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Installing AMD Catalyst 14.3 on Ubuntu 13.10-64bit

I have followed these instructions: http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubuntu_Saucy_Installation_Guide#Generate_a_new_.2Fetc.2FX11.2Fxorg.conf_file I have not performed section 3.5 Generate a new ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 to LG TV via HDMI

I am unable to connect a Ubuntu 13.10 box to a 55 LG LED 1080p 240 HZ smart tv (model #55LAS400) via HDMI. Sometimes I just get a green screen on the TV or other times it won't recognize the TV at ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 suddenly very slow

For some reason, my Ubuntu 12.04 recently became very slow. My specifications: HP laptop, core 2 duo T6600, 2.20 Ghz x2 Ati radeon 2 GB RAM Symptoms in Unity 3d: Dash takes endless to open ...
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Does the Radeon HD 8570M work with Ubuntu (Saucy/Trusty)? (no hybrid)

I'm planning to buy a new computer. It uses a AMD A8 processor with a Radeon HD 8570M. I've read lots of discussions on how to get this card work using Ubuntu or Mint. However, all of them were ...
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AMD driver installing on lubuntu 13.10

Can someone help with driver installing for this video card? My video card is sapphire amd radeon hd 3650. I'm using Lubuntu 13.10 Thanks!
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Why does my computer (almost) randomly power off? (GPU Kernel Panics?)

I've always had a problem running any sort of Linux distro on my machine. I'm a gamer and tend to spend most of my time in Windows and I have never had any issues when it comes to stability of my PC, ...
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fglrx brightness and black screen

In a HP 2000 Notebook PC and ubuntu 13.10, when I change the radeon driver for the fglrx, glxgears show more fps, but any brightness change make a black screen for one second. With the radeon driver ...
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Switching between apu igp and discrete gpu

I have a HP g6-2251st which has an APU(A4-4300M + HD 7420G) and a HD7670M discrete graphics. I dont know if it was possible before but i cant change between this two on latest 14.04 beta. I was ...
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Black Screen with “Input signal out of range” message, after AMD graphic driver installation [13.10]

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 64bit alongside Windows 7 64bit, and both ran fine. Then I installed AMD graphic driver for my video card radeon R9 270 following the 3rd(manual) procedure given in ...
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Ubuntu slow in lenovo s215

I just bought a lenovo netbook, the spec is AMD E1 2100 1.4Ghz with HD 8210 RAM 2GB is it make sense with that spec my ubuntu is running slow? or is there anything i can do to make my ubuntu run ...
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USB 3.0 problems with a Gigabyte motherboard in Ubuntu 12.04.4

[this has been translated from spanish] Hi very good morning or afternoon as the case of Venezuela and am Andruwx little over a month ago I bought a card for mother www.amazon.com Gigabyte Model GA- ...
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fglrx: suspend on lid_closed does not work

I'm on a Samsung 535U3C with lubuntu 13.10. Since powermanagement did not work at all (neither hibernate nor suspend: hibernate brought to a complete reboot, suspend was unable to awake the screen) in ...
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HP Pavilion G6 2312 ax drivers for ubuntu

I am new to linux and have successfully installed ubuntu with windows 8. My laptop is hp pavilion g6 2312 ax. graphic processor:512 MB AMD Radeon HD 7660G (Integrated) and 2 GB ATI Mobility Radeon ...
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14.04 and amd 6950

I have had troubles with Ubuntu 12.04 and getting my unlocked 6950 to work properly in the past, and it discouraged my away from using Ubuntu. After having Ubuntu work flawlessly on my laptop and ...
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Unable to open /etc/ati/control, please reinstall the driver [closed]

I had the beta drivers running previously and after a standard update it stopped working. What I've tried so far: sudo apt-get remove --purge fglrx* Then downloaded drivers from Amd website and ...
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Uninstalling “previous install of the fglrx driver”

Firefox on Ubuntu is rendering pages extremely slowly despite having a decent connection. After some googling, I found out that this is probably due to my not having installed my grapic card driver. I ...
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Need help with Lenovo T500 Video card on a Ubuntu 13.10+ OS

I have the following I need help to upgrade. Who can I or do I talk to about how to upgrade drivers on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Linux on a T500 Laptop? Now I'm a Microsoft MCP Certified Windows Tech and ...
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How can I handle more than 2 GB RAM?

