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Questions tagged [video-driver]

A video driver is middleware that operates or controls a particular type of graphics processing unit (GPU) that is attached to a computer.

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can't run applications on my second gpu

can't run applications on my amd gpu using DRI_PRIME as in the screenshot so any help please? screenshot and when I try xrandr --listproviders I got only the intel gpu Providers: number : 1 ...
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How can I install Intel graphics driver in Ubuntu 18.10?

Is Intel graphics driver auto-installed in Ubuntu? I want to see it. Is there any command line to check it out? My desktop icons looks big and some web pages tab are not showing text completely. ...
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Ubuntu wont boot, fast text printed on screen

So I just recently installed ubuntu in a dual boot and when I booted into I got my graphics drivers and rebooted, and now I get fast moving text on my screen and it never boots up! Does anyone know ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 Hybrid Graphics Dual Monitor issue

I installed Ubuntu 18.10 on my Asus ROG GU501GM laptop and it was working fine with my external HDMI monitor with nvidia enabled in prime-select. Today, I selected prime-select Intel and rebooted ...
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14.04 LTS works fine on Nokia Netbook 3G. Video/Audio choppy/slow/distorted [duplicate]

I am sort of new to Ubuntu but after much trial and error got 14.04 running fine out of the box. 10.10 hat only VESA video, 12 did not work, 16.04 produces random hangs all the time, 18.04 refused to ...
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Problem with video drivers?

Regards, I just installed Ubuntu 18.10. Now update all the dirvers and repositories besides adding one of Nvidia. The problem is generated once I select the most recent version of the driver (415 open ...
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Ubuntu can't boot After updating BIOS! , But in recovery mode works , how can I fix this?

My Ubuntu can't log in after I updated my BIOS, It only boots into Ubuntu Recovery mode? Ubuntu forums say, Check your Additional driver's tab on Software & updates section, I check that, But it ...
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Do I necessary need reboot my PC if I installed a newer version of MESA driver?

Lot's of people say that we need to reboot after we install the newer MESA driver, but it seems to work without rebooting my PC.
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Ubuntu does not recognize my second video card

I have Ubuntu 18.04 and in my computer I have two video cards. When I install drivers and cuda, my computer recognize one video card and not two. What can I do? HELP! I need my two video cards
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M with Ubuntu 16.04

My ubuntu not using my video card. I got two of them: Intel and Nvidia So, I got several questions: Steam games not running with '-vulkan' option. (vulkan installed by steam) Why only one driver in '...
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No Video Signal on boot

Trying to troubleshoot a no video signal issue. Running Ubuntu mate 18.04 LTS. When trying to boot this evening was getting no video signal I have dual Titan Volta GPU's and tried switching the HDMI ...
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Randomly blinking screen with Nvidia driver

I have troubles with Nvidia driver. My screen is blinking (on 390, 410 and 415 versions). Using nouveau is not an option for multiple reasons, but right now with nouveau I'm stuck with wrong ...
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youtube video is choppy, but audio plays fine

I am running ubuntu 18.10 on a Acer Aspire One. When I try to play a youtube video on either chrome of firefox it's really choppy. The audio plays fine, but the video doesn't work. I've tried ...
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Graphics card changes color temperature and display sharpness, when I switch programs/windows

I have this MSI ATI Radeon HD6450 1 GB graphics card and it has two strange properties that are intermittent, and have happened since I bought the thing a year ago. My Ubuntu version is 18.04 but this ...
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Collateral damage after recovery (nvidia driver)

Made few attempts to install Nvidia driver. All unsuccessful, blackscreen. But that's not the matter. Collateral damage was made to Ubuntu. After recovery I couldn't use HP function buttons for screen ...
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Dell laptop, dell dock, will only give me 1 or 3 active displays

I have a Latitude E5570, and a Dell dock with 2 displays attached. I am running a fresh install of 18.10. With my laptop lid closed, only the "#3" display is recognized. When I open the laptop lid, ...
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Trying to install Rainlendar-lite in Ubuntu 18.04

