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You can try with this tutorial: https://xpressrazor.wordpress.com/2013/10/08/enable-and-use-open-source-radeon-drivers-in-a-muxless-hybrid-graphics-intelamd-setup/ I have an AMD/Intel Hybrid graphic system, anda thar was my choice. I don't want to use the privative driver (so many bugs... and, it's PRIVATIVE, I mean). Now, my system works nice, with a ...


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Run terminal and fire up lspci | grep VGA You will see a line describing your video card adapter. And run man lspci to see the manual on utility, it might help you alot in the future


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So I found the issue, the GTX 660 cards are just having fickle support currently for anything outside of 12.04LTS. Furthermore, I thought that "display adapter" was what my OS was using for graphics, but seeing as how I am plugged directly into my graphics card, and it is clearly displayed as "VGA Controller", that is what's being used. Problem: Display ...


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You can install the prime indicator and it allows you to switch manually without a password. More information can be found here. This works with the Unity desktop but you will need nvidia-331 or greater. Open a terminal and type the following commands one at a time to install: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gdebi nvidia-prime nvidia-331 ...


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My understanding is that the nVidia drivers are significantly better at 3D acceleration and shading, but are about the same as the open source drivers for 2D applications. See this comparison for some concrete benchmarks. Proprietary (usually) beats open source in terms of performance. That being said, upgrading is significantly easier and more ...


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Most of the open source drivers you'll find may produce better graphical output than the proprietary do. Sometimes you won't even notice a difference. And sometimes an open source driver works much worse than the proprietary one. I will not make a general recommendation on which to use, but here are some cases, in which certain drivers are better than ...


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You weren't particularly clear on your hardware setup, but a P4 with a GeForce2 (I think that's what the NV32 means here) is a thirteen year-old computer system. First of all, while that's officially above the minimum specs for Ubuntu, it's terribly slow compared even to a 2007 computer. You need to accept that fact. The graphics card is quite old, and ...


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If you are using unity, then go under settings and then display and move the slider called "scale for menu and title bars" to where everything is visible, and text should follow in size. Comment if it doesn't, it worked for me.


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Open a terminal and install the drivers: sudo apt-get install fglrx{,-amdcccle}{,-updates} If those don't work, check whether or not HP supplies linux drivers for your model. If so (unlikely), use them. If not, download the drivers from http://support.amd.com/en-us/download and install manually (Check Google for instructions)


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Looks like you are using outdated distro, you can read the following on PPA page Supported Ubuntu versions: - 14.04 (trusty) - 14.10 (utopic Try using xorg-edgers PPA. First disable oibaf PPA sudo apt-get install ppa-purgesudo ppa-purge ppa:oibaf/graphics-drivers Then add xorg-edgerssudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppasudo apt-get ...


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How to update OpenGL Driver on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


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see my answer here. It's because of nvidia's xorg.conf. Removing it seems to fix the issue. Execute the commands below after pressing CTRL+ALT+F1 on GDM screen or within GNOME. sudo mv /etc/X11/xorg.conf /etc/X11/xorg.conf.old sudo touch /etc/X11/xorg.conf


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So it wasn't a multiple graphics card issue either. Another thing you can do is try another kernel and / or try to install the lastest drivers. Intel provides deb packages for Ubuntu 14.04 here. Discarded information left for documentation There's an issue with the i915 driver in kernels 3.15 and 3.16, to check if you hit this bug, post the output of grep ...


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I know this old now, but I was experiencing this too. It happened to me after loosing grub2. I had to install it from a live CD. The desktop remained with a dodgy green hue to it until I updated grub. Try this and see if it works: sudo update-grub after rebooting the green hue was fixed. maybe just be correlation rather causation, but worth a shot if you ...


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I am posting this for other people, who may want to install Ubuntu on their Toshiba Satellite P50-B laptops. Please notice, I could install the ATI Radeon Graphics card on Ubuntu (I think is just unconfigured); so I did not answer @cloud10 question. Installation instructions for Toshiba Satellite P50T-B, Windows 8.1 + Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (Trusty Tahr): ...


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Nope, the drivers should be fine. Bonaire is a code name for a certain chip. AMD and Nvidia do a whole lot of re-branding of older models on a yearly basis (because OEMs force them to come up with updated numbers that suggest significantly more performance), so don't be confused when you find this code name in earlier generations. Radeon R7 260X ...


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To install just check one of them, you will see a bar in the lower right conner, when it's done the driver is installed. As MrVavkadii said, the highers numbers are newer, in your case, 331.38. You have all these option cuz sometimes they don't work so you have mirrors to download them from. Binary driver is the normal one. Legacy binary driver is the ...


