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New graphics card causes Ubuntu to freeze during boot process

Today I upgraded my graphics card to a Radeon R9 380, and Ubuntu freezes during the boot process. There is no error message. The screen is black except for a terminal cursor in the top left corner. I ...
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AMD APU + GPU (MSI GX70) Switchable Graphics Card

I want to move away from windows, since microsoft is doing a great mess right now with their OS. Though I've been an Ubuntu user since 2010, I was using this computer mainly for gaming. I have a MSI ...
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Problem with amd, please, help me

Good day, I have notebook hp 15 pavillon, based on A8-with radeon r5 and graphics radeon r7 m260 in Windows. But when I install Ubuntu 14.04, I install fgrlx drivers, and Ubutu see only this: ...
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Turn off vsync (Radeon) and create xorg.conf

I want to turn off vsync because I want to play games at more than 60 fps. To turn off vsync I have tried to follow this link on the arch Wiki. I created the file .drirc and copy and pasted it. This ...
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problem with dual amd graphics card amd radeon r5 A8 and radeon r7 m260

Good day I have problem with dual AMD graphics card AMD Radeon R5 A8 and Radeon R7 M260. Hope, you can help me, I try to install drivers at additional driver in Ubuntu, try download and install from ...
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ubuntu 14.04 cant login after uninstalling amd drivers

Im pretty new to ubuntu. I was using amd catalyst drivers but i wanted to update ubuntu so I decided to uninstall the drivers to prevent conflict so I did. "sudo aticonfig --uninstall". I cant recall ...
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Craving acceptable video playback and nothing more, armed with 11.10. Oneiric and blessed with an ATI 256MB card

My problem seems to be relatively simple: I would like to be able to watch simple videos on Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric), using an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3450, 256 MB graphics card, presently relying on the ...
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Radeon HD 3000 drivers for Ubuntu 14.04.3? HDMI overscan problems

Please be patient with me, I haven't used a linux distro since slackware in the late 90's and have since forgotten everything I once knew. Anyways, I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 on my main HTPC ...
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AMD Video Drivers for Ubuntu? (Very Slow Graphics)

I just freshly installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my Asus X452E Notebook, it has AMD HD 8xxxM R3 Series video card. I don't know how to install the right drivers for video, I downloaded x.org fxgrx something ...
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Is it good to operate the CPU at 71 degree Celcius

My laptop configuration are Dell 3521 Core i3 3227U @ 1.9Ghz 4GB RAM Intel HD4000 graphic + radeon HD7670m 1GB DDR3 dedicated graphics. As the CPU fan runs at max from staring of ubuntu, I am using ...
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Unity freezes when closing or minimizing a window

On a very fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, it sometimes happens that when I close or minimize a window, Unity freezes. I can not interact with the panel or any application, only move the mouse around. A ...
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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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OpenCL doesn't detect GPU

I installed AMD APP SDK and here my problem. The OpenCL samples do not detect the GPU. HelloWorld give me this: [thomas@Clemence:/opt/AMDAPP/samples/opencl/bin/x86_64]$ ./HelloWorld No GPU device ...
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Ubuntu doesn't start the install

so im interested in installing Ubuntu. I've made a bootable USB with Ubuntu, but when I try to boot my PC from USB it starts the ubuntu login screen, and after it loads, http://imgur.com/a/agsgO those ...
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How do I get HDMI working on AMD FirePro M5100?

