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Ubuntu 12.04 HybridGraphics (ATI and Intel) problem (Acer Aspire 7745g)

I have problem with my graphic cards. By default Intel driver had installed. But i cant' install ATI driver. I want to install both this drivers, or to remove Intel's driver, install ATI's driver. ...
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Macbook Pro 8,2 Graphics switching - Ubuntu 12.04

I've been reading docs and various pages for a few hours now and can't seem to put all of the pieces together on this. Basically I am trying to get 12.04 installed on my MBP 8,2 with graphics card ...
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11.10 slow graphic performance with ATI switchable graphics when using Virtualbox

I am using 11.10 (on Virtuabox) on a brand new Samsung Series 7 with switchable graphics, which I am assuming that could be part of the issue here. The graphics card is integrated Intel / and an ATI ...
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OpenGL and switchable graphic cards

I use a laptop and this laptop has readon AMD Radeon HD 6470M and onboad graphic card. When I run fglrxinfo, I get this error: X Error of failed request: BadRequest (invalid request code or no such ...
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How can I use the NVIDIA Optimus Graphic Card as Primary Card? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? I'm checking around but I can't find an answer. I have an eeePC 1215N with Nvidia Optimus (Intel+Nvidia) Graphic Card. I'm ...
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Invisible text in Software Center [closed]

After upgrading to Oneiric I hade some graphical issues, but now that I got them resolved, I encountered another issue. The start page for Software Center shows no text at all, though the single ...
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selectively deactivate (power off) pcie slot?

the title basicly says what I'd like to do: my machine has integrated HD4000 graphics and a more powerful PCIe card HD4000 is enough for everyday use, PCIe should be used only for gaming with ...
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Visual Artifacts when using nVidia Prime on Intel driven monitors

I've got a Dell XPS 15 which has 2 display outputs, one HDMI which is apparently driven by the onboard intel graphics card, one DP driven by the nVidia card. I've tried to setup a triple screen setup ...
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How do I get Graphics drivers / bluetooth / card reader working on an Acer Aspire V3-571G?

A couple of days ago I bought an Acer Aspire V3-571G laptop without a system installed on it. The only thing that was there was Linux Linpus. I created a bootable CD with Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit - I read ...
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Compatibility of Toshiba Satellite L855/L875 with Intel/AMD hybrid graphics?

Has anyone tested the Linux compatibility for the new Toshiba Satellite L855/L875 laptops with Intel/AMD hybrid graphics? Are the proprietary ATI drivers working? Is Bumblebee working for them?
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Ubuntu 12.04 doesn't start or install [closed]

I have an HP G4-1387 which has two graphics cards, an ATI 7450M and Intel HD3000. I tried to install Ubuntu and run it from my USB stick, I get the usual black, console like screen showing a lot of ...
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Acer Aspire heats up in Ubuntu 10.10

I have an Acer Aspire 4820TG. It heats up in Ubuntu while remains cool in Windows 7. Consequently, the battery backup in Ubuntu is very low. Why is it so? I have ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 ...
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Which one is active? How to switch it off? Or Switch GPU? Switchable Graphics Ubuntu GNOME

This is what I get when I run lshw. Which one is active? rahul@rahul-hp-dv6-dev-pc:~$ sudo lshw -c display [sudo] password for rahul: *-display description: VGA compatible ...
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Is my ubuntu using both video cards?

I got 2 videos cards, an intel hd 4000 onboard and a dedicated amd radeon 7730M. Following this question that I answered myself, I could see that my computer was using the intel one. However, the ...
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How to use DRI_PRIME automatically from launcher

I thought something like the command ("komut" in picture)in the desktop launcher from attached picture but it doesn't work unfortunately.You get what i intend to do i hope. so how do i make that ...
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How to use only intel graphics and power off radeon with proprietary Catalyst drivers?

