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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Elementary os on login <ERROR> failed to enable link training

When logging in the system knocks an error: [drm: intel_dp_start_link_train [i915]] failed to enable link training Maybe it happened because of whom I installed nvidia-smi. No video card, Intel-i7 ...
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MacBook air 2015 doesn't wake from suspend

I just installed Eos on my MacBook air early 2015 and am very impressed so far. But when I close the lid or press the power button to suspend the laptop it doesn't wake up. It also takes a very long ...
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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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Lag GUI - Problem with Graphic Drivers

I've got big problem with proprietary drivers in elementary OS. I installed fglrx but it's doesn't work. GUI is very laggy when I go to menu.. When i type sudo lshw -c video it shows: *-display ...
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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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Difference between Nvidia normal drivers and server drivers?

What is the difference between server and non-server?
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Shutdown Problem on elementary OS Hera

I have an intel pentium g4400 cpu with a Nvidia GTX 1060 Grapchic Card. I've installed elemetary OS Hera on it and after installing the graphic card driver I can't shutdown. The PC freezes at ...
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Dual screen resolution - Startup problem

Very new linux user here (3 days experience). I have 2 screens, that i have setup properly, not without having to fiddle with the little visual tool provided by default with elementary OS (screen ...
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Screen Flickering Elementary OS 5.0 Juno

I installed Elementary OS 5.0 Juno a month ago and everything worked smoothly and fine. About a week ago, the screen kept flickering (brightness goes up and down and the screen get distorted every now ...
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Unknown Display after installing nvidia driver

Asus gaming laptop with 1920x1080p 120hz screen and Nvidia 1070. Comes up unknown display and locks it at 800x600 if uninstall the driver the screen works fine at the full-res and 120hz
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openarena crashes out of game when joining game

i am trying elementary os again. i would like to play openarena. i would like to commend you on the state of your display settings. i am able to choose primary display and the game will start on that ...
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Problem with Nvidia graphic card driver

Elementary community, I am using Acer Predator G30 with Nvidia GTX 1060 but I am having a problem figuring out how to enable external monitor plugged via HDMI because it is not visible in Displays ...
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PCIE Data Link Layer error

I am looking for a Linux distro to install on a new home desktop. Long story short I decided to try with Elementary OS. However I am not able to install it. After booting up from the USB drive the ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Anyway to fix the Graphics shattering problem?

I'm having issues with the graphics not a big problem though but it needs to be fixed youtu.be/fMPKw5EkOew this video is posted on youtube by another user but this is what I got and it didn't happen ...
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Booting to a black screen

I just installed elementary os. Works perfect. Installed some updates and programs, hit restart and every thing works. Installed the videocard drivers (AMD hd 7850), moved all my music and photos to ...
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Can't resume from suspend in Nvidia GPU mode

So, the problem is that my laptop (Acer Extensa 2510G) can't resume from suspend while I'm using the NVIDIA GPU mode. When I try to wake the system it shows me a little terminal cursor on a black ...
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Freya crashes when gaming

Freya has it's quirks but for the most parts very pretty and works quite well. Recently however, I've decided to download some games to play on my desktop, and it has this peculiar behaviour. For the ...
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Switching to nvidia driver 346.82 makes my 2nd monitor to not work

I've tried everything, checked displays section, checked nvidia driver panel and can't fix it. If I switch to xorg driver it detects both monitors and works well. Output of xrandr Screen 0: ...
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Screen is blinking regurarly on MSI laptop

I have a brand new laptop MSI Prestige 15 with NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650. I installed the latest release of elementary OS (Odin) and I've noticed that my screen is regularly blinking. I tried to fix ...
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Is installing Nvidia proprietary drivers necessary?

I wonder if installing Nvidia proprietary drivers is a necessary step after installing Elementary OS 6. I've been using Nvidia drivers for quite a long time but always had trouble upgrading them, ...
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Graphic drivers and webgl not working in FFox

Could it be the graphics drivers, why do I have so many NVidia drivers? and which one should I keep? I am using Flatpak Mozilla Firefox 90.0 == /sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:01.0/0000:01:00.0 == ...
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Odin (eOS 6) amdgpu-install fails

Thought I would help out in the beta testing of eOS 6 as I thoroughly enjoyed 5.1 Hera. I ran into an issue while installing amdgpu drivers (I have 2 monitors powered by a Radeon 6700 XT and only one ...
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18.04 - Nvidia driver is not working. Nouveau turned off, X server empty

I am struggling to install a Nvidia driver for almost two weeks and slowly giving up. I reinstalled the newly Elementary OS probably 5 times already and still cannot find a way how to install the ...
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libva error on Elementary OS Hera

I was trying to learn electronjs but whenever I run the npm start command I receive the following error: libva error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/dri/i965_drv_video.so init failed I tried to solve ...
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Second monitor comes and goes

