Questions tagged [graphic-drivers]

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

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How long does it take to update driver in elementary OS?

I tried to get drivers for nvidia graphics card following this post. But the terminal seems to get stuck at "Building generic module", It takes a long time... Is it normal? If yes, how long does it ...
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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 the Fn function 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 ...
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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 ...
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Intel graphics performance on Loki

I have bad video performance in Loki. After some googling I found this hint: Cannot Install Intel Proprietary Graphics Driver and with some dirty trick (I put the Ubuntu 16.04 data in /etc/lsb-release ...
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Crash after suspend or lock screen

I'm running Elementary Loki on an Dell Vostro 5480 with Intel Core i7-5500U and a NVIDIA GM108M [GeForce 830M] graphic board, so when I suspend, lock screen or the system automatically lock, and I ...
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Change saturation on Elemtary OS Loki

Before anything I would like to apologize for any typo, English isnt my first language. Im using a system who is based on Ubuntu 16.04 (elementary OS Loki), before that I was using Ubuntu 14.04 that ...
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How to install video card drivers (e.g., nvidia)

I get a lot of conflicting advice online about how to install video card drivers. What are the differences between the main ways of installing the drivers, and what is the simplest way to get this ...
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Desktop background glitch after unlock Nvidia 1070 GPU [duplicate]

After I unlock the computer, the desktop background becomes glitched like this. However everything still works. I am currently using the default background. I installed the Nvidia driver using this ...
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Loki System text malformed [closed]

I have installed the latest Elementary OS Loki Release (not a BETA version). Sometimes when the system wakes up from sleep, after I log in, I see this behavior of the system. Almost all the text is ...
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AMD R9 390 not running games with AMDGPU

Installed elementary OS Loki because it comes with linux kernel V4 that support new hardware but after installation I found out that Ubuntu 16.04 won't support my AMD R9 390 because new Xorg V 1.18 ...
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How can I stop drivers for Nvidia GeForce GT 330M causing issues in Loki?

After installation of Nvidia proprietary drivers window control buttons doesn't work (elementary OS apps window buttons work but rest [firefox, playonlinux] doesn't). In addition switching windows ...
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Why is Loki's virtualized graphics performance so much worse than Freya's?

I just installed Loki over my Freya VM that I've been using for the last year and was surprised by the performance difference. It's barely usable. Cursor hover, clicks, and keyboard input take up to ...
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Recover broken system using live CD

After new important security and hardware support update, graphics are not working, it bootup until e logo but after that everything goes black but i can log in to the system using command line. Can ...
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How do I install Intel HD graphics Skylake driver?

I just bought a laptop with I7 6500u and integrated GPU. It won't run 3D game at all. I tried the Intel graphics installer for linux but it said I don't use i915 chipset. How do I update the driver ...
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AMD GPU Pro on Loki (Ubuntu 16.04)

I have R9 380 Tonga Chipset which is one of the GPUs AMD GPU Pro supports and since Loki is powered by 16.04 I thought it would work no problem. I was following the guide from the AMD website http:/...
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How can I install GPU drivers using Intel graphics installer?

I try to install Intel GPU Drivers using Intel Graphics Installer for Linux, but it only works for Ubuntu 15.04 and higher, but elementary is based on 14.04. Is there any other way to install these ...
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Recording with AMD proprietary drivers

I had issues taking screenshots till I stumbled upon someone suggesting alt+ctrl+f2 and then alt+ctrl+f7 to make it where you can take screenshots. Which worked for screenshots. I tried doing this for ...
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Overscan on 42" NEC

I just installed elementary Freya 0.3.2 on a Dell Optiplex 755, hooked up to a Overscan on 42" NEC monitor (TV). My DVI graphics card is an ATI Radeon 102-A771B. My problem is overscan. I tried ...
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How to install driver for graphic adapter

I have fresh install of 32-bit ElemetaryOS Freya on iMac 5.1 late 2006 with ati radeon mobility x1600 graphic adapter inside. Can anyone, please, tell how to install driver for this graphic adapter? ...
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How to uninstall amd graphics driver?

I installed the AMD graphics driver and it made some problems on my computer. How can I uninstall the AMD graphics driver by terminal?
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Installing NVIDIA 361.45.11?

I have two monitor one of them is few older and needed the NVIDIA GeForce GT 610 graphics card driver. Here is their latest driver software But when i try to install i get this error messages: ...
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Is it possible to install AMD GPU-PRO on Freya?

