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 do I prevent ATI Graphics Card from over heating?

I am having some serious issues with the Switchable graphics Card setup on my HP Envy 1103-tx Laptop. This laptop comes with: Intel HD Graphics 4000 AMD Radeon HD 7670M The ATI card is getting ...
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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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Ubuntu graphics

I installed ubuntu 14:04, and I was testing some commands including CTRL + ALT + F1 to access the shell. After i did this, i restarted the system and when I returned to start ubuntu, before ...
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Xorg won't start after an upgrade to 15.04

I have seemed to run into a dead end with this problem, so I'm seeking any help. I'll preface by stating I have been running 14.04 LTS on my HP Pavilion G6-1b70us for about a year without many ...
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lagging videos in graphic card of nvidia GeForce 9500 GT via os linux that based ubuntu [on hold]

I have graphic card of nvidia geforce 9500 GT but that I use this via opration system of linux mint mate version 17.2 of 32 bit, so via any Web browser from any web site to display videos. if i choose ...
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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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Nvidia Driver Black Screen

This is the second time I posted similar question. How do someone solve this problem. Please don't give me the normal procedure like purge, then install. It is not working. That's why I came here. ...
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The 'Run Command' dialog has corrupted graphics. Any ideas on fixing this?

I'm using KDE, and whenever I open the 'Run Command' dialog (e.g. with Alt+F2), the dialog is filled with corrupted graphics. Sometimes it's possible to see enough of the dialog to use it, but usually ...
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Hearthstone graphics glitch (shadows on Blackrock board)

Specs: VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF114 [GeForce GTX 560] (rev a1) Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device 83b5 Kernel driver in use: nvidia Ubuntu 15.04 - Linux-x86_64 NVIDIA ...
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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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I am facing a problem while running a 'C' graphics program in gcc compiler [on hold]

My program doesn't exeute properly. when i run a program containing graphics header file then i get an error message as given below. Please help me resolve the following error: [xcb] Unknown sequence ...
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Fresh Install of Ubuntu and Nvidia drivers not working with CUDA

So i just installed 14.04 and had to boot with nomodeset parameter on my machine with a GTX 970. I installed then booted with the same parameter, installed the new Graphics Drivers PPA and installed ...
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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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Nvidia Driver install

I have been searching for days on getting started with Linux and still can't get started. I am running the following CAELinux xunbuntu 12.04 I7 16 GB ram SSD 500 gb Nvidia GT 540M and an integrated ...
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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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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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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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Ubuntu 15.04 Nvidia drivers and break things /odd bugs-tearing

I have after many installs and reinstall's removed my gtx770 and my system works flawlessly. It seems as soon as I install any nvidia drivers (propitiatory or xorg) I have instability with the system. ...
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Radeon Driver Help!

So after 3 days of trying to figure out why my computer wasn't letting me boot off anything other than windows, I figured out why. My Graphics Card wasn't letting me. I took it out and it let me ...
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How do I install radeonsi + si scheduler?

I was browsing reddit earlier and found this: https://archive.is/Xlnoa It said that radeonsi + si scheduler runs better than the catalyst/fglrx drivers. I would like to try this out. Is there a way ...
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High CPU with web streaming videos

Every time I start watching some video within a browser (both Firefox 40.0 and Chrome 44.0.2403.157 64-bit with no extensions) the CPU usage gets 100% (according to htop and system monitor) freezing ...
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15.04 I get terrible screen tearing on the desktop with intel graphics

So I gave 15.04 a try but the screen tearing on the desktop (scrolling in web browsers, moving windows) is as terrible as in every version of ubuntu I've ever tried, and it always ends with me giving ...
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problems with screen resolution and graphics after upgrading 14.04

After upgrading ubuntu 14.04 the screen resolution of may laptop is seemed to be changed a bit. Also while using internet sometimes a thin horizontal black line is appeared on each of the photos and ...
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How to use NVidia Gpu simultaneously with intel HD

My laptop has an high-end NVidia Geforce GTX 860m graphics card and the intel integrated graphics (Intel HD 4600, pretty weak) So in my case, i have to work in ue4 (very heavy on the graphics card), ...
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High CPU load with only Firefox* open — are my GPU drivers misconfigured?

*Firefox and as well a terminal window. I have two machines, both running Ubuntu 14.10* and Firefox 39. (*I've tried the troublesome machine with 14.04 as well with the same issue described below) ...
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Intel Graphics HD 3000 Steam Problem

I'm having issues with my grapics, when i play on windows CS GO for example i can play it smoothly, but on ubuntu (14.04 ,14.10 and 15.04) and now im on ubuntustudio 15.04; i have FPS drops on a ...
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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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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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Full downgrade from 14.04.3 lts-vivid stack to standard 14.04 lts stack

the issue is well represented by the title. How can I completely revert the 14.04.3 lts-vivid stack (3.19 kernel + updated graphics stack) to the standard 14.04.0/1 trusty stack? I know that the most ...
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How to install legacy nvidia drivers in 14.04?

