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Very poor performance after regular updates

Recently my install of 13.10 decided to go all wonky on me. It did some kind of system update and then I got that lovely black screen after on boot. After many efforts to fix it I did a dirty upgrade ...
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Can't Change power_method 14.04

I am trying to modify my power method for my ati card as it's like having a helicopter in the room. I use the same methods described here. sudo bash -c echo "profile" > ...
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Need ability to switch between AMD and NVIDIA drivers with script file

So I'm trying to basically take Kali Linux (penetration testing distro) and install all of it's packages (without more than one program that does the same thing) and install them into Ubuntu. I ...
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TV screen not visisble after update Ubuntu

I am sorry to ask something that has been asked a lot in this forum. But I am having problems using my TV screens since I updates Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04. The problem is that Ubuntu is not ...
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fglrx: dim screen until brightness key pressed

I reported this at https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fglrx-installer/+bug/1360218 three weeks ago but it is still unassigned and no one has commented on it but myself. It is a Lenovo G50-45 ...
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Ubuntu Hangs at loading ramdisk!

While running Ubuntu in recovery mode, it hangs at "loading initial ramdisk." What should i do? In normal mode also Ubuntu is not loading. I am using AMD processor with ATI graphics card.
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 64 bit Freezing on Wake-Up

My full system specs are: OS: Ubuntu 14.04.1, 64 bit CPU: Intel i7 4710HQ (4 core, 8 thread, 2.5 GHz, 3.5 GHz Turbo) RAM: 12 GiB DDR3 @ 1600MHz GPU: AMD/ATI Radeon 8850M (aka R9 M265X) SSD: 512 GiB ...
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Ubuntu stuck at “Loading initial ramdisk” during first boot

My Ubuntu 14.04.1 (3.13.0-32-generic) seems to not boot right after a fresh install from a Live DVD (tried it multiple times and also from a bootable USB stick as well). Boot repair info: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 blank screen after install VGA Driver ATI Radeon

I got problem after install Ubuntu 14.04, the screen resolution cannot change to other size. and then I install VGA Ati Radeon Driver from software store. after installed the driver and reboot the ...
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VGA temp goes high

i have installed graphical psensor software, on the tempt section which shows the degree of the vga it is normaly 70C and sometimes goes on 80C of temperature. lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA ...
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I can't use proprietary drivers for AMD 8970M (14.04)

I have checked in the additional drivers section but it says I am using manual drivers. I try clicking on trying to use the proprietary drivers but cant select that option. I have tried: sudo apt-get ...
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Does Ubuntu 14.04 support the ATI Radeon 9200 graphics card? [on hold]

I've been doing some reading and it seems that users who have the same ATI Radeon 9200 graphics card are experiencing trouble with the driver. I think I remember reading somewhere that Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not boot

Can you please help me, after performing system updates on Ubuntu 14.04.1, my laptop does not boot, only blank screen. I have tried using repair disk but no joy. My file is : ...
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Graphical error while installing

I am relatively new to Ubuntu and even newer to this community. Ubuntu refuses to install and the screen goes nuts. Let me lay out a list of what happens. Boot off USB and see grub boot menu with ...
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Intel/AMD Hybrid graphics on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently acquired a new laptop featuring hybrid graphics, namely a Toshiba P50T-B. I installed Ubuntu and at first I had lots of troubles to set up the graphics. The screen was turning black right ...
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How do I get 144hz monitor refresh rate to work with the open source ATI driver?

With the open source ATI drivers, when I set 144hz in xrandr I get strange full-screen stuttering when I move some windows (especially my chrome browser, but other windows as well). I don't get these ...
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Graphics cards NVIDIA Corporation C61 [GeForce 6150SE nForce 430] cuda

So I'm having troubles. 00:0d.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: NVIDIA Corporation C61 [GeForce 6150SE nForce 430] [10de:03d0] (rev a2) I don't think I have the right graphics drivers. I updated ...
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After Software update on 7/9/2014 I cannot get to the desktop screen

System info MotherBoard: Asus z87-c CPU: Intel i5-4670k Memory: 8gb corsair 1600hz Network card: Asus PCE-AC68, Realtek PCIe GBE(built into motherboard) Sound Card: external ARCAM irDAC, Asus Essence ...
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graphic driver for thinkpad t43 Xubuntu 14.04

i recently acquired a thinkpad t43 with windows xp on it. I immediately put xubuntu 14.04 on it and it really brought it back to life. i was wondering where i could find an updated driver for the ...
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Ku 14.10 no display to projector benq 1070

Trying to do: plug HDMI from projector to laptop running Kubuntu 14.10. Play video through HDMI running VLC player. What doesn't work: No display or info going to projector from laptop. blank screen ...
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Lubuntu fglrx drivers not loading

I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 on my PC and it doesn't seem to load the fglrx drivers, it only loads the open source drivers. I have no idea what is happening with the drivers, purge and reinstall doesn't ...
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stumped on amd catalyst installation 14.04

Im following these steps using the first stable manual installation. All has gone well, except in one of the final steps, I'm to execute this command "cd fglrx-14.10.1006/fglrx-install.*" but I ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 hangs on logo while startup

Today I installed the newest updates for my kubuntu 14.04 and after I restarted the system, it won't load properly. It hangs on the logo. I was in a hurry, so I didn't look, what I installed exactly. ...
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What is the best option for using Ubuntu 14.4 with an Asus k55n with dual monitors?

