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Radeon HD 6470M (HP pavilion g6 1109er) on Xubuntu 14.04.2

So, there is the HP laptop with Xubuntu 14.04.2 x86. On the free driver (kernel is 3.16) laptop really hot. I tried to install the latest Catalyst specifically built for Ubuntu - ...
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I have ADM ATHLON(tm) 64 x2 dual core. Should i install ubuntu [duplicate]

I have a Amd athlom(tm) 64 x2 dual core processor 5200+ 2.71 GHz with 1 Gb Rm Running a fake licence of windows 7. But it is not running as good as I'd like. Should I install either 32 or 64-bit ...
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fglrx won't detect AMD Mullins R3 card on fitlet/14.04: (EE) No supported AMD display adapters were found

I'm currently testing a fitlet-XA10-LAN Barebone with ubuntu 14.04.2 x64. Everything seems to work just fine, but I cannot get 3d acceleration to work. "lspci -v" says the box has a 00:01.0 VGA ...
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Ubuntu freezes randomly, nothing works

It has been a month now with this problem and my life is hell. I had ubutnu 5 months ago or so and I changed to windows after a mistake that cleared out all my HDD, and about a month ago I got back ...
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ATI “Radeon HD 2400 PRO” VIdeo card on Ubuntu 15.04 (x64)

When using 2 screens it works very slowly. WHY? I thought I need to update video driver. I go to to official site http://support.amd.com/en-us/download/desktop?os=Ubuntu+x86+64 it says ...
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How do i install drivers for Radeon HD 7550M/7570M/7650M ubuntu 14.04

I wanted to play some games and for taht i need to update my drivers i have ran the next line of code if that helps : david@David-Laptop:~$ lspci -vnn | grep -i VGA -A 12 00:02.0 VGA compatible ...
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Turn off useless video card ubuntu server

I have a VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Cedar [Radeon HD 5000/6000/7350/8350 Series] connected to my computer which is now a development server. It gets HOT! I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is not detecting my gpu

I have a amd r9 390 and it is not being used:(. I tried installing drivers from amd and that didnt work. my motherboard detects my card but my computer is using the onboard graphics of my cpu. This is ...
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problem installing AMD driver with Ubuntu 14.04LTS

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04LTS on a PC with an AMD HD serie 8 in it. I use this workstation for medical imaging analysis and I get an OpenGL error message with the default driver. I know ...
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2nd vga monitor not being detected shows 100% black screen

Hey guys my 2nd monitor is on but is just showing a black picture. my main monitor is connected to the video card (Amd 280) whereas the 2nd monitor i connected to the motherboards VGA port the VGA ...
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Bad initialization on graphic (amd 690v)

Since installing Ubuntu Gnome 14.04, my (old) video on board dont works properly. Observe that starting in live mode this version works fine and if I end my session and make a new login ubuntu works ...
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Ubuntu installing issue ATI video card laptop

Todays is my second day I'm trying to install ubuntu on laptop. Decided to write here. Laptop Samsung r538 has Ati radeon 4500 series, googling arround I found that it's the problem. So I'm trying ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 suddenly only boots into tty1

I've read through about 20+ threads where others had the same thing happen, however NONE of the solutions I found worked for me. Some were not even possible to try or didn't apply. I'm really stuck ...
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pci-stub not claiming radeon card, only the audio device, radeon driver claiming graphics instead

im trying to bind my spare radeon card to pci-stub on kubuntu 15.04, ive got this for my boot options dmesg | grep pci-stub [ 0.000000] Command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-3.19.0-15-generic ...
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Installing Spotify via 32 bit lubuntu, processor supports 64 bit. Is it possible to get it to work?

