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Installing Nvidia drivers

I have been having some issues installing Nvidia graphics drivers, I have tried many different things including things I've seen in other stack questions. I tried: Installing manually using the .run ...
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How to disable desktop composition while gaming in fullscreen?

I'm using elementary OS Freya 0.3.1 and would like to disable compositing while gaming. I'm playing CSGO (Linux port, not Windows version using Wine) and unlike on my Windows 10, it's lagging a lot. I ...
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Monitor settings do not work. Cannot disable integrated screen of the laptop

In monitor settings at System settings, after re-ordering the screens correctly, if I want to disable the internal screen, even after disabling it the laptop screen will still be on and show Pantheon. ...
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Screen flicker, blink, pulse, flash [closed]

Anyone experiencing random screen flicker, blink, pulse, flashing when on single and dual monitor, or opening multiple windows at once? OS & VERSION elementary OS 0.3 Freya (64-bit) HARDWARE ...
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Graphics Shattering and power problems on Macbook

I've recently installed elementary os (0.3.2) on all my computers and I must congratulate the development team for finally getting most of the UI right. Perhaps even better than my experience with Mac ...
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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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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 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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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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Is this a safe solution to Screen Tearing on Freya with Intel i3 Integrated Graphics?

I am currently using elementary OS Freya with my Lenovo G510. It has a 4th generation Intel Core i3, with Intel HD graphics. I was searching for some answers regarding the screen tearing I am ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Graphic glitches when changing windows

With 0.3.2 Freya on a i7-3537U CPU @ 2.00GHz, and a NVIDIA Corporation GK107M [GeForce GT 740M] (rev a1) (an Asus laptop), my experience was allways having glicthes when I change windows. Sadly, I ...
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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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Some GUI elements missing on MacBook Pro 2015 mid 15" [duplicate]

I've installed Elementary OS 0.3.1 Freya on MacBook Pro2015 mid 15" with rEFInd used. When I get into touchpad setting, some GUI elements are missing: In Touchpad section, there's nothing. HOWEVER ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Elementary OS Problems: Installation, Resolution and Graphics

I'm relatively new to Linux distros, and my first shot at it was Elementary OS Loki. I installed it to my old PC with no hitches. It was an old i3, and a GTX 1050. However, now, I installed ...
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Hardware aceleration doesn't work (at least with mpv)

Playing a video with mpv (installed via apt from standard repositories) doesn't work with hardware acceleration. mpv reports: VO does not support requested hardware decoder, or loading it failed. ...
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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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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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Switching video drivers before boot

My laptop's AMD GPU is broken, so I've been using the basic display driver to run things in windows until now. I booted into elementary OS on the machine, but it automatically re-renabled the GPU and ...
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Blurry fonts in Atom, Steam and GitKraken [closed]

A couple of days ago, I noticed blurry fonts in Steam. Now I think it may have something to do with Electron since GitKraken and Atom also have very blurry fonts to the point of being unusable. I have ...
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Elementary OS running very slow

I have a very old computer. It has 1 GB RAM, Celeron processor, and intel 82845g graphic card. I can run XP smoothly. I wanted to run Linux on it. I installed Ubuntu, it ran but was very sluggish. I ...
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AMD Dual GPU Issue

I'm new to eOS. Sorry for my probably bad english, i'm french ^^". When I'm trying to watch videos (personal videos or youtube), the screen is in a strange red style. If the quality is very low (...
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Black screen after installation on iMac

I am trying to install the latest version (5.0) on my late 2009 27“ iMac. It has a 2.66 i5 processor and an ATI Radeon HD 4850 GPU. To get my USB stick to boot I have to replace "no splash" with "...
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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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Is the Intel graphics driver separate 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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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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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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GUI environment ruined from attempting Hardware-assisted Virtualization

I followed the instructions from Intel to to speed up the Android emulator on my laptop. When I got to the part "After the installation, you need to relogin so that your user account becomes an ...
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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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Replacing verbose bootup with default splash screen

I recently installed elementary in a sort of non-traditional way because I didn't have a USB. I just made a 4 GB fat32 partition and booted off of it from refind, and after installation the splash ...
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How to fix screen disturtion while mouse over actions? [duplicate]

i installed elementary OS 5.1 on a acer aspire I3 machine with an ATI Readon mobility HD 5450 graphic chip. Now i have screen disturtions while mouse over like show in the append picture. Any ideas? ...
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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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Weird graphical artifacts after closing context menu

So I've just installed elementaryOS Juno again, updated everything, installed all my programs, when I noticed a weird bug, that occurs all the time. When closing the right-click context menu, or a ...
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Does elementaryOS works with hybrid graphics?

I have an Ideapad320 with i5 8th gen + Geforce MX150 and I wanna know if elementaryOS runs in this hardware.
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Freya font rendering problem after last update

I have EOS freya installed since 2015 with no issues. Yesterday I did my last update. After I logged in I got this strange message, see the screenshot attached below I reinstalled graphic drivers and ...
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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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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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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 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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Problems with Netflix in new Google Chrome

I've been watching Netflix in Google Chrome for months without any problem. Since one of the last updates however, there are weird graphical glitches. If you start a stream, you can only hear the ...
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Screen flickering since day 1 with Intel [closed]

Since first time freya was released I had this screen flicker when moving, resizing windows. I hope that it will be fixed in some time so i sticked with luna. After months nothing was fixed still. I ...
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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 ...