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AMD Catalyst Driver installer failing at DKMS

I am following these instructions to install the fglrx drivers. When I am running sudo sh amd-driver-12-6-x86_64.run it tells me fglrx is already installed; even though I ran the commands to remove ...
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Unity in Ubuntu 14.10 not loading after installing and uninstalling FGLRX

I'm having a strange issue that I can't seem to resolve. I installed the latest catalyst drivers from AMD's website last night for my R9 270x through the software centre after downloading them. I'm ...
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PowerXpress error with Driver Catalyst. How can I fix it?

I have install Ubuntu 11.10 64bit on my Hp Dv6-3150el. My Notebook has two graphics cards: lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics ...
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Can't install Ubuntu on AMD Chipset

I got a HP Pavillion 15 laptop, with AMD A6-5200 APU, and a GPU on the mobo. So, I tried to install Ubuntu on the laptop, but when I try, it looks like the GPU has gone south. I tried connecting it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Secondary display not detected after login screen

My computer is an HP zBook 14 with Ubuntu 14.04, 3.18.1 kernel, hybrid graphics display (integrated Intel HD Graphics 4400/discrete AMD FirePro M4100), and the open source drivers. lshw shows I am ...
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Low fps in wine/playonlinux, not changing after changing settings

When I'm playing a game in wine/playonlinux my fps are kinda low. In LoL I had about 180fps on highest settings on windows. Guild Wars 2 was working fine on windows too. There I had about 50 to 60fps ...
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Some Compiz plugins are not working correctly or are not working at all…Why?

I got a laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 with 4 Gb RAM,an AMD quad-core processor,running at 1.3 GHz frequency and a Radeon HD 8330 (Kabini) graphics card,which I think is in use and I got the open source ...
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Battle.net complete white screen

My battle.net shows a complete white screen, so I'm not able to do anything with it. I have Ubuntu, an AMD GPU and an i3 CPU. When starting battle.net from the command line, I'm getting following ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 multiple monitor issue: how to persist configuration?

I have a problem with configuring multiple monitors in Kubuntu 14.10. The system is an AMD A8-3850 (Llano). The driver manager shows this as Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] BeaverCreek [Radeon ...
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ATI HD5450 not playing sound over HDMI om Ubuntu 12.04.5

I have been battling with a major problem with my ATI card and getting sound to come out of the HDMI port to my TV. The card is a HD5450 by MSI and im using it in a HP Proliant Microserver. I ...
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Proprietary drivers don't work for my AMD 6850M

I've been using Ubuntu for many years and have been quite happy with it the whole time. I have an Acer Aspire laptop with an AMD 6850M graphics card. On previous versions of Ubuntu, the proprietary ...
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Ubuntu eye strain problem?

Hi I saw lots of posts here regarding Ubuntu eye strain issue. But none could answer my question. I use Intel i5 processor, AMD radeon Graphics card. When I use my Win 7, there is no issue with my ...
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samsung NP305V5A power adapter stops working at boot screen, shuts down unexpectedly while running

I am new to Ubuntu. I have installed wubi.exe for 12.04 LTS on my D: drive. Problem is when the login screen comes up at booting, my power adapter dies. If I unplug and plug it again immediately, it ...
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Ubuntu Unity (Compiz?) tearing when a window is full screen

I've have this really strange issue on Ubuntu with Unity and I make a window full screen. Here's a screenshot Notice on the left hand side you can see a gap where it's like the window does stretch ...
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Asus N61JQ AMD 5730 graphics drivers black screen

Hardware: Asus N61JQ ATI Radeon HD 5730 I have managed to install the drivers using the guide on this website without any issues or errors. The issue is that every time I restart the laptop it ...
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Graphic card in slow mode?

When I plugin a second monitor, my games are running good. But without I can play those games only in a small window mode. I have a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 with the open source driver and am using ...
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Problems with Ubuntu 14.10 -> Onkyo TX NR616 -> Samsung UE55

I have problems getting sound/picture from Ubuntu PC's through HDMI to my Onkyo. Devices connected with HDMI: PS4 - working fine Windows 8.1 laptop - working fine. Devices NOT working with HDMI ...
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PlayOnLinux Unable to find 32bit opengl libraries Dual ATI Videocards

Im curently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64Bit So, i installed league of legends fine the first time with the opensource ATI Drivers provided by ubuntu itself with no issues at all, but it runs so slow ...
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USB 3.0 problems with a Gigabyte motherboard in Ubuntu 14.04

[this has been translated from spanish] 14.04 Ubuntu does not recognize nor activate the USB 3.0 ports on my Gigabyte GA- F2A88X - UP4 which has 4 USB 3.0 and 2 USB 2.0 ports. The ports work under ...
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debugging black screen using grub boot line command options or version update

Performed an update from 13.04 to 14.04, after getting a black screen, that couldnt be resolved with simply updating the graphic drivers. I have radeonhd 7660g, 7670m on an acer v3. Fortunately, I ...
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ATI driver for Radeon 6530D

After installing Ubuntu on a machine with a Radeon 6530D graphics card, the machine will reboot to a black screen because of problems with the default graphics driver. How do I install the ...
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Open GL 4.0 not working

I recently purchase an OpenGL4.0 game, and it is not loading with the error message of Open GL 4.0 or higher not found I am assuming this is an issue with my drivers, however when I look to ...
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Grub will crash on motherboard with AMD onboard graphic card

