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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...