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Problem after installing fglrx

I am using ubuntu14.04. I am using AMD Radeon 8600Hd graphics card. After installing fglrx, page appears to move like waves while scrolling up or down. Also there is slightly delayed keyboard ...
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16.04 - Radeon R7 M260 errors

I am running Xubuntu 16.04 on my HP Elitebook 840 G2 and got several error messages because of my Radeon R7 M260X. dpkg -l | grep amdgpu ii libdrm-amdgpu1:amd64 ...
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How to disable ATI discreet 16.04 LTS

I'd like to save battery by disabling the ATI discreet graphics in 16.04 LTS, and use only my default power-saving onboard Intel. Could someone guide me step by step accurately through the process? ...
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Select a low performance gpu Readeon HD 7640G + HD 7470M on 16.04 for cooler

I using 16.04lts. In 14.04lts I can use 'sudo amdcccle' to switch it. But 16.04 can not to do like that. It is so important because high performance gpu make my notebook very hot. Thank you. $ ...
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Xorg or mesa or radeon or gpu or steam problem on ubuntu 16.04

First of all, my system info as shown by inxi -Fxxx command is this: http://paste.ubuntu.com/16654073/ The main problem is that when I play dota2 or teamfortress (steam games) after a while the ...
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Do I need to / how do I uninstall integrated graphics before installing card drivers?

I'm using an Intel i3-6100 card which has integrated graphics. I also have a GPU (Radeon R9 380, lspci | grep VGA adds a Tonga PRO at the beginning) in the mobo but not with installed drivers, leading ...
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Can downloading GPU drivers help stream in HD and prevent 100% CPU usage? (Lubuntu 16.04 on Sony Vaio)

So I've got 64 bit Lubuntu 16.04 running on a Sony Vaio laptop with AMD E-350 CPU (dual core 1.6Ghz) with integrated Radeon HD 6310, plus 4GB RAM. In general it seems to run great but Chrome (and ...
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How to update GNOME to 3.18 without updating Ubuntu

I'm running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10, and I would like to update GNOME to 3.18. I have tried using the normal terminal commands suggested to update GNOME like sudo apt-add-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 ...
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How to install correct drivers for Radeon r9 390x?

I have a Radeon r9 390x graphics card running on my system running ubuntu 16.04. Searching the internet, I am unsure what is the situation with this graphics card. I do not know: * Which driver I ...
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Laptop doesn't wake from sleep Ubuntu 16.04

I have this problem , my laptop doesn't wake up from sleep . Usually Ubuntu was handling this very well but I did a clean install of 16.04 today(I had windows 10 on it before) and I am stuck with this ...
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Kernel build 4.4.0.22 decreases battery life (16.04 LTS)

My battery life was fine when I installed 16.04 LTS (clean install) on my Lenovo z51-70, but after a regular software update or build to kernel, from 4.4.0.21 to 4.4.0.22, it has almost halved (1.50 ...
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lmsensors doesn't detect my fan. How should I control my fanspeed?

I first used sudo sensors-detect and the result is as follows: Now follows a summary of the probes I have just done. Just press ENTER to continue: Driver `k10temp' (autoloaded): * Chip `AMD ...
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14.4 freezes at splash screen no keyboard reaction

I am new to Ubuntu, some terms still confuse me. For several, maybe 5 months the system has been excellent. Last week it developed a quirky little thumbnail of a doc instead of a cursor. I can not ...
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Dell Precision 3510 update failed

I have a new Precision 3510 with SSD. Loaded by DELL with UBUNTU 14.04. Once I received it, I loaded firefox and set up updates. Attempted an update. During the install of the updates it asked me ...
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proprietary amd drivers fglrx support for ubuntu

My system has ubuntu and it supports amd catalyst graphics cards of radeon HD 8000 series. Will it support readon HD 8670M?
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NVIDIA and ATI Radeon cards at the same time?

