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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Monitors don't work - could not switch monitor configuration

I have three monitors but in my case two are blank and one is working. And I am using a Nvidia (GTX 960). I bought the card just before I upgraded to 15.04 and everything was fine until I started to ...
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How can I rotate my notebook screen 90 degrees although 'xrandr --rotate' does not support it?

I've got an Acer Aspire E5-773G notebook with those graphics-related specs: Card-1: Intel Sky Lake Integrated Graphics Card-2: NVIDIA GM108M [GeForce 940M] Display Server: X.Org 1.18.3 driver: nvidia ...
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Graphical glitches

So I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 from the Windows installer (dual-boot). Ubuntu seems to boot fine until it gets to the login screen. There are small graphical glitches in the screen and whenever I ...
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Install Nvidia driver instead nouveau

3 days ago I got installed Ubuntu 14.04 and got some problems as fuzzy/blurry screen and bad support of multiple screens. So I realized that Ubuntu installs nouveau as default. I googled how to ...
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Woobly windows effect not working on Kubuntu 16.04

Earlier I had a problem in which the graphics and some important functions of the system stopped working properly. Now, simple things like the woobly windows effect, or the traslucent effect don't ...
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Unity 8 not working with NVIDIA graphics card

I am on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) and have heard that, with this distribution, I would be able to get a better look at the Unity 8 and Mir desktop interface. I understand that it is still buggy and ...
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Which Graphic Drivers Should I Download of For AMD Processors? [on hold]

I am using kali linux But i have not installed graphic drivers. So i want to installthis i want to know that which driver i should have to install I have Hp laptop with AMD chipset My Kali Details ...
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Upgrading to a new graphics card, any tips?

I am willing to get a new graphics card - Nvidia GTX 950. I currently have the Nvidia GT 730. The last time I tried installing the new graphics card's drivers I had to reinstall Ubuntu from scratch. ...
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Disable Nvidia GPU on Ubuntu 16.04

I recently bought a “gaming laptop”, therefore it boards an Nvidia GPU and an Intel “GPU”. I have managed to install Ubuntu 16.04, but I have some problems with the way Ubuntu is using the GPUs. I ...
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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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VGA passthrough with QEMU and KVM - Nothing on screen

These last few days I've been trying to set up a windows virtual machine with VGA passthrough, using this guide as my main reference: https://www.pugetsystems.com/labs/articles/Multiheaded-NVIDIA-...
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Ubuntu 14.04 screen icons and folder blurry after few minutes in booting

My screen looks like this after the computer is running for a few minutes. Especially the text looks very distorted and is barely readable. What is wrong here and how do I fix it?
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Login Page frozen Screen

Informations: Intel 6700HQ Processor, Nvidia GTX 970M, Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC-3165, Kernel is 4.4 i recently went from Windows to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (with disabled UEFI and secure boot) now ...
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Geforce 7300 LE - Nvidia 304.131 driver crashes in ubuntu 14.04 32bit

I have an old Dell Optiplex GX280 whith a PCIe card Nvidia Geforce 7300 LE. I have instaled de latest Nvidia 304.131 driver for this 32 bit achitecture and the driver doesn't work, and the desktop ...
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Can I use Intel HD 4000 Graphics and discrete Radeon HD for dual monitors?

On windows I have a dual monitor setup. I have one monitor connected directly to the motherboard, running off of Intel HD 4000 graphics. I have another monitor connected directly to my Radeon HD 7850. ...
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Which AMD video driver I can use in Ubuntu 16.04.xx?

