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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Steam window not clickable - Lubuntu 16.04

After upgrading to Lubuntu 16.04 from 15.10 I found a strange problem - Steam login window will appear, but when I try to click on it or manipulate with some other window, it gets simply "overwritten" ...
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Installing nVidia driver - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

First, I tried to install nVidia driver (for my 920M) using .run file. I've disabled X server using "sudo service lightdm stop", then run the .run installer, installation was succefull(I did "sudo ...
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nvidia graphic not working on ubuntu gnome 16.04.1

I'm using a lenovo z510, with two graphic cards, one is nvidia geforce 740m and the other one intel, so I installed ubuntu gnome 16.04.1 in lagacy mode(because in uefi mode I get an error when ...
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How do I change fan speed for all my graphics cards?

I'm running an ethereum mining server, using claymore miner on Ubuntu 14.04. Usually it ends up crashing because one or two of my four GPU's gets too hot and stops. I can use DISPLAY=:0.0 /usr/bin/...
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Options Separation in menus is missing [on hold]

For some reason the divisions of options in my system have disappeared, and I cant access the slider options such as transparency
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Install xserver-xorg-video-intel=“2:2.99.910-0ubuntu1.6” Ubuntu 14.04.4 with unmet dependencies?

I am affected by the bug #1362848 where there is a black screen but login sound can be heard. I am trying to apply #40 which tells to install xserver-xorg-video-intel official version. But when I run ...
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No proprietary Nvidia drivers, only open source ones

After installing Ubuntu, I see that I only have options to install open source Nvidia drivers, not proprietary drivers. In 'Additional Drivers', there are 5 different open source nvidia drivers. ...
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Ubuntu Not coming Up

I changed the driver for graphic in the "Additional driver" from Intel to AMD because I thought It can perform better...After that Ubuntu is not coming up.When I start My laptop,black screen comes up ...
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xcalib -inver -alter does not work with the NVIDIA driver version 364

I have been using xcalib -invert -alter to reverse the colors in my screen. The command works fine with the nouveau driver using the onboard graphics driver. However, when I switch to NVIDIA binary ...
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Does AMDGPU on Ubuntu 16.04 supports Radeon HD 6400M/7400M Series?

My laptop has Dual GPU integrated. Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Seymour [Radeon HD 6400M/7400M Series] ...
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VM Gaming via GPU Passthrough without a dedicated monitor?

I'm looking at building a computer that can virtualize two or more gaming machines at once. I'm hoping to be able to play two (or more) games at the same time, and I'm hoping to be able to display ...
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screen shocks when visit google+ [on hold]

os: linux mint18 browser : latest chrome for linux and firefox the new edition of google+(material design) graphic card :Intel any suggestions guys? please tell me, i would appreciate it.
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Can I install nvidia drivers if I boot as nomodeset?

nouveau issues. Can I install graphic drivers when its loaded like "quiet splash nomodeset"? I tried stopping lightdm, blacklisting modules and updating initrams but can't install NVidia, it says ...
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Battery drains fast in Ubuntu14.04LTS. Screen goes out when switched to NVidia proprietary driver

I am facing power issues on my HP Pavilion 15 - p073tx laptop running on Ubuntu 14.04LTS. The battery drains much faster as compared to when I run Windows(I have a dual boot). One solution I found is ...
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State of AMD drivers in 16.04

I am really confused about the state of AMD drivers on 16.04 My question is six-fold. What is the difference between The amdgpu driver, The radeon driver, and The radeon-pro driver? When ...
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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 ...