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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Driver for ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 on 15.10?

I have a laptop with 2 GPUs. ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 and Intel HD Graphics. About this Computer say under Graphics: Intel® Ironlake Mobile I tried using the proprietary driver under System ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - NVIDIA driver not working - black screen

I've been using Ubuntu on my laptop (i3 4005u, GeForce GT840M) for 2 years, reinstalled it like a dozen times without any problems. Lately, my system hang up when I wanted to shut it down from ...
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Ubuntu Login Loop and LibGL error

After installing a Nvidia GeForce GTX 770 graphics card I tried to install Nvidia's proprietary drivers via the "Additional drivers" dialogue. After rebooting the computer the login screen appeared ...
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How to install AMD Radeon HD 6290 proprietary drivers in Ubuntu 15.10

I have been at this for days now. I have followed every guide that I can find. Purging and re-purging to get a clean start to try to reinstall once more but ultimately nothing has worked. I have tried ...
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3 monitors using built in graphics & Nvidia card

I am struggling with this. I have tried multiple things that I have found on the net with no luck. I have built in Intel graphics on my motherboard. I have DVI/VGA/HDMI ports on my motherboard. I ...
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Ubunutu 14.04 + Latitude E6420 + U2715H Monitor

I just got the U2715H monitor, I had no problem connecting it to my laptop (Latitude E6420 , Intel HD3000) , it was recognized and I got a cleat picture. The problem starts when I drag a window ...
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How to solve the error starting version 219?

My Ubuntu 15.04 is showing "starting version 219". I can't login to my system. What is this? Is this a bug of Ubuntu? How do I can solve this issue? Please help me.
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia driver black screen [duplicate]

I have tried for a week solid to install the proprietary nvidia driver and i have tried every way and guide that i can find and each time i come to the same black screen with no input and no access to ...
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Diagonal Screen Tearing Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit Intel Skylake Integrated Graphics

For quite a some time now I'm having a bit of trouble with diagonal screen tearing. So, from the top of the right side of the screen, it goes diagonally to the bottom left side of the screen. Now, the ...
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Radeon driver power levels on RV670

I have just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on an AMD64 box with a Radeon HD 3850 graphics card (RV670, AGP version) and I'm using the radeon driver that comes with Ubuntu. So far, everything is working fine. ...
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Screen tearing when using i3, none when using unity

I was attempting to use i3 on my ubuntu installation the other day. I noticed however that when I would logout and switch to using i3 I would start to see tearing when watching videos or scrolling ...
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Ubuntu 14.04-15.10 boot splash not showing only black screen [duplicate]

I changed my pc motherboard and got a problem. Boot splash logo not showing… only black screen (no signal) showing around 5 seconds and after login screen came. Note- shutdown screen is normal and no ...
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Graphics issue - Screen starts blinking, flickering and screen distortion

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my machine. On start it doesn't have Wifi Options which i sorted out after asking question here. Now am facing an issues again, which is blinking, flickering and ...
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Graphics and CPU Performance Programs

Are there any applications similar to "Razer Cortex" or "nVidia Experience" that will run on 15.10? I really love playing Counter-Strike: Source and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive but they lag ...
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Getting OpenGL 3 on Ubuntu Studio

I have recently (this month) installed Ubuntu Studio on a device that has previously run several other distributions. I am now attempting to install OpenGL 3 libraries for development on this machine. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 issues with Nvidia Driver

I'm running 12.04 on a Dell laptop, and I'm connected to an external Dell monitor. Graphics: $ lspci -nnk | grep VGA -A1 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: NVIDIA Corporation G86M [...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Multiseat LightDM Login loop

I have a system using an Nvidia and Intel graphics adapters. I am using the graphics-drivers/ppa. After configuring multiseat, both seats appear on the correct monitors. The lightDM login works ...
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Installed Kubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on new intel NUC but get error requiring hardware accelerated OPENGL

After combing the interwebs, found this command line: sudo apt-get install libgl1-mesa-dev I tried above command line and OS advised it is already the newest version. Ran glxinfo and got this ...
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Black Screen after NVIDIA driver install ubuntu 15.10

I decided nouveau did not meet my needs so i have tried six ways to Sunday to install the nvidia driver and each time i get the same result, a black screen after grub and my only option is to shutdown....
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Does a graphics card for Ubuntu Desktop 15 (Lubuntu 14 LTS) need to support at least OpenGL 2.0 (DirectX 9.0) to be useful?