I'm running a laptop that has the ability to run 64 bit (It's dual-booting 32 bit Lubuntu and 64 bit Vista, reason being is it has a mere 2 GB ram) and I'm attempting to install Spotify. My machine is ...
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New AMD card boots to “Starting Version 219” [on hold]

Ubuntu 15.04 Radeon R9 380 GPU I finally realized nvidia and Linux simply don't work well together, so today after a lot of research I switched to a Radeon card which is supposed to have much better ...
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Trouble installing AMD drivers on a new build - using 14.10

I've just finished building my first PC. I'm also fairly new to Ubuntu. I'm really struggling to work out how exactly to get the proprietary AMD drivers up and running. I've been trying different ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu on a new build [duplicate]

I just built my first PC and am trying to install Ubuntu from USB. I'm using an AMD A10 7870 APU, and have tried Ubuntu 15.04; 14.04.2, and Lubunutu and Linux Mint. I've had 'succesful' ...
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My laptop is seriously overheating

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 alongside Windows 7 on my laptop about an hour ago, and within two minutes of running Ubuntu (both during the Live CD and post-install), my CPU temperatures reach 100°C. In ...
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Graphic problem ATI Radeon HD7770 [closed]

i have elementary os (ubuntu 12) and i have graphic issue. There is a app called "ATI binary X.Org driver" from the market, and when it not installed, there are no graphic issues and i can take ...
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APU crashes Unity with ATI drivers

I am currently trying to install graphics drivers for my GPU. But my case may be a bit different, I have an APU A10-7770K and a graphics card Radeon R7 250X. I tried many, many times to get my rig run ...
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Graphic glitch in Ubuntu 15.04

I have a strange graphic glitch in Ubuntu 15.04. Please help me. My laptop(hp 4520s): intel i3 380m, 4gb ddr3 ram, ati hd6370 mobile I tried proprietary drivers and update/upgrade but that doesnt ...
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Reason to keep a GPU in a computer that is running Ubuntu Server

After a problem with my old motherboard, I'm switching my Ubuntu to my gaming computer. My main question is: is there any reason to keep my AMD HD 7850 running on this computer? My motherboard has ...
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Ubuntu dual screen, one has artifacts until display arrangement changed

so I have a problem. Whenever I login my primary screen is filled with random colors. The secondary is not. Like this: http://i.stack.imgur.com/HQXun.jpg But if I go and change the arrangement of ...
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ATI Drivers crash GUI

I am currently trying to install graphics drivers for my GPU. But my case may be a bit different, I have an APU A10-7770K and a graphics card Radeon R7 250X. I tried many, many times to get my rig run ...
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Can I enable crossfire on Ubuntu 14.04?

How can I enable crossfire mode on Ubuntu 14? Graphics: 2 x AMD Radeon HD7790. Mainboard ASUS P5KC. OS: KUbuntu 14.04 x64. aticonfig reports: aticonfig --lscs Candidate Combination: ...
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Unity crashing with amd drivers

I recently installed Ubuntu. I am currently trying to install graphics drivers for my GPU. But my case may be a bit different, I have an APU A10-7770K and a graphics card Radeon R7 250X. I tried many, ...
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Discrete graphics always DynOff

I'm using the default open source driver and when I run # cat /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch I always have my discrete AMD adapter as DynOff. I tried echo ON > ...
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Ubuntu 15.04/kernel 4.0.1, tpm error (7) occured

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04. Once I had installed all updates, I ran into this error: [ 4.124110] tpm_tis 00:00: A TPM error (7) occurred attempting to read a pcr (I took a picture but it blurs the ...
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How can I get my second monitor to work on Intel HD4600

My primary graphics card (as set in the BIOS) is my R9 280X. It works perfectly fine with the monitor running off it. However, my secondary monitor (an older one, a beige 4:3) which is plugged into ...
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How do I know whether my graphics card is supported by fglrx 13.101

So I've been reading https://wiki.ubuntu.com/X/Config/HybridGraphics and according to it I need a graphics card that is supported by fglrx 13.101. My system is a laptop with Intel Integrated Graphics ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 + AMD,purple screen when booting after install,stuck at initramdisk

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 on a Seagate expansion drive. I tried booting it up from my machine, but it hangs (and I waited over 30 mins, just to be sure). I tried using the drive from an Intel based ...
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Starting version 219 whenever discrete GPU is used

I'm getting a black screen with nothing but "starting version 219" on the screen. This happens if I install FGLRX drivers or if I use the discrete GPU with open source drivers. I'm using ubuntu gnome ...
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Catalyst 15.7: Could it run on Ubuntu 15.04

AMD just released Catalyst 15.7 Driver. Could it be installed and run on Ubuntu 15.04? Are there any known fails and restrictions? Officially 15.7 supports only Ubuntu 14.04.2.
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Automatic fan speed control on AMD/ATI gpu cards with propietary drivers (fglrx) [closed]

