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Questions tagged [graphics]

graphics is used for questions that are related to graphics mode (tty) as well as graphic cards and their drivers. Please note that there are a few specific tags (like intel-graphics, amd-graphics available that should be used instead when applicable). X11 related issues have their own tag: x11, as do GUI related questions: gui)

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i915 Graphics, Fedora 28, Resolution and Display Issues

I've lovingly installed Fedora 28 (actually 27, then upgraded into 28 -- but this occurred at the start of the 27 install), onto my Dell Inspiron 1545. PROBLEM STATEMENT: I have to use NOMODESET to ...
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Xorg log full of RandR output

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.1 on some specialised hardware that directs manipulates the HDMI output before displaying it to the screen. I am noticing that from time to time the Xorg log goes crazy with ...
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Trouble installing nvidia driver void-linux

I install like so xbps-install -Sy nvidia it says it is successful but there is an issue when i try to do startx, it says no screens found I created xorg cfg with nvidia still does not work there ...
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Is there any way to let urxvt support sixel?

Recently there is a popular github repo called lsix, and it's using sixel graphics to display images inside a terminal. Currently I am using rxvt-unicode as my terminal emulator, but it seems not to ...
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Wrong amdgpu drivers installed and unable to uninstall it

I have linux mint, equivalent to ubuntu 16.04. I changed my graphic card and I uninstall the nvidia drivers to install the amd ones, but I installed drivers for ubuntu 18.04 instead of 16 and now I ...
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GUI won't boot after package update: Restoring Resolver State [closed]

Linux Mint Rosa dual boot with windows 10 Nvidia GTX 870M Suddenly can't get to Linux Mint gui after running a package update to upgrade python. Everytime I login it kicks me back out. flashing this ...
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Excessive screen flickering and artifacting with AMD RX 480

I am experiencing excessive screen flickering and artifacting (mainly with gray lines appearing randomly) under regular desktop usage of a variety of Linux distros when using my AMD RX 480 graphics ...
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Apple 27" Cinema HD Display making Xorg slow to a crawl

I recently came across an Apple 27" Cinema HD Display, which is 2560x1600 and connects through DVI. I have a fairly powerful gaming PC, GTX 770 graphics card, i5-6600k, SSD, and 16 GB RAM. I ...
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Install bumblebee on debian 9

I'm trying to install bumblebee on my laptop but i've some problem after the installation.i'm still unable to run something with primusrun. primusrun glxgears -info /usr/bin/primusrun: riga 41: ...
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Corrupt prompt display after customizing it [duplicate]

I'm using GNU bash, version 4.4.23(1)-release and customized my prompt-look in ~/.bashrc via PS1="\e[0;36m\\u:\e[m\e[0;32m\\w\e[m $ " This gives me following look, including a lengthy command passed ...
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Diagnosing very frequent crashes with new OS installation // Old OS very stable GPU compatibility issue [closed]

I have an i7 laptop built in 2010/2011 with 8GB RAM. I moved its original HD & OS, Ubuntu 10.04, to an external USB enclosure - booting from this provides me with an outdated but stable system. ...
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Linux cannot detect 2560x1440 144z capability of Vega 64 [duplicate]

Using KDE Neon, a Vega 64, and a Pixio px277h, I have tried to manually make xrandr use the setting for 144hz because it does not seem to detect this properly. The monitor has 144hz capability, the ...
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xrandr fails randomly with “Configure crtc X failed” on dock with multiple monitors

TL;DR: xrandr fails randomly on my system with the error message xrandr: Configure crtc X failed on my setup with two monitors, that are connected to a dockingstation. After I turn on and off single ...
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Virtualbox issues

I have virtualbox running on an AMD processor on W7. I am attempting to make a linux mint virtual box, and when I boot from disk and click 'start linux mint' after pressing F6, I get weird graphics ...
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Can I see the amount of memory which is allocated as GEM buffers?