I have a few older PCs, which I made usable again (mainly for Internet-Surfing) by installing Ubuntu. The specs of the PCs are borderline (P4 1.7, Athlon XP 2200+, Sempron 2600 with 1 to 2 GB RAM), ...
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A Monitor connected through Display Port (OR DVI-D) enters in sleep mode when accessing the first step of the USB Installation of Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS

I have a: HP Z440 workstation and a: HP Z24n (24 inch, 1920 x 1200) monitor. I am booting form the Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS booteable USB that I have downloaded today. I press ESC and access the Boot ...
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Solving the “low graphics error”

I recently tried dual booting with ubuntu 15.10 and windows 10 i installed ubuntu on a seperate ssd (no swap area).When i log in i face the low graphics error and i googled and found some answers but ...
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Why is my screen is showing simplified graphics

What makes my desktop go like this?
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amd display driver

I installed proprietary driver of AMD display driver in my Toshiba Satellite L-840 with amd radeon hd 7670m series graphics card on Ubuntu 14.04 lts. After I installed it I am having a problem of my ...
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Ubuntu gets stuck in a login loop after installing FGLRX [duplicate]

I got a login loop after restarting my computer after changing to the proprietary AMD/ATI graphics driver FGLRX on the Additional Drivers tab of Software Updater. I've tried the suggestions ...
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How to find out what graphic (integrated or dedicated) i am using?

I have Lenovo g505s laptop and i am running Ubuntu 15.10, but problem is, that i have integrated and dedicated graphics both AMD and when i type "glxinfo" then render string says - "Gallium 0.4 on AMD ...
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Fixing visual artifacts on mouse drag in virtualbox

Running Ubuntu on a virtual box on windows 7 I get visual artifacts whenever I move my mouse around. Those artifacts appear as boxes on the screen in the location where my mouse has been and they will ...
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Nvidia driver does not work on 14.04

I'm trying to make nvidia gtx 950 work on Ubuntu 14.04. When I install nvidia-current package, I'm getting to the login screen with resolution of 640x480. And after login, screen flashes, and system ...
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Graphics driver being reported as Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe

i'm fairly new to ubuntu. i have installed ubuntu 14.04 on an old pc, which had win exp on it before, to set it up as an server. but it is so slow, and firefox crashes or closes itself within minutes....
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Downsampling with Nvidia or in general

is it possible to Downsample Games? (in Windows its possible via Gedosato or the Graphics drivers) I would like to play games in 4k+ on Linux. My System: Ubuntu 16 and Nvidia 970 with latest drivers. ...
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how to get onboard graphic running while having a dedicated gpu

I want to run my machine using the integrated graphics only; ignoring the dedicated card. I had XUbuntu displaying with the onboard graphics on VGA, and the dedicated GPU over DVI. I installed the ...
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How do I install NVIDIA drivers on Ubunu 14.04 Kernel 3.13 running on Zynq SoC?

I've been trying to install various versions of the NVIDIA driver (for a GTX 980) connected to a board that has a Xilinx Zynq SoC on it. The SoC has dual ARM9 cores which are running Ubuntu 14.04 with ...
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Can't start/install Ubuntu - RADEON error UVD not responding

first of all I'm new to Ubuntu so my apologies in advance for any stupidity. PROBLEM: I can't start/install Ubuntu 15.10 because of the RADEON error UVD not responding.. it gets stuck at the loading ...
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“GL_ARB_separate_shader_objects” is not supported. [Steam]

I'm trying to run dota 2 reborn on my Ubuntu 13.10 but I'm getting this error... Required OpenGL extension "GL_ARB_separate_shader_objects" is not supported. Please update your OpenGL drivers. ...
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Some suggested enhancements and/or fixes for Open Source AMD Graphics Cards drivers?

