Questions related to graphics chips and related drivers made by AMD. Also for questions about older ATI motherboard chipsets and drivers.

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14.10 unity | Pointer Flicker & can't move launcher | Dual monitor w/ dual video cards

I have a clean 14.10 desktop install (specs below) with two video cards each powering an HDMI monitor I have two issues, which I believe are related: the left monitor has regular pointer flicker, ...
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dual screen setup for Radeon R9 285 on ubuntu 14.04

I have just built a computer and installed ubuntu 14.04 on it. However, I cannot get dual head/screen to work. I can get both monitors to mirror the same screen, but cannot get a true dual screen. ...
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how to install ubuntu on pc with an amd apu

currently having great difficulty achieving a stable ubuntu install on a pc with an amd a-6 3650, socket fm1 apu. does not seem to matter what distro i use. additionally, i have tried open source and ...
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How do I install driver for Radeon Mobility HD 3650?

I was trying to install driver for my graphics card, I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 and when I install driver from support.amd.com log file says that i don't have kernel headers (version.h file) in ...
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Computer does not properly wake up from suspend

I have HP Pavilion G6-2312AX (AMD A10 & ATI dual graphics). I installed Ubuntu 14.04. The PC does not wake up after suspend. All I end up getting is a black screen.
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Unable to adjust brightness or connect to external monitor

I have a new Lenovo G50 laptop with AMD A8 with integrated Radeon R5 graphics and 2GB Radeon 8500M discrete graphics. I am unable to change the brightness even after changing it via keyboard ...
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Unable to Install ATI Radeon HD 7560M graphic card driver on Ubuntu Gnome 14.10

I am using Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 64 bit on Dell Inspiron 3521. I have ATI Radeon 7560M HD Series Graphics Card. I tried installing ATI Graphics card in different ways. 1)Selecting fglrx from Additional ...
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AMD A8 processor and HD M230 graphics card

I have an AMD A8 processor along with R5 Radeon HD M230 graphics card (dedicated 2GB DDR3) and 4Gb DDR3 RAM. I think the motherboard is Realtek. The machine is a Lenovo G50-45. I'm running Ubuntu ...
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Wine Play On Linux games problem LLVM ERROR: ran out of registers during register allocation

Games run, but when they load and are supposed to go beyond main menu, they crash with "LLVM ERROR: ran out of registers during register allocation" error. First to eliminate all the things I already ...
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3 displays, 2 connected to GPU, one connected to motherboard

I have 3 displays, 2 connected to the GPU (it is an AMD HD 6790, DVI and HDMI connectors), and another one using my mobo's VGA connector (the one you use when you don't have a dedicated graphics ...
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I cannot switch to propritary AMD drivers in additional drivers tab

up until now I have always used the recommended drivers for my A10-7850k APU but to play Portal 2 I have to switch to the proprietary driver. I tried that in the additional drivers tab, but when I ...
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Stuck on boot after AMD driver update

I've read tons of forums today and none are able to work out for me, therefor I start my own question. Yesterday steam gave me so opengl errors, so after a bit of research I found out I had to update ...
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installed fglrx drivers and now I'm having problems

I've installed the AMD proprietary drivers and now I'm getting some weird issues. Sublime text editor is now scrolling super slow and I've noted, if I have a video playing on one screen and I scroll ...
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Desktop Icons Off Screen Combined Display Ubuntu 14.10 Gnome 13.14

I have two monitors side by side both with the same 1680x1050 resolution, but one is lower than the other. But if I arrange them as such in the display settings then any icons that I have at the top ...
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Low resolution on 14.10

The Ubuntu kernel team asked me to try out kernel 3.17-rc5. In installed that kernel, rebooted, and performed the requested testing. However ever since that the X.Org driver for my ATI graphics has ...
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3 Monitors on Ubuntu 14.10

I have one Ati Radeon 4200 on my mohterboard, and one Ati Radeon 5000/6000/7350/8350 Series graphics card with a dual VGA out. I've installed fglrx from the repositories. When the computer starts the ...
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How can i play games on 3 monitors?

