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AMD HD 4200 for ubuntu 14.04+ Driver troubleshooting questions

First of all, apologies for the detailed question(s) but I have been googling my _ off, and I cant seem to find answers. I have a computer with integrated AMD HD 4200 card. My question is: What is ...
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Problem with switch between graphics

i have ubuntu 14.04 64bit! and installed that on pavilion dv6 3300se the problem is i cant switch between graphics cards :( or install the amd graphic this is some information: uname -a: ...
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AMD Radeon HD 8790M drivers on Ubuntu 12.04

I have been struggling with this for couple of days now and could really use some help. I recently got a Dell Latitude E6540 with Ubuntu 12.04. I am trying to install graphics drivers for the machine. ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 ATI HD 4670 Driver Not Installed [closed]

I have been using 12.10 quite happily for some time but recently had to upgrade to 14.04. (note from comment: It's a fresh install and have done it twice.) My graphics card is the ATI HD 4670. When ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Not recognizing GPU, EXTREMELY slow performance

I recently installed Ubuntu 14,04 on my Compaq Presario CQ62 laptop. Specs: 4GB 1600 MhZ DDR3 RAM Ati Mobility Radeon HD 4250 GPU AMD V120 CPU, 1 Core, 2200 MhZ I have installed Ubuntu using the ...
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Failed Installed AMD Radeon HD 3450 driver on ubntu 14.04

Several weeks ago, I try to install graphics card driver on Ubuntu 14.04 and i following several solutions in the following links: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ka5gBMlo-zo ...
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Dual Monitor resolution doesn't work.

So here's the thing, you are my last resort, I have tried a lot of things before asking you for help, well not a lot, just two I think but I don't know that much so it's hard for me to change ...
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ubuntu 14.04 does not detect amd graphics card on dell insiron 15r 5537

lspci -v | grep VGA output:Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller]) I have also installed AMD graphics driver but still not displaying. ...
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Graphics extremely sluggish after recent 12.04 update

After a recent 12.04 update my gnome-shell didnt work anymore, it just degrades to the classic design. I also tried installing fglrx to enable 3D-Acceleration, but it didnt change anything. The whole ...
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Virtualbox --build --headless returns error

Failed to open the X11 display. This is related, I believe, to the other issue I'm having with the server not putting anything out to the display after a successful install. I have a post on ...
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OpenCL problem after installing Catalyst 14.4

Have just done a hardware upgrade with Ubuntu 14.04, using an AMD APU A10-7700K, and installed Catalyst 14.4 package from AMD website. I now have a problem with BOINC 7.2.42 in that it doesn't see ...
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I have a question about proprietary drivers for two devices

I'm asking because I've looked but I'm still not sure and I don't want to chance it. I have two devices that can use proprietary drivers and the last time I used it on one of them it crashed the OS ...
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Laptop Intel HD graphics not detected, only ATI is found

I'm using Dell n5010 with dual Intel HD VGA and ATI radeon VGA. I have installed fglrx and amdcccle. But linux doesn't seems to detect my intel VGA but it detects ATI card. inxi -G gives following ...
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Low resolution in notebook with amd gpu

this is my first question here, i've just installed ubuntu 14.04.1 on my samsung ativ book and i can't switch the screen resolution, it's stuck in 800x600. I've tried changing the drivers and ...
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Resume from suspend requires hard reset [closed]

Most of the threads I've found relating to this problem state that the machine powers up but the screen remains black. Not so in my case. The problem I am experiencing is this. When testing the ...
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Problems after updating 12.04

During software update it went to a bank screen and I rebooted it. After that the system wouldn't boot. Grub showed and I chose ubuntu but it just went to a black screen. I removed the AMD proprietary ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Wallpaper not scaling right after login

Whenever I login, my middle and top monitor always have their wallpaper out of scale and it's quite annoying. I have an AMD Radeon HD6870 with the latest AMD proprietary drivers (14.6?). I always need ...
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Genymotion Emulator Screen flickers while using X.Org X server(AMD/ATI display driver wrapper)

I have been facing this weird situation in Ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) while using Genymotion emulator. I have always used X.Org X server opensource driver for daily use. The driver is working fine, except ...
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OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. (steam) AMD DRIVER

When I start steam in a terminal, I get the following error messages charlie@SteamMPL:~$ steam rm: no se puede borrar «/home/charlie/.steam/steam»: Es un directorio rm: no se puede borrar ...
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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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Dual screen not detected

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 but couldn't get dual screen to work on the drivers given. It detected the second one in /systemsettings/displays but everytime I switched the second one on from this ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 will not Boot with AMD RadeonHD 7990 Card

I have been using Ubuntu for a while but not very good in terminal commands or solving issues. I have a problem with booting up when I attach my GPU, where grub freezes to a black screen. If detach ...
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Graphic drivers on my Lenovo G505S

I couldnt find any related topic so I am going to start a new one. I have Lenovo notebook G505s with this configuration: A10-5750M 2,50 GHz (this CPU is quad core with graphic included into it) ...
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start Ubuntu 14.04 with terminal

I have a system with a dual-boot of Windows 8.1 32-bit and Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. Ubuntu usually works but after I became root with the command "sudo su" and rebooted my PC it had a Black screen after ...
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Installed new hardware support for 12.04, now can't see anything in VMWare after login

