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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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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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dual screens black after install of propietory AMD drivers

I upgraded to ubuntu 13.10. Using the non-propietory (tahity, gallium) drivers I got a good result, except that my second screen (a TV) became the login screen. I installed amd's propietory drivers ...
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cant install fglrx (proprietary ATI driver) for HD 8970M

I have an AMD HD 8970M video card and Ubuntu 13.10. I'm following these instructions to the letter, except that I of course use the latest non-beta AMD drivers (13.12) instead of the old version ...
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How do I lock my AMD overscan to 0% with HDMI?

I use an external monitor with my laptop, connected over HDMI. Every time I boot, the viewable area in the monitor is always reduced. Running the AMD Catalyst Control Centre and setting my display to ...
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What are the Ubuntu-specific wherewithals against heat?

Note : this is not another question about my laptop overheats under Ubuntu x.y, but more of a reflexion about what makes Ubuntu (in this case, 12.04) handle heat better than other distributions on my ...
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What I have to do to install Proprietary drivers?

I have Ubuntu 13.10, and I want to use it to play games on wine, like League of Legends and World of warcraft, so I'm trying to install proprietary drivers. I have an Ati Mobility Radeon HD 5470, so ...
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Do the AMD proprietary drivers even work in Ubuntu 13.10/Kernel 3.11?

I was looking at the system requirements for the latest beta proprietary driver on AMD's website and it said "Linux kernel 2.6 or above (up to 3.10)". However the unofficial AMD proprietary driver ...
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Bad performance of open source graphics drivers (ATI Mobility Radeon)

I have a performance problem with my Mobility Radeon HD 54__ graphics card using default open source drivers. I'm not talking about games but non-Full HD videos. Occasionally video freezes for a short ...
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Graphical mode not working properly after installing ATI properitary drivers

It's my first question here, so please don't be harsh (I know you won't, just saying). ;) I'm working on Ubuntu 13.10 as I updated it from 12.04 recently. Previously (when using 12.04) when I tried ...
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Menu bar and launcher icons missing after amd flgrx propriety drivers installed [duplicate]

I installed the flgrx and drivers on my laptop and after restarting the menu bar and launch icons were missing from my desktop. Can anyone give me a solution to this problem, preferably without ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 AMD/ATI proprietary driver slow boot time, lengthy login/logout delays

Ubuntu 13.10 is causing me major headaches with my AMD/ATI HD 5770 GPU. Below is a list of problems I am currently encountering. 1) The boot time is extended by at least 25s after installing catalyst ...
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Error during graphic driver installation

I've installed Kubuntu 13.04 but when I wanted to install my laptop's graphic driver(ATI) this error was demonstrated: --------------------------------------------- Supported adapter detected. Check ...
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Proprietary drivers ATI Radeon HD in Ubuntu 13.04 don't work

I have a HP dv7 Pavillion with AMD/Intel hybrid graphics. The AMD is a Radeon HD 6370m, totally supported by AMD. I want to run with proprietary drivers to properly play games. I've already rigorously ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 and AMD proprietary graphics drivers with PPA

I want the AMD proprietary graphcis drivers installed via PPA. I don't want to install it manually because of updates. The open source drivers are not good for me because Unity is not smooth then. My ...
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Proprietary ATI Driver fglrx kills my Video

So, I'll explain the problem, but first I want to cry aloud PLEASE HELP! I've used Ubuntu 12.04 for more than half an year and everything is set up just the way I want it. But I did a stupid mistake ...
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AMD A8-4500 APU with Radeon HD 7640g

I have installed many versions of Linux lately, trying to free myself from windows, I have played with Linux over that past few years, but I was into gaming, and until recently couldn't fully commit ...
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fglrx vs fglrx-updates and Ubuntu (Quantal) vs AMD's driver?

When trying to decide which proprietary driver I want, I was always a bit confused as to whether to choose fglrx or fglrx-updates. Both appear to contain the proprietary driver, but I don't know ...
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AMD/ATi driver boots with no Unity/GUI display 12.10 [duplicate]

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.10 64" ready to play some steam games. The install went fine I did all the updates etc, however I need to install the proprietary AMD drivers (ATi HD5750) for any decent ...
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How can I fix an issue occurring while installing the latest AMD graphics driver?

I installed the xorg-edgers ppa (and since removed it) and am now hitting the following errors when I try to install the official amd drivers. Any help to fix this would be great: ...
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AMD proprietary drivers on ubuntu 12.10 only see desktop

Hi I've been stuck with this problem and I hope someone can help. I've installed Ubuntu 12.10 64bit on my system. Asus amd 6850 Intel celeron g530 8GB ram Motherboard: GA-H61MA-D3V (rev. 2.0) I ...
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Installing Ati Radeon Proprietary drivers 9.3 [closed]

ok. I'm sorry for all of the edits, but upon further research I have decided to completely overhaul how I am asking my question and what I am asking. Thank @StephenMyall for making me see some sense, ...
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How to deal with bugs in proprietary legacy driver?

