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AMD video driver

I'm using fgrlx on Ubuntu 14.10, with an AMD HD7950 DIRECTCU II ASUS. My question is, is Gallium3D better than fgrlx? and is it compatible with my graphic card? I searched for a supported graphic ...
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Ati driver Issue

I have serious issue with my laptop graphic card. I have this graphic card: lspci -vnn | grep VGA -A 12 00:01.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Mullins ...
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14.04 LTS only boots through recovery

A regular boot through GRUB (non-recovery) stops around 75 seconds into the dmesg log. dmesg isn't saved during this process (I see older dmesg logs as .gz in /var/log but not the ones from the ...
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Trying to Remove Manually Installed AMD fglrx drivers

I need to remove some manually installed AMD fglrx drivers from my computer because of an issue with Steam. The backstory: I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer. I wanted to be able to use ...
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Dependencies issues while installing fglrx

The screen display is too sharp/distorted, i am trying to install the official drivers in hope that will fix it... Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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00.01.0 VGA compatible controller: Advance Micro Device, inc [AMD/ATI] Sumo [Radeon HD 6380G] does not work ubuntu 14.10? [duplicate]

I have installed AMD/ATI Sumo Radeon HD 6380G Graphics Card driver.But my screen goes to black after the installation,I've to disable my Graphics Card from my System BIOS for a normal boot.Do I have ...
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low graphics after amd graphics drivers

I am using an Acer Aspire Timeline notebook with an AMD Radeon HD6550m graphics card. I wanted to start gaming but I seems all graphics are running via the integrated Intel graphics and games look ...
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Lubuntu NOOB! trying install AMD catalyst Control Center [duplicate]

I'll start off by saying I'm completely new to Linux. I'm getting a HTPC going with Kodibuntu installed on it, which uses Lubuntu. Now because I'm using this as a HTPC I'd like it to have the latest ...
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I cant chose Graphics settings for Dota2 on latest version of Ubuntu [on hold]

I installed dota2 via steam and even if i have the settings set on high or medium i always get a quality close to low. Note : there is a diference between high and low but it is very hard to notice. ...
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Tearing on Ubuntu 14.04.2 with free ATI drivers

Do you know how can I remove the tearing with the free driver? I'm with hybrids graphics. Thanks.
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Screen tearing with fglrx-updates and Radeon HD 8790M in Ubuntu 14.10

As the title says, I am having some pretty bad screen tearing issues on the desktop in Ubuntu 14.10, with both the latest fglrx-updates and fglrx drivers on a Dell Latitude E6540 with a Radeon HD ...
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Video gets distorted after TV is turned off then back on via HDMI

I'm running Lubuntu 14.10 with a AMD 5350 with Radeon R3 in my living room connected to my TV via HDMI. As long as my TV was on when the system is booted everything is fine (audio and video). ...
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Driver Problems with APU on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, and I recently tried to install the newest beta catalyst drivers. Obviously, this doesn't work for the A10-7850k, and I had to go into recovery mode and reboot that way. Now, a ...
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How can I reduce the fan speed on a HP Elitebook 6930p?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a HP Elitebook 6930p. On this laptop, the fans are constantly running. The laptop also gets quite hot. I suspected that this had something to do with the video drivers, so I ...
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How come I'm getting Desktop Hangups?

I bought an HP Pavillion 15, with an AMD A8 cpu, AMD Radeon 8600 series, 1TB hard drive, and 12 GB of RAM. I installed Ubuntu 14.10 onto it, and it went through the instillation just fine. But, when ...
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What's wrong with my graphics drivers?

I apologize if this is a repeat post. I wasn't sure how to search for it. I'm having a problem with my graphics on Ubuntu 12.03.4. I currently have 2 monitors (DVI and HDMI) and 6 workspaces (3 wide x ...
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How do up update the r600 ATI graphics driver in 14.04?

I am hitting regular issues with Google Chrome failing. I filed a bug against it and their developers diagnosed it as being a problem in the r600 graphics driver that was installed with 14.04. You ...
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amd FirePro problems Probelmas con amd Firepro

I have a DELL Precission M2800 with a AMD FirePro graphic card, I downloaded the drivers from the official page, but when I run it says that it not detected any compatible card.
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Dual Monitors with AMD video cards

First off, I'm a little new here. So please forgive me if I'm making any mistakes with my first post here. I need a bit of help here. I have a system with two AMD graphics chips in it. My primary one ...
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Small graphic errors on text gnome 15.04

Does anyone know how to fix these small graphic errors in various places on my Ubuntu 15.04 system? I am using the AMD proprietary driver with my dual 7850 graphics cards. Ubuntu would not allow me ...
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Won't let me pick proprietary drivers in “Additional Drivers” menu?

