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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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Would my AMD FX 8350 be fully utilized

From what I hear (mostly rumours from Intel fans) the newer AMD CPUs are not well supported in Linux in general (compared to on Windows). Is there any truth to this ?
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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 ...
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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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Use on-board graphics card instead of ATI Mobility Radeon?

i've been given this old laptop that i am trying to see if it can get revived using the latest Xubuntu 14.04. Now here's the problem, the laptop's GPU is pretty much destroyed and i usually get some ...
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LAPTOP battery draining faster without overheating issue [duplicate]

I have a hp laptop with an AMD graphics card and I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside my window 8.1. Under Ubuntu the laptop is quiet silent and smooth (no overheating) but the battery is draining ...
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Ubuntu 32-bit or 64-bit for AMD E1-1200 processor [duplicate]

I have my laptop AMD E1-1200 with 1.4GHz but 4GB RAM with a AMD Radeon 7310 HD graphics card. I was trying to move to using Linux and someone advised me to install Ubuntu, but what should I do? Should ...
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AMD Radeon problem

I have an AMD Radeon HD 7870 graphics card with the mesa/fglrx drivers. Everything works except for the HDMI connection, it flickers with the colors on the screen. VGA/DVI works fine. I have Catalyst ...
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graphics drvier problem in lenovo G505s

I am recently buy Lenovo g505s laptop on Amd a8 5550M and AMD Radeon HD 8500M+8550G graphics processor .after I install Ubuntu 13.10, 14.04 also on my laptop successfully installed then error ...
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An extra line appears on the leftmost point of additional display. How do I fix it?

I have a screen which I attach to my laptop. When I use the "Extend" mode, one column of pixels at the right end of the left display screen creeps up to the leftmost part of my right display. Its ...
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ATI GPU, very high temperatures even in idle, after motherboard upgrade

I recently changed my motherboard and after that i get very high temperatures on my gpu. With the old motherboard i had no such problems (used proprietary drivers). I tried using open source, ...
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Open Source Radeon Driver Overscan

I'm experiencing a fair bit of overscan using the open source Radeon drivers on 14.04. I'm using a DVI cable to connect a Radeon X1300 to a rear projection television. I've looked through the ...
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black screen on Ubuntu 14.04 Install

I am trying to install Ubuntu from a 4gb flash drive to another 16gb flash drive, both fat32 format. I am running an AMD radeon r7 250 and 16gb system RAM. When I select "try Ubuntu without ...
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Why do Installing Ati Radeon HD4200 on my Laptop would mess the things up?

So I have been using Ubuntu 12.04 as my only OS for the last six months and so far I have to tell is pretty good, easy to use, I like the interface and how it's so intuitive and very smooth and one of ...
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I need to change the graphics card depending on what I want to do

In the beginning of this year I bought a secondhand computer. The CPU is an Intel 3.4 GHz dual core and the GPU is an AMD RV410. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it, and it worked wonderfully, as usual ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Drivers ATI Radeon HD4350

I have a problem with drivers for ATI Radeon HD 4350, namely to have a default maximum resolution of 1024x768 and small problems with the games. It is a good driver who, after instaalcji as those of ...
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What is the recommended way to run more than 2 monitors in ubuntu?

After quite a bit of trial and error, I have gotten 3 monitors running in 14.04 using an active displayport-to-hdmi adapter, a DVI and an HDMI. However, upon rebooting my system I often have to fiddle ...
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Problem with the Radeon propietary driver

Yesterday I switched from Debian 7.6 (Wheezy) to Ubuntu 13.10. In Debian following the official tutorial I could install the ATI propietary drivers from repositories. But in Ubuntu following the ...
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Problems with dual monitor support in Lubuntu 14.04

I recently upgraded to Lubuntu 14.04 from 13.10. Most things are working correctly but I have a few problems with my dual monitor setup. My video card is an AMD Radeon HD 7640G and I am using the ...
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fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error without internet

I'm very sorry for asking about this error in another question but all the solutions in here require for you to have internet. I only have wireless internet and when I am in that console the internet ...
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ubuntu 12.04 kernel 3.13.0.30

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 with ATI graphics card. Everything was working without any problems until kernel 3.8. During the regular updates Ubuntu suggested to update to kernel 3.13.0.30. After that ...
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Sony Vaio External Monitor problems

I am having problems enabling external monitor on my Sony Vaio notebook. It is being successfully detected, but when I try to enable second external monitor the screen glitches and lags (it is like ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Pulseaudio in HDMI sound crackling

I've recently change my PC OS from MS to Ubuntu. Ubuntu 14.04 can correctly find my HDMI audio but with terrible echo and crackling sound. I fix the echo issue by following the guide here: Sound ...
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Support to AMD Radeon™ HD 8970M

A week ago I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop, but it started overheating. Reading the forums, I noticed that the AMD Radeon HD 8970M has doesn't support this OS, the computer was working on ...
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14.04 — AMD (HD 6870) — GPU fan 100% during install

I am attempting to install Ubuntu on my primary desktop (a former gaming PC) which is equipped with a SapphireTech HD6870 (AMD). As soon as I boot into the installation process or when I simply boot ...
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Laptop boots to a black screen after trying to install fglrx for AMD HD8670M in Ubuntu 12.04

I tried installing proprietary fglrx drivers by following instructions from https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto/AMD However the installation failed with the error 'amdconfig: No ...