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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Do I need to install Bumblebee for Hybrid Graphics system to enable Optimus on Ubuntu 16.04?

I am asking this question because I have found articles basically saying that some computers have enabled Optimus technique with some propriatory graphics drivers, for example this one from Ubuntu ...
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Kubuntu doesn't work after upgrade to 16.04

I have a new system76 lemur laptop. It worked fine for a week. I installed kubuntu, that worked fine. Then I upgraded to 16.04 and the system doesn't boot fully anymore. The kubuntu logo flashes ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - VSync not enabled, screen tearing

I'm using: GTX950M Integrated Intel Chipset Graphics from i7-6700 Ubuntu 16.04 glxgear detects around 16000 fps. These are my nvidia drivers: aptitude search nvidia | grep ^i i nvidia-361 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 black screen afters installing prorpietary nvidia drivers

I have just reinstalled the Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop due to upgrading to an SSD and now I am experiencing an issue with nvidia drivers. When I install a proprietary driver after a reboot the systel ...
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Missing boot screen after installing nvidia drivers at Ubuntu 16.04

After fresh installation of Ubuntu 16.04 I saw boot screen (Ubuntu logo with dots under). Next I installed binary (proprietary) nvidia drivers 340.96 from official packages. After this step I do not ...
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No second display over HDMI (16.04 LTS) hybrid graphics

I cannot seem to enable or use my HDMI port in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. As I connect it with my TV, there's no signal on either ends. Detecting displays doesn't work. It probably has something to do with ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 “Nvidia GPU Driver” can not use proprietary driver

After a fresh install (16.04) to my notebook which have Nvidia GT 750m, I want to change GPU driver from "Software & Updates" --> "Additional Drivers". System identifies my graphic card, no ...
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How do I configure Ubuntu to support VGA to HDMI Graphics

I have a Dell Optiplex 745. I just installed Ubuntu 15.1 I have an Acer HD touch monitor. I use a 4 port HDMI KVM w/audio. To connect the VGA output to the KVM, I bought a TrippLite VGA to HDMI ...
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No networking after reinstalling Ubuntu

After installing a new graphics card (Radeon R9 380X) on my 970A-D3P board I had difficulty starting Ubuntu. The system was duel boot and I could log into windows. After resetting BIOS I could log ...
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How can I run two screens from two seperate GPUs?

I have two nVidia GTS 450 GPUs, each with a DVI, an HDMI and a VGA port. I want two screens, both running off the DVI ports. I've setup my xorg.conf file in /etc/X11/xorg.conf but it is not working. ...
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Get both Graphics cards working on two screens

I have 2 nVidia GeForce GTS 450/PCIe/SSE2 graphics cards, each with a DVI, VGA and HDMI port. Unfortunately, only one of these cards is detected by Ubuntu, so I have to have one screen on VGA and the ...
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Can i use borh discrete Nvidia and integrated Intel HD at the same time for dual monitor?

It is now 2016. and I've been wondering is it now possible to run simultaneously Intel HD 2500 and Nvidia GTX 650 Ti Boost on Ubuntu? I've set it up on Windows 7 after enabling iGPU support in BIOS ...
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Can't get CS:GO to stop stuttering

I just recently installed ubuntu 16.04 onto my PC, I am also a pretty big gamer, i love counter-strike global offensive, but for the life of me i cant get the game to run smoothly, In windows i get ...
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Kubuntu Xenial recommended Nvidia driver

I updgraded fro Wily to Xenial yesterday, and booted to a blank screen. I managed to drop to shell, and after some trial and error, and after installing nvidia-364 from graphics-drives ppa, disabling ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 GTX 850M cannot log in after switching to intel with nvidia 364.19 drivers installed

I had some problems installing the proprietary nvidia drivers. At the beginning they caused the log in screen fail to appear, then after running the command suggested here: ...
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Graphics issues after installing Ubuntu 16.04 with NVIDIA graphics

I installed or upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04, but I'm having some problems with my graphics card. The display is blank The display flickers Items on the screen do not display correctly Certain programs ...
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NVidia and Intel in same Laptop: which card is used?

I'm trying to get my graphics card working in my Dell Mobile Precision 5510, which should be an NVidia Quaddro M1000M. The machine also has Intel graphics. If I run lspci, I get, among other things, ...
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Unable to shutdown/restart when switch to Intel Graphics

I'm unable to shutdown/restart my computer when I switch the Intel Graphics. I have GTX 970M Graphics Card with i7 6700HQ, I'm able to start Ubuntu typing as boot parameter idle=nomwait, without this ...
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Window image stays for forever in the workspace after closing it

The problem I've installed the latest Kubuntu 16.04, installed the latest release of Kubuntu, making a fresh install. Now, whenever a "secondary" window is closed, the image will stay forever. What ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 installed AMD Drivers -oops

I upgraded Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 today... I wasn't thinking today, definitely failed to read the myriad of warning signs to not install AMD drivers -- but I did LOL facepalm Note: I downloaded and ...
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nVidia 8800 GTX - GPU Passtrough

Is it possible to get nVidia 8800GTX to QEMU VM? I have CPU and Motherboard with VT-d support and two GPU. One (main) is some ASPEED GPU, other 8800GTX. I look through possible guides with no luck. ...
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Ubuntu 16 Stuck in Login Loop after Installing Nvidia 364 Drivers

This didn't start out as a problem with the login loop. I was attempting a clean install of Ubuntu 16 and using the new feature that allows it to detect proprietary drivers for me. I started off ...
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Error amd m265 ubuntu 16.04

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 my video card is a amd radeon r7 M265 , but Ubuntu is recognized as Intel HD Graphics 5500 , how to solve?
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Can't switch anymore from Intel to NVIDIA GPU

[Ubuntu 14.04 64bit] After switching between Intel / NVIDIA graphics and the different NVIDIA drivers I am now suddenly stuck with the Intel GPU. It used to be no problem at all switching between the ...
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Oil Painting like graphics ubuntu 14.04

I have dual boot windows 7 & Ubuntu 14.04 on my Sony Vaio EB24 Laptop. I am having problem from some days that my PC graphics become blurry like Oil Painting after some time of usage. I always use ...
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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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Which graphics cards are supported by the new AMDGPU driver in Ubuntu 16.04?

