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Major Problem: Xserver Disabled, Cinnamon Crashed, ATI Drivers

I have a major problem and I have tried everything, or at least I think I did: Here's an abbreviated history: I have the ATI fglrx driver installed installed. I wanted to upgrade it. So I followed ...
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system is running in low graphics mode - Need help installing Graphics Card Drivers

Hi I'm having issues with Ubuntu 14, my computer is configured to dual boot with Ubuntu and Win 7. I haven't had any luck getting Ubuntu to get along with my AMD Radeon HD 7870 graphics card. I have ...
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How can install the catalyst/flgrx driver, for only a single kernel version (or GRUB menu entry)?

A while ago, I attempted to install flgrx on a machine with an AMD/ATI Radeon 6480g (SUMO) on an APU, which ended poorly and ended up requiring a reinstall because of the config being thoroughly ...
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AMD Radeon HD 8870M and Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to install the HD 8870M driver on Ubuntu 14.04, but I can't. I try to install with apt-get install flgrx, but it install other driver (HD R9 270X or something like it). I tried with the ...
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Screen pauses every 7 seconds with Radeon Open Source Drivers

This is a clean install of 14.04.02 on my HP Laptop. The laptop,a dv7-4045ea, has dual Radeon graphics cards a HD4200 and a HD5650 which cannot be controlled in the BIOS and cannot use fglrx drivers. ...
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AMD A10 with 8750M hybrid graphics

I have Acer 552g with dual graphics mentioned. With Ubuntu the temperature its to hot and the battery life is low. I installed the ati driver in Ubuntu, and nothing, I searched in many forums but ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Mouse Cursor Blinking with External Monitor

I'm dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTE on an HP Envy 14 with both an Intel Integrated Graphics Controller and an AMD/ATI Radeon HD 5650/5750 graphics card. With two different external ...
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xorg.conf configuration?

Sorry if this has been answered a billion times, but I have looked for quite some time and haven't come up with any solid info about this. I feel like I'm missing something obvious since nobody else ...
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Dual Monitor Screen Flicker and Offset Problems

I have the same problem like in this trade, when i use this commend: xrandr --output VGA1 --auto --right-of LVDS1 --output VGA1 --scale 1.0001x1.0001 it solve the offset and the flickering of the ...
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How to install ATI Radeon HD5470 proprietary drivers on Ubuntu 14.04?

I seem to have a problem with the drivers. I tried everything. Every single fix that I found on this forum and I can't install the proprietary graphic drivers for my ATI Radeon HD 5470. When I go to ...
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How to change radeon power profile on ubuntu 15.04?

Recently I've decided to switch back to the open drivers, because fglrx is really buggy. So, on the open drivers there is a problem with power management. My laptop become really how after few minutes ...
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ubuntu 14.04 overheating hp g6 1301ax

I'm new to linux so bear with my naivety. I was running ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and had installed tlp and switched off discrete graphics and everything was fine except for the screen would not turn ...
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Radeon R7 260X Drivers help

Okay so I am using ubuntu 15.04 becaouse ubuntu 14.04 won't let me install it alongside with windows 7. So my problem is that i have a graphics card Radeon R7 260X and when I have tried to install ...
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Video card doesn't work [on hold]

Video card is not working properly neither windows nor on Ubuntu . Can I sit by setting as I want , to reinstall Linux or windows , I have no problem ,but when I enter the windows saying " Display ...
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Unable to use dedicated GPU 14.04

So I am running 14.04 on a Samsung 780Z5E, which has a ATI Radeon HD8750M. When I run lspci| grep VGA I get the following: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor ...
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“Wait for vertical refresh” in Catalyst Control Center, ubuntu intel\amd graphics

Every think is installed and work. I can switch graphic cards between intel and amd. But when amd is active, i have horrible tearing everywhere, especially in video. Catalyst Control Center has in ...
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Ubuntu Not Recognizing Intel Integrated Graphics Card HD 3000

