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Use this tag for graphics-related issues in elementary OS

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Upgraded Nvidia and now have blank screen

I recently installed elementary on my laptop, but the screen kept flickering. I followed the instructions on this post https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2061180, but when I restarted my ...
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Intel graphics requires use of nomodeset to avoid boot freeze. Is there any way to update the Intel drivers to avoid this?

I have a NVIDIA 970M / Skylake laptop with which I would like to be able to switch to Intel graphics for longer battery life. When I use NVIDIA Prime to switch to Intel power saving mode, the boot ...
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Bad video player performance

Whenever I try to play any file on my video player it pauses the file randomly and sometimes get's pretty laggy. I've tried using VLC but I've got the same issue. What could it be? PS: I've got a ...
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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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Why on earth does my screen have these weird speckels? [duplicate]

What are those speckles in the whitespace? Im using NVIDIA drivers, and have a Ryzen 5. The resolution is 1600x900.
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Graphic glitch after interrupted apt upgrade?

I'm new to this forum, so sorry for any mistakes.. Today I booted my Elementary OS into this (see the screenshot). Blurred or missing texts, no text in menus... But pages and menus a rendering ...
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ElementryOS only shows desktop background for around 1 mintute after first login [duplicate]

After the first login after booting, the desktop takes about a minute or two to show up, and I can only see the mouse and the desktop background. No dock, programs, or applications. I am using a 7200 ...
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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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Black screen after wake up from suspend mode

I'm using the latest Nvidia graphics drivers. They're working very well, but sometimes when my desktop wakes up from suspend, I get a black screen, before and/or after I log in. The screen will light ...
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I can not install the Elementary OS 0.4.1 on the ACER laptop with an AMD processor and a AMD video card

When installing 0.4.1, hangs on the installation boot logo. When you click, the es displays a lot of "amd-vi completion-wait loop timed out" errors. Thus 0.4.0 becomes without problems. The problem is ...
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Nouveau causing hangs, NVIDIA drivers causing file system corruption

I'm experiencing issues related to NVIDIA drivers, but it seems it's specifically when using elementary OS. I don't think I've had this issue when using Fedora or Ubuntu. My graphics card is NVIDIA ...
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Monitor resolution too high and not saving

I've just started using Elementary OS, and I'm having a bit of trouble with the resolution saving. My monitor/tv's native resolution is 4K, but I prefer to run in 1080p. When the login screen boots up,...
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Too much contrast/exposure? (I think)

So after the last update a few days ago I noticed that everything just had too much contrast (or exposure, I'm not sure), the text also looks weird and it's been a pain to look at. What do you guys ...
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nvidia-375/libEGL.so.1 is not a symbolic link, and other NVIDIA issues

I've just set up the nvidia-375 package (also nvidia-settings, nvidia-prime, and nvidia-opencl-icd-375) on my new Elementary OS installation. I was hoping it'd work after a simple reboot, as it has in ...
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Error during ati radeon x600 driver

I get this error message during installation.
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Installing proper video drivers

I installed Elementary OS Loki today and it doesnt feel smooth at all. It is very laggy. I know for a fact, that once I updated my drives on Ubuntu, which had the same problem, it was really smooth. ...
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Is the intel graphics driver seperate from the nvidia driver?

I have nvidia driver 375.66. I can go to nvidia-settings > PRIME profiles > Select GPU > Intel (Power Saving Mode). Logout to confirm the switch. When I do this my machine becomes extremely ...
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Intel Integrated Graphics Performance

i am using Asus E403SA laptop and graphics performance in Elementary OS Loki 0.4.1 is not as good as in Windows 10 Pro. As I am a new Loki user, can you guide me through the process of updating/fixing ...
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Screen tearing on Loki [nvidia]

I know there are a lot of posts asking for help on this, but anything had worked for me, so I ask for myself again... I have a laptop with intel graphics and a nvidia gt 720m. I have problems of ...
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nvidia backlight and flickering issue Mac 2010 LOKI

After installing the Nvidia proprietary drivers (the nuovo drivers had problems with flickering on the external monitor) the backlight brightness could not be set anymore (neither with keys nor with ...
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Fonts and some graphics disappear / lost after hibernate / sleep / resume / cycle

Almost always after a sleep or hibernate (I'm not entirely sure which) most fonts, such as those in Terminal and most other programs (not Firefox) disappear. How can I fix this? I am using the Loki ...
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My mouse pointer seems to lag visually, leaving cursor 'foot prints'

These 'footprints' seem to disappear after some time but it happens regularly. Any idea what i should look into? lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core ...
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Elemetary OS 0.4 Loki, How Do I Fix Screen Tearing

I am almost done using elementary OS due to all of the little issues setting it up. I have used between 40 and 50 different Linux distros in the last couple of years but elementary OS seems to be the ...
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What is this bug?

