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Questions tagged [graphics]

Questions related to graphics, in particular getting graphics cards to work. Please tag your exact graphics card version as well if you know what it is.

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screen crash (not black screen) after suspending my HP Laptop on Ubuntu 18.04

I've installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS on my HP 15-ak001ns and resuming the laptop after suspending (closing the lid or suspending via the interface) results in a screen full of colors (every pixel a ...
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Please help me install working Nvidia drivers

I am running Ubuntu 18.04 and I cannot get my system to work with Nvidia drivers. Every time I select any proprietary Nvidia driver (other than the Noveau driver), I get errors. This is the error I ...
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nvidia Gtx 1060 6gb Driver installation on ubuntu 17.10 [on hold]

ERROR: An NVIDIA kernel module 'nvidia-drm' appears to already be loaded in your kernel. This may be because it is in use (for example, by an X server, a CUDA program, or the NVIDIA ...
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Firefox not using Hardware rendering, even though I enabled it?

I have a Titan Xp and a Ryzen R7 1700, with Ubuntu 18.04. I recently noticed that while watching Netflix or YouTube, the video is stuttering, I suspect it's skipping frames. I also noticed after that ...
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Ubuntu 18 and AMD APU Drivers?

I wanted to throw a question out there regarding Ubuntu 18 LTS and AMD APU drivers. I've had this dino of a laptop for 11 years, it's well passed it's ability to continue running Windows 10. I also ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 MacBook Pro: GPU as possible cause of overheating?

recently I revived my old MacBook Pro 5,5 by installing Ubuntu 18.04. It runs nicely, but as expected (because everybody seems to have this problem) it generates a lot more heat than when running Mac ...
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llvmpipe on fresh install

I have just tried to fix a fresh installation of Ubuntu 18.04 on a Tuxedo InfinityBook v3 13 UHD i7 8550u with integrated graphics card for a few hours to no avail. lshw -c display shows *-display ...
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Eyes getting sore and tired

I know this questions have been asked before but, I want to focus on two areas which I think can solve my eyes getting sore and feeling tired all of the time when using Ubuntu. I am using HP ...
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Is there anyway to get OpenGL Core Profile support working for an onboard Intel HD Graphics 6000 card?

I'm trying to run Autodesk Maya 2017 in Ubuntu 18.04 on a 2015 MacBook Air with Intel HD Graphics 6000. When it launches, it complains that my graphics card is not compatible with the following error: ...
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Kubuntu driver manager won't use anything but nouveau driver?

After a sudden and noticeable drop in gaming performance, I noticed that Kubuntu had silently switched over to the nouveau drivers instead of the previous nvidia 396 drivers for my video card (GTX 660)...
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Graphics driver problem: GTX 1050 - Ubuntu 18.04

I have a problem installing graphics drivers for Nvidia GTX 1050 on my Dell XPS 15 9560 running Ubuntu 18.04. My Problem: When I installed the drivers for my graphics card in Linux and reboot, i ...
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Dual-Graphics. Graphics card stopped working after installing drivers for the other graphics card

I had this computer with a HP ATI Radeon HD 7570 2gb. And then I put in a RX580. Both cards graphics worked without installing any drivers. But the graphics on the RX580 screen looked like garbage. So ...
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Lagging image movements

I am experiencing a problem that I read other have experienced as well but didn't really find a solution. While watching videos or moving windows around the view is lagging quit a few. It becomes ...
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Graphics driver issue if system is powered on with monitor switched off

Curious issue that I'm hoping someone can shed some light on. If my monitor is either switched on (or in standby mode) and i power on my PC, happy days everything boots as it should. If my monitor ...
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Black Patches on Screen - Graphics Card Issue

I recently upgraded to 18.04 and since then I am having this weird issue, every time I play game on my machine, I get these black patches on screen. They are not in any fixed location just appear here ...
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Problem with two screens (in laptop) - one works only in “Ubuntu” mode second works only in “Ubuntu in Wayland” mode

I have some troubles with my Linux and I hope you can help me figure it out. I have installed Linux Ubuntu 18.04 on laptop (double boot with Windows 10) with 2 graphic cards - first from Intel and ...
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Blank screen after login with Nvidia 1070ti with Ubuntu 18.04