I have an AMD Radeon HD 7520G graphics card on my HP Pavilion g6 laptop. I'm trying to play a game called Toontown Rewritten -- however the game appears only in a very weird form, with no floor and ...
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Monitor no image 14.04

Just built a new computer, FX-6300 cpu and an r9 280 gpu, I'm using the open source drivers on the gpu with Ubuntu 14.04. I had originally plugged it into my TV and if worked fine except for the ...
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Can't install fglrx-core - help

So after googling around and finding out wine doesn't work with the AMD drivers, I uninstalled it and the libopen things for both AMD64 and i386 as they were conflicting with the installation of ...
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No sound through hdmi - ati radeon HD 3470, 12.04 - tried everything

I have Asus Laptop model F6V with Ati Radeon HD 3470 graphics and Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (precise pargolin). I have set the the output to HDMI but get no sound. Speakers and headset are ok. I tried ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 + AMD 6550m

I got a HP DV6 3240 Notebook with a powerxpress video card, AMD HD 4200m + HD 6550m. It works very well with Ubuntu 14.10 + open source xorg drivers. But unfortunately i need some catalyst functions, ...
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3 Displays with Catalyst Control Center 14.10

I am using catalyst control center amd drivers and trying to use three displays. I want the set up as following screen 1 main desktop screen 2 extended desktop screen 3 cloned from screen 2 I am ...
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Graphical system broken after AMD->Nvidia upgrade. How to re-install all graphical components?

I've upgraded my AMD HD4770 with an Nvidia GTX 960. When I boot into Ubuntu, the screen is mostly black with some red artifacts at the top. I can switch with Ctrl+Alt+F1 to a terminal. I've tried ...
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Uninstall fglrx [duplicate]

Ubuntu Workstation (2 Monitors on board + 3 Cards Radeon HD 7850) Error Low Graphics mode ... decided as follows: Format the disc. In BIOS settings "initial load settings" Arrancar Graphically by ...
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No launchpad, cannot modify menus etc

I apologize in advance if I sound like a newbie. I am actually a Linux user for quite a while but I use it only for basic needs - browsing and entertainment. After a fresh install of 14.04, I cannot ...
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Can't connect Laptop to TV

been using Ubuntu now for over a year and now I got a problem I seem to can't fix for myself. Since an update a while ago I can't connect my Laptop to my TV anymore. The TV simply stays black and ...
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Black screen at boot ubuntu 14.10 amd hybrid with foss [duplicate]

i have an apu/dgpu configuration and i want to use the foss drivers , with catalyst it boot) but 2d support suck,im trying to get oibaff ppa to have better performance , but i can only with nomodeset. ...
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Displays not detected correctly after update

I'm running AMD HD6850 on open source driver using three external displays. After update ubuntu detects only one built-in display which I don't even have. screenshot of display settings: ...
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AMD R5 M240 drivers for ubuntu 14.04

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 on my thinkpad E555 with AMD R5 M240(kaveri) but i cant find any drivers and i think they are not automatically installed because at system details as Graphics is: ...
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Can I turn off one of my laptop's two graphical modules?

My Thinkpad T400 has two graphical modules: - ATI discrete graphic module: description: VGA compatible controller product: RV620/M82 [Mobility Radeon HD 3450/3470] vendor: Hynix ...
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AMD Graphics (270X) - March 2015

I'm about to build myself a new machine - low-budget Ubuntu gaming PC. I'm already have been using Ubuntu on my laptop for a few years now (Intel/nVidia) and read about massive problems with ATI cards ...
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How to install ATI graphics card drivers? [duplicate]

AMD 's website is not opening.So how shall I install my ATI graphics card driver?
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Dual monitor on 14.04.02 with AMD card freezes, blacks out the second screen, etc

Up to few days back my 2 monitor setup with 14.04.2 has been running just fine (one monitor 1920x1080 connected via HDMI(card)->DVI(monitor) cable and second 1680x1050 connected via DVI->DVI cable. ...
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Can't install AMD Driver [duplicate]

Hello guys for years I've been installing AMD drivers and usually no problems at all. I usuallu compile few .deb files with --buildpkg but today after installing latest Ubuntu 14.04 I got an error. ...
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How do I set up two monitors on two very different graphics cards?

I have two video cards, one running each of two identical monitors. My main card is an Nvidia GeForce 750 Ti, and the secondary is a Radeon HD5500. When I boot from live USB, the monitor attached to ...
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Steam, Ubuntu, AMD, Driver

i tried to get this one fixed a day or two. A week ago i finally upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 with the standard upgrade routine. After this all went wrong. When i tried so start steam it would ...
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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 ...