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Ubuntu 14.04 Not recognizing GPU, EXTREMELY slow performance

I recently installed Ubuntu 14,04 on my Compaq Presario CQ62 laptop. Specs: 4GB 1600 MhZ DDR3 RAM Ati Mobility Radeon HD 4250 GPU AMD V120 CPU, 1 Core, 2200 MhZ I have installed Ubuntu using the ...
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Low resolution in notebook with amd gpu

this is my first question here, i've just installed ubuntu 14.04.1 on my samsung ativ book and i can't switch the screen resolution, it's stuck in 800x600. I've tried changing the drivers and ...
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1answer
35 views

Which ubuntu version works fine with sis driver 671 771

I unfortunately have notebook ASUS K50C which uses a sis graphics driver. I tried many different options from different forums but I am still having screen resolution problems. Its screen resolution ...
0
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1answer
52 views

Reverting to open-source Radeon driver shows low resolution graphics

I have tried to install the fglrx proprietary drivers for my Radeon 9000 (RV250) graphics card. This didn't work so I tried to revert to the open-source version based on this page (purge fglrx) to ...
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0answers
47 views

How do I configure the resolution on an HP Envy 15 with an AMD Radeom 7690M?

The computer: notebook, HP Envy 15 (2012) AMD Radeon 7690M also Intel HD graphics. The problem: After installing Ubuntu 14.04, my resolution is automatically at 1024x768 and system settings and ...
0
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1answer
45 views

Ubuntu Graphics Driver / Screen Resoloution Problem

I have an old laptop that I installed Ubuntu on from Windows XP previously. After the installation I noticed the screen resolution is wrong and not all of the screen fits on the display. After ...
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0answers
9 views

WQHD HDMI GeForce 460M

I have the proprietary nvidia driver installed in Ubuntu 13.04. I have a toshiba qosmio laptop with the GeForce 460M GPU. In windows, I was able to use the configuration utility to successfully get it ...
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2answers
187 views

Ubuntu 12.04 - problem with nvidia drivers

I installed 12.04 LTS recently. I installed Nvidia drivers running the following in the terminal : $ sudo apt-get purge nvidia-* $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install nvidia-current-updates ...
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2answers
112 views

I just installed Ubuntu and i've been having weird crashes [closed]

So I'll start from the beginning. When I first had installed Ubuntu I was sitting there on the desktop doing nothing. A update popped up and I decided to install it so i can have my Ubuntu up to ...
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48 views

Monitor resolutions with open source driver vs Nvidia driver, missing resolutions and refresh rates

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 with a Nvidia GT 640 (OEM Dell w/GDDR5) video card. When I use the open source driver the display detects as Dell 18" which is correct, as it is a Dell P96 Trinitron display. ...
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180 views

Resolution 640x480 after installing Nvidia display and CUDA drivers for GTX 750 ti

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with an FX-6350 processor and a EVGA GTX 750 ti SC GPU. I installed the CUDA and display drivers for the 750 ti using this tutorial: Installing and testing CUDA in Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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0answers
19 views

Blank frame around screen with laptop + external monitor setup using AMD propietary drivers

I have a laptop with an ATI Radeon HD 7520G, and I'm using the propietary AMD drivers (fglrx). The issue is that when I connect an HDMI 23' widescreen monitor (appears as DPF1 on xrandr) on ...
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136 views

My Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't maintain the monitor's resolution I've set through nvidia driver-xorg.conf

I have a clean installation of Ubuntu 14.04; I've also installed the nvidia-driver on my GeForce 9800 GT(v.331.38, proprietary drivers of Ubuntu), set the resolution 1280x720 and save it through ...
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0answers
96 views

Dual-Monitor with Nvidia GTX 660 not detecting second Monitor

I've been trying this dual-monitor set-up for the last 2 weeks but with no success. I've readed tones of forums and tutorials but nothing seems to work. I'm trying to get both screens through the 2 ...
0
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0answers
93 views

Latest update to Ubuntu 13.10 broke Intel graphics drivers

I'm running a copy of Ubuntu 13.10 on an i7-4771 w/ Intel HD4600 Graphics using a Dell Ultrasharp 1440p monitor via Displayport. Up until today this configuration has been working perfectly, however ...
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0answers
48 views

Nvidia borderless gaming in fullscreen

I'm currently using the Nvidia Driver Version 331.38 for my GeForce G 103M in Ubuntu. My screen resolution is 1600x900. The game I'm playing has a resolution with 800x600. I can set it higher, but I ...
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73 views