I got a Lenovo g475 laptop, with a AMD e-300 processor. According to what I have read, the processor can handle up to 8GB and same the motherboard. When I was using Windows 7 starter I could handle a ...
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xserver-xorg-video-ati do not support dual head with DVI connection

I am running (gnome) Ubuntu 13.10 and I have an AMD Radeon hd 7470 graphic card (dual head). I am using the xserver-xorg-video-ati as video driver. This driver is working fine if I connect my screens ...
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Hosed video drivers! How do I revert to default Xubuntu 14.04? [closed]

I tried to install amd-catalyst-13.12-linux-x86.x86_64.run, and I promptly lost all display on my next reboot. I've tried to reinstall xubuntu-desktop and xfdesktop4, but they didn't install any new ...
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Mouse curser disappearing on login

So after I installed Ubuntu 13.10 over Windows 8 (which took ages due to having an AMD graphics chipset) I decided to install the GNOME shell which as to my knowledge is at 3.10. It installed fine ...
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Ubuntu don't run. Black screen. ¿interchangeable graphics? [closed]

I already installed a ubuntu 14.04 beta 2 on my external hard disc but It doesn't work on my laptop. The laptop is a HP Pavilion DV6-6b02ss with two graphics cards an Intel card and an AMB Radeon HD ...
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Ubuntu hdmi sound not working

I recently installed ubuntu 13.10, and have been having a lot of problems with sound. I am using my ati 4670 to display picture (which works great) and sound (which doesn't work at all) through hdmi. ...
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Seek help in failed Ubuntu installation on HP Touchsmart Tx2

I tried to install Ubuntu 12 on a HP Touchsmart Tx2 (Model# tx2-1014AU), using the Windows Installer. The first boot was successful and I logged into Ubuntu. However, I closed my laptop before ...
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ATI dual monitor wrong supported resolution in Ubuntu 12.04

My second monitor is detected as unknown and doesn't support the resolution 1680x1050 like the other one does, and they're identical. Both are connected via separate VGA cables. Here's my xrandr -q: ...
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Ttrying ubuntu 12.04 64 bit from a usb stick

I've only been using Ubuntu for a couple of weeks (ex Windows (pun intended)) and I've broken and reinstalled it 5 times. It's a new asrock board with AMD A4-5300 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics × 2. ...
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Which proprietary driver should I activate?

I just recently built my own computer, and I am now trying to run Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it from a flash drive with "casper-rw persistence". I'm very new to the Ubuntu operating system, so I was ...
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How can I get my monitor's maximum resolution without the proprietary AMD graphic driver installed?

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. I have an AMD Radeon 5570 HD graphic card. Actually, the default open source REDWOOD drivers aren't allowing me to choose my monitor's maximum screen resolution(which is 1366 ...
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I plug in my headphones, and Ubuntu decides I've got my LMB held

For about a week, often when I locked the computer, I'd return to find that my left mouse button was not recognized. I had a graphical tablet, a mouse, and a touchpad, and I couldn't click. ...
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Logon screen forever [duplicate]

My ubuntu is in trouble, I changed my graphic card, tryed some manipulations, and now I get some problems with the login-screen. I have the login-screen, normal, but when I type on password ( I am ...
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Tried installing Rift via Wine

I'm not exactly sure where I would post this. I'm going to try Rift forums also, but thought I could see what kind of help I could get here also. :) As the title says. I'm successfully installing Rift ...
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Ummm… Ubuntu 13.10 updates gives X.Org X Server at 1.14.3….but the latest AMD Beta Drivers only up to 1.13. How to fix? [duplicate]

Title explains a lot but I'll clarify. I made a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 from a USB stick. I booted in for the first time and just did the following 2 commands as suggested by ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 + AMD BETA Drivers 13.12 = don't work. Am I doing something wrong?

