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This kind of error is usually caused by memory issues. My 8 year old laptop also has similar issues when I have a lot of tabs open on chrome(around 15 tabs) and when the system uses a lot of RAM. I use indicator-multiload to see how much RAM is used. My laptop only has 2.5 GB of RAM and also has an integrated graphics card. My guess would be that the ...


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I had the same problem, it's due to the graphics driver being broken in recent kernels. I found a work around that recommended installing the mainline kernel 3.11.5-saucy and booting that instead. It works but grub breaks every time so it's necessary to edit the grub file so that it boots by default to 3.11.5 and not another kernel. ...


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If you wish an LTS Ubuntu release, then you must install 14.04.X. The solution is to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 then update your fresh installed system and use apt-get install ubuntu-desktop Graphics will work fine after reboot.


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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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If guest account works well, then the problem is somewhere in user settings. The easiest way to solve is just create a new user with administrative rights, then transfer all your files to the other home directory. Then delete old user.


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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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You can't use Ubuntu comfortably with unity on this laptop because of a very weak GPU. I recommend to install Xubuntu or Lubuntu. These distro's do not require 3D acceleration for GUI working well.


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I've got a T540p notebook with docking station and Linux Mint 17 based on 14.04 LTS with 3.19 kernel and latest intel drivers together with an Asus 4k display which supports a resolution up to 3840x2160. If the display is connected directly with the notebook via the mini DisplayPort connector all is working fine. If the display is connected with the ...



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