I recently upgraded my graphics card (970->1070ti). When I boot the screen goes into power saving mode after login. If I change the cable output of the graphics to a different port then the screen ...
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KDE Driver Manager does not show Nvidia drivers being installed, despite seemingly working

The KDE Driver Manager does not show my Nvidia drivers being installed. Specifically, I installed nvidia-396 through the Proprietary GPU Drivers PPA. It seemed to install fine. Reasons I have to ...
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OpenGL not rendering in Ubuntu 18.04

I was practicing OpenGL by making small demos, the demos were running well but after I switched to Ubuntu 18.04, the objects are not rendering any more. The program compiles with no errors but I get ...
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How do I integrate xpra with my system without losing performance?

At my office, I have two computers - my personal laptop I bring from home (running Ubuntu 18.04, with an onboard NVIDIA card - not Optimus, thankfully), and a company-issued machine. Often times, I ...
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Laptop wont wake when suspended on intel graphics (works fine on the same machine running nvidia)

Whenever I close my lid the screen turns off but the computer is still clearly on. Opening the lid does not wake it and the only way i have found to turn on the display again was to unplug and re-plug ...
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PlayOnLinux displays weird looking window on 18.04 for MS Office installation

PlayOnLinux used to work just fine with 16.04. After upgrading to 18.04 I cannot install MS office from it. After I select the setup and click on install this window pops up: For approximately 3 ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Missing Graphics

I have Ubuntu 18.04 installed on HP Zbook along with a HP EliteDisplay S140u. I have displaylink installed to have a second display. My issue comes when I try to run Matlab. When the Desktop ...
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Chrome address bar & tabs turn black

My machine has Ubuntu 18.04 installed. I use Google Chrome and I often work with Jupyter Notebooks. When I launch the browser everything seems to work fine. After some time (~ 1-2 hours) the address ...
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Screen flickering problem on Dell Vostro

I have a screen flickering issue on my Dell Vostro. I am using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Linux sanjana-Vostro-15-3568 4.4.0-46-generic #67-Ubuntu SMP Thu Oct 20 15:05:12 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/...
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Switchable AMD Vega RX unclaimed

I got myself one of these laptops with switchable graphics between Intel integrated and AMD Vega RX. I tried installing the amdgpu-pro drivers, which I managed to sign and lsmod shows that amdgpu has ...
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3D- controller says that the kernel driver is both Nvidia and Nouveau

As the title says; here is an extract of what the terminal says after $ lspci -k 01:00.0 3D controller: NVIDIA Corporation GM108M [GeForce 940MX] (rev a2) Subsystem: Acer Incorporated [ALI] ...
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Are proprietary graphic drivers worth installing?

I installed Ubuntu on a desktop with a Radeon RX 550 graphics card and it looks like Ubuntu found the graphics card and installed an open source driver (Polaris I think?). My question is how ...
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Video problem in Ubuntu 18.04 with VLC

I installed 18.04 on a Dell Latitude E6520. According to the specs (http://www.dell.com/downloads/global/products/latit/en/latitude-e6520-specsheet.pdf) this machine has 2 video cards, an Intel® HD ...
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black screen on ubuntu GTX 1050 eGPU

I'm using a laptop lenovo thinkpad T410 with intel graphics and egpu + GTX 1050. (using expresscard or mini pcie both failed) When I install the 390 driver my graphical display fails on boot. I know ...
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My browser is lagging after I upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04

I have noticed that Chromium and other browsers have started to lag after I upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04. I have tried Google, but I did not find what I was looking for. I had no problems with this just a ...
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Nvidia drivers not functioning on kernel 4.15.0-33-generic

After updating my system and rebooting, I tried to launch NVIDIA X Server Settings to see if my driver had updated properly. It did not show any Nvidia driver installed, and sudo lshw -c display ...
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18.04 eGPU setup working, but login loop when eGPU disconnected

After a year of relative stability, my eGPU setup went FUBAR. Things started going awry soon after I updated the kernel on ubuntu 16.04. So I decided to upgrade the distro to 18.04, and got my eGPU ...
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Nvidia Issue on 18.04

I cannot get my nvidia driver card work. I solved the problem with resolution (that I had for a while on Xorg session) but I cannot use it. Now I am on 396 driver version, but if I try to open nvidia-...
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How to install drivers on bootable USB

So I’ve made a USB with Ubuntu installed on it but the problem is that when I boot up Ubuntu it freezes because there is no graphics driver installed. I also need to install the wifi driver since I ...
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How well do AMD Raven Ridge APU's work with linux now?

