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14.04 and ATI HD 4890

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with fglrx 8.960. I've locked this version because updates won't enable 3D acceleration, i.e. unity would switch to 2D mode and my steam games won't launch. AFAIK, AMD has ...
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Xorg Random Crashes on 14.04 on ATI Radeon (post-fglrx trauma)

I have a computer ATI Radeon card and I am running Ubuntu (14.04) on it. And I know you can read the rest of the story... I tried to install "fglrx" drivers in vain, and then uninstalled them. I did ...
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Multiple Problems on Ubuntu 14.04 (Bluetooth + AMD GPU)

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and everything is working good except the Bluetooth and the AMD Discreet Graphics Card. I have the AMD Trinity A8 mobility APU with 7640+7670M graphics. The AMD ...
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Display problem (multiple screens)

I got a new laptop (Dell Latitude E6540) with an ATI card, everything worked fine, I was able to plug up to 3 displays (using a workstation). But now, I can't even change the screen resolution ( 1920 ...
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Cannot install AMD Radeon 8730

I just upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04. When I launch Ubuntu AMD Catalyst Installer, it founds my board but it says something about hardware..
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onboard hd4250 not working with drivers installed for hd 5830

Okay, so I have a motherboard with VGA/DVI/HDMI and I use one of the ports off of it for one display and the mother display comes off my PCIe HD 5830. I want to keep the seperated because when I'm in ...
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Ubuntu on a Gateway M285

Is there a step by step process to correctly install Ubuntu on my Gateway M285E laptop? I have tried loading Zorin, Ubuntu, and Elementary OS, but I think my video card is causing black screens and ...
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Unable to remove proprietary ATI Drivers

I hope I'm not asking a duplicate question, but I've searched through the archives and attempted to do it myself several times. Several months ago I was attempting to install ATI drivers in an ...
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How to fix double-screen issues?

So it just so happens that my roommate came upon this rather big flat screen TV. Since we don't pay for cable we figure out we could just plug the thing into to my PC and run a pseudo-media-thing from ...
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Ubuntu on a HP PAVILION DV6-3315

I think this is not a duplicate thread. If it is sorry. I have a HP PAVILION DV6-3315, wich has an Intel i5-450m, 4GB of RAM, an ATI HD6550m (that some programs and Ubuntu recognize as an ATI ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes on lock screen - Graphic Card is off using switchroo

I have a dell inspiron 5520 which has a amd radeon 7670m graphic card. Earlier on 13.10 I used to turn off my graphic card (it generates a lot of heat otherwise) using $ echo OFF > ...
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help? Very low video animation performance since 14.04 upgrade

I just updated from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS and.. it's horrible.. the graphics card is.. well.. : AMD A8-5600K with AMD Radeon HD 7560D So please help.. it's impossible to work.. I should make a video ...
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Graphic driver not working for games (12.04)

This is my first post so please excuse the noobiness of this. Not really sure how to describe the problem so bear with me on this. I have been experimenting with graphics drivers recently in order to ...
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Unable to open /etc/ati/control, please reinstall the driver 14.04

Please reopen this question, as 14.04 is now official and no longer a beta version, and the problem still exists: Unable to open /etc/ati/control, please reinstall the driver
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How do I disable loading a driver for a specific device

I am running Ubuntu 13.10, attempting to setup pci pass-through for my discrete graphics card to a Windows 7 guest VM running on KVM. My processor is an AMD APU with IOMMU support, my discrete ...
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AMD driver installer without text

I am trying to install AMD drivers on my Dell inspiron 15R. I downloaded beta drivers from here. I extracted the the downloaded zip file. Then i executed amd-driver-installer-14.10-x86.x86_64.run. Now ...
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Uninstaller for amd catalyst /usr/share/ati/amd-uninstall.sh, does not exist or cannot be found

