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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What is the currently accepted means of getting Nvidia to work on ubuntu 15.04?

I've seen and followed at least 8 guides to getting Nvidia's proprietary drivers working with ubuntu. Here are a list of answers and guides that I have tried (about twice each) that do not work. ...
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Is there a fix for Corsair Link

been trying to create new resolution output mode using: sudo xrandr --newmode "1368x768_60.00" 84.75 1360 1432 1568 1776 768 771 781 798 -hsync+vsync This is what I get: xrandr: Failed to ...
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Installed Driver for Evga GTX 970. Can't log in to Ubuntu

Hello everyone linux noob here. Basically I installed the driver from apt get. Restarted my computer, and now when I log in. I get stuck in a loop,the screen shows some funny colours and sends me back ...
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Installing nVidia driver on hybrid card

I am running Ubunutu 14.04 and I have just installed it onto my new laptop (MSI PE70 2QE) and it has a hybrid intel/nVidia 960m GFX card. I have found the excellent post here How do I install the ...
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Radeon HD 6470M (HP pavilion g6 1109er) on Xubuntu 14.04.2

So, there is the HP laptop with Xubuntu 14.04.2 x86. On the free driver (kernel is 3.16) laptop really hot. I tried to install the latest Catalyst specifically built for Ubuntu - ...
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nvidia vs. nvidia-updates?

OK, so I haven't find any answer, only one that claims the "nvidia-updates" is newer versions, yet the driver instalator says this: 4 options: nvidia 331.113, nvidia-updates 331.113, legacy nvidia ...
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How can I turn off the screen of my laptop while using an eGPU?

I use my latop with an external graphic card (eGPU) through an express card slot. As soon as, the eGPU is activated, the screen of the laptop is fixed. The blue image of the xubuntu loading is ...
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The system is running in low-graphics mode in ubuntu 15.04

I have this issue after updating ubuntu 15, i have tried this How to fix "The system is running in low-graphics mode" error? but not got any sucees so please help. I am using ubuntu 15.04 ...
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NVIDIA Geforce 840m Driver Issue

Okay, I have an HP Envy 17 laptop that was preloaded with Windows 8.1. I ditched Windows in favour of Linux. My laptop comes with the NVIDIA Geforce 840m. I install Ubuntu 14.04, and go to the ...
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14.04 - Nividia GPU driver install fails

I have tried installing any version of the Nvidia gpu drivers in an attempt to move away from 331 which has been causing and issue upgrading the kernel and hasn't been fixed. I have tried using the ...
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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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Second nvidia is not recognised

I have msi CX61 2QF intel core i7 intel hd graphics NVIDIA GeForce 940m Ubuntu 14.04 I want to install cuda 7.0, But when I install it (using .run file in tty1 mode - this is how I ...
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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 15.04 Visual Glitches

I reinstalled Ubuntu 15.04 onto my computer, and I am receiving some strange graphical/visual glitches when I boot up. First off, there is some black terminal grub screen that comes up, tells me my ...
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What graphics card can I get for a 2nd 30" 2560x1600 monitor?

I recently got a 30-inch Nixeus monitor that I'm really happy with and highly recommend -- 16:10 aspect ratio, 2560x1600 resolution. Now I want to get a second one. Problem: the monitor uses a ...
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In Ubuntu 15.04 can't do graphical log in

I have done clean install recently of Ubuntu Desktop 15.04. And I was able to log in to the graphical environment until I enabled "boot to text" like said there: How do I disable X at boot time so ...
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Blender 2.75a has massive lag

I'm running Blender 2.75a Game Engine on Ubuntu 14.04. My system specs are: 4GB RAM Intel Core 2 Duo Nvidia Geforce 210 Once I select the Texture mode the program begins to lag hugely, taking ...
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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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Fan constantly runs on Dell 3521 with Radeon HD7670m on Ubuntu 15.04

