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The system is running in low-graphics mode (ubuntu 14.10)

I attempted to switch from redhat to ubuntu on this workstation Dell Tower 7910. I am using the iso file of ubuntu-14.10-desktop-amd64. I have created a USB boot. After ubuntu installation, I ...
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Terminal command to clean tmp folder and set permission flags

Because of a low-graphics error I am not able to log into my system anymore. Well .. I am not seeing any graphical interface (solutions here How to fix "The system is running in low-graphics ...
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System in low graphics, deleted linux, grub rescue, can't access windows

So I'm pretty new to Ubuntu but I managed to install it with no big problems on both my desktop and netbook. When I installed it on my brother's netbook everything went horribly wrong and now I fear ...
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Clearing Disk Space at Command Line while fixing Low Graphics Mode Problem

So My SSD is completely full and I cant access the desktop to be able to delete these files. I need help on how to set the command to delete the files of a particular folder ie Videos
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Installing fglrx driver always fails

I have downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 and wanted to try some OpenGL programming. My laptop has switchable graphics technology (Intel HD Graphics 4000 and AMD Radeon HD 8570M). I thought that it'd be better ...
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Can't access grub by holding down shift; can't access desktop due to errors. How do I fix this?

I recently moved to Australia, need to find work, but can't use my computer, and it's really hindering me. I need your assistance please. I'm getting an error, "The system is running in low graphics ...
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After a few days system running in low graphics mode… why?

So I have had Ubuntu on my computer about 3 times now all of which haven't exactly worked out. After a few days, I dont know why this happens, when it starts up it is unable to detect my graphics ...
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The system is running in low graphics mode, cannot open grub

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on HP pavilion Laptop. I am getting this error and unable to get into desktop. I have tried this "How to fix "The system is running in low-graphics mode" ...
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Why ubuntu 12.04 randomly loads in fail-safe graphic mode?

My ubuntu+nvidia randomly shows "The system is running in low-graphics mode". but after restart, booted-up normally. I found some solutions but no one reports this message shows-up randomly. So my ...
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How to troubleshoot a “Low Graphics Mode” installer error on PC with SiS iGPU?

How does one troubleshoot a “Low Graphics Mode” error when they are trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 on an older computer? The computer involed is a quite old one: Fujistu-Siemens Scenic P300 Pentium ...
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Can't seem to boot Ubuntu after resize the partition it was on using GParted

I just shrank my partition in which ubuntu was installed using GParted - with a live Ubuntu usb. The operation was successful. Now I can't seem to boot my ubuntu partition. The grub loader works. But ...
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Fresh install no drivers

fresh noob here, I installed ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop(acer aspire E1 572G) I installed over my win 8.1 partition I just erased the disc but while doing so I had control over my mouse and was able to ...
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Low-res Display and No Networking in Installation and LiveUSB after Thermal Hard Shutdown

My ASUS laptop running 14.04 shut down hard and spontaneously while I was using it one day. Since it was very hot (forgot the heatsink that day), and since Windows used to shut down due to ...
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low graphics mode

I have a hp pavilion 15-e055sx. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and after installation I get this error: The System is running in low graphics mode I have looked at How to fix "The system is ...
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Stuck in low graphics mode-need to re-enable intel card

After installing NVIDIA 331 graphics driver for my NVIDIA 740M my laptop boots to ubuntu in "low graphics mode" If someone could walk me through the steps of deactivating the NVIDIA driver and ...
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Installed fglrx but still showing “The system is running in low-graphics mode”

I installed Ubuntu 14.04. It shows The system is running in low-graphics mode message on starting as well as in 'Try Ubuntu' option. I entered sudo apt-get install fglrx in the terminal (Ctrl+Alt+F1) ...
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Xfce4 running in vesa mode after uprade to 14.04

While Unity is running perfectly, Xfce session is running in low graphics (VESA) mode. I think two things could be related: I've got discrete graphics card and running nvidia-prime with the ...
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Unable to install latest Ubuntu 12.04.4/13.10-hangs after installation-upon reboot system running low graphics error

When I download any latest Ubuntu i.e 12.04.4 or 13.10 after installation is complete the system hangs when i click the 'Restart Now' button. Then when I hard reboot it it says "system running in low ...
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low-graphics mode after update to 13.10 and reinstaltion of nvidia drivers

I recently updated to 13.10, it broke all my opencv installation (impossible to compile or run previous programs that were ok on 13.04). I've found out that cuda wasn't installed anymore, nor were the ...
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How can I fix my gnome desktop / X server in Ubuntu 13.10

I have been struggling with this since yesterday evening: I upgraded from 12.04 to 13.10 in steps using $ do-release-upgrade. Since the last upgrade I got the "Low graphics mode" screen with the ...
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system is running low graphics mode

I uninstalled the unity from Ubuntu mistakenly. when i restart computer it is giving "The system is running low-graphics mode" .I have tried different commands "sudo apt-get autoclean" , "sudo apt-get ...
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Driver Nvidia problem

My graphic card is a Nvidia GT540M gDD3 1GB_Hybrid on an Ubuntu 12.04 install. Installed Ubuntu one day ago.Yesterday it started without any problem but since today I get "The system is running in ...
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Problem in removing packages

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 alongside w-7. I was trying to solve over heating problem. By mistake I installed 2 packages from Software Center. When I boot up PC next time it is giving me error like that ...
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System running in low graphics after installtion of nvidia driver for 13.10

I installed ubuntu 13.10 on my Acer v5-471G with nvidia geforce gt 620 M graphics card. But I encountered flickering, overheating, battery drain and suddedn shutdowns soon after installtion. Then I ...
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How to fix “The system is running in low graphics mode” error on Toshiba Satellite -T110?