Basically what the question says. Linux is not even detecting the display device when I go to adjust settings. The graphics card is a FirePro M5100 w/2GB GDDR5. The laptop is a Dell Precision M4800. ...
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AMD Catalyst Driver installer failing at DKMS

I am following these instructions to install the fglrx drivers. When I am running sudo sh amd-driver-12-6-x86_64.run it tells me fglrx is already installed; even though I ran the commands to remove ...
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Extra tools to install ATI drivers catalyst? (overheating problem)

I have a question, i hope i find some one who could help me, im tired of searching. this and another things. Im installing ati radeon drivers for my lap top, but after running the .RUN file, in ...
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PlayOnLinux Unable to find 32bit opengl libraries Dual ATI Videocards

Im curently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64Bit So, i installed league of legends fine the first time with the opensource ATI Drivers provided by ubuntu itself with no issues at all, but it runs so slow ...
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Display issues with Ubuntu 14.04 with AMD R9 380 graphics card

I built a new computer to dual boot Windows and Ubuntu and am using the AMD R9 380 Graphics card. Windows installation went fine. After installing Ubuntu 14.04 I found that I can't change my screen ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Freezes and System Problems

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop Sony Vaio VPCEA16FG, I have been getting system freezes(everything including display, mouse, keyboard stops working and I have to do a restart ...
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Video card issues after installing ubuntu 14.04.03 LTS

To start off, completely newb to linux. Just decided to put it on my sis' old laptop to see if it would be viable to take to class to just take notes and surf the web. I installed Ubuntu. When ...
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resolution issue with ubuntu making mouse pointer larger

My laptop has a 4k display running Ubuntu 14.04 and I have scaling issues, so I changed my resolution to 1360x768. When I restart sometimes (50% of the time) the resolution again becomes 2160p for 2 ...
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AMD Radeon R5 M330 drivers

Where can I find the drivers for gpu AMD Radeon R5 M330 ? At AMD site there are drivers only for windows.Maybe there is an open source driver or something like a backport?
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Can I use Intel HD 4000 Graphics and discrete Radeon HD for dual monitors?

On windows I have a dual monitor setup. I have one monitor connected directly to the motherboard, running off of Intel HD 4000 graphics. I have another monitor connected directly to my Radeon HD 7850. ...
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Unsupported resolution when connected with HDMI

So here's the situation. One day my Acer Aspire One 725 fell and its display isn't working anymore. However, I got a display workaround by the means of HDMI cable connected to my TV(max supported ...
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AMD HD 8000 on UBUNTU 15.10

I changed to ubuntu recently and i'm having trouble to install my HD video card, i found at AMD website : fglrx-15.302 But when i try to install, it says it's not the supported version. Even if ...
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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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Ubntu 14.04.3LTS+Radeon HD6950 OUT OF RANGE MONITOR

With standart driver of Ubuntu I can't use my native resolution. Using the driver from proprietary driver with updates or without, after rebooting i see "Out of range". How can I tune my resolution ...
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Poor performance on 1080p in firefox

I use open source driver for AMD HD6320 video card. I followed the instruction in this article Force Enable Hardware Acceleration in Firefox but if I try to play HD video in firefox it's very slow. ...
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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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Cryptsetup login fails after applying proprietary ATI driver (fglrx-updates)

I encrypted my installation of Ubuntu 14.04 while installing it, later I switched the driver of my ATI Radeon HD 6970 to "fglrx-updates". After that I could only close but not open any programs. I ...
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What graphics driver do i use and which is the best one?

Specifications of my laptop: ASUS K53U, radeon HD 6250M graphics card, Ubuntu 12.04 I know that the propretiary driver (fglrx) is not installed because it really slowed down my computer. So now I ...
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Unable to control brightness on Xfce environment

I installed a normal Ubuntu and installed Xfce4 on it. (Not Xubuntu!) The brightness control worked beautifully on Unity Desktop Envionment after I install the AMD Catalyst driver, but not on Xfce ...
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Need help with Ubuntu running hot on laptop

I am a new user to Xubuntu 14.04. I have a 2010 HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook pc. Processor is AMD Turion II P540 Dual Core 4 GB ram RS880M - Mobility Radeon HD 4225/4250 This was a Win7 machine - I got ...
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Ubuntu lspci Video memory problem amd 5830

Hi I want to know how to know to fix it. my specs ubuntu 14.04.3, 3gb ram, core 2 duo e8400, amd radeon 5830 xtreme 1gb (with privative driver). the system don't use all the virtual memory, y put on ...
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Cooler harddisk = faster harddisk?