I am unable to uninstall the AMD Catalyst driver using the script specified by the AMD instructions here. When I run the command: sudo ./amd-driver-installer-13.35.1005-x86.x86_64.run --uninstall ...
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how install ubuntu 14.04 lenovo G410 [on hold]

i want to install ubuntu 14.04 on laptop lenovo G410 it's has:coreI5 ,8GB Ram, AMD RADEON graphics i try to install with a usb, star loading OS and the sistem alert video problem i select any ...
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How to install ATI Hybrid Graphics in ubuntu 13.10 saucy in Dell Inspiron 3521

I am trying to install ATI Graphics Driver from the last one week . I tried almost every possible option available online. But still no success with installation. I am using Dell Inspiron 3521 laptop. ...
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libc6-amd64 dependency problem

I'm trying to install fglrx manually from the AMD website however it keeps complaining that it's missing the dependency "libc6-amd64". When I run the fglrx package through gdebi I get this message: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 should I install flgrx or fglrx-updates?

I can't find anything on the internet about the difference between the two ATI drivers fglrx and fglrx-updates. I found some outdated information on the steam forums that said there were the same ...
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GDM & Lightdm Not Working After xorg configured

I have an R9 280X set up & it was previously running successfully. Recently I installed latest drivers (both the beta & stable - not at same time) and ran the command. sudo amdconfig ...
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Need help with ATi fglrx and Xorg

I'm quite new to Ubuntu... Right now I'm using 14.04 Trusty Tahr, and I love it... Except for one thing... The display driver. I want the best performance I can get from my video card (ATi Radeon HD ...
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unity crash when dragging on image viewer

I use Ubuntu's default Image Viewer program for viewing images. It's obvious that when the showing image is bigger than the window, scrollbars appear and dragging on the picture, moves the picture ...
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How can I find out which cards are supported by the fglrx driver?

I want to know where I can find out which is the current fglrx-updates driver in the repo. I own a Radeon R9 270 and I need to know if it is supported since Trusty 14.04. Thanks! :)
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Will the AMD RV710 Graphic Card Work With Ubuntu 14.04

I am planning to do a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04. Currently I am using Ubuntu 13.10 with the AMD RV710 graphic card (Radeon HD 4550?), which has been recognized by prior version of Ubuntu. Up to ...
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vgaswitcheroo doesn't work on 14.04 - discrete Radeon always on, Dell Vostro 3350

I've a following problem - I've just upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 on my Dell Vostro 3350 and I can't turn off the discrete graphics. As instructed here and following HybridGraphics I managed to ...
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Why does the game slow down in Ubuntu while on Windows, it doesn't?

I've tested Minecraft on the same machine with Windows and Ubuntu and I found out that the fps on Windows was around 50 while on Ubuntu, it was about 20fps. Why does this happen and how do I fix this ...
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Why doesn't it work to install Ubuntu? Please help!

I have tried so many times now but it doesn't work! I have an Acer Aspire V with Windows 8.1 64-bit, 2.50 GHz AMD Quad-Core Processor A10-5757M, 512MB AMD Radeon HD 8650G Graphics System Memory, 8GB ...
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Amd Catalyst installation

After I did a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 I can't install Catalyst. When I try to install the driver it displays an error that there is no compatible adapter. I tried it with the stable and the beta ...
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Activated the wrong graphics driver for AMD 7xxx series in ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my laptop.I kept on updating it and installing new softwares including GNU Radio companion throughout the previous night as my connection was slow.After a night ...
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boot for install crashes on 14.04 (Display related)

Situation: I'm trying to install 14.04 on an ASUS R510DP laptop. Preconditions: I checked my install media and MD5 sum matches. Booting to check install media passes on the USB Drive. Symptoms: ...
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OpenGl, Hot swap on and off to boost performance

So, I have and Amd Radeon Card 8xxx Series and runs games beautifully on my windows partition, If it weren't for the fact the my steam account wasn't mostly windows only games i would have done a ...
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Strange, but interesting display dependend input behavior

