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If you're new to ubuntu I don't recommend upgrading till the next 16.04 LTS. I had many problems with 14.10, 15.04 is better, but the most stable release is 14.04. The graphics drives aren't that important. With 15.04 you get newer software and better look, so if you wanna upgrade, upgrade to 15.04, as it will get drivers in a couple of months if not ...


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lspci | grep VGA mark the digits in front of it. Then do... lspci -v -s {digits} Example from my machine: ~$ lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Whistler [Radeon HD 6630M/6650M/6750M/7670M/7690M] and $ lspci -vm -s 01:00.0 Device: 01:00.0 Class: VGA compatible controller Vendor: Advanced Micro ...


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I cant see a command, but this answer may help. Quoted here. For Nvidia based cards of all varieties I would have gone straight to the Nvidia website rather than the reseller (EVGA, XFX or whoever) and checked out the specifications of the card there. Picking one at random the Geforce GTX 570 specifications page immediately lists the maximum ...


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I am also having problems with lightdm refusing to show up. In my case, I have both "plain" ubuntu and kubuntu-desktop, so I chose sddm as login screen (sudo dpkg-reconfigure lightdm allowed me to select which login manager I wanted). Maybe installing sddm (if you don't want all of Kubuntu desktop) might be a workaround (I don't know detailed steps on how to ...



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