I'm trying to get Intel / AMD graphics switching to work properly on my Macbook Pro 8,2 (Late 2011) on Ubuntu 15.04. This model comes with an integrated Intel HD 3000 Graphics card and the AMD ATI ...
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AMD open source drive slow rendering

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 + amd proprietary. I want to replace proprietary drive with open source because it is freezing during debugging of multi-threaded program. I'm uninstalling proprietary drive ...
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Steam not working with open source drivers

I have been on quite the odyssey trying to get steam to work. I am using Ubuntu 15.04 and the linux 4.0.5 kernel. System specs: Intel haswell quad core CPU AMD Radeon 7870 Graphics Samsung 850 EVO ...
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Confused about AMD/Intel [duplicate]

When I go to the downloads page to get Ubuntu, it automatically downloads the AMD version, but my computer has no hardware with AMD on it. I only have Intel and Nvidia. Also, when I install this AMD ...
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How to select which graphics adapter is primary? ATI & Nvidia Ubuntu 14.04

I have a laptop which has 2x ATI 5870 graphics cards in crossfire configuration. However, I am not interested in the least with using these video cards. I purchased an external graphics card adapter ...
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Setting up teska K40 withATI radeon. End up with black screen while installation on ubuntu 14.04

For almost a week I can't set up Tesla K40 on CUDA. Currently I have 2 GPUs 1.Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Oland XT [Radeon HD 8670 / R5 340X / R7 250/350X] 2. Nvidia Tesla K40 active ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 fix not working for installing fglrx

i'm new to Linux .Installed Ubuntu 14.04 and i tried installing fglrx, error- sudo apt-get install fglrx Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Dual monitor setup , using AMD Radeon driver on 14.04

This is the updated version (June 2015) of the same question found in this forum for which none of the previously stated solution (x11 config,, add virtual, update fglrx) works. I would like to ...
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which driver do I select with bleeding edge ppa?

Stupid newbie question! I removed fglrx, got the bleeding edge ppa, and re-downloaded fglrx followed by apt-get update and apt-get install and a restart. Now my question is, on the additional ...
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After upgrade to 15.04 screen resolution stuck at low graphics

I was running 12.04 32bit on an old Asus laptop with ATI X1200 graphics and upgraded stepwise to 15.04. Somewhere along the way the graphics got stuck at low resolution. The upgraded system uses the ...
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Is Ubuntu using my Graphics card?

So i have a AMD CPU with Radeon HD 3200 as integrated graphics, and i recently found a All-In-Wonder AMD Graphics card (pretty old) and used it but im not sure if ubuntu is using it, or if it's still ...
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Software controller for any ATI/Nvidia GPU

I wanted to know which GPU to buy for my new PC in order to: 1) Work with Ubuntu. 2) Manage the contrast, brightness... etc. This is really important as I normally have my screens very dim (Via ...
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Using AMD graphics card with Ubuntu (Sound)

I understand this has been asked few times and I've read through few threads as swell but I didn't understand everything: I've read AMD graphics drivers and fglrx: No matching Device section for ...
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i have an issue with low graphic mod at the booting, can you help me please?

I am a beginner so i dont know really whats my problem i just have a hp pavillon g7 with a amd/ati graphic card, i have tried to update ubuntu from 12.04 to 14 but its still dont work. I have tried to ...
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Can't install AMD Catalyst Driver on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've downloaded the AMD Catalyst™ 15.5 driver for my Radeon HD 7730M card, but every time I run its installer it fails to generate a distribution specific package. click here to take a look at the log ...
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Ubuntu doesn't detect second monitor

After a fresh ubuntu install I had some problems with the mouse flickering and disappearing. I intalled the AMD drivers from AMD's website but after restart I got a graphics error so had to remove the ...
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Alice Madness Returns freezes without warnings

Alright, I have looked up everything for this game and the result is always the same, the game opens and the loading screen shows the swinging key until it freezes, there is no loading text just the ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 intermittent screen freezing