I've been using Linux for quite a while in everyday computing and programming. But now i got this new laptop with amazing battery life on windows which runs pretty cool even while gaming. But for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 cannot open nvidia settings/switch between gpus, hybrid graphics

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad edge e531 laptop that dual boots windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. Prior to upgrading to 14.04 I was using bumblebee in order to utilize my nvidia gpu (Nvidia GeForce 740M). In ...
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Dell XPS15 L502x Mini Display Port not working Ubuntu 13.04

Before i had Ubuntu 12.10 running on this laptop and the mini display port worked. Now i have Ubuntu 13.04 and the mini display port does not work anymore. If i connect my external monitor using a vga ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 x64, hybrid graphics card, can not resume after suspend [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 x64, my hybrid graphics card is Intel HD Graphics 4600 and Nvidia Geforce 740m. I installed Nvidia driver follow this article. My question is my laptop can not resume from ...
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Ubuntu heat problems with Medion Akoya Notebook

My Notebook heats up tremendously after I start Ubuntu - I also noticed that it runs slower than my Windows 7 (not to mention the fact, that Windows 7 does not come even close to the heat production ...
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Problem with DKMS upgrading 12.04 to kernel 3.6.9

I am trying to upgrade my Ubuntu 12.04 to Linux Kernel 3.6.9 as described here. This is what I get in console: andres@andres-nt:/tmp$ sudo sh linux-kernel-3.6.9 ########### This bash script is ...
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How to turn off the graphics adapter on a Lenovo G570?

I have Ubuntu running on my Lenovo G570, how can I turn off my Radeon graphics card, which is getting heated up a lot while I use it.
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Scripts for hybrid graphics discreete card disable on startup

A lot of time ago I've used a simple script in /etc/rc.local to disable discrete graphics during bootup. But now it's not allowed to do anything with /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch when you ...
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hybrid-dump for VDPAU accelerated video playing on Ubuntu 11.10 with bumblebee 3.0?

I am trying to run hybrid-dump for VDPAU accelerated video playing on Ubuntu 11.10 with Bumblebee 3.0 installed and running. But following the instructions in the URL below, I can't get mplayer with ...
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nvidia 525 disabling using ironhide

I have installed ironhide using ppa [11.10 - 32 bit, Dell xps 15]. After rebooting I tried to disable nvidia gpu using the command "sudo ironhide-disablecard". I got message as "ERROR : no module for ...
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How can I switch graphics from Intel to nVIDIA in ubuntu 14.10?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 and it shows that I'm using VESA: Intel® Sandybridge/Ivybridge Graphics. I don't really like the performance and I'm searching for a solution to switch on the nVIDIA GeForce ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Black Screen after login (due to changed brightness?)

I have an hybrid switchable (AMD+Intel) PC, where I have both ubuntu and windows 7. Two days ago I was using Ubuntu, and since the battery was low I lowered the brightness. Usually, when I lowered ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 problems with suspend and hibernate while using NVIDIA profile instide of intel profile

First I hope it isn't duplicated question... but I have been searching for a week but no solution for my problem. I have HP laptop with Hybrid graphics for Intel and Nvidia I enabled hibernate when ...
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Can't enable nvidia profile on nvidia-prime, ubuntu 15.04

This is a bug https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nvidia-prime/+bug/1412057 #prime-select nvidia Info: the current alternatives in use are: ['mesa', 'mesa'] Info: selecting nvidia-346 for the ...
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Nvidia card problems on hybrid setup

System: Ubuntu 14.04 Hybrid graphics, Intel Corporation 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics and NVIDIA GT 745M. Fresh from installation the system worked, I could use Nnvidia prime to switch ...
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Laptop getting really hot

I have tried numerous solutions but my laptop is still getting really hot running Ubuntu. I have tried a number of different Linux OS's and they all seem to have this issue. I am now running Linux ...
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Hybrid graphic card drivers (AMD® Radeon HD 8570 + Intel HD Graphics 4000)

I am always trying to find answers for my problems with Google, but this time I give up. I've read almost every topic on every discussion board, blog posts etc. about my problem. I've tried many tips, ...
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Hybrid Graphics problem - Discrete graphic card doesn't work

I am using a Lenovo G510 with an Intel integrated card and a Radeon R7 M265 discrete card. Ubuntu version is 14.04 trusty while the kernel is 3.13.0-46-generic. I've spent quite a few hours trying to ...
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How to set the discrete GPU as default Video card instead of the dedicated?

