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How fix ATI fglrx driver after kernel upgrade

I upgraded to the 12.04.4 lts saucy stack from 12.04.3: sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-saucy xserver-xorg-lts-saucy libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-saucy That installed the 3.11 ...
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Radeon R7 260X Drivers help

Okay so I am using ubuntu 15.04 becaouse ubuntu 14.04 won't let me install it alongside with windows 7. So my problem is that i have a graphics card Radeon R7 260X and when I have tried to install ...
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Unable to use dedicated GPU 14.04

So I am running 14.04 on a Samsung 780Z5E, which has a ATI Radeon HD8750M. When I run lspci| grep VGA I get the following: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor ...
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i have an issue with low graphic mod at the booting, can you help me please?

I am a beginner so i dont know really whats my problem i just have a hp pavillon g7 with a amd/ati graphic card, i have tried to update ubuntu from 12.04 to 14 but its still dont work. I have tried to ...
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“Wait for vertical refresh” in Catalyst Control Center, ubuntu intel\amd graphics

Every think is installed and work. I can switch graphic cards between intel and amd. But when amd is active, i have horrible tearing everywhere, especially in video. Catalyst Control Center has in ...
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Ubuntu Not Recognizing Intel Integrated Graphics Card HD 3000

I'm trying to get Intel / AMD graphics switching to work properly on my Macbook Pro 8,2 (Late 2011) on Ubuntu 15.04. This model comes with an integrated Intel HD 3000 Graphics card and the AMD ATI ...
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Ubuntu works fine with Live USB but shows message of Graphics not detected and run in low resolution 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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AMD open source drive slow rendering

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 + amd proprietary. I want to replace proprietary drive with open source because it is freezing during debugging of multi-threaded program. I'm uninstalling proprietary drive ...
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Using AMD graphics card with Ubuntu (Sound)

I understand this has been asked few times and I've read through few threads as swell but I didn't understand everything: I've read AMD graphics drivers and fglrx: No matching Device section for ...
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Ubuntu doesn't detect second monitor

After a fresh ubuntu install I had some problems with the mouse flickering and disappearing. I intalled the AMD drivers from AMD's website but after restart I got a graphics error so had to remove the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 fix not working for installing fglrx

i'm new to Linux .Installed Ubuntu 14.04 and i tried installing fglrx, error- sudo apt-get install fglrx Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Confused about AMD/Intel [duplicate]

When I go to the downloads page to get Ubuntu, it automatically downloads the AMD version, but my computer has no hardware with AMD on it. I only have Intel and Nvidia. Also, when I install this AMD ...
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15.04: Launching some programs turns monitor off and on (like for a resolution change)

I just upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04 and one of the first things I noticed is that the monitor often behaves like it was changing the resolution (a click sound from inside the monitor, black screen, ...
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How to select which graphics adapter is primary? ATI & Nvidia Ubuntu 14.04

I have a laptop which has 2x ATI 5870 graphics cards in crossfire configuration. However, I am not interested in the least with using these video cards. I purchased an external graphics card adapter ...
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Dual monitor setup , using AMD Radeon driver on 14.04

This is the updated version (June 2015) of the same question found in this forum for which none of the previously stated solution (x11 config,, add virtual, update fglrx) works. I would like to ...
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Can't login after AMD catalyst driver installation

I have almost successfully installed the ATI Catalyst drivers. But now I can't login in to my main account. I enter my password and press enter, then it goes black and back to login screen. Although ...
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Is Ubuntu using my Graphics card?

So i have a AMD CPU with Radeon HD 3200 as integrated graphics, and i recently found a All-In-Wonder AMD Graphics card (pretty old) and used it but im not sure if ubuntu is using it, or if it's still ...
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How to make an xorg.conf file

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 and I need to make a custom xorg.conf file. By default, there is not an xorg.conf file on my system. I know what I need to write in the config, but I just don't know how ...
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Unity freezes when closing or minimizing a window

On a very fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, it sometimes happens that when I close or minimize a window, Unity freezes. I can not interact with the panel or any application, only move the mouse around. A ...
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Software controller for any ATI/Nvidia GPU

I wanted to know which GPU to buy for my new PC in order to: 1) Work with Ubuntu. 2) Manage the contrast, brightness... etc. This is really important as I normally have my screens very dim (Via ...
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Ubuntu 15-04 - Graphic problem

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on an HP Compaq 15-nl050h with AMD-ATI radeon series graphics. When I browse on StackExchange sites and I pass on a question title with the cursor this happens: and I do ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 Can't Change Display Configuration

I upgraded to Kubuntu 15.04 recently and all was fine. Yesterday my screen started jumping so I rebooted. It fixed the jumping but since then my screen resolution has been screwed up and I can't ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Baldurs Gate Enhanced Edition doesnt start [closed]

I recently upgraded my distribution from 14.10 to 15.04. Now I wanted to start BGEE. In 14.10 it ran without problems. But now it reports following: Running Baldurs Gate Enhanced Edition libGL ...
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Can't install AMD Catalyst Driver on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've downloaded the AMD Catalyst™ 15.5 driver for my Radeon HD 7730M card, but every time I run its installer it fails to generate a distribution specific package. click here to take a look at the log ...
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Alice Madness Returns freezes without warnings

Alright, I have looked up everything for this game and the result is always the same, the game opens and the loading screen shows the swinging key until it freezes, there is no loading text just the ...
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Lenovo g510 laptop Ubuntu 14.04 LTS no AMD Radeon card detected

I've got a Lenovo G510 laptop and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on it and when I run lspci | grep VGA it only shows the Intel integrated graphics card, but no information about the AMD Radeon card at ...
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Unable to open /etc/ati/control, please reinstall the driver

I had the beta drivers running previously and after a standard update it stopped working. What I've tried so far: sudo apt-get remove --purge fglrx* Then downloaded drivers from Amd website and ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 intermittent screen freezing

I have updated from Ubuntu 14.10 to Ubuntu 15.04 and I am having intermittent screen cuts or screen flickers every 8 seconds approximately. Each flicker is very short, less than a second (maybe half a ...
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Low graphics mode after updating to 15.04

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 from 14.10 and it was fine until I rebooted to a low graphics mode warning and no way out of it. Help?
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How do I use multiple AMD graphic cards?

