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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The graphic card is not working properly

Not every time but most of the times when I have to log in my account the log in screen inverts the colors (something like negative colors) and the "solution" for this is to press switch account and ...
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AMD HD 8000 on UBUNTU 15.10

I changed to ubuntu recently and i'm having trouble to install my HD video card, i found at AMD website : fglrx-15.302 But when i try to install, it says it's not the supported version. Even if ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 totally locked after replacing graphic card (gf 750 ti)

I had an old ATI graphic card and was using the proprietary drivers on Ubuntu 14.04. I replaced the card with a Geforce 750 ti and Ubuntu doesn't start anymore. I cannot open a login screen with ...
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stuck with console after installing AMD proprietary drivers

I am using: Ubuntu 14 LTS (elementary OS) I used the AMD .run file for my APU specific integrated radeon and left everything on default during installation. Right after the first reboot my gui wasn't ...
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Which is better AMD or Nvidia cards for Linux? [closed]

I just got rid of my old graphics card and now I will be buying a new one, but since am new to ubuntu which one do you guys suggest me to get for linux/ubuntu?
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Help me with AMD integrated graphics please

I am trying to install Proprietary Graphics drivers(AMD) but I am finding it difficult to do it. I followed a youtube tutorial "how to run a .run file" but after that it shows me this:- Please check ...
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Graphic errors for ATI RS600M

I wanted to give my old Samsung P200-PRO T8100 Bordoso a last change. It has the ATI RS600M chipset (Radeon Xpress 1250 graphics card). After installing Ubuntu 14.04, the navigation on the top has a ...
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do i need to install motherboard and graphic card drivers..? if yes then how..?

Right now I am windows user but I am thinking of using of ubuntu. So if I install ubuntu do I need to install motherboard and graphic card drivers like windows? My motherboard is Gigabyte B75M-D3V and ...
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Can't install AMD driver on Radeon HD7670M in Ubuntu 14.04

I am using a Dell Inspiron 5520 that comes with: i7-3612QM 8GB of RAM AMD Radeon HD7670M. I'm try to install the graphic driver provided by AMD (catalyst 13.4) and the install process shows no ...
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display lags when I don't type or move mouse [closed]

I've noticed that when I don't touch the mouse and do not type anything for 10 to 20 seconds, display turns into so-called "annoying mode". In "normal mode" when I move mouse, cursor moves fluidly, ...
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ubuntu 14.04 google chrome title bug

amd card (test on HD 7770 and R9 270X) + open driver. sometime title (example a href=.. title=xxx) get this https://poiuty.com/img/b8/5bce35c09daf4c00a62109b0de54feb8.png how fix it?
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Fglrx driver black VT ctrl-alt-f(*)

I had a similar issue to this: tty (ctrl+alt+F1-6) black screen I tested to make sure it wasn't off screen I switched to the mesa driver and the VT came back. So I believe it is an error with fglrx. ...
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Screen Flashes on Boot

I'm running Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 on my laptop with an AMD graphics card. Whenever I turn on my computer or wake it from suspend, the screen will show a grey screen then flash several times. It toggles ...
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Dual sound card, AMD/ATI HDMI not working

I am trying to get the sound on the TV working through HDMI. It used to work with no problems at all, until now. The PC didn't have any upgrades, so I don't know what might have caused it. I did ...
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How to properly setup QHD monitor?

I recently bought a Dell Professional P2416D QHD-Monitor. It supports resolutions up to 2.560 x 1.440. When I first plugged it in I got a max resolution of 1.920 x 1.200. Unfortunately my graphic card ...
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Slow text rendering (scrolling) in several editors after enabling dynamic power management

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on an HP EliteBook 8530p laptop. Ever since I found out how to enable the dynamic power management on the open source radeon driver, it helped greatly to reduce ...
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How to upgrade from to latest release without PAE support on CPU

I have an Alix1.d small server that currently runs Ubuntu 13.04 and I'd like to bring it to the latest release. I think that I must go through all the upgrade steps, which will be very time-consuming, ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 xrandr resolution error

im using ubuntu 15.10 64bit and a AMD HD 8560D Graphic card. With the latest AMD Crimson 15.12 i only get a resolution of 2048x..... with no way to change it to a higher one. The free radeon driver ...
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Cooler harddisk = faster harddisk?

