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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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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NVIDIA GPUs on elementary OS [duplicate]

I have recently installed Elementary OS FREYA, And I am facing a huge problems with installing graphics drivers for NVIDIA for my config (see below.) I have tried to follow the information as found ...
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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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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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Installed fglrx from Software Center--screen goes black after login (monitor loses signal.) [closed]

I have elementary OS freya installed and updated--works great. Decided to try to fglrx from Software Center--kinda more glitchy than the open video drivers, but I wanted more FPS when playing online ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Unkown display causing elongated screenshot

I'm facing some problems with the display. I had this previously but I cannot exactly remember how I solved it then... Okay here is the thing: What have I tired, didn't work this time: https://...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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Screen tearing Intel HD 5500

My laptop is thinkpad T450s and there is very bad screen tearing when I move windows around or when I watch videos. My CPU is Intel HD 5500 with integrated graphics(core i5). I looked around but I ...
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Login to desktop failure

Tried to install the nVidia driver, but it always reverts to the default driver. The way I log in to do this is to enter recovery mode and run fsck and then resume. During these steps it complains ...
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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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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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Black screen after switching from NVIDIA to AMD videocard

I recently switched to a new videocard, but now I'm getting a black screen whenever I boot to elementary OS. I do see a splash screen before it goes black. How can this be resolved? Any help with ...
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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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Random screen corruption after changing graphics card

I've been using elementaryOS on both my desktop and laptop computers for a few years now, and have never experienced any problems. Recently I upgraded my desktop's graphics card from an old Radeon ...
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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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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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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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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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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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System is unusably sluggish, help me find out why [closed]

I just installed Freya on an old Pavillion Slimline with a Pentium E2140 Dual Core 1,6 Ghz, 2GB of RAM and a Radeon HD2350. I know it's not the ultimate state of art PC, but I thought it was enough ...
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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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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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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 ...