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ATI drivers “break” in between installing/updating Ubuntu for the first time. What can I do?

This might sound odd, but I have a very peculiar graphics driver issue. Basically, I pop the Live CD in, and "try Ubuntu". Everything works fine from GUI animation, to fullscreen flash, to even ...
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Toshiba C850 brightness problem

I have recently bought a Toshiba Satellite C850 laptop. I've managed to install Ubuntu 12.10 on it and everything works fine (this site helped me installing the wireless driver). The problem is that ...
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No more Unity after AMD Graphics Driver

I seem to have a problem. I am running ubuntu 12.04(64 bit) on my HP ProBooK 4530s (i5-core, 8GB, ATI RADEON HD6790) and I had some heating problems. I've managed to install the graphics driver from ...
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Toshiba Satellite S855 & Ubuntu 12.10 & Radeon HD 7600M issues

I just got a Toshiba S855 (i7-3630QM) machine, with Windows 8 pre-installed, and have been through a nightmare to make it work alongside Ubuntu 12.10. Making it dual boot was not the issue, after I ...
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ubuntu desktop 12.10 and ATI radeon hd 3400

Have i just started using ubuntu so sorry if my question seems stupid. I installed ubuntu 12.10 and everything works fine on my laptop except the loud noise and heat problem. Now i asked around and ...
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drivers for Radeon HD 7670 Ubuntu 12.04

I have AMD Radeon HD 7670M graphic card. I want to know if theres any graphic driver present for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? Will Ubuntu 12.04 support this GPU on my laptop?
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What to do about those Shutdown Errors?

When I press shutdown it goes to this screen: mountall: Disconnected from Plymouth acpid : exiting [1078.933492] INFO: task Xorg :1128 blocked for more than 120 seconds. [1078.933628] "echo 0 > ...
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Amd driver problems!

Yesterday i installed the amd driver on my lubuntu 12.10 following this guide ...
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Catalyst Control Center 13.1 resets my HDTV scaling options after reboot

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10. After installing ATI 13.1 drivers, I configure ATI overscan to fit desktop to screen. The problem is that when I reboot catalyst reset the setting. I've tried everything ...
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Mac Pro with ATI RADEON 5770 - Ubuntu 12.04 x64 and 3 monitors

Does anyone know whether I'll be able to run 3 monitors on my Ati Radeon HD 5770 with latest version of Ubuntu. I'm completely new to running Ubuntu as my operating system, but after today's disaster ...
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Hybrid graphics driver not working (12.04)

After two days of intensive research and two Ubuntu 12.04 and 12.10 installations later I've reached a dead end. I currently own a HP dv6-3315ep laptop, which comes with a 6550M graphics card, and ...
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No HDMI output with ati 5470

My laptop is HP 3030ej with ATI 5470 and switchable graphics. For some reason ubuntu 12.10 (64 bit, if that matters) doesn't recognize the HDMI output for my monitor. I tried following several ...
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compiz and unity crash after AMD drivers installed

I'm a new linux user. I recently installed AMD drivers from software center. When I restarted my machine, the normal login screen with the top menu bar appeared but after login I only have my ...
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Overheating Problem

Hello Ubuntu comunity. I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my HP notebook (i7 2.0 ghz, 4gb memory ram) and I'm noticing that my computer temperature is rising up to 90-96º Celcius within the first ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS ATI HD 3600

How can I install my graphics card ATI HD 3600 on ubuntu 12.04 LTS ? please help me.
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Need help post installation of amd radeon 7600M graphics driver

I downloaded the latest graphics driver from AMD website and installed it. after a reboot i am getting these screens and am unable to proceed. though i am able to login through command line mode. ...
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Screen Resolution and ATI HD6850 Drivers Ubuntu 12.10

I am running dual monitors with an Sapphire HD6850 graphics card. My main monitor a 22" flat screen plugged in with a DVI port gets full 1680 x 1080 resolution. My second monitor is stuck at 1024 x ...
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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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How to install an ATI 3650 video driver on 12.10?

I have a fresh Ubuntu 12.10 x86_64 installation but I can't find a way to install a specific video driver for the ATI 3650 video board. Can't find restricted drivers in Unity and the AMD ATI legacy ...
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GPU fan spins like crazy in 12.10 on HD 6870

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 yesterday on my computer and everything is working fine apart from my GPU fan. For some reason, it spins to what sounds like 100% and just stays there no matter what I do. I ...
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Ubuntu hanging at boot screen

I had Ubuntu 12.04 working fine with my laptop. Later i upgraded to 12.10. It was working fine for some time. Then i installed some packages to make my MTS device work. This made Ubuntu crash. Later ...
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Which driver do I have installed?

I have installed AMD flgrx-updates from Ubuntu repos. Which version driver is it? On the AMD website the latest AMD Catalyst driver is 12.10 stable and 12.11 Beta.
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Amd Raedon 7950 HD with 3 Displays verry slow

my dream is to play Flightgear on 3 Displays. Therefore I have the following machine: Intel® Core™ i5 CPU 760 @ 2.80GHz × 4 8 GB Ram Amd Raedon 7950 HD 3 Displays each running with 1920x1080 I ...
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12.10 Unable to install ATI drivers

I've tried for litterally hours to get my AMD ATI drivers installed. This seems to be a populair problem as it has been asked a lot here and I've tried everything I found. Nothing does it. Either I ...
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VLC lagging while running HD videos

My vlc player keeps lagging while i play hd videos. To be more especific, it has been lagging in mp4 files with 720p and 1080p. It keeps stopping like 10 seconds to 10 seconds. The stopping time is ...
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How to install Amd proprietary drivers from PPA on ubuntu studio 12.04?

