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maybe, starting the x-server will work Alt + Ctrl + F2 (opens Command Line Interface) Log-in sudo startx


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I'd check to see if there is anything in the xorg.conf file and if not use: sudo aticonfig --initial -f --adapter=all It might be picky about aticonfig vs. amdconfig. Restart and check BIOS to make sure the cards are enabled. When loading, if the screen freezes on the load screen hit Alt + Ctrl + F2, login and type: sudo nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf To see ...


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Does HDMI1 and LVDS1 both show when you use xrandr in terminal? If so you may be able to temporarily workaround it by using xrandr --output LVDS1 --auto If there's no errors the display should turn back on. Also if you want xrandr with a gui you can use arandr: sudo apt-get install arandr


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If your Ubuntu is running in low graphics. try thi Run Ubuntu in normal mode. when it shows low graphic error, use CTRL+ALT+F1 to enter into login terminal. Use your credentials to login. then run these commands. sudo apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop sudo reboot


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GIMP is a raster/bitmap graphics editor software. These software are used to edit photographs and graphics, add effects, make them stylish, etc. Its equivalents are Corel PhotoPaint and Adobe Photoshop. Inkscape (and others like Xara, SK1, Skencil, etc.) is a vector graphics editor software. These are used for more artistic, precise, and mathematical ...


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i faced the same problem. ubuntu was death slow after dist upgrade. changing to gnome metacity was not an option for me. what helped in my case: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-current nvidia-settings go to 'additional drivers' and choose any other driver than the selected default one. (was ...


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Maybe is easier to simple add swap with swap file Create swapfile. Count is size of swap file dd if=/dev/zero of=/swapfile bs=1024 count=5048576 format file mkswap /swapfile Turn on swap swapon /swapfile Edit fstab to add swap /swapfile       none    swap    sw      0       0


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Universal Access has a "large text" option. Additionally, there's a universal keyboard shortcut that inflates or deflates text in most applications. Hold CTRL and scroll up/down or hold CTRL and press + or -.


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I suggest you remove the nvidia drivers, and then install bumblebee, since you got optimus: sudo apt-get remove --purge nvidia* sudo apt-get install bumblebee bumblebee-nvidia After that, reboot and hope it works.


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You can probably fix the situation with: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop sudo apt-get install -f and then reboot.


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You can rotate your virtual framebuffers using fbcon. 0 through 3 to represent the various rotations: 0 - Normal rotation 1 - Rotate clockwise 2 - Rotate upside down 3 - Rotate counter-clockwise These can be set from the command line by putting a value into the correct system file. Rotate the current framebuffer: echo 1 | sudo tee ...


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Considering that the machine was running Windows XP previously, you are probably looking for a "lighter" flavour of Ubuntu. It is possible to disable some animations and effects from Unity/Gnome, but depending on how old is the PC, it might not be enough to make it usable. Xubuntu - XFCE Desktop Environment Lubuntu - LXDE Desktop Environment The XFCE ...


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The NVIDIA driver has had support for Optimus on Ubuntu since 13.10. Your issue is that neither installing the NVIDIA drivers, nor installing Blender triggers the installation of the cuda toolkit. Open a terminal and issue the following command; sudo apt-get install nvidia-cuda-toolkit and it will enable the use of cuda in Blender.


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To fix the issue I used nomodeset in the grub menu on the 'linux' line. This puts it in a worse graphics mode but only to install. I then installed my drivers when installed.


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I had the same sluggish performance until following the advice in: https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/first But I think the clincher, as mentioned in the above website and as stated by user3054508, is to change the display to gnome(matacity). It would be nice if a simpler version of the unity desktop could be provided in the future, without ...


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I am using the 3.13.0-24-generic 64-bit version with the 337.12 Nvidia driver. Today I changed to the 334.21 Nvidia version. All is good. This means that we know the 337/334 versions of Nvidia do work with the 3.13.0-24-generic kernel version. What I suggest is to first troubleshoot some of the problems mentioned in Installing Nvidia Drivers Specially the ...


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sudo gedit /etc/default/grub find this line: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" and change it to: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi_backlight=vendor" and then: sudo update-grub That works for my HP ProBook. Here is where i found the solution: http://www.techjail.net/solved-brightness-problem-in-ubuntu-12-04-precise-pangolin.html


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The low free disk space is the culprit... I experienced it too and it definitely doesn't feel good. Try and free up some space by transferring stagnant data to other partitions or external hard drives. As for your gpu, unless you spent extra bucks for a discrete gpu, you have got a sandybridge era cpu which comes with integrated intel HD graphics(HD 2000)!! ...


