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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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low memory corruption after changing to proprietary ati driver

I am using Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 in a HP Pavilion dv6 3049tx with a Radeon HD 5650 and a Intel graphics. (Switchable Graphics). I was unable to switch to Intel using the OpenSource Drivers and thus ...
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switch from ati to intel using opensource driver

I am using Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 in a HP Pavilion dv6 3049tx with a Radeon HD 5650 and a Intel graphics (Switchable Graphics). I wish to use my Intel Graphics while using the Open source driver. How do ...
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MacBook Pro 8,2 - cannot load desktop with fglrx

I'm trying to maximize my OpenGL usage and fix a weird display issue. No solutions I've read about work, including this one and this one. I thought perhaps the open source driver was related, so I ...
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Distorted graphics resolution after updating quiet splash in Linux boot

I am facing this issue where the graphics resolution on my Laptop has gone worse after Ubuntu install. The problem crept up after I updated my grub to have a dual boot of Ubuntu and Windows 7. I was ...
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OpenGL Error Steam Ubuntu 14.10

It seems now, that after installing 14.10, and Steam shortly after the updates and drivers installed, I get a pop-up that explains an OpenGL rendering error that may cause performance issues. I have ...
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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 use fglrx proprietary driver for dual ATI Radeon HD 5670 CrossfireX in Ubuntu 14.04?

I have tried to use fglrx proprietary driver for ATI Radeon HD 5670 in Ubuntu 14.04 but when I install it (using either apt-get or the "Additional Drivers" tab in "Software & Updates" application) ...
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OpenGL not working on a graphics card with openGL

I have the MSI Radeon r9 280 Gaming OC edition which supports OpenGL 2.0 (I think, I don't know much about openGL) When I try to launch any Steam games, they crash and display this error: System ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Sound problems

When I start my PC the sound works for a few minutes and the drivers are seen in the sound settings page. After a few minutes the sound suddenly cuts off and the drivers disappear from the sound ...
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Won't let me pick proprietary drivers in “Additional Drivers” menu?

I have an AMD Radeon HD 7520G graphics card on my HP Pavilion g6 laptop. I'm trying to play a game called Toontown Rewritten -- however the game appears only in a very weird form, with no floor and ...
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Official Nvidia drivers not compatible with ubuntu

So i'm sort of at a loss for words here, I have a brand new gaming laptop with a Nvidia Geoforce GTX 860M gpu. I noticed that the computer wasn't recognizing it. If I "optirun" anything I get the ...
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ATI Driver issue, fglrxinfo returning null display error, Xorg.conf file looks funky

I have a HP dv6, specifically with a ati radeon hd 5650. It's one of those wonderful hybrid graphics cards. I've spent a great amount of time trying to install the drivers for this graphics card ...
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Radeon Card not showing up on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Radeon HD 8770 M on my laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 (fresh install). I wanted to follow the instruction here to load the proprietary fglrx driver. When I run the first command lspci -vvnn | ...
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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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Installing Ubuntu 14 - Scrambled screen / display issues

When I attempt to boot into Ubuntu 14, I'm able to get all the way into the GUI w/o issue.. but once i'm there, the background is corrupted (black/white stripe/block images) as is anything "inside" a ...
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MacBook Pro 8,2 Ubuntu dual boot - why is the OpenGL profile low?

My GPU is AMD Radeon 6750M. I get up to OpenGL 4.1 in OS X. However I get this output from Terminal in Ubuntu: hdl@HDL-MacBookPro:~$ glxinfo | grep OpenGL OpenGL vendor string: X.Org OpenGL ...
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AMD radeon hd 8750m driver problems

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Samsung 3-series laptop. I've got some troubles and I've come to the conclusion that it is my graphics card/chipset (don't know exactly what to call it) - ...
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Ati driver Issue

I have serious issue with my laptop graphic card. I have this graphic card: lspci -vnn | grep VGA -A 12 00:01.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Mullins ...
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Radeon HD 4850 drivers

So I am trying to get Beyond Earth to load correctly, currently it just comes to a black screen with a mouse cursor, I suspect it to be a driver issue. I have tried installing FGLRX and then Ubuntu ...
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(xubuntu) AMD Radeon HD 7640G Fglrx cannot be installed

I've been using ubuntu since 3 months and literally I loved it. However, despite of well working structure ubuntu, I decided to try xubuntu. Everything is awesome, but drivers. I've used 14.04 ubuntu ...
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When I enable Second monitor, Main monitor mouse flickers

Im making the transition between Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu, I made a dual boot so I can play my games in windows, and use Ubuntu as the main OS. I had a few problems setting up my second monitor with ...
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Multiple displays in Ubuntu/XUbuntu - Displayport with Adapter (DisplayPort to 2x DVI) + ATI Graphics

I want to be able to use the DisplayPort on my laptop hooked up to a [DP to (2) DVI] adapter to drive two external displays (both using DVI). This is the adapter I have: ...
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Displays not detected correctly after update

I'm running AMD HD6850 on open source driver using three external displays. After update ubuntu detects only one built-in display which I don't even have. screenshot of display settings: ...
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Can't install fglrx-core - help

So after googling around and finding out wine doesn't work with the AMD drivers, I uninstalled it and the libopen things for both AMD64 and i386 as they were conflicting with the installation of ...
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Gnome 3 - Strange black areas inside windows

I'm facing a strange issue after upgrading from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 (well, technically, it wasn't an upgrade, as the network upgrade failed and I had to do a clean install). On many application ...
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14.04 LTS only boots through recovery

A regular boot through GRUB (non-recovery) stops around 75 seconds into the dmesg log. dmesg isn't saved during this process (I see older dmesg logs as .gz in /var/log but not the ones from the ...
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Trying to Remove Manually Installed AMD fglrx drivers

