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LG Flatron monitor shows low resolution on Linux Mint 17.1 [on hold]

I have an LG Flatron E2350 monitor connected to a Linux Mint PC. The monitor shows low resolution. A higher resolution can be selected in both the Linux monitor menu and the graphics card menu, but ...
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What's an alternative to Ubuntu with HD4650 fglrx support?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.1 with fglrx drivers on it. With fglrx enabled my laptop overheat after a little and it goes into protection mode. That happens even if I do not strain it with complicated ...
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Hybrid graphic card drivers (AMD® Radeon HD 8570 + Intel HD Graphics 4000)

I am always trying to find answers for my problems with Google, but this time I give up. I've read almost every topic on every discussion board, blog posts etc. about my problem. I've tried many tips, ...
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Cannot install Xorg Edgers fglrx

I was following this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ka5gBMlo-zo And following it step by step. I decided to add the stable ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates afterwards tried installing fglrx and ...
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Problem with the output to the external Monitor [migrated]

First I need to mention that the issue is appearing in the Trisquel belenos OS, which is very similar to Ubuntu, so I hope that someone could try to give some hints that would work in Ubuntu and ...
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Hybrid Graphics problem - Discrete graphic card doesn't work

I am using a Lenovo G510 with an Intel integrated card and a Radeon R7 M265 discrete card. Ubuntu version is 14.04 trusty while the kernel is 3.13.0-46-generic. I've spent quite a few hours trying to ...
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Black screen apu+dgpu amd foss

writing this now from nomodeset with awful resolution any solution to solve it? using iobaf ppa but it also happen with ubuntu default open source drivers Ubuntu 14.10 laptop. When i boot i can hear ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS doesnt recognize amd radeon M8670

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and it doesn't recognize my amd radeon m8670 graphic card. Only my intel, so I am unable to install any driver because I always get error like your graphic is not ...
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Radeon RV710 boot error!

After I boot Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 Bit I get some errors! [drm:radeon_uvd_send_upll_ctlreq] *ERROR* [drm:radeon_uvd_send_upll_ctlreq] *ERROR* [drm:uvd_v1_0_ib_test] *ERROR* [drm:radeon_ib_ring_tests] ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 & AMD 14.6 Driver issue R7 260X

Okay I have searched and for some reason I am just having problems installing the Beta driver 14.6 on Ubuntu 14.04. This is my second installation today as I messed up my last one following other ...
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Catalyst or foss, and how to

im running omega 14.12 catalyst, laptop apu a3420m(6520g)- 6470m, well i play a lot of dota2 and thats why i didnt made my total change, still dual boot with windows 10, anyway, i can run dota2 at ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot system boots to black screen[using ati radeon hd 7340 video card]

So this is my third time installing Ubuntu on a Windows 8.1 system and my first time having any issues. Installation seemed to go fine but after the system restarted and tried to boot Ubuntu, it shows ...
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Ubuntu and AMD graphics cards

Have had trouble with the last few distros and my AMD graphics card giving me unusable screen. Does AMD play nice with Ubuntu now?
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Can't install amd driver, new ubuntu user [duplicate]

I am new to ubuntu, just wanted to try it out of curiosity, but since I don't have a clue what am I doing I need some help even for some basic things. So I downloaded driver from amd site and it is ...
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dedicated gpu doesnt work

my laptop has amd 8670m + 7620g dual gpu but only 7620g(integrated) works. how to switch to other gpu. i see it in display properties in catalyst control center but there it is listed as unknown ...
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How to properly install Ubuntu to an Aspire E5 laptop?

I have an Acer Aspire E5-551G-83LH laptop with the following specification: AMD Quad-Core Processor A8-7100 (that is an APU) AMD Radeon R7 M265 with 2 GB Dedicated VRAM 4 GB DDR3 L Memory I ...
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Xrandr gives “Failed to get size of gamma for output default”

I recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 64-bits on a Desktop but the graphics were too slow (windows opening, minimizing, etc) and someone suggested my that the graphic card accelarator shouldn't be ...
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Mouse cursor flickers and disappears, unknown display in display settings

I've just installed Ubuntu using the most recent ISO from online onto my desktop Computer. I have an AMD Radeon 6770 Graphics Card. The cursor keeps flickering and disappearing on the screen. I also ...
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Screen is too small, doesn't fit into screen?

