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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Video LAG on Ubuntu 20.04 / Lubuntu 20.04 AMD Athlon 64 3200+ @ 2GHz

I'm a noob to Ubuntu. and would appreciate some help I have this old machine that had XP, it was useless, and figured I'd install a light weight OS Lubuntu was the Idea. however I continued to install ...
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How can I get rid of choppy videos in the Focal Fossa 20.04

My Kubuntu 20.04 faces choppy videos in browsers (firefox, chromium) as well as in VLC. The video freezes very frequently (once in every 5/6 seconds). But I do not have any problem with the audio of ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS Latest Update Software Slows Computer When I Close my Laptop Lid

Installed Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS a few weeks ago and was using it with no problem for 2 weeks. I I then did an update around June 18th and from then on I could not close my laptop lid without my computer ...
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Torn screen in fresh new Lubuntu installation

I have just installed lubuntu and my screen goes weird. The torn screen lasts for few seconds and mostly occurs on much moving screens like browser with YouTube site. I have Desktop PC with AMD Ryzen ...
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Video playback freezes after hardware upgrade

I had AMD FX-8320 Eight-Core and everything was great, but yesterday upgrade my hardware to CPU: AMD Ryzen 9 3900X MB: Gigabyte X570 AORUS ULTRA Video: GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER Kernel driver in ...
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How do I fix screen tearing? Ubuntu 20.04

I just installed Ubuntu around 2 weeks ago. But now whenever watch videos online it gets screen tearing. How can I fix this? I'm not sure what the command to get info on my system is so sorry for not ...
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Failed to put a second screen Xubuntu 20.04

I just installed Xubuntu 20.04 LTS. It is a clean installation. At the moment of connecting my second screen and then to place it as an extended screen the following happens. Notebook Second Screen ...
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I can't change my graphic card's driver 18.04

I've R5 220 Graphic card. When I open the software-properties-gtk I can see 2 drivers which are xserver-xorg-video-ati fglrx and I want to use xserver-xorg-video-ati driver instead of fglrx. Here is ...
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Installing any NVIDIA drivers causes 20.04 to hang on boot

(While this question may seem like a duplicate, I've tried the solutions laid out in all the other similar questions and none of them did anything for me. In addition, they were asked years ago, so I ...
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VLC media player

I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my Acer A3 315-33 with 4GB RAM. Using the VLC mediaplayer I can't see any video output, but sound works ok. Ubuntu 20.04 LTS is my only OS. I did a clean install....
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Ubuntu freezes at boot. freezes at purple screen. Broken laptop nvidia graphics card

My graphics card (Nvidia Geforce 940mx) had stopped working a while ago (Code 43 in windows).As it is a laptop im not able to remove it. Since then whenever I try to login into Ubuntu 18.04, it gets ...
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How to set up vulkan?

Problem: VK_ERROR_INITIALIZATION_FAILED I have ubuntu 18.04, and I've downloaded and compiled example program, that draws triangle. It does not work, because cannot initialize vulkan context. For ...
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Login freeze after update to 20.04

I have just upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04 on a Dell XPS 9560. The login screen was frozen and with no response on input from the mouse or keyboard. I have booted using a recovery mode option and purged ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 is not detecting monitor connected via HDMI cable

I am using an Acer Predator Helios 300 Core i7 7th Gen - G3-572 Gaming Laptop(having Nvidia Geforce 1050Ti graphics card). It originally comes with Windows 10 and I made it dual boot and installed ...
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Video playback error with vulkan

I am relative new on Linux. I installed Vulkan for Ubuntu via this guide to be able to play some games with steam Proton. Now after I've done this, if I played a game in full screen on one monitor and ...
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AMD drivers for RX5500M

I got myself a new laptop MSI Aplha 15. CPU Ryzen 7 3750H + Vega10 GPU AMD RX5500m 4gig I installed steam and tried an easy and pretty old game Left 4 Dead 2 and it was 35-45 FPS, while on Windows ...
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Overlay video feature stopped working after upgrade. Probably driver related

My system: Laptop Dell inspiron 15 3000 RAM: 16 GB SSD 480 GB Kingston Intel Core i3 7th Generation OS: Ubuntu 18.04.4 with Software and System Updates Web Browser: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, ...
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Scratch execution windows in firefox blurred & blinking: is video driver faulty? (cp from StackOverflow)

