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screen goes black and keyboard and mouse unresponsive

I have been using ubuntu 14.04 on my desktop machine for a long time without any problem. For about a week ago I decided to install windows dualbooting 14.04 and so ubuntu was reinstalled. Since then, ...
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Set PWM on AMD GPU on Ubuntu (sore eyes)

I used Windows for years and I haven't sore eyes while using LCD. Now, I started using Ubuntu and after 10 minutes I have sore eyes. So I tried to change ClearType, but it didn't help. I found ...
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Display Glitching after Login

Recently I've been noticing a huge glitch happening on Ubuntu. Everytime after I log out and log back in, the display goes crazy, and shows random lines and colors like the picture below. Display ...
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AMD Graphics Driver Ubuntu 15.04

I have installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 on my laptop which has a Radeon R5 M255 GPU. How can I install drivers for it? On amd website there are only for ubuntu 14.04. I just want to install them without ...
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Why cant I enable Opengl with XFCE and Plasma and radeon driver?

I can enable Opengl in KDE Compositor Settings, but it keeps falling back to Xrender. Why is that? Glxinfo gives me this: glxinfo | grep direct direct rendering: Yes fry@fry-pc:~$ glxinfo | grep -i ...
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Ubuntu works fine with Live USB but shows message of Graphics not detected and run in low resolution mode

I have Dell Inspiron 15 5548 laptop. 64 bit system. 1TB hard disk, 8GB Ram, 2GB ATI Radeon M265 Graphics card with Intel onboard HD graphics 5500 (Broadwll GT2). I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on one ...
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Radeon HD7900 driver?

What driver should I get for this graphics card? I attempted installing the standard one for Linux on AMD's site.. Boy was that a mess. Had to reinstall my entire system for it! Any suggestions?
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Ati Radeon Xpress 1100/1150 Driver? Which one and how to install? Ubuntu 14.04

h@h:~$ lspci -nn | grep VGA 01:05.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] RS482/RS485 [Radeon Xpress 1100/1150] [1002:5974] Thats my Graphics card. And all I need ...
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Cant install fglrx

I have a problem with installation fglrx pack error: Preparing to unpack …/fglrx_2%3a15.200-0ubuntu0.3_amd64.deb ... Moving ati dir to /etc for the fglrx-core transition dpkg: error processing ...
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Webkit based browser graphical rendering issue

http://imgur.com/QTCCWsG I guess attached image explains my problem.I faced with this issue both opera and chrome, i guess webkit based browsers and my graphic card cause this problem.Generally it ...
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Hardware acceleration error

I was running Xubuntu 14.04 on a notebook with AMD A8 4500M CPU and dual graphics (HD 7640G + HD 8500M). I chose to upgrade to release 14.10 and then to 15.04, so I wiped the fglrx proprietary driver ...
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Hybrid Graphics Issues (HD7870 and Intergrated Intel)

New to Linux/Ubuntu and having issues with 3x 1080p displays and hybrid graphics. Current Rig:- Intel i5 2500K Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 Mobo 8gb (2x 4Gb) Giel Corsa Enhance DDR3 WD 2Tb Sata HD ...
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ram usage is too high after update fglrx driver

yesterday when i update my computer it asked new version of fglrx driver available to use? so i choose new version. after i notified my ram usage is too high so my computer is too slow and stuck for a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Low Graphics Error believe it is a mount error?

I rebooted my Ubuntu 14.04 from terminal 3 days ago and it seems to have undergone a catastrophic crash. Firstly, I got a low graphics error issue. I could not even get to the console, so I removed ...
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screen resolution/size ubuntu 14.04.2

I have been running Ubuntu for several years. I have recently encountered a problem that, during a software update the update manager crashed. This led to package manager no longer working. It also ...
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Help with installing Amd driver 14.9

I am trying to install the driver but I always get the error "Your graphics adapter is not supported by this driver.". Why is that? The proprietary drivers are working fine but they are like 2 years ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on Dell Inspiron 5548

