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Ubuntu cannot start GUI - unable to connect to X server

I have just upgraded to 14.10. The upgrade worked very well except for the graphics driver. It's an ATI Radeon, and the default built-in driver was active. It worked but it didn't look right, so I ...
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New to Ubuntu, got a few problems

So I built myself a lovely new computer, and decided to give ubuntu a go. So far, I'm confused. A quick google search left me with a headache. So here are my problems. Keep in mind that I'm ...
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Ubunt 14.04 dual monitors not working

I have a radeon 7970 to power my main monitor and a second gpu (5000 series I think?) powering my second monitor. They both work fine on windows 7, with the amd catalyst drivers. However, after trying ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu on Asus X552E because of weird graphics

I have bought an Asus X552E, AMD A4 with Radeon HD 8670M gpu. I want to install ubuntu 14.04 on it but I have a strange problem. when I start installing, the LCD of laptop encounters with graphical ...
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Lubuntu Using AMD dedicated graphics card and onboard graphics card at the same time

I am trying to use 2 different graphics cards on my PC, a AMD radeon HD 5750 and an Intel HD 3000. I have this setup working in both Windows XP and Windows 7 but I have no idea how to do it in ...
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14.04 I Screwed Up the Graphics/Desktop/Something

Because I hadn't used Terminal in a long time I thought I'd fiddle with the on-board graphics . . . Using Synaptic I installed first one, then the other flavor of (I believe) fglrx for AMD ...
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AMD Caicos XTX/Radeon HD 8490 filling log

dmesg and syslog are overwhelmed with the following errors multiple times per second. For the most part, things operate well enough, but I sometimes have some performance issues so I'm trying to track ...
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How to undo graphics driver install

I have an AMD A8 5600K with the Radeon 7000 series graphics. Last night, I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. Graphics were not running properly after the upgrade, so I ran the following commands: ...
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strange characters in trusty

From time to time I'm getting strange characters displayed in different programms: thunderbird, firefox mostly, but also nautilus. Often it is only one character which is crumbled, but all over the ...
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Need help interpreting log file and installing missing AMD driver dependencies

I'm having trouble installing the AMD Catalyst 14.6 Beta Driver for Linux on my Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. I know this might seem trivial but I need help interpreting and understanding the names and ...
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Graphic driver HP 4545s Ubuntu 14.10

i try to install ATI Driver on ubuntu 14.10. I have 2 graphic on my laptop, 7450M and 7600M. Whether it is supported by ati in ubuntu 14.10? If so, how do I install the drivers? Regards, M.S
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Ubuntu (Kubuntu) not loading - problem with ati catalyst proprietary drivers

I have problem - upgrade kubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 and after this os not loading. I try with fresh install of ubuntu, after formating but problem is same. I see on driver notes this, may be this is ...
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I cannot run Team Fortress 2 because of a problem with my video card

I really want to play Team Fortress 2, but every time I try to launch it it says, Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glcoloredmaskindexEXT'! either youre video card is not supported or ...
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(Statement) “Ubuntu 14.10 won't work because black screen” solution described here [duplicate]

Please read entirely the question. I've decided to write this here because I've seen about 15 questions of the same issue: Ubuntu not showing up screen, all is black. Well, let's start in the ...
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Audio stuttering in Elementary OS Freya [on hold]

Hardware: AMD A6-5400K APU 8GB RAM ECS A55F2-M3 motherboard andrew@andrew-A55F2-M3:~$ uname -a Linux andrew-A55F2-M3 3.13.0-32-generic #57-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 03:51:08 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Gnome login screen doesn't shown after boot ubuntu gnome 14.04

I installed AMD graphic accelerators driver(aka fglrx) to replace xserver-xorg-video-ati at ubuntu gnome 14.04 with my HP 15-e044TX Laptop(uses AMD HD 8670M graphic card), but after reboot, login ...
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display screw up after a few second

I'm on an hybrid system with intel/ati using the radeon driver for the ati card and the i915 for the intel card. I'm using switcheroo to switch between cards. If I log in into default ubuntu session ...
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AMD Catalyst Drivers 14.9 needs kernel-headers on 14.10, altough it is missing a version for Utopic

Within the release of Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn I've decided to upgrade for it, in hope of better support to my graphics card from AMD, because in the release notes of both Catalyst and Ubuntu it ...
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Can't install AMD drivers

I've installed Ubuntu and had nothing but problems so far. First off, my secondary monitor resolution is way off and I can't choose the correct resolution. I decided to install the proprietary drive ...
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14.10 wine and fglrx conflict

I've just updated to 14.10 from 14.04, and have come across a problem having both wine and fglrx installed The wine dependencies that are causing the problem go like this wine > wine1.6 > ...
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My mouse pointer is shredded / chopped up

Yesterday my mouse cursor got into a fight with a terminal cursor and lost. No not really, but suddenly it changed to being chopped up so that parts of it are shifted. It still works, but its ...
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AMD Radeon R5 Graphics Glitches In Ubuntu 14.04.1

My Laptop specs : AMD A8-6410 Radeon R5 Graphics 4 GB DDR3 500 GB HDD I removed Windows 8.1 completely & installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 But, the graphics is just too damn slow. The output of ...
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Problem with installing the latest version of ubuntu

As the title says, I am currently looking into duel booting ubuntu with windows. But as I download the latest version, I either come up with a blank screen from a disk, or an error after installing it ...
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failsafe-failure after installing AMD fglrx driver in Ubuntu 14.04

after trying every option I can think of (and from the Web), I am forcefully have to ask here :) So first of all my gear: A Dell e6540 laptop Intel Haswell 4800MQ; lspci: 00:02.0 VGA compatible ...
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Revert AMD graphic drivers [duplicate]

I've installed AMD graphic drivers and rebooted my system. Now when i'm logging in my screen turns off or shows a lot of noise in different colors, but i cant see anything. That means i cant use my ...
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ATI Radeon R9550 AGP 256MB - Suggested (Best) Driver?

