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How to install video card drivers (e.g., nvidia)

Easiest sudo ubuntu-drivers autoinstall That's it! Manual method The above command installs the latest drivers, but you may want to use a prior release, depending on how well your graphics card is ...
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Intel graphics performance on Loki

The Intel Graphics has some settings you can fine-tune to improve performance or powersavings. Long story short, if you want the best performance create /etc/modprobe.d/i915.conf as root and add ...
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Booted my elementary OS but no GUI?

I was running Elementary 5 in VirtualBox 6 (upgraded from 5) and the GUI stopped working. Reinstalling elementary-desktop as suggested by @Jeroen using sudo apt install --reinstall elementary-...
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Intel core i7 6500 skylake - Chrome flickering/tearing

I had the same problem and i got to fix it by *opening the terminal *run upgrade *run ยจ sudo apt-get purge xserver-xorg-video-intel * run autoremove and finally reboot it fixed the flickering and ...
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Remove Nvidia Drivers

You can remove them by using: sudo apt-get autoremove nvidia* It will remove everything related to nvidia, so make sure to double check before continuing. You can also try this: sudo apt-get ...
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Loki freezes every few hours since monday 6/3

Solution: change the driver to original Nvidia driver instead of Nouveau driver. Issue was resolved.How To Switch to NVidia driver
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Application Windows are flickering when moving , closing and opening

I used to have the same issue, random flickering then after a search I found this. Try doing this commands: sudo apt-get install mesa-utils sudo mkdir /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/ echo -e 'Section "Device"\...
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Elementary OS is unstable when using with a 6th Gen CPU

Running the command sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-wily will upgrade your Kernel to 4.2, which solved many of my issues with Skylake.
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How to reinstall the default graphics driver after failed fglrx install?

if you can access to the command line just put this commands: sudo apt-get remove --purge xorg-driver-fglrx fglrx* sudo apt-get install --reinstall libgl1-mesa-glx libgl1-mesa-dri xserver-xorg-core ...
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AMD GPU Pro on Loki (Ubuntu 16.04)

Edit the following file: amdgpu-pro-install on line 74: (it is 74 for me) # os_release add that hashtag # to os_release that calls a function to check for your system type (as far as I understand ...
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Installing bumblebee on Freya

THIS IS AN UPDATE FROM MY PREVIOUS ANSWER, SINCE A LOT HAVE CHANGED IN ELEMENTARY FREYA Note that this answer uses ppas, which isn't advisable in a elementaryOS set up. However, to my knowledge, ...
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Desktop background glitch after unlock Nvidia 1070 GPU

I was running into the exact same issue recently. I found this bug report which mentions installing nvidia-370 from ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa. After doing that I'm able to lock and unlock my desktop ...
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I'm thinking of completely uninstalling Windows 10 and using Elementary OS full time but I have a couple questions

I can't speak to your specific issues, but Windows driver issues made me switch to elementary OS. I went from several major, unresolvable issues to just a few minor annoyances without needing to do ...
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Artifacts in background

What always works is disabling your NVIDIA card, see Bo rislav's answer. If you need to use your NVIDIA graphics card and this happens, I would recommend executing gala -r from the Applications menu ...
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Intel core i7 6500 skylake - Chrome flickering/tearing

Finally with the help of the user 'I just look ilegal' do the purge of the xserver. the steps where: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-current sudo prime-select intel sudo apt-get ...
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Vsync issue with switchable graphics ( nvidia 630m / intel hd 3000) on elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki (64 bit)

Assuming that you're using prime profiles and not bumblebee, you're wanting primesync described here: https://devtalk.nvidia.com/default/topic/957814/prime-and-prime-synchronization/ To easily enable ...
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Install full Nvidia 1060ti Drivers

The easiest way is to use the graphics-drivers ppa. You will have to run the following commands in the terminal: sudo apt install software-properties-common That will enable you to add ppa's to ...
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Laptop Screen Blinks

There's workaround on this link: https://github.com/elementary/greeter/issues/166#issuecomment-437144185
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NVidia Drivers problems

NOTE: The following may delete apps or change settings of programs that you've already installed. Make sure to have a backup of the important files. Open a Terminal and execute the following: First ...
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Crash after suspend or lock screen

The problem is mostly related to kernel version. Try 4.4.0-36/38 kernel using following commands.I had similar problem but after installing these the problem has been solved. To confirm it, I also ...
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Crash after suspend or lock screen

I had a similiar problem and reported it to launchpad, see: https://bugs.launchpad.net/elementaryos/+bug/1628929 Reinstalling elementary directly might fixed this issue for me, but I want to do ...
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Change saturation on Elemtary OS Loki

It includes both using System Settings > Color and the settings built into your monitor. Go to System Settings > Color: Click your monitor and then click "View Details" it should ask you to install ...
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AMD R9 390 not running games with AMDGPU

This may help: https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/301897/amd-gpu-pro-on-loki-ubuntu-16-04-kernel-4-4/308584 I do believe that your card is supported by the new AMD driver, however it's not ...
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How can I stop drivers for Nvidia GeForce GT 330M causing issues in Loki?

First remove what you've done with sudo apt remove nvidia-current and reboot. Then open Appcenter, go to the Installed tab and install one Nvidia driver from the available ones. Then reboot and ...
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Why is Loki's virtualized graphics performance so much worse than Freya's?

I am also on Freya and when I installed it in my Ubuntu 16.04, It worked fine. I didn't installed the Guest Additions, so try to remove them. And when I installed I used 2 CPUs. So also increase CPU ...
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Overscan on 42" NEC

OK, for this particular monitor you need to get your remote or use the bottom buttons on the monitor. Press 'menu'. Scroll to 'OPTION 1' then 'RGB SELECT', then select 'DTV'. Exit out and turn your ...
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How to install driver for graphic adapter

your gpu is too old, the propietary driver don't support it anymore, you need to use the open source driver (when you install elementary you are already using it), if you want to use a version a ...
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How to uninstall amd graphics driver?

Run the following commands to remove the driver sudo apt-get purge fglrx* sudo apt-get install --reinstall libgl1-mesa-glx libgl1-mesa-dri xserver-xorg-core sudo reconfigure xserver-xorg After ...
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Installing NVIDIA 361.45.11?

Firstly, you need to be aware that if you upgrade your graphics driver, you won't be able to run steam, in case you're wanting to upgrade it for gaming purposes. If this is the case, just check that ...
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Installing NVIDIA 361.45.11?

try to use the official PPA for the latest drivers of nvidia, you can see how to use it in this page http://www.webupd8.org/2015/08/new-official-proprietary-gpu-drivers.html but you should know that ...
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