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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After Ubuntu 14.04 update nvidia-331 gives black screen at startup

I have a laptop Asus K53s with nVidia GeForce GT 540M. I (freshly) installed Ubuntu 14.04 64bit and set up nvidia-331 proprietary driver for the graphic card. I set prime option to run nVidia ...
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I have no idea what's going on with the screen

Hi I just switched from windows to Ubuntu 14.10 and I have no idea what's going on with the screen. When I log in I see red lines everywhere and it makes it almost impossible to read anything. At ...
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How to increase video memory in Wine? (Wine version 1.6.2)

I'm trying to run a program(BeamNG.drive) on Wine 1.6.2, and there seems to be a problem. See, here's the thing: I can actually get it to load most of the way. But just before it would have finished ...
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Graphics on 4K Sager NP8651 (Clevo P650SE NVIDIA GTX970M + Intel 4600HD) Can't Change Resolution

I recently purchased a Sager NP8651 with both NVIDIA 970M and an Intel 4600HD on the Haswell chip. By default, the Nouveau drivers are loaded (no hardware found in "Additional Drivers"). I have tried ...
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AMD graphics problem - black screen!

I have a laptop HP Pavilion g6-1075er with Ubuntu 12.04 and AMD Radeon HD 6470M on board. I had default graphics configuration but some problems with xorg occurred. I had black screen, but I was able ...
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Nvidia GT635M, Ubuntu 14.04: unable to turn VSYNC ON

I have a notebook ASUS K56C with Nvidia GeForce 635M and an integrated Intel video cards. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and I have Nvidia driver 331.49 version installed from the packages. The problem ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Nvidia GeForce (840M) compatability on 64-bit laptop

My laptop diagnostic shows several pre-fails and has other issues so I am urgently shopping for a new laptop, my second using Ubuntu. I need a laptop with good graphics capabilities and have come ...
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Unable to Install NVIDIA Driver

So I am trying to install the NVIDIA GPU Driver Version 346.35 (http://www.geforce.com/drivers/results/81252) for my GTX 970 and am running into a lot of issues. I have tried to run the file and get ...
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Graphics Card Stopped Working

Abruptly, my graphics card, NVIDIA GeForce 620, has stopped working. Now, what is being utilised is the integrated Intel graphics. lspci | grep VGA result - 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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Nvidia GT218 repository drivers don't work

I upgraded all packages with sudo apt-get upgrade command on my Ubuntu 10.04 box and I have Ubuntu 12.04 3.2.0-29-generic-pae now. I have two monitors and the following GPU: 01:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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How to get better Graphics and Sound?

When someone migrates from Windows to Linux, the first worries comes into mind that: "Will I get the same graphics and sound quality as I get in Windows?" because generally motherboard's vendors ...
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Dell Chromebook 11 - unable to set backlight and /sys/class/backlight/ folder is empty

I have installed Lubuntu on my Dell Chromebook 11 and everything works except for the backlight. Can't set the backlight with the brightness keys, neither with xbacklight,xdotool or any other GUI ...
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graphic driver for intel core 2 duo T5250

I have installed UBUNTU 12.04 LTS on compaq presario but it is not showing the graphics as good as windows xp.my system configuration is- **description: Notebook product: Presario C700 Notebook PC ...
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Any really decent way to get three monitors?

What satisfactory solutions are there to achieve three monitors on Ubuntu? I know some ATI cards (Eyefinity) can support 3 monitors from a single card, but I don't know how well this is supported ...
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discrete graphic card(nvidia geforce 540M) is not working well

i am using COMSOL Multiphysics for my simulations. at first using it with integrated graphic card(intel). renders was fine but so slow. then i installed bumblebee with latest nvidia driver(340.65) and ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 display turns off on boot?

I have Ubuntu 14.10 dual booting with Windows 8.1 on a Lenovo Y510P with a NVIDIA GT 755m graphics chipset. I recently installed the proprietary NVIDIA driver version 340.65 on Ubuntu. After that I ...
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Problem with screen resolution on virtual box ubuntu14.04

I have got problem with screen resolution. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.01 on virtual box and try to change screen resolution to FullHD. Right now I have got something like ~1330x680. How can I ...
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AMD Graphics Driver version that works for R9 290 GPU Pass through

Dedicated GPU (AMD Radeon R9 290) passthrough setup to a VM running Ubuntu 14.04 x64 LTS. Hypervisor used is KVM. Tried installing the latest Graphics driver available on amd support site (14.501 ...
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Ubuntu resolution widder than it should be

Hi guys i hope u are fine well ,theres something that never happened to me, my screeen resolution(1366*768) and using this resolution from amd config privative driver, but it looks wider than it ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 12.04 install Fatal server error: no screens found

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my UEFI ASUS laptop. Upon my first boot I am presented with a terminal instead of the GUI. I get a no screens found error if attempting to use startx. I am using an ...
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14.04 Graphics/Windowing Problem - icons and window text disappear!

I loaded Ubuntu 14.04 to what used to be a Windows Media Center PC computer. The install went without a hitch. However, after completing all the updating to get the system current. I have encountered ...
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Intel 4400 HD driver for Ubuntu 14.04

I am programming with OpenGL 4.3 and until now with Windows. I bought a X555LD and I am new to Ubuntu. the notebook has an Intel HD 4400 and a NVIDIA GeForce 820M graphic cards, but since I got my ...
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Is it a requirement that a graphics card be installed to run games on wine?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I can't get games to run with wine. Hardware wise the machine is a modern dual core system but it has no dedicated graphics card. I know the hardware has the processing ...
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Nvidia Drivers in Ubuntu

I have Nvidia Quadro FX 3500. I install Ubuntu but when I install Nvidia Linux Long Lived Drivers after downloading from Nvidia website, then after restarting my computer, is shuts down the screen. I ...
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How to speed up rendering kdenlive Ubuntu 14.04?

