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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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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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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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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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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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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Cannot log in after setting Nvidia's ¨Force Composition Pipeline¨ and ¨Force Full Composition Pipeline¨

I´m using Debian 9 (Xfce) and I face a problem with ¨Force Composition Pipeline¨ and ¨Force Full Composition Pipeline¨ settings (NVIDIA X Server Settings). When I change the default background image ...
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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 ...
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Everything tearing other than background image with 3 monitors

So here is my problem: System Info Displays -Display- Resolution : 9600x2160 pixels Vendor : The X.Org Foundation Version : 1.18.4 -Monitors- Monitor 0 : 1920x1080 pixels ...
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Maya xGen data has offset while rendering in Katana with Renderman [closed]

Has someone noticed the offset in katana renderman, while using the interactive grooming of Maya 2017 and export the xgen data as alembic? I tried following the steps mentioned in the renderman ...
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3d graphics in Debian

I'm running Debian Stretch and am having trouble running a program that needs 3d (Unity3d for Linux, a beta release). When starting it, I get a message "Failed to initialize unity graphics." I ...
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Graphics issue in linux mint

I installed Linux mint 18.3 now. When I am scrolling, scrolling is not so smooth. I am attaching 2 screen shots in this regard. How can I fix this issue ?
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Linux + how to create simple Progress Bar in bash [duplicate]

I want to add a progress bar in my bash script that show the "." character as progress , and process ended after MAX 180 second in the bash script I use curl command , so curl give the results after ...
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Hangouts causes system to freeze & crash on Mint 18.3, dell Inspiron 15, Intel i7 7thGen

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 7560 i7 and have dual booted Linux Mint 18.3. Running a BIOS version 1.3 from Intel's website. Video card is NVIDIA GeForce 940MX (4GB). I am seeing that while using Google ...
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Graphics only render properly when switching graphics drivers

This is a bit of a strange problem, but I seem to be having issues with graphics drivers. I'm running : Linux mint 18.1 Serena Occurs across many kernels Intel i7-6500U nVidia GEforce gtx950m 16gb ...
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How to disable Hardware Acceleration in Linux?

How can I turn off Hardware Acceleration in Linux, also known as Direct Rendering. I wish to turn this off, as it messes with some applications like OBS Studio which can't handle capturing of hardware ...
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Debian not using the whole monitor in All-In-One PC

I installed Debian to dual boot with Windows 7 on this old Sony VAIO VGC-JS110J that I've had for years. I'm pretty new to Linux so please bare with me. I decided to use the Stable amd64 version with ...
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Occasional screen flickering after full system update in Arch Linux/KDE Plasma 5

Few days ago I have fully updated Arch system and since then some applications start flickering from time to time, most usually Konsole and Emacs. Suspicious flickering seemingly appears randomly but ...
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Failed to load module “nvidia” (module does not exist, 0)

I have nvidia GM206 (GeForce GTX960). I am using Linux Mint Rosa (Ubuntu 14.04), and recently I installed Steam. When it complained about no direct rendering, I followed instructions in Steamcommunity ...
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Remove Graphics card driver?

Okay, I have looked at many posts and threads and haven't found a solution. So I am running x64 Debian. I installed Nvidia drivers from Nvidia's website by running a .run file. Now, I tried to install ...
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Can't overclock GPU using amdgpu driver on archlinux

I am using open-source driver amdgpu on my arch linux. I read that I can overclock my GPU by writing to this files: /sys/class/drm/card0/device/pp_sclk_od and /sys/class/drm/card0/device/pp_mclk_od to ...
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Linux Mint: How to disable Software Rendering Mode? [closed]

I changed from nouveau drivers to the recommended NVIDIA 384.90. After restarting I saw the message about the software rendering mode. Now I reenabled nouveau drivers and it's still starting the same ...
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Choppy videos with tearing (Linux Mint and others) [closed]

I recently switched from Windows 7 to Linux on my desktop PC. I've tried several distros: elementaryOS, Manjaro, Linux Mint with Cinnamon and currently with xfce, all of them properly installed and ...
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Display shows frequently a black screen

I'm using an USB-C Dock to connect to two displays. The dock offeres displayport (dp) and HDMI. The displays offer dp, dvi and hdmi. The displays show the correct picture. But once a minute, the ...
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Mouse pointer leaves trail

I've just started using Linux on my laptop, and I am facing some difficulties working with an external monitor. At first, I tried connecting with HDMI, but then the resolution was limited. Also the ...
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How to change background color of side panels of Kate using i3?