I was thinking of buying an AMD Ryzen 3 2200G or an AMD Ryzen 5 2400G, but one thing that is a make or break is linux support. How well does the chip work now, because a while ago (6 months or so) it ...
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Ubuntu Server 18.04 graphics in console is extremely slow

Hello, I've just installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 to a server with Supermicro Motherboard X11SSH-TF with Graphics Aspeed AST2400 BMC build in and during boot up graphics get slow. I've recorded video ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Nvidia Graphics Xinerama causing black screens

My computer is running a Nvidia GT740 graphics card that is connected to three 22” LG monitors that all fire up and work great individually. However for gaming, I like to use them as one giant screen,...
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Graphical issue with ubuntu 18.04

I am a new Linux user (Just recently switched to it) and i appear to be having a strange issue with the display. Whenever I play or game or when I open stuff like internet option my display will ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver - Troubleshooting and Switching Graphics Drivers

I recently installed ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver on my laptop to get away from windows and their lack of security, after finishing the install everything works fine except the animations of the OS are ...
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Can anyone tell why this graphic glitch occurs on my laptop runnning Ubuntu 18.04

A picture of the distorted display I have a HP elitebook G1 850. It has the default intel graphics. I had Ubuntu 16.04 before doing a fresh installation of 18.04 but that did not solve the issue. ...
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After Lubuntu install shows white screen with black line [closed]

The computer just showing a white screen with flashing black line at the top left after a clean install of Lubuntu (latest version I think 18?). Previously had Windows 10 if that helps. CtrlAltF2 ...
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How can I install AMD Graphic Drivers on Ubuntu 18.04

I had always been a Windows user, Three days ago, I decided to start working with Linux Ubuntu 18.04. I had read in forums that they recommend it to new users.I downloaded it and installed it. I ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 can't start nvidia-settings

After upgrading from 16.04 to 18.04 I can't find a way to use the nvidia-settings either via command line or GUI. When I run sudo nvidia-settings I got the following message : No protocol specified ...
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What's the state of hybrid graphics in 2018?

I have a laptop with both Intel and Nvidia graphics, running Ubuntu 18.04. I've installed and selected the proprietary Nvidia drivers via the Software & Updates GUI (the card is a GTX 1050, which ...
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Graphics cards and War thunder

I recently got War thunder on steam (btw this isn't about the game) and on startup, it said I need a better graphics card, so I look at my current but I can't find how to update it. My current card is:...
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Screen Tearing / Artifacts in Kubuntu 18.04 when a display is rotated

I have 4 monitors, with one usually being rotated 90 degrees or upside down. I downloaded a live USB of Kubuntu 18.04 to test it out, and I began experiencing graphical glitches and artifacts, but ...
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Can't open Nvidia settings & NVIDIA-SMI has failed because it couldn't communicate with the NVIDIA driver

I installed the Nvidia drivers succesfully once, then I removed them because I had problems with optimus. But because I need them now to run a couple of programs and games. Using dpkg -l | grep ...
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Xrandr Says “Could not detect any configurable direct-rendering capable devices, DRIconf will be started in expert mode” on intel GMA graphics

Didn't have this issue before, but now on Ubuntu 18.04 it happened. i have no idea what changes to the OS might have happened, but maybe i might need some assistance here. Both my GMA 3150 and another ...
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My screen gets frozen with random horizontal lines after I start my computer. + Sometimes doesn't boot

When I start my laptop after sleep or shut down for a long time (when it's cold), it randomly gets frozen with random colored lines. Especially when I write down something or insert USB/ethernet cable ...