I have updated from Ubuntu 14.10 to Ubuntu 15.04 and I am having intermittent screen cuts or screen flickers every 8 seconds approximately. Each flicker is very short, less than a second (maybe half a ...
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Lenovo g510 laptop Ubuntu 14.04 LTS no AMD Radeon card detected

I've got a Lenovo G510 laptop and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on it and when I run lspci | grep VGA it only shows the Intel integrated graphics card, but no information about the AMD Radeon card at ...
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Low graphics mode after updating to 15.04

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 from 14.10 and it was fine until I rebooted to a low graphics mode warning and no way out of it. Help?
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LibreOffice is really slow refreshing the UI

I am using Ubuntu 14.04LTS and I haven't really had much luck using LibreOffice. I am currently using LibreOffice v4.2.8.2 build ID: 420m0(build:2). I attempted to switch to Open Office and this ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Baldurs Gate Enhanced Edition doesnt start [closed]

I recently upgraded my distribution from 14.10 to 15.04. Now I wanted to start BGEE. In 14.10 it ran without problems. But now it reports following: Running Baldurs Gate Enhanced Edition libGL ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 uses VESA:DVST instead of my AMD driver

I have the latest AMD Omega 15.5 drivers and installed them using the .run file that AMD had available for download. But my details for graphics says I'm using VESA:DVST as my driver, but Borderlands ...
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Backup - Backup to external drive is backing up that drive itself

I have little knowledge of Linux. I have a backup set to run everyday for the following folders: /home and / root. I have folders to ignore: Trash; ~/Downloads; /media/jsp/ScreenPlay [backup drive]. ...
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Why does 15.04 freeze?

The issues are listed in this link, but I'll relist/summarize here: Ubuntu 15.04 is locking up on me, primarily when watching internet videos or listening to Slacker Radio. I have Ubuntu installed on ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 Can't Change Display Configuration

I upgraded to Kubuntu 15.04 recently and all was fine. Yesterday my screen started jumping so I rebooted. It fixed the jumping but since then my screen resolution has been screwed up and I can't ...
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ati driver update on ubuntu 12.04 disaster

I tried to install new amd drivers for my amd hd 6970 card by installing catalyst manager by following instructions [here][1] for my Ubuntu 12.04, I went to amd site and downloader 4 driver files for ...
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Ubuntu 15-04 - Graphic problem

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on an HP Compaq 15-nl050h with AMD-ATI radeon series graphics. When I browse on StackExchange sites and I pass on a question title with the cursor this happens: and I do ...
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Asus R9 270 not working

I just got a new graphics card and when I boot up it will only use the card to display the boot screen although once it boots it only uses the integrated graphics. The open source driver works fine ...
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Graphics Corruption ubuntu 15.04 with propietary flgrx-update drivers

i'm kind of new to linux. I'm running 15.04 on a single boot. (I erased all HD accidentally testing several distros XO ) I have a new HP Pavilion Notebook – 15-p244no Apparently this notebook has ...
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Laptop black screen on boot; works after closing and opening the lid

Apologies if this question has been asked before; I couldn't find the exact same issue. When I boot up, I always get a black screen, though everything else seems to work normally (log-in screen ...
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Why amdcccle is not working on 15.04 with dual graphic card

So I've got an Intel(R) HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2) and an AMD Radeon R7 M265 Series in a dell Inspiron 7000 series. The thing is, I installed the AMD control centre to change between the Intel ...
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Unity lost and login loop after installing AMD Omega 15.5 drivers

I downloaded the three Deb files for the driver, control panel and open gl and cl files and installed them with the command line dpkg install command each of the three files. Now, first off I got a ...
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xrandr not saving settings permanetly in Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed Ubuntu. I am new to Linux, so I will need this explained in pretty basic terms please. I have two monitors. I use a AMD R7 2xx graphics card. I haven't installed the AMD drivers ...