I have 3 monitors, 1 Samsung SymcMaster 206bw 22" I think, and 2 NEC MultiSync LCD195vxm+. I have a graphic card sapphire R9 270. Samsung monitor is on Display Port, and both NEC are on DVI. I play ...
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Added 2nd monitor, caused mouse and keyboard not to work and more

So I have a Radeon 9800 with 2Gb video RAM, Intel i7 4th gen, 32Gb RAM Dell XPS 8700 chassis running Ubuntu 14.04. I've had 2 monitors on my desk as I switched from my old PC and today I finally ...
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Hang with 5 Red Dots after installing AMD Propetiary Driver

I've tried installing a new propetiary driver, and after reboot it hangs with 5 red dots on the screen. I'm currently using an AMD R7 265 Graphics Card. I'm also running Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn. ...
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how to get Radeon HD 4000 series graphics to work with ubuntu 14.10 newbe answer please

First of all, I am a newbe and know nothing about Ubuntu, however my daughter has linux installed and recently upgraded to 14.10 and now the graphics does not work properly, so I would like to help ...
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3D accelerator ATI Mobility Radeon HD5470

I've got an ATI Mobility Radeon HD5470 on my laptop running on Ubuntu with windows 7 as guest on VMware. In order to run games etc I need 3D acceleration activated on VMware. I tried installing the ...
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Enabling hardware acceleration with AMD fglrx on firefox

The flash movies can be quite sluggish and even worse google streetview is terrible when I run them on firefox. Yet if I enable HW accel on chromium I have no problems whatsoever. I'd like to try and ...
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how activate Eyefinity on ubuntu?

I have 3 monitors, 1 Samsung SymcMaster 206bw 22" I think, and 2 NEC MultiSync LCD195vxm+. I have a graphic card sapphire R9 270. Samsung monitor is on Display Port, and both NEC are on DVI. I tried ...
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Upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, freezing login

After I upgraded my ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, everytime I login, my screen freezes and I have no control through keyboard or mouse. I entered in recovery mode and could see that it still was ubuntu ...
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AMD and Intel switchable Graphics in Ubuntu 14.04 on Dell 15R

I have a Dell Inspiron 15R laptop with Interal Intel HD Graphic card (CPU is Core i7 4500u) and AMD 8600 series external graphic card. I downloaded the AMD driver from AMD website and every now then ...
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Frequently freezes with solid screen in ubuntu 14.10

Yesterday I installed fresh-new ubuntu 14.10, and from that time the system constantly stucks with solid-colored screen (usually gray) 5-10 minutes after start. Just gray screen and nothing else, no ...
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ATI Radeon X600 and two monitors

just installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS, can not customize as expected two monitors in any attempt to change the parameters of their joint work- error, and indeed the system slows down, I think it's because ...
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Messed ATI drivers and cannot start ubuntu desktop properly

Okay, I messed my ubuntu 14.04 for the third time, first two times resulting in a complete reinstall since the issues were not solvable, so as you can imagine, starting to get a little frustrated, ...
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Configuring Ubuntu to use 2 graphics card

I have a desktop that as 2 graphics card that connect 5 monitors. They are a Radeon HD 7970 and a Radeon HD 8490. Ubuntu detects both of them however only the monitors connected to the 7970 are ...
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Radeon 9600 on Ubuntu 14.04LTS. Latest drivers

Sorry for my bad English. I am a Pole. I searched on the internet a lot but I have not found. I have Ubuntu 14.04LTS and Radeon 9600. When I installed "Catalalyst 9.3" was the error: Error: ...
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problems installing gpu driver

after running the installation of the driver i get an error that i need to install some prerequisites found in the fglrx-install.log file and there i found this NOTE: If your system has logged the ...
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i got stuck in the low graphics mode and cant boot into ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Yesterday i installed ubuntu 14.04 lts and i have i big problem, i have used windows till now. I instaled graphics drivers from the amd website following their guide and had no issues at all (amd ...
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Extended Desktop broken into 4 halves on 2 monitors

I'm having this issue on my HP Envy 17-2070nr with a Radeon HD 6850M. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. Here's info. for anyone who can help: Extended desktop causes internal monitor to show 1/2 of its own ...
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Repackaging AMD-driver. Utopic

There is a bug in fglrx packages in Ubuntu Utopic that makes it impossible to install both wine and proprietary ATI-drivers: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wine1.6/+bug/1376587 . There is ...
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How to disable my APU and use the GPU (AMD Radeon) open source driver instead?

