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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Do the newest amd graphics drivers still crash Ubuntu?

I've had a lot of trouble with fglrx drivers in the past, and I don't particularly feel like re-installing Ubuntu today, so does anyone know if the current amd software(seeing they've made an entirely ...
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ATi Radeon 9250 Video card not detected [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on a Dell GX270 Optiplex. My computer has an Intel video card and an ATi Radeon Stealth 9250 PCI video card. Ubuntu can only find the on-board Intel video card. When I ...
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Additional Drivers problem

I have Lubuntu last version. When I open Software & Updates I select Additional Drivers and show me 3 things. I want to select fglrx-updates and press apply but after some seconds nothing happens ...
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install run file on hp 625 amd driver [closed]

Trying to install the original AMD driver my desktop crashes , and my fan is running wild without catalyst. How should I proceed?
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Why doesn't it work to install Ubuntu? Please help! [duplicate]

I have tried so many times now but it doesn't work! I have an Acer Aspire V with Windows 8.1 64-bit, 2.50 GHz AMD Quad-Core Processor A10-5757M, 512MB AMD Radeon HD 8650G Graphics System Memory, 8GB ...
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Catalyst Omega on Utopic shows old driver version

I installed the new Catalyst Omega driver 14.12 with: sudo dpkg -i --force-overwrite fglrx*.deb according to this guide: http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubu...allation_Guide I run on Utopic, so I ...
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Can't change screen resolution more than 1024x768, even thought untill yesterday it was working fine on larger resolutions

I need some help fixing my resolution. It's stuck at 1024x768, but yesterday it was working well on 1280x1024. I'm using ATI HD2600, and I know that XUbuntu has some problems with ATI.I want to add ...
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Widescreen Problem in Counter Strike installed via Wine

I have installed Counter Strike Condition Zero Ultimate Edition via Wine. The game is working perfectly. The only problem is that the game is not working in WIDESCREEN. When I used to play on Windows ...
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Choosing a single graphics to use?

I am running a computer with an AMD APU with integrated graphics. Recently I bought a new graphics card (Radeon HD 7750). While trying to install this, I could not find a proper driver to use. When ...
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How to install proprietary ATI/AMD drivers on 14.10?

I just upgraded to 14.10 from 14.04, and the built-in driver for my ATI Radeon HD 5450 sorta-kinda works okay because I do get a signal on my monitor, but it lacks any kind of acceleration, making the ...
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How to install AMD GPU Driver 14.12 on Ubuntu 14.10?

Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my Laptop, and I searched for hours on how to install AMD 14.12 driver without success. I have found the drivers on AMD's official site, but do not know how to ...
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how to solve auto logout in 14.04 trusty

when i login to my desktop through lightdm or gdm any time i get logout every time also on startup from cli when i startx it just keep flash white and black screen for almost 5 minutes but when i ...
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Computer does not properly wake up from suspend

I have HP Pavilion G6-2312AX (AMD A10 & ATI dual graphics). I installed Ubuntu 14.04. The PC does not wake up after suspend. All I end up getting is a black screen.
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How to increase Graphics peformance in Ubuntu 14.04 running as a guest in VIirtual Box?

I'm relatively new to Linux, I have played around with Ubuntu for 6 months but not a Linux Expert so please try helping in newbie terms I have Ubuntu 14.04 Running as a Guest in a Windows8.1 Host ...
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AMD Catalyst not showing anymore

After some coming and going from open source to proprietary graphics, I'm not able to launch catalyst control center anymore. At the additional drivers I can see that the proprietary drivers are ...
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Ubuntu Hybrid Graphics automatic switch

My notebook have an integrated gpu (intel HD) and a discrete gpu (AMD Radeon 8850M). Looking into the ubuntu documantaion here https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HybridGraphics I tried using ...
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ATI/AMD Driver “Adapter not supported” strange issue

Yesterday I installed the AMD/ATI Official driver (Omega version 14.501.1003-x86.x86_64)from AMD's official site. The installation completed successfully using "Install Driver 14.501.1003 on X.Org 6.9 ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 — no audio from HDMI

I recently put together a new computer as an HTPC. I've tried a few different flavors of Linux on it before settling on Lubuntu. The only problem? I can't get any sound out from the system whatsoever. ...
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OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. (steam) AMD DRIVER

When I start steam in a terminal, I get the following error messages charlie@SteamMPL:~$ steam rm: no se puede borrar «/home/charlie/.steam/steam»: Es un directorio rm: no se puede borrar ...
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Display problem when adjusting brightness in ubuntu 12.04

Recently I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell 1554 laptop. I was adjusting my screen brightness when this happened : this has become a recurring problem which is really annoying. I also want to ...
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Enabling hardware acceleration with AMD fglrx on firefox

The flash movies can be quite sluggish and even worse google streetview is terrible when I run them on firefox. Yet if I enable HW accel on chromium I have no problems whatsoever. I'd like to try and ...
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Why does Ubuntu still use a blacklisted graphics card claimed by stub?