So I was using Ubuntu XFCE, now I installed the Ubuntu MATE, and I noticed a slowdown sometimes. File manager tooks often 3-5 seconds to load Desktop will rarely freeze for a 2 seconds Once my ...
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How can I improve yellow tint on monitor? [closed]

I have Acer K222HQL monitor, AMD Radeon HD 8670M graphic card. Connection through HDMI. I tried different laptops, different OS (Linux distros, Windows), different ICC profiles (including ...
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Ubuntu stuck at boot screen after installing amd driver [duplicate]

I was trying to install AMD desktop driver. I have Ati HD4870 Graphic Card. Installer said that I don't have lib... I had installed that, but installer didn't recognize that. So I run install with ...
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2nd Monitor isn't recognized in Display but is usable

I have Ubuntu 15.04 currently installed, with the AMD display driver. AMD recognizes both monitors, and has the accurate information and resolutions on both monitors, and both monitors set to single ...
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Facing Screen distortion issues on my Ubuntu system

I have been facing with this weird screen distortion issue on my Ubuntu system for the past 6-7 days. I have attached the screenshot below. This doesn't occur every day, and only after using the ...
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FirePro v4800 driver issues (open source drivers)

It seems that a recent update to the ATI graphics stack has created some problems for me. I had originally tried to get Arch Linux running on my machine, but encountered issues with huge graphics ...
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Mouse flickering and disappearing from primary display on a dual monitor setup

I've been trying to set up dual monitors on my system for some days. Here are my relevant specs: Motherboard: Asus M4A88T-V EVO Integrated graphics: ATI Radeon™ HD 4250 Discrete graphics: Radeon ...
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OpenGL GLX not using direct rendering. AMD proprietary drivers

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 64bit, these are my specs: 8gb ram Intel® Core™ i3-2120 CPU @ 3.30GHz × 3 Radeon r7 240 I installed the latest proprietary drivers from AMD using their guide to install ...
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15.10 64bit steam Xerror

I have Ubuntu 15.10 64bit running on my laptop and have the default open source drivers installed (the proprietary drivers break my system). When I try and run steam in the terminal I get the error: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64Bit : Cursor lag when mouse cursor changes?

I'm facing the exact same issue as mentioned in the link but on Ubuntu 14.04 64 Bit. Problem Facing: Mouse pointer freezes for around 300 ms whenever the cursor icon changes: On hovering from ...
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How do you make Ubuntu Server run smoothly with an AMD/ATI ES1000 Graphics card?

I've been researching this for a while now, and it appears that the reason my Ubuntu Server GUI (ubuntu-desktop) install is really slow is because of the AMD/ATI ES1000 Graphics card. I've been ...
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Annoying strobing and other display oddities

With a fresh ubuntu install, stuff has been pretty messed up with the display of this laptop. There are two general cases upon turning the system on and selecting "ubuntu" from the boot menu: The ...
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ubuntu not using full video memory on R7 250x

On my xubuntu 14.04.2 system I have the following issue with my new graphic card, a sapphire R7 250x /HD 7770. I think my system is not using the complete video memory available. The Catalyst Control ...
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After upgrade Ubuntu doesn't recognize external monitor

Please help me! After some upgrade my Ubuntu 15.10 doesn’t recognize my external monitor anymore. I tried everything: booting to previous version of kernel, turning everything off and on, powering ...
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Do i need to install proprietary driver for AMD A8 APU?

