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I haded the same problem and i installed SMplayer and it works well now http://smplayer.sourceforge.net/first-steps.php


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at the moment Unity, Cinnamon, GNOME 3, KDE and LXQt are using graphic acceleration and MATE, Xfce and LXDE does not (by default). beside them there are much desktop-environments/window-manager which are mostly less resource hungry than the named one, but most of them won't be comfortable (for beginners). so i named only DEs which are easily to get on ...


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Paste this: [Desktop Entry] Name=Steam with NVidia Exec=LD_LIBRARY_PATH="$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:/usr/lib32/nvidia-361/:/usr/lib/nvidia-361/" steam Terminal=false Icon=steam Type=Application Categories=Game; ...into a file called steamnvidia.desktop and put it in the directory /usr/local/share/applications. You should see other .desktop files in there that will ...


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Nothing on here or any other posts worked for me until I followed stepheny's advice on: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2322942&p=13481566


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I wouldn't hesitate to try it, if I were in your place. There is no part of the Linux system that depends on prioritized drivers for one video card over another. In the best case, you see an improvement. At worst, things perform more poorly and you can simply uninstall. Good luck to you.


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Since you don't use the AMD card, you can just disable it in the BIOS settings. You also said kernel 4.6 seems to be better with power management, which is a good thing for others who may not have a video card option in their BIOS settings.


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I had the same problem. I have solved it by install intel driver like below (i think it's a part of the solution ;-) ) AND chose the GLX video output in VLC setting.


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So what I did is to switch from "Switchable graphics" to "Use UMA graphics" in Lenovo BIOS. This disables RADEON, and makes the system use only the power-saving GPU, and the battery life has increased, the system works fine.


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If you fear that your drivers will cause problems during your upgrade, I would consider: Removing the nvidia proprietary drivers. Upgrading your distro. Installing the nvidia proprietary drivers. If this yet again fails, you can get into your installation through recovery or using nomodeset during your bootup and removing the nvidia drivers and look for ...


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I temporarily replaced the contents of /etc/lsb-release with: DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=15.10 DISTRIB_CODENAME=wily DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 15.10" In this way "Graphics Installer 1.4.0 for Ubuntu* 15.10, 32-bit" was installed. Before reboot I restored the original contents of /etc/lsb-release. Drivers work fine.


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I ve been pulling my hair out with this issue for some time. In my case I am running Kali Linux as a Live CD in VirtualBox and want to change the screen resolution. :~$ xrandr --newmode "1200x900_60.00" 88.50 1200 1272 1392 1584 900 903 907 934 -hsync +vsync Then check if the mode has been added: :~$ xrandr Screen 0: minimum 64 x 64, current 640 x ...


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Since you have the hybrid graphics and the Intel controller is present, your active card will be the Intel one. Support for AMD on 16.04 is, well, none. And there are no plans at this point to support AMD cards unfortunately (I also have a hybrid one). There is also no way to install Catalyst onto 16.04 either, and even if you manage to hack it in, it ...


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No, and I'm almost certain it's an issue with the Linux kernel itself. If you have a supported card, try the AMD GPU-PRO driver beta. Otherwise, you have to downgrade to 15.10 or settle for open source drivers.


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Plenty of AMD graphics drivers, including R9 270s, will not work with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS - I have an AMD A10-7700K Radeon R7 graphics driver, and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS does not work. I booted from DVD and pressed Try Ubuntu Without Installing and my monitor blacked out. I did a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and everything is working perfectly fine. I highly ...


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I just recently had a similar issue, but it was my own fault, I was testing stuff on my workstation, and not in a VM, but that is besides the point. In the end I booted into a live USB, moved all my files off, and reinstalled. Now that was drastic I know, but I was frustrated by the inability to log in and do anything to fix the problem. That all being ...


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I found that a workaround is to install MPV Media Player, and it plays HD videos fullscreen with no chopping.


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So I should just click on what's there already? No installing PPA or any of that? I'll try that. I swear that I tried this already on an older install and ran into the loop login problem.