I'm facing serious bugs in my proprietary AMD/ATI display drivers. Where do I report bugs regarding such drivers? Do proprietary drivers get modified by community to provide latest fixes at the ...
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Problem with ATI graphics

I have a Radeon HD5850 graphic card and when trying to install the proprietary drivers I get Unity to start so I had to remove the fglrx driver and restore to the open driver. I tried again today to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ati / amd driver not able to install

I'm a beginner who just set up a dual boot with Win7 home and Ubuntu 12.04LTS. As seen in many tutorial videos and as Ubuntu suggested I tried to install the proprietary drivers. my specs: dell ...
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Error while trying to install ATI/AMD proprietary drivers (post-release update)

I tried to install the proprietary driver which is available for my graphics card. There are 2 available drivers; "ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX graphics driver (post-release updates)" and "ATI/AMD ...
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What Packages/How Do I Uninstall Propriety AMD Catalyst Driver [duplicate]

How do I go back to the open source driver? I installed AMD driver following on screen instructions but have a little shaded square in bottom right hand corner that says "AMD Unsupported hardware". ...
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Package System Broken AMD FGLRX Unmet Dependencies

I uninstalled propriety ATI driver to check if it would fix wrong Plymouth resolution. It did. But now I cannot reinstall either propriety drivers listed. Also package system has broken with this ...
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Ati Radeon HD 3200 Graphics driver - Installation Problem

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.04 x86 and I am trying to install the proprietary driver for my "Radeon HD 3200 Graphics" video card. I know that there are already many threads about this ...
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why is my ATI graphics driver not working?

i just installed ubuntu day ago and im total newb in this system. after installation and ubuntu update i found out in "System Info-"Graphics": Driver-Unknown, Expirience-Standard after that i found ...
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Ubuntu doesn't detect my ATI VGA card, only Intel, using 'lspci | grep VGA' & 'sudo lshw -C video'

I'm sporting a Lenovo G570 Laptop with a dedicated ATi Radeon (6347) HD 1GB VGA card For the last 5 days I've been trying to install ATI Proprietary drivers to make full use of it: I tried almost ...
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GNOME Shell flickering with ATI proprietary drivers

Works fine with opensource drivers, but with catalyst flickers everytime you press on activities or the lower right bar. I have 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Mobility Radeon ...
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Is there a PPA or other repository for recent proprietary ATI drivers?

I was happy to find the X Updates PPA as it has made installing newer nVidia drivers much easier. Without using the PPA, I found that the driver installed using the restricted drivers GUI often ...
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Rollback from proprietary to open source ATI drivers causes Unity to not start anymore

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10. I changed the open drivers for the proprietary ones and had all sorts of problems while trying to make dual screens work, so I decided to roll back the drivers. Now ...
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Problems after installing ATI proprietary driver

I'm an absolute beginner with ubuntu. After installing 11.10 I get a message to install ATI proprietary driver. The new one can't be installed, the older one get installed. After installation I must ...
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How to enable 2D acceleration (preferably using proprietary graphics driver) on 32bit pae kernel?

I recently switched from the generic 32bit kernel to the pae kernel thus enabling 10GiB instead of 3. After switching I noticed a different GUI behavior: When moving windows, I get ~3 redraws per ...
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Proprietary driver for my laptop k40ab (ATI HD4570)

I have always used the built-in utility to install the driver for my video card (HD4570). Now running Ubuntu 11.04 as a live-cd and updating the repository - the utility does not show the available ...
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MSI RX1950 Pro-Series PCI-E video card - Is there a way to make 3D functions work?

I have the 3D-Card in the subject. It is ATI-based. I know proprietary driver support for Linux has been dropped a while ago, so I have been struggling for years now, with no success... my ...
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Do I really need ATI proprietary drivers?

Ever since I installed 11.04, I have problems with ATI. If I don't enable it, am I still able to use HDMI with no problems?
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how to edit “Xorg.conf” to work with ATI HD 5770?

im having issues with my HD 5770 running on the proprietary driver that i get from "system/administration/additional drivers" im using Ubuntu 10.10 and a DVI to VGA converter on a CRT screen . so ...
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removed ati proprietary driver, tried to hibernate, destroyed ubuntu installation. help?

I totally ruined my Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop x64 installation today. I've never been able to hibernate or suspend (not with my laptop, server or htpc), not even through this guide. So I read a post here ...
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ATI graphics, Minecraft, and Compiz?

When I installed Ubuntu on my desktop, everything seemed to "just work" -- I used the proprietary ATI graphics card for my ATI Radeon HD 5870 and everything from Compiz to video to Amagetron Advanced ...
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Gaming with ATI open-source drivers

I have recently bought humble bundle 2 ( http://www.humblebundle.com/ ). Is there a way to run Braid using ATI's open-source drivers? The game always crashes. When do get it to start in windowed mode ...