I recently purchased Dell Inspiron 5548 with a pre-installed Windows 8 OEM on a HDD 1TB with Single Partition. Is it possible to install Ubutnu 14.04 on it? Is there issues related for my model for ...
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Kubuntu laggy althoug RAM/CPU isn't all used up

I'm using Kubuntu with KDE Plasma 5.3 (Just installed the system a few days ago) Something strange is happening..The system is very, and I mean VERY laggy. When I'm doing simple tasks like leaving ...
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Ubuntu Powerbook G4 video card driver help

So I am looking at my sysinfo, and my video card, which is a Mobility Radeon 9600 M10, says *-display UNCLAIMED That means a driver is missing right? But above there, it says configuration: ...
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Ubuntu Powerbook G4 Graphic Adapter Install

ATI RV350 [Mobility Radeon 9600 M10] I have done almost everything, and I can't seem to get this installed. This is a fresh install of ubuntu, and sysinfo says the driver for this is unclaimed. I ...
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Lubuntu: Radeon driver flickering ONLY IN FULL HD

I'm trying to install Lubuntu 15.04 on an older machine that has a Radeon HD 4250 integrated graphics chip. (My HTPC, actually.) Due to AMD discontinuing support for this (admittedly old) chip, I'm ...
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Is it possible to bring terminal (invoked from GUI) to the CLI terminal?

Due to graphics driver failure after dist-upgrading my "AMD powered" system I am unable to login to my account. The login screen is just bouncing back and not showing me the result of that upgrade ...
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How to install ATI Radeon Graphic drivers on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I have recently updates my 5 yrs old HP dv5 AMD laptop to Ubuntu 14.04, all good so far just that I am not able to grasp the right process to install drivers for the ATI Radeon card provided in this ...
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Screen flickers (radeon)

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 and open-source AMD drivers. My monitor flickers when I open some windows (for example, system settings). I have just come from Windows and I need your help, guys. Video: ...
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Severe graphical distortion in Minecraft - Xubuntu 14.10

I have only noticed this issue in Minecraft, no other 3D applications. It started happening somewhat recently (maybe related to an update, I'm using the Xorg Edgers PPA) - I have an R9 290X, and am ...
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No VSYNC on the upper part of the display

On my laptop, a HP Pavilion 17-e026sg with AMD Radeon dual graphics (primary graphics: 8670M), i've got the problem that it tears in the upper part, while the rest is working normally. In Catalyst I ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved error when installing ATI driver

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop.When I tried to install ATI driver for my AMD Radeon HD 7xxxm graphic card it shows: This error could be caused by required additional software ...
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Crossfire Resets When Lightdm Restarts Ubuntu 15.04

So I had Crossfire running on 14.04, but I decided to update to 15.04 and now it's acting strange. I've gone through the typical steps of commenting out everything in /etc/init/gpu-manager.conf, and ...
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Hardtime here installing my GPU drive [closed]

I tried to make it work once before on my other hard drive which I have to reformat now since I'm only getting a black screen on that thing. Now after a longtime I'm trying to make it work on a ...
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AMD drivers don't work

I have a work laptop with an amd graphics card, but i found that it was defaulting to using the intel card for graphics processing when I looked into why i had so much screen tearing when scrolling. ...
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Displays are mirroring instead of spanning

I have been using a dual monitor setup on my desktop for months. This morning, the monitors wouldn't display so I logged in remotely and rebooted the machine. Now the two monitors are mirroring ...
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Flgrx drivers not working after suspend

This is a weird issue I've been having for a while and it's driving me insane. I have a MSI 7770 1GB Graphics card, and Ubuntu 15.04. I'm using Flgrx updates which work fine until I wake the computer ...
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Black screen after Xorg edger ppa

I recently added the Xorg edger PPA to my Ubuntu 14.10 sources list and here's what happened after I did. Added the PPA repository to my list did a sudo apt-get upgrade for the drivers to download ...
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Amd driver for ubuntu 15.04 not working

