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Hi I've been stuck with this problem and I hope someone can help.

I've installed Ubuntu 12.10 64bit on my system.

  • Asus amd 6850
  • Intel celeron g530
  • 8GB ram
  • Motherboard: GA-H61MA-D3V (rev. 2.0)

I installed ubuntu fine but when I install the proprietary drivers all I can see on reboot is the background.

I tried following this guide but it did not work http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ioMeSCoyYng

AMD Catalyst:

sudo apt-get purge fglrx
sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic

Reboot and then Install proprietary drivers via Software Sources.

I'm also getting errors regarding compiz and unity, with xubuntu the drivers work fine.

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You should take a look at this thread which describes a similar problem and the solution offered in this other thread.

That solution worked for me and is as follows:

For those who have hybrid systems (ATI/intel) and fglrx has stopped working in 12.10, then the problem might be like the one described here (fglrx incompatibility with the recent version of the intel driver): https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fglrx-installer-updates/+bug/1068404

What I would suggest would be

Remove all the fglrx* packages:

sudo apt-get purge fglrx*

Add my PPA in your repositories list:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:andrikos

Update your package information:

sudo apt-get update

Update the fglrx and intel drivers:

sudo apt-get install fglrx xserver-xorg-video-intel

Don't forget to enable the fglrx driver:

sudo aticonfig --initial --force
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