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Deleted drivers. How to get them back with LiveUSB?

I needed fglrx drivers, but for some reason they don't work with my computer. (Login Loops) (AMD Sapphire Radeon R7 User) So I purged them with recovery mode.. but then I was not able to get ...
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FX-6300 detected as i686 - Kubuntu won't install

I'm trying to install in Virtual Box. This is my first try at Linux, so I just want to mess around a bit before I tackle grub, etc. I've got an AMD FX-6300 (x86-64) on a Gigabyte motherboard using a ...
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New rig z170, 15.04 - on board sound card not recognized

I bought a new rig which consists of an I5 skylake CPU, Asus Z170 mobo, and a radeon 390 GPU. Had some issues which by now are sorted, although I am left with the audio problem still, sound card is ...
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Games on Steam do not launch

I got through various problems to make Steam launch.. with my AMD Radeon R7 4 GB Graphics card and the XOrg (Gallium) Graphics, (I can't login, Login Loop happens, and I can't do CTRL + ALT + F1 / F2, ...
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An X Error occured after attempting to launch Steam on Ubuntu 15.04?

I am using AMD Radeon R7 240 4GB (Sapphire) .. and have got through many problems. Steam not launching after switching Graphics Card? This was my first thread regards that.. I did what Sachin Kamath ...
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Steam not launching after switching Graphics Card?

I recently purchased and installed an AMD Sapphire R7 4GB 240. Ubuntu automatically switched to some Open-Source Drivers named Gallium 0.4 on AMD OLAND. For some reason Steam is not able to launch ...
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Green Bars Next to Cursor after Suspend 14.04

After resuming from a suspend in Ubuntu 14.04, I get a rectangular box filled with colored bars/lines that follows my cursor with a constant offset from it. The bars are sometimes green and sometimes ...
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Ubuntu on Laptop with switchable Graphics Card (AMD)

After I got problems with Windows again, i switched to Ubuntu on my old Laptop (Acer Aspire 7750G). Im very happy with Ubuntu and how user friendly and light it is. I mainly use it to browse the web ...
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How to correctly detect hdmi port in 14.04 with onboard radeon 1200 to enable hdmi audio?

After upgrading from 12.04, i get no audio device from HDMI. Altough the display itself is working, seems that it doesn't even detect it as HDMI, but as DVI instead: mrguga@mrguga-server:~$ xrandr ...
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xorg.conf is ignored

I created a /etc/X11/xorg.conf using aticonfig --initial which looks like this: Section "ServerLayout" Identifier "aticonfig Layout" Screen 0 "aticonfig-Screen[0]-0" 0 0 ...
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AMD discrete graphics unusable on a MacBook Pro 8,2

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 on a MacBook Pro 8,2 with a proper EFI single boot. All works like a charm and the boot process is really fast, I'm really satisfied. I have only one issue: I can use ...
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Ubuntu 15.04: unknown display & can't change brightness

I have Ubuntu 15.04 on my Toshiba Satellite A500-14H with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650. First Problem: When I go to settings - display devices (hardwares), it tells me "Unknown Display". I get the ...
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Resolution problems (drivers?)

Okay, so I tried installing 3 distros, Elementary OS, Debian 8 and Ubuntu. All of them can't read my screen's resolution or something, best thing I get is a 1024x768. I have an AMD Radeon HD4650. I ...
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Display turns off after Ubuntu system loading step

I encounter this problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04. My notebook display works properly with other OS. When I boot Ubuntu , loading logo looks and after loading step display turns off. I have ...
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Never Used Ubuntu Before [closed]

I'm pretty well over windows, and rather than "upgrade" from Win 7 to Win 10, I was thinking about going completely Linux (Ubuntu I presume). Before I do so I plan on dropping Ubuntu onto a spacious ...
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Trouble to boot after graphics driver installation [closed]

I run a fresh installed Windows 7/ Kubuntu 14.10 dual boot with a ATI Radeon HD 5450 graphics card. The Installation process and first couple of restarts worked totally fine with boot option ...
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trying to install drivers on ubuntu 15.04 for my r7 260x graphics card NEED HELP

