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Login screen is disfigured

This is the second time I see it this way when I startup my machine. You can see that the screen is not fully utilized. Ubuntu's screen starts from the top-left, but doesn't fill the whole screen. The ...
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Need help with ATi fglrx and Xorg

I'm quite new to Ubuntu... Right now I'm using 14.04 Trusty Tahr, and I love it... Except for one thing... The display driver. I want the best performance I can get from my video card (ATi Radeon HD ...
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boot for install crashes on 14.04 (Display related)

Situation: I'm trying to install 14.04 on an ASUS R510DP laptop. Preconditions: I checked my install media and MD5 sum matches. Booting to check install media passes on the USB Drive. Symptoms: ...
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Ubuntu slow in lenovo s215

I just bought a lenovo netbook, the spec is AMD E1 2100 1.4Ghz with HD 8210 RAM 2GB is it make sense with that spec my ubuntu is running slow? or is there anything i can do to make my ubuntu run ...
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Uninstalling “previous install of the fglrx driver”

Firefox on Ubuntu is rendering pages extremely slowly despite having a decent connection. After some googling, I found out that this is probably due to my not having installed my grapic card driver. I ...
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How can I handle more than 2 GB RAM?

I got a Lenovo g475 laptop, with a AMD e-300 processor. According to what I have read, the processor can handle up to 8GB and same the motherboard. When I was using Windows 7 starter I could handle a ...
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Ttrying ubuntu 12.04 64 bit from a usb stick

I've only been using Ubuntu for a couple of weeks (ex Windows (pun intended)) and I've broken and reinstalled it 5 times. It's a new asrock board with AMD A4-5300 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics × 2. ...
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New to the Ubuntu Game any one want to help me with an AMD install?

I guess this may be annoying to some, but if you would like to help. I am definitely not to proud to beg. Specs are as follows: Amd A4 4000 3.0ghz APU Gigabyte F2A55M-HD2 dual bios board. Dirt ...
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Lost on installing Ubuntu on my laptop with an ATI graphics card

I just bought a new laptop and I wanted to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it. The laptop has an ATI graphic card though which led to the problem of it simply black-screening and not booting. There ...
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How to install older GNU lib C? Is this neccessary?

I am trying to install proprietary ATI Catalyst drivers on my Ubuntu 12.04.1. Every driver on AMD's website says it requires glibc version 2.2 or 2.3. Upon running the ldd --version command, I have ...
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Install ATI Radeon HD 3450 (RV620 LE) in Ubuntu 13.10 (64bits)

I failed to install the driver for my ATI Radeon HD 3450 (RV620 LE) card in Ubuntu 13.10 (64bit) someone could help me with this, to know if they can or not. I have tried several ways to install ...
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Installing AMD Catalyst 13.12 64 bit

I have an AMD E1-1200 processor on my computer. After trying to install the current AMD Catalyst (13.12) drivers, my computer's display wouldn't work and I would boot into command prompt. I of ...
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Error while installing Catalyst 13.1 on Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit

I have Gallium 0.4 on AMD RV730 Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU P7350 @ 2.00GHz × 2 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] RV730/M96 [Mobility Radeon HD 4650/5165] I downloaded the AMD Catalyst™ 13.1 ...
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Sony VAIO VPCEB1Z1E Ubuntu 13.10 Fan control

I'm searching for a way, to manage the laptops fan speed. It seems that it constantly runs at the same speed, so when I try for example playing games that put some stress on my computer, I can see ...
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Can't get rid of “previous version of fglrx” and installing AMD's drivers fails

I tired out the fglrx driver form Additional Drivers program and they were not what I thought it would be, so I downloaded the drivers from AMD... but when I run the program like this sudo ...
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Why do my Steam games not Accelerate?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 on my old Toshiba Satellite L505D-GS6000. From what I remember, this computer performed pretty fairly on the same game (Garry's Mod) in Windows. ...
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Very bad FPS on DOTA 2 with Ubuntu 13.10 using HD7770