I installed Lubuntu 19.04 on old Inspiron 6400 computer (GeForce 7300 laptop edition) to teach Scratch to my son through web scratch editor. Every time I open web editor for a new project through ...
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Cannot boot Ubuntu 18.04 without nomodeset

I am new to Ubuntu. I just installed Ubuntu on a new-built PC. It stayed on the black screen after booting. I entered GRU menu using ESC, and modified the 'quiet splash' to 'nomodeset' after reading ...
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VLC Consuming more amount of CPU - Ubuntu 18.04 | 5.0.0-37-generic | AMD 3800X - Radeon RX5700XT

In my desktop, VLC player consumes almost 30% of a 16 thread processor and I suspect my AMD GPU driver isn't configured properly. Earlier I noticed that latest Radeon Driver 19:50 only installs in 5.0 ...
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How do I reinstall/reset the AMD video driver from CLI in Ubuntu 19.10?

I have an Ubuntu 19.10 on a desktop with an APU AMD Ryzen 5 2400G, which has an integrated Radeon RX Vega 11 Graphic card. Everything has always worked perfectly until today, when out of the blue it ...
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Black screen after login screen due to Nvidia driver

Ubuntu 18.04, Nvidia driver 440. Most steps I've done from links: 1. Purge anything related to nvidia. sudo apt-get remove --purge '^nvidia-.*' sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop sudo rm /etc/X11/...
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Random icon/text disppearing on Nouveau, Nvidia black screen on lightdm, gdm3 boot loop

I have a custom build on Xubuntu 18.04, NVIDIA GTX 1050 graphics card and i'm trying to get the NVIDIA drivers to work. All methods i've tried so far cause the black screen with blinking cursor (...
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Installing CUDA 10.2 and Ubuntu standard Nvidia driver

When trying to install CUDA 10.2, I get the following message: Existing package manager installation of the driver found. It is strongly recommended that you remove this before continuing. In CUDA ...
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Fix Video and HDMI Output on Ubuntu

I'm relatively new to Linux, and I'm finding it extremely difficult to fix my video configurations. HDMI Output does not get identified automatically, and I think my video card does not have the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Wayland second monitor black

In Ubuntu 18.04 Wayland with both xorg and nvidia driver I am experiencing the following error when I plug in external monitor. /var/log/syslog: Feb 21 11:11:28 m org.gnome.Shell.desktop[27286]: [...
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Nvidia Driver 440.59

I recently moved to linux 100% since now we have proton which is realy great. Today I see in my drivers that I can switch to 440.59. My current driver is working well. Should I update to this new one? ...
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Unable to install recommended nvidia-driver-390 in19.10

I'm having problems logging in to 19.10, and following some suggestions (e.g. ubuntu-18-04-stuck-in-login-loop-with-missing-xauthority-file), ubuntu-drivers devices shows nvidia-driver-390 as ...
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Is radeon r535 ubuntu driver exist? [duplicate]

I have a laptop and it has a graphic card called Radeon r535. I didn't see a driver for linux.Is there a way to install driver for this graphic card.
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what's causing my screen to flicker on startup?

When I first installed Lubuntu it worked fine for months. Now when I startup there is this rapid flicker between the display (both the login screen and the general interface after I log in) and black ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 and Windows 10 only boot in recovery/safe mode

Problem: I dual booted Ubuntu 18.04 and Windows 10 following this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5QyjHIYwT For 2-3 days, I was able to boot into Ubuntu 18.04 (default) or Windows 10 as ...
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Need help switching from nVidia to AMD Gpu

I've upgraded my gpu from geforce 8500gt to amd rx580, and i cant log into system (gives me a message about unsigned key or wrongly signed key). I think this is drivers matter, so how can i uninstall ...
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Issue with Screen Recording - orange/ fuzzy screen

I'm not sure how to describe this issue but I've just installed Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS on my rig and I tried to record a screen recording using OBS Studio and the recording is fuzzy with an orange Screen. ...
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 Ubuntu 18.04 proprietary drivers

