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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 do I fix my GUI and package manager, after having removed nvidia-prime? [closed]

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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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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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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How can I override bad EDID with a xorg.conf?

So I am using the default opensource Radeon driver, and pretty much every desktop environment (unity, mate, xfce, etc.) is being supplied a bad EDID from my Samsung LN52B750 television. Specifically ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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AMD Radeon R5 M335 GPU not detected correctly?

I have a brand new Dell Inspiron 15 (5559) laptop with an Intel Skylake i7-6500U CPU and an AMD Radeon R5 M335 graphics card. I'm not sure though if freya has correctly detected the AMD Radeon card. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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