Following @vanadium 's instructions, Rainlendar installed with no error message. However, I get the following screen tearing: I have an nvidia care, but am using the nouveau driver. Could it be ...
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System gets unresponsive for 1-2 seconds every 10 seconds

I recently connected my (a littler bit older) notebook to 2 external screens, so i can work properly from home. But for some unknown reason the system acts super weird. Every 10 secods (Ubuntu 16.04 /...
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NVidia driver not loaded

I have installed Ubuntu on my PC a few weeks ago because I bought an SSD and wasn't able to reinstall Windows on it. Recently, I tried installing Nvidia graphics drivers (for my GTX765M) so I could ...
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Broken package udpating Ubuntu 18.04 GL dispatch library

This two updates can't be installed: Vendor neutral GL dispatch library - development files Vendor neutral GL dispatch library - GLESV1 support The update shows a new window with the title: Broken ...
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How activate AMDGPU in Ubuntu 18.04 on Dell Inspiron 5570

Devices show: VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation UHD Graphics 620 (rev 07) AND Display controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Topaz XT [Radeon R7 M260/M265 / M340/M360 / M440/...
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“Segmentation fault” when attempting to play a video from any player

After reboot, videos are playing just fine. But later on, when attempting to play any video, I get "Segmentation fault" in any video player (mpv, vlc, parole, ...). After reboot it works again, for a ...
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How can I run this bash shell command with every reboot automatically? [duplicate]

Please excuse me, I only ever coded with my calculator in high school. My goal is to block the mDP video output of an IPC, and control it via teamviewer. Keep in mind that I run HD-guard on the IPC, ...
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How to switch between switchable graphic cards in Ubuntu 18.04?

I found this guide referencing this script, but they have been written for Ubuntu 10, so they are outdated by now. The script doesn't seem to work, when running it under my account, it always ends ...
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How do i get ubuntu studio 18.04 to boot after usb live installation?

I installed amd gpu pro driver now my system will not boot and I am on my wife's computer Help please I have the newest version of ubuntu studio.18.04?
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Scrambled Nautilus windows during dynamic resize

If I dynamically resize my Nautilus windows the picture inside of said video becomes scrambled during the resize, and only during the resize. When I let off my mouse button all video returns to normal....
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I get a black screen on boot sometimes

I get a black screen at complete random on boot, I can fix it by purging the Nvidia driver I have installed and just reinstalling it. Picture of the error that comes up after fix and reboot: I am ...
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Nouveau driver: colours and shading all wrong

How can I deal with the colour problems that the latest Nouveau driver provides? As you can see from the attachment, this causes transparency where it shouldn't, red where it should be grey and in ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Unknown Display

I have only 2 monitors and Ubuntu are showing 3 monitors, one of them as Unknown Display. Display Settings I am using AMD proprietary drivers for my R7 260x. When I uninstall AMD drivers this not ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 performance issue playing high quality videos

I have a clean installation of Ubuntu 18.04 in my Lenovo Thinkpad T510 with Intel i915 graphic card. Playing videos 1080p with both VLC and Totem has severe performance issues. I have tried the fixes ...
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Video playback artifacts [duplicate]

When I watch movies I see annoying "artifacts". It looks like parts of video are slid a bit horizontally. Artifacts depend on how different is frame from next one, in other words on how much action is ...
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Incorrect Graphics Showing, 16.04 on Poweredge 1950 III

I'm currently trying to get a Dell Poweredge 1950 III to run Ubuntu 16.04. The install went fine, however the GUI is barely usable. Going to Settings>Details shows this as the graphics device ...
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E: Unable to locate package libunicapgtk2-dev

How should I install libunicapgtk2-dev for Ubuntu 16.04? mona@Mona:~/unicap-0.9.5$ sudo apt-get update Get:1 file:/var/nvinfer-runtime-trt-repo-3.0.4-ga-cuda9.0 InRelease Ign:1 file:/var/nvinfer-...
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v4l.c:52:28: fatal error: linux/videodev.h: No such file or directory

I am trying to install the driver for PS3 eye camera in Ubuntu 16.04 however using this tutorial, after the make command, I get the following error: Making all in cpi make[2]: Entering directory '/...
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Recompile Linux Kernel of Ubuntu 18.04 with patch for Intel display drivers

I'm running latest Ubuntu 18.04 with stock Linux kernel 4.15.0-23-generic and have a problem (HDMI is not working occasionally). There is a related issue already: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/...
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ubuntu 18.04: Display unclaimed, video card driver issue - cannot login - how to resolve?

