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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Graphic, card resolution

Is it normal to experience limited graphic card capability in Ubuntu 14 compared to the same graphics card in Windows XP? I am running two momitors and am limited to 1280 x1024 per display in ...
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Graphical issue with World of WarCraft

This is the first time I'm using Ubuntu and its... intimidating so please try to be nice :( Anyway, after messing around and having a bunch of... productive fun, I decided to try and install WoW, ...
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Can't change resolution on Nvidia Geforce GT 630 [on hold]

I'm having a problem. Today I installed elementary OS Freya 64 bit,which is built on Ubuntu 14.04. But I'm not able to get the correct resolution(1600x1200). My GPU is Nvidia Geforce GT 630. The ...
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Youtube fullscreen choppy in google-chrome

I've recently reinstalled my OS (Ubuntu) because I've upgraded my laptop with an SSD. It's an Asus UX32VD. Ever since then I've had issues with playing youtube videos in fullscreen in chrome. The ...
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fps lag in latest version of chromium

i lately experience fps issues in an online game i play (tagpro.gg - fps dropped from 60 to ~40), but also in youtube videos (feel very chopped). this is since i updated ubuntu (14.04 lts) yesterday ...
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Problem-dimensional graphics card

I have problem with dimension of screen from graphics card. It can not fill the screen without borders when I tried the following commands, xrandr -s 1024x768 Output from xrandr -q pc@pc:~$ xrandr ...
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Broken FGLRX DKMS module on latest UBUNTU Updates

(Ubuntu 15.04) After latest round of updates fglrx failed to compile dkms module on both of my laptops. 1 laptop has switchable graphics and the other does not. The laptop with switchable graphics ...
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Need help in changing & saving screen resolution permanently in Ubuntu 14.04

I have Lenovo Y40-90 laptop, and have Ubuntu 14.04 with integrated Intel graphics card and AMD Raden R9 M275 graphics card. I have also installed AMD Catalyst Center to switch between Intel and ...
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Why does Ubuntu gets stuck on the loading screen?

I've been experiencing many problem lately since I fresh installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my SONY VAIO VPCEH with Windows 7 previously installed. Sometimes when I try to boot Ubuntu, it gets stuck at ...
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Ubuntu will not start with Nvidia drivers installed

When I have the nvidia graphics drivers installed. My computer just gives me the error Starting Light Display manager... and Deal with any system changes... link was shut down..... I have a lenovo ...
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After upgrade to 15.04 screen resolution stuck at low graphics

I was running 12.04 32bit on an old Asus laptop with ATI X1200 graphics and upgraded stepwise to 15.04. Somewhere along the way the graphics got stuck at low resolution. The upgraded system uses the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Fresh Install - Parts of screen garbled

I've installed Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 on a Dell Vostro 1500 with 2.5 gigs of ram, and I'm experiencing garbled (corruption or gibberish) graphics. Screenshot at this link: ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu 12.10 graphics problem

I can't boot since installing Ubuntu 12.10 When I try to run Ubuntu My computer never gets to the Ubuntu screen with the loading dots. I tried to run in recovery mode with safe graphics (failsafex) ...
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how to install proprietary nvidia GeForce 9600M GT driver on ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

Hi everyone I have installed driver for my nVidia GeForce 9600M GT by checking this link and it works. But I realized that I had installed 'open source' drivers for my graphic card. Can anyone ...
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Low resolution mode(AMD Radeon 8500M)

My lenovo G500 laptop has Graphic's Card AMD radeon 8500M series with 2GB memory of graphic's card, I used it on Windows with no problem, but on Ubuntu it uses intel video card, when I installed it's ...
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Switch console display on linux(ubuntu) system with two graphics cards

A machine installed with a ubuntu system and two graphics cards. Both linked to a monitor. Have sucessfully switched the xwindow's screen0 from one monitor to the other by modifying the xorg.conf ...
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mid 2010 macbook and nvidia drivers