I m using default driver for my AMD A8-5550M APU with Radeon HD Graphics(dual graphics).But i also found that proprietary driver is also available. Do i need to install it? Does installing it will ...
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Xorg doesn't detect graphic card in pure EFI boot

I'm trying to speed up the boot process in my iMac as much as possible. With Ubuntu 14.10 and kernel 3.16 I succeeded in booting the system by creating a small HFS+ partition, to be used as the ...
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How to switch to discrete graphics?

I recently bought a Dell laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 and AMD graphics. But it is not enabled. It is using the integrated graphics. How can I switch to discrete graphics and if I want disable, to save ...
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How to decide AMD GPU for Matlab's FFT?

I need to decide which open-source integrated GPU to choose i.e. AMD GPU for FFT computation directly on GPU, see here docs. I cannot demand CUDA support from AMD GPU because its developing tools are ...
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Login loop Ubuntu 14.04 and AMD/ATI graphics

Today when I have tried to login in my Ubuntu I have noticed that after I have entered the password, the screen turned back to the login. I have 2 accounts and a Guest account on my Ubuntu and I have ...
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Unable to update display driver in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am trying to update my driver and see this screen. It doesn't allow me to update the driver. Note the greyed out options. How can I fix this? EDIT: Revert to open source graphics drivers - options ...
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Black screen on boot after GRUB, ran fine eariler today

I'm getting a black screen after the GRUB, I installed ubuntu last night and it worked fine. I tried removing quiet and splash and replacing them with nomodeset. The computer is from ~2005 and has a ...
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ERROR - Get temperature failed for Adapter=1

Have combed all the forums and tried a dozen different approaches to diagnosing & resolving this, to no avail. amdconfig --odgt --adapter=all only retrieves temp for adapter=0, but gives the above ...
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Poor video performance in Firefox

I'd like to try to switch back from Chrome to Firefox, but there is an issue that makes it impossible. When I play any video with Firefox it works very slow and quality worse than in Chrome. For ...
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iMac screen too big for Ubuntu to use

Contrary to most questions, my 27" iMac is too big for Ubuntu to display on. Pre-startup messages show, but no text, no splash, and no desktop ever appears, just a black screen. I do hear the bongoes, ...
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Sword Coast Legends Glitches with Radeon HD 6770 on Ubuntu 15.10

Ubuntu newbie trying to play sword coast legends here. The first time, I got some glitches that made the game unplayable. I tried with proprietary drivers following this italian guide with no luck. ...
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15.04 Ubuntu mate and ATI Radeon 5550 lose screen resolution

Newly installed Ubuntu Mate 15.04 on my machine with ATI Radeon HD5550 experiences problems with screen resolution. When use driver from xserver-xorg-video-ati - only 640*480 When use driver from ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 screen bugs

I have Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 with two monitors connected via VGA and DISPLAY PORT to my internal graphics. I've tried to use one monitor to internal (VGA) and the other one with DVI (FirePro V3900) but ...
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VGA Passtrough with same IDs

i try to bind my R9 290 to the vfio-pci driver for VGA Passtrough. My System have two GPUs R9 290 and R9 390. Now i have the problem, that both GPUs have the same Vender and Device ID. So I cant bind ...
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Drivers for AMD Radeon R9 HD8900 Ubuntu 15.10 (k. 4.3.)? p

Using the X-org driver works fine for Ubuntu 15.10, kernel 4.3., Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Venus XTX [Radeon HD 8890M / R9 M275X/M375X] (rev 81), but when I try to use the propriertary ...
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Display problem - shifted pixels dual monitor AMD setup

I'm having an issue with my displays, I'm using dual DVI on a single graphics card - I have a second graphics card that is currently unused, but installed. You have to look very closely at the image ...
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Radeon R9 (HD8900) X.org or AMD graphics (Ubuntu 15.10)?

I'm using a Lenovo Z50-71 with on board Intel Graphics: VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics [8086:1616] (rev 09) and Display controller ...
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vostro 3350 - vgaswitcheroo/switch file doesn't exist

i try to switch the gpu on my vostro 3350 - ubuntu 15.10. i try to find the following file: /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch it's not there :/ https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HybridGraphics ...