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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Up to date elementary OS is incredibly slow, whats wrong?

My system is: Quad-Core Intel® Core™ i5-6600K CPU @ 3.50GHz NVIDIA Corporation GP104 [GeForce GTX 1070] (rev a1) 16.4 GB memory 233.7 GB storage I'm using the latest nvidia-driver-415 driver ...
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Install AMD A10-8700P Radeon R6 driver

How to install driver for AMD A10-8700P Radeon R6 graphic card? *-display description: VGA compatible controller product: Carrizo vendor: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/...
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Any support for Ryzen 2200g iGPU?

I wanted to try the OS so I downloaded the latest version. But when it boots up, I noticed that my screen is split in two and the bottom half was stretched. Is there a fix for this? I am using AMD ...
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Laptop Screen Blinks

My laptop's screen blinks and can't enter the login screen, this happens when the laptop is suspended or locked, I think this is because I use the nvidia driver. is it here that can help me? dell ...
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Install full Nvidia 1060ti Drivers

Hi guys do you know how can I install the complete drivers fir my 1060ti Nvidia, is integrated in my laptop. Thanks
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How can i enable Canonical Partner in elementary Juno or Is there an application of a similar sort ?

I needed to update driver. "I was looking for a GUI based alternative"
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Steam Play and Nvidia drivers

Having been excited by the newest release of steam play by Valve I hurried and try it out on my eOS machine. I installed Doom (2016) and noticed with great disappointment that it flickers in a way ...
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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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(SOLVED) 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Loki freezes every few hours since monday 6/3

I think that since I've installed an update on March 6, i started to experience freezes in the system Every few hours everything suddenly freezes and leaves no option but to restart the laptop. There'...
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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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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 ...