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Screen tearing on videos (not flash videos)

I mean video files on my hard drive. I get noticeable screen tearing on VLC, Totem, gnome mplayer and Mplayer. I have tried fglrx drivers and now the experimental AMD drivers. I have a Radeon HD6950 ...
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Frequent Xorg crashes with Radeon R9 280X

My system has been running fine with the abovementioned card on Ubuntu 14.04 and 14.10 for about 2 months. After performing a full reinstall of Ubuntu (to 14.04 again), I have been encountering X.org ...
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Desktop Icons Off Screen Combined Display Ubuntu 14.10 Gnome 13.14

I have two monitors side by side both with the same 1680x1050 resolution, but one is lower than the other. But if I arrange them as such in the display settings then any icons that I have at the top ...
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Ubuntu cannot start GUI - unable to connect to X server

I have just upgraded to 14.10. The upgrade worked very well except for the graphics driver. It's an ATI Radeon, and the default built-in driver was active. It worked but it didn't look right, so I ...
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UVD not responding; ATI/Intel Hybrid after upgrade to 13.04 and turning off ATI

First of all I am totally new to Ubuntu and Linux so I am still trying to learn commands and basics. My laptop is an Acer 4820TG with a hybrid Intel onboard and a ATI radeon mobility HD5650. ...
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HDMI audio not working on hybrid graphics

I have an HP Pavilion dv6 laptop with Intel Sandybridge HD3000 / Ati Radeon 6490M switchable graphics. I am not very experienced in Ubuntu or Linux in general but I have installed 13.04 64bit, because ...
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Graphic card driver, Xorg (Open-source) version vs Proprietary (AMD and Nvidia) version, Which is the best?

i would like to ask about the graphic card driver on linux. from on my experience here is, im having a laptop with a HD6320 from E-450 APU, which is belong to my friend and i install it an Xubuntu ...
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How to check if my graphic card is muxless?

How can I check whether my Graphic Card is "muxed" or "muxless"? My graphic card is an AMD HD 8730M, and on my Dell Inspiron 15r 5521 I've also got an Intel HD 4000. But when I use the lspci command ...
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How can I reduce overscan in 1080p with AMD HD 6xxx - Ubuntu 12.10 over HDMI

My TV and/or receiver do not have native scaling options, nor would that be feasible. Installation of ANY Catalyst drivers (12.9, 12.10, and 12.11 beta) do not seem to work with Ubuntu 12.10 ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 live usb boot hangs at Splash screen

I have created Ubuntu 12.10-amd64 bootable usb disk. It boots but when I select Install on harddisk or Run without install, it just stops at the splash screen. I tried -nomodeset, but same thing ...
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Video driver Radeon x1200

I got the issue when I play flash games or videos it's too slow. I reinstalled Ubuntu and it worked smooth for like 5 hours then I rebooted and it was slow again. When I type sudo lshw -C display ...
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Fan always on and overheating problems on HP G62

I have a HP G62 with i5 processor, 4G Ram and ATI HD 5470. Started using Ubuntu 4 months ago, first was 11.10 and after 12.04. Everything worked perfectly until some weeks ago when my cpu fan became ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Low Graphics Error believe it is a mount error?

I rebooted my Ubuntu 14.04 from terminal 3 days ago and it seems to have undergone a catastrophic crash. Firstly, I got a low graphics error issue. I could not even get to the console, so I removed ...
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Screen tearing with fglrx-updates and Radeon HD 8790M in Ubuntu 14.10

As the title says, I am having some pretty bad screen tearing issues on the desktop in Ubuntu 14.10, with both the latest fglrx-updates and fglrx drivers on a Dell Latitude E6540 with a Radeon HD ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Secondary display not detected after login screen

My computer is an HP zBook 14 with Ubuntu 14.04, 3.18.1 kernel, hybrid graphics display (integrated Intel HD Graphics 4400/discrete AMD FirePro M4100), and the open source drivers. lshw shows I am ...
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Can't boot with the correct driver Ati Radeon HD 3650