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There's no Official AMD drivers/support for AMD cards at this time. Although I'm still unsure as to why it's not being detected. This could cause issues in disabling it if it's not being detected. Either way, this is how I disabled it on my Ubuntu 16.04; 1) Edit the file /etc/default/grub. Add radeon.runpm=0 to the end of the line with ...


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Are you able to remove the current drivers at all during recovery? sudo apt-get remove nvidia* Then check whether you can get in again. You could also try booting up by adding "nomodeset" right after quiet-splash in the boot options in grub.


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Do the default graphics drivers not work? the Ubuntu graphics PPA could possibly break your system and you are allowed to keep both halves.


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Have you tried installing the nvidia drivers through the terminal? sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-364


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Background script to check for new screens Once per 5 seconds, the background script below looks for new screens to be connected. If that happens, it tries to set the resolution to what you set in the head section of the script (see: How to use). A notification shows if the creen was successfully set: If the command to set the resolution fails, it ...


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I created a script for one of my monitors and run it as I connect the monitor. So you can make similar different scripts for your different monitor types and run each as per requirement. #!/bin/bash sudo xrandr --addmode VGA-0 1440x900_60.00 sudo xrandr --newmode Modeline "1440x900_60.00" 106.47 1440 1520 1672 1904 900 901 904 932 -HSync +Vsync ...


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I constructed a couple of desktop shortcuts to achieve this sort of thing on my laptop. They are $ cat LowRes.desktop #!/usr/bin/env xdg-open [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Type=Application Terminal=false Icon[en_GB]=gnome-panel-launcher Name[en_GB]=LowRes Exec=xrandr -s 8 Comment[en_GB]=1368x768 Name=LowResDisplay Comment=1368x768 Icon=gnome-panel-launcher ...


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If you use optimus graphics, I suppose it depends on whether the display port is going through your intel graphics or on your nvidia graphics. Does your external monitor work when you switch to the intel profile in nvidia-settings? if so, then the display port most probably runs through your intel graphics. I am not sure whether bumblebee and primus ...


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Ubuntu 16.04 comes with xserver Xorg 1.18 and the configuration is a little bit different than previously. In a dual GPU setup, from Arch Linux wiki, the /etc/X11/xorg.conf should be like this: Section "Module" Load "modesetting" EndSection Section "Device" Identifier "nvidia" Driver "nvidia" BusID "PCI:1:0:0" Option ...


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I ended up installing Ubuntu again from scratch. It's not professional, but I needed a working machine.


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Xubuntu 16.04 is a lightweight XFCE desktop instead of Unity and will run quicker using less memory: https://xubuntu.org/news/xubuntu-16-04-release/


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Try a different Ubuntu flavor Ubuntu, which runs on the Unity desktop environment, has a lot of "eye-candy" and slows down the system. Use a lighter, faster Ubuntu flavor. Which one? Lubuntu, or even Xubuntu, is super light. Use it instead of normal Ubuntu. Use the newest version The newer, the better. Every Ubuntu version comes with improvments with a ...


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You might want to enable the graphics-drivers ppa on your system that contains the NVIDIA drivers: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa sudo apt update Then you should have listings all the way up to 367.18 (Open Source) drivers. Seems to be working great for me. Hope this helps!


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So after a lot of Google, trial and error and the help of others on this forum I was able to get all four monitors working relatively reliably. First off this question was amazingly helpful But it didn't quite get me all the way there. Instead of updating to nvidia-364 like the other question says I updated to nvidia-367 and rebooted. After reboot all ...


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Currently, you have (at the best of my knowledge) three possibilities regarding Nvidia hybrid graphics (the so-called Optimus technology) under Linux: Bumblebee. While this project might seem dead, it’s not (discloser: I’m part of the dev team). It has been slowly developing for a very long time, because we were all quite busy, but things have gone better ...


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I've seen incredibly similar issues caused by not having the right drivers installed - highly recommend finding an AMD driver for your card. The drivers are available from: http://support.amd.com/en-us/download/desktop/previous/detail?os=Ubuntu%20x86%2064&rev=15.9 The driver comes with full installation instructions if memory serves, and you should be ...


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Check graphics drivers which are in use (radeon should be listed): lspci -nnk | grep -i vga -A3 | grep 'in use' Open the following file: gksudo gedit /etc/default/grub Modify the following line by adding radeon.modeset=0: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash radeon.modeset=0" Save and Exit Back to Terminal: sudo update-grub sudo reboot ...


