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Removed all Nvidia drivers and Ubuntu won't boot

I installed a new Raedon R9 290X after upgrading from my old Nvidia GTX 570, installed the AMD Catalyst 14.6 drivers and everything booted fine but games where a little laggy. I decided to remove the ...
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40 views

Need ability to switch between AMD and NVIDIA drivers with script file

So I'm trying to basically take Kali Linux (penetration testing distro) and install all of it's packages (without more than one program that does the same thing) and install them into Ubuntu. I ...
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43 views

Graphics cards NVIDIA Corporation C61 [GeForce 6150SE nForce 430] cuda

So I'm having troubles. 00:0d.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: NVIDIA Corporation C61 [GeForce 6150SE nForce 430] [10de:03d0] (rev a2) I don't think I have the right graphics drivers. I updated ...
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1answer
74 views

Stuttering screens on 14.04 on MacPro

A friend gave me an old MacPro and installed 14.04 on it. Having a problem with occasional stutters on the video - screen freezes for a second or two, then returns to normal. Guessing it's something ...
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96 views

Processor & Graphics card .. better compatibility in Ubuntu [closed]

I was wondering among the two below mentioned combinations, which one would offer better performance and better compatibility with Ubuntu . THe reason for this post is because I have always got ...
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1answer
75 views

Portable Ubuntu, how to auto install the correct ATI/Nvidia driver when booting?

That is. I don't want to have both drivers installed at the same time. I just want to make an init script or whatever which will choose the correct driver for the video card currently installed during ...
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1answer
80 views

My minecraft has a very low FPS rate and freezes every second on 12.04 LTS

I recently installed Minecraft on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS computer with all the correct Java packages and LWJGL, but when I go to play it, the FPS rate drops to ~3 fps and freezes every second, making ...
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1answer
213 views

Every reboot alternatives for x86_64-linux-gnu_gl_conf and i386-linux-gnu_gl_conf are dropped to mesa

That is. I've removed nvidia drivers with running nvidia-installer.run --uninstall, rebooted, installed fglrx, rebooted again and found that amdconfig is not found. I've googled the solution and ...
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0answers
45 views

installing windows base drivers on an MSI laptop with Ubuntu OS

hi I just recently installed Ubuntu on some of my MSI laptops and I just want to ask if there is a way I can install my device drivers while using Ubuntu as an OS, the drivers I'm talking about is the ...
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2answers
372 views

Best Graphics card (Setup) for three, high-res monitors attached to desktop

I have been looking around a little bit, but most of the discussions are about problems with already existing systems (particular graphics card and setup etc.). I would like to ask what would be the ...
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0answers
32 views

Graphic driver not working for games (12.04)

This is my first post so please excuse the noobiness of this. Not really sure how to describe the problem so bear with me on this. I have been experimenting with graphics drivers recently in order to ...
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1answer
131 views

Disabling a Second GPU?

I have both an AMD ( HD 7850 ) and an Nvidia ( 8400 GS ) GPU installed on my motherboard. The Nvidia card is only there because of its S-video port, which I use to output to my old'n'bulky CRT TV. I ...
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1answer
78 views

installed libopencv results in blackscreen after login

I am new to Ubuntu and set it up a few days ago. Now I wanted to install OpenCV since I need this for university matters. After turning off my pc I was able to log in but afterwards just a black ...
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0answers
94 views

xserver-xorg-video-ati do not support dual head with DVI connection

I am running (gnome) Ubuntu 13.10 and I have an AMD Radeon hd 7470 graphic card (dual head). I am using the xserver-xorg-video-ati as video driver. This driver is working fine if I connect my screens ...
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1answer
653 views

Any supported AGP 8x cards on Ubuntu 14.04?

I've aquired an old desktop (Acer Aspire T135) which currently has an Nvidia Geforce FX 5500 graphics card. I've discovered that this card is unsupported by Nvidia on any version of Ubuntu after ...
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0answers
46 views

How to uninstall AMD drivers so I can switch video cards?

