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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Problem with the screen in elementary OS Juno

I just install elementary OS Juno on my Hp 14 laptop. It generally works, but from time to time I get a white or green line at the top of the screen, I think that the problem is the graphic card, it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Difference between Nvidia normal drivers and server drivers?

What is the difference between server and non-server?
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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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Problem with ATI Graphics drivers installing

So, i have a problem with Elementary OS 5.1.6 (Hera). Problem with installing ATI Graphics driver. I download official drivers from amd website. Running it, and get error message. error: Detected X ...
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Mac Mini HDMI output not working (elementary OS 5.1.5 Hera; Mac Mini mid-2011)

I just installed elementary OS 5.1.5 Hera on my mac mini (mid-2011). However, I am not getting any video output on my HDMI out port. Only the DP output works. Here is the output of xrandr: Screen 0: ...
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OS Freezes when Plugged into an External Monitor

I can't find any information about this, so hopefully I can get some help. I'm using the latest Hera build of Elementary OS on a 2009 iMac. Whenever I connect to to my HDTV, which I'm doing using a ...
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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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Failed to Install ROCm

I followed the guide to install ROCm here After the command /opt/rocm/bin/rocminfo I got this : ROCk module is loaded Failed to get user name to check for video group membership hsa api call failure ...
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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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AMD Radeon™ R7 M445 compatible driver for elementary OS 5.1.4 Hera (Based on Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS)

I have a Dell Inspiron 5567 notebook computer which comes with AMD Radeon™ R7 M445 discrete graphics along with Intel® HD Graphics 620 (Standard). It runs elementary OS Juno. Before I installed ...
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Fullscreen glitch / problem / blackout when using online video (Youtube, Netflix) on browser (Firefox, Midori, Chrome) and VLC

I'm a bit new to linux environment but I did all the research I can before posting here. I will just go to the point. When I open a Youtube or Netflix video (and sometimes other fullscreen apps like ...
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Software not using/finding OpenGL 3.3 drivers

ANY software I install on the system cannot access my OpenGL drivers for whatever reason. Most software uses OpenGL 3.3 and I have exactly that -- OpenGL 3.3, and I checked too! Running glxinfo | grep ...
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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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Issue with a series of UI apps, Expandrive, Kontena-Lens

I have a number of useful tools Expandrive, Kontena-Lens, the have a UI which I would like access to. I have installed these either with snap-craft or apt-get, but in both cases they show up nicely in ...
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Inconsistent booting on battery (Ryzen 3500U)

I recently started using elementary OS on my laptop (Ideapad s340 w/ Ryzen 3500U) as I need to use linux for better docker/maven integration. I have spent many hours customizing it and I'm completely ...
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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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nvidia drivers issue

i've installed nvidia driver and in neofetch my RTX 2060 display as "GPU: NVIDIA NVIDIA Corporation Device 1f11". Also, in Nvidia X Server settings, I have only PRIME Profiles section. Thanks for ...
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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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My HP laptop does not detect the Wi-Fi controller

I have Elementary OS Juno installed on an HP Pavillion and I cannot activate the Wifi driver, I know that the graphics card is REALTEK Semiconductor RTL8111 / 8168/8411 8.036.00 but it does not ...
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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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NVidia Drivers problems

Hello I just installed Elementary OS 5.0 Juno. After the installation, from the app center I installed NVidia 3.40 and then clicked to install NVidia 390. Later I realized I can only used either 3.40 ...
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GPU not detected

So, I am trying to configure my nvidia driver, installed via AppCenter, and it's not been listed in Nvidia X Server Settings as you can see here: And i'm getting this error when I launch it by the ...
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AMDGPU-Pro on Juno to improve performance and compability

Is there a way to install the amdgpu-pro drivers for elementary juno to improve gaming performance? I'm new to linux and I'm trying to get a picture here: On how to improve the gaming performance and ...
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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.