I'm dabbling with Ethereum mining and have NVIDIA and Radeon cards. Having ran Ubuntu 15.04 using the NVIDIA card with the CUDA drivers I'm thinking to drop in the Radeon card. So, two questions: 1 ...
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ATI Radeon HD 4530 driver

How can i install ATI Radeon HD 4530 driver in Ubuntu 16.04 64bit? The driver is out of support. This question is already asked without any answer.
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AMD GPU Open Source driver issues

I have an AMD FirePro v4800 (Redwood XT based) that I was running on a Kubuntu 14.04 setup just recently. Just a little bit ago, I got a notification to update to 16.04. I'd read about fglrx not being ...
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HDMI not working on 16.04 LTS (4.4.0.21) [closed]

When I connect the cable to my TV, no additional display is detected, no reaction from the computer, and no signal on the TV. Worked fine on 14.04 LTS, and works fine as well on 4.5.2 kernel (tested). ...
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Display enters power saving mode after boot splash screen trying to install Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 on two computers. Both have similar AMD APUs (w/built-in AMD Radeon) and boot in CSM mode, not UEFI. Both are new installations, not upgrades. The first one went ...
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Should I disable AMD graphic

I have dual graphic in my laptop AMD radeon 7670M And Intel HD After I installed Ubuntu 16.04 Fan speed is quite high and my laptop lags whenever I view videos on browser or open Facebook Is it due ...
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Second monitor via VGA detected but not working (radeon)

After the update to Ubuntu 16.04, my second monitor connected via VGA to my Asus laptop stopped working. I am aware of the removal of the fglrx driver, but I only became aware of it after the upgrade. ...
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Radeon HD6870 fan goes frenzy after unsuspend

I am using Ubuntu 14.04: Linux hometower 3.16.0-71-generic #91~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 18 19:43:36 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I have Radeon HD6870 Video Card, which is working ...
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16.04 ; power off discrete graphics (ATI/AMD)

On 12.04 I used to utilize this procedure, to power off my ATI graphics and prevent my system from overheating, it worked fine. After installing 16.04, I've been trying everything I could find on the ...
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Install Open Source AMDGPU driver on 16.04

How could I switch from using the "radeon" open source driver to the "AMDGPU" open source driver? I have man packages for both, tried setting an xorg.conf for Driver "amdgpu" but to my understanding ...
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Radeon R4 + Radeon R5

On my laptop HP Probook 455 G2 I have installed ubuntu 16.04 and 2 videocards: Radeon R4(Kaveri) - which working on open source radeon driver. Radeon R5(Topaz) - which working on AMDGPU driver # ...
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System in Low Graphics mode when I try to LOG OUT while using onboard Intel Graphics instead of AMD

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS on my Dell Inspiron 5548 with i5 and ATI Graphics AMD Radeon R7 M265 2GB DDR3. I switched Graphics in AMD Catalyst Control Center form AMD Radeon R7 to Intel integrated ...
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Help configuring amdgpu config file for three monitors?

I upgraded from 14.04.3 to 16.04 and got no error messages I'm aware of. It boots and I usually use Gnome fallback, but have tried other environments. I have a three monitor system powered by a fairly ...
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How do I install AMD Radeon HD 7570M/Intel Hybrid drivers?

My system is overheating frequently, and sometimes it shuts down, so I think I have to install the AMD/Intel Hybrid drivers to fix this problem... My laptop is this Dell with Intel/AMD Hybrid Graphics ...
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add resolution to ATI card - 16.04

my computer is dell Inspirion One http://www.cnet.com/products/dell-inspiron-one-2205-athlon-ii-x2-240e-2-8-ghz-4-gb-500-gb-led-21-5/specs/ kbywalec@compaq-Presario-CQ60-Notebook-PC:~$ xrandr ...
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GPU vram extended with system ram

Is it possible to virtually increase the usable GPU memory RAM through the system RAM or an SSD? Background of the question is a program that requires a bigger than available GPU RAM.
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS freeze after suspend

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. However, whenever the system suspends or goes to screen saver, it freezes. I don't know if it's related to the ATI graphic card Radeon R7 250 and I have three ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 freezing upon login

I have just recently updated the permissions (allowing Plex media server complete access) to my Videos, Music, and Pictures folder in my home directory. Before that, I had (attempted to) updated the ...
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How to Enable AMDGPU?

