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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Does intel update their driver for GNU/Linux?

I saw the release date of the latest HD4600 driver which is on intel's official website is on 2013/8/29, doesn't it mean that they haven't updated it for Linux since 2013/8/29?
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How to reset graphic drivers from command line

I am using elementary OS Freya and tried to install some graphic drivers and update existing drivers, after the re-start I get black screen, but still I can access command line from recovery mode, how ...
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Which NVIDIA driver am I supposed to switch to?

Am I supposed to switch to nvidia-346 or nvidia-346-updates? The Additional Drivers application tells me that nvidia-346 has been tested, but some people tell me to use the updates one. Which one ...
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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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Screen flashes during "alpha" operations with integrated Intel 4500MHD GPU [closed]

Lenovo Thinkpad T500 Elementary OS 0.3.1 Freya This machine has switchable graphics. When I use the "discreet" Mobility Radeon HD 3650 GPU there are no problems with the video, but when I use the "...
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Installing Gigabyte Windforce R9 290 OC

I bought a used Gigabyte Windforce R9 290 OC graphics card off eBay recently, and was wondering whether it in fact was broken or I am doing something wrong. I am not able to seem to get it working. ...
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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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Pantheon misbehaves after boot [closed]

I installed elementary Freya yesterday and I encountered a weird bug after rebooting. I'll try to explain it as best as I can. When I log into my session, the windows do not behave properly : I can'...
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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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Problem with graphics

I'm using a Dell Latitude E6430, which is connected to a docking station. I have connected 2 monitors to the docking station and have a problem. When I I install elementary OS, one monitor (connected ...
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Games in steam too slow [closed]

a few months ago I installed some stuff in my elementary OS. I don't remember exactly what I did (I have tried to reverse the things), but it fumbled Steam. Now the Steam is too slow (I think that is ...
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How do I install the latest Intel Linux Graphics?

I'm experiencing performance issues with my Intel graphics card like stuttering animations, artifacts, etc. I've attempted to resolve the issue by running the Intel Graphics Installer from 01.org, ...
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Does Elementary OS supports 4k displays?

Just try to install OS using laptop with 4k display. It will be not possible to install the system, because installer interface gets broken. Tested on Dell Inspiron 7548.
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turned off display on start up and no grub [closed]

I've done a clean install of Elementary Freya for the first time and picked full disk encryption. Everything seemed fine until I was required to restart the PC. There was no grub selection screen ...
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Turning on NVIDIA propritary driver on Macbook Pro makes it hang on reboot

I have installed Freya on a Macbook Pro from 2010. Works great, except for one odd issue: When I turn on the propritary NVIDIA driver and reboot, the system hangs when starting up the X-server. The ...
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Graphics issues on elementary OS Freya Atom N550 (GMA3150)

I recently installed elementary OS Freya 0.3 on Dell Inspiron duo 1090 Netbook (Intel Atom n550 @1.6GHz Intel NM10 Chipset, GMA3150 Graphics) and my experience with elementary OS is semi-good, why ...
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elementary OS boots into the command line interface [closed]

After upgrading the graphics card, the system does not start properly. It boots to black screen without showing up the user interface. Please help me.
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Why is the window resize animation running slowly? [closed]

I'm running elementary on my desktop with Nvidia GTX460 graphic card and enough hardware power to run everything smoothly. Therefore it is very strange that when I change the size of my window, ...
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Steam games too slow [duplicate]

for some reason, Steam became too slow today. I already tried update and upgrade, but the problem is still there. I think that is something wrong with xserver-xorg-video-intel. Some informations: ...
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AMD driver installer not showing any text

I was following this link to install proprietary drivers for my AMD graphics card. As it says in the page, I downloaded the Catalyst Control Center from the AMD site and ran it. But the installer is ...
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Problem with Graphics/locking up [closed]

Sometimes, when the computer screen goes off, my laptop will flash the screen on black for a second, give me a cursor for less time that, and then go off. It then repeats this indefinitely. When I was ...
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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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Visual problems after today's update (23 Jul 2015)

I have updated elementary OS one hour ago and I noticed really weird visual behavior with some elements. In Chrome, most of the times my context menu is black, but not always. When opening a new tab ...
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Why "Memory corruption" at boot time when enabling AMD proprietary drivers? [closed]

First of all thank you to all of people participating to elementary Os development. In order to stop switching to Windows partition to play advanced 3D games I am trying to enable the graphic card ...
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QtCreator crashes X.org [closed]

Sometimes when a I run an app from QtCreator (version 3.4.2) the system freezes. I can move the mouse (it moves the cursor slowly and in small jumps) but I cannot do anything else. It's not even ...
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Black shadow under windows

Problem Almost every window from the core elementary os applications displays a wrong shadow (you can see exactly how wrong in the picture above). If I boot using software rendering (boot on secure ...

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