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How to install AMD drivers on Ubuntu 14.04

I am Mohammed Riyas and using HP Pavilion g series Model ,I tried lots of the time to install AMD Catalyst driver to my laptop but couldent.Please if any expert in ubuntu Please Help me step by step ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 fails to boot with an AMD and Nvidia GPU plugged in

I am trying to setup a VM with VGA passthrough using this guide and it came time to add the second GPU to passthrough but when I try to boot with both installed I get an image across both of my ...
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Wine League of Legends FPS drops with low GPU usage

I have encountered a really weird error/bug with my Prime Radeon drivers using 7970m. I am running League of Legends through wine using PlayOnLinux. My game was dropping frames and lagging at some ...
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Mount And Blade Warband Will not run on Ubuntu 15.10

Like I have said above whenever I try to start Mount And Blade Warband (From Steam) It says "Preparing to Launch" for a few seconds and then shuts off. My friend who is running another Linux distro ...
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ATI drivers incompatible with xorg

some of you are having problems with ati driver? I have a Radeon R7 240 and It Seems That the drivers are no more compatible with the xorg server I'm using...what can I do? I'm on the last release ...
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Screen flickering in ubuntu 15.10

I use amd radeon graphics card and have the proper drivers installed as well. My ubuntu is dual booted with windows 10. The flickering is mostly observed with my browser and sometimes with CCSM. I ...
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Problem with starting Steam on Ubuntu 15.10 32-bit

Can't launch Steam - it just won't start. I tried to open it from the terminal and I got this ~$ steam Running Steam on ubuntu 15.10 32-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically ...
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Strange stripes with fglrx drivers

I get strange stripes with the amd driver and with the driver from the repos (fglrx-updates, fglrx in both 14.04 and 15.10). I run Ubuntu 14.04 but had the same problem with 15.10. The screen also ...
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run two monitors with fglrx and hd6600m

Not sure if this is the right place, since this is my first Questions but i got a problem with my fglrx-driver running two Monitiors. The integrated in my Sony Vaio VPCSE1A9Eand another one via ...
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Video drivers Radeon R7 240

I'm having troubles with the video drivers, I have a Radeon R7 240 and I'd like to use the GPU but it doesn't work, I tried to download the drivers here ...
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I'm installing graphics card drivers, and it's telling me to install these things, but i have NO idea what exactly it is actually telling me to do!

I was trying to install my drivers for my graphics card, which is an AMD Radeon HD 6570, and when running the .run file, it first told me to download some packages first. Then i got another message ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not using ATI Radeon HD 3450, instead using Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 3.4, 128 bits)

I recently installed a ATI Radeon HD3450 on my desktop. When I ran LIBGL_DEBUG=verbose glxinfo part of my output is as following name of display: :0.0 libGL: screen 0 does not appear to be DRI3 ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 graphic problem on laptop compaq cq 56 Radeon 4250

my gpu is mobile radeon 4250 256@32 and i dont have installed video drivers ,(i tryed to dw ati drivers and to create package for 15.10 but without result .. i cant install them). From driver manager ...
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iMac 2007 (ATI Radeon 9200) dual screen problem under 15.10 (systemd / upstart)

Since installing Lubuntu 15.10 I have encountered a problem with my dual screen setup where the built-in monitor of the iMac seems to be turned off during the startup. The iMac screen turns black ...
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Only one monitor usable with dual monitor setup (Displayport MST setup)

I am running a desktop computer with a Radeon HD6870 video card. The card is attached to a Dell U2515H monitor, to which another Dell U2515H monitor is attached (the displays are daisy chained ...
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Black screen when switching user & gfx issues with Chromium

Now that fglrx finally supports 15.10, I switched the driver to fglrx-updates. However, now I have at least two new issues which are not present with open source drivers: After switching user the ...
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Lenovo G510 can't use Radeon graphics, fglrx or switcheroo

I have only been using Ubuntu 14.04 for a few weeks and really enjoying it. My first time using Linux and I'm really impressed at how easy it has been to learn a new operating system while still ...
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Which version of ubuntu supports my card & how do i install the closed-source driver?

