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Update broke graphics driver, no GL, no Unity 3D, GeForce 610M

About a month ago an automatic update and a seven day-streak with no reboot somehow broke my graphics capabilities, rendering me Unity 2D'd and video-game-less. I suspect it is to do with driver ...
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Why are my launcher and panel all glitchy when I open dash since updating my nVidia drivers?

As you can see in the image, launcher and my panel look a bit glitchy when I open dash. I have used unity-tweak-tool to set the transparency to static blur on dash, and this always worked in the ...
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25 views

Does switching drivers via Additional Drivers impact performance?

I've just reinstalled Ubuntu and noticed a significant increase in graphical performance - mainly just the smoothness of the desktop. The older installation was also mainly new. The only major ...
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43 views

Problems with graphics drivers on Latitude D600 running 14.04

this is my first time installing ubuntu on a laptop, which is the Dell Latitiude D600. I have been having a very specific issue related to what might be the graphics driver, but I am not completely ...
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No Unity dash and bars - existing solutions not working

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS x64 on a Schenker M504 (Clevo 650) Intel i7 4712 with NVIDIA GeForce GTX850M. When switching to the NVIDIA card using PRIME, all my windows were surrounded by a thick ...
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Why does Unity not extend to my 2nd monitor, even when it is displaying an X-Screen?

I recently added a 2nd video card to my system, but unity refuses to extend my desktop over to the second screen. Although the secondary monitor initialises when I boot and I can move the mouse cursor ...
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Unity gone after installing Nvidia Prime

I wanted to replace Bumblebee with Nvidia Prime for more performance. I used these commands: sudo apt-get purge libvdpau-va-gl1 bumblebee* nvidia* sudo apt-get install nvidia-331 nvidia-settings ...
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Unity broken with AMD/ATI Graphics with 13.10 after latest kernel upgrade

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 using an AMD/ATI graphics card Gallium 0.4 on AMD RS880. Since the last kernel update Unity no longer works. When I log in I only get the desktop wallpaper - no unity panel ...
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Windows no longer display with proprietary ATI Catalyst drivers

I recently started having an issue that opening any application would would show nothing on screen. At the time I noticed it I assumed it was an incompatibility between the new 14 update so ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 hangs after login but mouse pointer can be used

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 using a live usb.I previously had OpenSUSE. I removed the default Nouveau driver and installed propietary driver from Nvidia's website.The installation worked fine for 2 to 3 ...
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any 3d drivers for ati fglrx which would support google earth and other 3d apps on chrome

i have installed many 3D apps on my ubuntu 14.04LTS desktop but none of them are supportive i have asked many questions regardind this previously but no answer was available i think it is just due to ...
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347 views

Graphics hardware warning when updating to 14.04

As I use Ubuntu at work I just update only LTS versions but now I'm not sure if I can/should. As my computer is now ten years old I would change if was mine but as it is owned by my employer I have to ...
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Nvidia version for (12.04) kernel 3.2.0-60-generic

What is the appropriate nvidia version for (12.04) kernel 3.2.0-60-generic? I am asking because after recent updates, Unity reverted to 2d only. I tried to purge and re-install the driver, plus file ...
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Empty nvidia-settings after install v. 331.67 driver on Ubuntu 14.04?

I've followed this tutorial (with the following adjustments below) to install v. 331.67 nVidia driver. But get nvidia-settings (NVIDIA X Server Settings) empty... Then, before restart the PC, I make ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Problem after manually installing NVidia Drivers, Unity issue

After manually installing Nvidia drivers (downloading nvidia .run driver) Laptop model - dell inspiron 14 3421 Video card - NVIDIA GeForce GT 625M I could still access the side bar(unity)/ Here's ...
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114 views

Problems with nvidia gt630m drivers

Hello i have used Ubuntu 12.04 for some time now but now i have encountered a really annoying problem that drives me crazy. I first got this problem when i updated my nvidia drivers, version 331 ...
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66 views

Ubuntu unity corrupted, glitching after fresh install

I am doing a fresh install of Ubuntu on ASUS F3U, however after the initial startup and downloading updates I am unable to fix the display which is clearly glitched. I have made 2 screenshots covering ...
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2answers
264 views