In Short: Grub crashes right at start on two mainboards with AMD onboard graphics. How can I get grub not to crash? I was using Ubuntu and kubuntu on a GA-880GA-Ud3H motherboard for a couple of ...
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Not able to use Radeon HD6950 for computations on GPU (OpenCl)

Am not able to use Radeon HD6950 for computations on GPU (OpenCl) in Ubuntu (works fine in Windows with a Dell driver with dual boot). Output of lspci | grep VGA is 01:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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Hybrid Graphics on Ubuntu 14.04 Problem

I've got problem to install drivers for AMD graphics card. When I install a fglrx driver's I've got a black screen and X not start. Please help and thanks! My hardware is: ACER ASPIRE 5820TG ATI ...
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Unity is gone after installing fglrx, looking for help

So everything started from the point where i wanted to play a game on Ubuntu, since it was mentioned that ubuntu automatically supports my hardware i didn't bothered to install any drivers, but i ...
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AMD graphics problem - black screen!

I have a laptop HP Pavilion g6-1075er with Ubuntu 12.04 and AMD Radeon HD 6470M on board. I had default graphics configuration but some problems with xorg occurred. I had black screen, but I was able ...
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Black chromemenu after Catalys 14.20 Installation

I just installed proprietary AMD Catalyst drivers on my computer (Ubuntu dual booted with windows). I just noticed that When I right click on something or open main menu in Chrome, the menu looks good ...
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Issue installing driver for AMD HD 4670

I know this question has been asked a few times but I wasn't able to fix my issue by installing Linux headers. I am getting the following message when I try to install the AMD display driver on my ...
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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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strange characters in trusty

From time to time I'm getting strange characters displayed in different programms: thunderbird, firefox mostly, but also nautilus. Often it is only one character which is crumbled, but all over the ...
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How to install Ubuntu on pc with an AMD APU

I am currently having great difficulty achieving a stable Ubuntu install on a pc with an AMD a-6 3650, socket FM1 APU. It does not seem to matter what Distro I use either. Additionally, I have tried ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 black screen / freeze

I am running: Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 64bit 990FXA-GD80 (MS-7640) AMD FX 8150 Eight-Core Processor x64 Two AMD Radeon HD 7900 Series 32 GB RAM I have installed Windows on primary HDD. I ...
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typelib: /usr/lib/libGL.so.1: file too short after installing AMD drivers

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 in a Samsung laptop. I've installed this morning AMD propietary drivers as explained here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evqpassbyqA My AMD card for the first time ...
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how to turn off discrete amd card when nomodeset is enabled?

i can boot into ubuntu only with nomodeset enabled , but this means i cant access the vgaswitcheroo / switch (its not seen anywhere in debug) , so how can i turn off the discrete card in present ...
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How can I use monitors on my AMD and Intel GPU simultaneously with fglrx?

I have one monitor connected to my AMD card and one to my integrated Intel GPU. On Windows 7 and Ubuntu with the open source drivers I can use both of them simultaneously, but because they are giving ...
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Is it a requirement that a graphics card be installed to run games on wine?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I can't get games to run with wine. Hardware wise the machine is a modern dual core system but it has no dedicated graphics card. I know the hardware has the processing ...
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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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How can I fix my audio issues?

I'm running (k)ubuntu 14.04 on a Toshiba Satellite L75D-A7283. Running AMD A4 quad core CPU, and AMD Radeon 8330 Integrated Graphics. I've had this problem for about 2 years now, but whenever I play a ...
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Screen turns black for a second when I open “Settings” app, graphics instability

I have just replaced the GPU in my computer with an ATI x1550 (originally was a Nvidia 8400GS). The Nvidia drivers were removed, and the open source "Radeon" driver was installed for the ATI card. ...
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Dual Display not working on 14.04

I've just installed Lubuntu 14.04 on a AMD Server. I have two 24" HP monitors, one of which is connected to HDMI and the other on DVI-D. The issue I have is that the display on the HDMI-port is used ...
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How to install Radeon Open Source Driver?

I have an MSI Radeon HD 7850 card. MSI provide no Linux support, and the AMD driver gives me an Unsupported Hardware watermark that does not show up in screenshots. I uninstalled the proprietary ...
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hdmi audio pops 10 seconds after pressing stop on any application

I am using an ATI 4350 graphics card with HDMI cable connected to a TV. When I stop playback on any application, for example VLC, Banshee, a Firefox youtube video, 10 seconds later there is a popping ...
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Issue with multiple monitors (one is detected as built in, the other isn't detected)

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 (first time using it so I am pretty clueless) and I can't get my two monitors to be detected. When I go to the settings it detects one of them but it is recognised as ...
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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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black screen after switching out my video card (driver issue)

I have a cheapo ATI card that I had running with built in drivers while deciding on my final upgrade. i swapped in an nvidia cheapo card to see if i couldn't get better performance with the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 fans running full speed issue

Only a newbie to linux so please bear with me. I have an ASUS P6T SE motherboard with an Intel Core i7 i7-920/2.66GHz 8MB Cache Quad Core Processor i have 4GB of DDR3 RAM and a ATI Radeon 4890 1GN ...
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Suspend and hibernate break brightness adjustment

I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04 (architecture is amd64) with kernel version 3.13.0-44-generic on an HP Pavilion g7-1350dx. Output of lspci | grep -i vga to find GPU is as follows: 00:01.0 VGA ...
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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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Dell with Intel SandyBridge and HD Radeon 6470M

I got a new Dell Inspiron 15R and I made a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10. The problem is that when I'm using my computer, after 20 minutes or something, my screen starts to flash and flick a lot. ...