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AMD graphics problem - black screen!

guys! I have a laptop HP Pavilion g6-1075er with Ubuntu 12.04 and AMD Radeon HD 6470M on board. I had default graphics configuration but some problems with xorg occurred. I had black screen, but I ...
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how to turn off discrete amd card when nomodeset is enabled?

i can boot into ubuntu only with nomodeset enabled , but this means i cant access the vgaswitcheroo / switch (its not seen anywhere in debug) , so how can i turn off the discrete card in present ...
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Grub will crash on motherboard with AMD onboard gaaphics card

In Short: Grub crashes right at start on two mainboards with AMD onboard graphics. How can I get grub not to crash? I was using Ubuntu and kubuntu on a GA-880GA-Ud3H motherboard for a couple of ...
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Ubuntu resolution widder than it should be

Hi guys i hope u are fine well ,theres something that never happened to me, my screeen resolution(1366*768) and using this resolution from amd config privative driver, but it looks wider than it ...
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How can I use monitors on my AMD and Intel GPU simultaneously with fglrx?

I have one monitor connected to my AMD card and one to my integrated Intel GPU. On Windows 7 and Ubuntu with the open source drivers I can use both of them simultaneously, but because they are giving ...
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Is it a requirement that a graphics card be installed to run games on wine?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I can't get games to run with wine. Hardware wise the machine is a modern dual core system but it has no dedicated graphics card. I know the hardware has the processing ...
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How can I fix my audio issues?

I'm running (k)ubuntu 14.04 on a Toshiba Satellite L75D-A7283. Running AMD A4 quad core CPU, and AMD Radeon 8330 Integrated Graphics. I've had this problem for about 2 years now, but whenever I play a ...
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Screen problem after returning from suspend or screen lock

Whenever I restart the X session, either from a suspension or a screen lock, the screen is a mesh of black and white lines, really weird. I can distinguish some of my previous windows, the panel ...
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Screen turns black for a second when I open “Settings” app, graphics instability

I have just replaced the GPU in my computer with an ATI x1550 (originally was a Nvidia 8400GS). The Nvidia drivers were removed, and the open source "Radeon" driver was installed for the ATI card. ...
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hdmi audio pops 10 seconds after pressing stop on any application

I am using an ATI 4350 graphics card with HDMI cable connected to a TV. When I stop playback on any application, for example VLC, Banshee, a Firefox youtube video, 10 seconds later there is a popping ...
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Dual Display not working on 14.04

I've just installed Lubuntu 14.04 on a AMD Server. I have two 24" HP monitors, one of which is connected to HDMI and the other on DVI-D. The issue I have is that the display on the HDMI-port is used ...
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black screen after switching out my video card (driver issue)

I have a cheapo ATI card that I had running with built in drivers while deciding on my final upgrade. i swapped in an nvidia cheapo card to see if i couldn't get better performance with the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 fans running full speed issue

Only a newbie to linux so please bear with me. I have an ASUS P6T SE motherboard with an Intel Core i7 i7-920/2.66GHz 8MB Cache Quad Core Processor i have 4GB of DDR3 RAM and a ATI Radeon 4890 1GN ...
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Proprietary drivers don't work for my AMD 6850M

I've been using Ubuntu for many years and have been quite happy with it the whole time. I have an Acer Aspire laptop with an AMD 6850M graphics card. On previous versions of Ubuntu, the proprietary ...
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How can I disable screen auto brightness in 14.10?