Installing NVIDIA GEFORCE 750M drivers

Is there any way to install NVIDIA GEFORCE 750M drivers for Ubuntu? Right now Intel Haswell Mobile is used for graphics. Is this ok? Can I get better performance by installing NVIDIA drivers? ...
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1answer
40 views

Nvidia drivers making unity not working fine

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Gigabyte P35K. Unity was working fine at the first boot, but then I installed the Nvidia driver and now when I move a window it is pretty slow, when I take the ...
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Bad OpenGL performance when running the game windowed

I'm playing Dust Racing 2D (https://sourceforge.net/projects/dustrac/) on Ubuntu 13.10. The problem is that the performance is bad when running the game in a window. The fullscreen mode is perfectly ...
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148 views

How to optimize an under-powered laptop for video

I have an old laptop that I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on for a family member. It's an HP xt3000 with 748MiB RAM and 60GB disk. I had to install with non-PAE support and nomodeset if that's relevant. ...
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1answer
218 views

Ubuntu will not leave 2d mode

I am running 12.04 LTS, have received all of the updates, and cannot switch back to 3d mode. After restarting and notifying the GUI that I would like to start in Ubuntu (3d) mode, it goes to 2d mode ...
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379 views

Intel Extreme Graphics II drivers and Ubuntu 13.10

Not sure if anyone can help, but I've put together an older PC that has on-board graphics, which according to the documentation is Intel Extreme Graphics 2. Anyway Ubuntu 13.10 (32-bit) installed ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 12.04 Unity starts in 2D mode even when 3D is selected - ATI Radeon HD 4250 Legacy Driver 13.1

After installing the ATI Radeon legacy drivers (version 13.1) Unity no longer starts in 3D mode, where it did before. I can select "Ubuntu" during login, and indeed it is the default choice, but when ...
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0answers
74 views

Problems with AMD drivers. After logging in computer will not display unity interface

I recently built my first computer and installed Ubuntu since i am short on cash. For the last year I have been using ubuntu on my laptop, and have not had trouble with it. When I installed on my ...
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Ubuntu 13.10: Bad application startup drawing (e.g., chromium)

I have always noticed a small graphical performance issue in my ten years experience with GNU/Linux. The problem is related to how applications are drawn when started. Typically, on my machine, when ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS no Desktop anymore, only Recovery Option with Low Graphics Support

this is my first Question ever, please be nice! Problem: After Automatic Update for 32bit-Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Unity-3D didn't worked any more, so i tried to reinstall the proprietary driver for my ...
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GFX card crashed, dash slow, what can I do?

So, my graphics card (GeForce 550Ti) took a crap the other day, fan blades broke and flew off and yeah...a mess. Now my Ubuntu install is slower than hell. I click the icon or press super and the dash ...
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71 views

PCI or USB video card with Unity support for legacy computer

I was given an HP Pavillion 8756C from 1999 that I'm considering refurbishing for a friend's kid. It runs Ubuntu 13.10 and performance is actually pretty decent except for Unity. I'd like to get ...
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2answers
685 views

Printer scanner driver for Epson Workforce WF-5320

Having trouble with setup here. I have 64-bit Ubuntu Unity 12.10. First I ran sudo apt-get install xsltproc Then I clicked accept on the Epson website here. I downloaded ...
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1answer
57 views

Menu, launchpad and windows disappeared

On my fresh installed Ubuntu, I ran the things described in this list, more precisely the last part installing a bunch of softwares, when all the unity layout disappeard. There was: No launchpad No ...
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1answer
49 views

transmission crashing and data loss

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2109152 This is happening to me, in the sense that transmission is freezing, I have to force quit, and I lose all data downloaded since it was launched. It's ...
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After Installation Issues

I have been playing with Ubuntu since 8.04 and have several servers running 64bit 12.04LTS full time. I have used desktop on and off over this time period but have never committed any machine to ...
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Back/red/pink screen with cursor after fresh install