I am having very bad FPS on DOTA 2 native. I am using: Ubuntu 13.10 for X64 bit systems AMD FX-6300 CPU 8GB DDR3 - 1600MHZ Radeon 7770 GHZ Edition with 14.1 Beta Drivers What I have tried up so ...
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How to install AMD graphics divers on hybrid system with intel onboard graphic card?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my PC, but without 2 AMD graphics card on PCIe. So I am using PC with Intel graphics card which is on board so far. But I bought 2 AMD graphics card HD7970. But for ...
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AMD/ATI ES1000 VGA Card slows down Ubuntu 12.04

I freshly installed Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit (and after that the 32 bit but did not work). It runs very slow. After checking the forum I narowed down the problem to the graphics card. Does anyone know what ...
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How can I fix my gnome desktop / X server in Ubuntu 13.10

I have been struggling with this since yesterday evening: I upgraded from 12.04 to 13.10 in steps using $ do-release-upgrade. Since the last upgrade I got the "Low graphics mode" screen with the ...
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Coreect drivers for ATI Raedon hybrid graphics

I just bought a Dell Inspiron 15R 5521 laptop with i7, and hybrid graphics(Intel HD 4000 with 2GB ATI Raedon HD 8730M. As expected, it ran into overheating problems when installing Ubuntu. Thats ...
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xorg.conf for hybrid ATI/Intel

I'm trying to get my Intel HD 4400 and AMD Radeon 8670M working with the open source drivers. If I boot with an xorg.conf that includes: Section "Device" Identifier "Intel Graphics" ...
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Why does ubuntu 13.10 on a AMD fusion boot into a corrupted graphical screen?

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 via the USB installer on my HTPC with Asus F1A75-M with AMD A4-3400. It doesn´t startup to the graphical mode. I do see the Ubuntu boot logo (with red dots) then it ...
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Help in wiping off Ubuntu 12.04!

I installed ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and my laptop is running on high temparatures(70-80 C). I tried to figure out the graphics card issues (I have intel and AMD radeon), i activated both and none of ...
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issues with fglrx and catalyst - have there been changes?

I have never had any issues with AMD proprietary drivers, but is seems maybe something has changed in Ubuntu that is causing issues? When switching to proprietary drivers the computer returns from ...
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Graphics driver for ubutu 12.04

My laptop is a Toshiba Tecra M9, running Ubuntu 12.04. When I unplug my laptop from charger it freezes and I cannot do anything. I need to restart it every time to get it to work correctly again.When ...
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HP Pavilion G6 overheating due to the graphics driver

I have an HP Pavilion G6 where I recently installed Ubuntu instead of Windows 7 on it I googled a bit and found out that the problem to my overheating was the graphics accelerator which was "FGLRX ...
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Guys , i got a problem … I installed a proprietary driver in ubuntu. But it says: Your proprietary driver is activated but it is not in use

My notebook is an Acer E1-421 and my graphics video is VGA Radeon HD 6310. Ubuntu has listed for me the proprietary drives that i could install, and i chose one of them. But now appears a message that ...
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Install HD7950 and R9 290X on 13.10

I'm Litecoin mining with a R9 290X on Ubuntu 13.10. Everithing was running fine. Now i want to attach a HD7950 to the system. I have uninstalled the properitary drivers, attached the HD7950 and ...
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Installed some new software and added a user, now my first user crashes X and can't login

I am running Xubuntu 12.04. I installed dogecoind and made a new user called dogecoin. My first user, james, used to be the only one. It used to be set to auto log in. Now I have a choice between my ...
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Need proper driver for IBM x206m xserver graphics chip

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on an IBM x206m server but the graphics is sluggish/lagging when opening/moving the windows. The "about your system" window indicate that a default driver from Gallium ...
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Adding video card and Ubuntu stuck on boot

I am working on Ubuntu 13.04 and I have Radeon 7950 video card working good with the latest AMD driver. The problem occurs when I am adding another exactly the same video card now the boot ...
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drivers ATI Radeon HD 4550 no Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

What do you recommend! I don know hou to proceed. In system settings, adittional drivers says there is no proprietary drivers. I saw in some foruns that have occured crashes in same situations. The ...
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xserver boot failed after installing new GPU