My screen model is an ASUS VG248QE and it's 1080P, 24" Monitor. The scale of the screen was perfect until I've installed the fglrx (AMD Drivers because not sure if it's the correct spelling) the ...
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Black screen after AMD driver install, tested different approaches

I have been searching the net and trying different approaches, installing different driver versions, both from software center and by different guides but after reboot I always get a black screen. ...
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Packages are broken with unmet dependencies - cannot install fglrx

I'm new to Ubuntu and trying to survive, but, I can't figure this one out - hopefully it's easy! Ubuntu Software Center says: New software can't be installed, because there is a problem with the ...
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How to set the discrete GPU as default Video card instead of the dedicated?

I have a MSI FX420 Laptop which I will be giving to my brother starting college as a CS. One requirement is that they should be using Linux as their OS. Now my problem is after installing Ubuntu ...
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Chromium graphics messed up after installing ATI fglrx drivers

I have been troubleshooting display problems - my computer was using default Ubuntu drivers and I finally managed to get the proprietary fglrx-update to work instead. Finally the display seems to use ...
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ATI R9 2xx's: Dual-monitors on seperate cards

I can not seem to get my second monitor recognized/running in ubuntu 14.04.02, the light is yellow and the screen off. I have tried the basics by going into the display settings but all it shows is my ...
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Why ubuntu cant see i have 2 or 3 or 4 vga?

I have a pc which i used to mine bitcoins in 2012. a few days ago i wanted to try a new program that can run on linux and can use 1 or 2 or 3 or 4 vga at the same time. I installed ubuntu, and ...
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Can't get OpenGL to work, Games crash on launch, AMD Radeon 6670, Issues with driver?

So, I got Ubuntu yesterday, and enthusiastically started to install all my linux supported steam games. Only about two of them worked, and the rest crashed instantly back to steam without error ...
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Logging into my user account sends me back to login. Xserver? [duplicate]

Solved Running sudo startx must have changed the ownership to root so ownership must be taken back. At the login screen press Ctrl+Alt+F1. Enter your credentials to login then enter ls -la and you ...
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Revert to open source graphics drivers - options greyed out 14.04

I tried switching to the proprietary AMD/ATI drivers using the Software Center > Edit > Additional drivers window in 14.04, which left me with a scary black-as-the-night screen after reboot. I ...
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E: The package fglrx-core needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it

Im using Ubuntu 14.10 Genome I tried to install the AMD fglrx-core driver and now I cant remove anything or install anything Sudo apt-get install -f does not work me@me:~$ sudo apt-get install -f ...
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My computer with AMD graphics showws gradients with consecutive rows of colors as a single color, instead of smoothly changing. How can I fix this?

Consider this image: I've examined the pixel contents of the image and every row of pixels (outside the white border) has an entirely different color value. This would look right on my old laptop, ...
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ATI video card trobleshooting [closed]

Need some help with video card management. Before in windows I used MSI Afterburner or RivaTuner, what can I use in Ubuntu 14.04? [Radeon HD 4870] Thx.
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Problem with graphic when booting from liveCD [duplicate]

i have laptop Lenovo ideapad z50-75 AMD version and i want to install Ubuntu on my external HDD. I setup bios to legacy mode and boot from liveCD. After boot ubuntu from liveCD i should see a window, ...
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Studio 1555 + Ubuntu drivers [duplicate]

I have Dell Studio 1555. I want to install Ubuntu. I have downloaded Ubuntu latest version(Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS) with 32 bit. there was an option with 64 bit (recommended). First question, Which ...
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Where can I find a Ubuntu 14.04 video driver for the Dell ATI 128MB Radeon x300 se card?