My laptop configuration are Dell 3521 Core i3 3227U @ 1.9Ghz 4GB RAM Intel HD4000 graphic + radeon HD7670m 1GB DDR3 dedicated graphics. When I boot Ubuntu 14.04.02LTS on my laptop, CPU cooling fan ...
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installing Nvidia NVS 3100M driver fails, what am I missing?

running Kubuntu 14.04 in Oracle virtual box 5.0 on Dell (Windows 7) E6410 laptop. I've installed DKMS & guest additions. I can get better resolution now. But I assume for performance I need to ...
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How can I tell Ubuntu to use my NVIDIA GPU for specific programs?

I am using a laptop with an Intel Core i7-4702MQ CPU (which has Intel HD Graphics 4600 integrated) and a discrete NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M graphics card. In Windows, I can use the NVIDIA Control Panel ...
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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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install nvidia driver instead nouveau

3 days ago I got installed Ubunto 14.04 and got some problems as fuzzy/blurry screen and bad support of multiple screens. So I realized that as default ubuntu install nouveau. I googled how to remove ...
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How to render Minecraft on the GPU?

Hardware: Intel i7 AMD Radeon HD 6970 SSD with plenty of space 6 GB RAM Software OpenJDK 6, 7, and Oracle Java 7 (reproducible with all three) AMD Catalyst 12.8 and open source driver ...
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14.10 Dual Monitors are displayed as distorted single screen mode

I have very recently updated my Ubuntu OS from 14.04 to 14.10. I am running on an optimus enabled laptop, with Intel 4000 graphics and an nVidia 640M. *-display description: ...
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Updating OpenGL

I am using OpenGL to develop applications on Ubuntu, and I wanted to use "modern OpenGL" instead of using deprecated things like glBegin. So I ran some modern OpenGL code, and my linker couldn't find ...
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New (not that much) to Linux/Ubuntu. Thinking of replacing Windows and also help regarding AMD Radeon graphics card

I recently bought a new Lenovo Y40-80 laptop and it comes with an AMD Radeon R9 M275 graphics card. I know this is not a high-end graphics card. I am not a hardcore gamer, and play only a few games ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 couldn't detect nvidia graphic card (not even detect the model of card)

I am pretty new to Linux and I am working to install Cuda, which requires the Nvidia Graphic Card to work. My laptop is Lenovo Y50-70 with a GTX960M card. My system is Ubuntu 14.04. This is the ...
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Nvidia Optimus - Bbswitch showing different gcard in use than Xsettings icon [on hold]

I'm currently using Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela on a Lenovo Thinkpad T450S (the version with a 940m). I installed the proprietary Nvidia-driver via the driver manager and everything seems to be working ...
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How do i install drivers for Radeon HD 7550M/7570M/7650M ubuntu 14.04

I wanted to play some games and for taht i need to update my drivers i have ran the next line of code if that helps : david@David-Laptop:~$ lspci -vnn | grep -i VGA -A 12 00:02.0 VGA compatible ...
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Increasing free graphics card memory

My system is using an nVidia GTX 960 with 2GB of graphics memory, of which 1GB is used by Ubuntu when running just a firefox instance with a single window (checked with nvidia-smi). I would like to ...
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Slow window switching in 15.04

Upon upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04, my window switching (alt+tab, super+w) suddenly became laggy. I thought maybe something went wrong in the upgrade so I did a fresh install just to be sure. Unfortunately ...
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what driver might work with asus strix-gtx960-dc2oc-2gd5 in ubuntu 14.04.1?

