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Missing desktop icons with Nemo on Ubuntu 16.04

I recently upgraded Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04. On my computer I used to replace Nautilus with Nemo. Since Ubuntu was upgraded, it looks like Nemo is no more able to handle the desktop display. Instead of ...
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After upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 from 14.04 can't get grub to boot

The upgrade went especially well [infinitely better and less problematic than 12.04 to 14.04 [which was a multi-WEEK hell]. However, after it completed and I rebooted...nothing! but a black terminal ...
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Intel and AMD graphics on 16.04

When I try to experiment 16.04 in live mode, I have a problem: the Xorg just crashes. I have a integrated Intel card and a AMD R7. 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT ...
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Running on an i3-6100U in an HP Pavillon with switchable graphics

I'm trying to see how well I can get Kubuntu 14.04 to run on my wife's HP Pavillon with its i3-6100U CPU and additiona Topaz XT [Radeon R7 M260/M265] (rev 81) discrete graphics. It runs OK enough ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 on laptop with AMD graphic card?

Currently I'm using 14.04 and have a Lenovo which has the integrated Intel chipset GPU and a dedicated Radeon HD8600. Since they claimed that they are known issues with the fglrx driver I want to know ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Display Problem

I upgraded 15.10 to 16.04 without seeing the warnings that AMD Proprietary drivers will no longer work. The upgrade proceeded normally, however, my screen is at 1400 X 1050 (4:3) and the display ...
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change out nvidia graphics for radeon in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 bit

I've been using an nvivdia 560 ti in 16.04, previously 15.10, using nouveau (Gallium 0.4 on NVCF). Because of problems on the Windows 10 side of things, I am putting in a radeon r7 250. In windows I ...
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I can't lower the backlight/brightness

Why I can't control the brightness/backlight level? At the first: Notebook Positivo BGH - C500 Series. Processor: AMD C60 series (dual core 800 mhz-1ghz) GPU: Radeon HD 6290 (worked with fglrx/...
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ATI/Intel hybrid graphics 16.04 LTS

Since I have an onboard Intel graphics card, and a ATI Radeon display controller, I was wondering if I could switch between the two as my graphics in use, as I could in 14.04 LTS through ATI Catalyst? ...
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Fan noise after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

After upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 my computer fans have started making much more noise. I think this could be related to the graphics card, which is an ATI Radeon: 07:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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AMDGPU with hybrid graphics 16.04

I have an onboard Intel graphics card, and a ATI Radeon accelerator in hybrid graphics. In 1404 LTS, my previous version, I used ATI's catalyst driver, and I could switch betweeen the graphics system ...
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ubuntu 16.04 xorg crash with AMD R7 370

Upgraded 15.10 to 16.04 today. Resulting in Xorg crash and really slow graphics (llvmpipe). With AMD R7 370 graphics card. From error log read: Xorg crashed with SIGABRT in DoConfigure(). What could ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 and amdgpu issues

So I upgraded from 15.10 and I used fglrx driver. Now that has been deprecated and amdgpu driver is the new recommended one. Unfortunately, since I upgraded my system just doesn't work anymore. I ...
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Bad resolution in Ubuntu 16.04

I have a problem with Ubuntu 16.04. I have a Philips 192E monitor, which has 1366x768 resolution. My graphic card is a AMD Radeon 265. Unfortunately, after installing Ubuntu (fresh install), the ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 hybrid amd graphics card blank window

I am on a laptop with Intel/AMD hybrid GPU, and I believe I have the driver AMDGPU enabled by default. xrandr --setprovideroffloadsink was also set to the AMD card. So I tried to launch steam with ...
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Should I avoid Ubuntu 16.04 with AMD Radeon Graphics card?

Should I avoid Ubuntu 16.04 with AMD Radeon R5 Graphics card? I heard AMD proprietary drivers are out and you must use the open-source ones. Anyone with experience with these graphics cards on ...
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why is ubuntu incorrectly detecting my graphics card?