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Did you try to add nvme i915 to /etc/initramfs-tools/modules ? Don't forget about sudo update-initramfs -u -k all afterwords.


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Sounds like it's a very new laptop. Maybe it's not fully supported just yet. You could try one of the mainline kernels, with better AMD support by amdgpu. Get the files from here: http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.6-yakkety/ download linux-headers-4.6.0-040600_4.6.0-040600.201605151930_all.deb, ...


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Looking at the oher answers it seems that you can't dedicate each GPU to different monitors ATM. However all modern GPU's support multiple monitors. I have 2 monitors right now on my 5-6 year old Radeon HD 6490. I don't even need proprietary drivers for it. Oh yeah and I also have Intel hybrid graphics, but my Intel GPU is probably switched off.


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I also got the same effect after the latest update on Ubuntu 15.10 yesterday. It feels like some weird Compiz plugin has been enabled, but I can see nothing in Compiz. The text is blurry by default, but passing a mouse over it brings it into focus. But not all areas come into focus. Images also seem affected. My computer has Nvidia card, and I updated to the ...


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This happened to a computer I worked on. Try resetting Unity configuration and resetting LightDM configuration. Sometimes, an NVIdia driver can mess things up, too. On Grub, choose Advanced options for Ubuntu. Choose the lowest version of Linux you can find with recovery mode. This is very important. On the new menu that apears choose Drop to shell ...


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AMD Dropped support for fglrx and Canonical wont take that on so you only have the open source drivers and they dont work well. You cant even install the older fglrx driver since 16.04 comes with Xorg 1.18 and they dont support that version. You are basically SOL until the open drivers get better. You could try other desktop options. Find my reference ...


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To focus on your past experience, if autoremove is going to remove "more than you intended", it's only doing that because those packages are no longer depended upon. That happens when you accidentally remove something :) A common example from the good old days would be removing something Compiz-related. apt-get would show you a list of Compiz packages it ...


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Starting 16.04, there will not be any closed source drivers for ATI graphics card i.e. no fglrx drivers. ATI and Ubuntu have collaborated to develop the open source drivers. For floppy, try this: udisks --mount /dev/fd0 Source for the command


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Same problem here, Xubuntu 16.04. First I was observing that when playing videos, but then I experienced that problem on any other random moments. I also can not switch off, it restarts instead. when i set option acpi=noirq I get that from kernel: May 15 11:13:24 daniel-Aspire-E5-511 kernel: [ 7.615865] BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer ...


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Right click on Desktop -> Change Desktop Background -> in the Theme select Radiance or Ambiance(default), Even if some of them already selected. If it's not solved, you probably changed your theme via unity-tweak-tool or Ubuntu-Tweak or something else, you can change your theme to normal in there.


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I used to have this problem and I googled it all day all night and finally found the right site for solution. It looks like the problem lies in your laptop using NVIDIA Optimus. I solve this using sudo apt-get install nvidia-364 nvidia-prime Follow this installation guide here for more info ...


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I was finally able to fix the i915 problem by updating from kernel 4.4.0-22 to 4.5.1. On my 64 bit machine with ubuntu 16.04 xenial I ran: % wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.5.1-wily/linux-headers-4.5.1-040501_4.5.1-040501.201604121331_all.deb % wget ...


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I tried this on my laptop: sudo apt-get install xbacklight then xbacklight -set 80 This set my brightness to 80%. You could find a good value then add the "xbacklight -set xx" code to your startup session commands? That would set a value on logon you liked. Kind regards, Pete


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In my case, just installing nvidia-364 solved the problem. My configuration is NVidia GTX 750Ti on ASUS H170 + Intel i7 6700 + 32Gb DDR4 running Ubuntu 16.04.


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Flickering windows under Ubuntu 14.04 fixed - NVIDIA graphic card I have resolved the problem of flickering windows under Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and it is basically a problem related to the Nvidia graphic card setting, start by typing: sudo nvidia-xconfig If the file /etcX11/xorg.conf does not exist, this command will create it. sudo nano ...



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