Hoping for some troubleshoot. Fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10. I get into GUI for the first time, and run sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Then I follow this guide: ...
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Issue with installing Ubuntu on Asus N56DP-DH11

I'm new to Linux and just tried installing Ubuntu on my laptop. After installing it needs a reboot which leads me into this error message "The system is running in low-graphics mode Your screen, ...
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miInitializeBackingStore, Rage M3 and Lubuntu 13.10: Screen goes blank

I have installed Lubuntu 13.10 on a Dell Latitude C600, using the alternate installer. After the initial splash screen, the screen goes blank. After some poking around, I discovered in the ...
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New to the Ubuntu Game any one want to help me with an AMD install?

I guess this may be annoying to some, but if you would like to help. I am definitely not to proud to beg. Specs are as follows: Amd A4 4000 3.0ghz APU Gigabyte F2A55M-HD2 dual bios board. Dirt ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 +AMD 13.4 Beta drivers. = black screen [duplicate]

Hoping for some troubleshoot. Fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10. I get into GUI for the first time, and run sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Then I follow this guide: ...
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Why ubuntu is not detecting my AMD Radeon graphics?

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop HP Pavilion dv6 6121se Specs: intel core i7 2670QM 2.2 GHz AMD Radeon 6490M 512 MB Intel HD 3000 512 MB 4 GB RAM 500 GB HDD Dual boot between Windows 7 and this ...
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Error installing Catalyst 13.12 proprietary drivers (Ubuntu 13.10) [duplicate]

Hoping somebody can help me out here. Fresh install of 13.10. I download and buildpkg the fglrx*.deb files from the AMD website. Everything installs correctly when you follow this patch ...
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Lost on installing Ubuntu on my laptop with an ATI graphics card

I just bought a new laptop and I wanted to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it. The laptop has an ATI graphic card though which led to the problem of it simply black-screening and not booting. There ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - Booting into black screen, must press CTRL-ALT-F7 to get into GUI, every time [duplicate]

Hoping for a quick and easy answer to (perhaps) a noobish question. I just freshly installed Ubuntu 13.10 onto my desktop with multiple GPUs. It seems that for some reason, after I installed the AMD ...
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AMD Catalyst 13.12 x64 problem when installing on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64 (HD6950) => Solution

I have encountered a problem when trying to install AMD Catalyst driver for Ubuntu 12.04LTS x64, obviously the drivers where x64 bit is well. I found out that the kernel version which is 3.11 has a ...
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Will overheating of Dell Inspiron N5010 stop if I remove the graphics card

I notice that my laptop (Dell Inspiron N5010) is frequently overheating even with the necessary fglrx drivers installed. If I manually remove the graphics card(or get it removed by someone more ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and Radeon HD 7470M

Im running Ubuntu 13.10 with Radeon HD 7470M. I have installed fglrx and it is working... in some way. When I have only monitor of my laptop - a black screen apears. I mean I can see tty1 (console or ...
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What is the good way to remove SDK and other soft?

I have installed AMD-APP-SDK-v2.9 using install script: ./Install-AMD-APP.sh Everything is ok and here is the installation log: 1) Starting Installation of AMD APPSDK v2.9 .... 2) 64-bit Operating ...
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13.10 and HD 3870 Video Card NOT Duplicate question

I've tried every variant of fglrx I can find and the open source (default) drivers do not display across HDMI. I successfully got video across HDMI once, but I am unsure what I did to get it, it was ...
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Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.11.0-15 generic (x86_64) [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I have multiple GPUs (R9 280X, MSI Gaming 3g). I've followed the guides on how to install the GPU drivers correctly. Unfortunately, no matter what, during the ...
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Installing the AMD/ATI Catalyst drivers for 12.04

I've tried installing these driver using ever method that I could find. The first way I tried was to just download the drivers from here: ...
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black screen after aticonfig --adapter=all" --initial. (12.04 LTS) [duplicate]

To keep it simple and not bore you with a story. Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS from USB stick. Have R9 280X MSI Gaming 3g video cards (all cards supported by Catalyst drivers). After install of ...
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Changing Brightness Xubuntu [13.10]

I cannot change the screen brightness on Xubuntu 13.10. I am running a Toshiba Satellite Laptop, using the proprietary fglrx AMD drivers, and have tried the acpi_vender etc. kernel parameters (do not ...