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Is it possible to use dedicated GPU and integrated GPU at the same time? if so how?

I have an AMD R9 380x and Intel HD 530 and want to run a monitor on both connected via DVI at the same time. I can get output from both GPUs but not at the same time by changing kernel boot ...
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Making sure AMD drivers are installed on Ubuntu 15.04

I have a laptop with an AMD Radeon HD 7730M chip. I just want to make sure that the drivers are properly installed because I'm getting some conflicting results. I used this guide first. Running lspci ...
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Which drivers should I install for my AMD graphics card?

In the history of me having this machine, I've successfully been able to get a stable installation of Linux on my computer one time. All other times, either I did something stupid when I was playing ...
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New graphics card causes Ubuntu to freeze during boot process

Today I upgraded my graphics card to a Radeon R9 380, and Ubuntu freezes during the boot process. There is no error message. The screen is black except for a terminal cursor in the top left corner. I ...
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AMD APU + GPU (MSI GX70) Switchable Graphics Card

I want to move away from windows, since microsoft is doing a great mess right now with their OS. Though I've been an Ubuntu user since 2010, I was using this computer mainly for gaming. I have a MSI ...
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Turn off vsync (Radeon) and create xorg.conf

I want to turn off vsync because I want to play games at more than 60 fps. To turn off vsync I have tried to follow this link on the arch Wiki. I created the file .drirc and copy and pasted it. This ...
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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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problem with dual amd graphics card amd radeon r5 A8 and radeon r7 m260

Good day I have problem with dual AMD graphics card AMD Radeon R5 A8 and Radeon R7 M260. Hope, you can help me, I try to install drivers at additional driver in Ubuntu, try download and install from ...
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ubuntu 14.04 cant login after uninstalling amd drivers

Im pretty new to ubuntu. I was using amd catalyst drivers but i wanted to update ubuntu so I decided to uninstall the drivers to prevent conflict so I did. "sudo aticonfig --uninstall". I cant recall ...
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Radeon HD 3000 drivers for Ubuntu 14.04.3? HDMI overscan problems

Please be patient with me, I haven't used a linux distro since slackware in the late 90's and have since forgotten everything I once knew. Anyways, I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 on my main HTPC ...
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AMD Video Drivers for Ubuntu? (Very Slow Graphics)

I just freshly installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my Asus X452E Notebook, it has AMD HD 8xxxM R3 Series video card. I don't know how to install the right drivers for video, I downloaded x.org fxgrx something ...
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OpenCL doesn't detect GPU

I installed AMD APP SDK and here my problem. The OpenCL samples do not detect the GPU. HelloWorld give me this: [thomas@Clemence:/opt/AMDAPP/samples/opencl/bin/x86_64]$ ./HelloWorld No GPU device ...
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Ubuntu doesn't start the install

so im interested in installing Ubuntu. I've made a bootable USB with Ubuntu, but when I try to boot my PC from USB it starts the ubuntu login screen, and after it loads, http://imgur.com/a/agsgO those ...
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How do I get HDMI working on AMD FirePro M5100?

Basically what the question says. Linux is not even detecting the display device when I go to adjust settings. The graphics card is a FirePro M5100 w/2GB GDDR5. The laptop is a Dell Precision M4800. ...
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Video card issues after installing ubuntu 14.04.03 LTS

To start off, completely newb to linux. Just decided to put it on my sis' old laptop to see if it would be viable to take to class to just take notes and surf the web. I installed Ubuntu. When ...
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resolution issue with ubuntu making mouse pointer larger

My laptop has a 4k display running Ubuntu 14.04 and I have scaling issues, so I changed my resolution to 1360x768. When I restart sometimes (50% of the time) the resolution again becomes 2160p for 2 ...
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Unsupported resolution when connected with HDMI

So here's the situation. One day my Acer Aspire One 725 fell and its display isn't working anymore. However, I got a display workaround by the means of HDMI cable connected to my TV(max supported ...
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Ubntu 14.04.3LTS+Radeon HD6950 OUT OF RANGE MONITOR

