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Best AMD settings for Minecraft?

So I play minecraft, and recently got my new AMD graphics card. I got the drivers installed but there are white lines all over the minecraft screen. I have screenshots of the AMD settings, and I'd ...
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Problem with fglrx driver

I'm a newbie of Linux KUbuntu 14.10 and I've got a problem with fgrlx drivers. After installing the drivers, when I turn on pc Linux doesen't work. The GRUB starts, then appear written "KUBUNTU" and ...
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Dual Monitor issue in Ubuntu 14.04 ATI

I have a ATI Radeon 7730M Driver, and have the Catalyst Control Center installed. I have an external monitor with recommended resolution of 1920x1080 and the laptop's inbuilt monitor 1366x768. ...
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Can't Enable Both ATI/AMD GPUs in Ubuntu 14.04.x

I don't have this problem in 12.04.x, or with just One GPU in 14.04.x. I use multiple series HD6000 and HD7000 ATI GPUs using OpenCL with either the Drivers from Additional Drivers or the Drivers from ...
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vgaswitcheroo has no effect

I have a Dual Graphics setup on my Laptop. [root@MISTRI ashesh] $ lspci -vnn | grep '\''[030[02]\]' 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics ...
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Login loop on 14.04 because of ATI driver

I've just installed the 14.04 of Ubuntu and I have a login problem. When I try to login with my user or guest user I get a login loop. I think is a video driver problem and I don't know how to install ...
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How to switch to discrete graphics with Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having trouble switching to the discrete graphics on Ubuntu 14.04. First about my system: Model: HP Pavilion dv6 CPU: Intel Core i7-2670QM CPU @ 2.20GHz Memory: 6GB Graphics card: Radeon HD ...
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How do I prevent ATI Graphics Card from over heating?

I am having some serious issues with the Switchable graphics setup on my HP Envy 1103-tx Laptop. This laptop comes with: Intel HD Graphics 4000 AMD Radeon HD 7670M The ATI card is getting ...
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Dual screen not working on specific position

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell laptop and I can almost get it to work with an external display connected to my HDMI port. The weird thing is, it behaves perfectly if, on the settings screen, I ...
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Login loop when I try Ubuntu

I want to install ubuntu 14.04 on my acer 7741ZG but I detected some problems before installation thanks the liveUSB. When I try Ubuntu, the login screen appears, very strange for a liveUSB, I put ...
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acpi call command in rc.local is not being executed in 14.04

I want to disable my discrete AMD graphics on my ubuntu 14.04. So i went through some threads and SO posts , some of them were : 1) acpi_call github library 2) HybridGraphics Ubuntu Documentation ...
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How do I install radeonsi + si scheduler?

I was browsing reddit earlier and found this: https://archive.is/Xlnoa It said that radeonsi + si scheduler runs better than the catalyst/fglrx drivers. I would like to try this out. Is there a way ...
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Deleted drivers. How to get them back with LiveUSB?

I needed fglrx drivers, but for some reason they don't work with my computer. (Login Loops) (AMD Sapphire Radeon R7 User) So I purged them with recovery mode.. but then I was not able to get ...
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FX-6300 detected as i686 - Kubuntu won't install

I'm trying to install in Virtual Box. This is my first try at Linux, so I just want to mess around a bit before I tackle grub, etc. I've got an AMD FX-6300 (x86-64) on a Gigabyte motherboard using a ...
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New rig z170, 15.04 - on board sound card not recognized

I bought a new rig which consists of an I5 skylake CPU, Asus Z170 mobo, and a radeon 390 GPU. Had some issues which by now are sorted, although I am left with the audio problem still, sound card is ...
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Games on Steam do not launch

I got through various problems to make Steam launch.. with my AMD Radeon R7 4 GB Graphics card and the XOrg (Gallium) Graphics, (I can't login, Login Loop happens, and I can't do CTRL + ALT + F1 / F2, ...
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An X Error occured after attempting to launch Steam on Ubuntu 15.04?

I am using AMD Radeon R7 240 4GB (Sapphire) .. and have got through many problems. Steam not launching after switching Graphics Card? This was my first thread regards that.. I did what Sachin Kamath ...
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Steam not launching after switching Graphics Card?