I'm switching video cards from AMD Radeon to a Nvidia GeForce how do I remove the AMD drivers? Also do I remove drivers then swap out Graphic cards or switch graphic cards first? I'm using 12.04 ...
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1answer
261 views

How to fix, having installed the wrong version of XBMCbuntu? [closed]

I have just purchased a HTPC and I installed "xbmcbuntu-12.2.Intel-NVIDIA" on it as my operating system. The installation worked fine, and just when I wanted to log in I realized something was wrong, ...
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56 views

Ubuntu 13.10, AMD sapphire 7790 hd compatability issues

I am currently using a Gigabyte M7 board, with 6 gbs of RAM, and the GPU I was attempting to use was a HD sapphire 7790 from AMD. When I boot the computer, it tells me, it must be set at Low graphics ...
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1answer
127 views

Graphics driver for ubutu 12.04

My laptop is a Toshiba Tecra M9, running Ubuntu 12.04. When I unplug my laptop from charger it freezes and I cannot do anything. I need to restart it every time to get it to work correctly again.When ...
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0answers
141 views

How do I solve laptop overheating and battery draining really fast? [closed]

The question is: How do I stop making my computer burn with Ubuntu's broken packages and how can I make my laptop's battery last a lot longer?
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2answers
192 views

ATI proprietary drivers for “old” devices

I have noticed that my Ubuntu installation is quite sluggish and slow despite the fact that the hardware is not so old (a dual core 2.40GHz CPU 4GB of ram and a Mobility Radeon HD 3650 graphic card) ...
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0answers
90 views

Nvidia graphics card is messing up audio

Hello I am using an nvidia geforce 210 graphics card, and my sound is not working. When I go to sound, it doesn't show my headset as an output or input, and it doesn't work. I'm using the 319 drivers. ...
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0answers
73 views

What is an affordable three monitor GPU which is compatible with Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I painfully found out that I can't run a three monitor setup in Ubuntu with my cheap dual AMD HD 5450 cards. It's also having a hard time with two monitors with random flickering pixels. I'm not ...
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0answers
235 views

Is it possible to install Nvidia + Ati (amd) graphics drivers on same pendrive system?

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a pendrive. Now I want to install graphics drivers. The problem is I'm launching this system on a few PCs. One is a laptop with Radeon, and others PCs got Nvidia cards. Is ...
2
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0answers
192 views

Mixing AMD and Nvidia graphics cards in Ubuntu

This question has been asked before, albeit within the context of a Windows 7 environment. Is it possible to run AMD and Nvidia graphics cards concurrently in a linux (Ubuntu 12.10) environment? If ...
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1answer
121 views

When will native games come to Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Real games that use powerful video cards.
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1answer
80 views

ubuntu 12.04 nvidia drivers updates includes drivers for AMD drivers?

Why is there amd drivers included in update manager in ubuntu 12.04. Here's the screenshot. I've installed nvidia drivers except these amd drivers. Should i install them. And why would ubuntu ...
2
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1answer
217 views

Graphics Card .. Which Vendor Has Better Compatibilty?

I plan to switch from Windows to Ubuntu in the next few weeks. I currently have a Radeon HD6970 in my system, that I'll be changing during this process too (since it is loud and I can't make much ...
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1answer
109 views

How to get GeForce card playing nicely with RadeonHD card on 12.04 64bit

I have a on board ATI card and a second nVidia card. I really don't care about what drivers are being used, there will be no 3d gaming, just a dev machine with 3 monitors, 1 on board, 2 on nVidia ...
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2answers
1k views

What alternatives are there to NVIDIA and ATI graphics cards?

Most long term Linux OS users will be all too familiar with the pain of using either of the two main makes of cards. For years I've had to put up with drivers crashing, features seemingly being ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Best NVIDIA Additional Driver Option

Hello, Under Additional Drivers, there are a few options to choose from, but which one is the best? Using NVIDIA binary Xorg driver, kernel module and VDPAU library from nvidia-310-updates ...
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1answer
155 views

Pre-upgrade questions about upgrading from ATI 4870 to nVidia GTX650 on 12.04

I'm upgrading my computer's video card. I've been using the open source 'radeon' driver with an AMD HD4870. My new card is a nVidia GTX650 that I'm planning on using the proprietary drivers with. I ...
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1answer
1k views

Does Ubuntu 12.04 have video drivers for Nvidia Quadro or AMD Firepro GPU's?