As stated, the updatemanager requested that I update my hardware support. I believe it said that my hardware stack as it existed previously wouldn't be supported after 8/07. I installed the update, ...
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Ubuntu freezing a few seconds after the desktop appears

So this morning I tried to start Ubuntu and while it was trying to start the desktop it came up with the messages: UVD not responding! Trying to reset the VCPU, much like in the thread seen here ...
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kubuntu : backlight problem on vostro 3555 (radeon HD 6520G)

having recurrent trouble running (k)ubuntu on a dell vostro 3555 using a radeon hd 6520g chipset, i'd solved those on 13.10, re-installing the proprietary driver (because the resume on lid open and ...
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ASRock AM1B-ITX, BOINC, TV-Browser

Users , please excuse my english, my origine language is german. Please also excuse my first words in this discussion-forum - they will be the first and only one - because I want to introduce myself ...
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How to get a working Catalyst Center?

I've installed AMD drivers using the Additional Driver utility, but I am unable to get the Catalyst Control Center to launch - after I input my password, no other window comes up. Additional detail: ...
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Ubunu running low graphics mode

Ubuntu seems to be running in low graphics mode after updating it. I have a dedicated AMD Radeon HD 7670M graphics card. It was working fine before I updated it
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Video suddenly unaccelerated, wrong resolution

Lubuntu 14.04 fully up to date. It was working fine until I turned on my laptop today and the screen was 1024x768 instead of the native 1280x800, unaccelerated. lxrandr shows 1024x768 as the only ...
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kerneloops General Protection Fault

I have had Ubuntu installed on my system for the past few weeks and I keep getting a kerneloops General Protection Fault. I think it is related to my AMD Raedon HD 5650 because I took it out of my ...
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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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Issue with resume from standby, this is very strange!

I have a very strange issue with resume from standby, pm-standby issued manually via a console either in X or a separate console works, the system goes to standby correctly and resumes back to the ...
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Hybrid graphics and Xorg.conf

Is there any sane way to be able to configure X server and have working hybrid graphics at the same time? Whenever I add "xorg.conf" X server stops loading driver for second (discrete) GPU. Example ...
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7-22-14 update broke my 12.04LTS

On 7-22-14 my 12.04LTS update manager did a bunch of updates. It then came back and said something (don't remember) was at end of life support and did I want to update? I said yes and it updated a ...
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Bad overall video quality Xubuntu 14.04

I have a problem with videos in Xubuntu: they suck. I have tried both open and closed source drivers, no difference what-so-ever. By open I mean that I went on Settings>Additional drivers and ...
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How to install or activate the AMD graphics card?

I have a HP E026AX laptop with a discrete and an intergrated AMD graphics. After install the latest 14.6 beta driver, I am only able to get AMD Radeon HD 7660G working. Another tab is grayed out which ...
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AMD drivers install

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04.1 on laptop HP g62-b10sv.I tried to install the ati drivers from additional drivers (fglrx) but it crashes at startup screen so i reinstall ubuntu.Any idea of what ...
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Ati free driver and fan speed [duplicate]

I have a Sapphire 5850 GPU. When I install any drivers in ubuntu for it my games run very heavy - with some strange glitches in the video. I went back to the default driver and the games in steam ...
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HTC 7 Mozart + Ubuntu [duplicate]

Will Ubuntu work on HTC 7 Mozart which is windows phone? And how to install Ubuntu on that specific smartphone? Thank you.
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is it possible to configure 6 Monitors with a Amd r7 260x in different graphical virtual consoles?

I have a project to configure 6 monitors using eyefinity technology from amd so i'm figuring out the way to do it, i'm thinking to use tentatively the xfx r7 260x card with 2 dvi ports (DVI-i, ...
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Graphical Glitch when Logging in

Every I log in, this pops up for a few seconds. It isn't that big of an issue but it's annoying. Also, my screen occasionally jumps up and down and sometimes flashes. This does not happen in ...
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How to set primary monitor with AMD Catalyst Control Center installed

when I run xrandr, I get a list of my connected monitors (which are DFP5 and DFP6) DFP5 is an HDMI connected TV which I want to be my secondary monitor as it is smaller, and DFP6 is a DVI connected ...
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Rendering problems with Seiki 4 and Sapphire HD 7770

I've been trying to use a 39" Seiki TV (SE39UY04) as a monitor -- running at 4k resolution. The video card is a Sapphire HD 7770. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. I've been experiencing a lot of rendering ...
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How to switch between intel and AMD graphics card? [duplicate]

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 using a ZBook 14 which has Intel® Haswell Mobile graphics and an AMD FirePro M4100. Using the open-source radeon driver, how can I switch between the intel and the AMD card? I'm ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 used too much processor after latest updatest

after updating ubuntu 14.04 it uses 25-50% of my processor continuously causing my laptop turnoff automatically by overheating. i have no problem before the updates. graphic driver is not a problem, i ...
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Finding out what AMD Radeon Chip and installing drivers [duplicate]

I have a lenovo G500 laptop which has a label showing "AMD Radeon Graphics". I want to find out what chip set it is and install drivers as I am unable to use graphics and am forced to use TTY mode. I ...
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Issue with AMD drivers (14.04) [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 installation and my system has an AMD 7730M HD Radeon Notebook graphics card.I installed the Nouveau drivers and tried switching graphics card through the catalyst center by ...