I recently purchased and installed an AMD Sapphire R7 4GB 240. Ubuntu automatically switched to some Open-Source Drivers named Gallium 0.4 on AMD OLAND. For some reason Steam is not able to launch ...
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Green Bars Next to Cursor after Suspend 14.04

After resuming from a suspend in Ubuntu 14.04, I get a rectangular box filled with colored bars/lines that follows my cursor with a constant offset from it. The bars are sometimes green and sometimes ...
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Ubuntu on Laptop with switchable Graphics Card (AMD)

After I got problems with Windows again, i switched to Ubuntu on my old Laptop (Acer Aspire 7750G). Im very happy with Ubuntu and how user friendly and light it is. I mainly use it to browse the web ...
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How to correctly detect hdmi port in 14.04 with onboard radeon 1200 to enable hdmi audio?

After upgrading from 12.04, i get no audio device from HDMI. Altough the display itself is working, seems that it doesn't even detect it as HDMI, but as DVI instead: mrguga@mrguga-server:~$ xrandr ...
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xorg.conf is ignored

I created a /etc/X11/xorg.conf using aticonfig --initial which looks like this: Section "ServerLayout" Identifier "aticonfig Layout" Screen 0 "aticonfig-Screen[0]-0" 0 0 ...
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AMD discrete graphics unusable on a MacBook Pro 8,2

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 on a MacBook Pro 8,2 with a proper EFI single boot. All works like a charm and the boot process is really fast, I'm really satisfied. I have only one issue: I can use ...
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Ubuntu 15.04: unknown display & can't change brightness

I have Ubuntu 15.04 on my Toshiba Satellite A500-14H with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650. First Problem: When I go to settings - display devices (hardwares), it tells me "Unknown Display". I get the ...
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Resolution problems (drivers?)

Okay, so I tried installing 3 distros, Elementary OS, Debian 8 and Ubuntu. All of them can't read my screen's resolution or something, best thing I get is a 1024x768. I have an AMD Radeon HD4650. I ...
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Display turns off after Ubuntu system loading step

I encounter this problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04. My notebook display works properly with other OS. When I boot Ubuntu , loading logo looks and after loading step display turns off. I have ...
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Never Used Ubuntu Before [closed]

I'm pretty well over windows, and rather than "upgrade" from Win 7 to Win 10, I was thinking about going completely Linux (Ubuntu I presume). Before I do so I plan on dropping Ubuntu onto a spacious ...
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trying to install drivers on ubuntu 15.04 for my r7 260x graphics card NEED HELP

I'm totally new to Ubuntu and I have looked over this PDF:amd-catalyst-graphics-driver-installer-notes-for-linux-operating-systems.pdf I am aware in the PDF it says 14.04 is supported, but on the ...
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sddm-Greeter crashes on startup Kubuntu 15.04

Yesterday I updated from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.04... Update went fine, the system booted and allowed me to mess with themes and to install the proprietary ATI drivers... I then rebooted the system and I ...
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Install AMD drivers [R9 280]

I have been using the Additional Drivers for my AMD GPU (non x version) since I got it. Everything seems to look fine on the outside; I get the right monitor resolution, colors seem right...but text ...
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Ubuntu lastest kernel update broke my GFX drivers [duplicate]

So, the latest kernel broke my AMD drivers and forced my system into a Low Graphics Mode on boot up now, the update I got was 3.19.0-26 and I'm now in ttyl consoles now instead of the Ubuntu desktop. ...
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How do I install AMD Drivers on Ubuntu 14.04?

I was planning on doing a Windows build but I had problems getting Daz to work so I'm here now. I'm trying to download the proprietary drivers for my AMD Radeon HD 6870 but nothing is working. I ...
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Attempting to setup a second monitor on 14.04 using an ATI/AMD graphics card

I have recently gotten a second monitor for my ubuntu 14.04 tower. I have an AMD/ATI juniper XT radeon hd 6770 graphics card and an asus p8z77-v lx motherboard. I have had an HP monitor installed into ...
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AMD driver does not work on kernel 3.19.0-26

I am asking for a help or a fix for this black screen in Ubuntu 15.04. The black screen contains the message starting version 219 and I am stuck in there for like a day already. Been trying to find a ...
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Laptop backlight sets to maximum at startup (Xubuntu 15.04)

I've tried many solutions I've found on the Net, but had no luck with them: Tried first with xbacklight = value: output is No outputs have backlight property. Then I tried with GRUB options like ...
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CS:GO low fps / Stuttering / Graphic card driver problems

At the beginning I can say, I'm new to Linux systems. Few days ago I installed kubuntu 14.04. I tried to install drivers by driver manager. On X.org drivers i saw, the window dragging and animations ...
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How to turn on AMD Turbo Core for AMD A6 6310 on Linux?

