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Generally the open source video driver works well for most applications that are not using the video card a lot, but there is also the proprietary NVidia driver you can install through Software and Updates -> Additional Drivers and unless the card you choose is very recent (in which case it could be unstable without updates) there should be no problem at ...
All Nvidia cards have drivers for Ubuntu. And there are lots of Nvidia cards with DVI and VGA outputs. You can buy any of those.
This looks like a bug in Intel graphics drivers. There is no vivid HWE for trusty yet. So you can do one of these: Wait till new HWE appears in Ubuntu repositories. It is a matter of a week or two, then upgrade to it. I prefer this. Install Ubuntu 15.04. Do 2 + Intel graphics installer. (I do not like this)
This solution seems to have partially fixed it for me UBUNTU 14.04 Gui text and pictures displaying problem like a virus But instead of the following : Section "Device" Identifier "Intel Graphics" Driver "intel" Option "AccelMethod" "uxa" EndSection I have set the AccelMethod to "sna" Indeed, UXA was giving me terrible lag
Try to clear font cache with: fc-cache -rv After that, reboot the computer to reinitialize the softwares.
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