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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS black screen / unable to boot following “aticonfig --adapter=all --initial” + other problems

long time lurker/first time poster. I am very new to Linux but seem to have picked some stuff up quick. Will try to provide as much relevant information as humanly possible: After installing Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu unity corrupted, glitching after fresh install

I am doing a fresh install of Ubuntu on ASUS F3U, however after the initial startup and downloading updates I am unable to fix the display which is clearly glitched. I have made 2 screenshots covering ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS hangs (all black) before showing login screen

Attracted by the open-source philosophy and the idea of a free system from the people for the people I decided to throw away my Window 7 and replace it with Ubuntu 12.04 (I even bought it, just to ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 (Kernel 3.11.0-18-generic) No HDMI Sound

I am a complete noob to Xubuntu. I have been trying all day to get HDMI audio to work, I have a Radeon HD 6800 using a HDMI to TV and I can not do it at all. It shows up in PulseAudio Volume ...
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Turn off Graphics card and HDMI output Ubuntu Server

I have an old laptop which I am turning into a server. Its graphics card is a Mobility Radeon. I am trying to turn off the card as well as the HDMI, VGA outputs. I narrowed the name of the PCI device ...
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VGA Screen is shifted left

I've just built a new PC with a Gigabyte E350N motherboard, Asus VS197 16:9 monitor and Ubuntu 13.10. I'm having a problem with the horizontal screen position, which on the maximum resolution ...
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12.04 recognises dual monitors but one screen has a black overlay in the way of everything but the mouse cursor

This has worked fine up until today. The first screen works absolutely fine. The second screen however, is seen by the OS, is visible in the display settings and works absolutely fine in mirror mode. ...
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How do I install ATI Radeon HD 3200 graphics driver in 12.04 64 desktop?

I have had difficulty installing the drivers and I'm open to running a newer version of Ubuntu. To get the ATI Radeon™ HD 3200 graphics working on an acer 5517 is there a way to do it that is ...
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Any supported AGP 8x cards on Ubuntu 14.04?

I've aquired an old desktop (Acer Aspire T135) which currently has an Nvidia Geforce FX 5500 graphics card. I've discovered that this card is unsupported by Nvidia on any version of Ubuntu after ...
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I killed XBMCbuntu video output - Help

I am pretty new to ubuntu and I am experiencing a problem that hopefully someone can help me with. I have a HP N54L server that I have had XBMCbuntu running on for about 12 months now. I have a radeon ...
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Window chrome disappears and reappears causing jumpy windows

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 in VirtualBox. The host machine is running Windows 7 with an ATI Radeon HD 5570 video card, 12 GB of memory, 2 quad core i7 CPUs. I've given the virtual machine 4GB of memory, ...
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Samsung 535u3c Very Slow

So here's my problem: Ubuntu on this notebook/ultra-book is just too slow! I'm now using UEFI installation because with the standard one there was the power's problem (100% CPU usage on AC-in). I'm ...
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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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How to find backlight is managed by which card?

Is there any command in ubuntu/linux which can help me in finding out that which card(intel or ATI card) is managing my backlight? When I looked at sys/class/backlight then I am able to find three ...
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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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What video driver should I download?

I'm trying to install the ATI drivers for Ubuntu. When I run sudo lshw -c video it shows: *-display description: VGA compatible controller product: Wrestler [Radeon HD 6310] ...
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ATI Catalyst vs Distro Compatibility Question

I have a question about the Catalyst drivers and which ones I can actually use with my my distro. I currently have 12.04 and Ubuntu 13.10 installed. When AMD / ATI tells me that the latest 14.3 Beta ...
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Can't play 1080p videos

I am not able to play full HD (1080p) videos on Ubuntu's default Movie Player. I tried playing videos from VLC as well. But it did not work. Whenever I start a full HD video, the screen remains ...
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Dell inspiron 15R 5521 8730 ATI Driver Problems

