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Questions about the graphics driver — system software that controls a computer's video adapter (aka graphics card) or GPU.

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AMDGPU-PRO Elementary OS 5.0 Juno

Will there be support for AMDGPU-PRO driver in Elementary OS 5.0 Juno? It would be nice if could install this driver from the AppCenter.
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add support for AMD graphics card

i am using hp notebook and i switched from windows to elementary OS and don't find support for AMD graphics card please give driver update hope you will work on my request
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Black flickering login screen after update

After updating nVidia: Instead of graphic splash screen with elementary logo, system boots in a verbose text mood At the end, when XWindows starts, the screen just flickers I cannot even open a non ...
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AMD A8 7600 apu driver for elementary OS

I just installed elementary OS and I have amd A8 7600 apu, I would like to know if I can download the graphics driver directy from amd website? I noticed that the drivers available on their site are ...
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Horizontal lines on display starting with previous update

I apologize if this has been asked before, I have had a look and while I have found similar issues from users, nothing that helps me. Thank you for any help you can give! After an operating system ...
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Permanent nVidia Powermizer Performance Mode

anyone found a way to keep nVidia's Powermizer settings to stick to Performance Mode between computer restarts? If I select it from nVidia Settings GUI it always reverts to Auto Mode between computer ...
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Nvidia drivers for Loki on an optimus system do not seem to work

I followed the instructions here How to install nvidia graphics driver for nvidia 820m on loki? however if I run sudo prime-select nvidia glxgears I get X Error of failed request: BadValue (...
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ElementaryOS nvidia-driver with dual GPU (nvidia+intel) — link fixed

I have dual graphics on my notebook. Actually a Intel HD + GTX 765M The main problem here is ... I'm using the system for a long time rn, but I have kinda of problem with videos (never got a good ...
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Which Graphic Card Do I Use

when i try to find what graphic card i have, i took a output like that: command: lspci -nnk | egrep "VGA|3D|Display" -A2 output: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Device [...
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Intel Graphic Card fails to be detected

I installed a fresh copy of Elementary OS Loki on my Dell XPS 15 9560. The problem lies where first in the Software and Updates it used to display my Intel inbuilt graphic card and has fail to do so ...
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Small spec in top left of screen - Driver issue

I have a small black screen in the top left of my screen when using proprietary NVIDIA driver (shown in screenshots below). I tried changing the driver after I noticed this and that fixed it (but the ...
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How can i use my graphic card?

I have hp pavallion AU003tx with nvidia 940MX 2gb. I have dual boot eOS and windows 10. When i right click over applications in windows10 there is option to select the processor ( intel or nvidia) ...
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(SOLVED) Nvidia drivers for GF 800M on Lenovo C460 All-in-One?

Would like to test if my system would run on nvidia graphics card. Here is the hardware: lspci -k | grep -EA2 'VGA|3D' 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 4th Generation Core ...
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Appcenter Upgrade silently fails, GUI elements like dock icons disappear, applications menu doesn't open but causes wingpanel restart

since I couldn't spot any other reports I hope this only happened to me, but I had a pretty critical accident (at least for a GUI-only user it would have been) today. Though I mostly install and ...
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Can't install amdgpu driver on 0.4.1 Loki

I followed this link below and installed amdgpu driver for ubuntu 16.04, but after it my laptop won't boot and stop on blackscreen. I could uninstall the driver in recovery mode and boot my laptop ...
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Impossible to manually install new video driver?

After downloading the most recent driver for my graphics card from the AMD website, it seems impossible to install the driver. The easiest, most logical way, would be to click on the file and to run ...
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Nvidia and AMD drivers broke Elementary OS

I installed drivers amd64-microcode and nvidia-340 on my Elementary OS and I restart it. Unfortunately I can't turn on my computer. I was trying in recovery mode, but it doesn't work. My copmuter ...
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After updating OpenGL desktop takes too long to initialize

I was trying update OpenGL to 4.2. So I updated kernel to 4.13.0-26-generic then I tried to use ppa:oibaf/graphics-drivers. After applying graphics driver elementary was refusing to start. I purged ...
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eOS Loki - Video Tearing with Intel Graphic Card

I am a happy loki user but the screen tearing in videos is horrible. It doesn't matter if it is a video played in VLC or a YouTube or Netflix video in firefox. I always experience the tearing so it ...
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External HDMI Monitor “working” according to software, but no display output

My issue is different from other similar questions, such as this one. In that question, the OP states that System Settings -> Displays is unaware that a 2nd monitor is plugged in (the monitor is not ...
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Does Nvidia CUDA Toolkit run on Elementary OS?

Is it possible to run Nvidia CUDA Toolkit on Elementary OS? And how?
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Blank desktop Elementary OS

i tried to do a full installation on a 16 gb usb, but something went wrong the os is stuck after the logo with the cursor (movable) on a black screen or (if I press enter twice) a picture of a tree ...
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Stuck in a login loop after installing AMD Catalyst drivers

So I’m running ElementaryOS Loki and I tried to install the AMD catalyst drivers and now I’m stuck in a login loop and I’m unable to fix it as when I try the fixes I found online they don’t work, such ...
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Nouveau causing hangs, NVIDIA drivers causing file system corruption

I'm experiencing issues related to NVIDIA drivers, but it seems it's specifically when using elementary OS. I don't think I've had this issue when using Fedora or Ubuntu. My graphics card is NVIDIA ...
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Cannot find drivers of Radeon HD 7800 series to fix scroll lag

I have recently installed elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki and I am experiencing laggy mouse scrolling in browsers (I've tried several: Firefox, Chrome and Epiphany). I believe the issue is caused by the lack ...
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Vsync issue with switchable graphics ( nvidia 630m / intel hd 3000) on elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki (64 bit)

I have tried various (almost all) nvidia proprietary drivers on my machine and vsync issue is still persisting. Nouveau drivers in not an option as I want to SVP (https://www.svp-team.com/wiki/...
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No sound on PC, Hardware or Elementary?