I have an ASUS ROG GL552V laptop. I want to extend it with an Acer G247HYL monitor but under ElementaryOS 5.1.7 Hera the monitor comes and goes. Interestingly, it only happens when the charger is ...
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How to change display colour settings for AMD gpu

I have a HP 15s laptop with integrated radeon graphics. The display looks quite bad so I adjusted the display color to make it look better.On windows i did this using the radeon software. How do I do ...
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Screen Tearing with AMD graphics

I just have installed Elementary OS in my Slimbook Pro X 15 (https://slimbook.es/en/store/slimbook-pro-x-15/pro-x-15-amd-comprar) and I'm experiencing screen tearing. I never had a issue like this in ...
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Nvidia GPU drivers not loading after reboot on dual-boot system

I have Windows 10 + Elementary OS 5.1 dual boot setup; GTX 1080Ti, driver version: 460.32.03 When I reboot from Elementary OS back to Elementary OS, the resolution is low (I can't change it in display ...
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Sluggish Performance after installing Library for Vulkan

Brand new to Elementary OS, but familiar to Linux overall. I've downloaded Steam and Lutris for management. While downloading Lutris, I was asked to follow these directions: https://github.com/lutris/...
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Elementary os in ryzen 4500u graphics issues Renoir

I got a new laptop . ThinkPad e14 gen 2 with AMD Ryzen 4500u. I installed elementary os from latest iso 5.x available in the website.it updated the system and it got kernel update till 5.4 with hwe. ...
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Wrong driver for Radeon 2600 HD

I have an 24' iMac 2007 that I successfully installed the latest version of Elementary OS (Hera 5.1). Everything works out of the box fine except for the videocard driver which the system identified ...
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Elementary OS Driver Issue

Hey guys having a problem getting a second screen working on Elementary. I’ve searched high and low, tried every sudo update drivers help that can be found but nothing works. I’m using a Dell Inspiron ...
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Elementary won't boot with a QHD monitor

i have installed Elementary on my NUC-8-i7 about 6 months ago. Everything was working perfectly for me and i had no issues. Recently I upgraded my monitor to a QHD monitor and suddenly it won't boot......
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black screen on startup

I am using an AMD rx570. I was using Ellesmere driver, but I tried updating it. Now when I reboot my computer all I see is a black screen (don't even see elementary startup logo). I am able to access ...
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Headset microphone and laptop inbuilt microphone input is not recognized and wierd noise with video recording in native camera app

1 am using Acer Swift 3 - SF314-55G. It has Intel i5 8th Gen 2GB of NVIDIA Geforce MX250 dedicated graphics. 8 Gb RAM 512 GB SSD These are the problems I am facing with the fresh installation. ...
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Nvidia drivers boot to black screen, purging doesn't help

Absolutely no idea what I'm doing wrong. This is a fresh install of Elementary OS. I installed the OS Made sure to install drivers during the OS installation Once the os was loaded I checked out the "...
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I can't switch hdmi-stereo to analog-stereo

I can't find the option to change audio device. Only see my goal is to use the audio jack on my motherboard I run pacmd list-cards result: 1 card(s) available. index: 0 name: <...
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Updating to Latest Intel Graphics Drivers ElementaryOS 5.1.3

I am running eOS 5.1.3 Hera and have an Intel UHD Graphics 620 (rev 07) card in my machine. I am looking to make sure that I am updated to the latest drivers before messing with any Wine applications. ...
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Second monitor shows black screen or poor quality image

When I try to connect a monitor to the laptop it either shows a black screen or a poor quality image. By poor quality I mean discoloration and some static at the outer left and right sides. The black ...
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How do I install AMD drivers?

I installed a fresh copy of elementary os 5.1.2 Hera and my gpu fan is cranked up to about 50% all the time it sounds like. I have a feeling it has to do with it missing a driver. So how can I install ...
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Strange occlusions + cropping in Firefox

I am on elementaryOS Hera and have an interesting phenomenon where some blackish bar occludes part of Firefox's viewport: Also you can see that the viewport is cropped somehow (see the beige help box ...
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How to roll back a video driver from the command line?

I decided to try to install the proprietary nVidia drivers. It should have been the '390 drivers but I installed '340 instead (forgot which graphics card I had). Now, when I reboot, the login screen ...
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Suspend/Resume Issue

I have a mid 2010 Macbook with the Nvidia GeForce 320m. Getting elementary to boot, and subsequently work well with this graphics card has required several adjustments, but I've gotten to a pretty ...
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how to make AMD switchable graphics work in linux?

I do have AMD redeon 530 graphics card in my laptop. Is there a way i can make PC to use it.MY steam doesnt detect my AMD redeon 530 graphics.