I'm quite happy with my elementary installation, it even provides for some casual gaming fun. I just noticed that the next big driver thing on AMD's side is AMDGPU PRO In theory this enables the GPU ...
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High Screen Resolution [4:3]

High Screen Resolution [1280x1024][4:3] i search google and tried to use the screen resolution. above but i failed i am newbie to this operating system , usually on windows when update my Graphic ...
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AMD A8 HP laptop loud fan

I installed elementary OS on my HP notebook with an AMD A8. My notebook is heating up and the cooler is fired all the time. What can I do to improve it?
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Critical System Issue

Since attempting to install Steam and receiving the error message that there are apparently "held packages" on my system, I attempted to start my computer today and it repeatedly fails to load the OS. ...
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Elementary OS Black screen after driver update?

I installed a graphics driver update using NeteXt'73 and now my screen goes permanently black soon after the pulsating elementary logo boot animation. How can I fix this? I cannot login nor access the ...
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Elementary Freya on Skylake CPU + Nvidia card > kernel and graphic drivers question

Hello and thank you very much for the great work you are doing with Elementary ! :) I have an old laptop running Freya and want to change it to a new i7-6700HQ + Nvidia GTX 950m, and as far as I've ...
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Problem after suspend / black screen (Intel Skylake)

I have a brand new Dell Inspiron 15 (5559) laptop with an Intel Skylake i7-6500U CPU and an AMD Radeon R5 M335 graphics card. Installation of freya 0.3.2 seems to have worked quickly and without ...
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AMD Radeon R5 M335 GPU not detected correctly?

I have a brand new Dell Inspiron 15 (5559) laptop with an Intel Skylake i7-6500U CPU and an AMD Radeon R5 M335 graphics card. I'm not sure though if freya has correctly detected the AMD Radeon card. ...
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Application Windows are flickering when moving , closing and opening

When moving , closing and opening a window it flickers with black lines.The computer is a SONY VAIO VGN-NR120E and has no problems in Windows 10 and has been like this from day one though it does not ...
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Occasional Black Screen on Boot [closed]

An annoying problem to say the least. I have a laptop (Dell Precision M4500) and roughly 50% of the time, I boot to a black screen. Otherwise, I boot to a normal login just fine. Running Freya 0.3....
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Elementary OS is unstable when using with a 6th Gen CPU

I just got a new 6th Gen machine and installed Elementary OS in it. Things are a lot unstable. VLC crash, my editor Brackets crash, system hangs. Might be related to graphics? Im not using an external ...
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Intel GMA X3100 Driver

Anyone tell if there's driver for Intel GMA X3100? I installed Elementary OS on an old Mac but it uses an alternative driver and works badly.
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How to reinstall the default graphics driver after failed fglrx install?

I tried to install the proprietary fglrx AMD graphics driver on my computer which is running Freya, however it didn't work. Seems my graphics card is just too old and is no longer supported. (That's ...
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Graphic card driver not available / supported (matrox)

I installed Freya (64bit) on a PC I got for free, it's a Dell Optiplex 980 with an i7 @ 2.9Ghz, 4Gb RAM and 320Gb hdd and "sadly" a PCIe Matrox m91xx graphic card (specifically m9120 LP Plus). For a "...
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32 bit AMD driver on 64 bit Freya

I'm using the 64 bit ver. of Freya and I have an AMD HD5770. I installed the latest driver provided at AMD website. Now this driver is 64 bit only and 32 bit games don't run. I need to know if I can ...
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Dell Inspiron 15 5559 Problem at shutdown and logout (Intel Skylake)

I have a brand new Dell Inspiron 15 (5559) laptop with an Intel Skylake i7-6500U CPU and an AMD Radeon R5 M335 graphics card. Installation of freya 0.3.2 seems to have worked quickly and without ...
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How do I install the drivers for my Nvidia GTX 970?

I have recently installed a Nvidia GTX 970, and from there on I could only select a tiny resolution under elementary.
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Black screen, when installing NVIDIA drivers (GTX970)

I tried to switch from Windows to Linux (elementary OS) but everytime I ended in a black screen. The following steps i tried: Set "Nomodeset" before the installation starts (+ replaced "quiet spash" ...
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Is elementary freya 0.3.2 (resp. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) compatible with the AMD Radeon R5 M335 graphics card?

I plan on buying a new laptop and found a nice one that has the mentioned graphics card included. Does the current kernel used by Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / elementary 0.3.2 support that card? If not, will ...