My /proc/meminfo shows about 500 MB is allocated as Shmem. I want to get more specific figures. I found an explanation here: https://lists.kernelnewbies.org/pipermail/kernelnewbies/2013-July/008628....
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NVIDIA-SMI says it failed because it couldn't communicate with the NVIDIA driver

I recently install Ubuntu 18.04 and installed NVIDIA driver but they don't seem to be loading. I had to make the following edit to my grub file to make things boot properly as per this little guide. ...
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Can't start debian on vmware : Failed to initialize policy for cpu [closed]

I want a minimal install for debian 9.5 with gnome on vmware. Following this post, I first install the base system without gui, then install gnome by apt install gnome-core --install-no-recommends, ...
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Windows 7 loading with messed up graphics when loading from grub

I had a Manjaro, I shrinked its partition, changed the partition table to GPT (from MBR), installed Windows 7 in the space left from shrinking. The windows boot loader worked fine. (Everything up to ...
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Is there a command to show whether my laptop graphics card (Intel) can support multiple monitors?

I'm wondering if there is a way to show whether my laptop can support two monitors. I have a laptop with Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller running on a Lenovo ...
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Debugging “client 0 refused switch” with hybrid graphics

I have an old MacBook with both integrated and discrete graphics, on which I run Fedora. When I first installed it, and sometimes when I update, it fails to boot with a weird "screen crash" where ...
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Why does the monitor render lesser pixels horizontally than the mode specified?

I have already set a resolution of 1366x768 and it is obvious, as xrandr tool shows the following output: Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1366 x 768, maximum 8192 x 8192 eDP-1 connected primary ...
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Can I skip N images when creating a gif from png files?

I have several png files named aoa19.5Pressure.XXX.png where XXXX is a four digit number. The names are such that the numbers are sequential. I want to convert these into a gif. When I run convert ...
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What does “DP” device stand for?

I'm trying to list the connected monitors using xrandr that is returning the following information: Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1366 x 768, maximum 8192 x 8192 eDP-1 connected primary ...
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Configuring the correct graphics card drivers: Radeon R7 M260/M265 [closed]

I have recently downloaded and installed Ruiner from Steam and on my machine it does not run as smooth as it supposed to, given the requirements the game needs. The game lags incredibly even at low ...
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Problems displaying 3D content with Nvidia graphics card in Ubuntu 18.04

I recently got a new laptop (Thinkpad T480) which has Intel integrated "UHD Graphics 620" and an Nvidia MX150, and I installed Ubuntu 18.04. I installed the nvidia driver alright, and I believe I am ...
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Linux Mint Cinnamon fractional scaling 1.5x for WQHD displays missing - any solutions?

Is there any adequate option to scale Linux Mint to a WQHD screen (2.560 x 1.440) with high density? If I am going to System Settings -> General indeed I have an option for scaling my desktop to ...
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Invisible Menus [closed]

In some applications (some) menus are invisible on my Linux Mint 18.3 KDE-edition. For example in Firefox the dropdown menu of my plugins or the one showing recent downloads (top right corner) are ...
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How to remove faulty GPU drivers Ubuntu 18.04

I have a new build which I have set up as dual boot with Windows10 alongside ubuntu 18.04. The Ubuntu installation has a root/home and swap partitions. As part of the set up process I was trying to ...
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Linux Mint 18.2 second monitor not working (works with lowered resolution)

I'm running two ASUS VE247H monitors, graphics card AMD Radeon R9 380. Both monitors are connected using DVI cables. I have dual boot configured with windows 10 and linux mint 18.2 cinnamon 64bit. ...
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Linux : Fusion 360 graphic problems [closed]

I've got a NUC7i5 (Intel) on which I'm running Ubuntu mate 18.04. I've installed VirtualBox, Windows 10 and Fusion 360. When I'm using Fusion 360 and I draw in 3D, the solids appearance become weird : ...
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Clear Linux desktop doesn't start in a virtual machine

I'm trying to run Clear Linux in a VM. I've tried the vmdk image and installation image in both VMware Player and Virtualbox without success In VMware Player it always hang up forever on startup ...
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A monitor connected by HDMI not recognized by Intel HD Graphics

I've just installed a fresh Debian 9.4.0 on a PC with a PRIME Z370-A motherboard (Integrated Graphics Processor- Intel® HD Graphics) and an additional ZOTAC GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card. I'd like to ...
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Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon doesn't detect GPU

I have a dual booting PC (Windows 10 and Mint 18.3). I installed Mint 18.3 Cinnamon (replacing Ubuntu 17.10) about 2 days ago and everything was working fine until yesterday Linux decided I no longer ...
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The difference in Ubuntu 18.04 that requires nomodeset?