I have a Dell Inspiron n5010 (2010 model). It has an AMD Raedon HD 5470 graphics chip in it. Its running Kubuntu 14.04 (current kernel 4.2.0-34). Although the open source drivers work fine, but there ...
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Login loop after installing NVIDIA (GTX 960M) drivers on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently purchased the Acer Aspire V15 Nitro (VN7-592G-77LB) and installed Ubuntu 14.04 (ubuntu-14.04.4-desktop-amd64.iso) as dual boot. I've been trying to install the NVIDIA graphics drivers for ...
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Upgrade to Mesa 10.5.9 from 10.1.3

I have some issues with my graphic card that I'm trying to solve. I have done some research and one solution could it be to use the latest mesa 10.5.9 but apparently I don't have it installed. How do ...
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VM Gaming via GPU Passthrough without a dedicated monitor?

I'm looking at building a computer that can virtualize two or more gaming machines at once. I'm hoping to be able to play two (or more) games at the same time, and I'm hoping to be able to display ...
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Nouveau or Intel - what's my system using?

Noob question. I have Nouveau, not nvidia drivers installed on a Skylake + Geforce GTX 960M Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 system. When I go to the "Details" app it says "Graphics: Intel® HD Graphics 530 (...
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Screen goes white after password screen

When I turn my computer on it boots normally, then I start ubuntu. It shows the loading screen displaying ubuntu 12.04 (I think) and then the screen goes black. At that point I know it is at gbe ...
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My Ubuntu 15.10 freeze on my HP 15 Notebook

Recently I installed full Ubuntu 15.10 in my HP 15 Notebook with Windows 8.1 (before), all was fine, but it began to fail, when I'm watching a video in youtube or only use the note writer, the screen ...
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Ubuntu cannot recognize the Graphics Card after installing it alongside Windows

Following are the two drivers on my system: $ lspci -k | grep -EA2 'VGA|3D' 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 06) ...
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How to install driver for AMD Radeon HD3650 [duplicate]

How do I install the driver for my AMD Radeon HD3650 graphics card?
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upgradation from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS in machine with GeForce GTX 750 Ti

My machine is running 12.04 LTS with nvidia graphic card support GeForce GTX 750 Ti. I need to upgrade to 14.04 LTS. However, the upgradation failed due to the error stating that the machine doesn't ...
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unable to switch to nvidia

I installed nvidia driver using:sudo apt-get nvidia-current. After setting in Nvidia panel and reboot, the VGA in use remains the Intel. And lspci -vnnn | perl -lne 'print if /^\d+\:.+(\[\S+\:\S+\])...
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Problems with Nouveau (NVIDIA)

Okay, i installed linux mint in my computer and the screen was all corrupted, i thought that it could be the installation that was corrupted, then i downloaded ubuntu and installed and had the same ...
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Ubuntu Low Graphics Error

Im facing a little error with an Ubuntu setup. I installed Ubuntu on my old computer and I get this Low Graphics error. I restarted the computer while holding Shift I got into the GRUB menu where I ...
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How can i install nvidia geforce gtx 580 graphic driver for ubuntu 14.04?

I need to install the graphic driver for my computer so I can play games. I have tried downloading from the official Nvidia website but I am not able to install it because of wrong coding or ...
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Dual monitors using different Nvidia GPUs not working

In my machine, I have two Nvidia graphics cards. I am running Ubuntu 14.0.4.2 x64. My primary card is a GTX650, and my secondary card is an 8600GT. I would like to have dual monitors, with one ...
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Horrid Graphics Glitches

My system , a homebuilt with a GMA 950 and 1GB RAM , has being having graphics problems ever since installation . For example , once I was using Android Studio (for some reason this always happens ...