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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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HDMI Audio output in FGLRX

Just made the transition to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I use my laptop as a gaming machine on the rare occasion and as a media streamer therefore I use it via HDMI on my TV. After the transition to Linux, i ...
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Screen resolution wrong after suspend

OK ladies and gents I'm a Gentoo (portable) and Arch (desktop) refugee so I'm still getting the feel for Ubuntu so bear with me. I installed 14.04 on my desktop along with fglrx 99% of things work ...
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AMDA10 Kaveri with A88XPRO Mobo freeze after start screen

I can get to the load screen from the USB bootable drive I made. After hitting enter on install, I get a white screen for about 5 seconds followed by a black screen with a large rectangle of ...
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ubuntu 14.10 shows kernel panic error on startup after upgrade from 14.04

i upgraded from 14.04 to 14.10, when prompted by the system update utility during the upgrade some packages did not install properly / gave errors (i cant remember which packages) after restart it ...
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Can AMD A-Series APU support OpenCL?

Have spent a lot of time on this one one but can't find an answer here. Ubuntu 14.10 clean install. AMD A10-7700K APU with Radeon(TM) R7 Graphics x4. 1) Started with the xserver open-source wrapper ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 - ATI Radeon HD 3650 & Steam issues

I have just installed Steam on Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) and it seems to be giving me the following error: OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 no HDMI Sound (AMD Radeon R9 M265X)

I have a toshiba laptop featuring an AMD R9 M265X Hybrid graphics. At the moment I'm using AMD proprietary drivers but I did also tried to get it to work with the open source driver. On the sound ...
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Blank screen on booting ubuntu [duplicate]

I was trying to install amd graphics drivers and after rebooting now I get just a blank black screen.Someone please help urgently.
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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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Plymouth not launching on startup?

So I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10. Steam started having the "GLX context does not support direct rendering" issue, so I decided to go into Software & Updates to switch my graphics driver to ...
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GUI crashes after installing AMD Catalyst 14.9 on Ubunut 14.10

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.10 using kernel 3.16.0-24-generic and X.Org X Server Version 1.16.0. I tried to install the AMD Catalyst 14.9 driver for my ATI Radeon HD 5570. After it installed ...
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Ubuntu cannot start GUI - unable to connect to X server

I have just upgraded to 14.10. The upgrade worked very well except for the graphics driver. It's an ATI Radeon, and the default built-in driver was active. It worked but it didn't look right, so I ...
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New to Ubuntu, got a few problems

So I built myself a lovely new computer, and decided to give ubuntu a go. So far, I'm confused. A quick google search left me with a headache. So here are my problems. Keep in mind that I'm ...
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Ubunt 14.04 dual monitors not working

I have a radeon 7970 to power my main monitor and a second gpu (5000 series I think?) powering my second monitor. They both work fine on windows 7, with the amd catalyst drivers. However, after trying ...
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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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Lubuntu Using AMD dedicated graphics card and onboard graphics card at the same time

I am trying to use 2 different graphics cards on my PC, a AMD radeon HD 5750 and an Intel HD 3000. I have this setup working in both Windows XP and Windows 7 but I have no idea how to do it in ...
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14.04 I Screwed Up the Graphics/Desktop/Something

Because I hadn't used Terminal in a long time I thought I'd fiddle with the on-board graphics . . . Using Synaptic I installed first one, then the other flavor of (I believe) fglrx for AMD ...
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AMD Caicos XTX/Radeon HD 8490 filling log

dmesg and syslog are overwhelmed with the following errors multiple times per second. For the most part, things operate well enough, but I sometimes have some performance issues so I'm trying to track ...
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How to undo graphics driver install

I have an AMD A8 5600K with the Radeon 7000 series graphics. Last night, I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. Graphics were not running properly after the upgrade, so I ran the following commands: ...
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strange characters in trusty

From time to time I'm getting strange characters displayed in different programms: thunderbird, firefox mostly, but also nautilus. Often it is only one character which is crumbled, but all over the ...
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Need help interpreting log file and installing missing AMD driver dependencies

I'm having trouble installing the AMD Catalyst 14.6 Beta Driver for Linux on my Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. I know this might seem trivial but I need help interpreting and understanding the names and ...
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Graphic driver HP 4545s Ubuntu 14.10

i try to install ATI Driver on ubuntu 14.10. I have 2 graphic on my laptop, 7450M and 7600M. Whether it is supported by ati in ubuntu 14.10? If so, how do I install the drivers? Regards, M.S
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Ubuntu (Kubuntu) not loading - problem with ati catalyst proprietary drivers

I have problem - upgrade kubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 and after this os not loading. I try with fresh install of ubuntu, after formating but problem is same. I see on driver notes this, may be this is ...
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I cannot run Team Fortress 2 because of a problem with my video card

I really want to play Team Fortress 2, but every time I try to launch it it says, Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glcoloredmaskindexEXT'! either youre video card is not supported or ...