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How can I get my monitor's maximum resolution without the proprietary AMD graphic driver installed?

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. I have an AMD Radeon 5570 HD graphic card. Actually, the default open source REDWOOD drivers aren't allowing me to choose my monitor's maximum screen resolution(which is 1366 ...
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No errors but some wanings in Xorg.0.log file,However X still black screen! Help please,ATI driver

My desktop is ASUS A43 with AMD Radeon HD 6730M Graphics.Recently I installed the Ubuntu12.04 system and I find that my cpu has a high tempreture since booted.So I realized there must be some wrong ...
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ATI Catalyst vs Distro Compatibility Question

I have a question about the Catalyst drivers and which ones I can actually use with my my distro. I currently have 12.04 and Ubuntu 13.10 installed. When AMD / ATI tells me that the latest 14.3 Beta ...
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Mouse lagging and blue lines after fglrx uninstall

I recently tried installing AMD drivers from the official website and found out that my card was no longer supported so I uninstalled it back. But I have this problem: When I get to my login screen, ...
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My graphic drivers are gone

I am on Xubuntu 13.10 64 bit. This question tells you everything you need to know about my graphic card. Yesterday I had a problem, my graphic card driver failed, now if I login to xubuntu default ...
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1answer
126 views

Alternative graphic drivers?

My graphics graphics card is a Radeon HD 4250 and ATI has dropped the support for x-server version higher than 1.12. Are there any alternative graphic drivers I can use besides the opensource driver, ...
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What is a backend in computer graphics

I am trying to understand what does backend actually mean.. I was going through Wayland manual page on Ubuntu. I was able to find a few lines like this.. "The DRM backend uses Linux KMS for output ...
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Oneko on 13.10: Superimposed bitmap problem

Has anyone tried the cute cat-and-mouse oneko on Ubuntu 13.10. I noticed that the base bitmap is always superimposed with the other bitmaps, such as when chasing the mouse. The result is that the ...
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Why lxsession-logout slows down X window system?

In Lubuntu, if you click on the shutdown button, the one to the right on the panel; the whole window system slows down and any click you make takes more than 20 seconds to complete. From around the ...
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Deleted /etc/X11/xorg.conf and now Ubuntu won't boot

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell XPS 15z by following this tutorial and I managed to make it boot by typing acpi_backlight=vendor dell_laptop.backlight=0 in the grub boot line. I went on ...
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147 views

Dark Arts Required to Get NVIDIA Driver Working

Okay, so I know there are a metric ton of "Why doesn't my NVIDIA gfx work on Ubuntu [x.xx]?" here already; in the process of trying to get my own drivers to even install correctly, I've read them all. ...
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87 views

2 Geforce GTX cards and 2 monitors

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 (64 Bit) with Kernel 3.8.0-35. I have added one Geforce GTX 650 and one GTX 660. There is one monitor attached at each video card. 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA ...
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1answer
101 views

DISPLAY command on the command line

What does the command export DISPLAY=:0on terminal do ?? Is it possible to change the number from 0 to some other value..
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1answer
242 views

what graphics drivers are now in use on this NVIDIA card?

Given the following /var/log/Xorg.0.log, which graphics driver is the X server currently using? This log is too confusing for me to parse (I had to snip hopefully irrelevant parts to be able to post ...
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After Login no window borders, sidebar or task bar - 13.10 Nvidia

Lenovo W530 (Nvidia) 13.10 64bit - after some updates and a reboot. Now just after normal login I log in I have no window borders, no sidebar or task bar. Have tried remove/purging and reinstall of ...
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Xorg problem after changing driver

I'm running Xubuntu 13.10 on a 64bit Machine, with kernel 3.11.0-15-generic. In the Settings panel > Software and updates, tab Additional drivers, I switched the default driver to a proprietary ...
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4 monitors dual graphics card

I've a new PC at work, which, for some reason, won't work with my nvidia quadro gfx card. The PC has on board gfx Witt an Intel based chip set that supports dual monitors. I can get a third screen ...
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Black screen after startup

I have a Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 installed on my laptop. (Almost) everything worked fine, until yesterday, when after booting it up I got greeted by a black/blank screen. I've got a Futjisu S761 laptop ...
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how can I find out bits per pixel using into my framebuffer?

