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Switching to nvidia graphics (nvidia prime,nvidia x server settings)

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I tried to switch to my Nvidia graphic card via Nvidia x server settings, but it doesn't allow me. It shows the blocking sign. Any ideas? -- with NVIDIA 745M
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Tearing on Ubuntu 14.04.2 with free ATI drivers

Do you know how can I remove the tearing with the free driver? I'm with hybrids graphics. Thanks.
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How to use integrated Intel graphics instead of Nvidia graphics on MacBook Pro?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 64bit on MacBook Pro 15" 2010 (MacBookPro6,2) and I would like to use the integrated Intel graphics instead of the dedicated Nvidia graphics Ubuntu boots with on this ...
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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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vgaswitcheroo doesn't work on 14.04 - discrete Radeon always on, Dell Vostro 3350

I've a following problem - I've just upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 on my Dell Vostro 3350 and I can't turn off the discrete graphics. As instructed here and following HybridGraphics I managed to ...
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choose which GPU to use for each application

I am Ubuntu 14.04 and have NVIDIA graphics card 820m running with driver v331. On windows we can select which GPU to use to run a application. How can we do it on Ubuntu? UPDATE: my question was ...
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14.04 : How to disable discrete graphics card

I know 14.04 has Kernel 3.13 and is supposed to be better at dynamic power management. My problem is the estimated remaining time keeps changing. But on an average I see 5 hours. On same machine on ...
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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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Fglrx causes serious bug-black screen!

I downloaded newest driver from Ati site and installed it... Now at start-up I see a black screen and message: "Your screen,graphics card,and input device settings could not be detected ...
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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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Static and crackling in my HDMI audio?

So, I managed to dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 13.04. In Ubuntu 13.04, I installed the drivers for my graphics card(AMD HD Radeon 7700 Series, I'm pretty sure it's a 7790 one and Intel HD Graphics ...
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12.04 Failed to load module “nvidia” (module does not exist, 0)

I have ASUS UL50Vt with nvidia optimus hybrid graphics (GeForce 210M). I recently installed ubuntu 12.04, and in Details app it was showing me, that I am on Intel video driver. So, I installed ...
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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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video cards don't work properly ASUS N550 JK

First time i ask for help here, but after a week tryng to solve the problem just reading i decided to write something too: As title says i have this N550 JK, i installed ubuntu 14.04, bumblebee and ...
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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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Intel/AMD Hybrid graphics on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently acquired a new laptop featuring hybrid graphics, namely a Toshiba P50T-B. I installed Ubuntu and at first I had lots of troubles to set up the graphics. The screen was turning black right ...
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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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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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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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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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Overheating problem in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm still having an overheating problem in Ubuntu 14.04. I have heard that the problem would vanish in the new version (Ubuntu 14.04), but my HP Pavilion g6 laptop is still overheating. It's not ...
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Nvidia 840M driver installation Acer E5-571

After a lot of trying and installing I don't know anything more to I can do to get this running. I am having trouble installing the current Nvidia proprietary driver 346.35 on a Nvidia 840M graphics ...
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How do I install the Nvidia drivers?

I just ordered the Nvidia GTX 560 card, which should arrive tomorrow. I have a dilemma, though. Should I keep using the driver which is available in "additional drivers" in Ubuntu (10.10), or should I ...
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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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Triple monitors on hybrid video system GeForce+Intel

I use Lenovo Ideapad Z580A with hybrid video: GeForce+Intel with Ubuntu 12.10 x64 Ukrainian. It has internal display and two outputs: HDMI and VGA. When I connect third display to VGA all displays go ...
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typelib: /usr/lib/libGL.so.1: file too short after installing AMD drivers

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 in a Samsung laptop. I've installed this morning AMD propietary drivers as explained here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evqpassbyqA My AMD card for the first time ...
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FGLRX Intel/ATI Hybrid Video, Dual-Display Flickering

I'm sorry if the same question is already asked, I checked several ones but the reported problems are different or solution doesn't work. So I've successfully installed FGLRX driver on my laptop DELL ...
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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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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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ATI Radeon HD7000 Series (Laptop) - Switch Mode Between ATI & Intel Integrated GPU. Stuck on Boot Screen On Intel GPU Selection Mode

Laptop Specs: HP Pavilion G6-2020SE GPUs 1) ATI HD7000 Series 2) Intel Integrated OS Installed: x) Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit) i) ATI Graphics Card Drivers Installed From AMD website. Note: Graphics Card ...
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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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Choosing a single graphics to use?

I am running a computer with an AMD APU with integrated graphics. Recently I bought a new graphics card (Radeon HD 7750). While trying to install this, I could not find a proper driver to use. When ...
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Setting up HybridGraphics on Dell xps 15z (L511z) Ubuntu 14.04

Few days ago I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell xps 15z (L511z) laptop. First problem I encountered was with installation (from CD) not willing to start. With acpi=off selected installation always ...
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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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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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How to disable my APU and use the GPU (AMD Radeon) open source driver instead?

I'm using Ubuntu 1410 (Kernel v3.13) #uname -r 3.13.0-27-generic I've been trying to disable the APU (i.e. Intel's graphics software driver) and use the GPU (i.e. Xorg open source driver for ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.10 - desktop freezes when opening or importing a large size image?

I tried to add a raster layer to my QGiS dufour(memory size of the image was 52 MB) and the desktop freezed. It is not just QGIS,I have also tried to open this image via image viewer and it has also ...
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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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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 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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How can I disable ATI discrete graphic GPU at startup in Ubuntu 14.04 without BIOS?

I could disable ATI discrete graphics in Ubuntu 13.10 with this command: echo OFF > /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch But in Ubuntu 14.04 it does not work. cat ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 + Bumblebee, Unable to control Brightness and have Bumblebee working at the same time

I'm current running Ubuntu 14.04 with a GTX 780m gpu on my laptop and using nvidia-331 drivers with bumblebee. I was unable to control the brightness of my screen, but then I decided to follow some ...
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How to enable Discrete Graphics Card on Ubuntu 14.04

I can't activate my gpu when running Ubuntu 14.04. I've tried to follow the steps here but without any luck. ...
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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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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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Disabling Optimus / Graphics cards

I have a Dell XPS 15 L502x. I using Ubuntu 14.04 duel booted with window 7. I looking to get more life out of my battery while in Ubuntu. I have no need for the nvdia card while using Ubuntu since ...