Overscan fixed: but only temporarily. Need assistance with NVIDIA X Server Settings dialogue

I have troubles getting Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to display properly on my HDTV. My problem is that when I log out or shut down, Ubuntu switches screen resolution from 1920x1080 to "Auto"and forgets my ...
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1answer
467 views

Mirror displays with Ubuntu 14.04

Some years ago I switched from Windows to Ubuntu. Now Ubuntu 14.04 is installed on my Acer TravelMate 5742G with: Intel Core i5-460M Nvidia GeForce Gt 420M and Nvidia binary driver version 331.38 ...
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1answer
54 views

Restoring previous drivers after jockey's nvidia drivers update

lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family DRAM Controller (rev 09) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200/2nd Generation Core Processor Family PCI ...
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1answer
85 views

Text gets displayed during boot after Nvidia installtion [duplicate]

After installing latest nvidia drivers from xorg edgers ppa, the boot screen ( where it shows ubuntu logo) displays background process as text. Is there any way to restore the default boot screen ...
1
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1answer
80 views

nouveau driver and mirror monitor on Ubuntu 12.04

I am using nouveau drivers in Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit with a Nvidia GTX560 video card connected to two monitors. If I try to go in Settings > displays > mirror display, my resolution goes from ...
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58 views

Resolution after installation is lost [duplicate]

I tried to install Ubuntu into a computer with a Nvidia 7100 graphics. The LiveUSB has a perfect resolution and a perfect response by default. But after the installation, the desktop has a ...
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1answer
55 views

Load Nvidia driver on boot

I Installed Nvidia manually, everything is ok, but Ubuntu starts and stop in low resolution ( during logo) When I seached for answers I came across this https://help.ubuntu.com/community/NvidiaManual ...
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2answers
109 views

Primary display unknown

I'm new to Ubuntu, I recently installed 12.04.4 LTS. My display is not recognized by Ubuntu. Display: Kent Modular Electronics (KME) 29LR1901A51UN/1 connected via RGBHV BNC connectors. Video ...
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0answers
161 views

Fan problem with Ubuntu [closed]

Here is some of the problem that I have. When I use Ubuntu 14.04 my fan works very fast ( on pc ) I don't have this problem on win after install VGA driver I use AMD HD Radeon 5 ... is it okay to ...
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168 views

Fresh 14.04 install, low screen res and blank virtual terminal

I just installed 14.04 64 bit desktop. Screen resolution wont go higher than 1280x1024 on desktop (monitor is 1680x1050). I tried to go to a virtual terminal to install NVIDIA drivers and I get a ...
0
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0answers
85 views

Low resolution on radeon hd 4530 ubuntu 12.04.04

I've just install Ubuntu and I can't solve the problem with low graphic settings. It isn't ugly low but it still not good enough. I did this instruction but it didn't work for me. What should I do ...
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1answer
253 views

Nvidia DVI/VGA problem

I have a Nvidia GT 630 with two LG Flatron E2242 screens connected. One of them is connected with a DVI/VGA connector because the card has 1 DVI and 1 VGA output. The driver (got the latest one) ...
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0answers
13 views

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 2400 HD pro getting tired of trying

I think I have tried every thing to get this to work I've typed so many command killed Ubuntu 3 time I just reinstalled it again and now I'm asking for some help if any one knows of a walkthrough that ...
3
votes
1answer
241 views

Can't change the resolution higher than 1024x768

Hello complete newbie here. So from the moment i installed ubuntu 12.04 i tried changing the resolution to the maximum supported by my monitor which is 1440x900. I tried installing the proprietary ...
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1answer
165 views

Ubuntu 13 doesn't have an option for screen resolution 1600x900 for NVidia graphics

I am looking for a way to configure my display to the correct resolution of 1600x900. When I initially installed Ubuntu 13 the display resolution was perfect but after a few updates it now only gives ...
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0answers
25 views

How to set 1366x766 or 16:9 screen resolution? [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my PC, which has a DIGILITE DL-G41MXE-IB motherboard. In my OS there are only two default screen resolutions 1024x768 and 800x600. How I can get 1366x766 (16:9) ...
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0answers
63 views

AMD Catalyst on HDTV 720p

I have an AMD A8-5500 system. When I set it up, it was on a small monitor with a 1366x768,60 video setting. I moved the system to my living room and attached it to my Secptre HDTV. I connected both ...
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1answer
53 views

