Questions related to graphics chips and related drivers made by AMD. Also for questions about older ATI motherboard chipsets and drivers.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

0
votes
0answers
9 views

Juddered vsync in non-fullscreen with proprietary AMD drivers

I'm using Unity on Ubuntu 14.04(.1) and fglrx 14.20 from AMD's site on my Radeon HD 5770. I've installed Catalyst and enabled its "tear free" setting, which works in that there is never any tearing. ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

In switchable graphic card, ATI is broke, how can I use Intel?

I've been having some trouble with my graphics cards since they are switchable, but the main one (ATI) is broken, and I don't seem to get the Ubuntu to use the Intel. This is a common problem with ...
-1
votes
0answers
11 views

ATI Radeon HD 4670 - Dell dimension 5150

i have a dell dimension 5150 running the latest ubuntu, i have just purchased a ATI Radeon HD 4670 graphics card off ebay. when i install it in the computer and connect the monitor i get 'No Signal' ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

GTA SA Problem with screen resulution on Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed GTA San Andreas with Wine and I run the game, but when I want to change my screen resulution (HP 635 Notebook PC; AMD Radeon 6310M,AMD E240 Single Core (1.5GHz, 512KB L2 Cache), 15.6" ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

How to disable ati radeon and use the intel of dell inspiron 5547 i7?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on the Dell Inspiron 5547. All it's fine except the high temperature in the right side of the keyboard surface. That's why I would like to disable the ATI graphics card and to ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Window is shifted to the right a few pixels

I am having a small problem with most of my windows shifting to the right of the screen. The task bar on the left side is in the correct position however a gap is left about 20 pixels wide then the ...
0
votes
2answers
73 views

problems installing amd driver on ubuntu 14.04 - extremely old xorg?

I know I'm not the first one to have trouble with amd drivers, but no post gave me an answer for my situation (not even this one). I have a Dell Inspiron 3537 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit installed ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Black screen after uninstalling AMD Catalyst after updating to Ubuntu 14.04

I finally decided on upgrading to 14.04 (from 12.04 on which I had the Catalyst driver installed). After upgrading my screen didn't look right, it seemed stretched and I couldn't change the resolution ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

No switchable graphics option with AMD APU+ Dedicated GPU trusty tahr

I switched from Windows to Linux Ubuntu 14.04 . I downloaded the AMD 14.6 Beta driver from AMD's website and installed it. But when I open the Catalyst Control Center, I find no option to switch to ...
1
vote
1answer
19 views

Display randomly goes into wrong position

Running Xubuntu 14.04 on a Mac Mini, using open source ATI driver (more info below). After some time running in Xorg, the display 'rearranges' itself so the beginning and the end of the screen (at ...
0
votes
1answer
11 views

Graphics Crad drivers for Radeon 7000

I am knew to Ubuntu but love the OS and have been installing it on my PC systems at home. I have an old computer which I am currently using which has the following graphics card. I am unable tot find ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

How start gnome power manager

I have a bug which makes the appearing of the logout window in xubuntu 14.04 x64 delayed and buggy so I installed the Gnome power manager using apt-get. How can I manually start gnome power manager ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Installing Ubuntu on Laptop with defect GPU

I am not so experienced with Ubuntu so I have quite some problem to do the following: I would like to install the newest version of Ubuntu on my laptop. I made a bootable Ubuntu USB thumbdrive from ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Dell inspiron 5537 and the system running low on graphics

I know there have been many questions about the system running low on graphics issues, and it has many situations and many fixes. But the case with dell inspiron 5537 is very irritating! I tried all ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Disable AMD graphic card to save battery

I just bought a dell inspiron 5537 (which already comes with ubuntu 12) and I removed the ubuntu and installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside a windows 8.1. After struggling with the system is running low on ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Removed all Nvidia drivers and Ubuntu won't boot

I installed a new Raedon R9 290X after upgrading from my old Nvidia GTX 570, installed the AMD Catalyst 14.6 drivers and everything booted fine but games where a little laggy. I decided to remove the ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

RV350 Radeon 9600SE Driver NOT working properly in Ubuntu 12.04

I have an older desktop PC (~10 years), which I recently upgraded (with used parts) to an AMD Athlon 64 x2 CPU, 3 GB of RAM and an ATI Radeon 9600SE graphics card. The idea is to use it for very basic ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Very poor performance after regular updates