I have just switched to Ubuntu studio 12.04 from Ubuntu 12.10 and i was wondering how to install my proprietary Amd drivers from a ppa like on ubuntu. Another question is if the way we install ...
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VESA:M92 standard, but ati driver installed? (12.04 LTS)

I have a Dell studio 1555 with an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4500, and I have installed the proprietary driver but when I go to settings>details>graphics, ubuntu tells me the driver is VESA:M92, ...
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HDMI sound turns off after screensaver is active

On my Dell desktop( using HD 5700 )HDMI sound turns off after screensaver is active. HDMI sound works otherwise. It appears to be bug with 12.04, it was fine with previous Ubuntu releases.
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Display settings changes automatically with dual monitors in 12.04 and 12.10 AMD

Dual monitors works fine, except that the settings suddenly change. This happens very often, sometimes several times in a few minutes. It is very irritating having to set the settings again each time. ...
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Using ATI Flgrx drivers

after installing ubuntu 12.04 i had the problem that i had a black screen directly after rebooting. So i used the grub option "nomodeset" to get an screen. I installed the recommended flgrx drivers ...
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How to setup extended desktop to untilize 12 monitors?

We have a 12 monitor setup and we're trying to make the GNOME panel display across all the monitors. But we don't know where to start. How can we use this 4x3 setup to use the full combined ...
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Install Ubuntu on iMac 21.5" (mid 2011)

I has a dual boot system with MacOSX 10.8.2 and Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium x64. I would like to install Ubuntu alongside the two existing operating systems for cross platform development ...
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kernel 3.2.0-30-generic, doesn't support raedon ati drivers, Why?

I upgraded my kernel to 3.2.0-30-generic. Since the new kernel install my ati drivers are no more supported. I've tried reinstalling the ati drivers manually. But the process doesn't seem to help. I ...
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'Your system is running in low-graphic mode' after installing AMD fglrx drivers on a 6600M

Looks like I have a problem that has already been debated but non of the solutions provided did not work for me, so I'm asking this question again in hpes that someone can help me. I'm running 12.04 ...
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12.04 precise HDMI not working on ATI Radeon

This is precisely a 12.04 HDMI output problem, because it works for 11.10 - everything else are the same, only the OS version is different. The symptom is that on my HDMI output TV screen, it always ...
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Error while downloading ATI/AMD additional drivers

I get the following error when I try to install the drivers for ATI/AMD: What's up with this?
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Lenovo Ideapad 205 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I just wanted to report one thing, because I know there are a lot of Ideapad S205 users out there, that had issues running Ubuntu on their Lenovo Ideapad S205 in the past. Lenovo Ideapad with Ubuntu ...
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List of supported graphics cards for Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 64bit

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 64bit on an Intel i7-3700 system, and I've just found out the hard way that my intel HD 4000 integrated graphics is not supported on the OS. Because of this, my dual ...
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Abysmal 3D performance in Wine with ATI HD6950 under 12.04

Running Vanilla WoW in both Wine 1.4 and through PlayOnLinux which is using Wine 1.2.1 and performance is completely unacceptable. 3D is working fine in native Linux titles such as Bastion. Here's ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Unable to change brightness [ATI HD xxxx - Toshiba Satellite L510 19e]

i can't change my brighness. On my Ubuntu is the original Driver from ati.com running. i used Ubuntu 12.4 with the lastest Updates. Can everyone help me? Thanks Guys! my xorg.conf: Section ...
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What about Ubuntu 12.04 core updates every 6 months?

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is supported for 5 years, and will get some core updates for 2 years : I guess those updates include the kernel, graphic drivers and X11. But will these updates be optionnal, or not ...
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Enabling a multi display desktop completely broke Gnome Shell. Help?

I've been trying to get my dual desktops working on Ubuntu for a while. I previously had them as one large desktop, but that was incredibly slow for some reason. I tried to switch them to multi ...
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Graphics cards not waking from sleep

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu and Unix based systems as a whole. So far, my only concern is that my graphics cards are not waking from sleep (hibernate?) mode. When I move my mouse or hit a key on my ...
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screen resolution stuck under 1366x768

I want my old machine (Athlon XP, Radeon9200, Ubuntu 11 on a 19" Mitsubishi Diamondtron) to display a screen resolution of at least 1600x1200 @ 75hz. The monitor's control panel gives no option and ...
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ATI Radeon 6630M and xorg

The problem is whenever I update xorg, it breaks my whole system. I get a black screen at the login screen. I own a Dell Inspiron N4110 with a ATI Radeon 6630M graphics card. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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ATI graphics card installations issues- no monitor, no frontend

Summary: I am trying to install the Radeon HD 5450 graphics card. When I do, regardless of what drivers are installed/uninstalled I get a blinking monitor- not a black screen or a splash screen, but ...
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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 ...
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Audio Problems in Different Browsers

I use a Lenovo Thinkpad X121e with an AMD E350 processor and Ubuntu 11.10 64bit running. When listening to music on soundcloud or watching videos on youtube from time to time the sound gets chopped, ...
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Should I install AMD Catalyst drivers or the open source drivers to play HON?

I always have issues while trying to play Hon in Ubuntu, from what I see in the forums some folks have been able to run it flawlessly and it appears to be a driver issue. Now I reinstalled my system ...
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radeon x800 pro driver 9-3-x86 error installing {Need guidance or alternative drivers}

I've recently started using ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32bit on my computer, the graphics card of which is an old Ati Radeon x800 pro. I tried to install its video driver provided my amd which I downloaded from ...