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What does “Supported, but hardware is too old for Unity” mean with respects to AMD Graphics

I have recently migrated from 15.04 to 16.04 (A minor disaster related to 15.10 in between). Today I decided to see if I could get my graphics card working. It is a Radeon 8500 2GB, and is on the list ...
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Install Mesa? How?

I want to try to install the mesa driver to see if it helps my FPS with radeon gpu for Dota 2. However, I can't find a proper way to install it. How would I go about it? I tried adding the ppa and ...
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Tearing when monitor is rotated clockwise

I get pretty bad screen tearing on my monitor that is rotated, but not on my second landscape monitor. Any ideas how to remedy this? Ubuntu 16.04 Radeon R9 270
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How to configure an application to always run with DRI_PRIME=1 set? Is there an other way besides terminal?

I had followed the instructions posted by emk2203 (My AMD Radeon graphic card is not working on 16.04) and now I could make the apps use my secondary AMD card and it's work! Look: Firefox running (...
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(Urgent) Hybrid Graphics: AMD Card faulty, need to use Intel card ONLY

EDIT: Using VGAswitcheroo is NOT possible because it's accessible only if the radeon module loads. But my whole problem is that the radeon card doesn't load, if Ubuntu tries to load it, it hangs. [...
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IS RadeonDriver support for ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I am a Amd user of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. After referring some sites, I found that Ubuntu 16.04 LTS doesn't have drivers which will support RadeonDriver. According ...
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Uninstalling “previous install of the fglrx driver”

Firefox on Ubuntu is rendering pages extremely slowly despite having a decent connection. After some googling, I found out that this is probably due to my not having installed my grapic card driver. I ...
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Performance issues with AMD IOMMU on

I had a hard time installing Ubuntu on my system. The motherboard I'm using is the Gigabyte GA-970A-D3 with AMD FX6300. I tried to install elementaryOS, Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 14.04, and for all ...
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Can I use Intel HD 4000 Graphics and discrete Radeon HD for dual monitors?

On windows I have a dual monitor setup. I have one monitor connected directly to the motherboard, running off of Intel HD 4000 graphics. I have another monitor connected directly to my Radeon HD 7850. ...
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Can't resume from suspend on 16.04

The OS is working perfectly except that when I can't wake the system from suspend. The screen remains black and I need to do a hard restart. I get this error message: "Problem type: Kernel0ops ...
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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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I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and there's no fglrx!

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and there's no fglrx! What happened?
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New Installation Boots to Black Screen

I recently installed Xubuntu 16.04 LTS on my HP Pavilion. Unfortunately, after installing and restarting it immediately boots to a black screen. Hardware specs are as follows: CPU: A4 3300m GPU: ...
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Stuttering Graphics on ATI Mobility Radeon 5470 S; how to fix?

I have an HP Pavilion dv7-4179nr Laptop, and I am using Ubuntu GNome. The graphics work smoothly for around 10 seconds, and then it freezes the graphics for 2 seconds! Seems like a driver issue to me, ...
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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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Better driver for Intel graphics card

I just installed 64bit version of Linux Ubuntu, but it says that my Graphics are: Intel Sandybridge Mobile, and the problem with that is that I cant open more than 2 windows of youtube videos in my ...
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Proprietary drivers ATI Radeon HD in Ubuntu 13.04 don't work

I have a HP dv7 Pavillion with AMD/Intel hybrid graphics. The AMD is a Radeon HD 6370m, totally supported by AMD. I want to run with proprietary drivers to properly play games. I've already rigorously ...
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Missing file in amd64 package, black screen after grub

I started to get black screeb after grub so i searched for it a lot. And last days i played with amd driver, so problem probably related with it, then searched for missing files with debsums -s and ...
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Installed ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX driver, but it is not being used by window manager. How do I enable it?

I have conflicting information being given to me, on the one hand the "Additional Drivers" panel mentions that the ATI/AMD proprietary driver is installed, but the "Details" panel tells me the "...
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How can I install Ati VGA? [duplicate]

How can I install Ati-102-A771(B) on Ubuntu 16.04 ? I tried to get driver from Ati but I couldn't found anything about 102-A771(b) for Ubuntu
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Steam crashes whenever I open Big Picture Mode

Whenever I try to open Steam in Big Picture Mode, Steam simply crashes. I set Steam to open Big Picture Mode immediately when opened and when launched through terminal, the following is displayed: ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 and [AMD/ATI] Thames [Radeon HD 7550M/7570M/7650M] fan active most of the time

My notebook has Ubuntu 16.04 installed. But the fans are active most of the time. This reduces the time it can run on battery. This is unlike when I used Ubuntu 15.10. When you run the command: ...
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Screen does not turn back on after turning off for inactivity

If my screen turns off due to inactivity, it will not come back on. It does turn on when waking up from suspend. I have 16.04 on a HP Compaq nc6000. In System Settings -> Details, the graphics line ...
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AMD, second monitor not displaying properly

I've recently run into a problem with my second monitor on Ubuntu 14.04. Only a slither of it actually displays anything, it's not a faulty monitor as I've switched the DVI cables and the problem ...
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Trying to run Ubuntu 12.04 or 14.04 with old ATI cards

First, I've tried Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 11.04, Ubuntu 10.04, Xubuntu 11.04, Xubuntu 12.04. Video card is ATI Radeon 9600/9550/X1050 Series. I've done some digging before I decided to ask question here,...
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Screen flickering while it gets suspended but stops when I quit F.lux

If F.lux is working or paused, my desktop screen is flickering while it is going to suspend, when the light starts to dim. But, If I quit F.lux it goes away. My GPU is ATI Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition ...
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How can I see the GPU temperture of my ATI graphics card?