I'm struggling with applying solarized theme onto my i3 on archlinux. It works perfectly in terminals but I can't get to colour kate's side panels. Changing kate's inner configuration does not work ...
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Updating OpenGL from 3.0 to 3.1

I need to upgrade my OpenGL version from 3.0 to 3.1. Stackexchange is full of postings that tackle specific situations, and it proved difficult for me to see the tree from the wood, not to mention to ...
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Which AMD/ATI cards don't require non-free firmware when using radeon?

Which AMD/ATI video cards don't require non-free firmware when using the radeon driver? nouveau has a convenient matrix showing which cards are supported without having to use non-free firmware (card ...
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Is nouveau completely free of non-free code?

Is nouveau completely free of non-free code, including dependency on non-free firmware? This article makes it seem like nouveau depends on closed source firmware, but if I understand correctly, only ...
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X is misrendering a rectangle around my mouse pointer

A square area around my mouse pointer is being rendered incorrectly. Instead of rendering the window it is supposed to render, it seems to be rendering the window underneath instead. It is very ...
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disable HDMI audio on radeon graphics card

How can I disable HDMI audio on my radeon graphics card? I tried passing kernel boot parameters, but that did not help: radeon.audio=0 snd-hda-intel.enable=0,1 I am using custom kernel without ...
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Strange rows when booting Arch installer [closed]

When I boot from the Arch installer USB drive, I get the text printed in some strange rows pattern. I believe it's related to graphics driver issues (I have an Nvidia GTX 1080). How can I fix this to ...
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Can you rotate a screen with Nvidia drivers on a non-Ubuntu Linux?

Apparently Canonical did something to X that prevents the Nvidia driver to rotate screens (via xrandr or the control panel GUI). This affects all Ubuntu based distros like Mint. To see if this might ...
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Can a Unix (Linux) System Launch a GUI from CLI Like (Apple/Microsoft) DOS?

My first encounters with a CLI (and computers generally), involved booting to a command prompt, usually inserting a disc, and loading a full screen GUI program that was not windowed in what we ...
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How detect playing video by ioctl?

Is it possible to detect video playing by ioctl in linux. Maybe detect decoding of the video file. How about this is working with flash player and html5 video? Can you provide some information how ...
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xrandr shows disconnected DisplayPort with Intel Graphics

I have 4 physical ports on my motherboard, VGA, HDMI, DVI, and DisplayPort. Normally I use HDMI and DVI, but I'd like to switch to HDMI and DP. However, the output of xrandr shows DP as always ...
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Is there an effective workaround for the intel i965 bug affecting libEGL?

I've been trying to get a functional development environment set up on my laptop for a couple of days now and I've hit a brick wall in setting up cocos2d-x. I managed to get everything to compile, but ...
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My monitor is partially broken. How can I decrease the viewable space using xrandr or any similar tool?

My secondary monitor is partially broken in the top 1/3 of the screen so I want to add blackbars and have something like in the picture below. The top part it's how everything is now. The bottom part ...
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Why do graphics programs need a window to be assigned to?

My question is better explained as a scenario. Imagine you have your desktop running some form of Linux (I am running arch). Now let's also add in that you have a VNC server running on your machine, ...
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On Debian Stretch, Nouveau drivers are getting my pc to freeze, had to install non-free NVIDIA packages on my system, any alternatives?

My main goal with Debian is to go 100% open source, but now my (sand) castle has just been kicked and colapsed. I've done my homework and troubleshooted every piece of hardware on my pc and it's not ...
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Linux: Boot Set boot GPU

My gaming rig runs Arch Linux and utilizes PCI passthrough to expose my GTX 980 to KVM. The other day I switched motherboards to aid in a CPU upgrade. I'm running into a serious problem however that ...
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What causes the login screen to be scrambled after firmware install on Debian 9?

After installing Debian 9.0.1 (gnome flavor) on an older PC and then installing firmware with: apt-get install firmware-linux-nonfree libgl1-mesa-dri xserver-xorg-video-ati , the login screen looks ...
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Debian hybrid graphics card - Can't make Radeon work

Quite new to Linux world, but love it and have been using Debian for daily use since the install. However my problem is with the graphics card. I have a Lenovo v310, hybrid graphics card of intel hd ...
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Ubuntu crashes abnormally

I'm using Ubuntu 17.04 32-bit edition and it crashes when I do some rendering in blender and also when I press add track for motion tracking. My system configuration is as follows: Intel® core™ i3-...