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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Lubuntu 15.04 graphical issues

I am using lubuntu 15.04 on an old pc Intel pentium 1.70 ghz 256+512 MB ram 32 bit processor (no support for 64bit) I used forcepae flag for launching it There are graphical issues like ...
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Radeon R7 260X Drivers help

Okay so I am using ubuntu 15.04 becaouse ubuntu 14.04 won't let me install it alongside with windows 7. So my problem is that i have a graphics card Radeon R7 260X and when I have tried to install ...
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How to Update OpenGL with Intel graphics card Ubuntu 14.04

So I got my desktop back up and running and I wanted to play TF2, so I installed Steam, got the game and when it starts up I get Could Not Find Required OpenGL Entry Point 'GLColormaskindexedEXT'! ...
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Apply display settings to all user accounts?

I spent some time getting my settings correct for multiple monitors, and that is working fine when I am logged in, but is not right at the login screen or for other users. How do I set the display ...
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Screen stops updating/refreshing?

After running for about 10 hours, my screen seems to stop refreshing or updating. This is happening fairly consistently. Using a command line tool (scrot) I can remote into the system and take a ...
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14.04 Screen does not recover after blanking

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 on a computer with an NVIDIA Quadro K2200 GPU running the nvidia-331 driver, driving a 4K UHD screen. I have set nomodeset in /etc/default/grub to be able to use the ...
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Unable to use dedicated GPU 14.04

So I am running 14.04 on a Samsung 780Z5E, which has a ATI Radeon HD8750M. When I run lspci| grep VGA I get the following: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor ...
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Graphics Card Driver Won't Install

I downloaded the latest gtx 970 drivers and tried to run them. It doesn't work because of Server x running. So I press Ctrl alt f1 and type sudo service lightdm stop and try again. It runs, I click ...
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Libreoffice Calc refresh many times in print preview

in Libreoffice Calc 4.4 or previous versions when want to check print preview, like zoom in/out ,screen refresh many times untill to show preview! I tried to increase memory size of Libreoffice but ...
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Which Ubuntu Flavor is best for old PC WITH Nvidia GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 and AMD 64Bit and 4 GB Ram?

I had horrible experience installing Ubuntu on my machine with Nvidia. Just want to hear some expert advice. Currently using Linux Mint but want to switch back to any Ubuntu flavor, just not sure ...
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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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“Wait for vertical refresh” in Catalyst Control Center, ubuntu intel\amd graphics

Every think is installed and work. I can switch graphic cards between intel and amd. But when amd is active, i have horrible tearing everywhere, especially in video. Catalyst Control Center has in ...
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Ubuntu Not Recognizing Intel Integrated Graphics Card HD 3000

I'm trying to get Intel / AMD graphics switching to work properly on my Macbook Pro 8,2 (Late 2011) on Ubuntu 15.04. This model comes with an integrated Intel HD 3000 Graphics card and the AMD ATI ...
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Ubuntu works fine with Live USB but shows message of Graphics not detected and run in low resolution mode

I have Dell Inspiron 15 5548 laptop. 64 bit system. 1TB hard disk, 8GB Ram, 2GB ATI Radeon M265 Graphics card with Intel onboard HD graphics 5500 (Broadwll GT2). I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on one ...
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Settings or something on Nouveau driver?

I'm on Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 and Nouveau driver is set by default. I don't want to set Nvidia proprietary driver because of my little fear (I broke my pc a while ago on 14.04 only trying to set it on ...
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AMD open source drive slow rendering

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 + amd proprietary. I want to replace proprietary drive with open source because it is freezing during debugging of multi-threaded program. I'm uninstalling proprietary drive ...
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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 installation but not working

i installed Ubuntu alongside windows 8.1 but now when i open my laptop it says "The system is running in low-graphics mode" and when i presss enter it prompts What would you like to do run in low ...
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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 ...
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How to install photoshop cs6?

I'd like to install photoshop cs6 on ubuntu 12.10 I've tried searching software center but didn't find anything except gimp, but I want photoshop cs6 not anything else Anyone can help?
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Ubuntu doesn't detect second monitor

After a fresh ubuntu install I had some problems with the mouse flickering and disappearing. I intalled the AMD drivers from AMD's website but after restart I got a graphics error so had to remove the ...
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How to get intel graphics drivers for 14.04?

I did some looking around and it seems like there was, at one time, an intel-made graphics program for Ubuntu 14.04. But it seems that they have since started only supporting 14.10 (which is ...
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booting 15.04 live cd no signal via hdmi with GTX 970

Hello I did not install Ubuntu.The system that I'm running is Windows 8.1. However, I'm using Ubuntu often as a Live DVD. Ubuntu 14 is booting and running perfectly. But when I boot Ubntu 15 my ...
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White icons, yellow red blue dotted horizontal lines, gray boxes, etc on desktop & webpages

I have previously did a reinstall of Ubuntu 13.10 because JACK was not running correctly. I have only installed Aptik and no other programs since then. But here is the deal - I have white icons in the ...
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Translucent menu bars and missing letters

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a new Toshiba Satellite. Everything seems to be working OK, but I'm having some graphics related issues. Occasionally in Unity, the menu bars of my apps will turn ...
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Black screen after disconnecting HDMI

I'm running Linux Mint 17. I connected my laptop with external monitor and things were good. But after i removed the HDMI cable, since then after login, it shows a black screen with cursor. I've tried ...
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Get both Graphics cards working

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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How can I confirm that I'm using Adobe Flash hardware acceleration (VDPAU) with Chrome on Ubuntu with integrated Intel card HD4xxx and default driver?