After Ubuntu update display size is 7" and it loads a Mobile version of Ubuntu

Using Ubuntu 13.10 after the latest update I restarted. Now there is no mouse cursor, the screen resolution has changed to 1920x1080 and the text is unnecessarily huge. I managed to get to the display ...
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1answer
360 views

Display Driver and Resolution Issues

I'm recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my PC and it was working fine. However, I was messing around with Conky (the system resource monitor) and was having some issues. I did a little research and ...
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125 views

13.10 Radeon 9800XT Driver limited to 1024x768

I'm brand new to linux (just learned how to open a terminal yesterday). When I installed Ubuntu 13.10 x64, it set my resolution at 1024x768 and would not let me set it higher so I figured that I ...
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1answer
68 views

Where do I get display drivers for Viewsonic VA1948M-LED? [closed]

I have a Viewsonic VA1948M-LED display and Ubuntu does not recognize the display so I only get two resolution choices.
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1answer
148 views

Can't use 1440x960 resolution [closed]

I just got a new computer and I installed all the drivers properly, but I can't find my resolution for my computer. My computer is: • Operating System: Windows 2.6.1.7601 (Service Pack 1) • CPU: ...
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1answer
247 views

problem with installing nvidia-173 driver ubuntu

My graphics card is a GeForce fx5200. After installing the nvidia drivers, the resolution of my pc monitor is limited to 640x480 and 320x240- I installed the packages nvidia-173, nvidia-173-updates ...
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0answers
110 views

maximum screen resolution isn't the native resolution

I decided to build a new, small form factor pc, which was going to run Ubuntu. Now the problem with it, is that the maximum possible resolution, is 1024x760, but that the screen I'm using, has ...
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86 views

Add custom resolution to dual monitor setup ubuntu 13

I switched from Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu and now I have a resolution problem, before I had 2 * 1280x1024 now one is 1280x1024 and the other one 1152x864 I tried some console commands as shown below: cvt ...
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0answers
27 views

Xubuntu resolution limited, clean install [duplicate]

I just did a clean install of Xubuntu 13.10, replacing Windows 7 on my ASUS Pro5DC laptop. When I ran the Live CD, I noticed that the screen resolution was too low. My video card is a SIS 771/671 ...
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1answer
67 views

Missing cursor in ubuntu 1

I am using ubuntu 13.10 and I wanted to install NVidia drivers. I had few issues so I have chosen the way of X server settings. But again, some problems 'cause the conflict between Niveau and Nvidia ...
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0answers
47 views

Random flashing horizontal bars when using NVIDIA binary driver

I'm having an interesting (read: I'm ready to pull my hair out because of this) issue with my EVGA GeForce 8400 GS graphics card under Ubuntu. I'm trying to use a DVI to HDMI converter that will also ...
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1answer
572 views

Ubuntu 12.04 resolution stuck on 640x480

I am new to Ubuntu and I was trying to get my HDMI enabled TV to work with my Ubuntu 12.04 computer and I installed a Nvidia driver using the "additional drivers" program. After that didn't work, I ...
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156 views

Not working 635M Nvidia drivers in Ubuntu 12.04

I've been having a nightmare trying to install the 635M Nvidia drivers in my Asus N46VJ. I've install bumblebee and follow a bunch of suggestion from many places, I think maybe all the attempts I've ...
0
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0answers
207 views

13.10 completely unusable after driver install

I installed the recommended driver for my Radeon HD 7870 GHz edition graphics card. According to System Settings -> Software & Updates -> Additional Drivers, I have the recommended ATI/AMD ...
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1answer
25k views

Drivers for Ubuntu 13.10 [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10, my screen resolution is not fitting my screen as the ubuntu interface is all around stretching over the screen, so i thought i might install nvidia's driver that i know ...
6
votes
1answer
8k views

You do not appear to be using the NVIDIA X driver. Please edit your X configuration file (just run nvidia-xconfig as root), and restart the X server

Im using Kubuntu 13.04 64-bit on my Dell Inspiron 17R laptop. $ lspci|grep VGA: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09) ...
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102 views

Install AMD Drivers ubuntu cause blank screen

Installed Ubuntu a few days ago. Noticed straight away that the resolution was a lot lower than usual on windows and it could not be changed to any higher, so i managed to get around to installing ...