I bought a new Dell Inspiron 15R 5521 and installed 12.04 Ubuntu on it. But I have a few annoying problems here: 1. Its cpu fan is blowing too much and it makes me angry because it sounds like ...
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Old AMD Linux Drivers Cannot Be Downloaded From AMD

If you guys are in my boat, you may also be looking for older catalyst drivers for your card. The problem here is that while AMD does list SOME of the older drivers, half of them are not downloadable. ...
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Computer will not boot into Ubuntu 12.04. Message “Input signal out of range”

I have a new computer and decided to move from windows to Ubuntu , loaded OS ok, loaded desired programs ok, loaded AMD graphics driver and it will not boot into Ubuntu. I know nothing of Linux and ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 won't boot into any mode

Recently I built my own PC and have been struggling to get Ubuntu 12.04 installed on it. I have a 16 GB RAM machine with an Asus M5A99FX PRO R2.0 motherboard, an AMD FX8350 processor and an AMD R9 ...
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Long delay on boot after fb0: VESA VGA frame buffer device

I have a Ubuntu PC with 2 AMD R9 cards and I get a long delay on boot (around 2 minutes). When I check dmesg I get the following : [ 16.128179] hda-intel 0000:03:00.1: Enable sync_write for stable ...
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Ubuntu desktop messed up? [closed]

I have HP probook 4540s with switchable graphic card Radeon HD 7650M, its working fine on windows but it would cause heat problems so followed the Question which said solution is to install the ...
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Ubuntu, both 12.04.4 and 13.10 w/ kernel 3.10, crashes when launching chrome and chromium browsers

I'm in Ubuntu 12.04.4 with latest kernel. When I open Chrome stable, Chrome beta (ver. 34.x) and Chromium, suddenly my screen going black and Ubuntu kicks me back to the Ubuntu login. This also ...
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How can one change login screen resolution with propreitary graphic driver installed?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 beta. I installed the latest AMD BETA driver from this site . The installation was perfect. But now I am not able to see my login screen(where you type your password, as you ...
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Second Monitor not recognised in display, only clones display from 1st monitor to 2nd

I'm trying to extend my display, however it's not working exactly like I want it to. It merely clones the display from the first monitor onto the second monitor. When I look into "screen display" ...
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How to recover from an interrupted distribution upgrade and broken AMD driver install?

I seem to have broken my system hard. It started with me wanting some Compiz effects. I have a Dell Inspiron 14z with a AMD Radeon HD 7570M card. The card showed up in the output of lspci but not in ...
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Configuring multiple video cards in Ubuntu

I'm having problems trying to get Ubuntu to recognize 6 MSI R9 270 cards. I'm trying to get cgminer 3.7.2 to recognize all cards but it only recognizes one. My system: GA990-FXA UD3 motherboard 4GB ...
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12.04 Radeon HD 4200 crap graphics

I am stuck with 1024x768. Display comes up as a laptop. It's a Philips 17" I have no composition, 2D and fuzzy lines going up the screen. I used the software centre to install the ATi X.Org binary ...
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How to Mine w/ 5+ Graphics Cards on Gigabyte 990FXA UD5 (Ubuntu 13.10) [duplicate]

What is the specific process by which to properly set up 5 or more graphics cards for litecoin mining on the Gigabyte 990FXA UD5 or other motherboards running Ubuntu 13.10?
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Can't load extension GLX, can't load fglrx, and I don't know how to do anything to fix them

If I try to boot normally or through Failsafex, I get the "Low-Graphics Mode" screen and can't do anything. If I go into the terminal from there, I have "Loading extension GLX" and then no other ...
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Wine + World of Warcraft

I have a 2500k, 20GB of ram, and a AMD HD7970 so hardware resources are a plenty. I am averaging 15-20 fps on a system which would normally get 100 or so fps on windows. I understand I won't get full ...
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How to install the proprietary AMD graphic driver(fglrx) correctly?