I have a MSI FX420 Laptop which I will be giving to my brother starting college as a CS. One requirement is that they should be using Linux as their OS. Now my problem is after installing Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia 740m and hd400 no screen detected

i tried every possible way that i found on google to install nvidia drvier with bumblebee and without and every version of the driver and i end up after booting with a black screen and a cursor witch ...
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FailsafeX fails: no screens found

Following are the steps I have taken previously in this attempt to install AMD Catalyst on a AMD/Intel hybrid system. I have since tried to revert everything to normal, uninstalling all ati and fglrx ...
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What the best way to install the graphics drivers for a Radeon HD 8550M on a Intel 4005u system?

I am using ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on an Intel i3 4005u system. The 4005U has an integrated GPU. There is also a 2GB Radeon HD 8550M dedicated graphics card installed. The problem is with installing the ...
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Hybrid Graphics on Ubuntu 14.04 Problem

I've got problem to install drivers for AMD graphics card. When I install a fglrx driver's I've got a black screen and X not start. Please help and thanks! My hardware is: ACER ASPIRE 5820TG ATI ...
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Third monitor picture shifted

I have two AOC 23" monitors and Samsung TV screen. Until last update the picture on all screens were ok. Now picture on AOC's ok but on TV the picture is shifted to the right, that part of picture ...
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Installing AMD & Intel dual graphics

I have amd 7670m and intel hd 4000 series graphics on my laptop. 1st I installed Ubuntu 14.04 erasing windows 8. i have installed the AMD graphics but after i install the intel graphics then reboot i ...
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ATi Radeon 9250 Video card not detected [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on a Dell GX270 Optiplex. My computer has an Intel video card and an ATi Radeon Stealth 9250 PCI video card. Ubuntu can only find the on-board Intel video card. When I ...
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Why linux can't deal with hybrid graphics easily?

I think the title explains the question clearly. Trying to become familiar with linux systems, so may be a noob question. However it has been a question mark in my mind since I met with linux. Why is ...
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Wine gives me black screen when I open programs

I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 with wine 1.6.2, but that wine gives me an error EVERY time it runs, saying that "The program (unidentified) has encountered a serious problem and needs to close. We are sorry ...
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How to turn off nvidia (habrid graphics)

I have a big problem, which prevents me from using Kubuntu 14.04 as my default system. My Asus ul 80 laptop with hybrid graphics (nvidia g210m and intel adapter) seems to use both graphic cards all ...
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Macbook Pro 2010 Hybrid Graphics (NVIDIA GT 330M, Intel integrated)

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. Macbook Pro 2010 with hybrid graphics (NVIDIA GT 330M, Intel integrated). My issue is that none of the proprietary NVIDIA graphics work. I'm using switcheroo to keep my ...
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How can I confirm all available (and active) graphics drivers and cards?

If I open the "Additional Drivers" tab in the "Software & Updates" application, I can see that my graphics card is detected, available drivers are listed, and the active driver is selected. ...
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error: [XORG] (EE) NVIDIA(GPU-0): Failed to initialize DMA using bumblebee

I have gone through every question on Xorg errors I could find and googled for this DMA error, but none seemed to solve my issue. This is my notebook cnfiguration: Intel i5-4200U @ 1.6GHz 8GB DDR3 ...
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Which graphic card driver is safer?

I have an Asus Laptop with hybrid graphic card. Several days ago I installed Nvidia driver and now for time to time I change my graphic card preference(by Nvidia-Prime) between Intel and Geforce. I ...
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Run a VirtualBox VM in a second X-Server with Graphic support

I'm starting a VirtualBox VM (Windows 7) in a second X-Server (Ubuntu 14.04) and i'm using the following xinit script (/path/.vboximage): optirun VBoxManage startvm <vm name> & exec tinywm ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Using two montiors connected to two different cards

I have two monitors connected to my computer. One is hooked up to a discrete AMD Radeon 6670 and one is hooked to an integrated AMD Radeon 7560D. I want to use both at the same time but my Ubuntu ...