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Ubuntu 15.10 stuck on booting after installing proprietary amd graphics drivers?

Ubuntu 15.10 stuck on booting after installing proprietary amd graphics drivers ! My graphics card is amd radeon hd6570. Ps1: i'm so ungry that I've installed windows 10. Ps2: ....but I've ordered an ...
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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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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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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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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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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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My computer with AMD graphics shows gradients with consecutive rows of colors as a single color, instead of smoothly changing. How can I fix this?

Consider this image: I've examined the pixel contents of the image and every row of pixels (outside the white border) has an entirely different color value. This would look right on my old laptop, ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 : Green spots during video playback

I just installed Ubuntu 15.04 on a brand new Lenovo G50 laptop (with AMD Radeon graphics). I installed VLC to play HD video. Irrespective of the type of video, I am seeing green spots in the videos. ...
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Cant play games fullscreen

I have installed several games from steam, but when I open all of them they go fullscreen and the screen is black. I can here the sounds of the game but can see nothing. My gpu is a AMD Radeon 6858 ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.10 is Mirroring my monitors and the settings are unchangeable

Just to preface, this is the most annoyed I have ever been in my life and I'm kind of on the verge of a mental breakdown because my dual monitors are ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL in my homework filled life. ...
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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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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on Dell Inspiron 5548 - Ubuntu works fine with Live USB but after installation run in low resolution/graphics mode

I have Dell Inspiron 15 5548 laptop. 64 bit system. 1TB hard disk, 8GB Ram, 2GB ATI Radeon M265 Graphics card with Intel onboard HD graphics 5500 (Broadwll GT2). I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on one ...
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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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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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Ubuntu stuck at “Loading initial ramdisk” during first boot

My Ubuntu 14.04.1 (3.13.0-32-generic) seems to not boot right after a fresh install from a Live DVD (tried it multiple times and also from a bootable USB stick as well). Boot repair info: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Computer won't wake up after suspend

Okay so I have had this problem with several versions of linux two primarily being xubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 14.04 lts, But I have also experienced the issue with Cent OS 7. I have several issues with ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 display window when charger is plugged/unplugged

I have an Acer Aspire V3-551G laptop with Xubuntu 14.04 x64. Everything is great, but when I plug the laptop in, or unplug it, I get a window showing menus and stuff would be seen in Settings > ...
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Video Tearing Ubuntu 14.04 ATI

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04LTS and I'm getting video tearing (top, bottom, mid, it's horrible) on videos (mplayer, Youtube, moving windows around...). My graphics adaptor is an ATI AMD Radeon HD 6700M ...
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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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How to build ATI Crimson driver on Ubuntu 15.10

I'm trying to build the package but I'm getting this dependency missing message: NOTE: If your system has logged the missing packages required for installation, install them in the order as per the ...
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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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Ubuntu Desktop 14.10 on Lenovo G505s Purple Screen Problem

Alright, I have been on every forum and website I can think of to fix this but with no success. My system specs are as follows: Lenovo G505s- AMD A10-5750M, 16 GB DDR3 RAM, AMD Radeon 8570M 2 GB, ...
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Dual Monitor not recognized in Xubuntu 14.04

I have a Dell Latitude Laptop E6440. The laptop have two in4terfaces, VGA and HDMI. I connect an external monitor to the VGA port, but when I ran the xfce4-display-settings I see only one monitor (the ...
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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 ...
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AMD driver issues (Ubuntu 14.04 w/ KDE)

As I am a user that moved from windows, I really enjoy PC gaming. So, when I moved over to Ubuntu, I realized that it really, really sucks. I think the main problem here is the AMD drivers, but I'm ...
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Dual Monitor Problem with Radeon HD 7570

I am having dual monitor troubles. I have a monitor connected to my onboard Intel graphics card and a monitor connected to my Radeon HD 7570 graphics card. At the moment I have it set-up so that I am ...
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[Lubuntu]Default Resolution Problem

I have a problem. I have to let you know as a warning that I am a completely newbie. I just installed Lubuntu 15.04 and I wanted to try them. I am a windows user and coding seems a bit rough for me ...
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GPU drivers greyed out - Ubuntu 14.04

i just realized that under 'Additional Drivers' on my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop all GPU driver options are greyed out and the only one chosen is : "Continue using a manually installed driver" The thing is ...
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I hosed my video drivers! How to revert to default in Ubuntu 12.04?

Problem: No GUI, Video Driver Problem OS: Ubuntu 12.04 (Mythbuntu) Motherboard: ASUS M5A88-V Evo with integrated Radeon HD4250 graphics card. $ lspci -nn | grep VGA 01:05.0 VGA compatible ...
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Can't detect second monitor after fglrx install

I have two monitor (one connected to the AMD GPU's HDMI port and one connected to the integrated Intel's HDMI port). After the installation of AMD Crymson, the second monitor is no more available in ...
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FGLRX display issue

I want to use the proprietary fglrx driver from AMD, but the display reacts like this: Picture is 10px thick on top of the screen, width normal The cursor shows normally Works normally only after ...
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Problems switching from Nvidia to ATI card

I had a very old PCIe Nvidia Quadro budget card in my Dell Precision 670 and decided to upgrade. I got an ATI Firepro v4800 that I can confirm works. I removed all Nvidia drivers, switched back to ...
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I can not configure any permissions for the monitor 24 " in xorg.conf

I can not configure xorg.conf all modes for your monitor LG Flatron w2443s (24 "), the system only defines the two available modes 800x600 and 1024x768 but according to the manual of the monitor ...
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AMD Crimson driver low fps Ubuntu 15.10

So, today I installed the new AMD crimson driver. AMD mentioned, that this driver increases perfomance of several games including DotA2. Before installing this driver I run open source driver with ...
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Screen tearing on videos (not flash videos)

I mean video files on my hard drive. I get noticeable screen tearing on VLC, Totem, gnome mplayer and Mplayer. I have tried fglrx drivers and now the experimental AMD drivers. I have a Radeon HD6950 ...
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How to enable “Wait for vertical refresh” option in the AMD catalyst control center in AMD/Intel hybrid graphics?

I have an HP envy 15-3040nr laptop with AMD/Intel hybrid graphics. I installed the catalyst control center, most updated version, and am experiencing screen tearing in firefox and vlc. I know that ...