitor is Unknown I have installed all Ubuntu preffered drivers but nothing has changed yet. My ...
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How can I increase my screen resolution?

As title states, I would like to know if it's possible for my graphic card to have higher resolution than 1024x768 which shows as maximum resolution in Display setting. My screen is 32 inch Polaroid ...
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Drivers for Nvidia GeForce GT 430?

I recently bought a Nvidia GeForceGT 430. When I boot into Ubuntu, it looks low quality. I think its because I don't have the device drivers. Does anyone know how to download the drivers?
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Graphics card problem

I'm having a ATI Radeon HD 4550 graphics card. The performance of my desktop is faster and smoother without install the driver for it. After installing the driver, the performance of my desktop is ...
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HD 3000 graphics on Ubuntu 11.10

I just installed 11.10 on a new Gigabyte z68ap-d3-b3, but in display settings I only had two resolution settings 800 x 600 and 1280 x 1024 (I think). My monitor supports much more. From a good bit of ...
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Need to restore default 11.10 graphics. How do I do it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity doesn't load, no Launcher, no Dash appears I switched off the "Animations" options in the CCSM manager by mistake. This removed all the window decorations, ...
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Mathematica 8 constantly crashing when I rotate 3D graphics

Mathematica 8 is consistently crashing on Ubuntu 11.10 when I rotate 3D graphics. On Ubuntu 11.04 it did not. I have Intel GMA 900 integrated graphics. Did anyone encounter the same problem and ...
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How to install graphics and sound driver again?

One of my friends, when trying to make an USB speaker work in ubuntu 11.10+gnome 3.2+no graphics card HP machine, accidentally removed the pulseaudio driver as well as the graphics driver. So after ...
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Is there a configuration utility for an Intel embedded graphics card? [closed]

I would like to change some settings of my Intel G41 embedded graphics card using an application, like I can do in windows or with Nvidia or AMD in Linux. Is there something like that for Intel in ...
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Cannot Connect Two Monitors

I have an acer aspire desktop with a g-force graphics card. I have two monitors connected, one into the graphics card, and the other into the motherboard, however the monitor connected to the graphics ...
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VGA not detected on a Lenovo T420

I have problem with a VGA driver that is not detected on my Lenovo T420 with Ubuntu. 10.04 Output of lshw: *-display UNCLAIMED description: VGA compatible controller product:...
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How do I fix a garbled screen on a Gateway LT3103u?

I've been having garbled screen problems on a Gateway LT3103u on Ubuntu for a while. I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10 and continue to have issues. I installed xubuntu-desktop in case the ...
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Monitor will not be detected, stuck at 640x480 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Getting screen resolution correct with nvidia drivers I'm completely new to Linux but know the basics of command entry. Here's what I've tried: First off, I installed my ...
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How do I get my ATI 6670 graphics card to work?

I had Ubuntu 11.10 working absolutely fine with my previous (ATI 4870) card and 2 monitors. Unfortunately, after replacing this card with the ATI 6670 and 3 monitors, I've been struggling with getting ...