With standart driver of Ubuntu I can't use my native resolution. Using the driver from proprietary driver with updates or without, after rebooting i see "Out of range". How can I tune my resolution ...
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Poor performance on 1080p in firefox

I use open source driver for AMD HD6320 video card. I followed the instruction in this article Force Enable Hardware Acceleration in Firefox but if I try to play HD video in firefox it's very slow. ...
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Is it good to operate the CPU at 71 degree Celcius

My laptop configuration are Dell 3521 Core i3 3227U @ 1.9Ghz 4GB RAM Intel HD4000 graphic + radeon HD7670m 1GB DDR3 dedicated graphics. As the CPU fan runs at max from staring of ubuntu, I am using ...
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Cryptsetup login fails after applying proprietary ATI driver (fglrx-updates)

I encrypted my installation of Ubuntu 14.04 while installing it, later I switched the driver of my ATI Radeon HD 6970 to "fglrx-updates". After that I could only close but not open any programs. I ...
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What graphics driver do i use and which is the best one?

Specifications of my laptop: ASUS K53U, radeon HD 6250M graphics card, Ubuntu 12.04 I know that the propretiary driver (fglrx) is not installed because it really slowed down my computer. So now I ...
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Unable to control brightness on Xfce environment

I installed a normal Ubuntu and installed Xfce4 on it. (Not Xubuntu!) The brightness control worked beautifully on Unity Desktop Envionment after I install the AMD Catalyst driver, but not on Xfce ...
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Need help with Ubuntu running hot on laptop

I am a new user to Xubuntu 14.04. I have a 2010 HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook pc. Processor is AMD Turion II P540 Dual Core 4 GB ram RS880M - Mobility Radeon HD 4225/4250 This was a Win7 machine - I got ...
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Ubuntu lspci Video memory problem amd 5830

Hi I want to know how to know to fix it. my specs ubuntu 14.04.3, 3gb ram, core 2 duo e8400, amd radeon 5830 xtreme 1gb (with privative driver). the system don't use all the virtual memory, y put on ...
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Can I use Ubuntu on Lenovo z51-70

My question is following. Is my Laptop (lenovo z51-70- i3 5005U, Hybrid r7 m360/intel hd 5500) compatibile with Ubuntu? Which version should I choose? I tryed recently both Ubuntu 14.04/15.10 but I ...
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How to enable GPU mining on a spare card not used for main display?

I am using an internal (Intel) video card for my main display. This is selected as per BIOS settings. I'd like to see how the GPU mining is on a AMD card I put into my PC. It's a "Cape Verde PRO ...
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open-source drivers for OpenGL 3.1 or higher with Radeon HD 6470M

I need urgent help in order to upgrade the OpenGL driver to version 3.1 at least! Any feedback is highly appreciated. My machine characteristics are: $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. ...
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My computer freezes at startup *ERROR* rv770_set_sw_state failed

My computer often totally freezes at startup. I have to reset computer. Some say that I could have problems with power supply. When operating system is loaded, it is operating normally. This error ...
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Random freezes in desktop after fresh Ubuntu 14.04 LTS install

I've been experiencing random freezes in which the mouse often still moves but does not work. Cannot move from current workspace or do anything. I usually can do a Ctrl-Alt-F1 and reboot or restart ...
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Black Screen after installing ATI propietary drivers Ubuntu 15.04 64bits

I installed Ubuntu 15.04, I’m trying to install proprietary drivers because I need OpenGL 4. I have ATI mobility Radeon HD 5470 graphics 512MB. When I reboot my computer, I get a black screen after ...
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Two GPUs: Nvidia for display+OpenCL and R9 Fury X for OpenCL only. Possible?

