A video driver is middleware that operates or controls a particular type of graphics processing unit (GPU) that is attached to a computer.

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How can I install nvidia-331-updates without automatically installing a full-fledged unity desktop?

I'm trying to run XBMC from an ubuntu 14.04 sever install. In order for my HDMI audio to function properly, I require the latest Nvidia drivers, located in package nvidia-331-updates. Here is the ...
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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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Nvidia GT 610 mouse lags bad now

I am having problems with Graphics and don't know what to do. I am very new to all this so please bear with me. My comps video card bit the dust so i picked up a Nvidia GT 610. Everything seemed to ...
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Installing X.org (opensource) Ubuntu driver in the terminal

Software Center messed up my proprietary driver installation and I must revert to the original driver (the one you can find in "Additional Drivers" tab under software sources. However Software ...
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Only wallpaper apear and curcor! [duplicate]

Only wallpaper and cursor showing after installing ubuntu whitout problems. what i happend strong text
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is running super slow on compaq presario SR1232OM

I have a compaq presario sr1232om with a 2.2Ghz AMD Athlon xp 3200 processor 1.5GB RAM it has on-board graphics and ubuntu 14.04 LTS. it used to have Windows xp on it. anyway, my problem is that when ...
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Radeon Open Source Driver crash at startup

system specs: intel core i7 920 @ 2.67 ati hd4870 512 mb asus p6t motherboard latest Ubuntu 14.04 with updates The open source radeon drivers causes my system to freeze and crash at the login ...
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Previous frame seems to flicker in any type of window

Recently my 14.04 setup has run into some strange problem. Basically almost all windows (often) start flickering the "previous frame" (or that is what it feels like). There doesn't seem to be any ...
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Unable to install cedarview-graphics-drivers [duplicate]

$ sudo apt-get install cedarview-graphics-drivers Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean ...
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Unable to locate package cedarview-drm [duplicate]

$ sudo apt-get install cedarview-drm libva-cedarview-vaapi-driver cedarview-graphics-drivers Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable ...
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vmware player xorg driver broke after ubuntu 12.04 LTS automatic system update on 06/07/2014

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as a virtual machine on a Windows 7 host using vmware player 6.0.2. On Sat. 06/07/2014, Ubuntu performed an automatic system update as it does regularly, however after ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS - runtime video card configuration through Radeon driver

How does one configure Radeon video cards when using the open source Radeon driver - power profile, vsync, etc? Why I try the widely documented solution (against overheating) that worked for me under ...
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ATI Radeon HD 6370M, driver Ubuntu 14.04 x64

Can you please tell me the proper way to install my video card in Ubuntu 14.04, if it is possible? I am using switchable graphics. In 13.10 I managed to install it, but I lost the the demo. Thanks in ...
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Stuck with Unity 2D despite having Nvidia 630M installed (but possibly not running)

I have a HP DV6 with the following specs: 6 GB RAM Intel® Core™ i5-2450M CPU @ 2.50GHz × 4 64 bit VESA: Intel® Sandybridge/Ivybridge Graphics NVIDIA geforce GT 630M (2 GB) Note: I have been ...
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lxpanel does not load automatically

I just upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10, I had to repair the video driver and Xorg installation. After a long struggle I get it working but several problems remain: I am using LXDE (Lubuntu) desktop. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS 3D Video Driver for MacPro (Late 2013)

Ubuntu reports two cards via the lspci command 02:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Curacao XT [Radeon R9 270X] 06:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro ...
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GeForce 7800 GT Nouveau drivers?

After wasting a lot of time trying to get Radeon HD2600 to work i gave up and got my hands on two Geforce 7800GT. So far trying to get things going with one GPU at a time, out of box LiveCD 14.04 ...
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Update nvidia drivers with xorg-edgers ppa

I wanted to update my nvidia drivers to version 337.19 with this package. I installed the PPA as described here. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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How can I reload video driver after black screen?

I have intel i915 graphic driver. Sometimes I get black screen, I have a shortcut for sudo service lightdm restart but it doesn't fix black screen problem. How can I reload graphic driver? EDIT: It ...
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Can my older Nvidia video card work with Ubuntu 14.04

I have a NVIDIA NV37GL Quadro PCI-E Series rev a2 video card. I have been trying unsuccessfully to install Ubuntu 14.04. So far I either get a black screen or the back splash with no unity. I have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 kvm instance has low resolution

I have a kvm guest instance of Ubuntu 14.04 running with a vga type video device. I do not have a /etc/X11/xorg.conf file, I am letting X autoconfigure the video and all devices. When X comes up, the ...
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system not coming out of suspend

I have a clean 14.04 Ubuntu installation on a Dell precision T5400 with a NVIDIA card. The system is updated and upgraded. When the system goes to into suspend I can see the windows of the apps I ...
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Ubuntu does not load open source video driver [closed]

My notebook uses ATI Radeon HD3650 as the graphical card, and runs ubuntu 13.04 32bit. I use open source video driver for it (radeon), but it seems that this driver is not loaded by ubuntu, then it ...
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how to check if a video card is good or failure

My ubuntu 14.04 LTS fail to launch. In menuboot, if I chose boot in the console option, the ubuntu's launch in a low level graphic enviroment. I don't know It may my graphic card got trouble. So how ...
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X server doesn't work on Ubuntu 14.04. What may be happening?