I have a desktop ACER, with an Ati Radeon HD 3650 (RV635). I always have to boot with "nomodeset" checked. It happens to me with ubuntu 12.04 and it's happening now, with ubuntu 14.04. I have ...
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Configuring Ubuntu to use 2 graphics card

I have a desktop that as 2 graphics card that connect 5 monitors. They are a Radeon HD 7970 and a Radeon HD 8490. Ubuntu detects both of them however only the monitors connected to the 7970 are ...
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ATIConfig returning incorrect graphics cards

I just upgraded to 14.04 (from 12.04) which ended up being a bit of a hassle. I now have almost everything working, except that my second graphcis card is being a bit weird. if I run aticonfig ...
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Can AMD A-Series APU support OpenCL?

Have spent a lot of time on this one one but can't find an answer here. Ubuntu 14.10 clean install. AMD A10-7700K APU with Radeon(TM) R7 Graphics x4. 1) Started with the xserver open-source wrapper ...
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strange characters in trusty

From time to time I'm getting strange characters displayed in different programms: thunderbird, firefox mostly, but also nautilus. Often it is only one character which is crumbled, but all over the ...
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Crackling sound on HDMI ATI HD7790 Ubuntu 14.04

I am new on Linux but I try to start use, however this if my first big problem. On my card I am not able to use HDMI for sound. I have crackling sound. This is info about my hardware: 1) By typing ...
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How can I use monitors plugged into my graphics card and motherboard?

I've decided to try out Ubuntu on my desktop, but I've ran into a problem. When I first booted into it, it only detected my small monitor plugged into my motherboard. I thought of this as a non-issue, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 AMD/Intel Hybrid Switchable Graphics NOT WORKING

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on the HP 4530s with AMD Radeon HD 6490M/Intel HD Graphics 3000 Switchable graphics. I have installed the first Intel driver from here. Then I reboot so far there are no ...
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switching between graphic cards in radeon open source driver

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity in my laptop with (AMD hd8760/Intel) dual graphics. Fglrx is not working so I am using open source radeon driver. I know how to switch between cards when using ...
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Unity menus and fonts weird rendering

I have an issue that occurs occasionally on my Ubuntu 14.04 (x64). Sometimes, right when I turn on my pc, the font and windows are messy. But, if I log out and log on Guest Account, everything works ...
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How do I configure the resolution on an HP Envy 15 with an AMD Radeom 7690M?

The computer: notebook, HP Envy 15 (2012) AMD Radeon 7690M also Intel HD graphics. The problem: After installing Ubuntu 14.04, my resolution is automatically at 1024x768 and system settings and ...
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OpenGL/3D Acceleration / Working Graphics Driver on Ubuntu 14.04 on MacPro6,1 (Black Cylinder)

Followed user282366 post and guide : Mac Pro Cylinder Ubuntu Install Had anybody had any luck in getting OpenGL/3D acceleration working and not having a blank screen with the following text _ on top ...
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Cannot lower brightness in Ubuntu 14.04 with amd drivers

So I cannot adjust my brightness at all. It is always at the max and I have tried updating the grub with acpi_osi=linux & acpi_backlight=vendor & acpi_osi= & acpi_osi=Linux ...
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Temperature problem in Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (dual booting with windows 8.1) in my Dell Inspiron n7520, which comes with a dedicated VGA AMD Radeon HD7730M. There had occurred some heating problems in Ubuntu, ...
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the .xkm file loading error

After I install the graphic cards driver,when I log in the system the error below happen . Graphic cards: ATI Mobility HD 5650 + Intel when boot the screen can display the login screen , after I ...
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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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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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No errors but some wanings in Xorg.0.log file,However X still black screen! Help please,ATI driver