My laptop which has an Nvidia GeForce 310M GPU is 9 years old and it has been OK with all Ubuntu releases until now. What is the difference between 18.04 and previous releases that causes the black (...
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Graphical issues and missing recovery mode after unplugging drive

I bought a new SSD for a laptop I ordered, and after getting it in the mail I decided to put it in my desktop so I could make sure it was recognized in BIOS and it didn't get damaged in shipping. ...
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(EE) Failed to load module “nv” (module does not exist, 0)

I upgraded to a new kernel and now when I'm booting with new kernel I get Xorg error (EE) Failed to load module "nv" (module does not exist, 0) And I don't know how to fix this I read on one forum ...
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Tried every solution yet Huion H610 drivers still wont work properly

I've recently re-installed ElementaryOS as my main OS, its fresh with very few things installed on it so far. But whenever i go to install the drivers it either doesn't work (testing on krita reveals ...
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1060 graphics card problematic on Linux

I installed the latest driver for the graphics card which is Nvidia 390.48 but I suspect CPU is undertaking all the work. Even though my laptop is Asus GL703VM (high specs) my CPU gets heated for no ...
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What is this graphics corruption called?

What should i call this graphics issue I'm getting (excuse the weird image search): Without knowing what it is called I am finding it difficult to get help fixing it. The laptop doesn't have this ...
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Netbeans fonts have distorted between CentOS 7.2 and 7.4

I'm having problems with Netbeans (programming IDE, written using Swing) on CentOS 7.4. It worked fine on 7.2 but we upgraded some kernel modules. Since then some of the fonts within my Netbeans have ...
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Steam won't start on Arch Linux - possibly libGL error (nvidia)

Whenever I try to launch Steam I get the "Steam upgrading" loading screen for a split second and then every Steam process dies. When I run steam, steam-runtime or steam-native in terminal I get ...
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I have amd E2- 7110 with r2 graphics how do i download [closed]

how can I install amd drivers for Radeon r2 graphics? I'm running Linux mint cinnamon edition, Downloads fine but at the end says there is an error in the kernel or something. I know AMD doesn't make ...
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Screen glitching to desktop wallpaper when recording or screen sharing

I have a problem whenever I'm desktop streaming, or recording, on any software. OBS, discord (screen sharing ) ...etc the glitch is showing my desktop wallpaper for some reason or just a black color .....
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Chrome and vivaldi do not display

I have a PC running debian with an old GeForce 7300 GT card. It works fine for everything I am doing, except that chrome and vivaldi won't display anything - that is an area of the screen freezes, but ...
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Conky widgets wont render some of their graphics

os: Arch desktop: gnome conky version: 1.10.8-2 + conky-manager-2.4-2 Widgets used: conky seamod (conky_manager default), conky rings the problem when using one of those widgets a very spesific ...
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profileImpl GL4bc !!! not mapped

OS : Linux mint : uname -a Linux akshay-mint-desktop 4.13.0-37-generic #42~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Mar 7 16:03:28 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Hello friends, I have compiled and installed ...
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Nvidia ¨Force Composition Pipeline¨ and ¨Force Full Composition Pipeline¨ error on Fedora 27 (Xfce)

Good morning everyone, I´m using Fedora 27 (Xfce) 3 days now and today I face a problem with ¨Force Composition Pipeline¨ and ¨Force Full Composition Pipeline¨ settings (NVIDIA X Server Settings). I ...
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How can I enable hardware acceleration with the modesetting driver?

I'm using Debian Jessie. As Linux distributions are beginning to encourage the use of the generic modesetting driver over the intel one for intel graphics chips, I uninstalled xserver-xorg-video-intel ...
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Only using the intel graphics card modeset boot?

So, I successfully got Ubuntu installed for the first time, but on each start up had to type and enter the noveau.modeset = 0. is there a way to disable whats causing me to need to do this or a ...
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KDE changes mouse cursor when it is on window frame

As you can see on this gif, my mouse cursor changes, when I move it to window frame. It is little annoying. I am using KDE Plazma. My specs: -` samtulach@ProPC ...