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How can i speed up unity on first boot? It's very slow when turn on turn on pc, and only recovers speed with reboot, until next power off

Unity stays very slow when pc turns on, but when i reboot it speed gets normal, which is very fast. Notebook is a Toshiba Satellite with Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Trinity [Radeon HD ...
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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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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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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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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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How to switch to discrete graphics with Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having trouble switching to the discrete graphics on Ubuntu 14.04. First about my system: Model: HP Pavilion dv6 CPU: Intel Core i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz Memory: 6GB Graphics card: Radeon HD ...
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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 ...
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No second display over HDMI (16.04 LTS) hybrid graphics

I cannot seem to enable or use my HDMI port in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. As I connect it with my TV, there's no signal on either ends. Detecting displays doesn't work. It probably has something to do with ...
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Upgrading 16.04 LTS to kernel 4.5 (solve suspend/hybernate/HDMI) [on hold]

The kernel 4.4.0.21 which was installed on 16.04 LTS doesn't come with an option of suspending / hybernating my Lenovo Z51-70, due to a bug or whatever, and when I upgraded to 4.4.8 my battery life ...
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AMD r9 280x Drivers for Ubuntu 16.04?

I can't see to get to know how to install AMD driver on the ubuntu 16.04. I been using ubuntu for around a year, and I always seem to have trouble installing :( I took a look at Install AMD drivers ...
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16.04: Powering off discrete graphics results in kernel panic

I am trying to disable my discrete GPU, as I don't need the extra power and I'd rather have a longer battery life. I am currently using Ubuntu 16.04 with the 4.6.0-040600rc1-generic kernel and amdgpu ...
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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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Lubuntu 14.04.1 — no audio from HDMI

I recently put together a new computer as an HTPC. I've tried a few different flavors of Linux on it before settling on Lubuntu. The only problem? I can't get any sound out from the system whatsoever. ...
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/etc/modprobe.d/ conf file ignored

I am trying to add a module option for the amdgpu module, but it is seemingly ignored. /etc/modprobe.d/amdgpu.conf contents: options amdgpu audio=1 Relevant output from modprobe -c | grep amdgpu, ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 installed AMD Drivers -oops

I upgraded Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 today... I wasn't thinking today, definitely failed to read the myriad of warning signs to not install AMD drivers -- but I did LOL facepalm Note: I downloaded and ...
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drivers AMD in ubunty 16.04 R7 265 and teamviewer

sorry for may bad lang and Congratulation fo anew ver ubunty 16.04 my ask 1 my Always problem in all version Ubuntu driver with amd R7 265 why don't support amd drivers and how to install ...
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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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16.04: What driver I install for AMD Radeon R7 M260 ?

I have a Dell with AMD Radeon R7 M260 Graphics card with Ubuntu 14.04. I have already installed drivers for AMD Radeon R7 M260 in website in AMD. But If I upgrade my ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04, what ...
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Ati Radeon HD 3200 Graphics driver - Installation Problem

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.04 x86 and I am trying to install the proprietary driver for my "Radeon HD 3200 Graphics" video card. I know that there are already many threads about this ...
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How can I switch graphics (Intel integrated/ ATI discreet) in 16.04 LTS

I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my Lenovo system with an onboard Intel graphics and an ATI Radeon display controller. I was wondering how I could switch to the ATI display or make it my VGA ...
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IS RadeonDriver support for ubuntu 16.04

I am a Amd user of ubuntu 14.04 LTS i want to upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS but after reffering some sites i found that Ubuntu 16.04 LTS doesn't have drivers which will support RadeonDriver according to ...
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Lagging on HTML5 videos using AMD proprietary drivers

I've been using Ubuntu for about 2 years from now for all my tasks, including software development and deploy. Lately, I decided to try some games on it, starting for Dota 2 from Steam. At that ...
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Full crash after login only when graphics card is plugged in

I'm running ubuntu 16.04 64bit on the following system: MSI Z170A Gaming Pro Intel i7 6700K MSI R9 390 8G The problem I have is that the PC crashes when the video card is plugged in. But only after ...
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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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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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Configuring switchable graphics

My laptop has both Intel and AMD graphics cards: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09) 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Problem with amd, please, help me

Good day, I have notebook hp 15 pavillon, based on A8-with radeon r5 and graphics radeon r7 m260 in Windows. But when I install Ubuntu 14.04, I install fgrlx drivers, and Ubutu see only this: ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Kubuntu 14.04 hangs at startup after installing fglrx

After installing the new AMD Catalyst beta driver (14.6), my system hangs at the boot screen, however I am able to access the TTY terminals. I installed fglrx as follows: Downloaded the drivers ...
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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 ...
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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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At Present Which is the best choice for a Ubuntu graphics card, AMD or nVidia?

I've been using nVidia cards in Ubuntu boxes for years. The closed source drivers have been great and I've even found my way around the nvidia-settings program when I've needed to. I'm now in the ...
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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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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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How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error on particular kernel?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.03 on a Dell Inspiron 15-5547, AMD Radeon HD R7 M265 dual graphics with the fgrlx-updates drivers. Since the update to kernel 3.16.0.60, when I try to boot into my computer, I ...