I think this may be related to my previous question, or it may be something else. Sorry if this is rather long. I hope this is not too confusing, but my issues are hard to explain. I am seeing ...
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AMD graphics switching support in Trusty Tahr's kernel

I upgraded to 14.04 just today and since I'm now using kernel v3.13 and according to This link, I should now be having automatic GPU switching How can I confirm that ? How can I force my graphic ...
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AMD screen-brightness adjustment issue with Trusty Tahr

I upgraded to 14.04 just today and since I'm now using kernel v3.13 and according to This link, I should now be having better support for AMD grapahics. Is it possible to fix the screen-brightness ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Supported Drivers for HD4850

Are there drivers that will work for the AMD HD4850 with Ubuntu 14.04? I checked this page which indicates that the only supported drives would require a kernel downgrade to 3.4. Are there really no ...
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Blender - bad edge overlay AMD

have anyone seed this error before? When selecting vertex, instead of semi hightlighting adjacent edge, it hightlits whole or none of it. I tried to fill bug report but i was told that its not their ...
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AMD graphics power management support in Trusty Tahr's kernel

I upgraded to 14.04 just today and since I'm now using kernel v3.13 and according to This link, I should now be having power management enabled by default How can I confirm that ? My machine: Dell ...
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Low resolution on radeon hd 4530 ubuntu 12.04.04

I've just install Ubuntu and I can't solve the problem with low graphic settings. It isn't ugly low but it still not good enough. I did this instruction but it didn't work for me. What should I do ...
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HDMI Audio crackling only in Google Chrome

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 64bit and it's awesome. I use an HDMI cable: video and audio work flawlessly, except on Chrome 64bit (not chromium). Unfortunately, the audio crackles a lot. This happens ...
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GLX not loading, The system is running in low-graphics mode" error, ubuntu 14 [duplicate]

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo G510 laptop. I made it to dual booth with a Windows 8.1. It has AMD Radeon HD8500 card. Now when it boots I get the "system is running in low-graphics ...
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Suspend not working due to backlight issue

I am using the Radeon HD 6320 video card with the radeon xorg driver. I have tried using the flgrx dirver but it isn't as snappy as the xorg and also has brightness issues. The xorg driver has ...
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How to install open source or proprietary AMD drivers in 14.04? [on hold]

What is the correct way to install proprietary ATI Catalyst Video Drivers (fglrx) directly from AMD?
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Broken package problem while installing open source AMD ATI drivers in 14.04

After purging the fglrx* packages, I tried this - ankit@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall xserver-xorg-core libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 libgl1-mesa-glx:amd64 ...
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14.04 heavy flickering with catalyst driver [closed]

I have a Dell Vostro 3550 with a Radeon HD 6630M/6650M/6750M/7670M/7690M board and 2 external monitors. After upgrading to 14.04 from 13.10 I got no 3d acceleration for Nouveau driver and heavy ...
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4 monitor setup radeon open source 14.04 (and others)

I am almost there but I have one or two minor issues. My setup is an amd based motherboard, MA785GM-US2H , which has the HD4200 integrated graphics, and an Sapphire HD6770 video card. I have 2 ...
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Visual interface gone after installing official driver

I just installed 14.04. Everything was fine until I decided to play some Steam games and I always remembered that the driver that came with Ubuntu was buggy so I installed the x.org driver from ...
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Black Screen on Ubuntu Install + garbled installer

My desktop is black and every window is garbled. In have 2 AMD Radeon 7790s in crossfire And fx 8core CPU at 4.6ghz each. 16gb of ram. The unity bar and dash icon are coloured with the default ...
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Disabling a Second GPU?

I have both an AMD ( HD 7850 ) and an Nvidia ( 8400 GS ) GPU installed on my motherboard. The Nvidia card is only there because of its S-video port, which I use to output to my old'n'bulky CRT TV. I ...