I didn't know that Ubuntu was using AMDGPU by default and I've installed fglrx. It's already removed now. I want to reactivate AMDGPU, how can I do that? lspci -nn | grep VGA lsmod | grep amd ...
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16.04 Will not Resume after Suspend

I'm running 16.04 LTS on Samsung 700Z Chronos i7-2675QM. It will not resume after being suspended. Closing the lid, selecting suspend or after time-out will all make the computer suspended. After ...
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Problems with libgtk after upgrading to 16.04

After upgrading ubuntu to 16.04, some graphic things started not working properly. For example, running ccsm from the command line will give me the following error : Traceback (most recent call ...
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system locks up after a few hours of playing a game. (16.04)

I recently reinstalled Ubuntu to upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 everything has been fine so far, except for one issue. While playing any game everything locks up but the sound keeps going. As in I was ...
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16.04 AMD Graphics card not used properly

I just updated to 16.04. My system has AMD Radeon HD 5450 graphics card which I use with two 16:9 monitors. After update, i.e., after removing fglrx, the displays are mirrored and have 4:3 aspect ...
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AMD Radeon VCE init error (-22) on Ubuntu 16.04

Everything is running well, I don't have any problems with booting/playing games, but this disquites me. $ sudo dmesg | grep -E '(drm)|(radeon)' [ 3.337655] [drm] Initialized drm 1.1.0 20060810 [ ...
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Psensors not displaying AMD radeon card's temperature. Solutions?

I am having some overheating issues in my laptop running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, so I just wanted to monitor my gpu temperature using psensor. After properly installing the dependencies and psensor itself ...
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External monitor not working properly on Ubuntu 16.04

I recently upgraded my laptop from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04, and now I'm having trouble with my external Dell Ultrasharp monitor that is plugged in via DisplayPort. The monitor will only work correctly ...
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Problems with Netflix in new Google Chrome

I've been watching Netflix in Google Chrome for months without any problem. Since one of the last updates however, there are weird graphical glitches. If you start a stream, you can only hear the ...
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Fresh 16.04 install. Black screen on reboot but fine if started from scratch

I have just done a fresh install on an HP Pavillion G6 Notebook. This has an AMD A8-4500M APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics × 4 and Graphics Gallium 0.4 on AMD ARUBA (DRM 2.43.0, LLVM 3.8.0). It works ...
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Poorer battery life after kernel upgrade: 4.5.2 (16.04 LTS)

When I first installed 16.04 LTS, at kernel 4.4.0, I had a decent battery life of about 3 hours average, but I upgraded to 4.5.2 to solve the suspend problem and some other issues, and now it's less ...
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amdgpu: Is that a bug?

I have a Dell Inspiron 5447 and it's running Ubuntu 16.04. This laptop have hybrid graphics (Intel/ATI) and actually I can't disable my discrete card without issues. The amdgpu module is being ...
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Which drivers to use for AMD Kaveri APU for ubuntu 16.04

I just managed to install Ubuntu 16.04 using nomodeset through this method. But now when I see in software & updates-->additional drivers, it shows unknown:unknown the device is not in use. What ...
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Can I disable the discreet GPU in a hybrid Intel/ATI graphics?

Using 16.04 LTS at 4.5.2 kernel stable. Can I use vgaswitcheroo or something to disable the AMDGPU and the card? It's eating up my battery. In 14.04 LTS I could use the ATI Catalyst to switch between ...
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Ubuntu 16 Kernel BUG (“Oops: 0000 [#1] SMP”) related to amdgpu

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my personal notebook (Dell Inspiron 5548) and everytime I try to logout from any user account, I get a Kernel BUG ("Oops" message) related to amdgpu. I tried ...
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Can't rotate my other monitor to clockwise in Ubuntu 16.06

I am using a AMD and Ati powered laptop and I have a secondary monitor attached with my laptop, I would like to rotate my secondary monitor to clockwise mode but I can't seem to do it because the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 blank screen after boot, AMD APU

For the past couple of Ubuntu releases the live CD has always worked fine, however after installation I would always get a blank screen on startup. I could reboot the system by blindly CTRL + ALT + F1 ...