This post is just to describe what I did, because I spent some time googling before find a acceptable solution. I've a server running ubuntu 14.04 with 2 AMD firepro w8100 and the propietary drivers ...
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Wifi problems ethernet 10/100 base-t

Notebook 15-p002la AMD A8-6410 8GB 750GB 15,6" AMD Radeon R7 M260 2GB LAN: Ethernet 10/100 BASE-T Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n Video: Gráficos AMD Radeon R7 M260, 2 GB de DDR3 I have troubles with mi ...
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Wifi and Graphic drives

Hello I have a laptop with this description: Descripción Ficha Técnica Garantía Despacho Comentario Notebook 15-p002la AMD A8-6410 8GB 750GB 15,6" AMD Radeon R7 M260 2GB Windows 8.1 Blue La ...
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SLOW system on HIGH-END Custom PC

Bought a fresh HD for Ubuntu & Windows 8.1 setup. Both OS on different HD's. Ubuntu HD is SATA 6 GB/s, Windows HD is SSD. Windows is on SATA 1 and Ubuntu is on SATA 4 slot. Basic system info: ...
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Xubuntu freezing on a computer running Radeon 9100 IGP

So this is whats happening, I decided to revive an old ASUS Pundit (believe thats what they where called) with Xubuntu. It has a 3.00 GHz Pentium 4 with 1Gb RAM and with a Radeon 9100 IGP. My issue ...
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14.04 increasing backlight above a certain level does not work

I've read every topic I came across but couldn't find a problem similar to mine. I have a laptop with ati graphics card and have fglrx installed. my function keys for increasing - decreasing ...
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system is running in low graphics mode - Need help installing Graphics Card Drivers

Hi I'm having issues with Ubuntu 14, my computer is configured to dual boot with Ubuntu and Win 7. I haven't had any luck getting Ubuntu to get along with my AMD Radeon HD 7870 graphics card. I have ...
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How can install the catalyst/flgrx driver, for only a single kernel version (or GRUB menu entry)?

A while ago, I attempted to install flgrx on a machine with an AMD/ATI Radeon 6480g (SUMO) on an APU, which ended poorly and ended up requiring a reinstall because of the config being thoroughly ...
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AMD Radeon HD 8870M and Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to install the HD 8870M driver on Ubuntu 14.04, but I can't. I try to install with apt-get install flgrx, but it install other driver (HD R9 270X or something like it). I tried with the ...
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Screen pauses every 7 seconds with Radeon Open Source Drivers

This is a clean install of 14.04.02 on my HP Laptop. The laptop,a dv7-4045ea, has dual Radeon graphics cards a HD4200 and a HD5650 which cannot be controlled in the BIOS and cannot use fglrx drivers. ...
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AMD A10 with 8750M hybrid graphics

I have Acer 552g with dual graphics mentioned. With Ubuntu the temperature its to hot and the battery life is low. I installed the ati driver in Ubuntu, and nothing, I searched in many forums but ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Mouse Cursor Blinking with External Monitor

I'm dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTE on an HP Envy 14 with both an Intel Integrated Graphics Controller and an AMD/ATI Radeon HD 5650/5750 graphics card. With two different external ...
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xorg.conf configuration?

Sorry if this has been answered a billion times, but I have looked for quite some time and haven't come up with any solid info about this. I feel like I'm missing something obvious since nobody else ...
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Dual Monitor Screen Flicker and Offset Problems

I have the same problem like in this trade, when i use this commend: xrandr --output VGA1 --auto --right-of LVDS1 --output VGA1 --scale 1.0001x1.0001 it solve the offset and the flickering of the ...
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How to install ATI Radeon HD5470 proprietary drivers on Ubuntu 14.04?

I seem to have a problem with the drivers. I tried everything. Every single fix that I found on this forum and I can't install the proprietary graphic drivers for my ATI Radeon HD 5470. When I go to ...
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How to change radeon power profile on ubuntu 15.04?

Recently I've decided to switch back to the open drivers, because fglrx is really buggy. So, on the open drivers there is a problem with power management. My laptop become really how after few minutes ...