I'm totally new to Ubuntu and I have looked over this PDF:amd-catalyst-graphics-driver-installer-notes-for-linux-operating-systems.pdf I am aware in the PDF it says 14.04 is supported, but on the ...
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sddm-Greeter crashes on startup Kubuntu 15.04

Yesterday I updated from Kubuntu 14.10 to 15.04... Update went fine, the system booted and allowed me to mess with themes and to install the proprietary ATI drivers... I then rebooted the system and I ...
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Install AMD drivers [R9 280]

I have been using the Additional Drivers for my AMD GPU (non x version) since I got it. Everything seems to look fine on the outside; I get the right monitor resolution, colors seem right...but text ...
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Ubuntu lastest kernel update broke my GFX drivers [duplicate]

So, the latest kernel broke my AMD drivers and forced my system into a Low Graphics Mode on boot up now, the update I got was 3.19.0-26 and I'm now in ttyl consoles now instead of the Ubuntu desktop. ...
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How do I install AMD Drivers on Ubuntu 14.04?

I was planning on doing a Windows build but I had problems getting Daz to work so I'm here now. I'm trying to download the proprietary drivers for my AMD Radeon HD 6870 but nothing is working. I ...
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Attempting to setup a second monitor on 14.04 using an ATI/AMD graphics card

I have recently gotten a second monitor for my ubuntu 14.04 tower. I have an AMD/ATI juniper XT radeon hd 6770 graphics card and an asus p8z77-v lx motherboard. I have had an HP monitor installed into ...
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AMD driver does not work on kernel 3.19.0-26

I am asking for a help or a fix for this black screen in Ubuntu 15.04. The black screen contains the message starting version 219 and I am stuck in there for like a day already. Been trying to find a ...
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Laptop backlight sets to maximum at startup (Xubuntu 15.04)

I've tried many solutions I've found on the Net, but had no luck with them: Tried first with xbacklight = value: output is No outputs have backlight property. Then I tried with GRUB options like ...
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CS:GO low fps / Stuttering / Graphic card driver problems

At the beginning I can say, I'm new to Linux systems. Few days ago I installed kubuntu 14.04. I tried to install drivers by driver manager. On X.org drivers i saw, the window dragging and animations ...
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How to turn on AMD Turbo Core for AMD A6 6310 on Linux?

I use Lubuntu 15.04 I've noticed that my processor (AMD A6 6310) works at 1800 MHz frequency and not more, while AMD promised 2,4 GHz with Turbo Core option. How to enable Turbo Core option? $ ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 ATI/AMD driver problem

I'm trying to install a driver for ATI Radeon HD 7900 series. I've read a lot of different articles, but I still cannot to do it. For example, I've tryed almost all instructions/way from this page ...
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What does “!!! Unknown header type 7f” error means?

I bought a new laptop, and I can't enable discrete graphic card. The output of lspci -k | grep -EA2 'VGA|Display' terminal command: 00:01.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. ...
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HDTV overscanning problem - NOT a TV setting

I'm using a 42" Philips LCD TV (42PFL3704D/F7) as a secondary monitor for my computer, running Linux Mint 17.2 and Windows 7. My primary monitor is a 22" LCD monitor, and it works fine on both ...
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How to enable amd discrete graphics card?

I bought a new laptop, and have a problem with graphics card driver. I've been trying to fix problem for few days, please, help me if you know the answer. Hardware: Dell Inspiron 15 3541 with A6-6310 ...
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Fuzzy visuals and low fps in games, screen tearing in both games and web browser. Happened after changing up drivers

This started after tf2 kept crashing upon opening. I assumed i might have had a driver issue and switched over to the proprietary drivers from amd. The crashes persisted so I switched back to the open ...
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glxinfo (64bit) tried to load r600_dri.do (32bit)

I'm trying to setup a HTPC with Kodi (and vdpau), powered by an AMD A4-5300 APU with Radeon(tm) HD 7480D Graphics. Since hardware acceleration is not supported in the fglrx drivers, (Someone, correct ...
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Switchover from AMD 760G (Northbridge)/AMD SB710(Southbridge) chipset to Intel G41(Northbridge)/ICH7 (Southbridge)

I have switched my mainboard from Asrock 960GC-GS FX (AMD 760G (Northbridge)/AMD SB710(Southbridge)) chipset to MSI G41M-P33 Combo (Intel G41(Northbridge)/ICH7 (Southbridge)) and processor from AMD ...
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aticonfig: No supported adapters AMD Catalyst 15.7 Ubuntu 14.04