I have a Samsung 730u3e with hybrid radeon graphics, that comes with sensor(s) for screen and keyboard brightness. The keyboard auto brightness works very well, I can increase/decrease or turn off as ...
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ubuntu 14.04 - install NVIDIA conflicting with current Radeon

I need to run programs on the top of python lib Theano, and its GPU accelaration supported by NVIDIA only. I have my 64bit ubuntu 14.04 pre-installed Radeon(GPU information shows Gallium 0.4 on AMD ...
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Netflix tearing in Chrome 14.04 with AMD graphics card

I'm experiencing heavy tearing while watching Netflix through Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Here are my system specs: 3.6 GB RAM AMD Athlon II X2 250 Processors (x2) Gallium 0.4 on AMD RS880 I've ...
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Not able to use Radeon HD6950 for computations on GPU (OpenCl)

Am not able to use Radeon HD6950 for computations on GPU (OpenCl) in Ubuntu (works fine in Windows with a Dell driver with dual boot). Output of lspci | grep VGA is 01:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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Upgrade to 14.04 broken

I recently upgraded from ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 and the screen is blank and unable to login. When CTRL-ALT-F1 to a console and performing the following recommendations here didnt solve my ...
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Suspend and hibernate break brightness adjustment

I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04 (architecture is amd64) with kernel version 3.13.0-44-generic on an HP Pavilion g7-1350dx. Output of lspci | grep -i vga to find GPU is as follows: 00:01.0 VGA ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 server with LTSP and AMD Geode GX-MMX

Already installed LTSP with apt-get install ltsp-server-standalone BUT ... anyone know this thin clients? I don't know which --arch param use to build LTSP.
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Radeon HD 8490 Video Driver Problem in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a problem with running Radeon HD 8490 video card in Ubuntu 14.04. I am trying to set up dual monitors so here are my problems. When I go to System Settings - Software & Updates - Additional ...
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dell inspiron 15 3541 with amd mullins graphics displays noisy grainy screen

there is no grainy noise whatsoever in windows 8 but on ubuntu 14.10 there is noticable grainy screen. what is the problem. i have also install amd proprietary driver. laptop model: dell inspiron 15 ...
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Radeon R9 280X 4K Flickering issue

I am running a XFX Radeon R9 280X with a Samsung U28D590D monitor. Using HDMI for 4K @ 30Hz works well, but when I switch to using the mini-dp port to get 4K @ 60Hz I get ridiculous flickering! It ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Wont detect second monitor connected to second graphics card

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and have 2 HD 7970's that I prefer to run in "Crossfire Disabled" mode to keep my temps lower. I have a 1440p display and a 1080p display. However, With crossfire off and ...
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Unity freezes when closing or minimizing a window

On a very fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, it sometimes happens that when I close or minimize a window, Unity freezes. I can not interact with the panel or any application, only move the mouse around. A ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 The system is running in low graphics mode Dell E6540

I am installing several Dell E6540 and after some reboots the system goes in the "low graphics" mode. The only thing i have done is installed some applications and a apt-get update and upgrade. The ...
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AMD Omega driver installation via .deb, Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit

AMD provides four .deb files for users in order to install the latest (stable) Omega driver on Ubuntu 14.04. My question therefor is: Which of these files do I need exactly and how do I install them ...
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How to set custom display resolution normally

I need help with setting a custom display resolution on Linux Ubuntu, because I have a shitty TV which is actually 1080p, but 1080p looks like crap on it. However, 1776x1000 looks perfect, but Ubuntu ...
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Wine dxiag fails on discrete graphics (but works on integrated)

I have hybrid VGA - integrated Intel and Radeon HD 8850M. I use Linux Mint 17.1 64-bit with fglrx and fglrx-pxpress packages installed. Once I activate discrete graphics in AMD Control Center (and ...
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How to change screen resolution? i tried everything

I have ubuntu 14.04.1, radeon r7 260x and processor intel i3 4150. ubuntu is installed on partition. its stuck on resolution 1024x768 but my monitor has a resolution of 1920x1080. i have tried ...
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Ubuntu Screen goes black after boot using Dedicated GPU

After installing a fresh copy of Ubuntu (14.04 LTS) I am not able to see anything after boot. Once Ubuntu boots, There is no HDD Activity and the Display remains black with no image on the ...
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Black screen when connecting second monitor

When I connect my second screen in the displayport (using an adapter) both my screens turn black in ubuntu 14.10. I tried a lot of things like booting up with two screens connected, but nothing ...
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AMD A6-3420m APU HDMI is only able to output in stereo