I have 4 5830's in a intel 64bit powered machine. I was having troubles with windows last night so I decided to try Ubuntu. I got all the to downloading and installed AMD's catalyst control center ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 uses VESA:DVST instead of my AMD driver

I have the latest AMD Omega 15.5 drivers and installed them using the .run file that AMD had available for download. But my details for graphics says I'm using VESA:DVST as my driver, but Borderlands ...
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Lenovo G50-45 GFX recognition issue

I own the above mentioned laptop. I was running Win 8.1 x64 OEM on it up until recently when I decided to go back to Ubuntu. The problem is on Windows with latest drivers it nicely detected, that I ...
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Backup - Backup to external drive is backing up that drive itself

I have little knowledge of Linux. I have a backup set to run everyday for the following folders: /home and / root. I have folders to ignore: Trash; ~/Downloads; /media/jsp/ScreenPlay [backup drive]. ...
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ati driver update on ubuntu 12.04 disaster

I tried to install new amd drivers for my amd hd 6970 card by installing catalyst manager by following instructions [here][1] for my Ubuntu 12.04, I went to amd site and downloader 4 driver files for ...
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Asus R9 270 not working

I just got a new graphics card and when I boot up it will only use the card to display the boot screen although once it boots it only uses the integrated graphics. The open source driver works fine ...
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Graphics Corruption ubuntu 15.04 with propietary flgrx-update drivers

i'm kind of new to linux. I'm running 15.04 on a single boot. (I erased all HD accidentally testing several distros XO ) I have a new HP Pavilion Notebook – 15-p244no Apparently this notebook has ...
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Laptop Overheats Running Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed 14.04 on my Toshiba Satellite 305D. It has an AMD Athlon X2 Duel-core and 2GB of ram with Radeon 3100. I know she's not much, but I'm a Peace Corps Volunteer living in West ...
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Laptop black screen on boot; works after closing and opening the lid

Apologies if this question has been asked before; I couldn't find the exact same issue. When I boot up, I always get a black screen, though everything else seems to work normally (log-in screen ...
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Package System Broken AMD FGLRX Unmet Dependencies

I uninstalled propriety ATI driver to check if it would fix wrong Plymouth resolution. It did. But now I cannot reinstall either propriety drivers listed. Also package system has broken with this ...
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Hardware acceleration error

I was running Xubuntu 14.04 on a notebook with AMD A8 4500M CPU and dual graphics (HD 7640G + HD 8500M). I chose to upgrade to release 14.10 and then to 15.04, so I wiped the fglrx proprietary driver ...
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Why amdcccle is not working on 15.04 with dual graphic card

So I've got an Intel(R) HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2) and an AMD Radeon R7 M265 Series in a dell Inspiron 7000 series. The thing is, I installed the AMD control centre to change between the Intel ...
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Unity lost and login loop after installing AMD Omega 15.5 drivers

I downloaded the three Deb files for the driver, control panel and open gl and cl files and installed them with the command line dpkg install command each of the three files. Now, first off I got a ...
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xrandr not saving settings permanetly in Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed Ubuntu. I am new to Linux, so I will need this explained in pretty basic terms please. I have two monitors. I use a AMD R7 2xx graphics card. I haven't installed the AMD drivers ...
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Mobility Radeon HD 4650 and Kubuntu 14.04

I'm trying ton use my Mobility Radeon HD 4650 with Kubuntu 14.04. I've seen that the propriatory driver doesn't work with Kubuntu 14.04 and the new kernel and that I must use the free radeon driver. ...
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Perfromance in gaming, In Ubuntu 15.04

I have problem with game performance, for example in War Thunder when I'm setting up a lowest graphic settings I have around 20-30 FPS (same situation in CS:GO), it's very poor performance for my ...
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Which Ubuntu version should I install 14.04.2 LTS or 15.04

I have no past experience with Ubuntu. I just want to use it to see whether it is as good a Windows 7. My config is AMD FX 6300 3.5 GHz,8GB RAM,AMD R9 270X and a 970 chipset motherboard.
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GFX tearing in Chromium Window

I seem to be having a tearing problem in Chromium. I'm on Ubuntu 15.04, and am using the proprietary AMD graphics. I enabled by going to software & updates, and selected the fglrx-updates. ...
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After using another amd card PC won't boot throwing exceptions in Xorg.0.log

I wanted to test my second AMD card that I have (270X Gigabyte) instead of my current (280X Gigabyte) and after plugging it in the PCIE port and powering on the machine I got a 'blinking beacon' and ...
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Black screen on wake since 15.04 upgrade (ATI)

Similar to this post Black screen on upgrading to 15.04 but since the hardware and conditions are different (Heathrow XT Radeon HD 7870M), I'll start another thread. If I use the fglrx driver, the ...
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Ubuntu Powerbook G4 video card driver help

So I am looking at my sysinfo, and my video card, which is a Mobility Radeon 9600 M10, says *-display UNCLAIMED That means a driver is missing right? But above there, it says configuration: ...