I know the X.org server run is executed with certain value of bpp, 8bpp by default i think. But how can I find out the actual bits per pixel using into my framebuffer while i'm on linux? is there any ...
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43 views

What is quirk and how to use it?

I am trying to follow the instruction here on using Quirk to fix the closing lid problem with Intel graphics. However, the instruction is very unclear. I do not understand: 1) Where to put the ...
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1answer
68 views

nVidia drivers installation error (downloaded from nvidia web site) [duplicate]

I download the nVidia driver from nVidia web site, it's need be compatible with my nVidia video card : GeForce GT 630M. How I understood I need execute the downloaded sudo sh ...
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1answer
561 views

Screen flicker with Ubuntu 13.10

I am relatively new to Linux and installed Ubuntu 13.10 dual boot with Windows 7 on my Dell laptop. I am having a lot of issues with my screen flickering. I've seen this question asked before but have ...
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1answer
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Black screen X cursor

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 the other day and have been setting it up to my liking and loving every minute of it. Today I came across an article entitled 8 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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After the upgrade 13.04 to 13.10 I have problems with characters rendering in a weird way

Since the upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10 some characters in a text render in a weird way. As if pixels in the characters are missing. It seems to be random. Sometimes it's in the terminal, another time ...
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76 views

Nvidia GT 650M randomly detected as USB Video Device

Here is a problem I have been having since switching from LM15 to Ubuntu 13.10. I installed the proprietary drivers, rebooted worked great. Shut the computer off got the old Nvidia Black Screen. ...
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44 views

Kubuntu never gets to the login screen

I am not sure if Xorg is using the right device... The system in question is an A4-1400 CPU with built-in Radeon Graphics. I added a PCIe Radeon HD 5750, and changed the BIOS so it would use that card ...
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58 views

nVidia video driver doesn't load at boot (Ubuntu 13.04)

I have a problem with my Ubuntu Desktop 13.04 x64 I installed nvidia drivers 304 (nvidia-current) both from terminal, and then, after a purge, from System Settings. No luck at all. When i start up ...
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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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453 views

Cannot get to GUI in Ubuntu 12.04

So, I ran sudo apt-get update and then sudo apt-get upgrade and it ran fine. Beautiful! Like summer in the Artic! Then I rebooted and suddenly I got: The system is running in low-graphics mode Your ...
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Proprietary nvidia video drivers broken (possibly with my display)

The reason I believe that this is my display is that the proprietary drivers used to work about a year ago with the same hardware. I have a Korean "knock off" IPS monitor that probably doesn't have a ...
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0answers
41 views

Graphical session does not start (Ubuntu 12.04 + Nvidia) [Solved] [duplicate]

[Solved: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Black Screen at boot After changing Nvidia Driver ] I updated the Nvidia graphics driver ("current" to "post-release updates"), but the X server does not start. Check out ...
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1answer
596 views

12.04 64-bit Desktop - Nvidia drivers fail to startx

I'm getting started with Linux for the first time. I've installed 64 bit ubuntu desktop from the live CD. There have been some issues with booting after installation. But i've managed to get ubuntu ...
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Asus N550JV Graphics [duplicate]

I have bought a relatively new Asus N550JV notebook, which has two graphic cards and uses a technology called Optimus. This is the hardware information: $ lshw -C display *-display UNCLAIMED ...
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1answer
215 views

Why are Ubuntu Nvidia driver packages so far behind Nvidia official recommended releases?

Why does Ubuntu wait weeks and sometimes months to release new Nvidia driver updates? It doesn't seem to make any sense at all. Is this common practice to serve up old drivers and not official ...
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109 views

Why does “whatever” keep logging gathered modelines in Xorg.log?