So in my ubuntu I was using the latest mesa drivers from the ppa. I also had the amdgpu and radeon xorg drivers installed. I was running a 16.04 gnome version of ubuntu. Maybe I am reading the ...
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How to switch graphics from Intel to AMD with open source driver in Ubuntu 15.04 Gnome

I have Inspiron 14z-5423 with Intel Core i7-3517U APU and a dedicated AMD Radeon HD7550M GPU. I was using it with proprietary fglrx driver and was getting even lower performance then Intel integrated ...
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Installing Driver for ATI Radeon HD 4000 Series

I am dual booting Ubuntu 15.10 (64-bit / Kernel 4.2.0-35-generic) with OSX on my iMac (mid-2010). I managed to install, and am able to use, Ubuntu with the nomodeset workaround, but the monitor can't ...
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enabeling more vram

Recently I reinstalled ubuntu and some games on wine. After successfully installing wine it asked how much Vram I had. I was quite confident that my dgpu (radeon 8730m (laptop card)) had just 1 GB of ...
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Trying to setup a 4096x2160 modline on a LG 31MU97 monitor

So I have an LG 4k (31MU97) monitor that supports 4096x2160 at 60Hz. I can run 3840x2160 at 60Hz fine. When I run xrandr, I don't see the 4096x2160 mode: Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 3840 x ...
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Steam is not starting

Steam doesn't start and I think it may be due to the AMD Drivers. I'll post what the console says when I try to start it from there. will@KellerKubuntu:~$ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 15.10 64-bit ...
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My AMD Radeon graphic card is not working on 16.04

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 final beta on a Dell Inspiron 15 5000 Series (Intel(R)) - 5559. This laptop has a AMD Radeon(TM) R5 M335 4GB DDR3 GPU. I am unable to tell if it is being used or not. ...
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Which graphics cards are supported by the new AMDGPU driver in Ubuntu 16.04?

The new open source AMDGPU driver pre-installed in Ubuntu 16.04 should support all the "Volcanic Islands" cards out-of-the-box. This means that AMD Radeon R9 285, R9 380/380X and R9 Fury/FuryX ...
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Steam problem /steam webhelper

I'm new to ubuntu, im running Ubuntu 15.10. I have 6gb of ram, intel i5-650 & amd radeon hd 5700 ATI I succesfully installed steam but it looks like this and steamwebhelper crashes. Steam looks ...
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How to switch to AMD gpu using open source drivers

I have a laptop with hybrid graphics. I'm using that xserver-xorg-video-ati driver. Ubuntu seems to be using the Intel GPU for rendering graphics. How do I switch to AMD graphics without installing ...
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how to change my HD4870 fan speed

I just migrated from win10, and I'm having trouble with my gpu fan. I have a hd4870 card. Its is just to damn loud. I would even unplug it if my motherboard had onboard video. I'm doing some ...
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How to force enable Turbo Core (AMD) on Ubuntu 15.10?

I'm running a Samsung Ativ Book 9 lite with Ubuntu 15.10 installed. The processor is supposedly equivalent to an A6-1450 Temash 1.0 GHz (1.4GHz boost) The problem I'm having is that turbo mode only ...
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Graphics “patchy” with AMD A8 6410 using fglrx driver

I have 14.04 installed on Lenovo G50-45 laptop with AMD A8 6410. I had problems with graphics drivers. Open source driver was crashing when I wanted to insert formula in OpenOffice Writer. Now I am ...
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How do I install the proprietary AMD R9 390 drivers in Ubuntu 14.04 if the GUI option in 'Additional Drivers' fails to do so

I have booted up an Ubuntu live-CD but I can't seem to install the prop. drivers (the only drivers for my ASUS AMD R9 390 that are stable enough to last more than 20 minutes without crashing). I ...
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Unable to resolve Unmet build dependencies

I'm trying to install AMD driver for my graphic card Firepro V7900 this the installation log: Generating package: Ubuntu/precise Resolving build dependencies... Unable to resolve Unmet build ...
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Ubuntu stuck when running opengl apps

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running on (i5 3337u 1.8GHz quadcore, 4GB of RAM, amd radeon hd 7670m, 1tb (with one bad sector)) and every time when i run something that uses OpenGL (i tried minecraft and some ...
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Changing GPUs from AMD to Nvidia: driver question

I'm switching my AMD GPU (R9 270X) for an Nvidia GPU (GTX 960 SSC). I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 installed and the proprietary AMD drivers (version 15.12). I'd like to know what is the correct ...
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Driver for ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 on 15.10?

