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How do I add another graphics card? It doesnt show up on aticonfig --lsa

I've just added another graphics card to the computer, same brand as the other. I used aticonfig --initial --adapter=all and rebooted, but it still won't show up. Will I have to reinstall the drivers ...
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Need help enabling vsync on ati open source driver

So, I've been researching a little, and I came across: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/ATI the page basically explains how to set up a lot of things with the open source driver, but none of the ...
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“Try Ubuntu” ends in frozen screen after requesting low-graphic mode

before installing I wanted to try Ubuntu first on my laptop to see its performance, but unfortunately I didn't even get that far. I boot Ubuntu 14.04 from a USB stick in Legacy mode on a Lenovo ...
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Live CD works fine with triple head setup, installation doesn't

I just upgraded my system to 14.04, I was running 13.10. I have two monitors running out of a PCI-E card and one from the integrated GPU on the motherboard. Both GPUs are AMD. My triple head setup ...
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Ubuntu on AMD c60 and Radeon HD 6290

I have a Acer Aspire One 725 with AMD C60 processor(1.33Ghz Dual core), Radeon HD 6290 with 2gb of RAM. Recently i installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8.1 .But the whole eco system is terrible ...
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HD 5450 display snow when connected to the Pioneer receiver

I have a gigabyte ITX board with onboard video through Intel's HD 4600. I was able to make it work correctly but I was not getting any sound throught HDMI with it. So I tried with two different PCI-E ...
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Amd Radeon 8730 Ubuntu 13.10

How could I install Amd Radeon 8730 driver on Ubuntu 13.10 because I tried and I didn't make it..
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changed driver for graphic card but still problems with fans and low performance

first of all thank you for your help! My laptop specifications: HP-ProBook core i 4 GB RAM Intel 4000 HD + AMD Catalyst HD (the new version) I installed my ATI drivers by using additional drivers, ...
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Theme and icons look old after upgrade to 14.04 - AMD GPU issues?

Yesterday I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 and I ran into a few problems. Interestingly I upgraded two computers (one of which has identical hardware) before this one and had no problems. When I ...
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To which catalyst version correspond the fglrx-update drivers of 14.04

I cant get my head with the version number of catalyst and fglrx. I had 12.04 with 13.1 catalyst and upgraded to 14.04 and selected from the Additional Drivers Tab the fglrx update driver. To which ...
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Installation of Display Card Driver : [ATI Radeon HD 4770]

How to install my display card driver? Previously, I did the following things: Downloaded the official driver from AMD.com : ...
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Cannot Boot into the GUI Mode after Installing “ATI binary X.Org driver” from Ubuntu Software Center

The computer cannot boot into the GUI Mode after installing "ATI binary X.Org driver" from Ubuntu software center. Now I boot into recovery mode -> root -> mount -o remount,rw /. What can I do to fix ...
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after i turn my ATI graphics card off,when i suspend my session then i can't log in again[session]

I've Ubuntu 12.04 installed and I've turned graphics card off as it was producing a lot of heat. -Now when I suspend my session then I can't log in again.When I click the power light gets on but the ...
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Login screen is disfigured

This is the second time I see it this way when I startup my machine. You can see that the screen is not fully utilized. Ubuntu's screen starts from the top-left, but doesn't fill the whole screen. The ...
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Gnome Shell Grey Screen No Login Box After AMD Drivers Installation On Lubuntu

I installed the fglrx AMD drivers on Lubuntu and rebooted. The machine didn't reboot properly and I could only see a prompt. I logged in and uninstalled the drivers using sudo apt-get remove ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 (Gnome): ATI (AMD) HD7750 proprietary drivers not workin [on hold]

I have recently upgraded my working x86_64 13.10 system to 14.04. However, when using the proprietory AMD drivers, Gnome (not tested with Unity) flickers and falls back to VESA. The graphics ...
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Can I install ubuntu on Samsung 350v5c?

I am new to ubuntu and i have a couple of questions before installing it. -Is there UI in German language? -Can I install it along side my windows 8 (It's on a 500gb hard drive with one partition ...
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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) [on hold]

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 [on hold]

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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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 ...