I have an A4-5000 apu with HD8330 amd graphics. on ubuntu 14.04 i had the propertary drivers but after installing 15.04 and switching to the propertary drivers it can not even open the catalys control ...
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Getting Gmod to work with a Radeon HD 7420G

I have the latest drivers installed and Gmod installed but when I click on play, the game just quits. I then ran steam from terminal and I got this log: Running Steam on ubuntu 14.10 64-bit ...
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Slow/laggy system on a mid-end PC

I just moved from Windows 8.1 3 days ago (which was running very good in terms of performance and multi-tasking). I'm using Ubuntu 15.04 with KDE Plasma 5.3 installed and the system isn't fast as it ...
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Which AMD display driver to install?

I just fresh-installed Ubuntu 15.04 and I went to "Software Center" > "Additional Drivers" to install the driver for my card (AMD 5570 1GB). But I found 3 "Sources" and I don't know which one to ...
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VGA Display edges cut off at 1920x1080 in Ubuntu Studio 15.4

Is there a way to go beyond xrandr's maximum screen size? I am using a Radeon X1650 PRO graphics card. I have been unable to install the proprietary driver, as suggested elsewhere. The installer ...
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Trying to get openGL 4 to work with amd card

I cant find anything that works to get the proprietary drivers for my AMD Radeon card. (I'm trying to play Metro 2033, but keep getting the error saying I need OpenGL 4.)
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AMD Drivers for HD4890 on Ubuntu 15.04

I have Ubuntu 15.04, I need someone to explain me how to install amd drivers for my graphic card on Ubuntu 15.04
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How to download and install fqrx-amcccle to Ubuntu 15.04?

Background: In Ubuntu Software Center there is ''fqrx-amdcccle'', version 2-15.200-Oubuntu4. I installed this to my Ubuntu 15.04. After installation my laptop did not acknowledge any more my ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 AMD Catalyst 15.3 - Not detecting displayport hub

I upgraded from 14.10 where I had the AMD Catalyst 14.12 driver working "fine". (I say, "fine" but that's relative as there were some graphical issues, but it detected all my montiors). I upgraded to ...
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Ubuntu windows content are not refreshing

I recently upgraded the video card on my computer (from Intel HD Graphics to some ATI Radeon card) ton my Ubuntu 12.04. However, there appears that some windows that I open in GNOME Session Fallback ...
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amd driver catalyst 13.1 problem 15.04

I got a problem installing amd drivers. Here is the fglrx-install.log: Check if system has the tools required for installation. fglrx installation requires that the system have kernel headers. ...
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Do I need additional drivers? [duplicate]

I've Dell Inspiron 15R 5520 laptop. Do I need to install additional drivers for it? If yes, how do I install additional drivers? Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000 AMD Radeon Driver Sound Devices: Conexant ...
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Graphic card maximum supported resolution

How can I get the maximum supported resolution for the graphic card? I'm looking for a terminal command to see if the graphic card supports a 4K display. If there is no all-in-one command, then I'm ...
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dependency problem when installing any opengl dev packages on 15.04 (or 14.10)

Background: Currently running kubuntu 15.04, have run into the same problem on a previous install of 14.10 that led to the upgrade. I'd like access to a appropriate opengl header file (GL/gl.h) and ...
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unable to access to lightdm after messing with fglrx drivers and screwing up Xorg

I recently removed the fglrx driver from my ubuntu 14.04.2 laptop computer after noticing that it's not really good for the battery life. But after restarting I ended up with this screen (after the ...
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Install open source driver for ati radeon

I want to try the open source driver but after installing it from the "additional drivers" window and restarting it reverts back to fglrx (shown in the additional drivers window). I had tried purging ...
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There is a way to patch AMD catalyst 14.12 in order to make it work with kernel 4.0.1?

here I go: my OS is Ubuntu 14.04. I was wondering about upgrading the kernel to the recent and latest stable 4.0.1 version (my current one is 3.16). Since I have already installed AMD Omega drivers ...