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rendering problems in kicad (Ubuntu 16.04)

Since I upgraded to Xenial, Kicad is rendering really bad. I tried Xenial with other kernel images, kicad versions stable 4.02 and PPA, and in all cases, rendering is really bad. Unusable. Any tip or ...
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How can I switch graphics (Intel integrated/ ATI discreet) in 16.04 LTS

I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my Lenovo system with an onboard Intel graphics and an ATI Radeon display controller. I was wondering how I could switch to the ATI display or make it my VGA ...
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Enable discreet graphics card (AMD, Intel) 16.04 LTS

I have a hybrid-graphics system with power-saving onboard Intel graphics, and an ATI accelerator (Lenovo z51-70, i5, 8 GB RAM, SSD) Back in 14.04, with fglrx, I used to have ATI Catalyst, which would ...
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My AMD Radeon graphic card is not working on 16.04

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 final beta on a Dell Inspiron 15 5000 Series (Intel(R)) - 5559. This laptop has a AMD Radeon(TM) R5 M335 4GB DDR3 GPU. I am unable to tell if it is being used or not. ...
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ATI/Intel hybrid graphics 16.04 LTS

Since I have an onboard Intel graphics card, and a ATI Radeon display controller, I was wondering if I could switch between the two as my graphics in use, as I could in 14.04 LTS through ATI Catalyst? ...
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Is my AMD hybrid-graphics card supported by Ubuntu 16.04 driver?

so before I try a clean install of 16.04 LTS when it's released, is there any way to find out whether my AMD graphics card is fully supported by the driver? I'm not talking gaming, just the open ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 hybrid amd graphics card blank window

I am on a laptop with Intel/AMD hybrid GPU, and I believe I have the driver AMDGPU enabled by default. xrandr --setprovideroffloadsink was also set to the AMD card. So I tried to launch steam with ...
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AMDGPU with hybrid graphics 16.04

I have an onboard Intel graphics card, and a ATI Radeon accelerator in hybrid graphics. In 1404 LTS, my previous version, I used ATI's catalyst driver, and I could switch betweeen the graphics system ...
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How to switch graphics from Intel to AMD with open source driver in Ubuntu 15.04 Gnome

I have Inspiron 14z-5423 with Intel Core i7-3517U APU and a dedicated AMD Radeon HD7550M GPU. I was using it with proprietary fglrx driver and was getting even lower performance then Intel integrated ...
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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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Disable NVIDIA Optimus Graphics Card

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 and have a laptop with NVIDIA Optimus technology. As known by many, Optimus has yet to receive official support and has a lot of issues. Since I do not need the power of the ...
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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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Hybrid graphic and laptop life

As a non-gamer I would like to get an answer on this question please. If a laptop use whole time integrated GPU, and switch to Nvidia when the system is demanding it, will it affect laptop's life in ...
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How to switch to AMD gpu using open source drivers

I have a laptop with hybrid graphics. I'm using that xserver-xorg-video-ati driver. Ubuntu seems to be using the Intel GPU for rendering graphics. How do I switch to AMD graphics without installing ...
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Lenovo G500 ubuntu/manjaro/Linux Mint Amd Catalyst black screen

i have kinda tried everything to get my dedicated graphic card to work in different Linux Distributions (Ubuntu 14.04 - 15.10, Manjaro Linux (newst stable) Linux Mint (newst stable) In non of them i ...
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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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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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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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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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hybrid graphics Prime problem

Having an issue getting xrandr work. This is what I get following PRIME tutorial xrandr --listproviders ...
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NVidia Graphics Card Issue. GeForce 820M

As i had windows 10 with GeForce graphics card, I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS uninstalling windows. Now I have an issue (i.e) when I pass this command lspci | grep VGA my results be like 00:02.0 ...
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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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Disabling NVIDIA card on hybrid graphics laptop

I have MSI GP60 2QE laptop with Intel HD 4600 and NVIDIA 940M graphics. I dual booted Windows 10 with Ubuntu 15.10 and noticed, that on Ubuntu NVIDIA card is always on what makes my battery last about ...
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Cant get nvidia 840m to work on asus ux303ln with ubuntu 14.04

The asus is a hybrid and ive tried 1) following the hybrid graphics instructions to no avail ( file cant be found in sys/kernel/debug/) 2). Installing nvidia-current , nvidia-settings and ...
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No vgaswitcheroo in /sys/kernel/debug with AMD switchable graphics

I have recently uninstalled fglrx and am trying to set up my hybrid graphics correctly. Setup: Mint 17, Samsung 370R, Intel and AMD 8750M graphics. lspci: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: ...
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How to turn off nvidia (hybrid 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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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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nvidia-prime doesn't turn off Nvidia card while using intel graphics