Using Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit. My card is R9550. The system is using 'Gallium 0.4 on ATI RV350 '. I remember there is a few open source drivers, like fglrx etc. Also in this site: ...
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Hybrid Graphics / HDMI Screen redraw Wierdness

I have searched extensively on this problem but have not encountered a work solution yet. Please can someone help? I have HP tm2 2050ea laptop. It has hybrid Intel / AMD graphics. It is caught ...
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Enable proprietary driver option disappeared after enabling it for AMD ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330

I've been struggling with this a while. I have an older Acer Aspire 5810T with a AMD ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330 inside it. I've disabled the switchable option and am now only running the HD4330 card, ...
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How do I find out what resolutions my graphics card supports? (AMD HD7750)

I am currently running an AMD HD7750 triple head graphics and I am thinking of upgrading one monitor to a 4K screen. Is there a way that I can determine the maximum resolution (or combinations of ...
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League of legends resolution problem

I've got 1 GB Radeon R9 270X and League of legends was working fine. Recently I used a different monitor and the game seemed to adjust automatically . I went back to my old monitor and I run the ...
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Asus Radeon R7 260X 2GB DirectCU II Video Card ubuntu black screen when installing

So, I was using a USB stick to install Ubuntu onto my computer and everything loads fine. I clicked the install button and it loads Ubuntu with the dots under it. It goes to "no signal". Where the ...
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AMD legacy driver installation failed due to missing kernel headers

I am trying to install amd-driver-installer-catalyst-13.1-legacy-linux-x86.x86_64 on Ubuntu 14.04, and failing due missing /lib/modules/3.13.0-37-generic/build/include/linux/version.h. I tried to ...
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xorg.conf for two monitors, single ati graphics card

There are many iterations of this question, few with actual working answers, so after a few hours of trying to get it working on my machine, I will post my solution. How do I configure my Ubuntu ...
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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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xubuntu 14.04 no virtual terminals

I have an Acer AO722 with the following graphics hardware: *-display UNCLAIMED description: VGA compatible controller product: Wrestler [Radeon HD 6290] vendor: Advanced ...
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Crackling sound on HDMI ATI HD7790 Ubuntu 14.04

I am new on Linux but I try to start use, however this if my first big problem. On my card I am not able to use HDMI for sound. I have crackling sound. This is info about my hardware: 1) By typing ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 Amd/Intel Graphics, Fan and Battery Life problem

I am new to linux and ubuntu so i am having problems with it. I have dell inspiron 5521 which has hybrid graphics. My problem is that i can not switch between graphic cards -vgaswitcheroo does not ...
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How to install best drivers for my ATI Dynamic Switchable Graphics ? - heating & crushing before or right after end of install (12.04, 12.10)

I am aware that similar questions for specific GPUs have been posted here and many have not received answers maybe because the issue is sometimes limited to a specific GPU. But while the problem is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes after staying idle/KDE freezes

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 from 12.04. Before updating I was warned that my graphics driver AMD Radeon HD 7600M series might not be supported/out of date. I updated the system anyhow and ...
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bluetooth not working toshiba laptop c55d

I just bought a Toshiba C55D Satellite laptop. I installed Ubuntu 14 and can't seem to get my Bluetooth to recognize any devices. Is there some command or something I'm doing wrong here? Your ...
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How do I restore my Sound in Kubuntu?

Recently, I created a fresh installation of Kubuntu 14.04. At first everything worked fine, and I was tweaking settings to get everything working properly and installing the things I needed to get ...
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Running Steam on Ubuntu 14.04 OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering

So i am trying to run steam on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. i7 Haswell CPu 16gigs ram SSD HDD Radion R9 290 graphics card. At first it would not install due to several missing libraries. After much searching ...
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Screen stops working after running the install-css.sh script to enable DVD support

I've done some research on this, but so far I've found little that seems relevant to my problem. The closest is at https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=711237, but the workaround that ...
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ubuntu 14.04 amd graphics

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Toshiba laptop with ati 4200 graphics and it keeps shutting down and it tells me to update graphics driver how do I do that
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Radeon hd 8570m fglrx driver problem

I have got Lenovo G500 computer.My Pc's Properties is here. -i5-3230m -radeonHd 8570m I using Ubuntu 14.04.1 lts. And My computer using "x.org" driver. 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel ...
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AMD/ATI Sun PRO Radeon HD 8570A/8570M cannot install catalyst ubuntu 14.04

I am unable to install catalyst drivers for Radeon HD 8570M graphic card. If I use new drivers from AMD site I will get an error during the installation like cannot detect suported videocard. If I use ...
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System problems after installing hardware upgrade in 12.04

I absent mindedly clicked on the 'install new hardware' link in Update Manager and this has caused some major problems with my system even though there was no such warning during installation. First, ...
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ATI Graphics Card Problem

I have some problems with my graphics card. I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit and I installed my graphics card without any problem, but when I open the ATI Control Panel, it always shows it's in the ...
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no GUI after installing amd catalyst driver

I'm running a DELL inspiron 3537 with 64 Ubuntu 14.04. After asking around I've decided to install the drivers for the computer. Here's what I did: install the intel driver from here reboot ...
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Hybrid Radeon/Intel on Ubuntu 14.04

I am the owner of HP Pavilion G7 with a hybrid Intel HD3000 graphics card and ATI Radeon 6730M. Every time you try to install the Radeon drivers, the system runs in "low graphics mode". The ...