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startx results in a black screen

I recently wanted to solve a problem with using a second monitor from my laptop that is running debian (jessie) but because I lack knowledge things didn't go as planned. Now I am getting booted into ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not recognizing installed Intel graphics driver

I'm completely new to this. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a new Dell desktop. I am having a problem with Xorg and compiz using >60% of a CPU. I think this is because my graphics driver is not being ...
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fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error without internet

I'm very sorry for asking about this error in another question but all the solutions in here require for you to have internet. I only have wireless internet and when I am in that console the internet ...
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Installing Driver for Matrox M9140 on Ubuntu 14.04

OS: Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit Graphics Card: Matrox M9140 Monitor: Dell UltraSharp U2312HM 23" Driver Location: http://www.matrox.com/graphics/en/support/drivers/download/?cid=MTE2MTM3NQ==&id=574 ...
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NVidia-prime with 14.04 problems

Heeeelllppppp! System: I have a Dell 17xps with an NVidia Optimus 555M graphics card. Annoying History: It's all worked ok with Ubuntu 12.x and bumblebee. But I really want to use 14.04 and ...
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Laptop boots to a black screen after trying to install fglrx for AMD HD8670M in Ubuntu 12.04

I tried installing proprietary fglrx drivers by following instructions from https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto/AMD However the installation failed with the error 'amdconfig: No ...
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Discreate GPU (7670M) not being detected Ubuntu 14.04 , Hp laptop with dual graphics ( 7640G + 7670M)

I have HP laptop (2005ax) with AMD A8 processor and dual GPU 7640G + 7670M I'm running ubuntu 14.04 with AMD proprietary drivers installed. I'm not able to select discrete GPU, hence not being able ...
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ubuntu 14.04 - can't open display / could not open X display - Nvidia ( all versions)

I have serious issues since I installed 14.04 on my machine.My graphics card is Nvidia geforce GTX 680. I have double Xeon processors machine. On previous Ubuntu 12.04 it worked nicely. I've tried ...
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Fglrx always hard-crashes my hybrid-GPU laptop. How can I disable radeon and use only i915?

My computer only seems to boot when I have radeon.modeset=0. Xorg still loads the radeon drivers, which causes it to use llvmpipe for OpenGL rendering, which in turn makes my CPU fans sound like ...
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New Nvidia Graphics card drivers

Hi I am writing this as I have an issue with my Nvidia drivers. I have a Nvidia 750Ti running on a Xubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have had problems with my nvidia drivers before and solved them using this ...
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Second NVidia Graphics Card

My computer has a NVIDIA Quadro 1800 FX card, and I just bought a second one, in order to run four monitors. I'm using the proprietary NVIDIA driver, and the second GPU shows up in the NVIDIA X ...
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How is X started on Ubuntu?

I would like to know the exact process used by Ubuntu (if possible with location of configuration file) in order to start X (with lightdm). I did not find any precise, detailed and comprehensive ...
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488 views

Help Me Config xorg.conf to use driver “intel” for 14.04

According to Intel, Ubuntu already has the latest Intel driver build into release 14.04 for the integrated models. Background: My wife decided to Upgrade my Ubuntu based PVR and it happened to be ...
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incorrect nvidia x server settings

I am trying to configure an nvidia graphics card (ASUS nVidia GT 218 GEForce 8400 GS) with a 1204 Ubuntu machine (64 bit). The computer also contains its motherboard Intel graphics card. I need this ...
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nvidia-settings crash while on Intel graphics

I've added the xorg-edgers PPA using sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa. Then I've tried different packages, all with the same problem. I'm currently using nvidia-331 as it's working almost ...
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How can I get my monitor's maximum resolution without the proprietary AMD graphic driver installed?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. 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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116 views

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
231 views

Alternative graphic drivers? [duplicate]

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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Dark Arts Required to Get NVIDIA Driver Working [duplicate]

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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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
282 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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495 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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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
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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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615 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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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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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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1answer
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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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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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490 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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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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630 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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235 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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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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382 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 ...