For development reasons (mainly for testing OpenCL GPGPU kernels), I'd really benefit from having two GPUs on my system: One of the latest Nvidia 9xx boards, for both display/OpenGL and for GPGPU ...
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AMD Drivers Kubuntu 15.10

Using Kubuntu 15.10 kernel 4.2.0 generic 23 with AMD HD 4xx series GPU. http://support.amd.com/en-us/download/desktop/legacy?product=Legacy2&os=Linux%20x86_64 Here says that this driver supports ...
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Cannot change graphic driver. All options are greyed out. (Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS)

I was changing my graphics driver at Software & Updates -> Additional Drivers. I tried X.org, fglrx and fglrx-updates, and they were fine until for some reason I couldn't change it anymore and ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 has kernel version: 4.2.0-23-generic. So

Ubuntu 15.10 has kernel version: 4.2.0-23-generic and ATI legacy drivers for HD 4xxx series cards support upto kernel version up to 3.4 So does it mean, my old ATI HD4670 is useless on ubuntu ...
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AMD Catalyst™ query related to Ubuntu 15.10

I have ubuntu 15.10 and I am using an old ati/amd card which is HD4670 DDR3 1gb and I checked on their website and found a link for drivers related to linux. Now the big question is, is it gonna ...
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ATI HD 4xxx drivers help needed. :/

I am stuck here because of no support for my other old ATI HD4670 ddr3 support. I need drivers but just do not know, how to find them. I went to AMD's website they do have old drivers available for ...
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Ati weird screen flickering in Ubuntu MATE 15.10

I have a hard drive with Ubuntu MATE 15.10 that I just went to the trouble of making it bootable on multiple devices-a brand new lenovo desktop with an AMD A6 with Radeon R4 graphics, and a decade old ...
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ATI/AMD or Nvidia [duplicate]

I have an old graphics card Ati radeon HD 4670 1gb DDR 3 card. This card doesn't get anymore update from AMD. So that means I will have to use old driver updates. How do I update it's drivers?
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How to install drivers for nvidia GPU and amd APU?

Im trying an install of APU drivers along with GPU drivers. I need GPU for rendering, just one monitor would be used, driven by APU. Using ubuntu 14.04 64 bits, I get (lscpci): 00:01.0 VGA ...
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Can't get old Radeon HD graphics to work under Ubuntu

I have an old Pavilion Slimline with a Pentium Dual Core E2140, 2GB RAM and a Radeon HD2350 graphics card. I thought about giving new life to this machine with Linux. At first I tried Elementary OS ...
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Canot display video with IGD mode from bios

I have configured my bios so that the video work at IGD thus has an ATI Radeon non-integrated and integrated intel, the problem is that when you start your pc did not start the system, just start by ...
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AMD Radeon R5 M330 drivers

Where can I find the drivers for gpu AMD Radeon R5 M330 ? At AMD site there are drivers only for windows.Maybe there is an open source driver or something like a backport?
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Ubuntu 14.04 AMD video driver hybrid graphics

A week ago I was trying to update my graphic driver on linux Ubuntu 14.04. After reboot I got a black screen and my laptop did'nt response on any key. I don't remember what version of fglrx video ...
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Triple monitor setup amd proprietary drivers

I have 3 monitors connected with 2xDVI and 1xHDMI to my GPU. Using the ati open source drivers I am able to have a triple monitor setup without any issues. However I recently switched to amd ...
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Question regarding video card support / monitor resolution

I have set up a dual boot system with Windows 7 and Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 using a bootable USB for the install process and while in the 'try ubuntu' enviroment there were no problems at all. After ...
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Ubuntu/Ubuntu mate resume from suspend/hibernation AMD R7 M260/265 hybrid graphics problem

My ultimate goal is to use Ubuntu MATE: Hello, i have a Dell inspiron 5547 with hybrid graphics (intel i5 4210u with integrated Intel® HD Graphics 4400 and AMD R7 M260/265 discrete GPU). GPU ...
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The graphic card is not working properly

Not every time but most of the times when I have to log in my account the log in screen inverts the colors (something like negative colors) and the "solution" for this is to press switch account and ...
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AMD HD 8000 on UBUNTU 15.10

I changed to ubuntu recently and i'm having trouble to install my HD video card, i found at AMD website : fglrx-15.302 But when i try to install, it says it's not the supported version. Even if ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 totally locked after replacing graphic card (gf 750 ti)

I had an old ATI graphic card and was using the proprietary drivers on Ubuntu 14.04. I replaced the card with a Geforce 750 ti and Ubuntu doesn't start anymore. I cannot open a login screen with ...