I am using kdenlive on my Ubuntu1 14.04. When i render videos, it is very slow. Takes as much time as the length of video. I have Dell XPS L502X with Nvidia GeForce 540M. Is there anyway i can use my ...
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Circumvent a proxy for a utility that uses libsoup (intel-linux-graphics-installer)

I am trying to use the intel-linux-graphics-install package to get an older integrated graphics card working. The installer utility cannot connect to the internet due to a proxy, and this prevents it ...
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“your screen, graphics card, and input device settings could not be detected correctly.”

So, I just put Ubuntu on my new HP laptop. I had to boot it using the "nomodeset" kernel. It finished installing and updating everything and it rebooted. When it boots up it goes straight to saying: ...
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How to install Radeon Open Source Driver?

I have an MSI Radeon HD 7850 card. MSI provide no Linux support, and the AMD driver gives me an Unsupported Hardware watermark that does not show up in screenshots. I uninstalled the proprietary ...
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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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Are Open Source graphics drivers better than proprietary drivers in certain applications?

I have an elderly laptop with a GeForce 9300M graphics chip. I don't game on it, but I want a smooth desktop experience with Unity. In my situation specifically, are the open source drivers better ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Error: Nouveau playlist update failed

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my laptop but once I log in I get the an error after a couple of minutes saying "Nouveau playlist update failed" I have attached the screenshot of the error. Then, the ...
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Graphical problems after upgrading to 14.04

I upgraded from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. After some complications (could not login with GUI), when I login with GUI I get this: Any suggestions?
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Trunk on KDE Connection manager (802dot1q _ graphical )

I have KDE connection manager v0.9.3.3 . I need to connect my ubuntu 1404 with kde desktop to trunk and create vlan on it . I could see vlan on graphic setting bud can not define trunk. How can I ...
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Graphic card not detected [closed]

Using Linux Mint 17.1. I installed a graphics card GTX 550 Ti, using a pci e bridge 8x to 16x(possible problem). Mother board x7 sbe 4 GB of ram Nothing showing in driver manager. Ryan
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Install Nvidia driver for CUDA to use “GPU” option in Blender (ubuntu (13.10-) 14.04)

Same question as on the Blender stackexchange site. As a recap: I have to install the nvidia driver but how to do it? (repository or manually? And I already had problems with both, as said) My ...
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How can I install a ATI video card driver (ATI Radeon HD 5700) for Ubuntu 12.10?

I've tried everything I could think of to the point of having to reinstall Ubuntu and try all over again.
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AMD A8 processor and HD M230 graphics card

I have an AMD A8 processor along with R5 Radeon HD M230 graphics card (dedicated 2GB DDR3) and 4Gb DDR3 RAM. I think the motherboard is Realtek. The machine is a Lenovo G50-45. I'm running Ubuntu ...
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Photoshop CS6 on Wine Performance Improvement

So I'm running Photoshop CS6 on Wine on Ubuntu 14xx. My issue is once I get deeper into work (fairly large images), the performance drops...a lot. When I ran Photoshop on Windows using the same PC, I ...
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How to disable nVIDIA in Ubuntu 12.04?

I am using dual OS (Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) in my laptop Dell inspiron14. It has two VGA (Intel Graphics and nVIDIA) When I work in Windows 7, it using Intel Graphics and When I work in ...
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Lost graphical environment in lubuntu (black screen after startx)

I hit accept in the upgrade packages dialogue window, locked my screen, and went to a meeting. When I came back after an hour, I couldn't get the screens to light up, and so eventually I rebooted the ...
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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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Ubuntu login black screen after postgis install

I just built a new computer running an ASUS P8Z77-V LK motherboard with no graphics card. Can boot into Ubuntu, run a bunch of the usual programs (Chrome, etc) no problem. However, when I install ...
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Graphical cursor glitch in Ubuntu 14.10

I'm experiencing an annoying cursor glitch on Ubuntu 14.10, and the problem seems to be unprecedented after hours of looking for a similar problem. The issue is that after using a software feature ...
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graphics are not running properly

I recently installed Ubuntu 14 on my pc HP xw6400. but the graphics are very slow. video songs don't play properly. I tried installing different drivers for graphics card but none of them worked out. ...
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Why won't my graphics work in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I'm very new to Ubuntu and to Linux in general, and took the leap and formatted my PC to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS very recently :) I seem to be having some trouble getting my graphics card to run properly, I ...
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“your system is running in low graphics mode issue”

i dual booted my windows 8 pc with ubuntu 13.10. when i select ubuntu from boot menu then i got an error message saying that "your system is running in low graphics mode".i am using hp pavilion ...
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Force specific graphics driver Ubuntu 14 LTS in Microsoft Virtual PC

I recently downloaded the Ubuntu 14 LTS 32-bit and tried it in Microsoft Virtual PC (the old one, not Windows Virtual PC). The installation went OK and I can use it (rather slowly since my host PC ...
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Another nvidia and intel low-graphics mode error

OK this is getting so stupid and ridiculous , after reinstalling (refer to (problem)[nvidia and intel low-graphics mode error )ubuntu i used a couple of time then got another update , guess what ??? ...
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How to install NVIDIA.run?

I have a Nvidia Ge force Ge6150 SE graphics card. I am running ubuntu 12.04. When I try to install the .run file it fails. It shows the message like this: I Itried to install it after ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia vsync

How do I enable vertical sync with Nvidia video card in Ubuntu 14.04? If I switch to Intel video card, then vsync works, and I can use vblank_mode environment variable to enable or disable vsync, but ...