Let's make it quick. I have bought myself an old Dell Optiplex 780 with the following specs: -Core 2 duo E7300 -4Gb Ram ddr2 To make it slightly "spicier"(playing on the league we're playing), I ...
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nvidia-375/libEGL.so.1 is not a symbolic link, and other NVIDIA issues

I've just set up the nvidia-375 package (also nvidia-settings, nvidia-prime, and nvidia-opencl-icd-375) on my new Elementary OS installation. I was hoping it'd work after a simple reboot, as it has in ...
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AMD RX460 dual monitoring under loki impossible due to driver incompatibility?

I am at the end of my latin. I hacked the amd driver so it would install in loki but all i'm getting is black screen. Someone mentioned somewhere i should usermod -a -G Video &myloginname, but ...
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DA100 - XPS 9350 support - Loki

All, I have a Dell XPS 13 series 9350, with eOS Loki ... I bought the Dell DA-100 adapter with the sole purpose to extend my screen to a projector/TV via HDMI. The NIC card on the DA-100 is detected,...
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How do I install AMD drivers for rx480 card?

I have had a really difficult transition from Windows to Linux for the last month or so I've been toying around with different distros, and with all of them have yet to been able to install the AMD ...
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(solved) System freeze when pluging usb device or power cable

I had issue installing Loki but I had it done with the help on an other post see the post here for the whole topic I managed to install the kernel 4.10 and nvidia 381. I turn off the dGPU with ...
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Error in nvidia-settings

I installed the last nvidia driver from the nvidia ppa. I installed nvidia-378. After the reboot I open nvidia-settings and it's completely empty. If I run it from the terminal it says ERROR: Error ...
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AMDGPU-PRO driver on loki

loki is based on ubuntu 16.04, which has some issues with amd proprietary drivers, but according to http://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-articles/Pages/AMD-Radeon-GPU-PRO-Linux-Beta-Driver%E2%80%93Release-...
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Steam installed but doesn't launch

So I have steam installed via a .deb package using Gdebi. The steam icon is available and asked for my password when I run it but then nothing happens. This is what happens if i type steam in ...
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Remove Nvidia Drivers

I would like to remove COMPLETLY the nvidia drivers, and only use the intel GPU. How can i do that? I tried sudo apt remove nvidia-* and installed xserver-xorg-video-intel. But it all came to the same ...
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lightdm won't start after installing NVIDIA driver

I'm a complete newbie when it comes to installing and understanding Linux. I tried to install the NVIDIA drivers with apt, but that only installed some program. Then I downloaded the driver directly ...
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Please Fix the X windows version 1

The X windows version of elementary is really really low. 1. something.. Most distros are between 6 and 10. Driver software like Radeon and ADM PRO drivers depend on the Xwindow version and refuse to ...
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Installing messes up resolution

and thanks for reading my question. (Before posting I checked many other questions on this forum, as well on other websites.) Recently I booted a live elementary OS Loki image on an old laptop to try ...
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Trouble with Nvidia driver under Loki

I installed the Nvidia driver using Ubuntu method (Addition drivers tab under software & updates). It works great so far, but every time Elementary updates kernel system would not boot up. The ...
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Intel core i7 6500 skylake - Chrome flickering/tearing

i buy a new Asus laptop X555UB with intel core i7 6500 and had a clean installation of loki on it. Everything is ok, but in chrome im experimenting some flickering/tearing as the screenshot I had ...
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Black screen or kernel panic after suspend?

I recently switched to elementary os (loki) and I love it so far. However, I am experiencing some problems. I am very new to Linux and find myself not really knowing what i'm doing most of the time ...
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Nvidia Drivers question

I recently bought a new computer and was looking at the different linux distributions and this one got me right away (my prev is a Macbook and the os is pretty similar). I installed the drivers ...
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graphics driver broken [solved]

I recently installed Loki on my machine. I was running two monitors on an AMD FirePro 7000. I installed an Nvidia GTX 970, and only one monitor was being recognized. I tried various combinations of ...
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How to install Radeon drivers on Loki

So I just changed to Linux and I've been mostly without problems, but I've had some trouble installing drivers in this system, I have the model R7 260X/360 and I downloaded the drivers from this link ...
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Artifacts in background

Got elementary OS installed today on a desktop PC. Got the latest NVIDIA drivers installed, and I noticed that if the screen goes blank (after a few minutes inactivity ), when I log back in I have ...
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I'm thinking of completely uninstalling Windows 10 and using Elementary OS full time but I have a couple questions

Will Fn functions keys be able to work fully? Also, I have a full 1080p HD display but its a bit peculiar. The screen will dim and brighten on dark/white backgrounds. I disabled this so it functions ...
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Any work-around for the performance regression related to external monitors/HDMI?

I know that this is an issue with the linux kernel, but I'm hoping that there is a work-around. I use my laptop as a home-theater machine, connectting it to my TV with HDMI. Unfortunately, since the ...
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Screen tearing when logging from hibernate or suspend

I have elementary OS Loki (0.4) and my computer has strange behavior when I log back from hibernation or suspend. Here is a picture of what is going on. I would like to add that I never hibernate my ...
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Loki: AMDGPU-PRO drivers black screen my machine

I purchased an Sapphire Radeon RX 460 card for my Loki machine, installed it and booted. I can log in fine but my machine does not detect my dual displays, one currently mirrors the other one. I ...