I have video card [AMD/ATI] Oland XT [Radeon HD 8670 / R7 250/350] and play games (Payday 2, Team Fortress 2, Civilization V) on Ubuntu 15.10 with AMD Catalyst drivers. Which drivers I can use in ...
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AMD OpenCL 2.0 drivers on Ubuntu 16.04

I have a private workstation that uses Ubuntu 14.04 and has an AMD FirePro W7000 graphics card installed. AMD released a Catalyst driver update for all GCN-based cards that upgrades their OpenCL ...
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Set an backgroud image in ubuntu file manager [duplicate]

In Ubuntu desktop file manager, we can change background color by editing and changing the basecolor value from gtk.css file from the location /usr/share/themes/Greybird/gtk-3.0/gtk.css. Is any ...
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Problem with upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04: resolution messed up. “Could not apply the stored configuration for monitors”

I'm a bit of a newbie to Ubuntu. I use it via a virtual machine (Parallels on Mac OS 10.10.5)--although this shouldn't matter, as far as I know. I just updated to version 16.04. On start-up, I get ...
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Screen flickering when battery low in Kubuntu 16.04

some days ago I tried to install nVidia drivers but nothing came up, so I reverted (or I guess so) to the "original" situation. Everything works fine (actually I don't neet my card, integrated ...
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External screen random flashing

I'm a user of Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T460s and I've recently started to use an external monitor. Apparently radomly the external screen flash becoming black. It could not happen in an ...
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Can't Install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, GPU Issue

I'm trying to install Ubuntu as my first distro ever, but it will not work. When I go to install it from my USB a few different things happen. I either get a black screen that keeps blinking, walls ...
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some corrupty graphics in 14.04 LTS

I got 14.04 LTS (because Xenial WHY NO AMD?!?) and it worked flawlessly (process going fine and stuff) and when I boot it.... some stripes of glitcheyness happens and then normal boot.. If anyone can ...
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Do I need to install drivers for headless server?

I'm creating a file server with Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS. The motherboard doesn't have a on-board graphics card so I'm using a Nvidia graphics card for the install. I've tested that I can install with ...
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Nvidia driver breaks X? [duplicate]

I have recently replaced my old broken hard drive in my laptop. The bad thing is that the old hard drive had a pre-installed ubuntu and recovery partition with all the drivers shipped with it. So ...
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lxde + fluxbox screen flickering

Recently I've installed Lubuntu 16.04 with fluxbox window manager (I don't know what causes this problem). And I noticed that my screen start to flickering every once in a while (especially after ...
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HDMI connection to external monitor causes laptop screen blackout in 14.04, nvidia graphics

I have had some serious issues with my external monitor and graphics display since installing Ubuntu 14.04, and no one else seems to have had the exact same problem so I figured it best to post here. ...
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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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Correct Monitors Not Detected on 16.04 Nvidia or Nouveau

Upon installation of 16.04, a Dell 2408WFP was not detected by the default Nouveau driver. I then installed the actual Nvidia driver hoping for a different result, but that yielded the same result. ...
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problem with vga card using ubuntu 14.04.04 in hp pavilion dv6

I have installed ubuntu 14.04.04 (new user) i have no knowledge yet ,, my laptob is hp pavilion dv6 3052ee , has two video cards intel hd and ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 Graphics (switchable) - to be ...
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Ubuntu and Nvidia 960m

I've noticed several issues with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (64-bits) and my Nvidia drivers. I have an Acer V-Nitro7 with a Intel® HD Graphics 530 (Skylake GT2) and Nvidia GTX 960M. Two major issues One is ...
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Failed to get size of gamma for output default when trying to add new screen resolution

I'm trying to adjust resolution on my new MSI GT70 2OC. In settings, only one resolution is available: 1920x1080. This is fine, except that I need to decrease the resolution and make it more ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - Poor battery life on Intel HD Graphic

I just switched from Windows 10 to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and I am quite satisfied with it after installing and configuring Gnome Shell. However, like everyone, I encounter a significant drop in terms of ...
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AMD R290 underperforming [closed]

I have an AMD R290, I am aware that the proprietary drivers have been dropped. However the performance of the open source driver should be acceptable per the Phornoix Benchmarks. I am not however ...
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Screen flickering on Ubuntu 16.4 while inactivity

I am a total Linux newbie and just installed Ubuntu 16.04 Unity a few days ago as a second OS besides Windows 10. Unfortunately it seems there is something wrong with the screen. Whenever there is no ...
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Display Issues - Desktop larger than TV display

I just migrated my HTPC from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 16.04. The install went fine however, at a resolution of 1280x720 or 1920x1080, the actual desktop is wider than the TV screen (primarily on the left ...
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On 16.04, How config Integrated Graphics, not Nvidia GPU?