I trying to work out how long can my graphics card last with its fan off without overheating. when I'm browsing the Internet, the graphics card fan is the loudest thing in my computer. So my ...
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Chrome graphical glitches with AMD Catalyst proprietary driver [closed]

Same exact issue as Chrome display glitch when the GPU acceleration is on, AMD Catalyst driver. Graphical glitching happens periodically, maybe triggered by flash/javascript-heavy pages? I'm pretty ...
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Games on Steam won't open

Every time I click to open a game on Steam it opens then closes before starting. I went to check Video Drivers and it said I needed to update and that it failed to detect video drivers but when I ...
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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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PlayOnLinux Unable to find 32bit opengl libraries Dual ATI Videocards

Im curently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64Bit So, i installed league of legends fine the first time with the opensource ATI Drivers provided by ubuntu itself with no issues at all, but it runs so slow .....
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How can I get my monitor's maximum resolution without the proprietary AMD graphic driver installed?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I have an AMD Radeon 5570 HD graphic card. Actually, the default open source REDWOOD drivers aren't allowing me to choose my monitor's maximum screen resolution(which is 1366 ...
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Dual Monitor not recognized in Xubuntu 14.04

I have a Dell Latitude Laptop E6440. The laptop have two in4terfaces, VGA and HDMI. I connect an external monitor to the VGA port, but when I ran the xfce4-display-settings I see only one monitor (the ...
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Incorrect CPU temperature reprted (AMD fx-6300

Psensor and hardware sensors indicator both report an incredibly low temperature on my AMD fx-6300 cpu, below 20 degrees celcius. Below is a screenshot of what it looks like within Psensor: I have ...
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Can't watch video in any website Ubuntu 14.04 Chromium

I saw this post from yesterday on askubuntu.com and my problem is very similiar, except the pc has a AMD Radeon HD 8400 instead and I really don't know how to handle with this bug. It's recent (one ...
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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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I can't install Ubuntu on my PC AMD (Already tried nomodeset)

As the title states I tried installing Ubuntu on my PC . However, this resulted in a black screen(still trying not installed yet) as soon as I booted and I checked apparently it had something to do ...
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Graphical slow response issues?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 but my Ubuntu is not running smoothly. It is becoming stuck. Is there a problem with my graphic driver? I say this because 1 out of the 2 ATI graphic drivers failed ...
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How do I set up two monitors on two very different graphics cards?

I have two video cards, one running each of two identical monitors. My main card is an Nvidia GeForce 750 Ti, and the secondary is a Radeon HD5500. When I boot from live USB, the monitor attached to ...
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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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Errors with Radeon HD 8670A/8670M/8750M on HP laptop - Ubuntu 16.04

I have a relatively fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 (from scratch). I have a hybrid Intel/Radeon GPU. See output of lspci -nn | grep VGA: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation ...
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AMD Catalyst Driver installer failing at DKMS

I am following these instructions to install the fglrx drivers. When I am running sudo sh amd-driver-12-6-x86_64.run it tells me fglrx is already installed; even though I ran the commands to remove it....
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Extra tools to install ATI drivers catalyst? (overheating problem)

I have a question, i hope i find some one who could help me, im tired of searching. this and another things. Im installing ati radeon drivers for my lap top, but after running the .RUN file, in ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 does not recognize my graphics card [duplicate]

Today I switched my Toshiba Satellite C55D-A from Windows 8.1 to Kubuntu 15.10. When it finished installing, everything seemed fine until I noticed that my desktop effects were acting very glichty. ...
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Blurry or messed up fonts after forced screen resize

I have an AOC e2727she monitor that I wanted to use with my Dell Inspiron laptop running Ubuntu 16.04. When I plug it in, thought,the highest resolution available is 1024x768 at 60.00 Hz. I followed ...
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Why is my computer crashing when the discrete graphic card is turned off?

I have experienced overheating with the default installation of Ubuntu 16.04 on my MSI Destroyer notebook with dual graphic card (see relevant part of output of sudo lspci -v at bottom). After some ...
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Screen brightness problem on asus u82u with radeon HD6320

I just upgraded my laptop to the newest ubuntu version 16.04 LTS and noticed that I can't change screen brightness. I have tried all methods with GRUB which I find in google, but still can't fix this ...
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wrong video resolution with AMD HD7560D and ubuntu 16.04

I have a computer with AMD A8-5600K APU which includes the GPU HD7560D. I use a VGA monitor with max resolution of 1280x1024. Then I updated ubuntu to 16.04, unaware of the documented decision to ...
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How to assign different applications to different graphics cards on Ubuntu

I am considering this buils: ASUS H170 Pro CPU: Intel core i5 6500 GPU: R9 380 How do I assign Separate applications to these different graphics cards: Like in a laptop, i can assign VLC to my ...