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I made a clean installation of ubuntu 12.04 and after updating the packages, to make my intel/amd hybrid to work I installed fglrx by following " AMD/Intel Hybrid Graphics works " in Ubunut forums. To clean up my system I use Ubuntu Tweak.

But in addition to removing unwanted packages Ubuntu tweak removes my fglrx stating that it's totally unused.

I want to know why this happens and is there any way of stopping fglrx getting removed ?

The scenario

output of uname -r 

3.5.0-25-generic

installed kernels, output of dpkg --list | grep linux-image 

ii  linux-image-3.5.0-25-generic                  3.5.0-25.39~precise1                    Linux kernel image for version 3.5.0 on 64 bit x86 SMP

ii  linux-image-generic-lts-quantal               3.5.0.25.32                             Generic Linux kernel image

when I use Ubuntu tweak the lts quantal generic kernel gets uninstalled, making fglrx to be removed as an unused package. Making my graphics card not to function. I only rarely use my integrated card and primarily use my discrete card.

So how to circumvent this problem ?

My config :

ubuntu 12.04/gnome3
intel hd4000/amd hd 7730m
ubuntu tweak latest version

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