I want to ask which version of ubuntu supports my card fully: ATi Radeon HD 3650 AGP, and how could i install the closed source drivers on that version on ubuntu? (The reason why i want closed source ...
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version.h does not show up after headers installation

I am trying to install catalyst drivers by Radeon and I fail because /lib/modules/3.13.0-45-generic/build/include/linux/version.h is missing. I tried following similar questions to find that I need to ...
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Every time i start ubuntu these type of lines starts running

I have press Esc button every-time to start Ubuntu ... Is this a problem with OS installation ?? Or my laptop is not build for Ubuntu OS ??? Because after installing Ubuntu my touch-pad stopped ...
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Graphics/sound freezes-hangs, Ubuntu Gnome 15.10

I have installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 to my Lenovo Z50-75, A10-7300 QuadCore CPU, 8GB ram, R7 M255 2GB GPU. I have these problems that I think they are related to the graphics card driver: When ...
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Could this (POSSIBLY) run Ubuntu?

Totally yolo'ng this as I know it most likely won't. I've got an old 2003 / 5 HP laptop with: AMD Turion 64 X2 1.80GHz 2GB RAM Nvidia GeForce Go 6150 I'm currently running Vista w/ Dual Monitor ...
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VLC will sometimes have issues displaying video in fullscreen.

Recently VLC has been having issues displaying video in fullscreen mode. AFAIK, nothing has changed with the video card drivers and it's certainly the same version of VLC. (/me shakes a fist at the ...
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15.04 Crashing when changing display settings

I have been having sluggish performance on my 15.04 distribution for a while, so I decided to try and role back my drivers from proprietary to open source since I am not gaming lately. Symptoms: ...
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HybridGraphics AMD/INTEL doesn't work

Another trouble with HybridGraphics. I didn't find an issue for the moment. I read https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HybridGraphics but no way. I would like to be as precise as possible to describe ...
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Flickering screen issue with Mobility radeon HD 4225/4250 looking for a way to set my clockspeed

Ever since I installed Ubuntu after running some programs, especially games. My screen will start to flicker, I searched around and came across this article: ...
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tty (ctrl+alt+F1-6) black screen

I wnat to report the following Problem: When I hit ctrl+alt+F1-6 a black screen is the result. The tty is not off-screen, I tried to hold down letters to check that, but it's not the issue, it ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Release fglrx issue

Just upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10 via apt-get dist-upgrade. Nothing was customized, everything running from official repos. Before upgrade I already purged all fglrx proprietary driver from the ...
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Discrete graphics always DynOff

I'm using the default open source driver and when I run # cat /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch I always have my discrete AMD adapter as DynOff. I tried echo ON > ...
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How can i install AMD Catalyst 15.9 Proprietary Ubuntu Graphics Driver

Hello could someone navigate me on how to install this driver: http://support.amd.com/en-us/download/desktop?os=Ubuntu%20x86%2064 Ubuntu Version: 14.04 lts 64-bit Gpu: Amd Radeon HD 8850M Thank you ...
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Amd driver installing issues

I have some issue with installing this drivers: http://support.amd.com/en-us/download/desktop?os=Ubuntu+x86+64
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Ubuntu session crashes: Gdk-WARNING: gnome-session: Fatal IO error 11

This happens on an Acer 7535 notebook with an AMD Athlon 64 X2 cpu and ATI radeon HD3200 graphics, Ubuntu 12.40 64-bit. Every now and then, the unity 2D session crashes and the user is sent to the ...
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how to install steam on ubuntu 15.10(i met some question when i install steam) [duplicate]

enter image description hereI installed Steam by using sudo apt-get install steam,then I tried to open Steam by clicking its icon,but it does't work. So I opened the terminal and typed steam : ...
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Problems with fglrx driver installation

