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Computer becoming unresponsive when changing display

I just had a weird issue come up today. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Toshiba Satellite laptop with an external monitor. Until today, everything was working fine, but I started having a problem. ...
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Ubuntu can't read temperature sensors? [duplicate]

Edit: it's still problematic because the names aren't very descriptive. Based on past values (from Windows) I can sort of deduce what is what, but it's still uncertain. The problem is that the reading ...
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Very slow graphics performance after upgrade 12.04 => 14.04

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 and the performance is extremely sluggish; windows open and close in slow motion. Presumably my graphics hardware has not been recognized by the system. I think that I ...
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Disabling a Second GPU?

I have both an AMD ( HD 7850 ) and an Nvidia ( 8400 GS ) GPU installed on my motherboard. The Nvidia card is only there because of its S-video port, which I use to output to my old'n'bulky CRT TV. I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 graphics related problem

I have dell inspiron n-3521 model laptop with dual boot (Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04). When I open my work with Windows it performs normally, but when I open with Ubuntu 12.04 my laptop heats up ...
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Restricted Video Drivers LiveCD vs Full Install

When booting to a live CD of Ubuntu 12.04 NO restricted video drivers are detected. However, after completing a full instillation restricted video drivers are found. Does anyone know why this is ...
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Change the device order for graphics cards

Ubuntu 13.10. Mining rig. 7ea graphics cards (2 7900's and 5 7800's). Adapter 0 is a 7900, adapter 1-5 shows 7800, adapter 6 shows 7900. How can I make adapter 0 and 1 7900's while 2-6 are 7800's? ...
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What may cause the desktop wallpaper to be scrambled?

I have a very strange problem. Sometimes when I work a long time with my laptop while the desktop is hidden a strange thing happens. I show the desktop and it is all scrambled. This problem is all ...
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Where can I get the newest proprietary Nvidia drivers

Ubuntu 13.04 Nvidia gtx580 As you can see in the image the newest proprietary Nvidia driver is version 313. The newest open-source one is version 331. Where can I get the newest proprietary ...
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475 views

How well is AMD's family of APUs supported under Ubuntu? [closed]

Can anyone provide current information on whether or not it is possible to get these A-series APUs fully functioning with the latest release of Ubuntu (13.04)? By "fully functioning" I mean seeing the ...
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Cannot install Cedar Tail DRM in DKMS format on Ubuntu running on a netbook

I have a netbook (Asus EeePC 1015CX) and recently I have installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS. All seems to run fine, however I have a problem with the graphics card. When I turn on the computer the ...
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Best graphics card brand/ drivers for gaming on Ubuntu? [closed]

I'm making up plans for when I eventually want to build my own gaming desktop with Ubuntu installed and use the steam client Linux version. The only thing I'm having problems with is what are the best ...
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284 views

How to tell if 13.04 will run slowly on my computer

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit and when I try to upgrade to 12.10 I see an error saying that my computer will run slowly. If I upgrade to 12.10 and then 13.04 will my computer still run slow or ...
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Which graphics-driver is used? (multiple drivers installed)

I have to set up one Ubuntu 12.04-Image for diffrent Hardware (PC's, Notebook's, etc) My Question: How do I support most of the graphics cards in my Hardware?! Is it useful to install the ATI and ...
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Upgrade popup says my graphic hardware is not supported. Is this true?

I have an hp pavilion dv7 with a Radeon HD4200 graphic card. When I try to upgrade i get this message -Your graphics hardware may not be fully supported in Ubuntu 12.10. Running the 'unity' desktop ...
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NVIDIA driver error in 12.04 - NVIDIA GT 540M [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “You do not appear to be using the nvidia x server”(screenshot included) I removed all packages associated with NVIDIA from Synaptic Package Manager and ...
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1answer
580 views

How to make “xrandr” work with GMA500?