Having problems with Nvidia's proprietary drivers (any) on a Ubuntu MATE based flavour on a mid 2010 macbook, set to boot with rEFInd. When the display manager starts, the X server dies, leaving me ...
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Blender 2.75a has massive lag

I'm running Blender 2.75a Game Engine on Ubuntu 14.04. My system specs are: 4GB RAM Intel Core 2 Duo Nvidia Geforce 210 Once I select the Texture mode the program begins to lag hugely, taking ...
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Computer behaviour changed after motherboard change

I recently changed the motherboard on my PC and now some odd behaviours are happening. Firstly, the screen is showing some anomalies. In the lower right hand quadrant of the screen, there is a ...
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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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Display with graphic card - Nvidia GeForce 7025 / NVIDIA nForce 630a keeps flickering for Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I have nvidia card - GeForce 7025 / NVIDIA nForce 630a. When I have installed Ubuntu, my screen keeps flickering and gets stuck when I login into my desktop, after ...
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Cuda installation on msi with two graphics card

I have a msi laptop CX61 2QF core i7, 4GB RAM, Intel HD Graphics 4600, Nvidia Geforce 9400M, Ubuntu 14.04 I want to install cuda 7.0, I downloaded the run file, made it as an executable and ...
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Failed to config radeon power managment ubuntu 15.04

I've tried to switch back to open source AMD drivers but have got stuck. When I try to look at the content of power_method file I'm getting an error: cat: /sys/class/drm/card0/device/power_method: No ...
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Unable to install AMD Radeon HD 5450 on Ubuntu13.04 due to no display

So here is my issue, I got Ubuntu 13.04 installed on a system with the following specs: AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+ Nf-M2 nView FM2 3 GB DDR2 800 RAM WD 250 GB HDD Coolmax CUG-700B 500W I cannot install ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 not logging into X

This morning I found that my computer were freezed. I rebooted the computer, and since then, I can not log in into my graphical user session neither other users sessions. When I try to login, the ...
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Bumblebee not switching card off

I am running Kubuntu 14.04.2 x86-64 on a ASUS Q551L. I have a Nvidia GeForce 840m that I am running the 352 driver from Nvidia. I am using bumblebee to switch between the two graphics cards. I can use ...
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15.04 Upgrade on AMD

I have a AMD Radeon R4/R5; after 15.04 upgrades, I'm stuck at the purple screen with low-graphics complaint. So I boot into the recovery session of the same generic headers and run in failsafeX mode. ...
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What is the currently accepted means of getting Nvidia to work on ubuntu 15.04?

I've seen and followed at least 8 guides to getting Nvidia's proprietary drivers working with ubuntu. Here are a list of answers and guides that I have tried (about twice each) that do not work. ...
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Is there a fix for Corsair Link

been trying to create new resolution output mode using: sudo xrandr --newmode "1368x768_60.00" 84.75 1360 1432 1568 1776 768 771 781 798 -hsync+vsync This is what I get: xrandr: Failed to ...
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Installed Driver for Evga GTX 970. Can't log in to Ubuntu

Hello everyone linux noob here. Basically I installed the driver from apt get. Restarted my computer, and now when I log in. I get stuck in a loop,the screen shows some funny colours and sends me back ...
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Installing nVidia driver on hybrid card

I am running Ubunutu 14.04 and I have just installed it onto my new laptop (MSI PE70 2QE) and it has a hybrid intel/nVidia 960m GFX card. I have found the excellent post here How do I install the ...
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Radeon HD 6470M (HP pavilion g6 1109er) on Xubuntu 14.04.2

So, there is the HP laptop with Xubuntu 14.04.2 x86. On the free driver (kernel is 3.16) laptop really hot. I tried to install the latest Catalyst specifically built for Ubuntu - ...
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nvidia vs. nvidia-updates?