I have problems with fglrx installation. Firs my ubuntu worked in my laptop with ati5145. After motherboard of my laptop died i extracted HDD and placed it in my Desktop. Old ati driver was deleted ...
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Dual Monitors with open source radeon driver - one stays black

Since I'm having a lot of problems with fglrx I wanted to use the open source Radeon driver on Ubuntu 15.04. As soon as I plug in the additional Monitor, the laptop screen turns off even though I can ...
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System boot fails with fglrx-drivers [duplicate]

After installation fglrx-drivers from repos (I've tried both fglrx and fglrx-updates) the system can't load even login screen. When I turned off splash screen I saw that it prompts for enter login and ...
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Will the games I play with WINE be able to use the graphic drivers I install on Ubuntu?

I installed WINE and I'll play Company of Heroes on it. But I'm not sure how the graphics will be. So hence the question.
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Trouble updating OpenGL 2.1 to > 3 on AMD/ATI FireGL V3300

I am trying since last many days to update OpenGL from 2.1 to greater than 3.0 as it is requested by Steam while trying to run DOTA 2 on my computer. I have a HP workstation xw4400 with ATI Fire V3300 ...
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Amd graphics card installation error on ubuntu 15.10

after downloading the amd-driver-installer-15.20.1046-x86.x86_64.run from the amd site i delete old versions before installation process according to this post ati-driver-re-install-fail after i ...
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No 5.1 sound over HDMI on HD7750 Ubuntu 14.04

In PulseAudio in my HDMI audio card profile the only option available is Digital Stereo (HDMI) Output. My video card supports 5.1 sound, but I can't select it on the pulse audio settings. Then I've ...
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Black screen after The GRUB Boot Menu on Ubuntu 15.10 (ATI)

I upgraded Ubuntu to the last version (15.10) and now everytime I try to start it I get a black screen after grub menu. I tried installing fglrx drivers but the problem persists. I am able to ...
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System performance drop when adding a second monitor (zbook - ATI)

i have been trying to find a solution for this but can't quite make sense of it. I have a Zbook14 with hybrid ATI/Intel graphics card (AMD Radeon R7 M260 Series). Everything works like a charm when ...
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Can't find ATI Mobility Radeon HD 6370 driver for Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit on HP Pavilion DV7-4285dx

I've got an HP Pavilion DV7-4285dx that has switchable graphics between some generic Intel card and the discrete card, an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 6370. I'd like to be able to use that ATI card for high ...
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VGA driver chooses [duplicate]

What is the best driver to choose Available drivers Laptop specs: AMD Dual-Core E-450 APU with AMD Radeon™ HD 6320 Graphics
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Hybrid-graphics - screen tearing only while using AMD. Why?

On my laptop I have two graphics cards: integrated Intel and dedicated AMD. The problem is that I experience screen tearing when I'm using a web browser, no matter what drivers ...
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Chrome Screen Tearing while rendering pages

I know my question might be close to this question, but for me none of the solution fixed the issue completely, although one has improved the situation a bit. Simply put, I have rendering problems on ...
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FGLRX driver crashes constantly

I have an ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5850 video card, and I have recently installed the fglrx driver on Ubuntu 14.04 to improve the performance, since the X.Org X Server driver was overloading the CPU ...
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Intel/AMD graphics how is works

i have installed fglrx drivers from Additional drivers then at catalyst app there is 2 options intel or amd driver first the AMD is active by default but the graphics are glitchy during HD video or ...
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How to enable AMD Turbo Core on Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 (3.13.0-24-generic kernel) on AMD A8-4500m based laptop, and I've recently noticed, that AMD Turbo Core is not working at all. Everything works on Windows, however, on Linux CPU ...
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How to turn on AMD Turbo Core for AMD A6 6310 on Linux?

I use Lubuntu 15.04 I've noticed that my processor (AMD A6 6310) works at 1800 MHz frequency and not more, while AMD promised 2,4 GHz with Turbo Core option. How to enable Turbo Core option? $ ...