This how I used to setup my X Server on Ubuntu 13. apt-get update apt-get upgrade # nvidia apt-get -y install nvidia-current apt-get -y install nvidia-current-updates # x server apt-get -y install ...
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video resolution RADEON EXPRESS 200

I use Ubuntu 13.10 and RADEON XPRESS 20. My resolution stuck on 1024 * 768. Is Ubuntu only support this resolution for this graphic card or I need install or configure the card make resolution is ...
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Installation of Display Card Driver : [ATI Radeon HD 4770]

How to install my display card driver? Previously, I did the following things: Downloaded the official driver from AMD.com : ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with two ATI graphics cards (one fglrx, one radeon)

Okay, so I have a motherboard with VGA/DVI/HDMI and I use one of the ports off of it for one display and the mother display comes off my PCIe HD 5830. I want to keep the seperated because when I'm in ...
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Intel Graphics Installer on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Thar

Is there a way to install the the Intel Graphics Installer for Linux on Ubuntu 14.04? I installed the Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit version from here but I get Operating System Not Supported error when trying ...
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Valid driver for Nvidia GT 740M on Ubuntu 12.04(x64)?

Has anyone successfully installed some valid driver for Nvidia-GT740M on Ubuntu 12.04(x64)?? (and being more accurate, on laptop HP Pavilion 15 ?) My question is as result of the latest thing I ...
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AMD driver installing on lubuntu 13.10

Can someone help with driver installing for this video card? My video card is sapphire amd radeon hd 3650. I'm using Lubuntu 13.10 Thanks!
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Uninstalling “previous install of the fglrx driver”

Firefox on Ubuntu is rendering pages extremely slowly despite having a decent connection. After some googling, I found out that this is probably due to my not having installed my grapic card driver. I ...
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Installed Proprietary AMD Graphics Drivers from Settings, Rebooted, and Display Always Turns Off After Decrypting Partitions on Boot Screen

I did a fresh installation of Ubuntu 13.10 on my system, fiddled around a bit until I was comfortable with the system, and then went to the Settings window and elected to installed the proprietary AMD ...
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Trouble with Video Card Drivers on New Laptop

I've just purchased a new laptop and started by installing Xubuntu onto it. I can't seem to get any controls to work for my video card. Being fairly new to Linux, I'm not sure what steps to take to ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 + AMD BETA Drivers 13.12 = don't work. Am I doing something wrong?

Hoping for some troubleshoot. Fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10. I get into GUI for the first time, and run sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Then I follow this guide: ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 +AMD 13.4 Beta drivers. = black screen [duplicate]

Hoping for some troubleshoot. Fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10. I get into GUI for the first time, and run sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Then I follow this guide: ...
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How to install AST2400 video driver

I use the Supermicro 5018A-TN4 server however the video resolution doesn't show more than 1024x768. Installed is Ubuntu 13.10. How can I install the latest Aspeed AST2400 video driver and where can I ...
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Ubuntu running very slow on c

I have a ati radeon card and I can't find drivers forv. Right now my computer will run alright but it's slow and choppy. Driver in use is Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 3.3, 128 bits Was working good ...
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Understanding The GUI Environment / Video Card Drivers

I hope this isn't too off-topic....my experiences with Ubuntu have been really great, but I've fallen into a pattern where either something works great by default (which is awesome), or it doesn't. ...
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Can't Start Ubuntu After Updating Video Card Drivers [closed]

I have an Nvidia GeForce GT 645. I installed Ubuntu 13.04 without issue, but was unable to launch Steam. I tried switching the driver inside the Software & Updates screen, but no matter which ...
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Lubuntu Ati driver?

I wanted to know what driver version of ati/amd for sapphire hd 4650 1 gb agp 8x,on lubuntu 13.10 ? I didn't find any good for it with display or something. I have SApphire hd 4650 1024 MB AGP 8x ...
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Nvidia display driver installed but not working 13.10

I have a Shuttle sn41g2 and I belive the correct nvidia drivers are installed but the screen is blank. I have tried the 'top tips' from the internet but with no success. Thank you. I have tried the ...
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Wubi boot up error [duplicate]

Just partitioned my hard drive on a Compaq Presario, model number: CQ5320Y, and used the windows installer (wubi) to download Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit and it went through the whole install, and booted ...
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Unexpected Command Completion Code

I am getting the error xhci_hcd 0000:07:00.0 ERROR: unexpected command completion code 0x11 on Ubuntu 13.10. The error occurs when I resume my system from being suspended. It also happens on my tty ...
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what mechanism does ubuntu 13.10 use to turn screen off?

I am having an issue where sometimes after my screen turns off, and I move the mouse to turn it back on, the monitor turns back on, but just shows a black screen, and I have to reboot. To try to ...
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AMD/ATI ES1000 VGA Card slows down Ubuntu 12.04

I freshly installed Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit (and after that the 32 bit but did not work). It runs very slow. After checking the forum I narowed down the problem to the graphics card. Does anyone know what ...
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How to fix Lubuntu GUI

As the title states, my Lubuntu 13.10 install isn't working quite right currently. I installed everything just fine and was just getting comfortable with my setup. A few of the games I play were ...
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Nvidia Drivers with Ubuntu 12.04

It's hard to believe how many postings you can find when searching the internet on Nvidia with Ubuntu problems, yet here goes one more: I have a NVIDIA GeForce GT 430 video card and a 32bit AMD ...
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ATI Fglrx driver problem

After installing the Fglrx drivers from the Lubuntu software center, my computer stopped working. Actually only after I rebooted. I have a 1080p monitor and it says "please set 1920*1080@60Hz as ...
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over heating Mobile Intel® GM45 Express Chipset in ubuntu [duplicate]

my laptop over heated in ubuntu, after installing the graphic card even the graphic card takes over heated about 60c . what is the problem? what should i do?