I am running ubuntu 16.04 on a desktop which has an nvidia gpu chip. dan@redt:~ $ dan@redt:~ $ cat /etc/os-release NAME="Ubuntu" VERSION="16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)" ID=ubuntu ID_LIKE=debian ...
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lightdm freezes frequently when working with windows

Ubuntu 14.04LTS keeps hanging if I close or minimize windows. When this happens pressing "Alt", Ctrl+Alt+Backspace or Ctrl+Alt+F1 and then Ctrl+Alt+F7 usually solves the problem: window which does not ...
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bizarre screen displayed upon login

System Information: Model: Acer Veriton VN282G-UD5253W Processor: Intel Atom D525 1.80GHz Chipset: Intel NM10 Memory: 4GB DDR3 Hard Drive: 500GB Graphics: NVIDIA ION GPU - GT218 OS: Ubuntu Desktop ...
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Black screen on boot after AMDGPU-Pro install (16.04)

I have been having some screen freezing issues on my new Ubuntu 16.04 system, and have been in the troubleshooting process for this issue. I thought it was a graphics driver problem, as I am running ...
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Blacklisting Nouveau not working on Ubuntu 14.04

I know there is plenty of documentation on blacklisting the Nouveau driver. However the normal methods are not working for me. I tried adding the below lines in the /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf file,...
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Intel Graphics: stock driver vs modesetting driver vs Intel download

I've just removed xserver-xorg-video-intel due to a bug. This means I've fallen back to the modesetting driver, which Debian now recommends. Can any provide a comparison of the relative merits of the ...
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Error when booting and graphics card issues after installing cuda toolkit 7.5 for Ubuntu 16.04

I wanted to enable a GPU for use with TensorFlow. To do this, I needed to install the Cuda Toolkit 7.5 and cuDNN v4. The installation seemed to work fine and I can use a GPU with TensorFlow, but after ...
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What should I do to detect Radeon graphics card in Ubuntu 16.04 along with Intel HD Graphics 4000

I have a laptop with Intel HD 4000 and Radeon HD 8670 M graphics. I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 16.04. In Ubuntu I think the Radeon is not detected. When I type lspci | grep VGA the following result ...
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UNITY_LOW_GFX_MODE=1 - what does it do?

I understand that it switches off the fancy graphics effects, but does it also do something with the display itself, e. g. the display mode? Are movies played with lower quality in this mode?
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Xubuntu becomes very laggy after hours

When I start my laptop, there is no problems : no lag, it's not superfluid but it's OK. After few hours (~4/5 hours) Ubuntu and Gnome suddenly become very very slow : 3 or 4 seconds of delay when I ...
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Screen starts blinking sometimes

i've been dealing with this problem for a while and i have no idea where even to look at in order to find it, maybe you could help me or give me any hint. The problem is simply that. The screen ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 distorted loading image and Graphic after unlock

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTE on my Sony Vaio Laptop having below configuration: Ram: 4GB Graphic Card: AMD Radeon HD 7500M/7600M Series [1024 MB] Processor: Intel i5-3230M @2.60GHz Ubuntu is ...
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Screen freeze after indeterminate amount of time 16.04

so I just got a new desktop machine up and running with 16.04 LTS and while it appeared initially to be fully functional, I am now getting some freezing issues. After an indeterminate amount of time,...
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PC restarts while watching videos online

While watching videos on YouTube or even Facebook screen goes on random color for few seconds and after it computer restarts. When I watching something on VLC or other player everything's fine. Before ...