Have a fresh install of Ubuntu with no previous proprietary driver. Installed per AMD Installer notes using the GUI then added th fglrx-dev via dpkg. Ran dpkg -l in home directory and all four show ...
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Graphics driver problem

I have a AMD/ATI HD6600. I have already tested every single popular Linux distribution and I still have this problem. If I start using non-proprietary drivers, most of the time I start my PC after ...
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Proprietary drivers AMD r9 290 causing system to run in low graphics mode

I installed the proprietary drivers for my AMD Radeon R9 290 from the additional drivers menu in Ubuntu 14.04 and upon reboot was faced with: The system is running in low graphics mode - your ...
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Problem with AMD Radeon HD 6470M on 14.04 with AMD Catalyst Control Center (PC : SONY VAIO Vpcca3s1E)

The problem with my AMD GPU is that on Ubuntu it uses only half of its VRAM: it uses only 256MB of the (already low) 512MB available. Also in CCC its showing way another graphics card: a Radeon HD ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - AMD drivers boots without gui

So I've been having some trouble getting the AMD drivers to work. Whenever I install the AMD drivers either from their website or using the additional drivers tool in Ubuntu it installs just fine, but ...
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2nd monitor detected but no signal

Beginner here,(Ubuntu 12.04.1LTS) Currently this is my setup- 1.Vga - vga (1st monitor). 2.Hdmi to Vga converter - vga (2nd monitor). 3.HD4870 with fglrx drivers. After i connected my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - AMD drivers - multiple GPU - which drives GUI?

I like to use CodeXL for debugging OpenCL code on an AMD R9 390 GPU. Therefore I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and the AMD GPU drivers. But after that the internal Intel GPU isn't used anymore, but instead ...
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Dead parts of Display

I have 3 screens currently active, running through one of my ASUS R9 270X graphics cards, (I did have 2 in but I was getting problems with the display and the ASUS/AMD proprietary drivers crashed my ...
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Trouble Logging In

I recently installed the linux-generic package in the console to help with installing amd catalyst drivers. I used this command: sudo apt-get install linux-generic After letting this run I ...
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Black screen after installing then removing AMD/ATI Proprietary Drivers

I've mucked things up royally this time and fear I'm out of my depth. I'm running 15.04 with an HD6870 I had the open source drivers installed everything working fine. Steam required installing the ...
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Lenovo G510 can't use Radeon graphics, fglrx or switcheroo

I have only been using Ubuntu 14.04 for a few weeks and really enjoying it. My first time using Linux and I'm really impressed at how easy it has been to learn a new operating system while still ...
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Need help in changing & saving screen resolution permanently in Ubuntu 14.04

I have Lenovo Y40-90 laptop, and have Ubuntu 14.04 with integrated Intel graphics card and AMD Raden R9 M275 graphics card. I have also installed AMD Catalyst Center to switch between Intel and ...
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Amd driver (fglrx) for ubuntu 12.04.5LTS

Begginer here. I recently downgraded my Ubuntu to 12.04.5LTS because I wanted dual monitor support but my hd4870 cant support AMD drivers and stuff. Once I downgraded it and tried to install the ...
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Broken FGLRX DKMS module on latest UBUNTU Updates

(Ubuntu 15.04) After latest round of updates fglrx failed to compile dkms module on both of my laptops. 1 laptop has switchable graphics and the other does not. The laptop with switchable graphics ...
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How can I profile Unity (lightdm) in Ubuntu 15.04 to help resolve performance problems?

I'm having some performance issues in Unity on Ubuntu 15.04. The Unity dash lags and many applications lag when being resized or fullscreened on 4k resolution. Let me preface this with a few things. ...
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Graphics get messy when scrolling down the table in firefox

Sometimes, but not always (depending on the site), when scrolling vertically or horizontally, contents of the site get real messy. Here's an example: with a table embedded into the site OS: ...
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Failed to config radeon power managment ubuntu 15.04

I've tried to switch back to open source AMD drivers but have got stuck. When I try to look at the content of power_method file I'm getting an error: cat: /sys/class/drm/card0/device/power_method: No ...