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First, check your graphic card name and chipset: sudo update-pciids #optional command, requires internet lspci -nn | grep VGA It should report something like this for your graphics card: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] RV710 [Radeon HD 4550] then you can check that is your graphic card is fully supported of not ...


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If using the open source drivers, the fact that power management (dpm) is enabled should be reflected by the existence of a file named /sys/class/drm/card1/device/power_dpm_state (or the same with card0 or other number, whichever is your AMD card). I have more links and insights in my answer about AMD hybrid system overheating.


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You will have to uninstall the Nvidia drivers, assuming you've previously installed them: Determine what packages you need to uninstall with: $ dpkg --get-selections | grep -i nvidia sudo apt-get purge them. Note: sudo apt-get purge nvidia-* should also work. Now, I believe that in order to make sure your Nvidia card isn't used at all by Linux, you ...


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If you see anything on the screen, you already have a driver for your card. However, if the low OpenGL version number is worrying you, you can either upgrade to 14.04 (released sometime today) and hope for the best, or use fglrx, aka AMD Catalyst, AMD's proprietary driver.


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With some searching, it looks like that motherboard has integrated VIA S3 UniChrome graphics. Unfortunately, Linux support looks a bit tricky for those cards. I found a thread here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2184594 And a bug here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xserver-xorg-video-sis/+bug/1066464 That bug is supposedly fixed, so ...


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Uninstall oricle java. I had the same problem (but with an even better gpu) and had the same java installs ,I removed oricle and my fps shot up from 20fps to 200fps 10 times better WOOOOO


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I do a little research about the software for my problem, and I found GIMP is best for image editing and crop selctions or windows and save or edit the image in any format.


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My personal preference is Gwenview, which is a highly customizable and easy to use image viewer/image managing application. Crop function under "Menubar -▸ Edit -▸ Crop" or crtl+k Also supports simple image manipulations: rotate, mirror, flip, and resize, basic file management actions such as copy, move, delete and others. It is a Lightwave ...


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Snapshot tools record the desktop at its running resolution. If you need a higher resolution picture then you will need to increase your screen resolution. If you have a small screen, consider using a virtual machine (as its virtual screen can be larger than your host monitor). Steps: Step #1: Click on the "cog" in the top right corner of your screen, and ...


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I believe you have an Optimus Laptop. As such, this Ubuntu Wiki Entry on Bumblebee. You did not buy a laptop with a full NVIDIA board. The Intel board computes the pixels etc and offloads the rendering to the NVIDIA board, under high load. Set up your X Server installation to use your Intel Chipset, then install the Bumblebee on top of it


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Try to install the latest driver for your video card: Open a Terminal with Ctrl+Alt+t and type: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-current Then restart your system to see if proprietary drivers helped to get OpenGL 3.2 support. You can see the supported version using the nvidia-settings utility:


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Installed the driver using sudo apt-get install fglrx and this did the trick!


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I'm sure the discrete graphics-card, the nvidia Geforce 710M, must be responsible for your heating problem. By using bumblebee you may have triggered it. I recommend using the nvidia-prime driver (activate in "system settings -> software & updates -> additional drivers -> nvidia-331") and to choose manually between integrated and discrete graphics, which ...


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At the page where it freezes try pressing ctl+Alt+F1 to enter the text based log in and log in. From there, start the xserver with sudo /etc/init.d/gdm start If you are using gdm, the computer should start normally. Then just add it back into the things that start at boot up.


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Compiz interferes with the driver's ability to actually refresh at 120 Hz. You can spend hours of your time wondering why everything (include glxgears) reports a 120 Hz refresh rate, yet the screen isn't actually updating that fast. If you have "Desktop Effects" or anything of that nature enabled, turn it off to compare both xrandr and glxgears refresh ...


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Apologies, I am not a Fluxbox guru. If I were in your situation though, I would read these links and re-approach the issue: Link 1, Link 2. Link 1 gives the command to "Restart the Xsession": sudo /etc/init.d/gdm restart But, logging out does the same (which you've tried). If you can install the software, then you can also uninstall it, possibly like ...