I have a new machine that has an Asus strix-gtx960-dc2oc-2gd5 graphics card. I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. Kernel is 3.16.0-44-generic I can't set the display resolution high enough or use ...
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multiple configuration in ~/.config/monitor.xml

I am using fresh installed ubuntu 15.05 with integrated and discrete intel and nvidia graphic cards. why my ~/.config/monitor.xml file contain two configuration tags having same configuration ...
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My new Nvidia card has screen tearing in games

The desktop display is fine, watching videos is okay, but when I load up games I get constant screen tearing. I'm running 14.04 64-bit on an Intel i5-2500k 3.30GHz, 16GB RAM, 2TB Barracuda 7200 RPM, ...
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WINE - Installed Aion 4.7.1, Graphics not working & buggy text?

So I got Aion to work finally after creating a new 32 bit wineprefix. I installed all the components on the WineHQ page for Aion. But after launching the game and making it to the login screen, nearly ...
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Gnome 14.04 NVIDIA Driver issue

I was using Ubuntu with Unity and lightdm, where the NVIDIA driver did work, before I switched to the Gnome flavour. Now the issue I'm facing is that I can no longer use any NVIDIA driver with my ...
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Intel Linux Graphic Drivers

I want to install the Intel Linux Graphics Drivers through the program, but everytime I've tried to install them this error comes up W:GPG error: https://download.01.org Ubuntu Release: The ...
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Turn off useless video card ubuntu server

I have a VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Cedar [Radeon HD 5000/6000/7350/8350 Series] connected to my computer which is now a development server. It gets HOT! I ...
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Unity web player is responding late when using with pipelight

I am trying to run unity web player in firefox. I came to know about the Pipelight plugin for firefox. The problem is I am able to install and enable pipelight. While loading any unity application ...
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problem installing AMD driver with Ubuntu 14.04LTS

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04LTS on a PC with an AMD HD serie 8 in it. I use this workstation for medical imaging analysis and I get an OpenGL error message with the default driver. I know ...
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Nvidia Prime in powersave mode corrupts screen

I have an ASUS ux303ln with Xubuntu 15.04 that hosts Nvidia 840M. Aiming for longer battery life, I want to use the Intel graphics, so i do prime-select intel as root and that's OK. The problem ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 update nvidia drivers failed (352)

I was using ubuntu with nvidia drivers 331. System was very laggy/choppy. So I decided to update to newest nvidia drivers (currently 352). I did that through software & updates menu. After restart ...
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Backlight fuction not working lenovo z570 intel i5 nvidia geforce

Processor Intel® Core™ i5-2410M CPU @ 2.30GHz × 4 Graphics GeForce GT 525M/PCIe/SSE2 I can't change the backlight, it's always set on high. Even though when the system goes to sleep, the light gets ...
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Can I usably run Photoshop in a Windows VM with this setup?

I'm researching hardware in order to build a new PC and I'd like to run linux as my main OS and just run windows in a VM. Do you think it'll be fast enough to run photoshop in a windows VM or will I ...
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Text Randomly Not Displayed

I have a strange bug in ubuntu in which text is randomly broken. See the image below. This occurs also in various applications including gedit and terminal, but notably never occurs in sublime. I've ...
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Play fullscreen directX games in wine (PlayOnLinux)

I've installed League of Legends with PlayOnLinux, but when I start a match I have a transparent window. Is it a problem with my graphic card drivers (AMD Radeon) or with Wine?
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Bad initialization on graphic (amd 690v)

Since installing Ubuntu Gnome 14.04, my (old) video on board dont works properly. Observe that starting in live mode this version works fine and if I end my session and make a new login ubuntu works ...
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AMD Catalyst 15.7 driver on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS with HWE [closed]

these are the main features of my HP Zbook 14 G2 Win7/Ubuntu dual-boot system: OS: Win7 64 bit Pro, Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS with HWE (dual-boot); CPU and memory: Intel i7 5500, 16 GB DDR3L 1600 MHz; ...
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Which video cards play nice with 14.04 and 2 monitors?

I'm a newbie to Ubuntu and I'm totally hooked... but, I cannot get a GeForce 8400GS to work with 14.04 and 2 identical monitors - extended desktop. I've all but given up and I've spent days looking ...