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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 ...


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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.


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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)


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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


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Try to clear font cache with: fc-cache -rv After that, reboot the computer to reinitialize the softwares.



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