Recently my install of 13.10 decided to go all wonky on me. It did some kind of system update and then I got that lovely black screen after on boot. After many efforts to fix it I did a dirty upgrade ...
1
vote
1answer
19 views

Can't Change power_method 14.04

I am trying to modify my power method for my ati card as it's like having a helicopter in the room. I use the same methods described here. sudo bash -c echo "profile" > ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

Need ability to switch between AMD and NVIDIA drivers with script file [on hold]

So I'm trying to basically take Kali Linux (penetration testing distro) and install all of it's packages (without more than one program that does the same thing) and install them into Ubuntu. I ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

TV screen not visisble after update Ubuntu

I am sorry to ask something that has been asked a lot in this forum. But I am having problems using my TV screens since I updates Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04. The problem is that Ubuntu is not ...
1
vote
1answer
38 views

fglrx: dim screen until brightness key pressed

I reported this at https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/fglrx-installer/+bug/1360218 three weeks ago but it is still unassigned and no one has commented on it but myself. It is a Lenovo G50-45 ...
-1
votes
0answers
17 views

Ubuntu Hangs at loading ramdisk!

While running Ubuntu in recovery mode, it hangs at "loading initial ramdisk." What should i do? In normal mode also Ubuntu is not loading. I am using AMD processor with ATI graphics card.
-1
votes
0answers
42 views

Ubuntu 14.04.1 64 bit Freezing on Wake-Up [duplicate]

My full system specs are: OS: Ubuntu 14.04.1, 64 bit CPU: Intel i7 4710HQ (4 core, 8 thread, 2.5 GHz, 3.5 GHz Turbo) RAM: 12 GiB DDR3 @ 1600MHz GPU: AMD/ATI Radeon 8850M (aka R9 M265X) SSD: 512 GiB ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

Ubuntu stuck at “Loading initial ramdisk” during first boot

My Ubuntu 14.04.1 (3.13.0-32-generic) seems to not boot right after a fresh install from a Live DVD (tried it multiple times and also from a bootable USB stick as well). Boot repair info: ...
0
votes
0answers
56 views

Ubuntu 14.04 blank screen after install VGA Driver ATI Radeon

I got problem after install Ubuntu 14.04, the screen resolution cannot change to other size. and then I install VGA Ati Radeon Driver from software store. after installed the driver and reboot the ...
-1
votes
0answers
18 views

VGA temp goes high

i have installed graphical psensor software, on the tempt section which shows the degree of the vga it is normaly 70C and sometimes goes on 80C of temperature. lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

I can't use proprietary drivers for AMD 8970M (14.04)

I have checked in the additional drivers section but it says I am using manual drivers. I try clicking on trying to use the proprietary drivers but cant select that option. I have tried: sudo apt-get ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

Ubuntu 14.04 does not boot

Can you please help me, after performing system updates on Ubuntu 14.04.1, my laptop does not boot, only blank screen. I have tried using repair disk but no joy. My file is : ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

Graphical error while installing

I am relatively new to Ubuntu and even newer to this community. Ubuntu refuses to install and the screen goes nuts. Let me lay out a list of what happens. Boot off USB and see grub boot menu with ...
1
vote
1answer
184 views

Intel/AMD Hybrid graphics on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently acquired a new laptop featuring hybrid graphics, namely a Toshiba P50T-B. I installed Ubuntu and at first I had lots of troubles to set up the graphics. The screen was turning black right ...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

How do I get 144hz monitor refresh rate to work with the open source ATI driver?