I'm new to ubuntu and want to install graphics drivers from the AMD page but I need to install fgrlx driver and as far as I know, it's long gone so I cant install it from the terminal, but I was ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.3 and Nvidia 435 driver, fan not working

I am trying to get my GPU fully functional just by installing the Nvidia driver via Ubuntu 'third party drivers' on a clean Ubuntu installation. Laptop: ASUS zenbook with an Intel i7 and Nvidia MX150 ...
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Gnome started to stutter after upgrade to Ubuntu 19.10

I have a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro notebook with 4 GB RAM, a high-DPI screen, Intel integrated graphics (Model 80AY000 but the motherboard was replaced for some lower model during a repair). It worked okay ...
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S3 SuperSavage problems with Lubuntu

I have an oldie laptop (P4-1.6/512 MB) with this video adapter S3 SuperSavage IX/C 16 MB. With Windows XP, it's even capable of playing 720p. However, I'd like to switch this thing to Linux. So, I did ...
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VGA “no signal” in dual monitor setup on NUC 5CPYH

I trying to set up dual monitors Ubuntu 18.04 using the single HDMI port and the VGA port on my NUC5CPYH. I have had no luck so far. The BIOS screen doesn't display with VGA only port plugged in (NO ...
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DisplayPort not being picked up

My mini-PC has Intel i7 running Lubuntu-18.04. It has 2 monitor outputs, one HDMI and one DisplayPort. The HDMI port has a HDMI monitor (E2441) plugged into it. The DisplayPort has a DisplayPort-HDMI ...
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Ubuntu18.04 restarts with a black screen after installation

I just installed Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS in an old desktop PC. Installation went good, but after a restart the screen stays black (thought that this could happen only in Windows!). It is my first attempt ...
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No Mouse or Keyboard in X after NVIDIA Driver Update

I accidentally updated my NVIDIA drivers with apt. After reinstalling the old version (410) I end up in a command line login. Here is everything fine and nvidia-smi says that driver and cuda are ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 boots to blank screen with dual monitors and AMD Radeon HD 7730 [duplicate]

I just loaded Ubuntu 19.04 onto my Dell XPS 8500 desktop last week. I am using an AMD Radeon HD 7730 with dual monitors (1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort). Most of the time when I reboot my system, it will boot ...
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NVidia Drivers 340 or 390, which one should I choose?

I'm getting two options for NVidia Drivers 340 and 390. I was wondering, what are the differences between the 3.40 and 3.90 driver and which one should I choose ? My Video Card is Asus NVidia GTX 760
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Blank screen after installing nvdia driver

I have ubuntu 19.04 on an ASUS zenbook 13. I was running the system with "nomodeset" in the grub settings. I tried to install a new nvidia 418 driver, by using the suggested path (set a MOK password ...
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Monitor out of range

I installed the port batlnet through wine. The program starts normally, but when you start the game in full-screen mode, the message "monitor out of range" appears. I'm new to ubuntu, so I can't ...
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Driver for FresLogic fl2000

Please help, I want to use FresLogic FL2000 USB TO VGA. But I can't find the right driver. Have tried following the steps at https://github.com/FrescoLogic/FL2000 but still can't.
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Ubuntu 18.02 LTS detects monitor but remains black

On Dell G3 15 with GeForce GTX 1050 Ti/PCIe/SSE2 I am connecting to an external (acer) monitor via HDMI. I do not have any image (the screen is black) sometimes is coverd in blue dots or blue lines. ...
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Lubuntu 19.04 Video After Image Problem

I'm using Lubuntu 19.04 on my Mac in a Virtualbox VM. I'm noticing only in my taskbar an after image of what used to be the most recently loaded dialog. This problem only appears in the taskbar. In ...
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Dual monitor not working, HP laptop, Nvidia GTX1650

I connected my Dell monitor to my HP laptop with HDMI. It worked fine with Win 10, but my Ubuntu 16.04 cannot detect the monitor. I don't know what went wrong. I tried to install Nvidia drivers (...
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How to install the newest xserver-xorg-video-intel on 18.04 Bionic?

I have an Intel UHD 620 GPU, whose drivers, on 18.04 Bionic, put me in a conflicting position: if I use the default (either HWE or not) Xorg video drivers (xserver-xorg-video-all, everything works ...

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