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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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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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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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Which driver to install for ATI ES1000 graphic card?

I am installing 12.04 on an IBM x3250 M2 server. It has an ATI ES1000 with no acceleration (that does not bother me, we don't need it), we use it to connect remotely via FreeNX. FreeNX works fine, ...
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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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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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Cannot install Ubuntu on Asus X552E because of weird graphics

I have bought an Asus X552E, AMD A4 with Radeon HD 8670M gpu. I want to install ubuntu 14.04 on it but I have a strange problem. when I start installing, the LCD of laptop encounters with graphical ...
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Graphics Card driver issues, ATI, Radeon HD 4200

I have had a major issue once I installed Ubuntu 13.10. I noticed that my performance was slow and it appeared to me that I needed to install my drivers. So as most people do I go look for a quick, ...
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Slow and laggy scrolling in Firefox with FGLRX installed

I have ubuntu 13.04 and kde 4.11.1 My problem is that firefox scrolling is slow and laggy. I'll give you some more information: Firefox 23.0 my video card is an ATI HD6870 and I have the FGLRX ...
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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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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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AMD-V is not enable in virtualbox in amd APU

I am running Dual core AMD E450 APU. When i tried to run a 64-bit OS that requires hardware virtualization using virtual-box it showed me an error "AMD-V is not enable". My AMD processor should ...
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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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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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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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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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failsafe-failure after installing AMD fglrx driver in Ubuntu 14.04

after trying every option I can think of (and from the Web), I am forcefully have to ask here :) So first of all my gear: A Dell e6540 laptop CPU Intel Haswell 4800MQ (igpu 4600), GPU AMD 8790m ; ...
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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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After adding Amd video card and installing drivers - NO SOUND (in all OS) [closed]

Ubuntu 13.10 x64, Windows 8.1 x64. CPU: Intel i-4771 MB: Asrock B85 Pro Video card: AMD Radeon 7750 Had a computer properly working with Win8, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 14.01 Live CD. I am using two ...
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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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vgaswitcheroo isn't working in Ubuntu 12.04

I always used vgaswitcheroo to turn off my discrete graphic, I did a script to turn off in boot, but now, vgaswitcheroo isn't working anymore, I don't know why... look ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Best Graphics card (Setup) for three, high-res monitors attached to desktop

I have been looking around a little bit, but most of the discussions are about problems with already existing systems (particular graphics card and setup etc.). I would like to ask what would be the ...
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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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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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How do I use my laptop as a screen for PS3?

I have a ASUS M51Tr laptop with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3400 Series graphic card. I've installed Ubuntu 10.10 and privative controllers. I want to use the HDMI port to play PS3 as if the laptop was a ...
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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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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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Overlapping line from smaller disaply in dualhead mode

I have a problem on both gnome shell and unity that is best described with the following photo: http://i.imgur.com/JQwr3Rh.jpg This is my external monitor. It's a FHD monitor and my laptop monitor is ...
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AMD / Intel switchable graphics problem in Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a Lenovo G500, CPU is Intel Core i3-3110M, 4GB RAM, and as you can guess, dual graphics: Intel HD 4000 for the basic stuff and AMD Radeon HD 8570 for the good stuff. ...
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How can I get my monitor's maximum resolution without the proprietary AMD graphic driver installed?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I have an AMD Radeon 5570 HD graphic card. Actually, the default open source REDWOOD drivers aren't allowing me to choose my monitor's maximum screen resolution(which is 1366 ...