I'm using Ubuntu 1410 (Kernel v3.13) #uname -r 3.13.0-27-generic I've been trying to disable the APU (i.e. Intel's graphics software driver) and use the GPU (i.e. Xorg open source driver for ...
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I need help with Ati Radeon Graphic card driver(14.9) [duplicate]

I'm new with Ubuntu,so i don't know so much about it or commands for terminal. I need help with installing the driver(14.9) for video card (Radeon HD 6790) ,i have search for some guide on internet ...
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Additional Drivers for AMD Graphic Card have not been installing

I have a trouble with my Ubuntu 14.10. I want to install additional driver for my AMD graphic card but when I choose fglrx-updates in "Software & Updates" -> "Additional Drivers" and press "Apply ...
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Strange Driver Corruption

So I have a "portable" install of 14.04 (I installed the full distro on a USB3 stick) and I'm having the strangest driver corruption/bug: As you can see, anything that uses it's own renderer (I ...
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Can plymouth be made to apply already know work arounds for proprietary drivers automatically?

As a long term ubuntu user, I am disappointing that plymouth is pretty much the same as when it was first introduced. We have to manually apply fixes after we choose to use proprietary drivers, which ...
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Radeon 9600 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Problem with driver

I'm sorry for my bad English. I'm a Polish. I have got with my Radeon 9600. I can not install drivers. I tried to install fglrx, but in the settings still wrote: (Graphics Gallium 0.4 on ATI RV350) ...
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ATIConfig returning incorrect graphics cards

I just upgraded to 14.04 (from 12.04) which ended up being a bit of a hassle. I now have almost everything working, except that my second graphcis card is being a bit weird. if I run aticonfig ...
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Proprietary switchable graphics: amd working but intel not working

I have AMD Radeon HD 6470m switchable graphics card on my hp pavilion g4 1212tx laptop running ubuntu 14.04.1. Currently, I have installed proprietary drivers from amd website as described here. My ...
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use a generic or alternative video driver in ubuntu 14.04

I did an upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04, many things don't work, one of them is the video driver, my video card is an ATI X1200, I spent several hours trying to find a solution for it ... without any ...
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Switchable Graphics not working on Acer 4820TG with Ubuntu 14.04

I am using an Acer Aspire TimelineX 4820TG notebook with Ubuntu 14.04. Everything is working well except the graphics and when I update my system. On a new 14.04 64bit installation, the default ...
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High-End Ubuntu Desktop Still Feels not as smooth

I finally managed to get high-end system for myself and I have to say my main OS Still Windows but Ubuntu get more and more of my attention. I'll list my specs later but here is my question. I am not ...
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Chrome/Chromium Error Causing Log-in Session to Crash

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed with proprietary Catalyst drivers with Xinerama enabled because I have three monitors. The first time I open Chromium there is no issue. However, if I close Chromium and ...
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ATI Graphics Card Drivees Problem?

I recently obtained an old Dell server from my grandpa. Its old. Has 2.8 GHz Intel Xeon, 155gb HD, ATI rv1000 graphics, and 3gb ddr2 ram. I recent just put Ubuntu 14 on it. It runs very slowly. I've ...
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Xorg Crashes after installing Catalyst

I am trying to install the AMD Catalyst, but after reboot I hit a black screen. I checked the /var/log/Xorg.0.log and everything is fine up to the point where it has a segmentation fault. [ ...
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Need help getting switchable graphics working under Ubuntu 14.10

According to "Details" (System Settings-->Details), my Sony VAIO VPC-CB15F is using only my integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 graphics card (it says the graphics are "Intel Sandybridge Mobile"), ...
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HDMI Audio output in FGLRX

Just made the transition to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I use my laptop as a gaming machine on the rare occasion and as a media streamer therefore I use it via HDMI on my TV. After the transition to Linux, i ...