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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How can I verify that my graphics card is used correctly when playing games

I recently installed steam on my laptop to play some games but the experience is not that good. I don't play a lot but with the computer I use I would have expected something better. I am getting ...
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Failed to load NVIDIA drivers

I have an NVIDIA NVS 5200, and my machine is running Ubuntu 15.10. I am trying to access a software that is currently installed on a server. In order to get the window of the software, I am using the ...
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Very unstable video playback on Ubuntu 15.10

From VLC and SMPlayer to Chrome, I am experiencing daily and even hourly video playback issues. For one, please look at this YouTube video that was playing in full-screen mode in Chrome and as soon as ...
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Making sure AMD drivers are installed on Ubuntu 15.04

I have a laptop with an AMD Radeon HD 7730M chip. I just want to make sure that the drivers are properly installed because I'm getting some conflicting results. I used this guide first. Running lspci ...
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Monitor flickering while using Nvidia card

I have an Nvidia GeForce GT 500 series card, and cannot install the video driver needed: Additional drivers doesn't find any Downloading and installing the driver from the Nvidia website doesn't ...
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“The system is running in low-graphics mode” when I try setup autorun numlock on

Ubuntu 14.04. I like turn on numlock on autorun. I found this recommendation: go to /usr/share/lightdm/lightdm.conf.d/50-unity-greeter.conf and add greeter-setup-script=/usr/bin/numlockx on ...
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Problem at shutdown and logout (Intel i7-6500U CPU and AMD Radeon R5 M335)

I have a brand new Dell Inspiron 15 (5559) laptop with an Intel Skylake i7-6500U CPU and an AMD Radeon R5 M335 graphics card. I'm running elementary 0.3.2 which is based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I ...
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The system is running in low-graphics mode after installing

I have installed Ubuntu on a separate ext4 partition. I did not create a swap partition, because I was going to create a swap file after installation. Ubuntu does not have an Internet connection, ...
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Sometimes graphic issues (flickering) after resume from suspend (ThinPad X250, Kubuntu 15.10 Wily)

I have a ThinkPad X250 running Kubuntu 15.10. Sometimes, after resume from suspend the monitor starts flickering from time to time. After restarting the machine everything works fine again. Is there ...
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Graphics Issue with Xubuntu 14.04

I was trying to set up my linux machine to run without a monitor. I found this solution online: Add Fake Display when No Monitor is Plugged In. I followed the directions on configuring a dummy device ...
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gpu-manager overwrites xorg.conf

I have recently installed the NVIDIA drivers on my Xubuntu 15.10 machine but I had to remove them due to improper multi-monitor setup. Everything went fine, except for the fact that gpu-manager seems ...
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How do I know if I'm using a GPU?

How to find out in Ubuntu (14.04) whether the processor has a GPU or not? I went through a few links and the results are as given below for my system specs. $ lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible ...
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Can't get Intel HD Graphics 530 (Skylake i7 6700) to work

I've updated the kernel to 4.3.0, but the driver still seems to be off. What else can I try? starfall@nx ~ $ IBGL_DEBUG=verbose glxinfo name of display: :0 i965_dri.so does not support the 0x1912 PCI ...
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New graphics card causes Ubuntu to freeze during boot process

Today I upgraded my graphics card to a Radeon R9 380, and Ubuntu freezes during the boot process. There is no error message. The screen is black except for a terminal cursor in the top left corner. I ...
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nvidia dual screen

I can't use dual screen with my Nvidia card proprietary drivers (I've tried them all!), and if I'm using the open source driver it says I'm switched to an Intel graphics card. When the proprietary ...
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Will Ubuntu run on this old pc? [duplicate]

s3unichrome 3D gpu 256mb of ram can upgrade to 512mb AMD sempron 3100+ @ 1.8ghz 100gb hhd emachine t3104 The computer runs Windows XP but slowly and it crashes. It is about 13 years old and has ...
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“Additional Drivers” problem switching