So I'm using nvidia-352-updates and nvidia-prime. It also installed bbswitch and some other packages. I've set nvidia-prime to use the Intel card. It is using that card but powertop reports that the ...
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What alternative use can I give to an internal graphic card ? [closed]

I have recently bought an nVidia Quadro FX1700 and as my PC has an onboard card (Intel 82Q965). I was thus wondering what uses I could give to the card besides the use as hybrid graphics. I have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + T400 + vgaswitcheroo = nothing

Using https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HybridGraphics and http://asusm51ta-with-linux.blogspot.com/ I have tried to enable hybrid graphics at my T400. I did everything as it was written at those ...
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Graphic lags in ubuntu 14.04

After entering I see here is samsung np350e5c
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Screen tearing with Nvidia 950M in 15.04 and 15.10

Info: Asus fx550j laptop, i7, 8 gb RAM, 15.04 x86_64 upgraded to 15.10. lspci -k | grep -i nvidia 3D controller: NVIDIA Corporation GM107M [GeForce GTX 950M] (rev a2) Kernel driver in use: nvidia ...
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problem with amd graphic card in ubuntu15.10

i am a newbie and i have just replaced my windows 8.1 with ubuntu15.10 and trying to make my amd graphic card work(amd r7m265) but i cant make it work . below is the outputs of following command. $ ...
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Could not resolve archive.ubuntu.com when reinstalling xorg

I managed to uninstall xserver-xorg completely, and now all I see when booting Ubuntu is a blank screen. I've tried reinstalling it through shell prompt (recovery mode) but every time I get errors ...
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How to set up nVidia Optimus/Bumblebee in 14.04

The previous methods i have used to set up Bumblebee on 13.10 based distributions is not working under Ubuntu 14.04 . How can I set up Bumblebee and Bumblebee GUI in Ubuntu 14.04 ?
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GPU drivers greyed out - Ubuntu 14.04

i just realized that under 'Additional Drivers' on my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop all GPU driver options are greyed out and the only one chosen is : "Continue using a manually installed driver" The thing is ...
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Can't detect second monitor after fglrx install

I have two monitor (one connected to the AMD GPU's HDMI port and one connected to the integrated Intel's HDMI port). After the installation of AMD Crymson, the second monitor is no more available in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Hybrid graphics card black screen

When installing ubuntu 14.04.3 on my MSI GE72 with GTX960M with a DVD or a USB key I get a black screen. Many documentation suggest to replace in the Grub "quiet splash" with nomodeset. and it solves ...
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bumblebee installation with trusty Ubuntu on Geforce GTX960M on notebook MSIGE722QC Apache

I am trying to install Xubuntu14.04 on my MSI GE72QC with NVIDIA GTX960M. After including nomodeset in the GRUB I install Xubuntu. I clik on download updates with the installation. Reboot does not ...
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Discrete graphics always DynOff

I'm using the default open source driver and when I run # cat /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch I always have my discrete AMD adapter as DynOff. I tried echo ON > ...
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Ubuntu stuck in splash screen after using GPU for computing

I am using a Lenovo Y50 laptop which has an intel integrated graphics and a gtx 960m, I have installed cuda 7.5 and I am using theano to compute stuff using nvidia gpu. After using gpu for computing ...
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Is the r7 360 supported on Ununtu?

My graphics card is a hibryd Intel hd 5500/r7 m360 suppored by ubuntu and which version of ubuntu should I use to that my graphics card works properly?
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Ubuntu driver support for r7 m360

THello. I have image tearing problems when whatching YT, movies.... The Tearing happens with both open and flgrx drivers. It happens on both ubuntu 14.04 and 15.10. My graphics is hybrid Intel hd ...
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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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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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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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Can't enable third screen on my laptop with hybrid nvidia / intel graphics on ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to enable a third screen on my laptop with hybrid graphics intel + nvidia with no luck. I'm using bumblebee to manage both cards. In the graphical monitors configuration, the system, can ...
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Nvidia CUDA, Hybrid Graphics, optirun vglrun, deviceQuery Permission denied

Intro I am trying to get CUDA working on my hybrid graphics laptop. I am using (l)ubuntu 15.04. Currently I have followed some steps in an online guide, which I shall explain below, and I am able to ...
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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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Switchable Graphics not working on lenovo g50s A8-4500m with Ubuntu 14.04

Switchable Graphics not working on lenovo g505s with Ubuntu 14.04 only sow Radeon HD 7640G second graphics card its ATI Radeon HD 8570 2GB