I just upgraded to 14.4 on my Asus k55n. I freaked out a little at first because as soon as it loaded up from the restart the screen was just a bunch of little white squares. I realized eventually I ...
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Hybird graphics - drivers installation

Quick translation: Good morning My name is Jorge Andres Barrios and am new to the Linux OS. I have had many problems with installing drivers on my PC; my computer is an HP Pavilion DM4 with hybrid ...
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How to enable Discrete Graphics Card on Ubuntu 14.04

I can't activate my gpu when running Ubuntu 14.04. I've tried to follow the steps here but without any luck. ...
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how to boot a live-system with proprietary ATI drivers / fglrx?

Is it possible to boot a live system which is using the proprietary ATI drivers? Thanks!
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Ubuntu 14.04.1-amd64 crashes on startup from DVD during installation — possibly video card driver?

I have never used Linux and was trying to install Ubuntu so I can have Windows/Ubuntu dual boot. However, I cannot quite get to the installation screen. It starts loading from the DVD (or USV drive) ...
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How to recover from 14.04 fglrx driver install failure?

I just updated to 14.04 from 12.04 and graphics performance was a bit choppy/sluggish (AMD/ATI Mobility Radeon 4xxx). There's so much information and advice about what to do in this situation that I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 AMD Dual Graphics 8650G / 8670M

I have a HP Pavillion Laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It has an AMD APU with integrated 8650G and a discrete AMD 8670M GPUs. ajith@SoulCube:~$ uname -a Linux SoulCube 3.13.0-34-generic #60-Ubuntu ...
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Change back to embedded graphics from Terminal [duplicate]

I used the AMD "Catalyst" program (from within Unity) to change to my dedicated graphics card, but now when I try to boot into Ubuntu, I get an error that the graphics driver has failed! Following ...
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How can I use monitors plugged into my graphics card and motherboard?

I've decided to try out Ubuntu on my desktop, but I've ran into a problem. When I first booted into it, it only detected my small monitor plugged into my motherboard. I thought of this as a non-issue, ...
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No supported adapters, AMD Catalyst 14.6 Beta, Ubuntu 14.04

It is probably a bug, but I have not found anything in the Internet. I am trying to install AMD Catalyst 14.6 Beta on Ubuntu 14.04 and getting the following error "amd_dcm64: No supported adapters ...
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How to turn off graphic card

My laptop is over heating. I need to turn off the Radeon graphics card and use the built in Intel graphics. The lspci output is shown below. lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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display issue when opening Firefox - 32-bit vs 64 bit

I have a Toshiba Satellite C655D-S5300 that I originally installed the 64-bit version of 13.10 on. Ocasionally, when I opened Firefox the screen would get blurry with colored lines quickly moving ...
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Laptop as second monitor for PC [closed]

I haven't found any solutions for my particular problem yet. My PC got Windows 7 and my ASUS F552E has ubuntu 14.04. I connected the laptop with my graphicscard on my pc to use the laptop as an ...
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Where to get latest stable Mesa?

Atm the only choice we got is between Mesa which ships with Ubuntu (it's outdated before release) or one from Oibag PPA which is latest git development branch (very unstable). What about latest ...
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how to enable hyperZ on radeon hd 5000 series?

I have surfed around the web to enabling hyperZ by adding this parameter R600_DEBUG=hyperz, but where I must put it? Is it at /etc/default/grub ? And what the difference between R600_DEBUG=hyperz ; ...
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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 ...
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What graphic drivers i need to install so my both graphic cards could run?

im new ubuntu user so i dont know much about it, i searched all over internet how and what drivers to install so my dual gpu lapotop could run both of them. I tried most of the methods still no luck. ...
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How can I get Ubuntu's latest version installed with ATI Radeon 7850 support?

I've seen other questions talking about the driver, but none apply to the problem I've been having. I downloaded the latest version of Ubuntu and installed it, but when Unity loads, only the sidebar ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 HDMI stripes on screen during mouse movement

i've installed ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on Acer 5738Z laptop with radeon mobility 4500 series. I got issue with external screen (EIZO FS2331), it's connected to laptop througth HDMI. When i use computer ...
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No Boot Option After Install

Hello recently I built a computer with an msi 970A-G43, AMD FX 6300, and GSkill Ripjaw 2gb ram and was wondering if there's any compatibility issues because after installing Ubuntu it does not show up ...
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how to install new download of 14.04.1-desktop-amd 64.ISO [duplicate]

I have no idea what I am doing here. I was given an IBM ThinkPad with an outdated Ubuntu OS and could not figure out how to upgrade, so I simply downloaded the new 14.04.1-desktop-amd 64 ISO. The ...
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Kubuntu 12.04.4 usb installation fails

When I insert and boot my usb stick with Kubuntu 12.04.4 on it, it shows me the screen "try kubuntu"/"install kubuntu". Then I click on the first one, the graphic goes away and sends me on a ...
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How can I configure the Xserver config file

I recently purchased an AMD R9 280 and I want to integrate it in my system. It seems like I have to cofigure the Xserver so how can I do that. I already createt the config file in the root shell but ...
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Problems with AMD Display after upgrade to 14.04

Was using 12.04 OK for last 6 months with my PCI graphics card which is AMD Radeon R7 200 series. Had some initial problems but installed Catalyst 13.101 driver and all worked fine. A few days ago I ...
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Radeon R7 M260 & Proprietary Drivers: Bad Performance

I recently bought a Dell Inspiron 5547 laptop and installed Ubuntu 14.04 on it. Almost everything worked great out of the box. This laptop comes with two graphic cards, an Intel HD Graphics 4400 and ...
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Gnome 3 - Strange black areas inside windows

I'm facing a strange issue after upgrading from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 (well, technically, it wasn't an upgrade, as the network upgrade failed and I had to do a clean install). On many application ...
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Latest upgrade has “killed” my audio! How do I get it back?

I have just upgraded to the latest version of Ubuntu. Now, my sound doesn't work. I've attempted to find and install all updates and drivers and nothing seems to help. What do I need to do to get my ...