Is it error at driver of graphic chip or Xorg or kernel? I am Asus T91mt with GMA500, Ubuntu 12.04.1. I would like too see only a notice of connection at least. A log of xrandr: $ lspci | ...
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249 views

Need graphics configuration for 12.04

I am trying to get the graphic interface running for a new 12.04 install on an embedded PC. There is no separate graphic card but the onboard graphic chip is an SM722. Is there a driver in ubuntu for ...
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0answers
117 views

Ubuntu update, Graphics not detected [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? I recently updated my Ubuntu operating system with the available updates. Now when I try to turn on my ...
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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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2answers
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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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3answers
4k views

How to completely shutdown Ati card [duplicate]

I would like to know how do i prevent my Ati card from turning on when i enter on ubuntu 11.10. My bios only lets-me shutdown intel hd card or leave the both on but i want to know if is possbible to ...
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Blank screen after ATI video card installation on Ubuntu 11.10 amd64

I am new to Linux, and don't have much knowledge on the OS and its technical terms. I brought a new ATI/AMD Radeon video card, and installed on the new Ubuntu 11.10 amd64 system (this is my first ...
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2answers
400 views

Advice for a high-end Ubuntu-friendly laptop?

Since I figure the collective computer knowledge on these forums is pretty high, I was wondering if someone could give me advice for buying a new laptop. I'm looking for something with: -High linux ...
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2answers
244 views

What's the latest video card that will work on a 64-bit system?

What kind of recent graphics card can I run under Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit?
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1answer
810 views

Which GPU with my CPU for 1080p flash?

Based on the following site: http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/systemreqs/ I need the following minimum spec to play 1080p flash video via a browser: CPU: 1.8GHz Intel Core Duo, AMD Athlon ...
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Is a NVIDIA GeForce with Optimus Technology supported by Ubuntu?

I am considering buying a Dell XPS 15 laptop. The laptop has a Nvidia 420m card which should work with Linux but I keep reading that the Nvidia Optimus technology isn't supported on Linux. I am not ...
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How to test if my video card has 3D support?

How can I test if my video card has 3D support? Someone told to use fgl_glxgears, but it does not exist here, not even for installation with apt-get.
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233 views

How to research graphics cards

How would you go about choosing which graphics card to purchase. In the past I've run into situations with graphics cards whose drivers weren't that solid in Linux.
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1answer
176 views

Solutions for cheaply replacing poorly-supported onboard ATI card with discreet graphics on desktop machine?

I have put Ubuntu on my mum's desktop computer. Unfortunately, the open source radeon driver does not work well with the onboard ATI graphics, and ATI's proprietary driver no longer supports the ...
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Problems with the colors on my screen. How can I check if it's a hardware problem?

On my EEE PC netbook some colors are not displayed properly. Specifically, dark gradients such as in the window title do not look very smooth, but rather look like a sequence of a couple of different ...
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ATI graphics, Minecraft, and Compiz?

When I installed Ubuntu on my desktop, everything seemed to "just work" -- I used the proprietary ATI graphics card for my ATI Radeon HD 5870 and everything from Compiz to video to Amagetron Advanced ...
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1answer
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How well does a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 6370 graphics card work?

I`m going to buy new laptop with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 6370 graphic card, and i want to ask could be any problems using ubuntu on my laptop with this card?
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When will we get Sandy Bridge support?

I'd like to build a machine running Ubuntu and using the new Sandy bridge (i5 2500 specifically) intel cpu's. I heard that 10.10 doesn't have the best support (or simply won't work) with the new cpus ...
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No sound after installing a new Graphics Card

I've just upgraded my graphics card to an Asus Geforce 210 and now my system has no sound. I've ran Update Manager and the Additional Drivers utility which installed the latest Nvida driver. The ...
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1answer
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Better drivers for SiS 650/740 integrated video?

I installed Xubuntu 10.10 on an old box today and the graphical performance is horrid. According to lspci, the video card is this: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] ...
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How to remove flickering green lines on screen?

I've been using Ubuntu 10.10 on my HP Pavilion dv4-1430us Notebook. For some time now, I've been getting these thin green flickering lines at the bottom of my screen. And I've no clue as to what's ...
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How to find out what Graphics Card is present in your system?

Is it possible to find the exact configuration and model of your systems graphics card in Ubuntu 10.10?
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1answer
180 views

What specs would a tablet need to run painting apps (mypaint, etc.) well?

I want to pick up a tablet or touch-enabled laptop to use for drawing and painting with a stylus. But I'm not sure whether one of the convertible netbooks from Asus and others would have the guts to ...
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Open source graphics card options?

What graphics cards work best with open source drivers? Drivers must be open source Needs to support 2 or more monitors Compiz is desirable, but not required I don't care about games Is there ...
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4answers
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System76 using ATI cards in their laptops — good or bad?

I've purchased several System76 desktops and have been pleased with them. They can only be configured with nVidia cards. That's why I was surprised to see that their Pangolin Performance laptop can ...