I am following Multiheaded NVIDIA Gaming using Ubuntu 14.04 + KVM tutorial and it seems like everything went well except that my ubuntu installation still shows HD7970 under Additional Drivers which ...
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ATI External USB tv cards

I need to know if a ATI A636 External TV Wonder Digital Cable ATSC Tuner Box w/ CableCARD Support is compatible with Ubuntu 14.1? Thanks
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Why additional drivers don't let me select one driver

When I open additional drivers it shows a list of propietary drivers but it won't let me change them. I click apply changes and it simply goes back to nouveau. I don't mind nouveau but it causes ...
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Choppy sound in Chromium, Xubuntu 14.04

Hy everybody, For a long time now I have a problem with the sound in Ubuntu versions (elementary, kubuntu, xubuntu, linux mint), all of them. I think only linux distro I didn't have a problem with is ...
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ubuntu 12.10 amd drivers

I installed ubuntu 12.10 the entire HDD Fresh, and everything is ok, but i noticed additonal drivers circle with green--[Advanced Mirco Device [AMD] nee at:cedar PRO [Radeon HD 5450/6350] the device ...
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How can I get Xorg to handle both fglrx and intel for two devices? Getting segfault from Xorg

I'm trying to get a multi-monitor setup to work by utilizing my primary monitor that is connected to my AMD card and have a secondary monitor connected to my motherboard's VGA slot. The computer would ...
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dual screen setup for Radeon R9 285 on ubuntu 14.04

I have just built a computer and installed ubuntu 14.04 on it. However, I cannot get dual head/screen to work. I can get both monitors to mirror the same screen, but cannot get a true dual screen. ...
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Little white “streaks” on display everywhere

Why are there so many little white "streaks" throughout my Ubuntu 14.10 64 bit. I am running on an Intel system with an ATI/AMD Graphics processor. The streaks show up randomly on programs, on the ...
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Corrupted GUI while installing 14.04

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 to a flash card from either a DVD or USB drive (I have tried both), but I keep getting a corrupted GUI before installation. I tried it on my older laptop and it ...
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Switchable Graphics not working on Acer 4820TG with Ubuntu 14.04

I am using an Acer Aspire TimelineX 4820TG notebook with Ubuntu 14.04. Everything is working well except the graphics and when I update my system. On a new 14.04 64bit installation, the default ...
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Dell inspiron 15R 5521 8730 ATI Driver Problems

I bought a new Dell Inspiron 15R 5521 and installed 12.04 Ubuntu on it. But I have a few annoying problems here: 1. Its cpu fan is blowing too much and it makes me angry because it sounds like ...
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fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error without internet

I'm very sorry for asking about this error in another question but all the solutions in here require for you to have internet. I only have wireless internet and when I am in that console the internet ...
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how to install amd raedon graphic card in ubuntu 14.04

I want to know whether ubuntu comes with preinstalled graphic drivers like windows 8? or we have to manually download and install them. I just installed ubuntu 14.04 in my laptop. I installed steam ...
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14.10 unity | Pointer Flicker & can't move launcher | Dual monitor w/ dual video cards

I have a clean 14.10 desktop install (specs below) with two video cards each powering an HDMI monitor I have two issues, which I believe are related: the left monitor has regular pointer flicker, ...
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How do I install driver for Radeon Mobility HD 3650?

I was trying to install driver for my graphics card, I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 and when I install driver from support.amd.com log file says that i don't have kernel headers (version.h file) in ...
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No password input field on lock screen

Occasionally my lock screen does this: That makes logging in difficult. Restarting Unity kind of works, sometimes only a reboot will fix it. My video card is a Sapphire Radeon HD 6870 with dual ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Unable to adjust brightness or connect to external monitor

I have a new Lenovo G50 laptop with AMD A8 with integrated Radeon R5 graphics and 2GB Radeon 8500M discrete graphics. I am unable to change the brightness even after changing it via keyboard ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and AMD Radeon HD 7670M overheat problem

I had earlier been running on Ubuntu 13.04 with the AMD Radeon HD 7670M graphics driver with the driver installed as given in What is the correct way to install proprietary ATI Catalyst Video Drivers ...
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3D accelerator ATI Mobility Radeon HD5470

I've got an ATI Mobility Radeon HD5470 on my laptop running on Ubuntu with windows 7 as guest on VMware. In order to run games etc I need 3D acceleration activated on VMware. I tried installing the ...
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Stuck on boot after AMD driver update

I've read tons of forums today and none are able to work out for me, therefor I start my own question. Yesterday steam gave me so opengl errors, so after a bit of research I found out I had to update ...
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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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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, ...