I tried Dell's official support site and the option box listed for the Ubuntu OS was greyed out. I know this is a legacy card. Thanks for any help you can provide.
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(Ubuntu 14.10) Can't wake up after suspend (AMD Radeon videocard)

Apparently the problem with AMD video card is quite usual... It's a Packard Bell Easynote LE69KB laptop. Lubuntu 14.10 VIdeo card AMD Radeon HD 8330. I've tried to install the proprietary Catalyst ...
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Which AMD drivers to install for crossfire 5770s? I use FAH alot

I was just wondering if there were any good AMD graphics drivers that won't kill my system performance and allow me to use Protein folding @ home from Standford school of medicine? I tried the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not using ATI Radeon HD 3450, instead using Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 3.4, 128 bits)

I recently installed a ATI Radeon HD3450 on my desktop. When I ran LIBGL_DEBUG=verbose glxinfo part of my output is as following name of display: :0.0 libGL: screen 0 does not appear to be DRI3 ...
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Visual glitch/bugs on desktop

Today I was going to install Ubuntu 14.04.1. First I tried to run ubuntu without installing. After some time the Ubuntu started, but with visual bugs: As you can see there is some kind of problem ...
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Problem installing video driver in Ubuntu 14.10

I tried all possibilities that I found on the Internet to install drivers, but all I get is blank screen, errors and errors, I'm new to Ubuntu and don`t know very much, I used windows 7, now wanted to ...
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Monitor disconnected when screens go black

Since short I have a new 4K monitor connected to my AMD R9 280x on Xubuntu 14.04 via DisplayPort. I have a second monitor connected to the computer as well via HDMI. What I'm observing is that when ...
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FailsafeX fails: no screens found

Following are the steps I have taken previously in this attempt to install AMD Catalyst on a AMD/Intel hybrid system. I have since tried to revert everything to normal, uninstalling all ati and fglrx ...
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HP Pavilion x360 amd a8 100% cpu load

I've installed ubuntu 12.04 on hp laptop with AMD a8 apu on board. After that I,ve intalled proprietary driver fglrx, that was offered by ubuntu. At first all works well. But if I try to do something ...
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Screen problems - Ubuntu 14.04, Radeon HD 4850, Gallium drivers and 50 inch TV

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04, Radeon HD 4850, using Gallium drivers and a 50" Panasonic TV for display attached to graphic cards HDMI output, but I can not get the desktop 100% inside the display ...
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Open source driver performance for Radeon HD 4870 vs legacy driver?

I have attempted to do a little benchmarking, but am running into a couple issues with the Legacy driver that have given me pause and realized that perhaps I should ask the question before bending ...
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ATI and HDMI video problem

I have a HDMI desktop PC and the HDMI video image appears with horizontal line from the middle of the television screen down: I tried the AMD/ATI open driver, fglrx-update and fglrx. My ubuntu ...
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version.h does not show up after headers installation

I am trying to install catalyst drivers by rodeon and I fail because /lib/modules/3.13.0-45-generic/build/include/linux/version.h is missing. I tried following similar questions to find that I need to ...
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Monitors lose position in multihead setup in 14.10?

I'm experiencing an issue with Kubuntu 14.10 where after I set the monitor position and reboot, the position is again lost each time. This is being set via System Settings -> Display Configuration. ...
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fglrx is not installed

This question was asked here fglrx doesn't seem to be installed, but no solution was given. I have the exact same issue, and I was wondering if any solution is available. The interesting thing ...
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Probem installing ATi proprientary driver on Lenovo laptop

I'm currently trying to install ATi's proprientary drivers in order to try and play some games on Ubuntu.I downloaded the official driver from ATi's webside and than followed THIS guide in order to ...
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ATI Eyefinity vs Nvidia SLI 3-monitor span for gaming [duplicate]

I'm going to be building a computer for iRacing/gaming, and I'd like to use Ubuntu. I'm wondering which card vendor has the best support for a 3-monitor setup that would treat the 3 monitors as one ...