My desktop is ASUS A43 with AMD Radeon HD 6730M Graphics.Recently I installed the Ubuntu12.04 system and I find that my cpu has a high tempreture since booted.So I realized there must be some wrong ...
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Overheating problem with driver fglrx on ATI radeon h5000 - mobility radeon h4000

I have an HP pavilion dv6-3127 el, with installed Ubuntu 12.04, i don't use new version of Ubuntu becouse i have overheating problem, temperature about 90 degree, instead in 12.04 i don't have this ...
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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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I have bad video playback on Ubuntu 13.10 with the AMD E2 vision processor

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on an HP 2000 laptop with an AMD E2 vision processor and 4gb ram. Now the makers of AMD claim it's supposed to grant great video playback at HD but at 720p I get choppy video ...
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fglrx and the broken atieventsd daemon (+maybe improve your battery life for AMD card owners)

I've been playing about with these things lately, and discovered a couple of things about the fglrx driver on Ubuntu that I thought worth sharing in the context of a broader question. The atieventsd ...
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ati gaming system on 13.10 with severe lag

I'm a pretty experienced Linux user. I started 20 years ago with Slackware before GUIs existed and transitioned to Debian before quitting Linux for a while. Last night I got the itch to install ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and AMD Radeon 8240

I just bought a brand new Pacakard Bell PC and tried to install Ubuntu (EFI) on it. When installation finished and PC restarted, Ubuntu cannot launch lightdm. Instead I have a prompt asking me if I ...
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How can I force primary display output after turning off monitor?

I have a single HDTV attached to a single video card by two connections - VGA and HDMI through a receiver. HDMI is preferential for convenience. I only need VGA occasionally as it matches the native ...
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Is it possible to install Nvidia + Ati (amd) graphics drivers on same pendrive system?

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a pendrive. Now I want to install graphics drivers. The problem is I'm launching this system on a few PCs. One is a laptop with Radeon, and others PCs got Nvidia cards. Is ...
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USB Ports not Recognizing Devices?

I have a particularly odd problem, that I can't seem to solve. I recently just booted Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to my Desktop, the strange thing about it is, that only the USB 3.0 ports on the front recognize ...
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Mixing AMD and Nvidia graphics cards in Ubuntu

This question has been asked before, albeit within the context of a Windows 7 environment. Is it possible to run AMD and Nvidia graphics cards concurrently in a linux (Ubuntu 12.10) environment? If ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Purple Screen - Installed ATI Driver

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04. Everything was working fine until i installed some drivers for my Radeon HD 5450. The way i installed those drivers was by going to Ubuntu Software Center and Installing ...
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HDMI with opensource drivers (radeon)

My system (E45M1-I Deluxe with AMD onboard graphics with 4GB RAM) running Ubuntu 12.04. My problem is I have no HDMI sound if using the opensource drivers instead of fglrx. I tried: to remove and ...
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Will there be Ubuntu compatibility with AMD CPU / Processor: Samsung Exynos 5 Dual soon?

Will there be Ubuntu compatibility with AMD CPU / Processor: Samsung Exynos 5 Dual soon? I realize the Chromebook is recently out, but I would appreciate knowing if it's in the works.
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installing ati radeon hd driver on ubuntu 13.04

I have a hp Probook 4520s with AMD ATI Radeon Graphic HD 530v graphic card . when I installed ubuntu 13.04 it recognized a graphic card named : Gallium 0.4 on AMD RV710 and it's working fine , my ...
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xorg-video-abi-13 dependency problem

I'm trying to install the ATI driver for my Probook 4540s (3000/7650M) according to instructions given in How do I get AMD/Intel Hybrid Graphics drivers working?. After execute the following command: ...
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Three monitors connected to AMD 7970, only HDMI works

Just made a clean install of Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit on my desktop machine with an AMD 7970 graphics card installed. I use a 24" Samsung screen that is connected via DVI as my primary monitor, a 19" ...