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I just installed the ATI driver for my Ubuntu 11.10. After some annoying bugs and errors it works for now. But there is one most stupid bug. Whenever I open a picture in the default image viewer (eye of gnome EOG) it shows me an overexposed picture.

Example with EOG:

enter image description here

Example how it should be:

screenshot How can I fix this?

Driver I used was 8.911-111025a-128237C-ATI with Catalyst 11.11. I installed the driver via jockey and used the driver released with Ubuntu because the post-release driver fails everytime.

Update 2
Now I have latest updates installed from ATI download page. Everything works nice except the described view bug.

It's still the same bug with Ubuntu 12.04. I also reinstalled EOG.

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closed as off topic by James Jun 12 '12 at 16:23

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What version of the driver did you install and how did you install it? Add that information to your question and ping me when you did. – Bruno Pereira Apr 15 '12 at 20:01
I updated it now. – Michael Tanner Apr 15 '12 at 22:53
Catalyst is at version 12.3, update your driver. – Uri Herrera Apr 16 '12 at 0:49
Now I have Catalyst 12.4 but the problem still remains. Any other ideas? sorry for the late response, I had some IT trouble with broken hard disks and more – Michael Tanner Apr 26 '12 at 23:15
@UriHerrera The bug remains. – Michael Tanner Apr 30 '12 at 22:44
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The same experience here. There is a weird workaround: in preference, you could select the color Black as the custom background color. Somehow this background color is mixed with the picture itself.

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