I use Lubuntu 15.04 I've noticed that my processor (AMD A6 6310) works at 1800 MHz frequency and not more, while AMD promised 2,4 GHz with Turbo Core option. How to enable Turbo Core option? $ ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 ATI/AMD driver problem

I'm trying to install a driver for ATI Radeon HD 7900 series. I've read a lot of different articles, but I still cannot to do it. For example, I've tryed almost all instructions/way from this page ...
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What does “!!! Unknown header type 7f” error means?

I bought a new laptop, and I can't enable discrete graphic card. The output of lspci -k | grep -EA2 'VGA|Display' terminal command: 00:01.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ...
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HDTV overscanning problem - NOT a TV setting

I'm using a 42" Philips LCD TV (42PFL3704D/F7) as a secondary monitor for my computer, running Linux Mint 17.2 and Windows 7. My primary monitor is a 22" LCD monitor, and it works fine on both ...
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How to enable amd discrete graphics card?

I bought a new laptop, and have a problem with graphics card driver. I've been trying to fix problem for few days, please, help me if you know the answer. Hardware: Dell Inspiron 15 3541 with A6-6310 ...
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Fuzzy visuals and low fps in games, screen tearing in both games and web browser. Happened after changing up drivers

This started after tf2 kept crashing upon opening. I assumed i might have had a driver issue and switched over to the proprietary drivers from amd. The crashes persisted so I switched back to the open ...
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glxinfo (64bit) tried to load r600_dri.do (32bit)

I'm trying to setup a HTPC with Kodi (and vdpau), powered by an AMD A4-5300 APU with Radeon(tm) HD 7480D Graphics. Since hardware acceleration is not supported in the fglrx drivers, (Someone, correct ...
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Switchover from AMD 760G (Northbridge)/AMD SB710(Southbridge) chipset to Intel G41(Northbridge)/ICH7 (Southbridge)

I have switched my mainboard from Asrock 960GC-GS FX (AMD 760G (Northbridge)/AMD SB710(Southbridge)) chipset to MSI G41M-P33 Combo (Intel G41(Northbridge)/ICH7 (Southbridge)) and processor from AMD ...
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aticonfig: No supported adapters AMD Catalyst 15.7 Ubuntu 14.04

Have a fresh install of Ubuntu with no previous proprietary driver. Installed per AMD Installer notes using the GUI then added th fglrx-dev via dpkg. Ran dpkg -l in home directory and all four show ...
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Graphics driver problem

I have a AMD/ATI HD6600. I have already tested every single popular Linux distribution and I still have this problem. If I start using non-proprietary drivers, most of the time I start my PC after ...
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Proprietary drivers AMD r9 290 causing system to run in low graphics mode

I installed the proprietary drivers for my AMD Radeon R9 290 from the additional drivers menu in Ubuntu 14.04 and upon reboot was faced with: The system is running in low graphics mode - your ...
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Problem with AMD Radeon HD 6470M on 14.04 with AMD Catalyst Control Center (PC : SONY VAIO Vpcca3s1E)

The problem with my AMD GPU is that on Ubuntu it uses only half of its VRAM: it uses only 256MB of the (already low) 512MB available. Also in CCC its showing way another graphics card: a Radeon HD ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - AMD drivers boots without gui

So I've been having some trouble getting the AMD drivers to work. Whenever I install the AMD drivers either from their website or using the additional drivers tool in Ubuntu it installs just fine, but ...
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2nd monitor detected but no signal

Beginner here,(Ubuntu 12.04.1LTS) Currently this is my setup- 1.Vga - vga (1st monitor). 2.Hdmi to Vga converter - vga (2nd monitor). 3.HD4870 with fglrx drivers. After i connected my ...