For a while, I have run Ubuntu 12.0 along side windows on my net book however, recently when I start Ubuntu i am faced with this error message "The system is running in low graphics mode." A quick ...
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Installation after boot shows no display

I just booted 12.04 for installation from USB-stick. But there is a problem with the display. After boot I see a rectangle on the lower left corner of the screen, after a while I see "Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 freezing and low graphics mode

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit on my desktop PC, and it seems it's not working properly. I have freezing while typing, the virtual console is not available, if I try go to it my screen is ...
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Any sites of guides or blogs of people installing Linux on Low-end or low resource pcs or compute devices

Im looking for a website where a community of people that successfully and stably install Linux distros on low-end and low resource pcs or compute devices (raspberry pi for example). Ubuntu preferred ...
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ubuntu 14.04 in lenovo g400 why x did not use the graphic accelerator?

are already two or three months that i am trying to use Ubuntu 14.04 and before 13.10 but do to hardware structure of my Lenovo g400 Intel® Core™ i5-3230M CPU @ 2.60GHz × 4 and VESA: Intel® ...
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Z87N-WiFi message “Unknown display” Howto fix?

Hi I have just built myself a mini-itx rig Motherboard = Gigabyte GAZ87-wifi Graphics = inbuilt HD4600 21" inch Iiyama monitor VGA connected via VGA to DVI convertor I have installed Ubuntu 14.04. ...
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13.10 start up into low-graphics mode

I am running Ubuntu alongside Windows 8 on an Acer Aspire E1-571G. I was using Ubuntu 13.04 and today upgraded via the CLI to 13.10 Now Ubuntu doesn't take me to the log in screen to type in my ...
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low-graphic mode changes ineffective

I've done some searching, without luck. (its hard when you don't know what your question is and English is not your first language) My ubuntu 12.10 is booting up in "low-graphic mode" all ...
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The system is running in low-graphics mode

I am getting the error “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error on my PC. Its and HP PC with integrated graphics card. it was running fine until yesterday. Trying to switch to gdm just boots ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 randomly started to look like old windows

I was messing with the GS on pcsx2 and then ubuntu started to look old and rigid, also the fonts have changed too and everything looks very grey. It looks most like windows 2000, especially the ...
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System running in low graphics mode

I disabled my AMD Radeon 7730M HD graphics using: http://planetoss.com/articles/how-to-disable-the-discrete-amd-graphics-card-in-linux/ because it was causing a lot of heat. Now I have gained around ...
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system-is -running-in-low-graphics on installing ubuntu

I get this error on just trying to install a clean install of ubuntu, I want to reformat the drive and install but cannot due to this video issue how can i resolve it? How to fix "The system is ...
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Trouble running Ubuntu12.04 on MSI CX620

Hardware A few days ago I uninstalled Windows 7 & installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my laptop (MSI CX620). No problems occurred in installation process. My laptop contains two graphic controllers 1) ...
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Low Graphics mode :(

My problem is: LOW GRAPHICS MODE... I don't know how this happened: I got an AMD Radeon graphics card. It used to work flawlessly, but hasn't worked for 4 months now... I went to dpkg and it said ...
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My Ubuntu 14.04 LTS just showing me low-graphic mode in startup

Today I just added some dependencies for installing some tools. Everything was working right, but after restarting my laptop it is showing me error "The system is running in a low-graphic mode" ...
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Intel Graphics stop working properly after installing Xen

I've installed Xen 4.5 on Ubuntu 15.10 running on kernel 3.16.0-30 and it has caused the tty to be stuck at a lower resolution and no screen is available to xserver. It is fine as soon as Xen is ...
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Ubuntu Low Graphics Error

Im facing a little error with an Ubuntu setup. I installed Ubuntu on my old computer and I get this Low Graphics error. I restarted the computer while holding Shift I got into the GRUB menu where I ...
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Hybrid Intel Nvidia system is running in low-graphics mode

I have a Lenovo Y700 with hybrid video cards (Intel and Nvidia) and running Ubuntu 15.10. From what I could see there are several kinds of problems with this setup. For me, particularly is that I can ...
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How repair ubuntu when It start in low-graphic mode?

I installed some packeages and make update, during this I mess up something because now my ubuntu starts in low-graphic mode. In grub in advance option I have Ubuntu with Linux 3.16.0-X-generic ...
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Lightdm is giving me “The system is running in low-graphics mode”

I was trying macbuntu on Ubuntu 15.10 and due to some bug in it, i wasn't able to login into the system as login screen was coming again and again even after feeding in the right password. So, i ...
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Problems installing ubuntu on GPT and MBR

My laptop is Lenovo Z-570. I was running windows 10, this is the first time I am installing Linux OS. In windows,system information showed that my boot was legacy. So, I assume its BIOS boot. On ...
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How to prevent from system is running in low-graphics mode error on ubuntu

Is it possible to prevent low graphics mode error on ubuntu? What I mean is, have a preventive measures like installing something so that won't happen. Please help
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Exhausted space_low graphic mode error

recently I get low graphics error in my ubuntu desktop and I found out that my / space has been exhausted. I try to remove large size files using rm command. But failed to remove since I was trying to ...
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The system is running in low graphics mode with login incorrect

Error as : The system is running in low graphics mode . I tried by pressing CTRL + ALT + F1 to open ttyl , it prompts for log in with your username and password. It always says incorrect , i checked ...
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What are the fastest image editors available on Ubuntu?

For someone that needs a responsive and quick to load image editor, what image editors are fastest? I'm looking for something good and preferably lightweight, so long as it has basic editing tools ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 doesnt boot (low graphics error)

After trying to migrate my USB installation to my formated (ext4) SSD and failed to do so (How to migrate ubuntu 15.10 to an other disk) I tried to fresh install (using the liveDVD i have ) ubuntu ...