With the open source ATI drivers, when I set 144hz in xrandr I get strange full-screen stuttering when I move some windows (especially my chrome browser, but other windows as well). I don't get these ...
0
votes
0answers
47 views

Graphics cards NVIDIA Corporation C61 [GeForce 6150SE nForce 430] cuda

So I'm having troubles. 00:0d.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: NVIDIA Corporation C61 [GeForce 6150SE nForce 430] [10de:03d0] (rev a2) I don't think I have the right graphics drivers. I updated ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

After Software update on 7/9/2014 I cannot get to the desktop screen

System info MotherBoard: Asus z87-c CPU: Intel i5-4670k Memory: 8gb corsair 1600hz Network card: Asus PCE-AC68, Realtek PCIe GBE(built into motherboard) Sound Card: external ARCAM irDAC, Asus Essence ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

graphic driver for thinkpad t43 Xubuntu 14.04

i recently acquired a thinkpad t43 with windows xp on it. I immediately put xubuntu 14.04 on it and it really brought it back to life. i was wondering where i could find an updated driver for the ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Ku 14.10 no display to projector benq 1070

Trying to do: plug HDMI from projector to laptop running Kubuntu 14.10. Play video through HDMI running VLC player. What doesn't work: No display or info going to projector from laptop. blank screen ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

Lubuntu fglrx drivers not loading

I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 on my PC and it doesn't seem to load the fglrx drivers, it only loads the open source drivers. I have no idea what is happening with the drivers, purge and reinstall doesn't ...
0
votes
0answers
51 views

stumped on amd catalyst installation 14.04

Im following these steps using the first stable manual installation. All has gone well, except in one of the final steps, I'm to execute this command "cd fglrx-14.10.1006/fglrx-install.*" but I ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Kubuntu 14.04 hangs on logo while startup

Today I installed the newest updates for my kubuntu 14.04 and after I restarted the system, it won't load properly. It hangs on the logo. I was in a hurry, so I didn't look, what I installed exactly. ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

What is the best option for using Ubuntu 14.4 with an Asus k55n with dual monitors?

I just upgraded to 14.4 on my Asus k55n. I freaked out a little at first because as soon as it loaded up from the restart the screen was just a bunch of little white squares. I realized eventually I ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Hybird graphics - drivers installation

Quick translation: Good morning My name is Jorge Andres Barrios and am new to the Linux OS. I have had many problems with installing drivers on my PC; my computer is an HP Pavilion DM4 with hybrid ...
1
vote
1answer
161 views

How to enable Discrete Graphics Card on Ubuntu 14.04

I can't activate my gpu when running Ubuntu 14.04. I've tried to follow the steps here but without any luck. ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

how to boot a live-system with proprietary ATI drivers / fglrx?

Is it possible to boot a live system which is using the proprietary ATI drivers? Thanks!
1
vote
1answer
29 views

Ubuntu 14.04.1-amd64 crashes on startup from DVD during installation — possibly video card driver?

I have never used Linux and was trying to install Ubuntu so I can have Windows/Ubuntu dual boot. However, I cannot quite get to the installation screen. It starts loading from the DVD (or USV drive) ...
1
vote
1answer
128 views

How to recover from 14.04 fglrx driver install failure?

I just updated to 14.04 from 12.04 and graphics performance was a bit choppy/sluggish (AMD/ATI Mobility Radeon 4xxx). There's so much information and advice about what to do in this situation that I ...
1
vote
1answer
124 views

Ubuntu 14.04 AMD Dual Graphics 8650G / 8670M

I have a HP Pavillion Laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It has an AMD APU with integrated 8650G and a discrete AMD 8670M GPUs. ajith@SoulCube:~$ uname -a Linux SoulCube 3.13.0-34-generic #60-Ubuntu ...
1
vote
0answers
13 views

Change back to embedded graphics from Terminal [duplicate]

I used the AMD "Catalyst" program (from within Unity) to change to my dedicated graphics card, but now when I try to boot into Ubuntu, I get an error that the graphics driver has failed! Following ...
2
votes
0answers
43 views

How can I use monitors plugged into my graphics card and motherboard?

I've decided to try out Ubuntu on my desktop, but I've ran into a problem. When I first booted into it, it only detected my small monitor plugged into my motherboard. I thought of this as a non-issue, ...
0
votes
0answers
168 views

No supported adapters, AMD Catalyst 14.6 Beta, Ubuntu 14.04

It is probably a bug, but I have not found anything in the Internet. I am trying to install AMD Catalyst 14.6 Beta on Ubuntu 14.04 and getting the following error "amd_dcm64: No supported adapters ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

How to turn off graphic card

My laptop is over heating. I need to turn off the Radeon graphics card and use the built in Intel graphics. The lspci output is shown below. lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: ...