I need to remove some manually installed AMD fglrx drivers from my computer because of an issue with Steam. The backstory: I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer. I wanted to be able to use ...
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Why won't my graphics work in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I'm very new to Ubuntu and to Linux in general, and took the leap and formatted my PC to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS very recently :) I seem to be having some trouble getting my graphics card to run properly, I ...
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Dependencies issues while installing fglrx

The screen display is too sharp/distorted, i am trying to install the official drivers in hope that will fix it... Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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00.01.0 VGA compatible controller: Advance Micro Device, inc [AMD/ATI] Sumo [Radeon HD 6380G] does not work ubuntu 14.10? [duplicate]

I have installed AMD/ATI Sumo Radeon HD 6380G Graphics Card driver.But my screen goes to black after the installation,I've to disable my Graphics Card from my System BIOS for a normal boot.Do I have ...
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Video gets distorted after TV is turned off then back on via HDMI

I'm running Lubuntu 14.10 with a AMD 5350 with Radeon R3 in my living room connected to my TV via HDMI. As long as my TV was on when the system is booted everything is fine (audio and video). ...
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low graphics after amd graphics drivers

I am using an Acer Aspire Timeline notebook with an AMD Radeon HD6550m graphics card. I wanted to start gaming but I seems all graphics are running via the integrated Intel graphics and games look ...
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Mouse Flicker on Triple Monitor setup Ubuntu 14.04

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 with Kernel version 3.13. I have two ATI HD4650 graphics cards and am attempting to push display on 3 monitors. The first card is attached to 2 monitors via an HDMI ...
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Lubuntu NOOB! trying install AMD catalyst Control Center [duplicate]

I'll start off by saying I'm completely new to Linux. I'm getting a HTPC going with Kodibuntu installed on it, which uses Lubuntu. Now because I'm using this as a HTPC I'd like it to have the latest ...
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Screen tearing with fglrx-updates and Radeon HD 8790M in Ubuntu 14.10

As the title says, I am having some pretty bad screen tearing issues on the desktop in Ubuntu 14.10, with both the latest fglrx-updates and fglrx drivers on a Dell Latitude E6540 with a Radeon HD ...
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glibc 2.3 in ubuntu 13.10

I'm a very new Ubuntu user, and I'm having some issues with my graphics card. I'm running 13.10 and the graphics are quite slow and glitchy, and my laptop won't wake up after suspend. I also am ...
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Driver Problems with APU on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, and I recently tried to install the newest beta catalyst drivers. Obviously, this doesn't work for the A10-7850k, and I had to go into recovery mode and reboot that way. Now, a ...
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Ubuntu can't find the correct max resolution with Samsung SyncMaster SA300

i decided to install ubuntu also on my desktop PC (Windows has been exorcised from my life) but i am having some problems i didn't have with previous hardware configurations. My display is a Samsung ...
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No sound through hdmi - ati radeon HD 3470, 12.04 - tried everything

I have Asus Laptop model F6V with Ati Radeon HD 3470 graphics and Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (precise pargolin). I have set the the output to HDMI but get no sound. Speakers and headset are ok. I tried ...
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How can I reduce the fan speed on a HP Elitebook 6930p?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a HP Elitebook 6930p. On this laptop, the fans are constantly running. The laptop also gets quite hot. I suspected that this had something to do with the video drivers, so I ...
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How come I'm getting Desktop Hangups?

I bought an HP Pavillion 15, with an AMD A8 cpu, AMD Radeon 8600 series, 1TB hard drive, and 12 GB of RAM. I installed Ubuntu 14.10 onto it, and it went through the instillation just fine. But, when ...
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What's wrong with my graphics drivers?

I apologize if this is a repeat post. I wasn't sure how to search for it. I'm having a problem with my graphics on Ubuntu 12.03.4. I currently have 2 monitors (DVI and HDMI) and 6 workspaces (3 wide x ...
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How do I enable VDPAU hardware video acceleration support for non Nvidia cards?

I've read about VDPAU and how it enables mplayer to have Hardware acceleration. But i also read that it's only for Nvidia cards How can i enable it on a non Nvidia card (mine it's a AMD but i would ...
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vgaswitcheroo doesn't work on 14.04 - discrete Radeon always on, Dell Vostro 3350

I've a following problem - I've just upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 on my Dell Vostro 3350 and I can't turn off the discrete graphics. As instructed here and following HybridGraphics I managed to ...
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How do up update the r600 ATI graphics driver in 14.04?

I am hitting regular issues with Google Chrome failing. I filed a bug against it and their developers diagnosed it as being a problem in the r600 graphics driver that was installed with 14.04. You ...
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amd FirePro problems Probelmas con amd Firepro

I have a DELL Precission M2800 with a AMD FirePro graphic card, I downloaded the drivers from the official page, but when I run it says that it not detected any compatible card.
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Uninstall fglrx [duplicate]

Ubuntu Workstation (2 Monitors on board + 3 Cards Radeon HD 7850) Error Low Graphics mode ... decided as follows: Format the disc. In BIOS settings "initial load settings" Arrancar Graphically by ...
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Dual Monitors with AMD video cards

First off, I'm a little new here. So please forgive me if I'm making any mistakes with my first post here. I need a bit of help here. I have a system with two AMD graphics chips in it. My primary one ...
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Graphical system broken after AMD->Nvidia upgrade. How to re-install all graphical components?

I've upgraded my AMD HD4770 with an Nvidia GTX 960. When I boot into Ubuntu, the screen is mostly black with some red artifacts at the top. I can switch with Ctrl+Alt+F1 to a terminal. I've tried ...