I am running an old ASUS P4P800 motherboard,with a GeForce FX 5200 graphics card installed. When I bring up Additional Drivers, it shows the nouveau and also an Nvidia-173 driver, which is the correct ...
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AMD APU + GPU (MSI GX70) Switchable Graphics Card

I want to move away from windows, since microsoft is doing a great mess right now with their OS. Though I've been an Ubuntu user since 2010, I was using this computer mainly for gaming. I have a MSI ...
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Screen flickers during 3D gameplay on 15.10

So this is not the first time this has happened. I recently installed an Nvidia graphics card, but even before that the screen would flicker from time to time on the Intel HD graphics. Installing the ...
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Problem with amd, please, help me

Good day, I have notebook hp 15 pavillon, based on A8-with radeon r5 and graphics radeon r7 m260 in Windows. But when I install Ubuntu 14.04, I install fgrlx drivers, and Ubutu see only this: ...
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Cannot switch from Intel to Nvidia GPU somehow

I'm trying to get the GPU GeForce 940M on my new HP laptop ENVY 17-n101ng running, but have somehow extreme troubles switching from Intel to Nvidia. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (16-bit). I have ...
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GUI broken or renders improperly - Ubuntu

Simply, the GUI windows are breaking down. As you can see in the above image, the text in the launched windows is unreadable.There's also some black shade around the corners of the active window. ...
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problem with dual amd graphics card amd radeon r5 A8 and radeon r7 m260

Good day I have problem with dual AMD graphics card AMD Radeon R5 A8 and Radeon R7 M260. Hope, you can help me, I try to install drivers at additional driver in Ubuntu, try download and install from ...
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How to find out what Graphics Card is present in your system?

Is it possible to find the exact configuration and model of your systems graphics card in Ubuntu 10.10?
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How i get graphics of start menu back?

Due to some reasons I lost graphics of start menu. It's background color which was transparent becomes black as shown in image. [ It happens after the gnome desktop package using sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu AMD graphics driver

I'm using 15.10 Ubuntu on my HP laptop . It has an AMD graphics card (2GB). I have posted the screenshot of my Additional driver . Can you guys tell what do I have to install more ?
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Where can I find ASROCK E350M1 Integrated AMD Radeon HD 6310 graphics driver?

I just built a desktop computer using an ASRock E350M1 board, powered by an AMD Fusion E-350 APU (AMD Radeon HD 6310 GPU Model). I installed Ubuntu 10.04. Did all the updates. Almost everything works ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS keeps freezing, I feel like it's the Nvidia card I have

I've been having troubles with my computer as of late. I was running Ubuntu previously and it suddenly crashed on me so I did a fresh install and it has become a bit better but not really. 1) Whole ...
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installing graphic card drivers: “Gallium 0.4 on ATI RV370” and “Mobile Intel® GM45 Express Chipset”

I have problems with graphic card drivers both on my desktop and laptop (different ones "Gallium 0.4 on ATI RV370" on desktop and "Mobile Intel® GM45 Express Chipset" on latitude E6500). I think ...
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Possible Graphics Problem Playing Out Of Reach

Ok so im running ubuntu 14.04 I am trying to play a steam game and my system dose meet the minimum system requirement and I have no problem playing the game itself just some minor graphics problem. My ...
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How do I get EGL and OpenGLES libraries for Ubuntu running on VirtualBox?

I have Ubuntu running on VirtualBox. Guest additions are installed and now the OS is hardware acceleration capable. I have OpenGL library in place. Now I want to run apps using egl + opengles1.1 ...
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How to use only the Nvidia GPU?