I have a laptop with 2 GPUs. ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 and Intel HD Graphics. About this Computer say under Graphics: Intel® Ironlake Mobile I tried using the proprietary driver under System ...
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Birghtness control not working on Ubuntu 14.04 on MacBook Pro

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on MacBook Pro and I cant alter the brightness from System Settings (no option there). My graphics card details are as follows. $ lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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Desktop graphics (compiz) buttery smooth, but Chromium says “hardware acceleration unavailable”

I have the ATI Wrestler Radeon HD 6320 in my laptop, and it works great with Compiz (the animations are buttery smooth). Chromium says "Software only, hardware acceleration unavailable" for ...
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Screen crazily flashing after custom resolution

I am using ubuntu 15.10 on A8-7670k APU. Since fglrx is not working (for this APU?), I add a custom resolution setting with built in radeon driver. I added several line in my startup script .xprofile: ...
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hybrid graphics Prime problem

Having an issue getting xrandr work. This is what I get following PRIME tutorial xrandr --listproviders ...
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Screen tearing on Ubuntu 15.10

A few days ago I installed Ubuntu 15.10 64bit on my laptop and ever since I've noticed the screen tearing when moving a window, scrolling on a webpage or watching a video. It sucks because otherwise I'...
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Diagonal Screen Tearing Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit Intel Skylake Integrated Graphics

For quite a some time now I'm having a bit of trouble with diagonal screen tearing. So, from the top of the right side of the screen, it goes diagonally to the bottom left side of the screen. Now, the ...
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Laptop screen is black running 14.04

I am running a Dell Studio 1558 laptop - 4Gb ram - 2.4Ghz processor - 500GB disk - AMD graphics - Been using 14.04 for a week and loving it, - Have had other issues which have been resolved by ...
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Radeon driver power levels on RV670

I have just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on an AMD64 box with a Radeon HD 3850 graphics card (RV670, AGP version) and I'm using the radeon driver that comes with Ubuntu. So far, everything is working fine. ...
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Does a graphics card for Ubuntu Desktop 15 (Lubuntu 14 LTS) need to support at least OpenGL 2.0 (DirectX 9.0) to be useful?

I have a few older PCs, which I made usable again (mainly for Internet-Surfing) by installing Ubuntu. The specs of the PCs are borderline (P4 1.7, Athlon XP 2200+, Sempron 2600 with 1 to 2 GB RAM), ...
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amd display driver

I installed proprietary driver of AMD display driver in my Toshiba Satellite L-840 with amd radeon hd 7670m series graphics card on Ubuntu 14.04 lts. After I installed it I am having a problem of my ...
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Ubuntu gets stuck in a login loop after installing FGLRX [duplicate]

I got a login loop after restarting my computer after changing to the proprietary AMD/ATI graphics driver FGLRX on the Additional Drivers tab of Software Updater. I've tried the suggestions ...
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Why do I have to edit xorg.conf to get onboard crt display to work on my old Imac G3 400mhz?

When I turn on the system, the lubuntu boot screen shows just fine, but when the logon screen pops up, the screen shuts off. only whenever I plug in an external monitor, I could get a display. It ...
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How to find out what graphic (integrated or dedicated) i am using?

I have Lenovo g505s laptop and i am running Ubuntu 15.10, but problem is, that i have integrated and dedicated graphics both AMD and when i type "glxinfo" then render string says - "Gallium 0.4 on AMD ...
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Unable to login after Catalyst installation [14.04]

I'm facing some troubles installing the proprietary ATI Catalyst driver on a fresh Ubuntu installations. I've read several instructions and tried different approaches but always end up in the same ...
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TV losts video signal over hdmi

I have a pc connected to a TV via hdmi. After I have turned off TV and then turn it on again it tells me there is no signal. To solve this I restart X and then everything is fine. What can I do to rid ...
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Video card driver beginner nightmare

First of all I'm a beginner on ubuntu so please forgive me if I lack any basic knowledge. Here's my issue : yesterday I installed ubuntu and somehow I managed to kind of ruin my video card drivers. ...