All previous queries aside as they seem independent from the current issue after a complete reinstallation - (without a partition other than for the OS itself) Now I can login only at the aid of ...
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slow Graphics on Ubuntu 18.04, on Dell(Intel graphics drivers), while watching Youtube videos

while watching videos(Youtube) it freezes for about 5-10 seconds and then continues but audio keeps running. I tried in different browsers, but no solution.
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How to play 4K/UHD videos

On this machine, an Acer Aspire E5 laptop computer, I have a dual booth with Ubuntu Studio 16.04 and Windows 10. On Windows 10, 4K and UHD videos work perfectly. On Ubuntu they basically don't work. ...
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How to troubleshoot or resolve of hardware acceleration of Intel i945 disabled on upgrade from 17.10 to 18.04?

I've experienced an issue where hardware acceleration of my Intel i945 mobile display chip set has been disabled during an in-place upgrade from 17.10 to 18.04. Unfortunately none of the existing ...
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Vibrating screen in 16.04 and 18.04

I have a strange problem with my laptop, which has an Intel GPU and AMD GPU as well (the AMD doesn't have a driver): if I boot Ubuntu from live USB (16.04 or 18.04), everything works fine, however ...
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Restore xorg.conf file in Ubuntu 16.04LTS [duplicate]

Checking the content of /etc/X11 dir, I saw that xorg.conf file is missing. Is that normal? I only have xorg.conf.failsafe configuration file with the following lines: Section "Device" ...
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Kubuntu video problem

Here's a video how the problem looks: https://youtu.be/fShARD9xB34 After 10 second you will see the chequered line bellow tabs' browser area. Before I've caught system freeze many times, so I think ...
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[18.04][ATI] Screen artifacts and lags

Hi :) I would like to install Ubuntu 18.04 on a old ASUS EeeTop (all in one desktop) but on the live system there are quite annoying screen artifacts. A few months ago I tried Ubuntu 16.04 on the same ...
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How to prevent Xubuntu from resetting monitor resolution and refresh rate when turning monitor back on an off?

Edit: To clarify, this only happens on Xubuntu 18.04. It does not happen on Windows or the BIOS/UEFI prompt. Edit: Expanded my work around a bit. Edit: AMD hasn't released proprietary drivers yet ...
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USB 3 Video Adapter

Is this supported on recent versions of Ubuntu? The description says Windows-only, and that it doesn't work on Mac, but makes no mention of Linux. There's also not any mention of a manufacturer. I'...
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Error while loading drm amdgpu : “ERROR - Unknown firmware load type” amdgpu_ucode_get_load_type -

Recently, I have upgraded to linux 4.17-rc2 kernel to get bluetooth support in my HP 15 laptop with Intel core i5 7th gen processor. So, from few days, I am seeing this error message while booting ...
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Choppy video playback (Web browsing and in game)

An odd video performance issue has come up. I'm getting regular choppy video playback. Kind of hard to explain but I'll do my best. While doing any activity (like scrolling in a web browser, ...
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VLC is not working with AMD gpu in 18.04

Recently I have updated my Ubuntu distribution to 18.04 LTS. Since then I can't play videos in VLC using the AMD graphics card. Though it was fine in 17.04. When I am running the command DRI_PRIME=1 ...
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Possibly bad video driver for AMD Radeon R7 graphics

I am trying to run Ubuntu 18.04 on a computer with an AMD processor and AMD Radeon R7 graphics. I believe the driver for AMD Radeon R7 graphics has problems and may be buggy. I have had a problem with ...
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The last step of install video4Linux error

When i try to install the Video4Linux, encounter this problem: Handle videodev : Applying the patched module ... modprobe: ERROR: ../libkmod/libkmod.c:586 kmod_search_moddep() could not open moddep ...