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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Ubuntu doesn't support Seamless Mode in VirtualBox

Related to this question. I have Ubuntu 14.04 in a VM running on my Windows host. When I enter seamless mode, nothing happens at all. Nothing Ubuntu is on my screen. How do I properly use Seamless ...
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Revert AMD graphic drivers

I've installed AMD graphic drivers and rebooted my system. Now when i'm logging in my screen turns off or shows a lot of noise in different colors, but i cant see anything. That means i cant use my ...
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extension “GLX” missing on display

When I try to confirm than I can run Unity 3D on my Asus U31SD with intel's i5 Sandy Brigde and Nvidia 520 and Nvidia Optimus I receive this error: Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0". Of ...
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Hybrid Graphics / HDMI Screen redraw Wierdness

I have searched extensively on this problem but have not encountered a work solution yet. Please can someone help? I have HP tm2 2050ea laptop. It has hybrid Intel / AMD graphics. It is caught ...
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Cannot establish maximum resolution on ASUS PB278Q

I've recently bought brand new ASUS PB278Q monitor. When trying to connect to my laptop, everything works great, except that I can't get the native resolution of my monitor (2560x1440) working. The ...
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How do I find out what resolutions my graphics card supports? (AMD HD7750)

I am currently running an AMD HD7750 triple head graphics and I am thinking of upgrading one monitor to a 4K screen. Is there a way that I can determine the maximum resolution (or combinations of ...
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Corrupted graphics in icons, info boxes and bash in Ubuntu 12.04

I've recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit, as you can see in the screen shot, some icons are pixelated, as well as the bash and the infoboxes that appear when you hover over an icon. My ...
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Display/Graphics problems after Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade

After upgrading from ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04 trusty tahr I am getting weird problem with the display. Weird gray lines appear on screen and the desktop becomes unusable and restart is the only ...
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Enable proprietary driver option disappeared after enabling it for AMD ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330

I've been struggling with this a while. I have an older Acer Aspire 5810T with a AMD ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330 inside it. I've disabled the switchable option and am now only running the HD4330 card, ...
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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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Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 Amd/Intel Graphics, Fan and Battery Life problem

I am new to linux and ubuntu so i am having problems with it. I have dell inspiron 5521 which has hybrid graphics. My problem is that i can not switch between graphic cards -vgaswitcheroo does not ...
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Input not supported Ubuntu 14.04

After installing the AMD Catalyst driver which I downloaded from the AMD website, it asked me to reboot and after that I got a black screen with "Input not supported". I know it's the graphics ...
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Screen glitches with Nvidia GeForce GTX 760 [on hold]

About a month ago, I upgraded my video card to an Nvidia GeForce GTX 760. I updated the driver to the latest one which for this card is version 340.46 at this time. I've been experiencing a lot of ...
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Thick black edges appear after coming out of sleep

When my laptop comes out of sleep, there are thick black edges appear behind each window. This happens to all UI elements which cast a shadow, like some dropdowns an textbox suggestions. These thick ...
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Ubuntu cant see graphics card

I'm not sure how to fix this. No, I don't remember my login. Here is what it is saying. THE SYSTEM IS RUNNING LOW GTAPHICS MODE Your screen, graphics card, and input device setting could not be ...
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Additional drivers page shows nothing at all. (Not an nVidia problem) [on hold]

I just reinstalled Ubuntu 12.10 because before the additional drivers page showed absolutely nothing. During the new install, I made sure to click install 3rd party software (I hadn't clicked this ...
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VESA: Intel® Sandybridge/Ivybridge removal

I accidentally installed very outdated drivers, I have been tricked into installing this old graphics driver and I need the original default drivers the computer came with! I really need help with ...
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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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Asus Radeon R7 260X 2GB DirectCU II Video Card ubuntu black screen when installing

So, I was using a USB stick to install Ubuntu onto my computer and everything loads fine. I clicked the install button and it loads Ubuntu with the dots under it. It goes to "no signal". Where the ...
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xorg.conf for two monitors, single ati graphics card

There are many iterations of this question, few with actual working answers, so after a few hours of trying to get it working on my machine, I will post my solution. How do I configure my Ubuntu ...
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NVidia Drivers for a GeForce GTS 450 on Ubuntu 14.04 - Which one works?

Regarding drivers for GeForce GTS 450 on Ubuntu 14.04 - which one works? For a while I had my Nvidia setup perfect. One day recently it just malfunctioned - I think an update threw it off. There ...
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Lubuntu 12.10: Icon Display Problems

First off, I would like to let you know that I am new to Linux. I finally decided to give it a try and my first project was installing Lubuntu on an old PC and using it for a media server for my PS3. ...
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Ubuntu SDK content window always on top

Just getting started with the Ubuntu SDK, trying to get everything set up, and I'm running into a graphics bug that I can't find a resolution to, or even anyone else who seems to have the same ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, fresh installation, fail to setup nvidia graphics, GeForce FX5500

I've been strugling with this issue for a while now. I figured I need nvidia-173 drivers, so I installed them, module is fine and loading. But as soon as X server starts, I get nice NVIDIA logo on ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 two graphics cards

I have been struggling to get my two graphics cards to work. One is on the board and one is not. I can change the BIOS on my MSI motherboard to "Internal, PCI, or PCI-E". Internal of course the one ...
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The graphics of ubuntu 14.04 is slow

When I open a window or a video the Ubuntu and the video are very slow. RAM : 3 gb Processor : AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3800+ × 2 Graphics : GeForce 6150 ...
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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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NVidia GeForce GT630 laggy in Ubuntu 14.04, specially flash player based videos. Why?