The question here was actually this : How to backup all software(include ones not installed from Software centre) including proprietary graphics drivers? This was the description provided when ...
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Tried Ubuntu once, broke it, want to install again — need specific info on how to ggo about it

I have a 2008/9 HP Pavillion dv5 1106-AX with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3400 (also known as Radeon HD 3400m). It came with Vista, and I then installed a preview of Windows 8, then another of 8.1 when the ...
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ATI driver caused grafix problem [closed]

I am a brand new user of Ubuntu, and don't know much about the system. Recently I installed the FGLRX driver and the fglrx-amdcccle driver for my Radeon 9200 ATI card, and upon reboot got some error ...
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Black Boot Screen (cursor only) as soon as I initialize 3rd card in xorg (3X ASUS R9 290 in Ubuntu 12.04)

This is driving me a little crazy and though I'll keep working on it, I'm hoping someone can suggest some possible solutions, as I'm almost at my wits end here. Some background: The system: AS Rock ...
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Any way to get an AMD HD4250 Graphics to work in 13.10 with good performance? Mine gets slower until unusable

I have an ASUS M5A88-V EVO motherboard with an integrated AMD/ATI RS880[Radeon HD4250]. I am running Ubuntu 13.10 64bit and it seems to get slower until it is unusable. Especially the graphics ...
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New installation of 12.04.4 results in “low graphics mode” [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04.4. I am replacing WinXP. I installed on a clean hard drive. I have the problem "system running in low graphics mode". I have read many posts about this problem. I may ...
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Connecting to a projector with HDMI?

I have a HP Envy M6 with AMD A-10 and AMD Radeon HD 8610G. I have installed the propriety AMD drivers. But I am unable to connect to the projector using HDMI. Nothing happens when I connect to the ...
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AMD Dual monitor tearing

So I finally got my card working all is good but, when try to use dual monitor, everything tears. I followed these directions for the install. How do I get AMD/Intel Hybrid Graphics drivers to work? I ...
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How to install 64-bit catalyst drivers? ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I have a HD6870 so it is a fairly new card. I want to know the right way to install the drivers. I am a linux noob. Got tired of Microsoft's crap. Can someone help so i can actually use linux?
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How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? cntd

So i was having the “The system is running in low-graphics mode” problem which is decribed in this question. In order to solve it I proceeded as in the answers there. I first tried: sudo apt-get ...
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Ubuntu not working, keeps freezing, unresponsive [duplicate]

I just replaced my Windows 7 with Ubuntu 12.04.1 and it hasn't been doing any of the things the guides said it would. Please do not mind that I am completely new to Ubuntu. First of all, during ...
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Overlapping line from smaller disaply in dualhead mode

I have a problem on both gnome shell and unity that is best described with the following photo: http://i.imgur.com/JQwr3Rh.jpg This is my external monitor. It's a FHD monitor and my laptop monitor is ...
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Screen flickering Ubuntu 13.10 Radeon 7970m 14.2 catalyst beta drivers

I recently installed the 14.2 catalyst beta drivers for my 7970m, I wanted to be able to choose to use it or intel hd graphics. It works well except for when at the Ubuntu screen there is a graphical ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 & fglrx 13.1 drivers

My computer has an ATI/AMD Radeon Mobility 4650. I have attempted to install the drivers as described in What is the correct way to install ATI Catalyst Video Drivers (fglrx)?, however the AMD ...
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Cannot set proper resolution [duplicate]

I have an AMD Raedon 6770 graphics card in my computer, and for some reason I'm unable to get Ubuntu 13.10 to read it. I had another copy of 13.10 on my desktop, but when I tried to install the .run ...
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Blank Screen - Not showing startup/BIOS screen

I have an older Acer M460 w/ 2 GB of RAM. I loaded the latest version of Ubuntu and everything ran well. I am running an AMD 5450 video card. I loaded the AMD Catalyst Drivers and started CGMiner. ...
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Is it necessary to install AMD graphics driver for ubuntu?

Currently I'm using ubuntu 12.04. Previously I've used dual boot (Ubuntu 13.04 / Windows 7), both OS configured with ATI Catalyst Center. But few days back both OS started to crash. Ubuntu 13.04 ...