I have an older desktop with an NVIDIA GeForce FX 5500, which means only the 173.xx versions of nvidia's drivers work. In the "hardware drivers" thing, I selected the "proprietary drivers" option, ...
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Upgrading to newest nVidia drivers on a laptop that uses Optimus? (Ubuntu 15.04)

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 on a laptop with an Intel HD Graphics 5000 and a nVidia GeForce 520M, joined by an Optimus. I'm trying to upgrade my graphics drivers to the latest provided by the vendor so ...
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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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Switching between graphics driver in combined dual boot/Virtualbox setup

I have set up a combined dual boot/Virtualbox system with Windows 8 as my main OS and a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS hard drive which can also be accessed as a virtual machine by VirtualBox using this guide. ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Nvidia NVS 5200m not working and mini display port not working

so I have about 3 issues that may be all related. I have a thinkpad T430s with nvidia optimus. I cannot for the life of me get the GPu working with bumblebee (used all the guides posted around here) ...
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Games on Steam do not launch

I got through various problems to make Steam launch.. with my AMD Radeon R7 4 GB Graphics card and the XOrg (Gallium) Graphics, (I can't login, Login Loop happens, and I can't do CTRL + ALT + F1 / F2, ...
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NVIDIA drivers for Ubuntu 15.04 GTX 970 black loading screen

I can't seem to get anything to work on Ubuntu. I've struggled with everything that goes into installing, update and maintain the operation system and software. But I've manage to get it installed ...
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Second monitor not rendering correctly with NVidia drivers

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and NVidia Drivers 346. I have a Samsung monitor and it works nice except because it does not appear to render correctly. For example, when I scroll a page or something, it ...
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How to force GTX 970 to identify second display?

I have recently upgraded my system to a GTX 970 graphics card on which I hooked up my primary (HDMI) and secondary (DVI) displays. The first thing I noticed was the stock drivers not working at all, ...
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An X Error occured after attempting to launch Steam on Ubuntu 15.04?

I am using AMD Radeon R7 240 4GB (Sapphire) .. and have got through many problems. Steam not launching after switching Graphics Card? This was my first thread regards that.. I did what Sachin Kamath ...
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Optimus: Using optirun logs me out, then fails?

I have a Samsung QX411, with an Intel HD Graphics 5000 and a nVidia GeForce 520M GPU, both bridged with Optimus. I'm running Ubuntu 15.04. Now, here's my problem. When I run optirun glxinfo for the ...
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Steam not launching after switching Graphics Card?

I recently purchased and installed an AMD Sapphire R7 4GB 240. Ubuntu automatically switched to some Open-Source Drivers named Gallium 0.4 on AMD OLAND. For some reason Steam is not able to launch ...
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LibreOffice is really slow refreshing the UI

I am using Ubuntu 14.04LTS and I haven't really had much luck using LibreOffice. I am currently using LibreOffice v4.2.8.2 build ID: 420m0(build:2). I attempted to switch to Open Office and this ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu + Win7, Low Graphics Mode, Can't Access Terminal or GRUB

So I successfully installed the latest Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 today. At first, there were no issues and everything went smoothly until I had the great idea to change the open-source ...
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How to get GPU info?

I'm looking for a command that would give me the same info as cat /proc/cpuinfo Except for the GPU (type of the chip and memory, frequency)
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Kubuntu/KDE Plasma OpenGL Graphics Issues

I'm running KDE Plasma Workspace on Kubuntu 14.04 and I'm having graphics issues. When hovering the mouse over bars, the info window that opens had a large black box around it, when trying to change ...
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Nvidia graphics problem with suspend and resume, system hangs

Am on 11.04. When I close my laptop lid (NVIDIA graphics - HP Pavilion) it goes onto sleep mode. But when I reopen it, instead of resuming onto the password prompt, it shows me a screen of random ...
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Hybrid Nvidia and Intel cards, bumblebee optirun not working and OpenGL not being Intel

I have been fighting with the installation and correct usage of my Nvidia GTX960M together with an Intel i7-4720M CPU on Ubuntu 15.04. I have followed lots of links on this website, on ubuntu wiki ...
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AMD discrete graphics unusable on a MacBook Pro 8,2

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 on a MacBook Pro 8,2 with a proper EFI single boot. All works like a charm and the boot process is really fast, I'm really satisfied. I have only one issue: I can use ...
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Ubuntu stuck after login when Nvidia driver installed

I have 2 graphics cards (Tesla k10, K40) in my supermicro SuperServer (7047GR-TPRF). I installed Ubuntu Server 14.04, but when I install cuda or Nvidia graphics driver (version 311 or 340), my Ubuntu ...
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How do I install AMD Drivers on Ubuntu 14.04?

I was planning on doing a Windows build but I had problems getting Daz to work so I'm here now. I'm trying to download the proprietary drivers for my AMD Radeon HD 6870 but nothing is working. I ...