I am running Ubuntu 14.0.4 LTS and have tried the drivers provided in software update and the newest from amd but none give me anything but stereo output in the pulseaudio volume control. I am looking ...
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Trouble enabling GPU scaling with amd graphics card [closed]

I need to enable GPU scaling to get dark souls II to work. I have downloaded the AMD catalyst control center, but the linux version has next to no settings, and no field for GPU scaling. Is there any ...
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screen brightness control not working: Lenovo g50-45: AMD Radeon: Ubuntu 14.04

I've a Lenovo G50-45 machine with AMD processor [Radeon APU A4-6000 with R2 Graphics]. I tried the solution from Rmano but no success. Using Ubuntu 14.04. I tried the solution pasted here: [Ubuntu ...
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HP Envy 17 Switchable Graphics AMD/Intel

So my wife finally asked me to install Ubuntu to her laptop after using it on mine and the machine I have setup for the kids. Problem is I can't get the graphics drivers to install correctly. She ...
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Need help with graphic card for HP compaq nx6325 on ubuntu 14.04

Hi I am new to Ubuntu and I tiered for the last two days to fix the sound coming from my laptop. I think it is the graphic card. I found this page ...
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Mouse input/performance/audio output. How do i make this as i want?

So i am on my way of abandoning my windows 10 technical preview and go for linux (ubuntu). But this seems to me a bit difficult, as i have some smaller things i want to change but cant figure out how. ...
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AMD Driver over/underscan fix with options

Now a lot of you know about this setting: sudo aticonfig --set-pcs-val=MCIL,DigitalHDTVDefaultUnderscan,0 If your like me and your TV shows up as a projector and have no slider, have no fear! Now ...
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Overscan, ATI Radeon HD 7870 Ubuntu 14.10

Just installed Ubuntu, unfortunately, the edges of the screen are cut off, almost the entire dock on the side is cut off, i can see none of the top bar either. I thought that perhaps installing the ...
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radeon dpm: why my power state 0 has high values which are not aligned with dmesg?

# cat /sys/kernel/debug/dri/64/radeon_pm_info uvd vclk: 0 dclk: 0 power level 0 sclk: 37500 mclk: 150000 vddc: 950 vddci: 875 pcie gen: 3 # cat /sys/class/drm/card0/device/power_dpm_state ...
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Blackscreen on fresh Xubuntu install

thanks for the help. I just did a fresh install of Xubuntu 14.10 on a old pc, with a AMD/ATI RS400 Radeon Xpress 200 but I am not able to but into the desktop. When the computer starts I am only able ...
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Installation of newest AMD drivers fails

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I'm trying to update my drivers to the latest version provided by AMD. I couldn't find a way to simply update them, so I decided to uninstall them completely by doing this: ...
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Required proper installation/configuration for a dual-GPU setup

The machine configuration is as follows: CPU: Intel Pentium G2020 (with built-in basic Intel GPU) Motherboard: Gigabyte B75M-D3H (has 2 PCIe slots that can be used to install GPUs) RAM: Corsair ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 while display is distorted

I'm currently trying to install ver. 14.04 booting off of a USB, however my display is distorted. I believe I need to install the correct video card drivers, but how can I do that if I can't get ...
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Video Problem & Performance Issues

I have an Acer Aspire E1-522 laptop with following configuration : AMD Quad-Core Processor A6-5200 (2.0 GHz) AMD RadeonTMHD 8400 4 GB DDR3 RAM 15.6" Display (1366*768) I am running Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezing (fully) randomly

Probably this question has been asked many times, but have this problem that Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity freezes randomly on my HP Probook 4540s (Intel and AMD graphics) laptop. Wheter it's when using ...
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Unable to start KODI / XBMC from the dash in ubuntu 14.04

I installed KOBI / XBMC using the below steps and it completed successfully. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-xbmc/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install kodi But I am unable to find it by ...
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Steam not opening after half installation on Ubuntu 14.04

Steam not opening after half installation on Ubuntu 14.04, i have installed the steam using command below sudo apt-get install steam -y it ran and completed and when i go to unity do a search for ...