Trying to work with 2 benq monitors on a toshiba z930 laptop. Xorg won't start if the VGA one is connected. There's an error [drm:intel_crtc_set_config] ERROR failed to set mode on [CRTC:7] when xorg ...
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1answer
369 views

Low Graphics Mode error on 13.04

Background I have a dell inspiron 15r se. Step by step, I wanted to upgrade the system from 11.10 to 13.04. Up to 12.10 everything was alright, it was working very well, Problem When i did sudo ...
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Latest ubuntu versions and nvidia FX5500

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my home pc ( the pc can't boot from usb and it doesn't have a working DVD reader so i can't install 13.04 , it's 8 years old) The pc has a 3 ghz pentium 4 cpu and ...
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230 views

Why can't I change ATI/AMD drivers in Additional Drivers?

I want to change my driver to the XORG experimental shown in the Additional Drivers list. So I disable the active driver - ATI Fire GL - and then activate the XORG driver. It downloads and installs ...
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Installing Nvidia Driver Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS and detect correct resolutions [duplicate]

My graphics card (GeForce GTX 560 Ti) was not detected from the beginning. How to install the graphics card and get the correct resolution to work from the command line?
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Ubuntu 12.04 - NVIDIA driver 319 for GeForce GT650m - Can't find device [duplicate]

I installed latest nvidia driver for my GT650m, then I had nouveau driver blacklisted. But when I reboot, the system did not loaded the NV driver. Running sudo nvidia-xconfig solves nothing. The ...
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42 views

How to install nvidia optimus graphics card driver in ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have a laptop with nvidia optimus graphics card.I have successfully installed its driver in windows 7. When I tried to install its driver in ubuntu 13 it failed.I need to install the driver so that ...
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1answer
122 views

Nvidia Geforce 680 GTX - Glitches on screen

I have an Nvidia Geforce 680 GTX and installed the prob. driver Ubuntu showed me![Screenshot1]. I have the problem that if e. g. I have to scroll down a large document I get glitches. I looks like ...
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290 views

Can't get Matrox quad head working

I have xubuntu 13.04 newly installed. I'm trying to get my Matrox M9148 gpu to work. I had to create and edit an xorg.conf file, and now the card outputs to all monitors, but no program windows ...
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How can I begin to troubleshoot graphic display glitches

I've had this graphic display issue for a while but it's never really been a huge pain to try and troubleshoot it because it happens rarely. I've now plugged my PC into the AV receiver so I can ...
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0answers
705 views

How can I modify xorg.conf options for the integrated graphics (HD3000) in a bumblebee setup?

I have an ASUS N56VM with both onboard intel graphics (HD3000) and a discrete nvidia card (630M). I use the onboard graphics for almost everything because I'm more interested in saving power than in ...
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369 views

Flickering Ubuntu 13.04 HD 7480D

Ubuntu (13.04) will constantly flicker and have tons of odd graphical errors when using the x.org graphic drivers. However, if I try to boot through recovery it won't flicker, but it runs very slow. ...
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427 views

glxinfo etc don't work. sometimes X11 crashes

Old: I have trouble with X11. glxinfo/glxgears etc dont work. Sometimes X11 crashes (e.g. when I open some specific webpages with Chrome). az@acompneu 1002 (~) %glxinfo name of display: :0 X Error ...
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Xorg graphical login fail

I recently installed ubuntu 13.04 but after a few days the computer doesn't start up normally , it shows the ubuntu bootlogo but i dont even get to the graphical login screen. I don't know what to do ...
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X screen is broken after upgrading from 12.04 to 12.10

I had a perfectly working system running Ubuntu 12.04. After upgrading to 12.10, my X screen is "broken" (I don't know how to describe this in words). Some parts of the screen are still legible, but ...
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1answer
562 views

How can I properly install the latest NVIDIA GeForce drivers on 13.04? (x64)

I'd like to install the latest and greatest straight from NVIDIA, but I get an error message saying I need to log out of an X environment or something. Obviously using the default drivers doesn't ...