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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, which has been recognized by prior version of Ubuntu. Up to now the AMD RV710 ...
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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 [on hold]

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 ...
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Booting issues and GPU detection issues with 13.04 and 13.10

I tried to update 13.04 to 13.10 on my second hard drive earlier today and it ended up not working at all. I've tried boot-repair and everything to get Ubuntu 13.10 to boot up, but only managed to get ...
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Question About Ati Drivers [on hold]

800 x 600 1024 x 768 .. Why these are only the resolutions i can use ?? when i was on windows i could use all resolutions to 1600 x 900 ! i tried installing fglrx ,, i got out of range message ? ...
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Overheating - ATI HD6470M, Ubuntu 13.10

I'm trying Linux for the first time ever and experiencing a lot of overheating. In about 45min after I turn on my laptop I get to temps like 90ºC. I googled it and saw a lot of people with the same ...
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installed libopencv results in blackscreen after login

I am new to Ubuntu and set it up a few days ago. Now I wanted to install OpenCV since I need this for university matters. After turning off my pc I was able to log in but afterwards just a black ...
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Installing AMD Catalyst 14.3 on Ubuntu 13.10-64bit

I have followed these instructions: http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubuntu_Saucy_Installation_Guide#Generate_a_new_.2Fetc.2FX11.2Fxorg.conf_file I have not performed section 3.5 Generate a new ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 to LG TV via HDMI

I am unable to connect a Ubuntu 13.10 box to a 55 LG LED 1080p 240 HZ smart tv (model #55LAS400) via HDMI. Sometimes I just get a green screen on the TV or other times it won't recognize the TV at ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 suddenly very slow

For some reason, my Ubuntu 12.04 recently became very slow. My specifications: HP laptop, core 2 duo T6600, 2.20 Ghz x2 Ati radeon 2 GB RAM Symptoms in Unity 3d: Dash takes endless to open ...
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Does the Radeon HD 8570M work with Ubuntu (Saucy/Trusty)? (no hybrid)

I'm planning to buy a new computer. It uses a AMD A8 processor with a Radeon HD 8570M. I've read lots of discussions on how to get this card work using Ubuntu or Mint. However, all of them were ...
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AMD driver installing on lubuntu 13.10

Can someone help with driver installing for this video card? My video card is sapphire amd radeon hd 3650. I'm using Lubuntu 13.10 Thanks!
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Why does my computer (almost) randomly power off? (GPU Kernel Panics?)

I've always had a problem running any sort of Linux distro on my machine. I'm a gamer and tend to spend most of my time in Windows and I have never had any issues when it comes to stability of my PC, ...
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fglrx brightness and black screen

In a HP 2000 Notebook PC and ubuntu 13.10, when I change the radeon driver for the fglrx, glxgears show more fps, but any brightness change make a black screen for one second. With the radeon driver ...
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Switching between apu igp and discrete gpu

I have a HP g6-2251st which has an APU(A4-4300M + HD 7420G) and a HD7670M discrete graphics. I dont know if it was possible before but i cant change between this two on latest 14.04 beta. I was ...
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Black Screen with “Input signal out of range” message, after AMD graphic driver installation [13.10]

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 64bit alongside Windows 7 64bit, and both ran fine. Then I installed AMD graphic driver for my video card radeon R9 270 following the 3rd(manual) procedure given in ...
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Ubuntu slow in lenovo s215

I just bought a lenovo netbook, the spec is AMD E1 2100 1.4Ghz with HD 8210 RAM 2GB is it make sense with that spec my ubuntu is running slow? or is there anything i can do to make my ubuntu run ...
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USB 3.0 problems with a Gigabyte motherboard in Ubuntu 12.04.4

[this has been translated from spanish] Hi very good morning or afternoon as the case of Venezuela and am Andruwx little over a month ago I bought a card for mother www.amazon.com Gigabyte Model GA- ...
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fglrx: suspend on lid_closed does not work

I'm on a Samsung 535U3C with lubuntu 13.10. Since powermanagement did not work at all (neither hibernate nor suspend: hibernate brought to a complete reboot, suspend was unable to awake the screen) in ...
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HP Pavilion G6 2312 ax drivers for ubuntu

I am new to linux and have successfully installed ubuntu with windows 8. My laptop is hp pavilion g6 2312 ax. graphic processor:512 MB AMD Radeon HD 7660G (Integrated) and 2 GB ATI Mobility Radeon ...
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14.04 and amd 6950 [on hold]

I have had troubles with Ubuntu 12.04 and getting my unlocked 6950 to work properly in the past, and it discouraged my away from using Ubuntu. After having Ubuntu work flawlessly on my laptop and ...
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Unable to open /etc/ati/control, please reinstall the driver [closed]

I had the beta drivers running previously and after a standard update it stopped working. What I've tried so far: sudo apt-get remove --purge fglrx* Then downloaded drivers from Amd website and ...
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Uninstalling “previous install of the fglrx driver”

Firefox on Ubuntu is rendering pages extremely slowly despite having a decent connection. After some googling, I found out that this is probably due to my not having installed my grapic card driver. I ...
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Need help with Lenovo T500 Video card on a Ubuntu 13.10+ OS

I have the following I need help to upgrade. Who can I or do I talk to about how to upgrade drivers on Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Linux on a T500 Laptop? Now I'm a Microsoft MCP Certified Windows Tech and ...
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How can I handle more than 2 GB RAM?

I got a Lenovo g475 laptop, with a AMD e-300 processor. According to what I have read, the processor can handle up to 8GB and same the motherboard. When I was using Windows 7 starter I could handle a ...
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xserver-xorg-video-ati do not support dual head with DVI connection

I am running (gnome) Ubuntu 13.10 and I have an AMD Radeon hd 7470 graphic card (dual head). I am using the xserver-xorg-video-ati as video driver. This driver is working fine if I connect my screens ...