I was happy with my onboard graphics but I wanted to be able to run some games in this machine from time to time, so I bought a GT630 1GB DDR3 VRAM. When I boot into Windows everything is fine, gaming ...
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How to install best drivers for my ATI Dynamic Switchable Graphics ? - heating & crushing before or right after end of install (12.04, 12.10)

I am aware that similar questions for specific GPUs have been posted here and many have not received answers maybe because the issue is sometimes limited to a specific GPU. But while the problem is ...
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installing nvidia on ubuntu 14.04 question [duplicate]

Heres the scoop. I had mint 17 installed and ran into so many problems trying to get my graphics card to install. I followed many different sites and ended up getting it instaled using bumblebee. then ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS graphic (display) freezes

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, and when I enter my username and password it shows me the following image and doesn't go any further. When I move my mouse the pointer doesn't show up but the ...
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Ubuntu can not load GUI after installing nVidia proprietary drivers

I recently updated my Nvidia drivers to the latest version from their website, and now my computer will not boot properly. It boots up partially, but sometime before the login screen should appear, 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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Find Out my Graphics Memory Two Cards Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install Age of Empires III on my PC under Playonlinux, but I am having some problems with graphics memory. It asks for the graphics memory on the installer. I tried what some ...
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Super slow Dash in Ubuntu 14.04 (rest of graphics running normally) [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and everything's working great except for the Dash which is terribly slow, it takes more than 10 seconds to open and then another great deal for me to be able to type and to ...
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Can I have fglrx's screen brightness settings and xorg's stable Chrome GPU processing at once?

THE GENESIS I have been using fglrx-updates - VESA:HONDO (AMD graphics drivers) for some time but Chrome GPU process kept crashing (it was sand-boxed). Therefore now I'm on xorg - Gallium 0.4 on AMD ...
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After nvidia driver update screen is 640x480. How to undo?

I recently tried to upgrade/update my graphics drivers in Ubuntu 12.04. Now the screen is all zoomed to a 640 x 480 resolution and I can't figure out how to undo what I did. How can I revert to 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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black screen of death on install

So before you go and flag this as a duplicate please read! So I boot off of my uefi usb and hit install ubuntu and all that pops up is a black streen with a window but that window just contains a ...
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When installing Ubuntu graphical error [duplicate]

When I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04.1 using a usb everything is going fine I boot the usb I click install Ubuntu it goes to a no signal screen then loads what would be the options for installing but ...
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Can't switch to Nvidia GPU from Intel or how to make Nvidia driver work (black screen, freeze login in, errors etc)

my problem in known, but still remain unsolved for many people (including me). After installing the latest or any other versions of nvidia drivers it brings black screen or unable to login. Useful ...
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Odd flickering after video driver update

I'm not sure how to describe this other than to show you guys. I captured a video and uploaded it to YouTube here: http://youtu.be/Bp25Fyy_GsI Notice how the tab selection keeps changing by itself ...
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Thinkpad T20 not booting from 14.04.1 32-Bit CD

A have download and burned Ubuntu 14.04.1 32-bit to a disc to install on my IBM ThinkPad T20, but it wont boot. It just sits there at a black screen with a blinking cursor(can't type anything either). ...
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Black display after wake from suspend via closing the lid

I have bought a new HP 15-G002AX notebook recently, with Processor: AMD A8-6410 APU with AMD Radeon R5 Graphics × 4 Graphics: Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 3.4, 128 bits) I am using ...
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.How do I make use of nvidia graphic card in linux?

My HP-15 r014tx has nvidia geforce 820m installed with intel integrated. but I notice that its not being used . how do I install the driver ? I searched for the answer but the answer said go to ...
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ubuntu 14.04 amd graphics

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Toshiba laptop with ati 4200 graphics and it keeps shutting down and it tells me to update graphics driver how do I do that
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidea GT 840M Graphics [duplicate]

I am having trouble with my Geforce GT 840M on my brand new Ubuntu instillation, it does not seem to be listed as my graphics card. Details Page However the card is listed under lspci lspci I have ...
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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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How to enable SLI on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have a Lenovo Y510p Laptop with two gt755m graphics cards. I installed Ubuntu updated everything and installed the nvidia drivers. When i want to enable the SLI config in /etc/X11/xorg.conf then the ...
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What software should I get for web development and design? [duplicate]

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my brand new PC. Beforehand, I was doing web development at work only for when we needed it (like HTML emails etc.) so I haven't a full understanding as to what ...