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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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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 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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How can I fix the graphical mode on Ubuntu 12.04 on PowerPC G4

Recently I got install Ubuntu on a Mac with the alternate-powerpc version, but at every start up the display shows that there is a problem with my graphical adapter and display and the system is ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 upgrade error. Dropping to low graphics mode

I was updating from the terminal and it was complete. It asked me if I would like to reboot now. I accidentally pressed 't' instead of 'y' and then it just asked me to reboot manually. Then I rebooted ...
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Lubuntu Unable to Login with GUI. Coloured lines\bars

I am new to Linux. I successfully installed Lubuntu 12.10 alternate version "lubuntu-12.10-alternate-i386". I checked the .iso file using "WinMd5Sum" and it was proper. I burned it and checked error ...
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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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failsafex mode hangs: how to debug it?

I have radeon/intel hybrid graphics. When testing my recovery mode login, failsafex mode hangs at the second screen. It needs a mouse or not? Looks like there are buttons I could click. I have a ...
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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 Resolution and Tiny Font Bug with my xorg.conf

I'm having a very strange issues with my graphics in kubuntu 12.04. I'm almost certain a package has been downloaded which is disabling my default nvidia drivers and rendering my desktop using a very ...
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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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Low graphics mode on notebook

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64bit) on my Dell Inspiron 3537 notebook and have problems which occurred when installed 13.10 (64bit) too. Originally Ubuntu 12.04 LTS was installed, it ...
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Low graphics mode while TRYING ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am new to ubuntu and dont know much about it. I am now interested in trying it. I am not installing it, I AM JUST TRYING IT using the option "TRY UBUNTU" using Live CD. I have Windows XP installed ...
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How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? cntd

So i was having the “The system is running in low-graphics mode” problem which is decribed in this question. In order to solve it I proceeded as in the answers there. I first tried: sudo apt-get ...
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After upgrade system always boot to low-graphics mode

I tried everything like: reinstall ubuntu-desktop reinstall xserver-xorg reinstall nvidia drivers install gdm and stop lightdm Im using ubuntu 13.10. Can anyone help me? I dont want to reinstall ...
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Ubuntu virtual machine not starting up in virtualbox

When I start up my ubuntu virtual machine in virtualbox, it gives me an error, and it says: The system is running in low-graphics mode Your screen, graphics card, and input device settings could ...
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Getting “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error on boot with a Dell Dimension 2400

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an old Dell Dimension 2400 desktop. The installation went fine, but now when I boot it gives me the following error message: The system is running in low-graphics ...
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Graphics driver installation on Dell Inspiron 5110

I am using Dell Inspiron N5110 laptop that has an Nvidia GeForce GT 540M GPU. I am not getting the proper instructions for installing the graphics driver for my laptop. The current status for graphics ...
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accessing main settings via/in lowgraphicsmode

In advance I must say im from Europe so if and when my English is unclear to you please ask me to rephrase and do accept my apologies in advance. With regards to my question/problem. I have a IBM ...
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updating from 12.10 to 13.10 with windows?

I would like to know if it is possible to update my current version of Ubuntu(12.10) to the latest(13.10) through windows. Apparently my current version has crashed due to some errors. i can't enter ...
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The system is running in low-graphics mode error and problem logging in

My PC has a dual boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. When I start Ubuntu, I get this error message: The system is running in low-graphics mode as in this link. I did as in the topic, but I can't ...