I removed PCIe graphics card and changed to integrated AMD APU graphic card. After reboot woks only text regime. Xserver failed to boot. I tried: startx result was: *starting load fallback graphics ...
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KVM CPUand some Video Card Problems

On boot I get these errors: This CPU is not supported by this model and kvm disabled by bios Here is my system specs: AMD FX 8120 M5a78l-m LX ATI Radeon HD6850 8gb ram(used memtest no problem ...
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Screen flicker with Ubuntu 13.10

I am relatively new to Linux and installed Ubuntu 13.10 dual boot with Windows 7 on my Dell laptop. I am having a lot of issues with my screen flickering. I've seen this question asked before but have ...
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Would GTA Sa Work Fine with xubuntu 13.10

would GTA SA work fine with Xubuntu 13.10 And the open source driver for my Graphics AMD Mobility Radeon HD 4225/4250 Driver?
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Graphics issues after migration from 12.04 to 13.10 with AMD graphics

I used 12.04 for a long time and all worked fine. Now i downloaded 13.10 and I think, graphics drivers doesn't work as they should. Launcher doesn't hide (Although it's set in settings) and launcher ...
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Bluetooth Problem

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10(saucy) in a Dell N5010 notebook. My bluetooth is not detected. How to fix it. Also Do I need to install anything for My ATI 512 MB Graphics Card for full utilizatiion of my ...
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VideoCard Driver, flash crash and low pixels?

Some days ago I have been used Win 7, everything works fine and haven't problems that couldn't be solved! At the time installed Ubuntu Desktop 12.04! First appearances was extremely positive, look ...
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Performances Issues With Radeon HD 5470

I've got a Dell laptop with 4gb ram, intel core 2 duo and a Radeon HD 5470 graphics card, and I'm facing some performances issues. While watching 720/1080p HD movies there are a lot of bugs and the ...
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Compiz problem in Ubuntu 13.10, ghostly stripes at the cube effect, How can i Fix it?

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 version on my pc but when I install and enable compiz desktop cube and try to turn it, there starts the problem, you see many ghostly stripes, unable to enjoy the cube ...
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Graphics driver for HP Pavilion Slimline - s5710f Ubuntu 12.04

After installing Ubuntu 12.04, I noticed that no graphics driver has been recognized. I know that this PC is a HP Pavilion Slimline s5710f and it has an integrated graphics card, which I believe is an ...
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Slow Boot and Battery Problem in ubuntu 13.04

I'm a new ubuntu user and loved using it. But I'm now facing a problem using it. i.e., Battery Draining very quickly. ( Mine is Dell inspiron 15 - 4GB RAM - 500 HDD - AMD RADEON HD 7670 graphics. - ...
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AMD DPM does not seem to take effekt in Ubuntu 13.10

After installing Ubuntu 13.10 with Kernel 3.11 I tried do enable dpm on my ThinkPAd edge with ATI Radeon HD 4225. I installed TLP and enabled radeon.dpm=1 in the grub commandline exactly like ...
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Problem: Black screen after resume

Problem: Black screen after resume I found the below statement that I provided the link for but, no instructions with it for a person that's new to Ubuntu on what exactly to do to fix the problem. ...
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I have the black screen after installing ati control center

I am new to Ubuntu , and I tried to install the amd catalyst control center on Ubuntu 13.04 ,but after installing i can't do anything because it only shows me the black screen. What can I do? Please ...
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Issue with AMD Drivers

I recently made a linux box and installed 32bit Ubuntu 13.04 by accident, at that time the AMD drivers worked flawlessly. As soon as I installed the 64-bit version I began getting Super-User errors, I ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and Raedon HD 7700, which drivers?

Should I use the FGLRX or the open source drivers for this card, to get the best use out of it? Ie, gaming and good visual effects in Gnome 3.
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Left 4 Dead 2 (Beta) with fglrx slow

I have Xubuntu 13.04 amd64. I have switchable AMD GPUs with 6650M as dedicated, I have succesfully installed the very latest fglrx from AMD website (with package generation for good integration with ...