See more on YouTube https://youtu.be/0eWU63lhyU4 I reinstalled system
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Display Issues after update

I updated my OS last March 4, 2017. After the update, I have the following display issues. 1) Laptop display is shown as Unknown Display 2) Laptop display brightness cannot be adjusted 3) External ...
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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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Graphics driver problem in loki

Recently I have done Elementary Loki installation. I feel, screen little bit shaking for every action/windows opening time. I am facing the same issue while playing any video. while playing the ...
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Best place to store xrandr settings?

I'm using a dual monitor setup for my PC. However, since my other display is smaller, I adjusted its DPI/Size using the tutorial below: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/HiDPI#Side_display I got ...
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Flicker using browser and strange behavior with the mouse

this is my first post. I just purchased a Dell notebook that I use with elementary os Loki 0.4 and I have two problems: 1 - When I use the Chrome browser and Firefox (both updated) I have problems ...
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How do I fix my GUI and package manager, after having removed nvidia-prime?

After updating the graphics driver, I could not get into graphical mode. So I removed the nvidia and xserver packages, and now, when I run apt-get -f install, I get these error messages: It is the ...
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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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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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How to install nvidia graphics driver for nvidia 820m on loki?

Im new to elementary os andi want to know how to best install nvidia graphics driver for the above model (i used 364.51 for windows 10 ) on loki
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elementary OS 0.3.2 Freya (64-bit) (Ubuntu 14.04) black screen after Update

Hello I have a problem with ubuntu installed on my laptop. The laptop is ASUS K501U with NVIDIA Corporation GM107M [GeForce GTX 950M] (rev a2). My System is elementary OS 0.3.2 Freya (64-bit). 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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Laptop has one bad and one good graphics card

Will the system work on a laptop with a bad graphics card? Windows 7 Home Basic operates normally if you do not install the video card driver. The integrated card does not work and the second is fine.
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Loki OpenGL issue with VMWare Workstation 12.5

I'm struggling to get VMWare Workstation 12.5 to enable 3D support for guest Windows VMs. Currently I see an error telling me I need to update my drivers. Google has suggested using a drivers utility ...
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No Display Port output & hardware acceleration when using Loki on a Mac Mini 2011

I installed Loki successfully on a Mac Mini 2011 a couple of days ago. Everything is working fine, but hardware acceleration (which I don't need) and the Display Port output (which I do need). That's ...
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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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Having trouble with mouse pointer dissapearing after login [duplicate]

There's a recent bug for ubuntu based distros which have Intel graphics boards. You can read description here, but basically mouse pointer dissapears after login https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+...
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How can i switch between Intel and Nvidia Graphics card?

I have an Intel i5 processor with a HD IGP and a Nvidia 950M, but all applications use the Intel HD. How can I switch graphics when I run a game?
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Unknown display, low resolution

Can't get my resolution higher than " 1024 * 768 " while my native resolution should be 1980 * 1080. Also it says that it can't recognize my display "Unknown display" . using dell inspiron 15R 5520 i'...
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Cannot Install Intel Proprietary Graphics Driver

I'm using ASUS GL552VW. It has Intel HD Graphics 530, and Nvidia Geforce 960M Graphics Processors. As using intel graphics will be a power saving option for me, I was trying to install the Intel ...
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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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Didn't show the clock and slowness

This was noticed today, My system doesn't show the clock(I took a Screen-shot), I run it on an HP Laptop with Intel Core 2 Duo and 3 GB of ram(DDR2). How I fix to show the clock ?
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Will elementary OS Loki support fglrx?

On Ubuntu 16.04, fglrx is not supported. Since elementary OS Loki uses Ubuntu 16.04 as its base, will elementary OS Loki support fglrx or not?
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Problem Updating MESA

I tried to upgrade the mesa package using the ppa ppa:oibaf/graphics-drivers. But there comes this error message while upgrading essential packages The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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Is it possible install Photoshop on Elementary?

I've installed Elementary OS on my pc and I need of PhotoShop (I like create layout site with PhotoShop). Can I install PhotoShop on elementary os without virtual box?
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Black, Unresponsive screen when Locking Desktop Session

When locking, the screen goes black and the system becomes unresponsive. I have looked carefully for available solutions and have tried them. None have worked for me. I am using Radeon R9 285/380 with ...
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Can I run Photoshop CC 2015 and other illustrator programs on elementary OS? [closed]

I am thinking about switching to Linux, coming from Windows 10. I am an illustrator, so currently I use Photoshop CC 2015 mostly, and sometimes also use Krita (3.0 is coming out, yay), Autodesk ...