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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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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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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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Loading Optimized Defaults Error

I am trying to overclock my G3258 but it keeps crashing at quite low overclocks; so I want to update my BIOS, but apparently you need to load optimized defaults on my motherboard; but when I do this, ...
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Ubuntu is running in low graphics mode after Numpad changes

Yesterday I wanted to make my Ubuntu 14.04 automatically boot with the Numpad [on]. I used this thread as tutorial: How to enable numlock at boot time for login screen? I rebooted my PC and now ...
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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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shrunk screen ubuntu; cant load native resolution 1920*1080 Ubuntu 14.04.2

I tried to install NVIDIA-Linux-x86-340.32.run on my Ubuntu 14.04 and followed the instructions on this page Ubuntu 14.04 install NVIDIA driver (the last answer) When I rebooted after doing this, ...
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booting to 800x400 resolution

I tried to accepted answer from here because my nvidia settings were getting reset on reboot. I did as said according to answer and booted to 800x400 resolution, but my laptop's resolution is ...
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command line login not possible

I am totally new to linux/ubuntu and got this error after installation The system is running in low-graphics mode Your screen, graphics cards, and input device settings could not be detected ...
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Low graphics mode not working

I only installed Ubuntu 14.10 today, already installed nvidia driver. When I reboot i have window that say the system is running in low graphics mode. I'm trying to use low graphics mode for one ...
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Problem installing drivers in 'low-graphics mode'

When I boot up I am getting a 'low-graphics mode' error. This happened just after installing some system updates. I have been trying some of the solutions from How to fix "The system is running ...
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Blackscreen on fresh Xubuntu install

thanks for the help. I just did a fresh install of Xubuntu 14.10 on a old pc, with a AMD/ATI RS400 Radeon Xpress 200 but I am not able to but into the desktop. When the computer starts I am only able ...
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Low Graphics & No Wifi Being Detected

I am completely new to Ubuntu as I have installed it only yesterday. I have very very basic knowledge about the command-line which goes no further to things like [sudo software-center]. I was using ...
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BIOS boots then black no sign of os

I installed 14.04 3 days ago and it worked perfectly. Then I foolishly tried to install my Monitor drivers (HP My Display-though it probably shouldnt make a difference because the BIOS config still ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu on my Inspiron 531s. Please help?

Ok so I have gotten Ubuntu to install once before but had a few problems that I needed to fix by re-installing Ubuntu. Well, some of the problems I'm having is with the graphics card of my computer ...
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“The system is running in low-graphics mode” & CTRL ALT Fn doesn't work

After an upgrade from 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS, problems didn't stop. I won't list them here. It's not the subject. Anyway. After, apt-get remove gnome* and installation of xubuntu-desktop, every time ...
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Low Graphics Mode after fiddling with AMD Driver

I'm a user new to Ubuntu. I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 and tried to install an amd driver. I was able to install it via amd's website. Maybe because I installed the wrong driver, after rebooting, I ...
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Problem with switch between graphics

i have ubuntu 14.04 64bit! and installed that on pavilion dv6 3300se the problem is i cant switch between graphics cards :( or install the amd graphic this is some information: uname -a: ...
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GUI not working in hp Pavillion 15-n221so Notebook PC

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on the above mentioned laptop. When I try to boot it gives the message about low graphics mode. The desktop doesn't appear at all. The CLI seems to be working fine, as ...
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How can I force low graphics mode?

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 on my powermac g5, and it is really laggy. I was wondering if I could enable low graphics mode, it would make it run faster. The problem is.... I don't know how.
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14.04 low graphics mode

How to update AMD graphics driver(the command)? My laptop has amd A-10 processor. Infact all versions of Ubuntu are showing like this in mine.
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Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit installation in dual boot

I have tried various versions of Ubuntu, trying to dual boot with Win8 on my laptop, but then either the installation does not take place or something wrong happens after it (I tried 12.04.2 and ...
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“The system is running in low graphics mode. ” Cant connect to internet!

I just updatet my Ubuntu 13.10 and had to reboot but when I did I got a window saying "The system is running in low graphics mode. Your screen, graphics card and input device settings could not be ...
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The “Low graphics error” on an HP Pavilion Laptop

So I have installed 14.04 on a Pavilion no problem. In fact it was flawless. Now when I boot up for the first time I get the "The system is running in low-graphics mode" window of death. Reading ...
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stuck in low graphics mode in Live CD as well as in normal boot after insatllation of Ubuntu14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.But it got stuck with error System is running in low graphics mode in live Cd booting as well as in normal booting.I tried all the suggestions in ubuntu forums. Can any one ...
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Eeepc low- graphics mode

I'm running Ubuntu on a eeepc 900 when I booted it pulled up the low graphics warning thing so I click OK then I click run in low graphics mode and it says checking battery state. After going into ...