I have a laptop with an integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 and a dedicated GPU from Nvidia. Since the Intel HD Graphisc is crashing all the time, how can I switch only on the Nvidia GPU and never use ...
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Problem running graphics.h in Ubuntu 14.04 in CodeBlocks [closed]

I've been trying to compile the following C code in CodeBlocks with the -lgraph extension (which I have set in the Linker Settings), the graphics.h library of Turbo C++ and libgraph-1.0.2 being ...
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Updating graphic drivers because Maple is unable to render 3D graphics with Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to plot a 3D graph with Maple on Ubuntu 14.04, but I get the following error: Maple is unable to render 3D graphics Your operating system, graphics, or video driver may require ...
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AMD Video Drivers for Ubuntu? (Very Slow Graphics)

I just freshly installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my Asus X452E Notebook, it has AMD HD 8xxxM R3 Series video card. I don't know how to install the right drivers for video, I downloaded x.org fxgrx something ...
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Ubuntu freezes during startup screen after rebooting after installing AMD graphics drivers

I have an Asus r7250 graphics card, which I plug two monitors into (1 VGA, one HDMI). Recently (today) I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on this computer (a desktop, 64 bit). Within Ubuntu, I was able to ...
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install nvidia drivers with ppa into Ubuntu 15

I use a Ubuntu 15(desktop) + KDE Plasma 5 into a Vagrant Box. I have problem with my resolution screen. For resolve this I want to install NVIDIA drivers on my Ubuntu. It seem to be more goodly than ...
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Minecraft flickers when window maximized

Whenever I maximize the the Minecraft window the game starts flickering. This problem only occurs in-game and not in the title screen. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I've tried updating my drivers, but ...
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PPA directory, Steam, Dota 2

I have a graphics problem on Dota 2, the characters and the wood are transparent. When I'm starting steam I am adviced to install ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates However, when I type that in Terminal I ...
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need help to find out if this ram will work for my computer [closed]

so my dad picked up this computer from the garbage and its sexy but it doesnt have a powercord so idk if its worth removing the ram and graphics card and installing it into the computer now that i use ...
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amd graphics card driver for R5 m330

I recently purchased an Hp laptop that came with 2 Gb dedicated AMD Radeon R5 Series M330 Graphics .Currently i am running ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop. I checked for the graphics driver in Hp's website ...
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Graphics driver problem: full grey screen

My laptop GPU integrated is: Intel HD Graphics 3000 Sandybridge. The dedicated one is Nvidia Geforce GT 630M 2GB. I installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 on this laptop. I installed all the updates from the ...
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Connecting second screen causes ubuntu to quit session

I have been using a second screen with my laptop for some time and it was working fine. But now when I connect the second monitor, it logs me off (if I was already logged in) or will not log me in at ...
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Can't switch to my nvidia graphics card and i am not sure if system detects it

I looked up many similar questions in this and other sites for really long time; but couldn't find any solutions. I have a laptop with GeForce 840M and cant get it work. I am using Intel's graphics ...
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Ubuntu server 15.10 ppc error

I´m installing Ubuntu server/mate 15.10 ppc into a PowerMac G5 with a Mac Nvidia 6800 Ultra DDL Graphics Card, 6Gb RAM, sata 250Gb, wifi and bt cards. And always I got the same errors, a black screen ...
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ubuntu 14.04 lts and nvidia graphic card

I just bought a new laptop (LAPTOP DELL INSPIRON 5558 15.6'' INTEL CORE I3-4005U 4GB 500GB NVIDIA GT920M 2GB FREE DOS). Since I am familiar with windows and have no idea of Ubuntu 14.04 lts I tried to ...
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Slow shutdown / reboot with 15.10

I have a GeForce GT 740 graphics card installed and am running a clean install of 15.10. I was running the stock (X.Org X server) graphics driver installed by Ubuntu. Everything was great, shutdown ...
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Graphics broken after 4.2.0-27 update

I was using Ubuntu 15.10, driver nvidia 358 from graphics-drivers PPA, my discrete card is GT-650M. Some time after said update, I had some ugly poligons and horizontal lines on my notebook, and ...
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only example.desktop display after installing ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu14.04 from USB driave and found a strange behavior. Everything goes smoothly when installation but after finished the system can only run in low graphics mode and there is only ...
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install nvidia driver instead nouveau

3 days ago I got installed Ubunto 14.04 and got some problems as fuzzy/blurry screen and bad support of multiple screens. So I realized that as default ubuntu install nouveau. I googled how to remove ...