I was building a Workstation for video production and I wanted to use ether a AMD Firepro Or Nvidia Quadro Graphics Card. I am very much a fan of Ubuntu and I was wondering if 12.04 supported any of ...
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1answer
197 views

Nvidia and ATI on 13.04 step by step

Im have Dual Xeon system for Photogrammetric related stuff and need setup Ubuntu 13.04 with Nvidia 560Ti and AMD 7970 3GB card on 2 monitors. And use BOTH cards with OpenCL drivers. Its possible to ...
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0answers
106 views

Switched graphics card, now major problems

I have an old nVidia 9600GT, which I pulled out of my computer dual booting with Windows 7 and 13.04. I then plugged in a HD6670. I didn't think to uninstall drivers in 13.04, so I started my computer ...
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1answer
91 views

Dual Screen misery, unable to install nvidia without crashing unity and turning machine into brick

I am currently on Ubuntu 12.10 and have tried and FAILED to install a graphics card to run a dual screen. I am currently running the following graphics card, Intel Mobile Series 4. The machine is a ...
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0answers
630 views

Graphic card driver, Xorg (Open-source) version vs Proprietary (AMD and Nvidia) version, Which is the best?

i would like to ask about the graphic card driver on linux. from on my experience here is, im having a laptop with a HD6320 from E-450 APU, which is belong to my friend and i install it an Xubuntu ...
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0answers
69 views

Graphics Driver - Low Grapich Error [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 (latest version) now I try to install graphics driver. I have followed this instruction How to Install AMD ATI Radeon Graphics HD 6770M on Ubuntu 13.04 64bit. I tried 4 times ...
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1answer
952 views

Will Ubuntu run on an AMD 6 core processor and ATI graphics card? [closed]

I'm building a computer with AMD 6 core process and its respective motherboard takes ATI or Nvidia as graphic cards, Ram 32GB, HDD 2x3TB, usb2.0/3.0 ports. I want to know if I'm correct by saying ...
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1answer
956 views

Dual monitor Ubuntu 12.04 - only one monitor works at a time

Let me preface this by saying I've been searching and hacking at this for a week. I've tried everything that I've ready (that I understand) on the site here and plenty of other sites. I've been a ...
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1answer
417 views

Will Nvidia gtx 650 work well on Ubuntu 12.10 / 13.04? [duplicate]

I am going to buy a new graphics card and i am thinking about a Nvidia GTX 650. Can anyone tell me if it has good driver support so that i can play games(Like TF2) without the opensource drivers? (as ...
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0answers
301 views

lenvono Y560(ATI HD5730 ) Can I hot switch discrete & integrated graphics card in Ubuntu 12.10? TKS

I have Y560 laptop with ATI HD5730 discrete card. echo OFF > /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch can power off discrete card. echo ON > /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch can enable it. ...
2
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0answers
113 views

Ubuntu on external hard drive | graphic drivers problem

First of all :i'm a unfamiliar when it comes to ubuntu or any other linux distros.. Question backround: I installed ubuntu 12.10 on my external hard drive. (Desktop PC) Installed closed amd drives ...
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2answers
920 views

Only Vga works (not dvi) - Ubuntu 12.10

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10. For some reason I can not get the DVI to work. The monitor says: Cable not connected. The VGA cable works, but the everything looks blurry. The resolution is fine 1920 ...
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1answer
604 views

NVIDIA proprietary driver with ATI OpenCL support

I am exploring with the Toronto GPU Programming MeetUp whether I can add an ATI Radeon card for OPENCL GPGPU computing to my rig with an existing NVIDIA GTX 680. The specific idea is to have a Radeon ...
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0answers
19 views

Run Ati and Nvidia on the same computer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to set up multiple GPUs (12.04)? On the same pc i have an ati card with one monitor plugged and a nvidia with another monitor plugged and I work in dual monitor ...
3
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1answer
3k views

Best triple head display setup

I'm currently running Ubuntu 12.04 with a darn good triple head display setup. I've got a VisionTek 900530 Radeon HD 5450 512MB DDR3 PCI Express video card that has two DVI outputs and one Mini ...
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2answers
698 views

Upgrading Graphics Card (from ATI to nVidia). How to do it properly?

I am thinking of upgrading my old ATI/AMD Radeon 4870 to nVidia (610 or 620, maybe 630). I am not playing games. I like Compiz effects though. I use ubuntu 12.10. Anyway, I would like to ask how to ...
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2answers
772 views

Unable to see Desktop in 12.10 after installing AMD Catalyst

I followed a tutorial to install the AMD catalyst for my GPU. When Ubuntu boots, all I can see is my desktop background. I can right click on it. Is there something I can do to fix this? Oh and the ...
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2answers
3k views

NVIDIA GeForce GT 640 compatible with 12.10?

I was wondering if the MSI NVIDIA GeForce GT 640 1GB card is compatible with ubuntu quantal quetzal. If it is not, suggestions are welcome.