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If the top of the list does not work properly (from experience), try the next one down the line until you find one that works. Or you could work up the line from the bottom? Nvidia 9 series, 8 series, 7 series, 6 series, 5 series and 4 series was my experience (different option of drivers than yours?)? edit: This was Ubuntu 12.


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Information: 304 and 311 are version number. Higher number = newer driver. Proprietary means that the drivers are written by nVidia developers. Open Source means that the drivers are written by the community (by developers of course, but not hired by nVidia). What to choose? If you are sure that you have reasons to use proprietary drivers (not everybody ...


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OK, there's an error with xscreensaver. I believe you hit this bug, although there doesn't seem to be a solution. Try to disable or uninstall xscreensaver. Can you please edit your question and elaborate on what the last 2 screenshots and "fallback mode" have to do with that?


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I've found that manual installs work best for installing nvidia drivers, so go to here and download the latest drivers. By default, it'll most likely go into /Downloads, but if not, just know where it is. (I've heard that this method MIGHT not work well with older cards (such as yours) but it's worth a shot. Also unless you're having issues with nouveau ...


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According to this thread on AMD Developer Central, this card is too old to be supported by the proprietary fglrx driver. Also, it's not suggested to download the driver provided on AMD website. Therefore I think the only working driver is the open-source one. If you're having graphical performance issue, you could: Try older LTS version (e.g. 12.04, ...


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I've bought an ASUS n56jn and installed am Ubuntu-Gnome 14.04. Everything works fine but the graphic card. I am still not able to use NVIDIA 840M and it's working as fallback with intel graphic card. I hope that this can be solved with a newer release of NVIDIA drivers, but the laptop works very fine with Ubuntu (better than with Windows 8.1 ;-)). So, I ...


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Discovered that no amount of repair or re-installing or unnistalling drivers was helping. Couldn't even load default open source drivers. Instead I loaded up a LiveCD to backup all my files and did a clean install.


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I don't know the reason why, but I will show what I did and solved the problem: Start Additional Drivers Application Check NVIDIA legacy binary driver version 304.117 from nvidia-304 (proprietary, tested) button. Restart and that's OK!


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Follow these instruction it is helpful go to System Setting then Softwares and Updates then additional drivers then here you will find all list of drivers for more clear explanation see here http://tech-blog.maddyzone.com/resources/how-to-update-driver-in-ubuntu


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First, the command you use for parsing video cards in this case: lspci | grep VGA Is not a reliable way to do this. Reason is that for some video cards, they're not listed as a "[0300] VGA compatible controller", they could be a "[0380] Display controller", or a "[0302] 3D controller", a more reliable way to do this is: lspci -nn | grep '\[03' ...


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Have you gone to "applications", Additional drivers and searched for avaliable drivers? Should list available opensource and proprietary drivers for your graphics card


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I think I found the fix. Source: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xorg/+bug/1314367/comments/22 so far so good. I'll update this if it starts flickering again. For those that are wondering, you need to install compizconfig-settings-manager first from terminal. sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager Open it and go to workarounds and ...


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It could be a lot of different things. At this point, it's probably easiest to try some more experiments to see if you can figure out which part of the stack is not working for you: Can you install with a text-only mode? has this computer worked running other operating systems? can you swap monitors? can you use a video card other than the integrated ...


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Ok, after some more Googling, I found a working solution from https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fglrx-installer/+bug/1080612 Copy and paste these commands into the terminal in order sudo update-alternatives --set x86_64-linux-gnu_gl_conf /usr/lib/fglrx/ld.so.conf sudo ldconfig -n sudo update-initramfs -u sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade ...


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I faced a similar issue and was able to find a helpful answer from ubuntu bug reports. It seems that gpu-manager is resetting your xorg.conf file. You can stop that by commenting out the start on lines in the file /etc/init/gpu-manager.conf. This should help you solve the problem of the vanishing xorg.conf file. Later you can do a aticonfig --initial ...


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I did some more digging in google and found out at ubuntuforums that gpu-manager was causing the confusion. I tried doing aticonfig --initial --adapter=1 to generate an xorg.conf file, but the file was getting replaced with an near empty file on reboot. On reboot my system will default to the integrated GPU. I guess its the driver making this decision on ...


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What do you mean? The nVidia card is right there. It's a VGA compatible controller: 00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family SATA AHCI Controller (rev 05) 0:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller (rev 05) 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GK104 [GeForce GTX ...


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I've installed Ubuntu Gnome too and I had the same issue: logo screen freezing after installing propietary drivers. The only solution that worked to me was install nvidia 331-updates and install/switch to lightdm as default display manager. I've followed this: Ubuntu 14.04 nvidia-prime "is it supported? no" And when gnome freezes after reboot: ...


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Use this command, it should work: sudo aticonfig –set-pcs-val=MCIL,DigitalHDTVDefaultUnderscan,0 I have a howto on my blog, www.ligti.se.



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