The new open source AMDGPU driver pre-installed in Ubuntu 16.04 should support all the "Volcanic Islands" cards out-of-the-box. This means that AMD Radeon R9 285, R9 380/380X and R9 Fury/FuryX ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 nvidia drivers don't work

I've just installed a new ubuntu 16.04 , fresh install clean , logged in the first and only thing i did is selecting the proprietary driver 361 for nvidia , rebooted the machine . anfter rebooting i ...
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How do I remove screen tearing in 16.04 with nvidia GTX 960 M?

My 16.04 installation suffers from quite bad screen tearing. If I drag a window, for example, sideways across the screen, it fragments so that the bottom of it is quite a bit behind the top, and when ...
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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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16.04 - How To Purge Intel Default Drivers & Reinstall Intel Graphic Drivers

I posted this question as I am encountering display problems after upgrading Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04. I went into 'additional drivers' & noticed this: I was wondering whether purging the current ...
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How can I switch graphics (Intel integrated/ ATI discreet) in 16.04 LTS

I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my Lenovo system with an onboard Intel graphics and an ATI Radeon display controller. I was wondering how I could switch to the ATI display or make it my VGA ...
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Graphic Issues After Ubuntu 16.04 Upgrade

I upgraded my Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 last night & now have graphical issues. I have gone through as many of the 'ask Ubuntu' questions on this topic as I could find and tried those solutions, ...
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IS RadeonDriver support for ubuntu 16.04

I am a Amd user of ubuntu 14.04 LTS i want to upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS but after reffering some sites i found that Ubuntu 16.04 LTS doesn't have drivers which will support RadeonDriver according to ...
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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 get this game to run by fixing this list of issues it displayed?

Screenshot with errors on left monitor So I installed Witcher (game) from a .sh file, and when I try to run the game,it gives me that screen on the left in the image. I wanted to install the intel ...
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How to reset xcalib contrast to default without seeing screen?

I installed xcalib to adjust my screen contrast, and I executed this : xcalib -co 0 -a Which set my screen contrast to 0 , and now my screen turned dark, and I don't have any clue as to how can ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 unsolvable graphic tearing

My Nvidia Geforce GTX 850m issues are: Tearing on everything( window moving, video in Smplayer, video online in Firefox and Chromium, Scrolling in both Firefox and Chromium) no vsync settings on the ...
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Problems installing Nvidia drivers

I own a Dell Inspiron 15-5558, wich has a Nvidia 920m and the integrated intel graphics. I already followed lots of guides on how to install nvidia drivers, needless to say none of them worked. When i ...
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Graphics “patchy” with AMD A8 6410 using fglrx driver

I have 14.04 installed on Lenovo G50-45 laptop with AMD A8 6410. I had problems with graphics drivers. Open source driver was crashing when I wanted to insert formula in OpenOffice Writer. Now I am ...
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14.04: How to use NVIDIA Graphics instead of Intel integrated graphics?

I previously tried to install my nvidia graphics card driver more than 50 times when this version was released (14.04) and every time i always got either blank screen, terminal only with no x-server ...
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Configuring switchable graphics

My laptop has both Intel and AMD graphics cards: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09) 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced ...
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Black window covers almost the entire desktop / screen

Black window covers almost the entire desktop. It looks like a broken terminal window. I can not get rid of it. I thought that the cause is Intel proprietary drivers and I removed it. It did not help. ...
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distorted video playback with vlc in kubuntu 16.04

I recently installed kubuntu 16.04 on my laptop. Everything works fine except that i can't play videos with vlc player! the default player(Dragon) has no problem but when i open videos with vlc the ...
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How can I get my monitor's maximum resolution without the proprietary AMD graphic driver installed?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I have an AMD Radeon 5570 HD graphic card. Actually, the default open source REDWOOD drivers aren't allowing me to choose my monitor's maximum screen resolution(which is 1366 ...
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Enable discreet graphics card (AMD, Intel) 16.04 LTS

I have a hybrid-graphics system with power-saving onboard Intel graphics, and an ATI accelerator (Lenovo z51-70, i5, 8 GB RAM, SSD) Back in 14.04, with fglrx, I used to have ATI Catalyst, which would ...
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Nvidia issues with Lenovo Y700 on ubuntu 15.10

I have seen many encounter the same issues. Can't get my drivers/configuration correctly and I keep getting the same errors : The system is running in low-graphics mode after I choose to run on low ...
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Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 luminosity problem

when my laptop (Dell Inspiron 3542 / Pentium 3558U) is idle, the luminosity fluctuate. If i stop moving my mouse (or trackpad), 1 or 2 seconds after, the screen is a little more dark... and if i move ...
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Open radeon driver - AMDGPU on Ubuntu Xenial 16.04

Open Radeon driver or AMDGPU seems not installed. velix@pc:~$ lspci -nn | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics ...
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Graphical slow response issues?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 but my Ubuntu is not running smoothly. It is becoming stuck. Is there a problem with my graphic driver? I say this because 1 out of the 2 ATI graphic drivers failed ...