The title tells it all. I have found one similar question but it is outdated from 2013 and not related to Chrome. How can I enable hardware acceleration for flash on Intel graphics? When I go to ...
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What are the drivers for the VisionTek 7K 64MB Video Card?

I am trying to set up dual monitors with my existing onboard VGA and this graphics card that I was given. This new graphics card does some weird stuff with Unity(switching default monitor, the ...
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How to select which graphics adapter is primary? ATI & Nvidia Ubuntu 14.04

I have a laptop which has 2x ATI 5870 graphics cards in crossfire configuration. However, I am not interested in the least with using these video cards. I purchased an external graphics card adapter ...
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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 boots to “Read Only Filesystem” after Upgrading

I recently upgraded to 15.04, but when my computer restarted it wouldn't boot into gui and said it was a "read only file system" I came across this Ubuntu boots in read-only filesystem after upgrade! ...
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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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Nvidia geForce 7100 driver problem Ubuntu 14.04

i dual booted my PC with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 and there is a graphic card Nvidia GeForce 7100 installed on it. However i am getting some problems while using Ubuntu. First the system ...
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Is Ubuntu using my Graphics card?

So i have a AMD CPU with Radeon HD 3200 as integrated graphics, and i recently found a All-In-Wonder AMD Graphics card (pretty old) and used it but im not sure if ubuntu is using it, or if it's still ...
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Login screen does not fill monitor

For some reason, my login screen does not fill up my entire monitor. After I enter my password, the screen goes all glitchy and weird for a few seconds, then it logs me in and everything is normal. ...
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Is this a smplayer bug and how can I fix it? [closed]

Smplayer: When I use the Nouveau drivers I get image tearing how can I fix that? When I use Nvidia drivers with xy output there also happens image tearing. When I use the VPDAU output I get green ...
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OpenGL errors and Matlab R2015a

I recently installed Guest Additions (by pressing Ctrl D) to my Ubuntu 14.04 Virtualbox because everything (particularly Matlab) was running extremely slowly and 3D acceleration was not enabled ...
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[14.10]Blinking 2D elements in games with Intel HD Graphics

I'm using the open source drivers (I guess it's Nouveau), even though I tried the proprietary one. The GPU is an Intel 4000 HD Graphics. On games (primarily Steam ones), some 2D elements such as HUD ...
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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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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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Window graphics becomes unresponsive, though still reacts to mouse events

I have a weird bug in Ubuntu that I think is somehow related to graphics drivers or something like this. The issue is not only related to browser windows. Currently I've seen the bug happen both on ...
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Resolution wierd and stuck on built in display - drivers?

I'm a complete noob at Ubuntu and Linux. I just built a pc, and installed Ubuntu as my only operating system. The resolution is really weird - zoomed in and pixelated, and it thinks it is using a ...
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Nvidia GeForce GT 650m Blank Screen on Reboot with Asus UX51VZ on Ubuntu-Gnome 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm starting from a fresh install from the lxde alternate iso. I then purged lubuntu in favor of ubuntu-gnome (I'm following the guide here: http://ux51vz.blogspot.com and didn't know how to make ...
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Ubuntu screen does not get refreshed

For a while now, I've been having issues with graphics lagging and being garbled in Ubuntu. See attached pic : you can see that some words have missing letters. e.g: 'Picture' has missing i and u. ...
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What is Wrong with Ubuntu 14.04? Font Rendering Bugs

My Ubuntu is being very very irritating after upgrading to 14.04. Every once in a blue moon, certain glyphs just disappear from the screen. Every once in a while, (even as I'm writing this question), ...
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How to fix screen tearing of the Nvidia 675m gtx in ubuntu 14.04?

I tried to use the common methods: In nvidia X server settings and compiz-manager, but the Vblank option and the screen refresh rate is missing. If i switch back to my intel 4000hd card, everything ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 slow on Asus EeeBox PC EB1030

so i upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04 with a usb but i have internet ,my computer is really slow at 1024x768 definition ,everything works super slow ,windows closing and opening and streaming ...
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Where can I find the right GPU driver for a MSI M670 notebook runnig Ubuntu 14.04.2?

I'm searching for the right GPU driver for a MSI M670 notebook runnig Ubuntu 14.04.2 and I can't find it. I set the Notebook up for a friend an it worked fine after I installed the close-sourced ...
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Optimus in 14.04 - should I just get reinstall with 15.04?

I've been trying for a while to get the nvidia driver (331) working on my new laptop. The problem seems to be that optimus support is really hard to get working properly. Added to that, when I try to ...