OK, so I haven't find any answer, only one that claims the "nvidia-updates" is newer versions, yet the driver instalator says this: 4 options: nvidia 331.113, nvidia-updates 331.113, legacy nvidia ...
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How can I turn off the screen of my laptop while using an eGPU?

I use my latop with an external graphic card (eGPU) through an express card slot. As soon as, the eGPU is activated, the screen of the laptop is fixed. The blue image of the xubuntu loading is ...
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The system is running in low-graphics mode in ubuntu 15.04

I have this issue after updating ubuntu 15, i have tried this How to fix "The system is running in low-graphics mode" error? but not got any sucees so please help. I am using ubuntu 15.04 ...
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NVIDIA Geforce 840m Driver Issue

Okay, I have an HP Envy 17 laptop that was preloaded with Windows 8.1. I ditched Windows in favour of Linux. My laptop comes with the NVIDIA Geforce 840m. I install Ubuntu 14.04, and go to the ...
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14.04 - Nividia GPU driver install fails

I have tried installing any version of the Nvidia gpu drivers in an attempt to move away from 331 which has been causing and issue upgrading the kernel and hasn't been fixed. I have tried using the ...
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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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Second nvidia is not recognised

I have msi CX61 2QF intel core i7 intel hd graphics NVIDIA GeForce 940m Ubuntu 14.04 I want to install cuda 7.0, But when I install it (using .run file in tty1 mode - this is how I ...
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Ubuntu live cd : black screen and blinking cursor

I try to install ubuntu 12.04 on my computer. I can get to the purple screen on the live cd but then, if I choose "Installing Ubuntu", I have a black screen with a cursor blinking (and nothing else ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Visual Glitches

I reinstalled Ubuntu 15.04 onto my computer, and I am receiving some strange graphical/visual glitches when I boot up. First off, there is some black terminal grub screen that comes up, tells me my ...
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In Ubuntu 15.04 can't do graphical log in

I have done clean install recently of Ubuntu Desktop 15.04. And I was able to log in to the graphical environment until I enabled "boot to text" like said there: How do I disable X at boot time so ...
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How to install NVIDIA.run?

I have a Nvidia Ge force Ge6150 SE graphics card. I am running ubuntu 12.04. When I try to install the .run file it fails. It shows the message like this: I Itried to install it after ...
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Fan constantly runs on Dell 3521 with Radeon HD7670m on Ubuntu 15.04

My laptop configuration are Dell 3521 Core i3 3227U @ 1.9Ghz 4GB RAM Intel HD4000 graphic + radeon HD7670m 1GB DDR3 dedicated graphics. When I boot Ubuntu 14.04.02LTS on my laptop, CPU cooling fan ...
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installing Nvidia NVS 3100M driver fails, what am I missing?

running Kubuntu 14.04 in Oracle virtual box 5.0 on Dell (Windows 7) E6410 laptop. I've installed DKMS & guest additions. I can get better resolution now. But I assume for performance I need to ...
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How can I tell Ubuntu to use my NVIDIA GPU for specific programs?

I am using a laptop with an Intel Core i7-4702MQ CPU (which has Intel HD Graphics 4600 integrated) and a discrete NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M graphics card. In Windows, I can use the NVIDIA Control Panel ...
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HDMI not detected Ubuntu 12.10 - ATI Radeon HD 6670

Brand new to Linux, so help a young blood out :-) (I'm a novice/hobby programmer, but completely new to Linux command syntax, etc) Brand new everything Rig. Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10. Ubuntu ...
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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 ...
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How to render Minecraft on the GPU?

Hardware: Intel i7 AMD Radeon HD 6970 SSD with plenty of space 6 GB RAM Software OpenJDK 6, 7, and Oracle Java 7 (reproducible with all three) AMD Catalyst 12.8 and open source driver ...
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14.10 Dual Monitors are displayed as distorted single screen mode

I have very recently updated my Ubuntu OS from 14.04 to 14.10. I am running on an optimus enabled laptop, with Intel 4000 graphics and an nVidia 640M. *-display description: ...