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I assume the hardware of your laptop is too old for ubuntu 13.10. I'm not absolutely sure beacause an important information for judging this is the size of the RAM, which you don't tell. But at least the CPU is not strong. Note that Ubuntu needs more performance than Win XP. If RAM is even lower than 1 GB, it is better to take another *buntu. Even with 1 GB ...


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I didn't see any errors in the Xorg.0.log file the radeon driver seems to work well so try to create a Modeline for the unsupported resolution. Open a terminal with Ctrl+Alt+t and type: cvt 1366 768 It should return: # 1368x768 59.88 Hz (CVT) hsync: 47.79 kHz; pclk: 85.25 MHz Modeline "1368x768_60.00" 85.25 1368 1440 1576 1784 768 771 781 798 -hsync ...


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I found out by trial that the bbswitch daemon alone can only turn the power on for the card. The driver is not loaded and card is not functional. Installing bumblebee is the solution. If uninstalling bbswitch manually doesn't work (using "purge bbswitch-dkms") bumblebee will uninstall it automatically. Other things I found out by experience: sometimes ...


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After searching I found the answer in launchpad. This is an issue with xorg.conf file actually. One can generate the xorg.conf file by using the command sudo aticonfig --initial if one is having the AMD driver. Else one may try sudo nvidia-xconfig if one has nvidia graphic driver. Then one needs to open the xorg.conf file by running the below ...


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Not sure if this is related but I had a similar problem with lenovo w500 laptop and red hat. My problem was that graphics adaptor has a bios option to conserve battery but only works in windows. Had to enable offboard graphics adaptor full to get it to work. very difficult to tell if this applies to you. Might try posting more info from system log and ...


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HOW TO INSTALL AMD HYBRID DRIVERS 13.12 CATALYST ON UBUNTU 13.10 Edited: do this before installing: sudo apt-get install build-essential cdbs fakeroot dh-make debhelper debconf libstdc++6 sudo apt-get install dkms libqtgui4 wget execstack libelfg0 dh-modaliases sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic xserver-xorg-core xserver-xorg-video-all libgcc1 ...


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I fixed the problem by installing the tested NVIDIA drivers for Ubuntu: I can see the following details: So, GeForce GT 750M /PCIe/SSE2 driver is installed. BTW, I switched again on the open source driver. NVIDIA drivers had important issues (overheating and sometimes the entire screen was freezing). After applying changes and rebooting ...


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Since Lubuntu, Xubuntu and others didn't work, I sticked to Ubuntu Server with a graphical user interface. No problems so far. Seems to be an option, if you've got an older PC with a graphic-card, that just won't do. Cheers.


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To answer the main question, Yes. Your onboard graphics are powerful enough to run Xbuntu. If trying a new graphics card doesn't work, I would take a look at your RAM and do a memory check. It sounds like an old machine so it could be anything that could be "broken".


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I have a Core2Duo and 2 lower spec Pentium dual cores, all 3 have onboard Intel graphics and all run various version of Xubuntu (and Ubuntu/Kubuntu) without problem, the GPU is plenty powerful enough for desktop usage.


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Have you tried purging the nvidia package? See this post for a how to How can I uninstall a nvidia driver completely ? If you cannot log into the desktop use Ctrl+Alt+F1 to access the terminal at the log in.


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open the NVIDIA X Server Settings and select the "X Server Display Configuration". Click "Save toX Configuration File" and Check the path is "/etc/X11/xorg.conf" Modify here as you need. Section "Screen" Identifier "Screen0" Device "Device0" Monitor "Monitor0" DefaultDepth 24 Option "Stereo" "0" Option ...


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If you have nvidia optimus inside your laptop try to generate new x server configuration by using nvidia-xconfig as a root.


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You can install proprietary graphic card driver from this website . Select the appropriate options in that site and you will see the driver for your graphic card. Make sure you install the most recent one. Also check the release notes and installer notes of the graphic card driver before installing. Make sure your OS meets all the system requirements ...


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The command-line console is your friend. From your X session, hit ctrlaltF1 (it should also work with F2-F6 or so). That will take you to one of the built in consoles (aka terminals), where you can do the uninstall/reinstall "by hand" using apt-get or whatever. If you have access to another computer, you could SSH in instead, I think that is set to run on a ...


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I do not think you can get the proprietary driver working without doing a standard install. Persistence will save data and changes, and you can install some packages, but it uses a cow (copy on write) so it does not replace a standard installation. This is an example of where persistence will not work. Once you do an install, each driver should have a ...



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