So I was using Ubuntu XFCE, now I installed the Ubuntu MATE, and I noticed a slowdown sometimes. File manager tooks often 3-5 seconds to load Desktop will rarely freeze for a 2 seconds Once my ...
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Trusty: Flickering problem with xorg opensource driver on ATI RV710 [Mobility Radeon HD 4330/4350/4550] [1002:9552]

Last week I reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and since then I'm experiencing strange short horizontal flicker. It's hard to describe so here is a video of it and this is my current setup: lspci ...
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How to enable GPU mining on a spare card not used for main display?

I am using an internal (Intel) video card for my main display. This is selected as per BIOS settings. I'd like to see how the GPU mining is on a AMD card I put into my PC. It's a "Cape Verde PRO ...
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Can I use Ubuntu on Lenovo z51-70

My question is following. Is my Laptop (lenovo z51-70- i3 5005U, Hybrid r7 m360/intel hd 5500) compatibile with Ubuntu? Which version should I choose? I tryed recently both Ubuntu 14.04/15.10 but I ...
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open-source drivers for OpenGL 3.1 or higher with Radeon HD 6470M

I need urgent help in order to upgrade the OpenGL driver to version 3.1 at least! Any feedback is highly appreciated. My machine characteristics are: $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. ...
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My computer freezes at startup *ERROR* rv770_set_sw_state failed

My computer often totally freezes at startup. I have to reset computer. Some say that I could have problems with power supply. When operating system is loaded, it is operating normally. This error ...
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AMD Crimson Driver 14.04 LTS Installation

I new to Linux and still learning how to use it.I have a R290 GPU and I need help in installing the new Crimson Drivers from AMD. I there a step by step guide in installing the drivers? I've been ...
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Random freezes in desktop after fresh Ubuntu 14.04 LTS install

I've been experiencing random freezes in which the mouse often still moves but does not work. Cannot move from current workspace or do anything. I usually can do a Ctrl-Alt-F1 and reboot or restart ...
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Black Screen after installing ATI propietary drivers Ubuntu 15.04 64bits

I installed Ubuntu 15.04, I’m trying to install proprietary drivers because I need OpenGL 4. I have ATI mobility Radeon HD 5470 graphics 512MB. When I reboot my computer, I get a black screen after ...
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Is there AMD Overdrive on Ubuntu?

Is there AMD Overdrive on Ubuntu? Because I want to install it if possible, but i seem to have the latest AMD drivers installed. Does anyone have an AMD Graphics card? If they do could you please tell ...
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Unable to install AMD Radeon HD 5450 on Ubuntu13.04 due to no display

So here is my issue, I got Ubuntu 13.04 installed on a system with the following specs: AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+ Nf-M2 nView FM2 3 GB DDR2 800 RAM WD 250 GB HDD Coolmax CUG-700B 500W I cannot install ...
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Two GPUs: Nvidia for display+OpenCL and R9 Fury X for OpenCL only. Possible?

For development reasons (mainly for testing OpenCL GPGPU kernels), I'd really benefit from having two GPUs on my system: One of the latest Nvidia 9xx boards, for both display/OpenGL and for GPGPU ...
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AMD Drivers Kubuntu 15.10

Using Kubuntu 15.10 kernel 4.2.0 generic 23 with AMD HD 4xx series GPU. http://support.amd.com/en-us/download/desktop/legacy?product=Legacy2&os=Linux%20x86_64 Here says that this driver supports ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 hangs at startup after installing fglrx

After installing the new AMD Catalyst beta driver (14.6), my system hangs at the boot screen, however I am able to access the TTY terminals. I installed fglrx as follows: Downloaded the drivers ...
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vgaswitcheroo isn't working in Ubuntu 12.04

I always used vgaswitcheroo to turn off my discrete graphic, I did a script to turn off in boot, but now, vgaswitcheroo isn't working anymore, I don't know why... look ...