Similar questions have been asked before, but this is quite an exotic case, and I've tried all the other solutions I found. I installed Ubuntu 13.10 from USB and afterwards rebooted. At first I got ...
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Screen sometimes inverts after locking

Sometimes, when I wake up my computer from a screen lock, one of my screens is inverted. It does not always happen (maybe one in ten times) and it is not always the same screen. Re-locking and ...
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2answers
238 views

Unity poor performance after upgrading to 13.10

I upgraded recently from 13.04 to 13.10. I have Dell Inspiron 4GB RAM, Intel Core i3. Login takes a lot of time and all the graphics are very slow. Alt + Tab takes a lot of time (seconds). After ...
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1answer
451 views

Nvidia driver - After install - No unity or black screen with cursor

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 x64, I've tried many distros based on Ubuntu/Debian as well. For example: Mint 13,14,15 KDE & Cinnamon, Kubuntu, Xubuntu etc. My graphic cards: - Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000 ...
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After FGLRX driver install: “Setting of real/effective user Id to 0/0 failed”

After completing the FGLRX driver install from the current 13.8 drivers (I was advised to do this because the drivers in Additional Drivers do not work at all), when I reboot, I come to a black screen ...
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1k views

Chrome and Catalyst - no tab text

I just installed Ubuntu, updated, installed AMD proprietary drivers (for my Radeon HD6870) and noticed that some (most) of the tabs in Google Chrome don't have text, only the favicon. My first idea ...
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Computer won't load unity panels after installing and then uninstalling NVidia graphics driver

After I installed the nvidia-304 driver, my computers will not load the unity panel or launcher, please help! Screenshot: http://ubuntuone.com/35FyHPKLGKEVksV0teinFX
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635 views

Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Graphics card not running 3d

Hello Ubuntu Community .. I have a new motherboard which is GigaByte Z87X and has a graphics card VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor Integrated ...
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124 views

Unity will not load after the ATI driver failed to install.

I tried install proprietary driver for ATI Radeon HD 7420G on Ubuntu 13.04 (my notebook - HP ProBook 4545s). But driver not install correctly. And result Ubuntu not load: the system is running in ...
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Distorted graphics when using Gnome on Ubuntu 12.10

I installed Gnome Desktop Environment on Ubuntu 12.10 and when I try to use it my screen looks like this. I still can log with Unity. I used these commands: sudo apt-get install ...
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0answers
81 views

Unity shell not visible after installing amd drivers on ubuntu 12.10

I have installed amd drivers for my ubuntu 12.10, I followed the steps as shown by the page What is the correct way to install ATI Catalyst Video Drivers (fglrx)? at the end I recieved a message that ...
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1answer
110 views

Unity 3d and proprietary drivers

I have come across an interesting problem. I've got an Asus K55VD with an Nvidia 610M graphics card. I did a clean install of 12.04 off a live CD. During my first use, I chose to install the ...
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1answer
240 views

AMD proprietary drivers can only use 2 monitors (ubuntu 13.04)

I have 4 monitors I'm trying to set up in Unity with 2 GPU's (2x AMD HD7970's). Originally I had 2 monitors on each card and tried to set it up that way, but I kept getting the White Screen of Death ...
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170 views

Ubuntu 13.04 Unity not showing after installing nvidia drivers?

I was told to go into software sources and find proprietary drivers but the list was empty. So I added the edgers ppa, pressed Ctrl + Alt + F1, types sudo service lightdm stop, installed drivers with ...
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1answer
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Unity is working but not visible after installing AMD Catalyst 13.8 Beta2

I have installed AMD Catalyst 13.8 Beta 2 Drivers Now the Unity is working i can click the close button or maximize button or everything if i remember their locations they are nto visible :( Some ...
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2answers
1k views

Check if my 12.04 has graphics card drivers and find the right ones

How can I check whether my system has a driver for the graphics card installed? And if it hasn't, how can I find which one to install, through the repositories or through other sources? I got Ubuntu ...
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129 views

How to fix unity while using proprietary drivers?

My side and top pannels have disappeared after an upgrade to ubuntu 13.04. I don't remember how, but I solved this problem, I just remember I had to use the open source driver for my amd card. But the ...