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 to change gcc-4.9-base version without removing dependecies?

I have a freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 but cannot install nvidia-331 driver because of dependencies conflict: lib32gcc1 should be installed but it conflicts with already installed gcc-4.9-base ...
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Some Serious Issues with Ubuntu on GPT UEFI laptop?

Ok, I've spent the last 10 hours learning all that I could about installing and partitioning, yet I have been unable to solve the problem. The caveat is that I know now a lot about linux installation. ...
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Blinking screen in ubuntu 14.04

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, the screen of my laptops blinks persistently (it turns on and off all the time). I'm not versed at linux at all, but I've searched a lot of forums and tried ...
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Lubuntu fglrx drivers not loading

I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 on my PC and it doesn't seem to load the fglrx drivers, it only loads the open source drivers. I have no idea what is happening with the drivers, purge and reinstall doesn't ...
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Mouse problems over specific window on dual monitor

I am using a dual monitor setup with Nouveau driver and everything is fine except for one thing: When my mouse is over the Wolfram Mathematica window, it becomes a white square with some rubbish on ...
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3.13.0-35 kernel causing screen fliker

I just upgraded kernel to 3.13.0-35. My laptop screen started to flicker. I had to revert to an older kernel for the time being. Laptop model: TOSHIBA SATELLITE P205D-S7429. AMD X2 CPU Radeon ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes!

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit on my PC. After I've installed nVidia drivers (recommended) to solve the problem of the cursor that vanishes, Ubuntu freezes randomly when I'm working, I mean that ...
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Trying to run Ubuntu 12.04 or 14.04 with old ATI cards

First, I've tried Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 11.04, Ubuntu 10.04, Xubuntu 11.04, Xubuntu 12.04. Video card is ATI Radeon 9600/9550/X1050 Series. I've done some digging before I decided to ask question ...
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Soft lockups after install of 14.04

I have been successfully running Ubuntu 12.04 (dual boot with Windows 7) on an ACER Aspire 7750 laptop for several years. Last week I selected upgrade to 14.04 from the Update tool. The 14.04 ...
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not enough room on HD to load Ubuntu along XP, how to transfer files

I'm very new to Linux and Ubuntu and I'm wanting to permanently load Ubuntu instead of XP. I dont have enough room on my hard drive to load both to run side by side. So I am loading Ubuntu via USB ...
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I can not watch HD videos

my name is Matthias. I have a little "big" problem. I have a Packard Bell EasyNote TK 11 BZ with the Video Card AMD Radeon HD 6310 can but not a full HD watch videos with your driver, either on the ...
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I upgraded ubunta 14.04 the video is very slow I installed gnome panel

When logging in it did not give me an option to choose anything. Someone please help me. I'm so new at this so make it simple. I have an Intel integrated gen 2 video
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Start up issues after fresh install

I have a HP Pavilion dv7-4263cl with the following specs Memory Module Specifications Total Memory Size 8GB Processor Specifications Processor Brand AMD Processor Class Phenom II Processor Type ...
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14.04 Blank screen after last update nvidia

Since I installed last update this morning, Ubuntu starts with a blank screen and NO cursor. I can get the prompt and login with ctrl-alt-f6. I don't know what is not starting and I have no clue what ...
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Ubuntu cannot detect the built in video card?

Ubuntu 14.04 cannot detect the built in video card! it can detect the nvidia card only! Please advise,
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Updated Intel display driver causing errors when booting

I upgraded to to Graphics Installer 1.0.6 on my Ubuntu 14.04 and installed the drivers using the Intel Graphics Installer. The laptop is Intel Ivybridge powered with Intel HD graphics. It Optimus but ...
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How to choose default output port (boot screen) in a nvidia card?

I have a NVida card and binary drivers. I have my monitor connected at the vga port and the TV at the HDMI port. When the computer boots, the grub menu and sometimes the login screen goes to the TV ...
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Update to 12.04 blows away dual boot loader

I have a 32 bit 12.04 partition and a 64 bit 14.04 partition on this system. Been running both for several weeks with no problem - wanted to test all the oddball stuff I've accumulated to make sure ...
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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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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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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 [closed]

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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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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Mouse cursor blinking after Ubuntu 14.04 installation

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04. The mouse cursor won't stop blinking, and sometimes disappears. I've seen some other posts, but they're all about Ubuntu 12.04 or 13.10.
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Ubuntu 14.04 with two ATI graphics cards (one fglrx, one radeon) [duplicate]

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 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: ...